CTET Sanskrit

CTET Sanskrit Exam 2020 | Syllabus, Books, Paper & Notes

CTET Sanskrit

CTET Sanskrit Exam 2020

Central Teacher Eligibility Test is a national level exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE). The CTET Exam is a gateway to bring uniformity in the selection of the teachers and is conducted twice a year. There are two CTET Sanskrit papers and those are:

  • Paper-I for candidates who want to teach class I-V.
  • Paper-II for candidates who want to teach from class V-VIII.

Applicability Of CTET Teachers

  • Schools owned and managed by the State Government/local bodies and aided schools shall consider the TET conducted by the State Government. However, a State Government can also consider the CTET if it decides not to conduct the State TET.
  • The CTET shall apply to schools of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.) and schools under the administrative control of UT’s of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and NCT of Delhi.
  • CTET may also apply to the unaided private schools, who may exercise the option of considering the CTET.

CTET Eligibility Criteria

CTET Eligibility 2020 is laid down by CBSE for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. The basic requirement is to have passed senior secondary or graduation with a minimum 50% aggregate marks and relevant teacher training program. 

  • A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to VIII) needs to appear in both the papers.
  • Candidates scoring 60% or more marks in the exam are considered as TET pass.
  • Candidates should pass 10+2 with a minimum of 45 percent aggregate marks in order to be qualified for appointment as a primary stage teacher.

CTET Sanskrit syllabus 2020 

Paper I (for classes I to V) contains child development, inclusive education, learning, and pedagogy.

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Primary Stage: I. Child Development and Pedagogy

Learning and Pedagogy

  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning

Child Development (Primary School Child)

  • Construct of Intelligence
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • The concept of development & learning
  • Individual differences among learners based on language, caste, gender, community, religion
  • Piaget, Kohlberg & Vygotsky
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Principles & development of children
  • A distinction between Assessment for learning & assessment of learning
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Concepts of child-centered education
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct, roles, gender-bias and educational practice

CTET Sanskrit Language Syllabus

Language Comprehension

  • Questions will be asked from comprehension, inference, grammar, and verbal ability
  • Two passages one prose/drama and one poem

Pedagogy of Language Development

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

CTET Maths Syllabus 2020


  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Patterns
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Geometry
  • Measurement
  • Multiplication
  • Volume
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Division
  • Data Handling
  • Money
  • Weight
  • Time

Pedagogical issues

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

Environmental Studies Syllabus for CTET


  • Food
  • Family and Friends
  • Travel
  • Work and Play
  • Shelter
  • Things We Make and Do
  • Relationships
  • Animals
  • Water
  • Plants

Pedagogical Issues

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

CTET Science Exam Syllabus 2020


  • Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  • Number System
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Knowing our Numbers
  • Symmetry: (reflection)
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Whole Numbers
  • Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
  • Fractions
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Data handling
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Mensuration

Pedagogical issues

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


  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • Natural Resources
  • Components of food
  • Food
  • Materials of daily use
  • Sources of food
  • Electric current and circuits
  • Cleaning food
  • Materials
  • The World of the Living
  • How things work
  • Magnets
  • Natural Phenomena

Pedagogical issues

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

CTET Sanskrit Books, Tips, and Notes.

Before the  CTET Preparation of an exam, it is important to have a clear understanding of its exam pattern and the syllabus. Candidates preparing for the Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET) must go through the latest syllabus & exam pattern. We have provided the syllabus in detail for you to go through thoroughly. The following are some important tips and recommendations:

  •  After going through the syllabus and exam pattern, candidates should carefully analyze previous years’ CTET Sanskrit papers (at least 5 to 10 years old). 
  • Learn and understand thoroughly the Ctet Sanskrit Pedagogy notes in pdf attached here: Ctet Sanskrit notes pdf.
  • Ncert Textbooks is the best CTET Sanskrit book and is available for free by visiting their website online.
  • Candidate should note that there is no negative marking in CTET 2020, so candidates should not leave any question while attempting the paper. First attempt the question in which you feel confident and then attempt the rest of the questions.
  • Ctet Sanskrit Syllabus in Hindi, as well as CTET Sanskrit question paper 2019 and last five years, question paper is given in the drive below: ctet Sanskrit paper (2010-2019)

Significance of CTET Sanskrit Previous Year Question Paper

Aspirants can understand exam patterns from CTET previous year question papers. Practicing previous year papers and sample papers are of extreme importance as you practice, you will learn the type of question, the marking scheme as well as your writing speed.

  • The difficulty level is also clear after attempting a few past year papers of CTET.
  • It becomes clear, as to what sort of questions come in CTET exam, upon solving past year papers.
  • Candidates can give more time to those topics of CTET syllabus which they are not able to perform in.
  • Candidates who solve all past year papers are better able to manage time during the exam

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