Assam TET Exam 2021 – Lower Primary And Upper Primary, Online Application

Teacher Eligibility Test (TET).
Last Date: 25/09/2021.

Assam TET Exam

Member Secretary, Empowered Committee on Elementary TET, Government of Assam has released the notification for most awaited Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) – 2021 for Lower Primary (LP) and Upper Primary (UP) level for the state of Assam. Assam TET 2021 is going to be held on 24th October 2021 and online application process is being started from 15th September 2021.

Assam TET 2021

In provision of Section 23 of the RTE Act – 2009, Government of Assam has decided to conduct the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) 2021 for both Lower Primary and Upper Primary level for the state of Assam. TET 2021 will be held as per the guidelines laid down by NCTE and all eligible permanent resident candidates of Assam may apply for Paper I( Lower Primary) and Paper II ( Upper Primary) of TET.

Assam TET Exam Details

Name of exam: Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) 2021

Name of department: Department of Education, Government of Assam

Date of exam: 24th October 2021

No of papers: 2, Paper I (Lower Primary) and Paper II (Upper Primary)

Duration of examination: 2 and 1/2 hours (For each paper)

Type of exam: Offline

Type of questions: MCQ

Negative marking: Nil

Medium of question paper/s: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Hindi, English

Validity of Mark sheet cum Certificate of TET: Lifetime 

Application mode: Online

Helpline Number: 8929207668 

Official Website: https://ssa.assam.gov.in

Eligibility Criteria of TET Exam

Resident-ship: The candidate must be a permanent resident of Assam.

Educational Qualification: 


Lower Primary TET (Classes I to V):

a) Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR
Graduation and two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR
Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) obtained from any recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in class I to V, provided the person so appointed as teacher will have to mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by NCTE within two years of such appointment as primary teacher.

b) A person who is pursuing and having admit card of final year examination of any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Guideline dated 11th February, 2011, may also apply for TET. However he can apply for appointment only after acquiring all the required qualification.

Remark: Candidate those who were admitted in D.El.Ed program before 31st August 2009 please refer to Clause B under subheading Relaxation.

Upper Primary TET (Classes VI to VIII):

a) Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR
Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B. Ed) OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B. El. Ed). OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year B.A./B. Sc. Ed. Or B.A. Ed/B. Sc. Ed. OR
Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year B. Ed.(Special Education)

b) A person who is pursuing and having admit card of final year examination of any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Guideline dated 11th February, 2011, may also apply for TET. However he can apply for appointment only after acquiring all the required qualification.

Remark: Candidate those who were admitted in 1-Year B.Ed. program before 31st August 2009 please refer to Clause C under subheading Relaxation. 

Relaxation: 

Following relaxation will be applicable

Relaxation up to 5 % in the academic marks in HSSLC or Graduation shall be applicable for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD(PH) to appear in TET (The degree of handicap in case of PH candidates should be minimum 40% and to be certified by the competent authority) both for Paper-| (LP Level) and Paper-ll (UP Level).

For Paper-I (LP Level) relaxation up to 5 % in HSSLC marks shall be applicable for candidates who were admitted in 2- Year D.EI.Ed before 31/08/2009 as per NCTE Notification No. F.51-1/2009-NCTE (N&S) dated 31% August 2009 and qualified 2-Year D.El.Ed subsequently.

For Paper-ll (UP Level) relaxation up to 5 % in Graduation marks shall be applicable for candidates who were admitted in 1-Year B.Ed. before 31/08/2009 as per NCTE Notification No. F.51-1/2009-NCTE (N&S) dated 31% August 2009 and qualified 1-Year B.Ed. subsequently. 

Exam Pattern of Assam TET 2021

Paper I (For class I to V): 

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)30 MCQs30
Language I – Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo, Manipuri, Garo, Nepali, Karbi, Hmar (compulsory-any one)30 MCQs30
Language II – English(compulsory)30 MCQs30
Mathematics30 MCQs30
Environmental Studies30 MCQs30
Total150 MCQs150

Paper II – Mathematics & Science or Social Science (For class VI to VIII): 

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)30 MCQs30
Language I – Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo, Manipuri, Garo, Nepali, Karbi, Hmar (compulsory-any one)30 MCQs30
Language II –English (compulsory)30 MCQs30
Anyone Paper of the below
Mathematics and Science (For Mathematics and Science teacher):  Or60 MCQs60
Social Studies (For Social Studies teacher):60 MCQs60
Total150 MCQs150

Minimum Marks to Qualify in Assam TET Exam

A candidate is required to score 60 % i.e. 90 marks out of 150 to qualify the Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET). However, for SC/ST (Hills)/ST (Plain)/OBC/MOBC/PWD (PH), there will be relaxation of 5 %. Thus, for these candidates, qualifying marks will be 83 out of 150 i.e. 55 % .

Examination Fee: 

Candidates have to pay the examination fee through online banking/ credit card/ debit card, etc. Category-wise examination is as under 

PaperCategoryFee
Paper IGeneralRs 325/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDRs 300/-
PaperCategoryFee
Paper IIGeneralRs 325/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDRs 300/-

Note: 

# Candidates who intend to appear in both the papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II will have to pay the fee for both the papers separately and will have to submit Online Application accordingly at one go.

# Candidates must pay the examination fee through online mode only.

# Fee once paid will not be refunded.

How to apply for Assam TET Exam ?

# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .

# Click on Online Application link .

# A new web page will be opened, click on Registration button .

# Read all the instructions given on the webpage and click on Next button .

# Enter all your personal and educational details as required .

# Upload your passport sized photograph and signature .

Pay the examination fee as per your category and at the end click on submit button .

# Don’t forget to take a print of submitted application form.

Important Dates of Assam TET Exam 2021

# Starting date of submission of online application: 15th September 2021
# Last date of submission of online application: 25th September 2021
# Issue of TET Admit Card: 10th October 2021
# Date of TET Examination 2021: 24th October 2021

Important Web-Links of Assam TET Examination

Online ApplicationClick Here
TET AdvertisementClick Here
TET SyllabusClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

Zones of Assam TET Exam 2021

The districts have been grouped into several zones and a candidate has to select his preferred Zone while applying for the TET. After qualifying in TET, he or she will get preference for engagement as a teacher in his preferred Zone in accordance with the Government Notification No PMA.277/2019/7-A dated 22/08/2019. 

This will be applicable for both regular and contractual posts.

The notified Zones are as follows: 

ZoneDistrictsZone Code
Zone 1Dhubri, South Salmara- Mankachar, Goalpara, Barpeta, BongaigaonZ01
Zone 2Baksa, Chirang, Kokrajhar, UdalguriZ02
Zone 3Nalbari, Kamrup, Kamrup Metro, Darrang, Morigaon, Nagaon, HojaiZ03
Zone 4Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, CharaideoZ04
Zone 5Sonitpur, Biswanath, Dhemaji, LakhimpurZ05
Zone 6
Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao, West Karbi Anglong
Z06
Zone 7Cachar, Hailakandi, KarimganjZ07

District/ Centre of Examination

List of CentreCentre Code
Baksa01
Biswanath02
Bongaigaon03
Cachar04
Charaideo05
Chirang06
Darrang07
Dhemaji08
Dibrugarh09
Dima Hasao10
Golaghat11
Hojai12
Jorhat13
Kamrup Metro14
Kamrup15
Karbi Anglong16
Kokrajhar17
Lakhimpur18
Majuli19
Morigaon20
Nagaon21
Nalbari22
Sivasagar23
Sonitpur24
Tinsukia25
Udalguri26
West Karbi Anglong27

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