TNTET Syllabus

TNTET Syllabus Details for Paper 1 and Paper 2- 

Structure and Content of TTNET Paper I

No of Questions : 150 MCQs

Duration : 3 Hrs

Tamilnadu TET / TNTET Exam Syllabus 2015

Sr. No.Content (All Compulsory)MCQsMarks
1.Child Development and Pedagogy3030
2.Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu
(Language-1)
3030
3.English
(Language-II)
3030
4.Mathematics3030
5.Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

TNTET Exam Syllabus Topics for Paper-1

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the Medium of Instruction. The Candidate has to choose any one of the languages mentioned in Sl. No. 2 for the above table. For recruitment process candidates shall be considered for the vacancies in the concerned medium only.
  • Language II – ENGLISH will focus on the Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension Abilities.
  • Mathematics will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding Mathematics.
  • Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding EVS or Environmental Studies.
  • The questions in the Paper I will be based on the topics of the above prescribed Syllabus of the State for Classes I – V but their difficulty level as well as linkages can be upto the Secondary Stage.

Structure and Content of Tamilnadu TET Paper II

No of Questions : 150 MCQs

Duration : 3 Hrs

Sr. No.Content (All Compulsory)MCQsMarks
1.Child Development and Pedagogy 3030
2.Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/

Urdu
TNTET Language-1

3030
3.English
Language II – TNTET
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

TNTET Exam Syllabus Topics for Paper-2

  • Child Development and Pedagogy 
  • Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the Medium of Instruction. The Candidate has to choose any one of the languages mentioned in Sl. No. 2 from above table. For recruitment process, candidate shall be considered for the vacancies in the concerned medium only.
  • Language II – ENGLISH will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  • Mathematics and Science / Social Science will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of these subjects.
  • The questions in the test Paper II will be based on the topics of the prescribed Syllabus of the State for Classes VI – VIII but their difficulty level as well as linkages will be upto the Senior Secondary (Higher Secondary) Stage.

TNTET 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 correct choice of answers among the four options. Each right answer will carry one mark. No negative marking.
  • All the questions for all subjects (except languages) will be both in Tamil and English.

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