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

TNTET (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

21 Aug, 2019

Answer Key - Final Answer Key of Paper II | Mode: Online

20 Aug, 2019

Answer Key - Final answer for Paper I | Mode: Online

09 Jul, 2019 - 15 Jul, 2019

Answer Key challenge | Mode: Offline

09 Jul, 2019

Answer Key | Mode: Online

26 May, 2019 - 09 Jun, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

15 Mar, 2019 - 05 Apr, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

28 Feb, 2019

Advertisement | Mode: Online

TNTET Paper 2 (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

21 Aug, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

09 Jun, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

TNTET Paper 1 (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

20 Aug, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

08 Jun, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

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 Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 500
SC, ST Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 250
General, OBC, SC, ST PWD Offline Female, Male, 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 Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 500
SC, ST Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 250
General, OBC, SC, ST PWD Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 250

TNTET 2019 Syllabus

TNTET Paper 1 Syllabus

Child Development and Pedagogy (Relevant to Age Group 6 - 11)
The Children’s Profile at the Beginning of Primary Education—Physical and Cognitive.
The Children’s Profile at the Beginning of Primary Education—Social and Emotional.
Physical & Intellectual Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years)
Social and Emotional Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years)
Moral Development during Primary School Years (6 to 10 Years)
Learning
Types, levels and approaches to Learning
Concepts and constructs
Factors Contributing to Learning
Constructivist Approach to Learning
Learning and Knowledge
Tamil
English class I
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Vocabulary
Language functions
English class II
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Vocabulary
Language functions
English class III
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Vocabulary
Language functions
English class IV
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Vocabulary
Language functions
English class V
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary
Mathematics class I
Shapes and Figures
Numbers
Measurements
Patterns
Study of Data
Mathematics class II
Shapes and Figures
Numbers
Measurements
Patterns
Study of Data
Mathematics class III
Shapes and Figures
Numbers
Measurements
Fractional numbers
Patterns
Study of Data
Mathematics class IV
Shapes and Figures
Numbers
Measurements
Fractional numbers
Patterns
Study of Data
Mathematics class V
Shapes and Figures
Numbers
Measurements
Fractional numbers
Patterns
Study of Data
Environmental studies Class 1- 2
Plants
Animals & Birds
Small Creatures Around the children
Day and Night
Water
Air
Food
My body
Keeping Healthy and Clean
Man, Matter and Materials
Work
Science in Everyday Life
Travelogue
Science Class 3, 4, 5
Plants
Animals & Birds
Small Creatures Around the children
Day and Night
Water
Air
Food
My body
Keeping Healthy and Clean
Man, Matter and Materials
Work
Science in Everyday Life
Travelogue
Social Science - (Class III to V)
Social Science - Class III
Knowledge of Social behaviour – In my home, In my School; In My Village/Area
Knowing the route from home to School
Knowing the basic directions; relating the sun.
Knowing Traffic Rules – Road safety-norms
Learning about Public Services; Community helpers Understanding and respecting basic services & people who do them; Diversity in skills and occupations
Going on a trip. Learning through trips. Modes and uses of various kinds of transport
Knowledge & source of food, types of land and food grains that grow.
My District My Taluk, my Block, my Village, Physical features and life of people.
Physical features & life of Tamilnadu, the life background of the district.
Getting acquainted with birds in Tamilnadu
Social Science - Class – IV Integrated Competency, Content and Learning Outcomes for Geography, Civics, and History
Celestial bodies
Changes around me : Nature Seasons, day and night, moon – eclipse, weather, seasons
What does the earth give us? What can we do, to preserve it? Water: sources, basic uses, pollutions, Simple conservation. Soil: Agriculture: pollution - preserving fertility. Forest: The importance of trees Air: Keeping air free from pollution.
Getting acquainted with animals - birds in Tamilnadu
How India became free : a story
My Country - physical and political features - National symbols.
Individuals tell their story - Lifestyles, events, anecdotes
Scientific Advancements and inventions in narrative and story telling few useful inventions and their impacts on human life. Few famous inventors
My Rights and Duties: As a citizen; as a child
Common festivals related to sun, moon and seasonal contexts, different socio, economic, occupational backings. Different festivals and their cultural connotations.
Safety: precautions I must observe
My state TamilNadu - physical and political features. - state Symbols
Tamilnadu Folk arts
Tamilnadu crafts
Social Science - Class – V Integrated Competency, Content and Learning Outcomes for Geography, Civics, and History
Ancient Kings and Kingdoms of TamilNadu – Sangam Age.
Travel- Famous Travellers
Our Planet The geography of our Planet, Land forms, water bodies, Globe and Maps
Natural Resources of India – Soil
Vegetation in India
Minerals of India
Space Research - Kalpana Chawla - Sunitha Williams
Structure of Government in India • Central • State • Union Territories • Judiciary- An introduction • India, its neighbouring countries
Local bodies and Public Properties
Knowing Traffic Rules –Road safety-Norms
Forts of Tamil Nadu
Musical Instruments (ancient and modern)

TNTET Paper 2 Syllabus

Child development and pedagogy
Nature of Educational Psychology
Human growth and development
Cognitive Development
Social, Emotional and Moral Development
Learning
Intelligence and Creativity
Motivation and Group Dynamics
Personality and Assessment
Mental health and hygiene
Guidance and counselling
Tamil
English Class VI
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary
Language functions
English Class VII
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary
Language functions
English Class VIII
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Grammar
Vocabulary
Language functions
Mathematics Class – VI
Number system
Measurements
Algebra
Life Mathematics
Geometry
Data handling
Practical geometry
Mathematics Class – VII
Real Number System
Algebra
Life Mathematics
Measurements
Geometry
Practical geometry
Data handling
Mathematics Class – VIII
Real Number System
Algebra
Life Mathematics
Measurements
Geometry
Practical geometry
Graphs
Data handling
SCIENCE Standard VI
Applied biology
Health and hygiene
World of Animals
Life Process
Environmental Science – Resource, Use and Management
Matter
Exploring Chemical Changes and Formulation
Exploring the World
Matter and Measurement
Forces and Movement
Exploring Energy
Exploring Phenomena
SCIENCE Standard VII
Applied biology
Health and hygiene
My body
World of Plants
World of Animals
Life Process
Environmental Science - Ecology
Environmental Science – Resource, Use and Management
Matter
Exploring Chemical Changes and Formulation
Exploring the World
Matter and Measurement
Forces and Movement
Exploring Energy
Exploring Phenomena
Science Standard VIII
Applied biology
Health and hygiene
My body
World of Plants
World of Animals
Life Process
Environmental Science - Ecology
Environmental Science – Resource use and Management
Matter
Atomic structure
Exploring the World
Matter and Measurement
Forces and Movement
Exploring Energy
Exploring Phenomena
Social Science (History, Geography, Civics & Economics)
History Standard VI
Pre-historic Period
Indus valley civilization
Ancient Land of Thamizhagam
Vedic period
Jainism and Buddhism
Rise of Empires
Kushana Empire
History Standard VII
Pre-historic Period
Indus Valley Civilization Harapan Civilization and its Dravidian Features
Ancient Land of Thamizhagam
Vedic period
Jainism and Buddhism Rise of Janism and Buddhism. The causes for the rise. The teachings of Lord Buddha and Lord Mahavira
Rise of Empires
Kushana Empire
History Standard VIII
The Great Mughals-Conditions of India on the eve of Babur’s invasion- Babur-Humayun- Sur-Dynasty-Shershah Sur-AkbarJahangir-Shajahan-Aurangazeb-Administration-Art and Architecture-Causes for the decline of the Mughals.
Rise of the Marathas-Shivaji-Administration -Successors-Peshwa rule-Nadir shah-Ahmad shah Abdali invasions-Third Battle of Panipat.
Advent of the Europeans-Portuguese-Dutch-English-Danish-FrenchConflict between the English and the French-Causes for the Success of the British.
Anglo-French Struggle – the first carnatic war – second carnatic war third carnatic war the first anglo – Mysore war
Rule of the English East India company-Establishment of the British rule in India from 1773 to 1857- Warren Hastings-Reforms, Impeachment-Lord Cornwallis-Reforms-Permanent Revenue Settlement-Lord Wellesley-Subsidiary Alliance-Marquees of Hastings
Lord William Bentinck-Reforms-Lord Dalhousie-Doctrine of Lapse-Reforms-Revolt of 1857-Causes and Effects.
The Nayak Rule 1773 to 1857 in Tamill Country, The Nayaks rule in Tamil country Nayaks of Madurai-Vishwantha, Nayak-Thuramalai Nayak-Rani Mangammal and Meenakshi
The Nayaks of Thanjavur and Senji-Nayak’s Contribution to Art and Architecture- The Marathas of Tanjore-Poligars Revolt-South Indian Rebellion
Vellore mutiny
Standard VI - Geography
Earth and Solar System
Earth - Day and Night
Standard VII - Geography
The Earth-Its Structure and Tectonic movements. Origin of Earth, formation of continents and oceans internal process of Earth, Plate tectonic Earthquake and Volcanoes.
Changing the face of the lithosphere, Weathering Process. Shaping of Earth by Natural agents - rivers, wind waves and glaciers.
Weather and climate
Disaster and Disaster Management Natural Disasters, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Land slides, Cyclone, Floods, Droughts, Tornadoes and Tsunami
An Introduction to Oceanography
Standard VIII - Geography
Resources
Primary Activity
Primary Activity-Agriculture
Secondary Activity-Industries
Tertiary Activity-Transport, Trade
Population and Resource
Standard VI – Civics
Family and Society
Community and School
The Local Government
Democracy, Human Development and Women Empowerment All citizens in a democratic country have equal rights – Women power – The capable and Noble Women Dr. Muthulakshmi
Standard VII – Civics
Our Nation
Indian constitution
POLTICALPARTIES
United Nations Organization- Objectives – Organs - Funtions
Legislations and Welfare schemes for Children and Women
Standard VIII - Civics
National Integration -
Socio-Economic problems
Human Rights and the UNO
Road Safety – Rules and Regulations
Standard – VI – Economics
Consumption – Production – Distribution
Standard – VII – Economics
Factors of production - Land - Labour-Division of Labour – Capital –Organization - Different Sectors of the Economy – Primarysector - Secondary sector - Tertiary sector and their contribution to the devolpment of the country.
Standard – VIII – Economics
Money, savings and investment

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  releases the provisional answer key of TNTET 2019 before the announcement of result while the final answer key is published once the examination authorities have evaluated the challenged answer keys. Candidates l need 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 

Teachers Recruitment Board announce the TNTET result 2019 for both the papers in online mode. The result of TNTET 2019 contains 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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