CTET 2020 Important Questions, Topics, Preparation Plan

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaPublished On: February 11, 2020 | CTET

With the dates coming closer for the exam, the students must be wondering through which topics and questions among the CTET 2020 syllabus are important and how to prepare for the exam.

CTET 2020

The official notification for CTET (Central Teaching Eligibility Test) 2020 is out and the exam is scheduled to be held on July 5, 2020. The national level exam is crucial for the students who wish to pursue a degree in Bachelors of Education. With the dates coming closer for the exam, the students must be wondering through which topics and questions among the CTET 2020 syllabus are important and how to prepare for the exam.

This article will cover various exam related articles for students going for CTET 2020 exam including paper pattern, important topics, questions, and preparation tips.

CTET Important Questions 2020

Some of the important questions for CTET 2020 are listed below:

Ques: A teacher in the classroom will be considered as which one of the following?

Ans: A Leader

Ques: What should parents do for the harmonious development of their child’s personality development?

Ans: The parents should provide a conducive environment for the child at home

Ques: What attitude should a teacher possess for students who are weak in studies?

Ans: Sympathetic

Ques: What is the main objective of teaching?

Ans: To develop the thinking abilities of the students

Ques: What are the crucial characteristics of a teacher?

Ans: Having sympathy for students

Ques: How can you reduce the amount of absenteeism in class?

Ans: By teaching regularly and effectively

Ques: What does the achievement of a student depend on?

Ans: The learning and teaching process of the classroom.

Ques: How do you address a new Millenium teacher?

Ans: As a learning facilitator

Ques: What personality should a good teacher possess?

Ans: Knowing the problems faced by the students and having the power to help them.

Ques: How should a teacher treat an aggressive student in the class?

Ans: Give him/her proper advise and guide him/her.

CTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2020

The CTET 2020 exam will be conducted in the pen and paper mode. The exam will be for a total duration of 150 minutes. There will be 5 sections in each paper consisting of 30 questions each. There will be no negative marking in CTET 2020 exam.

The candidates who want to become a teacher for class 1 to 5 will have to appear for CTET paper 1. The paper pattern for CTET paper 1 is given in the table below:

Section

Duration

Number of Questions

Marks

Section A: Child Development and pedagogy

150 Minutes

30

30

Section B: Mathematics

30

30

Section C: Language 1

30

30

Section D: Language 2

30

30

Section E: Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

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CTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2020

The candidates who want to become a teacher for class 5 to 8 will have to appear for CTET paper 2. The paper pattern for CTET paper 2 is given in the table below:

Section

Duration

Number of Questions

Marks

Section A: Child Development and pedagogy

150 minutes

30

30

Section B: Language 1

30

30

Section C: Language 2

30

30

Section D: Science & Mathematics (for mathematics and science teachers) or Social Science (for social science teachers)

60

60

Total

150

150

CTET Important Topics 2020 (Section Wise)

The section-wise important topics for CTET 2020 is given in the table below:

Section: Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development and its relation to learning

Influence of Heredity & Environment

Questions Related to Education Act

Socialisation processes

Assessment and Evaluation

Individual differences

Specially-abled Learners

Concept of Inclusive Education

Questions Related to Theories

Motivation and learning

Cognition & Emotions

Processes of teaching and learning

Pedagogy Issues

Practical Questions

Section: Language (Hindi and English)

Reading comprehension and Poems

Pedagogy questions

Section: Science

The World of the Living

Pedagogical issues related question

Food

Materials

Natural Phenomena

Moving Things People and Ideas

Natural Resources

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Section: Mathematics

Paper-I

Mathematics Pedagogy

Geometry

Numbers

Algebra

Time

Measurement & Weight

Volume

Data Handling & Patterns

Paper-II

Mathematics Pedagogy

Number System

Algebra

Geometry

Data Analysis

Mensuration

Arithmetic

Section: Environmental Studies

Pedagogy of Environmental Studies

Flora & Fauna

Family & Friend

Water

Food & Nutrition

Travel

Shelters

Things we Make and Do

Section: Social Science and Social Studies

Pedagogical issues related to Social Science

Geography

History

Social and Political Life

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How to Prepare for CTET 2020

In order to prepare for CTET 2020, the students need to keep a few important points in mind. Although, hard work and study is the key to successful results, keeping into consideration some of the important points will help you strengthen your grip over the syllabus. Some important tips to study for CTET 2020 are given as below:

1. Understand CTET 2020 syllabus and Paper Pattern

The initial phase of CTET 2020 preparation is to understand the paper pattern and the syllabus to cover. This will help the student understand which topics must be covered and how to answer the questions in the exam.

2. Prepare a Study Timetable

It is also important for the students to prepare a study timetable and stick to it. First, calculate how much overall time do you get to study. Then based on the time, distribute your time for each topic. Remember to allot more time to the topics in which you are weaker and less time to the topics which you know already. Also, plan you study timetable in such a way that the last 2-3 weeks is dedicated to practising and solving mock tests.

3. Practice Previous Year’s Papers

Practice as much previous year’s papers as you can. It is important as most of the time, some of the questions get repeated every year. This will help you solve those questions in the exam easily and will also help you understand what type of questions are asked in the CTET exam.

4. Practice Mock Tests and Practice Papers

Along with the previous year’s papers, it is also important to practice mock tests and practice papers. This will help you learn basic formulas and will also boost your speed in terms of solving mathematical problems.

5..Study NCERT Textbooks

A lot of syllabus for CTET is covered from the NCERT textbooks. Hence, make sure that the primary source of your preparation for CTET 2020 exam is from the NCERT books. You can easily find the NCERT textbooks online free of cost.

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