TET ExamTeacher Eligibility Test

Introduction - TET

TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) 2018 is minimum eligibility criteria to become a government teacher in state or central level. TET is necessary to clear for all those candidates who want to become the government teacher. Every State & Central government will be conducting TET exam every year. Here, we are providing details about Exam Highlights, Eligibility criteria, Important events, Notification, Exam Pattern & Exam Date for Teacher Eligibility Test 2018.

Exam Highlights: UPTET 2018

Conducting AuthorityUttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB)
Exam TypeState Level Recruitment Test
Mode of ExamOnline
Eligibility CriteriaMinimum 50% marks in Intermediate Exam
No. of QuestionsBoth Papers have 150 MCQ Questions, no negative marking
Exam Duration3 hours (180 mins)
Exam Date4th November, 2018
UPTET 2018 Answer Key Availability5th November, 2018
Results20th November, 2018
Official Websiteupbasiceduboard.gov.in
  • TET 2018 is conducted in two-level namely paper 1 and paper 2
  • Paper - 1 (Primary Level) for those candidates who want to become a teacher in primary school - PRT (1st to 5th class) and
  • Paper - 2 (Upper Primary Level) for those candidates who want to become the teacher in Junior school (5th to 8th class)
  • Note: If a candidate wants to apply from Class 1 to 8 then, he / she will have to qualify both the papers
  • If you wish to become a government teacher then you need to pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) exam as it has become a minimum eligibility criterion for the same. Almost every state and central government conduct their TET exam every year. Even some states conduct the TET exam twice in a year while in some states the TET exam is conducted once in two or three years depending on the vacancies they have
  • Various states conduct their own Teacher Eligibility Test and hence called by their state names like Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is known as UPTET exam, in Kerela, it's known as K-TET, in Tamil Nadu its TNTET etc. All these are state-level TET exams
  • The test conducted by CBSE on all-India basis is known as Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET). The CTET is valid for Central Government schools like KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc. and schools under the administrative control of Union Territories of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCT of Delhi
  • A State Government can also consider the CTET, if it decides not to conduct the State TET
  • National Council For Teacher Education (NCTE) is the governing body for TET exams and all rules/guidelines like eligibility, the syllabus is set by NCTE. As per the NCTE, state Govt should conduct a TET at least once every year
  • Minimum 60% marks are required to qualify the TET and the TET qualifying certificate is valid for seven years for appointment in schools
  • There is no restriction for appearing for the TET exams, you can take the TET for improving your scores every year
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Teacher Eligibility Test: Eligibility Criteria

TET Eligibility Criteria for Paper - 1

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). Or,
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002. Or,
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). Or,
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*. Or,
  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)

TET Eligibility Criteria for Paper - 2

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). Or,
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). Or,
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard. Or,
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). Or,
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed / B.Sc.Ed. Or,
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year B.Ed. (Special Education)*

TET 2018 Application Fee

CategoryUPTET Application Fee
General / OBCRs. 400
SC / STRs. 200
Differently Abled PersonExempted

UPTET Syllabus 2018 - Paper 1

Child Development and Teaching MethodologyLanguage 1Language 2MathematicsEnvironmental Science
Child development conceptLanguage ComprehensionComprehensionNumber systemFamily and friends
Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding children with special needsPedagogy of language developmentPedagogy of language developmentShapes and geometryFood and nutrition
Learning and pedagogyFill in the blanksLanguage skillsData handlingShelters
-Antonyms and synonyms-Measurements and unitsWater, travel
-Spotting error/ Sentence Correction--Things we make and do
-Idiom and Phrase---

UPTET Syllabus 2018 - Paper 2

Child Development, Learning and PedagogyLanguage 1 (Hindi)Language 2Mathematics/ Science B. Social Studies/ Social Science
Child Development ConceptUnseen PassageUnseen Passage and comprehensionScience - Food & Materials, How things work, moving things, people and ideas, natural phenomenon and resources, the world of the living, pedagogy of science
The concept of inclusive learning and understanding language children with special needsGrammarGrammar skillsSocial Studies - history, geography, social and political life, economics and static GK, UP Related questions, social studies pedagogy
Learning and PedagogyLanguage PedagogyLanguage PedagogyMathematics - Number system & simplification, percentage & ratio, time, work, speed &distance, algebra & mensuration, geometry, average, profit & loss, pedagogy of mathematics
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Exam Pattern 2018

TET Exam Pattern Paper 1

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Child Development & Methodology & Pedagogy3030
Mathematics3030
Language - 1 (Hindi)3030
Language - 2 (Any one from English, Urdu & Sanskrit)3030
Envirnomental Studies3030

TET Exam Pattern Paper 2

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy (Compulsory)3030
Language - 1 (Hindi)3030
Language - 2 (Any one from English, Urdu & Sanskrit)3030
Science & Mathematics or Social Science6060

TET Validity

Name of TET ExamValidity Year
CTET7 years
TET5 years

Results 2018

The result for UPTET exam would be declared on 20th November, 2018 on the official website.

TET Cutoffs 2018-19

TET Exams CategoryPercentage of Qualifying MarksTET Passing MarksTET Total Marks
General60%90150
OBC / SC / ST55%82150

State-wise Important Events

Name of TET ExamExpected Exam DateExpected Result Date
KTETAugust 2018October 2018
Assam TETAugust 2018November 2018
Odisha TETAugust 2018December 2018
HPTETSeptember 2018December 2018
UTETOctober 2018December 2018
WBTETOctober 2018December 2018
Punjab TETDecember 2018March 2019
Rajasthan TETDecember 2018March 2019
Haryana TETDecember 2018February 2019
Jharkhand TETJanuary 2019April 2019

Introduction

Exam Highlights: UPTET 2018

TET: Eligibility Criteria

TET Eligibility Criteria: Paper 1

TET Eligibility Criteria: Paper 2

TET 2018 Application Fee

UPTET Syllabus 2018 - Paper 1

UPTET Syllabus 2018 - Paper 2

Exam Pattern 2018

TET Exam Pattern Paper 1

TET Exam Pattern Paper 2

TET Validity

Results 2018

TET Cutoffs 2018-19

State-wise Important Events

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