Conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan, the Rajasthan Eligibility Exam for Teachers [REET] exam notification has been announced and it is set to be held on April 21st 2021. As per the notice, candidates will be recruited for over 31000 vacancies which have been welcomed by aspirants.
There are two levels, namely, Primary Teacher [Level 1-Class I to Class V]] and Upper Primary Level [Level 2-VI to Class VIII] that candidates can appear for. This article will assist you in your efforts as we present here a week-wise preparation plan along with some of the best REET preparation best book and REET preparation tips to score the REET 2021 exam.
3 Month Study Plan for REET 2021 Exam
REET 2021 Exam Pattern
Before delving into REET preparation tips, let us have a look at the REET syllabus and exam pattern first. The Level 1 exam comprises of five sections and the Level 2 exam comprises of four sections. The total time allotted is 150 minutes. The following table sheds more light on the details.
|Child Development & Pedagogy||30||30||150 minutes|
|Environmental Studies [Rajasthan GK Included] *||30*||30*|
* For REET 2021 Paper 2, candidates have to appear for Science and MathematicsORSocial Sciences for 60 marks [60 questions] instead of Mathematics and Environmental Studies.
REET Preparation Tips: Study Plan
Given below is a week-by-week study plan that you can follow to cover the REET Syllabus efficiently and effectively. To make the most out of it, candidates must use the plan flexibly. Move what you are comfortable in the REET Syllabuswithin the first 6 weeks and then try to engage with your weak areas in the weeks that follow. Also, it is suggested to incorporate as many puzzles, quizzes, diagrams, flow charts, etc.
|Week 1-3||Child Development & Pedagogy [CDP] Development and relationship with learning, Principles of development of children, Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs,||Mathematics Ratio & Proportion, Number System, Averages,Series, Functions & Linear Equations, Speed & Distance, Simplification, Percentages, Profit & Loss,Simple & Compound Interest, Probability, Data Interpretation, Geometry, Permutation & Combination, etc. Science [For Paper 2] Food [Sources, Components, etc.], Materials, Moving Things, People and Ideas, The World of the Living, How Thing Work [Magnets, Electricity], Natural Resources, Natural Phenomena, Science Pedagogy [Understanding and Appreciating Science, Observation &Discovery, Innovation, Nature of Science, Evaluation, Problems, etc.|
|End of Week 3||1 Child Development & Pedagogy Test + 1 Sciences Test [only for Paper 2] +1 Mathematics Test + 1 Mock Test [You can alternate as per your suitability]|
|Week 4-6||CDP Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds, Learning & Pedagogy, How Children Think and learn, Motivation and learning, Factors affecting learning [personal & environmental], etc.||Mathematics BODMAS, Geometry, Number System, Shapes and Spatial Understanding, Logical thinking, Language of mathematics, Understanding Children’s thinking styles and patterns, Community mathematics, Problems of teaching, etc. Social Sciences [For Paper 2] History -Ancient History [Earliest Societies, First Cities, Political Developments, Culture and Science, etc.], Medieval History [Kings and Kingdoms, Sultans of Delhi, Architecture, etc.], Modern History [Establishment of Company Power, 1857 Revolt, Women and Reform, Caste System, Colonialism and Tribal Societies, Nationalist movement, India after Independence, etc.], Geography– Globe, Environment, Air, Water, Human Environment, Resources, Agriculture, etc.|
|End of Week 6||1 CDP Test +1 Mathematics + 1 Social Sciences Test [only for Paper 2] + 1 Mock Test [You can alternate as per your suitability]|
|Week 7-9||Language [Hindi/English/Sanskrit/Urdu/Sindhi/Punjabi] English Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Language Development Pedagogy,principles of Language teaching, language skills, teaching-learning materials, challenges of teaching language, remedial teaching, evaluating language comprehension & proficiency etc.|
|End of Week 9||1 Language [Hindi] Test + 1 Language [English] Test + 1 Mock Test [You can alternate as per your suitability]|
|Week 10-11||Environmental Studies [EVS] Scope of & importance of EVS, Significance of environmental education, Approaches to teaching, Relationships, Family and Foods, work and play, Components of environment and other major terms, pedagogical issues, practical projects, discussion, etc. OR Social Sciences [paper 2] Social & Political Life- Democracy, Constitution, Government, Diversity, Media, Gender, Judiciary, Social Justice and Marginalized, etc. Pedagogy Nature and Concept of Social Sciences, Class Room Activities, Critical Thinking & Analysis, Problems and teaching Social Sciences, Project Work, Evaluation, Challenges, Rajasthan-based awareness|
|1 EVS Test OR 1 Social Science Test + 2 Mock Tests [You can alternate as per your suitability]|
|Week 12||Revise important topics of Child Development and Pedagogy, Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences. Attempt Reading Comprehension passages as well. Keep assessing your mock tests and work on your errors. Refresh crucial formulae for Mathematics from latest REET 2021 materials Do not dive into new topics. Solve one-two timed and full-length mock tests every day until Week 11. After that, leave the tests.|
|Exam Day||Best of luck.|
REET Preparation Best Book
Here are a few books that will help you cover the REET Syllabus in the best way.
|REET Preparation Best Book – Level 1||REET Preparation Best Book – Level 2|
|REET Hindi Language Level–I, Level –II and Level–III by Ray Publication||Lakshya REET SamajikAdhyan Bhasha Hindi Sanskrit & English Level – 2 for Class 6 to 8 by Manu Prakashan|
|Arihant’s 15 Practice Sets REET Class I-V Paper-I||REET Hindi Language Level – 1, Level – II and Level – III Completely Based on the Latest pattern by Ray Publication|
|S.D. Publications’ Pedagogy FOR CTET, UPTET, HTET, REET, UKTET, BTET, CGTET||RBD Publications’ REET/RTET Level 1st & 2nd Shiksha Manovigyan|
|Lakshya REET Bhasa Hindi, Sanskrit & English And Lakshy REET PrayavaranAdhyanGanit&Balvikas (combo) Level 1 for Class 1-5 2020 (Hindi) Paperback – 2020||REET Samajik Adhyayan Level-II ( Class 6-8) Book by Ray Publication|
|REET Question Bank by Ahmar Kareem Publication||Manu Prakashan’sLakshya REET Level 2 Language Sanskrit/English/Hindi|
|REET Level 1 by Sunita Publications||REET Maths Level-2 by Shiva’s Store|
One of the most important REET preparation tips we can give is that if you are confident in yourself, you will sail through.