APTET Paper-I Syllabus APTET SGT Syllabus

APTET Paper-I Syllabus in Detail. Govt of AP released the guidelines for conduct of TET in GO 91. Paper-I of APTET is for Primary Teachers. The APTET Paper-I syllabus is given below. Paper-I contains 150 Marks. All questions will be in Multiple Choice Questions. APTET Paper-I Syllabus APTET SGT Syllabus. APTET Paper I is for Teachers going to deal 1-8 Classes i.e., for Primary Teachers or Secondary Grade Teachers. Below is the detailed syllabus for APTET Paper-I. The APTET Paper-I Contains the Child Development and Pedagogy for 30 Marks, Language I 30 Marks, Language II (English) 30 Marks, Mathematics 30Marks, Environmental Studies 30Marks.

APTET Paper-I Syllabus AP TET SGT Syllabus

As per the GO 91 of APTET, the APTET Paper-I Containts 150 Marks.
No.of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) –150
b) Duration of Examination : 2 hours and 30 minutes:
c) Structure and Content (all compulsory)
  • i)Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
  • ii) Language I 30 MCQs 30 Marks
  • iii) Language II (English) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
  • iv) Mathematics 30MCQs 30Marks
  • v)Environmental Studies 30MCQs 30Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150Marks

PAPER-I Syllabus

Below is the Syllabus TET New Syllabus. 
TET Paper-I content part will be tested from I to VIII class of A.P. Government syllabus and CDP (Child Development and Pedagogy ) and Methodology portions will be tested from present D.El.Ed syllabus.
Division Subjects Marks Syllabus
Part – A
(90 Marks)
CDP 30 D.El. Ed
Language – I (Telugu/Urdu/Kannada/Tamil/Odiya
Content 24 I - VIII Class
Methodology 6 D.El.Ed
Language – II
Content 24 I - VIII Class
Methodology 6 D.El.Ed
Part – B
(60 Marks)
Content 24 I - VIII Class
Methodology 6 D.El.Ed
EVS – Science
Content 12 I - VIII Class
Methodology 3 D.El.Ed
Social Studies
Content 12 I - VIII Class
Methodology 3 D.El.Ed
Total Marks 150


  • Development, Growth & Maturation — Concept & Nature 
  • Principles of development and their education implication 
  • Factors influencing Development — Biological, Psychological, Sociological, emotional 
  • Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships — Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Child hood, Adolescence. 
  • Understanding Development — Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers, Erikson 
  • Individual differences — Infra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment 
  • Development of Personality — Concept, Factors effecting development of personality, self concept 
  • Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Mental Health, Defense mechanism 
  • Methods and Approaches of Child Development — Introspection, Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and Longitudinal 
  • Developmental tasks and Hazards 
  • 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 
  • 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, Cooperative and collaborative 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 Theory of instruction - Bruner 
  • 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


Language — II English (Content and Methodology) (Marks: 30)

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 – Presale 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 —prĂ©cis writing 
  • (15) Reading Comprehension 
  • (16) Vocabulary — Antonyms, Synonyms and Spellings. 
  • (17) Correction of Sentences. 
Methodology(Marks: 06)
  • 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. Development of Language skills:- 
  • (a) Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing (LSRW). 
  • (b) Communicative skills — Imparting values through Communication. 
  • 4. Approaches, Methods, Techniques of teaching English:- (a) Introduction, definition & types of Approaches, Methods &Techniques of teaching English 
  • (b) Remedial teaching. 
  • 5. Teaching learning materials in English. 
  • 6. Lesson Planning. 
  • 7. Curriculum & Textbooks — Importance and its need. 
  • 8. Evaluation in English language.
Telugu Syllabus:


CONTENT (Marks: 24)
  • 1. Number system: Natural Numbers, Whole numbers, Integers, Rational 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 Divisor (GCD), Square, Square root, Cube, Cube roots of numbers, Pythagorean triplets,
  • 2. 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. Rational Numbers; definition, four fundamental operations; properties of numbers (N, W, Z and Q), Representation of N,W,Z and Q on number line, Terminating and Non-Terminating Decimals (Recurring and Non – Recurring). 
  • 3. Arithmetic: Unitary method, Averages, Ratio & Proportion, Percentages, Profit and Loss, discount, simple interest, compound interest, Direct and Indirect proportion, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Tax (VAT).
  • 4. Geometry: Basic ideas of geometry (2D & 3D shapes), types of angles, construction and measurement of lines and angles, Triangles, types of triangles, Properties of Triangles, Congruence, Criteria of congruencies of triangles (SAS, SSS, ASA, RHS), Quadrilaterals, types of quadrilaterals, construction of triangles and quadrilaterals, Patterns with geometrical shapes, Representing 3D Shapes in 2D Shapes, Euler's relation, Properties of Parallelogram, Trapezium, Rhombus, Rectangle, Square and Kite, Concept of Circles, Symmetry, Reflection and Rotation, Line of symmetry.
  • 5. Measurements: Length, Area, Weight, Capacity, Time and their Standard Units, Surface Area and volume of a cube and a cuboids, Perimeter and area of triangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, rectangle, Rhombus, Square and Trapezium. Circumference & Area of a circle, Area of Circular path, Polygons Area of sector in a circle.
  • 6. Data Applications: Introduction to Data, Data Presentation, Preparation of Frequency distribution table, Bar Graph, Pictograph, Histogram, Mean, Median and Mode of ungrouped data, Cumulative Frequency Distribution Table, Frequency Polygon, Frequency Curve and Cumulative Frequency Curves.
  • 7. Algebra: Introduction to Algebra, Basic terminology – Constant, Variable, Expression, Polynomial, Identity and equations, solving linear equation in one variable, Exponents and Powers. 
Methodology (Marks: 06)
  • 1. Meaning, Nature and Definitions of Mathematics 
  • 2. Correlation with other school subjects and daily life. 
  • 3. Aims, values and instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics, Academic 
  •  Standards 
  • 4. Child Centered and Activity Based Approaches in Teaching Mathematics 
  • 5. Methods of Teaching & Remedial measures in Mathematics 
  • 6. Instructional Material, TLM and Resource Utilization in Mathematics 
  • 7. Curriculum, Text Book & Instructional Planning
  • 8. Evaluation and tools of evaluation and Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation


CONTENT (Marks: 24)
  • 1. My Family - My Family - Family tree, migration, changing structures of family  nuclear and joint families, festivals.
  • 2. Work & Play - Occupations, Child labor, Games - Local, National and International, Marshal Arts, Effects of games on respiration and breathing, fairs, Circus.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Our Food - Different types of food, storage of grains and vegetables, storage of 
  • food, Food -animal husbandry, Nutrients of food, deficiency diseases.
  • 5. Shelter - Need, different types of houses, electrical appliances - their use, social life in ants and honey bees, Animals shelter - variation.
  • 6. Air - Importance of air, composition of air, atmospheric pressure, diseases spread through air and their prevention, air pollution - causes, its impact, and measures to prevent, Green House effect.
  • 7. Energy - Renewable, Non-renewable, Future Energy.
  • 8. Water - Importance, water resources, tanks, aquatic flora and fauna, measurement of liquids, Water pollution - causes, impact, measures to prevent, purification of water, drought, floods.
  • 9. Our Body - Health - Cleanliness - External, Internal parts of our body, Bones, Muscles, Sense organs, Digestion, Respiration, Nervous system, Excretory system, Circulatory system, First Aid.
  • 10. Mapping - Direction, Mandal, District, State, India
  • 11. History and culture of India - Evolution of Man, Pre-historic period, Indian culture 
  • and Heritage, Civilization, Medieval period culture, Ancient monuments, Religious movements: Jainism, Buddhism, Bhakti movement, Great personalities, Indian freedom movement, Modern India.
  • 12. Our country (India) - Location, Area, Physical features, Climate, Natural resources, Continents and Oceans, Historical places in India, Population.
  • 13. Our State - Culture, State Government, Gram Panchayat, Mandal Parishad, Municipality, Municipal Corporation, Local Emergency services, our state symbols, Livelihood, Civilization - Impact of rivers.
  • 14. Indian constitution - Preamble, Major concepts, Fundamental rights, Fundamental duties, Child Rights
  • 15. Safety & Security - Earth Quakes, Floods, Fire, First Aid, 108, 104 Vehicles 
PEDAGOGY (Marks: 6)
  • 1. Concept and scope of Environmental Studies (Science & Social Studies) 
  • 2. Aims & Objectives of teaching Environmental Studies (Science & Social Studies) Academic Standards of Teaching EVS 
  • 3. Relation to Science and Social Studies 
  • 4. Curriculum and its transactional process – Teaching Methodology 
  • 5. Teaching Learning Material (TLM)
  • 6. Evaluation procedures – CCE.

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