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Updated on 12 October 2021
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Updated on 12 October 2021

The Uttar Pradesh Education Board conducts the UP TET exam each year on a state level. The official UP TET 2021 Notification has been released on their website. Candidates who wish to appear for this exam must check their online portal to fill up their application form as soon as possible. Along with this, it is important to get a hold of the UP TET exam pattern and syllabus to know about the important topics and other details regarding the exam. 


Understanding and studying in tune with the syllabus will give candidates an edge in their preparation. This will help them study efficiently and prepare for their exams in a proper direction. 


Candidates can take a look at the exam pattern of UP TET followed by their syllabus below. 


UP TET Exam Pattern 


The UP TET exam is held for two papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. Individuals who want to teach classes 1 to 5 must appear for Paper 1 whereas individuals who want to teach classes 6 to 8 must appear for Paper 2. 


UP TET Exam Pattern for Paper 1 


 

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language-I (Hindi)

30

30

Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit)

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

  1. Paper 1 will be conducted offline (Pen and Paper based) mode and the type of questions will be objective in nature. 
  2. This paper lays emphasis on the educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to classes 1 to 5. 
  3. The overall topics are based on the understanding 0f learner interaction, various characteristics and needs of diverse learners and quality of good facilitator of learning. 


UP TET Exam Pattern for Paper 2



Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language-I (compulsory) (Hindi)

30

30

Language-II (compulsory) (English/Urdu/Sanskrit)

30

30

(i) Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)

OR

(ii) Social Studies (for Social Science and Social Studies teacher)

OR

(i) or (ii) (for teacher of any other subject)

60

60

Total

150

150

  1. Paper 2 will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
  2. Candidates need to select either mathematics and science or social studies as their main subjects. 
  3. This paper will focus on the basic education council for students of classes 6 to 8. 


UP TET Exam Syllabus 


The UP TET Exam syllabus varies for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates can take a look at the syllabus below for their reference. 


UP TET Paper 1 Syllabus 


Child development & Pedagogy:



UNIT

TOPICS

1

Child Development: Concept of growth and development, Principles and dimensions of development. Factors affection development (especially in the context of family and school) and its relationship with learning. Role of Heredity and environment.

2

Meaning and Concept of learning and its processes. Factors of Affection learning. Theories of learning and its implication. How Children learn and think. Motivation and Implications for Learning.

3

Individual Differences: Meaning, types and factors Affection Individual differences Understanding individual differences on the basis of language, gender, community, caste & religion. Personality: Concept and types of personality, Factors responsible for shaping it. Its measurement. Intelligence: Concept, Theories and its measurement, Multidimensional Intelligence.

4

Understanding diverse learners: Backward, Mentally retarded, gifted, creative, disadvantaged and deprived, specially-abled. Learning Difficulties. Adjustment: Concept and ways of adjustment. Role of teacher in the adjustment.

5

Teaching learning process, Teaching learning strategies and methods in the context of National Curriculum Framework 2005. Meaning and purposes of Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation. Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation. Constriction of Achievement Test. Action Research. Right to Education Act 2009 (Role and Responsibilities of Teachers)








.

Language-1



UNIT

TOPICS

1

Unseen Prose Passage. Linking Devices, Subject-Verb Concord, Inferences

2

Unseen Poem. Identification of Alliteration, Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Assonance, Rhyme.

3

Modal Auxiliaries, Phrasal Verbs and Idioms, Literary Terms: Elegy, Sonnet, Short Story, Drama

4

Basic knowledge of English Sounds and their Phonetic Transcription.

5

Principles of Teaching English, Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching, Challenges of Teaching English: Language Difficulties, Errors and Disorders.

6

Methods of Evaluation, Remedial Teaching.

.

Language - 2


  1. Language Comprehension
  2. Pedagogy of Language Development 


Mathematics


UNIT

TOPICS

1

Whole number up to one crore, Place Value, Comparison, Fundamental mathematical operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division; Indian Currency.

2

Concept of fraction, proper fractions, comparison of paper fraction of the same denominator, mixed fraction, comparison of proper fractions of unequal denominators, Addition and Substation of fractions. Prime and composite number, Prime factors, Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) and Highest Common Factor (HCF).

3

University Law, Average, Profit-Loss, Simple interest.

4

Place and curved surfaces, plane and solid geometrical figures, prosperities of plane geometrical figures; pint, line, ray, line segment; Angle and their types. Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, measurement f area and their standard units and relation between them; Area and perimeter of plane surfaces of square and rectangular objects.

5

Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking. Place of Mathematics in Curriculum. Language Mathematics. Community Mathematics.

6

Evaluation through formal and informal methods. Problems of Teaching. Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching. Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching.

.

Environmental Studies:



UNIT

TOPICS

1

Family Personal relationships, nuclear and joint families, social abuses (child marriage, dowry system, child labor, theft); addiction (intoxication, smoking) and its personal, social and economic bad effects.

Clothes and Habitats – Clothes for different seasons; maintenance of clothes at home; handloom and power loom; habitats of living beings, various types of houses; cleanliness of houses and neighboring areas; Different types of materials for building houses.

2

Profession – Profession of your surroundings (stitching clothes, gardening, farming, animal rearing, vegetable vendor etc.), small and cottage industries; major industries of Rajasthan State, Need for consumer protection, co-operative societies.

Public places and Institutions – Public places like school, hospital, post office, bus stand, railway station; Public property (street light, road, bus, train, public buildings etc.); wastage of electricity and water; employment policies; general information about Panchayat, legislative assembly and parliament.

Our Culture and Civilization – Fairs and festivals, National festivals; Dresses, food-habits and art and craft of Rajasthan; Tourist places of Rajasthan; Great personalities of Rajasthan.

3

Transport and Communication – Means of transport and communication; Rules for pedestrians and transport; Effects of means of communication on the life style.

Personal Hygiene – External parts of our body and their cleanliness; general information about the internal parts of the body; Balance diet and its importance; Common diseases (gastroenteritis, amoebiosis, methaemoglobin, anemia, fluorosis, malaria, dengue.) their causes and methods of prevention; Pulse Polio campaign.

Living Beings: Levels of organisation of plants and animals, diversity of living organisms, state flower, state tree, state bird, state animal; knowledge of reserve forest and wild life (national parks, sanctuaries, tiger reserve, world heritage), conservation of species of plants and animals, knowledge of Kharif and Rabi crops.

4

Matter and Energy – Common properties of substances (colour, state, ductility, solubility) various types of fuels; types of energy and transformation of one form into another; Applications of energy in daily life, sources of light, common properties of light. > Basic knowledge of air, water, forest, wetlands and deserts; different kind of pollution, renewable and non-renewable resources of energy in Rajasthan and concept of their conservation; weather and climate; water cycle.

5

Concept and scope of Environment Studies. Significance of Environment Studies, Integrated Environment Studies. Environmental Studies & Environmental Education learning Principles. Scope & relation to Science & Social Science. Approaches of presenting concepts Activities

6

Experimentation/Practical Work Discussion. Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation. Teaching material/Aids. Problems of Teaching

.

UP TET Exam Syllabus for Paper 2


Child Development and Pedagogy


TOPICS

CHAPTERS

Child Development (Elementary School Child) (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 and 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 etc.

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.

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

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 conception 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 1: 



TOPIC

CHAPTERS

Language Comprehension (15 Questions)

Reading unseen passages- two passages one prose or drama and one poem with

Questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may

Be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

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- 2:


TOPIC

CHAPTERS

Comprehension (15 Questions)

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

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 and Science: 


Mathematics Syllabus

Science Syllabus

Pedagogical issues

Pedagogical issues

Number System

Food

Algebra

Materials

Geometry

The World of the Living

Mensuration

Natural Resources

Data Handling

How Things Work

-

Natural Phenomena

.

Social Studies


SUBJECT

TOPICS

History

When, Where and How, The Earliest Societies, The First Farmers and Herders, The First Cities, Early States, New Ideas, The First Empire, Contacts with Distant lands, Political Developments, Culture and Science, New Kings and Kingdoms, Sultans of Delhi, Architecture, Creation of an Empire, Social Change, Regional Cultures, The Establishment o f Company Power, Rural Life and Society, Colonialism and Tribal Societies, The Revolt of 1857 – 58, Women and reform, Challenging the Caste System, The Nationalist Movement, India After Independence.

Geography

Geography as a social study and as a science, Planet: Earth in the solar system, Globe, Environment in its totality: natural and human environment. Air, Water, Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication, Resources: Types- Natural and Human, Agriculture.

Social and Political Science

Diversity, Government, Local Government, Making a Living, Democracy, State Government, Understanding Media, Unpacking Gender, The Constitution, Parliamentary Government, Social Justice and the Marginalized.

Pedagogical issues

Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies, Class Room Processes, activities and discourse, Developing Critical thinking, Enquiry/Empirical Evidence, Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies, Sources – Primary & secondary, Projects Work.

.

UP TET Preparation Tips


Candidates must make a solid preparation strategy before starting their studies for this examination. This will help them focus and complete their UP TET Syllabus on time. 


Take a look at some of the preparation tips for acing the UP TET exam below 


  1. Study the Important Topics on Priority
  2. Refer to the Best Reference Books 
  3. Solve Mock tests & Revise Every day 


To conclude, candidates can take the help of the above-mentioned UP TET syllabus 2021, exam pattern and preparation tips to prepare for their upcoming exams. A thorough understanding of the syllabus is very essential to get a hold of the topics that are needed to be studied for the exam. Lastly, candidates must also check the official UP TET notification for any latest updates regarding the examination. Good luck!

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