KVS Principal Recruitment

KVS Principal Recruitment

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan invites online applications for recruitment to the posts of Principals. The KVS Principals Recruitment will be done via written test that will be conducted through Offline mode.

The interested candidates need to apply online through the official KVS website www.kvsangathan.nic.in. The details of number of vacancies, registration process, syllabus are given below.

Online registration Starts:

August 24, 2018

Last date for online registration:

September 13, 2018

KVS Principal Vacancies (Group-A)

Total Vacancies



Eligibility Criteria for KVS Principals:

Pay Scale:

The principals fall in pay grade 12: Rs.78800-209200

Age Limit (as on 30.09.2018):

Minimum: 35 years

Maximum-50 years

Qualifications for KVS Principals:

Essential Qualifications

(a) Academic

i) Master Degree from recognized university with atleast 45% marks in aggregate.
ii) B.Ed or equivalent teaching degree.

(b.) Experience

(i) Persons holding analogous posts or posts of Principals in Central/State Govt./ Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt. in the Pay Level-12 (Rs.78800-209200).


(ii) Vice-Principal/Asstt. Education Officers in Central/State Govt./ Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt. in the Pay Level-10 (Rs.56100-177500) with combined services of 05 years as PGT and 02 year as Vice-Principal.


(iii) Persons holding posts of PGTs or Lecturer in Central/State Govt./ Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt. in the Pay Level -08 (Rs.47600-151100) or equivalent with at least 8 years' regular service in the aforesaid grade.


(iv) 15 years combined regular services as TGT in the Pay Level -7 (Rs.44900-142400) and PGT in the Pay Level -8 (Rs. Rs.47600-151100) out of which 03 years as PGT.

(v) Desirable Qualifications:

Knowledge of computer application.

KVS Vice-Principal Vacancies (Group-A)

Total Vacancies



Eligibility Criteria for KVS Vice-Principals:

Pay Scale:

The vice principals fall in pay grade 10: Rs. 56100-177500

Age Limit (as on 30.09.2018):

Minimum: 35 years

Maximum: 45 years

Qualifications for KVS Vice-Principals:

Essential Qualifications

(a) Academic

  1. i) Master Degree from recognized university with atleast 50% marks in aggregate.
  2. ii) B.Ed or equivalent teaching degree.

(b.) Experience

2 years experience of working on the post of Vice-Principal in Central/State Govt./Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt.


6 Years experience of working on the post of PGT or Lecturer in Central/State Govt./Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt.


10 years combined experience of working as PGT or Lecturer and TGT in Central/State Govt./Autonomous organizations of Central/State Govt. of which atleast 3 years should be of working on the post of PGT or Lecturer.

(v) Desirable Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of working on Computer

Syllabus for KVS Principal and Vice-Principal Recruitment:

Test Duration: 150 Minutes

Total Questions: 150 Objective type multiple choice questions

Total Marks: 150 Marks

Part 1: Language (20 Marks)

General English: 10 questions
General Hindi: 10 questions

Part 2: General (30 Marks)

General Knowledge & Current Affairs: 10 questions
Reasoning Ability: 10 questions
Computer Literacy: 10 questions

Part 3: Education (50 Marks)

a) Child Development and Pedagogy: 10 questions

(i) Development of Child

Development, Growth & Maturation — Concept & Nature, Principles of development, Factors influencing, Development—Methods and approaches of child development — observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and longitudinal Development tasks and Hazards.

(ii) Understanding Learning

Concept, Nature of Learning — input- process-outcome, Factors of Learning — Personal and Environmental, Approaches to learning and their applicability —Behaviourism (skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike) Constructivism (plaget, 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 implications, Right of a child, Time Management, Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: Perspective & Practice Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right to Education Act, 2009.


(i) Acts! Rights: Right of Children to free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 and Child Rights.

(ii) National Curriculum Framework, 2005: Perspective, Learning and Knowledge, Curricular Areas, School Stages and Assessment, School and classroom Environment and Systemic Reforms.

(iii) School Organization: Institutional Planning, principal as a leader, Teacher Quality, Linkages and Interface with other institutional and vice versa, Student Quality, Organization of Teaching, Co-curricular Activities, Office Management, Resources required for a good school, Organizational Climate, Evaluation, Job satisfaction of the staff.


(i) Curriculum: Meaning, Principles, types of curriculum organization, approaches.

(ii) Planning: Instructional Plan- Year Plan, Unit Plan, Lesson Plan

(iii) Instructional material and resources: Text Books, Work books, Supplementary material AV aids, Laboratories, Library, Clubs- Museums- Community, Information and Communication Technology.

(iv) Evaluation: Types, tools, Characteristics of a good test, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, Analysis and Interpretation of Scholastic Achievement Test.

d) Inclusive Education : 5 questions

(i) Understanding diversities: concept types (disability as a dimension of diversity)

(ii) Disability as a social construct, classification of disability and its educational implications.

a) Sensory Impairment (Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment and Deaf Blind)
b) Cognitive Disabilities: (Autism Spectrum Disorder; Intellectual Disability and Specific Learning Disability)

Physical Disabilities: cerebral palsy and loco motor) (hi) Philosophy of inclusion with special reference to children with disability.

(iv) Process of inclusion: concern issues across disabilities.

(v) Constitutional Provisions

e) Assessment for Learning: 10 questions

(i) Basis concept and Overview

(ii) Analysis of existing practices of Assessment

(iii) Assessment in the classroom and recordkeeping.

(iv) Feedback

f) Education & Technology: 5 questions

(i) Understanding educational technology

(ii) Communication & interaction

(iii) Model of Teaching and Teaching Learning Aids.

(iv) Innovation in Educational Technology

Part 4: Administration and Finance (50 Marks)

(i) CCS (CCA) Rules

(ii) CCS (Conduct) Rules

(iii) Fundamental & Supplementary Rules

(iv) TA. Rules

(v) LTC, Rules

(vi) Medical Attendance Rules

(vii) Pension Rules & New Pension Rules

(viii) GFR — Purchase Procedure.

(ix) Income Tax & GST question.


Interview: 60 Marks

Note: The final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidates in Written Test and Interview. The weightage of Written Test and Interview will be 85:15.

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How to Apply:

Apply on the official KVS Website:


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