Assam TET 2019 : Notification, Application Form, Syllabus, Eligibility

RMSA Assam TET 2019 [Apply Online, Application Form]: Assam TET notification 2019 for recruiting 16000 vacancies will be released In the month of April 2019. Assam TET as the name implies is a state-level Teacher Eligibility Test, conducted by the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhijan shortly called as RMSA, which is a Government of India Mission. For the year 2019, it was already officially announced that the Assam TET for filling up 16000 vacancies will be notified. However, the actual notification is yet to be released.  The test will be conducted for 200 marks in total, which includes 100 marks for General Studies & Current Affairs and 100 for Pedagogy and general English.  To qualify in the exam, candidates will have to qualify in both papers separately.

Assam TET
Assam TET

Assam TET Important Dates

Even though the actual dates are not yet out, here is a table to show you the tentative dates, in case, you have planned to apply for Assam TET.

EventTentative Date
Release of Notification for ATET 2019April 1, 2019
Starting Date to submit applicationsApril 1, 2019
Closing Date to ApplyMay 1, 2019
Last Date for Payment of Application feeMay 1, 2019
Announcement for document verificationMay 1, 2019
Document VerificationJune 1, 2019
Date to download Admit CardJune 1, 2019
Date of Assam TET for bothJuly 1, 2019

For the latest updates, you can visit the official website of RMSA. Even, employment newspapers and online portals will help you know the exact dates as soon as the official notification is out.

Assam TET Notification 2019

You can expect the Assam TET notification release to happen under the section called TET at the official website of Assam TET at

Assam TET Eligibility

The Assam TET eligibility requirement and particularly, the educational qualification required will differ based on whether you wish to apply for the lower primary teacher position or upper primary teacher position.


To apply for TET in Assam, you should be a citizen of India. Also, you should be a resident of the state.

Age Limit

You should not be a person of less than 18 years and more than 38 years as on the 1st of January 2019 to apply for TET. However, you will get a relaxation of another 5 years on the upper age limit, in case, you belong to ST (H), ST (P), ST and SC categories as per the norms of the Government of Assam. Even, the upper age limit can be relaxed for candidates working under the scheme of Strengthening and improvement of the quality education in the state on contractual basis for utmost 5 years and are ready to participate in the instant TET.

Educational Qualification

Graduate Teachers In Secondary Schools

  • For a graduate teaching position in secondary schools, you should be a graduate in B.Com/B. Sc/ B.A. with at least 50% of marks with B. Ed/B.T. Ed from a recognized university.
  • In addition, you should check the educational qualification requirement based on the subject to which you wish to apply. For instance, it will differ based on which you wish to apply for Hindi Teacher position, classical teacher, etc.

Post Graduate Teacher In Secondary/Senior Secondary Schools

  • You should have at least 50% marks in your PG degree in arts/science or commerce from a recognized university with BT/B. Ed. No other degree other than arts, science and commerce will be considered.

However, if you do not have BT/B. Ed, but have a PG in arts, science or commerce, you can also apply for TET for higher secondary teachers, but should participate in the interview if you succeed in TET.

Assam TET Application Form 2019

The Assam TET application form will be made available only through online mode.  If you have planned to take up the TET, you can fill up and submit the application through the website of RMSA at Make sure that you are completely aware of the last date to apply so that you do not miss out. But, before applying, you should make sure that you meet the eligibility requirement stated by all means. Remember that you cannot submit the application after the last date to apply and even if you are able to apply, the application will not be accepted after the last date.

Assam TET – How To Apply Online?

  • Visit the website of RMSA at
  • You will find many links with drop-down menu symbol just below the full form name of RMSA
  • The links include home, schemes, UDISE, etc.
  • One of the links is “TET”
  • This link will have a symbol of a drop-down menu next to it
  • When you click on the dropdown menu symbol, you will find two links and they are higher secondary TET and secondary TET
  • When you click on the appropriate link, you will be taken to a page, where you will find a link called “Apply online” if the application process is open
  • You will have to fill up the details asked in the application
  • You will have to upload your photograph and signature as per the instructions in the notification
  • Also, you should pay the appropriate application fee as per the instructions
  • You should make sure that your application is complete in all aspects before you click the submit button. Otherwise, your application might be rejected
  • Remember to take a printout of the confirmation page that you will get on the screen after applying. Also, take a printout of the submitted application.

Assam TET Fee

The Assam TET application fee for all candidates is Rs.400. However, the relaxation of fee for the reserved category candidates will be notified along with the notification. You cannot claim back the fee once paid even if you cannot attend the examination for any reason. You can pay the application fee using internet banking, debit or credit card. The application fee can be paid only through online mode and not offline.

Documents Needed

  • When applying, you will have to keep your class X certificate and the educational qualification you acquired thereafter.
  • Further, you should have your credit/debit card details to pay the application fee.
  • Also, you should keep the scanned copy of photograph and signature ready in your system as you will have to upload them as per the specification you will find in the notification.

Before the issue of Admit Cards, the RMSA will verify the original documents. So, if you have provided any wrong information in the application, your candidature will be cancelled immediately.

Assam TET Exam Pattern 2019

The pattern of the Assam TET will differ based on whether you wish to apply for graduate teacher position or postgraduate teacher position. For both, there will be two papers with each carrying 100 marks, thereby making a total of 200 marks. Here are the tables to show you both patterns:

For Graduate Teachers in Secondary Schools

S. No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
1General Studies & Current Affairs100100
2Pedagogy & General English100100

For Post Graduate Teachers In Secondary/Senior Secondary Schools

S. No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
1Pedagogy, English, Basic numerical and Assam and its people (common for all candidates)100100
2There will be three options and candidates can choose any one of the three subjects100100

For both tests, the questions will be in MCQ format. Candidates securing more than 60% of the qualifying marks in the chosen paper will get a TET certificate. The qualifying percentage is 55% for reserved category and physically disabled candidates. The certificate will be valid for a period of two years from the date of issue.

Assam TET Syllabus 2019

For Graduate Teachers in Secondary Schools

  • Part I – General Studies & Current Affairs

General Studies – 80 Marks

  • Secondary education in India and Management of Schools
  • Environment
  • Mental Ability & Reasoning
  • Economy of India with a special emphasis on Assam
  • Geography of India with a special emphasis on Assam
  • General Science and Technology
  • Constitution of India and Indian Polity System
  • Culture and History of India with special emphasis on Assam History

Current Affairs (20 Marks)

  • Matters of national, international and state importance
  • Economic and political developments
  • Technological and scientific advancements
  • Sports
  • Games
  • Literature
  • Art
  • Culture

Part II – Pedagogy & General English

Pedagogy (75 Marks)

  • Psychology of Adolescence
  • Educational Psychology
  • Teaching-Learning Process and Pedagogy

General English (25 Marks)

  • Composition
  • Remedial Grammar

For detailed syllabus, you can visit the notification page once it is out.

For Post Graduate Teachers in Secondary/Senior Secondary Schools

  • Paper I (Common For All Candidates) – Pedagogy, English, Basic numerical and Assam and its people

Part I: Pedagogy (20 marks)

  • Psychology of Adolescence
  • Educational Psychology
  • Teaching-Learning Process and Pedagogy

Part II: General English (40 Marks)

  • Composition
  • Remedial Grammar

Part III: Basic Numerical (20 Marks)

  • Mensuration
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Commercial Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Algebra

Part IV: Assam and its People (20 Marks)

  • Geography of Assam
  • History of Assam

Paper II: Option A

Part I: Business Studies (20 Marks)

  • Business Finance and Marketing
  • Functions and Principles of Management

Part II: Accountancy (30 Marks)

  • Accounting for Non-Profit Organisations
  • Accounting for Partnership firms

Part III: Salesmanship & Advertising (20 Marks)

  • Sales Organisation
  • Publicity and Advertising

Part IV: Banking (15 Marks)

  • Employment of fund
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Non-Bank Financial Institutions
  • Meaning and Types of Financial Markets
  • Reserve Bank of India and Financial Markets
  • Commercial Banking in India

Part V: Insurance (15 Marks)

  • General Insurance
  • Miscellaneous insurance

The questions will be in higher secondary level for all the papers.

Option B: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology

Here candidates have the option to choose any 2 of these four:

Part I – Physics (50 Marks)

  • Energy bands in solids
  • Alpha – Particle Scattering Experiment
  • Photoelectric Effect
  • Wave Optics
  • Reflection of light
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Concept of Magnetic Field
  • Electric Current
  • Electric Charges and their conservation
  • Periodic Motion
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Heat, temperature, thermal expansion
  • Elastic Behaviour
  • Kepler’s Law of Planetary motion
  • Centre of mass of a two-particle system
  • Work done by a constant force and a variable force
  • Concept of Force
  • Motion in a Straight Line
  • Units of Measurement

Part II – Chemistry (50 Marks)

  • Chemistry in Everyday life
  • Biomolecules
  • IUPAC Nomenclature
  • s-,p- & d-block elements & their compounds
  • Basic Concepts of Chemical Kinetics
  • Basic Concepts of Electrochemistry
  • Basic Concepts of States of Matter
  • Equilibrium
  • Basic Concepts of Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Periodic Classification of Elements and Periodicity in properties
  • Atomic Structure
  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Part III – Biology (50 Marks)

  • Human Physiology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Cell Structures and Functions
  • Structural Organisation in plants and animals
  • Diversity of Living World
  • Ecology
  • Biology in human welfare
  • Biotechnology
  • Reproduction

Part IV – Mathematics (50 Marks)

  • Probability, Sample Space and Related Terms
  • First Order Derivatives
  • Equations of a line in different forms in two-dimensional coordinate geometry
  • Trigonometric Ratios of Compound angle
  • Arithmetic Progression, combination, permutation and Geometric Progression
  • Quadratic Equations and Complex Numbers

Option C: General Studies & Current Affairs

  • Events of Current Importance
  • Major Tribes Of North Eastern India
  • International Institutions
  • National Institutions of India
  • Music, Dances, festivals and Fairs of India
  • Climate Change
  • Bio-Diversity
  • Economic Geography of India
  • Physical Geography of India
  • Economic Planning in India
  • Right Issues
  • Constitution of India
  • National Symbols
  • India’s Freedom Movement

Assam TET Selection Process

To qualify in Assam TET Examination, candidates must secure at least 60% of marks, while relaxation of 5% is applicable on these marks for candidates from PWD/OBC/MOBC/ST/SC Categories. The level of physical disability should be at least 40% for PWD candidates. Also, it should be certified by a competent medical authority.

Notwithstanding the least prescribed marks secured in the TET Test, the number of candidates declared as qualified in TET will be utmost double the number of vacancies of teachers. Candidates passing in TET will get a certificate. This certificate will be valid for a period of two years from the date of issue.  Candidates will have to separately apply for government teaching positions within the two years for which the TET certificate is valid. Based on their application, an interview will be conducted for their final selection to the teaching position.

Assam TET Admit Card 2019

The Admit Cards for Assam TET will be issued to the candidates, who have successfully applied only after the verification of certificates. The date and venue of certificate verification will be notified in the official website of RMSA after the applications are received from the candidates. In the same announcement, the government of Assam’s Education Department will announce the date and time from and to which candidates can download the Admit Cards from the official website of RMSA, Assam.

How To Download Admit Card?

Here is the process you will have to follow to download the admit card for ATET 2019:

  • Go To the website of RMSA at
  • Click on the TET
  • You will find many links among which you will find the link for Admit Card for TET as well if the admit card is out
  • Click on this link and provide the registration details or any other details requested by the system
  • It will take you to the page that contains your admit card
  • Make sure that the details in the admit card are correct by all respects
  • Download the ATET admit card to your system and take a print out.

Assam TET Result 2019

Once the result for the Assam TET is out, you will find the link to the result page right on the homepage of the RMSA at The result page will have to the details about the candidates shortlisted from the written test.

How To Check Result?

  • Visit Assam RMSA website and click on TET
  • Click on Higher Secondary/ Secondary TET
  • Click On Assam TET Result
  • Download pdf/ Enter required details to get the result
  • Take Print out for further reference

Assam TET Cut Off 2019

The cut-off is nothing, but the minimum qualifying mark specified by the RMSA for candidates to clear the Assam TET. It is 60% for the general category candidates and 55% for candidates from reserved category. Candidates securing more than these percentages will get the TET certificate. Using this certificate, candidates can apply for a teaching position in government schools in the state of Assam within two years. After two years, they will have to take up the test again.


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