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Organisation : Department Of School Education Hyderabad
Exam Name : Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test Paper I
Announcement : TSTET Syllabus
Subject : Paper-I Telugu – TSTET-2023
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What is TSTET Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test?

The implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 requires the recruitment of a large number of teachers across the country in a time bound manner. In spite of the enormity of the task, it is desirable to ensure that quality requirement for recruitment of teachers is not diluted at any cost.

Related / Similar Syllabus : Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test K-TET Syllabus

It is therefore necessary to ensure that persons recruited as teachers possess the essential aptitude and ability to meet the challenges of teaching at the Elementary level Classes (I to VIII).

Syllabus of TSTET

– Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
– Principles of Development & their educational implications
– Factors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
– Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Child hood, Adolescence.
– Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers and Erikson
– Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Thinking (Divergent & Convergent), Intelligence and their Assessment
– Development of Personality – Concept, Factors effecting development of Personality, Child Rearing Practices, Self-Concept
– Adjustment, Behavioral problems, Defense Mechanisms, Mental Health
– Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Introspection, Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Rating Scales, Anecdotal Records, Questionnaire, Cross sectional and Longitudinal
– Developmental tasks and Hazards

– Concept, Nature of Learning – Input – Process – Outcome
– Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental
– Approaches to Learning and their applicability – Behaviorism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt (Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
– Dimensions of Learning – Cognitive, Affective and Performance
– Motivation and Sustenance -its role in learning.
– Memory & Forgetting
– Transfer of Learning

– Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner
– Learners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural context
– Children from diverse contexts – Children With Special Needs (CWSN), Inclusive Education
– Understanding of Pedagogic methods – Enquiry based learning, Project based learning, Survey, Observation and Activity based learning, Co-operative & Collaborative learning
– Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns with respect to organizing learning in class room like Study habits, Self learning and Learning to learn skills
– Organizing learning in heterogeneous class room groups – Socio-economic background, Abilities and Interest
– Paradigms of organizing Learning – Teacher centric, Subject centric and Learner centric
– Theory of Instruction – Bruner
– Teaching as Planned activity – Elements of Planning
– Phases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive and Post active
– General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes of good facilitator
– Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Play, Community, Technology
– Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behavior problems, Guidance & Counseling, Child Abuse, Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child, Time Management.
– Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : Perspective & Practice
– Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right To Education Act, 2009.

MATHEMATICS : (Marks: 30)
1. Number System:
Natural Numbers, Whole Numbers, Integers, Rational Numbers & their fundamental operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Primes Composite Numbers, Co-Primes, Twin Primes, Relationship between LCM & GCD, Indian currency, Representation of Natural, Whole, integers and rational numbers on a number line. Terminating and Non-terminating decimals, Non-terminating but recurring decimals, square, square root, cube, cube roots of numbers, Pythagorean triplets. Applications on number system

2. Fractions:
Concept of Fractions, Proper Fractions, Improper Fractions, Mixed Fractions, Decimal Fractions, Comparison, Fundamental operations on fractions (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), Representation of a fraction in pictorial form and on a number line, reciprocal of fraction, uses of fractions in daily life

3. Arithmetic:
Unitary method, percentages, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, direct proportion, discount, simple interest, compound interest, time and work, time and distance, tax (Vat).

4. Geometry:
Basic idea of geometry (2D & 3D shapes), types of angles, construction and measurement of angles, types of angles, lines, triangles, types of triangles, quadrilaterals, types of quadrilaterals, congruence, property of congruencies of triangles (SAS, SSS, ASA, RHS), construction of triangles and quadrilaterals, patterns with geometrical shapes, representing 3D Shapes into 2D Shapes, Euler’s relation, Properties of triangles, parallelogram, trapezium, Rhombus, Rectangle, Square and Kite, Concept of Circles, Symmetry.

5. Measurements:
Length, Weight, Capacity, Time and their Standard Units, Surface Area and volume of a cube and a cuboids, perimeter and area of triangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, rectangle, Rhombus, Square and Trapezium. Circumference of a circle, Area of Circle, Circular paths, other polygons and sector in a circle.

6. Data Applications:
Introduction to Data, Data Presentation, Preparation of Frequency distribution table, Bar Graph, Pictograph, Histogram, Mean, Median and Mode of ungrouped data, determination of Mean by deviation method, Cumulative Frequency Distribution Table, Frequency Polygon, Frequency Curve and Cumulative Frequency Curves.

7. Algebra:
Introduction to Algebra, Simple equations, solving linear equation in one variable, exponents and powers, Algebric expressions, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division and Factorisation of algebric expressions, algebric identities

Structure & Content Of TS-TET

The structure and content of the TS-TET is given in the following paragraphs. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negativemarking.

There will be two papers of the TS-TET, Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes I to V, Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. A person who intends to be a teacher either for classes I to V or for classes VI to VIII shall have to appear for both papers (Paper I and Paper II).

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