CTET Syllabus 2019 Paper 1 & 2 (Detailed)

ctet syllabus

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts all India Entrance exam to recruit teachers. The CTET exam is conducted two times a year. The exam is going to be held on July 07, 2019. So, students shall be familiar with the CTET Syllabus 2019.

The CTET Admit Card 2019 has been released on June 21, 2019. Candidates can crack the CTET Exam in one attempt if they study hard

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CTET Syllabus 2019 Highlights

Exam CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)
Conducting Body Central Board of Education (CBSE)
Stages Paper 1 & Paper 2
Sections in Syllabus · Language – I · Language – II · Child Development & Pedagogy · Mathematics · Environmental Science · Social Studies
Negative Marking No (both papers)
Total Questions 150 (both papers)
Total Marks 150 (both papers)
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 minutes (both papers)
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CTET 2019 Syllabus (Detailed)

There will be two papers, paper 1 & paper 2. The differentiation is as follows:

CTET Paper 1

  • The Exam will be on the basis of NCERT Books from Class I-V.
  • No negative marking is there.
  • Questions will be in the form of MCQ.

CTET Paper 2 

  • The paper will be having the syllabus of the elementary stage (Class VI-VIII).
  • There is no negative marking.
  • Objective (MCQ) type questions will be there.

CTET EXAM PATTERN 2019

CTET Child Development & Pedagogy Syllabus 2019

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

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 perspectives.
  • Concept of child-centered & progressive education.
  • Language & Thoughts.
  • 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.
  • 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 practice.
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.
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 for learning.
  • Learning as a social activity.
  • The social context of learning.
  • Child as a ‘problem solver’ and scientific investigator’.
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s errors as a significant step in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotion.
  • Motivation & Learning.
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental.

ctet syllabus

CTET Language – I Syllabus 2019

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

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).

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.

CTET Language – II Syllabus 2019

Comprehension

In Language II examination paper questions come 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.

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.

CTET Mathematics Syllabus 2019

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

CTET Environmental Science Syllabus 2019

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

CTET Social Studies/Social Sciences Syllabus 2019

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
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