Kendriya Vidyalaya Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

Kendriya Vidyalaya Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before applying for different posts in Kendriya Vidyalaya you must go through the official notification details carefully so that you do not miss out on any details and your candidature gets cancelled at the later stage of the recruitment process. Further details can be inferred from the table below.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Educational Criteria

Since KVS announce multiple posts so the educational qualification varies. You should ensure that you meet these educational qualifications to apply online. Once filled or submitted you are not allowed to correct the information entered by you. The detailed insight can be get from the table below.

KVS PGT Teacher Educational Criteria

PostEducational Qualification
PGTs
  • Two Year Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc./MA Course from Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate. OR
    • Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate in concerned subjects.
  • B.Ed. or equivalent qualification from a recognized University for all the above PGT posts except Information & Technology.
  • Proficiency in Teaching in Hindi and English languages.
  • Desirable Qualifications: - Knowledge of Computer application.

KVS PGT Teacher Subjects

PostSubjects at Post Graduate level
PGT (English) English
PGT (Hindi) Hindi or Sanskrit with Hindi as one of the subjects at Graduate level
PGT (Physics) Physics/Electronics/Applied Physics/Nuclear Physics
PGT (Chemistry) Chemistry/Biochemistry
PGT (Economics) Economics/Applied Economics/ Business Economics
PGT (Commerce) Master’s degree in Commerce. However, the holder of Degree of M.Com in Applied/ Business Economics shall not be eligible.
PGT (Maths) Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
PGT (Biology) Botany/Zoology/Life Sciences/Bio Sciences/Genetics/ Microbiology/Bio-Technology/Molecular Biology/Plant Physiology provided they have studied Botany and Zoology at Graduation level.
PGT (History) History
PGT (Geography) Geography

KVS PGT Computer Teacher Educational Criteria

PostEducational Qualification
PGTs
  • At least 50% marks in aggregate in any of the following: B.E or B.Tech (Computer Science/ IT) from a recognized University or equivalent Degree or Diploma from an institution/ university recognized by the Govt. of India. OR
    • B.E or B.Tech (any stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computers from a recognized University. OR
    • M.Sc. (Computer Science)/ MCA or Equivalent from a recognized University. OR
    • B.Sc. (Computer Science) / BCA or Equivalent and Post Graduate degree in the subject from a recognized University. OR
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer and Post Graduate degree in any subject from a recognized University. OR
    • ‘B’ Level from DOEACC and Post Graduate degree in any subject. OR
    • ‘C’ Level from ‘DOEACC’ Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Graduation.
  • Proficiency in teaching Hindi and English.
  • Note: For subsequent promotion, the incumbent will have to acquire B.Ed. or equivalent degree.

KVS TGT Teacher Educational Criteria

PostEducational Qualification
TGTs
  • Four years integrated degree course of Regional College of Education of NCERT with at least 50% marks in the concerned subject as well as in the aggregate. OR
    • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized University with 50% marks or above in aggregate as well as in the concerned subject.
  • B.Ed. or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Should pass the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET Paper-II) conducted by CBSE.
  • Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English medium.
  • Desirable Qualifications: - Knowledge of Computer application.

KVS TGT Teacher Subjects

PostSubjects
TGT (English) English as a subject in all the three years
TGT (Hindi) Hindi as a subject in all the three years.
TGT(SST) Any two of the following:
History, Geography, Economics and Pol. Science of which
one must be either History or Geography.
TGT (Science) Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry
TGT (Sanskrit) Sanskrit as a subject in all the three years.
TGT (Maths) Bachelor Degree in Maths with any two of the following subjects: -
Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Computer Science, Statistics
TGT (P & HE) Bachelor Degree in Physical Education or equivalent.
TGT (AE)
  • Five Years recognized Diploma in Drawing and Painting/ Sculpture/ Graphic Art OR
    Equivalent recognized Degree
  • Working knowledge of Hindi & English.
    Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer Applications.
TGT (WE)
  • Three years Diploma after Higher Secondary in Electrical. Electronics Engineering from an institution recognized by State Govt./ Govt. of India. (The minimum qualification for admission to the Diploma Course should be at least Higher Secondary). OR
    • Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a recognized University. OR
    • Graduate in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a recognized University.
  • Working knowledge of Hindi and English.
    Desirable:
    • One year of practical experience in a recognized workshop institution/factory.
    • Knowledge of Computer Applications.

KVS PRT Teacher Educational Criteria

PostEducational Qualification
PRTs
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR
    • Senior Secondary (or it's equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
    • Senior Secondary (or it's equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education)* OR
    • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education(B.Ed)*
  • Should pass Central Teacher Eligibility Test Paper-1 conducted by CBSE.
  • Competence to teach through Hindi & English medium.
  • Desirable Qualifications: - Knowledge of Computer application.

*Who has acquired the qualification of Bachelor of Education from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in class I-V provided the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE within two years of such appointment as Primary Teacher.

KVS PRT Music Teacher Educational Criteria

PostEducational Qualification
PRTs Essential:
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate with 50% marks or Intermediate with 50% marks or its equivalent and Bachelor Degree in Music OR
  • Equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Competence to teach through English/Hindi medium.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Computer Applications.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Age Criteria

You must ensure that you come under the age limit as prescribed in the KVS official notification 2021 . Different posts have different maximum and minimum age limits so you should ensure that while applying for that particular post you lie within that age criteria. Further details are as follows.

PostAge Criteria
PRINCIPAL Minimum – 35 years and Maximum–50 years
Vice-Principal Minimum – 35 years and Maximum–45 years
TGTs Maximum  35 years 
PGTs Maximum 40 Years
Librarian Maximum  35 years 
Primary Teacher Maximum 30 years
Primary Teacher (Music) Maximum 30 years

Kendriya Vidyalaya Age Relaxation

Besides the above mentioned age criteria, there is an age relaxation in the upper limit that is given to reserved categories. This is an additional advantage provided by KVS to these categories, in order to support them. Further details regarding the age relaxation can be deduced from the table given below.

SI. No.CategoryAge relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes 3 years
3. Women (All Category) for teaching posts only 10 years
4. KVS Employees No age bar
5. Candidates with 3 years continuous 
service in Central Govt. provided 
the posts are in same or allied cadres
5 years for General 10 years 
for SC/ST 08 years for OBC
6. Persons ordinarily domiciled 
in State of Jammu & Kashmir 
during 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989
5 years
7. Persons with disabilities (including women)SC/ ST/ OBC/ General 15 years13 years10 years
8. Ex-Servicemen (General)(For Group-A posts only)  05 years
9. Ex-Servicemen (OBC) (For Group-A Posts only) 08 years (03 years + 05 years)
10. Ex-Servicemen (OBC) (For Group-A Posts only) 10 years (05 years + 05 years)
11. Ex-Servicemen (General)(For Group-B posts only)  03-years after-deduction-
of the Military service rendered from
the actual age as on the closing
date for receipt of applications
12. Ex-Servicemen (OBC) (For Group-B posts only) 06 years (03 years + 03 years) after deduction of the Military Service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications
13. Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) (For Group-B posts only) 08 years (03 years + 05 years) after 
deduction of the Military Service 
rendered from the actual age as on
the closing date for receipt of applications

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