kvsKendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), henceforth mentioned as KVS, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India invites Online applications from Indian Citizens for recruitment to the Teaching and Miscellaneous Teaching posts for the years 2012-13 and 2013-14.

Exam Pattern For Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) English : That Paper Divided in Two Part But have only One Paper. The Test Will be of 03 hours duration.

Part I : This Part will comprise of 40 multiple choice questions in English and Hindi subjects.

  • Subject : English and Hindi
  • No. Of Question : 20 – 20 Question
  • Total Marks : 40 marks

Part II : This Part will consist of 160 multiple type questions. The Part II of the candidate will be evaluated only if he/she qualifies Part I securing 5 marks each in English & Hindi subjects and 13 marks in aggregate in English and Hindi.

  • Subject : Current Affairs
  • No. Of Question : 20 Question
  • Total Marks : Mark
  • Subject : Reasoning and Numerical Ability
  • No. Of Question : 20 Question
  • Total Marks : 20 Mark
  • Subject : Teaching Methodology
  • No. Of Question : 20 Question
  • Total Marks : 20 Mark
  • Subject Concerned : English
  • No. Of Question : 100 Questions
  • Total Marks : 100 Mark

Note : The final merit will be based on the performance of the candidate in written test (Part II) and interview. The weightage of written test (Part II) and interview will be 70:30.

Syllabus For Written Examination For  Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) English : 

Section A 

Reading Comprehension : Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret unseen texts. Three/four unseen reading passages may be set.

Section B

  • Ability to express views/opinions in a coherent & logical manner.
  • One out of two tasks such as factual description of any event or incident, a report or a process.
  • Writing one formal letter. Letter types include
  • Business or official letters(for making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for and giving information, placing orders and sending replies)
  • Letter to the editors(giving facts/figures suggestions / opinions on an issue of public interest) on contemporary / current issues.
  • Application for a job with cv.
  • Writing personal opinion /views/stand in an article/debate/speech etc on a given socio – cultural issue –in a style/register suitable to the task set. Issues could relate to
  • environment 
  • education 
  • gender discrimination 
  • economic disparity etc..

Section C

Grammar And Usage : Ability to apply the knowledge of syntax and grammatical items & use them accurately in the context provided .
The following grammatical structures will be tested through error correction / editing/ gap filling / sentence completion / multiple choice questions :

  • Determiners 
  • Tenses 
  • Clauses 
  • Modals 
  • Voice

Section D

 Literature :

  • Shakespeare’s works.
  • Romantic period (e.g. Shelley, Wordsworth, Keats, Coleridge etc)
  • 19th and 20th Century American and English Literature (e.g. Robert Frost,
  • Hemmingway, Whitman, Hawthorne, Emily Dickinson , Bernard Shaw, Arthur Miller etc. )
  • Modern Indian Writing in English (e.g. Anita Desai, Vikram Seth, Nissin Ezekiel, K N Daruwala, Ruskin Bond, R K Narayan, Mulk Raj Anand, Khushwant Singh etc)
  • Modern writing in English from other parts of the world e.g. Latin America / Africa / Australia / South Asia.