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TS Ed.CET Syllabus Telangana State Education Common Entrance Test EDCET : Mahatma Gandhi University

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TS Ed.CET Syllabus

The common entrance test will be of objective type (multiple choices) examination. Each question carries one mark and test is conducted for total 150 marks. Candidate has to answer 150 questions in two hours of time.
S.No Subjects Marks Number of questions
1 Subject / Content Mathematics, Science and Social Studies 60
2 Teaching Aptitude 20 20
3 General English 20 20
4 General Knowledge & Educational Issues 30 30
5 Computer awareness 20 20
Total 150 150 questions

Related / Similar Syllabus : ACPC Gujarat DDCET Syllabus Diploma to Degree Common Entrance Test

Syllabus Of Mathematics

1. Number System :
Fundamental operations – square roots and cubic roots -properties of different number systems to Real Numbers- properties of numbers like even, odd, prime, composite, co- prime, multiples, factors etc. – Polynomials of factorization – prime factorization, LCM and HCF of numbers- number patterns-progressions (arithmetic progression) – Playing with numbers (divisibility rules, number puzzles) – fractions and decimals and their conversions with and without division- laws of logarithms- Mathematical units and their conversions- exponents and powers. Sets and their representation – types of sets – operations on sets – Venn diagrams.

2. Commercial Mathematics :
Comparing quantities using proportions -Ratio – inverse ratio, compound ratio – Proportion (direct and indirect) – unitary method – percentage – conversion from fraction, decimal to percentage and vice- versa- profit and loss- discount – Interest (simple and compound) – Time and distance – Time and work – Goods and Service Tax (GST)

3. Algebra :
Algebraic expressions- Variables and constants, terms, expressions, degree – types of expressions (based on degree and terms) -factorization. Operations on Algebraic expressions-laws and properties of exponents – factorization– algebraic Identities- polynomials and their zeroes – remainder theorem and factor theorem – relationship between zeroes and coefficients of polynomials Linear equations in one variable and two variables – pair of linear equations in two variables (conditions for consistent, inconsistent and dependent and their geometrical interpretations) and their solutions – Quadratic equations (nature of roots) and finding the roots and forming a quadratic equation when roots are given.

4. Geometry :
Elements of Geometry-Basic geometric ideas (point, line, plane etc.) – Angles (types of angles)-Lines and angles – pairs of angles (complementary, supplementary etc.) vertically opposite angles, linear pair- parallel lines and a transversal, different angles formed and properties related to them.

Types of triangles (based on sides and angles) and their properties-triangle inequalities – congruency and similarity of triangles and their criterion- basic proportionality theorem and converse-Pythagoras theorem and converse – areas of similar triangles.

Different types of quadrilaterals (trapezium, parallelogram etc.) and their properties – mid-point theorem and its converse.

Parts of a circle – different angles formed by an arc (chord) – perimeter and area of a sector – segments of a circle – tangents and secants to a circle and their properties. Cartesian system- plotting a point- distance between two points – section formula (mid-point, centroid etc.) – area of triangle – collinearity- slope of a line.

5. Mensuration :
Perimeter and area of plane figures (triangle, circle etc.) – surface areas and volumes of different solid figures (cubes, cylinder etc.).

6. Trigonometry :
Trigonometric ratios – values for specific angles (00, 300, 450, 600, 900 ) Ratio of complementary angles – trigonometric identities – angle of elevation and depression and simple problems related to them- applications of trigonometry.

7. Data Handling :
Collection, classification and types of data – tabular forms – graphical representation of data (pictogram, bar graph etc.) – reading and interpretation of data from graphs – mean, median and mode of ungrouped data – simple problems related to probability (dice, coins, deck of cards etc.)- Concept of complementary events. Frequency distribution.

Syllabus of Teaching Aptitude

Teaching Aptitude questions will be related to understanding teaching-learning process, classroom management and mentoring with special reference to teacher-pupil relationship. Teaching requires certain characteristics like ability to communicate, ability to deal with Children, ability to recognize individual differences etc., apart from analytical thinking and general intelligence. One who has these characteristics will be able to become a good teacher after training. Questions relating to these aspects will be included to test one’s teaching aptitude.

Teaching aptitude questions will analyze and examine Teaching proficiency in Numeracy, Communication, and adaptability and would include the following
** Interest in Teaching
** Competencies and skills in Teaching
** Communication Skills related to Teaching
** Nature of Teaching
** Characteristics of Learners, Knowledge of Teaching methods.
** Knowledge of Evaluation Methods, Assessment and Measurement.
** How to Create Positive Learning Environment
** Attitude towards teaching.
** Teaching as a Profession, Teaching as an Occupation
** Ethics and Values in Teaching
** Concept of Learning; Process of Learning.
** Different types of Tests, Verbal test, Non-verbal test, Performance Test.
** Online Teaching, Features of Online Teaching
** Classroom management, Strategies for effective Classroom Management
** Student Engagement: Factors that enhance student engagement.
** Class work and Home work.
** Individual differences in students
** Concept of a Text Book and Work Book, Characteristics of a Good Text Book
** Teaching Learning Resources
** Study habits and Study Skills of Students

Syllabus of General English

1. Reading Comprehension
2. Spelling, Articles, Prepositions
3. Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreement
4. Voice, Reported Speech
5. Vocabulary – Synonyms, Antonyms and Homonyms
6. Connectives and Linkers
7. Rearranging Jumbled Words/Sentences
8. Error Correction

Syllabus of Computer Awareness

** Types of memory and memory devices, Components of a computer, Input and Output devices, Various types of programming languages, Types of operating systems.
** Importance of different types of databases (Relational and non-relational). Keys in DBMS.
** MS Office – MS word: – Basic operations, saving retrieving files to and from different locations (Drives). Spell check, Text editing.
** MS Excel – components of Excel window, Editing data in Excel worksheets, basic statistical applications.
** MS PowerPoint –creating and viewing a presentation.
** Introduction to Internet – search engines, Emails- opening account, Mailbox- Inbox, Outbox, Sorting and searching emails.
** Viruses and protection systems, Applications of Al and Machine Learning.

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