CTET Syllabus 2020 | CTET Syllabus Paper 1 | CTET Syllabus Paper 2 | Download PDF in English and Hindi @cbse.nic.in. both CTET papers will be conducted on same day in different shift. Below is the complete subject wise syllabus of CTET syllabus Paper 1 & 2.

CTET Syllabus 2020 for both CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2 has been released by the examination authority Central board of Secondary Education (CBSE) along with the release of the examination notification. The CTET exam comprises questions from subjects such as Child development and Pedagogy, Language 1 (Compulsory), Language 2 (Compulsory), Mathematics, Science, Environmental Studies and social science / Social studies.

CTET Syllabus 2020 – Download PDF Paper 1 & Paper 2 | Subject Wise

The CTET Syllabus 2020 PDF for Paper 1 and Paper 2 is given below. Applicants who are participating for the exam this year can download CTET paper 1 & paper 2 Syllabus 2020 PDF from the given direct link. In below sections we have maintained the points that we have covered.

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CTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2020 Download PDF – Exam Pattern

In this section you will find all the necessary information related to CTET 2020 Syllabus of Paper 1 and to make everything even easier for you now. Through below given link you can even download the CTET 2020 Paper 1 Syllabus in PDF from so that whenever you need to look for any section of CTET Paper 1 Syllabus will be available to you.

CTET Paper 1 (for Classes 1 to 5) Primary Stage: (Exam Duration – 2.5 hours)

CTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2020

Paper 1 Subject Number of Questions (MCQs) Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy (Compulsory) 30 30
Language 1 (Compulsory) 30 30
Language 2 (Compulsory) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Nature and Standard of Questions (CTET Paper 1)

  • 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 students. 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 1 will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  • The Test items in Language 2 will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities0
  • Language 2 will be a language other than Language 1. A candidate may choose any one language as Language 1 and other as Language 2 from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.

Note – Language options would be in English, Hindi and Sanskrit only. Candidate may choose only two languages from English, Hindi and Sanskrit.

  • 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 1 – 5 by the NCERT
  • The questions in the test for Paper 1 will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes 1 – 5 but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

After the learning of CTET Paper 1 exam pattern, last’s learn syllabus for CTET 2020 Paper 1         

 CTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2020

 The CTET Syllabus 2020 for Paper 1 (for classes 1 to 5 – Primary Stage)

I. Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 Questions [ 30 Marks ]

 (a)  Child Development (Primary 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-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.

• 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 – 5 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 1 – 30 Questions [ 30 Marks ]

(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

• 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, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

III. Language – 2 – 30 Questions [ 30 Marks ]

 (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

• 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, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

IV. Mathematics – 30 Questions [ 30 Marks ]

 (a)  Content – 15 Questions

• Geometry

• Shapes & Spatial Understanding

• Solids around Us

• Numbers

• Addition and Subtraction

• Multiplication

• Division

• Measurement

• Weight

• Time

• Volume

• Data Handling

• Patterns

• Money

(b)  Pedagogical issues – 15 Questions

• Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking

and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning

• Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

• Language of Mathematics

• Community Mathematics

• Evaluation through formal and informal methods

• Problems of Teaching

• Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching

• Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

V. Environmental Studies – 30 Questions

 (a)  Content – 15 Questions

i. Family and Friends: Relationships, Work and Play, Animals, Plants

ii. Food

iii. Shelter

iv. Water

v. Travel

vi. Things We Make and Do

(b) Pedagogical Issues – 15 Questions

• Concept and scope of EVS

• Significance of EVS, integrated EVS

• Environmental Studies & Environmental Education

• Learning Principles

• Scope & relation to Science & Social Science

• Approaches of presenting concepts

• Activities

• Experimentation/Practical Work

• Discussion

• CCE

• Teaching material/Aids

• Problems

 

 CTET Paper 2 Syllabus 2020 Download PDF – Exam Pattern

In this section you will find all the necessary information related to CTET 2020 Syllabus of Paper 2 and to make everything even easier for you now. Through below given link you can even download the CTET 2020 Paper 2 Syllabus in PDF from so that whenever you need to look for any section of CTET Paper 2 Syllabus will be available to you.

 Paper 2 (for Classes 6 to 8) Elementary Stage: (Exam Duration – 2.5 hours)

CTET Paper 2 Syllabus 2020

Subject Number of Questions (MCQs) Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy (Compulsory) 30 30
Language 1 (Compulsory) 30 30
Language 2 (Compulsory) 30 30
Mathematics and Science

(for Mathematics and Science teacher)

60 60
Social Studies/Social Science

(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)

60 60
Total 150 150
Note: For any other teacher, it is compulsory to attempt either of the last two sections.

Nature and Standard of Questions (CTET Paper 2)

  • 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 1 will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction
  • The Test items in Language 2 will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  • Language 2 will be a language other than Language 1. A candidate may choose any one language as Language 1 and other as Language 2 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.
  • 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 6 -8 by the NCERT.
  • The questions in the test for Paper 2 will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes 6 – 8 but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage.

After understanding the exam pattern, let’s learn syllabus of CTET Paper 2

CTET Paper 2 Syllabus 2020

 The CTET Syllabus 2020 for Paper 2 (for classes 6 to 8 – Elementary Stage)

I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions [ 30 Marks ]

 (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-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.

• Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning;

• School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation;

• 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 1 – 30 Questions [30 Marks ]

 (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

• 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, multi-media materials multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

III. Language  2 – 30 Questions [30 Marks ]

 (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

• 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, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

IV. Mathematics and Science – 60 Questions [ 60 Marks]

 (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

(c)  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

(c)   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

V. Social Studies/Social Sciences – 60 Questions [ 60 Marks ]

 (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

• Class Room Processes, activities and discourse

• Developing Critical thinking

• Enquiry/Empirical Evidence

• Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies

• Sources – Primary & Secondary

• Projects Work

• Evaluation

CTET Syllabus 2020 Download PDF

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How to Download CTET 2020 Syllabus

  • Log on to CTET official website @ctet.nic.in
  • On the homepage you will have to find the link “INFORMATION BULLETIN 2020” in the ‘CURRENT EVENT’ section.
  • Just click on it and a PDF file will open. It will be contain all the necessary information regard CTET 2020 Examination along with CTET Syllabus (Paper 1- Paper 2)
  • Just download CTET Syllabus in PDF file

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CTET 2020 Syllabus FAQs

Q: What is the syllabus for CTET exam 2020?

Ans: The CTET exam 2020 syllabus comprises important topics from subjects (Paper 1 and paper 2) such as Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-1, Language-2, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Science, and Social Studies/Social Sciences.

Q: Does CTET syllabus change every year?

Ans: No, the CTET syllabus remains same every year. Like this year syllabus is same as last year.

Q: What is duration of CTET 2020 exam?

Ans: Candidates need to complete the CTET paper in duration of 150 minutes (two and a half hours).

Q: Is CTET 2020 syllabus for paper-1 and -2 same?

Ans: CTET 2020 syllabus for both the papers is largely the same. However, the nature and difficulty level of the questions asked in both the papers is different. The difficulty level of the questions in Paper-1 is of secondary level. On the other hand, the difficulty level of the questions in Paper-2 is of senior secondary level.

 Q: How Many questions will be asked in the CTET 2020 Examination?

Ans: a total of 150 questions (1 question 1 marks) will be asked in the CTET Exam.

Q: Is there negative marking in CTET 2020 exam?

Ans: No, there is no negative marking CTET 2020 exam.

Q: When I will Get the Admit Card for CTET July 2020 Exam?

Ans: the Official Authority will live the admit card download link before the examination (may be the admit card release on June last week).

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