PSTET Exam Syllabus 2023 & Download Punjab TET Exam Pattern

PSTET Exam Syllabus 2023 – Applicants who want to make their career in teaching under Punjab government they’ve to share PSTET exam. Qualified PSTET 2023 aspirants will acquire a PSTET Certificate which will valid for a lifetime. Have a look of the PSTET Syllabus 2023 and Exam Pattern according to the table provided beneath. The Punjab State Education Board is planning to conduct the Punjab State TET 2023.

PSTET Exam Syllabus 2023

Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test, commonly popular as PSTET, is a state-level exam acted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB). It is held to sure the eligibility of aspirants who want to become teachers in Punjab’s government schools. PSTET Syllabus consists of 2 papers, Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper-I is for those who want to become teachers for classes I-V and Paper-II is for those who want to teach classes VI-VIII.

PSTET Exam Syllabus

PSTET Exam Syllabus 2023 Highlights

Article Name PSTET Exam Syllabus
Board Name Punjab School Education Board (PSEB)
Post Teacher Post
Exam Type Eligibility Test for Teachers
PSTET Exam 2023 Date Update Soon
Category Syllabus
Punjab State TET Syllabus 2023 Status Download from Below
Website URL pseb.ac.in

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PSTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Total 150 150

PSTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics and Science Or, Social Studies 60 60
Total 150 150

Punjab State TET Syllabus 2023 for Paper 1 & Paper 2

Curriculum is most important in any exam, aspirants must prepare with the help of Punjab State TET curriculum to strengthen their preparation. Aspirants can plan their studies to meet the PSTET Syllabus 2023, solve mock tests as many times as possible after completion of the curriculum and boost the weak areas.  Aspirants who are planning to sit in the Punjab State TET 2023 exam can check the latest PSTET 2023 curriculum and Punjab TET exam pattern from this page. And, for your convenience, we’re as well giving you the direct link of Punjab State TET Syllabus 2023 PDF Download.

State Council of Educational Research & Training, Punjab State is going to conduct the Punjab TET (Paper-I, II) for those who wish to acquire the eligibility criteria to apply for teaching jobs in Punjab State.

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PSTET Syllabus 2023 for Paper 1

PSTET Subjects Topics
Child Development and Pedagogy 1) Child Development (Primary School Child)

  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & 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.
  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning;
  • School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice

2) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

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

3) Learning and Pedagogy

  • 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 & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental
  • 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.
Language – I 1) Language Comprehension

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

2) Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching
  • 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 and in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
Language – II 1) Comprehension

  • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

2) Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching
  • 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 and in written form;
Mathematics 1) Content – 15 Questions

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

2) Pedagogical issues

  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of Teaching
  • Error analysand Remedial Teaching
  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Environmental Studies 1) Content

i. Family and Friends

ii. Food

iii. Shelter

iv. Water

v. Travel

vi. Things We Make and Do

2) Pedagogical Issues

  • Activities
  • Experimentation/Practical Work
  • Discussion
  • CCE
  • Teaching material/Aid
  • Problems
  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Significance of EVS integrated EVS
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
  • Approaches of presenting concepts

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PSTET Syllabus 2023 for Paper 2

PSTET Subjects PSTET Topics
Child Development and Pedagogy 1) Child Development (Elementary School Child)

  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.
  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, 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 & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice

2) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs-5 Questions

  • 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

3) 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 & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental
Language – I 1) Language Comprehension-15 Questions

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

2) 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 and in written form;
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching
Language – II 1) Comprehension

  • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

2) 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 and in written form;
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching
Mathematics & Science (i) Mathematics

1) 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, protractor, compasses)
  • Mensuration
  • Data handling

2) Pedagogical issues

  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Problem of Teaching

(ii) Science

1) 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 current and circuits
  • Magnets

VI. Natural Phenomena

VII. Natural Resources

2) Pedagogical issues

  • Nature & Structure of Sciences
  • Natural Science/Aims & objectives
  • Understanding & Appreciating Science
  • Approaches/Integrated Approach
  • Observation/Experiment/Discovery (Method of Science)
  • Innovation
  • Text Material/Aids
  • Evaluation – cognitive/psychomotor/affective
  • Problems
  • Remedial Teaching
Social Studies/Social Sciences 1) 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 Marginalized

2) Pedagogical issues-20 Questions

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

 

How to Download Punjab TET Syllabus ?

Aspirants who want to download the PSTET Syllabus can follow these easy steps:

  1. Go to the official web page of PSEB – pstet.net.
  2. Tap on the “PSTET Syllabus 2023” tab on the homepage.
  3. Choose the paper for which you want to download the curriculum.
  4. The PSTET Syllabus will show on your screen in PDF format.
  5. Download and save the curriculum for later use.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the PSTET syllabus?

The PSTET syllabus refers to the topics and subjects that are covered in the Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET). The syllabus includes Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I (Punjabi), Language-II (English), Mathematics, Environmental Studies, and Social Studies/ Social Science.

What is covered in the Mathematics section of the PSTET syllabus?

The Mathematics section of the PSTET syllabus covers topics such as number systems, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, mensuration, and data handling. The section is designed to test the candidates’ understanding of mathematical concepts and their ability to apply this knowledge to teaching practices. The questions in this section may also include problems related to pedagogy of mathematics.

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