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NVS invites online applications from Indian citizens for recruitment to the posts of Principal, Assistant Commissioner (Administration), PGTs, Assistant & Computer Operator for the year 2019.

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Exam Dates/Notifications

Important Dates
Opening date & time for online registration of application (Stage-I) 15-Jan-2019
Last date and time of closing of Registration (Step-I) and submission of application (Step-II) 14-Feb-2019
Last date and time for closing of submission of Online Application Fees through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking through SB Collect system of State Bank of India (Step-III) 15-Feb-2019 (up to 11.45 PM)
Admit Card Download Starts (Tentative) From 10th March, 2019
Date of Written Test (Tentative) In last week of March, 2019

Application Process

Candidates are required to apply Online through Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti’s web-site at and No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

Please read detailed Notification carefully before filling the on-line application.

How to Apply: Step by Step Process

The step by step process for submitting the application form for the Recruitment for various posts on regular basis is given below:
Step-I: Sign-Up of Personal Details, and Contact details. Login Id and password will be sent to you through e-mail on registered e-Mail Id.
Step-II: Login to complete the Personal Details, Qualification Details, Declaration.
Step-III: The payment of Application Fee after 24 hours through Online mode via Debit card, Credit card or Internet banking through State Bank collect System of State Bank of India.

Application once submitted cannot be withdrawn and fee once paid will not be refunded in any case, neither shall be held reserved for any other recruitment nor selection process in future.

STEP-I: Sign-Up

a. Candidates agreeing the terms & conditions may apply by clicking 'I Agree' Checkbox given below and pressing the 'Start' button.

b. The candidate should fill up all the desired information i.e. Personal Details, Contact Detailsetc. correctly.

c. Sign-up by filling-up Post applied, Name of applicant, Mobile No. and E-mail ID. After clicking SUBMIT button/ tab, the candidates will receive Application Sequence No (User ID) & Password on their E-mail ID. Now, candidate has to Click “Log Out” tab (given on top right corner) and re-log in for Step-II. On completion of Step-I, Sign- Up mail will be received in candidate’s registered email id and mobile number confirming his singed-up along with the User ID (application sequence No.) and password.


d. After signed-up, candidate has to Re-login and Click on “Go To Application” tab for filling-up Personal Details, Qualification Details, Eligibility Details, and Upload photo/signature/left thumb impression and Declaration etc.

e. Instructions regarding scanning of Photograph and Signature : Candidates should upload the scanned (digital) image of their photograph and signature as per the process given below. The applicant should note that only Jpg/jpeg format is acceptable:

i. Photograph Image:

  • Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture on light background (not older than 03 weeks)
  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
  • The size of the scanned image should be upto 80 kb in jpg/ jpeg format only.

ii. Signature image:

  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black ink pen.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • Please scan the signature area only and not the entire page.
  • Size of file should be upto 80kb in Jpg/jpeg format only.

iii. Left Thumb Impression image

  • The left thumb impression must be left hand thumb only by the applicant and not by any other person 
  • Size of file should be upto 80kb in Jpg/jpeg format only.

STEP-III: On-line Fee Depositing process in State Bank of India (SBI) through SB Collect System

I. Candidate needs to re-login and click the link/tab “Make Online Payment” active after minimum 24 hours of submission of the application. Once SB Collect of State Bank of India portal is opened, then DO NOT click Refresh or Back Button.
After uploading Photo Signature and left thumb impression images, Click on “Pre-View” tab and check whether particulars filled are correct in all respects. In case of any error, the same can be edited before finally clicking “SUBMIT” tab. Once Submit Tab is clicked then Application will be submitted and It will be showing on screen “Your application has been successfully submitted”. In addition, sms/e-mail shall also be received by the candidate. If Fee applicable the payment of Application Fee tab “Make Payment” active after 24 hours submitted application form.

II. Steps to be followed in SB Collect portal for Online Payment:

  • System will redirect you on NVS Application Fee 2019 page of State Bank Collect Portal.
  • Kindly check & confirm the details shown on the screen i.e Application Seq No., Name, Mobile No, e-mail ID, post, category and amount, etc., then click on Submit/confirm Button.
  • Enter Application Sequence Number and Email ID. Then click on submit Button.
  • Select the Online Payment Option.
  • Kindly make the online payment via credit or debit card or Net banking and retain the transaction number for future reference.

III. Candidates are advised to keep with them the copy of the e-receipt as a token of remittance of fee for future reference.

IV. Candidates are advised not to attempt for registration more than once. In case of multiple registrations, the one with the highest registration number will be considered as a final application.

V. After depositing the application fee through online mode, you may check the status of application form after 2 days. In case the same is not reflecting, you can mail to Helpdesk mail id: Or or call Phone No .: 18002667074 with scanned copy of e-receipt about the same.


Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Recruitment 2019 – Application Fee

To be paid via net-banking or e-Challan through SBI, PNB, SBP and IDBI bank.


Assistant Commissioner (Administration)- Rs. 1500/-
PGTs- Rs.1000/-
Computer Operator-Rs.800/-

NOTE- Candidates from ST/ SC/ PWD/ Woman categories can apply free.




NVS vacancies Detail

Details of Post wise break up of tentative vacancies is as under-

S. N. Name of Posts Vacancies
01. Principal (Group A) 25
02. Assistant Commissioner (Group A) 03
03. Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs) (Group B) » Hindi: 11 » Maths: 17 » Physics: 34 » Biology: 16 » History: 21 » Economics: 37 » Commerce: 21 » Geography: 25 » Chemistry: 25 » Information Technology: 11 218
04. Assistant (Group C) 02
05. Computer Operator (Group C) 03
  TOTAL VACANCIES 251 vacancies

Selection Process


Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in written examination and interview put together.

Note: However, in the case of Assistant and Computer Operator, the selection to the post will be done on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the written examination only.

Eligibility Criteria

Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

Age Limit


UPPER AGE LIMIT: Not exceeding 50 years.


UPPER AGE LIMIT: 45 years.


UPPER AGE LIMIT: Between 18 to 30 years


UPPER AGE LIMIT: Between 18 to 30 years.

Maximum relaxation in upper age limit will be as under:

S.No. Category of Persons Extent of age relaxation / concession
(a) Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years
(b) Other Backward Classes 3 years
(c ) Women (All Category) except for the post of Principal, Assistant Commissioner (Administration), Assistant and Computer Operator. 10 years
(d) NVS Employees if applying for the post of Principal and PGTs No age bar
(e) NVS Employees if applying for the post of Assistant Commissioner (Admn), Assistant and Computer Operator 5 years
(f) Candidates with 3 years continuous service in Central Govt. provided the posts are in same or allied cadres 5 years
(g) Persons ordinarily domiciled in State of Jammu & Kashmir during 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
(h) Persons with disabilities (including women)
(i)  SC/ST
(ii) OBC (NCL)
(iii) General
15 years
13 years
10 years
(i) For group ‘C’ posts, Ex-Servicemen who has put in not less than six months continuous service in Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force) shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from his/her actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed maximum age limit prescribed for the post by more than three years, he / she shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit. For group ‘B’ posts, the Ex-Servicemen & Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years military service.

Note: All the concessions 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 subject to maximum of age prescribed to enter in Government service i.e. 55 years of age.


Educational Qualification


A. FOR PRINCIPAL : (Post Code:01)

(i) Academic
i) Master Degree from recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
ii) B.Ed or equivalent teaching degree.
(a) Persons holding analogous posts or posts of Principals in Central/State Govt./Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt. in Level-12 (Rs.78800-209200) in the Pay Matrix.
(b)Vice-Principal/Asstt. Education Officers in Central/State Govt./ Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt. in Level-10 (Rs.56100-177500) in the Pay Matrix, having 07 years of combined service as PGT and Vice-Principal, in which minimum 02 years as Vice-Principal.
(c) PGT or Lecturer in Central/State Govt./ Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt. in Level-8 (Rs.47600-151100) in the Pay Matrix, having at least 8 years regular service in the grade.
(d) Persons having 15 years combined regular service as PGT (Level-8 in the Pay Matrix) and TGT (Level-7 in the Pay Matrix), put together, out of which minimum 03 years as PGT.

1. At least three years experience as House Master of a fully residential school.
2. Experience of working in a fully residential/CBSE affiliated/Govt. recognized school.
3. Proficiency in English and Hindi / Regional Language
4. Working knowledge of computers



(1) Graduate Degree from a recognized University
(2) Holding analogous post on regular basis OR
With 8 years service in the Level 7 (Rs.44900-142400) in the Pay Matrix
(3) Possessing experience of handling Administrative / Financial matters in a responsible capacity in Central / State Govt. / Autonomous / Statutory Organization.

C. FOR ASSISTANT: (Post Code:3)
1. Degree from a recognized University.
2.Knowledge of Computer Operation.
3 years experience in administrative, financial matters in Central Government / Autonomous organization under the Central Govt.

1. Degree from a recognized Institution / University.
2. Skill in word-processing & data entry with a one year Computer Diploma from a recognized Institution.
Familiarity with various software packages.


(a) Two Year Integrated Post Graduate Course from Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate in the following subjects.

S.No. POST and code Master’s Degree
(i) PGT(Hindi): 10 Hindi
(ii) PGT(Physics): 13 Physics/Applied Physics/Electronics Physics/ Nuclear Physics
(iii) PGT(Chemistry): 6 Chemistry/Bio Chemistry
(iv) PGT(Mathematics):12 Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
(v) PGT(Economics): 8 Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics
(vi) PGT(History): 11 History
(vii) PGT(Geography): 9 Geography
(viii) PGT(Commerce): 7 Commerce with Accounting/Cost Accounting/ Financial Accounting as a major subject of study. Holders of Degree of M.Com. in Applied/Business Economics shall not be eligible.
(ix) PGT (Biology): 5 Botony / Zoology / Life Sciences / Bio Sciences / Genetics / Micro Bilolgy / Bio Technology / Molecular Bio / Plant Physiology provided that applicant had studied Botany and Zoology at Graduation level.
(x) PGT (IT): 14 1. At least 50% marks in aggregate in any of the following: BE or B.Tech (Computer Science/IT) from a recognized University/Institute. OR BE or B.Tech (any stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized University/Institute. OR M.Sc (Computer Science/IT)/MCA from a recognized University. OR B.Sc (Computer Science)/BCA and Post Graduate Degree in any subject from a recognized University. OR Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science/IT and Post Graduate Degree in any subject from a recognized University / Institute. OR ‘B’ level from DOEACC/NIELT and Post Graduate Degree in any subject. OR ‘C’ level from DOEACC/NIELT Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Graduation. 2.Proficiency in teaching in Hindi/English. Desirable: B.Ed Degree Note: For subsequent promotion the incumbent will have to acquire B.Ed. degree.


(b) B.Ed Degree.
(c) Proficiency in Teaching in Hindi and English medium.
(a) Experience as TGT in recognized institution in concerned subject.
(b) Experience of working in a residential school.
(c) Knowledge of Computer application.


NVS Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) 2019 Syllabus

NVS PGT 2019 Syllabus
Subjects (180 Marks) Syllabus
General English (20 Marks) Verb, Tenses, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Articles, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks. Adverb, Error Correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, Grammar, Idioms & Phrases, etc.
General Hindi (20 Marks) Antonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Translation of Sentences, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Comprehension, Phrases/Muhavare, Plural Forms etc.
General Awareness (30 Marks) Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, General Polity, Current Affairs – National & International, Indian Economy, Capitals of India, International & National Organizations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Science & Technology, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals.
General Intelligence, Numerical Ability & Reasoning (30 Marks) Arithmetic Number Series, Spatial Orientation, Observation, Figures Classification, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Non-verbal series, Analogies, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Coding and Decoding etc. Number Series, Letter and Symbol Series, Verbal Classification, Essential Part, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Problems, Analogies, Theme Detection, Cause and Effect, Artificial Language, Matching Definitions, Making Judgments, Statement and Conclusion, Logical Deduction, Statement and Argument.
Teaching Aptitude (20 Marks) Pedagogical Concerns (a) Curriculum: Meaning, Principles, types of curriculum organization, approaches. (b) Planning: lnstructional Plan- Year Plan, Unit Plan, Lesson Plan (c) Instructional material and resources: Text Books, Work books, Supplementary material 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. Inclusive Education (a) Understanding diversities: concept types (disability as a dimension of diversity) (b) Disability as a social construct, classification of disability and its educational implications. (c) Philosophy of inclusion with special reference to children with disability. (d) Process of Inclusion: concern issues across disabilities. (e) Constitutional Provisions (f) Education & Technology Communication & interaction Theory of Communication, Types of Communication, Communication & language, Communication in the classroom, barriers in communication.
Concerned Subject Knowledge (60 Marks) 1. Hindi 2. Physics 3. Chemistry 4. Mathematics 5. Economics 6. History 7. Geography 8. Commerce 9. Biology 10. IT

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Exam Pattern

Scheme of Examination:
(i) For the post of Principal:

Test Component of the test Number of questions Total marks Duration of the test
Part-I Reasoning Ability 25 25 The test will be of 3 hours duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part-II General Awareness 25 25
Part-III Language test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part-IV Academics (Educational aspects) 1.Child Development & Pedagogy – Child Development – physical, intellectual, emotion & social; Problems of adolescence – role of home, school, hostel and society in dealing with them. Learning: i)Concepts ii)Factor affecting learning iii)Motivation and measures for creating effective learning situations. 2) Perspective in education i) Right to Education (RTE) 2009, POSCO, child rights ii) NCF 2005, Learning Outcome iii) School organization iv) Institutions of higher learning & research of India v) Formal & distance education systems vi) Good governance in school system 3) Teaching Methodology i) ICT in education ii)Curriculum iii)Academic Planning iv)Assessment & Evaluation 4) Rights & duties of Principal in residential schools i) Right & duties of Principal with reference to different stake holders ii) Development and maintenance of facilities & assets iii) Role of Principal in promoting excellence in academics & curricular activities iv) Promotion of ethics and values in academic institutions 50 50
Part-V Administration & Finance CCA (CCS) Rules, Medical Attendant Rules, Fundamental and Supplementary Rules, CPF & NPS Rules, Travelling Allowances Rules, PFMS, LTC Rules, General Financial Rules (GFR), Income Tax, ERP for schools. 50 50
  Total 180 180  

(ii) For the post of Assistant Commissioner (Administration):

Test Component of the test Number of questions Total marks Duration of the test
Part-I Reasoning Ability 20 20 The test will be of 2½ hours duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part-II Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Part-III Language test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part-IV Knowledge of Computer Operation, General Knowledge on Constitution of India, New Pension Scheme, POSCO Act, RTI 60 60
  Total 130 130  

(iii) For the post of Assistant:

Test Component of the test Number of questions Total marks Duration of the test
Part-I Reasoning Ability 20 20 The test will be of 2½ hours duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part-II Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Part-III Language test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part-IV Knowledge of Computer Operation, General Knowledge on Constitution of India, New Pension Scheme, POSCO Act, RTI 60 60
  Total 130 130  

(iv) For the post of Computer Operator:

Test Component of the test Number of questions Total marks Duration of the test
Part-I Reasoning Ability 25 25 The test will be of 2½ hours duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part-II General Awareness 25 25
Part-III Language test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part-IV Basic knowledge of Computer as a subject 50 50
  Total 130 130

(v) For the posts of PGTs: The written test will consist of one paper for PGTs separately as under:

Paper Subject Marks/ Duration
General Paper

COMMON PAPER FOR ALL POSTS OF PGTs Objective type multiple choice questions on

General English & Hindi (40:20+20),

General Awareness (30),

General Intelligence, Numerical Ability & Reasoning (30), Teaching Aptitude (20) and

concerned subject knowledge (60).

The difficulty level of the question papers for PGTs will be of Post Graduation standard.

180 Marks/
3 hrs.


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