Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti - Post Graduate and Trained Graduate Teachers
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti - Post Graduate and Trained Graduate Teachers

NVS Books 2023: Check Subject-Wise Books For TGT, PGT Exam, Preparation Tips

NVS PGT Books for TGT and PGT exams are considered an essential aspect for all the aspirants who are preparing for the examination. Candidates can take a look at the subject-wise exam books for both TGT and PGT exams in this article.


NVS TGT PGT Books: NVS also known as Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti is the exam conducting body which conducts exams for TGT Trained Graduate Teachers and PGT Post Graduate Trained Teachers. Since the NVS TGT, PGT is a national level exam it is considered one of the toughest examinations in the country. Hence, in order to ace the teacher examination, candidates must have solid preparation for the exam. To strengthen the preparation, aspirants are advised to refer to the best study material as well as comprehensive NVS TGT PGT books. 

The NVS TGT PGT books are one the most crucial components for candidates aspiring to appear for the exam. Hence, while purchasing the study material for teacher exams, aspirants must check whether the books have an easy language and cover all the syllabus issued by the exam conducting body. By selecting the right study material candidates will be able to cover most of the topics given in the syllabus. 

The NVS TGT PGT books are easily available in the market. However, if a candidate faces difficulty while looking for specific books, they can always search for those books online. Meanwhile, the NVS TGT, PGT exam dates are yet to be notified by the exam conducting body. The NVS is yet to release an official notification regarding the TGT, PGT 2023 examination. 


Candidates preparing for the teacher exam must know that there are different books for different subjects in TGT and PGT exams. Hence, while they are preparing for a specific subject such as Biology which is studied for the PGT exam, they should refer to the Biology book referred by a renowned author. A second important point that candidates should always consider is that they should buy those books which have been written by good authors and cover most of the syllabus. 

To prepare well for the exam, aspirants should also solve previous question papers and mock tests as it will give them a better idea of what kind of questions will be asked in the examination. Apart from that, it will also increase the speed of a candidate while completing the question paper.

NVS TGT Books 

NVS TGT exam has 6 sections including General Awareness, Reasoning Ability, Knowledge of ICT, Doman Subject Knowledge, Teaching Aptitude and Language Competency Test. Hence, candidates are advised to refer to specific books for specific subjects. 

Candidates can take a look at the following books which can be used in the TGT exam preparation 

Name of Subject 


Name of Books 


General Awareness

  • Lucent
  • M. Mathew
  • Disha Publication
  • Lucent's General Knowledge
  • Manorama Year Book
  • The Mega Yearbook by Disha Experts

Compiled with MCQs and their answers, these books keep aspirants updated with national and worldwide knowledge.

Teaching Aptitude 

  • SK Editorial Board
  • Sandeep Kumar
  • Arihant Experts

  • An Ultimate Guide to Teaching Aptitude 
  • CTET & TETs Child Development & Pedagogy (Paper I & II)

The following books include MCQs from the previous year's examination along with coverage of all the teaching aptitude and child pedagogy areas.

Reasoning Ability 

  • M.K. Pandey
  • BS Sijwali, Indu Sijwali/ Arihant
  • R.S. Agarwal

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • A New Approach to Reasoning

Along with MCQs, these books also cover non-verbal and verbal reasoning.

General English 

  • S.P Bakshi
  • Arihant/ S C Gupta 
  • V. K Sinha

  • Objective General English 
  • General English for all Competitive Exams 
  • Perfect Competitive English 

These books include explanations and practice on a variety of grammar-related, sentence-correction, and other topics.

NVS PGT Books 

Candidates can take a look at the following books which are recommended for the NVS PGT exam 

Name of Subject 

Name of the Author 

Name of the Book


General Awareness

Mammen Mathew

Manorama Year Book

Books to consider in order to ace the General Awareness portion

Dr Binay Karna

Lucent General Knowledge

Manohar Pandey

General Knowledge

General English

Dr N.D.V Prasad Rao

Wren & Martin English Grammar and Composition

Candidates can refer to these books if they want to do well in the General English section.

SP Bakshi

Objective General English

Norman Lewis

Word Power Made Easy

Teaching Aptitude

Abha Malik

Teaching Aptitude and Attitude Test

Best books for qualifying the Teaching Aptitude section

RPH Editorial Board

Teaching Aptitude

Arihant Experts

Teaching Aptitude and Attitude Test

NVS PGT Books for Chemistry 

NVS PGT Books for Chemistry 

Name of the book

Author Name 

Inorganic Chemistry

Shriver And Atkins

Class 11th and 12th NCERT chemistry books


Problems in Physical Chemistry

N. Avasthi

Organic Chemistry

Clayden and Greeves

Physical Chemistry

W H Freeman & Co

NVS PGT Books for Biology 

NVS PGT Biology Books

Subject Section 

Author Name  

Name of Books



Class 11th and 12th Biology NCERT Books

Singh,  Pande, and Jain

A Textbook of Botany 

GRB Publications

GRB Objective Botany 




Class 11th and 12th Biology NCERT Books


Modern Textbook of Zoology 

GRB Publications

GRB Objective Zoology

NVS PGT Books for Physics 

NVS PGT Physics Books



Class 11th and 12th Physics NCERT Books


Concepts of Physics Part 1 & 2 

HC Verma


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which book is known as the best to study general English ?

The best books to study general English are Perfect Competitive English, Objective General English, General English for all Competitive Exams and others.

Why are books important for NVS TGT PGT preparation?

Books are considered an important aspect because they will help the candidate to understand each subject in a better manner. NVS TGT, PGT books usually have all the syllabus which helps the candidate to study well.

Which books are considered best for general awareness ?

Books including Manorama Year Book, The Mega Yearbook by Disha Experts are considered one of the best books to study general awareness.

Who conducts the NVS TGT, PGT exam?

The NVS TGT, PGT exam is conducted by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti and the exam is conducted in offline mode.

Which author has written the book 'concepts of physics part 1 and 2' ?

Ans ) The book 'concepts of Physics part 1 and 2 has been written by HC Verma.