TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2024 – Detailed, Topic Wise, Download PDF

For all the aspiring teachers of Telangana, the Department of School Education Telangana, has released the notification for Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test 2024.

If you are waiting for this vacancy, then it’s time to start your preparation. Here we are providing you the detailed TSTET Paper 1 syllabus 2024 which will definitely help you crack your exam.

TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2024 – Overview

TSTET exams are conducted to assess the candidates’ ability and eligibility who want to become a teacher in Telangana primary and upper primary schools.

There are a total of 11,062 vacancies available to be filled in 2024 by TSTET exams. The last date to apply for the exam is 20 April 2024.

Let me first give you an overview and then will move to a detailed syllabus for the TSTET Paper 1 syllabus.

Conducting BodyGovernment of Telangana, Department of School Education
ExamTelangana State Teachers Eligibility Test
ModeOnline
Question TypeObjective Type Multiple Choice
Number of Questions150 questions
Total Marks150 marks
Number of PapersPaper 1 (Class 1-5)
Paper2 (Class 6-8)
Duration of Exam2 hours and 30 minutes
Marking Scheme1 mark for the correct answer
No negative marking
Official Websitehttps://tstet2024.aptonline.in/tstet/

TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus Subject Wise

The TSTET Paper 1 syllabus will comprise 5 subjects including Mathematics, Child Development and Pedagogy, Language – I, Language – II, and Environmental Studies.

Each subject will have 30 questions carrying 1 mark each. There won’t be any negative marking.

SubjectQuestionsMarks
Mathematics3030
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language – I (Telugu, Urdu, Hindi. Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Gujarat)3030
Language – II (English)3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus Detailed and Topic Wise

Now, let me give you a breakup of the syllabus for all the subjects for paper 1. My request is, if you really want this job, please follow the TSTET Paper 1 syllabus in detail, this is going to help you a lot.

TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Number System
  • Arithmetic
  • Sets
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration 2D and Mensuration 3D
  • Data Handling
  • Trigonometry
  • Definition and Nature of Mathematics
  • Aims, values, and learning objectives of teaching mathematics

TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy

Development of child
  • Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
  • Principles of Development & their educational implications
  • Factors Influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
  • Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Cognitive, Emotional, Physical & Motor, Social, Moral, and Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Childhood, and Adolescence.
  • Understanding Development – Chomsky, Carl Rogers, Piaget, Kohlberg, and Erikson
  • Individual differences – Aptitude, Interest, Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Habits, Thinking (Divergent & Convergent), Intelligence, and their Assessment
  • Development of Personality – Factors affecting the development of Personality, Concept, Child Rearing Practices, Self-Concept
  • Adjustment, Defense Mechanisms, Behavioral problems, Mental Health
  • Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Introspection, Case study, Experimental, Anecdotal Records, Questionnaire, Rating Scales, Cross-sectional and Longitudinal
  • Developmental Tasks and Hazards
Understanding Learning
  • Nature of Learning, Concept – Input – Process – Outcome
  • Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental
  • Approaches to Learning and their applicability – Behaviorism (Pavlov, Skinner, Thorndike), Constructivism (Vygotsky, Piaget), Gestalt (Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
  • Dimensions of Learning – Affective and Performance, Cognitive
  • Motivation and Sustenance -its role in learning.
  • Memory & Forgetting
  • Transfer of Learning
Pedagogical Concerns
  • Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner
  • Learners in Contexts: Situated learners in the socio-political and cultural context.
  • Children from diverse contexts – Inclusive Education, Children With Special Needs (CWSN)
  • Understanding of Pedagogic methods – Project-based learning, Enquiry based learning, Survey, Co-operative, Observation and Activity based learning & Collaborative learning
  • Individual and group learning: self-education, Issues, and concerns regarding organizing learning in the classroom such as study habits and learning skills
  • Organizing learning in heterogeneous classroom groups – socio-economic backgrounds, abilities, and interests
  • Paradigms of organizing Learning – Subject centric, Teacher centric and Learner centric
  • Theory of Instruction – Bruner
  • Teaching as a Planned Activity – Elements of Planning
  • Phases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive, and Post active
  • General and subject-related skills, essential competencies in teaching, and qualities of a good facilitator
  • Learning Resources – Self, School, Play, Home, Community, Technology
  • Classroom Management: Teacher, Role of the student, the Leadership style of the teacher, Creation of a non-threatening learning environment, Guidance, Managing behavior problems & Counseling, Punishment and its legal implications, Child Abuse, 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.

TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus for Language I

Language I questions will be based on the language the candidate chooses among the languages given below at that time.

  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Kannada
  • Marathi
  • Tamil
  • Gujarati

TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus for Language II (English)

  • Parts of Speech
  • Tenses
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Propositions and Articles
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Clauses
  • Verbs
  • Adverbs
  • Conjunction
  • Questions and Question Tags
  • Types of Sentences
  • Phrases
  • English Composition
  • Comprehension
  • English Vocabulary
  • Meaning of idiomatic expressions
  • Correction of Sentences
  • Sentence Sequencing
  • Error identification
  • Aspects of English
  • Objectives of Teaching Language
  • Phonetics/ Transcription
  • Development of Language skills
  • Approaches, methods, and techniques of teaching English
  • Teaching of structures and Vocabulary
  • Teaching learning materials in English
  • Lesson planning
  • Curriculum and textbooks
  • Evaluation in the English language based on CCE pattern.

TSTET Paper 1 Syllabus for Environmental Studies

  • Family
  • Work & Play
  • Plants and Animals
  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Air
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Body – Health – Cleanliness
  • Mapping
  • History and Culture of India
  • Telangana
  • Indian constitution
  • Earthquakes, Fire, First Aid, Floods, 108, 104 Vehicles
  • Pedagogy

TSTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern  

Total Number of Questions  150 
Total Marks  150 
Nature of Questions  MCQ Type 
Marks for correct answers  +1 
Marks for incorrect answers  
Time Duration 150 minutes 

How to download the TSTET Paper 1 syllabus?

You can either copy the above given detailed syllabus of TSTET Paper 1 or you can visit the official site of TSTET to download the syllabus.

Is the TSTET Paper 1 syllabus difficult?

No, it’s not that difficult. If you start your preparation now and follow the syllabus religiously, you will be able to crack the exam easily.

Does the TSTET Paper 1 contain objective type questions?

Yes, all the questions in the Paper 1 of TSTET will have objective-type multiple-choice questions.

Can I fill out the form for the TSTET exam on the last date?

Yes, you can fill the form on the last date which is 20 April, but I would say to fill prior as the site can be busy on that date and you may get a server busy error.

Do I need to prepare all the languages mentioned in the TSTET Paper 1 syllabus for Language I?

No, you need to select one regional language mentioned in the Language I.

To Wrap Up

This is the complete and detailed syllabus for the TSTET Paper 1. If you are a candidate for TSTET 2024, this syllabus is going to help you a lot in clearing your Paper 1.

We will provide the detailed syllabus for TSTET Paper 2 soon.

If you have any queries, you can ask in the comments below.

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