Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) Exam is conducted at the central level by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). As CTET 2021 is going to conduct from 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022, the candidate has to get ready and start taking steps towards the preparation to clear the CTET exam. So in this article, we are discussing about the plan of action and the strategy for social studies in the CTET Exam 2021. Social studies is the main subject in the CTET exam Paper II. Humanities/Arts students may opt Social studies as a main subject in CTET Paper II. The Social Studies section plays a vital role in achieving the score required to cross the cut off marks in CTET Exam.
As per the CTET Social Studies Syllabus 2021, a total of 60 questions are asked in this section in multiple choice objective format. Each question is of 1 mark and there is no negative marking. The questions from the Social Studies are asked to test the candidate’s knowledge of the subject. Firstly, we should know about the syllabus of the Social Studies:
CTET Social Studies/Social Sciences Syllabus -60 Questions
|Social & Political Life||
Topic wise Break up of Questions In Social Studies:
|Subjects||Number of Questions Asked|
|Social & Political Life||1-15 Questions|
|Pedagogical Issues||20 Questions|
Distribution Of Questions In CTET Exam:
|Topic Name||History||Geography||Political Science||Social Studies Pedagogy|
How To Prepare For the Social Studies:
- Refers NCERT text Books: Mainly refer to the NCERT subject text book for CTET Exam. This is because most of the questions asked in the CTET Exam are coverd from the NCERT textbook only.And you can also consult teachers comprehensive guide for further practice for the CTET Exam.
- Consult Previous Year Question papers: Previous year papers give you an idea of the type of questions that can be asked in the paper. Download previous year papers and solve the questions to check where you stand. It will also help you to understand the difficulty level of this exam so that you can strategize your preparations accordingly.
- Practice Daily with full-length mock tests: Full-length mock tests not only help you to practice but also overcome your fear of exam. It gives you an idea on the actual exam pattern and helps you maintain speed & accuracy., Click HERE
- Work on your weaker areas; Many aspirants tend to leave their weaker topics with the fear of never getting it right. Candidates must solve quizzes daily from the weaker topics. Your weaker areas must be focused and need more attention.