Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya or Navodaya Vidyalayas are the residential schools being operated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development under the Government of India. It is co-ed project and affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). This project was started with an aim to spread education to every rural area. The education at Kendriya Vidyalays are free of cost completely. Kendriya Vidyalayas were established for all around development, where students are provided free of cost accommodation, food, education and games materials.
The government has tried to establish Navodaya Vidyalayas across the country and there are eight regional offices at present. While, there are more than 630 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in the country. However, Tamil Nadu is the only state that doesn’t have any Navodaya Vidyalaya. This huge network requires huge number of teaching staff and all branches invite application from time to time by issuing notification for the same.
Getting a job in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is itself a pride one and if you are in the teaching profession then it’s golden opportunity for you. If we the number of teacher recruitments in Navodaya Vidyalayas every year, there are plenty of opportunities here.
The above video describes the various teaching posts available in the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas along with the eligibility conditions, age limit, selection process, etc.
Qualification Required for Teaching Posts at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Among teaching jobs in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya PGT, TGT, Faculty cum System Adminitrator (FCSA) and others are common and vacancy notifications being released from time to time.
To apply for TGT posts in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya you must be graduate from any recognised institution. If you have obtained four years degree from NCERT from, even then your are eligible to apply. In addition to this, you also need to have done BEd degree from any recognised institution.
But if you wish to apply for PGT posts, you must be Post Graduate and Bed from a recognised institution.
For Faculty-cum-System Administrator (FCSA), you must be Graduate in Computer Application and diploma holder. Either you must be BCA or ‘A’ Level certificate holder from DOEACC.
Age Limit for Teaching Posts at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
To apply for the teaching posts on contract basis at Navodaya Vidyalay a candidate must have attained the age of 21 years while s/he shouldn’t have crossed 62 years. However for the regular posts, the maximum age limit is 40 years. The reserved category candidates get relaxation in upper age limit as per the rules laid down by the Government.
Selection Process for Teaching Posts at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Candidates on teaching posts are selected through the written test and interview.
Salary Structure for Teaching Posts at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
For contractual position -
•PGT- Rs. 27,500/- per month, while for special branches Rs. 32500/- per month, consolidated
•TGT- Rs. 26,250/- per month, while for special branches Rs. 31250/- per month, consolidated
• Faculty-cum-System Administrator (FCSA) – Rs. 26,250/- per month
For regular posts -
PGT- Salary as per the 7th Pay Commission Level -7 (Rs.44900-14200)
PGT - Salary as per the 7th Pay Commission Level -8 (Rs.47600-15110)
How to Apply in for Teaching Posts at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Any candidate can apply for the teaching posts at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in online and offline mode both. For temporary positions, candidates are called directly for the interview. For detailed application process at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya candidates can visit the official website of the organised or can see the above video.