TNTET Notification 2020 | TNTET Registration Link, Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Dates

May 09, 2020

Teachers Recruitment Board, Tamil Nadu, invites applications from the eligible candidates to fill available teacher vacant posts in its state. We have provided the essential qualification, exam date, application process and other necessary info regarding the TNTET Exam Notification 2020.


Name of the Board
Teachers Recruitment Board, Tamil Nadu
Name of the Posts
Similar JobsTeacher Jobs
Name of the ExamTamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test
Job TypeTamilnadu Govt Jobs
Total number of vacancies
various posts
Application Mode
Online Mode
Official portal

TN TET 2020 Notification

Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test is a state-level written exam organised to recruit the skilled and efficient teachers for Primary and Upper Primary Level in the Tamil Nadu state. This exam consists of 2 papers. The first paper is for class I to class V and the second paper is for class VI to class VIII.

TNTET Exam Notification is the most awaiting notification in the state. Candidates who are looking for the teacher jobs in Tamil Nadu can grab this wonderful opportunity by filling the application form before the last date. Go through the full article for required info about the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board Teacher Eligibility Test.

TNTET Exam Dates 2020 

Notification release date
May/June 2020
Submission of Online Application starts from
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Last date to fill Online Application
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Hall Ticket issue date
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Paper I written Test Date
27.06.2020 (tentative)
Paper-II Exam Date
28.06.2020 (tentative)
Result Declaration Date
Update Soon

The above-mentioned dates are tentative it may be changed in the upcoming days.

TNTET Eligibility 2020

Below section covered regarding the minimum qualification required to apply for Teacher Eligibility Test, Tamil Nadu.

TNTET Paper-I (Classes I-V) Requirements

  • Candidates have to possess higher secondary qualification or its equivalent with at least 50% marks
  • Should pass 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education


  • Should have higher secondary or its equivalent qualification with a minimum 45% marks
  • Must pass 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education from NCTE


  • Required higher secondary or its equivalent with 50% marks
  • Candidates must pass 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)


  • Candidates should have higher secondary or its equivalent with 50% marks
  • 2- year Diploma in Education


  • Graduates are eligible
  • Complete 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education


  • Graduation with 50% marks
  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  • Note: Final year students are eligible

TNTET Paper-II (Classes VI-VIII) Requirements:

  •  Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education


  •  Graduation with minimum 50% marks and Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)


  •  Graduation with 45% marks and Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)


  •  Higher Secondary or it’s equivalent with 50% marks and 4 years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)


  •  Higher secondary with 50% marks and 4-year B.A/B.Sc. Ed or B.A. Ed./B.Sc. Ed


  •  Graduation with minimum 50% marks and B.Ed. (Special Education)


  •  B.Ed

Age Limit

Candidates age should not be less than 18 years and more than 40 years

TNTET 2020 Application Form

We mentioned the required instructions to fill the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test application form for the sake of willing candidates

How to Apply for Tamil Nadu TET?

  • Candidates ought to apply for Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test 2020 through online mode via Teachers recruitment board  website i.e
  • Separate applications are available for Paper-I and Paper-II
  • Before going to apply, candidates should keep the following details with you
  • Scanned Passport size photograph in JPG/JPEG /PNG format (20-60 kB)
  • Signature in JPG/JPEG/PNG format (10-30 kB)
  • Valid email ID and mobile number
  • Now, click on Apply Online
  • Fill the name of the candidate, communal category, paper applied, date of birth, address and all other fields correctly
  • Press Submit
  • Then, your application will be submitted successfully
  • Take a print out of application confirmation page

Exam Fee Details of TN TET 2020

Candidates who wish to apply for both paper I & II have to pay application fee separately

  • Application Fee is Rs. 500/- for all
  • Rs. 250/- for SC, SCA, ST and Person with Disability Candidates

TNTET 2020 Exam Pattern 

Before start preparation, you have to observe the exam pattern of Tamil Nadu teacher eligibility to get an idea about the exam.

  • Number of questions in the exam will be 150
  • Multiple Choice Questions are given in the exam
  • Total exam duration is  3 hours
  • The exam will be conducted in Offline mode means OMR sheet based examination.
  • There is no negative marking
  • Total number of questions is 150
  • There are 5 subjects in each paper
  • Each subject have 30 questions
  • Each one carries 1 mark

Tamil Nadu TET 2020 Syllabus

Paper – I Syllabus

  • Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the 6 to 11 years age group)
  • Language – I (Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)
  • Language II – English
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies

Paper-II Syllabus

  • Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the 11 to 14 years age group)
  • Language – I (Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/ Urdu)
  • Language II – English
  • Mathematics and Science/ Social Science/ other


  • Candidates who have equal or above 60% in the TNTET (Paper-I/ Paper-II) Examination will get pass Certificate
  • 5% marks will be added to BC, MBC/DNC, BC(M), ST, SC, SC(A), and Person with Disability Candidates under relaxation
  • TET Certificate is valid for 7 years


Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board have the rights to cancel the candidates at any stage from the recruitment. The following are some important instructions for the aspirants.

  • Prohibited the Bluetooth devices, mobile phones and accessories other electronic gadgets
  • Don’t do malpractices
  • Don’t misbehave in the examination hall with the Supervisor, Invigilator or TRB’s representatives.
  • Candidates are not allowed to take the Answer Sheet from the examination hall, during the examination.

TNTET Hall Ticket 2020

Teachers recruitment board, Tamil Nadu, issues the hall ticket for teacher eligibility test for the successful applicants. Candidates have to carry the hall ticket to the exam centre to write the exam. Valid links will be given here to download TNTET hall ticket once it is out

Answer Key for Tamil Nadu TET 2020

After completion of the exam, aspirants look for the results. The Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board takes some time for paper evaluation and completion of the results declaration process. Before that, it releases the Tamil Nadu TET answer key. Candidates can download the TNTET answer key and calculate your score.

TNTET 2020 Cut Off Marks

  • For Unreserved Candidates: 60%
  • For Reserved Candidates: 55%

TN TET Result 2020

Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test 2020 result declares on The result will be available within a few days from the exam commencement date. Pass certificate will be sent to the successful candidates from TNTRB after the declaration of the result. We provide the latest and required info regarding the results here. Stay tuned with us.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the qualification for Tamilnadu TET Exam?

A. Graduation for Paper II, Diploma for Paper I.

Q. What is the TNTET Test Duration?

A. 3 Hours.

Q. What is the TN TRB Cut off Marks?

A. For Unreserved Candidates: 60%, For Reserved Candidates: 55%

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