TAMILNADU TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST (TNTET)

GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD

tamil nadu
Posted 2 years ago

Important Dates:

  • Date of Notification : 28.02.2019
  • Commencement of submission of online Application : 15.03.2019
  • Last date for submission of online Application : 05.04.2019
  • Date of Written Examination – Paper I : Will be announced later
  • Date of Written Examination – Paper II : Will be announced later

Eligibility to Write TNTET (As per GO (MS) No 70, School Education
(MS) department dated 12.04.2018).

Minimum Qualifications to write TNTET Paper-I (for classes I-V).

  1. Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and
    passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). Or
  1. Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and
    passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.
    Or
  2. Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and
    passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.). Or
  1. Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and
    passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education). Or
  1. Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in
    Elementary Education (by whatever name known). Or
  1. Graduation with atleast 50% marks and passed or appearing in final
    year of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.,).

Note:-

The candidates who have passed D.T.Ed., /D.Ele.Ed., from States other than Tamil Nadu should submit evaluation certificate for such qualifications.

Training to be undergone:

  • A person who has acquired the qualification of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.,), from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classes I to V, provided the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE within 2 years of such appointment as primary teacher.(As per NCTE notification dated 28.06.2018).
  • A person with D.Ed., (Special Education) or B.Ed., (Special Education) qualification shall undergo, after appointment, an NCTE recognized 6 months special programme in Elementary Education;
  • In case of Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B.Ed., (Special Education), a course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered. (as per para 2 NCTE notification dated 23.08.2010).

Minimum Qualifications to write TNTET Paper-II
(for classes VI-VIII).

  1. Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in
    Elementary Education (by whatever name known).
  1. Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final
    year of Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.).
  2. Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final
    year of Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.), in accordance with the NCTE
    (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations.
  3. Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and
    passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education(B.El.Ed.).
  1. Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and
    passed or appearing in final year of 4-year B.A/B.Sc. Ed or B.A. Ed./B.Sc. Ed.
  1. Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final
    year of B.Ed. (Special Education).
  2. Any candidate having qualified B.Ed. programme, recognized by the
    NCTE is eligible to appear in TET. Moreover, as per existing TET guidelines circulated vide NCTE letter dated 11.02.2011, a person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 23rd August 2010 is also qualified to appear in the TET.
  • Note:-
  •  The candidates not having the prescribed qualifications shall not be eligible for appearing TNTET.
  •  A person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification amended from time to time shall be eligible for appearing in the TET.
  •  The candidates should satisfy their eligibility before applying. They should be personally responsible in case they are not eligible to apply as per the eligibility criteria. It is to be noted that, if a candidate has been allowed to appear for TET, it does not imply that the eligibility of the candidate has been verified. It does not vest any right to appointment of the candidate after passing the examination.

Procedure to Apply:
a) Candidates should apply only through online mode in the TRB website
http://www.trb.tn.nic.in
b) Use separate application for Paper-I and Paper-II.
c) Candidates should ensure that they have their scanned recent color
passport size photograph (JPG/JPEG /PNG format of size 20-60 kB)
and signature (JPG/JPEG/PNG format of size 10-30 kB) separately.
The online application uploaded without the photograph and
signature will be rejected.
d) A valid e-mail id and Mobile Number are mandatory for registration
and e-mail id should be kept active till the declaration of results.

e) All the particulars mentioned in the online application including name of
the candidate, paper applied, communal category, date of birth, address
and all other fields will be considered as final. Candidates are requested
to fill the online application form with utmost care and caution as no
correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.
Incomplete or defective applications shall be summarily rejected. No
representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be
entertained under any circumstances.
f) The online application can be submitted up to 05.04.2019 till 05.00 PM
after which the link gets disabled.

  1. Examination Fees:
    i. The Examination fee is Rs. 500/- for all the candidates except SC, SCA,
    ST and Person with Disability. For SC, SCA, ST and Person with
    Disability Candidates, the examination fee is Rs. 250/-. Since the
    examination fee is different for various categories, candidates are
    advised to enter the correct Community / Person with Disability
    category. Once the payment is made, it will not be refunded.
    ii. Online payment to be made only through Payment Gateway. (Net
    banking/Credit Card / Debit Card)
    iii. Offline mode of payment in any form such as Demand Draft / Postal
    order etc. will not be accepted.
    iv. The candidates, who want to appear for both Paper-I and Paper-II,
    should pay separately for both.
  2. Written Examination:
    The date, time and center for the Written Examination will be indicated
    in the Hall Ticket. The Hall Tickets for the eligible candidates will be
    uploaded by the TRB in its official website. The candidates are advised to refer the TRB website for details (http://www.trb.tn.nic.in). No written
  3. communication will be sent to the candidate.
  4. The decision of the Teachers Recruitment Board on the eligibility of
  5. the candidate to appear for the examination will be final.
  1. Centre for Examination:
    Examination will be held in all districts. Candidates should appear for
    the Examination at their own expenses. The Board reserves the right to
    increase or decrease the number of examination centres and to re-allot the
    candidates for administrative reasons.
  2. General Information:
    a) Candidates who have secured 60% and above in the TNTET (Paper-I/Paper-II) Examination will be issued with TNTET (Paper-I/ Paper-II)
    Pass Certificate. However relaxation of 5% marks will be given to BC,
    BC(M), MBC/DNC, SC, SC(A), ST and Person with Disability Candidates.
    b) TET Certificate will be valid for 7 (seven) years.
    c) Mere holding of a TET certificate does not confer any right to
    appointment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.
    d) As per G.O.(Ms)No.149, School Education (TRB) Department dated
    20.07.2018, TET qualified candidates has to appear for a separate
    competitive examination related to recruitment.
  3. Action against candidates found guilty of misconduct:
    Candidates are warned that they should not furnish the particulars that are false or suppress any material information while filling in the application form. Candidates are also warned that they should in no case attempt to alter or otherwise tamper with any entry in a document or submit details based on tampered/ fabricated document. If there is any inaccuracy or any discrepancy, in filling answer sheet, it will not be evaluated.
  4. Without prejudice to criminal action/ debarment from writing TRB’s examination wherever necessary, candidature will be summarily cancelled at any stage of the recruitment in respect of candidates found to have indulged in any of the following:
  5. (a) In possession of mobile phone & accessories, Bluetooth devices and other electronic gadgets within the premises of the Examination Centres, whether in use or in switched off mode and in person or otherwise.
  6. (b) Involved in malpractices.
  7. (c) Using unfair means in the examination hall.
  8. (d) Obtaining support for his/ her candidature by any means.
  9. (e) Impersonate/procuring impersonation by any person.
  10. (f) Submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with.
  11. (g) Making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information.
  12. (h) Resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his/ her candidature for the examination.
  13. (i) Misbehaving in any manner in the examination hall with the Supervisor, Invigilator or TRB’s representatives.
  14. (j) Taking away the Answer Sheet with him/ her from the examination hall, or passing it on to unauthorized persons during the conduct of the examination.
  15. (k) Intimidating or causing bodily harm to the staff employed by the TRB for the conduct of examination.
  16. (l) Candidature can also be cancelled at any stage of the recruitment for any other ground which the TRB considers to be sufficient cause for cancellation of candidature.

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