KNOW THE K-TET EXAM PATTERN

The structure and content of the KTET 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. The examining body should strictly adhere to the structure and content of the
KTET specified below.

CATEGORY I  –LOWER PRIMARY

No. of MCQs – 150
Duration: one-and-a-half hours

Structure and Content (30 questions * 1 mark each)
(i) Child Development and Pedagogy 
(ii) Language I ((Malayalam/Kannada/Tamil)
(iii) Language II (English/Arabic*)
(iv) Mathematics
(v) Environmental Studies
*for those who intends to become Arabic Teachers

CATEGORY II  –UPPER PRIMARY

No. of MCQs – 150
Duration: one-and-a-half hours

Structure and Content
(i) Child Development & Pedagogy 
(ii) Language I (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/English)
(iii) Language II (compulsory)
(iv) (a) For Mathematics and Science teacher : Mathematics and Science –
(60 MCQs of 1 mark each)
(b) For Social studies teacher : Social Studies – (60 MCQs of 1 mark each)
(c) for any other teacher – either 4(a) or 4(b)

CATEGORY III  –HIGH SCHOOL

No. of MCQs – 150
Duration : one-and-a-half hours

Structure and Content
(i) Adolescent Psychology , Theories of Learning and Teaching Aptitude
(40 MCQs1 mark each) (ii) Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada (30 mcq 1 mark each)
(iii)Subject specific areas (Content & Pedagogy )
(30 mcq* 1 mark each)

CATEGORY IV  –UPPER PRIMARY

No. of MCQs – 150
Duration : one-and-a-half hours

Structure and Content
(i) Child Development, Pedagogy & Teacher Aptitude (30 mcq* 1 mark each)
(ii) Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada (40 mcq* 1 mark each)
(iii)Subject specific areas (Content & Pedagogy (80 mcq* 1 mark each)