Paper II (for classes VI to VIII); No of MCQs - 150; Duration of examination: 21 /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 Telangana State, 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 Telangana State 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 TSTET 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.
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