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CTET Syllabus 2023: The Central Board of Secondary Education conducts CTET Exam as an eligibility test for candidates aspiring to be teachers in government schools. All those candidates who are aspiring to appear for this exam must know all the details related to the exam such as eligibiity criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, salary and so on. CTET syllabus highlights the important subjects and topics therein from which questions are asked in the exam. Knowing the syllabus is essential to prepare for the exam. Read this article to check CTET syllabus and other details. 
 
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Table of Content
  1. CTET Syllabus: Overview
  2. CTET Syllabus 
  3. CTET Syllabus: Paper 1
    1. Child Development and Pedagogy
    2. Language I- 30 Questions
    3. Mathematics 30 Questions
    4. Environmental Studies 30 Questions
    5. CTET Paper 1 Syllabus: Topic-Wise Weightage
  4. CTET Syllabus: Paper 2
  5. CTET Exam Pattern
  6. CTET 2022: Exam Preparation Tips

 

CTET Syllabus: Overview

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The right preparation plan is essential for getting high marks on the CTET Exam. The first step in starting the preparation is having a current understanding of the syllabus. The entire CTET 2022 exam curriculum and pattern are covered in this post. You can now prepare for CTET Exam with the help of our CTET 2022: Detailed Course (Paper-2) Science & Math - Enroll In Live Classes By Safalta Now!. The essential updates and information related to the exam  and CTET Syllabus are as follows:
 
  1. The CTET exam consists of two papers- Paper 1 is for a candidate who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  2. While Paper 2 is for those who intend to be a teacher for classes VI toVIII.
  3. Know about CTET Certificate here.
  4. The exam pattern and syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 are different and are mentioned clearly in the official notification.
 
CTET Syllabus 2023- Highlights
Organization Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Name of Examination CTET Exam 2023
Duration of CTET Exam 2.5 hours (for each paper)
Language of Exam 20 languages
CTET 2022 Exam Date To be notified
Maximum Marks 150 marks (for each paper)
Category CTET Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Mode of Exam Online
Marking Scheme 1 mark for each correct answer
Negative Marking No negative marking for wrong answers
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CTET Syllabus 2023

As per the official notification, the syllabus consists of Child Development & Pedagogy, Language, Mathematics and Science, Environment Science, and the Social Sciences. The CTET syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2, is not the same. The candidates must note the Syllabus for their benefit and ensure they follow the one suitable for their Paper. The official notification describes the intended syllabus but is silent on the finer point like topics and sections. Based on last year's question papers we have tried to break down the syllabus into topics for the benefit of candidates. The CTET Syllabus Paper wise is as follows:
 

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CTET Syllabus: Paper 1 

I. Child Development and Pedagogy IV. Mathematics
II. Language – I V. Environmental Studies
III. Language – II -

Evaluating a candidate's knowledge of Languages I and II, Child Development and Pedagogy, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies is done offline in the CTET Paper I exam. Take a peek at the Primary Stage (Classes I–V) CTET Syllabus 2022:

I. Child Development and Pedagogy

 

a) Child Development (Primary School Child)- 10 Questions

(क)बाल विकास प्राथमिक विद्यालय के शिक्षक के लिए

Concept of development and its relationship with learning

विकास की अवधारणा तथा अधिगम के साथ उसका सम्बन्ध।

Principles of the development of children

बालक विकास के सिद्धांत।

Influence of Heredity & Environment

आनुवांशिकता और पर्यावरण का बालक पर प्रभाव।

Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)

सामाजीकरण की प्रक्रिया- विश्व समाज और बालक (शिक्षक, अभिभावक एवं समाज के अन्य सदस्यगण)।

Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives

पियाजे, कोहल्बर्ग और वायगोइस्की के सिद्धांत।

Concepts of child-centred and progressive education

बाल-केन्द्रित और परगामी शिक्षा की अवधारना।

Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence

बौद्धिकता निर्माण संबंधी विवेचित संदर्श।

Multi-Dimensional Intelligence

भाषा और चिंतन।

Language & Thought

समाज निर्माण के रूप में लिंगः लैंगिक भूमिकाएं, पूर्वाग्रह और शैक्षणिक व्यवहार संबंधी प्रश्न।

Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice

शिक्षार्थियों के बीच व्यक्तिगत विभेद, भाषा, जाति, लिंग, समुदाय और धर्म विषय पर विभेदों का मनन।

Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.

अधिगम के लिए मूल्यांकन और अधिगम का मूल्यांकन के बीच अंतरः विद्यालय आधारित मूल्यांकन

The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice

शिक्षार्थियों की तैयारी कक्षा में शिक्षण और विवेचित चिंतक तथा शिक्षार्थी की उपलब्धि के लिए उपयुक्त प्रश्न पत्र की तैयारी।

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
 

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

(ख) समावेशी शिक्षा की अवधारणा तथा विशेष आवशकयता वाले बालकों को समझना (5 प्रश्न)

Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived

गैर-लाभप्रद और अवसर से वंचित शिक्षार्थियों सहित विभिन्न प्रष्ठभूमि से आए शिक्षार्थी की आवशकताओं को समझना।

Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.

अधिगम सम्बन्धी समस्याएं, कठिनाई वाले बालकों की आवश्यकताओं को समझना।

Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially-abled Learners

मेधावी, सृजनशील, विशिष्ट प्रतिभावान शिक्षार्थी की आवशयकताओं को समझना।


c) Learning and Pedagogy 

 

c) Learning and Pedagogy

(ग) सिखाना एवं अध्यापन (10 प्रश्न)

How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.

बालक किस प्रकार सीखते और सोचते है? बालक विद्यालय प्रदर्शन में सफलता प्राप्त करने में कैसे और क्यों असफल होते है?

Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.

अधिगम और अध्यापन की बुनियादी प्रक्रियाएं, बालकों की अधिगम कार्य नीतियां, सामाजिक क्रिया कलाप के रूप में अधिगम, अधिगम में सामाजिक सन्दर्भ।

Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’

एक समस्या समाधानकर्ता और एक वैज्ञानिक अन्वेषक के रूप में बालक।

Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.

बोध एवं संवेदनाएं।

Cognition & Emotions

प्रेरणा एवं अधिगम।

Motivation and learning

बालकों में अधिगम की वैकल्पिक संकल्पना, अधिगम प्रक्रिया में महत्वपूर्ण चरणों के रूप में बालक की त्रुटियों को समझना।

Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

 
 

II. Language I- 30 Questions

a) Language Comprehension – 15 Questions

(क) भाषा बोधगम्यता (15 प्रश्न)

Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension

अनदेखे अनुच्छेदों को पढ़ना- दो अनुच्छेदों, एक गद्य अथवा नाटक और एक कविता, जिसमें बोधगम्यता, निष्कर्ष, व्याकरण और मौखिक योग्यता से सम्बंधित प्रशन पूछे जाते हैं।

inference

शिक्षण पर आधारित भाषा विकास।

grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

सीखना और ज्ञान अर्जित करना।

 

विवरणात्मक भाषा शिक्षण।

 

सुनने और बोलने की भूमिका : भाषा का कार्य तथा बालक इसे किस प्रकार उपयोग में लेते है?

 

b) Pedagogy of Language Development- 15 Questions

(ग) भाषा विकास का अध्यापन (15 प्रश्न)

Learning and acquisition

अधिगम और अर्जन।

Principles of language Teaching

भाषा अध्यापन के सिद्धांत.

Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

सुनने और बोलने की भूमिकाः भाषा का कार्य तथा बालक इसे किस प्रकार एक उपकरण के रूप में प्रयोग करते हैं?

Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form

मौखिक और लिखित रूप में विचारों के संप्रेषण के लिए किसी भाषा के अधिगम में व्याकरण की भूमिका पर निर्णायक संदर्श।

Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders

एक भिन्न कक्षा में भाषा पढ़ाने की चुनौतियां- भाषा की कठिनाइयां, त्रुटियां और विकार।

Language Skills

भाषा कौशल।

 

भाषा बोधगम्यता और प्रवीणता का मूल्यांकन करनाः बोलन, सुनना, पढ़ना और लिखना।

 

अध्यापन- अधिगम सामग्रियां- पाठ्यपु स्तक, मल्टी मीडिया सामग्री, कक्षा का बहुभाषायी संसाधन।

 

उपचारात्मक अध्यापन

 

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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

(क)  बोध्यगम्यता (15 प्रश्न)

दो अनोखे गद्य अनुच्छेद (तर्क मूलक अथवा साहित्यिक अथवा वर्णनात्मक अथवा वैज्ञानिक) जिनमें बोध्यगम्यता, निष्कर्ष, व्याकरण और मौखिक योग्यता से संबंधित प्रश्न पूछे जाते हैं।

 

b) Pedagogy of Language Development- 15 Questions

(ख) भाषा विकास का अध्यापन (15 प्रश्न)

Learning and acquisition

अधिगम और अर्जन।

Principles of language Teaching

भाषा अध्यापन के सिद्धांत.

Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

सुनने और बोलने की भूमिकाः भाषा का कार्य तथा बालक इसे किस प्रकार एक उपकरण के रूप में प्रयोग करते हैं?

Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;

मौखिक और लिखित रूप में विचारों के संप्रेषण के लिए किसी भाषा के अधिगम में व्याकरण की भूमिका पर निर्णायक संदर्श।

Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders

एक भिन्न कक्षा में भाषा पढ़ाने की चुनौतियाँ- भाषा की कठिनाइयाँ, त्रुटियों और विकार।

Language Skills

भाषा कौशल।

Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

भाषा बोधगम्यता और प्रवीणता का मूल्यांकन करनाः बोलन, सुनना, पढ़ना और लिखना।

Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

अध्यापन- अधिगम सामग्रियां- पाठ्यपु स्तक, मल्टी मीडिया सामग्री, कक्षा का बहुभाषायी संसाधन।

Remedial Teaching

उपचारात्मक अध्यापन

 

IV. Mathematics 30 Questions

a) Content 15 Questions गणित (30 प्रश्न)

  • Solids around Us, Numbers, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Data Handling, Patterns, Money

  • Geometry (क) विषय-वस्तु (15 प्रश्न)
    Shapes & Spatial Understanding ज्यामिति, आकार और स्थानिक समझ, हमारे चारों ओर विद्यमान ठोस पदार्थ, संख्याएं, जोड़ना और घटाना, गुणा करना, विभाजन, मापन, भार, समय, परिमाण, आंकड़ा प्रबंधन, पैटर्न, राशि।

b) Pedagogical issues 15 Questions

(ख) अध्यापन संबंधी मुद्दे (15 प्रश्न)

Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning

गणितीय/तार्किक चिंतन की प्रकृतिः बालक के चिंतन एवं तर्कशक्ति पैटर्नों तथा अर्थ निकालने और अधिगम की कार्यनीतियों को समझना।

Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

पाठ्यचर्या में गणित का स्थान।

Language of Mathematics

गणित की भाषा।

Community Mathematics

सामुदायिक गणित।

Evaluation through formal and informal methods

औपचारिक एवं अनौपचारिक पद्धतियोंके माध्यम से मूल्यांकन।

Problems of Teaching

शिक्षण की समस्याएं।

Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching

त्रुटि विश्लेषण तथा अधिगम एवं अध्यापन के प्रांसगिक पहलू।

Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

नैदानिक एवं उपचारात्मक शिक्षण।

 

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V. Environmental Studies 30 Questions

a) Content 15 Questions

  • Family and Friends: Relationships; Work and Play; Animals; Plants
    • Relationships

    • Work and Play

    • Animals

    • Plants

  • Food

  • Shelter

  • Water

  • Travel

  • Things We Make and Do

 

(b) विषय वस्तु (15 प्रश्न)

परिवार और मित्र, संबंध, कार्य और खेल, पशु, पौधे, भोजन, आश्रय, पानी, भ्रमण, वे चीजें जो हम बनाते और करते हैं।

 Pedagogical Issues: 15 Questions

 

Concept and scope of EVS

ई.वी.एस. की अवधारणा और व्याप्ति

Significance of EVS, integrated EVS

ई.वी.एस. का महत्व, एकीकृत ई.वी.एस.

Environmental Studies & Environmental Education

पर्यावरणीय अध्ययन एवं पर्यावरणीय शिक्षा

Learning Principles

अधिगम सिद्धांत

Scope & relation to Science & Social Science

विज्ञा और सामाजिक विज्ञान की व्याप्ति और संबंध

Approaches of presenting concepts

अवधारणा प्रस्तुत करने के दृष्टिकोण

Activities

क्रियाकलाप

Experimentation/Practical Work

प्रयोग/व्यवहारिक कार्य

Discussion

चर्चा

CCE

सी.सी.ई.

Teaching material/Aids

शिक्षण सामग्री/उपकरण

Problems

समस्याएं

 
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CTET Paper 1 Syllabus: Topic Wise Weightage

Some of the most crucial subjects that must be addressed for proper CTET Exam preparation are included in CTET Paper 1. To learn about the crucial topics, always check the CTET Topic Wise Weightage. Before beginning their study, candidates should carefully review the CTET Exam Pattern and CTET Syllabus. The detailed topic-by-topic weighting of the topics on the CTET Paper 1 Syllabus can now be seen here:

Sections

Topics

No. of Qs

Child Development and Pedagogy

Development of a Primary School Child

15

Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

5

Learning and Pedagogy

10

Language 1 and Language 2 (30 Questions each)

Language Comprehension

15

Pedagogy of Language Development

15

Mathematics

Content (numbers, solving simple equations, algebra, geometry patterns, time,
measurement, data handling, solids, data handling, etc.)

15

Pedagogical issues

15

Environmental Studies

Content (environment, food, shelter, water, family, and friends, etc.)

15

Pedagogical Issues

15

 

CTET Syllabus: Paper 2 

CTET Syllabus Paper 2 covers a higher level of topics, where candidates will be tested on the basis of their learning ability, their evaluation ability and the specialized subject. Given are the topics for the second paper of CTET.

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-centred 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.

  • The 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

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

  • 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

  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multimedia 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 a 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 too

  • 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

  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multimedia 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

ii) 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

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

  • Classroom Processes, activities and discourse

  • Developing Critical thinking

  • Enquiry/Empirical Evidence

  • Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies

  • Sources – Primary & Secondary

  • Projects Work

    Evaluation


    CTET Paper 2: Section Wise Weightage

    The CTET Syllabus contains a number of areas that need to be studied for the exam. Candidates can review key sections to do well on the CTET Paper 2 exam. The detailed topical weighting for the CTET Paper 2 Syllabus is available here:

     

Sections

Topics

Questions

Child Development and Pedagogy

Development of an Elementary School Child

15

Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

5

Learning and Pedagogy

10

Language 1 and Language 2 (30 questions each)

Language Comprehension

15

Pedagogy of Language Development

15

Mathematics and Science

Mathematics Number system, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration,
Data Handling Pedagogical issues

20

Pedagogical issues

10

Science Food, Materials, The world of the living, Moving things, people and ideas,
How things work, Natural phenomena and resources

20

Pedagogical issues

10

Social Studies

History, Geography, Social and Political Life

40

Pedagogical issues

20



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CTET Exam Pattern 

Check out the CTET exam format so that you may plan your study strategy and see clearly which topics you should pay more attention to.
  • There will be two phases to the CTET: Paper-I for classes I through V and Paper-II for classes VI through VIII.
  • Each paper will contain 150 MCQs.
  • There won't be any deductions for incorrect answers.
  • For Paper-I, the degree of difficulty will be second stage, and for Paper-II, the level of difficulty will be of senior secondary level.
  • Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I and II, Mathematics, and Environmental Science make up the five components of CTET Paper 1.
  • Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I and II, Mathematics/Science, and Social Studies are the four components of CTET Paper 2. The choice will be available between Maths/Science and Social Studies.

The exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 is described in the official notification. As mentioned above paper 1 is for the primary level and Paper 2 is for the upper primary. The detailed exam pattern for the CTET Exam is as follows.

CTET Exam Pattern: Paper 1

  1. The questions are Multiple Choice questions which will be in bilingual medium, i.e both in English and Hindi.
  2. There is no negative marking for the CTET Exam. 
  3. Exam Mode: Objective Type Test

Subject

No. of Question 

Marks           

Total Duration

Child Development & Pedagogy

30

30

2 hrs. 30 mins.

(150 mins.)

Language (I)* - Hindi

30

30

Language (II)* - English

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Science

30

30

Total  150  150
 

CTET Exam Pattern: Paper 2 

  1. The questions are Multiple Choice questions which will be in bilingual medium, i.e both in English and Hindi.
  2. There is no negative marking for the CTET Exam. 
  3. Exam Mode: Objective Type Test

Subject

No. of Question

    Max. Marks

Duration

Child Development & Pedagogy     

30

30

 

 

 

  2 hrs. 30 mins.  

    (150 mins.)

Language (I)* - Hindi

30

30

Language (II)* - English

30

30

Maths & Science
or 
Social Studies/Social Science

60

60

Total

150

150

 
Exam Pattern –CTET 2022
Paper Name of Subject No.Of      Questions Paper Name of Subject Number   of         Questions
PAPER –I (class I- class V) Child Development and Pedagogy 30 PAPER –II (class VI- class VIII) Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Language I (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Language I (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Language II (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Language II (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Mathematics and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Mathematics & Science and Subject concerned Pedagogy
OR
Social Studies/Social Science and Subject concerned Pedagogy
60
Environmental Studies and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Total Marks 150 Total Marks 150
Negative marking No Negative marking No
 

CTET 2022 Exam Preparation Tips

  • Time-Management: Know your weaker section and focus more on that section. Set the time limit for any topic which you study. Give time to other subjects as well. Manage your time according to the time taken and less time-consuming questions to balance the time in the main exam.
  •  Practice Mock-Tests/ Daily Quizzes: Mock tests will help you in various ways. It helps you develop the right strategy. Solve some mock tests and revise the previous year’s questions as it can help in maintaining accuracy and speed.
  • To effectively prepare for the CTET syllabus for paper 2, candidates must extensively read the NCERT books from classes 6 through 10 (of required subjects).
We have covered the CTET Syllabus and Exam pattern in detail but the candidates must keep in mind "The questions in the test for Paper-I and Paper-II will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes VI-VIII but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage.".

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How many papers are there in CTET Exam?

There are two papers in CTET Exam- Paper 1 and Paper 2.

What is the duration of CTET Paper 1?

The duration of CTET Paper 1 is 150 minutes.

Is there negative marking in CTET Paper 2?

No, there is no negative marking in CTET Paper 2.

How many questions are asked in CTET Paper 1?

A total of 150 questions are asked in CTET Paper 1.

What are the subjects from which questions are asked in CTET Exam?

Questions are asked from Child Development & Pedagogy, Language, Mathematics and Science, Environment Science, and the Social Sciences in CTET Exam.

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