How To Score 60 % in the CTET 2020 exam?

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CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility TEST) is one of the popular exams conducted by CBSE for teaching aspirants in all over India who want to get teaching govt. jobs. CBSE will going to conduct CTET 2020 which will be going to held on 31st Jan 2021 in 2 shifts in 135 cities of India .

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According to the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) under RTE act,  TET exam is minimum and essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for class I to VIII in school.

CTET 2020 Study Plan

Candidates have to stop worry and start preparing for exam . Here we are going to help you with CTET exam pattern and strategy related with each subject i.e. Child development, Mathematics, Science, Hindi and English of CTET which will get you 60% score in your exam.

For better Preparation You can practice from CTET Online Test Series:

Subject wise CTET Exam Strategy:

In Paper I , there will be 5 subjects i.e.  Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-1, Language-2, Mathematics and Environmental studies. Language -1 & 2 is chosen by candidates according to the educational qualifications.

The difficulty level of questions in CTET Paper 1 will be given below:
  • Paper I: based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes upto VIII.
  • Difficulty level: up to the Secondary stage.

In CTET Paper 2 , there will be 5 subjects i.e.  Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-1, Language-2, Mathematics EVS, and  Science or Social Studies or Any language. Language -1 & 2 is chosen by candidates according to the educational qualifications. Teaching subjects  is selected by candidate based on their qualification.

The difficulty level of questions in CTET Paper  will be given below:

  • Paper I & II: based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes upto X
  • Difficulty level : up to the Senior Secondary stage.

Important Topics for CTET Exam

Child Development & Pedagogy

S.No. Topic Mostly Asked Topics
1. Growth & Development Influencing factors
2. Cognitive Theories Piaget, Kohlberg, Vygotsky
3. Intelligence & Its Theories IQ, ZPD, Other intelligence theories & Test.
4. Language Theories Language acquisition & its Challenges, Chomsky & Vygotsky language
5. Learning Disabilities Dyslexia, Autism, ADHD & specially Abled Child
6. Learning Theories Laws of Learning, Theories, Behaviourism theories, teaching methods
7. Motivation Maslow Hierarchy, Reinforcement & Punishment
8. Cognition & Emotions Freud’s Personality Theory
9. Heredity & Environment Influencing Factors of Learning
10. Gender Issues Application based Questions
11. Inclusive  Education Govt. Norms, Define, Features, act
12. Evaluations School-Based Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment, CCE (Scholastic & Co- Scholastic), Types Of Questions
13. NCF 2005 , NPE & RTE 2009 Govt. Norms & Their Impact on education
14. Theories & their Profounder Vygotsky, Kohlberg , bronfenbrenner theory & others
15. Statement & Definition by Different Psychologist Skinner, Gestalt, Kohlberg. etc. including intelligence, personality behaviourism etc.

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Language Section:

English Language


Subject Related


Topic Mostly Asked Topics
Grammar & Its Rules Active & Passive, Fillers, Narration, Synonyms & Antonyms, basic literature vocabulary
Passage From any Source
Poem Up to 10th Std.
English Pedagogy Learning Acquisition Definition, Stages of Language development,
Principal of language teaching Teaching Maxims, Principals
Language Skills Reading , Speaking, Listening & Writing Skill & their Type, Micro skill
Role Of Grammar Methods Of Teaching Grammar
Challenges of Diverse Classroom Errors, Disabilities & Disorders
Learning material Audio Visual Aid & Textbook Features
Remedial Teaching Methods & Strategies
Evaluation Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Observations etc.

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Hindi Language

विषय वस्तु Topic Mostly Asked Topics
व्याकरण संधि, समास, अलंकार, प्रत्यय उपसर्ग, पर्यायवाची, विलोम
गद्यांश From any Source
पद्यांश 10th कक्षा तक
शिक्षाशास्त्र अधिगम और अर्जन भाषा विकास की अवस्था, परिभाषा और इसके प्रकार
भाषा शिक्षण के सिद्धांत भाषा का अर्थ उद्देश्य, सिद्दांत,
भाषा कौशल श्रवण, मौखिक, लेखन, पठन कौशल की विधि
व्याकरण की भुमिक व्याकरण शिक्षण की विधि
भाषायी विविधता बहुभाषिक तथा शिक्षण कि चुनौतियां
सहायक सामग्री द्रश्य- श्रव्य , पाठ्यपुस्तक
उपचारात्मक शिक्षण उपचारात्मक शिक्षण और निदानात्मक शिक्षण
मूल्यांकन मूल्यांकन की विधिया प्रकार, निरीक्षण

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Subject Related


Topic Mostly Asked Topics
Number System Place Value & Face value, Fraction, Exponent & Power, Square & Cube Root
LCM & HCF Factor, Remainder Theorem, factorization methods, Relation Between LCM & HCF
Algebra Numeric & Quadratic Equations, Algebraic Formula’s, Algebraic expression
Arithmetic’s Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Time & distance, SI & CI
Geometry Triangle, Angle, Polygon, 3D & 2D Fig.
Mensuration 2D-Triangle, Square, Quadrilateral(Area & Perimeter)
3D- Cube, Cuboid, Cylinder, Cone, Prism etc.(Volume, CSA, TSA)
Data Efficiency Direct Question from Pie Charts, Histogram, Bar Graph, Mean, Median, Mode,Range
Pedagogy Nature of Mathematics Techniques, Logical Reasoning, Curriculum, Kothari commission
Language of Mathematics Application & Situational Based Questions
Evaluation Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Bloom Taxonomy, van hiele theory etc.
Problem of teaching in Mathematics & Error Analysis Classification of error & teaching methods, Remedial teaching
NCF 2005

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Subject Related Topic Mostly Asked Topics
Food Component of Food & Preservation
Matter & Its State State Of Matter, Classification of matters, Interconversion, Atomic Structure
Material Of Daily Life Acid – Bases, Fibres, Polymers
Living World Cell & Its Structure, Plant Kingdom & its classification, Plant Physiology
Human Physiology Circulatory System, Hormones, Reproductive System, Skeletal System
Microorganism Classification & its uses
Motion Type of motions, Direct formula based numerical, Graphical Representation
Force Newton’s law & Based Questions, Friction
Work, Energy & Magnet Definition , Direct formula based questions, magnetic Properties,
Light Difference between reflection & Refraction, Vision Defects, Lenses
Natural Phenomenon Cyclones, Thunderstorm etc.
Natural Resources Air, Water, Minerals & Soil, Biodiversity
Pedagogy Scope OF Science Importance, Curriculum & Designing
Objective of teaching Science Bloom taxonomy
Approaches Disciplinary , Integrated
Teaching Methods Lecture, Lecture-Cum Demonstration method, Problem Solving etc.
Teaching aids Visual Aid , Audio-visual Aid
Evaluation Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Bloom Taxonomy, etc.
Remedial Teaching Group tutorial, Classroom teaching, Supervised teaching
Diagnostic Teaching Approaches and application based questions

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Environmental studies:

Subject Related Topic Mostly Asked Topics
Things we make and do Clothes and their making, fibers, Plastics, Paper, Building material used for constructions, production of food
Food Food as personal experience, social experience, Children idea of food, Nutrients, Cooking food, Storage and Preservation of food
Travel Direction in travel, Mapping, globe, mode of travel, distance, speed, use of animal as transport, Travelling to diverse places, Fuels, production of food agriculture
Water Water uses, sources , preservation
Shelter Physical Space, Construction, historical context, environment
Family and Friends Relationships, Work and Play, Animals, Plants
EVS Pedagogy Concept and scope of EVS Objectives, Approaches
Significance of EVS, integrated EVS Process skill, curiosity of children
Environmental Studies & Environmental Education Establishing children in meaning environment
Learning Principles Experimental learning and types, constructivism,
Scope & relation to Science & Social Science Interdisciplinary in nature
Approaches of presenting concepts Different approaches
Activities Developing concepts through activities, inductive and deductive approach
Experimentation/Practical Work Teaching learning strategies, application-based questions
Discussion Encouraging children questions
CCE Scholastic & Co-scholastic
Teaching material/Aids Problems Audio, visual, Audio-visual aids and their uses

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Points to Remember for CTET :

There will be always two papers:

  • Paper – I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  • Paper- II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
  • CTET Exam Date : 31st Jan 2021
  • Exam Schedule :
CTET Paper I Paper-II
Date of Examination 31st Jan 2021 31st Jan 2021
Entry in the Examination Centre 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Centre 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Test Concludes 12:00 Noon 04:30 PM
  • Exam pattern of the CTET 2020: A person who intends to teach 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).

CTET Syllabus and Exam Pattern

  • Cut- Off / Qualifying Marks and Award of CTET Certificate: The Candidates securing 60% (General) and above marks will be issued marks statement and Eligibility Certificate.
Category Minimum Qualifying Percentage Maximum Marks Minimum Marks
General 60% 150 90
OBC/SC/ST 55% 150 82

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