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CTET 2018 syllabus and important dates 2018

CTET 2018 syllabus and important dates 2018 – The Central Teachers Eligibility test CTET for the year 2018 is a certification test that lets teachers become eligible to teach in central board CBSE schools all over India.There are two papers for primary teacher certification and another paper for Upper Primary Certification.

 

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CTET 2018 syllabus and important dates 2018

CTET 2018 Important Dates

CTET 2018 SYLLABUS 

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF SYLLABUS
(Paper I and Paper II)

Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage:


I. Child Development and Pedagogy
30 Questions
a) 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.
b) 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
c) 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
a) 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)
b) 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
a) Comprehension 15 Questions
Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or
scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal
ability
b) 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
a) Content 15 Questions
? Geometry
? Shapes & Spatial Understanding
? Solids around Us
? Numbers
? Addition and Subtraction
? Multiplication
? Division
? Measurement
? Weight
? Time
? Volume
? Data Handling
? Patterns
? Money
b) 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
a) Content 15 Questions
I. Family and Friends:
1.1 Relationships
1.2 Work and Play
1.3 Animals
1.4Plants
II. Food
III. Shelter
IV. Water
V. Travel
VI. Things We Make and Do
b) 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

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

I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions
a) 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.
b) 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
c) 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
a) 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)
b) 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
a) Comprehension 15 Questions
Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or
scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal
ability
b) 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. (A) Mathematics and Science:60 Questions
(i) Mathematics 30 Questions
a) Content 20 Questions
? 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
b) 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
a) Content 20 Questions
I. Food
? Sources of food
? Components of food
? Cleaning food
II. Materials
? Materials of daily use
III. The World of the Living
IV. Moving Things People and Ideas
V. How things work
? Electric current and circuits
? Magnets
VI. Natural Phenomena
VII. Natural Resources
b) 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
V. Social Studies/Social Sciences 60 Questions
a) Content 40 Questions
I. 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
II. 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
III. 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 Marginalised
b) 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
Note: For Detailed syllabus of classes I-VIII, please refer to NCERT syllabus and textbooks

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One Response to CTET 2018 syllabus and important dates 2018

  1. mandar November 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm #

    sir wher is main exam centres ?


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