BTET 2020 Exam will be conducted on November 7, 2020. Students who wish to work as primary or upper primary school teachers in the government/private/public schools of Bihar must apply for the exam by September 18, 2020. The exam will be conducted in two shift and students have to write both the exams in the offline mode. Students will be awarded marks according to the marking scheme.
Students must prepare according to BTET 2020 exam pattern as it gives an overview of BTET syllabus, marking scheme and important topics. No significant changes have been announced by the BSE (Bihar School Examination) board in regard to the exam pattern.
|Number of papers||2|
|Number of sections||4|
|Question paper type||Paper -1 MCQ type, Paper-2 MCQ type|
|BTET 2020 total marks||150+ 150|
|Exam duration||2.5 Hours Each|
|Exam language||English and Hind|
BTET 2020 exam pattern Child development and pedagogy for paper I:
BTET 2020 exam pattern Language I for a paper I:
BTET 2020 exam pattern Language II for paper I:
BTET 2020 exam pattern Environmental studies for a paper I:
|Subjects||No. Of questions||Marks||Time (minutes)|
|Child Development and Pedagogy||30||30||30|
BTET exam pattern child development and pedagogy paper II:
BTET exam pattern language I paper II:
BTET exam pattern language II paper II:
BTET exam pattern science & mathematics/ social science:
|Subject||No. Of questions||Marks||Total time (minutes)|
|Child development & Pedagogy||30||30||30|
|Science & Mathematics OR Social science||60||60||60|
Note: Candidate can choose two Language from given language subject Hindi, Urdu, Bangla, Maithali, Bhojpuri, Sanskrit, Arabic, Farsi, English.
A common marking scheme is applicable to both the BTET paper I and Bihar TET paper II. Students who appear for a paper I and miss paper II will not be considered eligible for the exam. A common marking scheme is applicable to all the candidate, and no special marking scheme is designed for candidates of reserved categories.
Marking scheme remains same for the sections.
As per the BTET marking scheme following observations can be made:
Bihar school education board has clearly defined syllabus for the BTET Exam. Students must stick to the syllabus defined by BSE if they wish to excel in the exam. The syllabus includes all the important headers that have to be covered.
Questions of easy to moderate difficulty level, with exceptional high difficulty questions will be created from the syllabus.
Bihar TET for Pedagogy and Development of Child Syllabus
Inclusive Education concept and to understand the special needs of children: Addressing disadvantaged & deprived learners from various backgrounds, Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners, Addressing children needs with their difficulties in learning, Learning & Pedagogy :to understand children learning and thinking process; how & why children ‘fail’ to accomplish success in their performance at school, Basic processes of teaching and learning, children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity, learning social context, other concepts of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process, Cognition and Emotions, Motivation & learning, contributing Factors to learning :personal and environmental, Child Development related to primary school.
Bihar TET Syllabus for Environmental Studies
Bihar TET Syllabus for Language I & Language II
Bihar TET Syllabus for Mathematics
A good preparation can be done only with the help of right kind of books as they provide ample amount of practice material. Some good books for BTET exam are as follows:
|BTET Practice Sets Paper I||Arihant Publication||9311126519|
|BTET Practice Sets V I-VIII Maths & Science 2017||ARIHANT||9789311126524|
|A Complete Resource of CTET||Pearson Education||9332582645|
|BTET Practice Sets V I-VIII Maths & Science (Hindi)||Arihant Publication||9311126527|
|BTET Paper II Class VI-VIII Maths & Science||Arihant Publication||9311126500|
|Guide to Child Development and Pedagogy||Ramesh Publishing House||9789350123096|
|Wiley's CTET Exam Goalpost, Paper II, Maths / Science, Class VI – VIII||Wiley India Pvt Ltd||9788126565566|
|Wiley's CTET, Paper II, Social Studies / Social Science: Solved Papers & Mock Tests with||Wiley||9788126560714|
|Teacher Eligibility Test Environmental Studies (For Classes I-V)||Upkar Prakashan||978935013337|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.