Candidates who are appearing for HTET Exam can get complete details about HTET Syllabus 2021. The Syllabus will guide you through the important chapters and topics that you need to follow while preparing for the exam. The Haryana Board of Education is responsible for conducting the HTET Teacher Eligibility Test. The topics and syllabus of Haryana TET are quite the same for Level 1, 2, and 3, but the difficulty level is different for all levels. The Level I Exam is for Primary Teacher Position, Level II is for Trained Graduate Teacher, and the Level-III is for the Post Graduate Teacher Posts. So, in this article, you can get the complete syllabus of BSEH Haryana TET, with Exam Pattern, Preparation Tips, and much more. Therefore, go through the article carefully.

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HTET Syllabus 2021

The Syllabus of HTET for Level-I, II, and III has some common subjects. So, some of the common topics/subjects that you have to prepare for the Teacher Eligibility Tests are as follows-

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Hindi and English Language
  • General Studies: which comprises of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and Haryana GK.

Syllabus of Haryana TET (PRT, TGT, PGT) – In Details

Candidates who are eligible to appear for HTET 2021 can check the complete syllabus of Haryana TET. However, they have to fill and submit the HTET application form.

Child Development and Pedagogy

The topics that are included in this subject are as follows-

The concept of development and its relation to learning.

  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity and Environment
  • Socialization Process: Social World and Children (Teachers, Parents, and Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concept of Child-Centered and Progressive Education
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence Language and Thought
  • Gender as a Social Construct, Gender Roles, Gender Bias, and Educational Practice
  • Individual Differences Among Learners, Understanding Differences Based on Diversity of Language, Caste, Gender, Community, and Religion, etc.
  • The distinction between assessment for learning: School-Based Assessment, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation: Perspective, and Practice.

Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with Special Needs

  • Addressing Learners from Diverse Backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived.
  • The needs of children with learning difficulties, and impairment
  • Addressing the talented, creative, and specially-abled learners.

Learning and Pedagogy

  • How Children Think and Learn: How and Why Children Fail to achieve success in School Performance.
  • Basic Process of Teaching and Learning: Children Strategies of Learning. Learning as Social Activity, Social Context of Learning.
  • Child as a Problem Solver and a scientific investigator
  • Alternative Conceptions of Learning in Children, Understanding Children’s Error as Significant Steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Motivation and Learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – Personal and Environmental

English and Hindi Language

Language Comprehension Reading Unseen Passages

  • Questions based on the passage including antonyms, synonyms, from the passage, prose or drama
  • Grammar and Verbal Ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative, and discursive).

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Learning and Acquisition
  • Principles of Language Teaching
  • Role of Listening and Speaking: Function of Language, and how children use it as a tool.
  • A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas (verbally and in written form)
  • Challenges of teaching language in diverse classrooms: language difficulties, errors, and disorders.
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating Language Comprehension and Proficiency: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing.
  • Teaching Learning Materials: textbook, multi-media materials, a multilingual resource for the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching


  • Geometry: Circle, Triangle, Rectangle, Square, and Related Theorems
  • Shapes, and Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around us- Sphere, Cube, Cuboid, Cone, Cylinder, Hemisphere, etc.
  • Number System- LCM, HCF, Factors, Unit Digit, Digit Sum, etc.
  • BODMAS- Simplifications including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Pedagogical Issues

  • Nature of Mathematics, Logical Thinking, Understanding Children’s Thinking, and Reasoning Patterns, and Strategies of making meaning and learning.
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of Teachings

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simple Interest
  • Percentage
  • Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Average
  • Problems on Ages
  • Speed, Time, and Distance
  • Profit, and Loss
  • Number System
  • Mensuration
  • Data Interpretation
  • Time and Work
  • Algebra
  • Geometry

Reasoning Ability

  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Matrix
  • Word Formation
  • Arranging Words in Meaningful or Dictionary way
  • Venn Diagram
  • Directions and Distances
  • Missing Numbers
  • Puzzles
  • Series
  • Blood Relations
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

Haryana General Knowledge

  • Culture of Haryana
  • Haryana History
  • Geography Haryana
  • Environment- Haryana
  • Economy and Polity of Haryana
  • General Science
  • Misc- GK, Sports, Books, Dates, Schemes

Environmental Studies

  • Relationships
  • Work and Play
  • Animals, Plants, Food, Water, and Shelter
  • Pedagogical Issues
  • Concept and Scope of EVS
  • Environmental Studies and Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles
  • Scope and Relation of Science and Social Studies
  • Approaching to Presenting Concepts
  • Experimentation and Practical Work
  • Discussion and CCE
  • Teaching Materials/Aid Materials

These are the common topics/subjects of all three levels. For Subject-Specific Syllabus, for TGT and PGT Posts, you can follow the following books-

  • Complete Haryana Board Books for the subject-specific part from Class 8th to 12th.
  • Go through the quiz and current affairs books.

Haryana TET Exam Pattern 2021 (PRT, TGT, PGT)

The level of the examination and pattern is different for each Level Post. So, here we have provided complete details of the exam pattern and marking scheme of the Haryana TET Exam.

  • The Exam is conducted in three levels- Level- I (PRT), Level-II (TGT), and Level-III (PGT).
  • The mode of the exam is offline
  • A total of 150 Questions will be asked in the exam. Each Question carries 1 mark.
  • The Format of the Questions is MCQs.
  • The Questions will be available in two languages – Hindi and English
  • The Level II and III Question paper will be subject-based, the candidate opts for.
  • The General Studies Section will comprise of the GK Questions based on the Haryana History, Geography, and other aspects.
  • The difficulty level of the question is different for each level. However, you can expect easy to moderate questions.

Marking Scheme of Haryana PRT (Level-I)

Subject DetailNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Environmental Studies3030
LanguageHindi Language (15 Questions)

English Language (15 Questions)

Hindi Language (15 Marks)

English Language (15 Marks)

General StudiesQuantitative Aptitude (10 Questions)

Reasoning Ability (10 Questions)

Haryana G.K (10 Questions)

Quantitative Aptitude (10 Marks)

Reasoning Ability (10 Marks)

Haryana G.K (10 Marks)

TOTAL150 Questions150 Marks

HTET Exam Pattern of Trained Graduate Teacher (Level-II)

Subject DetailNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy30 Questions30 Marks
Concerned Subjects60 Questions60 Marks
LanguageHindi Language (15 Questions)

English Language (15 Questions)

Hindi Language (15 Marks)

English Language (15 Marks)

General StudiesQuantitative Aptitude (10 Questions)10 Marks
Reasoning Ability (10 Questions)10 Marks
Haryana G.K (10 Questions)10 Marks
TOTAL150 Questions150 Marks

Haryana TET Exam Pattern for PGT (Level-III)

Subject DetailsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy30 Questions30 Marks
Concerned Subjects60 Questions60 Marks
LanguageHindi Language (15 Questions)

English Language (15 Questions)

Hindi Language (15 Marks)

English Language (15 Marks)

General StudiesQuantitative Aptitude (10 Questions)Quantitative Aptitude (10 Marks)
Reasoning Ability (10 Questions)Reasoning Ability (10 Questions)
Haryana G.K (10 Questions)Haryana G.K (10 Questions)
TOTAL150 Questions150 Marks 

Haryana Syllabus 2021- FAQs

Question- Who prepares the HTET Syllabus?
Ans- The Board of Haryana Education prepares the syllabus. 
Question- What is the difference between HTET Level-I and II Syllabus?
Ans- The Level-I Syllabus is for the Primary Teachers. The Level of the questions is pretty easy (upto 5th Class Level). Whereas, the Level-II Exam is for Trained Graduate. The Questions will be of 6th to 8th Class Level. 
Question- What is the mode of the exam?
Ans- The Mode of the exam is online and the Questions will be available in English and Hindi Language.


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