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PSTET Exam 2021: PSTET Subject-Wise Preparation Tips

PSTET Subject-Wise Preparation Tips

PSTET Preparation Tips: PSTET or Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by the State Council Of Education Research & Training, Punjab every year. The main objective of this PSTET Exam is to test the eligibility of the aspiring candidates who wish to become teachers in government schools of Punjab. As the date of the PSTET Exam is nearly, the candidates are advised to buckle up and pace up their preparation.

Candidates are required to learn and comprehend the concepts and ideas prescribed in the Punjab TET Syllabus 2021. However, it is not enough. The candidates have to strategize their moves and preparation regime with precision to be able to crack the PSTET exam 2021. Adda247 brings you the most pertinent PSTET Subject-wise Preparation Tips that will help you excel in the exam with flying colours. Read on to know the best PSTET Subject-wise Preparation Tips from the experts.

PSTET Exam Date Notice 

PSTET Exam Pattern 2021

It is highly recommended to the candidates carefully go through the PSTET exam pattern 2021 even before they start their preparation for the PSTET exam 2021. The candidates should understand the salient points and intricacies of the PSTET Exam pattern 2021. This will help them understand the extent of time and effort they have to dedicate to the preparation for the PSTET Exam 2021. The PSTET exam pattern 2021 is mentioned below along with the marks distribution.

PSTET Exam Pattern 2021

Duration 2hr 30 mins (150 minutes)
Type of Question MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)
Number of Question 150
Marking Scheme (+1) for every right answer

There will be no negative marking

Marks distribution for PSTET Paper-I

Sections Number of Questions Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Total 150 150

Marks distribution for PSTET Paper-II

Sections Number of Questions Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics and Science

Or,

Social Studies

60 60
Total 150 150

PSTET Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2021

PSTET Preparation Tips: Subject Wise

In the following, the candidates will find important topics from each subject and section. The candidates can understand the difficulty level of the sections in the PSTET Exam 2021 question paper. Go through each section to comprehend the nature of the questions asked in the PSTET exam 2021.

Child Development and Pedagogy

CDP is a comparatively tough paper, candidates often face issues in this section while preparation. Mostly, the focus of this section is on theories. Candidates have to go through all theories to get a grasp on the subject.

Some of the important topics are:

  • Behaviour theories like Thorndike, Pavlov, Skinner
  • Motivation – Clark hulk, Maslow
  • Emotion- Paul, Ekman
  • James Lange, singer
  • Personality- carl Jung, Eysenck,
  • Intelligence theories- Gardner, Stenberg, spearman, Thorndike,
  • Intelligence test and personality test
  • Learning disabilities

Environmental Studies

According to the previous years’ question paper, this section is usually is tough. The main focus is on environmental issues and facts. The candidates have to stay updated with the current situations and pertinent environmental issues. Candidates should focus on dates, days, and events like ozone day, world health day while they are preparing this section. You will often find questions about various diseases as well.  Skim through the science and geography section to enhance your general awareness of the environment.

Some of the important topics are:

  • Ozone layer
  • Spheres of earth
  • Planetary system
  • Pollution
  • Other environmental issues

English Language

The paper comprises two comprehensions and the candidates will have to solve the questions accordingly. The main focus will be on grammar, tenses, parts of speech, and figures of speech. The candidates should practise mock tests, and pop quizzes on general English to enhance their understanding of the language itself. This section focuses on your comprehension of the language and vocabulary. Focus on grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

Some of the important topics are:

  • Grammar
  • Syntax
  • Tenses
  • Figure of speech
  • Vocabulary

Punjabi Language

The difficulty level of this section is usually easy. As Punjabi is mostly the mother tongue of the candidates appearing for the exam, they find it easy to solve the questions. There will be two passages consisting of either, prose, drama, or poetry. The candidates have to focus on grammar, syntax, parts of speech, and tenses. You will find 4-5 pedagogy questions from this section. The candidates are tested of their understanding and applicability of the Punjabi language.

Mathematics and Science

Candidates find this section is moderate in nature . The main focus of the questions from this section is on your basic understanding of class 5 to 8 level mathematics. Some of the very important topics are percentage, data handling, geometry, and measurement. Candidates have to focus on pedagogy questions as well. In the case of the science subject, the focus is on basic physics, biology, and chemistry. We have suggested you refer to the secondary level text books for better preparation.

Some of the important topics are:

  • Measurement
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Geometry

Social Studies

Candidates usually find this section easy to moderate. The main focus of this section is the basic knowledge of the candidates of the History, civics, and geography of India. The important topics from this section are political developments, dynasties, freedom movement, the democratic system of India, the Constitution of India, and so on. The main focus of this section is the candidate’s understanding of the basic history and geography of India.

Some of the important topics are:

PSTET Preparation Tips: Things to Remember

Daily Quizzes

The candidates should attempt Daily quizzes on different topics and subjects daily which is freely available on the ADDA247 APP. These daily quizzes consist of 10 questions from each section. They are a great way to prepare revise, practice, and test what you have already studied. On the basis of the score obtained in these pop quizzes, you will be able to understand and identify your weak points. All you have to do is improve your preparation strategy to enhance your core knowledge on that section.

Mock tests

As the name suggests, mock tests are proper imitations of the real PSTET exam 2021 with similar questions asked in the exams. These tests are time-bound tests that help you adapt to the management of your time effectively and efficiently during the real exam. Take at least one to two mock tests daily to improve your speed and accuracy of solving questions.

Previous Years Questions

Previous year’s questions are a great way to understand the nature of the question paper and the type of questions asked in the PSTET exam 2021. You will be able to identify a pattern and pick important topics to study for the exam. You can solve these questions to increase your problem-solving capacity. You can also identify your weak points that need your special attention.

PSTET Previous Year Paper

Analysis of Practice Session Scores

Be it a pop quiz, mock test or previous year question paper; always analyze your scores. It is very important to solve these problems. However, it is more important to analyze your performance in these tests. Make sure you go through the results and check the number of correct and wrong answers you have given. Now, check the correct answers to the wrong answers and make sure you revise the topics again.

Revision

Revise what you have studied again and again to ensure you retain all the information for a longer period of time. Don’t miss your revision session because you think you are good at it. Even if you are not revising then attempt a pop quiz on that section.

PSTET Preparation Tips: FAQs

Q: Can I appear for both Paper-I and Paper-II in PSTET Exam 2021?

A: Yes you can appear for both Paper-I and Paper-II in PSTET Exam 2021 if you meet the eligibility criteria.

Q: What is the conducting authority of the PSTET Exam 2021?

A: Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) is the conducting authority of PSTET Exam 2021.

Q: What is the minimum qualification for PSTET Exam 2021?

A: Candidates have to pass the 12th standard with a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible to apply for PSTET Exam 2021.

Q: What is the validity of the PSTET certificate? 

A: PSTET certificate will remain valid for 7 years from the date of its issuance.

Important Links
PSTET 2021 Notification PSTET Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2021 PSTET Exam Date OUT 2021
PSTET Online Application Form 2021 PSTET Previous Year Paper PSTET Admit Card 2021
PSTET Cut-Off Marks PSTET Eligibility Criteria PSTET Subject-Wise Preparation Tips

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