KVS PGT Physics Syllabus

KVS PGT Physics Syllabus

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KVS PGT Physics Detailed Syllabus and Pattern

S.No. PGT (Post Graduate Teachers)
No. Questions Maximum Marks
1 Subject Competency 80 80
2 Academics 20 20
3 General Aptitude

(i) General Knowledge (18 Questions)
(ii) Reasoning Aptitude (12 Questions)
(iii) Quantitative Aptitude (06 Questions)
(iv) General Hindi & General English (14)

50 50
Total (Duration of LDE: 2 Hours 30 Minutes 150 150

KVS PGT Syllabus in Detail

You can analyze complete syllabus that is given below. General aptitude is also given in detail.

Topics Details Number of Questions
General Knowledge
That Do no require subject specialization
A. Current Affairs/events of national and international importance
B. History of India and Indian National Movements.
C. Indian and World Geography- Physical, Social, Economic geography and of India and the world etc.
D. Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Issues, Articles, Rights etc.
E. Economic and Social Development – Sustainable development, poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social sectors initiatives etc.
F. General issues on Environment, Ecology, Bio-diversity, Climate Change, General Science, General Computer & Computer Literacy.
Reasoning Aptitude A. General Mental/ Analytical Ability
B. Verbal/Logical Reasoning, Relations & Hierarchies
C. Analogies, Assertion, Truth Statements.
D. Coding and Decoding, Situational Reasoning.
E. Series and Patterns involving words and alphabets.
Hindi & English Knowledge A. Proficiency related to the language, Elements of Language, Pedagogy of language development,
Communication and Comprehension abilities, Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing proficiencies etc.
Quantitative Aptitude A. Two and Three dimensional/Venn diagrams based questions
B. Number Patterns, Series, Sequences, Basic Numeracy
C. Arithmetic aptitude, Data interpretation (Charts, Graphs or tables, Data sufficiency etc.)
D. Direction sense, Analysis and interpretation in various contexts.
General Aptitude Total Marks 50


Knowledge/Areas/Skill to be tested

A. Subject Competency- (80 Marks)

(As per annexure)

B. Academics: (20 Marks)

  • Pedagogy
  • Teaching methodology
  • Basics of ICT and Educational psychology
  • Instructional leadership assessment & other related issues.
  • Admission Guidelines Code of Conduct of teachers and students
  • Rules for Examination and Promotion & Scheme of Studies and Syllabus.
  • Academic supervision
  • Health Services in schools.

C. General Aptitude: – 50 Marks

(i) General Knowledge.
(ii) Reasoning Aptitude,
(iii) Quantitative Aptitude,
(iv) General Hindi & General English


Syllabus for LDE to the post of PGT (PHYSICS)

1 – Kinematics
Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity time and position-time graphs. Addition and subtraction of vectors. Resolution of a vector in a plane, projectile motion.

2 – Laws of Motion
Newton’s first law of motion; Inertia, momentum; Force, impulse, Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications. Static and kinetic friction, laws of friction, uniform circular motion.

3 – System of particles and Rotational Motion
Centre of mass of a two-particle system, momentum conservation. Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of a uniform rod. Laws of conservation of angular momentum,

4 – Properties of Bulk Matter
Elastic behavior, Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, shear modulus of rigidity,
Moment of inertia, Parallel and perpendicular axes theorems; Pascal’s law and its applications (hydraulic lift and hydraulic brakes); Stokes’ law, Terminal velocity, Reynold’s No; Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications. Surface tension, Application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise. Heat, temperature, Specific heat capacity; Latent heat capacity. Heat transfer-conduction, Convection and radiation, Thermal conductivity.

5 – Thermodynamics
Thermal equilibrium, Zeroth thermodynamics, First law of thermodynamics. Second law of thermodynamics: reversible and irreversible processes. Heat engine and refrigerator. Kinetic theory of gases, Degrees of freedom, Law of equi-partition of energy, Avogadro’s number.

6 – Oscillations & waves
Periodic motion, Oscillations of a spring-restoring force and force constant; Energy in S.H.M. Kinetic and potential energies; Free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance. Wave motion. Transverse and longitudinal waves, Refiection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, Beats, Doppler effect.

7 – Current Electricity
Drift velocity, V-1 characteristics, Electrical energy and power, Electrical resistivity and conductivity. Series and parallel combinations of resistors; internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge, Metre bridge.

8 – Magnetic Effect of current and Magnetism
Biot – Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor in a, uniform magnetic field. Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer-its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; Magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements. Para-, dia- and ferro – magnetic substances, with examples. Electromagnets and factors affecting their strengths. Permanent magnets.

9 – Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating
Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s laws, induced emf and current; Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual induction.

10 – Optics
Reflection of light, Refraction at spherical surfaces, Lenses, Thin lens formula, Lensmaker’s formula. Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism.
Scattering of light – blue colour of sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset. Microscopes and astronomical telescopes (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers. Interference Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width, Coherent sources and sustained interference of light.
Polarisation, plane polarised light Brewster’s law, uses of plane polarised light and Polaroids.

11 – Atoms & Nuclei
Alpha-particle scattering experiment; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model,
Radioactivityalpha, beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties; radioactive decay law. Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number

12 – Semiconductor devices
Energy bands in conductors, semiconductors and insulators;
Semiconductor diode-1-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier;
Special purpose p-1 junction diodes: LED, photodiode, solar cell and Zener diode and their characteristics, Zener diode as a voltage regulator.

Reference Books : Text Books published by NCERT for classes XI & XII.