UPTET Syllabus 2019: Paper 1

Posted By |2019-10-16 16:48

Candidates appearing in the UPTET 2019 exam must go through UPTET syllabus 2019, so they can prepare well and score better in the UPTET 2019 Exam.

There are no changes made in UPTET syllabus 2019 so far. The syllabus is almost the same as the Teacher Eligibility Tests of other states.

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) will soon release the UPTET syllabus 2019 on its official website (upbasiceduboard.gov.in) along with the exam notification. However, the syllabus of UPTET exam majorly remains unchanged every year.

UPTET syllabus 2019 Paper 1: It consists of Child Development & Pedagogy, Language I (Hindi), Language II (English, Urdu & Sanskrit), Mathematics and Environmental Studies.

Candidates who want to teach Class I to V need to take Paper I exam and those who want to teach Class V to VIII need to take Paper II exam.

Capabilities of candidates to teach primary and upper primary level students are thoroughly checked in both Paper I and Paper II respectively.

As per UPTET exam pattern, the test will be conducted offline and both Paper I and II will have objective type MCQs.

UPTET syllabus 2019 for both the papers are quite similar except the difficulty level of the papers and specific sections for Maths/Science and Social Science.

Paper I (for classes 1 to V) Primary Stage

Child Development & Pedagogy: 30 questions

a) Child Development & Pedagogy (15 questions)

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

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 

 

b) Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with Special Needs: (5 Questions)
 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: (10 Questions)
 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

Language I: 30 questions

a) Language Comprehension: (15 questions)
 Reading Unseen Passages – Two passages one prose or drama and one poem consisting of questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

 

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: (15 questions)
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

 

Language II: 30 questions

a) Comprehension: (15 questions)
Two Unseen Prose Passage (Discursive or Literary or Narrative or Scientific) with Questions on Comprehension, Grammar, and Verbal Ability

 

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: (15 questions)
 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

 

Mathematics: 30 questions

 a) Content: (15 questions)
 Geometry
 Shapes & Spatial Understanding
 Solids Around Us
 Numbers
 Addition and Subtraction
 Multiplication
 Division
 Measurement
 Weight
 Time
 Volume
 Data Handling
 Patterns
 Money

 

b) Pedagogical Issues: (15 questions)
Nature of Mathematics/Logical Thinking; Understanding Children’s Thinking and Reasoning Patterns and Strategies of Making Meaning and Learning
 Place of Mathematics in the 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

 

Environmental Studies: 30 questions

 a) Content: (15 questions)
 Family and Friends: Relationships, Work and Play, Animals, Plants
 Food
 Shelter
 Water
 Travel
 Things We Make and Do

 

 b) Pedagogical Issues: (15 questions)
 Concept and Scope of EVS
 Significance of EVS, Integrated EVS
 Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
 Learning Principles
 Scope & Relation to Science & Social Science
 Approaches of Presenting Concepts
 Activities
 Experimentation/Practical Work
 Discussion
 CCE
 Teaching Material/Aids
 Problems

 

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