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Goa Teacher Eligibility Test (GTET) official detailed syllabus has been released by the Directorate of Education, Government of Goa. Goa TET 2021 will be conducted in offline mode. The Goa TET exam comprises two papers i.e Paper I & II. All the candidates has started preparing for Goa TET examination. To clear the exam, you must be well equipped with the Goa TET syllabus 2021 PDF and exam pattern. The detailed Goa TET Syllabus for both Paper 1 (Primary Stage) and Paper 2 (Elementary Stage) has been below :

Goa TET Highlights

Goa TET Paper 1 Subjects
  • Child Development and Pedagogy,
  • Language I (compulsory),Subject concerned Pedagogy,
  • Language II (compulsory), Subject concerned Pedagogy,
  • Mathematics and Subject concerned Pedagogy,
  • Environmental Studies and Subject concerned Pedagogy
Goa TET Paper 2 Subjects
  • Child Development and Pedagogy,
  • Language I (compulsory),Subject concerned Pedagogy,
  • Language II (compulsory), Subject concerned Pedagogy,
  • Mathematics & Science and Subject concerned Pedagogy OR Social Science and Subject concerned Pedagogy.
Language I English
Language II Konkani or Marathi
Total Questions 150 questions (each paper)
Total Marks 150 marks (each paper)
Total Time 2 : 30 hrs
Negative Marking No
Question Pattern Objective Type Questions
Difficulty level for Goa TET Paper 1 Up to 8th Class
Difficulty level for Goa TET Paper 2 Up to 10th Class
 Marking Scheme 1 marks

 

Goa TET Exam Pattern

There will be two papers of GTET.

  • 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.

Note: 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).

Exam Pattern –Goa TET Exam
Paper Name of Subject No.  of         Questions Paper Name of Subject No. of         Questions
 PAPER –I  Child Development and Pedagogy 30 PAPER-II  Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Language I (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Language I (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Language II (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Language II (compulsory) and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Mathematics and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30 Mathematics & Science and Subject concerned Pedagogy
OR
Social Studies/Social Science and Subject concerned Pedagogy
60
Environmental Studies and Subject concerned Pedagogy 30
Total Marks 150 Total Marks 150
Negative marking No Negative marking No

 

Goa TET Syllabus

Paper I: Primary Stage (for classes I to V)

 I. Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Child Development (Primary School)
  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of growth and development of children (up to 11 years)
  • Causes of individual differences Heredity & Environment
  • Social and Emotional development, Piaget’s stages of cognitive development
  • Concepts of child-centred and progressive education
  • Concept and types of Intelligence, Multiple Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence
  • Measurement of Intelligence
  • Concept of Personality, Development of Personality in Childhood
  • Adjustment and Mental Health
10 Questions
B Learning
  • How children think and learn
  • Concept and nature of learning, learning styles
  • Theories and principles of Conditioning, Cognitivism and Constructivism
  • Factors affecting Learning: Motivation, Attention, Memory, Emotion etc.
  • Transfer of Learning: Concept, Types, Methods
  • Information Processing and thinking: Critical thinking, problem solving, divergent thinking, creativity and innovation.
10 Questions
C Curriculum, Pedagogy and Evaluation
  • Concept and Principles of Curriculum
  • Types of Curriculum
  • Factors affecting Curriculum Transaction
  • Concept and Forms of Evaluation
  • Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Different type of tests, Marking, grading of scholastic and co-scholastic achievement of children.
  • Principles of test construction and characteristics of a good test
  • Question Bank, Blue Print and Item Analysis
7 Questions
D Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  • Features, characteristics and Educational Provision for: Gifted children, Slow Learners, Physically challenged and children with Learning Disabilities
  • Concept and strategies for Inclusive Education
3 Questions

 

II. Language I (English) – 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Language Comprehension Reading unseen passage – 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) 15 Questions
B Pedagogy of Language Development
  • Principles, aims and objectives of English language teaching
  • Approaches, Methods and techniques of teaching English
  • Learning and acquisition of English language skills: Pronunciations, Stress and Modulation
  • Role of listening and speaking: function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Communicative and writing skills in English
  • Role of grammar in learning English language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  • Challenges of teaching English language: Prose, Poetry, Composition, Letter Writing, creative writing etc.
  • Evaluating English language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Diagnostics Test and Remedial Teaching
15 Questions

 

III. Language – II Marathi/Konkani 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Comprehension Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and ve4rbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive) 15Questions
B Pedagogy of Language Development
  • Principles, aims and objectives of language teaching
  • Approaches, Methods and Techniques of teaching language
  • Learning and acquisition of language skills: Pronunciations, Stress and Modulation
  • Role of listening and speaking: function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Communicative and Writing skills
  • Role of grammar in learning language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language: Prose, Poetry, Composition, letter writing, creative writing etc.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Diagnostic Test and Remedial Teaching
15Questions

 

IV. Mathematics 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Content
  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money
15 Questions
B Pedagogical issues
  • Aims and objectives of teaching Mathematics
  • Place of Mathematics in school Curriculum
  • Methods of teaching Mathematics: inductive, deductive, analytic, synthetic, heuristic
  • Approaches and techniques involved in teaching of Mathematics
  • Competency based teaching in Mathematics (class-I-IV)
  • Concept Attainment Model of teaching in Mathematics
  • Challenges of Teaching Mathematics
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, Mathematical Kit, Models, other aids
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  • Diagnostic Test and Remedial Teaching
15 Questions

 

V. Environmental Studies 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Content
  • Family and Friends:
  • Relationships
  • Work and Play
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Food Shelter
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Things we Make and Do
15 Questions
B Pedagogical Issues
  • Meaning, scope and purpose of EVS
  • Significance of EVS as an integrated area of study at primary level
  • Environmental Studies in relation to Science & Social Studies
  • Methods of teaching EVS: Observation Method, Project Method, Role Play,
  • Storytelling, Environmental Games, Exhibition etc.
  • Approaches to teaching EVS: Activity based, Exploration, Discovery,
  • Experimentation/ Practical Work, Reporting
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, Computer aided Learning, Models, other locally relevant resources etc.
  • Evaluation of learning objectives of EVS: Achievement test, Environmental
  • Awareness test, assessment of attitude towards Environment, Interest etc.
  • Diagnostic Test and Remedial Teaching in EVS
15 Questions

 

Paper II: Elementary Stage (for classes VI to VIII)

 

I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Child Development (Elementary School)
  • Meaning and Nature and Scope of Educational Psychology
  • Concept and Principles of Growth and Development and its relationship with learning
  • Characteristics of growth and development of children (Physical, Emotional, Social)
  • Causes of Individual differences: Heredity & Environment,
  • Social and Emotional development, Paget’s stages of cognitive development
  • Concepts of child- centred and progressive education
  • Concept and types of Intelligence, Multiple Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence
  • Measurement of Intelligence
  • Concept of Personality, Development of Personality in Childhood
  • Adjustment and Mental Health at home and school
  • Self-Concept, attitude, interest, values
10 Questions
B Learning
  • How children think and learn
  • Concept and nature of Learning, Learning styles
  • Laws of Learning
  • Theories and principles of Conditioning, Cognitivism and Constructivism
  • Factors affecting Learning: Concept, Types, Methods
  • Information Processing and thinking: Critical thinking, problem solving, divergent thinking, creativity and innovation
10 Questions
C Curriculum, Pedagogy and Evaluation
  • Concept and Principles of Curriculum
  • Bases of Curriculum Development: Models of Curriculum Development
  • Types of Curriculum Development
  • Factors affecting Curriculum Transaction
  • Concept and Forms of Evaluation
  • Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Different type of tests: Marking, grading of scholastic and co-scholastic
  • Achievement of children.
  • Principles of test construction and characteristics of a good test
  • Question Bank, Blue Print and Item Analysis
7 Questions
D Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  • Features, Characteristics and Educational Provision for:
  • Gifted children, Slow Learners, physically challenged and children with Learning Disabilities
  • Concept and strategies for Inclusive Education
3 Questions

 

II. Language I (English) 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Language Comprehension Reading unseen passage – 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) 15 Questions
B Pedagogy of Language Development
  • Principles, aims and objectives of English language teaching
  • Approaches, Methods and techniques of teaching English
  • Learning and acquisition of English language skills: Pronunciations, Stress and Modulation
  • Role of listening and speaking: function language and how children use it as a tool
  • Communicative and writing skills in English
  • Role of grammar in learning English language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  • Challenges of teaching English language; Prose, Poetry, composition, letter writing, creative writing etc.
  • Evaluating English language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening,
  • reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Diagnostic Test and Remedial Teaching
15 Questions

 

 

III. Language – II: Marathi/Konkani 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Comprehension Reading unseen passage – 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) 15 Questions
B Pedagogy of Language Development
  • Principles, aims and objectives of language teaching
  • Approaches, Methods and techniques of teaching language
  • Learning and acquisition of language skills: Pronunciations, Stress and Modulation
  • Role of listening and speaking: function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Communicative and writing skills
  • Role of grammar in learning language: Prose, Poetry, composition, letter writing, creative writing etc.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Diagnostic Test and Remedial Teaching
15 Questions

 

IV. Mathematics and Science 60 Questions

(i) Mathematics 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Content
  • Number System
  • Knowing our Numbers
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Whole Numbers
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Fractions
  • Algebra
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Geometry
  • Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  • Symmetry: (reflection)
  • Construction (Using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  • Menstruation
  • Data handling
20 Questions
B Pedagogical issues
  • Aims and objectives of teaching Mathematics
  • Place of Mathematics in school Curriculum
  • Methods of teaching Mathematics: inductive, deductive, analytic, synthetic, heuristic
  • Approaches and techniques involved in teaching of Mathematics
  • Competency based teaching in Mathematics (class-I-IV)
  • Concept Attainment Model of teaching in Mathematics
  • Challenges of Teaching Mathematics
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, Mathematical Kit, models, other aids
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  • Diagnostic Test and Remedial Teaching
10 Questions

 

 

IV. Science 30 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A Content
  • Food
  • Sources of food
  • Components of food
  • Cleaning food
  • Materials
  • Materials of daily use
  • The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • How things work
  • Electric Current and Circuits
  • Magnets
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources
20 Questions
B Pedagogical issues
  • Nature, aims and objectives of teaching Sciences
  • Correlation of Science with other subjects in the curriculum
  • Methods and teaching Strategies of Science: Lecture, Demonstration. Heuristic, Inductive-deductive, Project etc.
  • Observation/Experiment/Discovery (Methods of Science)
  • Teaching Resources: Textbooks, charts, models, specimen, use of mass media, use of ICT
  • Science Laboratory, Science Club, Science Exhibition
  • Scientific Attitude
  • Diagnostic Test and Remedial Teaching
10 Questions

 

V. Social Studies/ Social Science 60 Questions

Section Topic Detail Total Questions
A

 

 

History
  • When, Where and How
  • The Earliest Societies
  • The First Cities
  • Early States
  • New Ideas
  • The First Empire
  • Contacts with Distant lands
  • Political Developments
  • Culture and Science
  • New Kings and Kingdom
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • Architecture
  • Creation of an Empire Social Change
  • Regional Cultures
  • The Establishment of 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
20 Questions
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
10 Questions
Social and Political Life
  • Diversity
  • Government
  • Local Government
  • Making a Living Democracy
  • State Government
  • Understanding media
  • Unpacking Gender
  • The Constitution
  • Parliamentary Government
  • The Judiciary
  • Social Justice and the Marginalized
10 Questions
B Pedagogical issues
  • Nature, aims and objectives of teaching Social Studies (History, Geography, Social and Political Life)
  • Correlation of Social Studies with other subjects in the curriculum
  • Methods and Teaching Strategies of Social studies: Lecture, Story Telling, Dramatization, Discussion, Brain Storming, Field trips, project methods etc.
  • Observation/Excursion/Regional (Method of social studies)
  • Teaching Resources: Textbooks, charts, models, News Paper, Historical Lab, Geography room, Museum, Exhibition
  • Practical Geography
  • Infusion of Local History
  • Diagnostic Test and Remedial Teaching
20 Questions

 

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