NVS Syllabus 2022 – Check NVS Recruitment 2022 Syllabus For All Posts

Last Modified: 12 May 2024

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has invited applications from all the eligible aspirants for the NVS Recruitment 2022. Just like every year, the NVS has announced around 1925 vacancies for the recruitment of Assistant Commissioner, PGT, TGT, LDC, Legal Assistant, Catering Assistant, MISC, and Female Staff Nurse Posts this year.

Those aspirants who aspire to secure a job under NVS Recruitment must know the complete structure of the NVS Recruitment Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022. Below in this article, we have compiled the detailed question paper pattern, section-wise distribution of topics and marks. Read on to find more information regarding NVS Syllabus 2022.

NVS Syllabus 2022 – Complete Details

Before getting into the details of the NVS syllabus, let’s have a quick overview of vacancies announced by the exam conducting body:

Post Name

Available Vacancies

Assistant Commissioner (Group-A)


Assistant Commissioner (Admn.)


Female Staff Nurse


Assistant Section Officer ASO


Audit Assistant


Junior Translation Officer


Junior Engineer Civil




Computer Operator


Catering Assistant


Junior Secretariat Assistant HQRS / RO


Junior Secretariat Assistant JNV Cadre


Electrician Cum Plumber


Lab Attendant


Mess Helper


Multi Tasking Staff MTS


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NVS Recruitment Syllabus 2022 For All Posts

Checking the syllabus and exam pattern before the exam preparation helps in understanding the structure of the exam and the type of questions asked in the exam. Here we have given Navodaya Vidyalaya TGT, PGT, Assistant Commissioner, Catering Assistant, LDC, Staff Nurse & Others Test Pattern along with exam syllabus that will surely help in the preparation of the exam.

NVS Assistant Commissioner Exam Syllabus

There will be a total of 180 questions asked in the examination which will follow the objective type question paper. Each question will carry one mark which will be completed within 3 hours of duration. Below you can find the complete details of the Assistant Commissioner Syllabus.

Reasoning Ability

Number Ranking, Arithmetical Reasoning, Decision Making, Cubes and Dice, Analogy, Mirror Images, Alphabet Series, Number Series, Coding-Decoding, Non-Verbal Series, Statements & Arguments, Clocks & Calendars, Embedded Figures, Syllogism, Data Interpretation, Blood Relations, Directions, Statements & Conclusions.

General Awareness

Geography, Literature, Famous Places in India, Tourism, Current Affairs, Inventions and Discoveries, Indian Economy, Famous Books & Authors, Heritage, Indian History Artists, Countries and Capitals, Civics, Environmental Issues, Sports, Indian Politics, Famous Days & Dates, Indian Parliament, Rivers, Lakes and, Seas, Biology, and General Science.

General Hindi

तत्सम एवं तद्भव देशज विदेशी (शब्द भंडार), अनेकार्थी शब्द, क्रियाएँ, विलोम शब्द, पर्यायवाची शब्द, वर्तनी, हिंदी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियाँ, मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ, संधि समास, रस, वाक्याशों के लिये एक शब्द निर्माण, लोकोक्तियां एवं मुहावरे, अलंका, शब्द-रूप, अर्थबोध, हिंदी वर्णमाला विराम चिन्ह, शब्द रचना वाक्य रचना अर्थ, वाक्यसंशोधन- लिंग, वचन, कारक, काल, वर्तनी, त्रुटि से संबंधित |

General English

Antonyms, Error Correction (Phrase in Bold), Sentence Improvement, Synonyms, Fill in the blanks, Substitution, Sentence Completion, Sentence Arrangement, Spotting Errors, Error Correction (Underlined Part), Joining Sentences, Active Voice and Passive Voice, Prepositions, Para Completion, Idioms and Phrases, and Passage Completion.

Quantitative Aptitude

HCF & LCM, Algebraic Expressions and in Equalities, Average, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Number System & Simplification, Probability, Simple & Compound interest, Ratio and Proportion & Partnership, Time and Work & Pipes and Cisterns, Speed, Time & Distance (Train, Boats & Stream), Mensuration, Trigonometry, Geometry, Mixture & Allegations, Data Interpretation, Number Series, Speed, Distance and, Time and Work, and Number System.

Education Planning and Administration

Office Manual & Procedures, CCS (Leave) Rules, CCS (Conduct) Rules, Service Rules and Administration Matters, CPF, Gratuity, NPS, CCS Medical Attendance Rules, Applicable to Samithi’s employees, FR/S₹, Reservation in appoints CCS (CCA) Rules, General Financial Rules, and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test.

NVS PGT Exam Syllabus -

Aspiring students need to complete a total of 180 questions within the duration of 3 hours. The standard of the question paper for the PGT exam will be very high and contains all the multiple-choice questions for the appearing candidates. 

General English

Verb, Tenses, Articles, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Comprehension, Unseen Passages, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms, Adverb, Sentence Rearrangement, Error Correction, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Grammar, Idioms & Phrases, etc.

General Hindi

Antonyms, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Synonyms, Translation of Sentences, Grammar, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Plural Forms, etc.

General Awareness

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

General Intelligence, Numerical Ability & Reasoning

Observation, Arithmetic Number Series, Arithmetical Reasoning, Spatial Orientation, Figures Classification, Non-verbal series, Relationship concepts, Analogies,  Discrimination, Similarities and Differences, Visual Memory,  Spatial Visualization, Coding and Decoding etc.

Number Series, Verbal Classification, Letter and Symbol Series, Essential Part, Verbal Reasoning, Theme Detection, Logical Problems, Cause and Effect, Making Judgments, Statement and Conclusion, Artificial Language, Matching Definitions, Logical Deduction, Statement and Argument.

Teaching Aptitude

  • Pedagogical Concerns: Planning, Instructional Material, Curriculum, and Resources, Evaluation.
  • Inclusive Education: Understanding Diversities, Philosophy, Disability as a Social Construct, Process of Inclusion, Constitutional Provisions, Education & Technology, and Communication & Interaction.

Concerned Subjects

Hindi, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, History, Geography, Economics, Commerce, Biology, IT.

NVS Recruitment Previous Years Solved Papers

  • UGC NET Paper 2 Solved Papers - 44 Subjects (E-Book) Download
  • CTET Paper I & Paper II Previous Year Solved Papers (2011 - 2016) (E-Book) Download
  • UGC NET 14 Years Previous Solved Papers + 6000 MCQ Combo (E-Book) Download
  • UGC NET Paper 1- 6000 MCQ (E-book) Download
  • UGC NET Paper 1- 14 Year Solved Paper (E-book) Download

NVS TGT & Miscellaneous Teachers Exam Syllabus

Those who are eligible to appear for the TGT & Miscellaneous Teachers Exam need to complete their exam within the specified time duration set by the exam organizing committee.

General English

Sentence structure, Detecting Mis-spelt words, Synonyms, Vocabulary, Spellings, Cloze passage, Comprehension passage, Shuffling of sentence parts, Idioms and Phrases, Grammar, Spot the Error, Fill in the blanks, One-word substitutions, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, and Antonyms.

General Hindi

Sandhi, Muhavare, Samas, Antonyms, Grammar, One-word substitutions, Synonyms, Fill in the blanks, Vocabulary, Idioms and phrases, and Comprehension passage.

General Awareness

Current Affairs, Science & Technology, Indian Economy, International & National Organizations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals, Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, and General Polity.

Concerned Subject Knowledge

Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Maths, Physics, Information Technology, Science, Social Studies, and Concerned Language for Language Teachers).

Reasoning Ability

Sentence structure, Synonyms, Grammar, Spellings, Comprehension passage, Idioms and phrases, Shuffling of sentence parts, Fill in the blanks, Vocabulary, Spot the error Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, and Antonyms.

NVS Female Staff Nurse & Catering Assistant Exam Syllabus

Both the exams will be completed within 2 hours each and consist of questions with total marks of 120.

Reasoning Ability

Analogies – Semantic Analogy, Relationship concepts, Figural Analogy, Word building,  Symbolic/Number Analogy, Arithmetical reasoning, Arithmetic number series, Similarities and differences, Number Series, Coding and decoding – Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification.

General Awareness

Indian Art, Culture, Science in Everyday life, Indian History, Indian Geography, Dance & Music, Indian Economy, Indian Polity & Constitution, Scientific Research, awards, Sports, Current affairs- India & World.

Language Competency Test

One-word substitution, Spelling error   Spotting error in sentences, Adjective, Grammar- nouns, prepositions, pronouns, Synonyms and Antonyms, Verb, Conjunction, Use of ‘A’, ‘AN’ and ‘THE’, Idioms and Phrases.

Subject Knowledge

  • For Female Staff Nurse - Nursing art & Bio-Medical waste, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology & Hospital Infection Control, Medical-Surgical Nursing & Intensive-care Nursing, Mental Health-Psychiatric, Midwifery & Gynaecology, Pediatric nursing, Community health Nursing –Hygiene.
  • For Careering Assistant - Safety precaution and Identifying and preventing hygiene risks for self and others, Different Types of Fuels used in the Kitchen, Explanation of all the common culinary terms with examples, Aims and objectives and Methods of quality Cooking of the Food, Knowledge of Indian & other countries Bakery, Introduction of Different type of cuisine, Principles of Menu planning, Identification of Raw material, its classification, Menu Compilation, Manufacturing of various foods and technique to avoid adulteration, Confectionary and Dessert.

NVS Lower Division Clerk Exam Syllabus

The LDC exam will consist of 5 sections which will hold a duration of 120 minutes. The complete exam will be held in Multiple Choice Question.

General Awareness

General Polity, Indian History, International & National Organizations, Critical Days, General Science, Science & Technology, Indian Economy, Indian National Movement, Books and Authors, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals, Awards and Honors, Current Affairs, Budget and Five Year Plans.

Reasoning Ability

Figural Analogy, Word building,  Symbolic/Number Analogy, Arithmetical reasoning, Arithmetic number series, Similarities and differences, Number Series, Coding and decoding.

Quantitative Aptitude

Decimal & Fractions, Number System, Average, Simple & Compound Interest, Problems on Ages, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, Simplification, Time and Work, Percentages, Mixtures & Allegations, Ratio and Proportions, HCF & LCM, Data Interpretation etc.

Recommended Study Material for NVS Recruitment

  • Computer Sciences & Applications (Paper I, II & III) Previous Years Papers Download
  • Trueman's UGC NET Computer Science Download


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