AP TET Paper I Syllabus and Exam Pattern

AP TET Paper I  Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Andhra Pradesh State Teacher Eligibility Test Paper I syllabi and Exam structure. The candidates who are interested in teaching job must qualify the TET exam. TET aspirants are advised to check the below given syllabus and prepare well for the exam to get good score. There will be two papers in the TET examination i.e Paper-I and Paper-II.

Name of the Examination: Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (Paper-I)

Duration of the Examination: Two and Half Hours

Paper – I Exam Structure: The exam paper consist of multiple choice questions(MCQs). Candidate have to choose correct answer among the four choices. Each correct answer carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking.  The paper-I consist of 150 MCQs.

S.No.SubjectNo. of MCQSMarks
1Child Development and Pedagogy3030
2Language I3030
3Language II (English)3030
5Environmental Studies3030

AP TET Paper-I Syllabi: 

Syllabus for Paper-I

1. Development of Child:
– Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
– Principles of Development
– Factors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
– Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Child hood. Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers
– Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
– Development of Personality – Concept, Factors effecting development of Personality
– Adjustment, Behavioral problems, Mental Health
– Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and Longitudinal
– Developmental tasks and Hazards

2. Understanding Learning
– Concept, Nature of Learning – Input – Process – Outcome
– Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental
– Approaches to Learning and their applicability – Behaviorism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt (Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
– Dimensions of Learning – Cognitive, Affective and Performance
– Motivation and Sustenance –its role in learning.
– Memory & Forgetting
– Transfer of Learning

3. Pedagogical Concerns
– Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner
– Learners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural context
– Children from diverse contexts – Children With Special Needs (CWSN), Inclusive Education
– Understanding of Pedagogic methods – Enquiry based learning, Project based learning, Survey, Observation and Activity based learning
– Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns with respect to organizing learning in class room like Study habits, Self learning and Learning to learn skills
– Organizing learning in heterogeneous class room groups – Socio-economic background, Abilities and Interest
– Paradigms of organizing Learning – Teacher centric, Subject centric and Learner centric
– Teaching as Planned activity – Elements of Planning
– Phases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive and Post active
– General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes of good facilitator
– Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, Technology
– Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behavior problems, Guidance & Counseling, Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child, Time Management.
– Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : Perspective & Practice
– Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right To Education Act, 2009.

Content (Marks: 24)
1. Parts of Speech
2. Tenses
3.Types of Sentences
4.Prepositions & Articles
5. Degrees of Comparison
6. Direct and Indirect Speech
7. Questions and question tags,
8. Active & Passive voice
9. Use of Phrases 10. Comprehension
12. Vocabulary.

Pedagogy (Marks: 06)
1. Aspects of English:- (a) English language – History, nature, importance, principles of English as second language (b) Problems of teaching / learning English
2. Objectives of teaching English.
3. Phonetics
4. Development of Language skills:- a Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing (LSRW). b) Communicative skills.
5. Approaches, Methods, Techniques of teaching English. (a) Introduction, Definition and Types of approaches methods and techniques of teaching English (b)Remedial teaching.
6. Teaching of structures and vocabulary items.
7. Teaching learning materials in English
8. Lesson Planning
9. Curriculum & Textbooks
10. Evaluation in English language

Content (Marks: 24)
1. Number system: Whole numbers, place value, comparison, fundamental mathematical operations ; Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Indian Currency, Prime and Composite numbers, Prime factors, Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) and Greatest Common Multiple (GCM).
2. Fractions: Concept of fractions, proper fractions, improper fractions, mixed fractions, decimal fractions, comparison, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of fractions and decimal fractions. Use of fractions in daily life. Rational Numbers; definition, four fundamental operations; properties of numbers (N, W, Z and Q), Square, Square root, Cube, Cube root, and factorization.
3. Arithmetic: Unitary method, Ratio & Proportion, percentages, average, profit – loss.
4. Geometry: Rotation, Types of Angles, Construction and measurement of Angles, line, axis, shapes, reflection and symmetry.
5. Measurements: Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, Perimeter and Area, their standard units and relation between them.
6. Data Applications: Introduction to Data, data presentation, Bar graph.

Pedagogy (Marks: 06)
1. Definitions and Nature of Mathematics
2. Aims, values and instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics
3. Methods of Teaching Mathematics
4. Instructional material in Mathematics – TLM in Mathematics
5. Instructional Planning
6. Designing, Administration, Analysis of scholastic Achievement test (SAT)
7. The Mathematics Teacher
8. Resource Utilization
9. Curriculum and Text Book
10. Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

Content (Marks: 24)
Our Body – Health – Cleanliness – External, Internal parts of our body, Bones, Muscles, Sense organs, Digestion, Respiration, Nervous system, Excretory system, Circulatory system, First Aid. My Family – My Family – Family tree, migration, changing structures of family – nuclear and joint families, festivals.
Work & Play – Occupations, Child labor, Games – Local, National and International, Marshal Arts, Effects of games on respiration and breathing, fairs, Circus.
Plants and Animals-Plants & animals in our surroundings, Plant & Animal products, parts of a plant, photosynthesis, parts of a flower, pollination, fertilization, fruits, seeds. Wild & cultivated plants, wild & domestic animals their food, arrangement of teeth in animals.
Our Food – Different types of food, storage of grains and vegetables, storage of food, Food – animal husbandry, Nutrients of food, deficiency diseases.
Shelter – Need, different types of houses, electrical appliances – their use, social life in ants and honey bees, Animals shelter – variation.
Air – Importance of air, composition of air, atmospheric pressure, diseases spread through air and their prevention, air pollution – causes, its impact, and measures to prevent, Green House effect. Water – Importance, water resources, aquatic flora and fauna, measurement of liquids, Water pollution – causes, impact, measures to prevent, purification of water.
Earth and Sky – Latitudes and longitudes, movements of earth, local time, Standard time, temperature, atmosphere, rainfall. Interiors of the earth.
Our country (India) – Location, Area, Physical features, Climate, Natural resources, Historical places in India, Population , Minerals, Industries.
Our state – Location, Physical features, Climate, crops, clothes, food, Culture, State Government, Gram Panchayat, Mandal Parishad, Municipality, Municipal Corporation, Local Emergency services, our state symbols.
History and culture of India – Evolution of Man, Pre-historic period, Indian culture and Heritage, Civilization, Medieval period culture, Ancient monuments, Religious movements: Jainism, Buddhism, Bhakti movement, Great personalities, Indian freedom movement, Modern India.
Indian constitution – Fundamental rights, Fundamental duties, Directive principles, Structure of Government in India, India – National objectives, National symbols, Right to Information (RTI), U.N.O.

Pedagogy (Marks: 06)
1. Concept and scope of Environmental Studies (Science & Social Studies)
2. Aims & Objectives of teaching Environmental Studies (Science & Social Studies)
3. Relation to Science and Social Studies
4. Curriculum and its transaction
5. CCE
6. Learning Environment

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