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CTET Exam Pattern 2019 Paper I and Paper II

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is an entrance examination conducted for determining the eligibility of candidates, having a degree or diploma in Education, for teaching posts in school and institutes that come under the administrative control of the State, Centre, and Union Territories. CTET 2019 examination will cover Primary and Elementary level of teaching jobs. The selection of the candidates will be done on merit basis. Qualified candidates will be given a certificate of eligibility which will be considered valid for seven years from the declaration date. The exam is going to be conducted on 7th July 2019. Candidates applying for the exam should start their preparation as per the prescribed syllabus. Also, candidates must be aware of the CTET exam pattern 2019 as it will help in preparing better for the exam. To know the CTET exam pattern, follow the information provided below.

Check out here: CTET 2019 Application Form

CTET Exam Pattern 2019

All questions in CTET 2019 will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), having four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. Each question will consist of one mark and there will be no negative marking applicable.

The CTET exam 2019 will consist of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2.

  • Paper 1 will be for candidates looking to be a teacher for classes I to V class.
  • Paper 2 will be for candidates looking to be a teacher for classes V to VIII class.

NOTE: If a candidate intends to be a teacher for both levels (I to V class and V to VIII) class, he/she will need to appear for both papers.

Paper I Primary Stage

While the duration of the Paper I will be 2 Hours and 30 Minutes, the structure of the exam will be as follows:

S.No. Subject Marks Number of Questions
1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2 Language I (compulsory) 30 30
3 Language II (compulsory) 30 30
4 Mathematics 30 30
5 Environmental Studies 30 30
  TOTAL 150 150

NOTE:

  • Question from Child Development and Pedagogy will be based on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6 to 11 years. The subject will focus on comprehending the needs and characteristics of various learners, interaction with learners and the elements and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
  • Questions from Language I will be based on the proficiencies pertinent to the medium of instructions.
  • Questions from Language I will be based on the proficiencies pertinent to the elements of language, comprehension and communication abilities.
  • Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate can select any one language I and another as Language II from the available options. Candidates will need to mention the selection in the Confirmation Page as well.
  • The questions from Mathematics and Environmental Studies will be based on the concepts, problem-solving abilities and pedagogical comprehension of the subjects recommended for I to V class by the NCERT.
  • Questions in the Paper I will be mainly based on the topics given in the NCERT syllabus for I to V class, however, their difficulty level and linkages shall be up to the Secondary stage.
  • Main Paper will be bilingual (English and Hindi).

Paper II Elementary Stage

The duration of the Paper II will be 2 Hours and 30 Minutes and the structure of the exam will be as follows:

S.No. Subject Marks Number of Questions
1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2 Language I (compulsory) 30 30
3 Language II (compulsory) 30 30
4 Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science Teacher) 60 60
5 Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science Teacher)

*For any other teacher – either IV or V

60 60
  TOTAL 150 150

NOTE:

  • Question from Child Development and Pedagogy will be based on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 11 to 14 years. The subject will focus on comprehending the needs and characteristics of various learners, interaction with learners and the elements and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
  • Questions from Language I will be based on the proficiencies pertinent to the medium of instructions.
  • Questions from Language I will be based on the proficiencies pertinent to the elements of language, comprehension and communication abilities.
  • The questions from Mathematics and Environmental Studies will be based on the concepts, problem-solving abilities and pedagogical comprehension of the subjects recommended for VI to VIII class by the NCERT. Questions from Mathematics and Science will be of 30 marks each. They will be distributed evenly over various divisions of the syllabus of the said subject.
  • Questions in the Paper II will be mainly based on the topics given in the NCERT syllabus for VI to VIII class, however, their difficulty level and linkages shall be up to the Secondary stage.
  • Main Paper will be bilingual (English and Hindi).

So, now as you know about the exam pattern of CTET 2019, you can prepare for the exam accordingly.

Updated: February 4, 2019 — 9:41 am

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