PGTRB Education – Syllabus Download


Tamilnadu Government Teachers Recruitment Board announces Post Graduate Teachers Recruitment Board Exam ( PGTRB Exam ) every year for appointing the teachers for Higher Secondary level like Plus One / 11th Standard and Plus two or 12th Standard.

The teachers are selecting on the basis of their written PGTRB examination marks. The final rank list is prepared by TRB including the aspirants Employment seniority marks and teaching experience marks with as usual priority and community quota based. Every year the Teachers Recruitment Board publish the proper notification with syllabus for this PGTRB Exam.

PGTRB Syllabus

Usually TRB publish the vacancies near by 300 (+or-) for this subject. Those who prepare on the basis of this PGTRB Education syllabus can easily get the high marks in the PGTRB Exams. These syllabus will cover all important topics in Education Subject.

How to prepare PGTRB Education Methodology Exam:

Candidates first of all take printout the Proper PGTRB Exam Syllabus. After that the candidates list out the Syllabus titles and prepare a study plan. Must read 11th and 12th standard books with UG and PG Education Books. Please note UG and PG books means not only a particular university books, just read all important universities UG & PG Books ( Example: Madras University, Annamalai University, Tamil University, Manonmaniyam University,…..)

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PGTRB Education – Syllabus:

Subject: Education Methodology
Pre-primary Education – Programme of Pre-primary Education-universalization of
Primary Education- Equality of opportunity- Secondary and Higher Secondary Education-Need
for uniform pattern-Non-formal and Adult Education-Functional Literacy Programme-
Programmes for workers in Industry- Programme for dropouts-Role of Educational Institutions
in Non-formal Education-Open School/Open University, Quantity and Quality of Education-
State and National level-Unemployment and underemployment- Delinking employment from
degrees- Skill development- Vocational Skill oriented education- Man Power planning and
education – Brain drain – Special problems of rural and tribal people – Illiteracy and poverty-
Eradication of poverty through Education.
National Integration – International understanding – Value Education in action –
Nutrition and health – Sanitation – Safety and first aid – Women’s education – Education for
handicapped – Education for gifted – Population Education– Need for protecting the environment
– Environmental Education – Language policy – Medium of education – Channel of
International communication – Management of Schools, Private, Aided, Government, Local
authorities – Government Department of education, administration and academic supervision-
Headmaster / Headmistress as an administrator and academic supervisor.
History and Culture of Tamil Nadu: Political – Spiritual – Religion – Literature –
Language – Education – Natural Resources – Trade – Occupations – Historical places – Tourist
centers – Arts – Games – Society.
The Learner, learning process – Learning situation – Significance of Educational
Psychology to the teacher concept of growth and maturity – Development characteristies and
trends – Developmental tasks and education – Development of mental abilities – Attention,
Inattention and distraction – span of attention, sensation and perception – factors in perception –
Errors – concept formation – Piagets stages of cognitive development – concept maps language.
Imagination, thinking and reasoning – Psycho– linguistics – Implications for the teacher.
Special characteristics of adolescents and their problems, attitudes,

Special characteristics of adolescents and their problems, attitudes, interest, group
behaviour, Discipline – Leadership – Nature and importance of learning – Individual differences
in learning – Learning curves – Transfer of learning – Learning styles – Factors in learning –
Types of learning – Trial and error – Conditioning – Classical and operant – Learning by insight
– Imitation – Levels of learning – Remembering and forgetting- Learning Disabilities.
Motivation- Maslow’s hierarchy of needs- Role of rewards and punishments – Levels
of aspiration – Achievement motivation – Goal as a motivational factor – Nature of Intelligence
– Theories of Intelligence – Assessment of intelligence – IQ constancy – Distribution – uses of
intelligence tests – Creativity – Creativity and intelligence – Identification and promotion of
creativity – Meaning of personality – Factors influencing personality -Assessment of personality
– Integrated personality – concept of mental health and hygiene – conflict and frustration- Unrest
– Adjustment – Defence mechanisms – Mental illness – Guidance and counselling.
Meaning of educational innovation – Principles involved in innovation – Emergence
of School – in cultural, social and religious setting – Innovations that emerged from educational
experiments – Tagore:- Santiniketan – Gandhiji:- Basic Education – A.S.Neill:- Progressive
School – Sri Aurobindo:- Ashram Schools. Rousseau: Children’s Education – Moutessori:- Sense
Experience – BertrandRussel:- Education for Social Order- Froebel:-Kindergarten – Dewey:-
Pragmatic life – J. Krishnamoorthy:- Freedom in learning situation. Influence of Psychological
factors on innovation – principles underlying self learning devices. Piaget:- Experiments and
discovery learning – Child -centred learning. Effects of cultural, religious and social factors on
innovation – Principles of equality – conformity to common educational goals.
Modernization of education – National Educational Policy (1986) – DPEP-Special
focus on Teacher Education (DTERT, DIETs, BRCs, CRCs) MLL based curriculum and
syllabus – Joyful learning – Autonomy in institutional structures – Individual freedom – Library
based learning: Self paced instruction – pace setting schools – Mobile schools – De-Schooling
and non-classroom learning – community schools – school complex Distance education and open
learning – Education through mass communication – Special education – Sainik School –
Defence academy – Educational Technology – need for and use of Industructional technology –
mass media for instructional purposes – Review of radio and TV educational programmes –
educational computing.


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