KVS PGT Geography Exam 2020 Notification: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Question Papers

KVS PGT Geography 2020 Notification: Hello Aspirants, the KV Sangathan invites the 592 Application form for the posts of PGT. out of this, the KVS invites the 61 application for the post of PGT Geography. The application form filling process has been started in August 2020. All the aspirants who want to apply for the post of PGT they can apply through the online mode. The KVS PGT Geography Exam will be conducted through offline mode.

Throughout the article, we will help you to know more about the KVS PGT Geography Exam 2020 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Age Limit and complete information on KVS 2020 Examination.

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Highlights of Exam

Name of ExaminationKVS -Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs)
Conducting BodyKVS – Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi (CBSE)
Mode of ApplicationOnline & Offline
Official Websitewww.kvsangathan.nic.in
Application Fee1000/- For all categories
No. of Vacancy Available for PGT English55
Mode of ExaminationOnline and Offline
No. of Seats AvailableApprox. 200

Important Dates

Candidates applying for the KVS PGT 2020 exam needs to check these important dates related to KVS PGT. The given dates are Expected.

EventDates
KVS PGT Application – Registration Started!Third Week of August 2020
Last date to apply onlineLast Week of September 2020
KVS PGT Admit CardFirst Week of October 2020
KVS PGT Exam DateSecond Week of November 2020
KVS PGT ResultLast Week of November 2020

Before we go deep with the information let us first have a look at the Major Features of the KVS Recruitment 2020.

Exam Dates

According to the notification, the Online registration process will start from September 2020 and it will be closed in October 2020.

Date Session Time Duration Post
November 2020 1st Session (Morning) 09.00am-11.30 am 2.30 Hrs. Primary Teacher
2nd Session (Afternoon) 12.30 pm – 03.00 pm. 2.30 Hrs. TGT(P & HE, AE, WE)
3rd Session (Evening) 04.00pm – 06.30 pm 2.30 Hrs. PRT(Music)
November 2020 1st Session (Morning) 09.00 am – 11.30 am 2.30 Hrs. PGT
2nd Session (Afternoon) 12.30 pm – 03.00pm 2.30 Hrs. TGT
3rd Session (Evening) 04.00 pm – 06.30 pm 2.30 Hrs. Librarian

Application Fee

Application Fee For Principal are as follow:

Categories Fee
TGT/PGT/PRT Post General / OBC 1000/-
SC / ST / PH 1000/-
Mode of Payment Candidates can make the payment through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, E-Challan
(Fee Exemption will be provided to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH and EX-Serviceman Categories as per Government Rules)

Note: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.

Eligibility Criteria

The Details regarding essential and desirable qualification and the complete eligibility criteria for KVS PGT Geography Recruitment post like Age Limit, Relaxation of Age, Mode of Selection and other related information are given below:

Education/Qualification Eligibility criteria
Essential Qualification
  • Two Years Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc Course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the Subject Concerned.
  • Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate in Geography subjects.
Desirable Knowledge Knowledge of Computer Application.
Compulsory Subject Geography
Age Limit maximum 40 Years as on 31.08.2018. Age relaxation for SC./ST and other categories as applicable under the Govt. of India Rules.

KVS PGT Geography Exam Pattern

Test Component of the test (Written Examination) No. of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
Part I General English 10 10 150 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

KVS PGT Geography Exam Syllabus

Topics Concern

TopicsSyllabus
Topic- 1: Geography as a discipline-Geographical ideas in ancient, medieval & modern periods: the contributions of Varenius, Kant, Reine, Humboldt and Ritter. Influence of Richthofen and Darwin. Videl-da-la Blache, F. Ratzel etc.
Topic-2: Origin and Evolution of the Earth-Introduction to the solar system,    Motions of Earth: Rotation, Revolution, Occurrence of Day and Night; change of seasons; Latitudes and Longitudes; Finding time. Earth’s Interior: Origin of contents and ocean basis Wagener’s Continental drift theory, Theory of Plate Tectonics Earthquakes and Volcanoes, Folding and faulting Origin of the Earth: Nebular hypothesis (old Theory) and Big-Bang Theory. Evolution of continents, atmosphere and oceans.
Topic-3: Interior of the Earth and Distribution of oceans and continents-Constitution of Earth’s interior (based on Seismic Evidence), the origin of the continents and ocean basins. Wegner’s theory of Continental drift and Plate Tectonics. Plate movements and interactions-Volcanism and seismicity.
Topic-4: Landforms-Mineral and rocks- classification of rocks, rock cycle. The important minerals geomorphic process of denudation Endogenic and Exogenic processes. Mass Wasting, Landslide, Work of River, Glacier Wind, Sea Waves etc, processes of soil formation.
Topic-5: Climate:Atmosphere: Composition and structure. Insolation and temperature, Atmospheric pressure and winds, Atmospheric moisture, cyclones, classification of climate (Koeppen and Thornthwaite Schemes classification). Global climatic changes: Causes and effects.
Topic-6:  Water (Ocean)Geomorphology of the ocean floor, submarine relief features of Atlantic, Pacific and the Indian Ocean. Movement of ocean water: Currents, tides and waves. Marine deposits and coral reefs.
Topic -7:  Life on the EarthApproaches in environmental Geography, landscape, ecosystem and perception approaches, Man and the Biosphere: Interactive and dynamic relationship. Human impact on biogeochemical cycles.
Topic-8:  India:the Geographical basis of Indian State-territory; location, extent, shape and size.
Topic-9 Physiography:Structure, Physiographic divisions, a Drainage system and its evolution.
Topic-10 Climate, Vegetation and SoilClimate: factors controlling the climate of India Origin and mechanism of Indian monsoon; Seasons of India, Classification of the climate of India (Koeppen’s, Thornthwaite, Trewartha). Soils: Type and distribution (I.C.A.R.), Soil problems, conservation of soil Vegetation- Types & Distribution; conservation.
Topic-11:  Natural Hazards and disasters-Causes, Consequences and management in India Environmental Hazards: Floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides; human adjustment to hazards; hazards perception and mitigation; environmental institutions and legislation in India.
Topic-12:  Human Geography: Nature and Scope.Nature and scope of Human Geography, Approaches to the Human Geography, Determinism, Environmental Determinism, Possibilism, Neo-determinism, ecological and Behaviouralism.
Topic -13: People (World and India)Trends and patterns of population growth: determinants and patterns of population distribution; theories, demographic transition; Human migration, Patterns of human development.
Topic-14: Human Activities: (World and India)Primary: -Hunting, gathering, Herding (Nomadic & Commercial) Lumbering fishing, mining and agriculture; Agricultural practices; some major crops.
Topic-15: Transport, Communication and Trade(World and India)Transport and communication Roads, railways, waterways and airways; oil and gas pipelines, national electric grids.
Topic-16: Human settlements (World and India)Unstable and stable settlements, rural settlements: origin, types and patterns; Urban settlements: Origin and growth of towns; functional classification of towns. Problems of urbanization in the world; urbanization in India; Urban slums and squatters.
Topic -17: Geographical perspectives on selected issues and problemsEnvironmental pollution-Land, Water, Air, Noise, Global Warming, Poverty, Food Security; Sustainable Development.
Topic -18: General Cartography (Practicals)Elements and classification of maps, scales, map-projections, finding directions, latitudes, longitudes and calculation of local & standard time, Identification & Analysis of relief forms: Topographical Maps and interpretation. Weather-instruments and interpretation of weather maps. Digital mapping, Remote sensing, Visual interpretation. Processing of Data, Thematic mapping, representing statistical data by various diagrams-Bar, Histogram, Pie etc.

KVS 2020 Exam Centres

This Year the written Test for KVs Posts is likely to be held at following 36 cities. However, the number of cities will be increased and decreased depending on the volume of application and administrative Convenience. The centre for the written examinations for the post of principal and vice-principal will be at Delhi only.

S.No.Examination CentreS.No.Examination City
01AGRA19JODHPUR
02AHMEDABAD20KANPUR
03ALLAHABAD21KOLKATA
04BANGLORE22LUCKNOW
05BHOPAL23MADURAI
06BHUBANESHWAR24MANGALORE
07CHANDIGARH25MUMBAI
08CHENNAI26NAGPUR
09DEHRADUN27PATNA
10DELHI/NCR28PORT BLAIR
11GUWAHATI29RAIPUR
12GWALIOR30RANCHI
13HYDERABAD31SILCHAR
14IMPHAL32SILIGURI
15JABALPUR33THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
16JAIPUR34UDAIPUR
17JALANDHAR35VARANASI
18JAMMU36VIJAYAWADA

KVS PGTs Salary Offered

Detailed Salary Structure
Basic Salary 47600
HRA Currently 24% of Basic 11424
DA Currently 7% of Basic 3332
TA (3600 + DA on TA) 3852
Total Salary 66208
Deduction Details
NPS (National Pension Scheme) 5093
Income Tax 1600 (Approximately)
DHS / CGHS 650
CGEIS 20
Total Deduction 7363
Net Salary (In Hand)  58845 (Per Month)
Total NPS Contribution (For Pension) 10186 (Per Month)

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