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AP TET 2018 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Structure and Content

AP TET 2018 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Structure and Content, Language How to choose Language – I of AP-TET Paper-II

       STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF APTET:-

The structure and content of the TET is given in the following paragraphs. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying One Mark, with four alternatives out of which One Answer will be correct. There will be no Negative Marking.

There will be Two Papers for the TET Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes I to V, Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. A person who intends to be a Teacher either for Classes I to V or for Classes VI to VIII shall have to appear in both Papers (Paper I and Paper II).

(a)                                               (a)  Paper- I : No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) – 150
(b)                                               Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes:
(c)                                                 
Structure and Content (all compulsory)

i)   Child Development and Pedagogy            30 MCQs         30 Marks
ii)  Language I                                                 30 MCQs         30 Marks
iii) Language II (English)                                30 MCQs         30 Marks
iv) Mathematics                                               30 MCQs         30 Marks
v)  Environmental Studies                               30 MCQs         30 Marks
Total                                                                 150 MCQs       150 Marks
                       
Note (1): The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the primary level.

Note (2): How to choose language – I of AP-TET Paper-I: The following languages are offered under First Language in the Schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Gujarathi. A Candidate has to choose one of these 8 Languages under Language-I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or as First Language at least up to Class X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X.

Note (3): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (4): The syllabi for Mathematics & Environmental Studies are designed on the basis of topics of Classes I to V. The difficulty standard as well as linkages of content/topics could be up to Secondary Stage (up to Class X) for testing. The test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) not only on Content but also on Pedagogy.

In Mathematics, 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy. Similarly, in Environmental Studies 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy.
Note (5): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on Proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Class X level).
Note (6): For 30 MCQs under Language I & II, each shall include 6 questions on Pedagogy of a Language.
Note (7): The detailed syllabus for all subjects shall be the designed by the SCERT and the same shall be issued along with the Notification.

(b) Paper II:
No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)– 150:
Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Structure and Content
i) Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
ii) Language I 30 MCQs 30 Marks
iii) Language II (English) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
iv) (a) For Mathematics & Science Teachers: Mathematics and Science 60 MCQs 60 Marks
(b) For Social Studies Teacher 60 MCQs 60 Marks
(c) For any other Teacher – Either (iv)(a) or (iv)(b)
TOTAL 150 MCQs 150 Marks
           
Note: (1) The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the Elementary level.
Note: (2) How to choose Language – I of AP-TET Paper-II:

The following Languages are offered under First Language in Secondary schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Sanskrit. A Candidate (other than Language Pandit candidate) has to choose one of these 7 Languages under Language I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or First Language at least up to Class-X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X. Language Pandit candidates have to choose the Language of their study in Pandit Training concerned under Language-I of TET Paper-II.
                                                                                               
Note (3): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (4): For Paper II Mathematics & Science, questions will be as follows:-
            (i)   Mathematics                              30 MCQs (Content 24, Pedagogy 6)
            (ii)  Science                                      30 MCQs (Content 24, Pedagogy 6)
(a)    Content – Physical Science  -    12 MCQs
(b)  Content – Biological Science – 12 MCQs
(c)   Science Pedagogy            -         6 MCQs


Note (5): For Paper II Social Studies, the syllabus will cover the sectors namely, History, Geography, Civics and Economics. Out of 60 marks, 48 will be on Content and the remaining 12 on Pedagogy.

Note (6): For Paper II, the syllabi for TET of Mathematics, Sciences & Social Studies are based on topics of Classes VI to VIII. The difficulty standard of questions as well as their linkages could be up to Senior Secondary Level (12th class).

Note (7): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Senior Secondary Level (12th Class).
                       
5. MEDIUM OF QUESTION PAPER:

The Question Paper shall be bilingual (i.e). English followed by the Language-I chosen by the candidates for all Languages except Sanskrit. For the candidates choosing Sanskrit, the questions shall be in Telugu followed by Sanskrit (Devanagari Script).