NVS Syllabus

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) conducts an exam to recruit candidates for various posts in its organisation.

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), an autonomous organization under the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

As the syllabus varies from post to post, this article will give details about the syllabus of the following posts:

  • Assistant Commissioner
  • Junior Engineer
  • Junior Secretariat Assistant
  • Principal – LDCE
  • Vice Principal – LDCE

List of NVS Syllabus Post-wis

The NVS Syllabus for each post is given in the table below:

NVS Syllabus – 2022

Posts Syllabus
Assistant Commissioner Academics and Residential aspects

I. Child Development and pedagogy

i. Child Development – Physical, intellectual and emotional & social development.

ii. Problems of Adolescence – Role of Home, School, Hostel and society in dealing with them

II. Learning

I. Concepts

II. Factors affecting learning

III. Motivation and measures for creating an effective learning experience.

IV. Learning outcomes (New inclusion)

V. Pedagogical leadership (New inclusion)

III. Perspective in Education

i. New Education Policy (new Inclusion)

ii. Govt. Act and Policy on children

iii. School system & organization

iv. Good Governance in School System

IV. Teaching methodology and classroom management

I. Digital learning Various initiatives by the Govt.Prospects, reach and effectiveness.

ii. Curriculum

iii. Academic Planning and implementation

V. Role and responsibility of Assistant Commissioner

i. Duties and responsibilities of Assistant Commissioner

ii. Creation, Development and maintenance of facilities and assets in Vidyalaya

iii. Role of Assistant Commissioner in promoting academic excellence and

co-scholastic activities

IV. Promotion of ethics and values in academic Institutions

V. Admission in JNVs Role and Responsibility of Assistant Commissioner

VI. Residential System

i. Safety and security of inmates

ii. Mess management

iii. Hostel management

iv. Infrastructure and maintenance & repairs

Part-V Administrative & Finance

I. CCS (CCA) Rules, CCS (Conduct Rules)

II. Medical Attendance Rules

III. Fundamental and supplementary Rules (FR) (SR)

IV. CPF & NPS as admissible to NVS employees

V. TA Rules

VI. Budgeting in NVS (New inclusion

PFMS

VIII. GeM

IX. LTC Rules

X. Income Tax

XI. Legal Framework

XII. GFR

XIII. Guidelines regarding prevention of sexual harassment at work place.

XIV. Problem solving and decision making (New inclusion

Junior Engineer  (A) Civil Engineering

Building Materials: Physical and Chemical properties, classification, standard

tests, uses and manufacture/quarrying of materials e.g. building stones, silicate

based materials, cement (Portland), asbestos products, timber and wood based

products, laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes.

Estimating. Costing and Valuation: estimate, glossary of technical terms, analysis

of rates, methods and unit of measurement, Items of work – earthwork, Brick work

(Modular & Traditional bricks), RCC work, Shuttering, Timber work, Painting,

Flooring, Plastering.

Boundary wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic tank, Bar

bending schedule, Centre line method, Midsection formula, Trapezoidal formula,

Simpson’s rule.

Cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates

and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles and pile-caps.

Valuation – Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, Sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of valuation.

Surveying: Principles of surveying, measurement of distance, chain surveying,

working of prismatic compass, compass traversing, bearings, local attraction, plane

table surveying, theodolite traversing, adjustment of theodolite, Levelling, Definition

of terms used in levelling, contouring, curvature and refraction corrections, temporary and permanent adjustments of dumpy level, methods of contouring, uses of contour map, tachometric survey, curve setting, earth work calculation, advanced surveying equipment.

Soil Mechanics : Origin of soil, phase diagram, Definitions-void ratio, porosity,

degree of saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains, unit weights,

density index and interrelationship of different parameters, Grain size distribution

curves and their uses. Index properties of soils, Atterberg’s limits, lSI soil

classification and plasticity chart. Permeability of soil, coefficient of permeability,

determination of coefficient of permeability, Unconfined and confined aquifers,

effective stress, quick sand, consolidation of soils, Principles of consolidation, degree

of consolidation, preconsolidation pressure, normally consolidated soil, e-Log p curve, computation of ultimate settlement.

Shear strength of soils, direct shear test,

Vane shear test, Triaxial test. Soil compaction, Laboratory compaction test, Maximum dry density and optimum moisture content, earth pressure theories, active and passive earth pressures, Bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test.

Hydraulics’: Fluid properties, hydrostatics, measurements of flow, Bernoulli’s

theorem and its application, flow through pipes, flow in open channels, weirs, flumes,

spillways, pumps and turbines.

Irrigation Engineering: Definition, necessity, benefits, 211 effects of irrigation, types

and methods of irrigation, Hydrology – Measurement of rainfall, runoff coefficient,

rain gauge, losses from precipitation – evaporation, infiltration, etc. Water

requirement of crops, duty, delta and base period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command

area, Time factor, Crop ratio, Overlap allowance, Irrigation efficiencies.

Different types of canals, types of canal irrigation, loss of water in canals. Canal lining – types and advantages.

Shallow and deep to wells, yield from a well. Weir and barrage, Failure of weirs and permeable foundation, Slit and Scour, Kennedy’s theory of critical velocity.

Lacey’s theory of uniform flow. Definition of flood, causes and effects, methods of flood control, water logging, and preventive measures.

Land reclamation, Characteristics of affecting fertility of soils, purposes, methods, description of land and reclamation processes.

Major irrigation projects in India.

Transportation Engineering: Highway Engineering – cross sectional elements,

geometric design, types of pavements, pavement materials – aggregates and

bitumen, different tests, Design of flexible and rigid pavements – Water Bound

Macadam (WBM) and Wet Mix Macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous

construction, Rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Highway drainage,

Railway Engineering- Components of permanent way – sleepers, ballast, fixtures

and fastening, track geometry, points and crossings, track junction, stations and

yards.

Traffic Engineering – Different traffic survey, speed-flow-density and their interrelationships, intersections and interchanges, traffic signals, traffic operation,

traffic signs and markings, road safety.

Environmental Engineering: Quality of water, source of water supply, purification

of water, distribution of water, need of sanitation, sewerage systems, circular sewer,

oval sewer, sewer appurtenances, sewage treatments.

Surface water drainage. Solid

waste management – types, effects, engineered management system. Air pollution _

pollutants, causes, effects, control. Noise pollution – cause, health effects, control.

(B) Structural Engineering Theory of structures: Elasticity constants, types of beams – determinate and indeterminate, bending moment and shear force diagrams of simply supported, cantilever and over hanging beams.

Moment of area and moment of inertia for

rectangular & circular sections, bending moment and shear stress for tee, channel

and compound sections, chimneys, dams and retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope

deflection of simply supported and cantilever beams, critical load and columns,

Torsion of circular section.

Concrete Technology: Properties, Advantages and uses of concrete, cement

aggregates, importance of water quality, water cement ratio, workability, mix design,

storage, batching, mixing, placement, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete,

quality control of concrete, hot weather and cold weather concreting, repair and

maintenance of concrete structures.

RCC Design: RCC beamS-flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of

singly reinforced and double reinforced beams, cantilever beams. T-beams, lintels.

One way and two way slabs, isolated footings.

Reinforced brick works, columns,

staircases, retaining wall, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both

Limit State and Working Stress methods).

Steel Design: Steel design and construction of steel columns, beams roof trusses

plate girders

Principal – LDCE
  1. Reasoning & Numerical Ability
  2. Language (Hindi & English)
  3. General Awareness
  4. Academics (Educational Aspects)

1. Child Development & Pedalogy:

  • Child Development – Physical, Intellectual, Emotional & Social
  • Problems of Adolescence – role of home, school, hostel, society in dealing with them

Learning:

I. Concepts

II. Factors Affecting learning

III. Motivation and measures for creative effective learning situations

2. Perspective in Education

I. Right to Education (RTE) 2009, POSCO, Child Rights

II. NCF 2005, Learning Outcome

III. School Organisation

IV. Institutions of Higher Learning & Research of India

V. Formal & Distance Education Systems

Vi. Good Governance in School System

3. Teaching Methodology & Classroom management

  1. ICT in Education
  2. Curriculum
  3. Academic Planning & implementation
  4. Assessment & Evaluation

4. Rights & Duties of Principal in JNVs

  1. Rights & Duties of Principal with reference to different stakeholders
  2. Development & Maintenance of facilities and assets
  3. Role of Principal in promoting excellence in academics and curricular activities
  4. Promotion of ethics and values in academic institutions
  5. Admissions in JNVs

5. Residential System

i) Safety & Security

II) Mess management

III) Hostel Management

IV) Infrastructure and M&R

e) Administrative and Finance

  1. CCS (CCS Rules)
  2. Medical attendant rules
  3. Fundamental and Supplementary Rules
  4. CPF and NPS
  5. Travelling Allowance Rules
  6. PFMS
  7. Leave Travel Concession
  8. General Financial Rules
  9. Income Tax
  10. ERP for schools
  11. Legal Framework
Vice Principal – LDCE
  1. Reasoning & Numerical Ability
  2. Language (Hindi & English)
  3. General Awareness
  4. Academics (Educational Aspects)

1. Child Development & Pedalogy:

  • Child Development – Physical, Intellectual, Emotional & Social
  • Problems of Adolescence – role of home, school, hostel, society in dealing with them

Learning:

I. Concepts

II. Factors Affecting learning

III. Motivation and measures for creative effective learning situations

2. Perspective in Education

I. Right to Education (RTE) 2009, POSCO, Child Rights

II. NCF 2005, Learning Outcome

III. School Organisation

IV. Institutions of Higher Learning & Research of India

V. Formal & Distance Education Systems

Vi. Good Governance in School System

3. Teaching Methodology & Classroom management

  1. ICT in Education
  2. Curriculum
  3. Academic Planning & implementation
  4. Assessment & Evaluation

4. Rights & Duties of Vice Principal in JNVs

  1. Rights & Duties of Principal with reference to different stakeholders
  2. Development & Maintenance of facilities and assets
  3. Role of Principal in promoting excellence in academics and curricular activities
  4. Promotion of ethics and values in academic institutions
  5. Admissions in JNVs

5. Residential System

i) Safety & Security

II) Mess management

III) Hostel Management

IV) Infrastructure and M&R

e) Administrative and Finance

  1. CCS (CCS Rules)
  2. Medical attendant rules
  3. Fundamental and Supplementary Rules
  4. CPF and NPS
  5. Travelling Allowance Rules
  6. PFMS
  7. Leave Travel Concession
  8. General Financial Rules
  9. Income Tax
  10. ERP for schools
  11. Legal Framework
Junior Secretariat Assistant Knowedge of NVS Scheme (Basic Knowledge)

• Objective and Salient Features of Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme

• Establishment of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

• Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST)

• Facilities for students in JNVs

• House System in JNVs

• Mess System in JNVs

Frequently Asked Question about NVS Exam Syllabus

Is there negative marking in NVS Syllabus

No, there is no negative marking in the examination. Candidates should try to attempt all the questions in the exam.

Does NVS recruit teachers every year?

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) conducts the recruitment drive for the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas and regional offices of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti every year to fill in the vacancies for various posts that arise throughout the year.

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