CTET Syllabus 2020 & Central Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Pattern, Old Papers

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Dear eligible candidates get to know the detailed information about the syllabus, exam pattern of CTET . AP official board will recruit the best candidates based on the performance in the written test and personal interview process. For this every applicant should know the Central Teacher Eligibility Test CTET Syllabus subject wise to start the exam preparation in the positive mode of vibration. By referring the past exam question paper with answer which could help you out to score good marks in this opportunity. We suggest you start preparing for recruitment based and every candidate should focus on the CTET and previous year question papers to qualify the exam in all stages of selection process.

Central TET Recruitment Info

Category Syllabus & Exam Pattern
No of vacancies Various
Official Board Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE
Name of post Teacher Eligibility Test
Exam date 5 July 2020
Official Website https://ctet.nic.in/

Written Exam Details

CBSE has been released the recruitment notification of more vacancies for the post of Teacher Eligibility Test TET and this is would be a golden opportunity for candidates who are waiting to work CTET. The interested candidates can fill up and start your registration process through official web page. Let us have a quick look on the recruitment related syllabus and exam pattern based on the previous year and current notification.

Selection Process

  • CBT / Written Test
  • Interview Process
  • Document Verification

Exam Pattern for CTET 

Test Pattern of Paper-I

Subjects

No. of Questions Marks Allotted

Time Duration

Child Development and Pedagogy *

30

30

3 Hrs. (150 minutes)

Language-I *

30

30

Language-II *

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

TotalC

150

150

 

Test Pattern of Paper-II

Subjects

No. of Questions Marks Allotted

Time Duration

Child Development and Pedagogy *

30

30

3 Hrs. (150 minutes)
Language-I *

30

30

Language-II *

30

30

Science & Mathematics / Social Science

60

60

Total

150

150

 

CTET Syllabus 2020 

Child Development and Pedagogy Syllabus:                                                                      30 Questions

a) Child Development (Primary School Child):                                                                 15 Questions

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special :        5 Questions

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

c) Learning and Pedagogy:                                                                                                          10 Questions

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Language I Syllabus:                                                                                                                     30 Questions

a) Language Comprehension:                                                                                           15 Questions

  • Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom Remedial Teaching

III. Language II Syllabus:                                                                                                            30 Questions

a) Comprehension:                                                                                                                         15 Questions

  • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

b) Pedagogy of Language Development:                                                                               15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form; Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders

Language Skills

  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom Remedial Teaching

Mathematics Syllabus:                                                                                                                30 Questions

a) Content:                                                                                                                                        15 Questions

  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money

b) Pedagogical issues:                                                                                                                  15 Questions

  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • valuation through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of Teaching
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

Environmental Studies Syllabus:                                                                                             30 Questions

a) Content:                                                                                                                                         15 Questions

1. Family and Friends:

  • Relationships
  • Work and Play
  • Animals
  • Plants

2. Food

3. Shelter

4. Water

5. Travel

b) Pedagogical Issues:                                                                                                                    15 Questions

  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Significance of EVS, integrated EVS
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
  • Approaches of presenting concepts
  • Activities
  • Experimentation/Practical Work
  • Discussion
  • CCE
  • Teaching material/Aids
  • Problems

CTET Syllabus for Paper II (For Classes VI to VIII) Elementary level:

a) Child Development (Elementary School Child):                                                           15 Questions

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special :         5 Questions

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Especially abled Learners

c) Learning and Pedagogy:                                                                                                          10 Questions

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Language I Syllabus:                                                                                                                     30 Questions

a) Language Comprehension:                                                                                                    15 Questions

  • Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability.

b) Pedagogy of Language Development:                                                                                15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form; Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

III. Language II Syllabus:                                                                                                            30 Questions

a) Comprehension:                                                                                                                         15 Questions

  • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

b) Pedagogy of Language Development:                                                                                15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form; Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

(A) Mathematics and Science Syllabus:                                                                               60 Questions

(i) Mathematics:                                                                                                                            30 Questions

a) Content:                                                                                                                                       20 Questions

  • Number System
  • Knowing our Numbers
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Whole Numbers
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Fractions
  • Algebra
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Geometry
  • Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  • Symmetry: (reflection)
  • Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  • Mensuration
  • Data handling

b) Pedagogical issues:                                                                                                                  10 Questions

  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Problem of Teaching

(ii) Science:                                                                                                                                    30 Questions

a) Content:                                                                                                                                      20 Questions

I. Food

  • Sources of food
  • Components of food
  • Cleaning food

II. Materials

  • Materials of daily use

III. The World of the Living

IV. Moving Things People and Ideas

V. How things work

  • Electric current and circuits
  • Magnets

VI. Natural Phenomena

VII. Natural Resources

b) Pedagogical issues:                                                                                                                  10 Questions

  • Nature & Structure of Sciences
  • Natural Science/Aims & objectives
  • Understanding & Appreciating Science
  • Approaches/Integrated Approach
  • Observation/Experiment/Discovery (Method of Science)
  • Innovation
  • Text Material/Aids
  • Evaluation – cognitive/psychomotor/affective
  • Problems
  • Remedial Teaching

Social Studies/Social Sciences Syllabus:                                                                             60 Questions

a) Content:                                                                                                                                      40 Questions

I. History

  • When, Where and How
  • The Earliest Societies
  • The First Farmers and Herders
  • The First Cities
  • Early States
  • New Ideas
  • The First Empire
  • Contacts with Distant lands
  • Political Developments
  • Culture and Science
  • New Kings and Kingdoms
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • Architecture
  • Creation of an Empire
  • Social Change
  • Regional Cultures
  • The Establishment of Company Power
  • Rural Life and Society
  • Colonialism and Tribal Societies
  • The Revolt of 1857-58
  • Women and reform
  • Challenging the Caste System
  • The Nationalist Movement
  • India After Independence

II. Geography

  • Geography as a social study and as a science
  • Planet: Earth in the solar system
  • Globe
  • Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
  • Air
  • Water
  • Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication
  • Resources: Types-Natural and Human
  • Agriculture

III. Social and Political Life

  • Diversity
  • Government
  • Local Government
  • Making a Living
  • Democracy
  • State Government
  • Understanding Media
  • Unpacking Gender
  • The Constitution
  • Parliamentary Government
  • The Judiciary
  • Social Justice and the Marginalised

b) Pedagogical issues:                                                                                                                   20 Questions

  • Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies
  • Class Room Processes, activities and discourse
  • Developing Critical thinking
  • Enquiry/Empirical Evidence
  • Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies
  • Sources – Primary & Secondary
  • Projects Work
  • Evaluation

Preparation Tips

We have to follow some strategy before appear in the written exam, which helps to crack this exam and finally to get qualified marks.

  • Download the new syllabus and latest exam test pattern of CTET syllabus
  • Classify the syllabus on subject wise and its marks weightage provided by CBSE TET.
  • Set importance to all subjects and to get the weighted score in all subjects.
  • Start preparing, revise a number of times with the help of old question papers and new exam pattern.
  • Conduct mock exam with your other applicants before appears to the exam.
  • I felt the above information will help you out with each eligible candidate for successful preparation.
  • Keep follow the provided link to get an update in the released job notification. Congratulations to all applicants and appear the exam by following the instructions given by the CTET.

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