Important Tips to Qualify NVS PGTs Exam 2022

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

NVS (Navodya Vidyalaya Sangathan) released the vacancies for the post of Principal, TGTs (Trained Graduate Teachers), TGTs (Trained Graduate Teachers)-Third Language, and PGTs (Post Graduate Teacher). PGTs teach classes 11th & 12th and TGTs teach classes 9th & 10th. It is a golden opportunity for all those candidates who want to become teachers in Navodya Vidyalaya. We are going to share important NVS preparation tips to qualify for the PGTs exam 2022. You can plan your approach with the guidance of this article, which will aid in your success.

  How to Prepare for NVS PGTs Exam 2022

Many aspirants are confused about how to begin preparing for the NVS PGTs Exam. Our experts have gone over NVS Recruitment Preparation in detail in this article to help candidates with their preparation.

1. Know NVS PGTs Exam Pattern 2022

Let’s look at the NVS PGT Exam Pattern before diving into the strategy:

Test Subject Number of Questions Total Marks  Duration of the Test 
Part 1 Reasoning Ability 20 20 The test will be of 3 hours duration without any time limit for each part of the test individually.
Part 2 General Awareness 10 10
Part 3 Teaching Aptitude 10 10
Part 4 Knowledge of ITC 10 10
Part 5

Domain Knowledge –

a) subject-specific syllabus as on the NVS website under Recruitment Heading

b) Understanding of critical and creative Teaching based question

c) Experiential activity-based pedagogy and case study-based questions

d) NEP 2020

80 80
Total 130 130
Part 6

Language Competency Test (General English and General
Hindi-10 marks each subject). This part is qualifying in nature only with a minimum of 40% marks in each language.

In parts 1 to 5, the candidate will not be evaluated if he/she fails to attain qualifying marks in Part 5.

20 20

Note: For all subjects of PGTs, parts 1 to 4 will be common. Part 5 will be subject-specific. 

  • The NVS PGTs Exam is for 3hrs (180 minutes).
  • The total number of questions is 150.
  • The exam will be conducted through Online Mode.
  • The question paper will consist of objective-type questions.
  • There will be Negative Marking(1/4th marks) in this exam.
  • The question paper shall be Bilingual (Hindi/English).
  • There is no sectional cut-off in the exam.

2. NVS PGTs Exam 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus plays an important role in NVS Preparation. If you have no idea about the NVS Syllabus it will be very difficult to get success in the exam. By knowing the exam syllabus and pattern, you can concentrate on an important topic related to the exam and get a good score.

NVS PGT Syllabus – Read Here

3. Study Selected Books

Here are some things to keep in mind when choosing NVS books:

  • Study at least one Important book for each subject.
  • You can prefer NCERT, Arihant, and R. Gupta’s Publication books for better NVS preparation.

4. Short Notes and Basic Concept

Here are some pointers to remember regarding short notes and basic concepts:

  • Short study notes play a vital role in NVS preparation for the exam. Having good short study notes helps you in learning your lesson easily in a short time.
  • you don’t need to read many books at exam time.
  • It can be easily revised again and again.
  • Don’t include unnecessary ideas in your notes.
  • Initially, focus on the basic concepts of each important topic.
  • Try to solve Each subject’s quiz regularly and improve accuracy and performance in each test.

5. Practice the NVS Previous Year’s Paper

Previous year exam papers are one of the most helpful tools available to prepare for the competitive examination. it helps to understand exam time length and pattern. It also helps work out the time required for each question and practice exam techniques. Another key benefit relating to using an NVS Previous Year’s Question Paper is that it helps one develop practical time management skills which are essential to achieving the best possible score.

6. Practice, Practice, and Practice

Practicing the maximum number of quizzes, tests and questions help you to keep up your question-solving abilities. you will get an overall idea about the type of questions. which makes you fully prepared and confident to face the exam. Here are a few suggestions to keep in mind while practicing:

  • Practice more questions before the exam will help you avoid mistakes the exam.
  • solving more questions regularly, helps students improve their time-management skills.
  • After the preparation of the complete syllabus, try to revise the all-important topic.
  • Plan to have enough revision time.
  • The early hours of the day are best to study.




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