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Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) held’s by Central Board of Secondary Education every year to select deserved eligible candidates for the vacant teacher’s posts. Candidates who are going to compete in this test must know the complete syllabus. Central Board of Secondary Education has unleashed the CTET Paper 1 & 2 Syllabus. So candidates have to download it and make their preparation. This examination will be held for the selection of candidates for the vacant posts in government & private school teachers for class 1st to 8th.

CTET Syllabus 2015

Here on this page we have provided the syllabus for paper 1 and paper 2 briefly, so the candidates can make notes on its basis.

Details of CTET Syllabus 2015:

CTET Paper 1 Pattern 2015:

There will total 150 Questions based on the Multiple Choice Type having total marks of 150.

The time duration for this exam will be 2.30 hrs.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 questions 150 Marks

CTET Paper 2 Pattern 2015:

In this paper there will be total 150 Multiple Choice Questions of 150 marks from CDP or Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics and Science.

Time duration for this paper will be of Time: 2.30 hrs.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
For Mathematics and Science teacher 60 MCQs 60 Marks
For Social Science teacher: 60 MCQs 60 Marks
For any other teacher – either (a) or (b)
Total 150 questions 150 Marks

CTET Syllabus of Paper 1:

Unit Topics
Child Development and Pedagogy
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.

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

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 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
Language Comprehension 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)
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

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

Mathematics
Content Questions Geometry

Shapes & Spatial Understanding

Solids around Us

Numbers

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication

Division

Measurement

Weight

Time

Volume

Data Handling

Patterns

Money

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

Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching

Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

Environmental Studies
Content Questions Family and Friends:

1.Relationships

2.Work and Play

3.Animals

4.Plants

Food

Shelter

Water

Travel

Things We Make and Do

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 of Paper 2:

In paper 2 there will be topics on Mathematics and Science.

Unit Topics
Mathematics and Science
Mathematics
Content Questions 1.Number System

Knowing our Numbers

Playing with Numbers

Whole Numbers

Negative Numbers and Integers

Fractions

2. Algebra

Introduction to Algebra

Ratio and Proportion

3. Geometry

Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)

Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)

Symmetry: (reflection)

Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)

4.Mensuration

5.Data handling

Pedagogical issues Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking

Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

Language of Mathematics

Community Mathematics

Evaluation

Remedial Teaching

Problem of Teaching

Science
Content Questions 1. Food

Sources of food

Components of food

Cleaning food

2. Materials

Materials of daily use

3.The World of the Living

4.Moving Things People and Ideas

5.How things work

Electric current and circuits

Magnets

6. Natural Phenomena

7. Natural Resources

Pedagogical issues 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
Content Questions 1.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

2. 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

3. 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 Marginalized

Pedagogical issues 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

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