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Tamil Nadu TET Exam


Key Points

  • The Teachers Recruitment Board conducts this test as a Nodal Agency for the Government of Tamil Nadu
  • For Classes I to VIII
  • Duration of one exam: 3 Hours
  • Passing Percentage: 60%
  • Validity of the Certificate: 7 years
  • No Restriction on the number of attempts
  • The Teacher Eligibility Test is only a pre-requisite eligibility test for those who are seeking appointment as a teacher
  • TET qualification is only one of the eligibility conditions for appointment. Mere holding of a TET certificate does not confer any right to appointment
  • Recruitment of Teachers will be conducted separately as and whenthere is need following the guidelines issued by the Government ofTamil Nadu.

Test Fees

Paper Class Cost for One (INR)
Paper 1 I to V 500
paper 2 VI to VIII 500

For SC/ST/Differently Abled People, Cost for one paper is Rs. 250


Eligibility


Class I to V (Primary Stage)
  • Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Course (10+2 Pattern) and Diploma in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education (regarding other State D.T.Ed Certificate,evaluation certificate is necessary) in a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET and seeking an appointment as Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V (except Visually Impaired Candidates)

Class VI to VIII (Elementary Stage)
  • Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Course (10+2 Pattern) and Diploma in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education (regarding other State D.T.Ed Certificate,evaluation certificate is necessary) in a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET and seeking an appointment as Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V (except Visually Impaired Candidates)
  • OR

  • Candidates who have passed a Bachelor's Degree (B.A. /B.Sc. /B.Litt.) with Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, History and Geography.
  • OR

  • Degree with any one of the equivalent subjects (Regarding equivalent subject, Government orders issued prior to the date of this notification alone will be considered) from a Recognized University under 10+2+3 Pattern and a Bachelor's Degree in Education (B.Ed.) from a Recognized University and seeking an appointment as Teacher for classes VI to VIII

Candidates appearing for the Final Year Examination of D.E.Ed /B.Ed during the current Academic Year (2012 – 2013) are also permitted to appear for the Teacher Eligibility Test. Such Candidate's should have successfully completed the course in the current Academic Year (2012-2013) itself and should produce D.E.Ed / B.Ed Certificate during Certificate Verification otherwise they shall not be considered for current year Government recruitment process. However they may be issued with TET certificate after producing D.E.Ed Diploma certificate / B.Ed Degree Certificate.


Structure of Examination

Paper

Topic

MCQ’s

Marks

Paper 1

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language I (Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)

30

30

Language II(English)

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

Paper 2

Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)

30

30

Language I (compulsory) (Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)

30

30

Language II (compulsory) (English)

30

30

(a) For Mathematics and Science teacher: Mathematics and Science

60

60

(b) For Social Studies / Social Science teacher: Social Science

60

60

(c) For any other teacher – either (a) or (b)

 

 

Total

150

150

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