CTET Syllabus 2020 for Paper 1 and 2: Check Detailed Syllabus & Exam Pattern

CTET Syllabus 2020: CBSE 5 जुलाई को CTET परीक्षा दो स्तरों पर करने जा रहा है, paper 1 (Primary Stage) और पेपर 2 (Elementary Stage)।

CTET Exam Pattern for Paper I

Sections NameNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy3030
Language I3030
Language II3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150 MCQs150 Marks

CTET 2020 Syllabus Paper – I के अवलोकन

CTET SubjectsCTET Important Topics
Child Development and PedagogyChild Development, Learning and Pedagogy
Language-IComprehension, Pedagogy of Language Development
Language-IIComprehension, Pedagogy of Language Development
MathematicsGeometry, Shapes & Spatial Understanding, Solids around Us, Numbers, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, Division
Environmental Studies Family and Friends, Food, Shelter, Water, Travel

भाषाओं और कोड की सूची इस प्रकार है:

LanguageCodeLanguageCodeLanguageCodeLanguageCode
English01Gujarati06Marathi11Sanskrit16
Hindi02Kannada07Mizo12Tamil17
Assamese03Khasi08Nepali13Telugu18
Bengali04Malayalam09Oriya14Tibetan19
Garo05Manipuri10Punjabi15Urdu20

CTET Exam Pattern for Paper II

CTET SubjectsNumber of Questions in CTET Paper-II
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)30
Language-I (compulsory)30
Language-II (compulsory)30
Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)ORSocial Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)ORMathematics, Science and Social Studies/Social Science (for teacher of any other subject)60
Total150

CTET 2020 Syllabus Paper – I के अवलोकन

SubjectsImportant Topics
Child Development and PedagogyChild Development, Learning and Pedagogy
Language-IComprehension, Pedagogy of Language Development
Language-IIComprehension, Pedagogy of Language Development
MathematicsNumber System, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration
Science Food, Materials, Natural Phenomena, Natural Resources
Social Studies/Social SciencesHistory, Geography, Social and Political Life, Pedagogical Issues

CTET Syllabus For Child Development & Pedagogy

Child Development

  • 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
  • The 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

  • Learners from Diverse Backgrounds Including Disadvantaged and Deprived
  • The Needs of Children with Learning Difficulties, Impairment, etc.
  • The Talented, Creative, Specially Abled Learners

Learning and Pedagogy

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  • How Children Think and Learn.
  • How and Why Children ‘ Fail’ to Achieve Success in School Performance Specific
  • Teaching and Learning Processes.
  • Children’s Learning Strategies.
  • Learning as a Social Activity.
  • Social Meaning of Learning Child as a Problem Solver and Alternative Definitions of Learning in Children.
  • Recognizing Children’s Errors as Significant Steps in School Performance

CTET Syllabus For Language I

Language Comprehension

Reading Unseen Passages – Two passages one prose or drama and one poem consisting of questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • 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

CTET Syllabus For Language II

Comprehension

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Two Unseen Prose Passage (Discursive or Literary or Narrative or Scientific) with Questions on Comprehension, Grammar, and Verbal Ability

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • 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

CTET Syllabus For Mathematics

a) Content

  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids Around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money

Pedagogical Issues

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  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical Thinking; Understanding Children’s Thinking and Reasoning Patterns and Strategies of Making Meaning and Learning
  • Place of Mathematics in the 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

CTET Syllabus For Environmental Studies

Content

  • Family and Friends: Relationships, Work and Play, Animals, Plants
  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Things We Make and Do

Pedagogical Issues

  • 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 Syllabus For Mathematics

Content

∗Number System

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  1. Knowing our Numbers
  2. Playing with Numbers
  3. Whole Numbers
  4. Negative Numbers and Integers
  5. Fractions

∗Algebra

  1. Introduction to Algebra
  2. Ratio and Proportion

∗Geometry

  1. Basic Geometrical Idea (2-D)
  2. Understanding Elementary Shapes (2D and 3D)
  3. Symmetry (Reflection)
  4. Construction (Using Straight Edge Scale, Protractor, Compasses)
  5. Mensuration
  6. Data Handling

b) Pedagogical Issues

  1. Nature of Mathematics/Logical Thinking
  2. Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  3. Language of Mathematics
  4. Community Mathematics
  5. Evaluation
  6. Remedial Teaching
  7. Problem of Teaching

CTET Syllabus For Science

a) Content 

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∗Food

  1. Sources of Food
  2. Components of Food
  3. Cleaning Food

∗Materials

  1. Materials of Daily Use

∗The World of the Living

∗Moving Things, People, and Ideas

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∗How Things Work

  1. Electric Current and Circuits
  2. Magnets

∗Natural Phenomena

∗Natural Resources

Pedagogical Issues

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  1. Nature & Structure of Sciences
  2. Natural Science/Aims & Objectives
  3. Understanding & Appreciating Science
  4. Approaches/Integrated Approach
  5. Observation/Experimental/Discovery (Method of Science)
  6. Innovation
  7. Text Material/Aids
  8. Evaluation – Cognitive/Psychomotor/Effective
  9. Problems
  10. Remedial Teaching

CTET Syllabus For Social Science/Studies

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

  1. Geography as a Social Study and as a Science
  2. Plant: Earth in the Solar System
  3. Globe
  4. Environment in its Totality: Natural and Human Environment
  5. Air
  6. Water
  7. Human Environment: Settlement, Transport, and Communication
  8. Resources: Types – Natural and Human
  9. Agriculture

∗Social and Political Life

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  1. Diversity
  2. Government
  3. Local Government
  4. Making a Living
  5. Democracy
  6. State Government
  7. Understanding Media
  8. Unpacking Gender
  9. The Constitution
  10. Parliamentary Government
  11. The Judiciary
  12. Social Justice and the Marginalised

Pedagogical Issues

  1. Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies
  2. Class Room Processes, Activities, and Discourse
  3. Developing Critical Thinking
  4. Enquiry/Empirical Evidence
  5. Problems of Teaching Social Science/Social Studies
  6. Sources – Primary & Secondary
  7. Projects Work
  8. Evaluation

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