KVS PGT History Eligibility Criteria: Know Age, Qualification, Relaxation

Hello Job Seekers, As we all know the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) will conduct the Recruitment for the post of Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs) and Primary Teachers (PRTs) soon this year 2021.

Job Seekers will have to go through the eligibility criteria to apply for the KVS recruitment 2021. There are several factors considered by the KVS when recruiting a candidate. You must have all the relevant documents as required for the online application process.
Through this article, we will help you to know about the Complete Eligibility Criteria for KVS PGT History Exam 2021.

Latest Update

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has not yet released the official notification on its official website – kvsangathan.nic.in. We will notify the exam dates as soon as the KVS releases the official notification

[Page Index]
1. Exam Highlights
2. KVS PGT Useful Sources
3. Important Dates
4. Exam Dates
5. KVS PGT History Eligibility Criteria
6. Eligibility Criteria Highlights
7. Eligibility Criteria 2021
8. Important Points Regarding Eligibility Criteria
9. KVS PGT History Age limit
10. Vacancy Available
11. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Exam Highlights

Before we go deep with the information. let us first have a look at the Major Features of the KVS Recruitment 2021.

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 except SC/ST/PH/Ex-S
No. of Vacancy Available for PGT EnglishTo be notified
Mode of ExaminationOnline and Offline
No. of Seats AvailableTo be notified

KVS PGT Useful Sources

All the candidates may also check these important links regarding the KVS PGT History Recruitment Process.

Major NotificationClick here
Eligibility CriteriaClick here
Exam PatternClick here
SyllabusClick here
BooksClick here
Cut-OffClick here
Q & AClick here
Job ProfileClick here
Previous Year PaperClick here
Sample PaperClick here
Admit cardClick here
Test seriesClick here

Important Dates

Candidates applying for the KVS PGT 2021 exam needs to check these important dates related to KVS PGT. The given dates are Expected.

KVS PGT ApplicationTo be updated shortly
Last date to apply onlineTo be updated shortly
KVS PGT Admit CardTo be updated shortly
KVS PGT Exam DateTo be updated shortly
KVS PGT ResultTo be updated shortly

Exam Dates

The dates for the KVS PGT Recruitment Exam 2021 have not yet been announced. Hang tight for the official dates will be updated shortly.

KVS PGT History Eligibility Criteria

Teachers are responsible for the perfect teaching and delivery of all subject, with a particular emphasis on the core subjects Like Literacy, numeracy, and science. Before we speak about the eligibility criteria for KVS PGT History Now let’s have a brief look at the vacancy available for KVS Exam 2021.

Eligibility Criteria Highlights

1.Nationality Criteriaa. There are no such nationality criteria. Every Indian candidate who holds the educational qualification can apply for it.

b. Foreign Nationals candidate would be considered only in case there are no Children of Indian Nationals waitlisted for admission.
2. Number of AttemptsEligible candidate can within the age limit apply multiple times. There are no such restrictions on the number of attempts for the KVS Recruitment Examinations.
3.ExperienceA considerable amount of years of experience in the teaching field is desired for KVS Recruitment 2021.

Eligibility Criteria 2021

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

Education/QualificationEligibility criteria
Essential Qualification1.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 History subjects.

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

3.Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English Media.
Desirable KnowledgeKnowledge of Computer Application.
Compulsory SubjectHistory
Age Limitmaximum 40 Years as of 31.09.2020. Age relaxation for SC./ST and other categories as applicable under the Govt. of India Rules.

Important Points Regarding Eligibility Criteria 

  • Make sure to have all the required documents mentioned for the KVS PGT Eligibility Criteria.
  • Ration Cards and Learner’s Driving License are not accepted as identity proof.
  • KVS Employees/Government Servants asking for age relaxation shall have to submit a certificate in the format prescribed by the KVS.
  • The signature on all the documents must be the same.
  • Decisions made by the KVS will be final regarding the eligibility criteria, acceptance or rejection of the applications.
  •  Penalty for false information, mode of selection, the conduct of examination(s).
  • Allotment of examination centres, selection and posting of the selected candidate will be provided to your email address from KVS authority.

KVS PGT History Age limit

Here in this section, we have mentioned the complete Age limit and Age relaxation which is required to apply for KVS 2021 Recruitment Examination. Candidates are advised to check all the criteria before filling the application form.

Age Relaxation

S.NoCategory of PersonThe extent of age relaxation/Concession
(a)SC/ST5 Years
(b)OBC3 Years
(c)Women(All Category) for teaching posts only except for the post of Principal & Vice Principal10 Years
(d)KVS EmployeesNo age bar
(e)Aspirants with 3 Years continuous service in Central Govt. provided the posts are in same or allied cadres(An applicant claiming age relaxation under this pare should produce a certificate from his/her employer to the effect that he/she is a govt. servant as on the date of Advertisement)5 Years for general
10 Years for SC/ST08 Years for OBC
(f)Persons Ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir5 Years
(g)Candidates with disabilities
1. SC/ST
2. OBC
3. General
15 Years 13 Years 10 Years
(h)1. Ex-Serviceman (General)
(for Group_A Posts Only)
5 Years
 2. Ex-Serviceman (OBC)
(For Group-A posts only)
08 years (03 years+ 05 years)
 3. Ex-Serviceman (SC/ST)
(For Group-A posts only)
10 years (05 years + 05 years)
(i)1. Ex-Serviceman (General)
(For Group- B posts only)
03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications.
 2. Ex-serviceman (OBC)
(For Group-B posts only)
06 years (03 years +03 Years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications
 3. Ex-serviceman (SC/ST)
(For Group-B posts only)
08 years (03 years + 05 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications.

Vacancy Available

The information regarding post wise Vacancies available for the Year 2021 will soon be uploaded on the official website.

Name of the postsVacancy Available
Principal (Group-A)76
Vice-Principal (Group-A)220
PGTs (Group-B)592
TGTs (Group-B)1900
Librarian (Group-B)50
Primary Teacher (Group-B)5300
Primary Teacher(Music) (Group-B)201


  • All the concession mentioned above will be concurrent i.e. if a person is eligible for more than one concession, only one of the concessions of the highest permissible limit will be granted.
  • On completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or
  • On account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalided shall be allowed maximum relaxation of five years in the upper age limit

For groups ‘B’ and ‘C’ posts, the Ex-serviceman who has put in not less than months continuous service in an armed force(Army, Navy and Air force) shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from his/her actual age.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. What is the minimum education qualification needed for KVS recruitment?

A. Candidate should have Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks in the concerned subjects.

Q. How many attempts are allowed for the KVS examination?

A. No such limit is there. Eligible candidate can apply multiple times.

Q. Can we ask for a refund for the application fee?

A. Application fee is non refundable.

Q. What is age limit for KVS PGT?

A. Age limit is 40 (There are age relaxation for Reserved Candidates)

Q. How many vacancies are available for KVS PGT?

A. Total vacancies are 592.


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