Sikkim TET 2020 Syllabus: Download Subject Wise Syllabus

Sikkim TET 2020 Syllabus: Sikkim Education Department is the conducting body of the Sikkim TET Exam.The Sikkim TET is also known as Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test. In order to pass the TET examination, students must go through the Sikkim TET syllabus and study the important topics to be asked in the exam. The in-depth knowledge of the syllabus will help you qualify TET with high marks increasing your chances of selection. Here we are providing you exam pattern and Sikkim TET syllabus 2020 which will help you in better preparation for the Sikkim TET exam.

Sikkim TET 2020 Exam Pattern:

The Sikkim TET Exam consists of two papers i. e. Paper-I for Primary Teacher for Classes I to V. The Sikkim TET Exam 2020 questions will be objective in nature. Each question carries one marks and there is no negative marking in the Sikkim TET Exam 2020. There will be 150 Questions for 150 Marks in the Sikkim TET Written Test 2020. The Sikkim TET Exam 2020 will be conducted for 2 hours 30 minutes.

Exam Pattern –Sikkim TET 2020
Paper Name of Subject No.Of      Questions Paper Name of Subject Number   of         Questions
PAPER I  Child Development and Pedagogy 30 PAPER II  Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Language I (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Language I (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Language II (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Language II (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Mathematics and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Mathematics & Science and Subject concerned Pedagogy
OR
Social Studies/Social Science and Subject concerned Pedagogy
60
Environmental Studies and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Total Marks 150 Total Marks 150
Negative marking No Negative marking No

Note:

Sikkim TET 2020 Syllabus

Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020 is different for Primary & upper Primary Level. Candidates must go through the topic wise syllabus before starting their preparation. The syllabus is available in the PDF format for all different subjects given below.

[I].Sikkim TET 2020 Detailed Syllabus: [Paper I]

⇒Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020- Child Development and Pedagogy:

(A) Child Development (Primary School Child)                                    

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning.
  • Principles of the development of children.
  • Gross and fine motor development skills in infancy & preschool children.
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teachers, parents, peers.)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives.
  • Development of speech and language.
  • 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.
  • Understanding child abuse.

(B) 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, especially able learners.

(C) Learning and Pedagogy                                                                       

  • How children think and learn.
  • Factors contributing to learning –personal & environmental.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Cognition & Emotional development of child.
  • Motivation – Concept and types of Motivation; Relationship between Motivation and Learning.
  • Gathering data about children from different context: Naturalist Observation, Reflective Journal, and Anecdotal Record.

 

⇒Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020-Language

(A) Language Comprehension                                                                              

Reading unseen passages –  two passages one prose or drama and poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability ( Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive )

 

(B) 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
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi –  media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

⇒Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020-Mathematics:

(A) Content                                                                                                               

1.Numbers

  • Squares and Square roots
  • Cubes and Cube roots
  • Integers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Algebraic Expressions and Identities
  • Factorizations
  • Rational Numbers
  • Exponents and Powers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Operation on Numbers
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Measurement
  • Comparing Quantities
  • Direct and Inverse Variations
  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Mensuration
  • Weight
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money

(B) 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

⇒Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020-Environmental Studies:

(A) Content

(i) Science: VI – VIII 

  • Food: Sources and Components
  • Nutrition in Plants and Animals
  • Light, Shadows and Reflection
  • Electric Current and its effects
  • Sound
  • Microorganism : Friend and Foe
  • Pollution of Air and Water
  • Physical and Chemical changes
  • Fibre to Fabric

(ii) Social Science: (VI – VIII Social and Political Life, History–Our Pasts, Geography)

(a) History:

  • From Gathering to Growing Food
  • Rulers and Buildings
  • India after Independence

 

(b) Geography:

  • Motions of the Earth
  • Life in the Temperate Grassland
  • Mineral and Power Resources.

 

(c) Social and Political Life:

  • Diversity and Discrimination.
  • Understanding Media.
  • Understanding Marginalisation

(B) Pedagogical Issues:                                                                                         

  • Environmental Studies: Meaning and Nature.
  • Objectives of teaching Environmental studies.
  • Approaches to teaching Environmental Studies. NCF – 2005
  • Meaning of Child Centric activity based classroom.
  • Principles and importance of Child Centred approach.
  • Needs of the child.
  • Development of various skills among the children through teaching of Environmental studies.
  • Steps in planning and conducting activities.
  • Methods of teaching environmental studies – Meaning, importance, advantages and disadvantages.
  • Difference between various methods of teaching.
  • Methods of teaching at Primary Level.
  • Problem solving method.
  • Question answer method or conversation method.
  • Project method
  • Play – way method
  • Story telling method
  • Scientific method
  • Principles and Characteristics of good method of teaching.
  • Different types of activities needed to develop various skills among the children.
  • Teaching – Learning material –Meaning, Importance, Qualities of teaching–Learning material, Types – Audio, Visual, Audio – Visual
  • Meaning, importance, principles of lesson plan.
  • Steps involved in Lesson Planning.
  • Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation:
  • Difference between Assessment and Evaluation, importance of evaluation.
  • Types of assessment – Formative and Summative
  • Tools and Techniques of Evaluation (Summative Assessment)
  • Types of questions, Qualities of a good question paper. Educational objectives for framing questions (According to NCERT Model.)
  • Grading System at Primary level – Meaning, Type of grading.

[I].Sikkim TET 2020 Detailed Syllabus: [Paper II]

⇒Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020:Child Development and Pedagogy

(A) Child Development (Elementary School Child)                                          

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of development of children
  • Influence of Heredity and Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world and children (Teacher, parents, peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child – centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct and intelligence
  • Multiple Intelligence
  • Language and Thought
  • Gender as a social construct: gender roles, gender – bias and education practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion
  • Data organization, Graphical representation (Bar Diagram, Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Ogive, Pie and Line Graph), Mean, Mode, Median, Standard Deviation, Average Deviation, Quartile Deviation, Percentiles and Ratio
  • Principles of constructing Objective, short answer, essay and Interpretative type
  • Characteristic of good test: Reliability, Validity, Objectivity and Usability.

(B) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantage and deprived.
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties and impairment.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Especially abled Learners.
  • Mental Health and Mental Hygiene: Concept, causes and remedial Measures.

 

(C) Learning and Pedagogy                                                                                   

  • How children think and learn: how and why children fail to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic process of teaching and learning: children’s strategies of learning and a social activity: 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 and Emotions.
  • Motivation and learning.
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal and environmental.
  • Personality – Types.
  • Constructivism and learning.

⇒Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020:Language

(A) Language Comprehension                                                                             

Two unseen prose passages(discursive or literary or narrative or scientific)with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability.

(B) 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
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi – media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

⇒Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020:Mathematics

  • Content

(i) Number System

  • Knowing our Numbers
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Whole Numbers
  • Real Numbers
  • Fractions

(ii) Algebra

  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Polynomials
  • Remainder Theorem
  • Linear Equations up – to two variables
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Quadratic Equations

(iii) Arithmetic Progressions

(iv) Introduction to Trigonometry

  • Trigonometric Ratios
  • Trigonometric ratios of some specific angles
  • Trigonometric Ratios of Complimentary Angles
  • Trigonometric Identities

(v) Some Applications of Trigonometry

  • Heights and Distances

(vi) Geometry

  • Basic geometrical ideas (2 – D)
  • Lines and Angles
  • Triangles, Polygons and Circles
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2 – D and 3 – D)
  • Symmetry: (reflection)

 

(vii) Mensuration

  • Surface Area and volumes of cube, cuboid, right circular cylinder, right circular cone, hemisphere and Sphere.

 

(viii) Coordinate Geometry

(ix) Data handling

 

  • Pictorial Representation of Data
  • Mean, Median and Mode of Grouped and Ungrouped Data
  • Probability

Pedagogical Issues:

  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Problem of Teaching

⇒Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020: Science

(A) Content:

  • Motion
  • Velocity
  • Acceleration
  • circular motion
  • Force and laws of motion
  • Gravitation
  • Work and energy
  • Sound – its speed and characteristics
  • Light
  • Reflection
  • Refraction
  • Human eye
  • Electricity
  • Ohm’s law
  • Resistance
  • Magnetic effect of current
  • Air
  • Materials from daily life
  • Metals and non – metals
  • Acid ,base and salt
  • Carbon and its compounds
  • Atoms and molecules
  • Structure of the atom
  • Periodic classification of elements
  • Basic chemical reactions and equations
  • Water
  • Physiological processes in plants and animals
  • Respiration
  • Transportation
  • Reproduction
  • Cell – structure and functions
  • Tissue – structure and functions
  • Forest
  • Environment
  • Natural resources
  • Control and coordination

Pedagogical Issues:

 

  • Nature and Structure of Science
  • Aims of Objectives
  • Correlation with other subject i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Scientific method and inquiry.
  • Science Curriculum
  • Recommendation of NCF 2005 on teaching of Science.
  • Approaches & Methods of teaching Science.
  • Planning and Learning Resources for effective instruction in Science.
  • Unit plan, Lesson Plan & TLMs.
  • Community & Laboratory as a learning Resources.
  • Evaluation of Learner progress
  • Tools & Techniques for assessment in Science.
  • Diagnostic & Remedial Teaching in Science.

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