Assam TET Eligibility Criteria

Assam Teachers Eligibility Test (Assam TET) Eligibility details are as follows.

I. Eligibility Conditions for Graduate Teachers in Secondary Schools:

A. The Candidate must be a Citizen of India.

B. He/she must be a Graduate having 50% marks from a recognized University with B.T/B. Ed. from a recognized University. However, a candidate not having B.T. / B.Ed. as professional qualification may also apply since relaxation as mentioned above is available up to 01-01-2015 for recruitment to the post of graduate teacher.

C. Age of the candidate must not be above 38 years. Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates.

D. Educational Qualification:

1) Graduate teacher has been prescribed as BA/B.Sc/ B.Com with 50% marks with B.T./ B.Ed. degree from any recognized university.

2) Hindi Teacher: Pravin/ Ratna in Hindi with 50% marks having degree qualification from any recognized university or B.A with Hindi as one of the subject with 50% marks and B.T / B. Ed. degree from any recognized University.

3) Classical Teacher (Sanskrit):- Shastri with 50% marks having degree qualification from any recognized University or B.A with Sanskrit as one of the subjects with 50% marks and B.T/ B.Ed degree from any recognized University.

4) Classical Teacher such as Arabic, Urdu, Persian etc:- MM with 50% marks with degree qualification from any recognized University or B.A with Arabic as one of the subjects with 50% marks and B.T./B.Ed. from any recognized University.

5) Classical Teacher (Assamese Language, Manipuri Language):- B.A with Honours/ Major in concerned subject with 50% marks and B.T. /B.Ed. degree from any recognized University.

However all intending candidates may note that B.T / B. Ed. Degree as a mandatory prerequisite eligibility qualification for Secondary teachers stands relaxed up to 01-01-2015 in accordance with the Government Order issued by the Government of Assam in Secondary Education Department and accordingly candidates who do not possess B.T / B. Ed. Degree may appear at the TET Examination for Secondary Education provided they have the academic qualifying marks as above.

II. Eligibility Conditions for Post Graduate Teachers in Secondary/ Senior Secondary Schools:

A. The Candidate must be a Citizen of India.

B. Age of the candidate should not be above 38 years. Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates. Age relaxation is applicable as per govt. Office Memorandum as applicable.

C. Candidate must have minimum 50% marks in Masters Degree in Arts/Science/ Commerce from a recognized University with BT/B.Ed. Please note that 50% marks means 50% marks and no rounding off will be considered. No Degree other than M.A/M.Sc /M.Com will be considered.

D. Educational Qualification:

The Assam Secondary Education (Provincialised) Service (Amendment) Rules, has prescribed the following qualification for direct recruitment to the post of Post graduate teachers:

The candidates must have Masters degree (MA/M.Sc./M.Com) with minimum 50% marks in relevant subject with B.T./B.Ed degree from any recognized University.

However all intending candidates may note that B.T / B. Ed. Degree as a mandatory prerequisite eligibility qualification for Higher Secondary teachers stands relaxed up to 01-01-2015 in accordance with the Government Office Memorandum No ASE.324/2009/138 Dated 13th September 2012 issued by the Government of Assam in Secondary Education Department and accordingly candidates who do not possess B.T / B. Ed. Degree may also appear in the TET for Higher Secondary Education and participate in the interview if they come successfully in the Teachers’ Eligibility Test.

Exam Pattern: Assam Teachers Eligibility Test (Assam TET) exam pattern and scheme of examination are given below….

I. Structure & Content of Test for Graduate Teachers in Secondary Schools:– The examination shall be for 200 marks of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each one of them carrying equal marks. The subject areas broadly are as follows.

Sl. 
No
Subject  Number of 
Questions
Marks
1. General Studies & Current Affairs 100 MCQs 100
2. Pedagogy & General English 100 MCQs 100
                                                            Total Marks 200

i. Minimum qualifying marks: To qualify in TET Examination the candidate must score at least 60% marks. However, 5% relaxation in marks will be given for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD (Person With Disability)(PH). The degree of physical disability should be minimum 40% and it should be certified by the competent authority.
Notwithstanding the minimum prescribed marks secured in TET Examination, the number of candidates declared as TET Examination qualified would be a maximum of double the number of vacancies of Teachers and such candidates will be determined as per merit position.

ii. Validity: All candidates who pass the TET will be awarded a certificate. The validity of the certificate shall be for a maximum period of 2(two) years from the date of issue of the certificate by the Empowered Committee, Government of Assam subject to the condition that the candidate otherwise fulfils the eligibility criteria prescribed for recruitment to the services
in Government of Assam.

II. Structure & Content of Test for Post Graduate Teachers in Secondary/Senior Secondary Schools:  The examination shall be for 200 marks of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each one of them carrying equal marks. The subject areas broadly are as follows.

Sl. No Subject Number of 
questions
Marks Time 
alloted
 Paper I
(Common to all
candidates)
 Pedagogy, English,
Basic numerical and
Assam and its people
 100 Multiple choice
questions
 100  Two
hours
 Paper II (will
have three
options namely
option A,B &C)
 A candidate can
choose only one
option and the choice
has to be mentioned
in the application
form.
 100 Multiple choice
questions in each
series
100  Two
hours

Note :
1. In Paper I the basic numericals will be of Secondary standard

2.The Paper II, will have three options with weight age of question relevant to commerce (Option A), relevant to Science (Option B ) and relevant to general studies and current affairs (Option C),standard of syllabus is of Higher Secondary standard.

i. Minimum qualifying marks for passing TET: To qualify in TET Examination the candidate must score at least 60% marks in both the papers (Paper I- common to all, Paper-II-with option A,B&C) in case of general category candidates and minimum 55% marks (in both the papers) in case of SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PH Category Candidates.

Notwithstanding the minimum prescribed marks secured in TET, the number of candidates declared as ”TET QUALIFIED” would be a maximum of double the number of vacancies of Teachers and such candidates will be determined as per merit position. Please note that a candidate has to score Qualifying marks in each of the two papers(Paper I & Paper II) to become TET qualified.

ii. Validity: All candidates who pass the TET will be awarded a certificate. The validity of the certificate shall be for a maximum period of 2(two) years from the date of issue of the certificate by the Empowered Committee, Government of Assam subject to the condition that the candidate otherwise fulfills the eligibility criteria prescribed for recruitment to the services in Government of Assam. Further it must be noted that, those candidates who qualify TET as per this advertisement and were not above 38 years of age as on 01-1-2013 but might cross the upper age limit in the interim period of validity of maximum 2(two) years shall be allowed to appear at any post graduate teacher recruitment interview that may be conducted by the Government of Assam within the period of 2(two) years validity.

Exam Syllabus: Assam Teachers Eligibility Test (Assam TET) exam pattern and scheme of examination are given below….

Syllabus for Secondary TET:

Paper I:

Part 1: General Studies and Current Affairs (100 marks)
A. General Studies (80 marks)
B. Current Affairs (20 Marks)

Part 2: Pedagogy and General English (100 marks)
A. Pedagogy (75 marks)
B. General English (Maximum 25 marks)

tet syllabus

SyllabusAssamTETPaperIHigherSecondary

SyllabusAssamTETPaperII-Option-B-Higher-Secondary

SyllabusAssamTETPaperIIHigherSecondary

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