Maha TET Exam Pattern 2021 - Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme

Maha TET Exam Pattern 2021 - Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Oct 22, 2021
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MAHA TET Exam Pattern 2021

Maharashtra TET Exam Pattern 2021: The Maharashtra State Examination Council, Pune will going to conduct the MAHA TET Exam on 21st November 2021 for those candidates who want to become teachers in the state of Maharashtra. The student should have started preparing for the MAHA TET 2021.

The CTET is conducted for two levels, Paper-I is candidates who want to teach primary classes (I-V) and the Paper-II is for those who want to teach secondary classes(VI-VIII). Here, we are providing MAHATET 2021 exam pattern for better preparation. Along with the exam pattern, You should also have a good knowledge of the marking scheme of both paper-I and paper-II.

MAHA TET Exam Pattern for Paper 1 & Paper 2

Important Highlights

  • MAHA TET includes two examinations, different for paper 1 and paper 2
  • The mode of examination will be offline (Pen-paper based) mode.
  • The examination type will be multiple choice questions and will include 4 options with only 1 correct option.
  • Paper-I includes 5 subjects which have a total of 150 questions of one mark each.
  • Paper-II also includes 5 subjects and a choice between science & maths and social science. A total of 150 questions will be asked and one mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking in MAHA TET.
  • The examination will be for 150 minutes.

MAHA TET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

SectionNumber of questionMarksTotal Time
Child development & Pedagogy3030

150 Minutes

Mathematics3030
Language - 13030
Language - 23030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

MAHA TET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

SectionNumber of QuestionMarksTotal Time
Child development & Pedagogy3030

150 Minutes


Language - 13030
Language - 23030
Science & Mathematics OR Social Science6060
Total150150

Difference in Paper 1 and Paper 2 Syllabus   

  • MAHA TET Paper-I has 5 sections which include 30 questions of 30 marks each in each section
  • MAHA TET Paper-II has 4 sections where the number of questions is 30. and 1 section of 60 marks which will be the social science or science & mathematics section.

Nature & Standard of MAHA TET  2021 Questions

  • The questions of Child Development and Pedagogy will be focused on the educational psychology of teaching and learning. It will be relevant to the children of 6-11 years. They will concentrate on learning the characters and requirements of various learners,
  • The questions in Language-I will be direct proficiencies related to the medium of education, communication with learners, and the characteristics and features of a good facilitator of learning.
  • The questions in Language II will direct to the elements of language, conversation, and comprehension skills.
  • Language II and Language I cannot be the same. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to define the same in the Confirmation Page.
  • The questions in Mathematics and Environmental Studies section will be based on the concepts, problem-solving abilities, and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. The questions of the following area will be evenly divided over several sections of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I-V by the NCERT.
  • The questions in Paper I will cover the syllabus of the NCERT for classes I-V but their difficulty level as well as linkages can go up to the Secondary stage.

Important Dates of Maharashtra TET 2021

Important EventDate
MAHA TET Online Application Start Date3rd August 2021
Last Date for the MAHA TET Online form25th August 2021
MAHA TET Admit Card26th October 2021
MAHA TET New Exam Date 202121st November 2021
Result DeclarationTo be Announced Soon

MAHATET Exam Schedule 2021

MAHA TET is conducted by the Maharashtra State Examination Council, Pune. MAHATET consists of two levels:

  • The MAHATET paper-I is for primary standard (class 1-5),
  • The MAHATET paper-II is for the upper primary standard (class 6-10) students.
EventsPaper IPaper-II
Maha TET Exam Date21 November 2021
Entry in the Examination Centre9:00 AM12:30 PM
Checking of Admit Cards09:30 AM to 10:15 AM01:30 PM to 01:45 PM
Distribution of Test Booklet10:15 AM01:45 PM
Seal of the Test Booklet To be Broken/
Opened it to take out the Answer Sheet
10:15 AM01:55 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Centre10:30 AM02:00 PM
Test Commences10:30 AM02:00 PM
Test Concludes1:00 PM04:30 PM

Maharashtra TET Exam Pattern FAQs

  • There is no limit on the number of attempts for appearing in MAHA TET. A person already qualified can also appear again for improving his/her score.

  • Yes, a candidates can appear in both Paper-I & Paper-II.

  • Candidates can not choose the same language in both languages -I and language -II.

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