Syllabus for CTET 2011 Paper-1 (Primary Classes)

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 questions 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)

Family and Friends: Relationships, Work and Play
Animals
Plants
Food
Shelter
Water
Travel
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

Note: For Detailed syllabus of classes I-VIII, please refer to NCERT syllabus and textbooks

For more information visit : CTET 2011

80 thoughts on “Syllabus for CTET 2011 Paper-1 (Primary Classes)

  1. sir,
    got a sllabus, but this exam is conducted for the first time need model paper what to study any book or anything we can study and give exam, since reading 100 books r not possible.. confusion is there pls provide model paper or any book from which the exam questions can come pls give name of book or some materials not possible to read different books or so……
    Regards
    sachin

  2. Sir,
    It is good that govt is bringing a tool to have uniform standard of proficiency in teachers. But at the same time it has added one extra step in already cumbersome system of appointing teachers. Hope govt doesn’t change its policy too frequently.

  3. sir! maine apne ctet ke form me 1-5 ke liye cod nahi enter kiya hai kyoki broucher me upyukt cod nahi diya tha. jbki bad me net se pta ccala ki usme 9 dalna tha. now what i do? i want to apear in both papers.

  4. Sir,

    please send me ctet model test paper both 1& 2 . Specially environmental studies & math for 1 paper and social studies for 2 paper . plz send me soon.

  5. Sir, please sent me ctet modal question paper both 1&2 specified mathematics & science.  pls sent soon.

  6. HELLO MAM/SIR
    I want CTET model test paper for guideline and please suggest the name of reference book for the same.
    Please help me…………….

  7. Sir/Mam since this paper is being conducted for the very first time i wanted to know if i could get some model test papers for paper 1 and previous year papers of relevant examinations……

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  8. Sir, please sent me ctet modal question paper for paper 1st…… plz soon as possible…….

  9. HELOO..sir / mam!!

    plz tell me the name of reference book and model test paper  for guidelines to prepare for CTET exam paper 1..

    i wil b highly oblidged…
    thankx

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  11. Sir/Mam since this paper is being conducted for the very first time i wanted to know if i could get some model test papers for paper 1 and previous year papers of relevant examinations……

    Please if you can help sir/mam please do it,,,
    it would really be appreciated….

    if you have any papers of study material please forward it to me

  12. I got a sllabus, but this exam is conducted for the first time need model paper what to study any book or anything we can study and give exam, please provide model paper or any book from which the exam questions can come pls give name of book or some materials not possible to read different books or so……
    Regards

    Chetna

  13. UNIQUE NEW BHARTI PUBLICATION,LAUNCHED BOOK FOR TET EXAM,BUT THIS BOOK DOES NOT COVER ALL TOPICS FROM GIVEN SYLLABUS.

  14. UNIQUE NEW BHARTI PUBLICATION PROVIDE A BOOK FOR TET EXAM,BUT THIS BOOK DIDNT COVER ENTIRE TOPIC GIVEN IN SYLLABUS FOR TET 2011.

  15. i just need some good notes for clear ctet. Guys pls help me 2 find some good books n model test papers. 
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  16. Can you please upload more model paper for CTET Upcoming exams with soloution. so we can easily prepare for this exams. Please help us in preparation.

  17. plz tell me the name of reference book and model test paper for guidelines to prepare for TET exam paper 1,2i wil b highly oblidged…thankxplzzzzz soon

  18. plz tell me the name of reference book and model test paper for guidelines to prepare for TET exam paper 1,2i wil b highly oblidged…thankxplzzzzz soon

  19. sir
    i would like to kno about the next ctet exam date ,about to register my name for the test ,refrence books details nd the previous questions papers fr guidance

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