TNTET Notification 2012
Government of Tamilnadu Teachers Recruitment Board is inviting applications for TAMIL NADU TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST (TNTET) – 2012 Teachers Recruitment Board is designated as the Nodal Agency for conducting
of Teacher Eligibility Test and recruitment of Teachers as per G.O. (Ms) No. 181, School Education (C2) Department, Dated 15.11.2011.
2. Category of Candidates for TET:
1.The Secondary Grade and Graduate Teachers (BT Assistants) appointed with the prescribed qualifications in Government, Government Aided and Un-aided Schools on or after 23rd August, 2010.
2.Teachers working in Unaided Institutions without the prescribed qualifications shall acquire such minimum qualifications within a period of 5 years and should pass the TET.
3.All Candidates with necessary qualifications and seeking for appointment as
Teachers for Classes I to VIII
Eligibility to Write TET:
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) can write Paper I
Candidates who have passed a Bachelor’s Degree(B.A. /B.Sc. / B.Litt.) 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 TeacherEducation (B.Ed.) from a Recognized University and seeking an appointment as Teacher for classes VI to VIII can write Paper II.
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.
Teacher Eligibility Test Papers:
1. Paper I Classes I to V
2. Paper II Classes VI to VIII
Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes I to V. Number of Questions 150 MCQs and the Duration of the Examination is 1 Hour and 30 Minutes
Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. Number of Questions 150 MCQs and the Duration of the Examination is 1 Hour and 30 Minutes.
A person who intends to teach both Classes I to V and VI to VIII will have to appear for both Papers I and II.
Structure and Content of TET
All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.
i Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6 – 11) Quations 30 Marks 30
ii Language I – Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu Quations 30 Marks 30
iii Language II - English Quations 30 Marks 30
iv Mathematics Quations 30 Marks 30
v Environmental Studies Quations 30 Marks 30
Total Quations 150 Marks150
i Child Development and Pedagogy – relevant to the age Group 11 – 14 Years (Compulsory) Quations 30 Marks 30
ii Language I - Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu (Compulsory) Quations 30 Marks 30
iii Language II - English (Compulsory) Quations 30 Marks 30
iv (a) 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) ] Quations 60 Marks 60
Total Quations 150 Marks150
Subjects & Subject Codes
1. Paper I 12TET 01
2. Paper II 12TET 02
Application & Examination Fee:
Applications can be received from the District Educational Officers on payment of Rs. 50/- in cash towards the cost of Application Form and Prospectus. The Examination Fee is Rs. 500/- (Rupees 250/- for SC/ST /Differently Abled Candidates only). The fee should be paid by the candidate in any Branch of the State Bank of India only using the Prescribed Challan attached with the Prospectus.
Payment of Fees in any other method will not be accepted. While making payment of fees through the Challan the candidate should take care to write all the necessary details without fail. The TRB Copy of the Challan Should be sent along with the Application Form without stapling or tying with the Application form.
ISSUE OF APPLICATIONS: from 22.03.2012 to 04.04.2012 from the Office of the District Educational Officers, on payment of Rs. 50/- in cash towards the cost of Application Form and Prospectus.
Important Dates to Remember:
A Date of Notification 07.03.2012
B Commencement of Sale of Application Forms 22.03.2012
C Last Date for Receipt of Application 04.04.2012 5.30 p.m.
D Date of Written Examination-Paper I 03.06.2012 F.N.
Date of Written Examination-Paper-II 03.06.2012 A.N.
For TNET Official Website : http://trb.tn.nic.in/TET2012/08032012/msg.htm
For TNET 2012 Notification : http://trb.tn.nic.in/TET2012/08032012/Notification.pdf
For TNET 2012 Prospectus : http://trb.tn.nic.in/TET2012/08032012/Prospectus.pdf
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GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD
4th Floor, EVK Sampath Maaligai,
DPI Compound, College Road,
Chennai – 600 006