CBSE CTET Syllabus, Exam Pattern of Paper-I & Paper-II: Check Detailed

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Central Board of Secondary Education has revealed the details of Syllabus/Exam Pattern of CTET. CBSE CTET Syllabus for Paper-I will release on the topics prescribed of NCERT for class 1-5. For Paper-II Syllabus will of the Elementary Stage.

Here you will get topics wise complete CBSE CTET Syllabus for Paper-I and Paper-II with Exam Pattern.

Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

CBSE CTET Exam Pattern, Syllabus of Paper-I & Paper-II

Paper-I:

Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

Paper-II

Child development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language – 1 30 30
Language – 2 30 30
Science & Mathematics OR Social Science 60 60

Child Development and Pedagogy

It will focus on the psychology of teaching ad learning relevant to the age group of 6 to 11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of learners, interaction , attributes and quality.

Language I section:
will focus on the poficienceis related to the medium of instruction

Language II Section:
Focus on elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

Mathematics and Environmental Studies:
Focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of subjects.

CBSE CTET Syllabus 2018 Paper I

1- Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 Questions

15 Question from child Development (Primary School Child):

Concept of development and its relationship with learning
Principles of the development of children
Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
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
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.
Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.
The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice

Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs – 5 Questions

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

earning and Pedagogy – 5 Questions:
ow 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 & environment

2- Language I – 30 Questions

1- Language Comprehension 15 question:

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

2- Pedagogy of Language Development 15 question:

  • 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

3- Language – II – 30 Questions

Language Comprehension

Two unseen prose passages with the question on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability

Pedagogy of Language Development

Learning and acquisition.
Principles of Language Teaching.
Role of listening and speaking; the 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
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.

4-Math Subject 30 Questions :

1- Content (15 questions)
Geometry
Shapes & Spatial Understanding
Solids around Us
Numbers
Addition and Subtraction
Multiplication
Division
Measurement
Weight
Time
Volume
Data Handling
Patterns
Money

2- Pedagogical Problem – 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
Evaluation through formal and informal methods
Problems of Teaching
Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

5- Environmental Studies

1- Content – 15 Questions

i. 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

2- 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

CBSE CTET Syllabus Paper-II (VI-VIII) Details:

 

1- Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions

1- 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.

2- Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs – 5 Questions
• Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived

• the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.

• Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

3- 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

2- Language I – 30 Questions

1- 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.

2- 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 and Science – 60 Questions

1- 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

2- 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

Mathematics: 30 questions

Content: 20 Questions
Pedagogical issues: 10 Questions

Sciences: 30 questions

Content: 20 Questions
Pedagogical issues: 10 Questions

5: Social Studies/ Social Sciences

Content: 40 Questions
Pedagogical issues: 20 Questions

 

Important Dates:

Paper II Paper I
CTET Exam Date December 9
Entry in Exam Center 8:00 AM 12:30 PM

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