Assam TET 2021: Online Application, Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Qualification

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Apr 7, 2021 | Education

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Assam TET is a state-level exam, held for the recruitment of passionate teachers into various schools of this northeastern state. The positions offered through this exam are that of Lower and Upper Primary School Teachers. The candidates who have a flair for teaching must go through the important details relevant to this exam given below.

Latest Updates:

  • February 15, 2021: The Admit Card for Assam Special TET 2021 has been released today.

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What is Assam TET?

Assam TET stands for Assam Teacher Eligibility Test. The Department of Elementary Education conducts Assam TET once in a year. It is mandatory for candidates aspiring to be teachers to appear for the Assam TET exam. Candidates who are willing to pursue their career in teaching jobs in the posts of Lower Primary and Upper Primary can apply for the Assam TET exam. There are two papers by which the eligibility of the candidates is determined for teaching at the corresponding level

Assam TET Exam Highlights

Candidates should go through the details regarding the Assam TET before applying for the exam.

Assam TET 2021 at a glance
Exam Name Assam TET or Assam Teachers Eligibility Test
Acronym Assam TET
Conducting Body Department of Elementary Education, Assam
Exam Type Teacher Eligibility Test
Level of Exam State
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Offline (PPT)
Medium English, Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo
Official Website ssa.assam.gov.in

Assam TET 2021 Exam Date

Candidates should check the dates of the Assam TET 2021 exam and not miss out on any important events. The application process should be completed before the deadline so that the candidate can appear for the exam.

The registrations for the Assam TET 2021 exam has begun on Nov 30, 2020 and the last date apply for the vacant posts is before Oct 11, 2020. The tentative schedule of Assam TET 2021 exam dates is given below. The Assam TET exam dates and other important dates will be updated once the official notification is published. 

Events Dates
Application Form Commencement Nov 30, 2020 
Application Form Last Date Oct 11, 2020 
Assam TET Admit card Release Date Jan 1, 2021 (Tentative)
Assam TET Exam Date Jan 10, 2021
Assam TET Result Declaration February 2021

Assam TET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must go through the eligibility criteria before applying for the Assam TET 2021 application form. If a candidate is found ineligible and they have applied for the exam, then his/her application and candidature shall be cancelled and the registration fee shall not be refunded. The eligibility details for Assam TET 2021 in terms of domicile and educational qualifications are listed below:

Domicile

Candidates must be a permanent resident of the Assam state to be eligible for the Assam TET exam. Candidates from other states are not allowed to appear for this examination.

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification depends on the type of post a candidate is applying for. The qualification criteria for both lower primary teacher and upper primary teacher is given below.

Lower Primary Teacher (Classes I to V)

There are two conditions for a candidate must fulfil to be eligible for Lower Primary Teacher.

Condition 1: The candidate must have passed 12th and have either of the following qualifications:

  • 2-year Diploma in elementary education (or)
  • 4 year Bachelor of elementary education (or)
  • 2-year Diploma in education (or)
  • Graduated and a 2-year diploma in elementary education (or)
  • Graduated with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education

Condition 2: The candidate must have pursued any teacher education courses which have been recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, and specified in the NCTE guidelines.

Upper Primary Teacher (Classes VI to VIII)

The candidate is expected to fulfil both the given conditions to be eligible for the position of an Upper Primary Teacher.

Condition 1- The candidate is required to fulfil at least one of the following educational qualifications:

  • Graduated and 2-year diploma in Elementary Education (or)
  • Graduated with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelors in Education (or)
  • Senior Secondary Education with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary (or)
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and 4-year B.A./B.Sc. Ed. or B.A. Ed/B.Sc.Ed. (or)
  • Graduated with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelors in Educations

Condition 2- The candidate must have pursued any teacher education courses which have been recognized by the NCTE or the RCI and specified in the NCTE guidelines.

Marks Relaxation

The candidates must have 50% marks as their minimum qualification. A few exceptions that have been cited in the qualification include:

  • Candidates of SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD categories.
  • Paper 1 candidates who were admitted in 2nd year D.EI.E.d. Before August 31, 2009, and qualified.
  • Paper 2 candidates who were admitted in 1st year B.Ed before August 31, 2009, and qualified.

Assam TET 2021 Application Process

The application form for Assam TET 2021 will be available on the official website. The candidates should check the eligibility criteria before filling up the application form. No request for the form correction will be taken by the authorities later on. It is advisable to fill the application form correctly and cross-check all the information twice before the final submission.

How to apply for the Assam TET 2021 exam?

Candidates can follow the below step by step process on how to apply for the Assam TET 2021 exam. Applicants must fill the application form before last date and successfully make the payment.

Registration

  • Candidates need to first visit the official website of Elementary Education, Government of Assam - ssa.assam.gov.in
  • On the homepage of the website, check for the Teachers Eligiblity Test 2021 link and click on it.
  • Applicants will redirected to a new registration page, where candidates need to read all the instructions and guidelines to fill the application form. Once the candidate has finished reading all the instructions for filling the Assam TET application form, proceed with "Next".
  • A application page will be opened where candidates need to first select the post they are applying for - Lower Primary(LP), Upper primary (UP) or Both(LP and UP). Once selected proceed to complete filling the basic personal details.

Enter Personal and Education Details

  • Provide personal details such as Candidate's full name, Parent's name, date of birth, gender, Address for correspondence, mobile number, email ID, Aadhar card number.
  • In the next section, candidates must choose the exam city, zone and also specify the subject for paper II. They can even select the medium of paper. In case of reserved category candidates, they need to select their category in the next step.
  • Enter the education details such as 10+2 marks, stream, graduation marks, year of passing, Board/University name etc.

Upload Documents

  • Upload the latest passport size photograph and scanned copy of signature as per the prescribed format.
  • After uploading the photograph and signature, candidates are required to create a password. Once done, verify the entire details and click on the declaration check box.

Fee Payment 

  • The last and final step is the payment of Assam TET application fees. Candidates can make the payment through Debit card/ Credit Card/ Netbanking/ Wallet/ Cash cards or UPI.
  • Once the payment is done, download and take a prinotut of the completed application form for future reference.

Assam TET 2021 Application Form

The application fee can be paid online only through debit card, credit card, net banking/ Wallet/ cash cards/ UPI. The Assam TET application fee for submitting the application form is given in the table below.

Category

Fees (for paper 1 or 2)

Fees (for both paper 1 and 2)

General Category

INR 325

INR 650

SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD

INR 300

INR 600

Document Specification

At the time of uploading the photograph and signature during application form filling process, candidates must upload the documents as per the specifications given below.

Document  Format Image Size
Photograph JPEG/JPG File Size: less than 35 KB
Height: 250 to 320 pixel
Width: 150 to 220 pixel
Signature JPEG/JPG File Size: less than 30 KB
Height: 100 to 180 pixel
Width: 150 to 220 pixel

Assam TET 2021 Admit Card

The candidates need the registration details and a password to download the admit card. Candidates must carry an identification card with them when they visit the exam centre, as proof of identification. Candidates will not be allowed inside the exam centre without the admit card. Candidates must read instructions given on the Assam TET admit card carefully.

How to download the Assam TET 2021 Admit Card?

Candidates must follow the given steps to download the Assam TET 2021 Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of the Assam TET 2021 Exam.
  • Click on "Assam Teacher Eligibility Test Admit Card 2021 ."
  • Enter the application/roll number and date of birth.
  • Download the admit card and take the printout of the same.

Details on the Assam TET 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can find the below-mentioned details at the time of checking the Assam TET 2021 admit card.

  • Candidate’s full name
  • Assam TET roll number
  • Exam date and timing
  • Exam centre and exam centre code
  • Reporting time
  • Post Applied 
  • Exam Related Guidelines

Assam TET 2021 Exam Centres

The Assam TET 2021 exam is going to be held in 33 districts across Assam. The candidates have to select one centre of their choice at the time of filling the application form.

Assam TET 2021 Exam Centres
Baksa Goalpara Morigaon
Barpeta Golaghat Nagaon
Bishwanath Hailakandi Nalbari
Bongaigaon Hojai Sivasagar
Cachar Jorhat Sonitpur
Charaideo Kamrup (M) South Salmara Mankachar
Chirang Kamrup Tinsukia
Darrang Karbi-Anglong Udalguri
Dhemaji Kokrajhar Majuli
Dibrugarh Lakhimpur Dima Hasao
Dhubri Karimganj West Karbi-Anglong

Assam TET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates aspiring to write the Assam TET exam must have a clear idea about the exam pattern and the syllabus. The Assam TET 2021 paper comprises two parts: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is for the candidates who have opted for Lower Primary Teaching (classes I to V) posts and Paper 2 is for the candidates who are applying for the Upper Primary posts (classes VI to VIII).

Duration of exam: The exam will be conducted for 150 minutes (both paper 1 and 2). Additionally, 20 minutes (per hour) will be given for visually impaired candidates.

Medium of question paper: The question paper will be available in Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Hindi and English language.

Marking Scheme: All 150 Multiple Choice Questions will carry +1 mark for each correct response. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. 

The exam pattern highlights for the Assam TET 2021 is tabulated below:

Specifications Details
Exam Name Assam TET
Language Hindi, Bengali, Bodo, Assamese, English
Duration 150 minutes
Questions 150
Types of Question Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Marking Scheme

1 mark for each correct answer 

No negative marking

Exam Pattern for Paper-I (Class I-V)

The structure and content of Assam TET Paper 1 is given below. There will be 5 sections and each section carries 30 questions each. There will be no sectional time limit in the Assam TET Paper 1.

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks  Duration
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 2 hours 30 minutes
Language-I 30 30
Language-II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Science 30 30
Total 150 150

Exam Pattern for Paper-II (Class VI-VIII)

The structure and content of Assam TET Paper 2 are given below. There will be 4 sections in which 3 section comprises 30 questions each and one section comprises 60 questions. There will be no sectional time limit in the Assam TET Paper 2.

Subject Number of Questions Marks  Duration
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 2 hours 30 minutes
Language-I 30 30
Language-II 30 30
Mathematics and Science or Social Science 60 60
Total 150 150

Assam TET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates aspiring for the Assam TET exam should have a clear idea about the exam pattern and syllabus in order to score good marks and crack the exam. The syllabus for Assam TET 2021 has been designed by the Department of Elementary Education. The detailed list of topics for each subject is given below.

Assam TET Paper 1 Syllabus

The Paper I of Assam TET exam includes the following subjects:

  • Language 1
  • Language 2
  • Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Science

Assam TET Paper 2 Syllabus

The Paper-II of Assam TET exam includes the following subjects:

  • Language 1
  • Language 2
  • Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Mathematics & Science or Social Science

The detailed syllabus of each subject is given below:

Language 1

  • Bengali
  • Bengali
  • Bodo
  • Hindi
  • Manipuri
  • Nepali
  • Hmar
  • Garo
  • Karbi
  • Assamese

Language 2

  • Development of four skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
  • Elements of language, the preliminary concept of language functions.
  • Learning and acquisition
  • Vocabulary development/structure of the sentence
  • Teaching-learning materials in English
  • Continuous and comprehensive assessment, assessing the four skills: Listening,
  • Speaking, Reading, and Writing
  • Methods: Approaches, Methods, Techniques, and strategies
  • Parts of speech
  • Jumbled words/sentences
  • Verbs, phrases
  • Articles, determiners
  • Synonyms/Antonyms
  • Preposition
  • Punctuation
  • Question Pattern
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Contracted form
  • Connections/Linking words

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Factors influencing child development
  • Dimensions of child development
  • Adolescence
  • Process of learning
  • Theories of learning
    Process of Children form a diverse context
  • Organizing Teaching
  • classroom management
  • concept of child-centred teaching and competency-based teaching
  • Evaluation
  • Individual differences
  • Personality
  • Common Behavioural Problems of Children
  • Adjustment

Mathematics

  • Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Money
  • Geometry and Mensuration
  • Data handling
  • Integration of ICT in teaching Mathematics
  • Number System
  • Socially applicable Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Geometry and Mensuration
  • Introduction to graph and Data handling
  • Integration of ICT in teaching Mathematics

Environmental Science

  • Children Environment
  • Environment and Child’s Need
  • Care and Protection of Environment
  • Pedagogy
  • Integration of ICT in teaching Environmental Science
  • Use of ICT in teaching environment science

Science

The topics which come under Science are as follows:

  • Kinematics: Motion in a straight line, Laws of Motion, Heat, and Temperature, Light, Sound, and Electricity
  • Chemistry
  • Metals and non-metals
  • Physical and Chemical Change
  • Acids bases and Salts
  • Fibre and Fabric
  • Chemical Effects of Electric Current
  • Pollution
  • Living world
  • Cells
  • Transportation in animals and plants
  • Respiration in Organisms
  • Plant world
  • Reproduction in Plants
  • Nutrition in Plants
  • Crop Production and Management
  • Animal world
  • Microorganism
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Reproduction in Animals
  • Integration of ICT in teaching Science’
  • Importance of ICT in teaching Science
  • Use of ICT in teaching Science

Social Science

The topics which come under Social Science are as follows:

  • Geography
  • History
  • Economics
  • Political Science

Assam TET 2021 Result

The Assam TET results are usually announced a few weeks after the exam is held. A qualifying candidate must clear the minimum marks notified by the Department of Elementary Education. 

How to check the Assam TET 2021 Result?

To check/download the Assam TET 2021 Result, candidates must follow these steps:

  • Visit the official website of the Assam TET 2021 Exam.
  • Click on the "Teacher Eligibility Test" link.
  • Search for the link "Assam TET Exam Result".
  • Enter the application number.
  • Download the result and take the printout of the same for future reference.

Assam TET 2021 Vacancy

The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan has recently released a notification regarding the vacancy for the post of Assistant Teachers in Lower Primary and Upper Primary category. A total of 3756 vacancies are available for the Assam TET qualified candidates. 2966 vacancies available for Lower Primary Teachers, 548 vacancies for Upper Primary (Social Science) and 239 vacancies for Upper Primary (Maths & Science). Candidates must apply before October 11, 2020 .

Post Vacancy
Assistant Teacher - Lower Primary 2966 
Assistant Teacher -Upper Primary (Social Science) 548
Assistant Teacher -Upper Primary (Maths and Science) 239
Total  3756

Assam TET 2021 Cutoff

A candidate is considered qualified if they obtain the marks equal to or more than the decided cutoff for that particular year. The cut-off marks of the Assam TET 2019 is given below. General candidates had to score 90 marks to qualify the exam, whereas reserved category students needed 83 marks to qualify the Assam TET 2019 exam.

Categories Total marks Cutoff Marks
General 150 60% (90 marks)
SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD 150 55% (83 marks)

Assam TET Certificate

The candidates who clear the cutoff and qualify the Assam TET are awarded a certificate of Teaching Eligibility, issued by the Department of Elementary Education. This certificate is valid for 7 years from the date of issuing.

Contact Details

In case of any queries related to the Assam TET exam or admission procedure, candidates can contact the given below details.

Office Address: Office of the Mission Director,

Axom Sarba Siksha Abhiyan Mission, Kahilipara, Guwahati- 781 019, Assam

Phone Number: 0361-2380701, 2380144

Email ID: [email protected]

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