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CTET Syllabus

CTET SyllabusCandidates preparing for CTET Examination must download the free PDF of CTET Syllabus. Check exam pattern for Paper I, II from this page. Contenders who want to clear the exam CTET Syllabus 2016 and exam pattern play a vital role for those candidates. Central Teacher Eligibility Test is organized by CBSE to recruit candidates to the post of teachers. 

CTET Syllabus

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CTET Syllabus Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage:

Subject name Syllabus
I. Child Development and Pedagogy a)     Child Development (Primary School Child)

  • 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 needs

  • 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

  • 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
II. Language I. a)Language ComprehensionReading 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

  • 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 a)     ComprehensionTwo unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability
  • b)     Pedagogy of Language Development
  • 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
IV-Mathematics a)Content

  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction etc.
b) Pedagogical issues

  • 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
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of Teaching
V. Environmental Studies ContentI. Family and Friends:1.1 Relationships

1.2 Work and Play

1.3 Animals

1.4 Plants

II. Food

III. Shelter

IV. Water

V. Travel

VI. Things We Make and Do

b) Pedagogical Issues

  • 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 Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

Subject name Syllabus
I. Child Development and Pedagogy a) Child Development (Elementary School Child)

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

c) Learning and PedagogyII. Language Ia) Language Comprehension

b) Pedagogy of Language DevelopmentIII. Language – IIa) Comprehension

b) Pedagogy of Language DevelopmentIV. Mathematics and Science(i) Mathematics

(ii) ScienceVI. Natural Phenomena-VII. Natural Resources(a)  Pedagogical issueV. Social Studies/Social Sciencesa) Content

I. History

II. Geography

III. Social and Political Life

b) Pedagogical issues

CTET Exam Pattern

For Class I-V

Paper Questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30

For Class VI-VIII

Paper Questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy and Lang I, II 90 90
For Science and Math Teacher 60 60
For Social Studies 60 60

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