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KVS Teacher Salary 2023 For PGT, TGT, PRT, Check Revised Pay Scales

KVS Teacher Salary 2023: KVS Salary For Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs), and Primary Teachers (PRTs) of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan have been released by the KVS Officials. The Cabinet Committee has approved again increasing the Dearness Allowance to Central Government Teachers i.e. KVS and Dearness Relief to pensioners with effect from 1 January 2023 to 42%.Here, we explained the revised salary, DA, HRA, and DR of KVS Teachers in the following article in detail.

Central Government Teachers gets DA Hikes to 42%, Check Detailes Here

KVS Teacher Revised Salary 2023 

Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education has released an official notice regarding KVS Teacher Revised Salary 2023 for TGT Posts. The Selection Scale has been accepted for PRT Music, TGT – Physical and Health Education and Librarian.

Candidates who have completed 12 yr of service on the senior pay scale PRT Music, TGT – Physical and Health Education, Librarian and should be working on the same post till the date of acceptance of the selected pay scale. The detailed KVS Revised Pay Scale for PRT Music, TGT – Physical and Health Education and Librarian has been given below :

KVS Teacher Revised Salary 2023 
Post KVS Revised Salary PDF
PRT Music KVS Revised Pay Scale – PRT Music
TGT – Physical and Health Education KVS Revised Pay Scale- TGT (Physical and Health Education)
Librarian KVS Revised Pay Scale – Librarian

KVS Teacher Salary 2023 

KVS Notification has been released with 13404 teaching and non-teaching vacancies on the official website. As the KVS recruitment 2023 Process is ongoing, it is pertinent for the KVS aspirants to know the KVS Salary Structure 2023 in detail. KVS schools provide a secure job with an attractive salary and other allowances. Knowing about the KVS Salary Structure is necessary as it provides you with the required knowledge about the post you will be getting after the appointment.

KVS Revised Dearness Allowances

KVS has released revised dearness Allowance Official Notice on official website. As Central government has recently revised the Dearness Allowances from 38 % to 42 % which will be effect from 1 January 2023 for all Central Government Employee. KVS will be going make Revision of Rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government Employees due from 01.01.2023. The detailed notification has been mentioned below.

KVS Teacher Salary 2023 For PGT, TGT & PRT

Now, let’s Check out the KVS Post-wise salary structure along with the in-hand salary, job profile, perks, and other allowances. The details of KVS’s Salary for the PRT TGT PGT post have been given below :

Details KVS Primary Teacher (PRT) Salary KVS TGT Salary KVS PGT Teacher Salary
Pay Scale Entry Scale: Rs. 9300-35400 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/-
Senior Scale: Rs.9300-35400 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-
Selection Scale: Rs.9300-35400 with Grade Pay of Rs.4800/-
Entry Scale: Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-
Senior Scale: Rs.9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4800
Selection Scale: Rs.9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs.5400/-
Entry Scale: Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4800/-
Senior Scale: Rs.15600-39100 with Grade Pay of Rs.5400/-
Selection Scale: Rs.15600-39100 with Grade Pay of Rs.6600/-
Grade Pay Rs 4200 Rs 4600 Rs 4800
Basic Pay Rs. 35400 – 112400 Rs. 44900 – 142400 Rs 47600
Revised  DA (42%of basic) Rs 14,868 Rs 18,858 Rs 19,992
HRA (24% for X cities) Rs 9558 Rs 12,123 Rs 12,852
Travel Allowance Rs 3600 Rs 3600 Rs 3600
DA on TA (42%) Rs.1512 Rs.1512 Rs.1512
Total Approximate Gross Salary Rs 64938 (Approx. ) Rs 80993(Approx. ) Rs 85,556(Approx. )

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KVS Salary 2023 for Non-teaching Posts

It is necessary for aspirants to know about the KVS salary structure before applying for the particular post. Here we are discussing about the KVS Non teaching post in the below-mentioned table

KVS Post Name Salary
KVS Principal Salary 78,800/- to 2,09,200/-
KVS Vice Principal Salary 56,100/- to 1,77,500/-
KVS Librarian Salary 44,900/- to 1,42,400/-
KVS Assistant (Group-B) Salary 44,900/- to 1,42,400/-
KVS Primary Teacher / Primary Teacher (MUSIC) Salary 35,400/- to 1,12,400/-


KVS Teacher Salary 2023 Allowances & Perks

The allowance & perks offered to various posts under KVS Recruitment are immense. The perks & allowances given to government employees make it the most desired job by govt job aspirants. Here is the list of allowances added up to the basic pay while working as a KVS  Employee:

KVS House Rent Allowance(HRA)

HRA varies as per the city you are living in. It is mostly higher in X & Y cities than in Z cities. The rate of HRA will be calculated as 27 %, 18% and 9 % for X, Y, and Z class cities respectively. Classification of Cities/Towns Rate of House Rent Allowance per month as a percentage of Basic Pay only. The admissibility of House Rent Allowance (HRA) shall be as under:-
HRA City PRT Grade Pay Rs. 4200 TGT Grade Pay Rs. 4600 PGT Grade Pay Rs. 4800
X cities: 24% Rs. 9558 Rs. 12123 Rs. 12852
Y cities: 16% Rs. 6372 Rs. 8082 Rs. 8568
Z cities: 9% Rs. 3186 Rs. 4041 Rs. 4284
HRA shall be revised to 27%, 18% & 9% of Basic Pay in X, Y & Z cities when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 25% and further to 30%, 20%, and 10% of Basic Pay in X, Y & Z cities when DA crosses 50%.

List of X, Y & Z cities

Check out the list of X, Y and Z cities for better clarity on KVS Salary 2023 Structure based on the city teh candidates is posted in.

X (Population >= 50 Lakhs & above) Bengaluru, Greater Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai, and Kolkata
Y (Population 5 to 50 Lakhs) Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Puducherry, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Raipur, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Moradabad, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kannur, Kollam, Gwalior, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Amravati, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Bhiwandi, Solapur, Kolhapur, Vasai-Virar Cty, Vijayawada, Warangal, Greater Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Nellore, Guwahati, Patna, Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga, Kozhikode, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Salem, Tirupur, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Erode, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Durg-Bhilai Nagar, Sangli, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Vadodara, Surat, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Srinagar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Belgaum, Malegaon, Nanded-Waghala, Aligarh, Agra, Bareilly, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Saharanpur, Noida, Firozabad, Jhansi, Asansol, Siliguri, Durgapur
Z (Population < below 5 Lakhs) All other remaining cities

KVS Transport Allowance (TA)

The transport allowance is given to cater to the daily travelling needs of the employee. The Employees posted in the cities will get Rs.3600 as TA whereas the Employees posted at all other places will get Rs.1800 as TA.

KVS Dearness Allowance (DA)

The Dearness Allowance is a cost of living adjustment allowance and is currently 42% Of Basic Pay under the 7th Pay Commission. The revised DA will come in effect from 1 January 2023.


The DA on TA has also been revised and will be calaculated on the 42% Dearness Allowance. DA on TA will be given on 2 categories of cities i.e. High TPTA and Other Cities.The central Government Employee from High TPTA city will get Rs.1512 and from other cities will get Rs.756. KVS DA on TA will remains same for post with Grade Pay Rs. 4200, Rs.4600 and Rs,4800 i.e. PRT TGT PGT.

How to calculate DA?

Dearness allowance is calculated based on the All India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers Base Year 2001=100. The index has been released by the Labour Bureau every month.
  • 7th CPC DA Percentage = (12 Monthly Average) – 261.42) / 261.42 x 100

KVS Other Allowances

Apart from the mentioned benefits, there is job stability, security, and a peaceful environment to work as a KVS  employee.

So, this was all about the salary component & other benefits of KVS  Teaching Posts. So, friends, we are sure that these monetary benefits are enough to encourage you all to appear for the KVS  recruitment process. Don’t miss the brilliant opportunity of getting a teaching job this year.

KVS 2023 Eligibility Criteria


KVS Recruitment 2023 Links
How to Prepare KVS? KVS Previous Year Papers
KVS Contractual Vacancy What is KVS?
KVS Eligibility Criteria  How to Prepare KVS?
KVS Exam Date KVS Syllabus 2023
KVS Selection Process KVS 2023
KVS Cut Off 2023 KVS Salary 2023

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Q. What is the maximum age limit for the post of Vice Principal in KVS Exam 2021?

Ans. The maximum age limit for the post of Vice Principal in KVS Exam 2021 is 30 to 45 Years.

Q. What are the posts available under this recruitment project?

Ans. The posts which will be available in this recruitment project are:
Group A: Principal, Vice Principal
Group B: Post Graduate Teacher, Trained Graduate Teacher, Librarian, Primary Teacher, and Primary Teacher (Music).

Q. How many vacancies are there last year?

Ans. Overall, there are 8339 vacancies in which the categorization are:

Principal: 76
Vice Principal: 220
PGT: 592
TGT: 1900
Librarian: 50
PRT: 5300
PRT (Music): 201

Q. Is there a training period for KVS teachers?

Ans. Yes there is 6 month training period before joining

Q. Are there any allowances were given by the KVS officials?

Ans. Yes, Dearness allowance, travel allowance, accommodation, etc

How many vacancies are expected to be this year?

Overall, there are 13000 + vacancies released this year. For PGT 1942 vacancies have been released and for TGT and PRT, 3850 and 4322 vacancies are released respectively.