NVS TGT English Syllabus, Download FREE PDF!

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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti sets the NVS TGT English syllabus. Lakhs of candidates appear for the NVS exam in the hope of becoming a teacher. Only the best make it to the top and land the teacher post in NVS. In this article, candidates shall find the detailed section-wise syllabus for the upcoming NVS TGT English exam. The competition level in the NVS exam is very high. Hence aspirants should familiarize themselves with the NVS TGT English syllabus to have a clear concept of the various topics covered in the exam. Candidates can read the detailed syllabus of NVS TGT English from the link given below:-

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NVS TGTs English Syllabus 2022

English is an important subject in NVS TGT Exam. The weightage of Subject Knowledge (English)is 80 marks. Candidates can read the detailed syllabus of the NVS TGT English syllabus mentioned below. TGT stands for Trained Graduate Teacher and teaches classes from 6th to 10th.

The syllabus of NVS TGT(Trained Graduate Teacher) English is divided into four parts or sections mentioned in the table given below:-

Section Topic
A Reading Comprehension
B Writing Ability
C Grammar and Usage
D Literature

Reading Comprehension (Section A)

Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret an unseen text:

  • Three/four unseen texts of varying lengths (150-250 words) with a variety of objective types.
  • Multiple choice questions ( including questions to test vocabulary) testing factual and global comprehension.

Writing ability (Section B)

Testing ability to express facts views/opinions coherently and logically in a style suitable to the task set:-

  • One short writing task such as a notice, message or postcard.
  • Writing a report of an event, process, or place.
  • Writing an article/debate/speech based on visual/verbal input on a given concurrent topic e.g. environment, education, child labour, gender bias, drug abuse etc presenting own views fluently.
  • Writing a letter (formal/informal) based on verbal/visual input. Letter types include (a) letter to the editor; (b)letter of complaint; (c) letter of request; (d) descriptive, personal letters.

Grammar and Usage (Section C)

Ability to apply the knowledge of syntax, and language/grammatical items and to use them accurately in context. The following grammatical structures will be tested:-

  • Tenses
  • Modals
  • Voice
  • Subject-verb concord
  • Connectors
  • Clauses
  • Parts of speech
  • Punctuation
  • Sequencing to form a coherent sentence or a paragraph

Literature (Section D)

To test the candidate’s familiarity with the works of writers of different genres and periods of English Literature. The candidate should have a thorough knowledge of:-

  • Shakespeare’s works.
  • Romantic Period ( e.g. Shelley, Wordsworth, Keats, Coleridge, Byron etc.)
  • 19th & 20th Century American and English Literature (e.g. Robert Frost Hemingway, Ted Hudges, Whitman, Hawthorne, Emily Dickinson, Bernard Shaw etc.)
  • Modern Indian Writing in English (e.g. Anita Desai, Vikram Seth, Nissim Ezekiel, K.N. Daruwala, Ruskin Bond, R.K. Narayan, Mulk Raj Anand, Khushwant Singh etc.)
  • Modern Writings in English from different parts of the world.

NVS TGTs English Exam Pattern

NVS TGT Exam Pattern gives an overall idea about the question format, marking scheme, and weightage of each topic covered. NVS TGT English tests will be conducted in English and Hindi except for the English Language. There will be a deduction of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the Objective test. Candidates can check the exam pattern of TGT English from the table mentioned below. THE NVS TGT English exam will be conducted for 150 marks. Candidates can check the exam pattern of NVS TGT English from the table mentioned below:-

 Test  Subject Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test 
Part-I   Reasoning Ability   10   10  3 Hours  
Part-II  General Awareness   10   10 
Part-III  Teaching Aptitude   10  10
Part-IV  Knowledge of ICT 10 10
Part-V   Subject Knowledge (difficulty
level Graduation) 
 80   80 
 Total   120  120
 Part-VI Language Competency
General Hindi, General
English and Regional
Language*-10 marks each
 30  30

NVS TGT English Study Material 

NVS TGT English study material 2022 is extremely necessary for a candidate’s preparation. NVS TGT English study material acts as a torchbearer for candidates. For fresher candidates, NVS TGT study material 2022 will help them lay the groundwork for their exam preparation. Through this, you will get good speed and will be able to solve problems in lesser time. Candidates can read the study notes important for the NVS TGT English exam from the table mentioned below

Serial No. Topics Link
1 Rules for Converting Direct Speech to Indirect Speech, Study Notes, Material Read Here 
2 Tenses Read Here
3 Role of Grammar in English Teaching  Read Here 



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