PSTET 2017 - Online Application, Notification, Syllabus, Admit Card, Exam Date

PSTET 2017 - All about Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET) ✓ Notification ✓ Application Form ✓ Syllabus ✓ Admit Card ✓ Eligibility ✓ Question Papers ✓ Sample Papers ✓ Answer Key ✓ Exam Date ✓ Exam Pattern  ✓ Cut-off Marks ✓ Preparation Tips for the post Primary Teacher (from 1st class to 5th class) and Upper Primary Teacher (from 6th Class to 8th Class) examination to be held 2017.


Candidates interested in appearing for the exam should apply only through online process from official website of Punjab State TET i.e. http://tetpunjab.com.

The Government has Decided to Conduct The Punjab State Teachers Eligibility Test – PSTET 2017 Exam Once Again in the Current year to help more Number of Candidates to Apply for Punjab TET 2017 The State Government has announced the TET Punjab 2017 Latest Schedule now.

The PSTET 2017 will be held as per following schedule

1. Online registration starts from:

2. Submission of registration fee through e-challan starts from:

3. Last date of online registration:

4. Last date for Submission of registration fee through e-challan:

5. Complete the application form and upload photo by:

PSTET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates having the following minimum educational qualification are eligible for Appearing in PSTET.

Minimum Educational Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V (Primary Stage):

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*.

OR

Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

Minimum Educational Qualification for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII (Elementary Stage):

Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

OR

Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).

OR

Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A. Ed/B.Sc.Ed.

OR

Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)*.

PSTET 2017 Application Form

Candidates are required to apply online application form from the official website . After successfully submission of application form, candidates need to take print out of duly filled application form for future references.

Application Fee:

Category Only Paper I or II Both Paper I & II
General / BC / OBC Category Rs. 600 /- (Six hundred) Rs. 1200 /- (One Thousand Two Hundred)
SC / ST Category / Differently Abled Rs. 300 /- (Three hundred ) Rs. 600 /- (Six hundred)
Ex-Servicemen Self-only NIL NIL

PSTET 2017 Selection Procedure

1. A person who scores 60% or more in the PSTET examination will be considered ‘PSTET passed’ or ‘Punjab TET qualified’. This will be the qualifying marks for all categories.

2. Negative Marks: There shall be no negative marks for the test.

PSTET 2017 Syllabus

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF SYLLABUS Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

I. Child Development and Pedagogy: 30 Questions

a) Child Development (Primary School Child): 15 Questions

• Concept of development and its relationship with learning
• Principles of the development of children
• Influence of Heredity & Environment
• Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
• Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
• Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
• Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
• Multi Dimensional Intelligence
• Language & Thought
• Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
• Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on
diversity of language ,caste,gender, community, religion etc.
• Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment,Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
• Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs: 5Questions

• Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
• Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, 'impairment' etc
• Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

c) Learning and Pedagogy: 10 Questions

• How children think and learn; how and why children 'fail' to achieve success in school performance
• Basic processes of teaching and learning; children's strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
• Child as a problem solver and a 'scientific investigator'
• Alternative conceptions of learning in children; understanding children's 'errors' as significant steps in the learning process.
• Cognition & Emotions
• Motivation and learning
• Factors contributing to learning- personal & environmental

II. Language-I (Punjabi): 30 Questions

a) Language Comprehension: 15 Questions

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

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions

• Learning and acquisition
• Principles of language Teaching
• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
• Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
• Language Skills
• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
• Remedial Teaching

III. Language- II (English): 30 Questions

a) Comprehension: 15 Questions

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

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15Questions

• Learning and acquisition
• Principles of language Teaching
• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
• Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
• Language Skills
• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
• Remedial Teaching

IV Mathematics: 30 Questions

Content 25 Questions

• Geometry
• Shapes & Spatial Understanding
• Numbers
• Addition and Subtraction
• Multiplication
• Division
• Measurement
• Weight
• Time
• Volume
• Data Handling
• Patterns
• Money
LCM &HCF
Decimal
Fractions

b) Pedagogical issues: 5 Questions

• Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children's thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning
• Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
• Language of Mathematics
• Community Mathematics
• Evaluation through formal and informal methods
• Problems of Teaching
• Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
• Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

V Environmental Studies: 30 Questions

Content: 25 Questions

• Our Surroundings
• Parts of Body (internal & external)
• Natural Resources
• Our Punjab
• Solar System
• Basic needs
• Food, resources and care
• Water
• Air
• Habitats, types
• Clothes, dresses &their care
• Group songs
• Festivals (school, family & national)
• Health, good habits & personal hygiene
• Looking after the trees, plants & animals
• Living and nonliving
• Parts of plants
• Geographical features and changes
• Days and Nights
• Disposal of solid waste
• Local Bodies (Rural & urban)
• Transportation, communication and its development
• Pollution
• National property
• Weather & climate
• Community Buildings
• Diseases
• First Aid
• Disaster management

b) Pedagogical Issues: 5 Questions

• Concept and scope of EVS
• Significance of EVS, integrated EVS
• Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
• learning Principles
• Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
• Approaches of presenting concepts
• Activities
• Experimentation/Practical Work
• Discussion
• CCE
• Teaching material/Aids
• Problems

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF SYLLABUS Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

I. Child Development and Pedagogy: 30 Questions

a) Child Development (Elementary School Child): 15 Questions

• Concept of development and its relationship with learning
• Principles of the development of children
• Influence of Heredity & Environment
• Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
• Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
• Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
• Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
• Multi Dimensional Intelligence
• Language & Thought
• Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
• Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
• Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School- Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
• Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs:  5 Questions

• Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
• Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, 'impairment' etc
• Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

c) Learning and Pedagogy: 10 Questions

• How children think and learn; how and why children 'fail' to achieve success in school performance
• Basic processes of teaching and learning; children's strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
• Child as a problem solver and a 'scientific investigator'
• Alternative conceptions of learning in children; understanding children's 'errors' as significant steps in the learning process.
• Cognition & Emotions
• Motivation and learning
• Factors contributing to learning- personal & environmental

II. Language-I (Punjabi): 30 Questions

a) Language Comprehension: 15 Questions

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

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15 Questions

• Learning and acquisition
• Principles of language Teaching
• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
• Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
• Language Skills
• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
• Remedial Teaching

III. Language- II (English): 30 Questions

a) Comprehension: 15 Questions

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

b) Pedagogy of Language Development: 15Questions

• Learning and acquisition
• Principles of language Teaching
• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
• Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
• Language Skills
• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
• Remedial Teaching

IV. (a) Mathematics and Science: 60 Questions

(i) Mathematics: 30 Questions

• Content: 25 Questions

• Number System
Knowing our Numbers
Playing with Numbers
Whole Numbers
Negative Numbers and Integers
Fractions
Exponents; surds, squares, cube, square root, cube root
Profit & Loss
Compound Interest
Discount
Algebra
Introduction to Algebra; Algebraic identities, polynomials
Ratio and Proportion
Geometry
Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
Symmetry: (reflection)
Constructions (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
• Quadrilateral
Mensurations; circle, sphere, cone, cylinder, triangles
Data handling, statistics

b) Pedagogical issues: 5 Questions

• Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
• Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
• Language of Mathematics
• Community Mathematics
• Evaluation
• Remedial Teaching
• Problems of Teaching

(ii) Science: 30 Questions

a) Content: 25 Questions

Food

• Sources of food
• Components of food
• Cleaning food
• Materials
• Materials of daily use
• Air
• Water
• Change of matter
• Structure of Atom
• Molecule
• Compounds
• Metals & Nonmetals
• Carbon
• Soil
• Acids, base, salt
• The World of the Living organisms, micro organism and diseases
• Food; production & management
• Moving Things People and Ideas
• Effect of population growth & human activities on environment
• The Universe
• Force
• Motion
• Work & Energy
• Electric current and circuits
• Magnets & magnetism
• Light
• Sound
• Natural Phenomena
• Natural Resources
• Sources of energy
• Environmental concerns; regional & national
• Pollution

b) Pedagogical issues: 5 Questions

• Nature & Structure of Sciences
• Natural Science/Aims & objectives
• Understanding & Appreciating Science
• Approaches/Integrated Approach
• Observation/Experiment/Discovery(Method of Science)
• Innovation
• Text Material/Aids
• Evaluation- cognitive/psychomotor/affective
• Problems
• Remedial Teaching

V. Social Studies/ Social Sciences: 60 Questions

a) Content: 50 Questions

(i) History: 20 Questions

• When, Where and How
• The Earliest Societies
• The First Farmers and Herders
• The First Cities
• Early States
• New Ideas
• The First Empire
• Contacts with Distant lands
• Political Developments
• Culture and Science
• New Kings and Kingdoms
• Sultans of Delhi
• Architecture
• Creation of an Empire
• Social Change
• Regional Cultures
• The Establishment of Company Power
• Rural Life and Society
• Colonialism and Tribal Societies
• The Revolt of 1857-58
• Women and reform
• Challenging the Caste System
• The Nationalist Movement
• India After Independence

(ii) Geography: 15 Questions

• Geography as a social study and as a science
• Planet: Earth in the solar system
• Globe
• Environment in its totality: natural and human environment.
• Air
• Water
• Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication.
• Resources: Types- Natural and Human
• Agriculture

(iii) Social and Political Life (Civics): 15 Questions

• Diversity
• Government
• Local Government
• Making a Living
• Democracy
• State Government
• Understanding Media
• Unpacking Gender
• The Constitution
• Parliamentary Government
• The Judiciary
• Social Justice and the Marginalised

c) Pedagogical issues: 10 Questions

• Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies
• Class Room Processes, activities and discourse
• Developing Critical thinking
• Enquiry/Empirical Evidence
• Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies
• Sources - Primary & secondary
• Projects Work
• Evaluation


PSTET 2017 Admit Card
Candidates will be able to download their Admit Card before the two weeks of the exam. Candidates are requested to visit the same website to download their Admit Card For Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET) Exam 2017.

Procedure to download PSTET 2017 Admit Card Online

1:- Log on to the official website http://tetpunjab.com.

2:- Follow the link of “Examination” and click on 'Admit Card'.

3:- Enter Registration Number in the space provided.

4:- Hall Ticket/Admit Card will be show on your screen.

5:- Print-copy or Download in your computer.

Steps to fill Online PSTET 2017 Application Form

STEP#01: Log on to official website of Punjab TET. to apply online for PSTET.
STEP#02: Read the instructions.
STEP#03: Apply for Registration.
STEP#04: Fill and edit Punjab TET 2017 online application form.
STEP#05: Upload photograph and signature.
STEP#06: Review and verify your application.
STEP#07: Print bank challan
STEP#08: Deposit fee in SBI bank
STEP#09: Update challan information on official website
STEP#10: Print confirmation page
STEP#11:  Submit it to District Education Officer.

STEP-1: ON-LINE REGISTRATION
The eligible candidates shall apply on-line for the PSTET-I or PSTET-II or Both, at the website www.tetpunjab.com. It is suggested to candidates to carry recent testimonials, scanned photograph & signature with him/her while applying on-line, so that right information may be entered. The candidates who are interested for both PSTET-I & PSTET-II, have no need to apply separately, only single registration is sufficient. The candidates are advised to fill information carefully because after successful registration the editing regarding category/test selection/optional subject in PSTET-I or PSTET-II is not possible.

STEP-2: UPLOADING OF PHOTO AND SIGNATURE
It is mandatory for candidates to upload their recent colored passport size photograph and signature on the panel to complete the registration process successfully. Printing of confirmation page is not possible without uploading the photograph and signature. The photograph and signature must be less than 1MB in size.

STEP-3: PRINTING OF BANK CHALLAN
After successful registration the candidate will opt the bank where he/she interested to deposit the examination fee and will take the print of bank challan (two copies-one for candidate & one for bank). After taking the print of challan, the candidate shall approach the concerned bank to deposit the fee. Candidate can also deposit the fee through credit card.

STEP-4: CONFIRMATION OF EXAMINATION FEE
After 48 hours of deposition of the examination fees in the bank, the fee status will be updated in candidate's login and then the candidate can proceed for printing of confirmation page by visiting the website www.tetpunjab.com and by logging his/her account.

STEP-5: DISPATCHING OF CONFIRMATION PAGE
The candidate signs the Confirmation Page at the specified place. The candidate must keep a photocopy of the Confirmation Page for use as reference for future correspondence. The Confirmation Page must be dispatched in an Envelope of size 12 x 9 and paste address slip on the envelope superscribing APPLICATION FOR PSTET at Post Box No.1828,Post Office Sector 62, Mohali (Punjab) PIN 160062 through ordinary post only.

STEP-6: PRINTING OF ADMIT CARD
The candidate will take the print out of admit card for PSTET-I and PSTET-II separately, affix recent photo on it and get it attested from any Gazetted Officer, ensuring clear display of the face, on the basis of which he/she will be allowed to enter in the examination hall.

STEP-7: WRITTEN EXAMINATION
While appearing for the written examination, candidate must have the admit card separately for PSTET-I and PSTET-II (which is applicable) alongwith photo I-card in the form of Driving License/ Passport/ Voter Card/ PAN Card/ Aadhar Card, ensuring clear display of the face. During written examination, the thumb impression of candidate may be taken on OMR sheet and which may be compared at the time of issuing of certificate.

STEP-8: RESULT
Answer keys shall be made available to the candidates on the website within two days after the conducting the examination, so that the candidates can evaluate themselves. The actual result will be displayed on website as per mentioned dates

Contact Numbers: 
Help Line Numbers for Domain related issues: 1860-180-1814(Toll free) 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM (Mon - Sat)
Help Line Numbers for Technical Issues: 1860-180-1814(Toll free) 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM (Mon - Sat)

1 comment:

  1. sir i am student of B.ED first semester, am i eligible for the test

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