CTET Syllabus 2018

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CTET Syllabus 2018
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CTET Syllabus 2018:

CTET Syllabus 2018 is Officially released by Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) The Central Board of Secondary Education is responsible for conducts the CTET examination and this year a large number of candidates ready for fill the CTET application form. So those candidates want to prepare better for the examination they should read the below mentioned CTET 2018 Exam Pattern & Syllabus before going to appear in the examination.

CTET 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus:

Manabadi giving exam pattern and syllabus for CTET 2018 examination which notification will be released. The exam pattern and syllabus will help candidates to know the pattern the examination.

There will be two papers of CTET.

  • Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  • Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
  • Note: A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to
  • will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

Exam Pattern of CTET Paper 1 (for Classes I to V):

  • No. of MCQs - 150:
  • Duration of examination - 2 1/2 hours
  • Structure and Content (All Compulsory):

1Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
2Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
3Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
4Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
5Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total150 MCQs 150 Marks

Exam Pattern of CTET Paper 2 (for Classes VI to VIII):

  • No. of MCQs - 150:
  • Duration of examination - 2 1/2 hours
  • Structure and Content (All Compulsory):

1Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory30 MCQs 30 Marks
2Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
3Language II (compulsory)30 MCQs 30 Marks
4Mathematics and Science
(for Mathematics and Science teacher)
60 MCQs 60 Marks
5Social Studies/Social Science
(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)
60 MCQs 60 Marks
*For any other teacher – either (IV) or (V)
Total150 MCQs 150 Marks

CTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2018 : (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

1. Child Development and Pedagogy(10 Questions):
The subject of Child Development and Pedagogy have comprised the 30 number of weightage.

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.
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

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

II. Language I (30 Questions)

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)
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

III. Language – II (30 Questions)

Comprehension (15 Questions )
  • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability
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)

Content (15 Questions)
  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money
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

V. Environmental Studies (30 Questions)

Content 15 Questions
  • i. Family and Friends:
    1.1 Relationships
    1.2 Work and Play
    1.3 Animals
    1.4 Plants
  • ii. Food
  • iii. Shelter
  • iv. Water
  • v. Travel
  • vi. Things We Make and Do
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/Aids
  • Problems

CTET 2018 Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage:

I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions

Child Development (Elementary 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.
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.

II. Language I ( 30 Questions )

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)
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

III. Language – II (30 Questions)

Comprehension ( 15 Questions )
  • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability
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 and Science ( 60 Questions )

(i) Mathematics (30 Questions )

Content (20 Questions )
  • Number System
    1. Knowing our Numbers
    2. Playing with Numbers
    3. Whole Numbers
    4. Negative Numbers and Integers
    5. Fractions
  • Algebra
    1. Introduction to Algebra • Ratio and Proportion
  • Geometry
    1. Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
    2. Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
    3. Symmetry: (reflection)
    4. Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  • Data handling
  • Mensuration

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)

Content ( 20 Questions )
  • a. Food
    i. Sources of food
    ii. Components of food
    iii. Cleaning food
  • b. Materials
    i. Materials of daily use
  • c. The World of the Living
  • d. Moving Things People and Ideas
  • e. How things work
    i. Electric current and circuits
    ii. Magnets
  • f. Natural Phenomena
  • g. Natural Resources
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 Questions )

Content (40 Questions )
  • a. History
    i. When, Where and How
    ii. The Earliest Societies
    iii. The First Farmers and Herders
    iv. The First Cities
    v. Early States
    vi. New Ideas
    vii. The First Empire
    viii. Contacts with Distant lands
    ix. Political Developments
    x. Culture and Science
    xi. New Kings and Kingdoms
    xii. Sultans of Delhi
    xiii. Architecture
    xiv. Creation of an Empire
    xv. Social Change
    xvi. Regional Cultures
    xvii. The Establishment of Company Power
    xviii. Rural Life and Society
    xix. Colonialism and Tribal Societies
    xx. The Revolt of 1857-58
    xxi. Women and reform
    xxii. Challenging the Caste System
    xxiii. The Nationalist Movement
    xxiv. India After Independence
  • b. Geography
    i. Geography as a social study and as a science
    ii. Planet: Earth in the solar system
    iii. Globe
    iv. Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
    v. Air
    vi. Water
    vii. Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication
    viii. Resources: Types-Natural and Human
    ix. Agriculture
  • c. Social and Political Life
    i. Diversity
    ii. Government
    iii. Local Government
    iv. Making a Living
    v. Democracy
    vi. State Government
    vii. Understanding Media
    viii. Unpacking Gender
    ix. The Constitution
    x. Parliamentary Government
    xi. The Judiciary
    xii. Social Justice and the Marginalised
Pedagogical issues (20 Questions)
  • 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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  • suresh
  • 2018-June-21 15:17:26
Very Good Information