TNTET Exam Pattern 2024: Marking Scheme, Weightage

Pratiki Patra
Pratiki Patra

Updated on - Aug 25, 2023

TNTET exam pattern 2024 will be released by the conducting body. The TNTET exam pattern 2024 will be set by the Teachers Recruitment Board as per the requirement to hire eligible and suitable candidates for further teacher recruitment.

Candidates must know the duration of paper 1 and paper 2 will be 3 hours each. There shall be 150 questions in paper 1 and paper 2 of TNTET 2024 exam. The exam will be held in online mode. OMR sheets would be provided, where candidates have to mark the correct answer. 

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TNTET 2024 Exam Pattern

TNTET 2024 exam pattern is different of the both, paper 1 and paper 2. Candidates can read below to know the 2024 exam pattern.

TNTET 2024 Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Candidates can refer to the TNTET paper 1 pattern in the tabular below. Paper 1 has 150 questions in total with a 1-mark value. Also, there are in total 5 sections in the paper 1 exam: Child Development, Language paper, English language, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies.

TNTET 2024 Pattern Highlights
Subject No Of MCQs Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6 – 11)   30 MCQs 30 Marks
The language I – (Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II – English 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

TNTET 2024 Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Candidates can refer to the TNTET paper 2 patterns in the tabular below. Paper 2 also has 150 questions in total with a 1-mark value. Also, there are 5 sections in the paper 2 exams. The first four sections are the same as paper 1, whereas the last section in paper 2 will be Social Science.

TNTET 2024 Paper-2 Exam Pattern
Subject No of MCQs Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy – relevant to the age Group 11 – 14 Years (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I - Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II - English (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics and Science  30 MCQs 30 Marks
Social Science Teacher: Social Science 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

TNTET 2024 Exam Pattern Highlights

The TNTET 2024 exam will be conducted in two folds. A few details are shared in the sections below regarding the TNTET exam pattern 2024.

Exam Structure

The TNTET exam details regarding its structure are as follows. Candidates are advised to go through the sections added below to understand the exam structure for the TNTET exam 2024.

  • The exam has two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • Both papers have 150 questions each.
  • Each question carries a 1-mark value.
  • The exam is conducted in offline mode.
  • The exam duration is for 150 minutes for both papers.
  • The paper is set bilingually, i.e., in Tamil and English.

Negative Marking

One of the most important factors of any competitive examination is its marking scheme. Negative marking plays an important role in the scoring of any exam.

  • There is no negative marking on both papers.
  • No marks shall be deducted for wrong or unanswered questions.

Difficulty Level

The exam difficulty level helps the candidates prepare accordingly for it. Understanding the paper pattern and level is of utmost importance. The details regarding the same are enlisted below.

  • The paper 1 topics are related to concepts from Class 1-5.
  • The paper 2 topics are related to concepts from Class 6-8.
  • The difficulty level of the exam is similar to a senior secondary class.

TNTET 2024 Marking Scheme

Candidates are advised to understand the TNTET exam pattern 2024, under which the marking scheme is an important factor. The marking scheme for the TNTET papers is quite simple and easy. Refer to the details shared below to understand the TNTET marking scheme 2024.

  • Each question is of 1 mark.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • No marks shall be deducted for wrong answers in both papers.
  • Also, no marks shall be deducted for unanswered answers.
  • The final marksheet will be prepared through normalization.

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