WB TET Syllabus 2022, Check detailed topic-wise syllabus here

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Check WB TET syllabus here. Get to know topic-wise syllabus and exam pattern.

WB TET Syllabus 2022: The syllabus for WB TET Exam is set by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education which conducts the exam to select eligible and interested candidates for the post of teachers. WB TET syllabus consists of topics and subjects from which questions are asked in the exam. Candidates applying for the exam should ensure that they know the syllabus and exam pattern to understand the demand of the exam. Read this article to know WB TET syllabus and other details. 
 
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Table of Contents

  1. WB TET Syllabus 2022
  2. WB TET Syllabus for Paper I
  3. WB TET Syllabus: Paper II
  4. WB TET Language Proficiency Test

WB TET Syllabus 2022

There are two papers in WB TET- Paper I and Paper II. Each paper is further subdivided into five parts. Paper, I comprise the following subjects:
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Critical English
  • Bengali Language
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
Paper II comprises the below-given subjects:
  • Child Development and Pedagogy: Compulsory
  • Language-I: English Compulsory
  • Language-II: Bengali Compulsory
  • (A)For Mathematics and Science Teachers: Mathematics and Science or
  • (B) For Social Studies Teachers: Social Studies
The detailed syllabus for WB TET Paper I and Paper II is given below.

WB TET Syllabus for Paper I

Subjects

Syllabus

Child Development and Pedagogy 

  • CHILD DEVELOPMENT & LEARNING
  • 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
  • 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; enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and assessing learner achievement.
  • CONCEPTS OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION AND UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS:
  • Concept of exceptional children and children with special needs (CWSN).
  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including the disadvantaged and deprived.
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners.
  • LEARNING AND PEDAGOGY:
  • Alternative concepts of learning in children
  • Cognition and emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Classroom management
  • Punishment and its legal implications, rights of a child.
  • Guidance and counseling: concept, nature, and types.
  • 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.

 Language 1: Critical English 

LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION

  • Two passages, one from prose and the other from poetry with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar, and test of vocabulary.
  • Determiners
  • Subject-verb
  • Concord
  • Interrogatives
  • Framing Yes/No & 'WH' questions
  • Question tags
  • Prepositions
  • Tense and time
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Gerunds & Participle
  • Auxiliary verbs

PEDAGOGY FOR LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT:

  • Challenges of teaching language in diverse classrooms: language difficulties, errors, and disorders.
  • Introduction to English Phonology: vowels and consonants, syllable division.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency in LSRW (Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing).
  • Teaching-learning materials.
  • Strategies for teaching children with special needs (CWSN).
  • Remedial teaching.
  • 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, multimedia materials, multilingual resources of the classroom.

 Language 2: Bengali 

Language Comprehension

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability.

  • Challenges of teaching language in diverse classrooms: language difficulties, errors, and disorders.
  • Introduction to English Phonology: vowels and consonants, syllable division.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency in LSRW (Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing).
  • Teaching-learning materials.
  • Strategies for teaching children with special needs (CWSN).
  • Remedial teaching.
  • 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, multimedia materials, multilingual resources of the classroom.

 Mathematics 

CONTENT

  • Geometry
  • Shapes, spatial understanding, solids, the perimeter of rectilinear figures, area of rectangles, practical problems, surface area, and volume of solids (sphere, cube, rectangular, parallelepiped), practical problems.
  • Measurement
  • Numbers
  • Arithmetic
  • Fractions
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Data handling
  • Patterns
  • Money
  • PEDAGOGICAL ISSUES IN MATHEMATICS
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • NatureMathematicstics
  • Methods of teaching mathematics
  • Instructional material in mathematics
  • Evaluation, concept of continuous and comprehensive evaluation. Problems in teaching mathematics
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching.
  • Diagnostic and remedial teaching.

Environmental Studies 

KNOWLEDGE OF EVS

  • Concept and scope of environmental studies
  • Significance of environmental studies.
  • Integrated approach in environmental studies.
  • Scope and relation of environmental studies to science and social science.
  • Approaches to presenting concepts.
  • Environmental studies and environmental education.
  • Learning principles.
  • Activities.
  • Discussion.
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Shelters: Types of shelters, characteristics of animal shelters.
  • Types of vehicles used, railways, waterways, and airways.
  • Water: Types of water resources, conservation of water resources, water pollution, cause and prevention of water pollution, impact of water pollution on the environment, flood, and drought.
  • Composition of air, causes and impact of air pollution on the environment, greenhouse effect, and global warming.
  • Different types of soil, soil erosion, impact of soil polluted, nation and its prevention.
  • Pedagogical Issues
  • Concept and scope of EVS.
  • Significance of EVS, integrated EVS.
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education.
  • Learning Principles.
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science.
  • Approaches to presenting concepts.
  • Activities.
 

WB TET Syllabus: Paper II

Subjects

Syllabus

Child Development and Pedagogy

CHILD DEVELOPMENT & LEARNING

  • 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.

CONCEPTS OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION AND UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS:

  • Concept of exceptional children and children with special needs (CWSN).
  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including the disadvantaged and deprived.
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners.

LEARNING AND PEDAGOGY:

  • Alternative concepts of learning in children
  • Cognition and emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Classroom management
  • Punishment and its legal implications, rights of a child.
  • Guidance and counseling: concept, nature, and types.
  • 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.

Language 1: English

LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION

  • Two passages, one from prose and the other from poetry with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and test of vocabulary.
  • Determiners
  • Subject-verb
  • Concord
  • Interrogatives
  • Framing Yes/No & 'WH' questions
  • Question tags
  • Prepositions
  • Tense and time
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Gerunds & Participle
  • Auxiliary verbs

PEDAGOGY FOR LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT:

  • Challenges of teaching language in diverse classrooms: language difficulties, errors, and disorders.
  • Introduction to English Phonology: vowels and consonants, syllable division.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency in LSRW (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
  • Teaching-learning materials.
  • Strategies for teaching children with special needs (CWSN).
  • Remedial teaching.
  • 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, multimedia materials, multilingual resources of the classroom.

 Language 2: Bengali

Language Comprehension

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability.

  • Challenges of teaching language in diverse classrooms: language difficulties, errors, and disorders.
  • Introduction to English Phonology: vowels and consonants, syllable division.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency in LSRW (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
  • Teaching-learning materials.
  • Strategies for teaching children with special needs (CWSN).
  • Remedial teaching.
  • 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,s, 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.

 Mathematics 

CONTENT

  • Geometry
  • Shapes, spatial understanding, solids, the perimeter of rectilinear figures, area of rectangles, practical problems, surface area, and volume of solids (sphere, cube, rectangular, parallelepiped), practical problems.
  • Measurement
  • Numbers
  • Arithmetic
  • Fractions
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Data handling
  • Patterns
  • Money
  • PEDAGOGICAL ISSUES IN MATHEMATICS
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Nature of mathematics
  • Methods of teaching mathematics
  • Instructional material in mathematics
  • Evaluation, the concept of continuous and comprehensive evaluation. Problems in teaching mathematics
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching.
  • Diagnostic and remedial teaching.

 Environmental Studies

A: KNOWLEDGE OF EVS

  • Concept and scope of environmental studies
  • Significance of environmental studies.
  • Integrated approach in environmental studies.
  • Scope and relation of environmental studies to science and social science.
  • Approactos of presenting concepts.
  • Environmental studies and environmental education.
  • Learning principles.
  • Activities.
  • Discussion.
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Shelters: Types of shelters, characteristics of animal shelters.
  • Types of vehicles used, railways, waterways, and airways.
  • Water: Types of water resources, conservation of water resources, water pollution, cause and prevention of water pollution, the impact of water pollution on environment, flood, and drought.
  • Composition of air, causes and impact of air pollutionthe on the environment, greenhouse effect and global warming.
  • Different types of soil, soil erosion, the impact of soil pollution and its prevention.
  • B.Pedagogical Issues
  • Concept and scope of EVS.
  • Significance of EVS, integrated EVS.
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education.
  • Learning Principles.
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science.
  • Approactos of presenting concepts.
  • Activities.
  • Experimentation/Practical Work.

 

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How many papers are there in WB TET?

There are two papers in WB TET: paper 1 and paper 2.

How many questions are asked in WB TET Paper I?

A total of 150 questions are asked in WB TET Paper I.

Is there negative marking in WB TET Exam?

No, there is no negative marking in WB TET.

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