Want to join Kendriya Vidyalaya as a Teacher?

26 Sep 2016

Want to join Kendriya Vidyalaya as a Teacher?

KVS Syllabus

The syllabus varies for all the positions as trained graduate teachers (TGTs), post-graduate teachers (PGTs) and PRT (music).

PGTs: The syllabus is divided in two parts – Part 1 comprises of multiple-choice questions in English and Hindi and Part 2 consists of questions related to current affairs, teaching methodology, reasoning ability and numerical, and the subject concerned to the specialization.

TGTs: The training is similar to that of PGTs, just the subjects like English, Math, Social Studies varies based on the specialization.

PRTs: Even though it is related to music, the applicant has to go through a similar exam along with the area of specialization i.e. music.

KVS Eligibility

Post Name – Principal, PGTs, TGTs, Primary Teachers
Starting Date of Online Application-27-09-2016The Candidates applying for the post of Principal will have to pay Rs.1200/- as application fee and for other posts the application fee is Rs.750/-. The fee can be paid through online mode. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/ PH/ Ex-Servicemen categories are exempted the payment of application fees
Closing Date of Application- 17-10-2016     Last Date to Submit Fee in Bank through E Challan- 22-10-2016                                      Date of Written Test- Month of November/December
Anywhere In India
The candidate’s upper age limit is given below:
Principal-40 years
PGT- 40 years
TGT- 35 years
Primary Teacher- 30 yearsAge relaxations shall be provided as per rules.


The age limit for a PGT is 40 years and should have scored at least 50percent in graduation or post-graduation with any specialization. Whereas for TGTs, the age limit is 35 years, graduation with CTET pass and the age limit for PRTs is 30 years with intermediate or higher secondary along with CTET pass and a degree in music.

Vacancy Details

Post Name: Principal, Post Graduate Teachers, Trained Graduate Teachers, Primary Teachers.

The number of posts: 6205 (Principal- 90, Post Graduate Teachers- 690, Trained Graduate Teachers- 926, Primary Teachers- 4499 posts.

Educational Qualification :

  1. Principal-The candidate should possess a Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 45% of marks with a B.Ed or equivalent teaching degree. The candidate should have relevant experience of holding the analogous posts of Principals in Central/Autonomous /State organizations.
  2. PGT- The candidate should hold a Master’s Degree in concerned subject with at least 50% of marks with a B.Ed or equivalent degree.
  3. TGT- The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in concerned subjects with at least 50% of marks with B.Ed. The candidate should qualify the CTET conducted by CBSE.
  4. Primary Teacher-The candidate should possess Senior Secondary Certificate/ Intermediate with 50% of marks and should have qualified CTET conducted by CBSE. The candidate should possess D.Ed or B.El.Ed.
    For more information, candidates are advised to go through the official notification carefully.

Payment Scale :

Principal- Rs. 15600-39100/- + Grade pay of Rs.7600/-
PGT- Rs. 9300-34800/- + Grade pay of Rs.4800/-
TGT- Rs. 9300-34800/- + Grade pay of Rs.4600/-
Primary Teacher- Rs. 9300-34800/- + Grade pay of Rs.4200/-.

Mode of Selection: The selection will be made on the basis of written test and interview.

How to Apply: Interested and Eligible candidates can apply online for the above-mentioned posts through the official website of KVS. The last date for online application is 17-10-2016.