UPTET Paper 2 Syllabus

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UPTET Paper 2 Syllabus & Pattern

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level exam conducted once a year for the recruitment of primary (classes I-V) and upper primary (classes VI-VIII) level teachers in the schools of Uttar Pradesh. Candidate will have an option in the fourth subject between Mathematics/Science and Social Studies. Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level exam conducted once a year for the recruitment of primary (classes I-V) and upper primary (classes VI-VIII) level teachers in the schools of Uttar Pradesh. Candidate will have an option in the fourth subject between Mathematics/Science and Social Studies. UPTET Syllabus of Paper 2 focuses on the educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to classes 6 to 8. Candidates interested in Maths or Science have to choose OPTION A and candidates interested in social science should attempt OPTION B. The standard of questions in paper II is according to the topics prescribed by NCERT in books of class VI-VIII.

UPTET Paper 2 Number of Questions Total Marks
Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy 30 Questions 30 Marks
1st Language (Hindi) 30 Questions 30 Marks
2nd Language (Anyone from English, Urdu & Sanskrit) 30 Questions 30 Marks
A. Mathematics/ Science B. Social Studies/ Social Science 60 Questions 60 Marks

 

Topics For UPTET Child Development and Pedagogy Syllabus:

Topic Chapters
Child Development (Elementary School Child) (15 Questions) 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
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
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 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
Learning and Pedagogy (10 Questions) 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 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

 

Topics For UPTET Language I Syllabus:

Topic Chapters
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).
Pedagogy of Language Development (15 Questions) 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, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

 

Topics For UPTET Language II Syllabus:

 Topic Chapters
Comprehension (15 Questions) Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability
Pedagogy of Language Development (15 Questions) 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, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
Remedial Teaching

 

Topics For UPTET Mathematics and Science Syllabus:

Mathematics Syllabus Science Syllabus
Pedagogical issues Pedagogical issues
Number System Food
Algebra Materials
Geometry The World of the Living
Mensuration Natural Resources
Data Handling How Things Work
Natural Phenomena

 

Topics For UPTET Social Studies/Social Sciences Syllabus:

Subject Topics
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 o f 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.
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.
Social and Political Science Diversity, Government, Local Government, Making a Living, Democracy, State Government, Understanding Media, Unpacking Gender, The Constitution, Parliamentary Government, Social Justice and the Marginalized.
Pedagogical issues 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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