Karnataka TET Syllabus 2021: Check Subject Wise Syllabus & Exam Pattern for Paper 1 & 2

Karnataka TET Syllabus 2021: The Education Department of Karnataka has released the Karnataka TET 2021 notification to select the best candidate for Primary & Upper primary posts in the Karnataka state. Karnataka TET 2021 has been held for 22nd August 2021. Karnataka TET is conducted in two phases: one for primary classes (class I to V) and second for upper primary classes (class VI to VIII). Candidates must be aware of the Karnataka TET Syllabus before starting their preparation. The knowledge about the Karnataka TET Syllabus will help you to plan their timetable and strategy in the most effective way. Interested Candidates may download the Karnataka TET Syllabus from the given below link

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Karnataka TET Syllabus 2021: Overview

Karnataka TET Syllabus 2021
Organization Name School Education Karnataka
Exam Name Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test (KARTET)
Exam Type Eligibility Test
Article Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Exam Date 22nd August 2021
Job Location Karnataka
Official Site www.schooleducation.kar.nic.in

Karnataka TET Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Karnataka TET Syllabus and Exam Pattern having all the topics asked in the examination with weightage. In this post, we are sharing the combined structure of the Karnataka TET Syllabus and Exam Pattern for better preparation. Karnataka TET Syllabus 2021 comprises of topics from sections of Karnataka TET Paper 1 and Paper 2 – Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics, Science, Environmental Science, and Social Studies.

KARTET 2021 Exam Pattern

KARTET Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test
Paper -I for classes I to V
Paper-II for classes VI to VIII
Total Mark 150 (For Each Paper)
Total Question 150 (For Each Paper)
Total Time 2 hr 30 min(For Each Paper)
Negative Marking No
Medium of question paper English, Kannada, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Marathi.

Note: A person who intends to teach for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both papers (Paper I and Paper II).

For Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage:
S.No. Subjects
No. of Questions
Marks
1
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
2
Language I (compulsory)
30
30
3
Language II (compulsory)
30
30
4
Mathematics
30
30
5
Environmental Studies
30
30
6
Social studies (For visually impaired
candidates instead of mathematics
and EVS)
60
60
Total
150
150
For Paper-II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage: 
S.No. Subjects
No. of Questions
Marks
1
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
2
Language I (compulsory)
30
30
3
Language II (compulsory)
30
30
4
Mathematics & Science
Or Social Studies/Social Science
60
60
Total
150
150

Karnataka TET Syllabus 2021

KARTET 2021 has comprises 2 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. The syllabus for both papers has been given below :

Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

Child development and pedagogy

  • Child development: Concept of development and its relationship with learning, Principles of the development of children, Influence of Heredity & Environment.
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education: Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky, constructs and critical perspectives., Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence, Multi-Dimensional Intelligence, Language & Thought.
  • Gender as a social construct: gender roles, gender – bias and educational practice, Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion, etc.,
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning: School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation., perspective and practice, Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners, for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom, and for assessing learner achievement.
  • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs: Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc., addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
  • Learning and Pedagogy: How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning: children’s strategies of learning, learning as a social activity and social context of learning, Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’.
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children: understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process. Cognition & Emotions, Motivation, and learning, Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Language I

  • Language Comprehension Reading unseen passages – Answering the question based on the given unseen passage. (Prose, Drama, or Poetry.)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development: Learning and acquisition, Principles of Language Teaching, Role of listening and speaking, the function of language and how children use it as a tool. A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom and Language Skills.
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom, Remedial Teaching

Language – II

  • Language Comprehension Reading unseen passages – Answering the question based on the given unseen passage. (Prose, Drama, or Poetry.)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development: Learning and acquisition, Principles of Language Teaching, Role of listening and speaking, the function of language and how children use it as a tool. A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form.  Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom and Language Skills.
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom, Remedial Teaching.

Mathematics Content

  1. Geometrical figures & the knowledge of space
  2. 3 – D Geometrical figures
  3. Numbers
  4. Fractions
  5. Mathematical operations on numbers and algebraic expressions
  6. Measurements – Weight, time, and volume
  7. Data handling & Measures of central tendency
  8. Ratio and proportion
  9. Mathematics in daily life
  10. Lines & angles
  11. Polygons
  12. Basic algebra – Linear equations & Identities

Pedagogical issues

Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning, Place of Mathematics in Curriculum, Language of Mathematics, Community Mathematics, Evaluation through formal and informal methods, Problems of Teaching, Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching, Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching.

Environmental Science

  1. Our Environment: Major components of the environment, types of ecosystem, life diversity and its features, food chain, and nature balancing factors, Food web, ecological Pyramids, Plant and animal species, factors of Biodensity, Tropic levels, Types of pollution, reasons – effects – remedial measures, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gasses, sustainable development and its maintenance, waste management measures. Environment movements (Related to state and national level), Important Environment activists, state and national award-winning literature, and writers related to the environment, major environmental phenomena, types of ecological conservation.
  2. Living world: Life processes, classification of organisms. How do organisms reproduce? Cell, Tissues, Organs, and organs system.
  3. Sources of Energy: Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Tidal Energy, Geothermal Energy, Biodegradable wastes, non-biodegradable wastes, Chemicals in our daily life.
  4. Human Health and Hygiene: Carbohydrates: Types of Monomers, lipids, proteins, Vitamins, Minerals, Deficiencies.
  5. Natural Phenomena: Motion, Force, Gravitation, Newton’s laws of motion, distance – speed graphs.
  6. How do things work: Electricity: Definitions of important terminologies, SI units, Numerical.

Pedagogy of Environmental Science

  • Important methods of teaching
  • Current teaching-learning interaction.
  • Main features of NCF – 2005
  • Features and uses of practical methods.
  • Values are to be integrated with the classroom learning process.
  • Evaluation methods, existing evaluation methods, and maintenance of records.

Social Studies: (For Visually impaired instead of maths and EVS)

Concepts, content, and pedagogy of social studies pertaining to classes 6 to 8 and difficulty level up to secondary level (class 10).

Content

  • History: When, Where and How, The Earliest Societies, The First Cities, Early States, New Ideas, The First Empire, Contacts with Distant lands, Political Developments, Culture and Science, New Kings and Kingdoms, Sultans of Delhi, Architecture, Creation of an Empire, Social Change, Regional Cultures, The Establishment of Company Power, Rural Life and Society, Colonialism and Tribal Societies, The Revolt of 1857 – 58, Women and reform, Challenging the Caste System, The Nationalist Movement, India After independence.
  • Geography: Geography as a social study and as a science, Planet – Earth in the solar system, Globe, Environment in its totality: natural and human environment, Air, Water, Human-Environment – settlement, transport and communication, Resources – Types – Natural and Human, Agriculture.
  • Social and Political Life: Diversity, Government, Local Government, Making a Living, Democracy, State Government, Understanding Media, Unpacking Gender, The Constitution, Parliamentary Government, The Judiciary, Social Justice and the Marginalized. Pedagogical issues: Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies, Class Room Processes, activities, and discourse, Developing Critical thinking, Enquiry/Empirical Evidence, Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies, Sources – Primary & Secondary, Project Work, Evaluation.

Paper-II (for classes VI to VIII) Higher Primary

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child development: Concept of development and its relationship with learning, Principles of the development of children, Influence of Heredity & Environment.
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education: Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky, constructs and critical perspectives., Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence, Multi-Dimensional Intelligence, Language & Thought.
  • Gender as a social construct: gender roles, gender – bias and educational practice, Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion, etc.
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning: School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation., perspective and practice, Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners, for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom, and for assessing learner achievement.
  • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc., addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners.
  • Learning and Pedagogy: How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance. Basic processes of teaching and learning, children’s strategies of learning, learning as a social activity and social context of learning, Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’. Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process. Cognition & Emotions, Motivation, and learning, Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Language I

  • Language Comprehension Reading unseen passages – Answering the question based on the given unseen passage. (Prose, Drama, or Poetry.)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development: Learning and acquisition, Principles of Language Teaching, Role of listening and speaking, the function of language and how children use it as a tool. A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom and Language Skills.
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom, Remedial Teaching

Language – II

  • Comprehension: Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and Verbal Ability.
  • Pedagogy of Language Development: Learning and acquisition, Principles of Language Teaching, Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool, Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form, Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders, Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors, and disorders, Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing, Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom, Remedial Teaching.

Mathematics

Content :

  1. Arithmatic Progression
  2. Number system
  3. Statistics & Probability
  4. Trigonometry
  5. Coordinate geometry
  6. Identifies
  7. Pair of linear equations in two variables
  8. Quadratic equations
  9. Polynomials
  10. Mensuration
  11. Triangles
  12. Quadrilaterals
  13. Circles
  14. Area related to circles

Pedagogical issues: Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking, Place of Mathematics in Curriculum, Language of Mathematics, Community Mathematics, Evaluation, Remedial Teaching, Problem of Teaching

Science

Content :

Physics

  • Motion: Definitions, Types of motion, Law & Equations of motion.Laws and numerical.
  • Gravitation: Law, numerical.
  • How do things work :
  • Light   – Reflection- Refraction
  • Lens    – Concave, Convex
  • Mirror – Concave, Convex  – Images formed in Spherical mirrors and lens
  • Electricity and Electric Circuits – Definitions, units, derivations.
  • Resistors – Numericals, circuit diagrams.
  • Magnetism – Definition, Various laws, numerical, AC, DC motors, and generators.
  • Natural phenomenon: Eye, Eye defects. : TIR, Dispersion.
  1. Chemistry
  • Materials & Materials in our daily life – Metals, non-metals. Physical and chemical properties
  • Acids, Bases, and Salts: Physical and chemical properties.
  • Atoms and Molecules: Formulae, Masses, electronic configuration.
  • Polymers: Artificial, natural, uses.
  • Natural resources: Types and applications.
  • Chemicals in our daily life: Soaps, detergents, Sweeteners, medicines, Drugs.
  1. Biology
  • Food – Definition of food, Food, and its importance, Food chain, Food web, Food pyramid
  • Food and its sources – Plant source and animal source implications.
  • Food and its constituents :

Energy giving food     – Carbohydrates & lipids

Bodybuilding food     – Proteins

Body protectors           – Vitamins & minerals, Roughage, and water.

  • Living World: Microorganisms, Plant kingdom, Animal kingdom
  • Animal kingdom: Vertebrates, Invertebrates
  • Cell: Plant cell and Animal cell – Tissues, organ, organ system.

Pedagogical issues: Nature & Structure of Sciences, Natural Science/Aims & objectives, Understanding & Appreciating Science, Approaches/Integrated Approach, Observation/Experiment/Discovery (Method of Science), Innovation, Text Material/Aids, Evaluation. – problems and remedial teaching.

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Content :

  • History: When, Where and How, The Earliest Societies, The First Cities, Early States, New Ideas, The First Empire, Contacts with Distant lands, Political Developments, Culture and Science, New Kings and Kingdoms, Sultans of Delhi, Architecture, Creation of an Empire, Social Change, Regional Cultures, The Establishment of Company Power, Rural Life and Society, Colonialism and Tribal Societies, The Revolt of 1857 – 58 , Women and reform, Challenging the Caste System, The Nationalist Movement, India After independence.
  • Geography: Geography as a social study and as a science, Planet – Earth in the solar system, Globe, Environment in its totality: natural and human environment, Air, Water, Human-Environment – settlement, transport and communication, Resources – Types – Natural and Human, Agriculture.
  • Social and Political Life: Diversity, Government, Local Government, Making a Living, Democracy, State Government, Understanding Media, Unpacking Gender, The Constitution, Parliamentary Government, The Judiciary, Social Justice and the Marginalized.

Pedagogical issues: Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies, Class Room Processes, activities, and discourse, Developing Critical thinking, Enquiry/Empirical Evidence, Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies, Sources – Primary & Secondary, Project Work, Current methods of Evaluation.

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Karnataka TET Syllabus 2021 PDF

The syllabus for KARTET 2021 has been available in PDF format for both papers. Candidate can download KARTET 2021 Syllabus PDF through given below link :

KARTET Syllabus 2021: Download PDF

FAQ: Karnataka TET Syllabus 2021

Q.What is the exam pattern of KARTET 2021?
Ans. All questions in KARTET 2021 will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative marking.

Q. What is the time duration of KARTET 2021 for each Test?
Ans. The duration of each test is 2:30 Hrs for each paper in KARTET 2021.

Q.When will be the KARTET 2021 exam conducted?
Ans. The KARTET 2021 examination will be held on 22 Aug 2021.

Q.Will the KARTET 2021 exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Ans. The KARTET 2021 exam will be conducted in Offline mode.

Q.Is the KARTET 2021 exam Bilingual?
Ans. Yes, the KARTET 2021 Examination questions will be in various languages i.e. English, Kannada, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Marathi.

Q.Is there a sectional cut-off in the KARTET 2021 exam?
Ans.No, there is no sectional cut-off in the KARTET 2021 exam

Q. Is there a criterion for negative marking in KARTET 2021?
Ans.No, there is no negative marking in KARTET 2021.

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