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Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) 2022 - Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Last Modified on : 21 Sep 2022

TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) is a compulsory examination in all Indian states for the recruitment of teachers at primary and middle-level classes in government schools. However, it is just one of the eligibility requirements. Candidates need to fulfill the other eligibility criteria laid down by the respective schools for selection. The exam is conducted at both central and state levels. The minimum eligibility for appearing in the exam is graduation and a degree/diploma in Elementary Education. The exam is conducted yearly, twice a year, or once in two or three years on the basis of vacancies available for teaching posts in government schools. For details such as TET 2022 application process, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, and more, check out the complete article.

The Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) is conducted at two levels:

  • Central Level
  • State Level

The exam conducted at the Central level is known as Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) and those conducted at the state level are known as Teacher Eligibility Test with the state name as Prefix. For instance; Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UP TET), Punjab TET, Himachal Pradesh TET (HP TET), etc.

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CTET 2022 - Central Teacher Eligibility Test

  • CTET is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and is applicable to/valid for schools under the Central Government (such as KVs, NVs, Tibetan schools, etc.) and schools under the administrative control of Union Territories of Chandigarh, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, and NCT of Delhi.
  • Unaided private schools have the option of considering CTET scores for their recruitment process.
  • Any state government may also consider the CTET score if it decides not to conduct the state-level TET.
  • The CTET score remains valid for seven years. However, there is no restriction on the number of attempts. Candidates can appear for the exam within seven years for improving their scores.

If you are interested in becoming a government teacher; read on to know about the exam pattern, syllabus, important dates, etc. related to the Teacher Eligibility Test. The details provided here are as per the CTET exam as the pattern and other details of the state level exams are drafted in accordance with the Central level exam.

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TET Exam 2022 Important Dates

Complete details about the TET 2022 along with the expected date of notification is tabulated below:

S. No

Name of the TET Exam

Tentative Date of Notification/ Application Process

Tentative Exam Date

1

UP TET

07-Oct-2021 to 25-Oct-2021

23-Jan-2022

2

Assam TET

June 2021

August 2021

3

HP TET

TBA

TBA

4

HTET

TBA

TBA

5

Jharkhand TET

TBA

TBA

6

KTET

09-Feb-2022 to 16-Feb-2022

TBA

7

Odisha TET

23-Dec-2021 to 10-Jan-2022

09-Feb-2022

8

Rajasthan TET

TBA

TBA

9

M TET

TBA

TBA

10

UTET

TBA

TBA

11

WB TET

TBA

TBA

12

Punjab TET

TBA

TBA

13

Bihar TET

TBA

TBA

14

TN TET

14-Mar-2022 to 13-Apr-2022

TBA

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TET Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

TET 2022 Exam Pattern (As per CTET Exam)

TET exam comprises of two papers:

  • Paper-I for Primary level classes (I to V)
  • Paper-II for Upper Primary level classes (VI to VIII)

Candidates who want to become class I to VIII teacher can appear for both papers. Here is the distribution of questions and marks for Paper I and II.

Exam Pattern for Paper-I (Classes I to V)

Name of the Subjects

Number of Questions (MCQs)

Maximum Marks

Child Development & Pedagogy

30

30

Language I

30

30

Language II

30

30

Environmental Studies (EVS)

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

TOTAL

150

150

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Exam Pattern for Paper-II (Classes VI to VIII)

Name of the Subjects

Number of Questions (MCQs)

Maximum Marks

Child Development & Pedagogy

30

30

Language I

30

30

Language II

30

30

Social Studies (S.ST.)

OR

Mathematics and Science

60

60

TOTAL

150

150

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There will be no negative marking in the exam. Each paper will be of two-and-a-half hours duration. Both the question papers will be in Hindi and English languages.

TET Syllabus 2022 -

CTET 2022 Syllabus can be obtained through the official website of CTET and the syllabus for state-level TET will be available on the respective websites of the exam conducting authority. State-level TET syllabus is as prescribed by the exam conducting authority in the respective states. The syllabus is generally from the state-level board exam syllabus and some topics are also included from the CTET syllabus.

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TET Exam 2022 Eligibility

TET Eligibility for Paper-I

  • Candidates who have passed senior secondary or any equivalent exam with at least 50% and have passed or appearing in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.
  • Candidates who have cleared senior secondary or any equivalent course with at least 50% marks and have passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education.
  • Candidates who have passed graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of the two-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

TET Eligibility for Paper-II

  • Candidates who have passed graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of a 2-year diploma in Elementary Education.
  • Candidates who have passed graduation with at least 50% and passed or appearing in the 1st year of B.Ed.
  • Candidates who have cleared Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of B.EI.Ed.
  • Candidates who have passed or appearing in the final year of a 4-year integrated course B.A. B. ED, B.Sc. B.Ed. or any equivalent course.
  • Candidates who have passed graduation with at least 50% and passed or appearing in the 1st year B. Ed.

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TET Exam 2022 Application Process

How to Fill TET Application Form 2022 -

The application process for TET is online, and candidates are required to apply only through the official website of the respective exam conducting authority. Here are the general steps for filling the application process:

  • Go to the official website of the respective exam conducting authority.
  • Click on the link for online application/filling up the exam application form.
  • Click on the registration option and provide the details for registration.
  • After successful registration, log in again to complete the application form.
  • Upload the required documents (if asked) and make the fee payment.
  • After successful fee submission, take a printout of the confirmation page.

Application Fee

The application fee for the TET exam will vary at the central and state-level as well as among different state-level exams. The application fee also varies among categories. Thus, candidates are advised to pay the application fee as per the category they belong to. The fee can be paid both online and offline. The application fee for the CTET exam is ₹ 1000 for a single paper and ₹ 1200 for both papers.

TET Exam 2022 Other Details

TET Admit Card 2022 -

The admit card for the TET exam can be downloaded from the official website using the registered ID and password. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on the link for Admit Card
  • Enter your Registration ID and password.
  • Submit the information
  • Your admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Verify the details and download the admit card.
  • Take a printout of the admit card.

It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the examination hall.

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TET Exam Qualifying Marks

The qualifying marks criteria for different TET exams can be different. However, generally, the minimum qualifying marks for the TET exam are 60%. The state government or the exam conducting board can, however, give relaxation in the minimum qualifying marks to the candidates belonging to reserved categories such as OBC, SC/ ST, PwD, etc. It is important to note for the candidates that qualifying TET doesn’t guarantee any job. It just means that you have gained eligibility to apply for a teaching job in government and other schools.

TET Result 2022

The TET 2022 result will also be declared on the respective official websites of the exam conducting authority. The minimum qualifying mark for the CTET exam is 60%. The qualifying marks for state-level exams might be the same or different from the CTET qualifying score.

TET Exam 2022 Certificate

A TET qualifying certificate is issued to the candidates who qualify for the TET exam. The certificate remains eligible for seven years in the case of CTET and the validity of the certificate might vary from state to state. Read the official notification of the respective exam for details related to the certificate such as how to download it, details of the certificate, provision for the second copy, etc.

TET Exam Frequently Asked Questions

TET is conducted at both the central and state level. At the central level, it is conducted by CBSE and at the state level by the respective state authorities under the state government.

Candidates need to have a Bachelor degree along with a degree/diploma in Elementary Education.

There is no specific duration. It is conducted as per the vacancies. It can be conducted twice a year, once a year, or once in two or three years.

There are two papers - Paper-I and Paper-II.

There is no negative marking in the exam.

It is 60% for CTET. It might vary for state-level TETs.

5 Comments

Priya, March 7, 2022

i am finished m.sc computer science (b.Ed) i can apply for tntet

Joshna, July 20, 2021

Can I do the correction after submitting the application?

Exams Planner, July 20, 2021

It depends upon the TET you are applying for. In some states TET, the provision is provided while in others it is not available.

MOHAN RAJ, June 29, 2021

i am finished bcom degree i can apply for tntet

Exams Planner, July 10, 2021

TN TET is for those who have a degree or diploma in education. So, you need to have that and then you can apply for the exam.

Devagi, June 12, 2020

I am a Be EEE graduate without bed or any teacher course. But can I appear for TNTET

Exams Planner, June 24, 2020

No.

Monika kathuria , December 31, 2018

11class or 12 class ko teach krne k ly..government job ki process kiya h

Exams Planner, January 4, 2019

For teaching classes 11th and 12th, B.Ed. degree, CTET score, and post-graduation degree in the subject you want to teach are must. M.Ed. candidates are also considered for teaching higher classes.