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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) History : 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 : History
  • 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 PGT History :

INDIAN HISTORY

Harappan Civilization :

  • Town Planning 
  • Religion 
  • Economic & Social Life 
  • Script Writing

1. Rise of Magadh in relation to 16 Mahajanpadas

2. Rise of Heterodox sects with special reference to Buddhism, Jainism :

  • Rise 
  • Teaching 
  • Comparison 
  • Effect on society, trade &commerce

3. The Mauryas :

  • Causes for its rise
  • Chandragupta Maurya Administration 
  • Contribution of Ashoka the Great (all aspects) 
  • Decline and fall of Mauryan Empire

4. The Guptas :

  • Golden Period 
  • Samudra Gupta 
  • Chandragupta Vikramaditya etc 
  • Administration, Religion, Trade & Commerce

5. Society & Economy : From Vedic till 7th century

6. Sultanate Era : The Defeat of Hindu kingdom and establishment of Delhi Sultanate

7. Mughal Period : 1526 to 1707(all aspects)

  • Polity 
  • Administration 
  • Society 
  • Economy

8. Medieval Period : Society and Culture with special Reference to Bhakti Movement and Sufism
9. Medieval Architecture : Delhi Sultanate ’n Mughal Period

10. The Advent of Europeans and the establishment of 5 British rule

11. British rule and its impact on Indian economy

12. Revolt 1857 :

  • Nature 
  • Causes 
  • Leadership 
  • Events 
  • Consequences 
  • Causes of defeat 
  • Impact

13. The socio – religious reform movements and the rise of nationalism

14. The Indian freedom movement – 1885 to 1947

15. Constitution : 

  • Framing 
  • Features 
  • Working of the Constitution 
  • Adoption of the Constitution

HISTORY OF THE WORLD

1.Rise of Ancient Civilizations with special reference to Mesopotamia :

  • Urbanization 
  • Script 
  • Trade 
  • Calendar

2. Roman and Greek civilization :

  • Rise of the empire 
  •  Administration 
  •  Society

3.Rise of Islam :

  • Teachings 
  • Culture 
  • Crusades

4. Nomadic people of Central Asia

5. The Dark age – Feudalism in Europe :

  • Manor State 
  • Decline

6. Renaissance ’n Reformation period in Europe

7. Capitalism and Mercantilism :

  • Industrial Revolution 
  • Imperialism and colonialism

8. China Since 1840 to 1949
9. Japan 1840 to 1949