What Subject Questions are Asked in TET Exams?

TET exams

TET 2022 examination (Teacher Eligibility Test) is conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates to be appointed as teachers in government and private schools. Every state in India has different TET examinations like UPTET, WBTET, MAHA TET, etc. However, every aspirant can apply for the TET conducted by the Central government, known as CTET. CBSE conducts the examination.

TET exams are divided into two papers. Both the papers contain Child Development and Methodology and Pedagogy. The questions in CTET exams are posted in English and Hindi languages, while for the state TET exam, Hindi is substituted for the state official language.

Subjects Included in TET Exams

  1. Child Development and Methodology and Pedagogy

Child Development and Methodology and Pedagogy is the main subject for clearing TET exams. It helps the candidates understand the educational psychology of a child. It ensures that teachers are aware of the methods and practices of teaching, primarily concerned with theoretical concepts of academic subjects. 

The candidates learn about teaching styles, receive feedback, and use assessments for improvement and boost learning.

The Number Of Subject Questions Asked In Tet Exams For Child Development And Methodology And Pedagogy Is:

Topics

No. of Questions

Child Development

15

Learning and Pedagogy

10

Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with Special Needs

5

The topics include Growth and Development, Cognitive theories, theories related to Intelligence, Language, Learning, Motivation, learning disabilities, Heredity and Surroundings, Gender issues, Inclusive education, Evaluation, theories related to children, and Statements and theories by different psychologists.

  1. Language 1 (English)

The questions asked for English are mostly related to Grammar and Vocabulary in MCQ format. It includes:

  • Fill the blanks
  • Correct word order
  • Meaning of the underlined word
  • One-word substitution
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  1. Language 2 (Hindi)

The questions asked for Hindi are mostly related to Grammar and vocabulary in MCQ format. It includes:

  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Learning a language in class
  • Assessment of language in class
  • Context
  1. Mathematics

The questions asked for Hindi are mostly related to Grammar and vocabulary in MCQ format. It includes:

  • Number system
  • Formulas
  • Divisibility
  • Fractions
  • Linear equation
  • Algebra
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Ratio, proportion
  • Time, Speed, Distance
  • Simple, compound interest
  •  Shapes
  • Probability
  • Geometry

Check out the regular quizzes posted on BYJU’s Exam Prep online for better understanding and preparation for TET exams such as UPTET 2022.

  1. Environmental Science

The questions under the Environment Science section are related to environmental issues, plants, food, state-specific animals and birds, trees, energy, atmosphere, habitats, etc. It also includes questions on society, social skills, and situations related to family, friends, relationships, etc.

  1. Science

Asked in MCQ format, it includes questions related to chemistry (chemicals and reactions), physics (units and theories), food and health, Science pedagogy, child psychology, etc.

  1. Social Science

It includes subjects spanning history, geography, political science, and social studies pedagogy. Topics roughly include civilizations and empires of the world, wars, historical movements, solar system, atmosphere, soil, agriculture, transport, natural disaster, oceans and rivers, types of government, the constitution of India, fundamental duties and rights, judiciary system, elections.

In the social studies pedagogy section, questions are related to teaching and learning methods in social science, classroom processes, critical thinking, etc.

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