KVS Principal Recruitment 2021: Notification, Application Form, Exam Pattern & More!

Hello Candidates, as we all know that the KV Sangathan will soon release the notification for around 6000 posts of teaching staffs to the posts of Principals, Vice-Principals, Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs), training Graduate Teachers (TGTs), Librarian, Primary Teacher (PRT) and Primary Teacher (Music). The KVS Recruitment Exam 2021 will be Conducted by KVS Examination Authority. All the interested candidates can apply through online mode. In this article, we will discuss the complete recruitment process and eligibility criteria and the complete details about KVS Principal Recruitment 2021. 

Throughout this article, we’ll provide the essential details and discuss every aspect of the notification of KVS Principal Recruitment 2021.

1. Useful Resources
2. Highlights Exam
3. Important Dates
4. Exam Dates

5. Application Fee
6. Eligibility Criteria
7. Syllabus
8. Exam Pattern

9. Exam Centre
10. Salary

KVS Principal Recruitment Useful Resource

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Highlights of Exam

Let us look at the Major Features of the KVS Principal Recruitment 2021. Here we have discussed the mode of examination, no of seats available, application fees, etc.

Name of ExaminationKVS Principal Recruitment
Conducting BodyKVS – Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi (CBSE)
Mode of ApplicationOnline & Offline
Official Websitewww.kvsangathan.nic.in
Mode of ExaminationOnline and Offline
No. of Seats AvailableTo be notified

Important Dates

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

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

Exam Dates

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

Application Fee

Application Fee For Principal are as follow:

Categories Fee
TGT/PGT/PRT Post General / OBC 1500/-
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.

Eligibility Criteria

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

Education/Qualification Eligibility criteria
  • Master Degree from a recognized university with at least 45% marks in aggregate
  • B.Ed or equivalent teaching degree
  • The person holding analog posts or posts of principal in central/ State Govt./ Autonomous organizations of Central / State Govt. in the pay level-12(Rs.78800- 209200)
  • Vice-Principal/ Asstt. Education Officers in Central/ State Govt./Autonomous organization of central/ State Govt. in the pay level-10(Rs. 56100-177500) with combined service of 5 Years as PGT and 2 Years as Vice- Principal.
  • Persons holding posts of PGTs Lecturer in central/state govt./ Autonomous organization of Central/ State Govt. in the pay level-8(Rs. 47,600- 15100/-) or equivalent with at least 8 years regular service in the aforesaid grade.
  • 15 years combined regular services as TGT in the Pay Level-7(Rs. 44900-142400) and PGT in the pay level-8(Rs. 47600- 151100) out of which 3 years as PGT.
Desirable Knowledge Knowledge of Computer Application.
Age Limit Minimum 35 years and Maximum 50 Years as on 31.09.2018. Age relaxation for SC./ST and other categories as applicable under the Govt. of India Rules.

KVS Principal Recruitment Syllabus 2021

The details regarding the syllabus are different for every post. Here we have discussed about the principal exam details such as the test duration, total no of questions ,total marks . Section wise syllabus is discussed below:

Test Duration 150 Minutes
Total Questions 150 Objectives Type Multiple Choice questions
Total Marks 150 Marks
Section name (Nature of Questions) Marks per items No. of Items
1.General English 01 mark per question 10 questions
2. General Hindi 10 questions
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 01 mark per question 10 questions
Reasoning ability 10 questions
Computer Literacy 10 questions
Subject Concerned (Musicology) 100 questions
(a) Child Development and Pedagogy (10)   (i) Development of Child: Development Growth & Maturation- Concept & Nature, Principal of development, Factors influencing Development- Methods and approaches of child development-observation, interview, Case Study, Experimental, Cross Sectionalsand Longitudinal, Development tasks, and hazards.
(ii) Understanding learning: Concept, Nature of learning- input-process-outcome, Factors of Learning and their applicability- Behaviourism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike) Constructivism (planet, Vygotsky), Gestalt (Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura), Dimensions of Learning-Cognitive, Affective and Performance, Motivation and Sustenance-its role in learning, memory & Forgetting, Transfer of Learning (iii) Pedagogical Concerns: Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner, Learners in Contexts: Situation Learner in the socio-political and cultural context.Managing behavior problems, guidance & counseling, punishment, and its legal implication, right of a child, time management, Distinction between assessment for learning & Assessment of learning school-based Assessment, Continous & comprehensive Evaluation: Perspective & Practice Understanding teaching & Learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right to Education Act 2009. (b) Perspective in Education and School Organization

(i) Acts/ Rights: Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education acts2009 children rights
(ii) Schools Organization: Institutional Planning, Principal as a leader, teacher Quality, Linkage and Interface with other Institutional and vice versa students quality, Organization of Teaching, Co-Curriculum Activity, office management resources required for a good Schools, Organizational Climate. (c) Teaching Methodology (10) (i) Curriculum: Meaning, Principal, Types of Curriculum Organization, Approaches.
(ii) Planning: Instructional Plan- Year Plan, Unit Plan, Lesson Plan. Instructional Materials and Resources: Text Books, work Books, Supplementary materials AV aids, laboratories, Library, Clubs, Museum-Community, information, and Communication Technology (d) Inclusive Education-(05)

(i) Disability as a Social Construct, Classification of Disability and its educational implications.
(a) Sensory impartment (Hearing Imparting, visual imparting, and deaf-blind)
(b) Cognitive Disabilities: (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual disability)
(ii) Philosophy of inclusion with specific reference to children with disabilities.
(iii) The process of inclusion: Concern issues across disabilities.
(iv) Constitutional Provisions
01 mark per question 50 Marks
Administration and finance (50 marks)  

  • CCS (CCA) Rules
  • CCS (Conduct) Rules
  • Fundamental and supplementary rules
  • Rules
  • LTC Rules
  • Medical Attendance Rules
  • Pension Rules & New Pension Rules
  • GFR- Purchase Procedure
01 mark per question 50 Marks
Interview: 60 marks
Note: The Final Merit List will be based on the Performance of the candidates in the written Test, Performance Test, and interview. The weight of the written Test, Performance Test, and interview will be 60:25:15.

KVS Principal Exam Pattern

The Examination will be conducted in offline mode. The duration of the KVS exam would be 150 minutes and The Exam will carry 150 Objectives Type Multiple Choice questions.

Test Component of the test (Written Examination) No. of Questions Total Marks
Part-I English 10 10
Hindi 10 10
Part-II General Knowledge & Current Affairs 10 10
Reasoning ability 10 10
Computer Literacy 10 10
Part- III Child Development and Pedagogy (10 Question) 50 50
Perspectives in Education and Schools organizations (10 Question)
Teaching Methodology (10 Question)
Inclusive Education (5 Questions)
Assessment Learning (10 Questions)
Education Technology (5 Questions)
Part-IV Administration and Finance 50 50
Total 150 150


  • The Question Papers will be Objective type carrying 150 marks of 2 and ½ hour duration
  • There will be no Negative Marks for the wrong answer.
  • The difficulty level of the question paper may be kept as per requirement.

KVS Recruitment Notification 2021

KVS Exam Centres 2021

This Year the written Test for KVS Posts is likely to be held in the 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 in Delhi only.

S.No.Examination CityS.No.Examination City

KVS Principal Salary Offered

Below is the salary structure of KVS Principal with all the necessary information. KVS Salary: Allowances & Perks. The allowance & perks offered to various posts under KVS Recruitment are immense. Let’ have a look at it we will understand more about it.

KVS House Rent Allowance(HRA)

HRA varies as per the city you are living in. Classification of Cities/Towns Rate of House Rent Allowance per month as a percentage of Basic Pay only.

KVS Dearness Allowance (DA)

The Dearness Allowance is a cost of living adjustment allowance and is currently 7% Of basic Pay under the 7th Pay Commission.

Detailed Salary Structure
Basic Salary 78800
HRA (Currently 24% of Basic) 18912
DA (Currently 7% of Basic) 5516
TA (3600 + DA on TA) 7704
Total Salary 110932
Deduction Details
NPS (National Pension Scheme) 8431
Income Tax 4000 (Approximately)
DHS / CGHS 650
Total Deduction 13101
Net Salary (In Hand) 97830 
Total NPS Contribution (For Pension) 16862 

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2 thoughts on “KVS Principal Recruitment 2021: Notification, Application Form, Exam Pattern & More!”

  1. Pls let me know, when the post for principals will b advertised and pls recommend an appropriate book for kvs principal exam ..


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