Punjab TET 2019-20 Syllabus (Paper I & II) and Examination Pattern

Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET) is yet to be announced by the department for the year 2019. Various candidates are willing to apply for PSTET 2019 and many are going to apply for Punjab TET 2019-20 this year. If you are looking for PSTET Syllabus 2019 then you are at right place. Here on this page, we are going to provide you the complete list of PTET Syllabus 2019 Punjab for the Paper 1 and Paper 2.

PSTET Syllabus 2019

You don’t have to go anywhere else for finding Syllabus for PSTET Paper I and Paper II. The dates for PSTET examination has been announced. We are also going to mention the list of important dates here. In our another post we have given the details on PSTET Admit Card and PSTET Answer Key.

  • Starting Date: January 2019
  • Last Date: January 2019
  • Exam Date: March 2019

Examination Pattern:

  • Paper 1: 150 (Questions) of 150 Marks.
  • Paper 2: 150 (Questions) of 150 Marks.

PTET Syllabus for Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

Child Development and Pedagogy: 30 Questions

Child Development (Primary School Child): 15 Questions

  1. Principles of the development of children
  2. The concept of development and its relationship with learning
  3. Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  4. Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  5. Influence of Heredity & Environment
  6. Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  7. Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  8. Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  9. Language & Thought
  10. Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on the diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  11. Gender as a social construct, gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  12. Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners, for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.
  13. The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning, School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice.

b) The concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs: 05 Questions

  1. Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  2. Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
  3. Addressing the needs of children with ‘impairment’, learning difficulties, etc.

c) Learning and Pedagogy: 10 Questions

  1. Basic processes of teaching and learning, learning as a social activity, children’s strategies of learning, the social context of learning.
  2. How children think and learn, how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance
  3. Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  4. Cognition & Emotions
  5. Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  6. Factors contributing to learning- personal & environmental
  7. Motivation and learning

Language-I (Punjabi): 30 Questions

a) Language Comprehension: 15 Questions

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

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions

  1. Learning and acquisition
  2. Role of speaking and listening, the function of language and how the children use it as a tool
  3. Principles of Language Teaching
  4. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom, errors, language difficulties and disorders
  5. Language Skills
  6. Remedial Teaching
  7. The critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  8. Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: listening, speaking, reading and writing
  9. Teaching-learning materials: multi-media materials, multilingual resource, textbooks for the classroom

III. Language- II (English): 30 Questions

a) Comprehension: 15 Questions

Two (02) unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on grammar, comprehension and verbal ability.

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions

  1. Learning and acquisition
  2. Role of speaking and listening, the function of language and how children use it as a tool
  3. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom, language difficulties, errors and disorders
  4. The critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas in the written and verbal form
  5. Principles of Language Teaching
  6. Language Skills
  7. Teaching-learning materials: multi-media materials, multilingual resource, the textbook for the classroom
  8. Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: listening, speaking, reading and writing
  9. Remedial Teaching

IV Mathematics: 30 Questions

Content 25 Questions

  1. Geometry
  2. Numbers
  3. Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  4. Multiplication
  5. Time
  6. Division
  7. Measurement
  8. Addition and Subtraction
  9. Weight
  10. LCM &HCF
  11. Volume
  12. Patterns
  13. Fractions
  14. Money
  15. Data Handling
  16. Decimal

b) Pedagogical issues: 5 Questions

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

V) Environmental Studies: 30 Questions

Content: 25 Questions

  1. Our Punjab
  2. Parts of Body (internal & external)
  3. Natural Resources
  4. Solar System
  5. Our Surroundings
  6. Basic needs
  7. Water
  8. Air
  9. Clothes, dresses & their care
  10. Food, resources, and care
  11. Habitats, types
  12. Group songs
  13. Health, good habits & personal hygiene
  14. Festivals (school, family & national)
  15. Looking after the trees, plants & animals
  16. Parts of plants
  17. Living and nonliving
  18. Geographical features and changes
  19. Disposal of solid waste
  20. Days and Nights
  21. Local Bodies (Rural & urban)
  22. Transportation, communication and its development
  23. National property
  24. Pollution
  25. Weather & climate
  26. Community Buildings
  27. First Aid
  28. Disaster management
  29. Diseases

b) Pedagogical Issues: 5 Questions

Concept and scope of EVS

  1. Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  2. The significance of EVS integrated EVS
  3. Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
  4. Learning Principles
  5. Activities
  6. Approaches to presenting concepts
  7. Experimentation/Practical Work
  8. Discussion
  9. Teaching material/Aids
  10. CCE
  11. Problems

 Syllabus for Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

Hello guys! here we are going to tell you the Punjab TET Syllabus for Paper II. Read the full article for complete information.

Child Development and Pedagogy: 30 Questions

a) Child Development (Elementary School Child): 15 Questions

  1. Principles of the development of children
  2. The concept of development and its relationship with learning
  3. Influence of Heredity & Environment
  4. Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  5. Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  6. Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  7. Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  8. Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  9. Language & Thought
  10. Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of caste, gender, language, community, religion etc.
  11. Gender as a social construct, gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  12. The distinction between Assessment of learning and Assessment for learning, School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: practice and perspective
  13. Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners for enhancing critical thinking and learning in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) The concept of  understanding and Inclusive education for children with special needs: 05 Questions

  1. Addressing the Creative, Talented, 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: 10 Questions

  1. How children learn and think, how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in the school performance
  2. Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  3. Basic processes of learning and teaching, learning as a social activity, children’s strategies of learning, the social context of learning.
  4. Alternative conceptions of understanding children’s ‘errors’, learning in children as significant steps in the learning process.
  5. Motivation and learning
  6. Cognition & Emotions
  7. Factors contributing to learning- personal & environmental.

Language-I (Punjabi): 30 Questions

a) Language Comprehension: 15 Questions

Reading unseen passages- two (02) passages one (01) prose or drama and one (01) poem with questions on inference, comprehension, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be scientific, literary, narrative or discursive)

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions

  1. Principles of Language Teaching
  2. Learning and acquisition
  3. Language Skills
  4. Role of speaking and listening, the function of language and how children use it as a tool
  5. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom, language errors, difficulties and disorders
  6. The critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas written and in verbal form,
  7. Evaluating language proficiency and comprehension: listening, speaking, reading and writing
  8. Remedial Teaching
  9. Teaching-learning materials: Multi-media materials, Textbook, the multilingual resource for the classroom.

III. Language- II (English): 30 Questions

a) Comprehension: 15 Questions

Two (02) unseen prose passages (literary or discursive or narrative or scientific) with questions on grammar, comprehension and verbal ability.

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions

  1. Principles of Language Teaching
  2. Learning and acquisition
  3. Role of the function of language, listening, and speaking and how children use it as a tool
  4. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom, language errors, disorders and difficulties.
  5. Language Skills
  6. Remedial Teaching
  7. A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas written and in a verbal form.
  8. Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: reading, speaking, listening and writing
  9. Teaching-learning materials (i.e. Multi-media materials, textbook, a multilingual resource) for the classroom.

(a) Mathematics and Science: 60 Questions

(i) Mathematics: 30 Questions

Content: 25 Questions

  1. Knowing our Numbers
  2. Number System
  3. Playing with Numbers
  4. Negative Numbers and Integers
  5. Whole Numbers
  6. Exponents, surds, squares, cube, square root, cube root
  7. Fractions
  8. Compound Interest
  9. Profit & Loss
  10. Discount
  11. Introduction to Algebra, Algebraic identities, polynomials
  12. Geometry
  13. Algebra
  14. Ratio and Proportion
  15. Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
  16. Symmetry: (reflection)
  17. Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  18. Constructions (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  19. Mensuration, circle, sphere, cone, cylinder, triangles
  20. Quadrilateral
  21. Data handling, statistics

b) Pedagogical issues: 5 Questions

  1. Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  2. Language of Mathematics
  3. Community Mathematics
  4. Problems of Teaching
  5. Remedial Teaching
  6. Evaluation

(ii) Science: 30 Questions

a) Content: 25 Questions

  1. Sources of food
  2. Cleaning food
  3. Food
  4. Components of food
  5. Materials of daily use
  6. Materials
  7. Water
  8. Air
  9. Structure of Atom
  10. Change of matter
  11. Molecule
  12. Metals & Nonmetals
  13. Compounds
  14. Carbon
  15. Acids, base, salt
  16. Soil
  17. The World of the Microorganism, Living organisms, and diseases
  18. Food, production & management
  19. Effect of human activities & population growth on the environment
  20. The Universe
  21. Moving Things People and Ideas
  22. Force
  23. Work & Energy
  24. Motion
  25. Magnets & magnetism
  26. Electric current and circuits
  27. Sound
  28. Light
  29. Natural Phenomena
  30. Sources of energy
  31. Natural Resources
  32. Pollution
  33. Environmental concerns, regional & national

b) Pedagogical issues: 5 Questions

  1. Natural Science/Aims & objectives
  2. Nature & Structure of Sciences
  3. Approaches/Integrated Approach
  4. Understanding & Appreciating Science
  5. Innovation
  6. Observation/Experiment/Discovery(Method of Science)
  7. Text Material/Aids
  8. Remedial Teaching
  9. Problems
  10. Evaluation- cognitive/psychomotor/effective

Social Studies/ Social Sciences: 60 Questions

a) Content: 50 Questions

(i) History: 20 Questions

  1. The Earliest Societies
  2. When, Where and How
  3. The First Cities
  4. The First Farmers and Herders
  5. New Ideas
  6. The early States
  7. The First Empire
  8. Political Developments
  9. Contacts with Distant Lands
  10. Culture and Science
  11. Sultans of Delhi
  12. New Kings and Kingdoms
  13. Architecture
  14. Social Change
  15. Creation of an Empire
  16. Regional Cultures
  17. Rural Life and Society
  18. The Establishment of Company Power
  19. Colonialism and Tribal Societies
  20. Women and reform
  21. The Revolt of 1857-58
  22. Challenging the Caste System
  23. India After Independence
  24. The Nationalist Movement

(ii) Geography: 15 Questions

  1. Globe
  2. Geography as a social study and as a science
  3. Planet: Earth in the solar system
  4. Human Environment: settlement, transport, and communication.
  5. Environment in its totality: natural and human environment.
  6. Air
  7. Water
  8. Agriculture
  9. Resources: Types- Natural and Human

(iii) Social and Political Life (Civics): 15 Questions

  1. Government
  2. Making a Living
  3. Diversity
  4. Democracy
  5. State Government
  6. Local Government
  7. Unpacking Gender
  8. Understanding Media
  9. Parliamentary Government
  10. Social Justice and the Marginalised
  11. The Constitution
  12. The Judiciary

c) Pedagogical issues: 10 Questions

  1. Concept & Nature of Social Studies/ Social Science
  2. Class Room activities, processes, and discourse
  3. Inquiry/Empirical Evidence
  4. Developing Critical thinking
  5. Problems of teaching Social Studies/ Social Science
  6. Projects Work
  7. Evaluation
  8. Sources – Primary & secondary

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