Check CTET FEB 2017 Syllabus

CTET SEP 2016 Syllabus: Every year more than 7 Lakhs candidates appear in the CTET Exam conducted by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). Previous CTET was conducted in the month of SEP 2016 and this time CTET FEB 2017, CBSE is expecting a large number of candidates to appear in the central teacher eligibility test. There are many willing CTET Candidates who are searching for the syllabus for upcoming CTET FEB 2017 so here we are providing the complete syllabus for CTET FEB 2017.

CTET FEB 2017 Syllabus

CTET Syllabus – Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

CTET Syllabus – Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage
1) 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
2) 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
3) Language – II 30 Questions
a) Comprehension – 15 Questions Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or
scientific) with the 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
4) 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
5) Environmental Studies 30 Questions
a) Content – 15 Questions I. Family and Friends:
1.1 Relationships
1.2 Work and Play
1.3 Animals
1.4PlantsII. FoodIII. ShelterIV. WaterV. Travel


VI. Things We Make and Do

b) Pedagogical Issues – 15 Questions
  1. Concept or scope of EVS
  2. Significance of EVS and  integrated EVS
  3. Environmental Studies and Environmental Education
  4. Learning Principles
  5. Scope and relation to Science and Social Science
  6. Approaches to presenting concepts
  7. Activities
  8. Experimentation or Practical Work
  9. Discussion
  10. CCE
  11. Teaching material or Aids
  12. Problems

 

CTET Syllabus – Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

CTET Syllabus – Paper
II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage
1) 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
2) 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
3) Language – II 30 Questions
a) Comprehension – 15 Questions Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or
scientific) with the 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
4) 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
5) 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 IndependenceII. 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 and scope of EVS
• Significance of EVS integrated EVS
• Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
• Learning Principles
• Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
• Approaches to presenting concepts
• Activities
• Experimentation/Practical Work
• Discussion
• CCE
• Teaching material/Aids
Problems

Note: You should refer NCERT Books for Detailed syllabus of classes I-VIII

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