KVS Eligibility 2022: KVS PRT, PGT & TGT Age, Education Criteria

KVS Eligibility 2022: KVS PRT, PGT & TGT Age, Education Criteria

ByAshish Kumar  |  Updated on: Aug 23, 2022
Check KVS Eligibility 2022 with Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Nationality, and Age Relaxation. Check no. of attempts and other KVS PRT Eligibility with PGT and TGT Criteria
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KVS Eligibility is the basic criteria that a candidate must meet to appear in the exam. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan releases various teaching and non-teaching vacancies for Kendriya Vidyalaya schools in India. Candidates who meet the KVS eligibility criteria can only apply for this. Eligibility criteria include various conditions like minimum education qualification, age limit, nationality, the maximum number of attempts, and other criteria that the candidates need to fulfill in order to be considered for the post. The exams are conducted in three different categories. For PRT, candidates must check KVS PRT eligibility, and for PGT check PGT eligibility.

KVS Eligibility 2022 is notified by the concerned board with the official notification of the vacancy. Candidates can check the KVS PGT teacher eligibility for PGT vacancies and TGT eligibility for TGT vacancies. Check all details about the eligibility including education and age limit criteria.

KVS Eligibility 2022

It is important to check the KVS Eligibility 2022 before applying for vacancies that will be released soon by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. Any candidates who wish to apply for the KVS Recruitment 2022 need to check and confirm their eligibility before they proceed to apply for the exam. Candidates must check the eligibility for the following category before applying for KVS exam:

  1. KVS PGT Eligibility
  2. KVS PRT Eligibility
  3. KVS TGT Eligibility

The KVS Eligibility Criteria 2022 is based on various factors. It is important to meet all this criteria before applying for any vacancy. This includes various important details related to the recruitment process. The eligibility criteria for KVS exam will be based on three important criteria:

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

KVS Age Limit 2022

Age limit for various vacancies may vary as per the post for which the candidates have applied. It is important to check the maximum and minimum KVS age limit for each post before applying for the respective vacancy. The KVS age eligibility criteria are mentioned in the below table. Check the age criteria for various vacancies before applying for the respective post:

Post Name

Maximum Age Limit

KVS PRT Age Limit

30

KVS TGT Age Limit

35

KVS PGT Age Limit

40

KVS Educational Eligibility Criteria 2022

Prior to applying and joining vacancies under KVS, it is necessary to check the eligibility criteria for the post of TGT, PGT, PRT Teacher. The KVS educational criteria may differ depending upon the different vacancies. The candidate must meet the educational qualification as mentioned under KVS eligibility to apply for positions in schools. Once the eligibility criteria are checked, candidates can use KVS Apply Online Link to apply for PRT, TGT, and PGT vacancies.

There are different vacancies under PGT, TGT, and PRT and candidates must carefully check KVS teacher eligibility criteria 2022 before applying for any of these posts. The details of educational qualification criteria for KVS PGT, TGT and PRT eligibility are mentioned below.

KVS PRT Eligibility 2022: PRT Educational Qualification

It is essential to check the KVS PRT Eligibility for the primary teacher posts before applying for the PRT vacancies. Candidates can check the KVS PRT educational eligibility criteria with the official notification of the PRT vacancies to appear in the exam. The minimum education qualification for the post is also mentioned here:

KVS Primary Teacher Educational Eligibility Criteria

It is compulsory to pass Central Teacher Eligibility Test Paper-1 conducted by CBSE.

Must have the competence to teach through Hindi & English mediums.

Must have Knowledge of Computer applications

  1. Senior Secondary (or it's equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR
  2. Senior Secondary(or it's equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) OR
  3. Senior Secondary(or it's equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR
  4. Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) who has acquired the qualification of 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.

KVS PGT Eligibility 2022: PGT Educational Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply for post-graduate teacher vacancies must meet the KVS PGT eligibility criteria for educational qualification as mentioned in the official notification of the PGT vacancies. The eligibility criteria for PGT in KVS are mentioned here:

  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. OR
    Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate in concerned subjects as mentioned in the below table.
  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.
  4. Knowledge of Computer applications.

KVS Post Graduate Teacher Educational Eligibility Criteria: Essential Subject Requirement

Post Name

Subject (s) at Postgraduate level

PGT (English)

English

PGT (Hindi)

Hindi or Sanskrit with Hindi as one of the subjects at the Graduate level

PGT (Physics)

Physics/Electronics/Applied Physics/Nuclear Physics

PGT (Chemistry)

Chemistry/Biochemistry

PGT (Economics)

Economics/Applied Economics/ Business Economics

PGT (Commerce)

Master’s degree in Commerce. However, the holder of a Degree of M.Com in Applied/ Business Economics shall not be eligible.

PGT (Maths)

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

PGT (Biology)

Botany/Zoology/Life Sciences/Bio Sciences/Genetics/ Microbiology/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Plant Physiology provided they have studied Botany and Zoology at Graduation level.

PGT (History)

History

PGT (Geography)

Geography

KVS TGT Eligibility 2022: TGT Educational Qualification Criteria

Candidates must check the KVS TGT Eligibility for the trained graduate teachers before applying for TGT vacancies. It is essential to meet the educational eligibility criteria to appear in the exam. The criteria are mentioned in the official notification of the Trained Graduate Teacher vacancies. The minimum education qualification essential to apply for the respective post is also mentioned here:

  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 mentioned in the below table.

  1. B.Ed. or equivalent from a recognized University.
  2. Should pass the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET Paper-II) conducted by CBSE.
  3. Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English mediums.
  4. Qualifications: Knowledge of Computer applications.

KVS Trained Graduate Teacher Educational Eligibility Criteria: Essential Subject Requirement 

Post Name

Subjects

TGT (English)

English as a subject in all three years

TGT (Hindi)

Hindi as a subject in all three years.

TGT(S.St )

Any two of the following:

History, Geography, Economics, and Pol. Science of which

one must be either History or Geography.

TGT (Science)

Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry

TGT (Sanskrit)

Sanskrit as a subject in all three years

TGT (Maths)

Bachelor Degree in Maths with any two of the following subjects: -

Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Computer Science, Statistics

TGT (P & HE)

Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education or equivalent.

TGT (AE)

1. Five years’ recognized Diploma in Drawing and Painting/

Sculpture/ Graphic Art OR

Equivalent recognized Degree

2. Working knowledge of Hindi & English.

Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer Applications.

TGT (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).

OR

Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a recognized University.

OR

Graduate in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a recognized University.

ii). Working knowledge of Hindi and English.

Desirable:

i) One year of practical experience in a recognized workshop institution/factory.

ii) Knowledge of Computer Applications.

KVS Eligibility: PGT Computer Teacher Educational Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply as Computer teachers in KVS Schools must meet the basic KVS eligibility criteria for Computer teacher vacancy as mentioned in the official notification of the respective post. The KVS eligibility for PGT computer teacher are also mentioned here: 

KVS PGT Computer Teacher Eligibility Criteria

Proficiency in teaching Hindi and English

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.

KVS Eligibility Criteria: PRT Music Teacher Educational Requirement

If applying for the vacancy of Music teacher, candidates must meet the minimum KVS PRT eligibility. The eligibility criteria for PRT Music teacher post are notified by the concerned board in the official notification. The KVS PRT Music Teacher education eligibility is also mentioned here:

KVS PRT Music Teacher Education Eligibility Criteria

Knowledge of Computer Applications

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

Competence to teach through English\Hindi medium.

KVS Age Relaxation

Candidates belonging to various reserved categories can get age relaxation which can be up to 5-15 years belonging to their category. Age relaxation in KVS TGT eligibility criteria and PGT and PRT vacancies is listed below: 

Category

Relaxation

Other Backward Classes

3 years

Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved/ General)(For Group-B posts only)

03-years Service after-deduction-

of the Military rendered from

the actual age as on the closing

The date for receipt of applications

Ex-Servicemen (OBC) For Group-B posts only)

06 years (03 years + 03 years) after deduction of the Military Service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) For Group-B posts only)

08 years (03 years + 05 years) after

deduction of the Military Service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications

Persons with disabilities (including women)

(i) SC/ST - 15 years

(ii) OBC - 13 years

(iii) General - 10 years

Persons ordinarily domiciled

in State of Jammu & Kashmir during 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989

5 years

Women (All Category) for teaching posts only except for the post of Principal & Vice-Principal

10 years

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

5 Years

KVS Eligibility Criteria for Nationality

As per the official notification, there are no such criteria of nationality. Any citizen who holds the desired educational qualification can apply for a KVS teacher. However, nationality can be considered during the time of final selection. Any foreign national will be considered only if there is no Indian national on the waitlist.

KVS PGT, TGT Eligibility: Number of Attempts

There is no such limited number of attempts for KVS eligibility for TGT, PRT, and PGT. Candidates can apply for the post of KVS Teacher any number of times to improve their score. It is compulsory to meet the desired KVS eligibility criteria for educational qualification and the age limit to apply for this exam.

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KVS Eligibility FAQs

  • Yes, CTET is mandatory to appear in the KVS teaching exam. It is compulsory to check the complete educational and age limit criteria for each vacancy before applying for any vacancy under KVS recruitment.

  • To meet KVS PGT eligibility, a candidate needs to have two Year Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc./MA Course with at least 50% marks in aggregate or Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

  • Yes, for the post of PGT (Computer Science) students can apply if he/she has 50% marks in BE/ BTech ( Computer engineering / IT) or BE/ BTech in any stream and a PG diploma in computer applications

  •  Yes, B.ed is mandatory for TGT. To meet the KVS TGT eligibility, A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with 50% marks or above in aggregate with the right subject combination is required for applying for the post of TGT.

  • For the post of primary teacher (PRT) candidates must not be more than 30 years of age. It is important to meet the minimum and maximum KVS PRT eligibility criteria to apply for a particular post.

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