HTET Paper 1 – Exam Pattern and Syllabus

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Dear Readers

Haryana TET exam was conducted on November 2015 and next exam expected in 2016. Qualify of HTET exam necessary for all candidate who want to become teacher in Haryana. The HTET test of both the paper i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be held on the same day. The exam will be held offline.

HTET is the minimum eligibility for the recruitment as government teacher in Haryana State. HTET is the test conducted by Board of secondary Education Haryana for the recruitment of Government teachers. Paper 1 is given by those who wants to teach the classes from I class to V Class While Paper 2 is from Class VI to VIII.

In this article, let’s discuss about the paper pattern of Paper -1. Now onward, we will start focusing on  HTET 2016 Exam. We will publish article and quizzes which will help in your preparation for the exam. So first let’s discus the detailed exam pattern of the HTET Exam.

HTET  Exam Pattern: Paper 1


To crack the exam easily, it is advisable to read the syllabus thoroughly. Read the syllabus here:

Part I:  Child development & Pedagogy

(i) Child Development (Primary School Child)
(ii) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
(iii) Learning and Pedagogy

Distribution of questions

(i) Child Development (Primary School Child) :  —-> 15 Questions
(ii) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs: —> 7 Questions
(iii) Learning and Pedagogy: —-> 8 Questions

Part II: Mathematics

(i) Number system

(ii) Shapes and Geometry

(iii) Data Handling

(iv) Measurements and units

Distribution of questions

(i) Simplification :—-> 6 questions

(ii) Speed, Distance and Time :—->6 questions

(iii) Area and volume :—-> 5 Questions

Pedagogy of mathematics

(i) Reading Errors :—->4 questions

(ii) Problems of teaching :—-> 4 questions

(iii) Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching :—->  3 questions

(iv) Miscellaneous :—-> 2 questions


(i) Family and Friend

(ii) Food and Nutrition

(iii) Shelters

(iv) Water, Travel

(v) Things we Make and Do

Distribution of questions

(i) Environment basics :—-> 4 questions

(ii) Geography :—-> 3 questions

(iii) Current affairs :—-> 5 questions

(iv) Miscellaneous :—-> 3 questions


(i) Learning Principles :—-> 3 questions

(ii) Approaches of presenting concepts :—-> 4 questions

(iii) Significance of EVS, integrated EVS: Learning errors:—->5 Questions

(iv) Miscellaneous:—-> 3 questions

Part IV: Language 1 ( English / Hindi)

Distribution of questions

(i) Reading comprehension – essay type :—-> 8 Questions

(ii) Fill in the blanks  —> 5 Questions

(iii) Antonyms & Synonyms :—> 5 Questions

(iv) Spotting Error/ Sentence correction—> 5 Questions

(v) Idioms & Phrase—> 3 Questions

(vi) Miscellaneous question —> 5 Questions

Part IV : Language 2 ( English / Hindi)

Distribution of questions

(i) Reading comprehension – Essay Type :—-> 10 questions

(ii) English grammar based pedagogy :—->5 questions

(iii)  Language Skills :—-> 5 Questions

(iv) Hindi grammar :—-> 10 Questions

All the Best !!!


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