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MAHA TET Syllabus Exam Pattern. MAHA TET Exam Pattern and Syllabus PDF 2022 is now available on the concerned authority’s official website. Candidates interested in taking the Maharashtra Teachers Eligibility Test should be familiar with the marking scheme and subjects covered in Papers 1 and 2. Paper 1 is for candidates who want to work as primary school teachers, whereas Paper 2 is for candidates who want to serve as secondary school teachers. Candidates are interested in working for the state as teachers may review the MAHA TET Exam Pattern and Syllabus PDF 2022.Paper 1 is for students in grades 1 through 5, whereas Paper 2 is for students in grades 6 through 8.

Paper 1 will contain five subjects, including Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I: Marathi/English/Urdu/Bengali / Gujarati / Telugu / Sindhi / Kannada / Hindi, Language-II: English/Marathi Mathematics, and Environment Studies, as in the previous year’s test. Child Development and Pedagogy: Compulsory, Language-I: Marathi/English/Urdu/Bengali / Gujarati / Telugu / Sindhi / Kannada / Hindi, Language-II: English/Marathi and Language-III: English/Marathi (A) Mathematics and Science for Math and Science teachers, or (B) Social Studies for Social Studies teachers, with the last subject being optional.

Candidates will receive one mark for each correct answer under the marking scheme, with no provision for negative grading.

2022 MAHA TET Syllabus

MAHA TET Paper 1 Syllabus (Primary Stage)

The syllabus for each subject included in the examination may be found in the table below:

SubjectsSyllabus
Part 1:Child Development and Pedagogy(30 MCQs)A. Development Of ChildDevelopment, Growth & Maturation – Concept & NaturePrinciples of DevelopmentFactors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, SociologicalDimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Physical & Motor,Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, Early Childhood,late Childhood.Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl RogersIndividual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes,Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their AssessmentDevelopment of Personality – Concept, Factors affecting the development of PersonalityAdjustment, Behavioral problems, Mental HealthMethods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, CaseThe study, Experimental, Cross-sectional and LongitudinalDevelopmental tasks and HazardsB. UNDERSTANDING LEARNINGConcept, Nature of Learning – Input – Process – OutcomeFactors of Learning – Personal and EnvironmentalApproaches to Learning and their applicability – Behaviorism (Skinner, Pavlov,Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt (Kohler, Koffka) andObservational (Bandura)Dimensions of Learning – Cognitive, Affective and PerformanceMotivation and Sustenance –its role in learning.Memory & ForgettingTransfer of LearningB. PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNSTeaching and its relationship with learning and learnerLearners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural contextChildren from diverse contexts – Children With Special Needs (CWSN), InclusiveEducationUnderstanding of Pedagogic methods – Enquiry based learning, Project-basedlearning, Survey, Observation and Activity-based learningIndividual and Group learning: Issues and concerns concerning organizinglearning in the classroom like Study habits, Self-learning and Learning to learn skillsOrganizing learning in heterogeneous classroom groups – Socio-economicbackground, Abilities and InterestParadigms of organizing Learning – Teacher centric, Subject centred and Learner centricTeaching as Planned activity – Elements of PlanningPhases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive and Post activeGeneral and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes ofgood facilitatorLearning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, TechnologyClassroom Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of the teacher,Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behaviour problems,Guidance & Counseling, Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child,Time Management.The distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, Schoolbased Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : Perspective & PracticeUnderstanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right ToEducation Act, 2009.
Part 2:Language 1: Critical English(30 MCQs)A. BASIC CONTENT (24 Marks)1. Parts of Speech2. Tenses3. Types of Sentences4.Prepositions & Articles5. Degrees of Comparison6. Direct and Indirect Speech7. Questions and question tags,8. Active & Passive voice9. Use of Phrases10. Comprehension11. Composition12. Vocabulary.B. PEDAGOGY (Marks: 06)1. Aspects of English:- (a) English language – History, nature, importance, principles ofEnglish as the second language (b) Problems of teaching / learning English2. Objectives of teaching English.3. Phonetics4. Development of Language skills:- Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing (LSRW).b) Communicative skills.1. Approaches, Methods, Techniques of teaching English.(a) Introduction, Definition and Types of approaches methods and techniques ofteaching English (b)Remedial teaching.6. Teaching of structures and vocabulary items.7. Teaching learning materials in English8. Lesson Planning9. Curriculum & Textbooks10. Evaluation in the English language
Part 3:Language 2:Marathi(30 MCQs)1. Parts of Speech2. Tenses3.Types of Sentences4.Prepositions & Articles5. Degrees of Comparison6. Direct and Indirect Speech7. Questions and question tags,8. Active & Passive voice9. Use of Phrases10. Comprehension11. Composition12. Vocabulary.
Part 4:Mathematics(30 MCQs)A. CONTENT (24 Marks)Number system: Whole numbers, place value, comparison, fundamental mathematical operations Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Indian Currency, Prime and Composite numbers, Prime factors, Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) and Greatest Common Multiple (GCM).Fractions: Concept of fractions, proper fractions, improper fractions, mixed fractions, decimal fractions, comparison, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of fractions and decimal fractions. Use of fractions in daily life. RationalNumbers; definition, four fundamental operations; properties of numbers (N, W, Z and Q), Square, Square root, Cube, Cube root, and factorization.Arithmetic: Unitary method, Ratio & Proportion, percentages, average, profit – loss.Geometry: Rotation, Types of Angles, Construction and measurement of Angles, line, axis, shapes, reflection and symmetry.Measurements: Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, Perimeter and Area, their standard units and relation between them.Data Applications: Introduction to Data, data presentation, Bar graph.B. PEDAGOGICAL ISSUES IN MATHEMATICSDefinitions and Nature of MathematicsAims, values and instructional objectives of teaching MathematicsMethods of Teaching MathematicsInstructional material in Mathematics – TLM in MathematicsInstructional PlanningDesigning, Administration, Analysis of scholastic Achievement test (SAT)The Mathematics Teacher
Part 5:Environmental Studies(30 MCQs)A. KNOWLEDGE OF EVS (24 Marks)Our Body – Health – Cleanliness – External, Internal parts of our body, Bones, Muscles, Sense organs, Digestion, Respiration, Nervous system, Excretory system, Circulatory system, First Aid.My Family – My Family – Family tree, migration, changing structures of the family – nuclear and joint families, festivals.Work & Play – Occupations, Child labour, Games – Local, National and International, Marshal Arts, Effects of games on respiration and breathing, fairs, Circus.Plants and Animals-Plants & animals in our surroundings, Plant & Animal products, parts of a plant, photosynthesis, parts of a flower, pollination, fertilization, fruits, seeds.Wild & cultivated plants, wild & domestic animals their food, arrangement of teeth in animals.Our Food – Different types of food, storage of grains and vegetables, storage of food, Food – animal husbandry, Nutrients of food, deficiency diseases.Shelter – Need, different types of houses, electrical appliances – their use, social life in ants and honey bees, Animals shelter – variation.Air – Importance of air, the composition of air, atmospheric pressure, diseases spreadthrough the air and their prevention, air pollution – causes, its impact, and measures to prevent Green-House effect.Water – Importance, water resources, aquatic flora and fauna, measurement of liquids,Water pollution – causes, impact, measures to prevent, purification of water.Earth and Sky – Latitudes and longitudes, movements of the earth, local time, Standard time, temperature, atmosphere, rainfall. Interiors of the earth.Our country (India) – Location, Area, Physical features, Climate, Natural resources, Historical places in India, Population, Minerals, Industries.Our state (Andhra Pradesh) – Location, Physical features, Climate, Crops, clothes, food,Culture, State Government, Gram Panchayat, Mandal Parishad, Municipality, Municipal Corporation, Local Emergency services, our state symbols. History and culture of India – Evolution of Man, Pre-historic period, Indian culture andHeritage, Civilization, Medieval period culture, Ancient monuments, Religious movements: Jainism, Buddhism, Bhakti movement, Great personalities, Indian freedom movement, Modern India.Indian constitution – Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive principles,B. PEDAGOGY (Marks: 06)1. Concept and scope of Environmental Studies (Science & Social Studies)2. Aims & Objectives of teaching Environmental Studies (Science & Social Studies)3. Relation to Science and Social Studies4. Curriculum and its transaction5. CCE6. Learning Environment

TET PAPER-II SYLLABULA (Class 6 to 8)

Candidates can review the syllabus for each topic included in the Paper-II test pattern in the area below:

Section

Child Development and Pedagogy: Compulsory

  • A. DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD
  • – Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
  • – Principles of development
  • – Factors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
  • – Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Childhood, Adolescence.
  • – Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers
  • – Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
  • – Development of Personality – Concept, Factors affecting the development of Personality
  • – Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Mental Health
  • – Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Case study,
  • Experimental, Cross-sectional and Longitudinal
  • – Developmental tasks and Hazards
  • B. UNDERSTANDING LEARNING
  • – Concept, Nature of Learning – input – process – outcome
  • – Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental
  • – Approaches to Learning and their applicability–Behaviourism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt(Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
  • – Dimensions of Learning – Cognitive, Affective and Performance
  • – Motivation and Sustenance –its role in learning.
  • – Memory & Forgetting
  • – Transfer of Learning
  • C. PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNS
  • – Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner
  • – Learners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural context
  • – Children from diverse contexts–Children With Special Needs (CWSN), Inclusive Education
  • – Understanding of pedagogic methods – Enquiry based learning, Project-based learning,
  • Survey, Observation and Activity-based learning
  • – Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns concerning organizing learning in the classroom like Study habits, Self-learning and Learning to learn skills
  • – Organizing learning in heterogeneous classroom groups – Socio-economic background, Abilities and Interest
  • – Paradigms of organizing Learning-Teacher centric, Subject centred and Learner centric
  • – Teaching as Planned activity – Elements of Planning
  • – Phases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive and Post active
  • – General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes of a good facilitator
  • – Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, Technology
  • – Classroom Management: Role of a student, teacher, Leadership style of the teacher, Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behaviour problems, Guidance &
  • Counselling, Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child, Time Management.
  • – Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School-based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation Perspective & Practice
  • – Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right To Education
  • Act, 2009.

Language-II: English

  • A. CONTENT (Marks: 24)
  • (1) Parts of Speech
  • (2) Tenses
  • (3) Active voice & Passive voice
  • (4) Prepositions and Articles
  • (5) Degrees of comparison
  • (6) Clauses
  • (7) Verbs – Main Verbs – Auxiliary Verbs (8)Adverbs – Types of Adverbs
  • (9) Conjunction – coordinating conjunction – subordinating
  • conjunction.
  • (10) Direct and Indirect speech
  • (11) Questions and question tags
  • (12) Types of sentences – simple, compound and complex – synthesis of sentences
  • (13) Phrases – uses of phrases.
  • (14) Composition – letter writing – précis writing
  • (15) Comprehension
  • (16) Vocabulary – Antonyms, Synonyms and Spellings
  • B. PEDAGOGY (Marks: 06)
  • 1. Aspects of English:- (a) English language – History, nature, importance, principles of English as a second language. (b) Problems of teaching / learning English.
  • 2. Objectives of teaching English.
  • 3. Phonetics / Transcription.
  • 4. Development of Language skills:- (a) Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing (LSRW). (b) Communicative skills – Imparting values through Communication.
  • 5. Approaches, Methods, Techniques of teaching English:- (a) Introduction, definition & types of Approaches, Methods & Techniques of teaching English (b) Remedial teaching.
  • 6. Teaching of structures and vocabulary.
  • 7. Teaching learning materials in English.
  • 8. Lesson Planning.
  • 9. Curriculum & Textbooks – Importance and its need.
  • 10. Evaluation in the English language

Mathematics

  • A. MATHEMATICS – CONTENT (Marks: 24)
  • 1. Number System – Prime and Composite Numbers, Tests of divisibility, whole numbers,
  • integers, fractions, decimal fractions, L.C.M. and G.C.M. rational numbers and irrational numbers. Properties of numbers, Real numbers; laws of exponents, squares, square roots, cubes, cube roots, finding missing number represented as alphabets in sums involving an array
  • of four operations, number patterns, number puzzles and frames
  • 2. Arithmetic – Ratio and proportion, simple interest, compound interest, Time and distance,
  • Discount, partnership, relative speed and angular speed
  • 3. Sets – Concept of set, set language, empty set, finite and infinite sets, subset and equality of
  • the set, Cartesian product of sets, the cardinal number of sets, set operations, representation of sets, Venn diagrams and their properties, Relations.
  • 4. Algebra -Introduction to Algebra, expressions, exponents and powers, Factorization special
  • products and expansions, linear equations and their graphs, a system of inequations, polynomials.
  • 5. Geometry – History of Geometry, Contribution of India in the Development of Geometry,
  • Euclid Geometry, Lines & Angles, Properties of Circles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals and polygons, Parts of Circle: Construction of Circle, Triangles and Quadrilaterals, Circles and concurrent lines in triangles, Coordinate Geometry, Coordinates of a point, plotting of
  • points, linking linear equations into variables (of the type ax+by+c=0 in the Cartesian coordinate system), Linear equations with 2 variables, symmetry.
  • 6. Mensuration – Perimeter and Area of a Square and Rectangle. Area of Triangle, Circle,
  • Ring and Quadrilaterals. Surface area and volume of Cube, Cuboid.
  • 7. Data Handling – Collection and Classification of Data, Frequency distribution table, Tally
  • marks, Bar graph, Pictograph and Pie diagrams
  • B. PEDAGOGY (Marks: 06)
  • 1. Definition and Nature of Mathematics
  • 2. Aims, values and instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics
  • 3. Methods of Teaching Mathematics
  • 4. Instructional material in Mathematics – TLM in Mathematics
  • 5. Instructional Planning
  • 6. Designing, Administration, Analysis of scholastic Achievement test (SAT)
  • 7. The Mathematics Teacher
  • 8. Resource Utilization
  • 9. Curriculum and Text Book
  • 10. Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

Science

  • A. SCIENCE – CONTENT (Marks: 24)
  • 1. Measurements: Units and Different Systems –C.G.S., M.K.S., S.I. Triangulation method for measuring long distances, Measurement of Length, Area, Volume, Mass, Density and Time. Fundamental and Derived units.
  • Measuring instruments – Scale, Tape, Vernier Calipers, Different types of clocks,
  • 2. Natural Resources – Air, Water: Water pollution, Harnessing of water, States of water, Hardness of water, water pressure Air pollution, Atmospheric Pressure, Air pressure, Archimedes’ principle, Pascal’s law,
  • Bernoulli’s Principle, Hydrometer, Barometer.
  • Laws of floatation, Specific gravity, Surface tension, Fluid Mechanics.
  • 3. Our Universe: Constellation – Zodiac, Space travel; Solar system, Satellites, stars, comets; Earth- layers of earth.
  • 4. Natural Phenomenon: Light: Rectilinear propagation of Light, Shadows, transparent and opaque materials; reflection, Laws of reflection, refraction, Reflection at spherical mirrors, the refractive index of glass slab
  • Sound: Sources of sound, Transmission of sound, Sound Pollution, Waves, Kinds of Waves, Wave Propagation, Musical instruments. Heat: Heat and Temperature, Measurement of Temperature and Thermometer,
  • Change of State due to heat
  • 5. Mechanics – Kinematics, Dynamics: Scalar and Vectors.
  • Types of Motion; Speed, Velocity, Acceleration, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Friction, Momentum, Principles of Conservation, Centre of Gravity, State of Equilibrium.
  • 6. Magnetism and Electricity: Magnetism: Natural Magnets and Artificial Magnets, properties of Magnets, Magnetic Induction, use of Magnets, Methods of Magnetisation. Electricity: Circuit Connection-Components, Primary Cells, Charge; Effects of Electric Current (Light, Heat, Magnetic), Primary Cells, Current Flow, Heating and Magnetic Effects of an Electric Current, Series, Parallel connections, Symbols of
  • Electrical Elements, Modern World Instrument.
  • Information and Communication Technology, Computers.
  • 7. Matter-Its changes: Elements and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae, Chemical Equations Action of heat on substances, Physical and Chemical changes, types of chemical changes Preparation of Gases (Oxygen, Hydrogen, Carbon- Di-Oxide, Chlorine, Hydrogen Chloride) Acids, Basis, Salt. Water and its constituents. The hardness of the water. Sulphur, Nitrogen, Phosphorous
  • and their compounds. Common salt and its constituents.
  • 8. Laws of Chemical Combination and Chemical Calculations: Laws of chemical
  • combination, Calculations based on chemical equations.
  • 9. Biology: Its importance in everyday life, the contribution of scientists, different branches.
  • 10. Living World – Characteristics: Classification of Plants and Animals and their characteristics.
  • a) Cell: Concept, Cell theory, differences between Plant cell and Animal cell, Cell division.
  • b) Tissues – Animal tissues.
  • 11. Plant World – Types of plants: Parts of a plant – their functions Reproduction – Asexual, Sexual, Vegetative propagation, Nutrition, Photosynthesis, Excretion, Respiration Economic importance of Plants, Agriculture, Crop diseases & pest control measure.
  • 12. Animal World: Organ systems and their functions including man Digestive system, Respiratory system, Circulatory system, Excretory system, Nervous system, Reproductive system, Sense organs in man, Nutrition
  • Deficiency diseases in man, First Aid Economic importance of Animals, Animal husbandry, Pisciculture, Sericulture.
  • 13. Microbes: Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, Protozoan
  • useful and harmful, microbial diseases in plants & animals
  • 14. Our Environment: Biotic & Abiotic factors, Natural resources
  • 15. Recent trends in Biology: -Hybridization, Genetic engineering, Gene banks, Gene
  • therapy, Tissue culture
  • A. PEDAGOGY (Marks: 06)
  • 1. Definition, Nature, Structure and History of Science
  • 2. Aims, Values and Instructional Objectives of teaching Science
  • 3. Method of Teaching Science
  • 4. Instructional Material in Teaching Science – TLM in Science.
  • 5. Instructional Planning
  • 6. Science Laboratory
  • 7. Science Teacher – Changing Roles
  • 8. Science Curriculum and its transaction
  • 9. Science Textbook.
  • 10. Evaluation – CCE – Designing, Administration, Analysis, Scholastic Achievement
  • Test (SAT)

MAHA TET 2022 Exam Pattern

According to the MAHA TET Notification from the previous year, the candidate selection process for the Teacher Eligibility Test is fairly easy, consisting of a written test followed by document verification. The exam patterns for primary and secondary teachers are different, and applicants who pass the written examination will be invited for the following step, which is document verification.

Exam Pattern for MAHA TET 2022 (Paper I)

The first paper of the MAHA TET, Paper I, is for applicants who want to apply for a position as a Primary Teacher (Class 1–5).

  • The Teacher Eligibility Test will be conducted in an offline format, with applicants marking their answers on an OMR sheet. Once the exam is over, the council will issue the MAHA TET Answer Key.
  • The Primary TET paper will consist of five papers, each with 30 questions, for a total of 150 questions. Out of the five subjects tested, there are two language papers.
  • The applicant will have 2 hours and 30 minutes to finish the TET paper in total.
SectionMaximum QuestionMaximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language-I: Marathi/English/Urdu/Bengali / Gujarati / Telugu / Sindhi / Kannada / Hindi3030
Language-II: English/Marathi3030
Mathematics3030
Environment Studies3030
Total150150

Exam Pattern for MAHA TET 2022 (Paper-II)

For candidates applying for the position of Secondary Teacher, the MAHA TET Paper-II will be administered. Paper II will consist of four subjects, two of which will be language papers, and one portion will have two alternatives from which candidates can choose.

The candidates will be required to respond to multiple-choice questions.

Candidates will have two hours and thirty minutes to complete the test.

Candidates will receive one mark for each correct answer they mark, with no negative marking available.

SectionMaximum QuestionMaximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy: Compulsory3030
Language-I:Marathi/English/Urdu/Bengali / Gujarati / Telugu / Sindhi / Kannada / Hindi3030
Language-II: English/Marathi3030
(A)For Mathematics and Science Teachers: Mathematics and Science or(B) For Social Studies Teachers: Social Studies6060
Total150150

Also, Check MAHA TET Result 2022.