CTET 2018 Level 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

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CTET 2018 Notification is  released on the  official website . The official notification of CTET exam 2018 is released in July 2018. The Central Board of Secondary Education will be conducted the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) examination on 16 September. Therefore, all the candidates who are eligible to apply and want to appear in this examination are suggested to fill CTET Application Form 2018 for the examination, after the release of an online form.

 

The applicants can find the CTET exam Important dates, exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application Process, Previous Papers, etc in the below sections. So, read the given information carefully and prepare well for the Central Teachers Eligibility Test exam.

CTET 2018 Important Links

 

Objective Description
 Name of the Department Central Board of Secondary Education
 Name of the Examination Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET)
Official Website www.ctet.nic.in
 Application Mode Online
 Registration Started 01-08-2018 (Wednesday)
 Exam Date 9 December
 Result Declared on  N/A

Stay tuned for more updates on CTET 2018 Exam. For further queries, post your questions in the comments.

Structure Of CTET

There will be two papers of CTET.
(i) Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.
(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII

CTET Syllabus 2018 Level 1 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30
Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
Language 2 (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30
Total 150 MCQs 150

CTET 2018 Syllabus :

The syllabus is one of the primary aspects to gain better score in the CBSE TET exam.

I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions

a) Child Development (Primary School Child) 

  •  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 

  • 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 

  • 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

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

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

b) 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

IV Mathematics 30 Questions

a) Content

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

b) Pedagogical issues

  • 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 

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

b) 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

Note: For Detailed syllabus of classes I-VIII, please refer to NCERT syllabus and textbooks

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Note: For Detailed syllabus of classes I-VIII, please refer to NCERT syllabus and textbooks

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