KTET 2020: Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test

KTET

The Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test is a teacher recruitment examination similar to Assam TET, MAHA TET, TET and CTET, conducted by the Kerala Pareeksha Bhawan across classes I to X along with language teachers. Furthermore, it comprises of four categories depending on the classes. The syllabus of the exam somewhat draws form the UGC NET Syllabus. In this blog, we have curated all relevant information from dates and deadlines and syllabus to the official sample papers of the KTET Exam 2020.

Important Dates for KTET 2020

If you are looking to apply for the KTET, check out the dates here:

Online Application Window09/01/2020 to 16/01/2020
Date for Final Printout17/01/2020 
Date for downloading of Admit Card through website05/02/2020 

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KTET Exam 2020 Schedule 

Each category exam is held on different days and with different timings. The table given below can give you a brief of the same:

CategoryClassExamination Date
KTET: Category 1Class I to V15/02/2020 [10.00 am – 12.30 pm
KTET: Category 2Class VI to VIII15/02/2020 [2.00 pm – 4.30 pm]
KTET: Category 3Class VIII to X16/02/2020 [11.00 am – 1.30 pm]
KTET: Category 4Teachers for languages of Arabic,
Urdu, Sanskrit, Hindi
(Upto Upper Primary Level),
Specialist Teachers &
Physical Education Teachers
16/02/2020 [2.30 pm – 5.00 pm]

To confirm the details mentioned above, you can visit the official website.

Syllabus for KTET 2020

The entire syllabus for this particular exam can be divided into 4 categories. Given below is the list of topics covered in each of the counterparts: 

Category I

The topics covered under the category I of the paper are:

Main HeadsTotal
Marks
I. Child Development And Pedagogy: Child Development and Learning
Concepts of inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
Learning and Pedagogy
30
II. Language I – Malayalam/Kannada/Tamil

A. Malayalam

B. Tamil
Reading Comprehension – Prose
Reading Comprehension – Poem
Pedagogical aspects of Mother Tongue Education – Class-I to V
Language, Literature and culture

C. Kannada
Reading Comprehension – Prose
Reading Comprehension – Poem
Pedagogical aspects of Kannada Language – Class 1 to 5
History of Language, Literature and Culture


30





30




30
III. Language II – English/Arabic

A. English
Language Comprehension
Pedagogy of language development

B. Arabic

IV. Environmental Science
Content: Family, Soil, Agriculture, Food, Jobs, Diseases, Water, etc.
Pedagogy

V. Mathematics
Content: Numbers, Geometry, Measurements
Pedagogy


30



30


30



30

Category II

Building upon the foundation of category I, category II further covers:

Main HeadsTotal
Marks
I. Child Development And Pedagogy:
Child Development [Elementary Child]Inclusive Education
Learning and Pedagogy
30
II. Language I – Malayalam/English/Kannada/Tamil

A. Malayalam

B. English
Language Comprehension
Pedagogy of language development

C. Tamil
Reading Comprehension – Prose
Reading Comprehension – Poem
Pedagogical aspects of Mother Tongue Education – Class-6 to 8
Language, Literature and culture

D. Kannada
Reading Comprehension – Prose
Reading Comprehension – Poem
Pedagogical aspects of Kannada Language – Class 6 to History of
Language, Literature and Culture


30


30

30


30




30
III. Language II – Malayalam/ English/ Hindi/ Arabic/ Urdu/ Sanskrit

A. Malayalam

B. English
Language Comprehension; Pedagogy of language development

C. Hindi
Pedagogy of language development
Questions for Language comprehension

D. Arabic

E. Urdu

F. Sanskrit

IV. A. SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS
Science; Science PedagogyMathematics 

IV. B. SOCIAL SCIENCE
History
Geography
Economics
Political Science
Social Science – Pedagogy
30

30

30


30


30

30



30




30

Category III

At this level, learning and psychology are also added. Particular topics are listed in the following table:

Main HeadsTotal Marks
Adolescent Psychology,
Theories Of Learning & Teaching Aptitude

Adolescent Psychology
Theories Of Learning
Teaching Aptitude

40

I. Language I – Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada
Malayalam
English: Comprehension, Elements of Language, Communication
Tamil: Reading Comprehension (Prose);
Reading Comprehension – Poem;
Elements of Language;
Communication
Kannada: Reading Comprehension (Prose);
Reading Comprehension – Poem;
Elements of Language; Communication
30
Subject Specific Areas:
[Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada/Hindi/Arabic/Urdu/
Sanskrit/Physical Science/Natural Science/Mathematics/Social Science
(History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Pedagogy)]
80



Category IV

These are language or vocation-based papers. These are:

  • Arabic
  • Hindi 
  • Sanskrit
  • Urdu
  • Physical Education
  • Drawing
  • Sewing
  • Music

Check out the sample papers here.

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