CTET or Central Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by CBSE. It is a national level examination conducted annually to recruit teachers at the primary and elementary level in Central Government Schools across India. This year, CTET 2020 is scheduled for July 05, 2020 in pen-paper mode.
Books are the best resources to prepare for an examination. There is a lot of study material available in the market for CTET examination. In this article, we will talk about the top most preferred resource for preparation namely Books and e-books. Check CTET Syllabus
Listed below are some suggestions from CTET Toppers and Experts:
The following article provides the list of some important books to prepare for the national level teaching or teacher examination.
Must Read CTET Preparation Tips
Name of the Book: Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations, Edition: 7
Name of the Author: R.S. Aggarwal
Highlights: This book covers every aspect of numerical ability section of many exams and gives the apt idea about the sort of questions that will be asked in the exam. There are plentiful examples used throughout the book to demonstrate various concepts and problem-solving techniques.
Note: Candidates can prefer Arihant publication for Mathematics pedagogy
Name of the Book: Hindi Language
Name of the Publication: Arihant Publication
Highlights: This book includes principles of language teaching, learning and acquisition, four skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing), vocabulary and grammar, challenges of teaching in a diverse classroom, Remedial Teaching etc. Also, it focuses on unseen passages and poetry, questions on the basis of comprehension, verbal ability and grammar in Hindi Language.
Name of the book: Child Development & Pedagogy
Name of the Publication - Arihant Publication
Highlights: This book puts light on Inclusive Education, Child Development, Learning and the Pedagogical Issues. The book is divided into 2 sets, one set contains the MCQs from the PREVIOUS YEAR Question Papers and various other exams and the second set contains "TEST YOURSELF" that provides carefully selected MCQs for practice.
Name of the Book: Environmental Studies,
Name of the Publication - Wiley Publication
Highlights: This book contains practice questions that will help candidates in their preparation. Also, there are mock tests as per the exam format and subject-specific solved questions to help candidates revise the concepts.
Name of the Book: English Language
Name of the Publication: Pearson Publication
Name of the Author: Geeta Sahni
Highlights: This book includes principles of language teaching, learning and acquisition, four skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing), vocabulary and grammar, challenges of teaching in a diverse classroom, Remedial Teaching etc. Also, it focuses on unseen passages and poetry, questions on the basis of comprehension, verbal ability and grammar in English language.
Name of the Book: Social Studies
Name of the Publication: Disha Publication
Highlights: This book has detailed concept of all the topics covered under the section of social science. Also, it has a lot of previous years’ solved papers which will assist candidates in getting an insight into the examination pattern and types of questions asked in recent years.
Also, there are some more books that can be referred by candidates like:
|Paper 1 is conducted for||Class 1 to Class 5|
|Paper 2 is conducted for||Class 6 to Class 8|
|Time duration of Paper 1 and Paper 2||150 minutes|
|Medium||Hindi and English|
|Type of questions||Objective type questions|
As recommended by CBSE
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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.