The Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test is mandatory for all those interested in joining as teachers in government, state-run and affiliated schools in the state of Jharkhand. The JTET syllabus will help the interested candidates to prepare for the exam in a methodical manner.
The JTET exam consists of 2 papers, JTET Level 1 and 2. The JTET level one is for candidates appearing for primary classes 1st to 5th, while JTET Level 2 is for candidates appearing for middle and secondary classes.
JTET exam pattern:
No. of |
Child Development |
JTET Level 2:
No. of |
Child Development |
(a) For Mathematics |
and Science teacher:
Mathematics and Science
(b) For Social Studies/|
Social Science teacher:
For any other teacher: |
either (a) or (b)
JTET exam syllabus:
JTET Level 1 syllabus:
- Child Development and Pedagogy
- How Children learn and think
- Understanding diverse learners.
- Theories of learning and its implication
- Motivation and Implications for Learning
- Meaning and Concept of learning and its processes
- Factors Affecting Learning
- Learning Difficulties.
- Teaching-learning process.
- Personality and Adjustment
- Action Research
- Individual Differences and Intelligence
- Child Development
- The Role of Heredity and the environment
- Meaning, types and purposes of Assessment
- Right to Education Act 2009
- Language – I
- Principles of Teaching English
- Development of Language Skills, Teaching Learning Materials
- Comprehensive & Continuous Evaluation
- Framing Questions
- Unseen Prose Passage
- Language – II
- Principles of Teaching English, Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching, Challenges of Teaching English
- Basic knowledge of English Sounds and their Phonetic Transcription
- Modal Auxiliaries, Phrasal Verbs and Idioms, Literary Terms.
- Unseen Passage Poem and prose
- Addition and Subtraction
- Multiplication and Division
- Measurement, Volume, Weight
- Geometry, Patterns
- Time, Shapes & Spatial Understanding
- Data Handling.
- Decimal, Fractions
- LCM & HCF.
- Environmental Studies
- Solar System.
- Geographical features and changes
- Weather & climate.
- Water, Air, Natural Resources
- Our Surroundings
- Basic needs.
- Habitats, Food, resources, and care
- Living and nonliving
- Parts of Body (internal & external), Parts of plants.
- Health, good habits & personal hygiene.
- Transportation, communication, and development.
- Local Bodies (Rural & Urban).
- Diseases, Pollution, Disposal of solid waste.
- National property
- Disaster management and First Aid
JTET Level 2 Syllabus
- Number System, Playing with Numbers.
- Whole Numbers, Negative Numbers and Integers
- Introduction to Algebra, Algebraic identities, polynomials.
- Fractions Exponents; surds, squares, cube, square root.
- Profit & Loss, Compound Interest Discount.
- Ratio and Proportion.
- Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D), Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
- Constructions (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
- Symmetry: (reflection)
- Data handling, statistics
- The Universe
- Air, Water, Light, Earth, sound
- The structure of an Atom, Molecule
- Metals & Nonmetals
- Cleaning food.
- Moving Things People and Ideas.
- Food, Sources of food, Components of food, Food; production & management.
- The World of the Living organisms, microorganisms, and diseases.
- Acids, base, salt.
- Materials of daily use
- Motion, Force, Work & Energy
- Sources of energy
- Natural Phenomena.
- Magnets & magnetism, Electric current and circuits.
- Natural Resources, Pollution, Environmental concerns; regional & national
- The First Farmers and Herders
- The Earliest Societies, the First Empire
- Creation of an Empire, New Kings and Kingdoms
- Contacts with Distant lands
- Political Developments
- Sultans of Delhi, Art, Culture and Architecture
- Colonialism and Tribal Societies.
- The Nationalist Movement.
- The Revolt of 1857-58.
- India after Independence.
- Social Change.
- Rural Life and Society.
- Women and reform.
- Challenging the Caste System.
- Geography as a social study and science
- Planet: Earth in the solar system.
- Air, Water, Soil
- The environment, natural and human environment.
- Resources, Natural and Human.
- Human Environment: Agriculture, settlement, transport, and communication.
- Political Science
- Government, State Government, Local Government.
- The Constitution, Parliament, Judiciary
- Diversity, Social Justice and the laws for the marginalized sections
- Understanding Media
A thorough study and preparation of the JTET syllabus will help the candidates crack the exam with ease.