TNTET 2019 Exams - Exam Dates, Eligibility & Syllabus, Application Form and Admit Card

TNTET Exam

The TNTET 2019 exam also known as Tamil Nadu Teaching Eligibility Test (TNTET) conducted by the Teachers Recruitment Board for the auspicious students of the state. This state level entrance exam is performed to appoint proficient teachers for Primary and Upper Primary Level in Tamil Nadu region. Through this entrance test, qualified apprentices will get a chance to recruit as a teacher for Class I- V and Class VI- VIII. Students who aspire a dream to work as a full-time teacher in any Government or Private Schools this platform is for you. Read this article, to get to know the eligibility norms, application process, important dates, and other necessary details of the TNTET 2019 Exams.

TNTET 2019 Exam Highlights -

Through this section, apprentices get to understand the examination norms of TNTET exam conducted for the Primary and Elementary level school teachers in the origin of Tamil Nadu state. Take a look on varies aspects of exam highlights:

  • Mode of Exam- It’s an offline pen-paper based exam.
  • Nature of Asked Exam- The exam paper contains all the Multiple Choice Questions having 4 choices.
  • Duration of the Exam- The overall duration of both the exams (Paper 1 and Paper 2) is 6 hours (3 hours each).
  • Marks Distribution Scheme- Both the exams will consist of 150 questions each. It is advisable to candidate attempt all the questions as it is compulsory by nature. Apprentices will score a +1 mark for every correct answer. Students get relief in any unanswered or incorrect answer, as there is no negative marking scheme in the TNTET 2019 Exam.

TNTET 2019 Latest Notification - The registration process of Tamil Nadu Teaching Eligibility Test (TNTET 2019) has been started from 15th March 2019 and will end on 5th April 2019. Students can enrol their entries for this state level exam through the official website i.e. trb.tn.nic.in. Applicants who have successfully applied for the exam can download the admit card two to three weeks prior before the actual commencement of TNTET 2019.

Check the Official Notification of TNTET 2019 Exams here.

TNTET 2019 Exam Overview -

Before getting into the important date’s section, apprentices are recommended to have a sight into the exam overview:

Categories

Details of the Exam

Name of the Exam

Tamil Nadu Teaching Eligibility Test

Exam Type

State Level

Conducted to

Recruit skilled teachers for Primary and Upper Primary Level

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Examination

Offline

Exam Duration

03 Hours (for each exam)

Application Fees

₹ 500 for General Category and ₹ 250 for SC/ST/PWD Category students

Official website

www.trb.tn.nic.in

Email id

trb.tn@nic.in

Helpline Number

044- 7373008144, 7373008134


Available Application Forms

TNTET Exam 2019 Important Dates

The Teachers Recruitment Board has announced the important events of TNTET 2019 Exams are as under-

TNTET 2019 Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Announcement of TNTET 2019 notification

28th February 2019

The application window opens on

15th March 2019

Last date to submit an online application

05th April 2019

Availability of TNTET 2019 admit card

Third week of June 2019

Commencement of Paper 1 exam

July 2019

Commencement of Paper 2 exam

July 2019

Declaration of final results

August 2019 first week


TNTET Exam 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

This state-level exam will be conducted in two different levels i.e. Paper 1 (Primary Stage) and Paper 2 (Upper Primary Stage) through offline (Pen-Paper) mode only. Students have to complete both the papers within the duration of 3 hours (each). Readers are advised to stay with this piece of writing in order to understand the in-depth information related to the TNTET 2019 Exam subjects, total marks, duration of the exam, and a lot more.

Paper 1 (Primary Level) - Multiple Choice Questions

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Total Duration

Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group of 6 to 11 years)

30

30

3 Hours

Language I (Tamil/ Malayalam/ Urdu/ Telugu/ Kannada)

30

30

Language II- English

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

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Paper 2 (Upper Primary Level) - Objective Based Test

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Total Duration

Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group of 11 to 14 years)

30

30

3 Hours

Language I (Tamil/ Malayalam/ Urdu/ Telugu/ Kannada)

30

30

Language II- English

30

30

  • For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science or
  • For Social Science Teacher: Social Science or
  • Any other subject teacher: Subjects related to their discipline

60

60

Total

150

150

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TNTET 2019 Syllabus -

The TNTET 2019 exam syllabus is a progressive pathway to prepare well for the exam. Each applicant is advised to follow the syllabus pattern before the commencement of the exam. The comprehensive composition of TNTET 2019 Syllabus is mentioned down below-

Syllabus for Paper-1 Exam (Primary Level)

 

Child Development and Pedagogy (Class I to V)

Part A: Child Development

  • Unit 1: The Children’s Profile at the Beginning of Primary Education—Physical and Cognitive.
  • Unit 2: The Children’s Profile at the Beginning of Primary Education—Social and Emotional.
  • Unit 3: Physical & Intellectual Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years).
  • Unit 4: Social and Emotional Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years).
  • Unit 5: Moral Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years).

Part B: Learning

  • Unit 1: Learning.
  • Unit 2: Type, levels and approaches to learning.
  • Unit 3: Concepts and Constructs.
  • Unit 4: Factors Contributing to Learning.
  • Unit 5: Constructivist Approach to Learning.
  • Unit 6: Learning and Knowledge Language.

Language II- English

Reading, Vocabulary, Listening, Writing, Language Functions, and Speaking.

Mathematics (Class I to V)

Shapes and Figures, Measurements, Study of Data, Numbers, and Patterns.

Environmental Studies and Science (Class I to V)

Plants, Day & Night, Water, Keeping Healthy and Clean, Animals & Birds, Food, Work, Travelogue, Small Creatures Around the Children, Air, My Body, Man, Matter and Materials, Life, Science in Every day.

Syllabus for Paper-2 Exam (Elementary Level)

Child Development and Pedagogy (Class VI to VIII)

  • Unit 1: Nature of Educational Psychology
  • Unit 2: Human Growth and Development
  • Unit 3: Cognitive Development
  • Unit 4: Social, Emotional and Moral Development
  • Unit 5: Learning
  • Unit 6: Intelligence and Creativity
  • Unit 7: Motivation and Group Dynamics
  • Unit 8: Personality and Assessment
  • Unit 9: Mental Health and Hygiene
  • Unit 10: Guidance and Counselling

Language II- English

Reading, Vocabulary, Listening, Writing, Language Functions, and Speaking.

Mathematics (Class VI to VIII)

Measurements, Geometry, Practical Geometry, Number System, Life Mathematics, Data Handling, and Algebra.

Social Science (History, Geography, Civics & Economics) (Class VI to VIII)

Geography

  • Unit 1: Resources and their types-Resources and Human Activity.
  • Unit 2: Primary Activity-Types of Primary Activities- Gathering, Hunting and Fishing-Mining-Classification of minerals.
  • Unit 3: Primary Activity-Agriculture-Agriculture and Crops-Factors Determining Agriculture.
  • Unit 4: Secondary Activity-Industries-Classification of Industries-Factors Determining Development of Industries.
  • Unit 5: Tertiary Activity-Transport, Trade-Transport-Trade-Other Services.
  • Unit 6: Population and Resource-Population Growth and distribution population Growth and Resource Depletion-Resources and Space Technology.

History

  • Unit 1: Pre-historic Period
  • Unit 2: Indus Valley Civilization
  • Unit 3: Ancient Land of Thamizhagam
  • Unit 4: Vedic Period
  • Unit 5: Jainism and Buddhism
  • Unit 6: Rise of Empires
  • Unit 7: Kushana Empire

Civics

  • Unit 1: Our Nation Location, Political Administration and National Symbols.
  • Unit 2: Indian Constitution Salient Features.
  • Unit 3: Political Parties Functions, Structures & Types – Regional and National parties.
  • Unit 4: United Nations Organization- Objectives – Organs – Functions.
  • Unit 5: Legislation and Welfare schemes for Children and Women.


TNTET Exam 2019 Eligibility

As per the officials of Teachers Recruitment Board, the standards of eligibility are briefing down-below:

 Age Limit:

  • An apprentice must belong to the age group of 18 to 40 years old.
  • There will be age relaxation criteria as per decided by the State Govt. rules and regulations.

Academic Background:

For Paper 1 Exam-

  • Students who completed their +2 studies with a Diploma in Teacher Education or Diploma in Elementary Education (in BTC Urdu) from a recognized teaching training institute.

Or

  • Should complete DIET in order to eligibly apply for Secondary Grade Teacher for Classes I to V.
  • Appearing young fellows of D.E.Ed/ B.Ed degree can also apply for the exam.

For Paper 2 Exam-

  • Class 12th passed students with B.Sc./ B.A./ B. Lit. Degree with subjects such as English, Physics, Tamil, Chemistry, Mathematics, History, Botany, Geography, and Zoology as major subjects from a recognized university can apply.
  • Students who want to apply for Graduate Teacher must complete their B.Ed degree from a recognized university.
  • Apprentices with B.Lit., (Tamil) degree must have either D.T.Ed. or B.Ed. or TPT.

TNTET Exam 2019 Application Process

Students who want to participate in the yearly summit of Tamil Nadu Teaching Eligibility Test 2019 can complete the submission process through online medium. Apprentices who fulfil the eligibility norms can submit their form as per the steps mentioned below-

  • Open the official web portal of TNTET 2019 Exam.
  • New users need to register themselves first, simply by clicking on the ‘Registration’ tab.
  • Once the registration process is completed, select your exam (Paper 1/ Paper 2/ Both).
  • Now, enter your personalized details such as Name, Contact details, Academic Qualifications, and much more.
  • After this, upload a copy of important documents and pay examination fee via online mode (Credit/ Debit Card or Net Banking) and submit your form.

Note: The images will be uploaded in a JPG/PNG/JPEG format only. For Photograph the size of the image should be 20-60 KB while for the Signature image the size must be in 10-30 KB.

TNTET 2019 Application Fee

The TNTET 2019 examination fee carries an amount of ₹ 500 (for General and others) and ₹ 250 (for SC, SCA, ST and PwD). Students who wish to appear for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 need to pay the application fee separately.


Other Details

TNTET 2019 Hall Ticket

The recruitment board will update the TNTET 2019 Admit Card window 2 weeks before the commencement of the exam. For downloading the hall ticket of the exam, an apprentice needs to follow these below-mentioning steps-

  • Visit the official website- trb.tn.nic.in.
  • Click on the ‘TNTET 2019’ tab and open it.
  • Now, select the ‘TNTET 2019 Admit Card’ link and read all the instructions very carefully.
  • After this, enter your registered credentials and download your TNTET 2019 Hall Ticket.

TNTET 2019 Results

The official result date of the TNTET 2019 Exams is not declared yet but it is expected to be released in the first week of August 2019. According to the officials, candidates who score 60% or more marks in both the exam are considered as a qualifier of the exam. Students are advised to check this page regularly and stay updated with all the latest notifications and updates of the exam.

TNTET 2019 Answer Keys

Before the announcement of final results, the conducting board of TNTET 2019 will release the official answer keys on the certified portal. Students who want to challenge the official answer key need to submit their answer with supporting materials within the duration of 5 days.


TNTET 2019 Exam FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. What is TNTET?

A. TNTET 2019 also known as Tamil Nadu Teaching Eligibility Test is a state level entrance test conducted to appoint skilled teachers for Primary (class 1st to 5th) and Upper Primary Level (Class 6th to 8th) Schools.

Q. When will the TNTET 2019 exam be held?

A. The official exam date of TNTET 2019 is not announced yet, but it is expected to be conducted in the month of July 2019.

Q. What is the validity of TNTET Certificate?

A. The TNTET certificate is valid for the complete duration of 7 years from the declaration of result announcement date.

Q. What is the minimum eligibility norm for the TNTET 2019 Exam?

A. An apprentice needs to qualify the +2 studies with B.Ed or NTT degree.

Q. When can apprentices download the TNTET 2019 Hall Ticket?

A.  The TNTET 2019 Hall Ticket will be available two weeks before the commencement of exam on the official website.

Q. What is the overall exam pattern of TNTET 2019 Exam?

A. The exam will consist of two sections Paper 1 and Paper 2. All the questions asked in the exam based on the Objective type and concluded in 3 hours for each exam.

Q. What is the application fee for the exam?

A. Students belonging to the General and Others category need to submit an amount of ₹ 500, whereas, SC/ST/SCA/PwD category students need to submit ₹ 250 for the exam.

Q. What is the marking scheme of TNTET 2019 exam?

A. For each correct answer, a candidate will score +1 mark in both the papers, while, there is no negative marking scheme in this exam premises.


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