HTET (Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test) Syllabus

HTET Exam Syllabus

Before starting preparation for the HTET Exam 2021 it is very important for a candidate to be well versed about the HTET syllabus. The syllabus of HTET is different for all three levels. The subjects included in all three levels are Environmental Studies, Child Development and Pedagogy, Languages (Hindi and English), General Studies (Quantitative Aptitude, Haryana G.K. and Reasoning), Mathematics and opted subject. It is advised to a candidate to go through the full HTET syllabus 2021 first and then proceed with making a preparation strategy for the HTET exam 2021.

HTET Exam Syllabus 2021 - (Principal, Vice Principal)

SectionTopics
English Language Synonyms, Homonyms, Antonyms, Spelling, Word formation, Idioms and phrases, Fill in the suitable words, Grammar, Spotting errors, Sentence correction, Active/ passive voice, Phrases and idioms, Direct and indirect speech, Reading Comprehension, Passage completion, Theme detection, Deriving conclusion, Rearrangement of passage
General Hindi विपरीतार्थक शब्द, पर्यायवाची शब्द, मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियां, गुढार्थी (क्लोजटाइप), प्रकार का गद्यांश, वाक्य क्रमव्यवस्थापन, वाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ, वाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति, वर्तनीअशुद्धियाँ, वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द, अपठित गद्यांश
Reasoning Analogy, Classification, Word formation, Statement and conclusions, Syllogism, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Coding decoding, Blood relations, Passage and conclusions, Alphabet test, Series test, Number, ranking and time sequence, Direction sense test, Decision-making test, Figure series, Input/output, Assertion and reasoning, Sitting arrangement, Odd figure out, Analogy, Series test, Miscellaneous test
General Awareness/Current Affairs Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Indian Constitution, Geography, Budget and Five Year Plans, History, Scientific Research, Important Financial & Economic News, Culture, Economy, Current Affairs – National & International, India and its neighbouring countries, General Politics, Sports, Economy, Banking, and Finance, Knowledge of Current Events, Countries & Capitals
Computer Literacy History of computers, Basics of hardware and software, Windows operating system, basics Internet terms and services, Basic functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), Networking and communication, Database basics, Basics of hacking,Security tools and viruses
Child Development and Pedagogy Dimensions of Development
  • Growth & Development: - Concept, Principal, Factors, & Stages.
  • Characteristics of stages of development with special reference to Childhood and Adolescence.
  • Adolescence: Understanding their needs and problems in Indian context.
  • Parenting styles: Concept and its impact on Child development.
  • Personality: meaning, nature and assessment.
Theories of Child Development
  • Theory of Cognitive Development by piglet: Concept, Stages and Implications with special reference to Indian Context.
  • Theory of Social & Emotional Development by Erickson: Concept, Stages and Implications with special reference to India Context.
  • Kohlberg theory of Moral Development: Concept, Stages and Implications with special reference to India Context.
Learner as a Developing Individual
  • Intelligence: Meaning, nature and theories of intelligence (two factor theory and Thurston’s group factor theory, Measurement of intelligence and application of intelligence tests.
  • Creativity: Concept; relationship with intelligence; techniques for fostering creativity.
  • Mental Processes of Learning: Thinking Concept Types of Thinking – Divergent, Convergent, Critical, Reflective & Lateral Thinking.
  • Memory – Concept, Types & Strategies to develop Memory; Forgetting – Nature, Causes, Factors & Strategies to minimize Forgetting.
Learning in socio Cultural Perspective
  • Agencies of Socialization: Family, School, Community and their role in Child Development.
  • Social & Cultural Change as factors influencing Child Development.
  • Impact of Marginalization and Stereotyping on Child Development with special reference to Gender, Social Class & Poverty.
  • Role of media in constructing & deconstructing perceptions & ways of dealing with above issues.
Perspectives in Education and School Organization
  • Acts/ Rights: Right of Children to free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 and Child Rights, POCSO Act, Protection of Children against Corporal Punishment in Schools and Institutions.
NEP 2020:
  • Early Childhood Care and Education: The Foundation of Learning.
  • Foundational Literacy and Numeracy: An Urgent & Necessary Prerequisite to Learning.
  • Curtailing Dropout Rates and Ensuring Universal Access to Education at All Levels.
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy in Schools: Learning Should be Holistic, Integrated, Enjoyable, and Engaging.
  • Teachers & Teacher Education.
  • Equitable & Inclusive Education: Learning for all.
  • Efficient Resourcing and Effective Governance through School Complexes/ Clusters.
  • Standard Setting and Accreditation for School Education.
  • Re-imaging Vocational education.
  • Promotion of Indian Languages, Art & Culture.
  • Online & Digital Education: Ensuring equitable use of Technology.
School Organization:
  • Curriculum: Meaning, Principles, types of curriculum organization, approaches.
  • Institutional Planning: Instructional Plan- Year Plan, Unit Plan, Lesson Plan.
  • Instructional material and resources: Text Books, Work books, Supplementary material AV aids, Laboratories, Library, Clubs- Museums, Community, Information and Communication Technology.
  • Evaluation: Types, tools, Characteristics of a good test, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, Analysis and Interpretation of Scholastic Achievement Test.
Rights & duties of Principal / Vice- Principal in residential schools:
  • Right & duties of Principal / Vice- Principal with reference to different stake holders.
  • Development and maintenance of facilities & assets.
  • Role of Principal / Vice- Principal in promoting excellence in academics & co-curricular activities.
  • Promotion of ethics and values in academic institutions.
Teaching – Learning Understanding Learning
  • Learning: Concept, Nature, types of learning & Factors influencing learning.
  • Learning strategies: Co-operative learning & Collaborative learning, peer-tutoring, group learning.
  • Role of Teacher & School in relation to learning strategies.
  • Individual Differences: Concept, Types, Causes & Educational implications.
Learning Paradigm
  • Theories of Learning:
    • Connectionism theory (Trial & Error: Thorndike), concept, laws of learning & Educational Implications.
    • Conditioning theories: Classical conditioning (Pavlov) & Operant Conditioning (Skinner): Concept, characteristics and Educational Implications.
    • Social-constructivist theory (Vygostky & Bandura): Concept, Nature and Educational Implications.
Understanding Teaching
  • Teaching: Concept, characteristic, features and levels of teaching.
  • Related concepts of Teaching (Training, conditioning, instruction & indoctrination)
  • Variables in the Teaching Process: The Learning task (Instructional Objectives), Learning Behaviour (Entry behaviours & Learner’s characteristics) Teacher Behaviour: (Competence, Personality, Teaching Style).
  • Social-constructivist approach in teaching (Applications of Bruner, Ausubel & Vygotsky’s ideas in teaching).
Phase & Models of Teaching
  • Phase of Teaching: Pre-active, Interactive and Post-active.
  • Models of Teaching: Meaning, Need & Elements, Basic Teaching Model (Glaser), Concept Attainment Model (Bruner).
  • Teaching Strategies: Brain-Storming, Simulation, Role-playing, Gaming, Remedial teaching & Enrichment Programme.
Administration & Finance
  • CCS (CCA) Rules
  • CCS (Conduct) Rules
  • Fundamental & Supplementary Rules.
  • Travelling Allowance Rules.
  • Leave Travel Concession Rules.
  • Medical Attendance Rules.
  • Pension Rules & New Pension Scheme.
  • General Financial Rules- Purchase procedure.
  • Income Tax & Service Tax.

HTET Exam Syllabus 2021 - (TGT and PGT)

SectionTopics
English Language Synonyms, Homonyms, Antonyms, Spelling, Word formation, Idioms and phrases, Fill in the suitable words, Grammar, Spotting errors, Sentence correction, Active/ passive voice, Phrases and idioms, Direct and indirect speech, Reading Comprehension, Passage completion, Theme detection, Deriving conclusion, Rearrangement of passage
General Hindi विपरीतार्थक शब्द, पर्यायवाची शब्द, मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियां, गुढार्थी (क्लोजटाइप), प्रकार का गद्यांश, वाक्य क्रमव्यवस्थापन, वाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ, वाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति, वर्तनीअशुद्धियाँ, वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द, अपठित गद्यांश
Reasoning Analogy, Classification, Word formation, Statement and conclusions, Syllogism, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Coding decoding, Blood relations, Passage and conclusions, Alphabet test, Series test, Number, ranking and time sequence, Direction sense test, Decision-making test, Figure series, Input/output, Assertion and reasoning, Sitting arrangement, Odd figure out, Analogy, Series test, Miscellaneous test
General Awareness/Current Affairs Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Indian Constitution, Geography, Budget and Five Year Plans, History, Scientific Research, Important Financial & Economic News, Culture, Economy, Current Affairs – National & International, India and its neighbouring countries, General Politics, Sports, Economy, Banking, and Finance, Knowledge of Current Events, Countries & Capitals
Computer Literacy History of computers, Basics of hardware and software, Windows operating system, basics Internet terms and services, Basic functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), Networking and communication, Database basics, Basics of hacking,Security tools and viruses
PART III: Teaching Aptitude / Pedagogy
  • Knowledge of NEP 2020.
Pedagogical Concerns
  • Curriculum: Meaning, Principles, types of curriculum organization, approaches.
  • Planning: lnstructional Plan- Year Plan, Unit Plan, Lesson Plan
  • Instructional Material and Resources: Text Books, Workbooks, Supplementary material AV aids, Laboratories, Library, Clubs-Museums-Community, Information and Communication Technology.
  • Evaluation: Types, tools, Characteristics of a good test, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, Analysis and interpretation of Scholastic Achievement Test.
Inclusive Education
  • Understanding diversities: concept types (disability as a dimension of diversity)
  • Disability as a social construct, classification of disability and its educational implications.
  • Philosophy of inclusion with special reference to children with disability.
  • Process of Inclusion: concern issues across disabilities.
  • Constitutional Provisions
  • School readiness (infrastructural including technological, pedagogical & attitudinal) for addressing the diverse needs of children with disabilities and role of teacher.
Communication & interaction
  • Communication: Concepts, Elements, Process.
  • Types of Communication, Communication & language.
  • Communication in the classroom, barriers in communication.
PART IV: Subject Knowledge
  • PGT: Class XII CBSE Unrevised Syllabus 2020-21 with difficulty level up to Graduation Level.
  • TGT: Class X CBSE Unrevised syllabus 2020-21 with difficulty level up to XII.

Books

To prepare for HTET exam 2021, you should ensure that you have the best study material possible available around you. Therefore, ixamBee has put together a list of important HTET books useful for level 1, 2 and 3 exam. You can check useful HTET books in the table given below. 

PaperBookAuthor / Publisher
General English English Grammar Wren & Martin
Made Easy for English Norman Lewis
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi
Computer Literacy Objective Computer Awareness Arihant
Quantitative Aptitude Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Agarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
General Awareness Manorama Year Book 2021 -
Pratiyogita Darpan -
Lucent’s General Knowledge -
Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning R. S. Aggarwal
A new approach to Reasoning B.S. Sijwali & S. Sijwali Arihant
Analytical Reasoning M.K Pandey
Multi Dimensional Reasoning Mishra & Kumar Dr. Lal
Reasoning Book for Competitive Examinations Pearson
General Hindi General Hindi Dr. Jaypal Sharma / Vidhyapeeth Times
General Hindi (Saamaany Hindi/सामान्य हिन्दी) Dr. Rajendra Kumar Singhvi / RHGA Rajasthan Hindi Granthagar Academy
Child Development and Pedagogy Child Development and Pedagogy with Previous Year Papers 2011-19 Himanshi Singh
Pedagogy And Child Development Prateek Shivalik
Perspectives in Education and School Organization Perspectives In Education Dr. P. Yakaiah
Perspective of Education Khemka Jyoti
Teaching – Learning Learning And Teaching Dr. S.C Oberoi
Administration & Finance Administrative Thinkers D. Ravindra Prasad

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