TET Exam Dates 2021| Eligibility Criteria | Syllabus | Exam Pattern

Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) is a compulsory entrance exam for aspiring candidates to become teachers in India’s government school. It is necessary to pass (60%) the TET written test and interview. 

So in this way, the candidates who pass the TET entrance exam are eligible to be appointed as teachers in the state government school.

TET is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the state government under the Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 for children. 

TET Exam Dates 2021
TET Exam Dates

It aims to establish quality teachers, national benchmarks, and standards to improve educational institutions, teachers, and students’ performance standards. 

Thus, with the state and central government’s successful efforts, the quality of teaching is always maintained.

A TET qualified candidate appointed as a teacher for the teaching posts is as follows…

  1. Primary Teacher for class I to V (PRTs)
  2. Trained Graduate Teacher for class VI to X (TGTs)
  3. Post Graduate Teacher for class XI to XII (PGTs

Today, TET exam dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus and exam pattern will be mentioned in this article.

TET Exam Dates for 2021

The 2021 exam for WB TET & C TET will start from January 31, 2021, and the rest of the state exam date is as follows.

C TETReleasedJanuary 31, 2021
UP TETJuly 2021October/November 2021
WB TETSeptember 2021December 2021
HP TETOctober 2021December 2021
AP TETJune 2021July 2021
TN TETJune 2021August 2021
Assam TETMay 2021June 2021
Kerala TETMay 2021June 2021
Bihar TETJuly 2021November 2021
Tripura TETJune 2021August 2021
Punjab TETFebruary 2021June 2021
Odisha TETNovember 2021January 2021
Mizoram TET ——-January 2021
Rajasthan TETMay 2021July 2021
CG TET ——-February 2021
U TETSeptember 2021December 2021
TET Exam Dates for 2021

TET Eligibility Criteria for 2021

The eligibility criteria for Paper 1 of TET Exam 2021 are as follows…

  1. The candidate should have passed 12th standard in any group with at least 50% marks with Diploma in Education (DEd)
  2. The candidate must have passed class 12th with at least 50% marks and passed in the final year of 4-year graduation in elementary education
  3. Candidates should graduate in the final year of 2-year diploma in elementary education
  4. Candidate should be minimum 18 to 35/40 years in age

The eligibility criteria for Paper 2 of TET Exam 2021 are as follows

  1. Candidates should graduate in the final year of 2-year diploma in elementary education
  2. Graduate candidates with 50% marks and one year bachelor in education
  3. 12th passed in any group with four year graduate in elementary education
  4. Obtain any valid bachelor degree, (bachelor of education, bachelor of elementary education)
  5. Candidate should be minimum 18 to 35/40 years in age

TET Exam 2021 Syllabus

The TET syllabus of 2021 mainly consists of two papers, paper 1 and paper 2.

  • TET Paper 1: Candidates of paper 1 can teach classes I to V.
  • TET Paper 2: Candidates of paper 2 can teach classes VI to X.

TET Paper 1 Subjects

1Child Development & Pedagogy30
2Language -I30
3Language -II30
5Environmental Studies30

TET Paper 2 Subjects

SL NoPaper 2 SubjectsMarks
1Child Development & Pedagogy30
2Language -I30
3Language -II30
4Math/Science/Social Science60

Exam Pattern for TET 2021

  • Total exam duration: 150 Minutes
  • Total Questions: 150
  • Total Marks: 150
  • Pass Mark (General): 60% (90)
  • Pass Mark (SC/ST/OBC): 55% (82)
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice

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Documents for TET 2021

Here is the list of documents required before applying in TET 2021.

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  • ID Proof
  • Age Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Qualification Certificate
  • Academic Records

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