Mizoram Teacher Eligibility Test 2018-19: Exam pattern and syllabus

Jan 17, 2019 13:24 IST
    Mizoram TET exam pattern & syllabus
    Mizoram TET exam pattern & syllabus

    MSBE (Mizoram Board of School Education) has recently announced to conduct the Mizoram TET exam 2019 on 22ndJanuary 2019. Mizoram TET is an exam held for determining the candidate’s eligibility to become a government teacher in government schools of Mizoram. Aspiring candidates, who want to be a teacher, must clear the Mizoram TET exam 2019. However, clearing Mizoram TET does not guarantee any job in the state schools but it is a mandatory requirement.

    With the Mizoram TET qualifying certificate, you can apply for the teaching posts as per state government job notifications. Mizoram TET exam is a qualifying exam and it is conducted twice a year. Through Mizoram TET exam, candidates are deputed as a primary or upper primary teacher in the Mizoram state. Since, understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus is the key to qualify in any competitive exam. In the following article, we have provided the Mizoram TET exam pattern and syllabus in detail. Let us go through it-

    Mizoram TET exam 2019 Important Dates

    Mizoram TET exam 2019 Exam pattern

    Mizoram TET exam 2019 syllabus

    Mizoram TET exam 2019 Important Dates

    Before heading to the Mizoram TET exam pattern and syllabus, let us know about the Mizoram TET exam calendar 2019 in detail as described in the following table-

    Event

    Date

    Starting date of filling Mizoram TET application form

    November 30, 2018

    Last date for submitting Mizoram TET 2019 application form

    January 04, 2019

    Last date for submitting Mizoram TET 2019 late application form

    January 08, 2019

    Availability of admit card for Mizoram TET exam 2019

    Will be sent 2 weeks before the exam commencement or as notified in the Mizoram TET application form

    Mizoram TET 2019 exam date

    January 22, 2019

    Mizoram TET result date

    To be Updated

    The Mizoram TET application form can be obtained from the MBSE office by paying only Rs. 50 from 30-Nov-2018 to 04-Jan-2019. On late submission of application form, you have to pay a late fee of Rs. 300. Keeping this exam schedule in mind, you can prepare your study timetable and strategy so that your success in Mizoram TET exam 2019 can be ensured.

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    Mizoram TET exam 2019 Exam Pattern

    Mizoram TET exam 2019 will be conducted in two offline papers i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II. Objective type questions will be asked in both papers. Mizoram TET exam 2019 will be conducted in pen and paper mode. Each paper will consist of 150 MCQs and each question carries 1 mark. There will be no negative marking for the wrong answers. Following are the details of Paper-I and Paper-II.

    • Paper-I: This paper is mandatory for those candidates, who want to become a teacher for Classes I to V in the Mizoram schools.
    • Paper-II: This paper is for those candidates, who aspire to become a teacher for Classes VI to VIII in the Mizoram schools.

    A candidate can appear in both the papers if he/she wants to teach the students of Classes I to VIII. The total duration of exam will be 1 hour and 30 minutes. The Mizoram TET exam pattern is as follows-

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    Mizoram TET 2019 Paper-I exam pattern

    Mizoram TET Paper-I Exam Pattern– Primary Teachers

    Subjects

    Maximum Marks

    No. of Questions

    Child Development and Pedagogy

    30 Marks

    (30 Questions)

    Language-I

    30 Marks

    (30 Questions)

    Language-II

    30 Marks

    (30 Questions)

    Mathematics

    30 Marks

    (30 Questions)

    Environmental Studies

    30 Marks

    (30 Questions)

    Total

    150 Marks

    150 questions

    Mizoram TET 2019 Paper-II exam pattern

    Mizoram TET Paper-II Exam Pattern– Upper Primary Teachers

    Subjects

    Maximum Marks

    No. of Questions

    Child Development and Pedagogy

    30 Marks

    (30 Questions)

    Language-I

    30 Marks

    (30 Questions)

    Language-II

    30 Marks

    (30 Questions)

    1. Mathematics
    2. Science
    3. Social Studies

    Note: Candidate can choose any subject as per his/her expertise in which he/she want to be a teacher.

     

     

     

    60 Marks

     

     

    (60 Questions)

    Total

    150 Marks

    150 questions

    Mizoram TET exam 2019 syllabus

    The Mizoram TET syllabus is quite similar to the Mizoram TET syllabus and you can also find Mizoram TET paper-I and paper-II syllabus on the official bulletin of Mizoram TET. The complete syllabus for Mizoram TET exam 2019 is as follows-

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    Mizoram TET 2019 Paper-I syllabus

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

    I. Child Development and Pedagogy - 30 Questions

    (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 - 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

    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

    • 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

    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

    • Geometry

    • Shapes & Spatial Understanding

    • Solids around Us

    • Numbers

    • Addition and Subtraction

    • Multiplication

    • Division

    • Measurement

    • Weight

    • Time

    • Volume

    • Data Handling

    • Patterns

    • Money

    (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

    • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching

    • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

    V. Environmental Studies - 30 Questions

    (a) Content

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

    Mizoram TET 2019 Paper 2 syllabus

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

    I. Child Development and Pedagogy-  30 Questions

    (a) Child Development (Elementary 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 - 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

    • 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

    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

    • 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

    Two 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 and Science - 60 Questions

    (i) Mathematics

    (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

    • 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

    • 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

    (ii) Science - 30 Questions

    (a) Content

    • 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

    V. Social Studies/Social Sciences - 60 Questions

    (a) Content

    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

    • 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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