REET Level 1 & Level 2

Meta: REET exam is conducted every year to recruit Grade III primary and upper primary teachers in Rajasthan. Learn more about REET level 1 and level 2 in this blog.

REET (Rajasthan Eligibility Exam for Teachers) or it is also known as RTET (Rajasthan Teacher Eligibility Test), is a crucial state-level exam. It is conducted every year to select candidates for teaching jobs in Rajasthan. The examination is organized by the Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan, to recruit Level I and Level II teachers. REET Level 1 & Level 2 are conducted to select teachers for classes 1 to 5 (primary teachers), and Level II selects teachers for classes 6 to 8 or upper primary classes. 

REET Level 1 & Level 2 has distinct subjects and topics that a candidate must prepare to clear the examination. Having a thorough knowledge of the syllabus gives the aspiring candidate an edge to plan well before the examination based on the difficulty level of the topics.

REET Level 1 and Level 2 Subjects

The REET exam is conducted for two Levels: Level I (Primary Teacher) and Level II (Upper Primary Teacher). The Level I REET exam has five subject sections that a candidate has to prepare. These five subjects with topics are as follows:

Level I (Primary Teacher) Syllabus

  1. Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Child Development
  • Types and Factors that affect Individual differences
  • Personality
  • Concept and theories of Intelligence
  • Learning difficulties
  • Teacher-learning process and strategies
  • Understanding the diversity of learners
  • The Right to Education Act 2009
  • The role of environment and heredity
  • Learning theories and their implication 
  1. Language I
  • Unseen Prose Passage
  • Synonyms, Antonyms
  • Parts of Speech
  • Tenses
  • Determiners
  • Question framing, including the WH-questions
  • Teaching Learning Materials
  • Principles of Teaching English
  • Development of Language Skills
  • Comprehensive & Continuous Evaluation
  1. Language II
  • English
  • Unseen Poem
  • Principles of the Teaching English
  • Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching
  • Challenges of Teaching.
  • Basic knowledge of the English Sounds
  • Phonetic Transcription
  • Modal Auxiliaries
  • Phrasal Verbs
  • Idioms
  • Literary Term 
  1. Mathematics 
  • Whole Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Profit-Loss
  • Geometry
  • Simple Interest
  • LCM-HCF
  • Unitary Method
  • Mathematical logical thinking
  • Evaluation of Maths through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of teaching in mathematics
  1. Environmental Studies
  • Family
  • Clothes & Habitats
  • Profession
  • Public places and institutions
  • Our culture and civilization
  • Transport & Communication
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Living Beings
  • Energy and Matter
  • The concept and scope of Environmental Studies 

Level II (Upper Primary Teacher) Syllabus 

  1. Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Child Development
  • Types and Factors that affect Individual differences
  • Personality
  • Concept and theories of Intelligence
  • Learning difficulties
  • Teacher-learning process and strategies
  • Understanding the diversity of learners
  • The Right to Education Act 2009
  • The role of environment and heredity
  • Learning theories and their implications 
  1. Language I
  • Unseen Prose Passage
  • Synonyms, Antonyms
  • Parts of Speech
  • Tenses
  • Determiners
  • Question framing, including the WH-questions
  • Teaching Learning Materials
  • Principles of Teaching English
  • Development of Language Skills
  • Comprehensive & Continuous Evaluation 
  1. Language II
  • English
  • Unseen Poem
  • Principles of the Teaching English
  • Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching
  • Challenges of Teaching.
  • Basic knowledge of the English Sounds
  • Phonetic Transcription
  • Modal Auxiliaries
  • Phrasal Verbs
  • Idioms
  • Literary Terms
  1. REET Life Sciences Syllabus/Mathematics & Science/ Social Studies 
  • Indices
  • Algebraic expressions
  • Linear Equations
  • Square & Square Root
  • Interest
  • Ration & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Geometry
  • Micro-Organisms
  • Living Beings
  • Human Body & Health
  • Animal Reproduction
  • Force & Motion
  • Heat
  • Light & Sound
  • Science & Technology
  • Solar System
  • Structure of Matter
  • Chemical Substances

Important facts about the REET Level 1 & Level 2 

  • REET Level 1 & level 2 contains a total of 150 questions, and a maximum of 150 marks can be allotted to the candidate who attempts every question and answers it correctly.
  • Each question in both Level 1 and Level 2 carries 1 mark. 
  • There’s no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • The total time for the entire exam of REET level 1 & level 2 is 2 hours and 30 minutes. 
  • The REET exam pattern includes only Multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
  • The exam is conducted in both English and Hindi. 
  • After clearing the REET exam, candidates are issued an eligibility certificate valid for three years. Within the validity of that certificate, candidates can apply for the teaching vacancies released by the department of school education in Rajasthan.

REET Exam Selection Process

REET exam follows two stages for the selection of teachers with the schools in Rajasthan. The stages are Written and Personal Interviews. The Written Stage of REET Level 1 & Level 2 includes an offline examination. The applicant has to score the minimum qualifying marks (as released by the Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan) to be eligible for the next stage of the selection process.

When the candidates clear stage 1 of the REET exam, they move forward to the interview round, where they are face to face with the interviewer. In this stage, the interviewer asks subject-related and general class management questions to the candidates to check their knowledge, sincerity and confidence.

REET Level 1 & Level 2 are the crucial steps for a candidate to prove their candidature as teachers. The exam demands focus and attention of a candidate along with time-bound planning to pass it with decent scores. 

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