Post Graduate Teachers(PGT) in residential educational instistutions societies Syllabus, Age Limits, Exam pattern total details

The question paper of Preliminary (Screening Test) will be supplied in English version only. The question paper of Main examination will be supplied in English version only except languages.
1)          The candidates who possess requisite qualification may apply online by satisfying themselves about the terms and conditions of this recruitment. The details of vacancies are given below:-
Applicants must possess the qualifications from a recognized University/ Institution as detailed below or equivalent thereto, as specified in the relevant Bye Laws/ Service
Regulations, indented by the Residential Educational Institutions Societies as on the Date of Notification.



Name of the Post

Educational Qualifications




Post Graduate Teachers in Mahatama Jothiba Phule Telangana Backward Classes Welfare Residential Educational

Institutions Society.

A. Academic Qualifications


i) A Post Graduate Degree in the subject concerned (or its equivalent) (Annexure – A) with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a University recognized by the UGC.

In case of SC / ST /BC / Differently abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%


ii) Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) or B.A.B.Ed / B.Sc.B.Ed from any institution recognized by NCTE with the subject concerned as a Methodology subject.





Post Graduate Teachers in Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society




Post Graduate Teachers in Telangana Residential Educational Institutions Society







Post Graduate Teachers in Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society



Post Graduate Teachers in Telangana            Minorities Residential Educational Institutions Society

ANNEXURE A (Post Graduate Teachers)
1.    Academic degree of Universities recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC).
2.    Teacher Education courses recognized by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
3.    The Candidates who have obtained Degrees through Open Universities and Deemed Universities/Distance Education mode are required to have recognition by the University Grants Commission, Distance Education Council (DEC), All India Council for Technical Education and with jurisdiction to operate such courses in the State of Telangana/Andhra Pradesh as case may be. Unless such Degrees have been recognized by the relevant statutory Authority, they will not be accepted for purpose of Educational Qualification. The onus of proof of recognition by the relevant Statutory Authority that their Degrees/ Universities have been recognized rests with the Candidate.

Name of the Post

Subjects in Post Graduation



A. Academic Qualifications:

i) Two year integrated Post Graduate Course from Regional Institute of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject; or Master’s Degree from UGC recognized University in the following



Post Graduate Teacher in Telugu



Post Graduate Teacher in




Post Graduate Teacher in Urdu




Post Graduate Teacher in English



Post Graduate Teacher in Mathematics

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics /Statistics

/Applied Statistics/ Maths & Computer Science/ A.O.Maths (Acharya Nagarjuna University). Provided these candidates should have studied the subject Mathematics at their

BA/B.Sc. level


Post Graduate Teacher in Physical Sciences

Physics/Applied Physics/Electronics/Applied Electronics/       Nuclear      Physics/       M.Sc. (Technology)   Engineering Physics with any Specialization/     M.Sc.(Tech.Instrumentation)

/Space Physics/ M.Sc(Technical Engineering Physics) / M.Sc.(Tech) Applied Electronics / M.Sc.,(Tech)Electronics / MSc.(Engineering Physics with instrumentation) / Meteorology & Oceanography    M.Sc.(Tech)   Co-Physics

/M.Sc.(Astro Physics) / Any physics based M.Sc. Course of any UGC recognized University.

Chemistry with specialization in Inorganic/Organic/Physical             Chemistry/ Industrial Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry / Nuclear Chemistry / Environmental Chemistry

/ Mineral Chemistry / Fertilizers and Agro Chemicals / Phyto Chemistry and Forest Products / Chemistry of Foods and Drugs / Synthetic Chemistry / Applied Chemistry / Chemistry(Associates ship exam in chemistry) /Chemistry with Specialization in Petrochemicals-natural products/Polymer Chemistry/ Drugs and Pharmaceuticals/ Forest Products Chemistry/ Medicinal Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry


Provided these candidates should have studied Chemistry or Physics at B.Sc.level


Post Graduate Teacher in Biological Science

Botany / Zoology / Life Sciences / Bio- Sciences / Genetics / Micro-Biology / Bio- Technology/ Modern Biology / Plant Physiology / Plant Sciences/ Environmental Biology / Experimental Biology / Marine Biology/ Molecular Biology / Animal Biology / Biological Sciences/Animal Sciences / Industrial Micro Biology.

Provided these candidates should have studied Botany or Zoology at Degree level.


Post Graduate Teacher in Social Studies

Economics/History/Political Science/Sociology/Public Administration/Geography/Applied Economics/                                        Business

Economics/Politics/Public Administration and Politics/Rural Development/Mathematical Economics/Econometrics/M.F.A.(Master of Financial Analysis) provided having B.Com in Graduation level/ OR Commerce with Accountancy / Cost Accounting / Financial Accountancy as a major subject of study. Holders   of   M.Com   in   Applied/Business

Economics are not Eligible

NOTE:- Subject wise vacancy position is available at ANNEXURE-I and candidates may apply as per the vacancy position in their concerned subject.
3)  AGE: Minimum 18 years & Maximum 44* years.
 Age Relaxations: The upper age limit prescribed above is however relaxable in the following cases:



Category of candidates

Relaxation of age permissible





Retrenched temporary employees in the State

Census Department with a minimum service of 6 months.

3 Years


Telangana       State      Government      Employees (Employees        of        TSRTC,        Corporations,

Municipalities etc. are not eligible).

5 Years based on the length of regular service.


Ex-Service men

3 years & length of service rendered in the armed forces.


N.C.C.(who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.)

3 Years & length of service

rendered in the N.C.C.


SC/ST and BCs

5 Years


Physically Handicapped persons

10 Years

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:-   The Scheme & Syllabus for the examination has been shown in notification
Scheme and Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
 Preliminary (Screening Test) Scheme of Examination


Written Examination (Objective Type)

No. of Questions

Duration (Minutes)





General Studies, General Abilities and Basic Proficiency in English







Paper: General Studies, General Abilities and Basic Proficiency In English
 Section-I: General Studies
  1. Current Affairs Regional, National & International.
  2. Indian Constitution; Indian Political System; Governance and Public Policy.
  3. Social Exclusion; Rights issues such as Gender, Caste, Tribe, Disability etc.and inclusive policies.
  4. Society Culture, Civilization Heritage, Arts and Literature of India and Telangana
  5. General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and Technology
  6. Environmental   Issues;    Disaster    Management-    Prevention   and    Mitigation Strategies and Sustainable Development.
  7. Economic and Social Development of India and Telangana.
  8. Socio-economic, Political and Cultural History of Telangana with special emphasis on Telangana Statehood Movement and formation of Telangana state.
 Section-II: General Abilities
  1. Analytical Abilities: Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation.
  1. Moral Values and Professional Ethics in Education.
  1. Teaching Aptitude
Section III: Basic Proficiency in English
i.      School Level English Grammar:
Articles; Tense; Noun & Pronouns; Adjectives; Adverbs; Verbs; Modals; Subject-Verb Agreement; Non-Finites; reported speech; Degrees of Comparison; Active and Passive Voice; Prepositions; Conjunctions; Conditionals.
ii.    Vocabulary:
Synonyms and Antonyms; Phrasal Verbs; Related Pair of Words; Idioms and Phrases; Proverbs.
iii.   Words and Sentences :
Use of Words ; Choosing Appropriate words and Words often Confused; Sentence Arrangement, Completion, Fillers and Improvement; Transformation of Sentences ; Comprehension; Punctuation; Spelling Test; Spotting of Errors.

Scheme of Main Examination for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
Main Examination Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies


Main Examination Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
Paper-I: Pedagogy of English Language
  1.  The Nature of language and its Historical Development ; First Language; Second Language and Third Language ; Different Types of Languages; Mother Tongue; Languages of Different Professions; Importance of languages across School Curriculum; Contributions of Creative Writers.
  2.  Values, Aims and Objectives of Teaching Languages
  3. Child Development; Psychology of Teaching and Learning Languages; Language, Thinking and Creativity.
  4. Language Curriculum : Construction ,Organization and Development
  5. Language Skills; Planning for Effective Instruction in Language Classrooms: Different Plans and Designing Learning Experiences.
  6. Approaches, Methods and Techniques of Teaching Languages with special reference to School Content (Prose/Fiction /Poetry/Drama/Essay)
  7.  Teaching and Learning Resources and Designing Instructional Material for Languages; Language Labs; Teaching Aids ; Textbooks; ICT in Language Teaching and Learning
  8. Measurement and Evaluation in Languages: Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE); Tools and Techniques of Evaluation; Achievement and Diagnostic Tests.
  9.  Learning Disabilities/Difficulties and Education of Exceptional/ Disabled Children in Languages
  10. Language and Everyday Life; Language Issues and Policies. National and State Curriculum frameworks.

Paper –II: English Language & Literature
I.             Reading Comprehension of unseen passage.
II.             Grammar and Vocabulary.
1)Parts of Speech; 2) Subject and predicate; 3) Types of sentences Transformations; 4) Conjunctions (Linkers; connectors; cohesive devices) ; 5) Verbs (Regular and Irregular) and modals; 6) Tense and Time; 7) Prepositions;8) Adverbs – types and their order in sentences; 9)Adjectives including Degrees of Comparison and also Quantifiers; 10) Articles – Determiners. 11) Clauses; (Noun Clauses – Adjective clauses; adverbial clauses); 12)Voice; 13) Direct and Indirect Speech;14) Infinitives; gerunds; participles ; 15) Phrasal verbs ; Idioms ; prepositional phrases ; (Noun phrases; verb phrases; adverbial phrases); 16) Forming Questions and Question Tags.;17) Correction of Sentences.; 18) Figures of Speech;19) Antonyms; 20) Synonyms; 21) Homophones; 22) Homonyms ; 23) Affixation; 24) Spelling; 25) Vocabulary in context; 26) Proverbs; 27) One word substitutes; 28) Composition: Paragraph, essay, expansion, précis, Letter writing, message, notice, article and report writing.
III.  Aspects of pronunciation:
  1. Vowel and consonant Sounds and phonemes
  1.  Stress: word and sentence stress.
  1. Intonation: Four basic patterns of intonation.
IV.  Punctuation. 
I)  Comprehension of
1)  Literary prose passage and
2)  A poem
II)  Study of Literary forms:
1)  Poetry: Sonnet, ode, elegy, Ballad, Lyric, Dramatic Monologue
2)  Prose:
a)            Drama (Structure, Characters, dialogues, Soliloquy, tragedy, comedy, Tragi-comedy)
b)            Fiction: - (point of view, setting atmosphere; style; Technique of Narration.)
c)            Essay Detailed study of English Literature from 1798 to 1900 with special reference to Wordsworth, S.T. Coleridge, John Keats, Shelly, Lord Byron, Charles Lamb, Charles Dickens, William Hazlitt, Alfred Lord
Tennyson, Robert Browning, Mathew Arnold, George Eliot, Thomas Carlyle and John Ruskin.
III.  Poetry
Drama / Play

Name of the Writer


J.B. Priestley

Mother’s Day

William Stanley Houghton

The Dear Departed

Cedric Mount

The Never Never Nest

Fritz Karinthy

The Refund


Saint Joan


Julius Caesar

The Candidates are expected to have a thorough knowledge of the above mentioned poets, essayists, novelists and dramatists and their respective works mentioned at the level that is expected of a student of literature.
Main Examination Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
Paper I: Pedagogy of Hindi Language



Paper-I: Pedagogy of Urdu Language



Paper-II: Sanskrit

Main Examination Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
Paper-I: Pedagogy of Mathematics
1.    The Nature of Mathematics and its Historical Development including the contributions of important Mathematicians given in the school textbooks. Importance of Mathematics in School Curriculum
2.    Values, Aims and Objectives of Teaching Mathematics
3.    Child Development; Psychology of Teaching and Learning Mathematics
4.    Mathematics Curriculum: Construction ,Organization and Development
5.    Approaches, Methods and Techniques of Teaching Mathematics with special reference to Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry
6.    Planning for Effective Instruction in Mathematics: Different Plans and Designing Learning Experiences.
7.    Learning Resources and Designing Instructional Material in Mathematics; Mathematics Labs; Teaching Aids; Textbooks; ICT in Mathematics.
8.    Measurement and Evaluation in Mathematics: Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE); Tools and Techniques of Evaluation; Achievement and Diagnostic Tests.
9.    Learning Disabilities/Difficulties and Education of Exceptional/ Disabled Children in Mathematics
10. Mathematics and Everyday Life; Non-formal Mathematics Education.
Paper-II: Mathematics
1.    Number System-I: Counting of Numbers; Fundamental Operations; Types of Numbers; Real Numbers; Mathematical Units and Conversions; Utility of Euclid division lemma, Problems on surds; Divisibility rules their possible remainders, Pythagorean triplets; Using alphabet in place of digit in divisibility rules, missing numbers; Prime and composite, even and odd numbers, need and applications of fundamental theorem of arithmetic, difference between factors and multiples and prime factors-LCM and HCF; Characteristics and importance in finding solutions to daily life situations (e.g.p).
2.    Number System-II: Patterns of numbers; Progressions- A.P. and G.P- relating to daily life situations; Building the relation between numbers and graphical representations; Squares – Square root, Cube-Cube root; Ratio, Golden Ratio, Compound Ratio, Inverse Ratio, Addition and Subtraction of equal Ratios; Proportion Direct and inverse; Fractions (Numerator and denominator); Applications on the above.
3.    Percentages in daily life situations and SETS :Profit and loss, Discount ; Simple interest and Compound interest, VAT and their applications ; Sets-Concept in building a set and rationale; types of sets; Operations on sets Venn Diagrams and related daily life problems.
Sets- Compliment, properties on operations and cardinalitySeries; Complex numbers and its fundamental operations; Conjugates;Fundamental principle of counting (Linear and Circular) Combinations and related to daily life problems.Modulus of a Real Number and absolute value.Types of statements and proofs, quantifiers; Tautology and contradictions.
4.    Fundamentals of Algebra; Linear expressions and equations in one & two variables Pairs linear equations in two variables; Basic Operations on Algebraic
expressions –Laws and properties of exponents; Factorization; Special products; Operations on Polynomials and Factorization; Quadratic expressions and equations. Logarithms and their use.
Graphical Representations /Mathematical Induction/ Quadratic Expressions/ Linear Programming / Determinants/ Matrices :Relation between two variables and there graphical representation, basic ideas related to function and respective theorems, types of functions ; Mathematical induction, problems on divisibility using principle of Mathematical Induction; Quadratic expressions – change in sign, maxima and minima values; Basis concepts of linear programming problems; Binomial theorem and approximations. Order of Matrix; Properties of Determinants of Matrices and solving of equations.
5.    Geometry: Fundamental concepts; Contextual situations, basic ideas like point , line, ray, lines segment, angle, plane , curve, circle etc., and related terminology; Relations between lines and angles; Lines of a plane and their properties; Axioms , postulates, Euclid axioms, historical back ground, non-Euclidean geometry; Types and Properties of Geometrical figures; Types and Properties of triangle, quadrilateral, Polygon etc.,; Properties of Circle and Parts of Circles; Comparison of Geometrical figures Congruency, Similarity etc.,; BPT, Pythagoras, Theorems applications; Relations between Circles and Lines; Areas of Geometrical Figures Related theorems; Practical Geometry; Basic constructions, Constructions of Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Similar triangles, Tangents to Circles and related problems.
6.    Co-ordinate Geometry: Basic concepts, dividing a line segment in the given ratio and its usage in different situations, slope of a line, distance between two points, area of triangles, Quadrilaterals and Collinearity of points.
7.     Concept of locus; Straight line – different forms of straight line and conversions; Angle between two lines; Length of perpendicular from a point to a line; Distance between two parallel lines; Circle Equation – standard form, center and radius; Position of a point in plane of circle; Relative positions of two circles Transformation of Axes- 3-D Geometry-DR’s and DC’s and Cartesian equation of a plane. Conic Section.
8.   Mensuration: Plane figures ; Need and importance of Area and Perimeter of different triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons , circles, ring etc., in daily life; Solid figures ; Need and importance of CSA, TSA and volume of prism, cube, cuboids, pyramid, cylinder, cone, sphere, hemisphere; Conversions from one solid to another; Problems with combination of solids (not more than three) in daily life; Conversions- 3-D figures and 2-D figures.
9.    Statistics and Probability :Data handling : Types and representation of data; Measure of central tendency of ungrouped and grouped data specific usages;
Presentation of data – different graphs and related problems ; Probability Basic concepts, outcomes and chances; Events mutually exclusive, possible               and impossible, complementary; Applications of probability Measures           of dispersions Range, Q.D, M.D, S.D. ; Coefficient of variation; Probability-
Random experiments and events (Independent and Dependent); Addition and multiplication theorems of probability; Random variables. Axiomatic approach.
10.Trigonometry :Basic concepts; Trigonometric ratios; Trigonometric values for specific angles; Complementary angles; Trigonometric Identities; Conversions of Trigonometric ratios Trigonometric transformations - Heights and distances;Trigonometric ratios of compound angles; Properties of triangles relation between sides and angles of a triangles Inverse trigonometric functions. Multiples and submultiples Trigonometric expansions.
Main Examination Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
Paper-I: Pedagogy of Physical Sciences
1.    The Nature of Physical Sciences and its Historical Development including the contributions of important Physicists and Chemists given in the school textbooks. Importance of Physical Sciences in School Curriculum
2.    Values, Aims and Objectives of Teaching Physical Sciences
3.    Child Development; Psychology of Teaching and Learning Physical Sciences
4.    Physical Sciences Curriculum : Construction ,Organization and Development
5.    Approaches, Methods and Techniques of Teaching Physical Sciences with special reference to Measurement, units and dimensions; Natural Resources, Our Universe; Natural Phenomenon (Light; Heat; and Sound); Mechanics; Magnetism; Electricity and Electro Magnetism ;Modern Physics; Electronics and Communication; Matter; Chemical Reactions; Acids and Bases; Atomic Structure; Periodic Classification of Elements; Chemical Bonding; Carbon and its Compounds; and Metallurgy; Environmental Chemistry
6.    Planning for Effective Instruction in Physical Sciences: Different Plans and Designing Learning Experiences.
7.    Learning Resources and Designing Instructional Material in Physical Sciences; Physical Science Labs; Teaching Aids ; Textbooks; ICT in Physical Sciences
8.    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Sciences : Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) ; Tools and Techniques of Evaluation; Achievement and Diagnostic Tests.
9.    Learning Disabilities/Difficulties and Education of Exceptional/ Disabled Children in Physical Sciences
10. Physical Sciences and Everyday Life; Non-formal Physical Sciences Education.
Paper-II: Physical Sciences
I.  Measurements, Units and Dimensions:
Need of measurement in daily of units. Units and dimentions, Significance of accuracy in measurement. Measuring instruments; Types of errors in measurements
- mean absolute relative percentage errors; Fundamental and derived physical quantities. Rules for writing units in SI, derived units SI, Multiples and submultiples of SI units; Dimensional formulae and dimensional equations, dimensionless quantities; principle of homogeneity of dimensions. Application of dimensional analysis.
II.  Natural Resources – Air and Water:
Composition of air, atmospheric pressure, the consequences of air pollution, ways to reduce air pollution. Winds, cyclones, natural calamities and management of their bad consequences, Composition of water, water cycle, change of phase, Latent Heat. Forms of water in atmosphere, boiling, melting, water pollution and hardness of water. How to handle the shortage of drinking water? Methods of increasing ground water levels.
III.  Our Universe:
Need to develop the Habit of Night sky observation, How to differentiate constellations with zodiac signs, study of solar system, different laws pertaining to the motion of celestial bodies and ways of measuring the distances in space. Principles of launching of satellites and their applications in day to day life.
IV Natural Phenomenon:
i.  Light: Nature of light, Theories of light, Fermat principle, Reflection its laws. Image formation in plane and spherical mirrors.Rules for Ray diagrams and Formula for
spherical mirrors – focal length and sign convention.Application of mirrors. Properties of Light and Laws; Electro Magnetic spectra,
ii.   Heat: Heat as energy- sources of heat, Transmission of heat, Expansion of solids, liquids and gases.Temperature (based on thermal equilibrium), Different Scales of Temperature-measurement Different type of Thermometers and their construction. Calorimetry, Applications of Specific heat, Latent heat.Anomalous expansion of water and it significance in nature.Combustion, Calorific value, specific heat of gases.
iii.   Sound: Sources of sound. Noise and music. Musical instruments. Propagation of sound.Velocity of sound in different media / substances.Characteristics of sound.Structure of human ear in Auditory aspect.Reflection of sound, echo, Resonance, Sonar and Doppler effect. Simple Harmonic Motion.
V.  Mechanics:
Application of Simple Machines in daily life situations.Scalars and Vectors.Free Body Diagram. All types of motion.Different types of Forces.Different types of frictions and effects of friction.Newton’s laws of motion. Momentum. Equations of motion (under gravity and freely falling), projectile. Range. Laws of Floatation. Different laws of fluids.Different types of Energies. Conservation of energy, Work and Power. Work energy theorem. Center of mass. Centre of gravity for regular and irregular objects. Stability and Equilibrium.Universal law of Gravitation.Relation between ‘g’ and ‘G’.Circular motion, Frame of reference, Kepler’s Laws. Elasticity and Hooke’s Law
VI.  Magnetism:
Types of Magnets, Identification of Magnetic and Non-magnetic substances, magnetic field, Uniform and non uniform magnetic fields. Magnetic induction. Magnetic lines of force.Terrestrial magnetism–Terrestrial magnetic field. Geo magnetism. Uses of Magnetism; Dip, Declination Magnetic pole strength, Magnetic moment.Inverse square law of magnetism.Magnetic properties of materials and their classification.Domine theory.
VII.  Electricity & Electro Magnetism:
Electric charge, field, electric intensity, electric potential, potential difference.Simple Electric Circuits and precautionary measures. House hold circuits. Conductors, Non conductors / Insulators, Coulomb’s inverse square law.Primary and secondary Cells.Ohm’s Law - its limitations.Resistances in series and parallel, Emf of a circuit; Specific resistance.Kirchhoff’s laws. Relation between electric potential and Electric energy, electric Power (wattage), House hold and Industrial power saving. Heating effect of electric current, and Joule’s law. Lighting and Working of lightning conductor, Prevention and control of damage due to lightning. Earthing in electrical appliances. Magnetic field due to currents carrying wire, Ampere’s law, circular loop and Solenoid. Magnetic force on moving charged particle and long straight conductors.Fleming’s left hand rule, Electric motor. Electromagnetic induction – Faraday’s law Electromagnetic flux. Lentz law, Generators and Alternating Currents. Inductance self, mutual inductance and principles of transformer.
VIII.  Modern Physics:
Discharge of Electricity through gases, Discharge tube phenomena, Cathode rays, Properties of Cathode rays, Anode rays and their properties; X-rays; Atomic models: JJ Thomson, Rutherford and Bohr’s models. Atomic nucleus and its structure. Atomic models: Mass defect; Radio Activity- Discovery, properties of alpha, beta, and gamma radiations. Applications of alpha, beta, and gamma radiations, Radioactive transformations, alpha, beta decays, Half life period, Isotopes, Isobars, and Isotones.
Radioactive transmutation-artificial radioactivity; radio isotopes and their uses in different fields; radioactive series; Chain and controlled nuclear reactions; Fission and fusion of nuclei - atomic bomb and hydrogen bomb.
IX.  Electronics and Communications:
Semi conductors intrinsic and extrinsic; band theory; diode, p-n junction characteristics. Transistor pnp & npn characteristics and uses. Ziner Diode characteristics. Simple electronic circuits, Logic gates - applications. Importance of ICT Block diagram of computer and its parts Input devices, process and output devices, applications of computersCommunication: components of Communication. Basic
terminology used in electronic communication system. Band width of transmission medium, propagation, modulation and demodulation.
X.  Matter:
States of matter.Elements, Compounds and Mixtures.Methods of separation of mixtures. Chromatography. Behavior of gases; measurable properties of gases; gas laws.Mole concept. Dolton, Avogadro, Berzelius laws.
XI.  Chemical Reactions:
Physical and chemical changes.Types of Chemical reactions; daily applications.Laboratory preparation of different gases.Physical and Chemical properties various compounds. Chemical calculations. Sources of common salt. Common salt – as a raw material for other chemicals (NaOH, Bleaching powder, baking soda, washing soda, and their uses, Plaster of Paris)
XII.  Acids and Bases, Salts:
Preparation, properties, Strength and uses of Acids & Bases. Neutralization. Preparation, properties, nature and uses of different Salts.Water of crystallization.Complex, Neutral and double salts.Oxidation and Reduction, Rancidity. Identification of Acids, Bases–Indicators: Natural, Chemical. PHScale - Role of PH in daily life-agriculture, medicine. Classification of salts based on affinity to water Examples of Acidic, Basic, Mixed, Complex, Neutral and double salts. Solutions - Types of solutions; solubility, ionization, Concentration; Oxidation number concept. Balancing of Redox reactions, Calculation of Concentrations. Titration and volumetric analysis. Stoichiometry.
XIII.  Atomic Structure:
Electro magnetic spectrum, Atomic spectrum, Characteristics of electron, proton and neutron, Rutherford’s model of an atom, nature of electromagnetic radiation, Plank’s quantum mechanics, explanation of photo electric effect, features of atomic spectra, characteristics of hydrogen spectrum, Bohr’s theory of structure of atom, Bohr’s explanation of spectral lines, failure of Bohr’s theory, wave particle nature of electrons, de Broglie’s hypothesis, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, important features of the Quantum mechanical model of an atom, Quantum numbers, concept of orbitals, define an atomic orbital in terms of quantum numbers-shapes of s, p and d orbitals, n l x rule, Energies of electronic energy levels (n+l) rule state Auffbau principle, Pauli’s exclusive principle and Hund’s rule of maximum multiplicity, electronic configuration of atom, explanation of stability of half filled and completely filled orbital.
XIV.  Periodic Classification of Elements:
Need for arrangement of elements in an organized manner. Historical background of classification of elements Doberiener’s Triads, Newland’s law of Octaves. Mendeleev’s Periodic Table (Achievements & Limitations).Mosley periodic table - based on electronic configuration. Characteristics of elements in groups and periods. The concept of grouping elements in accordance to their properties; the periodic law the signification of atomic number and electronic configuration as the basis per periodic classification. Classification of elements into s-block, p-block, d-block, f-block. and their main characteristics. Periodic trends in physical and chemical properties of elements.Study of different Groups of periodic table.
XV.  Chemical Bonding:
Why do atoms combine? Electronic theory of Valence by Lewis and Kossel Octet Rule, Ionic and Covalent bonds: examples with Lewis Dot formulae Introduction of chemical bonding. Electronic Configuration of Noble gases.sigma, pi bond with examples. Shapes of molecules bond lengths and bond angles in molecules. Hybridization and explanation of H2O, BF3, CH4, NH3 etc. molecules. Hydrogen bonding and types of H- bonds.
XVI.  Carbon and its Compounds:
Need to study of carbon compounds separately. Classification of Organic compounds Hydro carbons - Alkanes, alkenes, alkynes aromatic and aliphatic compounds with examples. Bonding in Carbon including Hybridization. Allotropes of Carbon.Versatile
nature of carbon.Tetravalency, Chains, branches and rings.Catenation, Multiple bonding, Isomerism. Saturated and Unsaturated carbon compounds. Bonding of carbon with other elements. Functional groups in carbon compounds. Homologous series. Chemical properties of carbon compounds Combustion and Oxidation. Addition reactions. Substitution reaction. Important carbon compounds. Nomenclature organic compounds.Carbohydrates and their classification. Proteins-examples, Oils and fats examples Polythene - Nylon, PVC, Polyvinyl alcohol; Rubber uses in daily life.Polymers, and other important organic compounds.
XVII.  Environmental Chemistry and Metallurgy
Different types of pollutions, acid rains, green chemistry, strategies to control environmental pollution. Occurrence of Metals. Minerals, Ores - Examples. Metallurgy - Processes involved in metallurgy. Extractions of metals – activity series and related metallurgy, flow chart of steps involved in the extraction of metals from ore. Refining metals, Electrolytic refining, Corrosion Prevention of Corrosion. Alloys and their uses.
Main Examination Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
Paper-I: Pedagogy of Biological Sciences
1.    The Nature of Biological Sciences and its Historical Development including the contributions of important Biologists given in the school textbooks. Importance of Biological Sciences in School Curriculum
2.    Values, Aims and Objectives of Teaching Biological Sciences
3.    Child Development; Psychology of Teaching and Learning Biological Sciences
4.    Biological Sciences Curriculum : Construction ,Organization and Development
5.    Approaches, Methods and Techniques of Teaching Biological Sciences with special reference to Living World; Cell &Tissues; Plant World; Animal World; Our Environment ; Heredity &Genetics ; Evolution and Applied Biology
6.    Planning for Effective Instruction in Biological Sciences: Different Plans and Designing Learning Experiences.
7.    Learning Resources and Designing Instructional Material in Biological Sciences; Biological Science Labs; Teaching Aids ; Textbooks; ICT in Biological Sciences
8.    Measurement and Evaluation in Biological Sciences: Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE); Tools and Techniques of Evaluation; Achievement and Diagnostic Tests.
9.    Learning Disabilities/Difficulties and Education of Exceptional/ Disabled Children in Biological Sciences
10. Biological Sciences and Everyday Life; Non-formal Biological Sciences Education.
Paper-II: Biological Sciences
1.    Biological Sciences: Its importance and human welfare, Branches of Biology, Biologists, Reputed Biological Institutions in India.
2.    Living World: Life and its Characteristics, Classification of Living Organisms Microbial World : Virus, Bacteria, Algae, Fungi and Protozoan, Useful and Harmful Micro-organisms.
3.    Cell &Tissues: Cell - Structural and Functional unit of life. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell, Structure of Eukaryotic Cell, Cell Organelles, Biomolecules, Differences between Plant Cell and Animal Cell, Cell Division – Mitosis and Meiosis, Tissues Structure, Functions and Types of Plant and Animal tissues.
4.    Plant World: Morphology of a Typical Plant Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower, Inflorescence, Fruit – their Structure, Types and Functions, Parts of a Flower, Modifications of Root, Stem and Leaf, Photosynthesis, Transpiration, Transportation (Ascent of Sap), Respiration, Excretion and Reproduction in Plants, Plant Hormones, Economic importance of Plants, Wild and Cultivated Plants, Agricultural Operations, Crop diseases and Control measures, Improvement in Crop yield, Storage, Preservation and Protection of Food and Plant Products.
5.    Animal World: Organs and Organ Systems including man – Their Structure and Functions Digestive, Respiratory, Circulatory, Excretory, Nervous, Control and Co-ordination, Sensory perception and Reproduction, Need for reproductive health and prevention of STD, birth control- Need and methods of contraception and MTP, Amniocentesis, infertility and assisted reproductive technologies IVF
6.    Sense Organs: Structure and Functions of Eye, Ear, Nose, Tongue and Skin. Nutrition in man Digestion and absorption Breathing and Respiration in humans - Nutrients and their functions, Balanced Diet, Deficiency diseases, Tropical diseases, Skin diseases, Blindness in man: Causes, Prevention and
Control, Health agencies, First Aid – Bites: Insect, Scorpion and Snakes. Wild and Domesticated Animals.
7.    Our Environment: Abiotic and Biotic factors and Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Classification, Judicial use of Renewable, Non-renewable and Alternative Resources, Forests, Wild Life - Conservation, Sanctuaries, National Parks in India, Bio-Geochemical Cycles, Pollution – Air, Water, Soil and Sound, Global Environmental issues Global Warming (Green House Effect), Acid Rains, Depletion of Ozone layer and scarcity of water.
8.    Heredity and Genetics:- Mendel’s laws of inheritance, Pleiotropy, Multiple alleles: Inheritance of blood groups and Rh-factor, dominance (Blood groups as example), Elementary idea of polygenic inheritance; Skin colour in humans (refer Sinnott, Dunn and Dobzhansky); Sex determination – in humans - Sex linked inheritance Haemophilia, Color blindness; Mendalian disorders in humans: Thalassemia, Haemophilia, Sickle celled anemia, cystiefibrosis PKU, Alkaptonuria; Chromosomal disorders – Down’s syndrome, Turner’s syndrome and Kilnefelter syndrome; Genome, Human Genome Project and DNA Finger Printing. Gene Bank, Gene flow and genetic drift; Variations (mutations and genetic recombination).
9.    Evolution: Origin of Life, Biological evolution and Evidences for biological evolution (paleontological, comparative anatomical, embryological and molecular evidences); Theories of evolution: Lamarckism, Darwin’s theory of Evolution – Natural Selection, Mutation Theory of Hugo De Vries; Modern synthetic theory of Evolution Hardy-Weinberg Law; Types of Natural Selection; Adaptive radiation
  Human evolution; Speciation Allopatric, sympatric; Reproductive isolation.
10. Applied Biology: Animal Husbandry: Apiculture, Pisciculture, Poultry management, Dairy management; Animal breeding; Bio-medical Technology: Diagnostic Imaging (X-ray, CT scan, MRI), ECG, EEG; Biotechnology its importance for human welfare - Human insulin and vaccine production; Gene Therapy; Transgenic animals; ELISA: vaccines, MABs, Cancer biology, Stem Cells.
Main Examination Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
Paper-I: Pedagogy of Social Studies
1.    The Nature of Social Sciences and its Historical Development including the contributions of important Social Scientists and thinkers given in the school textbooks. Importance of Social Sciences in School Curriculum
2.    Values, Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Sciences
3.    Psychology of Teaching and Learning Social Sciences
4.    Social Sciences Curriculum : Construction ,Organization and Development
5.    Approaches, Methods and Techniques of Teaching Social Sciences with special reference to the topics in the School Curriculum
6.    Planning for Effective Instruction in Social Sciences: Different Plans and Designing Learning Experiences.
7.    Learning Resources and Designing Instructional Material in Social Sciences ; Social Sciences Labs; Teaching Aids ; Textbooks; ICT in Social Sciences
8.    Measurement and Evaluation in Social Sciences : Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE); Tools and Techniques of Evaluation; Achievement and Diagnostic Tests.
9.    Learning Disabilities/Difficulties and Education of Exceptional/ Disabled Children in Social Sciences
10. Social Sciences and Everyday Life ; Non-formal Social Sciences Education.
Paper-II: Social Studies
I.             Diversity of the Earth- Lands, Climates, Environment, Rivers & Settlements, Agriculture and Forests. Irrigation, Power, Minerals and Energy resources with special reference to Telangana.
II.            Economic features of India and Telangana: Agricultural economy, Handicrafts and Handlooms, Industrial Economy. Credit and the Financial System, Money & Banking - Income and Debts, Expenditure. Inflation and poverty, Impact of Globalization and Technologies on Livelihood.
III.          Empires and World wars: The Kakatiyas, Vijayanagaras, Delhi sultanate & Mughals British and the Nizams Rule in Telangana. Indian National Movement
– Telangana Movement and State Formation-Nationalist, Democratic Social and Religious Reforms – and movements. Making of Laws at the Central and State levels.
IV.          Service and welfare programmes in India and Telangana. Programmes for Disaster Management. Public Health Programs. The People: Settlement & Migration - Traffic education; Film and Print Media- Fine Arts, Folklore, Traditions and Festivals with reference to Telangana. Telangana Heritage, Monuments and historical sites.
V.           The Indian constitution Democracy and Secularism. Post Independent India Caste Discrimination and Struggle for Equalities, Understanding the Indian Political System Self Governments.

Written Examination (Objective Type)

No. of Questions

Duration (Minutes)



Paper I


Pedagogy of Concerned








Paper II

Subject Discipline Knowledge/Concerned Subject









Name of the Poet


Sarojini Naidu

In The Bazaars of Hyderabad

Rw Emerson

A Nation’s Strength


My Shadow

Alfred Tennyson

Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The Cry of Children

Rabindranath Tagore

My Mother; Freedom.

C A Bowels

The River

Gabriel Okara

Once Upon A Time

Medora Chevalier

Or Will The Dreamer Awake?

Dr. SurayaNasim


Khalil Gibran

On Friendship

Shiv K.Kumar

Mother’s Day

William Wordsworth

Anecdote For Fathers

Edwar Lear

The Duck And The Kangaroo

Harry Behn


Lily Usher

Grabbing Everything On The Land


The Earthen Goblet

Don Marquis

A Spider And A Fly

Name of the Essayist/ Writer/Novelist


APJ Kalam

Wings Of Fire


Swami And Friends

Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist

Jonathan Swift

Gulliver Travels

Sudha Murthy

1. Gender Bias

2.  How I Taught My Grandmother ToRead And Other Stories

Isaac Asimov

Robots And People


After Twenty Years

R.K. Laxman

The Gold Frame


The Face On The Wall

Oscar Wilde

The Nightingale And The Rose

Satyajit Ray

BepinChoudhury’s Lapse of Memory

A.G. Gardiner

On Umbrella Morals

Stephen Leacock

How To Live To Be 200

George Orwell

Animal Farm


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