AP TET - Syllabus

Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test

Form Date: 10 Oct - 06 Nov 2021 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 10 Oct - 06 Nov 2021

AP TET Syllabus 2021 (Out): Check Subject-wise Syllabus Here, Exam Pattern

Updated On - June 12 2021 by Swagota Nandi

AP TET Syllabus 2021 has been released by the Commissioner of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh. All of the appeared candidates should have to go first with the syllabus preparation and the syllabus will be prescribed through authority. It is helpful for the candidates to get to know the topics going to ask in the examination. The APTET Examination is conducted through Computer Based Test (CBT) and every year a large number of the candidates appear in this test to be appointed as teachers from Class I to Class V (Category I). Read the complete article to know more about AP TET 2021 Syllabus.

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I.Child Development And Pedagogy (Marks: 30)
1. Development Of Child
  • Development, Growth & Maturation — Concept & Nature
  • Principles of development and their education implication
  • Factors influencing Development — Biological, Psychological, Sociological, emotional
  • Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships — Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, Early Childhood, late Childhood, Adolescence
  • Understanding Development — Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers, Erikson
  • Individual differences — Infra & Inter-Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence, and their Assessment
  • Development of Personality — Concept, Factors affecting the development of personality, self-concept
  • Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Mental Health, the Defense mechanism
  • Methods and Approaches of Child Development — Introspection, Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross-sectional, and Longitudinal
  • Developmental tasks and Hazards
2. Understanding Learning
  • The concept, Nature of Learning — input — process — the outcome
  • Factors of Learning — Personal and EnvironmentalApproaches to Learning and their applicability—Behaviourism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt(Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
  • Dimensions of Learning — Cognitive, Affective and Performance x Motivation and Sustenance —its role in learning
  • Memory & Forgetting
  • Transfer of Learning
3. Pedagogical Concerns
  • 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, Cooperative, and collaborative learning
  • Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns with respect to organizing learning in classroom-like Study habits, Self-learning, and Learning to learn skills
  • Organizing learning in heterogeneous classroom 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 a good facilitator
  • Learning resources — Self, Home, School, Community, Technology 3
  • Classroom Management: Role of a student, teacher, the Leadership style of the teacher, Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behavior problems, Guidance & Counselling, Punishment, and its legal implications, Rights of a child, Time Management.
  • The 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.

APTET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates must have to prefer the exam pattern for better preparation of the examination and the exam pattern displays the complete structure of the question paper, which is very helpful for the candidates to score good marks in the examination. The exam pattern and scheme details have mentioned below.
  • All questions in APTET 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 negative marking.
  • The Pen Paper Test Comprises of Paper-I and Paper-II.
  • 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 for both levels (classes I to V and Classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).
Structure of Paper – I
Structure of Paper 1
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I3030
Language II3030
Environmental Studies3030

How to choose languages?

The following languages are offered under the First Language in the Schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Gujarati. A Candidate has to choose one of these 8 Languages under Language-I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as the medium of study or as First Language at least up to Class X.
Structure of Paper-II
Structure of Paper-2
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I3030
Language II3030
Maths and Science OR Social Studies6060

How to choose languages?

Paper-II: The following Languages are offered under the First Language in Secondary schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Sanskrit.
A Candidate (other than Language Pandit candidate) has to choose one of these 7 Languages under Language I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as a medium of study or First Language at least up to Class-X.

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