TET 2022: TET Exam, Eligibility, Online Application, Hall Ticket, Exam Dates, TET Syllabus, Forms

By : Ashish Kumar

Updated : Apr 19, 2022, 13:39

TET exam 2022 for the different states and national level are one of the most competitive exams for candidates willing to make their career in the teaching sector across the country. Every year multiple schools release a number of vacancies for the PRT, TGT, and PGT posts. The teaching jobs are designed to have multiple stages of examination for the selection process. The notification of many upcoming TET exam for different states in 2022 is in the process which we have described below. Candidates can take a look at the complete exam cycle details of these teaching exams so that they can start their preparation much in advance.

It should be noted that PRT, TGT, and PGT jobs are reputed as well as the largest employment generating sector for candidates aspiring to have teaching jobs. Candidates who have prior experience in teaching, as well as freshers, can appear for the TET exams 2022. Apart from this, the major parameters of teaching jobs are good salaries, job security, time off work, and additional allowances. Due to this,  lakhs of students apply for TET exam vacancies. 

What is a TET exam?

TET exam (Teacher Eligibility Test) is an eligibility test for the candidates aspiring to be a teacher in government or private schools in different states. TET exam 2022 is conducted by both the central & state governments for those candidates who are willing to become teachers at different school levels.

In order to crack the government teaching exams, you need to prepare yourself extremely well by qualifying in the written exam and interview. Every year there are several TET exams held in an offline mode by the different states to determine the eligibility of the candidates as teachers. Clearing the TET makes you eligible to apply for the teaching position in primary and Secondary schools. We have given the latest information on the list of TET Exam 2022 conducted with exam dates and Syllabus as per the latest pattern.

Who administers the TET Exam?

The TET exams take place at central as well as state levels based on the guidelines issued by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). At the national level, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) and at the state level, various states hold the TETs every year such as UPTET, PSTET, HTET, MAHA TET, OTET, HP TET, KTET, and others.

Why appear in TET Exam?

Here are a few important points candidates should know why they should appear in the TET exam:

  • With TET Exam you can seek recruitment in various state-level exams.
  • TET exam also helps in recruitment to various central schools via exams like CTET.
  • Candidates can also be recruited on a permanent basis in Delhi school via DSSSB exams
  • Candidates are also eligible to work as teachers in KVS and NVS schools.
  • Candidates also become eligible to appear for exams like DSSSB once they clear exams like CTET.
  • TET exams give a boost to the career prospects of the candidates and land them on better platforms.
  • Candidates who are recruited via the TET exam see a higher salary structure and better allowances.
  • Not only government schools, but many private institutions also recruit on the basis of TET exam qualifications.

TET Exam 2022: State-wise List of Exams

Almost every state conducts its own TET exam for recruiting candidates who can teach primary and secondary classes in various government and private schools in the state. Some of the popular TET exam lists include UPTET, KARTET, Haryana TET, REET/RTET, Bihar TET, WBTET, and many other exams. The list of upcoming TET exams in 2022 is listed below.

TET Exam Name

TET Exam Date 2022

TET Exam Level

CTET 2022

To be Announced

National

HP TET 2022

To be Announced

State

CG TET 2022

To be Announced

State

UP B.Ed 2022

To be Announced

State

REET 2022

To be Announced

State

UPTET 2022

To be Announced

State

Bihar TET

To be Announced

State

HTET

To be Announced

State

Punjab TET

To be Announced

State

TN TET

To be Announced

State

Kerala TET

4-5 May 2022

State

Sikkim TET

To be Announced

State

Uttarakhand TET

To be Announced

State

Assam TET

To be Announced

State

Meghalaya TET

To be Announced

State

KAR TET

To be Announced

State

Maharashtra TET

To be Announced

State

Odisha TET

To be Announced

State

Tripura TET

To be Announced

State

REET 2022

To be Announced

State

MP TET 2022

5th March 2022 - 25th March

State

SUPER TET 2022

To be Announced 

State

TS TET 2022

12 June 2022

State

TET Exam 2022: National Level TET Exam

CTET is an offline eligibility entrance test conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) twice a year. Aspirants dreaming to have a successful career as a teacher in the government schools of the country have to appear as well as crack the CTET exam. This exam will lead you to join the top government schools in our country such as KVS (Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan) and NVS (Novodaya Vidyalaya Samiti).

TET 2022: CTET Exam Details

CTET is the national-level exam accepted all over the country. However, there are several other state TET exams conducted by the government of India on a yearly basis to help you secure your career in a teaching job in government schools.

Every TET exam is conducted almost similar to that of the CTET exam. Thus, for a better understanding, let’s differentiate CTET and other state TET exams with the help of similarities and differences between them:

Exams

CTET

TET

Exam conducting authority

CBSE

State Govt.

Exam Notifications

Twice a year

Varies on vacancies

Age Limit

No upper age limit

As described by state govt.

Educational Qualification

Graduation with 50% marks

Application Fee

₹ 1000-1200/-

₹400-500/-

Level of Exam

Easy-Moderate

Moderate (State language is a must)

Certificate Accepted

Accepted all over the country

State-runs schools only

Validity

Valid for 7 years

Valid only for 5 years

TET Exam Eligibility Criteria

The TET and CTET exams are conducted for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is for teaching classes 1 to 5 while Paper II is for teaching classes 6 to 12. To be eligible to appear for the TET/CTET exam, make sure you have the following eligibility criteria as required by the exam conducting authority for Paper I and Paper 2.

Paper 1 Eligibility Criteria for TET Exam

  • Must have passed Senior Secondary or any equivalent exam with 50% of marks, also passed or final year appearing students in 2 years diploma in elementary education are eligible to apply. OR
  • Must have cleared Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with 50% marks along with a 4 years bachelor's degree in elementary education. Also, final-year students are eligible to apply. OR
  • Must have passed graduation and passed or appeared for the final year of the 2-year diploma in elementary education.

Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria for TET Exam 2022

To be eligible to appear for Paper-II, candidates

  • Must have passed graduation and passed or appeared in the final year of a 2-year diploma in elementary education. OR
  • Must pass graduation with at least 50% of marks and are appearing or have passed the 1st year of B.Ed. OR
  • Must have cleared the senior secondary exam with 50% marks and those who have passed or appeared for the final year of B.EI.Ed is eligible.
  • Candidates who have passed or appearing for the final year of 4 years integrated course BA, B.ED, B.Sc, B.Ed, or any other equivalent course are also eligible to apply.

TET Exams 2022: CTET Exam Pattern

CTET and DSSSB are two such TET exams that are conducted on an all India basis. Both these exams are the most talked-about exams among the teaching aspirants. Candidates who wish to appear for the DSSSB exam must clear the CTET exam. Those who have not qualified in the CTET exam will not be eligible for the DSSSB exam. Both these exams are those exams in the TET exam category that see lakh of aspirants every year.

CTET 2022 Exam Pattern Details

The exam pattern for both TET as well as CTET is similar which is as follows:

  • The question paper will be available in both Hindi and English language.
  • Paper 1 is conducted for primary teachers to take up class from I-V
  • Paper 2 is conducted for secondary teachers to take up classes from VI-VIII
  • Whereas the teachers who want to teach upto class I-VIII have to appear for both the papers.
  • There is no negative marking in the TET examination.

Paper 1 CTET Exam Pattern 2022

Name of the Subjects 

Number of Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language I

30

30

Language II

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Total

150

150

Paper 2 CTET Exam Pattern 2022

Name of the Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language I

30

30

Language II

30

30

Social Studies or Mathematics and Science

60

60

Total

150

150

TET Syllabus: Check CTET Syllabus

The TET syllabus differs from state to state as per the details provided by the exam authorities along with the official notification. However, you can go through the TET syllabus for common subjects below:

TET Syllabus for Paper 1

TET Paper 1 Subjects

Topics

CTET Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child Development (Primary School Child)
  • The concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special need
  • Learning and Pedagogy

CTET Language I Syllabus

  • Language Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development

CTET Language II Syllabus

EVS

Pedagogical Issues (Environment, food, water, shelter, etc.)

Mathematics

  • Math Content (Algebra, Geometry, Data Handling, etc.)
  • Pedagogical issues

TET Syllabus for Paper 2

TET Paper 2 Subjects

Topics

CTET Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child Development (Elementary School Child)
  • The concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special need
  • Learning and Pedagogy

CTET Language I Syllabus

  • Language Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development

CTET Language II Syllabus

Mathematics

  • Math Content (Number System, Algebra, Geometry, etc.)
  • Pedagogical issues

Science

  • Content (Food, Material, Natural Resources, Phenomena, etc.)
  • Pedagogical issues

TET 2022: State Level TET Exam

UPTET exam is a teaching exam at a state level. It stands for Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test, an exam conducted by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to recruit teachers in various schools under the Uttar Pradesh legislature. These schools recruit teachers for primary sections (class 1-5) and for elementary sections(class 6-8). This exam takes place only once a year by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) in two stages.

TET Exam 2022: UPTET Exam Details

Candidates can check the UPTET Exam Pattern, an exam held in Uttar Pradesh that sees thousands of applicants. It is one of the most competitive state exams in the country.

Particulars

Paper 1 Highlights

Paper 2 Highlights

Exam mode

Offline

Offline

Number of subjects/sections

5

4

Names of subjects

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-I (Hindi)
  • Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit)
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-I (Hindi)
  • Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit)
  • Mathematics and Science or Social Studies

Duration of exam

2.5 hours (150 minutes)

2.5 hours (150 minutes)

Total questions

150

150

Type of questions

Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs); 4 options with only 1 correct option

MCQs; 4 options with only 1 correct option

Total marks

150

150

Marking scheme

+1 for the correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

+1 for the correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

Language of paper

English and Hindi (candidates can write the paper in either of the languages)

English and Hindi (candidates can write the paper in either of the languages) 

Questions in exam

Based on topics prescribed in the syllabus for Classes 1 to 5

Based on topics prescribed in the syllabus for Classes 6 to 8

The difficulty level of questions in the exam

Class 12 level

Class 12 level

TET Exam 2022: UPTET Eligibility Criteria

Paper 1 Eligibility Criteria for UPTET Exam

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education. OR
  • Senior Secondary with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
  • Senior Secondary with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 years Diploma in Education (Special Education). OR
  • Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education. OR
  • Graduation + B.Ed final year appearing & passed aspirants can apply.

Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria for UPTET Exam

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 Years Diploma in Elementary Education. OR
  • Graduation with a minimum of 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), by the NCTE. OR
  • Senior Secondary with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4 years B.El.Ed. OR
  • Senior Secondary with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4 years 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.

TET Exams 2022: UPTET Exam Pattern

Check the detailed exam pattern for UPTET Paper 1 and UPTET Paper 2 in the tables given below:

UPTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language-I (Hindi)

30

30

Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit)

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

UPTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language-I (Hindi)

30

30

Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit)

30

30

(i) Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)

OR

(ii) Social Studies (for Social Science and Social Studies teacher)

OR

(i) or (ii) (for teacher of any other subject)

60

60

Total

150

150

TET 2022 Exams: UPTET Syllabus

Subjects

Number of Questions

Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development: Meaning, language development – development of expressive ability.

Teaching and Learning Methods: Meaning and purpose of teaching, 

Inclusive Education- Guidance and Counseling: Equipment, materials, methods, TLM, and observations required for inclusion, etc.

Hindi

अपठित अनुच्छेद

हिंदी वर्णमाला (स्वर, व्यंजन)

वर्णों के मेल से मात्रिक तथा अमात्रिक शब्दों की पहचान

वाक्य रचना

विराम चिह्नों यथा – अल्प विराम, अर्द्धविराम,पूर्णविराम, प्रश्नवाचक, विस्मयबोधक, चिह्नों का प्रयोग

लोकोक्तियाँ एव मुहावरों के अर्थ

English/Urdu/Sanskrit

English: Unseen Passage, Parts of speech- Kinds of Noun, Pronoun, Adverb, Adjective, Verb, Preposition, Conjunction, etc.

Urdu: Unseen passage, Meeting of the masters of the tongue, etc.

Sanskrit: Unexplained masculine, Unseen passage, etc.

Maths

Addition, subtraction, property, division of numbers, and numbers.

Minimum Commonwealth and Maximum Commonwealth, etc

Check the complete UPTET Syllabus 2022 here

TET Exams 2022: Applicability

Every year, lakhs of candidates from different parts of the country appear for TETs with an aim to obtain the opportunity for teacher recruitment to the following posts:

  • Primary Teachers (PRTs): For Classes 1-5
  • Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs): For Classes 6-8
  • Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs): For Classes 9-12

Candidates who seek to become primary teachers for classes 1 to 5 appear for Paper 1 under the respective TET exam and candidates who want to teach classes 6 to 8 appear for Paper 2 exam. However, the TET exams and teaching post level may differ as per rules prescribed by respective state governments. 

How to Apply for TET Exam?

Candidates can apply for the TET exam online or offline by filling out the application form. Only those candidates will be permitted to appear for the TET exams who successfully submit the application form. In order to submit the online form, candidates need to pay the application fee as well. The CTET application form is released by the CBSE, and the TET application form is released by the respective state governments or exam conducting authorities. 

TET Application Fee

The TET application fee is prescribed by the exam bodies. The fees need to be paid separately for each paper. Candidates need to pay the TET exam application fee so that they can complete their application process.

Documents Required for TET Exam 2022

To apply for the TET exams, candidates should have the following documents:

  • Class 12 passing certificate
  • Diploma in Education or B.Ed. passing certificate
  • Valid Photo ID Proof
  • Passport size photograph
  • Category or Caste certificate, if any
  • Disability certificate, if any

How to download TET Exam Admit Card 2022?

Before the TET exam date 2022, the issuing authorities will be releasing the TET exam admit card for all the candidates who successfully the TET application form. The steps to download the admit card are:

  • Enter the URL of the official website.
  • The homepage will be displayed which will have a section of the latest news
  • In the latest news column, there will be an active link to TET admit card 2022
  • Click on the link, you will be asked to enter your login details
  • The details need to be correctly entered so that they can access their TET hall ticket
  • Once, you enter the login details, your admit card will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the TET admit card and save it for later.

Qualifying Marks for TET Exam

To qualify for the TET or CTET, entrance eligibility test for teachers there are a few norms directed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The table below has the CTET/TET 2022 qualifying marks:

Category

Qualifying Marks Percentage

TET/CTET Passing Marks

TET/CTET Total Marks

General

60%

90

150

SC/ST/OBC

55%

82

150

TET Exams Score Validity

One of the important points to be known is that the validity of the CTET certificate has now become lifetime. Whereas on the other hand, the validity of the TET certificate is 5 years.  After getting the CTET certificate, candidates can apply to all state government teaching jobs but with the TET certificate, you are only eligible to apply within the state.

How to prepare for TET Exam 2022?

In order to prepare for the TET exam, candidates should know the exam pattern and syllabus of the TET exam prescribed officially by the exam conducting body. The teacher eligibility tests mostly comprise two papers 1 and 2. Paper 1 is conducted for candidates who wish to teach classes 1 to 5. Paper 2 is conducted for candidates who wish to teach classes 6 to 8. The TET question paper changes as per the subject chosen by a candidate. However, the TET exam paper usually contains 150 objective-type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with 150 marks. The time duration given to complete a TET paper is typically 150 minutes (two and a half hours).

Total Questions

Total Marks

Exam Duration

150

150

2 hours 30 minutes

The syllabus and exam pattern of the TETs are prescribed by the respective exam authorities or state governments. Most of the TETs share similar exam patterns and syllabi. 

 Some Frequently Asked Questions Related to TET and CTET Exam

Some of the most asked questions for the TET and CTET 2022 exam are answered here, check them to ease out your workload:

  1. What is better TET or CTET?

Answer: There isn’t any difference between TET and CTET examinations. The only difference is that the TET exam is conducted at the state level while CTET is conducted at the central level. TET cracking candidates can only apply within the state whereas CTET cracked can apply anywhere in the country.

  1. What is the salary of the CTET teacher?

Answer: The average pay scale of primary teachers (class I-V) is approx. Rs 2 lakh per year, while the average salary scale of secondary teachers (class V-VIII) is nearly Rs. 2, 30,000-2,50,000 per year.

  1. How to Fill the CTET Form?

Answer: To fill the CTET application form online, you must follow the below-given instructions carefully:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of CTET.
  • Step 2: Click on the link to “Apply Online for CTET”.
  • Step 3: Fill out the CTET Application Form carefully.
  • Step 4: Upload the signature and photograph.
  • Step 5: Pay the CTET application fee.
  • Step 6: Don’t forget to print the confirmation receipt.
  1. How to get a CTET certificate?

Answer: The CTET certificate can be obtained on your mobile phone through the DigiLocker platform. CTET Certifcate is the proof that the candidate has cleared the CTET exam. Hence, it should be kept safely.

  1. What is the institute pin code in CTET form?

Answer: The Institute pin code in CTET form is the applicant's college pin code from where he/she has pursued graduate or postgraduate studies.

  1. How to Prepare for CTET?

Answer: Preparing the CTET 2022 exam online is the best method to learn new strategies and develop skills to attempt the exam in the best possible way and grab a good score in the exam.

  1. Is TET different from CTET?

Answer: TET exams are state level exams organized by different states for the recruitment of teachers in their respective schools. Whereas, CTET is a national level exam that is organzised for schools all across the country.

  1. What is a good score in TET Exam?

Answer: Candidates who obtain a minimum of 90 out of the total of 150 marks in the TET exam are declared pass. However, reserved category candidates need to obtain 82 marks in the TET exam. 

  1. Is TET exam difficult?

Answer: The difficulty level of the TET exams depends on the  questions asked in the exam. Usually, the questions asked in the TET exams are of moderate difficulty level.

  1. What should I do after clearing the TET exam?

Answer: After clearing the TET exam, you can apply for the teacher recruitment process in schools. Candidates can apply for different posts like PRT, TGT, PGT levels. Candidates willing to teach classes 1-5 should apply for PRT, classes 6-8 should apply for TGT and for classes 9-12 PGT level should be applied by the candidates.

 

Apr 19CTET & State TET Exams

TET 2022: TET Exam, Eligibility, Online Application, Hall Ticket, Exam Dates, TET Syllabus, Forms FAQs

  • TET is known as the Teachers’ Eligibility Test conducted by the state governments of each state. TET is a competitive examination held for teaching classes I to VIII in government schools as well as a few private schools.

  • The major TET Exams that are conducted are Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET), Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET), West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WBTET), Bihar State Teacher Eligibility Test (BSTET), Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET), Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET).

  • CTET is Central Teachers’ Eligibility Test. CTET is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) twice a year.

  • With the CTET Scores, you can apply for teaching recruitments in various central government-run schools like NVS, KVS, as well as some state govt. Schools and private schools.

  • After clearing the TET Exam, you can apply for the post of Teacher in the Government-run schools of that state.

  • As per the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), the validity of TET Scores is from 7 years to the Life Time. Earlier the validity of TET Marks was for 7 Years.

  • In order to take the TET Exam you should have passed your Graduation with a minimum of 50% percent and also hold a B.Ed. or complete another prescribed training program/course.

  • There is no restriction for appearing for the TET Exam unless prescribed by the respective states.

  • Candidates belonging to the General categories should have obtained at least 60% while SC/ST/OBC Candidates should have scored at least 55% marks.

  • After the declaration of TET Marks you can apply for a government teaching job for that particular state.

  • Yes, B.Ed. is important to appear for the TET Exam.

  • Yes. you can apply. But very few private schools allow candidates to teach without TET or CTET Scores.

  • TET is conducted by the respective states such as for Uttar Pradesh it is UPTET, while CTET is conducted by the CBSE which comes under the Central Government.

  • The most sought after TET Exams are UPTET, KARTET, APTET, BSTET, HPTET, HTET, TNTET.

  • The frequency of occurrence of the TET Exam is based on the number of vacancies available. So, TET may be conducted once in two or three years on the basis of vacancies available for teaching posts in government schools of that particular state.

  • No, you cannot apply for TET. 

  • The maximum marks for the TET Exam is 150 marks.

  • No, the syllabus for the TET Exam is different for Classes I to V and VI to VIII.

  • The TET Syllabus for Class I to V comprises Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I and II, Environmental Studies, and Mathematics. The TET Syllabus for Class V to VIII comprises Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I and II and Social Studies or Mathematics and Science.