TNTET Structure and Content

TNTET Structure and Content Paper I

TNTET Structure and Content
TNTET Structure and Content

No of Questions:150 MCQs

Exam Duration:3 Hours

Sr. No.Content No. of Ques.Marks
1.Child Development and Pedagogy
(relevant to age group 6 – 11)
3030
2.Language I –
Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu
3030
3.Language II –
English
3030
4.Mathematics3030
5.Environmental Studies or EVS3030
Total150150

Note : Detailed Syllabus for TNTETStudy Material of TNTET

  • Child Development and Pedagogy : Educational Psychology of Teaching and Learning
  • Language I : Candidate has to choose any one of the languages mentioned in Sl. No. 2 above. For recruitment process candidates will be considered for the vacancies in the concerned medium only.
  • Language II – ENGLISH, Elements of language, Communication and Comprehension abilities.
  • Mathematics – problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies – problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of Environmental Studies.
  • The questions in the test Paper I will be based on the topics of the prescribed TNTET Syllabus of the State for Classes I – V but their difficulty level as well as linkages will be upto the Secondary Stage.

Structure and Content of TET Paper II

No of Questions: 150 MCQs

Exam Duration : 3 Hours

Sr. No.Content (All Compulsory)No. of QuesMarks
1.Child Development and Pedagogy – relevant to the age Group 11 – 14 Years (Compulsory)3030
2.Language I – Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu (Compulsory)3030
3.Language II –
English (Compulsory)
3030
4.a) For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science

or

b) For Social Science Teacher: Social Science

or

c) Any Other Teacher [(a) or (b)]

6060
Total150150

Note:

  • Child Development and Pedagogy 
  • Language I The Candidate has to choose any one of the languages mentioned in Sl. No. 2 above. For TNTEN recruitment process, candidate shall be considered for the vacancies in the concerned medium only.
  • Language II – ENGLISH, Elements of language, Communication and Comprehension Abilities.
  • Mathematics and Science / Social Science : Concepts, Problem Solving Abilities and Pedagogical understanding of the subjects.
  • The questions in the TNTET Paper II will be based on the topics of the prescribed Syllabus of the State for Classes VI – VIII their difficulty level as well as linkages will be upto the Senior Secondary (Higher Secondary) Stage.

Scheme of Written Examination:

  • Question Paper will have 150 MCQs in the subjects under the relevant paper as mentioned above.
  • Candidates have to mark the right choice of answers among the four options. Each right answer will be awarded one mark. There will not be any negative marking.
  • The questions for all the subjects (except languages) will be both in Tamil and English.