CTET Notes on Social Studies Free PDF || BOOKS AND BURIALS

In CTET Exam, the Social Studies section comprises a total 60 questions of 60 marks, in which 40 questions come from the content section i.e.History, Geography and Political Science and the rest 20 questions from Social Studies Pedagogy section. Here, we are providing important Complete study notes on Social Studies which will be very helpful for upcoming CTET and other teaching exams.


  • There are four vedas: Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva
  • The oldest Veda is the Rig Veda comprised about 3500 years ago – It has more than a thousand hymns called sukta or well said

– It praises 3 gods,

Agni– the god of fire

Indraa warrior god

Soma – a plant from which a special drink was prepared

These hymns were composed of sages (rishis)

  • Sanskrit is a part of a family of languages known as Indo-European- Assamese, Gujarati, Hindi, Kashmiri, and Sindhi and many European languages like English, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish belong to this family, They are called family because they have many words in common
  • Those used in the northeast belongs to the Tibeto-Burman family
  • Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam belong to the Dravidian family
  • Languages spoken in Jharkhand and parts of central India belongs to the Austro-Asiatic Family

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