AP DEECET - Syllabus

Andhra Pradesh Diploma in Elementary Education Common Entrance Test

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AP DEECET Syllabus 2021: Exam Pattern, Check Subject-wise Syllabus Here

Updated On - April 19 2021 by Swagota Nandi

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus is released by the Department of School Education of Andhra Pradesh. AP DEECET is conducted every year to grant the admission into Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed) course. The aspirants have to qualify for the exam to get admission. The DSE itself specifies the syllabus of the AP DEECET 2021. The syllabus is based upon the curriculum of Class VI to X of the AP Board for Part A, whereas, Part B comprises of the topics studied in 2 years of Intermediate education of AP Board. Here on this page, we have provided the detailed syllabus of AP DEECET 2021 and exam pattern. 

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus

There are two parts in AP DEECET 2021. Part A is the same for all the candidates, Part B is an elective where the candidate has to select one of the main subjects which he/she has studied in intermediate level (11, 12th class).

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus of General Knowledge

In this section, the candidates have to answer 5 questions. The question will be asked from the below topics.

  • Countries and Capitals
  • National Current Affairs
  • International Current Affairs
  • Knowledge of Current Events
  • Culture
  • Abbreviations
  • Important days
  • General Politics
  • Science- Inventions and Discoveries
  • India and Its Neighboring Countries
  • History
  • Economic Scene
  • Scientific Research
  • Indian Constitution

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus of General English

A total of 5 questions will be asked in AP DEECET, the candidates have to focus on the following topics.

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Comprehensive skills
  • Sentence formation
  • Spotting the Errors
  • Idioms & phrases
  • Spellings Check
  • Re-arrangement of sentences
  • Sentence completion
  • Spelling mistakes

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus of Social Studies

In the social studies section, the candidates have to answer 10 questions. The following topics will be asked in AP DEECET 2021.

  • Geography
  • Political life & Social life
  • History

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus of Biological Sciences

From this section the candidates have to answer 10 questions. The following topics will be asked in this section.

  • Bioenergy Biotechnology
  • Circulation
  • Reproduction
  • Respiration
  • Classification of Chordata
  • Community health services and measures
  • Conquest of land
  • Domestication of animals
  • Photosynthesis
  • Pollution
  • Domestication of plants
  • Evolution
  • Fertilizers
  • Genes
  • Locomotion
  • Nervous coordination

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus of Physical Sciences

Physical Science will appear only for those candidates who will select for this subject in part B. A total of 40 questions will be asked from the following topics. 

  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Thermionic Emission
  • Radiation
  • Electrostatics
  • Atom Molecules and Nucleic
  • Circular Motion
  • Semi-Conductors
  • Properties of Fluids
  • Current Electricity
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Electrons and photons
  • Rotational Motion
  • Wave
  • Theory of Light
  • Magnetic effect of electric current
  • Gravitation

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus of Mathematics

As Mathematics is one of the elective subjects, the candidates who will opt for Mathematics will have to answer 40 questions. The questions will be asked from the following topics. 

  • Algebra
  • Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Cube root Profit & Loss
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes
  • Number System
  • Whole Numbers
  • Constructions
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Compound Interest Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Symmetry
  • Quadrilateral
  • Data handling, statistics also
  • Geometry
  • Fractions Exponents

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus of Telugu / Urdu / Tamil

This section comes under part A, and have a weightage of 10 marks. The candidates have to select a language, and the following topics of that language will be asked in the exam.

  • Match the words and phrases
  • Fill-ups
  • Select the correct question tags
  • Recognize correct tense
  • Select the correct voice
  • Comprehension
  • Plural forms

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Pattern

Check the exam pattern of AP DEECET 2021 from below.

  • Mode of Exam: Online mode in different shifts
  • Type of Exam: Objective type
  • Total number of question: 100
  • Maximum  Marks: 100

DEECET has two parts, Part A, B. Part A is the same for everyone, and all the candidates have to attain all questions. Part B is an elective where the question of selected subjects will be asked to the candidates. 

Part A
PART A Syllabus
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Teaching Aptitude55
General Knowledge55
Opted Language ( Telugu /Tamil / Urdu / English)1010
General Science1010
Social Studies1010
Part B
Part B Syllabus
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Physical Science Physics (20) Chemistry(20)4040
BioSciencea) Botany (20)b) Zoology (20)4040
Social Studiesa) History (13)b) Economics (13)c) Civics (13)d) History/Economics/ Civics4040

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