CTET Syllabus 2020, CTET Exam Pattern 2020 PDF Download

CTET Syllabus 2020, CTET Exam Pattern 2020 PDF Download: CBSE CTET Syllabus 2020 can be downloaded from the official site of the organization. Central board of secondary education (CBSE) will soon upload CBSE CTET Syllabus 2020 at legitimate site. CBSE CTET exam is being conduct in the country. Students should do their exam preparation well and download CTET Paper 1 syllabus 2020 or CTET Paper 2 syllabus 2020. The pdf file of CTET 2018 exam pattern/syllabus is available now at authenticate page of CBSE.

Those competitors who are searching for Central teacher eligibility test syllabus/exam pattern 2020 they can get it through online to open site ctet.nic.in. CTET exam is conducted for primary level teacher and upper primary teacher. Large number of students had applied for this and now is seeking for CTET Syllabus 2020. Here we provide details of CTET 2018 exam pattern and syllabus.

CTET Syllabus 2020, CTET Exam Pattern 2020 PDF Download

CTET primary stage syllabus— CBSE is going to conduct central teacher’s eligibility test in the month. Application forms are available on the official website of CTET 2020. All candidates who wish to appear in the examination can apply online for CTET and prepare for the examination. Candidate must go through the CBSE prescribed CTET 2020 syllabus before going to prepare for the CTET examination. Here we are providing you syllabus for CTET for primary stage exam so check it out for preparation.

CBSE CTET Exam Pattern 2020 for primary level teacher:

Name of subject Number of questions Total marks
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Environmental studies 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30

 CBSE CTET Exam Pattern for Upper Primary Teacher:

Name of subject Number of questions Total marks
Language 1 30 30
Language 2 30 30
Mathematics 60 60
Environmental studies 60 60
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30

CBSE CTET Exam Syllabus 2020:


  • Number System
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Algebra
  • Data handling
  • Pedagogical issues
  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Evaluation
  • Problem of Teaching

Child Development and Pedagogy:

  • Child Development concept (Primary School Child)
  • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  • Learning and Pedagogy

Language I:

Comprehension and pedagogy of language development

Language II:

Comprehension and pedagogy of language development

Environmental Studies:

  • Concepts of EVS
  • Family and Friends
  • Relationships
  • Work and Play
  • Animals and plants
  • Food, Shelter and Water
  • Travel
  • Things We Make and Do and many others

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child Development (Primary School Child)
    • 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.
  • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs Questions
    • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
    • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Learning and Pedagogy
    • 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 I and Language II

  • Language Comprehension
    • 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)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development
    • 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


  • Content
    • Geometry
    • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
    • Solids around Us
    • Numbers
    • Addition and Subtraction
    • Multiplication
    • Division
    • Measurement
    • Weight
    • Time
    • Volume
    • Data Handling
    • Patterns
    • Money
  • Pedagogical issues
    • 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

Environmental Studies

  • Content
    • Family and Friends:
      • Relationships
      • Work and Play
      • Animals
      • Plants
    • Food
    • Shelter
    • Water
    • Travel
    • Things We Make and Do
  • 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 of presenting concepts
    • Activities
    • Experimentation/Practical Work
    • Discussion
    • CCE
    • Teaching material/Aids Problems

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