West Bengal TET Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2017: Check Detailed Syllabus here!

By Arpit Kumar Jain|Updated : November 20th, 2017

West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET) Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2017 is approximately same as other states TET exam. Recently West Bengal Education Board has released WB TET Notification 2017 for eligible candidates. The online registration date of WB TET exam has already over and many candidates are searching WB TET Syllabus and exam pattern 2017, so in this article, we are sharing WB TET Detail Syllabus of Child development, Mathematics, Language, Environmental Studies.

WBTET Exam Pattern 2017 

WB TET Exam Pattern for Primary Level (Paper - I) 

SubjectNumber of questionMarksTotal Time
Child development & Pedagogy3030
150 Minutes
Mathematics 3030
Language - 1 (Bengali)3030
Language - 2 (English)3030
Environmental Studies 3030

WB TET Exam Pattern for Upper Primary Level (Paper - II) 

SubjectsNumber of QuestionMarksTotal Time
Child Development & Pedagogy3030
150 Minutes
Language - 1(Bengali)3030
Language - 2 (English)3030
Science & Mathematics OR Social Science6060
Total 150150

Note: Mathematics and Science subject for Maths and Science teachers (Science Background students). Social Science subject for Social Science teachers (Art Background students).

West Bengal TET Detail Syllabus 2017 

1. Child Development & Pedagogy:

  • Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on children at primary level)
  • Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special needs
  • Approaches to teaching and learning
  • Understanding Learning Process and Learners
  • Assessment

2. Bengali & English Language:

  • Language Comprehension
  • Language items
  • Assessment of learning language
  • Learning language at elementary level
  • Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills

3. Mathematics for Primary Level


  • Number System and Operation in Numbers
  • Measurement
  • Shapes and Spatial Relationship
  • Mathematics Education in Schools
  • Data Handling and Patterns
  • Assessment in Mathematics
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics

4. Environmental Studies (EVS)

  • Internal Systems of Human Body
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Governance & Concept
  • Physical Features of West Bengal and India
  • Health and Diseases
  • Evaluation in EVS
  • History of Freedom Struggle in India and West Bengal
  • Matter, Force, and Energy

5. Mathematics for Upper Primary Level

  • Shapes and Spatial Relationship
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Evaluation in Mathematics
  • Number System
  • Mathematics at Upper Primary Stage
  • Algebra
  • Commercial Arithmetic

6. Science 

  • Life Science
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Evaluation in Science
  • Nature of Science
  • Physical Science

7. Social Science 

  • Geography
  • History and Political Science
  • Methods and Approaches of Social Science
  • Evaluation in Social Science
  • Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies
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