CTET 2018 EXAM PATTERN, SYLLABUS, TOTAL QUESTIONS, NO NEGATIVE MARKING, TIME DURATION

CTET – 2018  EXAM PATTERN AND SYLLABUS 

The Central Board of Secondary Education will be conducting the 11th Edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on 16/09/2018 (Sunday) for a candidate to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for class I to VIII. Candidates can apply only On-Line for CTET SEPT- 2018 on CTET official website – www.ctet.nic.in 


B.Ed. Papers




CTET 2018 IMP. DATE


CTET 2018 ELIGIBILITY

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF CTET

All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. 
Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative marking.

There will be two papers of CTET.

(i) Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.

(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Note: A person who intents to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage :

Duration of examination-Two-and-a-half hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)

(i)    Child Development and Pedagogy  30 MCQs      30 Marks
(ii)   Language I (compulsory)                 30 MCQs      30 Marks
(iii)  Language II (compulsory)                30 MCQs      30 Marks
(iv)  Mathematics                                      30 MCQs      30 Marks
(v)   Environmental Studies                     30 MCQs      30 Marks

Total =    150 MCQs  ,   150 Marks

Nature and standard of questions:



The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

 The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.

 The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

 Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page. Language options would be English, Hindi and Sanskrit only. Candidate may choose only two languages from English, Hindi and Sanskrit only.

 The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I – V by the NCERT.


 The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes I – V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage :

Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)

(i) Child Development and Pedagogy(compulsory)   30 MCQs       30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory)                                        30 MCQs       30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory)                                      30 MCQs       30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics and Science                                      60 MCQs       60 Marks
(for Mathematics and Science teacher)
(v) Social Studies/Social Science                                60 MCQs       60 Marks
(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)

*For any other teacher – either (IV) or (V)

Total   =   150 MCQs  ,   150 Marks

Nature and standard of questions:

 The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning, relevant to the age group of 11-14 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

 The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.

 The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

 Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page. Language options would be English, Hindi and Sanskrit only. Candidate may choose only two languages from English, Hindi and Sanskrit only.

 The Test items in Mathematics and Science, and Social Studies/Social Science will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. The test items of Mathematics and Science will be of 30 marks each. The test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject as prescribed for classes VI - VIII by the NCERT.


 The questions in the test for 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.

LANGUAGE OF THE QUESTION PAPER:

Main question paper shall be Bilingual (Hindi/English).

QUALIFYING MARKS AND AWARD OF CTET CERTIFICATE

As per NCTE notification No. 76-4/2010/NCTE/Acad Dated 11.02.2011: A person who scores 60% or more in the TET exam will be considered as TET pass.

(a) School managements (Government, local bodies, government aided and unaided) may consider giving concessions to person belonging to SC/ST, OBC, differently abled persons, etc., in accordance with their extant reservation policy.


(b) Should give weightage to the CTET scores in the recruitment process however, qualifying the CTET would not confer a right on any person for recruitment/employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.


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