Skip to main content

Teacher Eligibility Test -TET 2012 Exam Pattern and Syllabus for TETs in UP, AP, MP, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Kerala, Bengal and Other States.

Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) Syllabus, Exam pattern for various papers and levels of teachers are given below. All the state boards have to follow this syllabus and exam pattern for conducting State Level TET Examinations for 2012-13. States such as Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh etc. have framed the guidelines and issued GOs for TET exams. TET notifications in other states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal, Gujarat, Orissa, Arunachal Pradesh etc. Language papers in Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be separate for all the states. Details of notification and state specific terms of the exam and weightages in teachers recruitment and details of application procedure will be available on the websites of education departments of concerned states. Information on TET exam structure, nature of question paper is discussed below.

National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has initiated new regulation for those aspiring to become teachers in schools under Government, private, unaided and aided categories. Now the candidates have to qualify in Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) to be conducted at state level by state boards. CTET will be a compulsory and essential requirement for securing a teaching job in all types of schools. State Governments / Union Territories have to draw guidelines to this effect as per the norms laid down by NCTE. CBSE has been assigned the responsibility of conducting CTET 2011. Candidates have to score minimum 60 percent in the test to qualify for teacher jobs. There is no limit on attempts. You can write any number of times. TET has been introduced as per the provisions of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009. Following are details of CTET 2011 Test Pattern and Syllabus. Notification details such as eligibility and application procedure also given on this blog in another post. You can find it in related posts displayed below this post.

Eligibility: B Ed degree. Validity of qualifying certificate (B.Ed.) will be decided by the state government/ UT/ Centre. The certificate can not be more than 7 years old. Following is the exam pattern:

Exam pattern and Scheme: There will be 2 papers with objective multiple choice questions. Each paper will consist of 150 questions. These papers are intended for different levels of teaching as described below:

1. Paper I: For those want to become teachers for classes I-V.
2. Paper II: For those want to teach classes between VI and VIII.
3. Paper I and II: Those interested in teaching from Class I to VIII will have to appear and qualify in both the papers.

Syllabus for the CTET: There will be 5 subjects / Sections in Paper I. Each section / subject will have 30 objective multiple choice type questions carrying one mark each. Duration of the exam is one and half hours. Following are the papers:

1. Child development and pedagogy
2. Language I (the medium of instruction)
3. Language II (chosen from a list other than language I)
4. Mathematics
5. Environmental studies

Description of Question Paper of CTET:

1. Questions on child development and pedagogy subject will focus on educational psychology of teaching profession. Major focus will be on understanding the characteristics and needs of different learner groups.

2. Questions on language I and II will focus on language proficiency, elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

3. Multiple choice questions on Mathematics and environmental studies will concentrate on concepts and problem solving abilities of the candidate.

4. Paper II consists of 3 compulsory sections on child development and pedagogy, language I and II.

5. For mathematics and Science teachers: There will be 60 Multiple Choice questions of one mark each.

6. For social studies teachers: There will be 60 Multiple Choice questions of one mark each.

Address of NCTE: NCTE, Hans Bhawan, Wing II, 1- Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110 002. Website:

Popular posts from this blog

APPSC Group 2 Prelims / Screening Test Reference Books and Study Material - 2016

Candidates those applying for latest APPSC Group 2 recruitment can prepare the following study materials and reference books for various subjects.

1) Read newspapers like Eenadu, Sakshi, Andhra Jyoti for Current Affairs
2) Andhrula Charitra - BSL Hanumantha Rao for AP History
3) History and Culture Of AP - P Raghunadha Rao
4) Telugu Academy Indian Polity, Indian Economy
5) AP Economy Telugu Academy Books.

6) Select only best reference books like Telugu Academy, and read them repeatedly.
7) Read AP And India Economic Survey- 2016 & 2017
8) India And AP Budgets and Railway Budgets 2016 - 2017.
9) Study AP Bifurcation Act 2014
10) Social, Administration, Political Problems In AP After Bifurcation.

11) Disaster Management (CBSE Books are best source)
12) Also read Sakshi Bhavitha, Vidya, Eenadu Pratibha and their websites material.
13) Focus on Economy paper. This will give edge over other candidates.

AP Police SI Recruitment Zone Wise Vacancies - 2016

The Andhra Pradesh State Level Police Recruitment Board (APSLPRB) has released recruitment notification - 2016 for the posts of Sub Inspectors. The vacancies in Civil and AR categories are 707. Following are zonal wise vacancies in Civil and AR categories of posts in police department.

Update on 25th March 2017:SI Recruitment Final Selection List - 2017

Zone - 1 Selection List

Zone - 2 Selection List

Details of vacancies:

1) Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Sub Inspectors of Police (Civil) (Men and Women) in Police Department: 355 posts

Zone I : 85 posts
Zone II: 113 posts
Zone III: 117 posts
Zone IV: 40 posts

Also Read: All Details of SI Notification and Exam Pattern - 2016

2) Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Reserve Sub Inspectors of Police (AR) (Men and Women) in Police Department
: 113 posts

Zone I: 11 posts
Zone II: 56 posts
Zone III: 29 posts
Zone IV: 17 posts

Interested candidates can apply for the SI posts through website from 24th September …

986 Aided Teachers Recruitment in Andhra Pradesh - 2016

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is likely to fill aided teachers posts in the state very soon. There are 986 vacancies across the state. The HRD minister of the state Ganta Srinivasa Rao has informed that the the Government will be filling these vacancies through either DSC or in the previous procedure.

The AP Government is presently conducting recruitments for Group 2 posts and SI and Constables vacancies. Written examinations for Police Constables and Sub Inspectors are already over.

Group 2 preliminary examinations are scheduled in February 2017 and main examinations will be held in May 2017. The Government has also extended the last date for the submission of applications for Group 2 recruitment till 15th December 2016.