PSTET Syllabus 2019

03 Jan, 2019

PSTET Syllabus 2019- PSTET (Punjab State Eligibility Test) is conducted every year by Council of Educational Research and Training.  The candidates can register from December 2019. The applicants who are going to appear for the examination must take their eyeballs through PSTET Syllabus 2019. The syllabus and pattern of the examination will give them a brief idea about the type, the number of questions asked in the examination. The test provides the opportunity for the candidates to seek a job in Government as well private sector. The examination will be conducted for mainly two posts- Primary School Teacher and Upper Primary Teacher.  Paper 1 will be conducted for a primary teacher (1st to 5th class) and paper 2 will be conducted for the post of Upper Primary Teacher (6th to 8th).  The applicants will be tested on various subjects like Language and other subjects. This article carries all relevant information regarding PSTET Syllabus 2019, Examination Pattern, etc.

Firstly, let’s talk about PSTET Examination Pattern 2019

Examination Pattern for Primary Teacher

    Subjects

    Total No of questions

    Total Marks

    Child development and pedagogy

    30

    30

    Language 1 Punjabi

    30

    30

    Language 2 English

    30

    30

    Mathematics

    30

    30

    Environmental studies

    30

    30

    Total

    150

    150

    Examination Pattern for Upper Primary Teacher

    Subjects

    Total No of questions

    Total Marks

    Child development and pedagogy

    30

    30

    Language 1 Punjabi

    30

    30

    Language 2 English

    30

    30

    Maths and science

    30

    30

    Social Science

    30

    30

    Total

    150

    150

    PSTET Syllabus 2019

    Syllabus for Paper 1 (Primary Teacher)

    1. Child Development
    • Principles of development of children
    • Multi-dimensional Intelligence
    • Language and thought
    • The concept of child-centered education and progressive education
    • Diversity of Language, caste, religion, caste etc.
    • Individual differences, among leaders, understanding differences based on
    • Socialization process: social world and children (Students, teachers and peers).
    1. Pedagogy and Learning
    • Social Context of Learning
    • The Learning Process
    • Factors Contributing to Learning- personal and environmental
    • Cognition and emotions
    • Motivation and learning
    1. Language 1: Punjabi

    This section will consist of two paras, one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar, and verbal ability. (Prose Passage may be literary, scientific or can be on any other topic)

    Language 2: English

    This will be having two prose passages (discursive, literary, narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability.

    1. Mathematics
    • Geometry
    • Numbers
    • Addition and subtraction
    • Measurement
    • Weight
    • Height
    • Time
    • LCM and HCF
    • Multiplication
    • Volume
    • Decimal
    • Fractions
    • Permutations and combinations and other basic mathematical concepts

    Pedagogical Issues

    • Nature of Mathematics,
    • Language of Mathematics
    • Community Mathematics
    • Problems of Teaching
    • Diagnostic and remedial teaching
    • Evaluation through informal and formal methods
    1. Environmental Studies
    • Parts of the body
    • Water
    • Air
    • Group songs
    • Our Punjab
    • Solar System
    • Living and Non-living
    • Parts of plants
    • Geographical features and locations
    • Pollution
    • Weather and climate
    • Community Buildings
    • Local Bodies
    • Disaster management
    • First aid
    • Diseases

      Pedagogical issues

    • The concept of environmental studies
    • Nature of environmental studies
    • Activities
    • CCE
    • Teaching Problems
    • Experimentation and practical work
    • Discussion
    • Teaching Material and aids
    • Approaches of Presenting concepts

    Syllabus for Paper 2 (Upper Primary Teacher)

    1. Child Development and Pedagogy
    • Influence of heredity and evolution
    • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
    • Language and Thought
    • Caste, gender, religion, community etc.
    • Continuous and comprehensive evaluation: perspective and perception
    • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
    • The Learning Process
    • Social Context of Learning
    • Motivation and learning
    • Factors Contributing to Learning- personal and environmental
    • Cognition and emotions
    • Child as a problem and “Scientific Investigator”
    • Critical thinking in the classroom and learner achievement
    1. Language (Punjabi)

    There would be two unseen passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, Inference, grammar, and verbal ability. The prose passage can be scientific, literary, narrative or discursive.

    1. Language (English)

    There would be two unseen prose passages with emphasis on verbal ability and grammar. The nature of prose passage can be scientific, literary, narrative or discursive.

    1. Mathematics and Science

    Mathematics

    • Playing with the numbers
    • Negative numbers and Integers
    • Fractions
    • Profit and loss
    • Compound Interest
    • Discount
    • Algebra
    • Ratio and Proportion
    • Geometry
    • Basic geometrical shapes 2D and 3D
    • Quadrilateral
    • Symmetry (Reflection)
    • Data handling and Statistics

     
    Pedagogical issues

    • Nature of Mathematics and logical thinking
    • Language of Mathematics
    • Community of Mathematics
    • Evaluation
    • Problems and Remedial Measures of teaching

    Science

    • Sources of Food
    • Cleaning of food
    • Air
    • Water
    • Atom
    • Structure of Atom
    • Change of Matter
    • Molecule
    • Compounds
    • Metals and Non-metals
    • Carbon
    • Acids, base, and salts
    • The Universe
    • Force
    • motion
    • Work and Energy
    • Light
    • Sources of Energy
    • Pollution and its causes
    • Environmental issues regional and national

    Pedagogical issues

    • Nature of Science
    • Structure of Science
    • Approach to the concepts
    • Innovation
    • Problems
    • Remedial Teaching
    • Text Material and aids
    • Problems and Remedial Teaching
    1. Social Science

    History

    • Early States
    • New Ideas
    • The First Cities
    • Political Developments
    • The First Empire
    • New King and Kingdoms
    • Creation of an Empire
    • Social Change
    • Women and Reform
    • The revolt of 1857
    • Social change
    • Regional Changes
    • Colonialism and societies
    • The Nationalist Movement

    Geography

    • Globe
    • Air
    • Water
    • Human Environment- settlement, transportation, and communication
    • Man-made and natural resources
    • Agriculture

    Political and Social Life

    • Government
    • Democracy
    • Making a living
    • understanding Media
    • Unpacking Gender
    • The Constitution
    • Parliamentary and presidential form of government
    • Social Justice and Marginalized
    • The Judiciary

    Pedagogical issues

    • Projects
    • Evaluation
    • Sources- Primary and secondary
    • Developing Critical Thinking
    • Concept and Nature of Social Work
    • Problems of Teaching Social Science and Social work

    PSTET Syllabus 2019- How to download

    • The applicants need to visit the official website of the conducting authority i.e. www.pstet.org.in.
    • On homepage click on section “syllabus”.
    • Now syllabus for PSTET 2019 of both paper 1 and paper 2 will appear on the computer screen.
    • Download and take out printouts for the better preparation.

    This is all about PSTET Syllabus 2019 if you still have any doubt or query then let us know in the comments section below.

    All the best for the exams!

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