TS DEECET 2021: Notification, Registration, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card, Results

Exam Date

Oct 4, 2021

Result Date

Oct 24, 2021

Jun 5, 2021 | Education


Are you looking to pursue a Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.Ed.) or Diploma in Pre-School Education (D.P.S.E) in Telangana? Then it is mandatory to take the TS DEECET exam. Through this exam, you will be eligible for admission in the government and other private unaided educational institutions. Relevant information about registration, dates, preparation tips, and more are discussed below


What is TS DEECET?

The TSDEECET is a state-level examination that is intended for the aspiring candidates who seek admission in Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.Ed) or Diploma in Pre School Education (D.P.S.E) courses. TS DEECET is conducted by the Department of School Education, Government of Telangana.

The TS DEECET 2021 is a computer mode exam (online test) that is the gateway to admissions in the two-year courses offered in the Govt. DIETs or the Private Unaided Elementary Teacher Education Institutions in Telangana. These institutes are inclusive of both the Minority and Non-minority institutions.

TS DEECET Exam Highlights

TS DEECET 2021 Exam Highlights
Exam Full Form Telangana State Diploma in Elementary Education Common Entrance Test
Acronym TS DEECET 2021
Level of exam State Level
Frequency Once a year
Conducting Authority Department of School Education, Government of Telangana
Mode of Application Online Application Form
Medium of Exam English, Telugu & Urdu
Exam Duration 2 hours
Mode of Exam Computer-Based Test (Online)
Exam Format Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
Website www.deecet.cdse.telangana.gov.in

TS DEECET 2021 Exam Dates

The dates related to the TS DEECET 2021 exam are given below. Interested candidates are expected to keep track of the important dates and complete the application form registration before the deadline. Few of the dates are tentative and candidates must wait for the official TS DEECET notification.

Application Form Dates: The application form registration of TS DEECET 2021 will be available tentatively from March 2021 to April 2021.

Exam Dates: The exam's official dates will be released soon on the official website.

TS DEECET 2021 Exam Dates
Details Dates (Tentative)
Availability of Application Form  March 2021
Last date to fill the TS DEECET application form April 2021
Application Correction Date April 2021
TS DEECET 2021 Admit Card Release May 2021
TS DEECET 2021 Exam Date May 2021
TS DEECET 2021 Result Declaration May 2021
Counselling for the TS DEECET July 2021

TS DEECET 2021 Exam Timings and Shift

The TS DEECET 2021 exam will be conducted in 2 shifts. The language-wise exam shift is mentioned in the table below. 

Session 1 Session 2
Telugu English Urdu
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

TS DEECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before registering and appearing for the TS DEECET 2021 exam, candidates must have a clear idea about the eligibility criteria set by the conducting authority. The eligibility to appear for the TS DEECET 2021 exam includes age, nationality, educational qualification. The detailed eligibility criteria are given below.


The aspirant must be an Indian National. He/she must meet the local or non-local status requirements as given in the Telangana Educational Institutions (Regulation of admission) Order, 1947 as amended from time to time.

Age Limit

All aspiring candidates must have completed 17 years of age as of 1st September of the year of admission. However, candidates must note that there is no upper age limit for admissions into D.Ei.Ed or DPSE program.

Educational Qualification

To appear for the exam, all interested candidates must have passed the intermediate (qualifying) exam/equivalent. Moreover, the candidates must have completed the qualifying exam before admission.

The aspirants must have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in their qualifying exam. However, for aspirants belonging to the SC or ST or PwD (Person with Disability) category, the minimum marks needed is 45%.

Note: The information about the seats that are allocated by the convener of TS DEECET 2021 is given in the official notification (pg.7).

TS DEECET 2021 Rule of Reservation

The reservation system followed is given in the table below. This is as per the Telangana Educational Institutions (Regulations and Admissions) Order, 1974 as amended from time to time.

Seat Allocation
Seat Allotment for local candidates 85%
Unreserved seats 15%

85% seats are given to the local candidates and 15% seats are given to the unreserved candidates. The definition of a local candidate or the qualifying status for someone to be deemed as a local candidate is provided in the official notification on the official website.

TS DEECET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates applying for the TS DEECET 2021 exam must know the content structure and syllabus to crack the exam. As per the syllabus and exam pattern, there are three parts in the TS DEECET 2021 exam. The subjects in each part are discussed below.

Part 1:

General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude

Part 2:

According to the medium in which a candidate is writing his or her test, the second language varies. Those details are presented in the table below.

Medium Subjects
Telugu General English, General Telugu
Urdu General English, General Urdu
English General English, General Telugu/Urdu (choice of the candidate)

Part 3:

Candidates irrespective of choosing the medium must attempt Part 3. This section has these subjects mentioned below.

  • Mathematics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Social Studies

The detailed syllabus of the mentioned subjects is given below.

TS DEECET Mathematics Syllabus

  • Cubes and Cube Roots
  • Percentage and Averages
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Profit, Loss, and Discount
  • Partnership
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Number System
  • HCF and LCM
  • Squares and Square Roots
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics

TS DEECET Aptitude Syllabus

  • Aptitude
  • Probability
  • Time and Distance
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Odd Man Out
  • Races and Games
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Averages
  • Mensuration
  • Profit and Loss
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Indices and Surds
  • Simple Equations
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Compound Interest
  • Boats and Streams
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Simple Interest
  • Problems on LCM and HCF
  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Problems on Trains
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Areas
  • Volumes
  • Percentages

TS DEECET English/Telugu Syllabus

  • Verb
  • Tenses
  • Adverb
  • Articles
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Unseen Passages
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Correction
  • Comprehension
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms etc

TS DEECET General Knowledge Syllabus

  • Indian Constitution
  • Awards and Honors
  • Current events
  • Books
  • General Politics
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Abbreviations
  • Important Days
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • Books and Authors
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • India And Its Neighboring Countries
  • Sports
  • History of India and Telangana
  • Culture India and Telangana
  • Geography
  • Economics Science India and Telangana
  • General Policy Including Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research etc

TS DEECET Physics Syllabus

  • Rotational Motion
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Thermionic Emission
  • Wave
  • Gravitation
  • Electrostatics
  • Atoms Molecules and Nuclei
  • Circular Motion
  • Current Electricity
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Electrons and Photons
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Radiation
  • Theory of Light
  • Semi-Conductors
  • Properties of Fluids
  • Magnetic Effect of Electric Current

TS DEECET Biology Syllabus

  • Bioenergy Biotechnology
  • Circulation
  • Reproduction
  • Respiration
  • Classification Sexual Reproduction in Angiosperms
  • Classification of Chordata
  • Community Health Services & Measures
  • Conquest of Land
  • Domestication of Plants
  • Photosynthesis
  • Hormonal Coordination
  • Human Evolution & Human Population
  • Human Skeleton
  • Locomotion
  • Pollution
  • Domestication of Animals
  • Evolution
  • Excretion and Osmoregulation
  • Fertilizes
  • Pesticides and Biological Methods of Pest Control
  • Human Diseases and their Control
  • Genes
  • Mendel’s Law of Inheritance
  • Nervous Coordination

TS DEECET Social Science Syllabus

  • Social and Political Life
  • History
  • Geography

TS DEECET 2021 Application Form

All interested applicants can download the information bulletin from the official website free of cost. It is mandatory to check the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the conducting authority, and candidates should make sure that they satisfy all the criteria before registering for the TS DEECET 2021 exam. The step-by-step process to complete the application form is given below.

Step-1: Application Fee Payment

  • Candidates need to visit the official website.
  • On the homepage of the website, candidates need to click on 'Application Fee Payment'.
  • After clicking the link, candidates are required to provide the candidate's name (as in SSC), date of birth, medium, and mobile number.
  • Select the mode of fee payment from the given options i.e. debit card/credit card/ net banking.
  • Click on 'Proceed to Payment'.
  • Make an online payment. The confirmation of successful payment of the TS DEECET 2021 registration fee will be shown as "Transaction is successful” along with the payment ID.

Step 2: Fill Application Form

  • After the successful payment of the application form fee, candidates need to click on the 'Fill Application Form' tab on the home page.
  • Enter the payment reference ID, mobile number, date of birth and click on the 'Proceed to Fill Application' button.
  • Now, candidates need to enter all the mandatory details such as gender, parent's name, Aadhar number, communication, permanent address, pin code, community, etc. 
  • In the next section, enter all the educational details which include board name, hall ticket number, year of passing, and details about the SSC certificate.
  • Upload the recent passport size photograph and scanned copy of the signature of the candidate. The size of the photograph should be less than 50 KB and the size of the signature should be less than 30 KB. 
  • Read the declaration at the end of the application form page and select the check box if you are done with the online application form filling. 
  • Submit the application form by clicking on 'Preview/Submit'. A pop-up alert will come which mentions - “Your application confirmed successfully. Please note your Registration Number for further correspondence”.

Note: Candidature of the candidates who have unclear photo/signature in their applications will be rejected. No changes can be made after the submission of the application form.

Step 3: Print Application Form

  • After submitting the TS DEECET 2021 application form, the candidate can take the printout of the completed application form for future reference. It will contain all the details of the candidate provided at the time of registration.

Documents Required for TS DEECET 2021 Registration

Provided below are the mandatory requirements for the TS DEECET 2021 registration 2021.

  • Credit card/debit card/net banking details
  • Marks memo/Qualifying Hall Ticket Number
  • Birth Certificate or SSC or Equivalent Certificate
  • Local Candidate Certificate issued by MRO or competent authority

TS DEECET 2021 Exam Pattern

There are three parts to this exam and the paper is available in three different languages. So based on the medium of paper there will be differences in the exam pattern of TS DEECET 2021.

As the exam takes place online there is no scope for re-valuation, re-totaling. Therefore, no one can request these from the conducting authority.

Part 1

Topics or Subjects Total Questions Marks allocated
General Knowledge & Teaching Aptitude 10 10

Part 2

Based on the candidate's choice the second language of the paper varies. General English is common for all the students irrespective of the second language they choose.

Topics or Subjects Total Questions Marks allocated
General English 10 10
General Telugu/Urdu (choice of the candidate) 20 20

Part 3

Part 3 of the exam is based on the syllabus of class X.

Topics or Subjects Total Questions Marks allocated
Mathematics 20 20
Physical Sciences 10 10
Biological Sciences 10 10
Social Studies 20 20

TS DEECET 2021 Hall Ticket

The hall ticket for TS DEECET 2021 will have all the details of the candidate and will be made available on the official website. In case, if any candidate is unable to download the hall ticket, he/she can contact the helpline and share the details of the Journal Number of the fee paid and the reference ID number of the application.

Candidates must bring the admit card along with valid ID proof (i.e. Aadhar card, Voter ID, Passport, Driving License, etc.) on the day of the exam. No candidates will be allowed inside the exam centre without the TS DEECET 2021 admit card and relevant documents.

Note: Admit cards will not be sent to those candidates whose photo is unclear. So all applicants are expected to upload a proper photo taken in a light background.

How to download TS DEECET 2021 Hall Ticket?

To download the TS DEECET 2021 hall ticket, candidates can follow the step-by-step process given below.

  • Candidates need to first visit the official website of conducting authority.
  • Search for the link 'TS DEECET 2021 Admit Card.'
  • Log in by entering the mobile number, registration number, payment reference id, and date of birth.
  • Click on the 'Get Hall Ticket Details' to submit the login credentials. The screen will display the TS DEECET admit card.
  • Download the TS DEECET 2021 admit card and take a printout of the same.

Details on the TS DEECET 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can find the below-mentioned details on the TS DEECET 2021 admit card.

  • Candidate name
  • Exam date and timing
  • Exam venue and address
  • Hall ticket number
  • Photograph and signature
  • Exam Guidelines

TS DEECET 2021 Results

The results of TS DEECET 2021 will be released after the exam on the official website. The marks along with the rank of the candidate will be present on the scorecard. Candidates can check the results by entering the hall ticket number.

Once the result is declared, the qualified/merit list candidates will be called for the counselling session. Candidates need to bring the scorecard at the time of counselling, along with other mandatory documents.

How to download the TS DEECET 2021 Results?

To download the TS DEECET 2021 results, candidates can check the step-by-step process.

  • Candidates need to first visit the official website.
  • After entering the website, search for the link 'TS DEECET 2021 Result' on the homepage of the website.
  • Candidates have to just enter their hall ticket number and click on 'Get Result'.
  • The scorecard will be displayed on the screen.
  • Candidates can download the TS DEECET 2021 result and take the printout of the same for future reference. 

TS DEECET 2021 Counselling

The admission into all the Government DIETs and Category 'A' seats of the Private Unaided Teacher Education Institutions is made through Single Window System. The selection will be purely based on merit and the number of seats sanctioned through a web-based admission service as provided by the convener of TS DEECET.

Candidates must understand that the seats provided in Private Unaided Non-minority/ Private Unaided Minority Institutions shall be filled as per various government orders. The details of which are provided in the notification. Find the important dates regarding TS DEECET counselling below.

TS DEECET 2021 Counselling Dates


Dates (Tentative)

Certificate Verification

July 2021

Submission of Web-Based Preference

July/August 2021

 Allotment of Seat

July/August 2021

 Fee Payment

July/August 2021

Reporting To The College

July/August 2021

Note: The admission of candidates in Private Unaided Non-minority or Private Unaided Minority Elementary Teacher Education Institutions under category B shall be decided by the convener, TS DEECET.

Contact Details

In case of any doubts/queries related to the TS DEECET 2021 exam, candidates can contact the conducting authorities using the given details below.

Address: Commissioner, School Education,
Beside Telephone Bhavan,
Saifabad, Hyderabad-500004.

Contact Number: 9959199163 (Timings: 10.30 AM to 5.00 PM)

Email ID: [email protected]


Which is the conducting body of TS DEECET?

TS DEECET is conducted by the Department of School Education which works for the Government of Telangana.

Will the TS DEECET be conducted offline?

No, TS DEECET is conducted in online mode ( computer-based examination)

What is the age limit to apply for TS DEECET?

The age of the aspiring candidates should not be less than 17 years. And the conducting body doesn\'t specify any upper age limit to apply for the exam.

What is the educational qualification required to apply for the TS DEECET?

Aspiring candidates who belong to General category and OBC must have passed 10+2 with an aggregate of 50%. Whereas candidates who belong to SC/ST/PWD must have an aggregate of 45%



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