CTET Syllabus 2022 (Released) – Download Complete Syllabus PDF Here Subject Wise

CTET Syllabus: It is essential for a candidate to understand the elaborate syllabus and pattern of CTET 2022. The next most important step within the preparation is going to be finding your areas of focus and improvement. Start the preparation according to the syllabus given on this page. If there’ll be any official notice concerning it, the syllabus is going to be updated on this page. The candidates are suggested to check the syllabus and begin preparation accordingly.

CTET Syllabus 2022 has been released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on the official website of the examination. The CTET examination includes queries from subjects like Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I (compulsory), Language II (compulsory), Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Science, and Social Studies/ Social Sciences.

Candidates got to appear for CTET 2022 so as to be appointed as teachers from class I to class VIII. CTET examination includes 2 papers – Paper-I and Paper-II. Aspirants got to appear for CTET Paper-I if they require to be appointed as teachers for classes I to V. Paper-II of the examination has to be given by candidates who decide to teach classes VI to VIII. The candidates can get elaborate information related to CTET 2022 Syllabus from this page.

CTET 2022 Syllabus:

There will be 2 papers in CTET. Paper-I is going to be for the candidates who need to teach from class-I to V and Paper-II are going to be for class VI to VIII teachers. The syllabus for Paper-I and II is going to be completely different. That the candidates are suggested to check the syllabus according to their paper.

CTET Syllabus 2022 (Paper-1) Subject-Wise:

The five sections of Paper I are as under:

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy
  2. Language I
  3. Language II
  4. Mathematics
  5. Environmental Studies

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF SYLLABUS for (Paper I and Paper II):

                                                                Paper I (for classes 1 to V) Primary Stage

I –  Child Developmentand Pedagogy 30 Questions

a. Child Development (PrimarySchool Child) 15 Questions

      • Conceptof development and its relationship with learning
      • Principlesof the development of children
      • Influenceof Heredity & Environment
      • Socializationprocesses: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
      • Piaget,Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
      • Conceptsof child-centered and progressive education
      • Criticalperspective of the construct of Intelligence
      • Multi-DimensionalIntelligence
      • Language& Thought
      • Genderas 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
      • Formulatingappropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b. Conceptof Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs 5 Questions

  • Addressinglearners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressingthe needs of children with learning difficulties, „impairment‟ 
  • Addressingthe 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.
  • Basicprocesses of teaching and learning; children‟s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of 
  • Childas 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
  • Factorscontributing to learning – personal & environmental

II. Language – I 30 Questions

a. LanguageComprehension 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. Pedagogyof Language Development 15 Questions

  • Learningand acquisition
  • Principlesof language Teaching
  • Roleof listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Criticalperspective 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 anddisorders
  • LanguageSkills
  • 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. Pedagogyof Language Development 15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Roleof listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Criticalperspective 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 anddisorders
  • 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
  • Solidsaround Us
  • Numbers
  • Additionand Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • DataHandling
  • Patterns
  • Money

b. Pedagogicalissues 15 Questions

  • Natureof Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children‟s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning
  • Placeof Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language ofMathematics
  • CommunityMathematics
  • Evaluationthrough formal and informal methods
  • Problemsof Teaching
  • Erroranalysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  • Diagnosticand Remedial Teaching

V. Environmental Studies 30 Questions

a. Content 15 Questions

i. Family and Friends: Relationships

Work and Play
Animals
Plants

ii. Food
iii. Shelter
iv. Water
v. Travel
vi. ThingsWe Make and Do

b. PedagogicalIssues 15 Questions

  • Conceptand scope of EVS
  • Significanceof EVS, integrated EVS
  • EnvironmentalStudies & Environmental Education
  • LearningPrinciples
  • Scope& relation to Science & Social Science
  • Approachesof presenting concepts
  • Activities
  • Experimentation/PracticalWork
  • Discussion
  • CCE
  • Teachingmaterial/Aids
  • Problems

                     Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

I. Child Developmentand Pedagogy 30 Questions

a. Child Development (Elementary School Child) 15 Questions

  • Conceptof development and its relationship with learning
  • Principlesof the development of children
  • Influenceof Heredity & Environment
  • Socializationprocesses: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget,Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Conceptsof child-centered and progressive education
  • Criticalperspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-DimensionalIntelligence
  • Language& Thought
  • Genderas 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
  • Formulatingappropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner 

b. Conceptof Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs 5 Questions

  • Addressinglearners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressingthe needs of children with learning difficulties, „impairment‟ 
  • Addressingthe 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
  • 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‟
  • Alternativeconceptions of learning in children, understanding children‟s „errors‟ as significant steps in the learning 
  • Cognition &Emotions
  • Motivationand learning
  • Factorscontributing 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. Pedagogyof Language Development 15 Questions

  • Learningand acquisition
  • Principlesof language Teaching
  • Roleof listening and speaking; function of language and how children use
  • itas a tool
  • Criticalperspective 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 anddisorders
  • LanguageSkills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource ofthe classroom
  • RemedialTeaching

3. Language-II 30Questions

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

  • Learningand acquisition
  • Principlesof language Teaching
  • Roleof listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Criticalperspective 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 anddisorders
  • LanguageSkills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • RemedialTeaching

IV. Mathematics
and Science

 

60
Questions

(i) Mathematics

 

a) Content

30 
Questions

20 
Questions

v Number
System

 

• Knowing our 
Numbers

• Playing with 
Numbers

• Whole Numbers

• Negative Numbers 
and Integers

• Fractions

v Algebra

  • Introductionto Algebra
  • Ratio andProportion

Geometry

  • Basicgeometrical ideas (2-D)
  • UnderstandingElementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  • Symmetry:(reflection)
  • Construction(using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  • Mensuration

• Data handling

b) Pedagogical issues

• Nature of Mathematics/
Logical thinking

• Place of Mathematics
 in Curriculum

• Language of Mathematics

• Community Mathematics

• Evaluation

• Remedial Teaching

• Problem of Teaching

 

 

 

10 Questions

i) Science

 

 

30 Questions

 

a)

Content

20 Questions

Food

 

• Sources of food

• Components of food

• Cleaning food

  • Materials
    • Materialsof daily use
  • The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • How things work
    • Electriccurrent and circuits
    • Magnets
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources

b. Pedagogical issues 10 Questions

  • Nature& Structure of Sciences
  • NaturalScience/Aims & objectives
  • Understanding& Appreciating Science
  • Approaches/IntegratedApproach
  • Observation/Experiment/Discovery(Method of Science)
  • Innovation
  • TextMaterial/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 EarliestSocieties
      • TheFirst Farmers and Herders
      • TheFirst Cities
      • Early States
      • New Ideas
      • The First Empire
      • Contacts with Distant lands
      • Political Developments
      • Culture andScience
      • 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
      • TheNationalist 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 andHuman
  • 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. Pedagogicalissues 20 Questions

  • Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies
  • Class Room Processes, activities and discourse
  • Developing Critical thinking
  • Enquiry/EmpiricalEvidence
  • Problemsof teaching Social Science/Social Studies
  • Sources- Primary & Secondary
  • ProjectsWork
  • Evaluation

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