MTET Exam Analysis 2021 - MTET Paper 1 & 2 Analysis & Detailed Review

By Komal|Updated : October 30th, 2021

MTET Exam Analysis 2021: Education Department of Meghalaya conducted the Meghalaya Teacher Eligibility Test (MTET) Paper 1 & 2 on  2021.

Many aspirants are waiting for the MTET analysis and detailed topic-wise review. Thus, in this article, we will cover the detailed analysis of MTET Paper 1 including all the five subjects- English Language, Hindi Language, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, and Child Development & Pedagogy. Moreover, you can get the information on difficulty level, good attempts, questions asked, MTET qualifying marks, and MTET passing marks. The MTET qualifying marks are 90 marks for the general category and 82 marks for OBC/SC/ST category.

MTET 2021 Exam Important Points

  • MTET will be conducted in an Offline Mode.
  • MTET is qualifying in nature.
  • There is no negative marking in this exam.
  • 150 questions will be asked in 150 minutes to complete the test.
  • There are five subjects and no sectional cut-off in this exam. 

MTET Exam Analysis 2021 & Review (Paper 1) -  2021

 Meghalaya Teacher Eligibility Test 2021  today i.e.  2021. The exam was conducted in a two-shift from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm and 2.00 PM to 4.30 PM. The MTET Paper - 1 (Morning shift) & MTET Paper - 2 (Evening shift) exam is over. The overall level of the exam was Moderate.

In this post, we are sharing the MTET Paper 1 exam analysis, major highlights, difficulty level, Cut-off, and overall good attempts. The official answers key of MTET will be declared within 15 days.

MTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2021

Sr. No.SectionNumber of QuestionMarksTotal Time
1Child development & Pedagogy3030150 Minutes
3Environmental Studies3030
4Language - 13030
5Language - 23030

MTET Paper 1 Analysis 2021: Important Highlight

  • The overall level of the MTET was Moderate.
  • The child development section was Easy to moderate and most of the questions were from the Teaching learning process & Theories. 
  • EVS section was moderate.
  • Mathematics content was Moderate and the pedagogy part was moderate to difficult.
  • The English Language was easy to moderate and the pedagogy part was tricky. A lot of questions were asked from Methods of teaching.
  • Hindi was Moderate and mostly grammar-based were question asked in Hindi passage.
  • There is no change in the exam pattern of both the Hindi & English language section. 

MTET Paper 1 Difficulty Level and Good Attempts 2021


Good Attempts

Difficult Levels

Child Development & Pedagogy


Language -1 


English Language (Language -2 )




Environmental Studies 




MTET Paper 1 Review 2021 (Section-Wise)

1. MTET Paper 1 Review: Child Development Pedagogy

Total Number - 30


No. of questions

Development and its relation to learning 
Language, Thinkers, and thought 
Different Theories (Piaget, Kohlberg, Vygotsky, Multiple Intelligence, etc) 
NCF & Gender-Biased 
Inclusive Education and progressive education 
Assessment & CCE 
Learning & Pedagogy 
RTE & Types of Children 
Conceptual and Practical Question 
Teaching Method & Individual Difference 
Other Miscellaneous Questions  

Note: In this subject, less number of questions asked on Inclusive Education & practical based question and the number of Teaching-learning process & theories based question has increased as compared to the previous year.

2. MTET Paper 1 Review: Mathematics Section

Total Number - 30


No. of questions



Numbers & Number System


Mixture & Ratio




Income & Expenditure


Binary Number




Pedagogy of Mathematics 


Note: There is no question asked in time, work, and data analysis in the mathematics paper.

3. MTET Paper 1 Review: Environmental Studies

Total Number - 30


No of questions

 Natural Resource

 General Science (Evaporation, Hydropower, Mass & density, Scaler quantity, dissolution, etc) 

 Travel and static Gk


Flora and Fauna


Distance & Direction


 Other Miscellaneous Questions


 EVS Pedagogy

Note: There is no question asked from the Water, Food, and Nutrition. In the EVS section, a good number of the question was asked from Static GK.

4. MTET Paper 1 Review: English Language

Total Number - 30


No of questions (As a 1st Language)

No of questions (As a 2nd Language)

 Passage 9 (one passage)15 (Two passage)

 6 (one poem)


 Language Pedagogy



MTET 2021 Qualifying Marks 

The qualifying marks are 60% for the general category(90 marks), 55% for OBC/SC/ST category (82 marks). Candidates can check the passing marks for the MTET 2021 exam Below:

Category% of MarksPassing Marks (Out of 150)



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  • MTET stands for Meghalaya Teacher Eligibility Test.

  • MTET includes two papers - Paper 1 & 2.

  • MTET is conducted for 150 marks.

  • The time duration of MTET - 2hours 30 minutes.

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