Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2019

CTET July 2019 - Structure And Content

All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be most appropriate. Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative marking.

There will be two papers of CTET.

  1. Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  2. Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Note :  A person who intents to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

  1. Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage :
    Duration of examination-Two-and-a-half hours
    Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)
(i) Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(v) Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
  Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

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 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs 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 any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.
  • Opt two languages in which you wish to appear for CTET : List of languages and code are as follows:
  • Language Code No. Language Code No.
    English 01 Marathi 11
    Hindi 02 Mizo 12
    Assamese 03 Nepali 13
    Bengali 04 Oriya 14
    Garo 05 Punjabi 15
    Gujarati 06 Sanskrit 16
    Kannada 07 Tamil 17
    Khasi 08 Telugu 18
    Malayalam 09 Tibetan 19
    Manipuri 10 Urdu 20
  • The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I-V by the NCERT.
  • The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes I - V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.
  1. Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage :
    Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours
    Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)
(i) Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics and Science
(for Mathematics and Science teacher)
60 MCQs 60 Marks
  Social Studies/Social Science
(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)
*For any other teacher – either (IV) or (V)
60 MCQs 60 Marks
 

Total

150 MCQs 150 Marks

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 any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.
  • Opt two languages in which you wish to appear for CTET : List of languages and code are as follows:
  • Language Code No. Language Code No.
    English 01 Marathi 11
    Hindi 02 Mizo 12
    Assamese 03 Nepali 13
    Bengali 04 Oriya 14
    Garo 05 Punjabi 15
    Gujarati 06 Sanskrit 16
    Kannada 07 Tamil 17
    Khasi 08 Telugu 18
    Malayalam 09 Tibetan 19
    Manipuri 10 Urdu 20
  • The Test items in Mathematics and Science, and Social Studies/Social Science will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. The test items of Mathematics and Science will be 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-Vlll by the NCERT.
  • The questions in the test for Paper II will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes VI - VIII but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage.