KVS PGT History Recruitment 2021: Application Process, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Vacancy and More.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) PGT History 2021 Notification: Hello candidates, the KVS will soon release the notification for around 6000 posts of teaching staffs including TGT, PGT, PRT and other posts. 

All the candidates who want to apply for the post of PGT History Teacher can apply through the official website https://kvsangathan.nic.in/. The KVS PGT History Exam will be conducted through offline mode.

Throughout the article, we will help you to know more about the KVS PGT History Exam 2021 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Age Limit and complete information on KVS 2021 Examination.
(Complete data is based on the previous year 2020. As for the year, 2021 details will be updated shortly)

Latest Update

The official notification for KVS 2021 PGT Recruitment will release soon for this year 2021. The online application process will be conducted for the recruitment of Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs). 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. KVS PGT Exam Highlights
2. Useful Resource
3. Important Dates
4. KVS PGT Exam Dates
5. Application Process
6. Eligibility Criteria
7. History Exam Pattern
8. History Exam Syllabus
9. KVS PGT Concern Topics
10. KVS 2021 Exam Center’s
11. KVS 2021 Posting Zone
12. KVS PGTs Salary Offered
13. KVS PGT Vacancy 2020-2021
14.Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

KVS PGT 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 History Exam Useful Source

Candidates may also check these Important links related to KVS PGT 2021 Recruitment Notification.

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 History Exam 2021 needs to check these important dates related to the exam. The given dates are Expected.

KVS PGT Application To 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

KVS PGT Exam Dates

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

Application Process

Application Fee For Various Posts are as follow:

Categories Fee
TGT/PGT/PRT Post General / OBC 1000/-
SC / ST / PH /Ex-S No Fee
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.

Mode of Payment:
You can pay the fee through Net banking or through credit/ debit cards of any bank.

Candidate’s Photograph and Signature :
The size of the photograph must be less than 50 kB. The size of the signature file must be less than 20 kb.

Mode of Communication:
Candidates are suggested to add their correct E-mail Addresses and Mobile Number in the online application form. All the eligible candidates will received the E-mail or SMS for final selection stage.

Eligibility Criteria

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 on 31.09.2020. Age relaxation for SC./ST and other categories as applicable under the Govt. of India Rules.

To check the detailed eligibility criteria we are referring to this post “KVS PGT History Eligibility Criteria 2021

History Exam Pattern

Let’s look at the KVS PGT History Exam Pattern. Pattern is divided into two parts and total number of questions, marks and duration is given below.

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

History Exam Syllabus

KVS PGT History Exam Syllabus consist of two parts. Part 1 consist of General English and General Hindi and Part 2 consist of General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Reasoning Ability, Computer Literacy, Pedagogy and Subject Concerned.

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
1. General English 1 mark per questions 10 questions
2.General Hindi 1 mark per questions 10 questions
1. General Knowledge and Current Affairs 1 mark per questions 10 questions
2. Reasoning Ability 1 mark per questions 10 questions
3. Computer Literacy 1 mark per questions 10 questions
4. Pedagogy 1 mark per questions 10 questions
5. Subject Concerned 1 mark per questions 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.

KVS PGT Concern Topics

Some important topics for KVS PGT History Exam.

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 Mahajan Padas
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 Maurya’s
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.
a. 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 –
a. Feudalism in Europe
a. Manor State
b. Decline 
22 Renaissance ’n Reformation period in Europe
23 Capitalism and Mercantilism.
a. Industrial Revolution
b. Imperialism and colonialism
24 China From 1840 to 1949
25 Japan 1840 to 1949

KVS Exam Center’s 2021

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 center for the written examinations for the post of principal and vice-principal will be at Delhi only.

S.No.Examination CityS.No.Examination City

KVS Posting Zone 2021

There is a Zone list for KVS Recruitment Process 2021 :

Zone Name

1. Central Zone
State name under that Zone
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Madhya Pradesh
3. Chhattisgarh
2. North Zone1. Chandigarh
2. Delhi
3. Haryana
4. Himachal Pradesh
5. Jammu and Kashmir
6. Punjab
7. Uttarakhand
3. East Zone
1. West Bengal
2. Bihar
3. Jharkhand
4. Odisha
5. Sikkim
4. West Zone1. Rajasthan
2. Maharashtra
3. Goa
4. Gujarat
5. Daman and Diu
6. Dadra Nagar and Haveli
5. South Zone. Karnataka
2. Tamil Nadu
3. Andhra Pradesh
4. Kerala
5. Telangana
6. Lakshadweep
7. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
6. North -Eastern Zone1. Assam
2. Meghalaya
3. Manipur
4. Mizoram
5. Arunachal Pradesh
6. Tripura
7. Nagaland

KVS PGTs Salary Offered

Take a look at the current salary structure offered by KVS PGT History Exam.

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
Total Deduction 7363
Net Salary (In Hand)  58845 (Per Month)
Total NPS Contribution (For Pension) 10186 (Per Month)

KVS PGT Vacancy 2020-2021

KVS PGT 2021-2020 vacancies (tentative) have been released now. The latest KVS PGT vacancy 2021 as per the official notice is 926.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Q. What is the full form of KVS?

A.KVS stands for Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, It’s under the Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Q.Is Sanskrit language being taught in KVS School?

A. Yes, Sanskrit is taught from class VI-VIII.

Q.Is KVS exam are tough?

A.Yes, It is tough because vacancies are less and candidate are very much high in numbers.

Q.Is it mandatory to have CTET Certificate for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT?

A.For Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs) CTET is not mandatory, for Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs) CTET Paper-2 is required and Primary Teachers (PRTs) CTET Paper-1 is required

Q.Can the candidates who have done B.ED apply for the Primary Teacher (PRT) posts?

 A. B. Ed students can apply for the PRT posts only if he/she has scored at least 50% marks in Graduation and has also qualified the CTET Paper-1.

Q. Will there be any NEGATIVE MARKING in KVS PGT 2021 Exam?

A. No there is no Negative Marking in KVS PGT Exam.

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