Karnataka TET Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

Karnataka TET Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020 is provided here for the Karnataka TET Exam. Syllabus and exam pattern is important information for the candidates to start with the preparation. This way, one can have the idea of questions, topics and pattern. The article gives the details of all such queries and one can thus plan their time table and study pattern accordingly.

Karnataka TET Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Karnataka TET Syllabus and Exam Pattern covers the topics and type of questions based on the official notification. It also wraps the trending and important topics and relevant questions.

Let us start with the exam pattern for KAR TET 2020.

Karnataka TET Exam Pattern

Like any other TET Exam, Karnataka TET also has two papers conducted for eligibility.

  • Paper 1 qualification makes a person eligible to teach classes I to V.
  • Paper 2 qualification makes a person eligible to teach classes VI to VIII.

Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Paper 1 Exam Pattern for Karnataka TET consist of topics on Child Development, Basic Math and Environment. Language 1, being Kannada and Language 2, being English is also covered. The total number of questions from each topic is 30, carrying equal marks, that sum up to a total of 150. Total time provided for the exam is 150 minutes that is 2 hours 30 minutes. The questions remain relevant to the syllabus of the NCERT / State for classes I – VIII.

S.No Subjects No of Questions Max Marks
1. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2. Language – I (Kannada) 30 30
3. Language – II (English) 30 30
4. Mathematics 30 30
5. Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Paper 2 Exam Pattern for Karnataka TET consist of topics on Child Development, Basic Math and Environment. Language 1, being Kannada and Language 2, being English is also covered. The total number of questions from each topic is 30, carrying equal marks, that sum up to a total of 150. The questions remain relevant to the age group of 11-14 years.

S.No Subjects No of Questions Max Marks
1. Child Development &
Pedagogy(compulsory)
30 30
2. Language I (compulsory)* 30 30
3. Language II (compulsory)** 30 30
4. For Mathematics and Science
teacher: Mathematics and Science
30 30
5. For Social Studies
teacher: Social
30 30
Total 150 150

*The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiency of the language related to the medium of instruction.
**The Test items in language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

Note: Language I and II will be different from each other. Candidates may choose one of the languages available from the options mentioned in the form.

LANGUAGE OF THE QUESTION PAPER: The medium of question paper other than the languages shall be in English, Kannada, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Marathi.

Karnataka TET is a perfect opportunity for Teaching job aspirants of the state. Go through the given syllabus & exam pattern to plan well for your exam.

Karnataka TET Syllabus

Syllabus forms that part of an exam, where candidates can actually strategise their preparation. The sorting and prioritization of topics from selecting the important ones and the least important ones become crucial during multiple exams preparation or during the revision period. Karnataka TET Syllabus topics are provided for each stage and/or subject, which covers the topics from NCERT Books.

The syllabus topics for each section of Paper 1 and Paper 2 are provided in the subsequent paragraphs.

Karnataka 2020 Syllabus Paper 1

Karnataka TET Syllabus for Paper 1 includes the following subjects and topics:

 

I. Child Development and Pedagogy

a) Child Development

  • 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-centred and progressive education

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, Specially-abled Learners

c) Learning and Pedagogy 

  • 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.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning

II. Language 1

Questions from Comprehension, Inference, Grammar

III. Language 2

a) Language Comprehension

b) Pedagogy of Language Development

IV.  Mathematics

  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money
  • 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

V. Environmental Studies

  • Family and Friends: Relationships; Work and Play; Animals; Plants
  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Things We Make and Do
  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Significance of EVS, Integrated EVS
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles

Karnataka TET Paper 2 Syllabus

Focussing on the age group 11 to 14 years, Paper 2 syllabus is designed. The topics are listed below:

 

Child Development and Pedagogy-

  • Child Development (Elementary School Child)
  • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  • Learning and Pedagogy

Language I-

  • Language Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development

Language – II

  • Language Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development

Mathematics and Science

  • Number System
  • Whole Numbers
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Fractions
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Construction
  • Mensuration
  • Data handling
  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics

Science-

  • Food
  • The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • How things work
  • Natural Resources

Social Studies/Social Science

  • History
  • Geography
  • Social & Polity

KAR TET Exam Date Schedule

Karnataka TET Exam Day Events Paper-I Paper-II
KAR TET Exam Date 15th March 2020 15th March 2020
Entry in the Exam Centre 09-00A.M 1:30 P.M
Admit Card Checking 09:00 to 9:15 A.M 1:30 to 1:45P.M
Distribution of Test Booklet 09:15 AM 01:45 PM
Seal of the Test Booklet To be Broken/
Opened to take out the Answer Sheet
09:25 AM 01:55 PM
Last Time to Enter in the Exam Centre 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Commencement of Test 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Conclusion of Test 12:00 Noon 04:30 PM

Qualifying Marks in KARTET Exam

  • In the case of General category, candidates who have scored more than 60% will be considered eligible for the exam.
  • For SC/ST/C-1, differently-abled persons, 55% marks will be considered eligible.
  • No GRACE MARKS will be given to any of the questions deleted.
  • The Validity Period of KARTET qualifying certificate will be for seven years from the date of declaration of its results.
  • There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a KARTET Certificate

Karnataka TET Marking Scheme

  • +1 for each correct answer.
  • All questions carry equal marks.
  • There is no negative marking in the Karnataka TET exam, like any other Teachers eligibility test.

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