CTET February 2016: Syllabus and Exam pattern

Jan 25, 2016 15:14 IST

    Now, it is time to prepare for CTET examination, as Central board of secondary Education (the exam conducting body for CTET), has already notified the date of examination of   CTET 2016 to be held on 21st February 2016.  One can prepare for exam by following CTET Syllabus 2016 at the official (www.ctet.nic.in). The pattern of papers and a brief content of syllabus is given below:

    CTET Exam Pattern:-

    Central board of secondary Education (CBSE) conducts following two papers for CTET, each of 150 marks and of duration 2:30 hrs:

    (a)Paper I (Primary Stage): Passing this paper is the essential qualification to be teachers of Classes I to V.

    (b)Paper II (Elementary Stage): Passing this paper is the essential qualification to be teachers of Classes VI to VIII

    (Note: Candidates who intent to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both papers (Primary and elementary Stage).

    (a)    Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage:

    S. No.

    Topic

    No of MCQs*

    Maximum Marks

    1

    Child Development and Pedagogy

    30

    30

    2

    Language I (compulsory)

    30

    30

    3

    Language II (compulsory)

    30

    30

    4

    Mathematics

    30

    30

    5

    Environmental Studies

    30

    30

    Total

    150

    (b) Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage:

    S. No.

    Topic

    No of MCQs*

    Maximum Marks

    1

    Child Development & Pedagogy

     (compulsory)

    30

    30

    2

    Language I (compulsory)

    30

    30

    3

    Language II (compulsory)

    30

    30

    4

    Mathematics and Science

    (for Mathematics and Science teacher)

    60

    60

    5

    Social Studies/Social Science

    (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)

    Note: For any other teacher – either 4 or 5

    60

    60

    Total

    150

    Structure and Content of Syllabus:

    Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage:

    Topic

    Content and maximum marks

    No. of questions

    Child Development and Pedagogy

    (30 questions)

    (a)    Child Development (Primary School Child)

    15

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

    5

    (c)    Learning and Pedagogy

    10

    Language-I (30 questions)

    (a) Language Comprehension

    15

     

    (b) Pedagogy of Language Development

    15

    Language – II (30 questions)

    (a)   Comprehension

    15

    (b)  Pedagogy of Language Development

    15

    Mathematics (30 questions)

    (a)   Content (Geometry, Shapes & Spatial Understanding, Solids around us, Numbers, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Data Handling, Patterns, Money)

    15

    (b)  Pedagogical issues

    15

    Environmental Studies

    (30 Questions)

    (a)   Content (Family and Friends, Food, Shelter, Water, Travel,  Things We Make and Do)

    15

    (b)  Pedagogical Issues

    15

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

    Topic

    Content and maximum marks

    No. of questions

    Child Development and Pedagogy

    (30 questions)

    (a)    Child Development (Elementary School Child)

    15

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

    5

    (c)  Learning and Pedagogy

    10

    Language-I (30 questions)

    (a) Language Comprehension

    15

    (b) Pedagogy of Language Development

    15

    Language – II (30 questions)

    (a) Comprehension

    15

    (b) Pedagogy of Language Development

    15

    Mathematics and Science: (60 questions)

    (a)      Mathematics

    30

    (b)     Science

     

    Social Studies/ Social Sciences

    (60 questions)

    (a)      Content (History, Geography, Social and Political Life)

    40

    (a)       Pedagogical Issues

    20

    Note: Detailed syllabus for CTET Feb 2016 can be seen at the official website of CTET (www.ctet.nic.in)).

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