UPTET 2020 Exam Syllabus

Posted by on March 30, 2020


Highlights of UPTET 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for both the papers in UPTET 2020 is almost similar. However, the sections and their difficulty level vary as per the paper is chosen. Here are the highlights:

Number of PapersPaper I (Primary Level)
Paper-II (Elementary Level)
Mode of ExamOffline (Pen-Paper)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Marks of each paper150
Total number of questions in each paper150
UPTET  2020 Marking Scheme+1 for each correct answer & No negative marking
Time Allotted2 hours and 30 minutes
Language of the examBilingual (English and Hindi)

Overview of UPTET Exam Pattern 2020

Before we proceed towards UPTET syllabus, it is important to be well-known to the pattern of the exam.

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Paper 1:

SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
1. Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy30 Questions30 Marks
2.  Language-I (Hindi)30 Questions30 Marks
3. Language-II (Anyone from English, Urdu & Sanskrit)30 Questions30 Marks
4. Mathematics30 Questions30 Marks
5. Environmental Studies30 Questions30 Marks

1. UPTET Syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy:

Unit 1: Topics:

  • Child Development.
  • Concept of growth and development.
  • Principles and dimensions of development.
  • Factors affection development (especially of family and school) and its relationship with learning.
  • Role of Heredity and environment.

Unit 2: Topics:

  • Meaning and Concept of learning and its processes.
  • Factors of Affection learning.
  • Theories of learning and its implication.
  • How Children learn and think.
  • Motivation and Implications for Learning.

Unit 3: Topics:

  • Individual Differences.
  • Meaning, types and factors Affection Individual differences. Understanding individual differences based on language, gender, community, caste and religions.
  • Personality: Concept and types of personality, Factors responsible for shaping it and its measurements.
  • Intelligence: Concept, Theory and its measurement, Multidimensional Intelligence.

Unit 4: Topics:

  • Understanding diverse learners.
  • The backward, Mentally retarded, gifted, creative, disadvantaged and deprived, specially-abled.
  • Learning Difficulties.
  • Adjustment: Concept and ways of adjustment.
  • Role of teacher in the adjustment.

Unit 5: Topics:

  • Teaching-learning process.
  • Teaching-learning strategies and methods of the National Curriculum Framework 2005.
  • Meaning and purposes of Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation.
  • Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation.
  • Constriction of Achievement Test.
  • Action Research.
  • Right to Education Act 2009 (Role and Responsibilities of Teachers).

2. UPTET Syllabus for Language I (Hindi).

Unit 1: Topics:

  • Unseen Prose Passage.
  • Linking Devices.
  • Subject-Verb Concord.
  • Inferences.

Unit 2: Topics:

  • Unseen Poem.
  • Identification of Alliteration.
  • Simile.
  • Metaphor.
  • Personification.
  • Assonance and Rhyme.

Unit 3: Topics:

  • Modal Auxiliaries.
  • Phrasal Verbs and Idioms.
  • Literary Terms: Elegy, Sonnet, Short Story and Drama.

Unit 4: Topics:

  • Basic knowledge of English Sounds and their Phonetic Transcription.

Unit 5: Topics:

  • Principles of Teaching English.
  • Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching.
  • Challenges of Teaching English.
  • Language Difficulties.
  • Errors and Disorders.

Unit 6: Topics:

  • Methods of Evaluation and Remedial Teaching.

3. UPTET Syllabus for Language II (Anyone from English, Urdu & Sanskrit).

  • Comprehension.
  • Pedagogy of language development.
  • Language skills.
  • Parts of speech.
  • Active and passive voice.
  • Singular plural.
  • Tenses – Present, Past, Future.
  • Knowledge of the famous poetry of famous poets.

4. UPTET Syllabus for Mathematics.

Unit 1: Topics:

  • The whole number up to one crore.
  • Place Value and Comparison.
  • Fundamental mathematical operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division.
  • Indian Currency.

Unit 2: Topics:

  • Concept of the fraction.
  • Proper fractions.
  • Comparison of paper fraction of the same denominator.
  • Mixed fraction.
  • Comparison of proper fractions of unequal denominators.
  • Addition and Substation of fractions.
  • Prime and composite number.
  • Prime factors.
  • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) and the Highest Common Factor (HCF).

Unit 3: Topics:

  • University Law.
  • Average.
  • Profit-Loss.
  • Simple interest.

Unit 4: Topics:

  • Place and curved surfaces.
  • Plane and solid geometrical figures.
  • Prosperities of plane geometrical figures: pint, line, ray, line segment.
  • Angle and their types.
  • Length.
  • Weight.
  • Capacity.
  • Time.
  • Measurement of area and their standard units and relation between them.
  • Area and perimeter of plane surfaces of square and rectangular objects.

Unit 5: Topics:

  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking.
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum.
  • Language in Mathematics.
  • Community Mathematics.

Unit 6: Topics:

  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods.
  • Problems of Teaching.
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching.
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching.

5. UPTET Syllabus for Environmental Studies.

Unit 1: Topics:

  • Family Personal relationships.
  • Nuclear and joint families.
  • Social abuses (child marriage, dowry system, child labour, theft).
  • Addiction (intoxication, smoking) and it’s personal, social and economic bad effects.

     i. Clothes and Habitats.

  • Clothes for different seasons.
  • Maintenance of clothes at home.
  • Handloom and power loom.
  • Habitats of living beings.
  • Various types of houses.
  • Cleanliness of houses and neighbouring areas.
  • Different types of materials for building houses.

Unit 2: Topics:

      i. Profession.

  • The profession of surroundings (stitching clothes, gardening, farming, animal rearing, vegetable vendor etc.)
  • small and cottage industries.
  • major industries of Rajasthan State.
  • Need for consumer protection.
  • Co-operative societies.

     ii. Public places and Institutions.

  • Public places like school, hospital, post office, bus stand, railway station.
  • Public property (street light, road, bus, train, public buildings, etc.).
  • Wastage of electricity and water.
  • Employment policies.
  • General information about Panchayat, legislative assembly and parliament.

     iii. Our Culture and Civilization.

  • Fairs and festivals.
  • National festivals.
  • Dresses, food-habits and art and craft of Rajasthan.
  • Tourist places of Rajasthan.
  • Great personalities of Rajasthan.

Unit 3: Topics:

      i. Transport and Communication.

  • Means of transport and communication.
  • Rules for pedestrians and transport.
  • Effects of means of communication on the lifestyle.

     ii. Personal Hygiene.

  • External parts of our body and their cleanliness.
  • General information about the internal parts of the body.
  • Balance diet and its importance.
  • Common diseases (gastroenteritis, amoebiosis, methaemoglobin, anaemia, fluorosis, malaria, dengue.) their causes and methods of prevention.
  • Pulse Polio campaign.

     iii. Living Beings.

  • Levels of organization of plants and animals.
  • Diversity of living organisms.
  • State flower, state tree, state bird and state animal.
  • Knowledge of reserve forests and wildlife (national parks, sanctuaries, tiger reserve, world heritage).
  • Conservation of species of plants and animals.
  • Knowledge of Kharif and Rabi crops.

Unit 4: Topics:

      i. Matter and Energy.

  • Common properties of substances (colour, state, flexibility, solubility).
  • Various types of fuels.
  • Types of energy and transformation of one form into the another.
  • Applications of energy in daily life.
  • Sources of light.
  • Common properties of light.
  • Basic knowledge of air, water, forest, wetlands and deserts.
  • Different kind of pollution.
  • Renewable and non-renewable resources of energy in Rajasthan and Concept of their conservation.
  • Weather and climate.
  • Water cycle.

Unit 5: Topics:

  • Concept and scope of Environment Studies.
  • Significance of Environment Studies.
  • Integrated Environment Studies.
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education learning Principles.
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science.
  • Approaches of presenting concepts Activities

Unit 6: Topics:

  • Experimentation/Practical Work Discussion.
  • Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation.
  • Teaching material/Aids.
  • Problems of Teaching.

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Paper 2

UPTET Paper 2Number of QuestionsTotal Marks
1. Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy30 Questions30 Marks
2. Language-I (Hindi)30 Questions30 Marks
3. Language-II (Anyone from English, Urdu & Sanskrit)30 Questions30 Marks
A. Mathematics/ Science B. Social Studies/ Social Science60 Questions60 Marks

1. UPTET Syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy.

Topic: Child Development.

Chapters:

  • 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 and Peers).
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives.
  • Concept of child-centred 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.
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of Language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • The 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.

Topic: Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs.

Chapters:

  • 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.

Topic: Learning and Pedagogy.

Chapters:

  • 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.’
  • An alternative conception 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.

2. UPTET Syllabus for Language I (Hindi).

Topic: Language Comprehension.         

Chapters:

  • Reading unseen passages- two passages, one prose or drama.
  • One poem with questions on comprehension.
  • Inference.
  • Grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive).

Topic: Pedagogy of Language Development.      

Chapters:

  • Learning and acquisition.
  • Principles of language Teaching.
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool.
  • A 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, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching.

3. UPTET Syllabus for Language II (Anyone from English, Urdu & Sanskrit).

Topic: Comprehension.   

Chapters:

Two unseen prose passages (discursive / literary / narrative / scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability.

Topic: Pedagogy of Language Development.      

Chapters:

  • Learning and acquisition.
  • Principles of Language Teaching.
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool.
  • A 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, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom.
  • Remedial Teaching.

4. UPTET Syllabus for Mathematics.

  • Pedagogical issues.
  • Number System.
  • Algebra.
  • Geometry.
  • Mensuration.
  • Data Handling

5. UPTET Syllabus for Science.

  • Pedagogical issues.
  • Food.
  • Materials.
  • The World of the Living.
  • Natural Resources.
  • How Things Work.
  • Natural Phenomena

6. UPTET Syllabus for Social Studies/Social Sciences.

Subject: History.

Topics:

  • When, Where and How.
  • The Earliest Societies.
  • The First Farmers and Herders.
  • The First Cities.
  • The 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.

Subject: Geography.

Topics:

  • 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.

Subject: Social and Political Science.

Topics:

  • Diversity.
  • Government.
  • Local Government.
  • Making a Living.
  • Democracy.
  • State Government.
  • Understanding Media.
  • Unpacking Gender.
  • The Constitution.
  • Parliamentary Government.
  • Social Justice and the Marginalized.

Subject: Pedagogical issues.

Topics:

  • Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies.
  • Class Room Processes.
  • Activities and discourse.
  • Developing Critical thinking.
  • Enquiry/Empirical Evidence.
  • Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies.
  • Sources – Primary & secondary.
  • Projects Work.




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