Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)

Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)

Teacher Eligibility Test, popularly known as the TET exam is the common test conducted to recruit teachers in government-run schools across India. TET is the state government-conducted recruitment test for teachers and is conducted under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

The TET aims to –

  • Establish a national benchmark and standards for the recruitment of quality teachers
  • Improve the performance standards of educational institutions and students
  • Communicate the focus of the state and central government of maintaining teaching quality

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is responsible to maintain the TET database, manage the TET syllabus and guide the government bodies to conduct the exam. Candidates who have qualified for the TET are ONLY eligible to be appointed as teachers in state schools and would be recruited for teaching posts like –

  • Primary Teachers (PRTs): For classes I-V
  • Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs): For classes VI-X
  • Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs): For classes XI-XII

TET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates appearing for TET exam 2021 should have –

  • Obtained a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university or institute
  • Secured a minimum of 45% marks.
  • Obtained any of the valid education or elementary education degrees, such as Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.), Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EL.Ed), or Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)

Documents Required for TET Exam 2021

  • Recent photograph
  • ID proof
  • Age Certificate
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Academic Records
  • Experience Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (For non-general category)

TET Syllabus 2021

TET consists of two papers –

  • Paper 1 – For candidates planning to teach the students of classes I – V
  • Paper 2 – For candidates planning to teach the students of classes VI-VIII

All questions asked in TET exam 2021 will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four options. There is no negative marking. The examining body will be strictly adhering to the structure and content of the TET syllabus 2021 specified below.

Paper 1

  1. Child development and pedagogy – Marks: 30
  2. Language I – Marks: 30
  3. Language – II – Marks: 30
  4. Mathematics – Marks: 30
  5. Environmental studies – Marks: 30    

Paper 2

  1. Child development and pedagogy – Marks: 30
  2. Language I – Marks: 30
  3. Language – II – Marks: 30
  4. Mathematics – Marks: 60
  5. Science – Marks: 60
  6. Social studies/social sciences – Marks: 60

 TET 2021 Exam Pattern

    • Exam Duration – 150 minutes
    • Total questions – 150
    • Question Type – Multiple Choice
    • Pass Percentage – 60

TET Exam 2021 – Qualifying Marks 

Category

Qualifying Percentage

TET Passing Marks

TET Total Marks

General

60%

90

150

SC/ST/OBC

55%

82

150

TET Validity

In June 2021, The Government of India decided to extend the validity period of the TET qualifying certificate from 7 years to lifetime, with effect from 2011.

Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) Batch 2021

Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test, MAHATET 2021 exam schedule has been announced by the Minister of School Education for the state of Maharashtra. According to the schedule, MAHATET 2021 will be conducted from September 15, 2021. This exam would be held in order to recruit teachers for classes 1 to 8 in the state.The Maharashtra State Council of Examination to conduct the Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test (MAHATET, 2021) between Sept 15 & Dec 31.

Special features of course:

 Online New Batch Commencing from 30 July

  • Duration: 2 months (60 days)
  • Medium: Marathi
  • Total Lecture: 60
  • Test Series: Unit wise test + Comprehensive Paper
  • Fee structure –

One Time Payment –

7000/- + 18% GST 1260/-, Total = 8260/-

Installment Payment –

8000/- + 18% GST 1440/-, Total = 9440/-

Pay flexible amount in 2 installments

Pay Rs.5440 at the time of admission and Rs.4000 within fifteen days.

Installment: Rs.9440/- (Rs.8000 + 18% GST i.e. Rs.1440)

Note : FEES ONCE BE PAID WILL NOT REFUNDABLE OR ADJUSTABLE. – By Order.

 

One Time Amount : Rs. /- 8,260
Installment Amount : Rs. 5,440/-
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