CTET Syllabus 2019 – Central Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Pattern 2019 @ ctet.nic.in

CTET Syllabus 2019 – Get the Central Teacher Eligibility Test Exam 2019 details. Here are the updated CTET Exam Syllabus and CTET Exam Pattern 2019. We have listed out the TET Exam Pattern for Paper I & Paper II separately. Candidates can also get to know the CTET Exam Selection Process 2019. Gather the complete set of details from the below list.

CTET Syllabus

Latest CTET Exam Syllabus 2019-20

Candidates those who are searching up for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Syllabus and TET Exam Pattern details can find it here. The Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi is now conducting exams for those of eligible candidates for the CTET Exam. The Central Secondary Education Board wants Teachers for the Classes I to VIII. Interested candidates can check out the eligibility criteria and can register for the respected vacancy. There are two papers conducted in the CTET Exam 2019. For the Classes of I to V, Paper I will take place. And for those who are attending Paper II Exams will be Classes VI to VIII Standard. Get the Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Syllabus for the Paper I and Paper II. Make sure you cover all the topics under the CTET Paper I & II Syllabus. Get the CTET Exam Pattern for Paper I & II separately. Examiners those who pass through the Written Examination for both the Paper I & II will be selected for the main interview process. Get into the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi and go higher and up.

CTET Exam Pattern 2019-20

CTET Paper-I (For classes I to V) Exam Pattern 

SubjectTotal QuestionTotal Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030 Marks
Language I3030 Marks
Language II3030 Marks
Mathematics3030 Marks
Environmental Studies3030 Marks
Total150 MCQs150 Marks

CTET Paper II Exam Pattern for Classes VI to VIII

SubjectTotal QuestionTotal Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy (Compulsory)3030 Marks
Language I (Compulsory)3030 Marks
Language II (Compulsory)3030 Marks
Mathematics & Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)6060 Marks
Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/ Social Science teacher) * For any other teacher –either (IV) or (V)6060 MCQs
Total150 MCQs150 Marks

CTET Syllabus 2019 | Teacher Eligibility Test Syllabus 2019-20

CTET Exam Syllabus for Paper I & Paper II

Child Development (Primary School Child)

  • 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.
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • The 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
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

The concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

  • 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

Learning and Pedagogy

  • 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.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental
  • 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.

Language Comprehension

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)

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Principles of Language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; the function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • A 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

CTET Syllabus for Mathematics – Paper I


  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money

Pedagogical issues

  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of Teaching
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching
  • 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

CTET Exam Syllabus for Environmental Studies – Paper II


  • Family and Friends:
    • Relationships
    • Work and Play
    • Animals
    • Plants
  • Food
  • Travel
  • Things We Make and Do
  • Shelter
  • Water

Pedagogical Issues

  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Learning Principles
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
  • Approaches to presenting concepts
  • Activities
  • The significance of EVS integrated EVS
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  • Experimentation/ Practical Work
  • Discussion
  • CCE
  • Teaching material/ Aids Problems

CTET Paper II Exam Syllabus for Social Studies/Social Sciences 


  •  New Kings and Kingdoms
  •  Sultans of Delhi
  •  Architecture
  •  Creation of an Empire
  •  Social Change
  •  Political Developments
  •  Culture and Science
  •  Women and reform
  •  Challenging the Caste System
  •  The Nationalist Movement
  •  India After Independence
  •  Regional Cultures
  •  The Establishment of Company Power
  •  Rural Life and Society
  •  Colonialism and Tribal Societies
  •  The Revolt of 1857-58
  • 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


  •  Geography as a social study and as a science
  • Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication
  •  Resources: Types-Natural and Human
  •  Agriculture
  •  Planet: Earth in the solar system
  •  Globe
  •  Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
  •  Air
  •  Water

Social and Political Life

  •  The Constitution
  •  Parliamentary Government
  •  The Judiciary
  •  Social Justice and the Marginalised
  •  Making a Living
  •  Democracy
  • Diversity
  •  Government
  •  Local Government
  •  Unpacking Gender
  •  State Government
  •  Understanding Media

Pedagogical issues

  •  Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies
  •  Enquiry/Empirical Evidence
  •  Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies
  •  Sources – Primary & Secondary
  •  Projects Work
  •  Evaluation
  •  Class Room Processes, activities and discourse
  •  Developing Critical thinking

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