WHAT IS THE TNTET EXAM?
TNTET is the Tamilnadu Teachers Eligibility Test which is conducted once a year by the Teacher’s recruitment board (TRC) of Tamilnadu. TNTET is a state-level examination for the recruitment of teachers in different government schools as well as in private schools of Tamilnadu.
This examination is conducted to check the eligibility of a candidate to become a teacher in primary and secondary classes. The TNTET exam is conducted in offline mode and candidates are required to answer 150 multiple-choice questions.
|Full-Form of the Exam||Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test|
|Name of the Organization||Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board|
|Exam Level||State Level|
|Frequency||Once a Year|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fees||Rs. 500/- For General Category and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD categories|
|Exam Mode||Pen and Paper|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|Language||English and Tamil|
Here are the exam dates and other important dates for the Tamil Nadu TET Exam:
|TNTET Events||TNTET Exam Dates|
|Start of TNTET Registration||March 31, 2022|
|TNTET 2022 Exam date (Paper I)||August 27, 2022|
|TNTET 2022 Exam date (Paper-II)||To be announced|
|Release of TNTET Official Notification||February 2022|
|Starting of TNTET Applying online||March 2022|
|Last date for TNTET Applying online||April 2022|
|Admit Card 2022 Release Date||May 2022|
|TNTET 2022 Examination Date||To be Notified|
|TNTET 2022 Results Announcement||To be Notified|
Any candidate can apply for the examination but if the candidate cannot fulfil the eligibility criteria for the examination they might not be considered as qualified, so the candidate should check eligibility criteria carefully before applying.
- The candidate should be an Indian citizen or residing in India.
- The age limit for the candidates applying for TNTET 2022 should be between 18 Years to 40 Years. For SC, ST, and OBC candidates the relaxation in the upper age limit is 5 Years.
The topics that have been covered by TNTET Paper I Syllabus has been enlisted in the following table:
|Subjects||Name of Units|
|Child Development and Pedagogy Part (A)|
|Part (B) Learning|
The topics that have been covered by TNTET Paper II Syllabus has been enlisted in the following table:
|Subjects||Names of Units|
|Child Development and Pedagogy (Relevant to Age Group 11-14)|
|Mathematics & Science|
TNTET Results 2022:
The result is announced in an online mode for both papers. One can check the result on the official website using login credentials. The candidates from the General category should score 60% marks are considered qualified while reserved category candidates should have to obtain 55% marks to qualify for the examination.
The TNTET examination will issue the candidate with a TNTET Qualification Certificate. This certificate is valid for the lifetime. Please note that mere holding of a TET certificate does not grant any right to appoint as a teacher as this fulfils the only one eligibility criteria among many others.
TNTET 2022- Expected cut-offs:
The cut-off marks are the marks obtained by the candidate to clear the exam and move ahead for the further evaluation process to achieve their aim. The last year’s cut-off marks are not available as the exams are postponed due to the covid 19 pandemic.
The cut off differs each year. In general, the cut-off marks depend upon various factors like difficulty level of question paper, number of candidates, and number of vacancies available. The minimum qualifying marks is given below:
|Category||Minimum Qualifying Marks|
|OBC, SC, ST||55%.|
The result for the TNTET will be announced after 40 days of the examination date. Successful candidates will be invited for the interview and awarded certificates. The candidates invited for Interviews are judged by the exam authority on their performance in the exam as well as in the interview, The shortlisted candidates who perform well in both Interviews and written exams will be appointed as Government Teachers in the Tamil Nadu schools.