17 September 2021

Assam TET 2021: Application Form, Exam Date, Entrance Syllabus, Pattern & more

Teacher Eligibility Test (TET).

Last Date: 25/09/2021.


Assam TET 2021 Notification 

It is for general information that the Government of Assam, in provision of Section 23 of the RTE Act - 2009 has decided to conduct the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)-2021 for Lower Primary and Upper Primary level for the state of Assam as per the guidelines laid down by NCTE and thereby on-line applications are invited from the candidates having permanent residence in the state of Assam who intend to appear in Paper I (Lower Primary) and Paper II (Upper Primary) of TET.



Assam TET 2021


Assam TET Exam Details


Name of department: Department of Education, Government of Assam

Name of exam: Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET) 2021
 
Starting Date of exam: 15th September 2021

Date of exam: 24th October 2021
 
No of papers: 2, Paper I (Lower Primary) and Paper II (Upper Primary)

Duration of examination: 2 and 1/2 hours (For each paper)
 
Type of exam: Offline

Type of questions: MCQ

Negative marking: Nil

Medium of question paper/s: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Hindi, English

Validity of Mark sheet cum Certificate of TET: Lifetime 

Application mode: Online
 
Helpline Number: 8929207668 
 
Official Website: https://ssa.assam.gov.in


Eligibility Criteria of TET Exam 2021


The eligibility criteria of a candidate to appear in TET are as follows:

A. Candidate must be a permanent resident of Assam.

B. Candidate must have minimum academic and professional qualification as per NCTE norms as follows:

Educational Qualification: 
 
Lower Primary TET (Classes I to V):

a) Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)
OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)
OR
Graduation and two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)
OR
Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) obtained from any NCTE recognised institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in class I to V, provided the person so appointed as teacher will have to mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognised by the NCTE, within two years of such appointment as primary teacher.

b) However, a candidate who is pursuing and having Admit Card of final year examination of any of the teacher education courses (recognised by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Guideline dated 11th February, 2011, may also apply for TET. However he/she can apply for appointment only after acquiring all the required qualification.

Remark: Candidate admitted into 2 year D.El.Ed program before 31st August 2009: Please refer to Clause B under subheading

Upper Primary TET (Classes VI to VIII):

a) Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)
OR
At least 50% marks either in Graduation or in Post Graduation and B. Ed
OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B. El. Ed).                                                                                   OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year B.A./B. Sc. Ed. Or B.A. Ed/B. Sc. Ed.
OR
Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year B. Ed. (Special Education)

Note: Minimum percentage of marks in graduation shall not be applicable to those incumbents who had already taken admission to the Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Elementary Education or equivalent course prior to the 29th July, 2011.

b) However, a person who is pursuing and having Admit Card of final year Examination of any of the teacher education courses (recognised by by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Guideline dated 11th February, 2011, may also apply for TET. However he/she can apply for appointment only after acquiring all the required qualification.

Remark: Candidate admitted into 1-Year B.Ed. program before 31st August 2009: Please refer to Clause C under subheading

Relaxation: 
 
Following relaxation will be applicable

Relaxation up to 5 % in the academic marks in HSSLC or Graduation shall be applicable for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD(PH) to appear in TET (The degree of handicap in case of PH candidates should be minimum 40% and to be certified by the competent authority) both for Paper-| (LP Level) and Paper-ll (UP Level).

For Paper-I (LP Level) relaxation up to 5 % in HSSLC marks shall be applicable for candidates who were admitted in 2- Year D.EI.Ed before 31/08/2009 as per NCTE Notification No. F.51-1/2009-NCTE (N&S) dated 31% August 2009 and qualified 2-Year D.El.Ed subsequently.

For Paper-ll (UP Level) relaxation up to 5 % in Graduation marks shall be applicable for candidates who were admitted in 1-Year B.Ed. before 31/08/2009 as per NCTE Notification No. F.51-1/2009-NCTE (N&S) dated 31% August 2009 and qualified 1-Year B.Ed. subsequently. 


Exam Pattern of Assam TET 2021


Paper I (For class I to V): 
 
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)30 MCQs30
Language I – Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo, Manipuri, Garo, Nepali, Karbi, Hmar (compulsory-any one)30 MCQs30
Language II – English(compulsory)30 MCQs30
Mathematics30 MCQs30
Environmental Studies30 MCQs30
Total150 MCQs150
 
Paper II – Mathematics & Science or Social Science (For class VI to VIII): 
 
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)30 MCQs30
Language I – Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo, Manipuri, Garo, Nepali, Karbi, Hmar (compulsory-any one)30 MCQs30
Language II –English (compulsory)30 MCQs30
Anyone Paper of the below
Mathematics and Science (For Mathematics and Science teacher):  Or60 MCQs60
Social Studies (For Social Studies teacher):60 MCQs60
Total150 MCQs150
 

Minimum Marks to Qualify in TET


A candidate is required to score 60 % i.e. 90 marks out of 150 to qualify the Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET). However, for SC/ST (Hills)/ST (Plain)/OBC/MOBC/PWD (PH), there will be relaxation of 5 %. Thus, for these candidates, qualifying marks will be 83 out of 150 i.e. 55 % .


Examination Fee: 
 
Candidates have to pay the examination fee through online banking/ credit card/ debit card, etc. Category-wise examination is as under 
PaperCategoryFee
Paper IGeneralRs 325/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD
Rs 300/-
PaperCategoryFee
Paper IIGeneralRs 325/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD
Rs 300/-
Note: 

Candidates who intend to appear in both the papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II will have to pay the fee for both the papers separately and will have to submit Online Application accordingly at one go.

Candidates must pay the examination fee through online mode only.

Fee once paid will not be refunded.

 

How to Apply for Assam TET ?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply for Assam TET 2021 online.Follow below mentioned steps to apply online.

a) Log-in through the website https://ssa.assam.gov.in or https://sebaonline.org

b) Download Instruction Manual.

c) Read carefully the Instruction Manual on how to submit the online application form.

d) Submit Online Application and upload Passport size colour Photograph, Signature, Pass Certificate of Professional Qualification,Final Year admit card of ongoing professional course (in case of candidates pursuing professional qualification) of recommended size (as mentioned in Instruction Manual).

e) The candidate has to pay the fee through online banking/credit card/ debit card etc. he/she can take print out of the Online
Application form.

Zones of TET Exam 2021

 
The districts have been grouped into several zones and a candidate has to select his preferred Zone while applying for the TET. After qualifying in TET, he or she will get preference for engagement as a teacher in his preferred Zone in accordance with the Government Notification No PMA.277/2019/7-A dated 22/08/2019. 
 
This will be applicable for both regular and contractual posts.

The notified Zones are as follows: 
 
ZoneDistrictsZone Code
Zone 1Dhubri, South Salmara- Mankachar, Goalpara, Barpeta, BongaigaonZ01
Zone 2Baksa, Chirang, Kokrajhar, UdalguriZ02
Zone 3Nalbari, Kamrup, Kamrup Metro, Darrang, Morigaon, Nagaon, HojaiZ03
Zone 4Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, CharaideoZ04
Zone 5Sonitpur, Biswanath, Dhemaji, LakhimpurZ05
Zone 6
Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao, West Karbi Anglong
Z06
Zone 7Cachar, Hailakandi, KarimganjZ07
 

District/ Centre of Examination

 
List of CentreCentre Code
Baksa01
Biswanath02
Bongaigaon03
Cachar04
Charaideo05
Chirang06
Darrang07
Dhemaji08
Dibrugarh09
Dima Hasao10
Golaghat11
Hojai12
Jorhat13
Kamrup Metro14
Kamrup15
Karbi Anglong16
Kokrajhar17
Lakhimpur18
Majuli19
Morigaon20
Nagaon21
Nalbari22
Sivasagar23
Sonitpur24
Tinsukia25
Udalguri26
West Karbi Anglong27



Important Dates of Assam TET Exam 2021


Starting date of submission of online application: 15th September 2021

Last date of submission of online application: 25th September 2021

Issue of TET Admit Card: 10th October 2021

Date of TET Examination 2021: 24th October 2021
 

Important Links of Assam TET Examination 2021


Online Application : Click Here

TET Advertisement : Click Here

TET Syllabus : Click Here

Official Website : Click Here