Karnataka TET 2020 Latest Syllabus [PDF Download]

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Karnataka TET 2020 Latest Syllabus [PDF Download]

the Karnataka school Education Board (KSEB) is going to conduct the  Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test 2020 on 15th March 2020. KARTTET 2019-20 Official notification has released on website schooleducation.kar.nic.in. All the interested candidates can apply online from January 25, 2020. (Karnataka TET 2020 Latest Syllabus )

In this article, we are sharing the latest Karnataka TET 2020  Syllabus 2020 candidate can also download the pdf file of the syllabus form link given below.

Karnataka TET 2020 Exam overview

Full Exam Name: Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test (KAR TET).
Administered by: School Examination Board, Government of Karnataka.
Exam Category: Professional Exam.
Exam Language: English.
Paper: Two (Paper 1 & Paper 2).
Exam Marks: 150 for Each Paper.
Exam Location: Karnataka.
Official Website: www.schooleducation.kar.nic.in.

All questions in KARTET test will be of 150 Multiple Choice Questions
(MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives. Out of which one
answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.

There will be two papers of KARTET.

KARTET 2019-20 exam is divided into Paper I and Paper II. Candidates aspiring to become Primary Teachers must appear for Paper I. On the other hand, candidates willing to become upper primary teachers must appear for Paper-II. Candidates with relevant educational qualification can apply for Paper I and II. The exam pattern of Karnataka TET 2019 can be checked below.

Paper -I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII

Note: A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and
classes VI to VIII) will have to appear for both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

Paper-I (for teaching classes I to V)
Duration of examination: Two-and-a-half hours.
Karnataka TET 2020 Latest Syllabus

Paper-II (for teaching classes VI to VIII)
Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours

Karnataka TET 2020 Latest Syllabus paper 2


Topic-wise Karnataka TET 2020 Syllabus for Paper I

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

  • 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

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Principles of Language Teaching
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Role of listening and speaking; the function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • The 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
Language II Comprehension

  • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with a question on comprehension, grammar and verb

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Same as Language I
  • Geometry
  • Data Handling
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Volume
  • Solids around Us
  • Time
  • Numbers
  • Weight
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Measurement
  • Multiplication
  • Division

Apart from the above, there will be questions on pedagogical issues relating to Mathematics.

Environmental Studies
  • Travel
  • Water
  • Shelter
  • Food
  • Family and Friends


Karnataka TET 2019-20 Syllabus for Paper II

Name of the Subject Syllabus
Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Same as Paper I
Language I
  • Same as Paper I
language II
  • Same as Paper I
  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Data Handling

Apart from the above, there will be questions on pedagogical issues.

  • Food
  • Materials
  • The World of Living
  • Moving Things, People, and Ideas
  • How Do Things Work?
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources

Apart from the above, there will be questions on pedagogical issues.

Social Studies
  • History
  • Geography
  • Social and Political Life

Apart from the above, there will be questions about pedagogical issues.


Karnataka TET 2020 cutoff criteria for General and reserved categories is given below –

Name of the Category Cutoff Percentage Cutoff Marks
General 60% 90 marks out of 150
Reserved (SC/ST) 55% 82 marks out of 150


Karnataka Syllabus 2019 pdf Download

KAR-TET syllabus 2019 in ENGLISH pdf download-  PAPER-1&2 CLICK HERE

KAR-TETsyllabus 2019 in Kannada pdf download-  PAPER-1&2 CLICK HERE

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