Strategy to Crack NVS Exam in last 10 days

By Ashish Kumar|Updated : November 30th, 2016

Dear Readers,

As all you know Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India has released the notification for the upcoming NVS (PGT & TGT) exam in the month of September 2016, the exam is scheduled to be conducted on 11th December per the notification, now almost 10 days left for the exam. This is the crucial time to plan your strategy for the upcoming NVS exam.  With the help of this article, you can plan your strategy which will help you to ensure your success.

 

Important Points for NVS exams:- 

NVS is an offline exam (pen and paper) that is conducted over 150 minutes. There is no negative marking but candidates should not attempt the questions in a hurry as they might lose out on marks this way. There is a total of 5 sections in the exam and each question will get you 1 mark. Try and solve the questions that you know for sure first, so that you increase your confidence and secure some marks easily. If you don’t know an answer, use the elimination method to eliminate the incorrect answers and you will be closer to finding the correct answer.

Exam Pattern: – The Written test will consist of one paper for TGT &PGT separately Exam patterns are given below.

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 Section-wise Strategy for NVS exam:- 

1. General English: – English section is the most important section for the NVS exam but many students always face difficulty in attempting the English section. If you are weak or average in this section, then make a habit of practising English Questions on a regular basis.  Just plan your schedule to cover all given the important topics.

  • Tenses.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Comprehension.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Error Correction.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Antonyms/Synonyms.
  • Grammar.
  • Idioms & Phrases, etc

2. General Hindi: – Hindi section is the most important section for the NVS exam Because most students know about this language so in this section you can score well. For good marks in this section make a habit of practising on a regular basis.  Just plan your schedule to cover all the important topics.

  •  Vocabulary.
  • Grammar.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Error Detection.
  • Comprehension.
  • Phrases/Muhavare.

3. General Awareness:-  

It is one of the easiest sections of the NVS Exam. All you need to cover Current affairs, Static G.K., History, Geography, polity For good marks in this section make a habit of practising on a regular basis.  Just plan your schedule to cover all the important topics.

  • Important Days.
  • Indian History.
  • Books and Authors.
  • Indian National Movement.
  • Awards and Honors.
  • General Polity.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • International & National Organizations.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Science & Technology.
  • Sports.
  • Countries & Capitals.

4. Reasoning Aptitude:- 

Reasoning Aptitude has always been the Moderate section in the NVS exam. Most of you may be comfortable in this section but not score well. If you are weak or average in this section, then make a habit of practising this section on a regular basis.  Just plan your schedule to cover all the important topics.

  • Arithmetic Number Series/Letter and Symbol Series.
  • Spatial Orientation.
  • Figures/Verbal Classification.
  • Relationship concepts.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Non-verbal series.
  • Analogies.
  • Similarities and Differences.
  • Coding and Decoding etc.
  • Logical Reasoning

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5. Quantitative Aptitude / Numerical Ability:- Quantitative Aptitude has always been the Moderate section in the NVS exam. Most of you may be comfortable in this section but not score well. If you are weak or average in this section, then make a habit of practising this section on a regular basis.  Just plan your schedule to cover all the important topics.

  • Number System, HCF & LCM.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Percentages/Average.
  • Simplification.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Time and Work.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Data Interpretation etc.

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How you can prepare for the Quantitative Aptitude section – You need to plan a daily schedule to practice all the different topics of this section. Try to practice at least 1 hour a day and practice each topic according to the schedule plan.

6. Teaching Methodology: –  It is one of the easiest sections of the NVS Exam. All you need to cover are Concepts, and theories to score maximum marks (13+) in this section, For good marks in this section make a habit of practising on a regular basis. Just plan your schedule to cover all the important topics.

  • Aptitude & Development of Student
  • child-centred & Progressive Education
  • Development Teacher Education India
  • Experiments Related to School & New Findings Activities
  • Fundamentals of Teaching Aptitude
  • Responsibility / Duties of Teacher Inclusive Education
  • Learning & Pedagogy
  • Responsibility Towards Societies

7.  NVS Syllabus for Concerned Subjects:- In this section questions are asked about the chosen subject by candidates. It is one of the easiest sections of the NVS Exam because everyone studied their chosen subject at graduation level so in this section you can score well. For good marks in this section make a habit of practising on a regular basis.

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Tips on how to prepare for NVS Exam

Revise the important topic – Now you should focus on the topics you have already prepared. Pick up the subjects that you are most comfortable with, and revise them. We suggest you not learn everything from scratch now. It will just add to your frustration and reduce your confidence.

Plan your test-taking strategy – You should have your test-taking strategy ready before the exam. It will help you in ensuring your success. With your tests, you will be able to know your strengths and weakness. This will save your time by not attempting the questions, you are not comfortable with. Hence, you will be able to focus more on your strong areas and avoid weak areas.

Give more mock tests – Give more mock tests, find out the sections you are most comfortable with, and types of questions and then try solving them in mock tests. It will help you to estimate the time and effort that you have to put into each subject.

Do Solve Previous Year's Question Papers- By solving Previous year's question papers, you will be able to understand the paper pattern and style of questions. This will help you in preparing your subjects accordingly. Many times, you can expect some of the questions from previous years' Papers. This will boost your confidence and will help you to score more numbers.

There is no substitute for hard work and a calm mind during an examination. If you have ample of both, you have nothing to worry about! These simple tips and tricks will help you crack NVS 2016 with great marks and land that dream job in your desired school.

All the best!

 

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