Download Assam TET 2021 UP Syllabus

SSA Assam uploaded the Syllabus for Assam TET which is going to be held in October 2021.Assam TET  is conducted for the recruitment of Assistant Teacher (AT) against the vacant posts in provincialized Primary Schools of Assam.Download Assam TET 2021 Syllabus for UP Level.

Download Assam TET 2021 UP Syllabus


Details Assam TET 2021 Syllabus - UP Level

Name of examination: ASSAM TET 2021

  • Date of Application: Tentatively 25-09-2021
  • Date of exam:Tentatively  15/11/2021
  • Exam conducted by: SSA Assam
  • Exam syllabus: Available 


Assam TET 2021 Exam Pattern  

(A) Paper-II (For Classes VI -VIII)  (As per NCTE framed Guidelines)

Subjects Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Marks
Language-I 30 Marks
Language-Il 30 Marks
Mathematics  &  Science (For Maths & Science Teacher) 60 Marks
Social Studie(For Social Studies Teacher) 60 Marks
Total 150 marks

Assam TET 2021 Syllabus Paper II (for classes VI to VIII)


(i) Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)  

  • Number of Questions: 30 MCQs
  • Marks: 30 Marks

Child development (For children of 12-14 years age group)

  • Factors influencing Development— Concept and stages of Development, Biological, Psychological and Environmental factors.
  • Dimensions of Child Development - Physical changes, Cognitive, Emotional, Social and Moral,
  • understanding changes dunng the stages of development .
  • Individual differences - Concept and areas of Individual Differences, Intra and Inter individual differences in various areas of Interest, Habits, Aptitudes, Intelligence, Creativity and their assessment.
  • Personality- Concept and types of Personalty and factors influencing personality.
  • Adjustment-concept of Mental Health and Hygiene.
  • Adolescence- Stages of Adolescence, problems of adolescence, adolescence education,Counseling, Understanding developmental Hazards.

Process of Learning

  • Meaning and Nature of Learning.
  • Factors affecting Learning.
  • Maturation and Readiness tor learning.
  • Motivation and Learning
  • Methods of Learning, Major Laws of Learning with their educational implications.
  • Theories of Learning-

Connectionism( Stimulus—Response Theory)

  • Constructivism(Response & Theory) 
  • Conditioning — Classical and operant. 
  • Constructivism 


Knowledge of children from Diverse Context — Socio-cultural background, Children with special needs inclusive education, Understanding Children with learning difficulties and Behavioral problems,

Organising Teaching  

Teaching as Planned activity, Phases of Teaching (pre-active, Interactive and post active Phases), Different methods of teaching - Lecture method, project method, Demonstration method, Heuristic Method ,Concept of TLM and its importance, Diagnostic and remedial teaching.

Classroom Management

Role of Teacher and the students, Leadership quality of teacher, time and task Management

Concept of child-centred teaching and competency based teaching. 


Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, Formative and summative evaluation. 

(ii) Language I – Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo, Manipuri, Garo, Nepali, Karbi, Hmar (compulsory-any one)

  • Number of Questions: 30 MCQs
  • Marks: 30 Marks

(iii) Language II –English (compulsory) 

  • Number of Questions: 30 MCQs
  • Marks: 30 Marks

Pedagogy of Language Teaching 

  1. Learning an acquisition 
  2. Principles of language teaching, functions of language.
  3. Development of four skills : Listening, speaking, reading and writing  
  4. Continuous and comprehensive assessment, Assessing the four skills :Listening, speaking, reading and writing. 
  5. Language difficulties, attitude towards errors and mistakes of second language
  6. Teaching Learning Materials, 
  7. Teaching Of vocabulary and structure 


  1. Methods, approaches, techniques and strategies of teaching English



  1. Correct form of verb/tense 
  2. Parts of speech (use as noun, adjective, adverbs)  
  3. Phrase and clause/phrasal verb/use of phrase and idioms 
  4. Determiners  
  5. Voice-Active and passive voice 
  6. Narration
  7. Transitive and intransitive verb 
  8. Prefix, suffix , Vocabulary-Synonyms, antonyms and homonyms 
  9. Sentence types/simple, compound, complex sentence/ question pattern/tag questions 

(iv) (a) For Mathematics Teacher : Mathematics

  • Number of Questions: 60 MCQs
  • Marks: 60 Marks


Natura numbers, Test of divisibility, Whole numbers, Negative numbers and Integers, Rational numbers, Irrational numbers, Fractions, Decimal fractions, LCM and HCF of rational numbers, Comparisons and operations of rational numbers, properties of numbers, Square, Square roots, cube, cube roots, powers and exponents, Laws of Exponents. 

Socially applicable Mathematics
Ratio and Proportion, Simple and Compound Interest, use of unitary method. Discount, Profit and Loss.


preliminary concept of Algebra, Algebraic expressions and their types, Operations on algebraic expressions. Factorization on algebraic expressions Linear equations in one variable. Linear equations in two variables, Linear inequalities. Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities of one variable, Algebraic method of solutions of pair of Linear Equations.

Geometrv and Mensuration-
Lines and angles, Pairs of angles. Properties of Triangles, Quadrilaterals and polygons, congruency of
triangles, Area of triangle, Pythagoras Theorem. Perimeter and Area of different geometrical figures, Idea of Pie, Surface area and volume Of Cube, Cuboids Cone, Cylinder and Sphere, Surface area and volume Of Combination Of solids. 

Introduction to Graphs and Data Handling-
Axes, Cartesian plane, co-ordinate of points. plotting of points in different situations, distance between two points, reading and drawing of linear graphs, Collection and organization of data, classification of data, class interval, frequency of a class, frequency distribution table, introduction of graphs, Bar and Pie graphs, reading Bar graphs. interpretation Of data from graphs, Measures of Central Tendency

Intergration of ICT in teaching Mathemetics-
Importance of ICT in teaching Mathematics.
Use of ICT in teaching Mathematics 

(a) For Science  Teacher :Science 


  • Kinematics: Motion in a straight line : Distance and displacement, speed and velocity, uniform and non-uniform motion, average and instantaneous speed and velocity, uniform acceleration, graphical representation of motion ,periodic motion, pendulum, Oscillatory motion.
  •  Laws of Motion:  Newton's first law of motion, qualitative concept of force, inertia Of rest and inertia of motion and their examples, Newton's second law Of motion ,Quantitative concept of force, Newton's third law of motion and examples, Law of conservation of linear momentum. 
  • Heat and Temperature : Differences between heat and temperature, measurement, transfer of heat.
  • Light: Rectilinear propagation of light ,shadows, eclipses, transparent, opaque and translucent objects, Reflection Of light, plane and spherical mirrors, laws of reflection, Refraction of light, refractive index, total Internal refraction, refraction in lenses, laws of refraction, Image formed by spherical Mirrors and lenses, Defects of vision, Power of lenses. 
  • Sound : Oscillations and waves, kind of waves, Sound waves, sources Of sound, propagation Of sound through solids, liquids and gases, Speed Of sound in different medium, ultrasound. 
  • Electricity : Electric charge and Coulomb's law, Electric cell , Conductors, Insulators, Electric field, Electric intensity and electric potential and potential difference, Electric current, Primary cell, Ohm's law, AC and DC, series and parallel combination Of Resistances, Heating effects of electric current, magnetic effects of electric current. 


Chemistry-Total Marks-9 

  • Metals and Non-Metals : Physical properties of Metals and Non-Metals, Chemical properties of Metals and Non-Metals, Reaction with Water and Acids, Use Of Metals and Non-Metals.
  • Physical and Chemical Change : Differences between chemical and physical change, Rusting Of Iron, Galvanisation, Crystallisation.
  • Acids, Bases and Salts : Acids and Bases, Indicators, Reaction of Acids and Bases with Metals,Reaction of Acids and Bases with each other, Strong or Weak solutions of Acid and Base, idea of pH, Importance Of pH in everyday life, Chemicals from common salts. 
  • Fibre and Fabric : Natural and Synthetic Fibre, Making of Fabric, Plastics,
  • Chemical Effects Of Electric Current : Electrolysis and electroplating.
  • pollution : Air pollution and water pollution.



Living World -

  • Cells : Concept of cell, cell types, structure of cells and functions Of cell organeles,difference between plant and animal cells, cell division.
  • Transportation in Animals and Plants : Circulatory system, Excretory system in human,Blood vessels, Human heart, Transportation of substances and water in plants,Transpiration.
  • Respiration in organisms : Cellular respiration, anaerobic respiration

Plant World :

  • Reproduction in plants--Mode Of production, vegetation propagation, Fragmentation sexual Reproduction, Fertilisation, Seed Dispersal.
  • Nutrition in plants—Nutrients, Mode of multiplication in plants, Photosynthesis,Saprotrophs.
  • Crop production and Management —Kharif and Rabi crops, Fertiliser and Manure,weeds and protection from weeds, different types of soil and crop production.


Animal World :

  • Microorganism—Virus, Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, Algae, Common ailments like cold, influenza,Disease ike polio and chicken pox ,dysentery and malaria, Beneficial microbes.
  • Animal nutrition- The major nutrients in human's food and its sources, functions of nutrients,Diseases occurring for deficiency Of different nutrients.

Reproduction in Animals—Different modes of animal reproduction, Reproductive organs in
animals, Development of Embryo and related processes, Asexual reproduction in animals.

Integration Of ICT teaching Science-

  • Importance of ICT in teaching Science.
  • Use of ICT in teaching Science



  • Our Earth : Size, shape, motion of the earth and their effects, interior of the earth, earth crust, earthquake (with special reference to Assam), latitude and longitude.
  • Solar system: Stars, planets and satellites.
  • Major domains of the Earth : Lithosphere, Continents, Oceans, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere and Biosphere.
  • Major Landforms of the Earth : Mountains, Plateau, Plains .
  • About Assam : Geographic location, climate, natural vegetation, conservation of wildlife, biodiversity,major industries, major rivers and their tributaries.
  • About India : Location, Climate, Physical divisions, Population growth and distribution. 


  • Pre-history: Evolution Of Human Civilization from Hunting to Agriculture.
  • Ancient urban civilizations : Features of Indus valley civilization-Town planning, religious beliefs,occupation, trade and commerce, art and culture, Harappan culture and contemporary world civilization.
  • Vedic Age: Settlement of the Aryans, religious practices, livelihood, social system, Composition of Vedas.

History of Assam

  • Pre-history of Assam:Geographieal location of ancient Kamrupa, Socio-Economic Condition of Ancient Kamrupa, Barman,Sakstambha and Pal dynasties.
  • Medieval Assam : The Ahom, ChutiH and Koch Kingdom, the Baro Bhuyans and the Kacharis.
  • Emergence of new religious ideas: Jainism and Buddhism.

Major political dynasties of India and their contribution - (i) Ancient period — Mauryans and Guptas, (ii) Medieval period - Turko-Afghans and Mughals. 

  • Rise and growth of the British power in India : The Regulating Act, The Pitt's India Act, Doctrine of  Lapse, Sep-oy Mutiny, growth of India nationalisms, social reform movements, Non-cooperation movement, Civil disobedience movement and Quit India Movement, Role of Assam in freedom movement of India from 1857 to 1947. 
  • Reforms during the rule of East India Company : Administrative Reforms, Revenue Collection, Educational Reforms, Brahmo Samaj,Prarthana Samaj, Ramkrishna Mission, Arya Samaj, 


  • Basic concepts of Economics : Production, utility, income, wealth, money, price.
  • Market : Concept of Market, Difference between whole Sale market and retail market .
  • Money and Banking : Concept of money, types and functions of bank, other funding agencies .


Resources :

  • Natural Resources : Natural Resources of India with special reference to Assam, Role Of natural resources in economic development.
  • Human Resources : Human Resource development, its indicators, Problems of Human resource development and role of the Govt., Measures taken by the Govt. in Education, Health and Employment sector, Role of human resources in economic development of India.
  • Planning and Budget: Planning, Budget and national income, Economic planning, Five Year Planning. 
  • Financial Institutions : Role of financial institution in Economie development, types and functions of
    banks and other financial institution for socio economic development of people, runctions of NEDFi and
    NEC, schemes of Self-Help-Groups.
    National Income Gross National Product (GNP), Net National product (NNP), Gross Domestic Product
    (GDP), Net Domestic product (NDP), Nominal and Real Income, per Capita income and standard of living.


  • The Government : Concept of Government, various types of Government, State and Central Government,Local-Self Government.
  • Democracy : Democåcy and its principles, Election process, role of opposition parties and democracy.
  • The Constitution : Basic concept of constitution, Types of constitution, Characteristics of Indian constitution, its Preamble and principles, Fundamental rights and duties of citizen.

Integration of ICT in teaching Social Science-

  • Importance of ICT in teaching Social Science.
  • Use of ICT in teaching Social Science 


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