Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2013 application form & important dates

TNTET 2013 exam notification has been issued for which applications are invited. See the eligibility, TNTET test paper scheme, fees, application process, how to apply and important dates for TNTET 2013.

Government of Tamil Nadu, Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) conducts Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) Exam 2013 for recruitment of Teachers in the schools of Tamil Nadu. Read on to know further details with regard to TNTET 2013 exam.

TNTET 2013 exam eligibility criteria

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary (10+2) pattern and Diploma in Teacher Education in a recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET are eligible for TNTET Paper I.

Candidates who have passed Bachelor's Degree (BA/B.SC/B.Litt) with Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, History and Geography or Degree with any one of the equivalent subjects from a recognized university under 10+2+3 pattern with B.Ed are eligible for Paper II.

Final year exam appearing candidates of D.E.Ed/B.Ed can also appear for TET, provided that they should have to produce their qualifying certificate during Certificate verification.

TNTET 2013 Test Paper Pattern and Syllabus

TNTET 2013 Paper I is for those who are looking for teacher appointment for Classes I to V.

TNTET 2013 Paper II is for those who are looking for teachers recruitment for Classes VI to VIII.

TNTET 2013 exam will be of multiple choice questions which consists of 150 questions which carries 150 marks and the time given to complete is 3 hours.

TNTET 2013 Paper I consists of the following subjects.
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6-11)
Language I - Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada / Urdu
Language II - English
Environmental Studies

TNTET 2013 Paper II consists of the following subjects.
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group 11-14 years)
Language I - Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/Kannada/ Urdu
Language II - English
For Mathematics and Science Teacher - (a) Mathematics and Science or (b) Social Science Teacher: Social Science or (c) Any other Teacher [(a) or (b)]

How to apply for TNTET 2013 examination

Application & Examination fees: Candidates need to pay Rs.50 towards application form and Rs.500 towards examination fees. For SC/ST and Differently Abled persons the examinaton fees is Rs.250. The fee has to be paid at any branches of the SBI or IOB or Canara Bank by using the prescribed challan attached with prospectus.

How to apply: Candidates can get the application form & prospectus for TNTET 2013 from 17.06.2013 from all the Head Masters of Government Higher Secondary Schools. The filled in application form along with TRB copy of fee payment challan have to be enclosed in an envelop and have to be submitted in person in the Office of the District Educational Officer. Get the acknowledgement on the photocopy of the application form. The last date to submit your TNTET 2013 application form at concerned District Office is 01.07.2013 till 5:30 pm.

Important dates for TNTET 2013

Commencement of sale of TNTET 2013 application form - 17.06.2013
Last date for receipt of application - 01.07.2013
Paper I written exam date - 17.08.2013 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Paper II written exam date - 18.08.2013 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

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