WB TET Syllabus 2022: Primary & Secondary Teachers Exam Syllabus, Download PDF

WB TET Syllabus 2022: Primary & Secondary Teachers Exam Syllabus, Download PDF

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Jul 7, 2021
The West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) conducts the West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WBTET) 2021. Download WB TET Admit Card 2021 for WB Primary TET 2017 exam.
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WB TET Syllabus 2021

Here we have discussed the detailed WB TET syllabus as released by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) on the official website. After filling the application form comes the All syllabus and exam pattern to begin the preparation. The candidate must go through the detailed exam pattern and syllabus to strategize the preparation for the exam. The WB TET exam is conducted for primary and secondary level teachers. 

Interested candidates must go through the exam pattern, syllabus, minimum qualifying marks, Syllabus PDF for the WB TET exam below. Candidates can make a plan preparation strategy based on the syllabus and exam pattern.

WB TET 2021 Exam Highlights

Check the details of the WB TET exam 2021. The exam is conducted by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) to certified candidates for the teacher posts.

Body

West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE)

Exam Nate

West Bengal Teachers Eligibility Test (WB TET)

Category

Syllabus

Exam Date

To be notified

Official Website

wbbpe.org

WB TET Exam Pattern 2021

The West Bengal TET exam is conducted for 2 papers. Paper I is for Primary school teachers and Paper II is for Secondary school teachers. The exam pattern for both papers is given below.

WB TET Primary Exam Pattern

Check the West Bengal TET Primary exam pattern. The exam is for the Primary Classes (1-5).

Topic

Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Language-I

30

30

Language-II

30

30

Total

150

150

WB TET Secondary Exam Pattern

The secondary paper is for Classes 6 to 8. The WB TET Secondary has 150 multiple choice questions with 150 marks.

Topic

Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

(a) For Mathematics and Science teachers: Mathematics and Science or

(b) For Social Science Teachers: Social Science or

(c) For any other teachers (a) or (b)

60

60

Language-I 

30

30

Language II

30

30

Total

150

150

Important Points:

  • The objective type multiple choice questions will be offline.
  • The number of questions is 150 of 150 marks.
  • The mark for the correct answer is +1.
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Check the WB TET Eligibility Criteria

WB TET Syllabus 2021

Check the West Bengal TET syllabus of Child Development and Pedagogy, Languages I, Language II, Mathematics, Social Science, and others. 

Stream

Topics

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Social world and children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Understanding the Learning Process and Learners
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Concept of development
  • The relationship with the learning of development
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Approaches to teaching and learning
  • Influence of Heredity and Environment
  • Socialization processes
  • Children’s strategies of learning
  • Learning as a social activity
  • The social context of education.
  • Concept of Inclusive Education
  • Understanding Children with special needs
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental
  • Addressing the requirements of children and learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Understanding the Child Development during Childhood (focus on children at the primary level)
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
  • Curriculum Teaching: Learning Approaches and Curriculum Teaching Evaluation
  • Child as a problem solver and a scientific investigator
  • Focus on Child Development (Upper Primary School Children)
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning

Language I 

  • Vocabulary Test
  • Word formation from jumbled letters
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • Contribution of famous literates for development of the language
  • Teaching Language
  • Assessment of Language
  • Learning a language at Upper Primary Level
  • Elements of the Language
  • Affixes
  • Language Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development
  • Learning and acquisition
  • Language items
  • Teaching, Reading, and Writing Skills
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking
  • Assessment of learning language
  • Learning Language at the elementary level
  • Language Skills
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Idioms and phrases
  • The formation of short sentences from jumbled words
  • Test of grammatical knowledge on the following
  • Articles
  • Linkers
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Concord
  • Auxiliary Verbs
  • Interrogatives
  • Tense and time
  • Reflexive pronouns
  • Gerunds & Participle
  • Question Tags
  • Determiners
  • Prepositions

Language II

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Learning a language at Upper Primary Level
  • Pedagogy of Language Development verbally and in written form
  • The Language items
  • Language Learning
  • Skills in learning the language
  • Learning a language at the Elementary Level
  • Assessment of language
  • Assessment of learning the Language
  • Challenges of teaching a language in a diverse classroom
  • Difficulties of Language
  • Errors and disorders
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency
  • Speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • Teaching-learning materials
  • Textbook
  • Multi-media materials
  • Development of Language Skills
  • Multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Language Skills
  • A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas
  • Comprehension
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Remedial Teaching

Mathematics

  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Shapes and Spatial Relationship
  • Knowing our Numbers
  • Algebra
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
  • Data handling and Patterns
  • Geometry
  • Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Fractions
  • Number System
  • Measurement
  • Fractions
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  • Symmetry: Reflection
  • Mensuration
  • Whole Numbers
  • Exponentiation
  • Mathematics – Trends and Developments
  • Learning Materials in Mathematics
  • Pedagogy
  • Mathematics Learning – Evaluation
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Learning of Mathematics – Strategies and Methods
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Assessment in Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education in Schools
  • Number System and Operation in Numbers
  • Nature of Mathematics
  • Quadrilaterals

Social Studies

  • Human Environment
  • Settlement, Transport, Communication
  • The Earliest Societies
  • Geography
  • Early States
  • Social Justice and the Marginalised
  • History
  • Making a Living
  • When, Where, and How
  • Regional Cultures
  • New Kings and Kingdoms
  • Creation of an Empire
  • Understanding Media
  • Diversity
  • The First Farmers and Herders
  • Globe
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • Social and Political Life
  • Political Developments
  • Resources: Types-Natural and Human
  • Local Government
  • Unpacking Gender
  • Air
  • Government
  • Culture and Science
  • Planet: Earth in the solar system
  • The Judiciary
  • Parliamentary Government
  • Water
  • The First Cities
  • Social Change
  • The Constitution
  • Architecture
  • Democracy
  • State GovernmentAims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies
  • Evaluation in Social Science
  • Geography
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Motions of the Earth
  • Mineral and Power Resources
  • Life in the Temperate Grasslands
  • Social and Political Life
  • Political Science
  • Understanding Media
  • Diversity and Discrimination
  • Understanding Marginalisation
  • History
  • From Gathering to Growing Food
  • India after Independence
  • Rulers and Buildings

Environmental Studies

  • Evaluation in Environmental Studies
  • Governance
  • Physical Features of West Bengal and India
  • History of Freedom Struggle in West Bengal and India
  • Health and Diseases
  • Matter, Force, and Energy
  • Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Internal Systems of Human Body

Science

  • Evaluation in Science
  • Nature of Science
  • Physical Science
  • Cell
  • Energy
  • Pollution
  • Human nervous system
  • Animal nutrition
  • Biodiversity
  • Basic concepts of force
  • Magnetism
  • Transparent and opaque objects
  • Plant reproduction
  • Ecosystem
  • Agriculture
  • Germination of seed
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Cellular equilibrium
  • Diseases
  • Cleaning food
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources
  • Materials of daily use
  • Materials
  • The World of the Living
  • Electric current and circuits
  • Sources of food
  • Food
  • Magnets
  • Components of food
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • Life Science
  • Methods and Approaches

WB TET Syllabus PDF 2021

Download the official PDF of the WB TET syllabus here. The board has not released the PDF for the updated syllabus yet. We will update you with the latest WB TET Syllabus PDF as soon as it is available on the official website.

WB TET Minimum Qualifying Marks

The West Bengal Board of Primary Education has set the minimum qualifying marks as per the National Council for Teacher Education’s Guidelines. The minimum qualifying mark for the general category is 60% and for others, it is 55%.

Category

KTET passing percentage

UR

60%

OBC

55%

SC/ST/ PH

55%

Death in Harness

55%

WB TET Syllabus & Exam Pattern FAQs

  • There are 150 questions in the WB TET exam.

  • Candidates will get 150 minutes to complete the WB TET exam.

  • No, there is no negative marking in the WB TET exam.

  • No, there are no descriptive-type questions in the WB TET exam.

  • The minimum qualifying marks for the General category is 60% and for other categories, it is 55% marks.

  • The marking scheme of the West Bengal TET exam is very simple. For each correct answer, the candidate will be awarded 1 mark. There is no negative marking in the WB TET exam.

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