Know your answer to every question about GSET 2021
The exam is due to be conducted on December 26, 2021.
The exam is due to be conducted on December 26, 2021. The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara conducts GSET every once a year. GSET exams are taken in order to recruit highly qualified professionals in the field of education, especially for the roles of assistant professors and lecturers.
It is on the shoulders of the state government to ensure an easy flow of the conduction of the exams. The GSET examination is going to be conducted generally in 23 subjects in pen and paper mode in various centers as many as 11.
GSET Exam Preparation Tips for Paper 1
The GSET syllabus aims at the research and teaching abilities of the applicants. Having an honest command in various subjects of those sections will offer a start and can aid in standing out of the bunch. Following is a detailed explanation of the units of paper 1 and how well one can prepare them without hassle.
Unit — I: Teaching Aptitude
The teaching aptitude section focuses on developmental psychology. The only purpose of this section is to assess prospective teachers' understanding of the character of their craft, that is, teaching and therefore the network for being learners. Although the questions are of MCQ type, the solutions to those questions can sometimes be complicated.
Some important topics of this section are:
1. Teaching concept & objectives
2. Learner's characteristics for adult learners
3. Factors affecting teaching
4. Methods of teaching: Teacher-centred vs. learner-centered methods; Off-line vs. Online methods
5. Support System for teachers
6. Evaluation Systems including elements and evaluation type.
Unit – II: Research Aptitude
As per the name, this section assesses the researching ability of the applicant and his understanding of it. This section is fairly simple for many of the applicants, as most of us have got experience in writing our own research papers during graduation and post-graduation. Key topics of this section are:
1. Research and its types, meaning, approach, and characteristics of research
2. Methods of Research
3. Steps of Research
4. Thesis and Article writing
5. Application of ICT in research
6. Research ethics.
Unit – III: Comprehension
Under this section, there will be a passage and therefore the questions asked are going to be from an equivalent chapter. Just read the passage very carefully and answer the questions. If one is careful enough to read thoroughly and answer accordingly, one will find this unit super easy. In fact, a touch of knowledge of grammar is going to be very beneficial.
Unit – IV: Communication
This section tests the applicant's understanding of the communication system. Modes and methods of communication also are addressed intimately during this section.
Some important topics are:
1. Communication: Meaning, types, and characteristics
2. Effective communication: Verbal and Non-verbal, Inter-Cultural and group, Classroom communication
3. Barriers to communication
4. Mass-Media and Society.
Unit-V: Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
The mathematics unit may be a bit tricky and reading the questions carefully is the key to scoring high during this unit. Attempt to find tricks for solving different types of questions. This section can only be eased with regular practice and solving more and more of earlier years test papers. Some important topics are:
1. Number series
2. Letter series
2. Time & Distance
3. Ratio & Proportion
4. Percentage, Profit, and Loss
5. Interest, etc.
Unit – VI: Logical Reasoning
This section is fairly extensive and a minimum of 6-7 questions are asked from this section. Almost like the previous unit, careful reading, and understanding of questions are the keys to success here. Important topics are:
1. Arguments: structure, forms, Formal and Informal, Mood and Figure, Connotations, Uses of language, and denotations
2. Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and generalization
3. Analogies and Venn diagram
4. Indian Logic: Means of data
Unit-VII: Data Interpretation
The unit is fairly simple but time-consuming. As you would possibly remember, once you work out the correlation between the info, it's just an easy calculation. There are no short tricks for solving DI. Avoid this unit for the later part of the GSET examination. Remember that every question carries equal marks, don't waste time on any single question. Besides competing with other candidates, you're in a contest with the time also. Some notable topics of this unit are:
1. Sources, acquisition, and classification of knowledge
2. Quantitative and Qualitative Data
3. Graphical representation
4. Data and Governance
Unit-VIII: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Unit 8 is all about the fundamentals of the web and terminologies related to it. Within the era of computers and mobiles everywhere, this section won't pose that much trouble for you. Have a glance at the newest terminologies associated with the pc and its peripherals and you'll be ready to appear for this section with confidence. Few pivotal topics are:
1. General abbreviations
2. Basics of the Intranet, web, E-mail, Conferencing
3. Digital initiatives in education
4. ICT and Governance
Unit-IX: People, Development and Environment
This unit covers an entire lot of topics be it environmental, cultural, regional, national, or global. However, global climate change, environment, and sustainable development are the key topics of this unit.
Unit – X: Education System
This is the last unit for paper 1. Here, you'll be tested regarding your responsibilities as a professor during college or society as an entire. The section is concentrated mainly on the historical significance of teachings, educational institutions, and learning programs. Having small briefs of imminent universities of India and Karnataka will pave the way for fulfillment of this unit.
Key pointers to be remembered:
● Institutions of upper learning in ancient India
● Evolution of upper studies in Post-Independence India
● Oriental, Conventional and Non-conventional learning programs
● Value and environmental education
● Polices, Governance, and Administration.
● Create a Study Plan
● Analyze the Syllabus
Understanding what topics are expected to be covered in Paper 1, and why, will assist you to devise better strategies for preparing for the GSET exam. Your weak topics and topics you recognize and understand well can be segregated. Know where to place the utmost time and energy in order that you'll easily steel yourself against something strong to be able to know your strong and weak areas.
Set weekly and monthly goals
Needless to mention, keep exam preparations in restraint. For that, line up some goals for yourself. Start small by daily or weekly goals then advance to the monthly tasks and confirm you meet them. This may keep you at par with your studies and you will not lose track.
Now once the daily schedule is ready, the subsequent step is to follow it, adhere thereto. Try to follow the timetable as much as possible. Evaluate yourself after completing every small task. Check out the weekly goal and evaluate the progress. Just in case if you have not been to complete the goal, don't worry, It's okay. You'll roll in the hay next week. Determine what that specific point is and work thereon. So keep an in-depth eye on your performance. Take one little step at a time, there's no need to rush, otherwise you will end up in a mess and won't be ready to achieve anything.
Take mock tests of the maximum amount as to be ready because it will prepare you for the particular exam pattern and you'll be able to assess your preparation performance too. Avoid learning any new topic a couple of days before the exam. This may only cause you to be more confused about the subject, resulting in incorrect answering.
This point is extremely important considering all the chaos we are experiencing immediately. Don't take extra stress. It will just diminish your productivity. Make sure to attempt relaxing your mind. Avoid using social media platforms for a short time as they only compile the strain by showing you irrelevant news and spreading negativity.
Take an hour or sometime and do whatever you wish to try to, play music, watch something motivational or light-hearted, sit together with your family or friends, do anything which causes you to feel light and relaxed. This will assist you to begin the sting. Another important thing for your concentration is sound sleep. Do have a correct sleeping schedule because it helps your mind function properly.