# Mathematics and Science Syllabus of REET Paper II

Mathematics (For a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII)

## Level 2 Mathematics

• Indices : Multiplication and division of numbers on equal bases, Laws of Indices.
• Algebraic expressions: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Identities
• Factors : factors of simple algebraic expressions
• Equations : Simple linear equation.
• Square & Square Root
• Cube & Cube Root
• Interest : Simple interest, Compound interest, Profit – Loss.
• Ratio and Proportion : Division into proportional parts, Partnership.
• Percentage, Birth and Death rate, Population growth, Depreciation,
• Lines and Angles : Line segment, straight and curved lines, types of angles.
• Plane figures : Triangles, Congruence of triangles, Quadrilaterals and Circle.
• Area of Plane figures : Triangles, Rectangles, Parallelograms and Trapeziums.
• Surface Area and Volume : cube, cuboid and right circular cylinder.
• Statistics : collection and classification of data, frequency distribution table, Tally marks, bar graph and histogram, circular graph (pai diagram).
• Graph: Various types of graphs.
• Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
• Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
• Language of Mathematics
• Community Mathematics
• Evaluation
• Remedial Teaching
• Problems of Teaching

## Level -2 Science

• Micro-organisms: Bacteria, virus, fungi (Beneficial & Harmful)
• Living Being: different parts of plants, nutrition in plants, respiration and excretion, plant cell and animal cell- their structure and Function, Cell Division.
• Human body and health: Either Diseases spread by micro-organisms, (tuberculosis , measles , diphtheria, cholera, typhoid); prevention from diseases; different systems of human body ; infectious diseases (reasons of spreading and prevention); Major components of food and diseases developed due to their deficiency; Balanced diet;
• Animal Reproduction and Adolescence: Methods of Reproduction; Sexual and asexual. Adolescence and puberty: Changes in body, role of hormones in reproductions, Reproductive health
• Force and Motion: Types of forces- (muscular force, frictional force, gravitational force, magnetic force, electrostatic force),Pressure.

Types of motion (linear, zigzag, circular, vibrating, periodic) speed.

Types of energies- traditional and alternative sources of energy; energy conservation;

• Heat: applications of heat; transformation of heat, concept of temperature; melting, boiling and evaporation; condensation and sublimation; examples of thermal expansion in daily life; insulator and conductor of heat; Methods of heat transfer (conduction, convention and radiation).
• Light & Sound: sources of light, formation of shadow, reflection of light, image formation in plane mirror, Types of sound, sound propagation Characteristics of sound, echo, noise and methods to reduce noise.
• Science and Technology: Importance of science in daily life; Synthetic Fibers & PlasticsTypes and characteristics of synthetic fibers. Plastic and its properties, Plastic and environment, detergents, cement, etc.; Science and Technology in medical field (X-ray, C.T. Scan, Surgery, Ultrasound and LASER) ; In the field of Telecommunication – general information about fax machine, computer, internet, e-mail and website.
• Solar System: Moon and stars, Solar family-Sun and Planets, Comets, Constellation
• Structure of Matter; Atom and molecule; structure of atom; element, compound and mixture; separation of impurities of substances; symbols of elements; chemical formulae of compounds and chemical equations.
• Chemical Substances: Oxides, green house effect and global warming, Hydrocarbon (Introductory knowledge), Acide, Alkali and salt, Oxygen gas, Nitrogen gas and nitrogen cycle, Coal, Petroleum and natural gas
• Nature & Structure of Sciences
• Natural Science : Aims & objectives
• Understanding the Science
• Methods of Science teaching
• Innovation
• Text Material/Aids
• Evaluation
• Problems
• Remedial Teaching