Manipur State Teacher Eligibility Test

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SYLLABUS FOR MANIPUR STATE TEACHER
ELIGILIBILITY TESTSTRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF SYLLABUS
(Manipur State Teacher Eligibility Test)
PAPER-I
(for classes I to V) Primary stage.
1. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 questions
(1 mark each of MCQ)
a) Content
(The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.) Child Development (Primary School Child) (15 questions)

Concept of Development and its relationship with growth and learning. Principles of Development of Children.
Stages of Development of a child.
Process of Growth and Development – Physical, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, and language
Development of children.
Influence of Heredity and Environment on Development of a child. Role of Teacher, Parents and peers in the Development of a child. Ideas of Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky.
Concepts of child-centered and Progressive Education.
Concept of Intelligence.
Multi Dimensional Intelligence.
Individual Differences among Learners.
Enhancing Learning and critical Thinking and Assessing Learner’s Achievement.
b) Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding children with special Needs. (5 questions)
Learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived. Children with learning difficulties, impairment etc.
Gifted, Creative, specially abled Learners.
-1-c) Learning and pedagogy (10 questions)
How children think and learn.
Basic processes of Teaching and Learning as social activity ; social context of learning.
Child as a problem solver.
Motivation and learning.
Factors contributing to learning, personal and environmental. 2. Language-I (English) (30 questions)
1 mark each of MCQ)
a) Content 15 questions
(The questions in the test will be based on the topics of the prescribed syllabus of the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur for classes I-V, but their difficulty standard, as well as linkages, could be upto the secondary stage)

Language Comprehension –Two unseen passages.
The following items should be reflected in the questions;
Vocabulary test. Parts of speech.Sentence
Improvement.Determiners. Marks of punctuation. Phrases and idioms. Passage completions.
All questions on comprehension will be from the two unseen passages. b) Pedagogy of Language Development (15 questions)
Language Learning and Language acquisition. Principles of language teaching. Language skills. Role of speaking and listening in the function of language with special reference to the Use of language by children. Role of grammar in leaning a language and communicating ideas verbally and in written form. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom ; language difficulties, errors and disorders. Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency with reference to the four skills. Teaching-learning materials : Text books, multi-media materials, Multilanguage resource of the classroom. Remedial teaching. Basic element of classroom management.

-2-3. Language-II (*Modern Indian Language ) (30 questions)
(1 mark each of MCQ)
(*Modern Indian languages recognized by the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur)
a) Content (15 questions)
(The questions in the test will be based on the topics of the prescribed syllabus of the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur for classes I-V, but their difficulty standard, as well as linkages, could be upto the secondary stage)

Language Comprehension- Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) With questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability.
The following items should be reflected in the questions.
Comprehension test. Phrases and Idioms. Parts of Speech....
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