KVS PGT History Preparation Tips 2022: How to Prepare for KVS History Exam?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

KVS PGT History Exam Preparation Tips: In this article, we should read tips to score marks in the PGT(Post Graduate Teacher) exam, Important for the KVS 2022 exam.

KVS stands for Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. KVS cater to the educational needs of the children of transferable Central Government employees including Defense and Para-Military personnel by providing a common program of education

We will be covering the following:

  1. Educational Qualification, 
  2. Syllabus, 
  3. Nature of PGT Exam, 
  4. Tips to score marks.

Preparation Tips for Scoring High Marks in KVS PGT Exams

PGT stands for Post Graduate Teacher. PGT teaches classes from 11th to 12th. Before knowing the preparation strategy it is necessary to know the Syllabus, Nature of the Exam & Educational Qualification required to appear in the exam.  

KVS PGT History  Educational Qualification

Post (PGT) Description
  • Two Year Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc. Course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the subject concerned.

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

  • B.Ed or equivalent degree from a recognized University.

  • Proficiency in teaching Hindi and English media.

    Note: Candidates having only Special B.Ed are not eligible for the post of PGT. Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of Computer Applications.

Pay Scale PAY LEVEL-8  Rs. 47600-151100/
Subject History (at Post Graduation)
Age Limit  40 years
Selection Process Final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the written exam and interview. The weightage of written exam and interview is (85:15).

KVS PGT History Exam Details

 Test  Duration 150 Minutes
Total Questions 150 M.C.Q.
Total Marks  150 Marks
 Part -I (General English & Hindi) 20 Marks
Part – II 130 Marks

KVS PGT History Syllabus

KVS PGT History exam includes two parts.

Part- I includes –

  • General English – 10 Marks
  • General Hindi questions – 10 Marks

Part II includes –

  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs – 10 Marks
  • Reasoning Ability – 10 Marks
  • Computer Literacy – 10 Marks
  • Pedagogy includes Pedagogical concerns and Inclusive Education – 20 Marks
  • Concerned Subject – 80 Marks

We are sharing the syllabus of Pedagogical concerns and Inclusive Education in the table below:-

  • Curriculum Meaning, Principles, types of curriculum organization, approaches.
  • Planning Instructional Plan- Year Plan, Unit Plan, Lesson Plan
  • Instructional material and resources: Text Books, Workbooks, Supplementary material AV aids, Laboratories, Library. Club Museums- Community, Information and Communication Technology.

  • Evaluation Types, tools, Characteristics of a good test, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, Analysis and Interpretation of Scholastic Achievement Test.

  • Inclusive Education- Understanding diversities: concept types (disability as a dimension of diversity), Disability as a social construct, classification of disability and its educational implications.

  • Sensory Impairment (Hearing Impairment. Visual Impairment and Dear Band), Cognitive Disabilities (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, and Learning Disability) Physical Disability cerebral palsy and loco-motor).

  • Philosophy of inclusion with special reference to children with disability.

  • Process of inclusion concern issues across disabilities in Constitutional Provisions Education & Technology Communication & interaction.

  • Theory of Communication Types of Communication, Communication & language, Communication the classroom and barriers in communication. 

Concerned Subject

KVS PGT Syllabus 2021

Negative Marking No

KVS PGT History Preparation Strategy 

1. Syllabus: Candidates should start preparing for the exam having in-depth knowledge of the syllabus. As the syllabus is vast it includes English, Hindi, Computer, Reasoning, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, and Subject-Specific Questions.

2. Time Management: This is a very crucial step in the preparation as the syllabus is vast, so candidates should study focusing on the exam without wasting time in any unproductive activity. Try to devote 7 to 8 hours daily.

3. Practice Previous Year Question Papers: Practice KVS previous year question papers as much as you can, As the scores obtained in the paper help candidate to track performance level, accuracy, and speed can also be improved by attempting them.

4. Mock Test: Attempting a mock test helps one to know how much they need to learn more and how much they have learned so far. Mock Tests are basically performance measurement tools. Mock Tests provide a fair idea of our performance. It is estimated that how much we score in mock tests likely our performance in the real test will be the same or increase substantially.

5. Eat Healthy Diet: It is advisable to avoid having junk food during examination preparation duration. Have fruits and lemonade only in order to gain vitamins.

6. Books: Candidates should refer to authentic books. It is advisable to cover NCERT Books of classes 11th to 12th of History. 

7. Revision: Keep on revising the topic learned daily so that you do not forget what you have studied so far. A weekly test should be attempted in order to maintain a balance of what you have learned so far.

8. BYJU’S Exam Prep Application & BYJU’S Exam Prep YouTube Channel: BYJU’S Exam Prep provides authentic and to-the-point study notes, study material, quizzes, mock tests, and online classes for KVS PGT (Subjects) exam, candidates can refer to both platforms for sure shot selection. 



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