PS TET Syllabus 2019
Shristi Kirti, 13 Sep 2018

PS TET Syllabus 2019 - State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT) will release the syllabus of PS TET 2019. Candidates can find section wise topics for both the papers – Paper I and II in PS TET syllabus. It is important to go through PS TET syllabus 2019 to know all the topics to study for the exam before proceeding towards preparation. By referring to the syllabus of PS TET, candidates can find all the topics at one place and need not search for it here and there.

 

PS TET 2019 will be conducted for two stages - primary and elementary stage. The primary stage (Paper 1) will be conducted for those candidates who wish to become teachers for classes 1 to 5 whereas, the elementary stage (Paper 2) will be conducted for those candidates who wish to become teachers for classes 5 to 8. Those candidates who intend to become teachers for both levels can appear for both the stages of PS TET 2019 exam.

 

PS TET Syllabus 2019 

 

PS TET Syllabus 2019 for Primary Stage (From Class 1 to 5)

 

1. Child Development and Pedagogy

 

(a) Child Development

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

(c) Learning and Pedagogy

 

2. Language-I

 

a) Comprehension

b) Pedagogy of Language Development

3. Mathematics, Pedagogical Issues

4. Pedagogical Issues

5. Environmental Studies

 

PS TET Syllabus 2019 – Topics from Child Development and Pedagogy

 

(a) Child Development

  1. Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based

  2. Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence

  3. Concept of development and its relationship with learning

  4. Concepts of child-centered and progressive education

  5. Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice

  6. Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on
    diversity of language ,caste,gender, community, religion etc

  7. Multi Dimensional Intelligence

  8. Principles of the development of children

  9. Influence of Heredity & Environment

  10. Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)

  11. Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives

  12. Language & Thought

  13. Assessment,Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice

  14. Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

 

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

  1. Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

  2. Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived

  3. Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, 'impairment' etc

 

(c) Learning and Pedagogy

  1. Child as a problem solver and a 'scientific investigator'

  2. Alternative conceptions of learning in children; understanding children's 'errors' as significant steps in the learning process.

  3. How children think and learn; how and why children 'fail' to achieve success in school performance

  4. Basic processes of teaching and learning; children's strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.

  5. Cognition & Emotions

  6. Motivation and learning

  7. Factors contributing to learning- personal & environmental

 

PS TET Syllabus 2019 – Topics from Language-I

 

a) Comprehension

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

 

b) Pedagogy of Language Development

  1. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders

  2. Learning and acquisition

  3. Principles of language Teaching

  4. Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

  5. Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form

  6. Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

  7. Language Skills

  8. Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

  9. Remedial Teaching

PS TET Syllabus 2019 – Topics from Mathematics, Pedagogical Issues

Mathematics

  1. Division

  2. Measurement

  3. Weight

  4. Shapes & Spatial Understanding

  5. Numbers

  6. Addition and Subtraction

  7. Multiplication

  8. Data Handling

  9. Time

  10. Volume

  11. Patterns

  12. Money

Pedagogical Issues

  1. Community Mathematics

  2. Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children's thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning

  3. Problems of Teaching

  4. Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

  5. Language of Mathematics

  6. Evaluation through formal and informal methods

  7. Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching

  8. Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

PS TET Syllabus 2019 – Topic from Environmental Studies

  1. Content
    • Parts of Body (internal & external)
    • Natural Resources
    • Our Punjab
    • Solar System
    • Basic needs
    • Food, resources and care
    • Water
    • Air
    • Habitats, types
    • Clothes, dresses &their care
    • Group songs
    • Festivals (school, family & national)
    • Health, good habits & personal hygiene
    • Looking after the trees, plants & animals
    • Living and nonliving
    • Parts of plants
    • Geographical features and changes
    • Days and Nights
    • Disposal of solid waste
    • Local Bodies (Rural & urban)
    • Transportation, communication and its development
    • Pollution
    • National property
    • Weather & climate
    • Community Buildings
    • Diseases
    • First Aid
    • Disaster management

Pedagogical Issues

  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science

  • Approaches of presenting concepts

  • Concept and scope of EVS

  • Significance of EVS, integrated EVS

  • Activities

  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education

  • Learning Principles

  • Experimentation/Practical Work

  • Discussion

  • CCE

  • Teaching material/Aids

  • Problems

 

PS TET Syllabus 2019 – Elementary Stage (Form Class 6 to 8)

 

1. Child Development and Pedagogy

2. Language-I (Punjabi) & Language- II (English)

3. Mathematics and Science

4. Social Studies/Social Sciences

 

PS TET Syllabus 2018 - Topics to cover in Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development

Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

Learning and Pedagogy

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)

Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives

Concepts of child-centered and progressive education

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.

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.

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

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; 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

 

PS TET Syllabus 2018 - Topics to cover in Language-I (Punjabi) & Language – II (English)

Comprehension

Pedagogy of Language Development

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

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

 

PS TET Syllabus 2018 - Topics to cover in Mathematics and Science

Maths

Science

  1. Whole Numbers

  2. Number System

  3. Knowing our Numbers

  4. Playing with Numbers

  5. Negative Numbers and Integers
    Fractions

  6. Exponents; surds, squares, cube, square root, cube root

  7. Profit & Loss

  8. Compound Interest

  9. Discount

  10. Algebra

  11. Introduction to Algebra; Algebraic identities, polynomials

  12. Ratio and Proportion

  13. Geometry

  14. Basic geometrical ideas (2D)

  15. Understanding Elementary Shapes (2D and 3D)

  16. Symmetry: (reflection)

  17. Constructions (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)

  18. Quadrilateral

  19. Mensurations; circle, sphere, cone, cylinder, triangles

  20. Data handling, statistics

  21. Pedagogical issues

  22. Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking

  23. Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

  24. Language of Mathematics

  25. Community Mathematics

  26. Evaluation

  27. Remedial Teaching

  28. Problems of Teaching

  1. Sources of food

  2. Components of food

  3. Cleaning food

  4. Materials

  5. Materials of daily use

  6. Air

  7. Water

  8. Change of matter

  9. Structure of Atom

  10. Molecule

  11. Compounds

  12. Metals & Nonmetals

  13. Carbon

  14. Soil

  15. Acids, base, salt

  16. The World of the Living organisms, micro organism and diseases

  17. Food; production & management

  18. Moving Things People and Ideas

  19. Effect of population growth & human activities on environment

  20. The Universe

  21. Force

  22. Motion

  23. Work & Energy

  24. Electric current and circuits

  25. Magnets & magnetism

  26. Light

  27. Sound

  28. Natural Phenomena

  29. Natural Resources

  30. Sources of energy

  31. Environmental concerns; regional & national

  32. Pollution

Pedagogical issues

  1. Nature & Structure of Sciences

  2. Natural Science/Aims & objectives

  3. Understanding & Appreciating Science

  4. Approaches/Integrated Approach

  5. Observation/Experiment/Discovery(Method of Science)

  6. Innovation

  7. Text Material/Aids

  8. Evaluation-cognitive/psychomotor/affective

  9. Problems

  10. Remedial Teaching

 

PS TET Syllabus 2018 - Topics to cover in Social Studies/Social Sciences

 

History

Geography

Social and Political Life

Pedagogical issues

  • When, Where and How

  • The Earliest Societies

  • The First Farmers and Herders

  • 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 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

  • Diversity

  • Government

  • Local Government

  • Making a Living

  • Democracy

  • State

  • Government

  • Understanding Media

  • Unpacking Gender

  • The Constitution

  • Parliamentary Government

  • The Judiciary

  • Social Justice and the Marginalised

  • 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

  • Projects Work

  • Evaluation

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