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Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test UPTET 2022 and 2023 CDP Child Development Pedagogy Syllabus

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The U.P. PARIKSHA NIYAMAK PRADHIKARI – i.e. The Uttar Pradesh Examination Regulatory Authority conducts the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test UPTET 2022 and 2023 under the aegis of the State Council of Educational Research and Training – UPBEB, as per the guidelines laid down by NCTE.

The UPTET 2022 and 2023 consists of two papers.

  • Paper 1 is for aspirants who plan to teach classes 1-5
  • Paper 2 is for aspirants who plan to teach classes 6-8
  • Candidates who clear both the Papers 1 and 2 are eligible to teach across all classes from 1 to 8

The UPBEB issues eligibility certificates to all candidates who clear the respective papers of UPTET 2022 and 2023; and the certificate has a lifetime validity.

UPTET Papers I and II will have 150 MCQs, of which 30 MCQs will be from Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory).

Syllabus for Uttar Pradesh UPTET – Child Development and Pedagogy CDP – For Paper-I

For lower Primary level – Classes (I – V) – 30 questions

Child development

  • Meaning, necessity, and scope of child development
  • Stages of child development, physical development, mental development, emotional development, language development – development of expressive ability, creativity, and development of creative ability
  • Basis of child development and factors influencing them – inheritance, environment (Family, Social, School, Language)

Meaning and principles of learning

  • Meaning of learning, its affecting factors, Influential methods of learning
  • Rules of learning – The main rules of learning of Thorndike’s and their importance in learning
  • The key principles of learning and their practical utility in classroom teaching
  • Principle of Thorndike’s Trail and error
  • Pavlov’s relation theory of feedback
  • Skinner’s action learning theory
  • Kohler’s theory of understanding or Insight
  • Vygotsky’s Theory of Learning Curve – Meaning and Type
  • Meaning of plateau – cause and solution

Teaching and learning methods

  • Meaning and purpose of teaching, communication, principles of teaching, sources of teaching, teaching methods, new methods of teaching (approach)
  • Basic teaching, and basic skills of teaching.

Inclusive Education- Guidance and Counselling

  • Educational inclusion – means identity, type, resolution, e.g., excluded class, language, religion, caste, region, colour, gender, physical skills (visually impaired, hearing impaired, and speech / orthopedically impaired), mental impairments
  • Equipment, materials, methods, TLM, and observations required for inclusion,
  • Necessary tools and techniques for testing the learning of inclusive children,
  • Special teaching methods for including children. Such as – Braille script etc.

Guidance and Counseling for Inclusive Children

  • Meaning, Purpose, Type, Methods, Requirements, and Area
  • Departments / Institutions supporting in a consultation
    – Psychology Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad
    – Divisional Psychology Centre (at Divisional Level)
    – District hospital
    – Trained Diet Mentor in District Education and Training Institute
    – Supervision and inspection system
    – Community and school support committees
    – Government and NGOs
  • Importance of guidance and counselling in child learning

Learning and Teaching

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance,
  • Basic processes of learning and teaching, learning strategies of children, learning as a social activity, social context of learning,
  • Children as problem solvers and scientific investigators,
  • An alternative concept of learning in children is understanding child errors as important steps in the learning process, cognition, emotions and feelings
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal and environmental

Syllabus for Uttar Pradesh UPTET – Child Development and Pedagogy – For Paper-II

For Upper Primary level – Classes (VI – VIII) – 30 questions

Child development

  • Meaning, necessity, and scope of child development
  • Stages of child development, physical development, mental development, emotional development, language development – development of expressive ability, creativity, and development of creative ability
  • Basis of child development and factors influencing them – inheritance, environment (Family, Social, School, Language)

Meaning and principles of learning

  • Meaning of learning, its affecting factors, Influential methods of learning
  • Rules of learning – The main rules of learning of Thorndike’s and their importance in learning
  • The key principles of learning and their practical utility in classroom teaching
  • Principle of Thorndike’s Trail and error
  • Pavlov’s relation theory of feedback
  • Skinner’s action learning theory
  • Kohler’s theory of understanding or Insight
  • Vygotsky’s Theory of Learning Curve – Meaning and Type
  • Meaning of plateau – cause and solution

Teaching and learning methods

  • Meaning and purpose of teaching, communication, principles of teaching, sources of teaching, teaching methods, new methods of teaching (approach)
  • Basic teaching, and basic skills of teaching.

Inclusive Education- Guidance and Counselling

  • Educational inclusion – means identity, type, resolution, e.g., excluded class, language, religion, caste, region, colour, gender, physical skills (visually impaired, hearing impaired, and speech / orthopedically impaired), mental impairments
  • Equipment, materials, methods, TLM, and observations required for inclusion,
  • Necessary tools and techniques for testing the learning of inclusive children,
  • Special teaching methods for including children. Such as – Braille script etc.

Guidance and Counseling for Inclusive Children

  • Meaning, Purpose, Type, Methods, Requirements, and Area
  • Departments / Institutions supporting in a consultation
    – Psychology Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad
    – Divisional Psychology Centre (at Divisional Level)
    – District hospital
    – Trained Diet Mentor in District Education and Training Institute
    – Supervision and inspection system
    – Community and school support committees
    – Government and NGOs
  • Importance of guidance and counselling in child learning

Learning and Teaching

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance,
  • Basic processes of learning and teaching, learning strategies of children, learning as a social activity, social context of learning,
  • Children as problem solvers and scientific investigators,
  • An alternative concept of learning in children is understanding child errors as important steps in the learning process, cognition, emotions and feelings
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal and environmental

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test – UPTET 2022 and 2023 Official website

Candidates wishing to take up the UP Teacher Eligibility Test – UPTET 2022 and 2023 should regularly visit the official website at https://updeled.gov.in/ and https://updeled.gov.in/DefaultTET.aspx for the latest announcements and updates.


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