UTET Syllabus & Uttarakhand TET Exam Pattern

UTET Exam Pattern for Paper 1

Exam TypePaperQuestionsMarksExam Duration
Objective TypeChild Development and Pedagogy3030150 Minutes
Language-I3030
Language-II3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150
  • The UTET Paper 1 consists of 150 multiple choice questions for 150 Marks.
  • There will be questions from 5 subjects and from each subject, 30 questions are asked.
  • Each question carries one mark and there will be no negative marking.
  • The Exam Duration is 150 Minutes.

UTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Exam TypePaperQuestionsMarksExam Duration
Objective TypeChild Development and Pedagogy3030150 Minutes
Language-I3030
Language-II3030
(i) For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science
(ii) For Social Studies/ Social Science teacher: Social Science
(iii) For any other teacher: either (i) or (ii)
6060
Total150150
  • In UTET Paper 2, there will be 150 objective type multiple choice questions for 150 marks.
  • The Exam duration is 150 Minutes.
  • Each question carries one marks and there will be no negative marking.
  • Check above table for subject wise questions and marks.

Uttarakhand TET Syllabus for Paper 1 & Paper II

UTET Syllabus – Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child Development
    • The 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, 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 the diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
    • The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice.
  • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
    • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
    • The Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc
    • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
  • Learning and Pedagogy
    • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
    • Children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
    • Basic processes of teaching and learning;
    • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
    • Alternative conceptions 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

Uttarakhand Teacher Syllabus – Language I

  • Language Comprehension.
    • Reading unseen passages – two passages one drama or prose 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.
    • Learning and acquisition.
    • Principles of Language Teaching.
    • The function of language and how children use it as a tool.
    • Role of listening and speaking.
    • The 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.

UTET Syllabus for Language II (English)

  • Comprehension.
    • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability.
  • Pedagogy of Language Development.
    • Learning and acquisition.
    • Principles of Language Teaching.
    • Role of listening and speaking; the function of language and how children use it as a tool.
    • The 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.

UTET Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Geometry.
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding.
  • Numbers.
  • Addition and Subtraction.
  • Multiplication.
  • Division.
  • Measurement.
  • Weight.
  • Time.
  • Volume.
  • Data Handling.
  • Patterns.
  • Money.
  • LCM &HCF.
  • Decimal.
  • Fractions.
  • Pedagogical issues
    • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning.
    • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum.
    • The language of Mathematics.
    • Community Mathematics.
    • Evaluation through formal and informal methods.
    • Problems of Teaching.
    • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching.
    • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching.

Uttarakhand Teacher Syllabus – Environmental Studies

  • Our Surroundings.
  • Parts of Body (internal & external).
  • Natural Resources.
  • Our Punjab.
  • Solar System.
  • Basic needs.
  • Food, resources, and care.
  • Water.
  • Air.
  • Habitats, types.
  • Clothes, Dresses & their care.
  • Group songs.
  • Festivals (school, family & national).
  • Health, good habits & personal hygiene.
  • Looking after the trees, plants & animals.
  • Living and nonliving.
  • Parts of plants.
  • Geographical features and changes.
  • Days and Nights.
  • Disposal of solid waste.
  • Local Bodies (Rural & urban).
  • Transportation, communication and its development.
  • Pollution.
  • National property.
  • Weather & climate.
  • Community Buildings.
  • Diseases.
  • First Aid.
  • Disaster management.
  • Pedagogical Issues.
    • Concept and scope of EVS.
    • The significance of EVS & integrated EVS.
    • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education.
    • learning Principles.
    • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science.
    • Approaches to presenting concepts.
    • Activities.
    • Experimentation/Practical Work.
    • Discussion.
    • CCE.
    • Teaching material/Aids.
    • Problems.

UTET Syllabus – Science

  • Life Science.
  • Methods and Approaches.
  • Evaluation in Science.
  • Nature of Science.
  • Physical Science.

Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) Syllabus – Social Studies

  • Geography.
  • Methods and Approaches.
  • Evaluation in Social Science.
  • Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies.
  • History and Political Science.
  • Political Science.

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