TNTET 2019 Eligibility

Exam Date : 6th October 2019 To 7th October 2019
Result Date : 9th November 2019

TNTET Eligibility Criteria 2019

TNTET 2019 Essential Qualification:

Candidates who are willing to fill the TNTET 2019 Application Form, must fulfill the Eligibility criteria as set by the conducting authority. Below mentioned are the eligibility criteria for TNTET 2019:

  • Eligibility Criteria to become Primary School Teacher:

    • Passed 12th with B.Ed or Nursery Teacher Training Degree with having two years BTC in Urdu.

  • Eligibility Criteria to become Secondary School Teacher:

    • Candidates must have a Graduation degree with B.Ed with at least 50 % marks.

Age Limit:

  • Candidates willing to apply for TNTET 2019 must be between 18-40 yearr of age. Resereved categories will have relaxation according to Governement Rules and regulations.

Paper-wise Eligibility Criteria for TNTET 2019


  • For Paper 1 exam, candidates must have a minimum educational qualification of 10+2 and Diploma in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education from a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET.

  • Candidates appearing for the Final Year Examination of D.E.Ed. during the current Academic Year (2016-2017) are eligible for Paper 1, provided these candidates should produce D.E.Ed., certificate of certificate verification. Visually impaired candidates are not eligible for Paper 1.


  • For Paper 2 exam, candidates must have a minimum educational qualification of B.A. /B.Sc. / B.Litt. in Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, History and Geography as major subjects. 

  • Candidates must have a degree with any one of the equivalent subjects from a recognized University/ Institution under 10+2+3 Pattern and a Bachelor's Degree in Education (B.Ed.) from a recognized University.

  • Regarding equivalent subjects, Government orders issued prior to the date of this notification alone will be considered.

  • Candidates with B.Lit., (Tamil) degree should possess either B.Ed. or D.T.Ed. or TPT. Candidates appearing for the Final Year Examination of B.Ed. during the current Academic Year (2016 - 2017) can also appear for Paper 2; such candidates should produce B.Ed. certificate for certificate verification.

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