CTET 2018 is an important examination for those who aspire to become teachers. This has become a mandatory qualification to be selected or the post of teachers at different levels. After receiving a CTET qualification, you can become a government schoolteacher, as well as a teacher in aided or unaided private schools across approximately 100 cities in the country. CTET 2018 will open avenues for teaching at different levels for candidates interested in the professional. F you are preparing for CTET 2018, here is everything you should know about its syllabus and exam pattern. This article will help you know complete details about CTET 2018 exam pattern and syllabus. 

CTET 2018: Exam Pattern Paper I

Subject Questions Asked Marks
Child development and pedagogy 30 30
Language 1 (English/Hindi) 30 30
Language 2 (English/Hindi) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30

 

CTET 2018: Exam Pattern Paper II

Subject Questions Asked Marks
Child development and pedagogy 30 30
Language 1 (English/Hindi) 30 30
Language 2 (English/Hindi) 30 30
Mathematics & Science or Social Studies 60 60
Total 150 150

CTET Paper 1 Syllabus 
1. Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development Topic
(15 Question)
Concept of Inclusive education
(05 Question)
Learning and Pedagogy
(10 Question)

1. Development Concepts.
2. Influence of Heredity and Environment.
3. Principles of the development of children.
4. Socialization processes
5. Piaget, Kohlberg and, Vygotsky.
6. Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence.
7. Multidimensional Intelligence.
8. Language & Thought.
9. Gender as a social construct.
10. Concepts of child-centered & progressive education.
11. Distinction B/w Assessment for learning and assessment of  learning.
12. Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners.
 
1. Addressing the Creative, Talented, Specially abled Learners.
2. Addressing the requirements of children with learning ‘impairment’, difficulties.
3. Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds.
 
1. Cognition & Emotions.
2. Motivation and learning.
3. How children think and learn.
4. Basic processes of teaching and learning.
5. Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator.
6. Factors contributing to learning – personal and environmental

2. Language I

Language Comprehension: Grammar and verbal ability and passages
Pedagogy of Language Development: Role of speaking & listening, Principles of Language Teaching, Language Skills, Acquisition, Remedial Teaching

3. Language – II
Comparison:  Comprehension, verbal ability and grammar

Pedagogy of Language Development:  Principles of Language Teaching, Evaluating language comprehension & proficiency, Learning and acquisition, and Remedial Teaching

4. Mathematics

  • Numbers
  • Geometry
  • Weight
  • Money
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Time
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Volume
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Solids around
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching
  • Measurement
  • Division
  • Community Mathematics
  • Language of Mathematics

5. Environmental Studies

  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Discussion
  • Significance of EVS integrated EVS
  • Plants
  • Relationships
  • Animals
  • Learning Principles
  • Work and Play
  • Activities
  • Approaches of presenting concepts
  • Scope & relation to Science and Social Science
  • Experimentation/Practical Work
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education

CTET 2018: Paper 2 Syllabus

1. Mathematics

  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Data Handling
  • Arithmetics 

2. Social Studies 

  • Ancient History
  • Medieval History
  • Modern History
  • Geography
  • Social and Political Life
  • Pedagogical issues 

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