Unit 1: Teaching Aptitude
Methods of teaching in Institutions of higher learning
Teaching Support System
Unit 2: Research Aptitude
Methods of Research
Steps of Research
Thesis and Article writing
Application of ICT in research
Unit 3: Comprehension
A passage of text is given. Questions are asked from the passage to be
Unit 4: Communication
Barriers to effective communication
Mass-Media and Society
Unit 5: Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
Types of reasoning
Number series, Letter series, Codes, and Relationships
Mathematical Aptitude (Fraction, Time & Distance, Ratio, Proportion and
Percentage, Profit and Loss, Interest and Discounting, Averages, etc.)
Unit 6: Logical Reasoning
Understanding the structure of arguments
Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning.
Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation),
Hetvabhasas (fallacies of inference).
Unit7: Data Interpretation
Sources, acquisition, and classification of Data
Quantitative and Qualitative Data.
Data and Governance
Unit 8: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
ICT: General abbreviations and terminology.
Basics of the Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio, and Video-conferencing.
Digital initiatives in higher education.
ICT and Governance
Unit 9: People, Development and Environment
Development and environment
Human and environmental interaction
Impacts of pollutants on human health
Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate