AP TET/ TRT – SGT, LP, School Asst, PET Eligibility Details

Government of Andhra Pradesh District Selection Committee’s Exam eligibility details are as follows.

Eligibility Details:

A. Age limit: Minimum age limit should be between  18 –  40 years as on 01-07-2014.

Age is relaxation for reserved candidates
* For SC / ST / BC candidates the maximum age limit shall be 45 years and in respect of Physically Challenged candidates the maximum age limit shall be 50 years.
* For Ex-service Men: A person, who worked in the Armed Forces of the Indian Union, shall be allowed to deduct the length of the service rendered by him in the Armed Forces and also three years from his age for the purpose of the maximum age limit

B. Educational Qualification:

(1) A candidate for selection to this posts the eligibility criteria are as follows.

(a) Must be fully qualified for the post applied for and in possession of all Certificates as on the last date prescribed in the notification submission of applications.
(b) (i) Must posses Intermediate Certificate issued by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh or other equivalent certificates recognized by Board of Intermediate Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh.
(ii) Must possess Academic degrees of Universities recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC).
(iii) Teacher Education Courses recognized by National Council for teacher Education.
(iv) Distance Mode courses offered by Universities and Deemed Universities recognized by Joint Committee comprising University Grants Commission, Distance Education Council (DEC), All India Council for Technical Education and with jurisdiction to operate such courses in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
(v) Special Education Courses recognized by Rehabilitation Council of India.

C. Post & Subject wise educational qualifications are given in following Table:

I. School Assistant:

Si.No Subject Educational Qualification
1. Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree with Mathematics /
Applied Mathematics / Statistics as the main subject
OR one of the three equal optional subjects and a B.Ed
degree with Mathematics as a methodology subject.
 2. Physical Sciences Bachelor degree with atleast two of the following subjects as optional subjects (i.e) physics /applied physics/engineering physics & instrumentation/Electronics/Computer science and chemistry/applied chemistry/Industrial chemistry/pharmaceutical chemistry/Medicinal chemistry/Biochemistry/Geology as one of the main subject and B.Ed degree with physical science/physics/chemistry/science as methodology subject.
3. Biological Science Bachelor degree with botany and zoology or as optional subjects in Genetics/Biochemistry/Environmental sciences/Microbiology/Bio-technology/Industrial microbiology/Agriculture/Food Technology/ Fisheries/ Nutrition/ Geology/ Sericulture/ Horticulture/Forestry/Poultry and B.Ed degree with Biological science/Natural science/Science/Botany/Zoology as methodology subject.
4. Social Studies Bachelor degree with any two of the following subjects as optional subjects or one of them as main and any other one as a subsidiary subject (i.e) History/ Economics/ Geography/political science/public administration/sociology/commerce/politics/Social anthropology/Ancient Indian History culture & Archeaology/Anthropology/social work/philosophy/psychology and B.Ed degree with social studies/social sciences/Geography/History/politics political science/Economics as methodology subject.OrB.com with any four of the following six subjects
(i) Economics/Business Economics (ii) Business organization and Management (iii) statistics/Business statistics/Quantitative techniques (iv) Financial services, banking and insurance (v) Accountancy/Financial accounting (vi) Fundamentals of Information technology.
5.  English  Bachelor degree with English as main subject/post graduate degree in English and B.Ed degree in English as a methodology subject.
6. Telugu  Bachelor degree with Telugu as main subject/Bachelor degree in oriental language in Telugu/post graduate degree in Telugu/Telugu pandit training and B.Ed with Telugu as methodology subject or Telugu Pandit Training or its equivalent.
7.  Hindi  Bachelor degree with Hindi as full elective subject/Bachelor degree in oriental language in Hindi/Praveena of dakshina bharat hindi prachar sabha or vidwan of Hindi prachara sabha/Post graduate degree in Hindi with training qualification/any equivalent qualification in Hindi(B.A degree standard).
8.  Urdu Bachelor degree with Urdu as main subject/ bachelor degree in oriental language with urdu/post graduate degree in urdu/urdu pandit training and B.Ed with Urdu as methodology subject or Urdu Pandit Training or its equivalent.
9.  Kannada Bachelor degree with kannada as main subject/bachelor degree in oriental language with kannada/post graduate degree in kannada/kannada pandit training and B.Ed with kannada as a methodology subject or Kannada Pandit Training or its equivalent.
 10 Tamil Bachelor degree with Tamil as main subject/ Bachelor degree in oriental language with Tamil/Post graduate degree in Tamil/Tamil pandit training and B.Ed with Tamil as a methodology subject or Tamil Pandit Training or its equivalent.
11.  Oriya Bachelor degree with oriya as main subject/bachelor degree in oriental language with oriya/post graduate degree in oriya/oriya pandit training and B.Ed with oriya as a methodology subject or Oriya Pandit Training or its equivalent.
12. Sanskrit Bachelor’s Degree with Sanskrit as the main subject or one of the three equal optional subjects or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Language with Sanskrit (B.O.L) or its equivalent or a Post Graduate Degree in Sanskrit and B.Ed with Sanskrit as methodology or Sanskrit Pandit Training or its equivalent
13. Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent and a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or its
equivalent or M.P.Ed.

 II. Secondary Grade Teacher:

Must possess Intermediate Certificate issued by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh or any other equivalent certificate recognized by Board of Intermediate Education, Govt. of A.P. and two year D.Ed. Certificate issued by the Director of Government Examinations, Andhra Pradesh or its equivalent certificate recognized by NCTE.

III. Language Pandits:

Si.No Subject Educational Qualifications
 1. Telugu Bachelor’s Degree with Telugu as the main subject or one of the three equal optional subjects
or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Language in Telugu (B.O.L) or its equivalent or a Post Graduate Degree in Telugu and B.Ed with Telugu as methodology or Telugu Pandit Training or its equivalent.
2. Hindi Bachelor’s degree with Hindi as one of the full elective subject or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental
Language in Hindi (B.O.L) or Praveena of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha or Vidwan of Hindi Prachara Sabha, Hyderabad or any other equivalent recognized qualification in Hindi (BA degree Standard) or Post Graduate Degree in Hindi along with any of the training qualification.
3. Urdu Bachelor’s Degree with Urdu as the main subject or one of the three equal optional subjects
or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Language in Urdu (B.O.L) or its equivalent or a Post Graduate Degree in Urdu and B.Ed with Urdu as methodology or Urdu Pandit Training or its equivalent.
4. Kannada Bachelor’s Degree with Kannada as the main subject or one of the three equal optional subjects
or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Language in Kannada (B.O.L) or its equivalent or a Post Graduate Degree in Kannada and B.Ed with Kannada as methodology or Kannada Pandit Training or its equivalent.
 5. Oriya Bachelor’s Degree with Oriya as the main subject or one of the three equal optional subjects
or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Language in Oriya (B.O.L) or its equivalent or a Post Graduate Degree in Oriya and B.Ed with Oriya as methodology or Oriya Pandit Training or its equivalent.
8. Tamil Bachelor’s Degree with Tamil as the main subject or one of the three equal optional subjects
or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Language with Tamil (B.O.L) or its equivalent or a Post Graduate Degree in Tamil and B.Ed with Tamil as methodology or Tamil Pandit Training or its equivalent.
 10. Sanskrit Bachelor’s Degree with Sanskrit as the main subject or one of the three equal optional subjects or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Language with Sanskrit (B.O.L) or its equivalent or a Post Graduate Degree in Sanskrit and B.Ed with Sanskrit as methodology or Sanskrit Pandit Training or its equivalent.

IV. Physical Education Teacher :
Must possess Intermediate Certificate issued by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh or equivalent certificate recognized by Board of Intermediate Education, Govt. of A.P. and an under graduate diploma in Physical Education (U.G.D.P.Ed.) recognized by NCTE.(or)
Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and a B.P.Ed or M.P.Ed recognized by NCTE.

V. Qualifications for the posts Notified in Schools for Blind/ Deaf and Dumb: (Special Schools) 

Must possess academic qualifications prescribed for the said posts and D. Ed Special Education / B. Ed Special Education, as the case may be, in the manner detailed below:

Special 
School
Category of 
Post
Training Qualification 
required
Blind SA & LP  B. Ed (Special Education in Visually impaired)
Blind SGT D. Ed (Special Education in
Visually impaired)
Deaf & Dumb SA & LP B. Ed (Special Education in
Hearing impaired)
Deaf & Dumb SGT D. Ed (Special Education in
Hearing impaired)

VI. Language/ Medium Study Qualifications:

a) Telugu Medium & Minor Media posts (Non-language subjects):

The candidates who have passed SSC Examination in the concerned medium of instruction or with the concerned Language as First Language are eligible to apply for the posts of SA (Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Studies & Physical Education), SGT and PET in the concerned medium school except for English medium posts. The candidates who have passed the Intermediate / Degree Examination (Academic) in the concerned medium of instruction or with the Language concerned as a subject are also eligible to apply for the posts in that medium except for English Medium posts.

b) English Medium posts (Non-language subjects):

In respect of School Assistant (Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Studies) posts in English medium, the candidates who studied SSC, Intermediate and Graduation through English Medium only are eligible. In respect of SGT posts in English medium, the candidates who studied SSC and Intermediate through English medium only are eligible.

(vii) In respect of posts for which two subjects at Degree level are prescribed, a Candidate who studied one subject at Degree level and the second subject at Post Graduation level is also eligible to apply.

(viii) Candidates having the training qualification of Special D.Ed / Special B.Ed are also eligible to apply for the posts of Secondary Grade Teacher/School Assistant, respectively, in General Schools in addition to Special Schools, provided they are in possession of academic qualifications prescribed for the posts to which they apply. However, on appointment to the post they are required to undergo an NCTE recognized six months Special Programme in Elementary Education at his / her own cost.

(ix) Only the qualifications mentioned in the application form, for the post applied for, shall be taken into consideration for the purpose of selection.

Teacher Eligibility Test/ Teachers Recruitment Test (Written Test):
i. The written test shall be conducted in all the districts. A candidate shall appear for the written test in the district in which he seeks recruitment as furnished in application.
ii. The candidates shall be required to answer multiple-choice questions by way of shading in the space indicated in OMR Sheet.

Medium of Question Papers: The Question paper will be in the medium concerned.

Teacher Eligibility Test/ Teachers Recruitment Test – Structure and Content of the Test:

S.No Subject No of MCQs Marks
1. General Knowledge & current affairs 10 10
2. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
3. Language I(Opted by the candidate) 35 35
4. Language II (English) (Content &
Methodology)
35 35
5. Mathematics (Content & Methodology) 30 30
6. Environmental Studies (Content &
Methodology)
40 40
Total 180 180

I.  School Assistants

(i) School Assistant (Non-Languages): Non-Languages includes Mathematics, Physical science, Biological science, social studies.

Time Duration: 3 hours and 15 minutes for Reading of Q.P.

S.No Subject No of MCQs Marks
1. General Knowledge & current affairs 10 10
2. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
3. Language I(Opted by the candidate) 30 30
4. Language II (English) 30 30
5. Mathematics & Science 100 100
Total 200 200

(ii) School Assistants (Languages):

Time Duration: 3 hours

S.No Subject No of MCQs Marks
1. General Knowledge & current affairs 10 10
2. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
3. Language I (Opted by the candidate) 70 70
4. Language II (English) 30 30
5. Mathematics & Science
OR
Social Studies
60 60
Total 200 200

(iii) School Assistants (Physical Education): 

Time Duration: 3 hours

S.No Subject No of MCQs Marks
1. General Knowledge & current affairs 30 30
2. Language I (English) 30 30
3. Physical Education 140 140
Total 200 200

II. Language Pandit (Telugu/Urdu/Hindi/Tamil/Oriya/Kannada):

Time duration: 3 hours

S.No. Subject No of MCQs Marks
1. General Knowledge & current affairs 10 10
2. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
3. Language I (Opted by the candidate) 70 70
4. Language II (English) 30 30
5. Mathematics & Science
OR
Social Studies
60 60
Total 200 200

III. Physical Education Teacher:

Time Duration: 3 hours

S.No. Subject No of MCQs Marks
1. General Knowledge & current affairs 30 30
2. Language (English) 30 30
3. Physical Education 120 120
Total 200 200

Qualifying Marks (both for SGTs, Language Pandits and School Assistants except PETs and School Assistants (Physical Education):

Sr.No Community Qualifying Marks
1. OC 60% marks and above
2. BC 50% marks and above
3. SC 40% marks and above
4. ST 40% marks and above
5. Differently abled (PH) 40% marks and above

Selection Procedure: Selection process will depends on marks secured in written test (TET cum TRT).

Method of Selection: Candidates shall be selected on the basis of marks secured in the Written Test (TET cum TRT). Candidates who have already qualified in earlier APTETs also compulsorily write the Integrated Test. Candidates will be given 20% of weightage for their earlier TET score (as per the original TET notification).

Preparation of Selection List:
1. The rule of reservation to local candidates is applicable and the provisions of Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (OLC&RDR) Order (Presidential Order) 1975 and amendments there to shall be followed strictly.

2. The rule of special representation in the matter of appointment of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Physically Challenged, Ex-service Men and women is applicable as per the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules 1996 as amended from time to time.

3. The rules issued from time to time by the Department of Disabled Welfare shall be followed in respect of special representation for differently abled (physically challenged) persons.

4. Local Scheduled Tribe candidates shall only be considered for selection and appointment against the vacancies in Scheduled Areas. They shall also be considered for selection to the posts notified in Plain area if they come up for selection.

5. The number of candidates selected shall not be more than the number of vacancies notified. There shall be no waiting list and posts if any unfilled for any reason whatsoever shall be carried forward for future recruitment.

6. The certificate issued for earlier TETs from 2011 to 2014 shall be verified about the eligibility conditions for the post applied for before preparation of the selection list.

7. After due verification of the originals of all relevant certificates, selection of the candidates for the posts of Government/Local Bodies/Tribal Welfare Department shall be made together as per the roster of each unit of appointment and selected candidates shall exercise their option as per roster cum merit and the District Educational Officer, shall allot the candidates to the respective unit accordingly.

8. The District selection Committee concerned shall approve the selection lists prepared as per Rules.
SYLLABUS:

I. Secondary Grade Teachers (SGT):

Part – I GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS (Marks: 10) Part – II CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY (Marks: 30) 1. 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 Child hood. – 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 effecting development of Personality – Adjustment, Behavioral problems, Mental Health – Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and Longitudinal – Developmental tasks and Hazards 2. UNDERSTANDING LEARNING – Concept, Nature of Learning – Input – Process – Outcome – Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental – Approaches to Learning and their applicability – Behaviorism (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 3. 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 with respect to organizing learning in class room like Study habits, Self learning and Learning to learn skills – Organizing learning in heterogeneous class room groups – Socio-economic background, Abilities and Interest – Paradigms of organizing Learning – Teacher centric, Subject centric 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 good facilitator – Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, Technology – Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of nonthreatening learning environment, Managing behavior problems, Guidance & Counseling, 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. SGT Page 2 Part – III Language – I Content and Methodology) (Marks: 35) Optional by the Candidate: Telugu/Urdu/Hindi/Tamil/Kannada/Oriya

Part – IV Language – II (English) (Content and Methodology) (Marks: 30) Content (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 Methodology 1. Aspects of English:- (a) English language – History, nature, importance, principles of English as 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 English language. Part – V Mathematics and Science (Content and Methodology) (Marks : 100) V (a) Mathematics (Content and Methodology) (Marks : 70) CONTENT NUMBER OF SYSTEM: Number system (N,W,Z,Q,R,)and their properties, diff. types of surds, Rationalization of mono, Binomial surds, extraction of square roots of real numbers. Complex number as an order pair of real numbers and their fundamental operations, representation in the form of a+ib –conjugate complex numbers , Modules and amplitude of complex numbers-illustrations, geometrical representations of complex numbers in Argand plane- Argand diagram. Prime and composite numbers, types of primes (co, twin, relative etc.) prime factors, multiple factors, GCF,LCM, relation bet. GCD & LCM. Modulus of a real number, Absolute value 1. SETS AND RELATIONS: Statements: Consecutiveness, Negation, Disjunction, Conjunction, Conditional, Bi-conditions (Bi-Implications), algebra of statements, Quantifies ,Converse, Inverse and contra positive of a conditional, proofs Direct and indirect proofs – methods of disproof, an application of truths tables to switching networks, sets – proofs of some laws of set operations, principle of duality, a comparison between the algebra of sets and statements, Tautologies and contradictions, Concept of a set: Definition ,Null set, equality of set, cardinal number, subset, super set, Universal set, union, intersection, venn diagrams, compliment, Relations: Ordered pairs, image, pre-image, range, injection, surjection, Bijection, finite set Cartesian products, Domain and range of a relations, Inverse relation, Types of relations, Relations and functions. SA – Mathematics Page 11 Functions: Types of functions- definitions, Theorems on function, Domain, Range, inverse and real valued functions. Identity function, Constant function, Equal function, even and odd function, polynomial functions, Rational functions, Algebraic functions, Exponential functions, Logarithmic functions, Exponential and Logarithmic Series, Greatest Integer functions. Composite function, and its property, graphs of functions, Compound functions. equations of functions Limits: Concept, and limits of a function. Continuity, Neighbourhoods. 2. COMMERCIAL MATHEMATICS: Ratio and proportion, Rate, Unitary method, Percentages, Trade Discount, Average, Simple interest, Compound interest, Partnership, Time and distance, Time and work, clocks and calendar problems. ALGEBRA: Laws of exponents: Laws of rational indices, Multiplication and division of polynomials, Some special products, Factorization of Quadratic Expressions. Logarithms: Definition, simple laws of logarithms, some additional laws, characteristic, Mantissa Exponents. Algebra of expressions: Square roots, Homogeneous, Symmetric cyclic expression and Factorization, symmetric expressions, cyclic expressions, quadratic equations, reciprocal equation, relation between roots and coefficients, nature of roots, to find the quadratic equation whose roots are given. Remainder theorem, Horner’s method, trial and error method, finding multiple roots, graphical solutions. Binomial Theorem: Standard binomial expansion, theorem, integral part, fractional part, numerically greater terms, largest problems, approximation using Binomial theorem. Mathematical induction: principles of mathematical induction and theorems and its applications, problems on divisibility. 3. LINEAR EQUATIONS: Linear equations in two variables: System of linear equations ,Simultaneous equation in two variables, Dependant equations, Linear equations and their graphs, Linear functions , System of equations, linear programming-problems (LPP). The fundamental theorem, graphical method of solving an LPP, a closed converse polygon, general graphical methods – application of LPP. In-equations: Linear in-equations and their graphs, System of in-equations. Linear equations in two variables, System of linear equations, simultaneous equation in two variables Dependant equations, linear equations and their graphs, linear functions, system of equations, System of two points, which is not parallel to X-axis, Midpoint of the segment following A(x1,y1), B(x2,y2) equation of a line passing through the origin having slope m, The slope intercept form of a line, the point slope form of a line, the intercept form of a line, the two point form of a line, linear in-equations, their graphs, system of linear in-equations. Rational integral of x, remainder theorem, Horner’s method of synthetic division, problems leading to quadratic equations, graphical solutions of quadratic, Quadratic inequalities in one variable, solution of quadratic in-equations the principle of mathematical induction , The binomial theorem, Pascal triangle. Quadratic expressions, equations in one variable, sign of quadratic expressions, changes in signs and maximum and minimum values, quadratic in-equations, relation between the roots and the coefficient in an SA – Mathematics Page 12 equation, remainder theorem, connecting problems, solving an equation when two or more of its roots are connected by Cartesian relations, Horner’s method of synthetic division, trial and error method, Procedure to find multiple roots. 4. GEOMETRY Structure of geometry, axioms, Historical background, Basic axioms, Parallel line, theorems, triangles and polygons, angles of a polygons, theorems based on, Polygon congruence of triangle SAS, ASA, SSA, axioms, Parallelogram and its properties, Triangles, Particular types, geometric inequalities in a triangles some theorem, circles and concurrent lines in triangles, Theorems based on circles, Concurrent lines in a triangle, Median, Altitudes of a triangle, line of symmetry, axis of symmetry, point symmetry, image of an angle. Quadrilaterals, example of different Quadrilaterals, Parallel lines and triangles, theorems, intercept, Theorems, locus, points equidistant from two given points. Theorems, an concurrency, attitude, circum centre, ortho centre, centroid, Areas, polygonal region, Area axiom, congruent axiom, area monotonic axiom, area of parallelogram theorem, Area of Triangle, Theorem based quit, circles are of a circle, semi circle, segment of a circle, Congruence of a circle, Theorems based on circle. Similar polygons, similar triangle and their properties, Basic proportionality theorem, vertical angle bisection theorem, Similar Triangle, AAA similarity, SSA, SAS similarities Pythagoras theorem, Tangents to a circle, different properties of a tangent to a circle, segments of a chord, Common tangents to two circles. GEOMETRICAL CONSTRUCTIONS Construction of triangles, constructions involving concurrence lines, triangles and circles, harder cases, Geometrical constructions involving circles and tangents and triangles and quadrilaterals. 5. MENSURATION Square, rectangle, triangle, Quadrilateral, Circle, Ring (Annulus), Sector. Prism, total surface area of right prism, volume of a prism, Volume of a cube, Cuboids, The right pyramid, Cylinder, Hollow cylinder, Cylindrical shell, ratio’s of cylinders, cone, Hollow cone, solid cone, Curved surface area, total surface area, volume of a right circular cone, Sphere: Surface area of a sphere, total surface area of a hemisphere, Volume of a sphere, Hollow hemisphere. 6. MATRICES Matrix Definition, Order of a matrix, Types of matrices, Equality of two matrices, Addition, Subtraction, multiplication of matrix, Product of two matrices, properties of products of matrices, transpose of matrix, properties, skew symmetric matrix, Adjoint and inverse of a matrix, simultaneous linear equations, types of system of simultaneous linear equations, consistency and inconsistency of Simultaneous equation. . Multiplicative inverse of a square matrix, singular and non singular matrix, solution of a system of linear equations in two variable using matrices determinants, properties of determinants, Matrix inverse method and Cramer’s , Inversion and Gauss Jordan method and Solving Equations Triangle matrices, properties of addition of matrices, sector multiple of a matrix 7. STATISTICS Cumulative frequency distribution, LCFD, GCFD, Frequency graphs, lesser then frequency distribution, Greater than frequency distribution. SA – Mathematics Page 13 Central Tendency: means of the ungrouped data, Weighted AM, means grouped data, Merit and demerits of AM, Medians from ungrouped and grouped data, mode of ungrouped and grouped data, Empirical relation among mean, Median and mode. Probability: Random Experiments and Events, Definition, Axiomatic Approach, Independent and Dependent Events, Conditional Probability, Bayes Theorem, random variables , theoretical distributions. 8. COMPUTING Introduction to computers, Historic development of computers, Structure of a computer, working characteristics of Computers, Problem solving, flow charts and their representation, Operations box, Data box, Decision box, loops, Algorithm, Flow diagram using boxes for mechanics. 9. PROGRESSIONS Progressions: Common difference, nth term, sum of the first nth terms Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic Progressions and problems. AM, GM, HM and its Problems. 10.TRIGONOMETRY Unit of measurement of angles: Radian measure, relation between radian and degrees, 6 Trigonometric ratios and transformations, behavior of trigonometric functions, Trigonometric functions of complementary angles, trigonometrically tables. Inverse trigonometric functions, Hyperbolic Functions, Properties of Triangles, graphs and periodicity, Trigonometric ratios of compound angles, Trigonometric ratios of multiple and sub multiple angles, Angle of elevation and angle of depression, heights and distance. Trigonometric Expansions. 11.ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY Distance between two points, Division of a segment internally and externally in a given ratio, slope, Area of triangle, The Straight Line; Pairs of St Lines. LOCUS, Transformation of Axes. Three Dimensional Geometry: Co-ordinates; Direction Cosines and Ratios; Cartesian equation of a plane. Circles and System of Circles, Parabola, Ellipse, Hyperbola and polar coordinates. Methodology 1. Meaning and nature of Mathematics, History of mathematics, How does History of Mathematics helps – Teacher 2. History of Mathematics – Aryabhatta, Bhaskaracharya, Srinivasa Ramanajain, Euclid, Pythagoras, George cantor. 3. Aims and values of teaching Mathematics, Instructional objective (Blooms taxonomy) 4. Curriculum of mathematics – Principals of cumulus construction, organization of curriculum (Logical and psychological, topical and concentric – Spiral approaches), Qualities of a good Mathematics, text book. 5. Methods of teaching mathematics- Heuristic method, laboratory method, Inductive and deductive methods, Analytic and synthetic methods – project method and problem solving method. 6. Unit plan, year plan, lesson planning in mathematics. 7. Constructional materials is teaching mathematics, Edgar dale’s cone of experience. 8. Backwardness in the subject – slow learners – gifted learner identification, characteristics and remedial measures. 9. Mathematics teacher techniques of teaching mathematics like oral work, writer work, drilling, Asymmetry, project, speed and Accuracy. SA – Mathematics Page 14 10.Mathematics club, mathematics structure of mathematics order, pattern sequence. 11. Evaluation – Types – Tools and Teaching of Evaluation – Preparation of SAT Analysis, Characteristics of a good test. V (b) Physical Science (Content and Methodology) (Marks : 15) CONTENT 1. Measurements: Units and Different Systems –C.G.S., M.K.S., S.I. Triangulation method forҏҟ measuring long distances, Measurement of Length, Area, Volume, Mass, Density and Time. Fundamental and Derivedҏҟ units. Measuring instruments –ҏҟ 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, Specificҏҟ gravity, Surface tension, Fluid Mechanics. 3. Our Universe: Constellation – Zodiac, Space travel; Solar system, Satellites, stars, comets; Earthlayers of earth. 4. Natural Phenomenon: Light: Rectilinear propagation of Light, Shadows, transparent and opaque materials; reflection, Laws of reflection, refraction, Reflection at spherical mirrors, 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,ҏҟ Velocity, Acceleration, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Friction, Momentum, Principals of Conservation, Centre of Gravity, State of Equilibrium. 6. Magnetism and Electricity: Magnetism: Natural Magnets and Artificial Magnets, properties of Magnets, Magnetic Induction, uses 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 andҏҟ Communication Technology, Computers. 7. Matter-Its changes: Elements and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae, Chemical Equations ҟAction of heat on substances, Physical and Chemical changes, types of chemical changes ҟPreparation of Gases (Oxygen, Hydrogen, Carbon- Di-Oxide, Chlorine, Hydrogen Chloride) ҟAcids, Basis, Salt. ҟWater and its constituents. Hardness of 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. Methodology 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 SA – Mathematics Page 15 9. Science Textbook. 10. Evaluation – CCE – Designing, Administration, Analysis, Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) V (c) Biological Science (Content and Methodology) (Marks : 15) CONTENT 1. Biology: Its importance in everyday life, contribution of scientists, different branches. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. 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. 5. Microbes: Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, Protozoan ҟuseful and harmful, microbial diseases in plants & animals 6. Our Environment: Biotic & Abiotic factors, Natural resources 7. Recent trends in Biology: -Hybridization, Genetic engineering, Gene banks, Gene therapy, Tissue culture Methodology 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)

IV. Physical Education Teacher (PET):

1. Part-I: General Knowledge & Current Affairs

2. Part-II: English

3. Part-III: Principles, Philosophy and History of Physical Education

4. Part-IV: Organization and Administration of Physical Education

5. Part-V: Psychology, Materials and Methods of Physical Education

6. Part-VI: Anatomy and Physiology and Kinesiology

7. Part-VII: Health Education, Safety Education and Physiology of Exercise

8. Part-VIII: Officiating and Coaching of Physical Education

 

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