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The Karnataka School Education Board (KSEB) organizes, the Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test (KARTET) to recruit teachers for the Government school of Karnataka. The Examination is conducted for classes 1 to 5 and classes 6 to 8. Before applying for this examination, it is important to know about the syllabus and examination pattern of KARTET.

  • In the Karnataka TET (KARTET) Selection Process there are two papers in the recruitment process.
  • The Karnataka TET (KARTET) comprises a five-section of subjects i.e Language 1 & 2, Child Development and Pedagogy, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Social Studies.
  • Both the papers correspond to 150 MCQs, with an aggregate of 150 marks.
  • Paper-1 for those candidates, who aspire to teach in classes 1 to 5 & Paper-2 for those candidates, who aspire to teach in classes 6 to 8.

Karnataka TET (KARTET) Paper 1 Syllabus

Paper-1 of Karnataka TET (KARTET) is for those candidates, who want to teach in classes 1 to 5 in the Government school of Karnataka. In Paper-1 comprises a five-section of subjects i.e Language 1 & 2, Child Development & Pedagogy, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Social Studies for visually impaired candidates (in place of EVS or Mathematics). The total number of questions in the examination is 150 for 150 Marks.

Child development and pedagogy
Child Development Concept of Development and its relationship with learningPrinciples of Development of ChildrenInfluence of Heredity & Environment
Socialization ProcessesSocial world & Children (Teachers, Parents, Peers)
Concepts of child-centered and progressive educationPiagetKohlberg and VygotskyConstruct and critical perspectivesCritical perspectives of the construct of IntelligenceMulti-Dimensional IntelligenceLanguage & Thought
Gender as a Social ConstructGender rolesGender-bias and educational practiceIndividual differences among learnersUnderstanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion, etc.,
The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learningSchool-Based AssessmentContinuous & Comprehensive EvaluationFormulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learnersFor enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement
Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needsAddressing 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
Learning and PedagogyHow children think and learnHow and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance
The basic process of teaching and learningChildren’s strategies of learningLearning as a social activity and social context of learningChild as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’.
Alternative conceptions of learning in childrenUnderstanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.Cognition & Emotions, Motivation, and learning, Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental
Language 1
Language Comprehension Reading unseen passagesAnswering the question based on the given unseen passage. (Prose, Drama, or Poetry.)
Pedagogy of Language DevelopmentLearning and acquisitionPrinciples of language TeachingRole of listening and speakingThe function of language and how children use it as a toolA critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written formChallenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom and Language skillsTeaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom, Remedial Teaching
Language 2
Language Comprehension Reading unseen passagesAnswering the question based on the given unseen passage. (Prose, Drama, or Poetry.)
Pedagogy of Language DevelopmentLearning and acquisitionPrinciples of language TeachingRole of listening and speakingThe function of language and how children use it as a toolA critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written formChallenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom and Language skillsTeaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom, Remedial Teaching
Mathematics Content
MathematicsGeometrical Figured & the knowledge of space3-D Geometrical figuresNumbersFractionsMathematical operations on numbers and algebraic expressionsMeasurements- Weight, time, and volumeData handling & Measures of central tendencyRatio and proportionMathematics in daily lifeLines & anglesPolygonsBasic algebra – Linear equations & Identities
Pedagogical issuesNature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learningPlace of mathematics in CurriculumLanguage of MathematicsCommunity Mathematics, Evaluation through formal and informal methodsProblems of Teaching, Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teachingDiagnostic and Remedial Teaching
Environmental Science
Our EnvironmentMajor components of environments, types of ecosystem, life diversity and its features, food chain, and nature balancing factors, Food web, ecological PyramidsPlants and animal species, factors of Biodenisty, Tropic levelsTypes of pollution, reasons-effect- remedial measures, greenhouse gassesSustainable development and its maintenance, waste management measuresEnvironmental movements (Related to state and national level), Important Environment activists, state and national award-winning literature and writers related to the environment, major environmental phenomena, type of ecological conservation
Living WorldLife processes, classification of organismsHow do organisms reproduceCell Tissues, organ and organs system
Sources of EnergySolar Energy, Wind Energy, Tidal Energy, Geothermal EnergyBiodegradable wastes, nonbiodegradable wastes, Chemical in our daily life
Human Health and HygieneCarbohydrates: Types of Monomers, Lipids, Proteins, Vitamins, Minerals, Deficiencies
Natural PhenomenaMotionForceGravitation, Newtons’ laws of motionDistance-Speed graphs
How do things workDefinitions of important terminologies, SI units, Numericals
Pedagogy of Environmental ScienceImportant methods of teachingCurrent teaching-learning interactionMain features of NCF-2005Features and uses of practical methodsValues that are to be integrated into the classroom learning processEvaluation methods, existing evaluation methods, and maintenance of records
Social Studies
HistoryWhen, Where, and HowThe Earliest SocietiesThe First Cities, Early StaesThe First EmpireContacts with Distant LandsPolitical DevelopmentsCulture and ScienceNew kings and kingdomsSultans of Delhi, ArchitectureCreation of an EmpireSocial ChangeRegional CultureThe Establishment of company powerRural Life and SocietyColonialism and Tribal SocietiesThe Revolt of 1857-58Women and reformChallenging the Caste SystemThe Nationalist movementIndia After independence
GeographyGeography as a social study as a sciencePlanet- Earth in the solar systemThe environment in its totalityNatural and human environmentAir, Water, Human EnvironmentThe settlement, transport, and communicationResources- Types – Natural and HumanAgriculture
Social and Political LifeDiversityGovernment, Local Government Making a LivingDemocracyState GovernmentUnderstanding MediaUnpacking GenderThe ConstitutionParliamentary GovernmentThe JudiciarySocial justice and the Marginalized
Pedagogical IssuesConcept & Nature of Social Science/Social StudiesClass Room ProcessesActivities and discourseDeveloping Critical thinkingInquiry/Empirical EvidenceProblems of teaching Social Science/Social StudiesSources – Primary & Secondary, Project Work, Evaluation

Karnataka TET (KARTET) Paper 2 Syllabus

Paper-2 of Karnataka TET (KARTET) is for those candidates, who want to teach in classes 6 to 8 in the Government school of Karnataka. Some sections are the same as that of paper-1. The section of Child Pedagogy, Language 1 & 2, Social Studies are the same for Paper-2 as well. Now, we will be looking at the further part of the syllabus. The total number of questions in the examination is 150 for 150 Marks.

Paper 2 Mathematics Syllabus
MathematicsArithmatic ProgressionNumber systemStatistics & ProbabilityTrigonometryCo-ordinate geometryIdentifiesPair of linear equations in two variablesQuadratic equationsPolynomialsMensurationTrianglesQuadrilateralsCirclesArea related to circles
Science Syllabus
SciencePhysics Motion: Definitions, Types of motion, Law & Equations of motion, Laws, and numericalsGravitation : Law, numbericalsLight : Reflection & RefractionLens & Mirror: Concave, Convex, Images formed in Spherical mirrors and lensElectricity and Electric Circuits: Definitions, units, derivationsDefinition, Various laws, numerical, AC, DC motors, and generatorsEye, Eye defects, TIR, Dispersion
ChemistryMetals and Non MetalsPhysical and Chemical propertiesAtoms and Molecules, FormulaeArtificial Polymers, Natural UsesTypes and application of Natural ResourcesSoaps, Detergents, Medicines, Sweeteners
BiologyFood and Food ChainFood Web and Food PyramidFood Sources, Plant and implicationsEnergy Giving Foods, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Vitamins, Minerals, Body Building foodsMicro Organism, Plant and Animal KingdomVertebrates, InvertebratesPlant Cell and Animal CellTissues, Organ, Systems
Pedagogical IssuesNature & Structure of SciencesNatural Science/Aims & objectivesUnderstanding & Appreciating ScienceApproaches/Integrated ApproachObservation/Experiment/Discovery (Method of Science)InnovationText Material/AidsEvaluation – problems and remedial teaching

Karnataka TET (KARTET) Exam Pattern for Paper 1 2022

SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
(1)Language-130 MCQs30 Marks2 Hours 30 Minutes
(2)Language-230 MCQs30 Marks
(3)Child Development and Pedagogy30 MCQs30 Marks
(4)Mathematics30 MCQs30 Marks
(5)Environmental Studies30 MCQs30 Marks
(6)Social Studies (For visually impaired/disabled candidates rather than mathematics and EVS)60 MCQs60 Marks
Total150 MCQs150 Marks

Important Notes:

  • The Paper-1 will be a written Objective type paper including 150 Question
  • The total marks will be 150.
  • For every correct answer will be marked with +1 Marks

Karnataka TET (KARTET) Exam Pattern for Paper 2 2022

SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
(1)Language-1 (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks2 Hours 30 Minutes
(2)Language-2 (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
(3)Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
(4)For Mathematics and Science school teachers:- Mathematics and Science60 MCQs60 Marks
(5)For Social Studies school teacher:- Social Studies / Social Science60 MCQs60 Marks
Total150 MCQs150 Marks

Important Notes:

  • Paper-2 will be a written Objective type paper including 150 Question
  • The total marks will be 150 for Paper-2
  • For every correct answer will be marked with +1 Marks

Karnataka TET (KARTET) Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022 FAQs

How many Papers are conducted for Karnataka TET (KARTET) Recruitment 2022?

There are two papers of Karnataka TET (KARTET), Paper-1 for primary level & Paper-2 for higher primary level.

How much time was given to solve the Karnataka TET (KARTET) Examination 2022?

Authority will be given 2 Hours & 30 Minutes for both Paper-1 & Paper-2 examinations.

How many sections are there in Paper-1 of Karnataka TET (KARTET) Examination 2022?

The section for Paper-1 is Child Pedagogy, Language 1 & 2, Mathematics, EVS, and Social Studies for visually impaired/disabled candidates in the palace of EVS and Mathematics.

How prepare for Karnataka TET (KARTET) Examination 2022?

As we see, its syllabus is vast so candidates have to prepare a timetable and study accordingly time table & given equal time to every subject and do more practice in daily basics.

What does the Child Pedagogy section of Paper 1 focus on?

Paper 1 of Child Pedagogy focuses on the educational psychology and learning aspects of the children for the age group 6 to 11.

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