TNTET Exam 2022:  TNTET Notification, Exam Date, Vacancy, Updates

TNTET Exam 2022: TNTET Notification, Exam Date, Vacancy, Updates

ByAshish Kumar  |  Updated on: Oct 20, 2022
New TNTET Exam Dates have been released by the official board. Check vacancy & admit card link for Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test Exam on the official website. Also Check, TNTET exam details here
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The TNTET Exam 2022 will be organized soon. The exam date for the upcoming exam is out. As per the new notification, the exam is scheduled to be held from 14th October 2022 to 19th October 2022. The exam which was postponed earlier by the official board is now scheduled to be held soon. Check the New TNTET exam date here. The hall ticket for the same has also been released for the candidates who have applied for Paper 1 exam. Candidates can check the notification for the exam date and hall ticket on the official website of the Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu. It is important to know detail about the TNTET exam date before appearing for the exam. Check the complete detail here.

Candidates can check all the details of the exam in the notification. The TNTET notification for the exam was published by the Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu on 7th March 2022. Candidates must check all the relevant information related to the exam. Detailed information about the TNTET exam 2022 is included here including latest updates, exam date and notification PDF direct link.

TNTET Exam 2022

TNTET 2022 is a Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test conducted to recruit deserving aspirants as teachers in government schools of Tamil Nadu. The TNTET exam 2022 consists of two papers. Paper 1 is for candidates interested to teach primary classes from class 1st to 5th and paper 2 is for candidates interested to teach secondary classes from class 6th to 8th. It is a state-level test conducted once every year.

Candidates can opt for either paper 1 or paper 2 while applying for the TNTET 2022 exam. It is possible to apply for both paper 1 and paper 2 under the exam, if interested to teach in classes from 1st to 8th.

Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 Updates

The TNTET 2022 exam is scheduled to be held soon check the latest updates related to the exam here:

TNTET Exam Date Out

The Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu has released new TNTET exam date for the upcoming exam. The exam is scheduled to be held from 14th October 2022 to 19th October 2022. Check the notice for the exam date from the direct link mentioned below:

New TNTET Exam Dates Notice Direct Link: Click Here

TN TET Admit Card Released

Candidates who have applied for the TNTET exam can now download their hall ticket to appear in the exam. Check the direct link to download the TNTET 2022 hall ticket from the mentioned link below:

TN TET 2022 Hall Ticket Direct Download Link: Click Here

TN TET Exam Date Postponed Again

The TNTET exam 2022 was extended from 25th August 2022 to 31st August 2022 to 10th September 2022 to 15th September 2022 is postponed again. The Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu has released the notice for the postponed date on the official notification. Check the direct link to the Postponed exam date below:

TNTET Exam 2022 Postponed Notice: Download Here

TNTET Notification 2022

The notification of the exam has already been announced. TNTET Notification 2022 was released by the Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu on 7th March 2022. Candidates can check the official notification on the website of the concerned board. The TNTET notification 2022 entailed details of the exam. Candidates can find all the details regarding the exam in the TNTET notification.

The TNTET notification 2022 consists of the details pertaining to the eligibility criteria, application process, exam structure, syllabus, and other events. The TN TET exam 2022 will be conducted in two stages, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates can check the direct link to download the notification below:

TNTET Exam Notification - Download PDF

TN TET 2022 Exam Highlight

It is important to check the basic details of the exam before applying for the TNTET Exam. Candidates can get a glance at the TNTET 2022 highlighted in the below table.

Particulars

Details

Exam Name

Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET)

Conducting Body

Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu

Application Mode

Online

Exam Level

State Level

Frequency

Once a Year

CTET Exam Mode

Offline

Official Website

TRB. Tn. Nic

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Language

English and Tamil

TNTET 2022 Exam Dates

TNTET exam date 2022 for upcoming exam is already out. Check the new date for paper 1 in the below table. Candidates preparing for the exam must necessarily check the exam dates for preparation. The table below lays down in detail all TNTET 2022 Exam Date.

Exam Events

Important Dates

Notification Release Date

7 March 2022

Opening Date of Online Application

14 March 2022

Last Date for Submission of Online Application

26 April 2022

TNTET Application Correction Window

11 July 2022 to 16 July 2022

TN TET Hall Ticket 2022

1st week of September

TNTET Exam Date (old date)

25 August 2022 to 31 August 2022 (Postponed)

10 September 2022 to 15 September 2022 (Postponed Again)

New TNTET Exam Date 2022 

 14 October 2022 to 18 October 2022

TNTET Result

To be released soon

New TNTET Exam Date out

The latest exam date for paper 1 is scheduled to be held in October 2022. Check the TN TET paper 1 exam date here:

Examination DateDistrict Admit CardVenue Admit Card
14.10.202207.10.202211.10.2022
15.10.202207.10.202212.10.2022
16.10.202207.10.202213.10.2022
17.10.202207.10.202214.10.2022
18.10.202207.10.202215.10.2022
19.10.202207.10.202216.10.2022

TNTET 2022 Admit Card

The Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu has already released the TNTET 2022 hall ticket for an upcoming exam. The exam date is out and candidates can now download the admit card for the upcoming exam from the official website. The direct link to download the admit card is also available here. It is mandatory for all aspirants to carry the TNTET Hall Ticket 2022 to the examination hall. It is also important that your Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 admit card contains the correct information.

Download the TNTET Hall Ticket Here: Click Here 

Direct link to check TNTET Hall Ticket Notice: Click Here

Steps to Download TNTET 2022 Admit Card

To download the TNTET Admit Card 2022 online aspirants must follow the below-given steps:

  • Step 1: Firstly, visit the official website of the Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu.
  • Step 2: Next, on the homepage of the Teachers Recruitment Board, click on the option "Admit card".
  • Step 3: Input your User Id and password in the indicated fields and log in
  • Step 4: Click on the link "download admit card". Once it is downloaded, it is important to verify the data that is specified on the TNTET Admit Card 2022.
  • Step 5: Print out a few copies of the TNTET 2022.

TNTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to attempt the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test must have a look at the TNTET eligibility criteria 2022 before applying to avoid any complications. There are two papers in the TNTET exam and the eligibility for both paper 1 and paper 2 is mentioned here. Check the below minimum educational qualification eligibility for papers 1 and paper 2 below:

TNTET Paper 1 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply for paper 1 exam must check the eligibility Primary Level Teachers Minimum Qualification Requirement. Paper 1 is for candidates who wish to teach classes from 1st to 5th. The TNTET 2022 eligibility for paper 1 is as below:

TNTET 2022 Paper 1 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50% scores and passed or appeared in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (or)
  • Graduation with minimum 50% aggregate marks and passed or appearing in the final year of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.,) (or) 
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 45% score and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year diploma in Elementary Education by the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002 (or)
  • Candidate should have a certificate of Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) (or)
  • Candidates must hold a degree of Graduation and pass or appear in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

TNTET Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to opt for paper 2 exam must check paper 2 eligibility. The detailed Upper Primary Level Teachers Minimum Qualification Requirement is mentioned here. Candidates who wish to teach classes from 6th to 8th must opt for Paper 2. Check TNTET 2022 eligibility criteria for paper 2 is as below:

TNTET 2022 Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have a graduation degree and are appearing or have passed a 2-year diploma in elementary education (or)
  • candidate must be a Graduate with a minimum score of 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of B.Ed (or)
  • Candidate should have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50% score and have passed or appearing in the final year of B.El.Ed. (or)
  • Candidates should be graduation degree holders with a minimum of 50% marks and pass or appear in the final year of B.Ed. can also apply for TNTET 2022 (or)
  • The candidate who is a Graduation degree holder with the least 45% marks can apply for the TNTET 2022. The candidates who have qualified or appearing in the final year of B.Ed. are also eligible to apply (or)
  • Any candidate who has qualified B.Ed. The program, affiliated with the NCTE, is eligible to appear in TNTET 2022.
  • Note: There is no upper age limit for Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2022 test. The candidates must be at least 18 years of age.

TNTET Selection Process 2022

The TNTET selection process 2022 involves two rounds. The first round involves written examinations, and the second round involves a personal interview. The written examination for the TNTET exam process comprises 2 papers, namely Paper 1 and Paper 2. All the candidates who want to apply as a teacher for classes 1st to 5th will have to sit for Paper 1. All the candidates who want to apply as a teacher for classes 6th to 8th will have to sit for Paper 2.

All the candidates who want to apply for the position of teacher for classes 1st to 8th under TNTET 2022 will have to sit for both papers. Only when a candidate qualifies for the written examination he/she is called for a personal interview. If the candidate clears this segment of the selection process, he shall receive the appointment letter after the mandatory document verification process.

TNTET 2022 Exam Pattern

The TN TET exam pattern clearly depicts the no of questions and marks allotted to each section of the paper. The exam consists of two papers and both have different exam patterns. It is thus important to check the complete exam pattern of the TNTET exam before preparation. To qualify for the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test, you must understand the TNTET Exam Pattern 2022 in detail. The below tables will elaborate the same.

TNTET 2022 Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Paper 1 is for candidates who aspire to teach classes from 1st to 5th. The TNTET Exam Pattern for paper 1 is as below:

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Environmental Studies

30

30

Language I (Tamil/ Kannada/ Telugu/ Urdu/ Malayalam)

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Language II (English)

30

30

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Total

150

150

Note: There is no negative marking for the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2022 Paper-I

TNTET 2022 Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Candidates who aspire to teach classes from 6th to 8th must opt for Paper 2. The TNTET Exam Pattern for paper 2 is as below:

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Language I (Tamil/ Kannada/ Telugu/ Urdu/ Malayalam)

30

30

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language II (English)

30

30

(a) Social Studies (for Social studies teachers)

(b) Mathematics and Science (for Maths and Science Teacher)

(c) Either (a) or (b) for any other teacher

60

60

Total

150

150

Note: 

  • There is no negative marking for the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2022 Paper-I and paper 2.
  • The online application process for TNTET Exam is online but the exam is pen and paper-based.
  • The exam is of 3 hours duration.
  • TN TET exam is conducted in two languages, English and Tamil.

Tamil Nadu TET 2022 Syllabus

TNTET Syllabus includes all the essential topics of each subject included in the exam. While preparing for the TNTET 2022 Exam, candidates must thoroughly check the complete syllabus of the exam to get an idea of the subject-wise topic of the exam. The subject-Wise TNTET Syllabus 2022 is mentioned below.

Subject

TN TET 2022 Syllabus

Child Development and Pedagogy

The significant topics that must be covered in this section are physical & intellectual development during primary school years, physical, cognitive and moral development during primary school years, and social and emotional development during primary school years.

Language I - Tamil/ Kannada/ Telugu/ Urdu/ Malayalam

the essential concepts for this section are unseen poems, comprehension, basic knowledge of sounds and their phonetic transcription, methods of evaluation, principles of teaching languages, remedial teaching, challenges of teaching languages and communicative approach to Tamil/ Kannada/ Telugu/ Urdu/ Malayalam language teaching, unseen prose passage and idioms, modal auxiliaries, phrasal verbs and literary terms and vocabulary.

Language II – English

The major topics that you must focus on to qualify this section include principles of teaching English, language comprehension, framing questions including wh-questions, unseen prose passage, challenges of teaching English and communicative approach to English language teaching, comprehensive & continuous evaluation, development of language skills, teaching-learning materials.

Mathematics

Some Concepts that are significant for the Mathematics section are averages, diagnostic and remedial teaching, the community of mathematics, error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching, fractions, evaluation methods, geometry and mensuration, the language of mathematics, Indian currency, LCM and HCF, data handling, algebra, arithmetic, nature of mathematics/logical thinking, mathematical operations, numbers, problems of teaching, place of mathematics in the curriculum, profit-loss, unitary method, simple interest and pedagogy issues in mathematics.

Science

Some important topics that are covered in Science are chemical substances, animal reproduction and adolescence, force and motion, evaluation, heat, innovation, human body and health, light and sound, methods of science teaching, living beings, microorganisms, nature and structure of sciences, natural Science, problems, Science and technology, remedial teaching, solar system, text materials/aids, the structure of matter and understanding the Science.

Environmental Studies

Topics that are essential in Environmental Studies are keeping healthy and clean, clothes and habitats, environment education learning principles, small creatures around the children, family, and friends, food, shelter, water, gravel, and plants

Social Studies

  • History - Prehistoric Period, Indus Valley Civilization, Ancient Land of Thamizhagam, Vedic Period, Jainism and Buddhism, Rise of Empires, Kushana Empire, The Great Mughals, Rise of the Marathas-Shivaji Administration, Advent of the Europeans, Anglo-French Struggle, Rule of The English East India Company, The Nayak Rule 1773 to 1857 in Tamil Country, and Vellore Mutiny.
  • Geography - Earth and Solar System, Earth - Day and Night, Earth's Structure and Tectonic Movements, Weather and Climate, Disaster and Disaster Management, An Introduction to Oceanography, Resources, Primary Activity-Agriculture, Secondary Activity-Industries, Tertiary Activity-Transport, Trade, Population and Resource.
  • Civics - Family and Society, Community and School, The Local Government, Our Nation, Indian Constitution, Political Parties, National Integration, Socio-Economic Problems, Human Rights and the UNO, and Road Safety.
  • Economics – Consumption, factors of production, money, savings, and investment.

TNTET 2022 Apply Online

The TNTET Apply Online 2022 process has ended. The application process for the exam is done online. Candidates can check the detailed instructions of the application process on the official website. This instruction can help you fill out the TNTET Application Form 2022 correctly. Please read the below-mentioned steps before applying for the TNTET Exam 2022.

Steps to apply online for the TNTET Exam

Candidates can find the TNTET application form on the official website. Aspirants must follow the steps below to complete the TNTET apply online 2022 procedure successfully:

  • Candidates must visit the official website Trb. Tn. Nic. In, to begin with, the online application process.
  • On the official website, the aspirants must click on "online enrollment form".
  • Fill in all the requisite details such as the candidate's name, mother's name, father's name, contact details, academic details, and address.
  • Select your preferred examination centers.
  • Select the exam you want to sit for, i.e. Paper I and or Paper II. Also, select the languages you wish to attempt in the written examination.
  • Select your candidate category.
  • Upload all the required documents such as academic documents, passport-size photographs, signature, and a photocopy of the photo Id issued by India's Government. Ensure that the photograph and the signature that you upload is in JPG/JPEG/PNG format. Ensure the uploaded photograph's size is between 20 to 60Kb, and the signature is between 10-30Kb.
  • Hit the submit button.
  • Pay the TNTET application Fee via online mode through net banking/debit card/credit card.
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page.

TN TET 2022 Teacher Salary Structure

The TNTET Salary Structure depends upon the post applied. The candidates who applied as teacher under TNTET 2022 exam can enjoy a well recognised salary with other additional benefits. The basic pay of the teachers is between ₹ 36,400/- to ₹ 1,15,700/-.

TNTET 2022 Previous Year’s Question Paper

It is important to include previous year’s question papers in exam preparation for the TNTET exam 2022 because this could help in analyzing the types of questions asked in the main exam. Regular practice of the sample papers can also help in the enhancement of time management skills. Candidates must thus include TNTET Previous Year’s question papers and mock tests in exam preparation.

TNTET 2022 Preparation Tips

Effective preparation tips can help you prepare well for the exam. With the exam preparation tips, candidates can score good marks in the exam. Following are some of the TN TET preparation tips:

  • Know your strengths and weaknesses for the exam.
  • Include previous year’s question papers and TN TET mock tests in your exam preparation.
  • Work on your time management skills.
  • Have time for effective revision.

Best TN TET Books

It is important to include the best TNTET books for the right exam preparation. The appropriate books for each subject of the exam can help you cover the complete syllabus. Some of the top books as suggested by the subject expert for the TNTET 2022 are mentioned below:

Subject

Book Name

Publication / Author

Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development and Pedagogy

Kiran Publication

Mathematics

Quantitative Aptitude

RS. Aggarwal, published by S Chand

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

Wiley Publication

Science

NCERT books for Science

NCERT

Social Science

Social Studies

Disha Publication

TNTET 2022 Answer Key

TNTET 2022 answer key will be released after successful completion of the exam. Candidates can check the answer key and calculate their marks obtained in the exam. The answer key contains the correct answers to the question paper. The TNTET Answer Key 2022 will be uploaded here once it is available.

TNTET Exam 2022 Result

The TNTET result 2022 will be out after the successful completion of the exam. The result includes the list of candidates that have been selected for the exam. The result is declared after a few weeks of the TNTET Exam. The result date for the upcoming exam is not yet announced. Once available the direct link to check the TNTET 2022 Result will be uploaded here.

TNTET Exam 2022 Cut Off

The Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu will be releasing the TNTET Cut-Off 2022 only after the examination has been conducted. Below stated are the previous year's TNTET Cut Off marks. They will give you a fair idea about what your TNTET exam preparation and score goal should look like.

Category

English

Tamil

Social Science

Maths

Science

OBC

105

105

120

105

105

BC + BCM

105

105

105

105

105

MBC

105

105

105

105

90

SC + SCA

90

105

105

90

90

ST

90

90

105

90

90

TN TET FAQs

  • The TN TET full form is a Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test. It is conducted once a year to recruit teachers in government schools of the state. The TNTET exam is conducted in two papers. Paper 1 is for primary classes and paper 2 is for secondary classes.

  • No, TNTET Exam is conducted once a year in Tamil Nadu to recruit deserving candidates for the post of teachers in government schools. The notification for the upcoming exam is already out. Candidates can apply for the upcoming exam on the official website.

  • Yes, TNTET Exam is organized into two papers. Paper 1 is for candidates who wish to teach classes 1st to 5th and paper 2 is for candidates who wish to teach classes 6th to 8th. Candidates who wish to teach classes from 1st to 8th can apply for both papers.

  • The exam score is valid for 7 years from the date of results. Candidates can apply for teacher vacancies in government schools of Tamil Nadu for the next 7 years from the date of the certificate obtained for the TNTET Exam.

  • It is compulsory to pay the TNTET Application Fee for completing the application process. Candidates in the general category have to pay a fee of INR 500 and candidates in SC, ST, SCA, and PwD must pay an application fee of INR 250 to complete the TNTET application form.

  • The examination is conducted in a total of 32 districts of Tamil Nadu. Some of the states are Chennai, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Sivagangai, Theni, Dindigul, Nilgiris, Madurai, Coimbatore, Salem, Erode, Dharmapuri, Namakkal, Pudukkottai etc.

  • It is important to upload scanned copies of various documents while filling out the application form. The signature must be in JPG, JPEG, or PNG format and the size must be 10-30 kB. The photograph must be in JPG, JPEG, or PNG format and the size must be 20-60 kB.

  • The TNTET exam date paper 1 is out. The exam will be held form 14th October 2022 to 19th October 2022. The exam which was postponed due to administrative reasons is now scheduled to be held in October. Candidates can check the details about the exam date in the notice link mentioned above.

  • The TNTET Hall Ticket 2022 is out. The direct link to download the admit card is available on this website. The admit card is an essential document to carry in the exam hall. Candidates can download it online from the official website also.

  • The exam pattern for paper 1 and paper 2 may vary. TNTET Exam pattern for paper 1 includes five subjects and paper 2 includes four subjects. It is important to check the exam pattern before preparing for the exam.

  • Choose the best TNTET Books to prepare well for the exam. Some of the books are:

    • Child Development and Pedagogy: Child Development and Pedagogy by Kiran Publication
    • Mathematics: Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal
    • Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies by Wiley Publication
  • It is important to check the effective preparation tips for the right preparation for the TNTET Exam. Following are some of the tips:

    • Work on your weakness.
    • Include previous year's question papers in your preparation.
    • Create a perfect time schedule.
  • The official board of Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test is the Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu. The concerned board organizes the exam to recruit candidates in government schools of the states.

  • Candidates can apply for the TNTET Exam any number of times. There is no restriction on the number of attempts as suggested by the official board to apply for the exam.

  • The syllabus of TNTET exam may vary for paper 1 and paper 2. Paper 1 contains five subjects and paper 2 contains four subjects. Candidates must carefully check the complete TNTET Syllabus before starting their exam preparation.

  • It is compulsory to include previous year's questions papers in exam preparation because it can provide a fair idea of the types of questions asked in the exam. Sample papers also enhance time management skills.

  • Yes, TNTET and CTET are two different exams. TNTET is conducted to recruit teaching aspirants in Tamil Nadu and CTET is conducted to recruit candidates for teaching positions in the country. TNTET is Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test and CTET is Central Teachers Eligibility Test.

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