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Otet Syllabus 2018

 DETAILED SYLLABUS FOR OTET


OTET Syllabus 2018
OTET SYLLABUS 2018


[ PAPER - I ]

 CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY

Unit – 1 :-  Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on 
children at primary level) 

=> Concept, principles and stages of child development
=> Characteristics of physical, cognitive, social, emotional and moral
development in childhood.
=> Influence of heredity and environment in understanding the child

Unit – 2 :- Understanding Learning Process and Learners

=> Learning – concept, nature and individual differences in learning
=> Understanding how child learns – learning through observation, limitation
=> Understanding low child learns – various methods of learning
=> Basic conditions of learning and promotion of learning through motivation,
      classroom learning environment and teacher behaviour
=> Development of creative thinking

Unit – 3 :- Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special
needs

=> Concept of inclusive education
=> Addressing the needs of diverse group of learning in inclusive classroom
(CWSN, girls, SC / ST)
=> Addressing the talented, creative learning

Unit – 4 :- Approaches to teaching and learning

=> Teacher-centred, learner-centred and learning-centred approach
=> Competency-based and activity-based approach
=> TLM – its importance, use and preparation for classroom transaction

=> Teaching competency to handle mono-grade and multi-grade situation

Unit – 5 :-  Assessment

=> Continuous and comprehensive assessment
=> Purpose of assessment
=> Assessing scholastic and other scholastic areas
=> Sharing of assessment outcomes and follow up

SECTION B : LANGUAGE (ODIA/URDU/HINDI/TELUGU/BENGALI)

GROUP – A : (PEDAGOGY)
Unit – 1 :-  Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at elementary level

=> Aims and objectives of teaching Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali as
mother tongue
=> Principles of language teaching
=> Acquisition of four-fold language skills in Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu /
Bengali viz., listening, speaking, reading and writing
=>  Interdependence of four language skills
=> Objectives and strategies of transacting integrated text for the beginners

Unit – 2 :-  Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills

=> Technique of developing intensive and extensive reading skills
=> Teaching-learning composition and creative writing
=> Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning language for
communicating ideas in written form
=> Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom, language difficulties
and errors

GROUP – B : (CONTENT)

Unit – 3 :-  Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali

=> Assessment language comprehensive and proficiency : speaking, listening,
reading, writing – construction of different types of test items
=> Remedial teaching

Unit – 4 :-  Language items 

=> Part of speech – Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Adverb, Adjectives, Conjunction
=> Formation of words – using prefix and suffix
=> Synonyms and antonyms
=> Phrases and idioms

Unit – 5 :- Language Comprehension 

=> Reading two unseen passages – one passage from prose and one poem
with questions on comprehension, drama, inference, grammar and verbal
ability (prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

SECTION C : LANGUAGE (ENGLISH)

GROUP – A : (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :-  Learning English at the Elementary Level

=> Importance of learning English
=> Objectives of learning English (in terms of content and competence
specifications)

Unit – 2 :-  Language Learning

=> Principles of language teaching
=> Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom

Unit – 3 :-  Skills in learning English

=> Four-fold basic skills of learning viz., listening, speaking, reading and writing :
interdependence of skills
=> Techniques and activities for developing listening and speaking skills
(recitation, story telling, dialogue)
=> Development of reading skills : reading for comprehension, techniques and
strategies for teaching, reading (phonic, alphabet, word, sentence and story)
=> Development of writing skill – teaching composition

Unit – 4 :-  Assessment of English
=> Assessing language comprehension and proficiency : listening, speaking,
reading, writing

GROUP – B : (CONTENT)

Unit – 5 :-  Comprehension

=> Two unseen prose passage (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific)
with questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

Unit – 6 :-  Language items 

=> Nouns, Adverbs, Verbs, Tense and Time, Preposition, Articles, Adjectives,
Prepositions, Punctuation

Section D : [ Mathematics ]

GROUP – A : (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :- Mathematics Education in Schools

=> Nature of Mathematics (exactness, systematic, patterns, preciseness)
=> Aims and objectives of teaching Mathematics
=> Specific objectives of teaching Mathematics

Unit – 2 :-  Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics

=> Methods : Inductive, deductive, analysis, synthesis, play-way
=> Approaches : Constructivist and Activity-based

Unit – 3 :-  Assessment in Mathematics

=> Assessment in Mathematics
=> Formal and informal assessment
=> Different types of test items
=> Planning for remedial and enrichment programme in Mathematics

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GROUP – B : (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :-  Number System and Operation in Numbers

=> Number system (natural, whole, rational, real)
=> Fundamental operation on numbers
=> Fractional numbers and decimals – operations in fractional numbers and
decimals
=> Factors and multiples – NCF and LCM
=> Percentage and its application

Unit – 5 :-  Measurement

=> Measurement of length, weight, capacity
=> Measurement of area and perimeter of rectangle and square
=> Measurement of time (concept of am, pm and time interval)

Unit – 6 :-  Shapes and spatial Relationship

=> Basic geometrical concepts (point, line segment, ray, straight line, angles)
=> Geometry of triangles, quadrilaterals and circles
=> Symmetry
=> Geometrical slides (cube, cuboid, sphere, cylinger cone)

Unit – 7 :-  Data Handling and Patterns

=> Pictography, bar graph, histogram, pie chart

=> Interpretation of these graphs
=> Patterns in numbers and figures

SECTION E : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (EVS)

GROUP – A : (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :-  Concept 

=> Concept and Significance
=> Integration of Science and Social Science
=> Aims and objectives of teaching and learning EVS

Unit – 2 : - Methods and Approaches

=> Basic principles of teaching EVS
=> Methods : Survey, Practical Work, discussion, observation, project
=> Approaches : Activity-based, theme-based

Unit – 3 :-  Evaluation in EVS

=> Tools and techniques for evaluation learning in EVS
=> Diagnostic assessment in EVS

GROUP – B : (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :-  Governance 

=> Local-self, Government – State and Central
=> Judiciary

Unit – 5 :- Physical Features of Odisha and India 

=> Landscape
=> Climate
=> Natural resources
=> Agriculture and industry

Unit – 6 :-  History of Freedom Struggle in India and Odisha 

Unit – 7 :-  Health and Diseases 

=> Nutritional, elements, balanced diet
=> Nutritional, deficiency and diseases
=> Waste materials and disposal
=> First-aid
=> Air and water pollution

Unit – 8 :-  Internal Systems of Human Body

=> Respiratory, circulatory, digestive and excretory system – structure and parts
of plant – structure and function

Unit – 9 :- Matter, Force and Energy

=> Matter and its properties
=> Earth and sky, effect of rotation and revolution of earth
=> Work and energy

[ PAPER – 2 ]

SECTION A : CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY - 30 MARKS

Unit – I :- Child Development (Focus on Upper Primary School Children)

=> Features of Physical, Cognitive, Social, Emotional & Moral development
during pre-adolescence and adolescence
=> Effect of Heredity and Environment on development
=> Needs and problems of adolescents
=> Individual differences among learners

Unit – II :- Learning

=> Learning as meaning making knowledge and construction
=> How children learn – observation, initiation, trial, error, experience
=> Learning as social activity
=> Rote learning and meaningful learning
=> Factors affecting learning
=> Strategies for promoting lessons
=> Addressing learners from diverse background including disadvantaged and
deprived
=> Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties and impairment
=> Addressing the talented, creative and specially abled learners

Unit – III :- Curriculum Teaching – Learning Approaches and Evaluation

=> Teacher-centred, learner centred and learning-centred approaches
=> Principles of curriculum organization
=> Teaching learning aids
=> Continuous comprehensive assessment of learning, planning and designing
achievement tests, rating scale, check list
=> Test reliability and validity
=> Date representation – mean, mode and median and standard deviation

Section B : Language 1 (Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali)
30 marks

GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1:-  Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at Upper Primary Level

=> Aims and objectives of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali as first
language
=> Principles of teaching mother tongue
=> Development of language skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening)

Unit – 2 :- Teaching Language 

=> Intensive and Extensive reading skills at upper primary level
=> Teaching of non-detailed and detailed texts (prose, poetry)
=> Teaching of composition and creative writing
=> Teaching of grammar
=> Challenges of teaching Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali in multi-lingual
context

Unit – 3 :- Assessment of Language

=> Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali language –
listening, speaking, reading and writing
=> Planning and designing achievement tests and other tools for assessment

GROUP B (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :-  Elements of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali Language

=> Comprehension of two unseen passages (one from prose / drama and other
from poem) with test items on comprehension, vocabulary and grammar.

Unit – 5 :- Language Items

=> Parts of speech (noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjectives, conjunction)
=> Formation of words (pre-fix and suffix)
=> Vocabulary (spelling and meaning of synonym and antonym)
=> Phrases and idioms

Unit – 6 :-  Contribution of famous literates for development of Odia / Urdu / Hindi /
Telugu / Bengali language 

=> Odia-Fakir Mohan Senapati, Gangadhar Meher, Radhanath Ray, Surendra
Mohanty, Gopinath Mohanty
=> Urdu – Altaf Hussain Hali, Niaz Fatepuri, Ali Sardar Jafri, Amir Khusroo,
Majrooh Sultanpuri

=> Hindi – Bharatendu Harischandra, Mahavir Prasad Dwivedy, Prem Chand,
Jayashankar Prasad, Suryakanta Tripathy Nirala
=> Bengali – Rabindra Nath Tagore, Sarat Chandra Chhatopadhya, Tarasankar
Bandopadhyay, Kzi Nazrul Islam, Bibhuti Bhusan Bandopadhyay
=> Telugu – Srinanthadu, Gurajuda Appa Rao, Kandukuri Veeresalingam,
Arudra, C. Narayan Reddy

Section C : Language II (English) 30 marks

GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :- Learning English at Upper Primary Level
=> Importance of learning English
=> Objective of learning English

Unit – 2 :- Development of English Language Skills

=> Basic skills of language (listening, speaking, reading, writing),
interdependence of skills
=> Teaching of prose, poetry and composition
=> Teaching of creative writing
=> Principles of language teaching
=> Challenges of teaching English as second language at upper primary level

Unit – 3 :- Assessment of learning English Language

=> Assessment of comprehension and language skills (listening, speaking,
reading and writing)
GROUP B (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :- Comprehension

=> Two unseen passages (one from prose / drama and another from poem) with
questions on comprehension, grammar)

Unit – 5 :- Language Items

=> Parts of speech, tense, voice change and change of narration, use of article,
use of punctuation mark
=> Vocabulary – meaning and spelling

Section D : Mathematics (only for Mathematics and Science Teacher)
30 marks
GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :- Mathematics at Upper Primary Stage

=> Nature of Mathematics – logical, systematic, abstractions, pattern,
mathematical language
=> Aims and objectives of teaching Mathematics
=> Specific objectives of teaching Mathematics

Unit – 2 :- Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics

=> Methods : induction, deduction, analysis and synthesis
=> Approaches : Constructivist and activity-based

Unit – 3 :- Evaluation in Mathematics

=> Formal and informal evaluation
=> Error analysis
=> Remedial and enrichment programmes

GROUP B (CONTENT)
Unit – 4 :- Number System

=> Number System (focus on real and rational numbers)
=> Properties in different number systems

Unit – 5 :- Algebra

=> Basic concepts : terms, co-efficient, powers
=> Algebraic equations and their applications (with one variable)
=> Polynomials – operations in polynomials
=> Laws of indices
=> Identities

Unit – 6 :- Commercial Arithmetic

=> Percentage and its application (profit and loss, simple and compound,
interest, banking, rebate)
=> Ratio and proportion
=> Variation and its application
=> Square, square root, cube, cube root of natural numbers

Unit – 7 :- Shapes and Spatial Relationship

=> Triangles and Quadrilaterals

=> Angles, complementary and supplementary angles, opposite angles, exterior
angles of the triangle
=> Angle sum property
=> Parallel lines and properties relating to parallel lines
=> Congruency and similarities
=> Menstruations (area and circumference of circle, higher order problems
relating to area of square, triangle, rectangle, parallelogram, trapezium,
Pythagorean theorem)
Section E : Science (only for Mathematics and Science Teacher)
30 marks
GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)
Unit – 1 :-  Nature of Science

=> Aims and objectives of teaching learning science at upper primary stage

Unit – 2 :- Methods and Approaches

=> Methods : Observation, Experimentation, Discovery, Project and Problem-
solving
=> Approaches : Integrated approach, constructivists approach

Unit – 3 :- Evaluation in Science

=> Tools and techniques for assessing learning in Science

GROUP B (CONTENT)
Unit – 4 :-  Physical Science

=> Metal, non-metal and metalloid
=> Elements and compounds
=> Symbol, valence and chemical equation
=> Acid, base and salt
=> Physical and chemical change in matters
=> Force, motion, friction, pressure in solid, liquid and gases
=> Electricity and current chemical effects of electric current
=> Refraction and reflection of light
=> Solar system and planets

Unit – 5 :- Life Science

=> Biological adaptation among living beings
=> Respiration and transpiration
=> Soil and forest resource

=> Cell structure and function of cell organelle
=> Micro-organisms
=> Adolescence in human being 

Section F : Social Study (only for Social Study Teacher)
30 marks

GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :- Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies

=> Importance of teaching-learning Social Sciences at upper primary stage
=> Aims and objectives of teaching-learning Social Sciences
=> Specific objectives of teaching-learning Social Science

Unit – 2 :- Methods and Approaches

=> Methods : Survey, field work / trips, project, group work
=> Approaches : Activity-based, theme-based

Unit – 3 :- Evaluation in Social Science

=> Tools and technique for assessment of learning in Social Science
=> Diagnostic assessment and remedial teaching

GROUP B (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :- History and Political Science

=> Methods of historical studies, social, economic and political conditions of
sultanate, moghul and British period
=> Slave, Khiligi, Tughlaq, Lodi Dynasty
=> East India Company, British Crown, Impact of British rules, Ancient period,
Kharabela, Ashoka
=> Soma, Garganga, Surya, fall of Odisha, Odisha under Moghuls
=>Nationalist movement in India
=> Development of Nationalism and Europe

Unit – 5 :- Political Science

=> Indian Constitution
=> Human Rights
=> Governance at Central, State and Local level
=> Political Parties and pressure group

Unit – 6 :- Geography

=> Odisha Geography – physical features, climate, agriculture and industry
=> Natural resources (land, water, forest and wild animals, minerals)

=> Atmosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere
=> Earth – crust, internal structure, landscape (hills and mountains, platue,
plains, rivers)
=> Temperature zones of earth

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