The subject-Wise TNTET Syllabus 2021 is mentioned below.
- Child Development and Pedagogy
The significant topics that must be covered in this section are physical & intellectual development during primary school years, physical, cognitive and moral development during primary school years, social and emotional development during primary school years.
- Language I - Tamil/ Kannada/ Telugu/ Urdu/ Malayalam
the essential concepts for this section are unseen poems, comprehension, basic knowledge of sounds and their phonetic transcription, methods of evaluation, principles of teaching languages, remedial teaching, challenges of teaching languages and communicative approach to Tamil/ Kannada/ Telugu/ Urdu/ Malayalam language teaching, unseen prose passage and idioms, modal auxiliaries, phrasal verbs and literary terms and vocabulary.
The major topics that you must focus on to qualify this section include principles of teaching English, language comprehension, framing questions including wh-questions, unseen prose passage, challenges of teaching English and communicative approach to English language teaching, comprehensive & continuous evaluation, development of language skills, teaching-learning materials.
Some Concepts that are significant for the Mathematics section are averages, diagnostic and remedial teaching, the community of mathematics, error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching, fractions, evaluation methods, geometry and mensuration, the language of mathematics, Indian currency, LCM and HCF, data handling, algebra, arithmetic, nature of mathematics/logical thinking, mathematical operations, numbers, problems of teaching, place of mathematics in the curriculum, profit-loss, unitary method, simple interest and pedagogy issues in mathematics.
Some important topics that are covered in Science are chemical substances, animal reproduction and adolescence, force and motion, evaluation, heat, innovation, human body and health, light and sound, methods of science teaching, living beings, microorganisms, nature and structure of sciences, natural Science, problems, Science and technology, remedial teaching, solar system, text materials/aids, the structure of matter and understanding the Science.
Topics that are essential in Environmental Studies are keeping healthy and clean, clothes and habitats, environment education learning principles, small creatures around the children, family and friends, food, shelter, water, travel and plants.
Important topics for this section are:
History - Pre-historic Period, Indus Valley Civilization, Ancient Land of Thamizhagam, Vedic Period, Jainism and Buddhism, Rise of Empires, Kushana Empire, The Great Mughals, Rise of the Marathas-Shivaji Administration, Advent of the Europeans, Anglo-French Struggle, Rule of The English East India Company, The Nayak Rule 1773 to 1857 in Tamil Country, and Vellore Mutiny.
Geography - Earth and Solar System, Earth - Day and Night, Earth's Structure and Tectonic Movements, Weather and Climate, Disaster and Disaster Management, An Introduction to Oceanography, Resources, Primary Activity-Agriculture, Secondary Activity-Industries, Tertiary Activity-Transport, Trade, Population and Resource.
Civics - Family and Society, Community and School, The Local Government, Our Nation, Indian Constitution, Political Parties, National Integration, Socio-Economic Problems, Human Rights and the UNO, and Road Safety.
Economics – Consumption, factors of production, and money, savings and investment