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✍️ AP DSC teacher Syllabus Government of Andhra Pradesh Department of School Education released the latest syllabus for AP DSC Exam 2020. Candidates can get a Complete syllabus for AP DSC Exam 2020 for All Subjects (Languages). The Exam will Be Held in April 2018. So, Aspirants who are wishing to Apply AP DSC Exam 2020 can check DSC Paper1 & Paper 2 Syllabus in detailed from below Link

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SCHOOL ASSISTANTS
LANGUAGE PANDITS
SECONDARY GRADE TEACHERS
PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS SYLLABUS

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AP DSC LP Exam Pattern

PartsSubject NameMaximum Marks
IGeneral Knowledge and Current Affairs10
IIThe Child Development and Pedagogy30
IIIOptional (Telugu/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Tamil/ Kannada/ Oriya/ Sanskrit) – Language 170
IVContent and Methodology of Language 2 English30
VScience or Mathematics or Social Studies60

AP DSC SA Exam Pattern

PartsSubject NameMaximum Marks
ICurrent Affairs and GK10
IIPedagogy and Child Development30
IIILanguage 1 English70
IV(Telugu/Urdu/Hindi/Tamil/Kannada/Oriya/Sanskrit) Optional Language 2 Content and Methodology30
VSocial Studies or Mathematics or Science60

AP DSC PET Exam Pattern

PartsSubject NameMaximum Marks
IGK and Current Affairs10
IIEnglish – Language 230
IIIPhysical Education120

AP DSC SGT Exam pattern

PartsSubject NameMaximum Marks
ICurrent Affairs & General Knowledge10
IIThe Child Development and Pedagogy30
IIILanguage 1 Content and Methodology – Optional (Telugu/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Tamil/ Kannada/ Oriya/ Sanskrit)35
IVThe Language 2 English Content and Methodology35
VMathematics30
VIEnvironmental Studies40

AP DSC 2018 Exam Structure 

The structure and content of the TET is given in the following paragraphs. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying One Mark, with four alternatives out of which One Answer will be correct. There will be no Negative Marking.

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AP DSC Exam Structure

There will be Two Papers for the TET Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes I to V, Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. A person who intends to be a Teacher either for Classes I to V or for Classes VI to VIII shall have to appear in both Papers (Paper I and Paper II).

AP DSC Paper- I Exam Pattern 2018

No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) – 150

Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes:

Structure and Content (all compulsory)

i) Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks

ii) Language I 30 MCQs 30 Marks

iii) Language II (English) 30 MCQs 30 Marks

iv) Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks

v) Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks

Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

Note (1): The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the primary level.

Note (2): How to choose language – I of AP-TET Paper-I: The following languages are offered under First Language in the Schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Gujarathi. A Candidate has to choose one of these 8 Languages under Language-I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or as First Language at least up to Class X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X.

Note (3): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (4): The syllabi for Mathematics & Environmental Studies are designed on the basis of topics of Classes I to V. The difficulty standard as well as linkages of content/topics could be up to Secondary Stage (up to Class X) for testing. The test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) not only on Content but also on Pedagogy.

In Mathematics, 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy. Similarly, in Environmental Studies 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy.

Note (5): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on Proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Class X level).

Note (6): For 30 MCQs under Language I & II, each shall include 6 questions on Pedagogy of a Language.

Note (7): The detailed syllabus for all subjects shall be the designed by the SCERT and the same shall be issued along with the Notification.

 

AP DSC 2018 Paper II Exam Pattern

No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)– 150:

Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Structure and Content

i) Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks

ii) Language I 30 MCQs 30 Marks

iii) Language II (English) 30 MCQs 30 Marks

iv) (a) For Mathematics & Science Teachers:

Mathematics and Science 60 MCQs 60 Marks

(b) For Social Studies Teacher 60 MCQs 60 Marks

(c) For any other Teacher – Either (iv)(a) or (iv)(b)

TOTAL 150 MCQs 150 Marks

Note: (1) The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the Elementary level.

Note: (2) How to choose Language – I of AP-TET Paper-II:

The following Languages are offered under First Language in Secondary schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Sanskrit. A Candidate (other than Language Pandit candidate) has to choose one of these 7 Languages under Language I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or First Language at least up to Class-X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X. Language Pandit candidates have to choose the Language of their study in Pandit Training concerned under Language-I of TET Paper-II.

Note (3): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (4): For Paper II Mathematics & Science, questions will be as follows:-

(i) Mathematics 30 MCQs (Content 24, Pedagogy 6)

(ii) Science 30 MCQs (Content 24, Pedagogy 6)

(a) Content – Physical Science -12 MCQs

(b) Content – Biological Science – 12 MCQs

(c) Science Pedagogy – 6 MCQs

Note (5): For Paper II Social Studies, the syllabus will cover the sectors namely, History, Geography, Civics and Economics. Out of 60 marks, 48 will be on Content and the remaining 12 on Pedagogy.

Note (6): For Paper II, the syllabi for TET of Mathematics, Sciences & Social Studies are based on topics of Classes VI to VIII. The difficulty standard of questions as well as their linkages could be up to Senior Secondary Level (12th class).

Note (7): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Senior Secondary Level (12th Class).

AP DSC 2020 Syllabus 

AP DSC SYLLABUS 2020 for School Assistant (SA) Language Pandits (LP), Secondary Grade Teacher (SGT)

AP DSC PAPER- I Syllabus 2020

I.   CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY (Marks: 30)

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD
    • Development, Growth & Maturation — Concept & Nature
    • Principles of  development  and their  education implication
    • Factors influencing Development — Biological, Psychological, Sociological, emotional
    • Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships — Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language  relating  to Infancy,  early Childhood, late Child hood,
    • Understanding Development — Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers, Erikson
    • Individual differences — Infra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
    • Development of Personality — Concept, Factors effecting development of personality, self concept
    • Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Mental Health, Defense mechanism
    • Methods and Approaches of Child Development — Introspection, Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and Longitudinal
    • Developmental tasks and Hazards
  2. UNDERSTANDING LEARNING
    • Concept, Nature of Learning — input — process — outcome
    • Factors of Learning — Personal and EnvironmentalApproaches to Learning and their applicability—Behaviourism  (Skinner,  Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt(Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
    • Dimensions of Learning — Cognitive, Affective and Performance
    • Motivation and Sustenance —its role in
    • Memory & Forgetting
    • Transfer of Learning
  3. PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNS
    • Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner Learners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural context – Children from diverse contexts—Children With Special Needs (CWSN), Inclusive Education
    • Understanding of pedagogic methods — Enquiry based learning, Project based learning, Survey, Observation and Activity based learning, Cooperative and collaborative learning
    • Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns with respect to organizing learning in class room like Study habits,  Self  learning and Learning to learn skills
    • Organizing learning in heterogeneous class room groups — Socio-economic background, Abilities and Interest
    • Paradigms of organizing Learning-Teacher centric, Subject centric and Learner centric Theory of instruction – Bruner
    • Teaching as Planned activity — Elements of Planning
    • Phases of Teaching — Pre active, Interactive and Post active
    • General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes of good facilitator
    • Learning resources — Self, Home, School, Community, Technology

 

  • Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of nonthreatening learning environment, Managing behaviour problems, Guidance & Counselling, Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child, Time
  • Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : Perspective & Practice
  • Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right T o Education Act,

AP DSC Syllabus 2018 in Telugu PDF

II (a) Language – I Telugu (Content and Methodology) (Marks: 30)

Marks: 24

AP DSC Syllabus 2018 – Hindi

III.      Language — II English (Content and Methodology) (Marks: 30)

Content (Marks: 24)

 

  • Parts of Speech
  • Tenses
  • Active voice & Passive voice
  • Prepositions and Articles
  • Degrees of comparison
  • Clauses
  • Verbs — Main Verbs — Auxiliary Verbs – Presale Verbs
  • Adverbs — Types of Adverbs
  • Conjunction — coordinating conjunction — subordinating
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Questions and question tags
  • Types of sentences — simple, compound and complex — synthesis of sentences
  • Phrases — uses of
  • Composition — letter writing —précis writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary — Antonyms, Synonyms and
  • Correction of

 

 

Methodology(Marks: 06)

 

  1. Aspects of    English:-      (a)     English      language     —     History,     nature,     importance, principles of English as second (b) Problems of teaching / learning English.
  2. Objectives of teaching
  3. Development of Language skills:-
    • Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing (LSRW).
    • Communicative skills — Imparting values through
  4. Approaches, Methods,      Techniques      of     teaching      English:-       (a)     Introduction, definition & types of Approaches, Methods &Techniques of teaching English

(b) Remedial teaching.

  1. Teaching learning materials in
  2. Lesson
  3. Curriculum & Textbooks — Importance and its
  4. Evaluation in English

 

  1. MATHEMATICS (Marks: 30)

 

CONTENT (Marks: 24)

 

  1. Number system: Natural Numbers, Whole numb ers, Integers, Rational numbers place value, comparison, fundamental mathematical operations ; Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Indian Currency, Prime and Composite numbers, Prime factors, Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) and Greatest Common Divisor (GCD), Square, Square root, Cube, Cube roots of numbers, Pythagorean triplets,
  2. Fractions: Concept of fractions, proper fractions, improper  fractions, mixed fractions, decimal fractions, comparison, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of fractions and decimal fractions. Use of fractions in daily life. Rational Numbers; definition,  four  fundamental  operations; properties of numbers (N, W, Z and Q), Representation of N,W,Z and Q on number line, Terminating and  Non-Terminating  Decimals  (Recurring  and  Non – Recurring).
  3. Arithmetic: Unitary method, Averages, Ratio & Proportion, Percentages, Profit and Loss, discount, simple interest, compound interest, Direct and Indirect proportion, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Tax (VAT).
  4. Geometry: Basic ideas of geometry (2D & 3D shapes), types of angles, construction and measurement of lines and angles, Triangles, types of triangles, Properties of Triangles, Congruence, Criteria of congruencies of triangles (SAS, SSS, ASA, RHS), Quadrilaterals, types of quadrilaterals, construction of triangles and quadrilaterals, Patterns with geometrical shapes, Representing 3D Shapes in 2D Shapes, Euler’s relation, Properties of Parallelogram, Trapezium, Rhombus, Rectangle, Square and Kite, Concept of Circles, Symmetry, Reflection and Rotation, Line of
  5. Measurements: Length, Area, Weight, Capacity, Time and their Standard Units, Surface Area and volume of a cube and a cuboids, Perimeter and area of triangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, rectangle, Rhombus, Square and Trapezium. Circumference & Area of a circle, Area of Circular path, Polygons Area of sector in a
  6. Data Applications: Introduction to Data, Data Presentation, Preparation of Frequency distribution table, Bar Graph, Pictograph, Histogram, Mean, Median and Mode of ungrouped data, Cumulative Frequency Distribution Table, Frequency Polygon, Frequency Curve and Cumulative Frequency
  7. Algebra: Introduction to Algebra, Basic terminology – Constant, Variable, Expression, Polynomial, Identity and equations, solving linear equation in one variable, Exponents and

 

Methodology (Marks: 06)

  1. Meaning, Nature and Definitions of Mathematics
  2. Correlation with other school subjects and daily
  3. Aims, values and instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics, Academic Standards
  4. Child Centered and Activity Based Approaches in Teaching Mathematics
  5. Methods of Teaching & Remedial measures in Mathematics
  6. Instructional Material, TLM and Resource Utilization in Mathematics
  7. Curriculum, Text Book & Instructional Planning

 

  1. Evaluation and tools of evaluation and Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation

V.       ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (Marks:30)

 

CONTENT (Marks: 24)

  1. My Family – My Family – Family tree, migration, changing structures of family – nuclear and joint families,
  2. Work & Play – Occupations, Child labor, Games – Local, National and International, Marshal Arts, Effects of games on respiration and breathing, fairs,
  3. Plants and Animals-Plants & animals in our surroundings, Plant & Animal products, parts of a plant, photosynthesis, parts of a flower, pollination, fertilization, fruits, seeds. Wild & cultivated plants, wild & domestic animals their food, arrangement of teeth in
  4. Our Food – Different types of food, storage of grains and vegetables, storage of food, Food -animal husbandry, Nutrients of food, deficiency
  5. Shelter – Need, different types of houses, electrical appliances – their use, social life in ants and honey bees, Animals shelter –
  6. Air Importance of air, composition of air, atmospheric pressure, diseases spread through air and their prevention, air pollution – causes, its impact, and measures to prevent, Green House
  7. Energy – Renewable, Non-renewable, Future
  8. Water – Importance, water resources, tanks, aquatic flora and fauna, measurement of liquids, Water pollution – causes, impact, measures to prevent, purification of water, drought,
  9. Our Body – Health – Cleanliness – External, Internal parts of our body, Bones, Muscles, Sense organs, Digestion, Respiration, Nervous system, Excretory system, Circulatory system, First
  10. Mapping – Direction, Mandal, District, State, India
  11. History and culture of India – Evolution of Man, Pre-historic period, Indian culture and Heritage, Civilization, Medieval period culture, Ancient monuments, Religious movements: Jainism, Buddhism, Bhakti movement, Great personalities, Indian freedom movement, Modern
  12. Our country (India) – Location, Area, Physical features, Climate, Natural resources, Continents and Oceans, Historical places in India,
  13. Our State – Culture, State Government, Gram Panchayat, Mandal Parishad, Municipality, Municipal Corporation, Local Emergency services, our state symbols, Livelihood, Civilization – Impact of
  14. Indian constitution – Preamble, Major concepts, Fundamental rights, Fundamental duties, Child Rights
  15. Safety & Security – Earth Quakes, Floods, Fire, First Aid, 108, 104 Vehicles

 

PEDAGOGY (Marks: 6)

 

  1. Concept and scope of Environmental Studies (Science & Social Studies)
  2. Aims & Objectives of teaching Environmental Studies (Science & Social Studies) Academic Standards of Teaching EVS
  3. Relation to Science and Social Studies
  4. Curriculum and its transactional process – Teaching Methodology
  5. Teaching Learning Material (TLM)
  6. Evaluation procedures –

 

AP DSC District Selection Committee Teacher Syllabus  2018 – SA, SGT, LP, PET

AP DSC PAPER- II Syllabus 2018

 

  1. CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY (Marks: 30)

 

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD
    • Development, Growth & Maturation — Concept & Nature
    • Principles of  development  and their education  implication
    • Factors influencing Development — Biological, Psychological, Sociological, emotional.
    • Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships — Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Child hood,
    • Understanding Development — Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers, Erikson
    • Individual differences — Infra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their
    • Development of Personality — Concept, Factors effecting development  of personality, self
    • Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Mental Health, Defense
    • Methods and Approaches of Child Development — Introspection, Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and Longitudinal
    • Developmental tasks and Hazards

 

  1. UNDERSTANDING LEARNING

 

  • Concept, Nature of Learning — input — process — outcome
  • Factors of Learning — Personal and Environmental
  • Approaches to Learning and their applicability—Behaviourism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike) Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt(Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
  • Dimensions of Learning — Cognitive, Affective and
  • Motivation and Sustenance —its role in
  • Memory & Forgetting
  • Transfer of Learning

 

  1. PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNS
  • Teaching and its relationship with learning and
  • Learners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural context
  • Children from diverse contexts—Children With Special Needs (CWSN), Inclusive
  • Understanding of pedagogic methods — Enquiry based learning, Project based learning, Survey, Observation and Activity based learning, Cooperative and collaborative learning.
  • Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns with respect to organizing learning in class room like Study habits, Self learning and Learning to learn
  • Organizing learning in heterogeneous class room groups  —  Socio-economic background, Abilities and
  • Paradigms of organizing Learning-Teacher centric, Subject centric and Learner
  • Theory of instruction – Bruner
  • Teaching as Planned activity — Elements of Planning
  • Phases of Teaching — Pre active, Interactive and Post active

 

  • General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes  of good
  • Learning resources — Self, Home, School, Community,
  • Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of non threatening learning environment, Managing behaviour problems, Guidance & Counselling, Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of  a child, Time
  • Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : Perspective &
  • Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 &  Right  to  Education Act,

 

II (a) Language – I Telugu (Content and Methodology) (Marks: 30)                Mark s: 24

 

III.    Language — II English (Content and Methodology) (Marks: 30)

Content (Marks: 24)

  • Parts of Speech
  • Tenses
  • Active voice & Passive voice
  • Prepositions and Articles
  • Degrees of comparison
  • Clauses
  • Verbs — Main Verbs — Auxiliary Verbs – Presale Verbs
  • Adverbs — Types of Adverbs
  • Conjunction — coordinating conjunction — subordinating
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Questions and question tags
  • Types of sentences — simple, compound and complex — synthesis of sentences
  • Phrases — uses of
  • Composition — letter writing —précis writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary — Antonyms, Synonyms and
  • Correction of
  • Idiomatic
  • Sequencing of the Sentences in

Methodology(Marks: 06)

  1. Aspects of English:- (a) English language — History, nature, importance, principles of English as second (b) Problems of teaching / learning English.
  2. Objectives of teaching
  3. Phonetics /
  4. Development of Language skills:-
    • Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing (LSRW).
    • Communicative skills — Imparting values through
  5. Approaches, Methods, Techniques of teaching English:- (a) Introduction, definition & types of Approaches, Methods &Techniques of teaching English

(b) Remedial teaching.

  1. Teaching learning materials in
  2. Lesson
  3. Curriculum & Textbooks — Importance and its
  4. Evaluation in English

 

IV.    MATHEMATICS & SCIENCE (Marks: 60)

  1. MATHEMATICS (30 MARKS) CONTENT (Marks: 24)
  1. Number System – Prime and Composite Numbers, Tests of divisibility, whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimal fractions, C.M. and G.C.D. rational numbers and irrational numbers. Properties of numbers, Real numbers; laws of exponents, squares, square roots, cubes, cube roots, finding missing number represented as alphabets in sums involving array of four operations, number patterns, number puzzles, Euclid division lemma, concept of logarithms.
  2. Arithmetic – Ratio and proportion, simple interest, compound interest, Time and distance, Discount, tax, time and work, profit and loss
  3. Algebra -Introduction to Algebra, expressions, exponents and powers, Factorization special products and expansions, linear equations and their graphs, polynomials, Quadratic equations and its applications, concept of progressions, progressions (AP and GP).nth term and sum of the first n terms in AP, nth term of
  4. Sets – Concept of set, set language, empty set, finite and infinite sets, subset and equality of sets, cardinal number of set, set operations, representation of sets, Venn diagrams and their
  5. Geometry – History of Geometry, Contribution of India in the Development of Geometry, Euclid Geometry, Lines and Angles, Similar Triangles, Pythagoras theorem, congruency of triangles, Properties of Circles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals and polygons, Parts of Circle : Construction of Circle, Triangles and Quadrilaterals, Circles and concurrent lines in triangles,
  6. Co-ordinate Geometry- Co-ordinates of a point, plotting of points, representing of linear equations in two variables (of the form ax+by+c=0, ) in the Cartesian coordination system). Linear equations with 2 variables, slope of a line, distance between two points in a plane, section formula, Area of a triangle, collinearity of points in a co-ordinate plane, centroid of a
  7. Menstruation – Perimeter and Area of a Square and Rectangle. Area of Triangle, Circle, Ring and Quadrilaterals. Surface area and volume of Cube, Cuboid, Lateral & total Surface area and volume of a cylinder, cone, sphere and hemisphere, conversion of one solid to another shape, surface area and volume of combination of
  8. Data Handling(Statics and Probability) – Collection and Classification of Data, Frequency distribution table, Tally marks, Bar graph, Pictograph and Pie diagrams, mean, median and mode for un-grouped and grouped data, cumulative frequency table and ogive curves, concept of probability, simple problems (day to day life situation) on single events, concept of complementary
  9. Trigonometry – Introduction of Trigonometry, Relationship between ratios, values  of trigonometric ratios, (0o, 30o, 45o, 60o and 90o) Trigonometric identities, trigonometric ratios of complementary angles, applications  of trigonometry,  Angle  of elevation and depression, simple

 

PEDAGOGY (Marks: 06)

  1. Definition and Nature of Mathematics, History of
  2. Aims, values , instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics and Academic Standards
  3. Methods of Teaching Mathematics
  4. Instructional material in Mathematics – TLM in Mathematics, Use of ICT in teaching Mathematics
  5. Instructional Planning
  6. Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) – Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment -Processes and procedures
  7. Designing, Administration, Analysis of scholastic Achievement Test (SAT)
  8. Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching
  9. The Mathematics Teacher 10.Resource Utilization 11.Curriculum and Text Book

 

IV(b).SCIENCE CONTENT

(Marks: 24)

  1. Natural Resources – Air, Water: Water pollution, Harnessing of water, States of water, Hardness of water, water pressure Air pollution, Atmospheric Pressure, Air pressure, Archimedes’ principle, Pascal’s law, Bernoulli’s Principle, Hydrometer, Barometer. – Laws of floatation, Specific gravity, Surface tension, Fluid Mechanics.
  2. Our Universe: Solar eclipse – lunar eclipse – Constellation – Zodiac, Space travel; Solar system, Satellites, stars, comets;

3.      Natural Phenomenon:

Light: How can we see objects – shadows – Reflection of light – laws of reflection – plane mirrors and images – Virtual image, real image, pinhole camera, periscope, kaleidoscope – spherical mirrors and images -Fermat’s Principal – Applications of reflection of light – Refraction of light – laws of refraction – refractive index, Snell’s law – total internal reflection and its applications – refraction through glass prisms and slabs -refraction at curved surfaces and through lenses – images formed by lenses and ray diagrams – construction of human eye – least distinct vision – defects of vision-formation of rainbow- dispersion of light.

Sound: Sources of sound, Production and propagation of sound – construction of human ear and its working – Properties of sound – auditable range – Sound Pollution, Sound Waves, Kinds of Sound Waves, characteristics of sound waves – reflection of sound – echo – uses of ultrasonic sounds – Musical instruments.

Heat: Concept of heat and temperature – thermal equilibrium – Measurement of Temperature – Types of Thermometers – specific heat and its applications in daily life – methods of mixtures – evaporation -condensation – boiling point – melting point.

  1. Mechanics – Kinematics, Dynamics: Concept of motion and

– Types of Motion; Speed, Velocity, Acceleration, Newton’s Laws of Motion, force – types of force – resultant force – Friction – types of friction – factors influencing the friction – fluid friction – gravitation – Newton’s law of gravitation – centre of gravity and stability. Work and energy – types of energy – conservation of energy.

5.   Magnetism and Electricity:

Magnetism: Natural Magnets and Artificial Magnets, properties of Magnets, uses magnets – methods of magnetization – Magnetic Induction – magnetic field – Magnetic lines of force.

Electricity: Electric Circuit – Primary Cells – conductors and insulators – electric charge – electric field – electric potential – potential difference – EMF – Ohm’s law -resistance – specific resistance – resistances in series and parallel – heating effects of electric current – electric power – magnetic effects of electric current -solenoid – Fleming’s left hand rule – electric motor – electromagnetic induction – electric generator – electrical conductivity of liquids – electro plating – Faraday’s laws of electrolysis.

  1. Matter around us: States of matter – properties of matter – substances and mixtures – methods of separation of mixtures – fibers – types of fibers, plastics – types of plastics – use of plastics and Acids, bases and salts – neutralization – metals and non metals – physical and chemical properties of metals and non-metals – Coal and petroleum – combustion and fuels – types of combustion – temperature of combustion – calorific value.
  2. Laws of Chemical Combination and Chemical Calculations: Physical change, chemical change Laws of chemical combination, chemical reactions and calculations. Types of chemical
  3. Atomic Structure : Atoms and molecules – elements – atomicity – Dalton’s atomic theory Ions – atomic mass – valency – molecular mass – concept of mole – molar mass Thomson model of atom, Rutherford model of atom – Bohr’s model of atom – atomic number – Isotopes – quantum numbers – electronic
  4. Periodic classification and chemical bonding : Dobenier triads – Newlands law of octave – Mendaliev’s periodic table – long form of periodic table – changes of properties of elements in groups and Chemical Bond – ionic bond – covalent bond – shapes of molecules – electron valency theory -properties of ionic and covalent substances.
  5. Metallurgy : Extraction of metals and steps – reactivity of metals and its role in extraction of metals -various methods of extraction of
  6. Biology: Its importance in everyday life theories of Classification, theories of Evaluations.
  7. Living World – Characteristics: Classification of Plants and Animals and their
    1. Cell: Concept, Cell theory, differences between Plant cell and Animal cell, Cell divisions, Cell
    2. Tissues – Animal tissues, plant

13.    Plant World – Types of plants:

Parts of a plant – their functions, seed dispersal, fibers from plants. Reproduction – Asexual, Sexual, Vegetative propagation, Nutrition, Photosynthesis, Excretion, Respiration, Economic importance of plants.

Economic importance of Plants, Agriculture, Crop diseases & pest control measure.

  1. Animal World: Organ systems and their functions including man, Life processes Digestive system, Respiratory system, Circulatory system, Excretory system, Nervous system, Endocrine system, Skelton system, Reproductive system, Sense organs in man, Nutrition Deficiency diseases in man, First Aid, HIV/ AIDS, animal behaviour Economic importance of Animals, Animal husbandry, Pisciculture, Sericulture, Epiculture, Challenges in
  2. Microbes: Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, Protozoan — useful and harmful microbes, microbial

diseases in plants & animals.

  1. Our Environment: Biotic & Abiotic factors, Natural resources, Biodiversity, different eco systems, air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, oxygen
  2. Recent trends in Biology: -Hybridization, Genetic engineering, Gene banks, Gene therapy, Tissue culture

PEDAGOGY (Marks: 06)

  1. Definition, Nature, Structure and History of Science
  2. Aims, Values , Instructional Objectives of teaching Science and Academic Standards in Science

 

  1. Methods of Teaching Science
  2. Teaching Learning Material in Teaching of Science – TLM in Science – Use of ICT.
  3. Instructional Planning
  4. Science Laboratory
  5. Science Teacher – Changing Roles
  6. Science Curriculum and its transaction, NCF-2005, SCF-2011
  7. Science
  8. Evaluation – CCE – Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment – Designing and Administration- Analysis of Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT)

IV b. SOCIAL STUDIES (Marks: 60)

CONTENT   (Marks  48)

I. DIVERSITY ON THE EARTH

  1. Reading and understating of Maps – scale – cardinal points – types of maps –

evolution of maps – conventional signs – contour lines

  1. Globe – oceans and continents – latitudes and longitudes – origin of earth – realms of the earth (lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere) – landforms – movements of the earth and its effect -seasons – interior of the earth
  2. Solar Energy – insolation – temperature and its measuring – terrestrial radiation – polar regions
  3. Elements of climate – types of
  4. Europe, Africa – location – physical features – climate – forests and wild life – population – agriculture -minerals – industries – transportation – trade, exports and imports.
  5. Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh – physical features – rivers and other water sources – seasons -forests – climate and its factors affecting – floods and droughts – forests – soils -electricity – agriculture – mineral wealth – industries – population, literacy rate – density of population -settlements and migration – transportation.
  6. Disaster management – types of disasters – drought – accident related – threat of terrorism – human induced

 

II.    PRODUCTION – EXCHANGE AND LIVELIHOODS

 

  1. Livelihood of earliest people – sites in Andhra Pradesh – domestication – settled life Agriculture – types of farming – crop seasons – problems of agriculture and agricultural labourers and small farmers -contract farming – agriculture in Andhra Pradesh – trade and marketing – Self Help Groups – agricultural markets yards – Minimum Support Price – land holdings – phases in agricultural development – green revolution – organic
  2. Production – handicrafts and handlooms – cooperative societies and their role – industrial revolution -sources of energy – trade in industrial products – urbanization and slums – production in a paper factory – process of making paper
    • transport system in Andhra Pradesh – employment in transport -congestion and pollution.
  3. Industries – factors of location – agro based and mineral based industries – automobile industries and IT – phases in industrial development – Industrial policies – growth in production – environmental
  4. Service Activities – categories – importance –
  5. Money and Banking – Barter System – exchange with money – evolution of money – emergence of banks – commercial banking – types of deposits – Cheques and Demand Drafts – loans – Internet Banking – credit in the financial system – financial literacy.
  6. Prices and Cost of Living – price’s effect on people – inflation – consumer price index – regulation of prices – government budget and taxation –
  7. Production and Employment – sectors of the economy – National Income (GDP)
    • Percapita Income -HDI – employment – organized and unorganized sectors – impact of technology on three sectors of the economy.
  8. Public Health and Government – health care services – public and private health insurance.
  9. Globalization – flows in economic exchange – MNCs – Foreign trade – factors enabling globalization -WTO, IMF
  10. Food Security and Nutritional Status of India – PDS – sustainable development meaning – sustainable development with

 

III.    POLITICAL SYSTEMS AND GOVERNANCE

 

  1. Tribal Panchayat system – present local body system (Gram Panchayat, Mandal Parishad and Zilla Parishad) & Urban Governments – formation and
  2. Emergence of kingdoms and republics – first empires – Mouryas – Rajputs – Rastrakutas – Cholas -Deccan kingdoms – Satavahana – Kushants –
  3. Regional Kingdoms : Kakatiyas – Vijayanagara Empires –
  4. Moghals – Asafjahis – British Empire – landlords and tenants under the British and Nizams and
  5. National Movement in India – Muslim League – partition and migration – merging of princely
  6. Making of laws and implementation of laws – Assembly – Council and Parliament – Election
  7. Indian Constitution – formation – features and preamble – Justice – Rule of Law – Judicial System – civil and criminal laws – levels of
  8. Changing cultural traditions in Europe 1300-1800 – renaissance – reformation – modern
  9. Democratic and National Movements – England, American and French revolutions – unification of Germany and Expansion of Democracy in Myanmar and Libya – Civil Liberties.
  10. Industrialization and social change – Britain, Germany and France – movements of women, workers (Socialism).
  11. Colonialism in Latin America, Asia and Africa – impact on India and other regional
  12. World Wars I and II – reasons -Treaty of Versailles – League of Nations Holocaust – Nazism – Facism, consequences – Great
  13. National Liberation Movements in China, Vietnam and Nigeria
  14. Post War World and India – UNO – NAM – west Asian conflicts – peace movements and collapse of
  15. Independent India – first general elections – SRC – Relation with neighboring countries – regional agitations and formation of parties – coalition governments – Emergency period – Mandal commission -economic
  • Traffic Education – traffic signals – signs – necessary documents.

IV.    SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND INEQUITIES

  1. Diversity in India – gender inequalities – sex ratio – employment – status of women and their work with wages – women protection
  2. Caste discriminations – reformers
  3. Abolition of Zamindari System – Rural poverty at the time of independence – Land ceiling – Bhoodan
  4. Poverty – distress in rural areas – poverty as chronic hunger – food inequality – elimination of poverty – access to affordable food – the right to life
  5. Human Rights and Fundamental Rights – Right to Information – Right to Education – Lok
  6. Social Movements – Civil Rights movement in USA – Green Peace movements – Bhopal gas disaster -NBM – meria paibi – Human Rights Movement in

 

V.  RELIGION AND SOCIETY

  1. Religion and society in early times – Indus Valley Civilization – Vedas – Hinduism, Buddism, Jainism, Christionity, Islam and sufisim, Bhakti movement, new religious developments in
  2. Folk – religion – communal worship of folk deities. The antiquity of folk traditions – inter mixing of village deities and high religious traditions
  3. Social and Religious Reforms Movement – Christian Missionaries and Oriental Scholars – Religious Movements of Bengal and Punjab – Reform and Education among Muslims – Women and Dalits in freedom
  4. Understanding Secularism.

 

 

VI.  CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION

 

  1. Indian Heritage and Culture – Historical sites
  2. Language, writing and script – Vedas – epics – jataka stories – sangam literature in Tamil.
  3. Culture and Buildings – Harappan cities – Buddhist Stupas and Viharas – rock cutchaityas.
  4. Rulers and Buildings – Engineering skills and construction (temples, mosques, tombs, forts and tanks) destruction of temples – imperial style of Vijayanagara period.
  5. Performing arts – Film and Print Media – Evolution of cinema – influence of films on the society – role of newspapers in cultural awakening and freedom movement.
  6. Influence of sports on Nationalism and Economic Development of the
  7. Role of print Media in Cultural Awadning

PEDAGOGY (Marks: 12)

 

  1. Aims and objectives of learning Social Sciences
    • values through Social Sciences – learning objectives and illustrations – learning objectives in constructivist approach – Academic Standards
  2. School curriculum and resources in Social Sciences
    • NCF-2005, RTE-2009, SCF-2011 – syllabus – Learning
  3. Social Sciences as on integrating area of study: Context and concerns
    • Distinguishing between Natural and Social Sciences – Social Studies and various Social Sciences -contributions of some eminent Social Scientists
  4. Approaches and strategies for learning Social Sciences
    • collaborative learning approach – 5E learning model – problem solving approach – planning -concept mapping
  5. Community Resources and Social Sciences Laboratory
  6. Tools and techniques of assessment for learning: Social Sciences
  7. Evaluation – CCE – assessment framework – assessment learning of students with special

 

AP DSC PAPER- III Syllabus 2018 –  Paper 3 New Syllabus for Language Pandits

No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)-150

Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Structure and Content

  • i) Child Development and Pedagogy & Teacher Aptitute 30 MCQs 30 Marks
  • ii) Language – I 30 MCQs 30 Marks
  • iii) Language – II 30 MCQs 30 Marks
  • iv) Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, English, Kannada Tamil, Oriya, Marathi & Sanskrit 60 MCQs 60 Marks
  • TOTAL 150 MCQs 150 Marks
  1. Note: (1) The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the Elementary level.
  2. Note: (2) How to choose Language –I of AP – DSC Paper-III: The following Languages are offered under First Language in Secondary Schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, English, Kannada, Tamil, Oriya, Marathi & Sanskrit. A Candidate has to choose one of these 8 Languages except English under Language I of DSC those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or First Language at least up to Class- X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X. Language Teachers have to choose the Language of their study in Pandit Training concerned under Language-I of DSC Paper –III.
  3. Note (3): A candidate has to choose the English subject for DSC examination, has to compulsorily choose the Telugu Language under Language I of DSC.
  4. Note (4): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.
  5. Note (5): For Paper –III Language Subject questions will be as:- Concerned Language Subject 60 MCQs (Content 48, Pedagogy 12)
  6. Note (6): For Paper III, the syllabi for AP DSC of Concerned Language Teachers and are Special based on topics of Classes VI to VIII. The difficulty standard of questions as well as their linkages could be up to Senior Secondary Level (12 th Class). The SCERT will be providing the syllabi for Language Teachers.
  7. Note (7): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Senior Secondary Level (12 th Class)

 

Andhra Pradesh DSC Teacher Syllabus 2018

For General Knowledge and Current Affairs

History, India and its neighboring countries, Knowledge of Current Events, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Economy, Current Affairs – National & International, General Politics, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research, Geography, Budget and Five Year Plans, Countries & Capitals, Sports, Culture, For Child Development and Pedagogy, Understanding Learning, Important Financial & Economic News, Economy, Banking, and Finance, Development of Child, Pedagogical Concerns

For English

Use of Phrases, Tenses, Articles and Prepositions, Degrees of Comparison, Parts of Speech, Types of Sentences, Direct Speech and Indirect Speech, Vocabulary, Comprehension of a Prose Passage, Voice – Active and Passive Voice, Composition, Clauses

For Methodology

The Teaching of Structures and Vocabulary items, Curriculum & Textbooks, Development of Language Skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing – (LSRW), Communicative skills, Objectives of Teaching English, Phonetics, Approaches, Methods, Techniques of teaching English, English language – History, Nature, Importance, Principles of English as Second Language, Evaluation in the English language, Problems of Teaching / Learning English, Teaching Learning Materials in English, Lesson Planning

For SGT in Telugu Medium

For Environmental Studies, Science in Everyday life: Scientists – Science Institutes – Branches, Magnetism, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Our Environment, Measurement, Our Universe, Living World: Classification of Plants and Animals; Plant & Animal life, Human body – Health –Hygiene –Safety and First aid, Natural Resources, Mechanics, Kinematics and Dynamics:, Natural Phenomena, Symbols, Laws of Chemical Combination, Water and its Constituents, Electricity, Modern World, Action of Heat on Substances & Types of Chemical changes, Economics, Nitrogen and its Compounds:, Phosphorus and its Compounds:, Geography, Common Salt and its Constituents, Sulfur and its Compounds, History, Civics

For Mathematics

Simple Equations, Number System (Elementary Number Theory), Geometry, Arithmetic, Data Handling and Statistics, Mensuration

For Methodology

Correlation with other school subjects and daily life, Methods of Teaching & Remedial measures in Mathematics, Instructional Material, TLM and Resource Utilization in Mathematics, Evaluation, tools of evaluation and Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation, Aims, values and instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics, Meaning, Nature, and Definitions of Mathematics, Curriculum, Text Book & Instructional Planning, Child Centered and Activity-Based Approaches in Teaching Mathematics

For Physical Education

Health Education, Safety Education, and Physiology of Exercise, Principles, Philosophy and History of Physical Education, Physiology of Exercise, Officiating and Coaching of Physical Education, Psychology, Materials, and Methods of Physical Education, Organization and Administration of Physical Education, Anatomy and Physiology and Kinesiology, Yoga

 

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