Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET) A Short Guide

The Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test, commonly known as TNTET, is a state-level examination conducted by the Tamilnadu Teacher Recruitment Board. The test is essential for candidates in Tamil Nadu who aspire to become teachers. The TNTET exam consists of two papers: Paper-I for primary teachers and Paper-II for upper primary teachers.

Important Dates for TNTET 2023

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NTET 2023 Highlights

  • Name of the Exam: Tamilnadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET)
  • Conducting Body: Tamilnadu Teachers Recruitment Board
  • Exam Level: State
  • Exam Frequency: Once a year
  • Exam Levels: Paper 1 (For Primary Teacher Post) and Paper 2 (For Upper Primary Teacher Post)
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Application Fees: General – Rs. 500/-, SC/ST/Disabled – Rs. 250/-
  • Mode of Examination: Offline
  • Exam Duration: 150 Minutes
  • Language: English and Tamil
  • Official Website: trb.tn.nic.in

Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET)– Paper-II-2022: Notification

TNTET 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for TNTET is comprehensive and covers various subjects. For Paper-I, topics include Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies. For Paper-II, the syllabus covers Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics & Science, or Social Science.

Eligibility Criteria

For Paper-I:

  • Candidates must complete their diploma in teacher education from a reputed institution.
  • Must have 45% in graduation with D.EL.ED/BTC or B.Ed.
  • Final year D.Ed students can also apply.

For Paper-II:

  • Candidates must have a degree in subjects like Chemistry, Math, English, Geography, Physics, Botany, and History and also have a diploma in B.ED or Elementary Education.
  • Final year B.ED students can also appear.
  • Age limit: 18- 40 years.

Application Process

  • Register on the official website.
  • Fill up the application form with the required details.
  • Upload the scanned image of passport sized photo and signature.
  • Pay the application fee via Netbanking/Credit card/ Debit card.
  • Submit the application form before the deadline.

Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET)– 2022 Paper-II {Click – View and Download Your Question & Response Sheets}

TNTET 2023 Admit Card

The admit card will be available on the website 7 to 10 days before the examination. It is mandatory to bring the admit card to the exam hall.


The TNTET is a golden opportunity for candidates in Tamil Nadu who wish to embark on a teaching career. With rigorous preparation and the right strategy, aspirants can ace the exam and fulfill their dream of becoming educators in the state.

Note: The information provided is based on tentative dates and details. Candidates are advised to check the official website for the latest updates.

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