TS EDCET 2020 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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    TS EDCET is a common entrance examination conducted by the Government of Telangana for admission to B. Ed courses in various colleges. TS EDCET question paper consists of 150 Questions in total.

    • TS EDCET is held once every year for admission to various B/ Ed courses.
    • There are 3 parts in which are General English, Teaching Aptitude+ General Knowledge, and Methodology which comprises of 25, 25, and, 100 marks respectively.
    • Questions are Objective Type MCQ based.
    • 1 mark is given for every correct answer while no negative marking is done for a wrong or unanswered question.
    • The syllabus comprises general questions from the topics which are usually a 10+2 level or B.A degree level. 
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    TS EDCET 2020 Highlights 

    Exam ModeOffline
    Number of Paper1
    Number of Sections3 (General English, General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude, and Methodology.)
    Question Paper typeMCQ based Objective type questions.
    TS EDCET 2020 total marks150 Marks
    Exam Duration2 Hours
    Exam LanguageEnglish

    TS EDCET 2020 Exam Pattern

    TS EDCET 2020 consists of 3 parts namely General English, General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude and Methodology. There are total 150 Questions of objective type answers. 

    1. Part A-

    • Consists of two sub-parts- General English+ General Knowledge
    • 1st sub-part consists of 25 marks and the second is of 15 marks which make it a total of 40 marks

    2. Part B-

    • Consists of 2 parts- General Knowledge+ Teaching aptitude.
    • 1st sub-part is of 15 marks and the second part is of 10 marks.

    3. Part C-

    • 3rd part consists of methodology which is sub divided into various parts. Candidates can choose from the given options according to their preference.
    • 1st sub-part comprises mathematics which comprises 100 questions and is of 100 marks.
    • 2nd sub-part is of physical science which consists of 50+50 questions and comprises 100 marks.
    • 3rd sub-part is of biological science which comprises 50+50 questions and 100 marks.
    • 4th sub-part is of social studies and is divided into 35+30+15+20 that makes a total of 100 marks
    • 5th sub-part is English which has 100 questions for 100 marks.

    Also Check TS EDCET 2020 Application Forms

    TS EDCET 2020 Marking Scheme

    The question paper of TS EDCET Exam consists of 3 parts consisting 150 questions in total. MCQ based objective type questions are asked in all the sections.

    • Each correct answer will be awarded for 1 mark. No negative marking is done for any answer attempted wrong or left unanswered.
    • Duration of the exam 2 hours and no extra time will be given to any candidate under any circumstances. General English, General Knowledge + Teaching Aptitude, and Methodology are 3 parts that a candidate has to attend.
    • Candidates have to choose any one of the following subjects from the methodology section of the question paper in accordance with their interests.
    • Part-C consists of 5 sections, all the sections have different marking scheme-
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Science
    • Biological science
    • social Studies
    • English
    Part AGeneral English-2525
    Part BGeneral Knowledge-1515
    Teaching Aptitude -1010
    Part C
    1. Mathematics
    1. Physical science
    1. Physics
    2. Chemistry
    50 5050 50
    1. Biological Science
    1. Botany
    2.  Zoology
    50 5050 50
    1. Social Studies
    1. Geography
    2. History
    3. Civics
    4. Economics
    35 30 15 2035 30 15 20
    1. English

    TS EDCET 2020 Exam Syllabus

    Questions are designed to test the ability of the candidate’s application to the society and experience in their scientific outlook. The following topics are asked in the TS EDCET question paper-

    General EnglishReading Comprehension
    Correction of Sentences
    Transformation of Sentences- Simple, Compound, and Complex
    Direct speech and Indirect speech
    General Knowledge and Teaching AptitudeGeneral Knowledge questions relating to India and Its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Ecology, Economics, General Policy, and Scientific Research. 
    Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of day to day observations
    Experience in a candidate’s scientific outlook as is expected of an educated person.
    Questions to test the ability of a candidate’s general knowledge of the environment around him and its application.
    One who has the characteristics like ability to communicate, deal with children, ability to recognize individual differences etc., to become an able teacher, questions relating to these aspects will be included and the test in one’s TEACHING APTITUDE.
    Mathematics (Methodology)Differential Equations
    Solid Geometry
    Groups and Rings
    Real analysis
    Linear Algebra
    Multiple Integrals and Vector Calculus
    Physics (Methodology)Vector Analysis
    Mechanics and particles
    Mechanics and Rigid Bodies
    Central Forces
    Fundamentals of Vibration
    Damped and forced oscillation
    Vibrating Strings
    Kinetic Theory of Gases
    Quantum Theory of Radiation
    Statistical Thermodynamics
    Polarization and Double Effraction
    Laser Fiber Optics and Holography
    Magneto statistics
    Moving charge in electro and magnetic field
    Electromagnetic Induction
    Varying and Alternative Currents
    Maxwell’s equations and Electro Magnetic Waves
    Basic Electronics
    Digital Principles
    Quantum Mechanics
    Nuclear Physics
    Solid State Physics
    Chemistry (Methodology)Atomic structure and Elementary Quantum Mechanics
    Chemical Bonding
    Periodic Properties
    s-block and p-block elements
    d-block elements
    f-block elements
    Co-ordination Compounds
    Hard and Soft Acid bases
    Stereochemistry of Carbon Compounds
    Structural Theory in Organic Chemistry
    Acyclic Hydrocarbons
    Benzene and its Reactivity
    Areness and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons
    Hydroxy Compounds
    Carbonyl Compounds
    Nitrogen Compounds
    Hydrocyclic Compounds
    Amino Acids and Proteins
    Gaseous State
    Liquid State
    Solid State
    Dilute solutions and Colligative Properties
    Colloids and Surface Chemistry
    Chemical Kinetics
    Botany (Methodology)Branches of Botany
    Classification of Plant Kingdom
    Cell Biology
    Tissue Organization and Growth
    Plant Reproduction
    Plant Resources and their Utilization
    Zoology (Methodology)Protozoa to Annelid
    Arthropod to hemicordata
    Cell Biology
    Bio-molecules of the Cell
    Protochordata to Amphibia
    Reptilia to Mammalian
    Ecology and Zoogeography
    Physiology of Digestion
    Physiology of Excretion
    Physiology of Respiration
    Physiology of Circulation
    Physiology of Muscle Contraction
    Physiology of Nerve impulse
    Physiology of Endocrine System
    Physiology of Homeostasis
    Organic Evolution
    Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Clinical Science
    Animal Biotechnology
    History (Methodology)History of India up to 1526 AD
    History of India-Later Medieval Period
    Modern India
    History of Modern World
    History and Culture of Telangana
    Civics (Methodology)Political Science-Concepts and theories
    Public Administration- Concepts and Theories
    Indian Government and Politics
    Public Administration in India
    Geography (Methodology)Principles of Physical Geography
    Social and Economic Geography
    Regional Geography of India
    Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System
    Economics (Methodology)Micro-Macro, Static-Dynamic, Normative and Positive Economics.
    Cardinal and Ordinal Approaches, and Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility
    Law of Variable Proportion and returns to scale
    Different concepts of cost and their inter-relation
    Concepts of National Income, Consumption, Investment, and Business cycles.
    Meaning of Economic Development, and measures of Economics
    Sources of Public Revenue
    Taxes/VAT finance commission
    Canons and Effects of Public Expenditure
    Functions and Classification of Money
    Budgets and Money Supply
    Functions of Commercial and Reserve Banks
    Method of Credit Control
    Importance of Agriculture in the Indian Economy
    Population growth in India
    Regional Disparities
    Mixed Economy-Characteristics, Features
    Concept of Poverty
    Types of Unemployment
    Objective of Planning in India
    Importance of Infrastructure
    Social Structure
    Organized and Unorganized sectors
    International Trade
    Economic Reforms
    English (Methodology)Language and Literature
    Forms of Poetry
    Elements of Drama
    Elements of Poetry
    Elements of Fiction
    Poetry from Elizabethan age to the pre-romantic era 
    Development of 16th and 17th century British Drama
    Prose- Origin, and Development of the Essay
    Fiction origin and development of the Novel
    Origin and growth of English Literature

    *Topics for Poetry, Drama, Fiction and Prose will be provided by the university.

    TS EDCET 2020 Refrence Books

    There are a set of books which the students require to study for the entrance examination. Following is the list of those books-

    SubjectBook NameAuthor
    MethodologyB. Ed SocialTM Books
    B. Ed PhysicsTM Books
    B. Ed MathTM Books
    B. Ed BiologyTM Books
    B. Ed EnglishEM Books
    B. Ed HindiHM Books
    B. Ed TeluguTM Books
    EDCET Biological Science-
    EDCET Part A-
    EDCET Part B-

    TS EDCET 2020 Important Instructions

    TS EDCET has some important instructions to be followed while giving the examination. Here are some important instructions are given by the Conducting Body Officials to be followed-

    • Separate optical mark reader answer sheet is supplied with the question paper to the candidates.
    • Use Black/Blue Ball Point Pen only for filling the following information-
    • Hall Ticket Number in the space provided on the question paper.
    • Question paper Booklet S. No, and Booklet Code
    • If there are any defects in the OMR sheet or question paper, immediately ask the invigilator to change it with the same booklet code.
    • Use of calculators, mathematical tools, log books, pagers, cell phones or any other electronic device is strictly prohibited.
    • Use only H.B pencil to darken the appropriate circle corresponding to HT number, Booklet etc. on the OMR sheet.
    • Darken the appropriate circle in the OMR sheet corresponding to the correct answer to the concerned question number with an HB pencil only. If you wish to change the answer, erase the answer and fill the correct circle.
    • Darkening of more than one circle will be considered invalid automatically.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    Haleema Begum

    Good Afternoon and thank you so much for the valuable information...

    18 Mar, 2020 15:31
    Malthumkar sushmitha

    Tnk u

    20 Apr, 2019 14:35
    lokeswara rao gollamandala


    13 Feb, 2019 15:35
    Arasavalli sowjanya

    Sample questions paper

    22 Jan, 2019 12:05
    Sunayana Banerjee

    How should one prepare for the exam. Are there any sample question papers that I can practice.

    18 Apr, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    You can search online. Some top institute do provide sample papers on the official website

    31 May, 2018 16:28

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