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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    MAHA TET Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    150 minutes for both the paper
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    https://mahatet.in/
  • No. of Papers
    2
  • Total Marks
    150 for both the exams
  • Total No. of Questions
    150 for both the exams
  • No. of Sections
    Paper-1 - 5 Paper-2 - 4
  • Medium of the exam
    Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Kannada, Telugu, English, Gujarati etc.
  • Marking Scheme
    1 mark each for the correct answer 0 mark for incorrect answer marked
  • Exam Dates
    The second week of October 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

The MAHA TET Eligibility Criteria 2022 has not been released yet. Till the release of the official notification, candidates can follow the eligibility criteria of the last year i.e. 2022. Not many changes are expected in the eligibility criteria so candidates can follow last year data for the same.

Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria for MAHA TET to sit in the exam. The eligibility criteria have two components:

MAHA TET Educational Qualifications

Candidates aspiring to become teachers upon the qualification of the MAHA TET Examination should possess the following educational qualifications.

Exam Level Eligibility Criteria Mandatory Professional Qualification
Primary Classes 1-5 (Paper 1) Class 12th Diploma in Education (D.Ed) or Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
Upper-Primary Classes 6-8 (Paper 2) Class 12th and Graduation D.Ed or B.Ed
Both Paper 1 & 2 Class 12th and Graduation D.Ed or B.Ed

MAHA TET Age Limit

Candidates can check the age limit and other important eligibility information from the table below

Particulars Details
Age Limit Anyone can apply. No age limit is prescribed by the recruitment board.
Nationality Indian
Domicile Maharashtra
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Important Points
  • The candidate can appear more than one time if he is not satisfied with his score.
  • The council has increased the validity of the TET Certificate from 7 years to a lifetime.
Exam Pattern

Maharashtra TET exam is conducted for two levels- Paper 1 & Paper 2. Aspirants should have proper knowledge of Exam Patterns to prepare smoothly for the exam. The exam pattern for MAHA TET 2022 is mentioned in the table below:

Paper Paper 1 Paper 2
Mode of Exam Offline Offline
Number of Sections 5 4
Name of Sections
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-I
  • Language-II
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-I
  • Language-II
  • Mathematics and Science or Social Studies
Questions in each question 30 questions in each section. 30 questions in each section.60 questions in Mathematics and Science or Social Studies.
Duration of the Examination 150 minutes 150 minutes
Maximum number of questions 150 150
Type of Questions Objective-based Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 150 150
Marking Scheme 1 mark each for the correct answer 0 mark for incorrect answer marked 1 mark each for a correct answer 0 mark for incorrect answer marked
Language of Paper Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Kannada, Telugu, English, Gujarati etc. Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Kannada, Telugu, English, Gujarati etc.
Syllabus

MAHA TET Syllabus 2022 of Paper 1

The syllabus is always a crucial part of succeeding in every exam. It guides the candidates towards their end goal. The candidates looking for MAHA TET 2022 should know the accurate syllabus for both exams beforehand.

It will help in the preparation for the exam. From the below table, candidates can check out the latest syllabus for MAHATET Exam.

MAHA TET Child Development and Pedagogy (30 MCQs)

Sections Topics
Development of Child
  • Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
  • Principles of Development
  • Factors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
  • Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers
  • Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes,
  • Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
  • Adjustment, Behavioral problems, Mental Health
  • Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Case
  • The study, Experimental, Cross-sectional and Longitudinal
  • Developmental tasks and Hazards
Understanding Learning
  • Concept, Nature of Learning – Input – Process – Outcome
  • Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental
  • Approaches to Learning and their applicability – Behaviorism (Skinner, Pavlov,
  • Dimensions of Learning – Cognitive, Affective and Performance
  • Motivation and Sustenance –its role in learning.
  • Memory & Forgetting
  • Transfer of Learning
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
  • Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, Technology
  • Classroom Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of the teacher,
  • Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behaviour problems,
  • Guidance & Counseling, Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child,
  • Time Management.
  • The 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 To Education Act, 2009.

MAHA TET Language 1: Critical English (30 MCQs)

Sections Topics
Basic Content (24 Marks)
  • Parts of Speech
  • Tenses
  • Types of Sentences
  • Prepositions & Articles
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Questions and question tags,
  • Active & Passive voice
  • Use of Phrases
  • Comprehension
  • Composition
  • Vocabulary.
Pedagogy (Marks: 06)
  • Aspects of English:- (a) English language – History, nature, importance, principles of
  • English as the second language (b) Problems of teaching / learning English
  • Objectives of teaching English.
  • Phonetics
  • Development of Language skills:- Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing (LSRW).
  • Communicative skills.
  • The teaching of structures and vocabulary items.
  • Teaching-learning materials in English
  • Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum & Textbooks
  • Evaluation in the English language

MAHA TET Language 2 Marathi (30 MCQs)

  • Parts of Speech
  • Tenses
  • Types of Sentences
  • Prepositions & Articles
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Questions and question tags,
  • Active & Passive voice
  • Use of Phrases
  • Comprehension
  • Composition
  • Vocabulary.

MAHA TET Mathematics

Section Topics
Content (24 Marks)
  • Number system: Whole numbers, place value, comparison, fundamental mathematical operations Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Indian Currency,
  • Fractions: Concept of fractions, proper fractions, improper fractions, mixed fractions, RationalNumbers; definition, four fundamental operations; properties of numbers (N, W, Z and Q), Square, Square root, Cube, Cube root, and factorization.
  • Arithmetic: Unitary method, Ratio & Proportion, percentages, average, profit – loss.
  • Geometry: Rotation, Types of Angles, Construction and measurement of Angles, line, axis, shapes, reflection and symmetry.
  • Measurements: Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, Perimeter and Area, their standard units and relation between them.
  • Data Applications: Introduction to Data, data presentation, Bar Graph.
Pedagogical Issues In Mathematics
  • Definitions and Nature of Mathematics
  • Aims, values and instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics
  • Instructional material in Mathematics - TLM in Mathematics
  • Instructional Planning
  • Designing, Administration, Analysis of scholastic Achievement test (SAT)
  • The Mathematics Teacher

MAHA TET Environmental Studies

Section Topics
Content (24 Marks)
  • Number system: Whole numbers, place value, comparison, fundamental mathematical operations Addition, Subtraction,
  • Fractions: Concept of fractions, proper fractions, improper fractions, mixed fractions, Rational Numbers; definition, four fundamental operations; properties of numbers (N, W, Z and Q), Square, Square root, Cube, Cube root, and factorization.
  • Arithmetic: Unitary method, Ratio & Proportion, percentages, average, profit – loss.
  • Geometry: Rotation, Types of Angles, Construction and measurement of Angles, line, axis, shapes, reflection and symmetry.
  • Measurements: Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, Perimeter and Area, their standard units and relation between them.
  • Data Applications: Introduction to Data, data presentation, Bar graph.
Pedagogical Issues
  • Definitions and Nature of Mathematics
  • Aims, values and instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics
  • Instructional material in Mathematics - TLM in Mathematics
  • Instructional Planning
  • Designing, Administration, Analysis of scholastic Achievement test (SAT)
  • The Mathematics Teacher
Paper 2 Syllabus

MAHA TET Syllabus 2022 of Paper 2

There are 4 sections in MAHA TET Paper 2 exam which are Child Development & Pedagogy Language-I, Language-II, and Mathematics and Science & Social Studies. Here is the detailed syllabus of each section:

MAHA TET Child Pedagogy and Development: Compulsory

Sections Topics
Development of Child
  • Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
  • Principles of development
  • Factors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
  • Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood
  • Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers
  • Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
  • Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Mental Health
  • Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers
  • Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
  • Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Mental Health
  • Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Case study,
  • Experimental, Cross-sectional and Longitudinal
  • Developmental tasks and Hazards
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 Performance
  • Motivation and Sustenance –its role in learning.
  • Memory & Forgetting
  • Transfer of Learning
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
  • Phases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive and Post active
  • General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes of a good facilitator
  • Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, Technology
  • Classroom Management: Role of a student, teacher, Leadership style of the teacher, Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behaviour problems. Guidance & Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right To Education Act, 2009.

MAHA TET Mathematics Syllabus

Section Topics
Mathematics
  • Number System - Prime and Composite Numbers, Tests of divisibility, whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimal fractions, L.C.M. and laws of exponents, squares, square roots, cubes, cube roots, finding missing numbers.
  • Arithmetic - Ratio and proportion, simple interest, compound interest, Time and distance,
Discount, partnership, relative speed and angular speed
  • Sets - Concept of set, set the language, empty set, finite and infinite sets, subset and equality of the set, Cartesian product of sets, the cardinal number of sets, set operations, representation of sets, Venn diagrams and their properties, Relations.
  • Algebra -Introduction to Algebra, expressions, exponents and powers, Factorization special products and expansions, linear equations and their graphs, a system of inequations, polynomials.
  • Geometry - History of Geometry, Contribution of India in the Development of Geometry, Euclid Geometry, Lines & Angles, Properties of Circles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals and polygons, Parts of Circle: Construction of Circle, Triangles and Quadrilaterals, Circles and concurrent lines in triangles, Coordinate Geometry, Coordinates of a point, plotting of points, linking linear equations into variables (of the type ax+by+c=0 in the Cartesian coordinate system), Linear equations with 2 variables, symmetry.
  • Mensuration - Perimeter and Area of a Square and Rectangle. Area of Triangle, Circle, Ring and Quadrilaterals. Surface area and volume of Cube, Cuboid.
  • Data Handling - Collection and Classification of Data, Frequency distribution table, Tally marks, Bar graph, Pictograph and Pie diagrams.
Pedagogy
  • Definition and Nature of Mathematics
  • Aims, values and instructional objectives of teaching Mathematics
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics
  • Instructional material in Mathematics - TLM in Mathematics
  • Instructional Planning
  • Designing, Administration, Analysis of scholastic Achievement test (SAT)
  • The Mathematics Teacher
  • Resource Utilization
  • Curriculum
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

MAHA TET Syllabus for Science

Section Topics
Measurements
  • Units and Different Systems –C.G.S., M.K.S., S.I. Triangulation method for measuring long distances, Measurement of Length, Area, Volume, Mass, Density and Time. Fundamental and Derived units.
  • Measuring instruments – Scale, Tape, Vernier Calipers, Different types of clocks.
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.
Our Universe: Constellation
  • Zodiac, Space travel; Solar system, Satellites, stars, comets; Earth- layers of earth.
Natural Phenomenon
  • Light: Rectilinear propagation of Light, Shadows, transparent and opaque materials; reflection, Laws of reflection, refraction, Reflection at spherical mirrors, the refractive index of glass slab
  • Sound: Sources of sound, Transmission of sound, Sound Pollution, Waves, Kinds of Waves, Wave Propagation, Musical instruments. Heat: Heat and Temperature, Measurement of Temperature and Thermometer,
  • Change of State due to heat.
Mechanics
  • Kinematics, Dynamics: Scalar and Vectors.
  • Types of Motion; Speed, Velocity, Acceleration, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Friction, Momentum, Principles of Conservation, Centre of Gravity, State of Equilibrium.
Magnetism and Electricity:
  • Magnetism: Natural Magnets and Artificial Magnets, properties of Magnets, Magnetic Induction, use of Magnets, Methods of Magnetisation. Electricity: Circuit Connection-Components, Primary Cells, Charge; Effects of Electric Current (Light, Heat, Magnetic), Primary Cells, Current Flow, Heating and Magnetic Effects of an Electric Current, Series, Parallel connections, Symbols of

Electrical Elements, Modern World Instrument.

  • Information and Communication Technology, Computers.
Matter-Its changes:
  • Elements and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae, Chemical Equations Action of heat on substances, Physical and Chemical changes, types of chemical changes Preparation of Gases (Oxygen, Hydrogen, Carbon- Di-Oxide, Chlorine, Hydrogen Chloride) Acids, Basis, Salt. Water and its constituents. The hardness of the water. Sulphur, Nitrogen, Phosphorus and their compounds. Common salt and its constituents.
Laws of Chemical Combination and Chemical Calculations
  • Laws of chemical combination, Calculations based on chemical equations.
Biology
  • Its importance in everyday life, the contribution of scientists, and different branches.
Living World – Characteristics
  • Characteristics: Classification of Plants and Animals and their characteristics. a) Cell: Concept, Cell theory, differences between Plant cell and Animal cell, Cell division. b) Tissues – Animal tissues.
Plant World – Types of plants
  • Parts of a plant – their functions Reproduction – Asexual, Sexual, Vegetative propagation, Nutrition, Photosynthesis, Excretion, Respiration Economic importance of Plants, Agriculture, Crop diseases & pest control measure.
Animal World
  • Organ systems and their functions including man Digestive system, Respiratory system, Circulatory system, Excretory system, Nervous system, Reproductive system, Sense organs in man, Nutrition
  • Deficiency diseases in man, First Aid, Economic importance of Animals, Animal husbandry, Pisciculture, Sericulture.
Microbes
  • Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, Protozoan useful and harmful, microbial diseases in plants & animals.
Our Environment
  • Biotic & Abiotic factors, Natural resources
Recent trends in Biology
  • Hybridization, Genetic engineering, Gene banks, Gene therapy, Tissue culture.

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