The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, is all set to conduct the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) for the September 2014 session and it will be held on September 21.
Click here to apply for CTET September 2014.
Duration of examination is one and a half hours.
Read: Pattern of Test Paper I
Structure and Content:
|Sl no||Topic||No of Questions||Marks|
|1||Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)||30 MCQs ||30 |
|2||Language I (compulsory)||30 MCQs ||30 |
|3||Language II (compulsory)||30 MCQs ||30 |
|4||(A) For Mathematics and Science teacher: Mathematics and Science||60 MCQs ||60 |
|(B) For Social Studies/Social Science teacher: Social Science ||60 MCQs ||60 |
|(C) For any other teacher - either (a) or (b) |
Nature and standard of questions:
- 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 I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction. The test items in language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities. Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose anyone language as Language I and any other language as Language II, from the available language options. They will be required to specify the same in the confirmation page.
- 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 of 30 marks each. The test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject as prescribed for classes VI -VIII by the NCERT/CBSE.
- The questions in the test for Paper II will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT/CBSE for classes VI -VIII, but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.