APTET 2016 Syllabus

Structure, Content and Syllabus of APTET:
a) The structure and content of each part of Paper-I and Paper-II of the fourth APTET, and the breakup of the total 150 marks among various parts of the paper are given in the Information Bulletin.

Candidates can apply for APTET – September 2016 to be held in the month of September ‘ONLINE’ only through APTET website http://aptet.cgg.gov.in/. The candidates shall first download the ‘Information Bulletin’ free of cost from the APTET website http://aptet.cgg.gov.in/, go through it carefully and satisfy their eligibility for appearing for APTET, September 2016.

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF APTET:
a) All questions in APTET - September 2016 will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.
b) There will be two papers of APTET-September 2016.
(i) Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
c) 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).

d) Paper I (for Classes I to V); No. of MCQs - 150:
Duration of examination: 2½ hours

Structure and Content (All Compulsory): S.No.
Subject
No. of MCQs
Marks
1
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
2
Language I
30
30
3
Language II (English)
30
30
4
Mathematics
30
30
5
Environmental Studies
30
30
TOTAL :
150
150

i) The syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy under Paper- I is based on the syllabus of D.Ed curriculum focusing on Educational Psychology of Teaching and Learning in Classes I to V and above. The syllabus also focuses on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

ii) In Andhra Pradesh, the following languages are offered under Language I viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya and Tamil. Candidate has to choose one of these 9 languages under Language I under APTET. Those candidates would have compulsorily studied in that language either as medium of study or as first language at least up to Class X as stated in the eligibility criteria above.

iii) In respect of Andhra Pradesh language II under APTET shall be English for all candidates irrespective of medium of the school to which they intend to seek employment.

iv) The syllabi for Mathematics & Environmental Studies are designed on the basis of topics of Classes I to V of state syllabus (old). The difficulty standard of questions will be up to X class level. The test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will contain MCQs not only on content but also on pedagogy. In Mathematics 24 MCQs will be on content and 6 MCQs on pedagogy. Similarly in Environmental Studies 24 MCQs will be on content and 6 MCQs on pedagogy.

v) The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the language, elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities (standard up to Class X level).

e) Paper II (for classes VI to VIII); No of MCQs - 150;

Duration of examination: 2 1/2 hours

Structure and Content: S.No.
Subject
No. of MCQs
Marks
1
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
2
Language I
30
30
3
Language II (English)
30
30
4
Mathematics and Science OR
Social Studies
60
60
TOTAL
150
150

i) The syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy under Paper II is based on the syllabus of D.Ed / B.Ed curriculum focusing on Educational Psychology of Teaching and Learning in Classes VI and above. The syllabus also focuses on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
ii) In Andhra Pradesh, the following languages are offered under Language I viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, and Sanskrit. Candidate has to choose one of these languages under Language I. Candidates with Language Pandit Training Certificate should only choose that particular Language as Language-I of TET Paper-II.
iii) In respect of Andhra Pradesh language II shall be English for all candidates.

iv) For Paper II Science & Mathematics sectors questions will be as follows:
Subject
No. of MCQs
Mathematics
30 MCQs
Physical Science
14 MCQs
Biological Science
16 MCQs
TOTAL

60 CQs



v) For Paper II Social Studies portion the syllabus will cover the sectors namely, History, Geography, Civics and Economics.
Subject
No. of MCQs
History and Civics
30 MCQs
Geography &
Economics
30 MCQs
TOTAL

60 CQs

 vi) For Paper II the syllabi for APTET-September 2016 of Mathematics & Sciences, Social Studies are based on topics of Classes VI to VIII (old syllabus) with difficulty standard of questions upto Secondary Level.
vii) The syllabi for language I and II shall be based on proficiency in the language, elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities standard up to Secondary Level.
Note: Syllabi for Paper I and II for each subject notified on website http://aptet.cgg.gov.in

MEDIUM OF QUESTION PAPER:
The question paper shall be bilingual i.e., it shall be English followed by the Language I chosen for all languages except for Sanskrit. For Sanskrit it shall be Telugu followed by Sanskrit.