Assam TET Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Qualification

Assam TET Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Qualification

ByNeha Joshi  |  Updated on: May 19, 2021
Assam TET Notification 2021 is released for Higher Secondary Level in the government schools of Assam. Candidates who are permanent residents of Assam are eligible to apply. Read further to know Assam TET Eligibility Criteria, Qualifying marks, Exam Pattern, Exam Date, Validity, admit card, result.

Assam TET Eligibility 2021 Official Details

Assam TET Eligibility Criteria 2021: Assam Secondary Education Department will soon release the notification for Assam TET on its official site- or If you fulfill the qualifications provided in the eligibility criteria, then you can apply online. It is important to know whether you are eligible to apply for Assam TET or not. Get detailed information about Assam TET Age Limit, Education Qualification, and Age Relaxation here. The Government of Assam will be conducting TET for Higher Secondary level and the tentative date is not out yet. A total of 15 zones have been shortlisted out of which candidates need to select one zone for appearing in the Assam TET. 

Eligibility criteria include age limit, education qualification necessary to fill the Assam TET for Higher Secondary Level. As Assam TET is a qualifying exam and is conducted for recruitment of teachers in Classes 11th & 12th.

Age Limit for Assam TET

  • The age of the candidate must not be less than 21 years of age. At the time of appointment in Government/Private Schools, upper and lower age limit will be applicable as per the Government rules/act prevailing at that time.
  • The age limit of the candidates will be calculated on the basis of the School Leaving Certificate /HSLC Admit Card/ Certificate issued by a recognized  Board/Council.


21 years


Decided by the Assam Govt Afterwards

Educational Qualification for Assam TET

Candidate applying for Assam TET (POST GRADUATES) must be a citizen of India and a permanent resident of Assam 

Assam TET Educational Qualification

  • Post-Graduation with at least 50 % marks (or its equivalent) from recognized University and
  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from the National Council for Teachers Education recognized institution,
  • Please note: Degrees obtained from off-campus and distance education institutions shall not be considered valid. 
  • Please note B.Ed. degree received from off Campus Centers or unrecognized institutions/universities shall not be accepted.

Assam TET Exam Highlights

Assam TET Exam 2021
Exam NameAssam Teachers Eligibility Test
Conducting BodyDepartment of Elementary Education, Assam
Exam TypeTeacher Eligibility Test (TET)
Level of ExamState Level Exam 
Mode of ApplicationOnline Mode
Exam ModeOffline (Pen Paper Based)
LanguageEnglish, Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo
Official Website of Assam

Assam TET Exam Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • Assam TET will be conducted soon. The exam date is not out yet.

  • The qualifying criteria in Assam TET is candidate needs to score 60% for General Category & 55% for Other Category.

  • Assam TET will be conducted of 200 marks. Assam TET consists of two paper. Paper 1 is common for all candidates and includes Subjects i.e. Pedagogy, General English, Basic Numerical and Assam and Its People. Paper 2 is subject-specific.

  • The time duration of Assam TET is 4 hours. Both papers will be of 2 hours each.

  • No, only permanent resident of Assam can apply for it.

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