Important Topics for CTET 2020 July Exam

 CTET Exam 2019: Revision with Most Important Topics

Important Topics for CTET Exam

CTET 2020 Exam is being conducted to recruit candidates for Teaching Profile all across the country. CBSE had already released the official notification for CTET 2020. CTET Exam will be held on the date of  5th July 2020.

 
Now here we are going to take a quick look for revision with important topics. 
 
The first exam strategy towards any exam should be to get through with the exam pattern and syllabus. You must have an in-depth knowledge of the topics and chapters carrying heavy weightage in the exam. Be a proponent of smart study not hard. Below is the table depicting the exam pattern for  CTET Exam 2020.


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.:
  • Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  • Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
Note: A person who intents to teach 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):

S.No.Subjects
No. of Questions
Marks
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
Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage: (Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours)
 
Structure and Content (All Compulsory):
S.No.Subjects
No. of Questions
Marks
1
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
2
Language I (compulsory)
30
30
3
Language II (compulsory)
30
30
4
Mathematics & Science
Or Social Studies/Social Science
60
60
Total
150
150
 
Note: Mathematics & Science- 30 MCQs each -60 Marks Or Social Studies/Social Science -60 MCQs -60 Marks (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)

Well, Now the few months will play crucial role and will decide the course of your preparation. This month should be focused and dedicated to practice only. Every day, attempt online mock test and assess your preparation. Track your improvement and if you are not improving then go back to Stage 1 and clear your concepts and get back to Mock test practice. Compare your score to last exam score.  You need to score 100+ marks consistently in mock tests. In this stage, your concept building and practice should be done without fail. Do not leave anything to the last moments.Now, here we are sharing the most important topic from CTET Exam point of view. So you can again learn them .


Child Development & Pedagogy

S.No.TopicMostly Asked Topics
1.Growth & DevelopmentInfluencing factors
2.Cognitive TheoriesPiaget, Kohlberg, Vygotsky
3.Intelligence & Its TheoriesIQ, ZPD, Other intelligence theories & Test.
4.Language TheoriesLanguage acquisition & its Challenges, Chomsky & Vygotsky language
5.Learning DisabilitiesDyslexia, Autism, ADHD & specially Abled Child
6.Learning TheoriesLaws of Learning, Theories, Behaviourism theories, teaching methods
7.MotivationMaslow Hierarchy, Reinforcement & Punishment
8.Cognition & EmotionsFreud’s Personality Theory
9.Heredity & EnvironmentInfluencing Factors of Learning
10.Gender IssuesApplication based Questions
11.Inclusive  EducationGovt. Norms, Define, Features
12.EvaluationsSchool-Based Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment, CCE (Scholastic & Co- Scholastic), Types Of Questions
13.NCF 2005 & RTE 2009Govt. Norms & Their Impact on education
14.Theories & their ProfounderVygotsky, Kohlberg & others
15.Statement & Definition by Different PsychologistSkinner, Gestalt, Kohlberg. etc. including intelligence, personality behaviourism etc.

Language Section:

English Language

Subject Related

 
TopicMostly Asked Topics
Grammar & Its RulesActive & Passive, Fillers, Narration, Synonyms & Antonyms, basic literature vocabulary
PassageFrom any Source
PoemUp to 10th Std.
English PedagogyLearning AcquisitionDefinition, Stages of Language development,
Principal of language teachingTeaching Maxims, Principals
Language SkillsReading , Speaking, Listening & Writing Skill & their Type, Micro skill
Role Of GrammarMethods Of Teaching Grammar
Challenges of Diverse ClassroomErrors, Disabilities & Disorders
Learning materialAudio Visual Aid & Textbook Features
Remedial TeachingMethods & Strategies
EvaluationFormative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Observations etc.

 Hindi Language

विषय वस्तुTopicMostly Asked Topics
व्याकरणसंधि, समास, अलंकार, प्रत्यय उपसर्ग, पर्यायवाची, विलोम
गद्यांशFrom any Source
पद्यांश10th कक्षा तक
शिक्षाशास्त्रअधिगम और अर्जनभाषा विकास की अवस्था, परिभाषा और इसके प्रकार
भाषा शिक्षण के सिद्धांतभाषा का अर्थ उद्देश्य, सिद्दांत,
भाषा कौशलश्रवण, मौखिक, लेखन, पठन कौशल की विधि
व्याकरण की भुमिकव्याकरण शिक्षण की विधि
भाषायी विविधताबहुभाषिक तथा शिक्षण कि चुनौतियां
सहायक सामग्रीद्रश्य- श्रव्य , पाठ्यपुस्तक
उपचारात्मक शिक्षणउपचारात्मक शिक्षण और निदानात्मक शिक्षण
मूल्यांकनमूल्यांकन की विधिया प्रकार, निरीक्षण

Mathematics

Subject Related

 
TopicMostly Asked Topics
Number SystemPlace Value & Face value, Fraction, Exponent & Power, Square & Cube Root
LCM & HCFFactor, Remainder Theorem, factorization methods, Relation Between LCM & HCF
AlgebraNumeric & Quadratic Equations, Algebraic Formula’s, Algebraic expression
Arithmetic’sRatio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Time & distance, SI & CI
GeometryTriangle, Angle, Polygon, 3D & 2D Fig.
Mensuration2D-Triangle, Square, Quadrilateral(Area & Perimeter)
3D- Cube, Cuboid, Cylinder, Cone, Prism etc.(Volume, CSA, TSA)
Data EfficiencyDirect Question from Pie Charts, Histogram, Bar Graph, Mean, Median, Mode,Range
PedagogyNature of MathematicsTechniques, Logical Reasoning, Curriculum, Kothari commission
Language of MathematicsApplication & Situational Based Questions
EvaluationFormative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Bloom Taxonomy, van hiele theory etc.
Problem of teaching in Mathematics & Error AnalysisClassification of error & teaching methods, Remedial teaching
NCF 2005

Science

Subject RelatedTopicMostly Asked Topics
FoodComponent of Food & Preservation
Matter & Its StateState Of Matter, Classification of matters, Interconversion, Atomic Structure
Material Of Daily LifeAcid – Bases, Fibres, Polymers
Living WorldCell & Its Structure, Plant Kingdom & its classification, Plant Physiology
Human PhysiologyCirculatory System, Hormones, Reproductive System, Skeletal System
MicroorganismClassification & its uses
MotionType of motions, Direct formula based numerical, Graphical Representation
ForceNewton’s law & Based Questions, Friction
Work, Energy & MagnetDefinition , Direct formula based questions, magnetic Properties,
LightDifference between reflection & Refraction, Vision Defects, Lenses
Natural PhenomenonCyclones, Thunderstorm etc.
Natural ResourcesAir, Water, Minerals & Soil, Biodiversity
PedagogyScope OF ScienceImportance, Curriculum & Designing
Objective of teaching ScienceBloom taxonomy
ApproachesDisciplinary , Integrated
Teaching MethodsLecture, Lecture-Cum Demonstration method, Problem Solving etc.
Teaching aidsVisual Aid , Audio-visual Aid
EvaluationFormative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Bloom Taxonomy, etc.
Remedial TeachingGroup tutorial, Classroom teaching, Supervised teaching


Make a practical and effective strategy. Know your Weak and Strong topics. Study and practice hard on your weak points first then revise all your strong topics. 

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