Ctet 2021 : Ctet Syllabus Pdf | Ctet Exam Pattern 2021

In this post , Examsaga provide all the details of new syllabus and exam pattern of  Ctet 2021 online exam. So if you are going to appear in Ctet December 2021 online exam you should understand the Ctet December 2021 Syllabus and Exam pattern.

NotificationCtet December 2021
Ctet December 2021 Notification Release Date18th Sep 2021
Online Application Start Date20th Sep 2021
Online Application Last Date 19th Sep 2021
Last Date Pay Exam Fee20th Sep 2021
Ctet Dec 2021 Exam Date16/12/2021 to 13/01/2022
Ctet Exam ModeOnline Exam (CBT)
Ctet 2021 Paper 1  Shift 1- 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Ctet 2021 Paper 2Shift 2- 2:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Ctet Official websitehttps://ctet.nic.in/

CTET 2021 Exam Pattern



CTET Exam Pattern 2021 - Paper I

No.SUBJECTSNO.OF QUESMARKS
1.CHILD DEVELOPMENT
 AND PEDAGOGY
30      30
2.LANGUAGE I3030
3.LANGUAGE II3030
4.MATHS3030
5.EVS3030
6.TOTAL150150

CTET Exam Pattern 2021 - Paper II

No.SUBJECTSNO.OF QUESMARKS
1.CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY30      30
2.LANGUAGE I3030
3.LANGUAGE II3030
4.MATH Science or SOCIAL STUDIES 6060


TOTAL150150


CTET Syllabus 2021 Pdf 


ctet-syllabus-pdf-2021

CTET Syllabus 2021 Paper I (for classes 1 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 need 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


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

i. Family and Friends:

Relationships

Work and Play

Animals

Plants

ii. Food

iii. Shelter

iv. Water

v. Travel

vi. Things We Make and Do

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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


CTET Syllabus 2021  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

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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

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• 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

(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


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

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

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