CTET Syllabus 2017

CTET Syllabus 2017 - You can find here Syllabus for Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) for Examination to be held in March 2017 online. The Assistant Secretary (CTET), Central Board of Secondary Education, PS 1-2, Institutional Area, IP Extension, Patparganj, Delhi-110 092


CTET 2017 Programme Module:
Child Development & Pedagogy
Environmental Studies
Mathematics & Science
Social Studies/ Social Science
Language I
Language II
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
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
          Family and Friends:
1.1 Relationships
1.2 Work and Play
1.3 Animals
1.4 Plants
    Food III. Shelter IV. Water
    Travel
          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
             (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
    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
Social Studies/Social Sciences 60 Questions
a)  Content 40 Questions
    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
    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

2 comments:

  1. I am bcom bed my subject are social and English in language 2 option can I write English

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