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MEd and MSSEd Common Education Admission Test (CEAT) Question Paper Pattern

Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Education, Dean's Office, Examination Control Division, Balkhu, Kathmandu Master Level M.Ed. and MSSEd Program Common Education Admission Test (CEAT) Question Paper Pattern Notice

Semester system based Master level M.Ed and MSSED conducted by this Faculty of Education. And everyone concerned is informed that the following question paper format has been determined for the Common Education Admission Test (CEAT) of the MSSEd program.

CEAT aims to assess the competency of the applicants who are pursuing Masters in Education in various specialized subjects. The test ensures that the applicants who secure 40% cutoff score in the test have minimum entry competencies to study the Masters in Education. For entrance test, CEAT Includes 100 multiple choice items. The applicants are provided with two hours to answer these items.

The competency framework of CEAT includes the following dimensions:

  • Philosophy and Sociological Perspective of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Curriculum and Evaluation
  • Educational Research
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Communication and writing Skills in English and Nepali
  • General Awareness of Education

Weightage and Full Marks



No. of questions & Full marks

Philosophy and Sociological Perspective of Education



Educational Psychology



Curriculum and Evaluation



Educational Research



Classroom Instruction



Communication and Writing Skills (Nepali & English)



General Awareness of Education






Difficulty level of Items: 30% very easy (p> 0.8), 30% easy (p = 0.6 -0.8), 30% moderately difficult (13 = 0.4- 0.6), 10% difficult (<0.4). Cutoff point: 40%

Domain I. Philosophy and Sociological Perspective of Education (15 questions)

This domain assesses applicants' knowledge on education and philosophy, education and social policy, educational programmes along with innovation of teaching.


What are the modes of education?

  1. School education and university education.
  2. Formal, non-formal, and informal education.
  3. Literacy and life-long learning.
  4. Place-based and situated learning.

What is the importance of teacher training?

  1. Teacher training is important for teachers' professional development.
  2. Teacher training is crucial for changing teachers' behaviors.
  3. Teacher training is important for developing teachers' competency in disciplining students.
  4. Teacher training is essential for developing teachers' competency in leadership.

Domain II. Educational Psychology (15 questions)

The domain assesses applicants' basic competencies on the value of educational psychology for teachers, different stages of human development, nature and principle of learning, theories of learning and transfer of learning.


Which of the following is the modern concept of psychology?

  1. Science of soul
  2. Science of mind
  3. Science of consciousness
  4. Science of behaviour

What is the main factor of individual differences?

  1. Hereditary factor
  2. Environmental factor
  3. Family background
  4. Social status

Domain III. Curriculum and Evaluation (15 questions)

The domain assesses the applicants' basic competencies of the concept of curriculum, sources of

curriculum, curriculum development, testing, and evaluation.


What is the definitional issue of curriculum as subject matter?

  1. Unable to clarify the scope of the Curriculum
  2. Over-emphasis on desired outcomes
  3. Emphasis only on content
  4. Focused on unintended activities

Which of the following philosophy conceives knowledge as static and gives no place to modern science within the curriculum?

  1. Perennialism
  2. Essentialism
  3. Progressivism
  4. Pragmatism

Domain IV. Educational Research (5 questions)

The domain assesses the applicants' competencies required for the basic concept of education research, the APA writing style used in research. Examples, 

Which of the following activities is research?

  1. Making a list of new books from the library
  2. Rearranging obtained Information
  3. Manipulating available facts
  4. Exploring the new knowledge

Domain V. classroom Instruction (15 questions)

The domain assesses the applicants' basic competencies required for classroom pedagogy, lesson planning, different methods of teaching, instructional materials, and use of ICE and technology-based teaching strategies.


Which of the following is not a lesson review strategy?

  1. run to the board
  2. question answer pair
  3. pair reading pair summarizing
  4. question ball

Which is a teaching aid software?

  1. smart board
  2. projector
  3. computer
  4. slides

Domain VI. Communication and Writing Skills in English and Nepali (30 questions)

Nepali —10 English —10

The domain assesses the basic competencies required for communication and writing skills. This includes basic knowledge of language use, sounds, grammar, writing skills:, paraphrasing, inferencing, interpreting, reviewing literature, and structuring the texts using the APA format/style


उस्तै उच्चारण हुने वर्ण कुन कुन हुन्‌ ?
क. य/ए 
ख. ऋृ/रि
ग. छ/क्ष
 घ. ब/व
सुसमाचार शब्दमा कतिवटा उपसर्ग छन्‌ ?
क. २ 
ख. ३
ग. ४
घ. ५

The words in the pair have the same pronunciation.

  1. Tell, tail
  2. Man, men
  3. Son, sun
  4. Know, now

Read the following tent and do the task:

In the old primary school, there used to be two elements in the educational formation of the children. They were taught the rudiments of natural science, and the idea of civic rights and duties. Scientific ideas were intended to insert the child into the societies' return, the world of things, while lessons in rights and duties were intended to insert him into State and into civil society. The scientific ideas the children learnt conflicted with the magical conception of the world and nature which they absorbed from an environment steeped in folklore; while the idea of civic rights and duties conflicted with tendencies towards individualistic and localistic barbarism.

In the past, the primary school children were taught......

  1. The basic and essential facts of biology, physics, chemistry, and the concept of civil rights and duties
  2. The rudiments of social science and languages
  3. The concept of civic rights and duties only
  4. The rudiments of natural sciences only

Which of the following is not an element of academic writing?

  1. Argument and discussion
  2. Cohesion and coherence
  3. Comparison
  4. Plots and sub-plots

The results of B.A. examination are out. Your sister's name is at the top of the list of the successful candidates. Which of the following expressions are you likely to utter on the spot?

  1. Oh, damn it.
  2. I'm sorry
  3. Never mind.
  4. Fantastic

Domain VI. General Awareness of Education lib questions)

This domain assesses applicants' knowledge on general educational system in Nepal, focusing particularly on school and higher education in Nepal. The general area of this domain includes the structure of schooling, higher education, educational policies and provisions in school and teacher education in Nepal.


Which of the following Is the first document ensuring the right to education?

  1. Education Act
  2. Education regulation
  3. Constitution of Nepal
  4. Human Right Declaration

When was the teacher training started for the first time in Nepal?

a. 2010 BS        

b. 2011BS

c. 2014 BS

d. 201585

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