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

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

ByAshish Kumar  |  Updated on: Jan 5, 2021KVS Recruitment 2021 Notification to be out soon, Stay tuned!
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KVS Eligibility Criteria 2022

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is soon going to release the notification for various vacancies under different teaching posts. 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. KVS Eligibility Criteria includes various conditions like minimum education qualification, age limit, nationality, the maximum number of attempts, and other criteria which the candidates need to fulfill in order to be considered for the post.

Here we will discuss KVS Eligibility Criteria including various other important details related to the Recruitment process. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan will soon release the recruitment notification for various teaching posts on their official website. Check out the article further to know more about KVS Eligibility. 

KVS Teacher Eligibility Criteria 2022: Educational Qualification

Prior to applying and joining KVS, it is necessary to know the Eligibility Criteria for the post of TGT, PGT, PRT Teacher. We have shared the important criteria of education qualification, age limit, experience for all teacher's posts released under KVS recruitment 2022. Candidates can check the full detail on KVS TGT, PGT & PRT teacher eligibility below.

Check out KVS Teacher Eligibility Criteria 2022 for PGT, TGT, and PRT. All the details are mentioned below.

KVS PGT Teacher Educational Qualification

  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.

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

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

  1. Proficiency in teaching Hindi and English.

Note: For subsequent promotion, the incumbent will have to acquire a 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:

Post Name

Subjects

TGT (English)

English as a subject in all the 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.

  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 medium.

Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of Computer applications.

KVS PRT Teacher Eligibility Criteria

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

  1. Should pass Central Teacher Eligibility Test Paper-1 conducted by CBSE.
  2. Competence to teach through Hindi & English medium.

Desirable Qualifications: - Knowledge of Computer applications.

KVS PRT Music Teacher Eligibility Criteria

Essential:

i)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.

ii)Competence to teach through English\Hindi medium.

Desirable: Knowledge of Computer Applications.

KVS Age Limit 2022

Age Limit under KVS recruitment varies as per the post for which the candidates have applied. The maximum age limit for PGT, TGT, PRT is given below:

Post Name

Maximum Age Limit

PRT

30

TGT

35

PGT

40

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 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 Teacher 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.

KVT PGT/TGT Eligibility: Number of Attempts

There is no such limited number of attempts for KVS PGT/TGT. Candidates can apply for the post-KVS Teacher any number of times within the age limit. 

KVS PRT & TGT Eligibility FAQs

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

  •  For KVS PGT 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. B.Ed. or equivalent qualification for all the PGT posts except Information & Technology.

  • 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. 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) candidate must not be more than 30 years of age.

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