CTET 2015 Syllabus – CTET Paper II Syllabus for Class VI to VIII - W3i.iN


CTET 2015 Syllabus – CTET Paper II Syllabus for Class VI to VIII

CTET 2015 Syllabus – Download CTET Paper II Syllabus for Class VI to VIII: Syllabus of CTET 2015 for Class V – VIII is available. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to conduct CTET Sept 2015. All those candidates who are keen to appear at CTET 2015 exam must go through its exam syllabus. The CTET examination includes Paper II for candidates appearing for teacher post for Classes V to VIII. Here is CTET 2015 exam syllabus for you people.
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued CTET September 2015 notification on July 30 for conducting Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2015. The written examination is scheduled to be held on September 20, 2015. After clearing the exam, the candidate will be appointed as Junior Level Teacher for Classes VI-VIII.

CTET Paper I Syllabus for Class VI to VIII

The syllabus of Paper 2 contains some subjects like Child Development and Pedagogy Language I, Language II, which are same as Paper 1. Topics of Other subjects are below. Here we are presenting the other topic for CTET Paper II. Check CTET Paper II exam syllabus.


1. Number System

  • Knowing our Numbers
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Whole Numbers
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Fractions
2. Algebra

  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Ratio and Proportion
3. Geometry

  • Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  • Symmetry: (reflection)
  • Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor,compasses)
5.Data handling
6. Pedagogical issues

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


1. Food

  • Sources of food
  • Components of food
  • Cleaning food
2. Materials

  • Materials of daily use
3.The World of the Living
4.Moving Things People and Ideas
5.How things work

  • Electric current and circuits
  • Magnets
6. Natural Phenomena
7. Natural Resources
8. Pedagogical issues

  • 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

Social Studies/Social Sciences


  • 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
2. Geography

  • 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

3. Social and Political Life

  • 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
4. Pedagogical issues

  • 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

Note: Mathematics and Science is for Maths and Science teachers. Social Science is for Social Science teachers. Other subject teachers may opt any one of them.