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.
150 Multiple Choice Questions
Duration of Examination : 3 Hours
|No||TN TET PAPER – I Content (All Compulsory)||No. Of.Ques||No. Of. Marks|
|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|
|No||TN TET PAPER-I -SUBJECT||TOPICS|
|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-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)|