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Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) March 2012

Teacher Recruitment Board, Tamil Nadu invites application from eligible candidates for Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) for recruitment of teachers. The last date for online application is 4 April 2012

Mar 21, 2012 16:10 IST
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In order of the provision of section 23 of the Right to Education Act (RTE) 2009, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has laid down minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for the appointment as a teacher for classes I to VIII. Teachers Recruitment Board is designated as the Nodal Agency for conducting of Teacher Eligibility Test and recruitment of Teachers, School Education (C2) Department for the year 2012 from the candidates in Tamil Nadu.

Name of the post for Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2012

a)      Teacher (for classes I to V): Primary Stage

b)      Teacher (for classes VI to VIII): Elementary Stage

c)      Teacher (for both categories)

Important Dates for Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2012

  • Release of notification for TNTET: 7 March 2012
  • Opening date for sale of application forms: 22 March 2012
  • Closing date for receipt of application forms: 4 April 2012 till 5.30 pm
  • Date of Written Test: 3 June 2012 (Paper I forenoon, Paper II afternoon)

Eligibility Criteria for Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2012

Educational Qualification

  • Paper I (Subject Code 12TET 01): Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Course (10+2 Pattern) and Diploma in Teacher Education in a Recognized Teacher Training Institute/ DIET and seeking an appointment as Teacher for classes I to V (except Visually Impaired Candidates)
  • Paper II (Subject Code 12TET 02): Candidates who have passed a Bachelor's Degree(BA/ BSc/ BLitt) with Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, History and Geography or a Degree with any one of the equivalent subjects from a Recognized University under 10+2+3 Pattern and a Degree in Teacher Education (B.Ed.) from a Recognized University and seeking an appointment as Teacher for classes VI to VIII
  • For both categories: Candidates appearing for the Final Year Examination of D.T.Ed. / B.Ed. during the current Academic Year are also eligible to appear for the Teacher Eligibility Test

Selection Procedure for Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2012

The TNTET examination will be held in all the 66 Educational District Headquarters and consist of objective type Multiple Choice Question (MCQ's) each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.

  • Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  • Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Note: A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

Paper I (for Classes I to V): No. of MCQs - 150; Duration of examination: 1 ½ hours

S. No.

Subject

No. of MCQs

Marks

1

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

2

Language I (Tamil/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada/ Urdu)

30

30

3

Language II (English)

30

30

4

Mathematics

30

30

5

Environmental Studies

30

30

 

Total

150

150

 

Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII): No. of MCQs - 150; Duration of examination: 1 ½ hours

S. No.

Subject

No. of MCQs

Marks

1

Child Development and Pedagogy Relevant to the age Group 11-14 Years (Compulsory)

30

30

2

Language I (Tamil/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada/ Urdu) (Compulsory)

30

30

3

Language II (English) (Compulsory)

30

30

4

For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science OR
(b) For Social Studies Teacher: Social Studies OR
(c) or Any Other Teacher [(a) or (b)]

60

60

 

Total

150

150

 

How to Apply for Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2012

Applications can be received from the Office of the District Educational Officers Candidates should use only the OMR Application Form Single Application Form is enough for a candidate even if he/she wishes to write a single paper or both Papers I and II simultaneously.

Application Fee: The application fee for taking this exam is Rs 500 for General/ OBC Category candidates and Rs 250 for SC/ ST/ PWD category candidates.

Challan must be put inside the envelope provided and submitted in person in the Office where the candidate received the Application Form. The Application and the Challan should NOT be stapled/ pasted/ tied together. The envelope also should not to be closed or pasted.

Candidates should not post the printout of the application to APTET office.

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