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April 03, 2012

Navodaya TGT Exam pattern, Sample Papers & Books

Navodaya TGT Exam pattern, Sample Papers &  BooksNavodaya TGT Exam 2014 is going to be held on 27th April, 2014 as you can find in my previous article of mine titled: Navodaya Teacher (PGT & TGT) Recruitment 2014 Notification & Form. This blog article is dedicated to those of you who are going to appear in this exam. It at first discusses the pattern/format of the Navodaya Teachers exam and than goes on to point you to the sample papers and prep books for the same.But at the very outset, let me tell you that prep materials, specially sample papers available on the net is non-existent for Navodaya TGT Exam and hence you have to rely on sample papers for similar test section of other exams - like banking exams/KVS TGT exam etc.

Pattern/ format of Navodaya TGT exam:
Navodaya TGT written test consists of following papers:
General English: 20
Hindi: 20
General Awareness:30
General Intelligence, Numerical Ability & Reasoning: 30
Teaching Aptitude: 20
Subject knowledge: 80
The 200 marks Exam has to be answered in 2-1/2 hours.

The difficulty level of the question papers for TGTs will be of Graduation standard.

There is negative marking in Navodaya TGT Exam - 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Sample/Previous years papers for Navodaya TGT exam:
I had searched on the net and could not find any reliable authentic exam papers specific to Navodaya TGT written exam. In such cases where any exam resource is not found, I always advise candidates to prepare test section-wise as sample papers for Navodaya TGT test section exists for other recruitment exams such as bank clerical/insurance assistants exams. You can go through following sample papers just to know questions types in the test sections:

For the test of reasoning:
For the test of Numerical Ability:
For the test of English Language:

Prep Books for Navodaya TGT exam:
Navodaya TGT exam Prep BooksYour main preparation material for Navodaya TGT exam should be the prep/guide book, as the online sample papers are scarce. I had searched on the net and found the following books for Navodaya TGT exam. These books can be found in most of the good books stores. But however, if you do not find them, you can order them online from by clicking the links below. Flipkart offers huge discounts apart from free shipping. In addition, it also offers Cash-On-Delivery (i.e. pay only after it is delivered at your doorstep):

Guide Books for Navodaya TGT exam:
Navodaya Teachers Recruitment Examination By R. Gupta's
Hope with above prep materials for Navodaya TGT exam you can appear in the exam confidently. I would be on the look out for more exam resources (sample papers & books) and would post the same here as and when I find them. You can also use the prep material for KVS TGT exam which you can find in my previous blog post titled: KVS TGT & PRT Exam Pattern Sample Papers Books. Please keep visiting this blog. Best wishes!