CTET New Exam Date and Syllabus

Friends, Today we are talking about CTET New Exam Date and Syllabus. the candidates who have filled the application form for the examination of CTET. A new update related to CTET has been revealed for those candidates. According to which, due to coronavirus, it has been decided to conduct the examination of the CTET on 5 July due on 31 January 2021. This decision was released by CBSE on Wednesday on its manifesto and official website. This will give additional time to the candidates preparing for the exam. In the new update released by CBSE, the candidates are being given the opportunity to change the examination centres between November 7 and November 16. Under which the candidates for the exam cities for which they had applied while filling the application form, now between November 7 and November 16, the candidates can choose any city near them.

CTET New Exam Date and Syllabus
CTET New Exam Date and Syllabus

CTET New Exam Date and Syllabus and new added Cities

The CBSE CTET New examination was to be held in 112 cities in the country on 5 July 2020 by CBSE. But due to coronavirus, this test will be conducted in 135 cities. Which includes Lakhimpur, Begusarai, Gopalganj, Nago, Bilaspur, Hazaribagh, Ludhiana, Rohtas, Purnia, Saharsa, Gonda, Saran, District Jamshedpur, Ambedkar Nagar, Deoria, Bulandshahar, Bijnor, Shahjahanpur, Mainpuri, Pratapgarh, Sitapur, and Udham Nagar.

New Exam date of CTET31 January 2021
Starting date of Change examination centre7 November 2020
Last date of Change examination centre16 November 2020

CTET New Exam Date and Syllabus and Pattern of CTET 2020

The CTET exam consists of 2 question papers. This examination paper consists of 300 questions in total. Now we will give you information about the questions asked in the subject wise of each question paper of the CTET.

The pattern of CTET 2020- Paper -I

SubjectNo. of QuestionMarks
Environmental studies3030
Child development and pedagogy3030
Language first -compulsory3030
Language second – compulsory3030
Mathematics3030
Total Time 150 minutes150 Question150 Marks

Syllabus of CTET 2020- Paper -I

Child Development and Pedagogy (30 Question)

(a) Child Development (Primary School Chile) (15 questions)

  1. Heredity and Environment.
  2. Socialization processes social world & children
  3. The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning;
  4. Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  5. Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  6. Concepts of child-centred and progressive education
  7. Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  8. Gender as a social construct
  9. Language & Thought
  10. Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  11. Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners
  12. Principles of the development of children
  13. Individual differences among learners, understanding differences

(b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children (5 Questions)

  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
  • The needs of children with learning difficulties
  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds

(c) Learning and Pedagogy (10 Questions)

  1. scientific investigator
  2. Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding
  3. How children think and learn
  4. Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental
  5. Motivation and learning
  6. Cognition & Emotions
  7. Basic processes of teaching and learning

CTET Syllabus of Language – I  (30 Questions)

(a) Language Comprehension (15 Questions)

Reading unseen passages – two passages (one prose or drama, one poem with questions), narrative or discursive, scientific, grammar, and verbal ability.

(b) Pedagogy of Language Development (15 Questions)

  1. Principles of language Teaching
  2. A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  3. Language Skills
  4. Learning and acquisition
  5. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  6. Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  7. Remedial Teaching
  8. Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  9. Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading, and writing

CTET Syllabus of Language – II 30 Questions

(a) Comprehension (15 Questions)

Two unseen prose passages with grammar and verbal ability, the question on comprehension.

(b) Pedagogy of Language Development (15 Questions)

  1. Principles of language Teaching
  2. A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  3. Language Skills
  4. Learning and acquisition
  5. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  6. Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  7. Remedial Teaching
  8. Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  9. Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading, and writing

CTET Syllabus of Mathematics 30 Questions

(a) Content 15 Questions

  1. Solids around Us
  2. Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  3. Geometry
  4. Numbers Multiplication, Division, Addition, and Subtraction
  5. Measurement
  6. Weight, Money
  7. Patterns
  8. Volume
  9. Data Handling
  10. Time

(b) Pedagogical issues (15 Questions)

  1. Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning
  2. Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching
  3. Evaluation through the formal and informal method
  4. Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  5. Community Mathematics
  6. Language of Mathematics
  7. Place of Mathematics in Curriculums
  8. Problems of Teaching

CTET Syllabus of Environmental Studies 30 Questions

(a) Content (15 Questions)

  1. Animals and Plant Relationships
  2. Family and Friends
  3. Work and Play
  4. Things We Make and Do
  5. Shelter, Water, Travel, Food

(b) Pedagogical Issues (15 Questions)

  1. Learning Principles
  2. Significance of EVS
  3. Experimentation and Practical Work
  4. Concept and scope of EVS
  5. Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  6. Approaches to presenting concepts
  7. Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
  8. Problems
  9. Activities
  10. Teaching material/Aids
  11. Discussion
  12. CCE

CTET New Exam Date and Syllabus pattern of CTET 2020- Paper -II

SubjectNo. of QuestionMarks
Social Science3030
Child development and pedagogy3030
Language first -compulsory3030
Language second – compulsory3030
Mathematics/ Science3030
Total Time 150 minutes150 Question150 Marks

Syllabus of CTET 2020- Paper -II

All syllabus( Child development and pedagogy and Language first and second – compulsory) are the same as paper-I. You can see the above syllabus of Paper-I

CTET Syllabus of Mathematics and Science (60 questions)

CTET Syllabus of Mathematics(20 questions)

  1. Number system
  2. algebra
  3. Ratio and Proportion
  4. Introduction to algebra
  5. Knowing our numbers, Whole numbers, Basic geometrical ideas
  6. Fractions
  7. Negative Numbers and Integers
  8. Understanding Elementary Shapes
  9. Mensuration, Construction, Data handling

Pedagogical Issues (10 questions)

  • Language of Mathematics
  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • Community Mathematics, Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • The problem of Teaching, Remedial Teaching
  • Evaluation

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CTET Syllabus of Science (20 questions)

  • Materials, Food, Cleaning food, Components of food, Sources of Food
  • The material of daily use
  • Magnets
  • How things work
  • Electric Current and circuits
  • Natural phenomena
  • Moving Things People and ideas

Pedagogical Issues (10 questions)

  • Innovation
  • Problems
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Understanding and Appreciating Science
  • Natural science/ Aims and objectives
  • Nature and structure of Science
  • Text Material/ Aids
  • Evaluation
  • Observation/ Experiment/ Discovery

CTET Syllabus of Social Studies(60 questions)

Social Studies (40 questions)

  • When, Where, and How, New Ideas
  • The Earliest Societies
  • History
  • The First Farmers and Herders, Early States, The First Cities
  • Culture and Science
  • Contacts with Distant lands
  • New Kings and kingdoms, The First Empire
  • Architecture
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • Women and reform
  • India After Independence
  • Challenging the Caste System
  • The Revolt of 1857-58
  • Rural Life and Society
  • The Establishment of Company Power
  • Regional Cultures
  • Colonialism and Tribal Societies
  • Geography
  • Globe
  • The National Movement
  • Plants: Earth in the solar system
  • India after Independence
  • Air
  • Water
  • natural and human environment
  • Geography as a social study and as a science
  • Diversity
  • Democracy
  • Social-Political life
  • Agriculture
  • Local Governments
  • Making a Living
  • Human Environment
  • Governments
  • State Governments
  • The Constitution
  • The Judiciary

Pedagogical Issues (20 questions)

  • Enquiry/Empirical Evidence
  • Source- Primary and Secondary
  • Evaluation, Developing Critical thinking
  • Concept and Nature of Social Science/ Social Studies
  • Project Work
  • Class Room Processes, activities, and discourse
  • Problems of teaching Social Science/ Social Studies