PSTET Syllabus 2021, Section & Subject Wise Syllabus – Check Here


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The Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test is abbreviated as PSTET and the PSTET Examination is conducted through the State Council of Education Research Punjab to search the eligible and deserving candidates for the vacant positions. 

Those candidates are interested and eligible; they can apply in the PSTET Examination by filling the Application Form online mode by visiting the official website of State Council of Education Research Punjab.

Candidates should have to score qualified marks in the PSTET Examination. Here, applicants will get detailed information of PSTET in which includes the PSTET Syllabus.

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PSTET Syllabus 2021

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The PSTET syllabus will be prescribed through authority and those candidates who have applied for PSTET Examination must have to prefer the syllabus for better preparation of the examination. The syllabus will be available in PDF mode. There are the syllabus details mentioned below.

Paper – 1 (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

I. Child Development and Pedagogy (30 Questions)

a. Child Development (Primary School Child)

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of development of children
  • Influence of Heredity and Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teachers, Parents and Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language and Thought
  • Gender as a social construct: gender roles, gender-bias, and educational practice individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion, etc.
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous and Comprehension Evaluation: Perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and assessing learner achievement

b. Concept of Inclusive Education and understanding children with special needs

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, impairment, etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

c. Learning and Pedagogy

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process
  • Cognition and Emotions
  • Motivation and Learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – Personal and environmental

II. Language- I (Punjabi) 30 Questions

a. Language Comprehension

Reading unseen passage – two passages: one prose/drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar, and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative, or discursive)

b. Pedagogy of Language development

  • Learning and Acquisition
  • Principles of Language teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool •Critical Perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally or in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders •Language skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
  • Teaching-Learning Materials: Text-books, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

III. Language – II (English) (30 Question)

a. Comprehension

Two unseen prose passages (discursive/literary/narrative/scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability

b. Pedagogy of Language development

  • Learning and Acquisition.
  • Principles of Language teaching.
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical Perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally or in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
  • Teaching-Learning Materials: Text-books, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

IV. Mathematics 30 Questions

a. Content

  • Geometry •Shapes and Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money

b. Pedagogical Issues

  • Nature of Mathematics / Logical Thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of teaching
  • Error analysis and related aspects of teaching and learning
  • Diagnostic and remedial teaching

V. Environmental Studies 30 Questions

a. Content

  • Family and Friends
  • Relationships
  • Work and Play
  • Animals
  • Plants Food Shelter Water Travel Things we Make and Do b. Pedagogical Issues
  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Significance of EVS, integrated EVS
  • Environmental Studies and Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles
  • Scope and Relation to Science and Social Science
  • Approaches of presenting concepts •Activities
  • Experimentation / Practical Work
  • Discussion
  • CCE
  • Teaching Material / Aids
  • Problems of teaching Paper – 2 (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

Paper – 2 (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

I. Child Development and Pedagogy (30 Questions)

a. Child Development (Elementary School Child)

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of development of the child
  • Influence of Heredity and Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world and children (Teachers, Parents and Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language and Thought
  • Gender as a social construct : gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion, etc.
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous and Comprehension Evaluation: Perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and assessing learner achievement b. Concept of Inclusive Education and understanding children with special needs
  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled learners c. Learning and Pedagogy
  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process •Cognition and Emotions
  • Motivation and Learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – Personal and environmental

II. Language-I (Punjabi) 30 Questions

a. Language Comprehension

Reading unseen passage – two passages: one prose/drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative, or discursive)

b. Pedagogy of Language development

  • Learning and Acquisition
  • Principles of Language teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical Perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally or in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
  • Teaching-Learning Materials: Text-books, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

III. Language – II (English) 30 Questions

a. Comprehension

Two unseen prose passages (discursive/literary/narrative/scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability

b. Pedagogy of Language development

  • Learning and Acquisition
  • Principles of Language teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical Perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally or in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
  • Teaching-Learning Materials: Text-books, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

IV. Mathematics & Science (60 Questions)

i. Mathematics (30 Question)

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, protector, compasses) Mensuration Data Handling b. Pedagogical Issues
  • Nature of Mathematics / Logical Thinking
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics •Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation of Remedial Teaching
  • Problems of teaching

ii. Science 30 Questions

a. Content

i. Food

  • Sources of food
  • Components of food
  • Cleaning food ii. Materials
  • Materials of daily use

iii. The world of the living

iv. Moving things, people and ideas

v. How things work

  • Electric currents and circuits
  • Magnets

VI. Natural Phenomena

VII. Natural Resources

b. Pedagogical Issues

  • Nature and Structure of Sciences
  • Natural Science / Aims and objectives
  • Understanding & Appreciating Science
  • Approaches / Integrated Approach
  • Observation / Experiment / Discovery (Method of Science)
  • Innovation
  • Text Materials / Aids
  • Evaluation – cognitive/psychomotor/affective
  • Problems
  • Remedial Teaching

V. Social Studies / Social Sciences 60 Questions

a. Content

i. History

  • When, Where and how
  • The Earliest Societies
  • The First Farmers and Herders
  • The First Cities
  • Early States
  • New Ideas
  • The First Empire
  • Contacts with Distant lands
  • Political Developments
  • Culture and Science
  • New Kings and Kingdoms
  • 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

ii. 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

iii. 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 Marginalised

b. Pedagogical Issues

  • Concept and Nature of Social Sciences / Social Studies
  • Classroom Processes, activities, and discourse
  • Developing Critical Thinking
  • Inquiry / Empirical Evidence
  • Problems of teaching Social Sciences / Social Studies •Sources – Primary & Secondary
  • Project Work
  • Evaluation

NOTE: For a detailed syllabus of classes I – VIII, please refer to PSEB and NCERT syllabus and textbooks.

PSTET 2021 Exam Pattern

There will be two papers of PSTET

Paper 1 Pattern

Subjects of the Question Paper Total Marks Number of Questions
The language I  30 Marks 30 MCQs
Child Development and Pedagogy  30 Marks 30 MCQs
Language II  30 Marks 30 MCQs
Environmental Studies  30 Marks 30 MCQs
Mathematics  30 Marks 30 MCQs
In Total  150 Marks 150 MCQs

Paper 2nd Pattern

Subjects of the Question Paper Total Marks Number of Questions
Language-I (mandatory)  30 Marks 30 MCQs
Child Development & Pedagogy (mandatory)  30 Marks 30 MCQs
Language-II (mandatory)  30 Marks 30 MCQs
Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)  60 Marks 60 MCQs
Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)  60 Marks 60 MCQs
In Total  150 Marks 150 MCQs

PSTET 2021 Preparation Tips

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2021:

    1. UPES, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    2. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    3. GD Goenka, Gurgaon | Admission Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    4. DIT University, Dehradun | Admission Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    5. Sharda University | Admission Open all courses 2021. Apply Now
    6. Manav Rachna University, Haryana | Admission Open for all courses 2021. Apply Now
    7. KL University, Guntur AP | Admission Open at KL University, Andhra Pradesh.  Apply Now
    8. Lovely Professional University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    9. SRMU, Sonepat | Admission Open for UG & PG course 2021. Apply Now
    10. SSIU, Gujarat | Admission Open for UG & PG course 2021. Apply Now

The students should have to plan their studies schedule for better preparations, and then they have to prepare studies as per schedule. Applicants should have to collect the details about the test and its Exam Pattern. Get the official syllabus for their better preparation. The area of the study also matters for the proper concentration and mindset for study.

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