Assam TET Exam Pattern 2021 for Paper 1 & 2 Exam: All Details Here

Assam TET Exam Pattern 2021 for Paper 1 & 2 Exam: All Details Here

ByNeha Joshi  |  Updated on: May 27, 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 Exam Pattern 202:1 Higher Secondary Level

Assam TET Exam Pattern 2021: The Secondary Education Department of Assam will declare the Assam TET (Teachers' Eligibility Test) Syllabus and Exam Pattern on its official website. Every year, lakhs of candidates apply for the Assam TET whcih increases the competition. Thus, to ease your process of selection into the Assam TET 2021 exam, we have provided to you the Assam TET Exam Pattern here. Assam TET consist of two papers, Paper I and Paper 2. Paper 1 is common to all while, Paper 2 has three optional papers. Candidates have to qualiy at least 60% in each paper to be eligible for an appointment. Thorough knowledge of the Assam TET exam pattern is beneficial for the preparation, we are sharing the complete details of the Assam TET exam pattern 2021. 

The exam detail of Post Graduate Teacher of Assam TET 2021: 

  1. The test will be conducted in an offline mode( pen and paper).
  2.  The questions will be in MCQ form (multiple-choice questions) with four options each. 
  3. The duration of the exam will be of 4 hours for Post Graduate Teachers.
  4. The candidate has to score a minimum of 60% marks in each paper to receive the Assam TET certificate. 
  5. Assam TET consists of two papers - Paper I & II. Paper I is common for all candidates and Paper II is Subject Specific and candidates need to qualify both the paper individually.

Assam TET Exam Pattern 2021 for Paper 1 & Paper 2

Assam TET will be of 200 marks with two papers (Paper-I & Paper-II) consists of 200 multiple choice Questions (MCQs), each question will be of one marks. Candidates have to qualify both the Papers to obtain the Assam TET certificate. 

  • There are two papers for the Assam TET Post Graduate Exam, paper 1 and paper 2. 
  • It is compusory to qualify both Paper 1 and Paper 2. 
  • Candidates have the option of selecting any one subject out of three subjects in Assam TET Paper 2.
  • All the questions will be objective multiple choice questions. 
  • The exam for the Assam TET 2021 will be held in Hindi, Bengali, Bodo, Assamese, English.



Total questions



Paper I (Common to all candidates)

1. Pedagogy

2. General English

3. Basic Numerical

4. Assam and it's people

100 MCQ


2 hours

Paper II

Candidate has to choose one of the three options given below:

Option- A: Exclusively commerce 
Option- B: Exclusively Science 
Option C: General Studies & Current Affairs

100 MCQ


2 hours


Total Marks



4 hrs.

Read Assam TET Syllabus 2021 here.

Qualifying Marks for Assam TET

To obtain the Assam TET Certificate the candidates will have to obtain the cut off marks in the written exam as per the table that is given below.


Minimum Qualifying Marks

General Candidates


SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PH Candidates


Validity of Assam TET Certificate

The Assam TET certificate will be issued to those candidates who will obtain the required cut off marks in the written exam. It is mandatory to pass both Paper 1 & Paper 2. 

The Assam TET certificate is valid for a period of a maximum period of 7(Seven) years from the date of issue of the certificate by the Empowered Committee, Government of Assam. 

Assam TET Exam Exam Pattern FAQs

  • The qualification for the Post Graduate Teachers shall be as follows : 

    1. Post-Graduation with at least 50 % marks (or its equivalent) from recognized University.
    2. Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from the National Council for Teachers Education recognized Institution.

  • The medium of questions paper for the Assam TET will be in the English Language, Assamese, Bengali and Bodo Language.

  • The official website of Assam TET is

  • The Assam TET 2021 will have two papers, Paper 1 & Paper 2. Paper 1 will have to attempted by all the candidates, while Paper 2 will have three subjects to select from. 

  • The syllabus for the Assam TET 2021 Syllabus for Paper -I & II. Download Syllabus PDF.

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