Assam TET Syllabus 2022 - Download Topic Wise Syllabus PDF for Paper 1, 2

Assam TET Syllabus 2022 - Download Topic Wise Syllabus PDF for Paper 1, 2

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 Syllabus 2021

Assam TET Syllabus is crucial to qualify the Assam Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET) 2021. The Assam TET Syllabus is designed by the Department of Elementary Education at Since the Assam TET is conducted once a year to recruit teachers as Post Graduate Teacher (PGT), therefore the candidates must put in their efforts to pass the examination. To help you qualify for the exam, we have discussed the Assam TET exam syllabus here in detail. With prior knowledge of the Assam TET syllaus, you will be able to get a good idea of the type of questions that will be asked, subjects/topics, marking scheme and exam pattern.  You can download Assam TET Syllabus PDF here for Paper 1 and Paper 2. 

Assam TET Syllabus 2021 Highlights

Let us give you a brief idea of the Assam TET syllabus. 

Exam NameAssam Teachers Eligibility Test
AcronymAssam TET
Conducting BodyDepartment of Elementary Education, Assam
Exam TypeTeacher Eligibility Test
Level of ExamState level
Total Papers

Two papers

  • Paper 1 is common to all. 
  • Paper 2 has three optional subjects to select from
Exam ModeOffline 
Type of QuestionsObjective Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)
Medium of paperEnglish, Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo

Assam TET Exam Pattern 2021

The Assam TET Exam Pattern is given below in the table. 

  • The Assam TET will have only objective type of questions with a total of 200 questions.
  • There are two papers for the Assam TET Exam, Paper I and Paper II.
  • Paper I of the Assam TET Exam will be common to all the candidates while Paper 2 will have to be chosen by the candidates as per their suitability. 
  • Each PAper in the Assam TET is of 2 Hours.
  • The language of the Assam TET 2021 is Hindi, Bengali, Bodo, Assamese, English.



No. of MCQ



Paper I (Common to all candidates)

  • Pedagogy
  • General English
  • Basic Numerical
  • Assam and it's people

100 MCQ


2 hours

Paper II

Candidates have to choose one of the three options as per suitability

  • Option- A – Exclusively commerce-related
  • Option- B – Exclusively Science related
  • Option C –General Studies and Current Affairs

100 MCQ


2 hours


Total Marks



4 hours


Assam TET Syllabus for Paper 1 (Higher Secondary)

Now that you have got a brief idea of the Assam TET Exam 2021, let us now enlighten you with the Assam TET Exam Syllabus for Paper I and Paper 2.  We have first discussed the Assam TET Paper I syllabus followed by Paper II.

Assam TET Paper 1 Syllabus

The Paper I syllabus of the Assam TET is common to all the candidates. There are four papers for the Assam TET Paper I as mentioned. 

Part- IPedagogy 20 Marks
  • General Principles of Teaching, Maxims of Teaching
  • Significant trends in Modern Teaching-Learning Process
  • Process of Learning-Major Laws of Learning, Role of Motivation in Learning
  • Teaching Methods and Techniques
  • Teaching Skills
  • Teaching Devices
  • Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: Cognitive, Affective & Psychomotor
  • Lesson Plan: Essentials of a good Unit
  • Teaching Aids
  • Educational Psychology- It's Meaning and Nature: Application of Educational
  • Psychology in the classroom.
  • Attention and Interest – Its Educational Implication
  • Personality- Its Concept- role of family and school in personality development
  • Education of Children with Special Needs
  • Mental Health and Hygiene, Adjustment and Mechanism
  • Intelligence- concept and nature: Individual differences in intelligence, creativity
  • Significance of Adolescence Period
  • Dimensions of Development during Adolescence- physical, intellectual, social,
  • emotional and moral.
  • Emotional problems in the classroom.
  • Understanding the adolescent learner- the role of family and school
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Understanding Developmental Hazards during adolescence.
Part- IIGeneral English40 Marks
 Remedial Grammar
  • Determiners
  • Tense Forms
  • Auxiliaries- primary and modals
  • Direct and indirect narration
  • Active and passive voice
  • Appropriate prepositions
  • Vocabulary-antonyms, synonyms, homonyms
  • Pairs of Words
  • Clauses
  • Punctuation
  • Types of sentences
  • Sentence structure – word order
  • Common Errors
Part- IIIBasic Numerical (10th Class Level)20 Marks
  • Algebra that includes (i) Set theory (ii) Quadratic equation (iii) Ratio, proportion & variation
  • Geometry (i) Theorems of circle, locus, symmetry & similar triangle (ii) Construction of quadrilateral and coordinate geometry.
  • Commercial Arithmetic(Banking and tax)
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics and probability
  • Mensuration
Part- IVAssam & Its People20 Marks
  • Ancient Assam: Bhagadutta, Bhaskar Varman
  • Medieval Assam: Sukapha, Naranarayana, Vaishnava movement, Sufi movement.
  • Modern Assam: Advent of the British rule, Assam under colonial rule
  • Assam’s role in the freedom movement.


  • Physical, economic and human-physical division.
  • Climate, biodiversity.
  • Agriculture, tea, oil, cottage and small scale industries.
  • Census Assam 2011.

Assam TET Syllabus for Paper 2

The Assam TET Syllabus for Paper 2 includes three Subjects as mentioned below. As per the Assam TET Exam Pattern, the candidates will have to select any one of the subjects out of the three as per their suitability. The Assam TET Paper II will be for 100 marks. We have shared the Assam TET Syllabus for Paper 2 for all the subjects in detail below. 

  1. Commerce
  2. Science
  3. General Studies & Current Affairs. 

Assam TET Syllabus for Commerce

Option A



Part I

Business Studies

20 Marks

Part II


30 Marks

Part III

Salesmanship & Advertising

20 Marks

Part IV


15 Marks

Part V


15 Marks


Total Marks


Assam TET Syllabus for Science & Mathematics

Note that you can select any one part our of the given four parts in the Assam TET Science and Mathematics paper. 

Option B

Science & Mathematics


Part I


50 Marks

Part II


50 Marks

Part III


50 Marks

Part IV


50 Marks


Total Marks (Only Two Subjects)


Assam TET Syllabus for General Studies & Current Affairs

Option C

General Studies & Current Affairs



1.India’s freedom movement

2. National Symbols

3. Constitution of India: Basic features, important Articles and important amendments

4. Right issues: Human rights, consumer’s rights, right to information. Right to education,

right to food, women’s right.

5. Economic Planning in India: Major objectives of Five Year Plans, Poverty, liberalization, privatization and globalization and the Indian Economy, Census 2011, inclusive growth.

6. Physical geography of India

7. Economic geography of India

8. Bio-diversity

9. Climate Change

10. Information technology: its applications

11. Fairs, festivals, dances and music of India

12. National institutions of India

13. International Institutions: UNICEF, U.N.( Functions & Organs), WTO (Objectives, functions and India’s role in the organization), ASEAN (Look East policy), SAARC.

14. Major tribes of North Eastern India

15. Events of current importance: State, national and international (Period to be covered from 1991 from the introduction of Liberalization, Privatization & Globalization to present day), Cultural, political, scientific, social, economic, literary and games and sports.


Download Assam TET Paper 1 & 2 Syllabus PDF 2021

Assam TET Syllabus 2021 PDF Download! The Assam TET notification 2021 is yet to be released. However, based on the previous year notification for Assam TET Exam, we have provided to you the Assam TET Syllabus PDF from the official website.  We will update it once the Assam TET notification for 2021 has been released by the officials. Download Assam TET Syllabus PDF for Paper I and Paper 2.

Assam TET Paper 1 Syllabus 2021: Check Here

Assam TET Paper 2 Syllabus 2021 for Optional Commerce

Assam TET Paper 2 Syllabus 2021 for Science & Mathematics

Assam TET Paper 2 Syllabus 2021 for General Studies & Current Affairs

Assam TET Exam Syllabus FAQs

  • Assam TET consists of two paper 1 & 2. Paper 1 consist of Pedagogy, General English ,Basic Numerical and Assam and It’s People and Paper 2 consist of three subjects Commerce, Science & General Studies and Current Affairs.

  • The best books to prepare for Assam TET:

    1. Assam TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) for Secondary Education Exam Guide 2020 Edition  (English, Paperback, RPH Editorial Board) R Gupta
    2. Lucent's Tet Teacher Eligibility Test

  • The Assam TET Paper 1 will be of 100 marks and questions will be in MCQ form.

  • The total number of questions in Assam TET is for 100 each for Paper 1 and Paper 2.

  • The Assam TET is held in five different languages, which are English, Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, and Bodo.

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