Latest CTET Exam Pattern in Detail

Latest CTET Exam Pattern in Detail

Take a glance at the latest CTET Exam Pattern and start preparing for the exam with the best study material and mock tests available.

CTET Exam Pattern 2018

Via an official notice released on 12th June 2018, it was notified that the CTET application process will start from 22nd June 2018. According to latest notification, the CTET exam date will be held on 9th December 2018. As you can see, there is less than 4 months left for the exam. So, you should start preparing for the exam ASAP if you haven’t already started. For that purpose, we have provided here the CTET Exam Pattern. It’s advisable to go through the latest exam pattern before you start preparing. Scroll down to read more.

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CTET Exam Pattern for Paper I and Paper II

The exam pattern is different for Paper I and Paper II. But there is no negative marking scheme for any of them. Let us discuss them one by one.

Paper I CTET Exam Pattern

Paper I (for classes I to V): Primary Stage
Duration of examination: 2 hour 30min

Section No. of Qs Marks Time
Child development & Pedagogy 30 30 2 and half hours
Mathematics 30 30
Language – 1 30 30
Language – 2 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Section-wise Recognition:

  • The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
  • The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  • Test items in language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  • The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I – V by the NCERT/CBSE.
  • The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT/CBSE for classes I – V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

Paper II CTET Exam Pattern.

Paper II (for classes VI to VIII): Elementary Stage
Duration of examination: 2 hour 30mins

Section No. of Qs Marks Time
Child development & Pedagogy 30 30 2 and half hours
Language – 1 30 30
Language – 2 30 30
Science & Mathematics / Social Science 60 60
Total 150 150

Section-wise Recognition:

 

  • The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning, relevant to the age group of 11-14 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
  • The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  • Test items in language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  • Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options.
  • The Test items in Mathematics and Science, and Social Studies/Social Science will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. The test items of Mathematics and Science will of 30 marks each based on the divisions of the syllabus of that subject as prescribed for classes VI – VIII by the NCERT/CBSE.
  • The questions in the test for Paper II will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT/CBSE for classes VI – VIII but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage

 

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