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TSTET 2022: Notification, Exam Date, Application, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test (TSTET) is a state-level exam and is conducted by the Department of School Education, Telangana. This exam is conducted to test the eligibility of the candidates to be recruited as a teacher at the Primary and Upper Primary level.

Candidates who are seeking job opportunities in the teaching field and want to become a Primary or Upper Primary level teacher in any of government or private schools then they have to clear this exam. The notification for the TSTET 2022 will be released very soon. So start your preparation from now to get good marks.

To get the latest details about this exam candidates are advised to visit the official website regularly. Eligible candidates will able to fill the form before the last date of submission. 

Here we have provided all the important details regarding TSTET 2022 so readers are requested to scroll down and read this full article till the end, to get latest updates.  


TSTET 2022 Overview

Name of ExaminationTelangana State Teachers Eligibility Test
AcronymTSTET
Conducting AuthorityDepartment of School Education, Telangana Government
Exam-LevelState-level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Purpose of ExamTo test the eligibility of candidates for teaching purpose in Primary and Upper Primary Schools
No. of Papers2
Duration of ExamPaper-I – 150 minutes
Paper-II – 150 minutes
No. of Questions150(in each paper)
Marking Scheme

1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.

No negative marking will be there.

Exam Helpdesk Number040-23120340
Official Websitehttp://tstet.cgg.gov.in/

TSTET 2022 Important Dates

All the important events and their dates are given below in the table. Candidates are advised to check out the dates properly.

EventsTentative Dates
Notification released onTo be notified soon
Online Application starts fromTo be notified soon
Last date of submission of application formTo be notified soon
Issue date of Admit cardTo be notified soon
Date of ExaminationTo be notified soon
Answer Key releasing dateTo be notified soon
Declaration of resultTo be notified soon

Note- All the important dates regarding Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test are yet to be announced soon. We will update the column of dates, just after the release of official notification. So candidates are advised to visit this page regularly for the latest updates.


TSTET 2022 Application Process

The application form for the Telangana STET will be filled in online mode only on the official website of TSTET. Candidates will able to fill the application form just after the release of official notification. Here we have provided step by step procedure to fill the online application form. It is advisable to follow all the steps properly to avoid any mistakes.

How To Apply?

  • First of all, visit the official website, and then click on the TSTET registration link.
  • Fill all the necessary details such as name, address, contact details, etc. as required.
  • After filling in the details preview the registration detail and then click on the submit button.
  • After the successful registration, candidates will receive a confirmation mail or message on their registered contact details with a future login credential.
  • After filling the registration form candidates have to pay a registration fee through online mode.
  • After paying the registration fee, candidates have to fill their application form.
  • Click on the application form link and fill in all the required details such as Personal details, Contact details, Educational details, etc. as required.
  • Now preview the application form and click on the final submit button.
  • After that upload a scanned copy of a recent passport size photograph, signature in .jpeg format, and class 10th mark sheet as per details provided in the official notification brochure.

Registration Fee

  • All the candidates have to pay an equal amount of registration fee of Rs. 200/-.
  • The fee will be debited in online mode via Debit card, credit card, Net Banking, etc.

Note:

  1. The registration will not be accepted without paying the registration fee.
  2. Do not forget to take a print out of the filled registration form, application form, and fee receipt.
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TSTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are instructed to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. All the interested candidates shall be able to fill the online application form of TS TET only if they satisfy all the eligibility criteria as mentioned below.

Education Qualification

Primary Teacher (for Classes I-V)

  • An eligible candidate must have acquired a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% aggregate marks in case of SC/ OBC/ ST/ PHD candidates) in Class XII or its equivalence + 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El. Ed.).

OR,

  • An eligible candidate must have acquired a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% aggregate marks in case of SC/ OBC/ ST/ Physically Disabled candidates) in Class XII or its equivalence + 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).

OR,

  • An eligible candidate must have acquired a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% aggregate marks in case of SC/ OBC/ ST/ Physically Disabled candidates) in Class XII or its equivalence +  4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

Note- It should be noted that the above-mentioned eligibility criterion is valid only for those candidates who have passed D.El.Ed/ D.Ed prior to the issue date of notification of TSTET 2022.

Elementary School Teacher (Classes VI-VIII)

  • Candidates who have completed their graduation (B.Com/ B.A/ B.Sc) with at least 50% aggregate marks (45% aggregate marks for ST/ SC/ OBC/ Physically Disabled aspirants) + 2 years of Bachelor of Education degree (B.Ed) or Bachelor of Education (B.Ed Special Education).

Note:

It should be noted that the above-mentioned eligibility criterion is valid only for those candidates who have acquired or were admitted to the 2 years B.Ed course before the releasing date of TS TET Notification 2022.

OR,

  • Candidates who have acquired 4-year B.Sc.Ed/ B.A.Ed course with at least 50% aggregate marks (45% aggregate marks for ST/ SC/ OBC/ Physically Disabled aspirants).

OR,

  • Candidates who have pursued Bachelor’s degree in Literature/ Bachelor of Oriental Language (or its equivalent)/ Bachelor’s degree with Language concerned as one of the optional subjects/ Post Graduation with Language related to one of the optional subjects.

OR,

  • For Language teachers, candidates who have pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Language concerned as one of the optional subjects or its equivalent along with a Language Pandit Training Certificate or having a B.Ed degree in the respective Language concerned as one of the Methodologies.

OR,

  • For Language teachers, who have acquired a training certificate of Language Pandit or having B.Ed degree with Language related to one of the methodologies.

Age Limit Criteria

CategoryMinimum AgeMaximum Age
General Category Candidates18 years35 years
Reserved Category Candidates18 years35 years

Note: Relaxation in upper age limit will be provided to the reserved category candidates according to the norms of exam conducting authority.


TSTET 2022 Exam Pattern

There are two papers in TSTET, namely, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is compulsory for those who want to become a Primary teacher (For classes 1-5) and Paper 2 is compulsory for those who want to become an Upper Primary teacher (For classes 6-8).

  • No. of Papers– 2
  • Mode of examination– Offline on OMR sheets
  • Language of Question Papers– Bilingual
  • Total duration– 2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • No. of Questions- 150 (in each paper)
  • Total Marks- 150 (for each paper)
  • Type of Questions– MCQs
  • Marking Scheme
    • 1 mark will be given for each correct answer.
    • No negative marking will be there for any incorrect answer.

Section-wise Distribution of Marks (Paper I)

SectionNo of QuestionsMarks
Child Development & Pedagogy3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Language I*3030
Language II (English)3030
Total150150

*Language I:  Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Urdu, Marathi,  Gujarati, Tamil, Bengali (Choose any one i.e. optional).

 

Section-wise Distribution of Marks (Paper-II)

Section No: of Questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language I* 30 30
Language II (English) 30 30
Mathematics & Science (for teachers of respective subjects) 60 60
Social Studies (for teachers of respective subject)
For Teachers of Other Subjects
Total 150 150

*Language I: Urdu, Hindi, Sanskrit, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil (Choose any one i.e. optional).

Note:

  • In both the papers, for Langauge I, candidates have to choose an optional language.
  • The question paper will be bilingual i.e. in English and in the chosen language.
  • For those who have chosen Sanskrit as their option then for those, the question paper will be in Telugu and Sanskrit.

TSTET 2022 Exam Syllabus

Paper 1  (for standard 1 to 5):

Child Development and Pedagogy:

  • Child Development: 15 marks
  • The concept of inclusive education and understanding children with Special Needs:5 marks
  • Learning and Pedagogy: 10 marks

Language 1:

  • Telegu
  • Marathi
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Gujarati
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Bengali

Language 2:

English

  • Pedagogy of Learning Development: 6 marks
  • Comprehension: 24 marks

Mathematics:

  • Pedagogical: 6 marks
  • Content: 24 marks

Environmental Science:

  • Pedagogical: 6 marks
  • Content: 24 marks

Paper 2 (for standard 6 to 8)

Child Development and Pedagogy:

  • Child Development: 15 marks
  • The concept of inclusive education and understanding children with Special Needs:5 marks
  • Learning and Pedagogy: 10 marks

Language 1:

  • Urdu
  • Telegu
  • Marathi
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Bengali

Language 2:

English

  • Comprehension: 24 marks
  • Pedagogy of Learning Development: 6 marks

Mathematics and Science:

Mathematics: 30 questions

  • Content: 24 marks
  • Pedagogical: 6 marks

Science: 30 questions

  • Content: 24 marks – Physical Science- 12 marks, Biological Science- 12 marks
  • Pedagogical Issues: 6 marks

Social Studies:

  • Content: 48 questions
  • History
  • Geography
  • Social and Political Life
  • Economics
  • Pedagogical Issues: 12 questions

TSTET 2022 Admit Card

Admit card/ Hall Ticket of TSTET will be released officially in online mode on the official website of TSTET. TSTET admit card/ hall ticket 2022 will be available in PDF format from 7-14 days before the exam date. Candidates will able to download it from the official website of the Department of School Education, Government of Telangana. Here we have given step by step procedure to download the admit card as mentioned below.

How to Download the Admit Card?

  • Firstly, go through the official website of TSTET.
  • Then click on the hall ticket download link.
  • After clicking, you will be directed to a new interface where you have to enter the credentials such as application number, password (that were provided at the time of registration).
  • Enter the details and log in and then you will able to download the TSTET admit card/ hall ticket.

TSTET 2022 Exam Center

The exam center will be allotted to the candidates according to their preference that was chosen at the time of filling the application form. So candidates are advised to choose the nearest exam centers to them as their preference to avoid any difficulties later. TSTET Exam will be held in the 10 districts of Telangana state which are listed below:

  • Adilabad
  • Warangal
  • Ranga Reddy
  • Mahabubnagar
  • Karimnagar
  • Nalgonda
  • Hyderabad
  • Khammam
  • Medak
  • Nizamabad

TSTET 2022 Result

The result or scorecard of TSTET will be declared 1-2 months after the examination. It will be available online on the official website. You have to use your credential details to log in. To download the TSTET 2022 scorecard/ result, follow the below steps.

How to download?

  • Go to the Telangana State TET’s official website.
  • Search for the Result link and then click on it.
  • After clicking the link, enter the login credentials such as roll no., date of birth, and captcha code.
  • Now you will get the result page.
  • Download the result/scorecard as provided and take a printout of the same for future reference.

Telangana State TET Certificate Validity Period

The scorecard of TSTET will be valid for the next 7 years after clearing the exam. The no. of attempts will not be counted so candidates can give many attempts as they want to improve their score.


TSTET 2022 Cutoff

The cut-off marks of TSTET are pre-decided by the Department of School Education, Telangana. To get recruitment as a teacher in any of government or private school of Telangana one should have to acquire the minimum cut-off marks set by the authority otherwise they will get disqualified.

The weightage of TSTET is 20% while the weightage of TRT (Teacher Recruitment Test) is 80%.

Category Minimum Cutoff marks
General Candidates60%
OBC candidates50%
SC/ST/ Differently-abled40%

Note-

  • Only visual and orthopedical disability shall be encountered in regards to those candidates who are differently-abled.  while for those candidates who have hearing disabilities than in this case, a minimum of 75% disability shall be considered.

TSTET 2022 FAQs

What is the official website to apply for TSTET?

The official website to apply for TSTET is http://tstet.cgg.gov.in/.

What is the validity period of the TSTET scorecard?

The validity period of the TSTET scorecard is 7 years after clearing the exam.

What are the age limit criteria to apply for TSTET?

The minimum age should be 18 years while the maximum age should be 35 years. However, the age relaxation will be provided as per the norms of the Government of Telangana.

What is the registration fee to apply for TSTET?

The registration fee is Rs. 200/- and it is the same for all the candidates. The fee will be paid in online mode.

Is it mandatory to attempt both the papers, namely paper 1 and paper 2?

No, it is not mandatory to attempt both the papers. Candidates have the right to choose either of the papers or they can attempt both if they want as per their recruitment needs.