CTET Books 2022: Best Books for Exam Preparation

Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 ( CTET )

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Rupali Pruthi
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Updated on Mar 22, 2022 19:35 IST

Are you looking for the best CTET books for exam preparation? Check here the list of best books for CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2 for all subjects that will help boost your preparation level and exam scores.

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CTET Books for Paper 1 and Paper 2

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon conduct the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2022 exam to determine the eligibility of candidates as primary teachers (Classes 1 to 5) and elementary teachers (Classes 6 to 8). It is the right time for candidates to start with the CTET preparations to ace the exam with flying colours. One of the best ways to begin with CTET exam preparations is to refer to the best books. With a lot of options available in the market, choosing the best CTET books becomes very crucial.

Also Read: CTET 2022 Online Form Live

For the ease of candidates, we have curated below the list of hand-picked and best CTET books 2022 that candidates can refer for their exam preparations. The CTET 2022 books list is shared below paper-wise for Paper 1 and Paper 2 and for all subjects- Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Mathematics and Science and Social Studies/Social Sciences. 

CTET 2022 Exam Overview

Before starting with the CTET preparations 2022, it is important that candidates are well-versed with the overview of the CTET exam including the CTET syllabus. Have a look at the overview of the CTET exam pattern and syllabus below:

Particulars

CTET Paper 1 Highlights

CTET Paper 2 Highlights

Exam mode

Online

Number of subjects/sections

5

4

Names of subjects

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/Social Science

Duration of exam

2 hours 30 minutes

Total questions

150

Type of questions

Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs); 4 options with only 1 correct option

Total marks

150

Marking scheme

+1 for a correct answer, 0 for incorrect answer

Language of CTET question paper

English and Hindi (candidates can write the paper in either of the languages)

The CTET question paper for Paper 1 and 2 are based on topics mentioned in the syllabus of NCERT books of Classes 1 to 8. The difficulty level of the questions is of intermediate level.

Also Read: TET 2022: Know details of popular Teacher Eligibility Tests

Best Books for CTET 2022 Preparation

CTET books are one of the best sources for exam preparation. There are numerous books available in the market for the CTET examination. We have shared below the list of the best CTET books which have the relevant study material as per the prescribed syllabus. Have a look at the list of books for CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2 below:

CTET Books for Paper 1

Given below is the list of best CTET books for all subjects of Paper 1.

CTET Book Name

Publisher

Child Development and Pedagogy for CTET & TETs (Paper I & II)

Arihant Publication

Success Master CTET Paper I (Class I-V) 

Arihant Publication

CTET & TETs Bhasha Hindi Paper I & II

Arihant Publication

CTET and TETs English Language and Pedagogy (Paper I & II)

Arihant Publication

A Complete Resource for CTET (Language I): English and Pedagogy

Geeta Sahni (Author), Pearson Publication

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations, Edition 7

R S Aggarwal

Mathematics Exam Goalpost for CTET & TETs

Wiley Publication

Environmental Studies (EVS) Exam Goalpost for CTET & TETs, Class I-V

Wiley Publication

CTET Books for Paper 2

Given below are important CTET books for all subjects of Paper 2:

CTET Book Name

Publisher

Child Development and Pedagogy for CTET & TETs (Paper I & II)

Arihant Publication

Study Guide for CTET Paper 2 (Class 6 - 8 Teachers) Social Studies/ Social Science with Past Questions 4th Edition

Disha Publication

CTET & TETs Bhasha Hindi Paper I & II

Arihant Publication

CTET and TETs English Language and Pedagogy (Paper I & II)

Arihant Publication

Success Master CTET (Social Science /Studies) Paper 2 for Class VI-VIII

Arihant Publication

Subject-Wise CTET Books

Have a look at the subject-wise best books for CTET exam preparation below:

CTET Books for Child Development & Pedagogy

Book Name: Child Development and Pedagogy for CTET & TETs (Paper I & II)

Author: Arihant Publication

This book prepares the candidates for the teaching examinations and has been prepared on the basis of the syllabus prescribed for CTET and other State TET exams. This CTET book on Child Development and Pedagogy offers an exclusive explanation for topics such as Child Development, Inclusive Education, Pedagogical Issues, Learning, etc.

CTET Books for Mathematics

Book Name: Mathematics Exam Goalpost for CTET & TETs

Publication House: Wiley Publication

This CTET book for Mathematics covers the complete syllabus of the section. All the chapters of this book clarify the basic concepts as well as comprise practice questions that are helpful for exam preparation. 

CTET Books for Environmental Studies

Book Name: Environmental Studies (EVS) Exam Goalpost for CTET & TETs, Class I-V

Publication House: Wiley Publication

This CTET book for Environmental Studies comprises concepts as well as subject-specific solved questions from actual exams. The book also contains three mock tests as per the latest CTET exam pattern.

CTET Book for English

Book Name: A Complete Resource for CTET (Language I): English and Pedagogy

Publication House: Pearson

This CTET book for English language focuses on reading comprehension, grammar and verbal ability along with Pedagogy. It includes concepts on learning and acquisition, principles of language teaching, learning materials and remedial teaching.

CTET Book for Hindi

Book Name: CTET & TETs Bhasha Hindi Paper I & II

Publication House: Arihant Publication

This CTET book for Hindi language focuses on reading comprehension, grammar and verbal ability along with Pedagogy. It includes concepts on learning and acquisition, principles of language teaching, learning materials and remedial teaching.

CTET Book for Social Studies

Book Name: Success Master CTET (Social Science /Studies) Paper 2 for Class VI-VIII

Publication House: Pearson

This CTET book for Social Studies contains the detailed concept of all the topics prescribed in the syllabus under the social studies section. The book also contains previous years' solved question papers and three mock tests.

CTET Books on Solved Question Papers

It may be noted that along with studying the topics from the books mentioned above, it is highly important for candidates to practice CTET previous years' question papers and sample papers. Candidates can refer to the following books to practice as many CTET question papers as they want:

CTET Book Name Publisher
CTET Previous Papers & Practice Test Papers (Solved) Paper-I (for Class I-V Teachers) RPH Editorial Board
CTET: Previous Years' Papers & Practice Test Papers (Solved) Paper-II Math & Science Teacher RPH Editorial Board

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Comments

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I have passed B.Ed from Tribhuvan University Nepal. Can I give CTET December 2022?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 10

2 days ago

Yes, you can appear in the CTET in December 2022 with your degree. According to the eligibility requirements, the candidates need to have a B.Ed. From a recognised university. The Tribhuvan University of Nepal is a recognised university, and a B.Ed. Degree from this university will be accepted in...Yes, you can appear in the CTET in December 2022 with your degree. According to the eligibility requirements, the candidates need to have a B.Ed. From a recognised university. The Tribhuvan University of Nepal is a recognised university, and a B.Ed. Degree from this university will be accepted in CTET. You need to fulfill other criteria as well, which includes graduation with a minimum 50 percent score.

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

2 days ago

Yes, you can appear in the CTET in December 2022 with your degree. According to the eligibility requirements, the candidates need to have a B.Ed. From a recognised university. The Tribhuvan University of Nepal is a recognised university, and a B.Ed. Degree from this university will be accepted in...Yes, you can appear in the CTET in December 2022 with your degree. According to the eligibility requirements, the candidates need to have a B.Ed. From a recognised university. The Tribhuvan University of Nepal is a recognised university, and a B.Ed. Degree from this university will be accepted in CTET. You need to fulfill other criteria as well, which includes graduation with a minimum 50 percent score. You can check the detailed CTET criteria on this link: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ctet-exam.

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Abantika Mukherjee

Contributor-Level 6

3 days ago

CTET 2022 application process has been closed. The last date to submit the application form for CTET 2022 was November 24, 2022. The CTET Application Form 2022 submitted after November 24, 2022, will not be accepted by CBSE. The application process for the CTET 2022 exam was started on October ...CTET 2022 application process has been closed. The last date to submit the application form for CTET 2022 was November 24, 2022. The CTET Application Form 2022 submitted after November 24, 2022, will not be accepted by CBSE. The application process for the CTET 2022 exam was started on October 31, 2022, in an online mode. CBSE released the notification as an "information bulletin" on October 31, 2022. The information bulletin consists of the schedule of examination, mode of submission of the application, eligibility, applicability, etc. The Central Board of Secondary Education released the CTET 2022 registration/application dates on October 20, 2022, through an official notice. CBSE will conduct the CTET 2022 exam either in December 2022 or in January 2023. The exact CTET 2022 exam dates will be released later. In order to apply online, candidates need to first fill out the CTET registration form 2022 and then move on to filling out the online application form. The CBSE also provides a one-time CTET application correction 2022 facility. Candidates who want to make changes or modifications to the already filled CTET application form will be able to do so by visiting the official website.

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Please provide details about CTET. How are the placements and salary in Bengaluru?

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Kanak Sharma

Beginner-Level 3

a week ago

CTET is Central Teacher Eligible Test it is a national level exam which is conducted by CBSE is India. There are two types of CTET exams Paper 1 and Paper 2 which holds a specific position or level in the teaching profession like Paper 1 is for the candidates who are planning to teach from class ...CTET is Central Teacher Eligible Test it is a national level exam which is conducted by CBSE is India. There are two types of CTET exams Paper 1 and Paper 2 which holds a specific position or level in the teaching profession like Paper 1 is for the candidates who are planning to teach from class 1 to 5 and Paper 2 is for the candidates who are planning to teach from classes 5 to 8. Even now the registration are open for CTET till 24 November
The lay scale ranges from INR 9,300 - 34,800 which can go upto INR 48,000 as in hand salary.

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Do I have to clear both papers of the CTET to be eligible for the Super TET?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a week ago

No, you do not need to clear both papers of the CTET to be eligible for the Super TET. As per the eligibility criteria of Super TET, you need to mandatory clear either the CTET or UP state TET exam to apply for Super TET. The CTET Paper 1 is conducted to certify teachers for Classes 1 to 5. On th...No, you do not need to clear both papers of the CTET to be eligible for the Super TET. As per the eligibility criteria of Super TET, you need to mandatory clear either the CTET or UP state TET exam to apply for Super TET. The CTET Paper 1 is conducted to certify teachers for Classes 1 to 5. On the other hand, CTET Paper 2 is held to certify teaching applicants to teach Classes 6 to 8. You can apply for the Super TET primary if you passed Paper 1 of the CTET. If you have cleared CTET Paper 2, you can apply for Super TET Junior.

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I have done 12th in science and now I am pursuing B.El.Ed. What should I choose in CTET paper 2?

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Hiren Patel

Beginner-Level 3

2 weeks ago

You need to choose subject according to your qualification. Just choose the subject, which is according to you your qualification, because you have to pursue your job according to your qualification. I would recommend choosing your subjects according to your strength in a particular subject.

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Are 50% marks in graduation mandatory for CTET? Can I apply for B.Ed if I have 50% marks in Masters?

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Ishaan Jain

Beginner-Level 1

3 weeks ago

You need a min. of 55% if you are from the general category. 50% aggregate is for st/sc will work.

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Can I write TET exam? I have done B.Com.

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Manav Kishore

Contributor-Level 7

3 weeks ago

You need to qualify the eligibility criteria to sit in the TET Exam. The eligibility criteria are:-Nationality: - A candidate must be:A Citizen of India A Subject of Nepal A Subject of Bhutan A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India A person of In...You need to qualify the eligibility criteria to sit in the TET Exam. The eligibility criteria are:-
Nationality: - A candidate must be:
A Citizen of India
A Subject of Nepal
A Subject of Bhutan
A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India
A person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India. Age:- As per various notifications for TET, a candidate must have attained 18 years of age. There are generally no upper age criteria for TET. But some states may add upper age limit too. The age limit in UPTET is discussed here. Upper age limit:-
Unreserved 18-35 years
OBC 18-38 years
SC/ST 18-40 years
Physically Handicapped 18-45 years
Educational Qualification:- There are two basic educational qualifications for the TET exam. Candidates should be class 12 passed or a graduate from a recognised university with a minimum of 45 percent marks
Candidates should have obtained a Diploma in Education or Bachelor of Education B.Ed or completed any other prescribed teacher training programme/course.

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What is the syllabus and exam pattern for CTET paper 2?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

3 weeks ago

The CTET Paper 2 is for teaching posts in classes 5 to 8 in government schools. The paper 2 pattern is as follows:The syllabus for CTET Paper 2 consists of four sections. (a) Section 1: 30 questions based on child development and pedagogy, each worth one mark. (b) Section 2 and Section 3: Languag...The CTET Paper 2 is for teaching posts in classes 5 to 8 in government schools. The paper 2 pattern is as follows:
The syllabus for CTET Paper 2 consists of four sections. (a) Section 1: 30 questions based on child development and pedagogy, each worth one mark. (b) Section 2 and Section 3: Language 1 and Language 2 each consist of 30 questions worth one mark. (c) Section 4: You will have to attempt any one of the following sections: mathematics and Science, or social Science. Depending on which section you selected during the application, you have to answer 60 questions from that section. The topics are as follows:
1. In Child Development and Pedagogy, the question asked is about child development, learning, and pedagogy.
2. The Language I and Language II sections consist of comprehension and the pedagogy of language development.
3. This basic math question is asked in the mathematics section, such as geometry, the solids around us, shapes and spatial understanding, numbers, etc.
4. The Science sections consist of topics related to food, materials, natural phenomena, and natural resources.
5. The Social Sciences section consists of questions related to history, geography, social Science, and political Science.

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Nilesh Nahar

Contributor-Level 7

3 weeks ago

It is divided in four sections:
Total marks:160;
Child development and pedagogy : 30 marks;
Language 1 (compulsory):. 30 marks;
Language 2 (compulsory):. 30 marks;
A. Mathematics and Science: 30 +30 marks;
B. Social Science: 60 marks;
Students have to choose between A and B.

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What is the syllabus for Paper 1 CTET?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

3 weeks ago

The CTET Paper-1 is for teaching posts in classes 15 in government and private schools. The syllabus for CTET Paper 1 consists of five sections. There are 30 questions, each worth one mark, in each section. These sections are:1. Child Development and Pedagogy: The topics are child development, le...The CTET Paper-1 is for teaching posts in classes 15 in government and private schools. The syllabus for CTET Paper 1 consists of five sections. There are 30 questions, each worth one mark, in each section. These sections are:
1. Child Development and Pedagogy: The topics are child development, learning, and pedagogy.
2. Language I and Language II sections: These two sections consist of questions about the pedagogy of language development.
3. Mathematics: This section includes basic math such as geometry, the solids around us, shapes, spatial understanding, the Number System addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
4. Environmental Science: The basic questions on water, food, shelter, travel, etc. Are asked in this section.

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Nilesh Nahar

Contributor-Level 7

3 weeks ago

In July 2022 syllabus weight contained 5 sections as child development and pedagogy, language l, language ll, mathematics and environmental studies. All equally weights with 30 marks.

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What is the process after clearing CTET?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

3 weeks ago

After qualifying the Central Teacher Eligibility Test CTET you become eligible to apply for teaching jobs in government and government-aided schools. 1. You will need to wait for vacancy notifications from schools. 2. On the basis of your CTET score, you can apply for KVS, DSSSB and other state g...After qualifying the Central Teacher Eligibility Test CTET you become eligible to apply for teaching jobs in government and government-aided schools.
1. You will need to wait for vacancy notifications from schools.
2. On the basis of your CTET score, you can apply for KVS, DSSSB and other state government teaching posts.
3. Since CTET is a central Certificate you become eligible to apply for a teaching post across the country.
4. If you have qualified paper 1, then you can apply for classes 1 to 5. If you have qualified paper 2, then you can apply to classes 5 to 8.
6. The CTET score is now valid for life, and you can apply anytime.
7. Once you qualify for a teaching post, you can work as a teacher in schools such as NVS.

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