TN TET – Scope

The Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) administers the Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET). Candidates who pass this test will be considered for teaching positions in Tamil Nadu’s primary and upper primary schools. TNTET has two papers: Paper 1 (for grades I–V) and Paper 2 (for grades VI-VIII). 

The eligibility criteria and syllabus for the two papers are different. The TNTET certificate of marks is given to all successful candidates in this TET, and the exam scores are valid for seven years. Candidates will then be able to apply to various schools in Tamil Nadu.

Candidates must check whether they are qualified to apply for TNTET 2021 while filling out the application form to avoid rejection at a later stage. As per their eligibility, candidates can apply for TNTET 2021 Paper I, Paper II, or both. 

Educational Qualification Eligibility for TN TET Exam:

Paper I:

  • Higher Secondary or its equivalent degree with at least 50 percent marks or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma degree in Elementary Education

OR 

  • Higher Secondary or its equivalent degree with at least 50 percent marks or appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education

OR 

  • Higher Secondary or its equivalent degree with at least 50 percent marks or appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.Ed.)

Paper II:

Exam Pattern of TN TET Exam:

Paper I:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
1.Child Development and Pedagogy3030
2.Language 1: Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu3030
3.Language 2: English3030
4.Mathematics3030
5.Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

Paper II:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
1.Child Development and Pedagogy3030
2.Language 1: Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu3030
3.Language 2: English3030
4.Mathematics and Science or Social Science or Major Subject6060
Total150150

Steps to Fill TN TET Application Form:

  • Visit the official TNTET 2021 website at trb.tn.nic.in.
  • “TNTET 2021 application form” should be selected.
  • Candidates must now input their registration information, which includes their name, parent’s name, date of birth, phone number, and email address.
  • After the registration is completed successfully, the applicant will receive a registration ID via their registered mobile number or email address.
  • Candidates must now log on using their registration ID and begin filling out the application form, which includes information such as the candidate’s name, age, educational qualifications, the paper they are enrolling for, and their preferred test center.
  • After correctly filling out all of the information, the candidate should scan and upload the following documents: signature, passport-size photograph, caste certificate (if applicable), age, and experience certificate.
  • As soon as the candidates have attached all of the required documents, they must pay the appropriate charge for their category via the internet.
  • The next step is to go through the candidate’s information to make sure there are no mistakes, then click the ‘submit’ button.
  • After successfully completing the application form, you will be given a registration number and password, which you should keep secure for future reference.

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