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CTET Syllabus 2020 - Syllabus of CTET 2020 determined by CBSE comprising of Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1 and Language 2, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. There are two Papers in CTET with different Exam Pattern difficulty level and CTET Syllabus 2020. CTET Paper-I is for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V. CTET Paper-II is for a person who wants to be a teacher for lessons VI to VIII. And more details about CTET Syllabus 2020 read this article below.

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New Update: CTET Syllabus 2020 - CTET Syllabus 2020  for Paper I based on the topics Specified for classes 1 to 5. And CTET Paper-II, the syllabus is of the Elementary stage. CTET aspirants who intend to be a teacher for lessons I to VIII have to appear in both the papers. The Conducting board of CTET will issue aspirants scoring 60% marks Eligibility Certificate. We have provided the CTET exam pattern and CTET Syllabus 2020 PDF Here.

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CTET Syllabus 2020  for Paper I-2020

CTET Syllabus 2020  for Paper I performed for candidates willing to become teachers of primary classes. The syllabus for Paper 1 is as decided by CBSE every year. We have given the section-wise distribution is tabulated below. (Download CTET Paper I Syllabus 2020 Click Here)

CTET Syllabus 2020 Sections

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

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


CTET Syllabus for Paper II-2020

CTET Syllabus for Paper-II conducted for individuals willing to become teachers for Elementary classes. It will consist of 4 compulsory sections. They will have an option in the fourth section, which aspirants should opt as per the subject they wish to teach. Section-wise distribution tabulated below. (Download CTET Paper II Syllabus 2020 Click Here).

Sections

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Child Development & Pedagogy

30

30

Language I

30

30

Language II

30

30

Mathematics and Science/

Social Studies/ Social Science

60

60

Total

150 MCQs

150 Marks

 

I. Child Development and Pedagogy - 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 needs - 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 – 5 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

II. Language I - 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 - 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

IV. Mathematics - 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

• Evaluation through formal and informal methods

• Problems of Teaching

• Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching

• Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

V. Environmental Studies - 30 Questions

a) Content - 15 Questions

i. Family and Friends: Relationships, Work and Play, Animals, Plants

ii. Food

iii. Shelter

iv. Water

v. Travel

vi. Things We Make and Do

(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 2020 for Paper II (for classes VI to VIII - Elementary Stage)

I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions

 

(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;

• 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 - 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

II. Language I - 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 - 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

IV. Mathematics and Science - 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

• Food

• Sources of food

• Components of food

• Cleaning food

• Materials

• Materials of daily use

• The World of the Living

• Moving Things People and Ideas

• How things work

• Electric current and circuits

• Magnets

• Natural Phenomena

• 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

V. Social Studies/Social Sciences - 60 Questions

a) Content 40 Questions

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

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

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

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CTET Exam 2021 Syllabus 2021 - FAQ

1. What is the syllabus for CTET exam?  

The CTET exam syllabus comprises important topics from subjects such as Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Science, and Social Studies/Social Sciences.

2. Who prescribes CTET syllabus?  

The Central Board of Secondary Education prescribes CTET syllabus.

3. Does CTET syllabus change every year?  

No, the CTET syllabus remains the same every year.

4. What is the marking scheme for CTET?  

In CTET exam, one mark is allotted for each correct answer.

5. How many subjects are there in CTET exam?  

In CTET Paper-I, questions are asked from five subjects - Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Environmental Studies. In CTET paper-II, questions are asked from four subjects - Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, and Mathematics & Science or Social Studies/Social Sciences.

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