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TNTET 2022 Recruitment Exam: Notification, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test is a State-Level exam and is popularly known as TNTET.  Every year this exam is organized by the Teacher Recruitment Board of Tamil Nadu. All the students, who have qualified B.Ed. and want to pursue a teacher’s job in government or private schools then they have to crack this exam with good rank and score. Candidates who want to become a Primary Teacher (for Class I-V) or Upper Primary Teacher (for Class VI-VIII) then they must have to apply for TNTET. It is a mandatory exam for all those students who have completed B.Ed. and want to become a teacher either in a Private school and Government school.

TNTET is conducted only once a year. The application form for TNTET is filled in online mode while the examination will be held in offline mode. Very soon, the official notification of TNTET will be released on the official website. i.e. trb.tn.nic.in.

In this article, we have discussed related information about TNTET such as Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, etc. So in order to gather the information about TNTET, candidates are instructed to read this article carefully, till the end.


TNTET 2022 Overview

Name of ExaminationTamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test 2022
Popularly Known AsTNTET 2022 
Conducting AuthorityTeachers Recruitment Board of Tamil Nadu
Level of examState-Level
PeriodicityOnce a year
Application ModeOnline
Examination ModeOffline i.e.  Pen & Paper-based Test
Exam Medium English, Tamil
Exam Duration3 Hours
Total Phases and Marks

2 (Phase I and II)

Phase I- 150 marks

Phase II- 150 marks

Marking Scheme 
  • 1 mark will be given for every correct answer
  • No negative marking will be there for any incorrect answer
Age Limit18-40 Years
TNTET Helpdesk044 – 28272455/ 7373008144/ 34
Official Websitetrb.tn.nic.in

TNTET 2022 Important Dates

The official dates for important events of TNTET have not been announced yet. All the dates and related information will be disclosed after the commencement of official notification. Here we will update the dates column, after the announcement of dates officially.

EventsDates
Releasing date of TNTET official NotificationTo be announced 
 TNTET Application Form available fromTo be announced 
The Last Date to submit the application form for TNTETTo be announced 
TNTET Admit card releasing dateTo be announced 
Exam Date for TNTET Paper-ITo be announced 
Exam Date for TNTET Paper-IITo be announced 
Declaration of TNTET Result To be announced 

TNTET 2022 Application Form

The application form for TNTET will be released on the official website of the Teacher Recruitment Board of Tamil Nadu. Candidates who are meeting all the eligibility criteria can apply for TNTET at trb.tn.nic.in. The application form for TNTET will be filled in online mode. Here we have given the step-by-step procedure to fill the application form.

How To Apply?

Step 1: First of all, go to the official portal for TNTET i.e. trb.tn.nic.in.

Step 2: Now select the paper (Paper 1/ Paper 2/ Both) for which you want to apply for.

Step 3: Next, the candidates have to enter the required details such as Personal, Academic, Communication, and other details as required.

Step 4: Now upload the scanned required documents in the same format prescribed by the Teaching Recruitment Board. 

SpecificationsSignaturePhotograph
Size10-30 kB20-60 kB
FormatJPG/JPEG /PNGJPG/JPEG /PNG

Step 5: Now, to complete the application process, candidates have to pay the examination fee via online mode such as NetBanking/ Credit/ Debit Card.

CategoryApplication Fee (INR)
General and othersINR 500
SC, SCA, ST and PwDINR 250
Relevant Links
TSTET BTET DSSSB
APSET OTET JKSET

TNTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form, candidates are instructed to check all the eligibility criteria mentioned in the information brochure. Here we have provided some basic eligibility criteria that you must have to meet.

Age Limit: 

  • The minimum age of the candidates should be 18 years.
  • The maximum age of the candidates should be and should not exceed 40 years.
  • The relaxation in age will be provided as per the Govt. rules and regulations.

Education Qualification: 

For Paper 1:

  • To apply for Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V, candidates must have qualified B.Ed in Nursery Teacher Training of 2 years BTC in Urdu and BTC / Diploma in Elementary Education from a Recognized Teacher Training Institute/ Diploma in Teacher Education.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the last year of D.El.Ed/B. Ed. can apply for Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V.
  • Those candidates are unable to apply for Paper-I who are visually impaired.

For Paper 2:

  • Candidates who want to apply for Paper-II must have passed graduation in B.A. /B.Sc. / B.Lit. degree with Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/Tamil/English / Botany/ Zoology/ History and Geography as major subjects from a recognized university under 10+2+3 pattern and also completed B.Ed from a recognized university.
  • Candidates who have completed their Bachelor’s degree in Literature (Tamil) should possess either D.T.Ed. or B.Ed. or TPT to apply for Paper-II.

TNTET 2022 Exam Pattern

There is a total of two papers in the TNTET:

  • Paper I is conducted to provide the teacher eligibility certificate for classes 1 to 5.
  • Paper-II is conducted to provide the teacher eligibility certificate for classes 6 to 8.

The paper pattern of both the papers are given below:

  • Mode of Exam: Offline i.e. OMR sheet-based examination.
  • No. of Questions: 150 Multiple Choice Questions (for each paper).
  • Total Marks: 150 marks (for each paper).
  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours  (for each paper).
  • Marking Scheme:
    • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
    • No negative marking will be there.

Section-wise Distribution of Marks: Paper I

SubjectQuestionsMarksDuration 
Mathematics3030 
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6 – 11)3030 
Language I – (Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)3030 
Language II – English3030 
Environmental Studies3030 
Total1501503 Hours

Section-wise Distribution of Marks: Paper-II

SubjectQuestionsMarksDuration
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to 11 – 14 Years)3030 
Language I – (Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)3030 
Language II – English (compulsory)3030 
a) For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science
or
b) For Social Science Teacher: Social Science
or
c) Any Other Teacher [(a) or (b)]
6060 
Total1501503 Hours

TNTET 2022 Syllabus

The whole syllabus of TNTET consists of two papers, Paper-I and Paper-II.

  • Paper-1: This part includes topics such as Child Development & Pedagogy, Mathematics, English, Environmental Studies, Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu,
  • Paper-2: This part includes topics such as Child Development & Pedagogy, Mathematics, And Science/Social Science, Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu, English, .

The detailed syllabus for both the papers are listed below:

TNTET Syllabus Paper-ITNTET Syllabus Paper-II

Child Development & Pedagogy

  • Part A – Child Development
    • Unit-I: Physical and Cognitive Development
    • Unit-II: Social and Emotional Development
    • Unit-III: Physical & Intellectual Development (6 to 10 Years)
    • Unit-IV: Social and Emotional Development (6 to 10 Years)
    • Unit-V: Moral Development (6 to 10 Years)
  • Part B – Learning
    • Unit-I: Learning
    • Unit-II: Types, levels, and approaches to Learning
    • Unit-III: Concepts and constructs
    • Unit-IV: Factors Contributing to Learning
    • Unit-V: Constructivist Approach to Learning
    • Unit-VI: Learning and Knowledge

Child Development & Pedagogy

  • Cognitive Development
  • Nature of Educational Psychology
  • Social, Emotional and Moral Development
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Motivation and Group Dynamics
  • Mental Health and Hygiene
  • Learning
  • Intelligence and Creativity
  • Personality and Assessment
  • Guidance and Counselling
Mathematics
  • Number system
  • Geometry
  • Arithmetics
  • Algebra

Mathematics And Science

  • Number system
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Life science
  • Measurements
  • Practical geometry

Environmental Studies & Science

  • Food
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Family and Friends
  • Plants
  • Shelter

Social Science

  • History
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Civics

English

  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Language comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Language Functions

English

  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Language comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Language Functions

Tamil

  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Vocabulary
  • Language comprehension
  • Language Functions

Tamil

  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Vocabulary
  • Language comprehension
  • Language Functions

TNTET 2022 Admit Card

The Teacher Recruitment Board of Tamil Nadu will release the hall ticket/ admit card for TNTET. Candidates can download their admit cards by visiting the official website. trb.tn.nic.in.

  • First of all, go to the official website of the Teacher Recruitment Board of Tamil Nadu– trb.tn.nic.in.
  • Now candidates have to select the exam, i.e. TNTET 2022.
  • Next candidates have to choose the ‘TNTET 2022 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket’ link from the drop-down menu.
  • Now enter the required details such as Application no., and Date of Birth/ Password to Download e-Hall Ticket.
  • Download the admit card/ hall ticket and take a printout of it for future reference.

Details Mentioned on the Admit Card 

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Candidate’s Photo with Signature
  • Candidate’s Father/ Mother Name
  • Exam Center’s Name and Address
  • Paper Code
  • Exam Timings
  • Exam Day Instructions

TNTET 2022 Exam Center

Kanyakumari

Tuticorin

Nilgiris

Sivagangai

Dindigul

Virudhunagar

Salem

Madurai

Tirunelveli

Coimbatore

Erode

Theni

Pudukkottai

Karur

Dharmapuri

Ramanathapuram

Namakkal

Thanjavur

Tiruchirapalli

Nagapattinam

Perambalur

Thiruvannamalai

Villupuram

Thiruvallur

Thiruvarur

Kancheepuram

Cuddalore

Vellore

Tiruppur

Krishnagiri

Ariyalur

Chennai


TNTET 2022 Answer Key

After a few days of conducting the examination, the Board will release a provisional answer key. By checking the official answer key with the candidate’s original answer, candidates may have an idea about their expected marks and hence they can predict that they will qualify for the test or not. Candidates also have a right to raise objections in case of discrepancies in the provisional or final answer key. After scrutinizing the provisional answer key, the authority of the Teacher Recruiting Board will release the final TNTET answer key. Both the answer key, provisional, and final answer key will be released on the official website of the Teacher Recruiting Board of Tamil Nadu i.e.  trb.tn.nic.in.


TNTET 2022 Result

The final result for both the papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) will be published on the official website of trb.tn.nic.in. Those candidates who have obtained 60% marks or more in Paper I or Paper II or individually in both the papers will be considered to have passed in TNTET 2022. However, 5% relaxation in marks will be provided to reserved category candidates.

How to Check TNTET Result?

  • First of all, go to the official website. i.e. trb.tn.nic.in.
  • After visiting the official website, find and click the ‘TNTET Result’ link.
  • After that, candidates have to enter their Roll Number/Application no., DOB/ password to view their result.
  • The scorecard/ result will appear on the monitor screen.
  • Now download the result and take a printout of it for future use.

Contact Details

In case of any queries/doubts related to the Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET), candidates can directly visit or can contact at the following given details.

Address: Teachers Recruitment Board

College Rd, Near Sankara Nethralaya, Subba Road Avenue,

Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600006

Phone Number: 044 2827 2455


TNTET 2022 FAQs

Teachers Recruitment Board of Tamil Nadu conducts the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test.

Documents needed to apply for TNTET are as follows-

  • Certificate/Marks Card of Qualifying exam specified by TRB.
  • Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent Certificate.
  • Caste certificate (if applicable).
  • PWD Certificate (if applicable).
  • For payment Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.

The minimum required age limit is 18 years while the maximum age limit should not more than 40 years.

No, after qualifying the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test, you will be not be allowed to any government school. After qualifying the TNTET, you will receive an e-certificate stating that you hold the eligibility to become a teacher in classes 1 to 8.

The application form for TNTET will be filled in online mode only.