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Teacher Eligibility Test

In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 23 of the RTE Act, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in classes I to VIII. It had been inter alia provided that one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in clause (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is that he/she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE.

Number of questions :

150 Multiple Choice Questions

Duration of Examination : 3 Hours

No TN TET PAPER  – I   Content (All Compulsory) No. Of.Ques No. Of. Marks
 

1

TN TET PAPER  – I   Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6 – 11) 30 30
2 TN TET PAPER  – I   Language I – Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu 30 30
3 TN TET PAPER  – I  Language II – English 30 30
4 TN TET PAPER  – I   Mathematics 30 30
5 TN TET PAPER  – I   Environmental Studies 30 30
 

TOTAL

 

150

 

150

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Course (10+2 Pattern) and Diploma in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education (Regarding the Candidates who have passed D.T.Ed. Certificates from States other than Tamil Nadu their certificate should be evaluated before Certificate Verification) in a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET and seeking an 3 appointment as Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V (except Visually Impaired Candidates) can write Paper I.

No TN TET PAPER-I   -SUBJECT TOPICS
 

1

 

Part (A): Child Development

Unit-I: The Children’s Profile at the Beginning of Primary Education—Physical and Cognitive.

Unit-II: The Children’s Profile at the Beginning of Primary Education—Social and Emotional

Unit-III: Physical & Intellectual Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years)

Unit-IV: Social and Emotional Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years)

Unit-V: Moral Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years)

Part (B): Learning.

Unit-I: Learning.

Unit-II: Types, levels and approaches to Learning.

Unit-III: Concepts and constructs.

Unit-IV: Factors Contributing to Learning.

Unit-V: Constructivist Approach to Learning

Unit-VI: Learning and Knowledge

2 TN  TET PAPER-I LANGUAGE –I  Tamil (Classes I to V)
3 TN  TET PAPER-I LANGUAGE –II English (Classes   I to V)