TNTET Exam Eligibility :
Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test’s (TNTET) eligibility details are given below….
The State Government has designated the Teachers Recruitment Board as the Nodal Agency for conducting Teacher Eligibility Test and recruitment of Teachers as per G.O. (Ms) No. 181, School Education (C2) Department, Dated 15.11.2011.
Eligibility to Write TET:
Candidates should possess the following prescribed qualifications to write the Teacher Eligibility Test:
a. Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Course (10+2 Pattern) and Diploma in Teacher Education/ Diploma in Elementary Education (Regarding the Candidates who have passed D.T.Ed. from States other than Tamil Nadu, their certificate should be evaluated before Certificate Verification) for a Recognized Teacher Training Institute/ DIET and seeking an appointment as Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V (except Visually Impaired Candidates) can write Paper I.
b. Candidates who have passed a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A/ B.Sc./ B.Litt.) with Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, History and Geography as major subjects in their Degree course or a Degree with any one of the equivalent subjects (Regarding equivalent subjects, Government orders issued prior to the date of this notification alone will be considered) from a Recognized University under 10+2+3 Pattern and a Bachelor Degree in Education (B.Ed.) from a Recognized University and seeking an appointment as Graduate Teacher can write Paper II. The candidates with B.Lit., (Tamil) degree should possess either B.Ed. or D.T.Ed. or TPT.
c. Candidates appearing for the Final Year Examination of D.E.Ed /B.Ed during the current Academic Year (2016 – 2017) are also permitted to appear for the Teacher Eligibility Test. Such Candidate’s should have successfully completed the course in the current Academic Year (2016-2017) itself and should produce D.E.E/ B.Ed Certificate during Certificate Verification otherwise they shall not be considered for current year Government recruitment process. However they may be issued with TET certificate after producing D.E.Ed Diploma certificate / B.Ed Degree Certificate.