TNTET 2019

Exam Date : June 8, 2019 To June 9, 2019
Result Date : July 24, 2019

Have you finished your bachelor's degree in Tamil Nadu? Are you looking to become a teacher for primary and upper primary level in Tamil Nadu? Then TNTET is the exam which you should take. You can get to know all the details about TNTET in the following sections.

What is TNTET?

TNTET - Dates, Application, Admit Card, Result

TNTET full form is Tamil Nadu Teaching Eligibility Test. Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) of Tamil Nadu conducts Teachers Eligibility Test on June 8, 2019. It is a state level examination for the recruitment of candidates into the teaching field. In TNTET there are 2 papers which are TNTET Paper I and Paper II.

TNTET Introduction
Exam Name Tamil Nadu Teaching Eligibility Test
Acronym TNTET
Level of exam  State
Frequency Once a year
Conducting Authority Teachers Recruitment Board 
Mode of Application Online Application Form
Mode of Exam Pen & Paper-based test (offline exam)
Total marks (Phase-1) 150 marks
Total marks(Phase-2) 150 marks
Negative Marking No Negative marks
Age Limit 18-40 Years
Website trb.tn.nic.in

Exam Dates    

TRB released the notification for TNTET Exam on 28th February 2019. In the notification, it gave various information about application form date, eligibility etc. Later it announced TNTET Exam Dates and admit card release dates separately. TRB is yet to announce the results date. These dates as officially released by the conducting authority is given below:

TNTET Exam Dates and other important dates
Event Dates
TRB released Notification for TNTET 28th February 2019
Issue of TNTET 2019 Application Form March 15, 2019 
 Last Date of TNTET Application Form April 12, 2019 
Release of Admit Card May 25, 2019 
TNTET 2019 Exam Date June 8, 2019 to June 9, 2019 
Declaration of Result In the month of July (tentative)

Eligibility 

TRB has set the eligibility criteria for Paper-I and Paper-II. Candidates should clear the eligibility else they will be subject to rejection under the authority of TRB. Applicants should be older than 18 and shouldn't cross the age limit of 40. The academic qualification required for both papers are given below: 

Minimum educational qualifications for applicants to attend Paper-I are:

  • Candidates should have done higher secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks. And he/she should have passed or should be appearing in the final year of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education or any other name it is known by.

or

  • Applicants should have passed higher secondary or it's equivalent with at least 45% marks. Along with this candidates should have passed in a two-year diploma in Elementary Education in accordance with the NCTE regulations 2002. Final year candidates also can apply.

or

  • Students should have done Higher Secondary education or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks. They should have passed or should be appearing in the final year of 4 years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.).

or

  • Aspirants should have cleared Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks. Along with it they should have passed or should be appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).

or

  • Candidate should be doing graduation and passed/appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

or

  • Applicants should have done graduation with 50% marks and passed/appearing in the final year of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

Note: Candidates should note that if they have passed in D.T.ed./D.Ele.Ed. from other stated than Tamil Nadu then they should submit an evaluation certificate.

Minimum educational qualifications for applicants to attend Paper-II are:

  • Candidates should have done graduation and passed/appearing in the final year of two years of Diploma in Elementary Education.

Or

  • Applicants should have done graduation with at least 50% marks. And they should have passed or should be appearing in the final year of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).

Or

  • Students should have done graduation with at least 45% marks. They should have passed or should be appearing in the final year of Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.), in accordance with the NCTE Regulations.

Or

  • Aspirants should have passed Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks. They should have also passed or should be appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.).

Or

  • Students should have passed higher secondary with at least 50% marks. They should have passed or should be appearing in the final year of 4-year B.A/B.Sc. Ed or B.A. Ed./B.Sc. Ed.

Or

  • Candidates should have done graduation with at least 50% marks. They should have also passed or should be appearing in the final year of B.Ed (Special Education).

Or

  • A candidate who has B.Ed qualification from an institute which is recognized by the NCTE eligible to appear in TET. 

Or

  • Students who are pursuing any of the teacher education courses which are recognized by the NCTE or the RCI.

Syllabus

Candidates should be aware of the TNTET Syllabus which is prescribed by the TRB. This will help them plan and prepare well for the exam. Syllabus for Paper I and Paper II varies and they are as follows:

  • Paper-1: Child Development & Pedagogy, Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu, English, English, Mathematics and Environmental Studies.
  • Paper-2: Child Development & Pedagogy, Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu, English, Mathematics And Science/Social Science.

Registration

TRB will release the application form on March 15, 2019. Once the application form is released candidates need to fill in TNTET Application Form Details and submit it. Candidates can go through the following to get details about application form.

How to apply for TNTET?

Once TRB will release the online application form, you can follow these steps to fill the application form:

  • Step 1: Candidates need to visit the official website of the Teachers Recruitment Board.
  • Step 2: Fill in the application form with the required details.
  • Step 3: Upload your recent photograph and signature.
  • Step 4: Enter your valid email address and phone number, these will be used for communication till the announcement of results.
  • Step 5: Pay the fee online through Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card. You should remember that there is no option to pay the fee through any offline modes.
  • Step 6: Submit the application form before April 12, 2019 before 5:00 PM.

Note:

  • Candidates need to use separate applications for Paper I and Paper II.
  • Any application form without image and/or signature will be rejected.
  • Candidates have to fill in the application form with utmost care. Else if they make a mistake then TRB won't entertain any correspondences regarding such matters and will reject the application form.

Application Form Details

Candidates can apply to TNTET only through there Online Application Form. Candidates need to access the application in the official website to apply for TNTET 2019.

TNTET application form link is trb.tn.nic.in. You have to visit this website and click on the TNTET application form link. The application date is March 15, 2019. TNTET Application Last Date 2019 is April 12, 2019. 

Once you have submitted the application TRB won't allow any TNTET Application Correction. So you have to carefully fill all the details and proofread once, before submitting.

Examination Fee: The examination fee for TNTET 2019 is Rs. 500. If you belong to reserved categories (i.e. SC, SCA, ST and Person with Disability) then you have to pay the examination fee of Rs. 250. Enter your category details properly, since TRB has announced that there is no refund policy.

Photograph and Signature: Candidates need to upload their recent photograph against white background along with their signature. The file format and size specified by TRB are as follows:

TNTET Application Form Details: Photograph and Signature
Document Details Size (in KB) File Format
Photograph Recent passport size coloured photograph against a white background 20 - 60 jpg/jpeg/png
Signature Signature should be visible 10 - 30 jpg/jpeg/png

Application Fee: For candidates belonging to General/OBC candidates fee is INR.500, and if candidates belong to the reserved category then the fee is INR 250.

Documents required to apply for TNTET

Details and documents that candidates might need to apply for TNTET 2019 are:

  • Your details like name, father's name etc.
  • Qualification details.
  • Higher Secondary Education or it's equivalent Certificate.
  • Certificate/Marks Card of qualifying/qualified exam specified by TRB.
  • For payment Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.
  • Caste certificate (if applicable).
  • PWD Certificate (if applicable).

Exam Pattern

When you are preparing for your TNTET 2019 you will need to know paper pattern along with the syllabus. This will help you plan ahead and prepare for the exam. The question paper will consist of only MCQs type of questions. This means you have to select one correct answer out of given multiple options. 

Paper I will be conducted on March 15, 2019. Paper I will have 150 MCQs and duration is 180 minutes. Paper pattern for TNTET Paper I is as follows:

TNTET Paper I Pattern
Sl. No. Subject/Content Number of MCQs Marks
1 Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group of 6 years - 11 years) 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 will be conducted on April 12, 2019. Paper II will have 150 MCQs and duration is 180 minutes. Exam pattern for TNTET Paper II is as follows:

TNTET Paper II Pattern
Sl. No. Content Number of MCQs Marks
1 Child Development and Pedagogy relevant to the age group of 11 - 14 years  30 30
2 Language I - Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu 30 30
3 Language II - English 30 30
4 For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science or 60 60
Social Science Teacher: Social Science or
Any other teacher: Either Mathematics and Science or Social Science
Total 150 150

Admit Card

Candidates need to visit the official website to download the TNTET Admit card. It will be released on May 25, 2019. 

Download Hall Ticket: The applicants will have to submit their application number, date of birth and security pin to download TNTET 2019 admit card.

Exam Centres

TRB will conduct TNTET 2019 in all districts. TNTET Exam Centre details will be mentioned on the admit card along with other essential details.

TRB reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of exam centres depending on the number of seats and applicants. And it also reserves right to re-allot candidates due to administrative reasons.

Note: TRB doesn't cover expenses which incur to attend TNTET. All the expenses incurred to attend the exam should be covered by the candidate.

Results

TNTET 2019 results will be published on the official website (trb.tn.nic.in). After the one month of the TNTET 2019 exam, results will be announced on the official website.

TRB will release notification on the official website which will contain details about TNTET Result 2019 Date. Once it is released we will update the result date and other information.

Passing mark: Candidates have to clear both paper-1 and paper-2 with an average mark of 60%. 

Validity: The scorecard of TNTET exam 2019 will be valid for a duration of 7 years. 

Recruitment

TRB does not offer recruitment through TNTET. Candidates should take another exam related to recruitment. TNTET will give a Score which will be valid for 7 years. This score will be used as one of the factors for recruitment.

General Instructions

  • Candidates who have scored marks 60% or above in TNTET in either of the papers will receive a pass certificate. Candidates belonging to reserved categories will get a relaxation of 5%.
  • TNTET Score is valid for a duration of 7 years.
  • TNTET certificate doesn't guarantee you a job as a teacher. It merely serves as one of the factors in appointment as a teacher.
  • According to School Education (TRB) Department, as per G.O.(Ms)No.149 dated 20.07.2018, The candidates who have qualified TNTET will have to appear another competitive exam which is related to recruitment.

FAQs

Q. How can I apply for TNTET Exam 2019?

Ans. You can visit the official website and fill in the required details. Then upload your photo and signature. Pay the fees and submit the application form.

Q.  How to get TNTET result 2019?

Ans. Once the TRB released a notification for TNTET 2019 Result, the procedure to check results will be updated. This notification will contain steps to check results.

Q. How to get admit card for TNTET 2019?

Ans. TRB has released the admit card on May 25, 2019. You can visit the official website of TRB and enter your user ID and your password. Admit card will be displayed on your screen. Download it and take printout in an A4 size sheet. 

Q. Can a male candidate apply for TNTET Paper I examination?

Ans. Yes. According to eligibility criteria set by TRB for TNTET 2019, there is no restriction for males to apply for TNTET.

Q. What are the documents needed when applying TNTET Exam 2019 in online?

Ans. Documents needed to apply for TNTET are

  • Higher Secondary Education or it's equivalent Certificate.
  • Certificate/Marks Card of Qualifying exam specified by TRB.
  • For payment Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.
  • Caste certificate (if applicable).
  • PWD Certificate (if applicable).

Q. What is the qualification required for TRB Exam?

Ans. The various certificates you need to apply for TNTET are mentioned in the TNTET Eligibility Section. You can go through it to get an idea.

Q. When TNTET Exam will be held in 2019?

Ans. TRB will host the exam on TNTET Exam Date which is June 8, 2019.

Q. What is the age limit for TNTET Exam?

Ans. Applicants should be in the age limit of 18-40.

Q. What is TRB?

Ans. TRB is the conducting authority of TNTET which is responsible for the recruitment of teachers.

Discussion Forum



Q
How to fill the application form?

How to fill the application form?

Asked By: Rachna parth,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Rachna,

The complete TNTET Application Process details and the procedure can be accessed through the link here.



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When will the date of TNTET will be notified?

When will the date of TNTET will be notified?

Asked By: Rajesh Biyani,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Rajesh,

The dates are not officially declared, but the tentative date for application form will be in the 1st week of July. Read more about TNTET Important Dates here.


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