Best Books for CTET 2019
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 - 7:42 p.m. IST by Sanjana Surbhi
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Best books for CTET 2019 - Books are like a foundation in order to give the aspirant a strong base. No matter how well you have advanced further with the preparations but you can’t build a great building on a weak foundation. It is rightly said by Anna Quindlen, “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” A good book will help you in cracking the exam.

Finding good books to prepare for CTET can be troublesome at times. When the stakes are so high and the cut off is increasing every year, only best books will help aspirants to stay ahead of the crowd. Want to keep things simple? Check out the list of best exam books for CTET to prepare well for the examination.
Latest: The CTET application form 2020 will be released on January 24, 2020. CTET application fee increased from Rs. 750 to Rs. 1000.

Before going through the list of best books, aspirants must know the CTET exam pattern and syllabus in order to get the best book available in the market. As per the exam pattern, CTET is conducted for two papers - Paper I (class I to V) and Paper II (class VI to VIII) in offline mode. Candidates can check below the sections of paper I and II given below:


CTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper I (Primary)

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy

  2. Language I (compulsory)

  3. Language II (compulsory)

  4. Environmental Studies

  5. Mathematics


CTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper II (Elementary)

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy

  2. Language I (compulsory)

  3. Language II (compulsory)

  4. Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher only)

  5. Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher only)


The questions in the exam will be based on the above mentioned sections of paper I and II.


How to Choose Best Books for CTET?

Selecting best books is an important part of the preparation strategy. However, the problem is how to find best books for CTET. After all, the goal of buying a book is to get as much value as possible. That is why it is essential to find books that are worth your time. You can follow the ways mentioned below in order to find best exam books for CTET:

  • You can go through Quora to get books recommendation from experts

  • Read book reviews on internet, magazines or newspapers

  • Follow some social sites like Goodreads, where you can get information about books

  • Also, look for those books which are based on the lastest CTET syllabus prescribed by the exam conducting body


Best Books for CTET 2019

There are numerous books available in the market. Most of the times aspirants end up buying worthless books and waste their valuable time. In order to help the candidates, Careers360 brings the best exam books of CTET (section-wise) along with their publications and author names.


Best Books for CTET - Child Development and Pedagogy

Name of the book

Publication

Child Development and Pedagogy

Arihant Publication

Child Development & Pedagogy

Disha Publication

Child Development & Pedagogy

Pearson


Exam Books for CTET - Mathematics

Name of the book

Publication

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations

R.S. Aggarwal

Mathematics Exam Goalpost

Wiley Publication

Mathematics & Pedagogy

Arihant Publication

A Complete Resource for CTET: Mathematics and Pedagogy

Pearson Education


Exam Books for CTET - Environmental Studies

Name of the book

Publication

Teacher Eligibility Test Environmental Studies

Upkar Prakashan

Environmental Studies

Wiley Publication

Environmental Studies & Pedagogy

Arihant Publication


Best Books for CTET - Science

Name of the book

Publication

A Complete Resource for CTET: Science and Pedagogy

Pearson

CTET & TETs Paper-II for Class VI-VIII Maths & Science

Arihant Publication


Best Books for CTET - Social Studies/Social Science

Name of the book

Publication

Social Studies

Disha Publication

Wiley's CTET Exam Goalpost, Paper II, Social Studies / Social Science, Class VI-VIII, 2019: Solved Papers & Mock Tests with Complete Solutions

Wiley

CTET Success Master Paper-II Teacher Selection for Class VI-VIII Social Studies/Science

Arihant Publication


Best Books for CTET - Language Paper (Hindi and English)

Name of the book

Publication

Hindi Language

Arihant Publication

English Language

Pearson

  • CTET & TETs Solved Papers (Upto 2016) Paper-I Teacher Selection for Class I-V – Arihant Publication

  • CTET Success Master Science Social/Studies Paper-II for Class VI-VIII – Arihant


From where candidates can buy these books?

In this digital age, you can buy a book with just one click. You can get all the above-mentioned books online and offline. Candidates can get these books from some book shops or they can buy it from online websites. Some of the popular websites to buy exam books for CTET are:

  • Amazon

  • Flipkart

  • Snapdeal


About CTET:

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct CTET 2019 for two papers - Paper I and Paper II on July 7 in offline mode. Candidates who wish to teach from classes I to V will have to appear for Paper I while candidates willing to teach from classes VI to VIII have to appear for paper II. Those who will qualify in CTET will be issued TET Eligibility Certificate and they will be eligible to apply for jobs in schools under Central Government schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) etc.

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Questions related to CTET

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Sir, I had done B.Ed since 2012,this year I am trying to fill CTET but college name not shown in list.Please guide me.Can B.Ed stream are close in to this college.(studied in National PG College,Barhalganj)

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 21st Feb, 2020

hi,

from the information of the official website of national post graduate college barhalganj , it is not showing b.ed course on its curriculum section. as for the website, there is no b.ed course right now, you have passed the course almost 8 years back. however you can mention about your affiliated university name, since the college does not offer b.ed course any more.

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I am past student of prakash college. I am filling up the application form for CTET exam online. I am trying since many days but college name is not available in the list. What should i do?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 20th Feb, 2020

Hello,

It might be that the college in which you have studied in not recognised by NCTE.Once check the recognition of your college by using the link below

https://ncte.gov.in/Website/wrcrecognizedInstitutions.aspx

Select the state and after a new page will appear select your course and check.

Or you may contact the CTET helpline.They may help you.The details are given below

Email - directorctet@gmail.com
Phone - 011-22240112

The last date to apply for CTET in February 24, 2020.you need to be quick.

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how to contact ctet exam authority regaring payment issue?

Awanya Dabas 19th Feb, 2020

Hey!

The option to contact the CTET Exam Authority is available on its official website itself.

You can visit the official website where you will find an option called "contact us" in the top left corner. On clicking it, you will get all the required contact details including the mobile numbers, telephone numbers and the E-mail ID.

Or you can directly use this link:

https://ctet.nic.in/webinfo/Public/View.aspx?page=3

Hope this answer helps!

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deled from nios is vailid for ctet or not.please ansr me.

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 16th Feb, 2020

Yes, you can give CTET, the NIOS board education is also valid for CTET. The candidates who all are completed diploma in elementary education (D.EL.Ed) can give central TET examination. NIOS candidates will be treated equally as any other candidate who passed from a regular school recognised by the Govt. There is no impartial justice rendered there.

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Can I fill the Ctet exam paper but now I am doing D El Ed

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 30th Jan, 2020
Hello,

As per the notification for CTET, a candidate can apply if they're in final year of two year diploma in elementary education. So,you can apply if you're in final year of D.El.Ed. In addition to this,one needs to have passed higher secondary with a minimum of 50% marks, there's relaxation of 5% for reserved category.
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