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NVS 2023 Syllabus: Check Subject-Wise Syllabus For TGT, PGT, Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme

NVS TGT, PGT syllabus is released by NVS on its official website. The syllabus is released in PDF form online. The syllabus for TGT and PGT exams are completely different and there are different subjects in both the syllabus.
NVS TGT, PGT Syllabus 2023

NVS TGT, PGT Syllabus 2023

NVS TGT, PGT Syllabus 2023: The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti conducts exams for several posts including the TGT, PGT, LCD and others. All the aspirants who are interested in appearing for the exam should first check the syllabus releases for different posts separately. Candidates who will be familiar with the NVS TGT, PGT syllabus will be able to understand the kind of questions which will be asked in exams. Since the exams are conducted separately for TGT, PGT, the exam conducting body also releases the syllabus for both posts differently. 

The NVS TGT, PGT syllabus is released on the official website. The syllabus is issued in the form of a PDF, and candidates can easily access the curriculum. Further, aspirants must note that the NVS TGT, PGT syllabus is bifurcated into different subjects, and each subject contains various topics from which the exam conducting body can ask questions. Before beginning the preparation for the teacher examination, candidates must check the syllabus given by the exam conducting body. 

The syllabus emphasises each subject, and as a result, candidates can prepare for the respective exam accordingly. The syllabus is crucial to ace the computer-based test since it helps the candidate to identify the important topics which can be asked in the examination. Apart from the syllabus, aspirants must also have an idea about the NVS TGT, PGT exam pattern. The exam pattern and marking schemes are also released on the official website. 

NVS TGT, PGT Syllabus 2023

The NVS TGT, PGT syllabus is released by NVS in a PDF form on its official website. Candidates are advised to take a glance at the syllabus before beginning to prepare for the examination. Needless to say, the syllabus plays an essential role for candidates who are preparing for the examination. While the TGT syllabus consists of subjects such as English, Maths, Social Science and other subjects, the syllabus for PGT consists of subjects including Biology, Maths, Physics, Economics and others. 

The NVS exam pattern and marking scheme, on the other hand, sheds light on the duration of the exam, the mode of the exam, which topic has the highest weightage and other details. Candidates preparing for the examination should check all three aspects including the syllabus, exam pattern and marking scheme to secure their desired score in the examination. 

NVS TGT Syllabus 2023 

Since the NVS TGT, PGT is different exams, the syllabus for both exams is completely different in nature. Hence, candidates are advised to refer only to that syllabus for the post which they have filled the form for. Aspirants can take a look at the following syllabus for the TGT post. 

Name of Subject 



  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing ability
  • Grammar and Usage
  • Literature


  • Inequalities
  • Combinatorics
  • Calculus
  • Euclidean Geometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Areas and Volumes
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Real Number
  • Elementary Number Theory
  • Matrices
  • Polynomials
  • Linear Equations in two variables
  • Pair of Linear Equations in two variables
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Arithmetic Progressions

Social Studies 


  • Russian Revolution – 1917, Events, Causes, Impact on World and Rusia 
  • Consequences
  • Rise of Socialism
  • Rise of Fascist Forces in Italy & Germany
  • The establishment of the US and Two world wars 
  • Contemporary World
  • French Revolution
  • The Revolt of 1857
  • Indian Freedom Struggle – 1885 to 1947


Introduction to Solar System: Origin of Earth

  • Motions of the Earth
  • Rocks and minerals
  • Agents of gradation


  • Atmosphere
  • Ocean 
  • Biosphere

India (Size and Location)

Physical features of India

  • Climate
  • Population:
  • Resources and Development
  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Lifelines of the National Economy
  • Understanding Disaster and Hazards.

Components of production

  • People as Resource
  • Poverty as a challenge
  • Food Security in India
  • Development
  • Growth / Development and structural development:
  • Sectors of the Economy
  • Money & Credit


  • Power sharing
  • Federalism
  • Democracy and Diversity
  • Political parties
  • Elections
  • Challenges to Democracy
  • Popular struggle and movements – like in Nepal, Bolivia


  • Indian Constitution:
  • Fundamental Rights


  • Effects of current 
  • Light
  • Source of energy 
  • Motion:  Force and Newton's law 
  • Gravitation: Work, energy and power 
  • Flotation
  • Sound 
  • Matter-nature and behaviour: States of matter 
  • Structure of atom
  • Periodic classification of element
  • Chemical substance 
  • Chemical reactions 
  • Metal and non-metals 
  • Carbon compounds 
  • Conservation of natural resources 
  • Man-made material 
  • Control &   co-ordination 
  • Reproduction 
  • Heredity and Evolution
  • The Human eye and the colourful world.
  • Natural resources
  • Tissues
  • Diversity of living organisms
  • Why do we fall ill

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs 

Teaching Aptitude

  • Factors affecting teaching
  • Methods of Teaching
  • Teaching Aids and Evaluation Systems
  • Teaching- Nature, Characteristics, Objectives and Basic requirements
  • Learner's characteristics

Domain Knowledge

  • Experiential activity case study-based questions and based pedagogy 
  • NEP-2022
  • Khelo India and Fit India Program (for PETs only)
  • Subject-specific syllabus - difficulty-level graduation
  • An idea of critical and creative teaching techniques 

ICT Knowledge 

  • Important Computer Terms and Abbreviations
  • Computer Networks
  • Cyber Security
  • Internet
  • Fundamentals of Computer System
  • Basics of Operating System
  • MS Office
  • Keyboard Shortcuts and their uses

NVS PGT Syllabus 2023 

Candidates can take a look at the following syllabus for the PGT exam in the table given below : 

Name of the Subject 



  • Sexual Reproduction
  • Genetics
  • Biology in Human Welfare
  • Principles of Biotechnology
  • Ecology
  • Diversity of the living world
  • Structural Organisation in Plants and Animals
  • Structural and functional organisation of cell
  • Plant Physiology
  • Human biology NVS PGT Biology


Unit 1

  • Physical World and Measurement Need for measurement

Unit 2

  • Kinematics

Unit 3

  • Laws of Motion 

Unit 4

  • Work, Energy and Power

Unit 5

  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Unit 6 

  • Gravitation

Unit 7 

  • Properties of Bulk Matter

Unit 8 

  • Thermodynamics

Unit 9 

  • Oscillations and Waves 

Unit 10 

  • Electrostatics

Unit 11 

  • Current Electricity

Unit 12 

  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Unit 13 

  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Unit 14 

  • Optics

Unit 15

  • Modern Physics

Unit 16 

  • Electronic Devices


  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Amines (Organic compounds containing nitrogen )
  • Polymers
  • Biomolecules(Biochemistry)
  • Chemistry in Everyday life
  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • States of Matter
  • Structure of Atom
  • Equilibrium
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Redox Reaction and Electrochemistry
  • p – Block Elements
  • Co-ordination Compounds and organometallics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Solutions
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Thermodynamics
  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  • Hydrogen
  • Fundamental ideas and procedures for separating components and s-block elements
  • p – Block Elements
  • Co-ordination Compounds and organometallics

Teaching aptitude 

  • Disability as a social concern
  • Philosophy of inclusion
  • Process of inclusion
  • Constitutional provisions
  • Education and technology
  • Communication and interaction
  • Pedagogical concerns
  • Curriculum planning
  • Instructional material and resources
  • Evaluation
  • Inclusive education
  • Understanding diversities

General Awareness 

  • Indian Economy
  • States & Capitals of India
  • International & National Organizations
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Science & Technology
  • Sports
  • Abbreviations
  • Countries & their Capitals
  • Important Days & Events
  • Indian History
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honors
  • Budget and Five-Year Plans
  • General Polity
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Indian National Movement

General English 

  • Tenses
  • Transformation of Sentences
  • Comprehension
  • One Word Substitution
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Vocabulary
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
  • Active & Passive Voice
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Fill in the Blanks

Reasoning Ability

  • Cause and Effect
  • Figurative Classification
  • Classification
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Making Judgements
  • Venn diagrams
  • Number Series
  • Number Ranking
  • Analogies
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Spatial Observations
  • Visual Memory
  • Figural Pattern
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Blood Relations
  • Mathematical Operation
  • Directions

NVS Exam Pattern 

Apart from the syllabus, the NVS exam pattern also plays an essential role. The exam pattern helps the candidate to shed light on aspects such as the duration of the exam, mode of the examination, language of the exam or whether the examination consisted of any negative marking or not.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can candidates download the NVS TGT, PGT syllabus?

Candidates can download the NVS TGT, PGT syllabus by visiting the official website as the syllabus will be available in PDF form. 

Does the NVS TGT, PGT exam consist of negative marking?

Yes, for every wrong answer a deduction of 1.4 marks will be made. 

How many stages are there to qualify the NVS TGT, PGT exam ?

In order to qualify for the NVS TGT, PGT  exam, candidates have to clear the CBT written test as well as the interview.

What is the importance of the NVS TGT, PGT syllabus ?

NVS TGT, PGT syllabus will help the candidate to understand the kind of questions that will be asked in the examination.

How many questions does the NVS TGT exam have?

A total of 150 questions are asked in the NVS TGT exam. Each question consists of 1 mark which makes the total as 150 marks.