Syllabus for the post of Art Teacher

Written Examination (Objective Type)No. of QuestionsDuration (Minutes)Marks
General Studies, General Abilities And Basic Proficiency in English150150150

Preliminary (Screening Test) syllabus

 General Studies, General Abilities and Basic Profeiciency 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
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

Section-II: General Abilities

9. Analytical Abilities: Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation.
10. Moral Values and Professional Ethics in Education.
11. 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;

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.



Section-II: Art and Art Education
1. Drawing
I. Principles, Techniques, and Materials used in Drawing:
1. Pencils (Black & White and Colour);


3. Charcoal sticks;

II. Subjects
1. Drawing from Nature (Leaves, Flowers, Trees, Birds, Animals, etc.)
2. Object Drawing (Household objects like Jars, Bottles, Bowls, etc.)
2. Painting
I. Materials used in Painting
1. Handmade paper; 2. Oil Colour Sheets; 3. Canvas boards; 4. Cloth for
Fabric painting 5. Water Colours ; 6.Oil Colours;7. Acrylic Colours; 8. Fabric
Colours; 9. Palette Knives for colour mixing; 10.Brushes ;11.Water Colour
II. Subjects
1. Land Scape Painting;2. Still life;3. Composition (Memory Painting);
4.Portrait Painting
III. Basic Knowledge in Colour Theory
3. Applied Arts
I. Materials Used
1. Poster Colours; 2. Indian Ink; 3. Drawing Sheets; 4. Ivory Card; 5. Mount Board
II. Subjects
1. Different types of lettering (Roman, Gothic) in Telugu and English.
2. Poster Design
3. Geometrical Designs
4. Creative Design (without using Geometrical instruments)
4. Sculpture
I. Materials Used
1. Clay; 2. Readymade Paper Pulp
II. Subject
1. Clay modelling from Nature like Birds, Animals, Flowers, Fruits, Trees, Human
Figures etc.
2. Geometrical: 3D forms like Cube, Sphere, Pyramid etc.
3. Creative Abstract Forms
5. Art History
1. Pre Historic Art forms from India (Rock Paintings of Bhimbhetka, etc)
2. Harappa and Mohenjodaro Civilization and Art &Culture
3. Telangana Art and Craft Logos and Symbols : Present and Past
4. Basic knowledge of famous Artists like
a. Michealangelo ;

b.Leonardo Da Vinci;

c.Vincent Vangogh;

d.Salvador Dali
e. Pablo Picasso;

f. Raja Ravi Varma;

g.M F Husain
Also our own famous Artists like Late Sri P.T. Reddy, Late Sri Kapu Rajaiah,
Late Sri Kondapally Seshagiri Rao, Padma Sri Jagadish Mittal, Padma Sri K. Laxma
Goud, Sri Thota Vaikuntam, Sri Surya Prakash.

General knowledge about Worldfamous paintings and sculptures
1. Monalisa
2. Ajanta Paintings
3. Ellora and famous Temple Sculptures of India
4. Traditional Indian miniature paintings
5. Contemporary (Modern) Indian Art
6. European Art and Artists
6. Psychology
1. Methods and advantages of Educational Psychology
2. Laws of learning
3. Types of Intelligence
4. Intelligence Quotient
5. Personality Traits, Factors responsible
7. Philosophy
1. Study of relationship between Philosophy and Education
2. Aims of Education
3. Universal free and Compulsory Education
4. Use of Audio visual aids for teaching
5. Importance of work experience in Education
8. Methods of Teaching
1. Factors of Teaching and learning
2. Principles (Maxims) of Teaching
3. Steps in lesson planning 4. Methods of Teaching
9. Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities
1. Importance of Curriculum
2. Importance of Co-Curricular Activities on the Campus such as Workshops and
Seminars, Conferences, Exchange Programmes, Art Competitions.