KVS TGT, PRT & PGT Teacher Eligibility Criteria 2022, Age Limit

By Neha Joshi|Updated : November 30th, 2022

KVS 2022 Eligibility Criteria: As you, all know that Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan will soon release the KVS 2022 Vacancies in the upcoming week. Therefore, to know the eligibility criteria in detail, it is recommended to all the aspirants completely understand the KVS Eligibility Criteria. Before applying and joining KVS, it is necessary to know the Eligibility Criteria for the post of TGT, PGT, PRT Teacher 2022. In this article, we are sharing the important criteria of education qualification, age limit, and experience for all teacher posts released under KVS recruitment 2022. Candidates can check the full detail on KVS TGT, PGT & PRT teacher eligibility below.

KVS aims to improve the child’s capability rather than enforcing retention in the same class. KVS believes in imparting knowledge/values and nurturing the talent, enthusiasm and creativity of its students for seeking excellence through high-quality educational endeavours.


KVS Teacher Eligibility Criteria 2022:

KVS Eligibility Criteria 2022 is prescribed by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in its official notification. The aspirants who are keen to apply for the KVS exam must go through the detailed eligibility as adherence to it is very important. According to the KVS 2022 Notification, the eligibility criteria for the post of Post Graduate Teacher (PGT), Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) and Primary Teacher (PRT) are mentioned below in detail. 

KVS PGT Teacher Eligibility Criteria:

1. Two Year Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc./MA Course from Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.


Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate in concerned subjects.

S.N.Post NameSubject(s) at Post Graduate level
1PGT (English)English
2PGT (Hindi)Hindi or Sanskrit with Hindi as one of the subjects at the Graduate level
3PGT (Physics)Physics/Electronics/Applied Physics/Nuclear Physics
4PGT (Chemistry)Chemistry/Biochemistry
5PGT (Economics)Economics/Applied Economics/ Business Economics
6PGT (Commerce)Master’s degree in Commerce. However, the holder of a Degree of M.Com in Applied/ Business Economics shall not be eligible.
7PGT (Maths)Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
8PGT (Biology)Botany/Zoology/Life Sciences/Bio Sciences/Genetics/ Microbiology/Bio-Technology/Molecular Biology/Plant Physiology provided they have studied Botany and Zoology at the Graduation level.
9PGT (History)History
10PGT (Geography)Geography

2. B.Ed. or equivalent qualification from a recognized University for all the above PGT posts except Information & Technology.

3. Proficiency in Teaching Hindi and English languages.

Desirable Qualifications: - Knowledge of Computer applications.


KVS PGT Computer Teacher Eligibility Criteria:

1. At least 50% marks in aggregate in any of the following: B.E or B.Tech (Computer Science/IT) from a recognized University or equivalent Degree or Diploma from an institution/ university recognized by the Govt. of India. OR

B.E or B.Tech (any stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computers from a recognized University. OR

M.Sc. (Computer Science)/ MCA or Equivalent from a recognized University. OR

B.Sc. (Computer Science) / BCA or Equivalent and Post Graduate degree in the subject from a recognized University. OR

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer and Post Graduate degree in any subject from a recognized University. OR

‘B’ Level from DOEACC and Post Graduate degree in any subject. OR

‘C’ Level from ‘DOEACC’ Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Graduation.

2. Proficiency in teaching Hindi and English.

Note: For subsequent promotion, the incumbent will have to acquire B.Ed. or equivalent degree.

KVS TGT Teacher Eligibility Criteria:

1. Four years integrated degree course of Regional College of Education of NCERT with at least 50% marks in the concerned subject as well as in the aggregate. OR 

A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized University with 50% marks or above in aggregate as well as in the concerned subject comprising the combination as under:

S.N.Post NameSubjects
1.TGT (English)English as a subject in all the three years
2.TGT (Hindi)Hindi as a subject in all three years.
3.TGT(S.St )Any two of the following:
History, Geography, Economics and Pol. Science of which
one must be either History or Geography.
4.TGT (Science)Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry
5.TGT (Sanskrit)Sanskrit as a subject in all three years.
6.TGT (Maths)Bachelor's Degree in Maths with any two of the following subjects: -
Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Computer Science, Statistics
7TGT (P & HE)Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education or equivalent.
8TGT (AE)1. Five Years recognized Diplomas in Drawing and Painting/
Sculpture/ Graphic Art OR
Equivalent recognized Degree
2. Working knowledge of Hindi & English.
Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer Applications.
9TGT (WE)i) Three years Diploma after Higher Secondary in Electrical. Electronics Engineering from an institution recognized by State Govt./ Govt. of India. (The minimum qualification for admission to the Diploma Course should be at least Higher Secondary).
Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a recognized University.
Graduate in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a recognized University.
ii) Working knowledge of Hindi and English.
i) One year of practical experience in a recognized workshop institution/factory.
ii) Knowledge of Computer Applications.

2. B.Ed. or equivalent from a recognized University.

3. Should pass the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET Paper-II) conducted by CBSE.

4.  Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English medium.

Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of Computer applications.

KVS PRT Teacher Eligibility Criteria:

1. (a) Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR

(b) Senior Secondary(or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) OR

(c) Senior Secondary(or it's equivalent) with at least 50% marks and a 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR

(d) Graduation with at least 50% marks and a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) who qualified as a Bachelor of Education from any NCTE-recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in class I-V provided the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE within two years of such appointment as Primary Teacher.

2. Qualified in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by the Govt. of India.

3. Proficiency to teach in Hindi & English medium.

Desirable Qualifications: - Knowledge of Computer applications.

KVS PRT Music Teacher Eligibility Criteria:

Senior Secondary School Certificate with 50% marks or Intermediate with 50% marks or its equivalent and Bachelor's Degree in Music or equivalent from a recognized University.

ii)Competence to teach through English\Hindi medium.
Knowledge of Computer Applications.

KVS TGT, PGT & PRT Teacher Age Limit 2022:

S.No.PostMaximum Age Limit
1PRT30 years
2TGT35 years
3PGT40 years

Note: Age relaxation will be given according to norms of the Central Government for SC, ST, OBC and Other Candidates.




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  • The objectives of KVS:-

    To cater to the educational needs of the children of transferable Central Government employees including Defence and Para-Military personnel by providing a common programme of education,

    To pursue excellence and set the pace in the field of school education,

    To initiate and promote experimentation and innovativeness in education in collaboration with other bodies like the Central Board of Secondary Education and National Council of Educational Research and Training etc,

  • Yes, all KVS are affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education.

  • The quality of teaching in KVS is kept reasonably high by an appropriate teacher-pupil ratio.

  • KVS exam is conducted in an offline mode.

  • Yes, CTET is mandatory to appear in the KVS teaching exam.

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