CTET Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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CTET Exam Pattern

CTET Exam Pattern along with the latest paper pattern and complete syllabus. IN this article, we will cover all important points which you should need to know. CTET Central Eligibility Test Notification comes every year around Feb to March with the thousand of vacancies. CTET Exam is one of the important exams of the India and every year number of aspirants are increasing so it is best to you. Stick to studies with the right and latest information about CTET Exam Pattern and Syllabus.

CTET Exam Pattern 2017

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) Notification will come to February or March with the thousand of vacancies so you have sufficient time to crack it. In this articles, we will cover all important information which you should know before attempting CTET Exam.

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Latest Details

The process of selection for CTET Exam 2017 consists of the following 2 phases –

Phase IPaper 1
Phase IIPaper 2

 

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Point To Be Remembered

1. A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).
2.Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V. (ii) Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
3.(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Paper 1

The preliminary stage of CTET Exam Pattern is objective in nature i.e only multiple type questions (MCQs) will be asked.

ClassesNumber of MCQs, Marks
1. Child Development and Pedagogy30 MCQs, 30 Marks
2. Language I30 MCQs, 30 Marks
3. Language II30 MCQs, 30 Marks
4. Mathematics30 MCQs, 30 Marks
5. Environmental Studies30 MCQs, 30 Marks

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Paper 1 Syllabus

  Child Development and Pedagogy  (30 MCQs, 30 Marks)  

1. 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

(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

Language I (30 MCQs, 30 Marks)  

2. 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

Language II (30 MCQs, 30 Marks)  

3. 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

Mathematics (30 MCQs, 30 Marks)  

4. 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

Mathematics (30 MCQs, 30 Marks) 

5. Environmental Studies (30 Questions)
a) Content (15 Questions)·         Family and Friends:

1. Relationships

2. Work and Play

3. Animals

4. Plants

·         Food

·         Shelter

·         Water

·         Travel

·         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/AidsProblems

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Paper 2

The Paper 2 of CTET Exam Pattern is objective in nature i.e only multiple type questions (MCQs) will be asked.

ClassesNumber of MCQs, Marks
1. Child Development and Pedagogy30 MCQs, 30 Marks
2. Language I30 MCQs, 30 Marks
3. Language II30 MCQs, 30 Marks
4. (a) For Mathematics and Science teacher: Mathematics and Science60 MCQs, 60 Marks
4. (b) For Social Studies/Social Science teacher: Social Science
(c) For any other teacher: either (a) or (b)
60 MCQs, 60 Marks

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Negative Marking

Paper 1NO Negative Marking
Paper 2NO Negative Marking

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Duration of examination

Paper 1One-and-a-half hours
Paper 2One-and-a-half hours

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Interview

 After Qualifying the exam, there will be an interview/viva and at same time documents will be verified.

CTET Exam Pattern 2017: Paper 2 Syllabus

Child Development and Pedagogy  (30 MCQs, 30 Marks)  

1. 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

(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

Language I (30 MCQs, 30 Marks)  

7. 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

Language II (30 MCQs, 30 Marks)  

8. 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

Mathematics and Science II (60 MCQs, 60 Marks)  

(i) Mathematics (30 Questions)
a) Content (20 Questions)

 

a) Content (20 Questions)

Number System: 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

Social Studies/Social Sciences (60 MCQs, 60 Marks)

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 QuestionsConcept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies

Class Room Processes, activities, and discourse

Developing Critical thinking

Inquiry/Empirical Evidence

Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies

Sources – Primary & Secondary

Projects Work

Evaluation