KVS Recruitment Exam

KVS Recruitment 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

November 3, 2022

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The following description contains details regarding the KVS recruitment for various teaching and non-teaching posts. This also includes the notification date, exam date, vacancy details, and eligibility criteria.

About Kendriya Vidyalaya School

The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is a chain of schools under the central government of India. Besides, the Commissioner is considered as the Principal Executive of the school. Also, there is a total of 1200 plus KVS Schools found across India. Moreover, the school also has three branches outside India in Moscow, Tehran, and Kathmandu. Hence, the expenses of these abroad schools come under the Ministry of External affairs.

Name of the SchoolKendriya Vidyala Sangathan
Founded onDecember 15th, 1963
HeadquartersNew Delhi
Principal Executive OfficerNidhi Pandey, IIS
JurisdictionMinistry of Education (formerly known as the Ministry of Human Resource Development)
School BoardCBSE
Websitekvsangathan. nic.in

About the KVS Recruitment Exam

The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) recruitment 2021, leads the assessment to select candidates for the non-teaching and also the teaching posts. Subsequently, these incorporate the  Post Graduates Teachers(PGTs), Primary Teachers(PRTs), and Trained Graduate Teachers(TGTs). Also, the Principal and Vice-principal posts.

Name of the examKVS Recruitment 2021
Exam conducting organizationKendriya Vidyalaya School
PostsPGTs, PRTs, and TGTs
Exam levelNationwide
Recruitment processWritten exam as well as a Personal Interview
Exam dateNot yet announced

KVS Notification

The KVS Recruitment 2021 is about to be announced officially to fill nine thousand plus teaching and non-teaching vacancies across the nation. Besides, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan will deliver the KVS Recruitment 2021 warning for TGT/PGT/PRT instructor opening on the authority site soon.

Moreover, the KVS test date 2021, application structure, and other significant dates are not reported at this point. Also, the KVS might deliver the test notice in the coming month of 2021.

  • First and foremost, on the fifteenth of March 2021, the education minister said that there is no new enlistment of instructors in Kendriya Vidyalayas because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The minister additionally added that recommendations for the launch of new KVs are in talks.
  • Further, on July 2nd, KVS announced the number of vacancies in each post of PGTs, PRTs, and TGTs.

KVS Recruitment Exam Date

Notification dateNot yet announced
Online registration dateNot yet announced
Admit card dateNot yet announced
Exam dateNot yet announced
Result dateNot yet announced

In general, the exam date for the PGTs, PRTs, Principal/Vice Principal, TGTs, and Librarians might vary. Also, the written exam is conducted for a standard duration of two-and-a-half hours.

KVS Recruitment Exam Application Fee

The application fee varies according to the category you apply to. Consequently, the fee structure is as follows –

  • Rs 1500 for Vice Principal and Principal
  •  1000 for TGTs
  • Again 1000 for PGTs
  • Rs 1000 for PRT Music, Librarian, and also the PRTs

Last but not the least, the fee can be paid through online modes like Debit/Credit card, net banking, and e-challan.

Obviously, the fee structure is for OBC and Unreserved category candidates. Therefore, the ST/SC and physically handicapped candidates are excluded from paying the application fee.

To sum up, the fee structure varies according to the post and category of the candidate.

KVS Recruitment Exam Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the post of Principal, Vice Principal, Librarian, TGT, PGT, and PRT in KVS enlistment, it’s important to go through the significant KVS qualification standards for age limit and qualification capability.

Age Limit

The following table contains the upper age limit as of September 30, 2020. Also, different posts have different age limits.

CategoryAge limit
PRT Music30
Principal35 – 50
Vice-principal35 – 45

Age relaxation

In general, the age relaxation for candidates is provided as per the guidelines of the central government recruiting process. Moreover, the age relaxation is applicable only for the teaching posts and not for principal/vice-principal vacancies. Also, the Ex-servicemen relaxation is applicable only for Group-B teaching posts.

CategoryAge relaxation in years
Female candidates10 (not applicable for principal/ vice-principal)
Ex-serviceman (General)8
KVS EmployeeNo limit
Government service employee5 (General) 8 (OBC) 10 (ST/SC)
J&K candidate (domicile from 1/1/1980- 31/12/1989)5
Ex-serviceman (OBC)6
Ex-serviceman (SC/ST)8

Educational Qualification

PGT (Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, English, Biology, History, Geography, Commerce, and Economics)
  • Firstly, a relevant post-graduation degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% score.
  • Then, a B.Ed or a similar degree from a recognized institute.
  • Also, the Candidates must be proficient in both Hindi and English.
PGT (Computer Science)
  • Of course, a B.Sc/M.Sc Computer Science, BCA/MCA, B.E (IT/Computer Science), B.Tech, from any recognized University with a 50% aggregate score. If not, B-Level from DOEACC with higher graduation in any field or C- Level from DOEACC (Ministry of Information and Communication Technology) with graduation.
  • Additionally, English as well as Hindi proficiency.
TGT (Art)
  • Certainly, Five years of Diploma or equivalent degree in the relevant field (drawing/painting/sculpture or graphic art) from a recognized University.
  • Additionally, English and Hindi knowledge.
TGT (Physical Education)
  • Likewise, a Bachelor’s degree in physical education or any equivalent degree from a recognized institute.
TGT (English, Social, Science, Hindi, Sanskrit, and Maths)
  • Firstly, Graduation or Post-graduation in a relevant field with a minimum of 50% aggregate score from a recognized institute.
  • Then, the candidates must have completed B.Ed or any equivalent degree from a recognized college.
  • Also, the candidates should have cleared the CTET exam (Central Teacher’s Eligibility Test).
  • Moreover, teaching proficiency in Hindi and English medium.

TGT (Work Experience)

Electrical Gadgets & Electronics:
  • Three-year diploma in Electrical Electronic Engineering from recognized college or Electronics/Electrical Engineering from a recognized university or Graduate in Electronics/Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
PRT (All Subjects)
  • Likewise, Senior secondary with a two-year diploma (elementary education) or four-year B.Ed. is eligible.
  • Certainly, a Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate score from a recognized college along with a B.Ed.
  • Additionally, the candidates should have cleared the CTET exam.
  • Further, proficiency in both English and Hindi is a must.
PRT (Music)
  • Likewise, a Senior secondary or Bachelor’s degree in Music with a minimum of 50% score from a recognized institute.
  • Also, the candidates should know both Hindi and English.


  • Firstly, a Masters’ degree with a minimum of 50% score from a recognized institute along with a B.Ed.
  • Additionally a work experience of two years as Vice-principle in any recognized institute or six years as PGT or ten years and TGT+PGT.


  • Firstly, a Masters’ degree with a minimum of 50% score from a recognized institute along with a B.Ed.
  • Additionally, work experience as a  principal of any recognized institute or 5 years PGT + 2 years VP or 8 years PGT or 15 years of TGT+PGT.
PGT (Librarian)
  • Firstly, graduation in Library Science or Graduation with a one-year diploma in library science from a recognized institute.
  • Especially, Working knowledge in both English and Hindi.

KVS Recruitment Vacancy Details

The KVS recruitment board has officially released the vacant post details as of December 1st, 2020. Hence the figures given here are tentative vacant posts. In other words, the vacancy numbers are subjected to change.

SubjectsTotal number of vacant posts
 Computer Science84
Science – Biology295
Yoga teacher17
Physical Education265
Work experience158
  • The total vacant posts for PRT are 3160 and for PRT (Music) it is 164. Hence, PRT totals 3324
  • Furthermore, the vacancies for Principals and Vice-Principals are not yet announced.
  • Thus, so far, 7470 vacant posts have been officially announced.
  • To conclude, let’s wait for the official notification for the actual numbers.

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KVS Recruitment Salary

The KVS salary differs for every announced post. Also, the KVS has segregated the salary for PRT, TGT, and PGT posts. Especially, they are categorized based on the pay matrix as Group B and Group A posts. In short, pay levels 10 and 12 are considered as Group A and others are Group B.

Vice PrincipalARs 56100 – 177500
PrincipalARs 78800 – 209200
PGTBRs 47600 – 151100
TGTBRs 44900 – 142400
LibrarianBRs 44900 –  142400
PRT MusicBRs 35400 –  112400
PRTBRs 35400 – 112400

KVS Recruitment Exam Syllabus

Obviously, the syllabus for various postings differs from each other. Also, the exam pattern changes accordingly. Hence, the overview of the different syllabus is provided –


  • Firstly, the General Science
  • Secondly, the General Maths
  • Thirdly, the English and Hindi proficiency
  • Finally, the Environmental Studies

TGT (Physical education)

  • Firstly, the Physical education theories
  • Then, the General rules of games or sports
  • Moreover, knowledge regarding tournaments and sports terminologies is needed.
  • Also the Concept of health education.

TGT Arts

  • The Art of Indus Valley
  • Also the Jain, Hindu, and Buddist arts
  • Furthermore, the Mughal arts
  • Then the Temple and Islamic architecture
  • Additionally the Rajasthani, Deccan, and Pahari miniature paintings
  • Finally the Modern trends in Indian arts

TGT Work Experience

  • The Study of electrical gadgets and also electronics

PRT Music

  • Firstly, the Study of Shruties, Ragas, and Talas
  • Then, the Vocal and instrumental music
  • Finally the History of Music

PRT Librarian

  • Firstly, the Information services
  • Also the Library users
  • Then the Management of the library
  • Additionally, The Basics of Information technology
  • Organizational knowledge, Information processing, and also the retrieval
  • Finally the Foundation of Library Science


Subsequently, the syllabus for the PGT exam varies according to the concerned subject of the applicant.

Exam Pattern for KVS Recruitment

The following contains the KVS Librarian, PRT Music, and TGT (Physical education, work experience, and arts) exam pattern –

Certainly, the exam is conducted for two hours and thirty minutes and the total marks are 150 for 150 questions. Also, the languages come under Part 1 of the question paper and the remaining comes under Part 2.

SubjectNo.of questionsMarks
Computer knowledge1010
Current affairs1010
Concerned subject100100

KVS PRT Exam Pattern

Similar to the previous pattern, the PRT exam is also conducted for two hours and thirty minutes. Likewise, there is a total of 150 questions to be answered for 150 marks.

SubjectNo.of questionsMarks
Current affairs1010
Concerned subject8080

KVS TGT Exam Pattern

Also, the exam for TGTs (Science, Social, Maths, Hindi, Sanskrit, and English) is conducted for two and a half hours and constitutes 150 marks. The following table contains the exam pattern for TGTs

SubjectNo.of questionsMarks
Current affairs4040

KVS PGT Exam Pattern

Similarly, the PGT Exam happens for three hours and constitutes the same 150 scores.

SubjectNo.of questionsMarks
Concerned Subject8080
Current affairs1010

Posting Zones

In general, the Kendriya Vidyalaya Schools are present across six zones of our nation. Moreover, the exam centers are also allocated within these zones. Finally, the postings and transfer of candidates will also happen in any of these KVS centers.

South ZoneAndhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and also Telangana Puducherry, Lakshadweep, as well as the Andaman Islands.
North-East ZoneAssam, Nagaland as well as  Manipur, Arunachal , Mizoram, Tripura and also Meghalaya
East ZoneWest Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim as well as Odisha
North ZoneDelhi, Chandigarh, Haryana as well as the Himachal Uttarakhand, Punjab, and also Jammu
West ZoneRajasthan, Daman Diu, and also Gujarat Dadra Nagar Haveli, Goa as well as Maharashtra
Central ZoneMadhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and also Chattisgarh

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KVS Recruitment: How to Apply?

The online application is to be dynamic when KVS notification is formally delivered by the authorities. Also, the means to fill the KVS Online Application Form will likewise be given underneath.

Firstly, Visit the authority site of KVS –

  • Then, Snap-on the connection for “Apply online for KVS” on the landing page itself.
  • Subsequently, register yourself first, utilizing a legitimate telephone number.
  • Presently, sign in utilizing the enlistment subtleties.
  • Further, complete the application structure according to the authority records.
  • Also, Select the final submit icon after previewing your application.
  • Further, pay the application charge according to your category of the exam.
  • Finally, remember to print the application receipt for reference.

KVS Recruitment Exam Admit Card

Subsequently, each competitor who registers for KVS Exam 2021 within the specified time will be doled out an e-concede card or corridor ticket that can be downloaded from the authority site of KVS. Likewise, the concede card for the composed test will be delivered first followed by the call letter for the meeting (regulated to just those up-and-comers who fit the bill for the composed test).

Last but not the least, always check the details on the admit card. Also, reach the authorities in case of any discrepancies.

KVS Recruitment Result

Undoubtedly, the KVS will deliver the result of the two-phased exam on their authority site. The candidates who cleared the written exam cut-off scores are thus selected. Also, the competitors are chosen based on the composed test just as for the interview. Further, the weightage of composing tests and meetings will be 85:15 for the post of Principal, PGT, TGT, and PRT. Finally, for the post of PRT (Music) and Arts, the weightage of the composed test, execution test, and meeting will be 60:25:15.

The following process is to check results and cut-off –

  • Firstly, visit the official homepage of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
  • Secondly, Click on the results tab to check the final score and selected candidates list.
  • Also, the cut-off marks vary for each category of recruitment (PGT, TGT, and PRT) based on the concerned subject.
  • Thus, the cut-offs can’t be determined until the official notification.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q.1 What is the exam pattern for the KVS recruitment process?

A. The recruitment is a two-stage process consisting of a written exam and also a personal interview. Furthermore, the written exam consists of 150 questions for 150 marks and a duration of 150 minutes.

Q.2 Are there any penalty markings for wrong answers?

A. No. Undoubtedly, the KVS recruitment exam consists of no negative markings

Q.3 Is the completion of B.Ed a prominent eligibility criterion?

A. Yes, of course, the candidates must have completed the B.Ed to apply in any teaching posts. Also, the special B. Ed degree is not considered of any value in KVS recruitment.

Q.4 What is the CTET exam?

A. Firstly, CTET is a national-level teachers eligibility exam conducted by the CBSE. Also, the CTET is mainly considered for TGT and PRT posts.

Q.5 Is the exam conducted offline or online?

A. In general, the exam involves OMR- sheet-based written tests (MCQs). Hence, it is offline.

Q.6 How was the difficulty level of the previous year’s KVS recruitment process?

A. Particularly, the KVS recruitment exam that happened in 2018-19 is considered to be an easy level to moderate level in terms of difficulty. Also, the difficulty level varies with individuals.

Q.7 Does the recruitment process happen every year?

A. Yes, of course, the KVS is regular in recruiting its staff on an annual basis. Thus, we can expect the recruitment notice every year.

Q.8 What is the job location?

A. Obviously, the applicants can be posted in any of the KVS branches across India. However, the KVS is present in six zones across India.

Q.9 Is the teaching staff job transferable?

A. Yes, there is a possibility of a job transfer, but a teacher is allowed to continue for 10 years in the same school. Moreover, there is only a maximum of three transfers in their whole career.