Tamilnadu Teachers Eligibility Test – TNTET 2014 Paper 1

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TN Teacher Eligibility Test 2014

Teachers Recruitment Board applications are invited upto 5.30 P.M. on July, 2014 for Teacher Eligibility Test Paper – I for the year 2014 from the eligible candidates in Tamil Nadu.

In accordance with the provisions of sub – section (1) of section 23 of the RTE Act, the National Council for Teacher Education ( NCTE ) has vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in classes I to VIII. It had been inter alia provided that one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in clause (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is that he / she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test ( TET ) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE.

Teachers Recruitment Board is designated as the Nodal Agency for conducting of Teacher Eligibility Test and recruitment of Teachers as per G.O. ( Ms ) No. 181, School Education ( C2 ) Department, Dated 15.11.2011.

TN TET 2014 Exam Date for Paper 1

TNTET 2014 Written Test Paper I : August, 2014

Category of Candidates for TNTET Paper I :

The following categories of candidates can write the Tamilnadu Teacher Eligibility Test Paper I :

  1. The Secondary Grade Teachers appointed with the prescribed qualifications in Government, Government Aided and Un – aided Schools on or after 23rd August, 2010. But exemption will be granted to persons whose appointment process initiated prior to NCTE notification dated: 23.08.2010.
  2. Secondary Grade Teachers working in Unaided Institutions without the prescribed qualifications shall acquire such minimum qualifications within a period of 5 years and should pass the TNTET Paper I.
  3. Secondary Grade Teachers working in Unaided Institutions without the prescribed qualifications shall acquire such minimum qualifications within a period of 5 years and should pass the TNTET Paper I.
  4. Candidates who want to improve the scores of their previous TNTET Paper I

Eligibility to Write TN TET 2014 Paper I

Candidates should possess the following prescribed qualifications to write the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test Paper I :

  1. Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Course ( 10+2 Pattern ) and Diploma in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education ( Regarding the Candidates who have passed D.T.Ed. Certificates from States other than Tamil Nadu their certificate should be evaluated before Certificate Verification ) in a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET and seeking an appointment as Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V ( except Visually Impaired Candidates ) can write Paper I.
  2. Candidates appearing for the Final Year Examination of D.E.Ed. during the current Academic Year ( 2013 – 2014 ) are also permitted to appear for Paper I in Teacher Eligibility Test 2014. Such Candidate’s should have successfully completed the course in the current Academic Year ( 2013 – 2014 ) itself and should produce D.E.Ed Certificate during Certificate Verification, otherwise they shall not be considered for current year Government recruitment process. However they may be issued with TET certificate after producing D.E.Ed Diploma certificate.
  3. Visually impaired candidates are not eligible to write Paper I