TRIPURA TET – Syllabus

What is Tripura TET? 

The Tripura TET is the teacher’s eligibility test administered by the Teachers Recruitment Board of Tripura (TRBT). The Tripura TET is conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates who apply for teaching positions in Tripura Schools. Like all TET, the Tripura TET consists of two papers: 

1) Paper 1 is conducted for the candidates who wish to apply for teaching positions in Class I to Class V.

2) Paper 2 is conducted for the candidates who wish to apply for teaching positions in Class VI to Class VII.

The candidates to pass the Tripura TET are provided with a certificate with a validity of seven years. However, the candidate should note that passing the T-TET does not guarantee a job. 

Tripura TET Syllabus 

The Tripura TET syllabus is detailed and comprehensive, testing the knowledge of the candidates in various subjects. The Tripura TET syllabus is divided into different parts according to the paper pattern. Here is the detailed Tripura TET syllabus for Paper 1:

PART-I: CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY-(30 MCQS)

LEARNING AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT 

  • Maturation, development & growth: understanding the relationship with learning. 
  • The Principles of childhood development  
  • The impact of environment and heredity on development: understanding the nurture-nature controversy.
  • The child’s socialization process (with special reference to teachers, parents and peers).
  • Physical, cognitive, emotional, social, moral, and language development domains up to late childhood.
  • Piaget’s, Kohlberg’s, Carol’s, Chomsky’s, Vygotsky’s, and Rogers’ theories on child development (with critical perspectives).
  • Child-centred and activity-based education concept.
  • Individual differences: attitude, aptitude, interest and intelligence, their measurement. 
  • Theories of intelligence: critical viewpoints on the idea of intelligence by Spearman, Guilford, Thurstone, and Gardener. 
  • Gender roles, bias, and educational practise, with a focus on child development.
  • The child’s mental health: adjustment and behavioural issues during childhood.
  • Understanding the diversity of language, caste, gender, community, and religion among youngsters. 
  • School-based assessment, ongoing and comprehensive evaluation, views and practices are some of the differences between assessment for learning and assessment of learning.
  • Developing relevant questions to assess learners’ readiness for learning and critical thinking in the classroom, as well as assessing learners’ learning outcomes.

(B) CONCEPTS UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION 

  • The concept of exceptional children and special needs children (CWSN).
  • Addressing students from a variety of backgrounds, particularly those who are underprivileged or poor.
  • Learning disability (LD) is a concept that addresses the requirements of children with learning difficulties.
  • Addressing the needs of smart, creative, and differently-abled students (mentally retarded and physically challenged).

PART-II: LANGUAGE-I, ENGLISH-(30 MCQs) 

A. LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION: 

  • Two sections, one prose and the other poetry, with comprehension, inference, grammar, and vocabulary questions. (A piece of writing can be literary, scientific, narrative, or discursive.)
  • The following items will be used to assess your grammar knowledge:
  • Decisiveness Interrogatives with a Subject-Verb Concord Using Yes/No and ‘WHO’ inquiries to frame your questions Tags for questions Prepositions Time and tense Phrasal verbs are verbs that have a phrasal meaning. Participles & Gerunds and Auxiliary Verbs

PART III & PART IV- LANGUAGE II 

Candidates can take the TET exam either Bengali or Kokborok, according to the Tripura Teachers’ Recruitment Board.

The Tripura TET syllabus for Bengali and Kokborok can be accessed on the Tripura Recruitment Board’s official website.

PART-V: MATHEMATICS-(30 MCQs) 

(A). CONTENT

  • Angel kinds, angel measurements, lines, axis, reflection, and symmetry are all covered in geometry.
  • Surface area and volume of solids (sphere, cube, rectangular, parallelepiped), practical problems, shapes, spatial understanding, solids, perimeter of rectilinear figures, area of rectangles, practical problems, surface area and volume of solids (sphere, cube, rectangular, parallelepiped), practical problems.
  • Measurement is a set of processes used to solve problems involving length, weight, time, capacity, and standard units, as well as the relationship between them.
  • Natural numbers, place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of natural numbers, factors and multiples, prime factors, lowest common multiple (LCM) and highest common factor (HCF), decimals and their operations on decimals, factors and multiples, prime factors, lowest common multiple (LCM) and highest common factor (HCF), decimals and their operations on decimals
  • Unitary method, ratio, proportion, percentage, average, profit and loss are all examples of arithmetic.
  • Fractions
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Handling of data
  • Patterns
  • Money

PART-VI: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES-(30 MCQS) 

(A). CONTENT 

  • Relationships, families
  • Sports
  • Plants and Animals 
  • Food
  • External body parts and their cleanliness, broad comprehension of interior body parts, causes and prevention of various common diseases (gastroenteritis, amoebiasis, anaemia, fluorosis, malaria, and dengue fever).
  • Shelters
  • Railways, rivers, and airways are examples of modes of transportation.
  • Water
  • Air
  • Soil
  • Energy
  • Tripura’s environmental characteristics
  • Environmental Protection

Tripura TET Syllabus for Paper 2 

Here is the detailed Tripura TET syllabus for Paper 2 

PART-I: CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY-(30 MCQs) 

(A). CHILD DEVELOPMENT (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILD):  

  • The idea of development and how it relates to learning.
  • Infancy, childhood, and adolescence as periods of growth and development.
  • Children’s development principles.
  • The impact of heredity and environment on a child’s development, as well as the influence of teachers.
  • The involvement of parents, friends, and teachers in the socialization process, as well as the social world and children.
  • Piaget’s cognitive development theory, Kohlberg’s moral development theory, and Vygotsky’s social constructivism theory: constructs and critical perspectives, Piaget’s cognitive development theory, Kohlberg’s moral development theory, and Vygotsky’s social constructivism theory and their educational implications.
  • The concept of child-centred and progressive education, teaching and learning methods, the concept of progressive education, and teachers’ roles.
  • Multidimensional Intelligence, Sternberg’s information processing theory, intelligence tests, and the concept of IQ are all discussed from a critical standpoint.
  • Language and thought, several stages of language development, and the role of the teacher in the language development process are all discussed.
  • Gender as a social construct, gender roles, gender bias in education, gender equality, and the role of teachers are all discussed.
  • Individual variances among students, as well as disparities in language, caste, gender, community, and religion, are all factors to consider.
  • Assessment for learning vs assessment of learning, school-based assessment, ongoing and thorough evaluation, views, and methodologies.
  • Developing appropriate questions to test students’ readiness for learning and critical thinking in the classroom, as well as assessing their performance.

(B). CONCEPT OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION AND UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS:

  • Educational ramifications for students from all backgrounds, including poor and deprived students.
  • Identification and remedial methods for children with learning challenges, impairments, etc., mentally retarded, physically challenged, socially and culturally impoverished youngsters.
  • Providing for extraordinary children, gifted, creative, and differently-abled students.

PART-II; LANGUAGE-I, ENGLISH-(30 MCQs) 

A. LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION:

  • Two sections, one prose/drama and the other poetry, with comprehension, inference, grammar, and vocabulary questions. (The portions of prose can be literary, scientific, narrative, or discursive.)
  • The following items will be used to assess your grammar knowledge:
  • Concord
  • Tags for questions
  • Prepositions
  • Time and tense
  • Determiners
  • Phrasal verbs 
  • Gerunds
  • Detection of errors
  • Modals
  • Degree of similarity
  • Sentence transformations

PART III & PART IV – LANGUAGE II 

Candidates can take the TET exam either Bengali or Kokborok, according to the Tripura Teachers’ Recruitment Board.

The Tripura TET syllabus for Bengali and Kokborok can be accessed on the Tripura Recruitment Board’s official website.

PART-V: MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE-(60 MCQs) 

  1. MATHEMATICS-(30 MCQs)  
  • Numbers
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Lines and angles, triangles and their properties
  • Mensuration
  • Data management

SCIENCE-(30 MCQs: T-TET PAPER-II, PART-V)  

  • Food and Nutrition
  • Microorganisms and their activities
  • Blood and its composition, heart structure
  • Ecosystems and Natural Resources
  • Crops, harvesting, management
  • Pollution
  • Rest and motion
  • Heat and temperature
  • Sound
  • Electrostatics
  • Reflection in a plane and spherical mirrors
  • Acid, base, and properties of metals and non-metals

PART-VI: SOCIAL STUDIES-(60 MCQs) 

1. GEOGRAPHY: (15 MCQs)  

  • The fascination with geography as a subject
  • The Solar System
  • Longitudes, latitudes, and a globe
  • The Earth’s interior.
  • Types and properties of rocks
  • Weathering and erosion as examples of how our universe is changing.
  • Endogenous processes and landforms, such as folding, faulting, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions; exogenous processes and subsequent landforms, such as river, glacier, wind, and wave works.
  • Composition, structure, temperature, pressure, wind system, and precipitation are all aspects of the atmosphere.
  • Hydrosphere: The ocean currents of Indian, Pacific, Atlantic oceans and tides.  
  • Resources of economic geography and its types.
  • Types of farming in agriculture.
  • Classification of the industry: locational factors of industries: iron and steel industry, automobile industry, information technology (IT) industry, cotton and textile industry. 
  • Settlement, transportation, and communication are all aspects of the human environment.
  • Concept and nature of the physical environment.
  • Pollution of the air and water, deforestation and its consequences, ozone depletion, and the greenhouse effect are all issues that need to be addressed.
  • Industrial hazards, biological hazards, wildfire danger, and landslides are all examples of hazards and disasters.
  • India as a geographical entity (relief drainage).
  • Minerals, forest power resources of Tripura. 

2. HISTORY: (15 MCQs) 

  • Egypt, Mesopotamia, Harappa, and Aryan Civilizations, Buddhism and Jainism, First Cities, Early Societies, and First Farmers and Herders, Civilization: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Harappa, and Aryan Civilizations, Buddhism and Jainism, Buddhism and Jainism, First Cities, Early Societies, and First Farmers and Herder
  • The First Empire and the Sixteen Mahajanapada: Asoka the Great, Contact with Foreign Lands, Political Developments, Science and Literature in the Gupta Age, Pallava Art and Architecture
  • The Slave Dynasty – Iltutmish, Khilji Dynasty – Alauddin, Sultans of Delhi – 1st and 2nd Battles of Tarain, Foundation and Consolidation of Delhi Sultanate, The Slave Dynasty – Iltutmish, The Slave Dynasty – Iltutmish
  • The Bhakti and Sufi Movements, Taimur’s Invasion Architecture
  • Babar, the First and Second Battles of Panipat, the Battle of Khanuar, the Battle of Chausa, Akbar the Great, Mughal Art and Architecture, Social Change, and Regional Cultures.
  • Establishment of Corporate Power, The Battle of Palashi, the Battle of Buxar, the Diwani Grant Colonialism and Tribal Societies, Rural Life and Society Indigo, Santal, Munda, and other agrarian revolts The Uprising of 1857, Women and Reforms, Challenging the Caste System, Social and Cultural Reform Movements in India in the 19th Century.
  • Netaji’s Role in the National Movement during the Gandhian Era Bose, Subhas Chandra After Independence, India.
  • Tribal Societies in Tripura.

 3. SOCIAL AND POLITICAL LIFE: (15 MCQs)  

  • Society and Institutions, Unpacking Gender Inequality, Social Justice and the Marginalized, Human Rights, and Understanding Media are all topics covered in the book Diversity in Indian Society.
  • The Constitution of India, the Parliamentary System of Government

The Tripura TET syllabus, as can be seen above, aims to be diverse and detailed. Any candidate appearing for the Tripura TET exam can refer to the Tripura TET syllabus from here and prepare for their examination. Every topic covered under the Tripura TET syllabus is mentioned here.

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