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ASSAM Higher Secondary TET


Assam TET is an eligibility test conducted by the government of Assam Govt Jobs for recruiting eligible candidates into teaching positions across the state. The exam is mandatory for the candidates to qualify for primary or upper primary teaching positions in the state government run schools. Regular notifications pertaining to the vacancies and exam dates are released by the government on a need basis. Other states that issue TET notifications are Maharastra, AP, Telangana, Orissa, etc. In order to stay updated about the notifications, candidates are advised to visit Drona’.


S.No. PostsAgeQualification
1.Secondary/ Senior Secondary Teachers 21-38
  • Candidates MUST hold a Master’s degree-M.A./M.Sc./M.Com with at least 50% marks in a relevant subject(s) with B.T./B.Ed degree from a recognised University.
  • All the aspiring candidates may note that B.T./B. Ed. Degree is compulsory and a prerequisite eligibility qualification for the Higher Secondary teachers.
  • Candidates having Degree through distance education are not eligible.
2.Senior/Higher Secondary Teachers21-38A candidate must be a Graduate from any UGC recognised University with at least 50% marks with B.T/B.Ed.

For language teachers, the candidates must have the respective language as a subject in their graduation.


For candidates belonging to SC/ST category, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years.

The Upper age limit for the candidates working under the scheme of “Strengthening and Improvement of the Quality Education in the State” will be given 5 years relaxation

  • PwD candidates having locomotor/orthopedical complications are only eligible to apply in PwD category


Current Notifications   

Previous Notifications  

Application Procedure

  • Visit www.rmsaassam.in
  • Press “APPLY” online link
  • Fill in the Application form carefully and enter all the details correctly
  • Upload recent colour passport size photograph along with signature
  • Get the printout of the filled Application form for future use

Selection Procedure

To qualify in TET, general category candidates must score at least 60% marks in both the papers, and minimum 55% marks (in both the papers) in case of SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/ PH category candidates.

Exam Pattern

For Senior Secondary Level Candidates

  • The examination will have two papers. The Paper I will be common to all candidates.
  • The Paper II will have 3 options (option A, option B and option C) the candidates shall have the liberty to opt any one of the options.
  • Each paper will bear 100 marks, with multiple-choice questions and the time allotted will be 2 hours
S. No.SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
1General Studies and Current Affairs100 MCQs100
2Pedagogy and General English100 MCQs100
Total Marks 200


Candidates MUST pass both the papers separately to qualify for the position.

Validity of Card

TET certificate will be awarded to the qualified candidates and it will have a validity of 5 years from the date of issuance, subject to the condition that the candidate fulfills the eligibility criteria.


Candidates are advised to go through the syllabus and manage time for preparation accordingly.

Following links would redirect you to the Syllabus:

Preparation Strategy

Exam Resources

  • Previous papers
  • Solved papers
  • Books

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