KVS Preparation Tips 2022: Subject and Topic wise Plan for PGT, TGT & PRT Exam

KVS Preparation Tips 2022: Subject and Topic wise Plan for PGT, TGT & PRT Exam

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

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is soon going to release the KVS Recruitment Notification 2022 on their official websites. The notification is for the vacancies (approx. 7000+) under the post of PGT, TGT, PRT at various KV branches across India. Working at Kendriya Vidyalaya will be a central government job which can be enough for numerous teaching aspirants to apply and also with an increase in the hand salary of KVS teachers after the 7th pay commission, the number of applicants applying for KVS Exam 2022 is expected to be more than the previous year. Thus in order to clear the competition, you need to have an effective preparation strategy and some preparation tips to be kept in mind while preparing for the KVS exam. '

Here we will discuss some preparation tips which help to boost you KVS exam preparation along with other details related to the recruitment process. KVS selection process comprises of written test and interview and the candidates who will get selected will be receiving minimum in-hand salary between 45000-70000. Check out the article further to know about KVS Preparation.

KVS Exam: Important Points

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is going to conduct KVS TGT, PGT & PRT Exam soon. With the help of this article, you can plan your strategy which will help you to ensure your success. KVS is established to provide, endow, maintain, control & manage schools for the children of transferable employees of the Government of India. All Kendriya Vidyalayas are co-educational and the quality of teaching is kept reasonably high by an appropriate teacher-pupil ratio. Some important KVS written test are listed below:

  • KVS is an offline Mode exam (pen and paper Mode) 
  • There is no negative marking in KVS exams. 
  • There are a total of 7 sections for PGT & PRT and 6 sections for TGT in the KVS exam.
  • Each correct question will get you 1 mark. 
  • The total number of questions & maximum marks is 150 for TGT, PGT & PRT exams.

KVS Teacher Exam Pattern 2022

KVS Trained Graduate Teacher and Primary Teacher exam pattern is the same and the Postgraduate exam pattern is different. KVS TGT, PGT & PRT teacher exam pattern is given below.

KVS PGT Teacher Exam Pattern

Test

Subjects

Number of Question 

Total Marks

Time

Part - I

General English 

10

10

3 Hours

General Hindi

10

10

Part - II

General knowledge & Current Affairs 

10

10

Reasoning Ability

10

10

Computer Literacy

10

10

Pedagogy

20

20

Subject concerned

80

80

Total

150

150

KVS TGT Teacher Exam Pattern

The Written test will consist of one paper for TGTs (English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Maths, Social Studies, and Science) and Primary Teacher separately.

Test

Subjects

Number of Question 

Total Marks

Time

Part - I

General English 

10

10

2 Hours 30 minutes

General Hindi

10

10

Part - II

General knowledge & Current Affairs

40

40

Reasoning Ability

40

40

Computer Literacy

10

10

Pedagogy

40

40

Total

150

150

KVS PRT Teacher Exam Pattern

The Written test will consist of one paper for PRT.

Test

Subjects

Number of Question 

Total Marks

Time

Part - I

General English 

10

10

2 Hours 30 minutes

General Hindi

10

10

Part - II

General knowledge & Current Affairs

10

10

Reasoning Ability

10

10

Computer Literacy

10

10

Pedagogy

20

20

Subject concerned

80

80

Total

150

150

Which section to start first?

Always take the sections on the basis of your expertise. The candidates should not waste time over the section they are not well prepared for. They should solve the other sections with good command.

Generally, for KVS PRT and TGT candidates can start with the concerned subject section, as it is all reading part, which won’t take your much time to solve the 80 questions and for TGT paper starts with pedagogical subject or Current Affairs section. After this subject, you can go through the section in which you feel comfortable.

KVS Preparation Tips 2022

Candidates preparing for the KVS exam 2022 should keep in mind the following things before they start their preparation for the exam. 

  • Refer to the KVS Syllabus and Exam Pattern.
  • Analyze the previous years' question papers to become familiar with exam patterns.
  • Follow a proper study plan to cover the syllabus on time.
  • Refer to the self-made notes.
  • Practice mock tests and quizzes.
  • The current affairs section also plays a major role so prepare notes on the same also.
  • Refer to NCERT Books for basic preparation.

Tips & Tricks to Clear the KVS PRT & TGT 2022 Exam

  • Try to attempt more and more quizzes each day.
  • Make it a habit to attempt at least one mock test each day.
  • Revision is the key to improve your score and so practice with the previous year's question papers.
  • The grammar section of the English subject is the most crucial and holds the key to improving the grades in this section.
  • Learn all the rules of each topic like articles, tenses, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and an adverb which will help in the error spotting questions.
  • While appearing in the examination, do not give more than the required time to any question. If you feel stuck move on to the next questions and do not waste the time on a single question. 
  • A proper and strategic study plan will also enhance your chances of scoring better than your competitors.
  • Every topic is important and every subject has its own importance so don't ignore any topic. 
  • There is no negative marking so attempt all the questions in the examination.

 Do’s and Don’ts during the KVS 2022 Exam:

  • Do not devote so much time to the question you are not sure with.
  • Do not lose your calm.
  • Do not be in a hurry while doing a question
  • Do not guess the answer.
  • Do attempt the questions left in the remaining time.
  • Do read all the questions properly.
  • Do relax and stay calm.
  • Do attempt only those questions you are sure of.
  • Do not forget to take the photo or photo ID proof and blue or black with you.
  • Remember accuracy & time management is the key to getting through this exam.

 

Subject-wise Strategy for KVS TGT & PRT & KVS Syllabus 2022

1. General English:

English section will have 10 questions for both KVS TGT and PRT. The topics to be prepared are as follows:

  • Spelling Error- moderate
  • Fill in the blank- easy to moderate
  • Idiom and Phrase- easy to moderate
  • One word substitution-  moderate to tough
  • Error spotting-  easy to moderate
  • Antonyms/Synonyms- moderate to tough

2. General Hindi:

Hindi section of KVS TGT and PRT will have 10 questions each and the topics are as follows:

  • पर्यायवाची/विलोम शब्द- moderate
  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ- easy to moderate
  • वर्तनी की त्रुटि- easy to moderate
  • अनेक शब्दो के लिए एक शब्द - easy to moderate
  • वाक्य सुधार - easy to moderate
  • वाक्यों में त्रुटिया- easy to moderate

3. General knowledge & Current Affairs:

This section is the key factor in scoring good marks. A total of  40 questions will be asked in the TGT exam and 10 questions in PRT exam. Current Affairs of last 6 to 8 months is appropriate to get a good score.

  • Books and Authors.
  • Important Days.
  • Awards and Honours.
  • National & International Affairs.
  • Schemes
  • Appointment.
  • International & National Organizations.
  • Science & Technology.
  • Sports.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • History.
  • Geography.
  • Polity.
  • Static GK.

4. Reasoning Ability:

A total of 40 questions will be asked in the KVS TGT exam and just 10 questions in PRT exam.

  • Blood Relation
  • Arithmetic Number Series/Letter and Symbol Series.
  • Figures/Verbal Classification.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Ranking.
  • Non-verbal series.
  • Analogies.
  • Direction.
  • Similarities and Differences.
  • word formulation & Dictionary Problem.
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning

5. Computer Literacy:

10 questions will be asked from this section in both KVS TGT and PRT Exam, topics are as follows:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Database (introduction)
  • Networking (LAN, WAN,)
  • Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)
  • MS Windows, MS Office 

6. Pedagogy:

This section consists of 40 questions in the TGT exam and 20 questions in the PRT exam.

Here is the link to check out the syllabus for PRT and TGT 

Complete Syllabus for KVS TGT & PRT Exam

7. Subject concerned for KVS PRT:

Check out the link below for the complete KVS Primary Teacher Exam

KVS PRT Exam Syllabus

Time Management Tips for KVS PRT & TGT Exam

Proper time management can increase your productivity and increase the chances of scoring more than you usually do. Practice with the mock tests and try to finish the questions of each section under the time you allot to each section. Keep practicing and never dedicate too much time to a single question. Here is an estimate of how much time you should dedicate to each subject for both TGT and PRT.

KVS TGT Teacher Exam:

SectionsTime to spend (in min)No. of questions
General English 8 to 10 6 to 8
General Hindi 8 to 10 6 to 8
General knowledge & Current Affairs30 to 35 25 to 30
Reasoning Ability40 to 45 28 to 32
Computer Literacy10 to 12 6 to 8
Pedagogy14 to 18 24 to 28
Total110 to 130  95 to 114

KVS PRT Teacher Exam:

SectionsTime to spendsNo. of questions
General English  8 to 10 6 to 8
General Hindi  8 to 10 6 to 8
General knowledge & Current Affairs 10 to 15 5 to 8
Reasoning Ability 12 to 15 5 to 8
Computer Literacy 8 to 10 4 to 7
Pedagogy 10 to 12 10 to 12
Subject Concerned 40 to 45 40 to 50
Total 110 to 130 90 to 105

Previous Year's and Mocks for KVS Exam Preparation 2022

While preparing for any competitive exam, it is important to refer to the previous year's papers and mocks in which the KVS exam is no exception. Here are some of the reasons that why you should refer to KVS previous year's papers:

  • Know the exam pattern: With the help of the previous year's paper, candidates will be able to understand the exam pattern more clearly and have an exact idea of what type of questions are asked in the KVS exam.
  • Difficulty level: While solving previous year's papers you will be able to know the difficulty level of the questions asked in the KVS exam and from that, you can analyze your own preparation and how much you need to prepare more in order to excel in the examination.
  • Time Management and other skills: Solving previous year mocks in a time-bound environment will help the candidates to improve their time management by solving maximum number of question in minimum time and also their calculation speed and accuracy.

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