Kerala SET Exam Previous Question Papers LBS Syllabus 2014-15
Government of Kerala conducts the examination of State Eligibility Test for determining the eligibility of the candidates as Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE. Get more update on recruitmentinfosite.com .Therefore anyone who wishes to apply as Higher Secondary School Teacher needs to qualify in the exam in the said disciplines only.
Paper 1: Part A- General Knowledge and Part B- Teaching Aptitude [Common for all disciplines]
Paper 2: Specialization Subjects [35 subjects are available]
Paper Hours: 120 min.
Syllabus of General Knowledge & Aptitude in Teaching [Paper1]
1. SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
a. General Science – Physics, Chemistry and Biology up to Std X.
b. Environmental Science
c. Mathematics related to life – Percentage, Average, Data handling, Graphical representation.
d. Mathematical Reasoning – Number Series etc
e. Arithmetic Calculations.
2. SOCIAL SCIENCE
a. Freedom movement and National leaders
b. National development since independence, Five year plans, Gandhian Concept of Development.
c. Constitution of India, Fundamental rights and duties, Election commission of India, Panchayathi Raj System.
d. Structure of the earth, Resources and their classification, Volcano, Earthquakes.
3. INDIAN ART, LITERATURE AND ANCIENT INDIAN PHILOSOPHY
a. Indian music and dance
b. Vedic age
c. Sanskrit works
d. Indian languages & literature
e. World literature
f. Books and authors
h. Different art forms of Kerala
i. Indian Philosophy
4. CURRENT AFFAIRS
a. Inventions, Year, People
b. Awards, Year, People
c. Film awards
e. Heads of Judiciary
f. Ministers and duties of Central and State ministries.
5. CULTURE AND VALUES
a. Salient features of Indian culture, Traditional and National values of India
b. Salient features of Kerala Culture, Development of Kerala Society, and Impact of media on Society
c. Changing values, Impact of Western values, how do adolescents view values.
6. COMMUNICATION, MANAGEMENT AND COMMERCE
a. Communication, Nature, Characteristics, types, barriers and effective communication.
b. Concept of management
c. Need and importance of commerce education in modern age.
d. Concept of Business.
7. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
a. ICT: meaning, advantages, disadvantages and uses
b. General abbreviations and terminology
c. Basics of Internet and e-mailing
d. Application of computer in teaching and learning
PART (B) - APTITUDE IN TEACHING
1. ACADEMIC APTITUDE
a. Factors affecting learning
b. Learning: Meaning, definition, Characteristics and basic requirements
c. Learning to learn
d. Knowledge management
2. ADMINISTRATIVE APTITUDE
a. Qualities of a teacher b. Professionalism of a teacher
c. Decision making power
d. Planning and Administration
e. Educational management, Organization, Supervision, Characteristics of effective management.
3. PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
a. Psychology: Meaning, Scope, application in education
b. Concept of learning, Learning theories and their application
c. Individual differences
d. Intellectual development – theories
e. Guidance and Counselling
f. Development during adolescents, Problems of adolescents
4. SOCIOLOGICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
a. Relationship between Philosophy and Education. Major Philosophical Systems, Contributions to education by Great Thinkers.
b. Relationship between Education and Society, Education and Social change.
c. Education in Pre-independent India, Development of modern education, Reports of Education Commissions, Education in Post-independent India – Reports and Policies after Independence, Current problems of education in India and attempts made to solve them. SSA and Other programmes.
d. Educational development in Kerala, Education under Panchayathi Raj.
5. INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, RESEARCH & EVALUATION
a. Models of Teaching.
b. Co-operative learning
c. Reflective Practices
d. Audio-Visual aids
e. Micro teaching
f. Research: Meaning, Characteristics and types
g. Action Research
h. Continuous, Comprehensive evaluation
6. VALUE BASED EDUCATION
a. Steps in the building up of a value system
b. Role of value based education in school level
c. Universal, traditional and constitutional values
7. APTITUDE IN TEACHING
a. Nature, Objectives, Characteristics, basic requirements of teaching
b. Factors affecting teaching.
c. Characteristics of learners
d. Methods of teaching
e. Teaching aids
f. Evaluation Systems.
The above stuff is only for Paper 1, candidates should download the following PDF for knowing the syllabus of Paper 2 of their concerned specialization.
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