TNTET 2022 Exam Most Likely to be Held at the End of July

New Delhi, 17th May 2022: The Tamil Nadu Teacher’s Recruitment Board (TRB) will be conducting the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 (TNTET 2022) at the end of July this year. To teach in various institutions in the state, the candidates aspiring to be teachers should qualify the TNTET exam. TNTET consists of two papers. Candidates who clear paper 1 are eligible to teach classes from 1 to 5, and those who clear paper 2 can teach classes from 6 to 8. Both papers 1 and 2 will be held on two separate days. 

The TNTET application portal was open from March 14 to April 26, 2022. Till date, over 6.3 lakh applicants have filled in the form for the exam. Aspiring teachers who clear the exam are awarded the TET certificate so that they can teach primary and upper primary students in the state of Tamil Nadu. 

TNTET application portal

TNTET 2022 Exam – Overview 

Name of the exam  Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) 2022
TET 2022 Exam Notification Released 7th March 2022
TET 2022 Exam Registration Started  14th March 2022
TET 2022 Exam Date  To be notified later
Exam Type  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Exam Level State Level 
Exam Duration  3 hours 
TET 2022 Paper 1  150 Marks 
TET 2022 Paper 2  150 Marks 
Level   2 Levels

  • Level 1: Class I-V (Primary)
  • Level 2: Class VI-VIII (Upper Primary)
TET 2022 Negative Marking  There will be no negative marking for wrong answers
Exam Official Website  www.trb.tn.nic.in 

TNTET 2022 Exam

TNTET 2022 – Detailed Syllabus 

Detailed Syllabus – Paper 1 (Classes 1 – 5) 

S.No  Content (All Compulsory)  No. of MCQs Marks  Medium
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group of 6 – 11 years)  30 30  Tamil/English
Language – 1 

Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu

Note: For Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu, same pattern of exam will be followed as Tamil 

30 30
Language II – English  30 30
Mathematics 30 30 Tamil/English 
Environmental Studies  30 30 Tamil/English
Total 150 150

Detailed Syllabus – Paper 1 (Classes 6 – 8) 

S.No  Content (All Compulsory)  No. of MCQs Marks  Medium
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group of 11-14 years)  30 30  Tamil/English 
Language – 1 

Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu

Note: For Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu, same pattern of exam will be followed as Tamil 

30 30
Language II – English  30 30
  • Mathematics and Science 
  • Social Science 
30 30 Tamil/English 
Total 150 150

Note: The Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) detailed syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 can be downloaded by clicking here

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TNTET Exam 2022 – FAQ’s 

What is the minimum TNTET age limit?

The minimum age limit for TNTET is 18 years. In other words, the candidates have to be at least 18 years old to apply for the TNTET 2022 exam.

When did the TNTET application process start?

The TNTET application process began on March 14th, 2022.

What was the last date of submission for the TNTET application form 2022?

The last date of submission for the TNTET application form 2022 was April 13th, 2022 (till 5:00 pm).

What is the maximum TNTET age limit?

There is no maximum TNTET age limit set for the candidates applying for the exam.

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