NVS PGT GEOGRAPHY SYLLABUS AND EXAM PATTERN 2020

NVS PGT GEOGRAPHY SYLLABUS AND EXAM PATTERN 2020

NVS PGT GEOGRAPHY SYLLABUS AND EXAM PATTERN 2020

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 today we are going to discuss the detailed syllabus and exam pattern of Navodaya Vidyalaya Sangathan NVS PGT geography syllabus and exam pattern.

 first thing must be come first so let’s get started with exam pattern.

NVS PGT GEOGRAPHY EXAM PATTERN

 the NVS PGT geography exam pattern has  02 stage examination,

 first stage written examination

 second stage interview

 later I will discuss the details syllabus of the stage first as well as some important things regarding the interview also.

TESTComponent of the testQUESTIONMARKS
Part-IReasoning Ability1515
Part-IIGeneral Awareness1515
Part-IIITeaching Aptitude2020
Part-IVSubject Knowledge (GEOGRAPHY)100100
TOTAL150150
Part-VLanguage Competency Test
(General English and General
Hindi-15 marks each subject).
This part is qualifying in nature
only with minimum 33 1/3rd
marks in each language.

I would like to cover few more important points.

  1.  the final merit list will be made on the basis of Mark’s score in the written examination as well as an interview.
  2. The ratio of marks will be 85:15 Where 85% marks will be count from written examination and 15% marks will be count from an interview test the written examination will be a total of 150 marks.
  3.  and the interview will be 60 marks.
  4.  there is no negative marking in the written examination.
  5.  later I will tell you the detailed written examination syllabus in which you will be able to understand the maximum marks questions will be asked from your relevant discipline relevant subject by which you are appearing for a PGT exam
  6.  100 questions will be asked from your biology topic so prepare well for your concern subject

Language Competency Test

  1. Synonyms
  2. Homonyms
  3. Antonyms
  4. Spelling
  5. Word formation
  6. Idioms and phrases
  7. Fill in suitable words
  8. Grammar
  9. Spotting errors
  10. Sentence correction
  11. Active/ passive voice
  12. Phrases and idioms
  13. Direct and indirect speech
  14. Reading Comprehension
  15. Passage completion
  16. Theme detection
  17. Deriving conclusion
  18. Rearrangement of passage

Language Competency Test General Hindi

  1. विपरीतार्थकशब्द.
  2. पर्यायवाचीशब्द.
  3. मुहावरेतथालोकोक्तियां.
  4. गुढार्थी (क्लोजटाइप) प्रकारकागद्यांश.
  5. वाक्यक्रमव्यवस्थापन.
  6. वाक्योंमेंत्रुटियाँ.
  7. वाक्योंमेंरिक्त-स्थानोंकीपूर्ति.
  8. वर्तनीअशुद्धियाँ.
  9. वाक्यांशकेलिएएकशब्द.
  10. अपठितगद्यांश.

Reasoning Ability

  1. Analogy
  2. Classification
  3. Word formation
  4. Statement and conclusions
  5. Syllogism
  6. Statement and assumptions
  7. Statement and arguments
  8. Coding decoding
  9. Blood relations
  10. Passage and conclusions
  11. Alphabet test
  12. Series test
  13. Number, ranking and time sequence
  14. Direction sense test
  15. Decision-making test
  16. Figure series
  17. Input/output
  18. Assertion and reasoning
  19. Sitting arrangement
  20. Odd figure out
  21. Analogy
  22. Series test
  23. Miscellaneous test.

General Awareness

  1. Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  2. Indian Constitution
  3. Geography
  4. Budget and Five Year Plans
  5. History
  6. Scientific Research
  7. Important Financial & Economic News
  8. Culture
  9. Economy Current Affairs – National & International
  10. India and its neighbouring countries
  11. General Politics
  12. Sports
  13. Economy, Banking, and Finance
  14. Knowledge of Current Events
  15. Countries & Capitals

NVS PGT GEOGRAPHY SYLLABUS

Topic I:

Geography as a disciplineGeographical ideas in ancient, medieval & modern periods:

the contributions of Varenius, Kant, Reine, Humboldt and Ritter.

Influence of Richthofen and Darwin.

Videl-da-la Blache, F. Ratzel etc.

Contemporary geography: Post Second World War, Environmentalism, Areal Differentiation, spatial organization, Behavioural and perceptual Geography.

Positivism in Geography. Humanistic Geography. Marxist Geography and critical social theory. Development in Indian Geography.

Topic-2 Origin and Evolution of the Earth

Introduction to the solar system, Motions of Earth: Rotation, Revolution.

Occurrence of Day and Night; change of seasons; Latitudes and Longitudes; Finding time.

Earth’s Interior: Origin of contents and ocean basis Wagener’s Continental drift theory, Theory of Plate Tectonics Earthquakes and Volcanoes.

Folding and faulting Origin of the Earth: Nebular hypothesis (old Theory) and Big-Bang Theory. Evolution of continents, atmosphere and oceans.

Topic-3 NVS PGT GEOGRAPHY

Interior of the Earth and Distribution of oceans and continentsConstitution of Earth’s interior (based on Seismic Evidences), origin of the continents and ocean basins.

Wegner’s theory of Continental drift and Plate Tectonics. Plate movements and interactions-Volcanism and seismicity.

Topic-4 LandformsMineral and rocks-

classification of rocks, rock cycle. Important minerals geomorphic process of denudation Endogenic and Exogenic processes.

Mass Wasting, Landslide, Work of River, Glacier Wind, Sea Waves etc, processes of soil formation.

Topic-5 Climate: Atmosphere:

Composition and structure. Insolation and temperature, Atmospheric pressure and winds, Atmospheric moisture, cyclones.

classification of climate (Koeppen and Thornthwaite Schemes classification). Global climatic changes: Causes and effects.

Topic-6 Water (Ocean)

Geomorphology of the ocean floor, submarine relief features of Atlantic.

Pacific and Indian Ocean. Movement of ocean water: Currents, tides and waves. Marine deposits and coral reefs.

Topic -7 Life on the Earth

Approaches in environmental Geography, landscape, ecosystem and perception approaches, Man and the Biosphere: Interactive and dynamic relationship.

Human impact on biogeochemical cycles.

Topic-8 India:

Geographical basis of Indian State-territory; location, extent, shape and size.

Topic-9 Physiography:

Structure, Physiographic divisions, Drainage system and its evolution.

Topic-10 Climate,

Vegetation and SoilClimate: factors controlling climate of India Origin and mechanism of Indian monsoon; Seasons of India, Classification of climate of India (Koeppen’s, Thornthwaite, Triwartha).

Soils: Type and distribution (I.C.A.R.), Soil problems, conservation of soil Vegetation- Types & Distribution; conservation Wild Life- its conservation.

Topic-11 Natural Hazards and disastersCauses,

Consequences and management in India Environmental Hazards: Floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides.

human adjustment to hazards; hazards perception and mitigation; environmental institutions and legislation in India.

Topic-12 Human Geography:

Nature and Scope. Nature and scope of Human Geography, Approaches to the Human Geography, Determinism, Environmental Determinism, Possibilism, Neo-determinism, ecological and Behaviouralism.

Topic -13 People (World and India)

Trends and patterns of population growth: determinants and patterns of population distribution; theories, demographic transition.

Human migration, Patterns of human development.

Topic-14 Human Activities:

(World and India) Primary: -Hunting, gathering, Herding (Nomadic & Commercial) Lumbering fishing, mining and agriculture; Agricultural practices; some major crops.

Secondary: – Industries: Classification, Theories of localization, major Industries, recent trends in industries, world comparisons.

Tertiary:-(Services) Quaternary-Quinary activities Planning in India: target area planning, idea of sustainable development

Topic-15 Transport,

Communication and Trade(World and India) Transport and communication Roads, railways, waterways and airways; oil and gas pipelines, national electric grids.

Communication networking-radio, television, satellite and Internet.

International Trade-Basis and components, trade balance, major trading organizations, changing pattern of India’s foreign trade, sea-routes, inland water-ways, sea ports and their hinter-land.

Topic-16 Human settlements (World and India)

Unstable and stable settlements, rural settlements: origin, types and patterns; Urban settlements: Origin and growth of towns; functional classification of towns.

Problems of urbanization in the world; urbanization in India; Urban slums and squatters.

Morphology of cities; distribution of Mega-cities, problems of human settlements in Developing countries.

Topic -17 NVS PGT GEOGRAPHY

Geographical perspective on selected issues and problems Environmental pollution-Land, Water, Air, Noise, Global Warning, Poverty, Food Security; Sustainable Development.

Topic -18 NVS PGT GEOGRAPHY

General Cartography (Practicals) Elements and classification of maps, scales, map-projections, finding directions, latitudes, longitudes and calculation of local & standard time, Identification & Analysis of relief forms: Topographical Maps and interpretation.

Weather-instruments and interpretation of weather maps. Digital mapping, Remote sensing, Visual interpretation.

Processing of Data, Thematic mapping, representing statistical data by various diagrams-Bar, Histogram, Pie etc.

Spatial Information technology: GIS, GPS, Computers-Software and Hardware components, Data format, Raster and Vector, editing and topology etc. Spatial Analysis; Overlay, Buffer and Proximity analysis.

INTERVIEW TIPS NVS PGT

Interview for PGT post is very important and Critical things because it is scoring as well as mandatory also.

 you have to good score in interview.

 if you have good marks in your interview then there are more chances to get selected for the PGT post because the merit list is based on written exam + interview.

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