KTET Syllabus
KTET Syllabus

KTET Syllabus for Lower Primary Classes (Category 1)

SL NoNames of the TopicsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
1Child Development and Pedagogy
(relevant to age group 6 – 11)
3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
2Language – I: Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada3030
3Language – II: English/ Arabic3030
Total150 Questions150 Marks

KTET Upper Primary Classes Exam Pattern for Category II

Sl noNames of the TopicsNo of QuestionsMax Marks
1Child Development and Pedagogy
(relevant to age group 11 – 14)
3030
 2a) Mathematics and Science for Mathematics and Science Teachers) Social and Science for Social Science TeachersFor any others (a) or (b)6060
3Language – I: Malayalam/ Tamil/Kannada/English3030
4Language – II: (Other than Language I) Malayalam/English3030
Total150 Questions150 Marks

Kerala TET Exam Pattern for Category III (High School classes)

SL noNames of the TopicsNo of QuestionsMax Marks
1Adolescent Psychology, Theories of Learning and Teaching Aptitude4040
2Language: Malayalam/ English/ Tamil/ Kannada3030
3Subject-specific areas (Content and Pedagogy)8080
Total150 Questions150 Marks

Kerela TET Language Teachers Exam Pattern for Category IV

Sl noNames of the TopicsNo of QuestionsMaximum Marks
1Child Development, Pedagogy, and Teacher Aptitude3030
2Language Malayalam/ English/ Tamil/ Kannada4040
3Subjects Specific paper (Content and Pedagogy)8080
Total150 Questions150 Marks

The Kerala TET Syllabus Category-wise is given below. The KTET Syllabus Pdf is also available for download Category-wise.

KTET Syllabus for Category I (Class I to V)

Kerala TET Exam syllabus Paper-I:
  • CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY
    • Child Development and Learning.
    • Concepts of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs.
    • Learning and pedagogy.
  • MATHEMATICS
    • Numbers.
    • Geometry.
    • Measurements.
    • Pedagogy Nature of Mathematics.
    • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum.
    • Mathematics – Trends and Developments.
    • Approach to Mathematics Learning.
    • The teaching of Mathematics – Strategies and Methods.
    • Learning Materials in Mathematics.
    • Mathematics Learning – Evaluation.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
    • Family.
    • Water.
    • Agriculture.
    • Diseases.
    • Food.
    • Jobs.
    • Public Institute.
      Energy.
    • Animal world.
    • Plants.
    • First aid.
    • Solar system.
    • Air.
    • Light.
    • Pedagogy.
    • Science.
    • Aims of learning science.
    • Scientific process.
    • Different process skills.
    • Characteristics of science teaching.
    • Evaluation strategy in science classes.
    • The role of a science teacher.
    • Learning Aids.
    • Unit analysis.
    • Pedagogic analysis.
    • Analysis of the primary Science curriculum.
    • Action Research.
    • Evaluation system.
K-TET Exam Syllabus Paper-II: LANGUAGE I – MALAYALAM/KANNADA/TAMIL
  • Reading comprehension – Prose.
  • Reading comprehension –Poem.
  • Pedagogical aspects of Kannada Language – Class 1 to 5.
  • History of Language, Literature, and Culture.
III Paper: LANGUAGE II – ENGLISH/ARABIC
  • Language Comprehension.
  • Grammar.
  • Comprehension passage.
  • Verbal ability.
  • Pedagogy of language development.

KTET Syllabus for Category-II ( class VI to VIII)

Paper-I: CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY
  • The concept of development and its relation to learning
  • Socialization Process
  • The concept of child-centered and Progressive Education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • The individual difference among learners
  • Nature of prior learning
  • Inclusive Education
  • Learning and Pedagogy
  • Cognitive Process and Emotions
  • Motivation and Learning
  • Personality and adjustment
Paper-II: LANGUAGE I – MALAYALAM/ENGLISH/TAMIL/KANNADA
  • MALAYALAM/ENGLISH
    • Language Comprehension
    • Pedagogy of Language Development
  • TAMIL
    • Reading Comprehension – Prose
    • Reading Comprehension – Poem
    • Pedagogical aspects of Mother tongue education – Class – VI-VIII
    • Language Literature and Culture.
  • KANNADA
    • Reading Comprehension – Prose.
    • Reading Comprehension – Poem.
    • Pedagogical aspects of Kannada Language – Class 6 to 8.
    • Language Literature and Culture.
III Paper: LANGUAGE II – MALAYALAM/ENGLISH/HINDI/ARABIC/URDU/SANSKRIT
  • MALAYALAM/HINDI/ENGLISH
    • Language Comprehension.
    • Pedagogy of Language Development.
  • ARABIC
    • Pedagogy of language development.
    • Language comprehension.
    • Grammar.
    • Verbal Ability.
  • URDU
    • Language comprehension.
    • Grammar.
    • Pedagogy of language development.
  • SANSKRIT
    • Language Comprehension.
    • Pedagogy of Language Development.
Paper-IV: SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS & SOCIAL
  • SCIENCE
    • Germination of seed.
    • Cell.
    • Diseases.
    • Pollution.
    • Cardiovascular system.
    • Cellular equilibrium.
    • Plant reproduction.
    • Animal nutrition.
    • Human nervous system.
    • Agriculture.
    • Ecosystem.
    • Biodiversity
    • Transparent and opaque objects.
    • Magnetism.
    • Energy.
    • Basic concepts of force.
    • Metals.
    • Cosmetics.
    • Chemical reactions and their classification.
    • Pedagogy.
  •  MATHEMATICS
    • Arithmetic.
    • Average.
    • Percent.
    • Exponentiation.
    • Algebra.
    • Geometry.
    • Quadrilaterals.
    • Pedagogy.
    • Mathematics – Trends and Developments.
    • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum.
    • Nature of Mathematics.
    • Mathematics Learning – Evaluation.
    • Learning Materials in Mathematics.
    • Learning of Mathematics – Strategies and Methods.
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
    • History.
    • Geography.
    • Economics.
    • Political Science.
    • Social Science.
    • Pedagogy.

KTET Syllabus for Category-III (Class VIII to X)

Paper-I: ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY, THEORIES OF LEARNING & TEACHING APTITUDE
  • Adolescent Psychology.
  • Theories of Learning.
  • Teaching Aptitude.
Paper-II: LANGUAGE I – MALAYALAM/ENGLISH/TAMIL/KANNADA
  • Comprehension.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Grammar.
  • Communicative functions.
III Paper: SUBJECT SPECIFIC AREAS
  • MALAYALAM/ENGLISH
    • Pedagogical understanding.
    • Content, Concepts, and Ideas.
    • Vocabulary.
    • Grammar
  • TAMIL
    • Pedagogical Understanding.
    • Concepts and ideas (contexts).
  • KANNADA
    • Pedagogical Understanding.
    • Concepts and ideas (contexts).
  • HINDI
    • Pedagogy of Language Development.
    • Concepts & Contents.
  • ARABIC
    • Pedagogical understanding.
    • Content, Concepts, and Ideas.
    • Vocabulary.
    • Grammar.
  • URDU
    • Pedagogical understanding.
    • Content, Concepts, and Ideas.
    • Vocabulary.
    • Grammar.
  • SANSKRIT
    • Pedagogical understanding.
    • Content, Concepts, and Ideas.
  • PHYSICAL SCIENCE
    • Wave motion.
    • Light.
    • Force and pressure.
    • Gravitation.
    • Electricity and Magnetism.
    • Electronics.
    • Motion etc.
  • CHEMISTRY
    • Atoms and Molecules.
    • Metals.
    • Solutions.
    • Colloids.
    • Nature of matter.
    • Physical changes and chemical changes.
    • Separation of Mixtures.
    • Non-metals.
    • Chemical Bonding.
    • Pedagogy.
  • MATHEMATICS
    • Arithmetic.
    • Algebra.
    • Trigonometry.
    • Geometry.
    • Pedagogy etc.

KTET Syllabus for Category IV

(For Language Teachers, Specialist Teachers & Physical Education Teachers)

  • Arabic.
  • Hindi.
  • Sanskrit.
  • Urdu.
  • Physical Education.
  • Drawing.
  • Sewing.
  • Music.

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