CTET syllabus 2021 PDF

Ctet syllabus 2021 pdf: Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) exam conducted by Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) twice in a year. The students who want to become a teacher, then it will be the significance test that one should qualify to be eligible to apply for a teacher post. After successful completion of the ctet exam, one can apply for various government and non government teaching jobs.

If you are the one who desires to become a teacher, then it will be the right way to go and prepare for the ctet exam. Here, we will cover all important and relevant aspects related to ctet syllabus, ctet exam pattern and others.

CTET syllabus 2021

CTET exam is conducted twice in a year in the months of july and december. There will be two phases Paper I and Paper II. Paper 1 is for those candidates who desire to become teacher for class I-V Primary stage and Paper II are for the candidates who need to become teacher for class VI-VIII elementary stage.

Below we will cover the detailed ctet syllabus.

Structure of CTET Exam

  • Paper I for classes I to V.
  • Paper II for classes VI to VIII

CTET Syllabus Paper I

ctet exam pattern for Paper I

Subject No. of questions Marks Duration
Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory)  30 MCQs 30 Marks 2:30 hours
Language I (compulsory)  30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (compulsory)  30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

Paper I (for classes 1 to V) Primary Stage

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions
  1. Child Development (Primary School Child) 15 Questions
  2. Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  3. Learning and Pedagogy 10 Questions

Language I 30 Questions

  1. Language Comprehension 15 Questions
  2. Pedagogy of Language Development 15 Questions

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

b) Pedagogy of Language Development 15 Questions

IV Mathematics 30 Questions

  1. Content 15 Questions
  2. Pedagogical issues 15 Questions

V.Environmental Studies 30 Questions

  1. Content 15 Questions
  2. Pedagogical Issues 15 Questions

CTET Syllabus Paper II

ctet exam pattern for Paper II

Subject No. of questions Marks Duration
Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory)  30 MCQs 30 Marks 2:30 hours
Language I (compulsory)  30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (compulsory)  30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher) OR 60 MCQs 60 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

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

Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions
  1. Child Development (Elementary School Child) 15 Questions
  2. Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs 5 Questions
  3. Learning and Pedagogy 10 Questions

Language I 30 Questions

  1. Language Comprehension 15 Questions
  2. Pedagogy of Language Development 15 Questions

III. Language-II 30 Questions

  1. Comprehension 15 Questions
  2. Pedagogy of Language Development 15 Questions

Mathematics and Science 60 Questions

(i) Mathematics 30 Questions

a) Content 20 Questions

  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Geometry

b) Pedagogical issues 10 Questions

i) Science 30 Questions

a) Content 20 Questions

  • Food 
  • Materials
  • The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • How things work
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources

b) Pedagogical issues 10 Questions

Social Studies/Social Sciences 60 Questions

a) Content 40 Questions

  • History
  • Geography
  •  Social and Political Life

b) Pedagogical issues

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