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3 Previous Year Question Papers of TNTET Exam- With Answer Keys

Old question papers and answer keys of TNTET Exam

TNTET question papers and answer keys

As per the section 23 of the RTE Act one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher classes I to VIII is that he / she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the guidelines framed by the NCTE.

Teachers Recruitment Board has been designated as the Nodal Agency for conducting Teacher Eligibility Test in Tamilnadu. The Board has notified for the TNTET examination 2019. Education Observer compiled the previous year question papers of TNTET examinations held in previous years. You can download the question papers and answer keys from the links below.

Structure and Content of TNTET:

Paper I (for classes I-V)

Number of questions: 150 Multiple Choice Questions
Duration of Examination: 3 Hours

 

SI.No. Content (All Compulsory) MCQs Marks
i Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group of 6 – 11 years) 30 30
ii Language-I- Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu 30 30
iii Language II – English 30 30
iv Mathematics 30 30
V Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Note:-
a. Child Development and pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of Teaching and Learning, relevant to the age group of 6 – 11 years.
b. 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.(ii) above in Paper-I table. For recruitment process candidates shall be eligible for the vacancies in the concerned medium only
c. Language II English will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
d. Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of these subjects.
e. The questions in the TET Paper I will be based on the topics of the prescribed syllabus of the State for Classes I – V but their difficulty level as well as linkages will be up to the Secondary Stag

Paper II (for classes VI-VIII)

Number of questions: 150 Multiple Choice Questions
Duration of Examination: 3 Hours

SI.No. Content MCQs Marks
i Child Development and Pedagogy relevant to the age group of 11-14 years
(Compulsory)
30 30
ii Language- Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/ Urdu (Compulsory) 30 30
iii Language II – English (Compulsory) 30 30
iv a)  For Mathematics and Science Teacher:
Mathematics and Science
or
b)  Social Science Teacher : Social Science
or
c)  Any other Teacher either iv (a) or iv (b)
60 60
Total. 150 150

Note:-
a. Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of Teaching and Learning, relevant to the age group of 11- 14 Years.
b. 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.(ii) above in Paper II table. For recruitment process, candidate shall be considered for the vacancies in the
concerned medium only.
c. Language II – English will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
d. Mathematics and Science / Social Science will focus on the concepts. Problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of these subjects.
e. 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 up to the Senior Secondary (Higher Secondary ) Stage

Previous Year question papers of TNTET Examination

Download previous year question papers and answer keys of Tamilnadu TET examination held in previous years can be downloaded from the links below.

 

Sl No TNTET Exam Year Question Paper and Key download link
1 TNTET 2017 Download
2 TNTET 2013 Download
3 TNTET 2012 Download

 

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