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Central Teacher Eligibility Test commonly known as CTET conducts by the central board of secondary education (CBSE) is a national level entrance exam. CBSE conducts this exam for the candidates who want to enroll in government teaching departments.

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Every year, a huge number of candidates appear in this entrance test in order to take a government job in teaching departments. The exam organizes for filling up various vacant seats of government and private school teachers for class 1st to 8th. Applicants, who are going to apply for CTET should need to get all the preparation material such as CTET Syllabus, exam pattern etc.

The very first thing that you should need for preparing any entrance exam is its syllabus. It gives complete information about the subjects and exam contents. With having the right information of CTET syllabus, candidates can prepare well for the exam.

How to Download CTET Syllabus 2020?

Candidate can download the CTET syllabus through the official website. In order to download, you can follow the below-given steps

  • First visit on the official website link i.e. ctet.nic.in.
  • On page candidate may click the Syllabus section.
  • Now download the syllabus for future use.

The CTET will be conducted for 2 parts like as first part will be organized for 1 to V class teacher and second will be organized for VI to VIII class. From below in this article, you may also check PDF of CTET Syllabus of Paper 1 and 2 in brief.

CTET Syllabus

Paper 1 (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy – Total 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
  1. Language I- 30 Questions
  2. 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)

  1. 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- 30Questions

  1. a) Comprehension- 15 Questions

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

  1. 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
  1. Mathematics- 30 Questions
  2. 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
  1. 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
  1. Environmental Studies- 30 Questions
  2. a) Content- 15 Questions
  3. Family and Friends:

1.1 Relationships

1.2 Work and Play

1.3 Animals

1.4Plants

  1. Food

III. Shelter

  1. Water
  2. Travel
  3. Things We Make and Do
  4. 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

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy- 30 Questions
  2. 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.
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. Language I- 30 Questions
  2. 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)

  1. 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

  1. a) Comprehension- 15 Questions

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

  1. 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
  1. (A) Mathematics and Science: 60 Questions

(i) Mathematics- 30 Questions

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. a) Content 20 Questions
  2. Food
  • Sources of food
  • Components of food
  • Cleaning food
  1. Materials
  • Materials of daily use

III. The World of the Living

  1. Moving Things People and Ideas
  2. How things work
  • Electric current and circuits
  • Magnets
  1. Natural Phenomena

VII. Natural Resources

  1. 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
  1. Social Studies/Social Sciences- 60 Questions
  2. a) Content 40 Questions
  3. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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

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  1. Akanksha says:

    I have done B.com nd B.ed in commerce..am I eligible for CTET and can get government job?

  2. Jyothi says:

    Hi I am jyothi when will conduct ctet exam

  3. Sri sanjit dey says:

    Comment:Hellow sir
    when will be start next CTET apply

  4. Nisha says:

    Hai, I am nisha. I have done BA and B.Ed . I am eligible for which paper in ctet

  5. Parvesh kumar says:

    Please to send me the new date of ctet paper 1.
    A long time has spend.please to clear about paper new date.9568633103.is my mobile number.

  6. Parvesh kumar says:

    Please to send me the new date of ctet paper 1.
    A long time has spend.please to clear about paper new date.8802174965.is my mobile number.

  7. amol says:

    sir bed 1st year atkt wale paper 2nd ka form bhar sakte hai kya ….pls tell mi

  8. Vinati says:

    Sir mujhe ctet 2017 ki last date Kya he btane ki kirpya kare

  9. Juganta kalita says:

    Sir
    2017-19 d.led se appear de sakti he kiya… me BA or PGDCA kiya hei….
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  10. deepshikha singh says:

    Sir ctet 2017 ka form kb tk aayega????

  11. kirankumar bhadane says:

    I have completed my pg in sociology. Am I eligible for ctet

  12. Babu says:

    C.tet ka Notification kab aayaiga sir

  13. Parveen Bhukal says:

    Sir.
    HTET and CTET ka paper Kb hona h or book Kon se ache h teyari Ke liye please help me

  14. Elliyas Pasha says:

    I have completed my graduation in computer science i.e,BSC in CS. and now i am currently pursuing my mastering degree in computer science..Can i am eligible for CTET exam..I am not done any B.Ed exam..Please reply me as soon as possible..

  15. PRATAP MANDAL says:

    I am graduate with 48% marks, sc candidate.I have B.ed training. Am i eligible for this post.plz somebody tell me…..

  16. ankush says:

    I m graduate without b. E. D.
    Am I eligible for papers

  17. Padmavathi Solasa says:

    When will be the notification

  18. Minakshi says:

    Ded people can’t attempt this c-tet exam?

  19. ARUN kumar says:

    Hi. Sir ctet ka examination. Form kab aayega please bta Dena

  20. Raju Teegala says:

    Sir our qualification is PET we have ctet entrance or not

  21. Ravish kumar singh says:

    Comment:plg reply sir dono paper bhar sakte hai n (b.a,b.ed)

  22. raju verma says:

    ctet form 2 jun se start he

  23. sonam says:

    Sir or mam Ntt ki h 2year ctet ka form bhar sakti hu kya

  24. shaukeen khan says:

    sir Ctet 2017 kab hoga

  25. Mariyam says:

    When dates will be announced for Registration

  26. hariom lodha says:

    Sir B.Ed.ka 1 year h kya ctet form bhara sakta hu kya?

  27. chandu sharma says:

    Ctet ka paper kab hoga sir

  28. Anjaneyulu naik kalavath says:

    Sir….2017 ctet ka exact date bathau sir plezz…….

  29. Fida says:

    Thanks for the Syllabus

  30. Vijay Kumar says:

    sir ctet. Ka last date kab tab h plz reply

  31. Mohd Sartaj says:

    Hnji sir plz ans me ki ctet ka paper kb h plz tell me

  32. Anil Kumar says:

    Sir Ctet ka application form kab tab ayega ? Please sir tell me

  33. Savita sharma says:

    Ctet 2017 form kb niklenge sir plz tell me

  34. jàat says:

    Bhai mhare bhiwani m b bnva do ek center to thara bhala kre ram

  35. Prakash lamani says:

    Feb 2017 ka CTET application kab open karenge sir

  36. MEER SAJID ALI says:

    Sir mera nam MEER SAJID ALI hy my Telangana se hu. sir hamare state me Nizambad , Aur warangal me ctet exam center rakneke krupa kijeye. kyu ki in do city’s Hyderabad se bahut dor hy Aur address confusion bahut rahata hy Hyderabad me . Aur time per NY pahunch pate hy .is problem ka sujav nikalneke koshish kijeye. ham aap k abhar Honge, danyavad.

  37. Ankita says:

    What is the last date for ctet form filling

  38. Nitika says:

    I have done bcom and mba. Pls revert if i am eligible for paper 1

  39. budhram Tetarwal says:

    Hello sir ctet 2017 ki last date kya h

  40. Akash says:

    Ctet ka exam kb hona ……..please confirm kare

  41. chanchal singh says:

    sir ctet2017feb . wale form online reg. kb say hoga ya phir ctet close ho gaya clear tell me..

  42. Simran says:

    may i know how i fill application form and also want last date for submission

  43. Ranati Chakraborty says:

    plz inform the date of publishing form of ctet 2017…and oviesly last date of submitting this form.Thank you..

  44. Shrimannarayan sharma says:

    Dear Sir/Mam
    When will the application form of Feb CTET 2017 publish.

  45. ashish says:

    Sir ctet ka form kb tk bharavjay ga sir pls koi to bato pls 9213164812

  46. deepak says:

    how many vacancies for ctet 2017. please tell me.

  47. Ram dheeraj Verma says:

    Ctet ka center Faizabad Uttar Pradesh m bhi kiya jaye

  48. Rohit sharma says:

    Ropar distic me v ctet ka center pls bna do sir ji

  49. kashmir chaudhary says:

    CTET KA EXAM PALAMAU JHARKHAND ME CENTER BANANE KI KRIPA KARE BECAUSE YAHAN JPSC AUR JTET KA CENTER BANAYA JA CHUKA HAI

  50. pawan kumar says:

    Mam/sir feb 2017 exam kb hoga

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