CTET 2018 Paper Exam Analysis and Review

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted CTET 2018 on 9th December 2018.
The exam is conducted in two shifts, 1st shift for primary level (Paper I) & 2nd shift for upper primary level (Paper II). Now we are discussing the shift one i.e CTET Upper Primary Level (Paper II) Exam(9:30am to 12:00pm).
Today, we are going to share the detailed exam analysis of  CTET 2018 Exam.


 CTET Upper Primary Level (Paper II) Exam
(9:30am to 12:00pm)


Exam Pattern OF CTET Paper II:

Sections Number of Questions Total Marks Duration
Child Development and Methodology and Pedagogy(Compulsory) 30 30 2 hour 30 minutes
1st Language (English) 30 30
2nd Language (Hindi) 30 30
(a). Mathematics & Science
Or 
(b). Social Studies/ Social Science
60 60
Total 150 150

Overall Analysis of Paper II:

Subjects Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Child Development & Pedagogy 30  Moderate 19-21
Mathematics 30 Easy 22-24
Science 30 Easy 22-24
Language I (English) 30 Easy-Moderate 20-22
Language II(Hindi) 30 Easy-Moderate 21-22

Subject wise analysis

1.Child Pedagogy & Development: 

  • Inclusive Education-43
  • Socialization & Gender role- 2
  • Behavioural Theory- 3
  • Growth & Development-1
  • Rights & Acts- 4
  • Question Related to situation- 3
  • Intelligence-4
  • Language-2 
  • Evaluation-4
  • Diverse Classroom-1
  • Learning-3
2.Mathematics-

  • Mensuration-1
  • Number System-1 
  • Geometry(circle, Cyclic Quadrilateral etc.)- 2
  • Rational Number- 3
  • Percentage- 1
  • Profit & Loss- 1
  • Algebra- 2
  • Time & Work- 1
  • Probability- 1
  • Ratio & Proportion- 1
  • Statistics-1
  •  Pedagogy-15
3. Science- 

  • Physics- 8
  • Biology-9
  • Chemistry-3
  • Pedagogy-10
4. Language( I & II)

I. English

  • Reading Comprehension -(Topic-IT sector)-9
  • prose-6
  • Types of Sentences- 1
  • Pedagogy-12
  • NCF-2

II. Hindi

  • गद्यांश -15
  • Pedagogy-15


Exam Pattern OF CTET Paper I:

Sections
Number of Questions
Total Marks
Duration
Child Development and Methodology and Pedagogy
30
30
2 hour 30 minutes
Language 1 (English)
30
30
2nd Language (Hindi)
30
30
Mathematics
30
30
Environmental Studies
30
30
Total
150
150

Overall Analysis of Paper I:

Subjects Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Child Development & Pedagogy 30  Easy -Moderate 22-23
Mathematics 30 Easy Moderate  21-24
Environmental Science 30 Moderate 20-22
Language I (English) 30 Moderate 21-24
Language II(Hindi) 30 Moderate 21-24

Subject wise analysis


1.Child Pedagogy & Development: 

Mainly questions asked from given below topics:

  • Learning Theory
  • Problem solving skills
  • Role of  teachers
  • Role of Textbook
  • NCF
  • Motivation
  • Heredity & Environment
  • Limitation of Pre- operational Stage
  • Progressive Education
  • Kohlberg’s theory
  • Zone of proximal development
  • Role Of gender

2.Mathematics

Mainly questions asked from given below topics:


  • Calculate Fraction
  • Concept Mapping
  • Questions on Polygon
  • Number System
  • Time & Distance
  • Approximation
  • Calculate Median
  • Pie Chart
  • Evaluation & Assessment
  • Misc Application Based Questions


3. EVS

Mainly questions asked from given below topics:

  • Learning Approaches
  • Community
  • Nuclear Family Based Question
  • Learning Pedagogy
  • Misc Application Based Question
  • Full Form Of BALA
  • Alternative Framework
  • Mid Meal Based Question
  • NCF

4.Language( I & II)

I. English

Mainly questions asked from given below topics:


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Poem
  • Learning Method
  • Cloze meaning
  • Procedure of alphabetic Method
  • NCF 2005

II. Hindi

Mainly questions asked from given below topics:

  • अपठित गद्यांश -2
  • शिक्षा शास्त्र
  • निपात
  • रोजी-रोटी शब्द
  • Vygotsky theory of Language

Note: This analysis is based on the feedback shared by our readers who have given the exam.

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