Top Recommended Books for KVS PGT History Exam Preparation

KVS PGT History Exam Guide: Hello Aspirants, as we all know that the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is going to conduct written test for around 6000 posts of Teaching Staff. Candidates who have planned to apply for the post of KVS PGT, now have started looking for Best and appropriate Books for PGT History Exam. There are many KVS PGT History Books which are available for the same subject, now choosing an appropriate book according to the KVS Recruitment examination pattern is a very Crucial problem for all the aspirants.

So in this article, we will provide you with detail information about the KVS PGT History Exam Preparation Books.On the results of the written test, candidates will be eligible to qualify for the Interview, hence making the written exam Very Important. Plan your study schedule with these highly recommended books for KVS Recruitments Examination for sure success in the written exam.

Important Links

Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to KVS PGT 2020 Recruitment Notification.

Major Notification Eligibility Criteria Exam Pattern
Syllabus Books Previous Year Paper
Sample Paper Admit Card Test Series
Cut-Off Q & A Job Profile

Highlights of Exam

Name of Examination KVS -Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs)
Conducting Body KVS – Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi (CBSE)
Mode of Application Online & Offline
Official Website www.kvsangathan.nic.in
Application Fee 1000/- For all categories except SC/ST/PH/Ex-S
No. of Vacancy Available for PGT English To be notified
Mode of Examination Online and Offline
No. of Seats Available To be notified

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.

Event Dates
KVS PGT Application To be updated shortly
Last date to apply online To be updated shortly
KVS PGT Admit Card To be updated shortly
KVS PGT Exam Date To be updated shortly
KVS PGT Result To be updated shortly

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

KVS PGT History Books

Before we discuss best available books to crack KVS Recruitments Examination 2020, let us read the complete syllabus for this prestigious exam.

KVS PGT History Syllabus

Test Duration 150 Minutes
Total Questions 150 Objectives type multiple choice
Total Marks 150 Marks
Section Name (Nature of Questions) Marks per items No. of Items
Part-I:
1. General English 1 mark per questions 10 questions
2. General Hindi 1 mark per questions 10 questions
Part-II:
  1. General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  2. Reasoning Ability
  3. Computer literacy
  4. Pedagogy
1 mark per questions
  • 10 questions
  • 10 questions
  • 10 questions
  • 20 questions
(I) Pedagogical Concerns
a) Curriculum: Meaning, Principals, Types of curriculum organization, approaches
b) Planing: Instructional plan-year plan, unit plan, lesson plan
c) Instructional materials and resources: Text Books, workbooks, supplementary materials AV aids, Laboratories, Library, Clubs-Museums-community, information and Communication Technology
d) Evaluation: Types, tools, characteristics of a good test, continuous and comprehensive evaluation, analysis and interpretation of scholastic achievement test.
(II) Inclusive Education
a) Understanding Diversity: Concept types (disability as a dimension of diversity)
b) Disability as a social construct, classification of disability
c) Philosophy of inclusion with special reference to children with disability
d) Process of inclusion: concern issues across disabilities
e) Constitutional Provisions
f)  Education & Technology
(iii) Communication & interaction Theory of communication, types of communication, communication & Language, Communication in the classroom, barriers in communication.
5. Subject Concerned 80 questions
Interview: 60 marks
Note: The Final Merit List will be based on the Performance of the candidates in written Test, Performance Test, and interview. The weightage of written Test, Performance Test and interview will be 85:15.

Topics Concern

S.No. Syllabus
Indian History
1 Harappan Civilization –a. Town Planning
b. Religion
c. Economic & Social Life
d. Script Writing
2 The rise of Magadh in relation to 16 Mahajanpadas
3 The rise of Heterodox sects with special reference to Buddhism, Jainism –a. Rise
b. Teaching
c. Comparison
d. Effect on society, trade &commerce
4 The Mauryas –a. Causes for its rise
b. Chandragupta Maurya Administration
c. The contribution of Ashoka the Great (all aspects)
d. Decline and fall of the Mauryan Empire
5 The Guptas –a. Golden Period
b. Samudra Gupta
c. Chandragupta Vikramaditya etc
d. Administration, Religion, Trade & Commerce
6 Society & Economy – From Vedic till 7th century
7 Sultanate Era – The Defeat of Hindu kingdom and the establishment of Delhi Sultanate
8 Mughal Period – 1526 to 1707(all aspects)a. Polity
b. Administration
c. Society
d. Economy
9 Medieval Period – Society and Culture with Special Reference to Bhakti Movement and Sufism
10 Medieval Architecture – Delhi Sultanate ’n Mughal Period
11 The Advent of Europeans and the establishment of 5 British rule
12 British rule and its impact on Indian economy
13 Revolt 1857 –a. Nature
b. Causes
c. Leadership
d. Events
e. Consequences
f. Causes of defeat
g. Impact
14 The socio-religious reform movements and the rise of nationalism
15 The Indian freedom movement – 1885 to 1947
16 Constitution –a. Framing
b. Features
c. Working of the Constitution
d. Adoption of the Constitution
History of the world
17 The rise of Ancient Civilizations with special reference to Mesopotamia –   a. Urbanization
b. Script
c. Traded
d. Calendar
18 Roman and Greek civilization. The rise of the empire
b. Administration
c. Society
19 The rise of Islam –a. Teachings
b. Culture
c. Crusades
20 Nomadic people of Central Asia
21 The Dark age – Feudalism in Europea. Manor State
b. Decline
22 Renaissance ’n Reformation period in Europe
23 Capitalism and Mercantilism. Industrial Revolution
b. Imperialism and colonialism
24 China From 1840 to 1949
25 Japan 1840 to 1949

KVS PGT History Exam Preparation Books

The Exam for KVS Recruitment 2020 can be broadly categorized into various subjects. Let us discuss one by one.

Best Books for PGT History

This book is highly recommended for candidates preparing for the CTET and KVS exam. Read every page of this book as many times as you can. Work hard and Smart.

Book Name Buy Here Price
KVS-PGT Self Preparation Guide History Recruitment Examination (by Arihant Experts) Click Here Rs. 240Rs. 216 (you save 10%)
KVS Teachers (PGT): History Guide (by RPH Editorial Board) Click Here Rs. 230Rs. 207 (you save 10%)
UGC-Net/JRF/PGT/TGT History (Hindi) (by Youth Competition Times) Click Here Rs. 135

Best Books for Current Affairs

Here in this section, we have mentioned some best and appropriate PGT Current affairs books for KVS Recruitment Examination.

Book Name Buy Here Price
Current Affairs Ardhvarshik 2018 (by Arihant Expert) Click Here Rs. 110Rs. 84 (you save 23%)
Quarterly Current Affairs – January to March 2018 for Competitive Exams – Vol. 1 (by Disha Experts) Click Here Rs. 140Rs. 105 (you save 25%)
The Current Affairs Yearbook 2018 for Competitive Exams – UPSC/State PCS/SSC/Banking/Insurance/Railways/BBA/ MBA/Defence(by Disha Experts) Click Here Rs.  190Rs. 103 (you save 45%)

Reasoning book for KVS recruitment

Here in this section, we have mentioned some best and appropriate Reasoning Ability books for KVS Recruitment Examination.

  1. A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning
  2. A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning (Old Edition) (R.S. Aggarwal)
  3. A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal
Book Name Buy Here Price
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning (by R.S. Aggarwal) Rs. 264
A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning (Old Edition) (R.S. Aggarwal)(by R S Aggarwal) Click Here Rs. 365
A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal (by B.S. Sijwalii and Indu Sijwali) Rs. 363

Computer Science Book for PGT

This book is recommended for candidates preparing for the CTET and KVS exam. Read every page of this book as many times as you can. Work hard and Smart. All the very best.

Books Name Buy Here Price
TGT/PGT Computer Science(by Virendra Kumar) Rs. 150.00
PGT Guide Computer Science Recruitment Examination(by Arihant Experts) Rs. 240.00Rs. 216.00 (you save 10%)
DSSSB – TGT Computer Science Exam Guide (Latest Edition)(RPH Editorial Board) Rs. 480.00Rs. 325.00 (you save 32%)

Best Books For Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development and Pedagogy is the most important subject for CTET and KVS exam. We have listed the books name below. You can take the reference of these books to score great in the Teacher Eligibility Test.

Books Name Buy Here Books Price
A complete Resources for CTET: Child Development and Pedagogy (by Sandeep Kumar) Rs. 194.00
CTET & TETs Child Development & Pedagogy (Paper I & Paper II by Arihant Experts) Click Here Rs. 155.00
Child Development & Pedagogy for CTET & STET (Paper 1 & 2) with Past Questions (by Shalini Punjabi) Rs. 169.00

Quantitative Aptitude Books for KVS

Here in this section, we have mentioned some best and appropriate Quantitative Aptitude books for KVS Recruitment Examination.

  1. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations(by R.S. Aggarwal)
  2. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (Old Edition) (by R.S.Aggarwal)
  3. Shortcuts in Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams(by Disha Experts)
Book Name Buy Here Price
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (by R.S. Aggarwal) Click Here Rs. 725Rs. 490 (you save 32%)
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (Old Edition) (by R.S.Aggarwal) Click Here Rs. 395Rs. 325 (you save 17%)
Shortcuts in Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams (by Disha Experts) Click Here Rs. 150Rs. 108 (you save 28%)

Study Materials for KVS 2020

We have tried to compile all the latest and valuable information required to score great in the Prestigious KVS Recruitment 2020 Examination.

Topics Download Link
भारत में शिक्षा की नीतियां और इकाइयां – Policies and Units of Education in India Click Here
Teaching Methodology in Hindi: सूचना एवं संप्रेषण तकनीक Click Here
Methods of Teaching in Hindi Exclusive for TET Exams in India Click Here
Assessment and Evaluation in Hindi (आकलन और मूल्यांकन) Click Here
Teaching in Hindi (शिक्षण): Teaching Methods Click Here
Basic Process of Teaching and Learning in Hindi Click Here

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