CENTRAL TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST (CTET) 2019

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CTET 2019

Full exam name: Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
Administered by: Central Board of Secondary Education
Languages: Hindi, English

CTET 2019 FAQs:

1. What is the last date of CTET Form 2019?

Ans : Starts @ 05-02-2019 (Tuesday) to 05-03-2019 (Tuesday) upto 17:00 hrs.

2.Who can apply for CTET 2019?

Ans :The basic eligibility for the exam is a graduation or a 2-year diploma in elementary education with minimum 45-50% marks.

3. Does CTET 2019 have negative marking?

Ans : No Negative Marking.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION AT A GLANCE FOR CTET – JULY-2019

1.a. Online Submission of application through CTET website www.ctet.nic.in05-02-2019 (Tuesday) to 05-03-2019 (Tuesday) upto 17:00 hrs
b. Last date for payment of fee through E- challan or Debit/Credit Card by the candidate.08-03-2019 (Friday) Before 03:30 PM*
2.Period for Online Corrections in Particulars (No correction will be allowed in any particulars after this date)14-03-2019 (Thursday) to 20-03-2019 (Wednesday)
3.Final status of application : check the status of application and/or Particulars of candidate whose fees received25-03-2019 (Monday)
4.Download Admit CardLikely Jun 2019 -From Board’s website
5.Centre of ExaminationAs indicated on the Admit Card
6.Declaration of Results on or before.Within 06 (Six) weeks from the date of conduct of the examination.
7.Material to be brought on the day of examinationDownloaded Admit Card and valid ID Proof (any of the following) documents such as “PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Passport, Ration Card, Voter ID Card, Driving Licence and Pen etc.
8.Rough WorkAll rough work should be done in the Test Booklet only. The candidate should NOT do any rough work or put stray mark on the Answer Sheet.

*In case confirmation page not generated, the candidate should approach the Joint Secretary (CTET), CTET Unit, CBSE between 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. from 14-03-2019 (Thursday) to 20-03-2019 (Wednesday) giving proof of the payment of fee either through Bank Challan or through Credit/Debit Card for considering his/her candidature for CTET – JULY-2019.

 ** TIME SCHEDULE : 

Paper IPaper II
a)     Entry in the Examination Hall8:00 AM12:30 PM
b)    Checking of Admit Cards09:00 AM to 09:15 AM01:30 PM to 01:45 PM
c)    Distribution of Test Booklet09:15 AM01:45 PM
d)    Seal of the Test Booklet to be broken/opened to take out the Answer Sheet09:25 AM01:55 PM
e)     Last Entry in the Examination Hall#09:30 AM02:00 PM
f)     Test Commences09:30 AM02:00 PM
g)    Test Concludes12:00 Noon04:30 PM

 

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF SYLLABUS

(Paper I and Paper II)

Paper I (for classes 1 to V) Primary Stage

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions
    1. 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
      • 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
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’
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental
  1. 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

IV   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
  1. Family and Friends:
  • Relationships
  • Work and Play
  • Animals
  • Plants
    1. Food
  • Shelter
  1. Water
  2. Travel
  3. 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

 

  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
  • 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
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’
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

IV.   Mathematics and Science    60 Questions

  • 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
    1. 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

i)       Science     30 Questions

a)    Content    20 Questions
  • Food
    • Sources of food
    • Components of food
    • Cleaning food
  Materials
  • Materials of daily use
    The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • How things work
    • Electric current and circuits
    • Magnets
    Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources
    1. 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

V.     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
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 l-VIII, please refer to NCERT syllabus and textbooks

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