KVS PGT Geography Exam 2018 Notification: Syllabus| Exam Pattern| Question Papers

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    KVS PGT Geography 2018 Notification: Hello Aspirants, the KV Sangathan invites the 592 Application form for the posts of PGT. out of this, the KVS invites the 61 application for the post of PGT Geography. The application form filling process has been started from 24th August 2018. All the aspirants who want to apply for the post of PGT they can apply through the online mode.  The KVS PGT Geography Exam will be Conducted through offline mode. Throughout the article, we will help you to know more about the KVS PGT Geography Exam 2018 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Age Limit and complete information on KVS 2018 Examination.


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    KVS PGT Geography 2018 Notification

    Before we go deep with the information let us first have a look at the Major Features of the KVS Recruitment 2018.

    Brief Description of the Job

    Name of The Post KVS -Post Graduate Teachers(PGTs) Geography
    Pay Level 47,600- 1,51,100
    Conducting Authority KVS-Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi(CBSE)
    Online Application Start Date 24th August 2018
    Application Last Date 13th September 2018

    23rd September 2018 (Extended)

    Application Fee 1000/- For all categories
    No. of Vacancy Available for PGT Geography 61
    Mode of Application Online
    Exam Mode Offline (written Exam)

    KV 2018 Important Dates

    According to the notification, the Online registration process will start from 24th September 2018 and it will be closed on 23rd September 2018.

    Date Session Time Duration Post
    22.12.2018 (Saturday) 1st Session (Morning) 09.00am-11.30 am 2.30 Hrs. Primary Teacher
    2nd Session (Afternoon) 12.30 pm – 03.00 pm. 2.30 Hrs. TGT(P & HE, AE, WE)
    3rd Session (Evening) 04.00pm – 06.30 pm 2.30 Hrs. PRT(Music)
    23.12.2018 (Sunday) 1st Session (Morning) 09.00 am – 11.30 am 2.30 Hrs. PGT
    2nd Session (Afternoon) 12.30 pm – 03.00pm 2.30 Hrs. TGT
    3rd Session (Evening) 04.00 pm – 06.30 pm 2.30 Hrs. Librarian

    Application Fee

    Application Fee For Principal are as follow:

    Categories Fee
    TGT/PGT/PRT Post General / OBC 1000/-
    SC / ST / PH 1000/-
    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 PGT Geography Recruitment post like Age Limit, Relaxation of Age, Mode of Selection and other Related information are given Below:

    Education/Qualification Eligibility criteria
    Essential Qualification
    • 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 Geography subjects.
    Desirable Knowledge Knowledge of Computer Application.
    Compulsory Subject Geography
    Age Limit maximum 40 Years as on 31.08.2018. Age relaxation for SC./ST and other categories as applicable under the Govt. of India Rules.

    KVS PGT Geography Exam Pattern

    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

    KVS PGT Geography Exam 2018 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

    1.       General English

    1 marks per questions 10 questions
    2.       General Hindi 1 marks per questions 10 questions

    1. General Knowledge and Current Affairs
    2. Reasoning Ability
    3. Computer literacy
    4. Pedagogy

    (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) The 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.

    1 marks per questions 10 questions

    10 question

    10 question

    20 question

    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

    Topics Syllabus
    Topic- 1: Geography as a discipline- Geographical ideas in ancient, medieval & modern periods: the contributions of Varenius, Kant, Reine, Humboldt and Ritter. Influence of Richthofen and Darwin. Videl-da-la Blache, F. Ratzel etc.
    Topic-2: Origin and Evolution of the Earth- Introduction to the solar system,

    Motions of Earth: Rotation, Revolution, Occurrence of Day and Night; change of seasons; Latitudes and Longitudes; Finding time. Earth’s Interior: Origin of contents and ocean basis Wagener’s Continental drift theory, Theory of Plate Tectonics Earthquakes and Volcanoes, Folding and faulting Origin of the Earth: Nebular hypothesis (old Theory) and Big-Bang Theory. Evolution of continents, atmosphere and oceans.

    Topic-3:  Interior of the Earth and Distribution of oceans and continents- Constitution of Earth’s interior (based on Seismic Evidence), the origin of the continents and ocean basins. Wegner’s theory of Continental drift and Plate Tectonics. Plate movements and interactions-Volcanism and seismicity.
    Topic-4:  Landforms-


    Mineral and rocks- classification of rocks, rock cycle. The important minerals geomorphic process of denudation Endogenic and Exogenic processes. Mass Wasting, Landslide, Work of River, Glacier Wind, Sea Waves etc, processes of soil formation.
    Topic-5: Climate:


    Atmosphere: Composition and structure. Insolation and temperature, Atmospheric pressure and winds, Atmospheric moisture, cyclones, classification of climate (Koeppen and Thornthwaite Schemes classification). Global climatic changes: Causes and effects.
    Topic-6:  Water (Ocean) Geomorphology of the ocean floor, submarine relief features of Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean. Movement of ocean water: Currents, tides and waves. Marine deposits and coral reefs.
    Topic -7:  Life on the Earth Approaches in environmental Geography, landscape, ecosystem and perception approaches,

    Man and the Biosphere: Interactive and dynamic relationship. Human impact on biogeochemical cycles.

    Topic-8:  India: the Geographical basis of Indian State-territory; location, extent, shape and size.
    Topic-9 Physiography: Structure, Physiographic divisions, Drainage system and its evolution.
    Topic-10 Climate, Vegetation and Soil Climate: factors controlling the climate of India Origin and mechanism of Indian monsoon; Seasons of India, Classification of the climate of India (Koeppen’s, Thornthwaite, Trewartha). Soils: Type and distribution (I.C.A.R.), Soil problems, conservation of soil Vegetation- Types & Distribution; conservation.
    Topic-11:  Natural Hazards and disasters- Causes, Consequences and management in India Environmental Hazards: Floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides; human adjustment to hazards; hazards perception and mitigation; environmental institutions and legislation in India.
    Topic-12:  Human Geography: Nature and Scope. Nature and scope of Human Geography, Approaches to the Human Geography, Determinism, Environmental Determinism, Possibilism, Neo-determinism, ecological and Behaviouralism.

    Topic -13: People (World and India)

    Trends and patterns of population growth: determinants and patterns of population distribution; theories, demographic transition; Human migration, Patterns of human development.
    Topic-14: Human Activities: (World and India)


    Primary: -Hunting, gathering, Herding (Nomadic & Commercial) Lumbering fishing, mining and agriculture; Agricultural practices; some major crops.
    Topic-15: Transport, Communication and Trade(World and India)


    Transport and communication Roads, railways, waterways and airways; oil and gas pipelines, national electric grids.
    Topic-16: Human settlements (World and India)


    Unstable and stable settlements, rural settlements: origin, types and patterns; Urban settlements: Origin and growth of towns; functional classification of towns. Problems of urbanization in the world; urbanization in India; Urban slums and squatters.
    Topic -17: Geographical perspectives on selected issues and problems


    Environmental pollution-Land, Water, Air, Noise, Global Warming, Poverty, Food Security; Sustainable Development.
    Topic -18: General Cartography (Practicals)


    Elements and classification of maps, scales, map-projections, finding directions, latitudes, longitudes and calculation of local & standard time, Identification & Analysis of relief forms: Topographical Maps and interpretation. Weather-instruments and interpretation of weather maps. Digital mapping, Remote sensing, Visual interpretation. Processing of Data, Thematic mapping, representing statistical data by various diagrams-Bar, Histogram, Pie etc.

    KVs 2018 Exam Centres

    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 on depending on the volume of application and administrative Convenience. The centre for the written examinations for the post of principal and vice principal will be at Delhi only.

    S.No. Examination Centre S.No. Examination City
    01 AGRA 19 JODHPUR

    KVS PGTs Salary Offered

    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
    CGEIS 20
    Total Deduction 7363
    Net Salary (In Hand)  58845 (Per Month)
    Total NPS Contribution (For Pension) 10186 (Per Month)

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