Detailed CTET Syllabus 2018 | Get (Paper I & II) Syllabus for CTET Exam 2018

CTET Syllabus 2018

CTET Syllabus 2018 – Get detailed syllabus for Paper I & Paper II exam here. Subject-wise exam pattern and syllabus for CTET 2018

CTET Syllabus 2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE, has announced vacancies to recruit teachers in various roles. Every year CBSE conducts Central Teacher Eligibility Test, CTET, to employ teachers in different Government Institutes. This year the exam is scheduled to be held on 9th December 2018. There are two papers included in the written exam of CTET, Paper I & Paper II. So, let’s have a thorough knowledge of the exam pattern and CTET syllabus for CTET 2018 to begin the preparation for the exam.

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Detail CTET Syllabus 2018:

1. Child Development & Pedagogy Syllabus

The subject of  Child Development and Pedagogy have comprised the 30 number of weightage.

(a) Child Development
  • Concept of Development & its relationship with learning.
  • Principles of development of Children.
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence.
  • Multi-dimensional Intelligence.
  • Influence of Heredity & Intelligence.
  • Socialization Process: Social world & children (Teachers, Parents, Peers).
  • Piaget, Kohlberg & Vygotsky: constructs & critical oerspectives.
  • Concept of child-centered & progressive education.
  • Language & Thoughts.
  • Gender as a social construct
    • Gender roles
    • Also, Gender bias and educational practise.
  • Individual Differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.
  • The distinction between assessment FOR learning and assessment OF learning; school-based awareness assessment; Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practise.
(b) The concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs.
  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived.
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • And, Addressing the Talented, Creative & Specially able learners.
(c) Learning & Pedagogy
  • How children think and learn; how and why children fail to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic Processes of Teaching & learning.
  • Children’s strategies of learning.
  • Learning as a social activity.
  • Social context of learning.
  • Child as a ‘problem solver’ and scientific investigator’.
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s errors as significant step in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotion.
  • Motivation & Learning.
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental.

2. Language – I:

Language 1 examination paper contains the 30 Questions and each question has a weightage of 1 Marks.

(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 & Acquisition.
  • Principle of Language Teaching.
  • Role of listening and speaking; the function of language and how children use it as a tool.
  • Critical perspective in the role of Grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form; challenging the teaching language in a diverse classroom;language difficulty errors and disorders.
  • Language skills.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency; speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Teaching- learning materials, Textbooks, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom.
  • Remedial Teaching.

3. Language – II:

(a) Comprehension
  •  In Language II examination paper questions comes from comprehension, verbal ability and grammar and this part have 15 number of weight in the exam so read this part carefully, before going to appear in the examination.
(b) Pedagogy of language development
  • Learning & Acquisition.
  • Principle of Language Teaching.
  • Role of listening and speaking; the function of language and how children use it as a tool.
  • Critical perspective in the role of Grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form; challenging the teaching language in a diverse classroom;language difficulty errors and disorders.
  • Language skills.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency; speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Teaching- learning materials, Textbooks, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom.
  • Remedial Teaching.

4. Mathematics

In a total in this section there will be 30 questions. 10 questions will be Pedagogical issues and rest 20 questions will be on Number system, Algebra& Geometry etc.

  • Content

    • 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
  • Pedagogical issues

    • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
    • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
    • Language of Mathematics
    • Community Mathematics
    • Evaluation
    • Remedial Teaching
    • Problem of Teaching

5. Environmental Science

In a total in this section there will be 30 questions. 10 questions will be Pedagogical issues and rest 20 questions will be on food, Material, Natural Phenomena etc.

  • 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
  • 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/psycho-motor/affective
    • Problems
    • Remedial Teaching

6. Social Studies/Social Sciences

In a total in this section there will be 60 questions. 20 questions will be Pedagogical issues and rest 40 questions will be on History, Geography, Social & Political life etc.

  • 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 Marginalized
  • Pedagogical issues

    • Concept & 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

Now as you know the complete CTET Syllabus, you have to be very good with these topics. The CTET online application has started from 1st August 2018 and you can fill the online form till 27th August 2018. A huge number of applicants are expected to apply for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test, CTET 2018 Exam.Check the complete CTET Recruitment 2018.

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