Hello dear friends good news, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to conduct the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on 21st February 2016 for the candidates who aspire to get selected for the primary and Higher School level teaching post. Candidates who are going to appear for the examination might be looking for upcoming CBSE CTET 2016 Syllabus and Exam pattern.

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CBSE CTET Syllabus 2016

For doing better in the examination, you must see the detailed exam pattern, syllabus, and other basic details about how the exam structure is going to be. Candidates can check the CTET syllabus and exam pattern through this page which is given below in this page. The candidates will also be able to download the syllabus in pdf format through the direct links given below.

  • Name of Organization: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • Name of Exam: CTET 2016
  • Date of Exam: 21st Feb 2016

CBSE CTET Exam Pattern 2016

The CTET paper is conducted in two parts, Paper 1 and Paper 2
Paper 1 is conducted for the recruitment of teachers for I to V classes and Paper 2 will be held for who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET 2015 September) will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) which will be of one mark each. There will be four alternatives out of which only one answer will be correct. There is no negative marking.

  1. CTET Paper 1 Pattern :-

    • This paper consists of 30 Questions based on the Multiple Choice Type and the total marks of this paper are 150.  Questions are asked from the different subjects, which are given below. Time allocated for the exam is 2.30 hrs.
    • Subjects No. of Questions Marks
      Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
      Language I 30 MCQs 30 Marks
      Language II 30 MCQs 30 Marks
      Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
      Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
      Total 150 questions 150 Marks 
  2. CTET Paper 2 Pattern :-

    • This paper contains 30 Multiple Choice Questions of 150 marks. Questions are asked from the different subjects, which are given below. Time allocated for the exam is 2.30 hrs.
    • Subjects No. of Questions  Marks
      Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
      Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
      Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
      For Mathematics and Science teacher 60 MCQs 60 Marks
      For Social Science teacher 60 MCQs 60 Marks

CBSE CTET Syllabus 2016

Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

  • Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 Questions :
    1. Child Development (Primary School Child) (15 Questions)
    2. Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs (5 Questions)
    3. Learning and Pedagogy (10 Questions)
  • Language I – 30 Questions : 
    1. Language Comprehension: 15 Questions
    2. Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions
  • Language – II – 30 Questions : 
    1. Comprehension 15 Questions
    2. Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions
  • Mathematics – 30 Questions :
    1. Content: 15 Questions
    2. Pedagogical issues: 15 Questions
  • Environmental Studies – 30 Questions :
    1. Content: 15 Questions
    2. Pedagogical Issues: 15 Questions

Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

  • Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 Questions :
    1. Child Development (Elementary School Child): 15 Questions
    2. Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs: 5 Questions
    3. Learning and Pedagogy: 10 Questions
  • Language I – 30 Questions :
    1. Language Comprehension: 15 Questions
    2. Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions
  • Language – II – 30 Questions :
    1. Comprehension: 15 Questions
    2. Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions
  • Mathematics and Science – 60 Questions :
    1. Mathematics: 30 Questions
      • Content: 20 Questions
      • Pedagogical issues: 10 Questions
    2. Science: 30 Questions
      • Content: 20 Questions
      • Pedagogical issues: 10 Questions
  • Social Studies/Social Sciences – 60 Questions :
    1. Content 40 Questions
    2. Pedagogical issues 20 Questions