TNTET Syllabus 2019, Exam Pattern, Date, Selection Procedure

TNTET Syllabus 2019 : TNTET exam 2019 official notification has already been released by the Teachers Recruitment Board of Tamil Nadu. The TRB is the conducting body of the TET exam and will also set the exam pattern, syllabus and selection procedure of the exam. Candidates will have to follow the guidelines set by the Board to be considered eligible for appearing in the exam as well as for final selection. The details regarding TNTET exam pattern, syllabus and selection procedure has been mentioned in this article.

TNTET Exam Pattern 2019

The TRB has set a different exam pattern for both the papers of TNTET which is mentioned as follows.

TNTET Exam Pattern

Paper 1 Exam Pattern

TNTET Paper 1 exam pattern is tabulated below.

SubjectTotal questionsTotal marks
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant up to the age group of 6 yrs – 11 yrs)3030
Language I (Tamil/Telugu/Kannada/Malayalam/Urdu)3030
Language II (English)3030
Mathematics3030
Environment Studies3030
  • The total marks awarded to this paper is 150 marks and the total duration is of 3 hours.
  • For every right answer, the candidate will be awarded 1 marks. There will not be any negative marking for the wrong answers.

Note

  • The Child Development and Pedagogy paper will center its focus on the Educational Psychology used in teaching and learning relevant for the age group of 6-11 yrs.
  • In the language paper 1, candidates will have to choose any one language and they will be selected against the vacancies available in that particular medium.
  • Questions asked in paper 1 will be based on the prescribed syllabus for classes’ I-V, but the difficulty level will match up to the Secondary level stage.

Paper 2 Exam Pattern

TNTET Paper 2 exam pattern is tabulated below.

SubjectTotal questionsTotal marks
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group of 11-14 yrs)3030
Language 1 (Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)3030
Language 2 (English)3030
a)     For Maths and Science teacher (Mathematics and Science) (or)6060
b)    For Social Science Teacher (Social Science) (or)
c)     Any other subject teacher (either a or b)
  • The total marks awarded to this paper is 150 marks and the total duration is of 3 hours.
  • For every right answer, the candidate will be awarded 1 marks. There will not be any negative marking for the wrong answers.

Note

  • The Child Development and Pedagogy paper will center its focus on the Educational Psychology used in teaching and learning relevant for the age group of 11-14 yrs.
  • In the language paper 1, candidates will have to choose any one language and they will be selected against the vacancies available in that particular medium.
  • Questions asked in paper 2 will be based on the prescribed syllabus for classes’ V-VIII, but the difficulty level will match up to the Higher Secondary level stage.

TNTET Syllabus 2019

TNTET Syllabus
TNTET Syllabus

Paper 1 Syllabus

Mathematics

  • Shapes and figures
  • Numbers
  • Measurements
  • Patterns
  • Study of data
  • Fractions

Environmental Science

  • Plants, animals and birds
  • Water
  • Air
  • Food
  • My body
  • Man, matter and materials
  • Work
  • Science in everyday life
  • Knowledge of social behavior
  • Directions, routes, traffic rules
  • About the state of Tamil Nadu
  • Celestial bodies
  • Weather and seasons
  • Soil
  • My country
  • Common festivals
  • Vegetation in India
  • Minerals of India
  • Structure of government of India

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Moral, social and emotional development at primary level in school
  • Physical and Intellectual development during primary school level
  • Children’s profile at the beginning of the primary education
  • Learning – types, levels, approaches
  • Different concepts and constructs of learning
  • Factors that contribute in learning
  • Learning and knowledge

English Language

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening and speaking skills
  • Vocabulary
  • Language functions
  • Grammar

Language I

The questions asked in this paper will be based on the syllabus prescribed in the textbooks of these from classes’ I-V. Candidates will have to be aware of all the topics relevant to these classes.

Paper 2 Syllabus

Mathematics

  • Number system
  • Measurements
  • Algebra
  • Life mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Data handling
  • Practical geometry
  • Real numbers
  • Construction of pie charts

Science

  • Applied biology
  • Health and hygiene
  • Animal life
  • Life processes
  • Our environment
  • Matter and separation of substances
  • Chemical changes and formulation
  • Force
  • Magnetism
  • Light
  • Motion
  • Electricity and Heat
  • Conservation of plants and animals
  • Pollution of land, air and water

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Nature and educational psychology
  • Human growth and development
  • Cognitive development
  • Social, emotional and moral development
  • Intelligence and creativity
  • Personality and Assessment
  • Mental health and hygiene
  • Guidance and counselling

Social Science

  • Prehistoric period
  • Indus valley
  • Vedic period
  • Jainism and Buddhism
  • Rise of kingdoms
  • Rise of Mughals
  • Maratha empire
  • Advent of the Europeans
  • Anglo- French struggles
  • East India Company
  • Rule of the Nayaks in Tamil Nadu
  • Earth and the solar system
  • Earth and its structure
  • Weather and climate
  • Oceanography
  • Disaster and management
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary activities
  • Family and society
  • Local government
  • Indian constitution
  • Political parties
  • United Nations, Human Rights and UNO
  • Production
  • Factors affecting production
  • Money, savings and investments

Language 1

The questions asked in this paper will be based on the syllabus prescribed in the textbooks of these from classes’ VI-VIII. Candidates will have to be aware of all the topics relevant to these classes.

Click on respective paper for detailed syllabus of TNTET Paper 1 and Paper 2

Selection Procedure

Candidates wishing to join as primary level teachers (classes’ I-V) will have to appear only for paper 1 and those who want to join as teachers in the medium level (VI-VIII) will have to apply only for paper 2.

The TRB will conduct both these papers on separate days and candidates qualifying these papers will be eligible for the TET certificate. Candidates will have to score 60% (55% for reserved categories) and more to be eligible for obtaining the TET certificate which will be offered to them as a proof of their qualifying the TNTET exam. The TET certificate will be valid for a period of 7 years only.

Simply procuring a TET certificate will not act as a guarantee of employment for the candidates. The certificate only makes them eligible for employment. After getting their TET certificate, candidates according to their score and the paper they have appeared and cleared can apply to various government schools in the state and procure employment.

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