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CTET Subject Wise Books for Exam Preparation

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Feb 15, 2021

CTET is a highly competitive exam for Teachers’ recruitment. It is done for all the subjects. Due to high competition, candidates are advised to go through some standard and advanced books to get an edge. Here are some of the books listed to assist you in better Preparation for CTET 2020.

CTET Books

CTET 2021: How to Select Suitable Books?

  • Year of Publication should be checked before buying a book. Latest edition is always recommended.
  • Candidates must check that the entire syllabus is covered in the book for that topic. It should not have any missing points.
  • Language of the book should be easy and comprehensible. Tough language books must be avoided.
  • Refer to the index, and content of the book before buying it. Judging it on the basis of attractive cover would be harmful.
  • Candidates should go for such books which have sample papers included as well
CTET Child Pedagogy

Books for Child Pedagogy and Development Section

Following table consists of all the important books for the Child Pedagogy section of the paper. Candidates are advised to check these books and decide the most suitable book for them.

Book name Publisher
A Complete Resource for CTET: Child Development and Pedagogy Pearson Education
Child Development & Pedagogy: Paper 1 & 2 of CTET By Shalini Punjabi (Disha Publications)
CTET & TETs Child Development & Pedagogy (Paper I & II) Arihant Publications
Child Development & Pedagogy for CTET & STET (Hindi) Disha publications

Books for CTET Language I and Language II

Following table consists of all the important books for the Language section of the exam. Candidates are advised to check these books and decide the most suitable book for them.

Book name Publisher
Study Package for CTET Mcgraw Hill Education
Study Guide for CTET Paper 1 – English Disha Publication
CTET & TETs English Language Paper I & II ARIHANT

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CTET Maths Book

Books for CTET Mathematics

Following table consists of all the important books for the Mathematics section of the paper. Candidates are advised to check these books and decide the most suitable book for them.

Book name Publisher
CTET Central Teachers Eligibility Test CBSE Syllabus Teachers from Classes VI to VIII Mathematics & Science Sura College of Competition
Class Notes of Maths Rakesh Yadav Publication
A Complete Resource for CTET: Mathematics and Pedagogy Pearson Education
CTET/STETs: Paper-II Ramesh Publishing House
CTET EVS Book

Books for CTET Environmental Studies

Following table consists of all the important books for the Environmental Studies section of the paper. Candidates are advised to check these books and decide the most suitable book for them.

Book name Publisher
CTET & TETs Environmental Studies & Pedagogy Arihant
Environmental Studies (EVS) WILEY
UPTET & CTET ENVIRONMENTAL Studies Youth Competition Times
Teacher Eligibility Test Environmental Studies Upkar Prakashan

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CTET Science Books

Books for preparation of CTET Science

Following table consists of all the important books for the Science section of the paper. Candidates are advised to check these books and decide the most suitable book for them.

Book name Publisher
CTET & TETs for Class VI-VIII Arihant Publications
CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test ) Paper II (Mathematics & Science) Sura College of Competition
CTET & TETs Paper-II for Class VI-VIII MATHS & SCIENCE Arihant Publications
CTET Success Master Paper-II Teacher Selection for Class VI-VIII Social Studies/Science 2017 Arihant publications
CTET Success Master Science Arihant Publications
A Complete Resource for CTET: Science and Pedagogy Pearson
CTET Social Books

Books for CTET Social Science

Following table consists of all the important books for the Social Science section of the paper. Candidates are advised to check these books and decide the most suitable book for them.

Book name Publisher
CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) Paper II: Social Science Teacher Selection (For Class VI - VIII) Access Publishing
15 Practice Sets CTET Central Teacher Eligibility Test Paper II Social Studies/Science Teacher Selection for Class VI-VIII Arihant
Wiley's CTET Exam Goalpost, Paper II, Social Studies / Social Science, Class VI-VIII, 2017: Solved Papers & Mock Tests with Complete Solutions Wiley
CTET Success Master Paper-II Teacher Selection for Class VI-VIII Social Studies/Science 2017 Arihant

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CTET Syllabus

CTET 2021 Syllabus & Pattern Highlights

  • There are 2 papers of CTET - Paper I and II
  • CTET is conducted in offline mode.
  • Both paper I & II contain 150 questions of 1 mark each, making the maximum marks equal to 150.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • Each paper is of 2 hour 30 minutes duration.
  • CTET Paper is set in 2 languages - Hindi and English.
  • CTET syllabus for paper-I includes:-
    • Child Development and Pedagogy,
    • Language I,
    • Language II,
    • Mathematics
    • Environmental Studies
  • CTET syllabus for paper-II includes:-
    • Child Development and Pedagogy,
    • Language I,
    • Language II,
    • Mathematics
    • Science/ Social Studies/Social Science
  • Questions are of NCERT level from Standard I to VIII.
CTET FAQs

CTET Books FAQs

Ques. Is it necessary to go through all the books mentioned in the list?

Ans. No. It is not necessary at all. You need to select any of these books and read it with details. Practice as much as you can.

Ques. What would be better? Reading Books or practising papers?

Ans. it would be suggested that you attempt a paper first. According to the requirement, select a book and prepare from it. Attempt the tests again to check your progress.

Ques. I cannot afford costly books? What should I do?

Ans. No reason to worry. You can always find them in second hand book stores. And it is not necessary that costly books are good. You can go with some cheap and good books as well. You should focus on practising more.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

Comments


3 Comments
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yash raj singh
Is Ctet difficult?
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kavita rani

Hi Yash. In case you have made some preparation tips and tricks, you can easily get a good score in the exam. Also, don’t Revise the CTET last Year Question Papers as they help a lot in getting a good score.
You can look for the useful preparation tips here.
 

S
sadim ansari
How can I prepare for Ctet at home?
K
kavita rani

Hi Sadim. To get a good score in the exam, candidates must make a proper strategic plan based on their abilities and good preparation plans help a lot in getting a good score.
Check out other important preparation tips here.
 

N
nafisa khatoon
Which is the best book for Ctet exam?
K
kavita rani

Hi Nafisa. Some of the books that help prepare for the exam include A Complete Resource for CTET (Language I): English and Pedagogy by Geeta Sahni (Author), Pearson Publication, Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations, Edition 7 by R S Aggarwal, etc.
Detailed information related to other books are mentioned here.