About TNTET 2019

Teachers Recruitment Board will conduct the state -level Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET) for two papers - Paper I (class I to V) and Paper II (class VI to VIII). The application form of TNTET 2019 is available from March 15 to April 5, 2019. While filling the application form of TNTET 2019 candidates must check whether they are eligible to apply or not, in order to avoid rejection at any later stage. The exam is held for two papers - paper I (class I to V) and paper II (class VI to VIII) in offline mode. Candidates can apply for TNTET 2019 paper I or paper II or both as per their eligibility. Those qualifying the TNTET 2019 examination will be awarded the eligibility certificate, valid for 7 years. After this, candidates will be able to apply in various schools in Tamil Nadu.

Languages English, Tamil
Conducting Body: Teachers Recruitment Board Tamil Nadu
TNTET Paper 1 - Duration 3 Hours +1 More

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TNTET 2019 Important Dates

09 Jul, 2019 - 15 Jul, 2019 Others - Answer Key challenge | Mode: Offline
09 Jul, 2019 Answer Key | Mode: Online
09 Jun, 2019 TNTET Paper 2 - Exam | Mode: Offline
26 May, 2019 - 09 Jun, 2019 Admit Card | Mode: Online
08 Jun, 2019 TNTET Paper 1 - Exam | Mode: Offline
15 Mar, 2019 - 05 Apr, 2019 Application | Mode: Online
28 Feb, 2019 Advertisement | Mode: Online

TNTET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

TNTET Paper 1 Eligibility Criteria

  • All the aspiring candidates must have completed and passed 10+2/HSC and also must have a Diploma in Education/Diploma in Elementary Education from a recognized institute

  • Or, candidates who are in final year and appearing for D.E.Ed. can also apply for TNTET 2019. However, during documents verification candidates will have to provide the D.E.Ed certificate or else they will not be eligible to receive the TET eligibility certificate 

TNTET Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria

TNTET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Paper - II

  • Candidates who have completed their Bachelor’s degree (B.A/B.Sc. /B.Litt.) with English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Tamil, Botany, Zoology, Geography and History as their majors or any equivalent degree in any one of the subject from a recognized university and also they must have a Bachelor Degree in Education (B.Ed.) 

  • Or, candidates in their last/final year of B.Ed. are also eligible to apply for paper II

The TNTET application form 2019 has been released by Teachers Recruitment Board for all the aspiring candidates who fulfills the eligibility criteria. The application form is available in online mode 

Check below the detailed process to fill the TNTET application form 2019. 

  • Candidates will have to enter their personal details like name, date of birth, father’s name, gender, selection of paper (I or II) and select one exam centre as per their convenience

  • After filling all the details, candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature of prescribed specification in the form.

  • Candidates will have to pay the application fee in online mode.

  • At last, candidates are advised to take a printout of the TNTET 2019 application form for future reference 

TNTET Paper 1 Application Details

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 500
ST, SC Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 250
General, ST, OBC, SC PWD Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 250

TNTET Paper 2 Application Details

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 500
ST, SC Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 250
General, ST, OBC, SC PWD Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 250

TNTET 2019 Exam Pattern

TNTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

TNTET Exam Pattern - Paper I (Class I to V)

S No.

Subjects

Number of questions

Total marks 

1

Child Development and Pedagogy (for 6-11 age group)

30

30

2

Mathematics

30

30

3

Environmental Studies

30

30

4

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

30

30

5

Language II (English) 

30

30

TNTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

TNTET Exam Pattern - Paper II (Class VI to VIII)

S No.

Subjects

Number of questions

Total marks 

1

Child Development and Pedagogy (for 11-14 age group)

30

30

2

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

30

30

3

Language II - English

30

30

4

i) Mathematics and Science
Teacher

ii) Social Science Teacher or 

iii) Any other teacher (i or ii)

60

60

Teachers Recruitment Board publishes the TNTET admit card in online  mode. Candidates can download their admit card from the official website by entering their registration/roll number and date of birth/password. TNTET admit card contains  details such as name, venue of the exam, the timing of the exam, photograph etc. Also, candidates must carry at least one photo ID along with the admit card of TNTET.

TNTET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Tamil Nadu Thuckalay
Kuzhithurai
Nagercoil
Cheranmahadevi
Tenkasi
Tirunelveli
Kovilpatti
Thoothukudi
Paramakudi
Ramanathapuram
Devakottai
Sivagangai
Aruppukkottai
Srivilliputhur
Virudhunagar
Uthamapalayam
Periyakulam
Usilampatti
Melur
Madurai
Palani
Dindigul
Gudalur
Coonoor
Tiruppur
Pollachi
Coimbatore
Gobichettipalayam
Erode
Sankari
Salem
Namakkal
Hosur
Dharmapuri
Krishnagiri
Aranthangi
Pudukkottai
Karur
Ariyalur
Udayarpalayam
Perambalur
Musiri
Lalgudi
Tiruchirappalli
Mayiladuthurai
Nagapattinam
Tiruvarur
Pattukkottai
Kumbakonam
Thanjavur
Kallakurichi
Tindivanam
Villupuram
Virudhachalam
Cuddalore
Cheyyar
Tiruvannamalai
Tirupattur
Vellore
Chengalpattu
Kancheepuram
Ponneri
Thiruvallur
Chennai

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Passport
  • Driving license

After the conduction of TNTET 2019 exam, initially, Teachers Recruitment Board will release the provisional answer key of TNTET 2019 before the announcement of result while the final answer key will be published once the examination authorities have evaluated the challenged answer keys. Candidates will have to challenge the answer key within 5 days from the date of release. With the help of TNTET answer key 2019, candidates can check the correct responses to the questions asked in the entrance exam. Based on the correct and incorrect answers, candidates can also calculate their probable marks secured in TNTET 2019 exam 

After releasing the final answer key, Teachers Recruitment Board will announce the TNTET result 2019 for both the papers likely to be in online mode or in the form of pdf. The result of TNTET 2019 will contain details like name, category, total marks and subject-wise marks. Candidates qualifying the exam will TET eligibility certificate valid for 7 years

To qualify the TNTET 2019 exam, candidates will have to secure the minimum qualifying marks that is decided by the Teachers Recruitment Board. The authorities will release the qualifying cutoff marks for all the candidates. The factors that will be considered while deciding the cutoff of TNTET are availability of seats, number of applicants and previous years’ cutoff trends. The qualifying marks for General category is 60% whereas BC, BC(M), MBC/DNC SC (A), SC/ST and PwD candidates will be given 5% relaxation.

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