HP TET Syllabus 2023 for CDP, EVS, Maths, Social Science

HP TET Syllabus 2023 for CDP, EVS, Maths, Social Science

ByAshish Kumar  |  Updated on: May 30, 2023
HP TET Syllabus is released by the Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education. The syllabus includes details about the important topics of each subject included in the exam.

It is important for candidates to check the HP TET syllabus 2023 before starting their preparation. Candidates who are well versed with the syllabus can devise a nice study plan to ace the examination. HPTET syllabus is prepared by the exam conducting body considering the level of the examination. Hence, candidates are advised to have look at it to keep their HPTET preparation on track.

HPTET syllabus is a useful tool to take the level of preparation to second to none. Apart from the syllabus candidates should have complete knowledge of the exam pattern. Check out more details on the HP TET syllabus for various posts below.   

HP TET Syllabus 2023

HP TET Syllabus 2023 contains the necessary details about the topics and important topics of each and every subject to be covered in the exam. Candidates must check the subject wise syllabus of HP TET Exam before starting the preparation for the exam. HP TET Syllabus 2023 is available along with exam notification on official website. Candidates can also check the complete syllabus on this page.

HP TET syllabus consists of various topics depending on the subject chosen by the candidate for the exam. The syllabus includes all the topics of each subject that will be covered in the mains exam. Candidates must check the complete HPTET Syllabus 2023 for proper preparation of the exam. The syllabus given below will help candidates to prepare for the exam in a well planned manner.

HPTET Syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy

HPTET Child Development and Pedagogy Syllabus is provided here in detail. The syllabus is divided into three sections. Child development, concept of inclusive education and learning and pedagogy. This is further divided into subtopics. To make it easier to plan for the exam preparation, it is important to be aware of the topics in each subcategory. The syllabus is mentioned below:

HPTET CDP Syllabus



Child Development

- Concept of development and learning

- Concepts of child-centric progressive education

- Social World & Children

- Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence

- Multi-Dimensional Intelligence

- Language & Thought

- Assessment of readiness levels of learners

- Learning and critical thinking in the classroom

- Gender as a social construct & gender roles

Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including children with special needs

- Addressing the needs of children with impairment and learning difficulties

- Addressing Specially abled Learners

Learning and Pedagogy

- Thinking & Learning in Children

- Basic processes of teaching and learning

- Child as a problem solver

- Child as a ‘scientific investigator’

- Cognition & Emotions

- Motivation and learning

- Personal & environmental factors contributing to learning

HP TET Mathematics Syllabus

The mathematics syllabus for HPTET has the content part and the pedagogy part which are explained as follows:

  • Numbers
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • children’s thinking and reasoning patterns
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Problems with Maths Teaching

HPTET Syllabus for Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies Syllabus for HP TET Exam includes essential topics. It is an essential subject for the candidates appearing in the Teacher Eligibility Test for LT. Read the syllabus which is divided into two parts: Content and Pedagogy of EVS.

  • Family and Friends
  • Work and Play
  • Plants
  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Things We Make and Do
  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles
  • Experimentation/Practical Work
  • Discussion
  • Activities
  • Teaching material/Aids Problems

HP TET Social Studies Syllabus

The syllabus of Social Studies for HP TET exam is quite wide. This subject is one of the main subjects for the candidates who will give TET for arts background. The syllabus is again divided into content part which consists of History, Geography, Political Science and the second part is Pedagogy. HP TET Social Science Syllabus includes:

  • History
  • Geography
  • Social & Political Life
  • Concept of Social Science/Social Studies
  • Classroom Processes & Activities
  • Critical thinking
  • Problems of teaching Social Science

HPTET Syllabus of Language Paper

Candidates who are going to appear in the Language Teacher paper should be aware of the important topics so that they can prepare for the exam in an effective manner. Following are the important topics that candidates must prepare to pass the exam.

HP TET Syllabus in English

HP TET Syllabus in Hindi

Two unseen passages with questions


Role of listening and speaking

सुनने और बोलने की भूमिका

Function of language

श्रवण और मौखिकी की भूमिका; भाषा का कार्य

Role of grammar in learning a language

एक भाषा सीखने में व्याकरण की भूमिका

Challenges of teaching language

भाषा शिक्षण की चुनौतियाँ

Evaluating language comprehension

भाषा की समझ का मूल्यांकन

Teaching-learning materials such as Textbook & multimedia materials

शिक्षण-अधिगम सामग्री: पाठ्यपुस्तक, बहु-मीडिया सामग्री, कक्षा के बहुभाषी संसाधन

HP TET Syllabus Preparation Tips

Candidates who want to cover the entire HPTET syllabus on time require a focused study plan as well as dedication to pass the exam. They can follow the suggestions provided below in order to prepare for the exam in a good manner.  

  • Make a daily schedule and make sure to follow it.
  • Know well about the exam date, exam syllabus, eligibility criteria and selection process before applying for the HP TET Exam.
  • Work on time management skills
  • Keep practicing mock tests and previous year's question papers

Best Books to Cover HP TET Syllabus 2023

Books can help to cover the entire HP TET Syllabus. Candidates must carefully select only the best books for the preparation of HP TET exam. Selecting the right HP TET books for reference can help in scoring good marks in the exam. Some of the books referred by subject experts are included in the table below.


Book Name

Author and Publication

Child Pedagogy & Development

Child Development & Pedagogy for CTET & STET (Paper 1 & 2) Hindi

Tyagi Renu

Hindi Language and Comprehension

CTET & TETs Bhasha Hindi Paper I & II 10 Edition


English Language & Comprehension

Objective General English

SP Bakshi

Arithmetical and Numerical Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

Dr R.S Aggarwal

Publication: S. Chand


Teacher Eligibility Test Environmental Studies (For Classes I-V) (English, Paperback)

Shyam Anand

TGT (Medical)

HPTET Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test for Medical TGT 2020 Paperback


TGT (Non-Medical) Exam

Popular Master Guide

R Gupta's

TGT Arts

HPTET (Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test) TGT - ARTS in हिंदी 2020 Latest Edition Paperback

Swarn Guides


Himachal Pradesh JBT Junior Basic Training Commission Likhit Pariksha 2020 (Hindi) Paperback


Urdu Language

HP-TET (Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test) Language Teacher Exam Guide (Popular Master Guide) (Hindi) Paperback

RPH Editorial Board

HP TET Syllabus FAQs

  • HP TET Syllabus contains the detailed syllabus of the subjects covered in the exam. Aspirants preparing for HPTET exam must understand the syllabus before starting their preparation.

  • HP TET syllabus is prescribed by the Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education. Candidates can check the syllabus on the official website along with the exam notification.

  • Yes, it is possible to complete the HPTET syllabus with a proper schedule. It is important that candidates include HP TET previous year question papers and mock tests for proper preparation in one and a half months.

  • It is important to create a perfect plan to start your preparation for the HP TET Exam. Candidates must first check the complete syllabus and HP TET Exam Pattern before starting the preparation.

  • There are several books that can be used while preparing for the HP TET 2023 Syllabus. Candidates can refer to some of the best books as suggested by subject experts for right HP TET preparation. Some of them are:

    • CTET & TETs Bhasha Hindi Paper I & II 10 Edition by Arihant
    • Teacher Eligibility Test Environmental Studies (For Classes I-V) (English, Paperback) by Shyam Anand
    • Himachal Pradesh JBT Junior Basic Training Commission Likhit Pariksha 2020 (Hindi) Paperback, Arihant
  • Mathematics is an important subject in HPTET exam. Some of the important topics of HP TET Maths syllabus are:

    • Numbers
    • Addition and Subtraction
    • Solids around Us
    • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
    • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • Social Studies is quite vast. Some of the important topics of HP TET Social Studies syllabus are: 

    • Geography
    • History
    • Social & Political Life
    • Problems of teaching Social Science

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