## TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST
TSTET 2024

PAPER II - SYLLABUS

## I. CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY (Marks: 30)

### 1. DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD

- Development, Growth & Maturation

- Concept & Nature
- Principles of development & their implications

- 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, Adolescence.

- Understanding Development - Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers and Erikson

- Individual differences

- Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest,
Habits, Thinking (Divergent & Convergent), Intelligence and their Assessment

- Development of Personality - Concept, Factors effecting development of Personality, Child Rearing
Practices,
Self-Concept
- Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Defense Mechanisms, Mental Health
- Methods and Approaches of Child Development

– Introspection, Observation, Interview, Case study,
Experimental. Anecdotal Records, Questionnaire, Rating Scales, 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

Behaviourism (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, Co-operative & Collaborative 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

- Theory of Instruction - Bruner
- 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, Play,Community, Technology

- Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of non-threatening
learning environment, Managing behaviour problems, Guidance & Counselling, Child abuse, 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.

#### III. LANGUAGE - II (ENGLISH) (Marks: 30) CONTENT (Marks: 24)

(1) Parts of Speech

(2) Tenses

(3) Active voice & Passive voice

(4) Prepositions and Articles

(5) Degrees of comparison

(6) Clauses

(7) Verbs - Main Verbs - Auxiliary Verbs

(8)
Adverbs - Types of Adverbs

(9) Conjunction - coordinating conjunction - subordinating
conjunction.

(10) Direct and Indirect speech

(11) Questions and question tags

(12) Types of
sentences - simple, compound and complex - synthesis of sentences

(13) Phrases - uses
of phrases.

(14) Composition - letter writing - precise writing

(15) Comprehension

(16)
Vocabulary - Antonyms, Synonyms and Spellings

(17) Meaning of idiomatic expressions,

(18) Correction
of Sentences,

(19) Sequencing of the Sentences in the given paragraph

(20) Error identification within a
sentence

#### 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 / Transcription.

4. Development of Language skills:-

(a) Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing (LSRW).

(b)
Communicative skills - Imparting values through Communication.

5. Approaches, Methods, Techniques of teaching English:-

(a) Introduction, definition & types of
Approaches, Methods &Techniques of teaching English

(b) Remedial teaching.

6. Teaching of structures and vocabulary.

. Teaching learning materials in English Language Teaching.

8. Lesson Planning.

9. Curriculum & Textbooks - Importance and its need.

10.Evaluation in English Language Teaching - CCE
IVa

#### . MATHEMATICS & SCIENCE (Marks: 60)

#### CONTENT (Marks: 24)

1. Number System - Prime and Composite Numbers, Tests of divisibility, whole numbers, integers, fractions,
decimal fractions, L.C.M. and G.C.D. rational numbers and irrational numbers. Properties of numbers, Real
numbers; laws of exponents, squares, square roots, cubes, cube roots, finding missing number represented
as alphabets in sums involving array of four operations, number patterns, number puzzles, Euclid division
lemma, concept of logarithms.

2. Arithmetic - Ratio and proportion, simple interest, compound interest, Time and distance, Discount, tax,
time and work, profit and loss

3. Sets - Concept of set, set language, empty set, finite and infinite sets, subset and equality of sets, cardinal
number of set, set operations, representation of sets, Venn diagrams and their properties,

4. Algebra -Introduction to Algebra, expressions, exponents and powers, Factorization special products and
expansions, linear equations and their graphs, polynomials, Quadratic equations and its applications,
concept of progressions, progressions (AP and GP).nth term and sum of the first n terms in AP, nth term of
GP

5. Geometry - History of Geometry, Contribution of India in the Development of Geometry, Euclid
Geometry, Lines and Angles, Similar Triangles, Pythagoras theorem, congruency of triangles, Properties
of Circles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals and polygons, Parts of Circle : Construction of Circle, Triangles and
Quadrilaterals, Circles and concurrent lines in triangles, Co-ordinate Geometry, Co-ordinates of a point,
plotting of points, representing of linear equations in two variables (of the form ax+by+c=0, ) in the
Cartisian coordination system). Linear equations with 2 variables, slope of a line, distance between two
points in a plane, section formula, Area of a triangle, collinearity of points in a co-ordinate plane, centroid of
a triangle, symmetry,

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