Assam TET Exam 2021 – LP UP Apply Online Application

Member Secretary, Empowered Committee on Elementary TET, Government of Assam has released the notification for the 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 the online application process is being started from 15th September 2021.
Teacher Eligibility Test (TET).
Last Date: 25/09/2021.

Assam TET Exam 2021

In the provision of Section 23 of the RTE Act – 2009, the Government of Assam has decided to conduct the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) 2021 for both Lower Primary and Upper Primary levels 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: Department of Education, Government of Assam
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 Assam TET Exam

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

Special TET Admit Card 2021

Assam Special TET Syllabus 2021

Special TET Admit Card 2021

Educational Qualification: 

Lower Primary TET (Classes I to V)

a) Senior Secondary (or it’s 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 the teacher will have to mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by NCTE within two years of such appointment as the primary teacher.

b) A person who is pursuing and having admitted 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 an appointment only after acquiring all the required qualifications.

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 admitted 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 an appointment only after acquiring all the required qualifications.

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:-

The 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 a 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): 

Subject No. of Questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
The language I – Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo, Manipuri, Garo, Nepali, Karbi, Hmar (compulsory-any one) 30 MCQs 30
Language II – English(compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30
Total 150 MCQs 150

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

Subject No. of Questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
The language I – Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo, Manipuri, Garo, Nepali, Karbi, Hmar (compulsory-any one) 30 MCQs 30
Language II –English (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
Anyone Paper of the below
Mathematics and Science (For Mathematics and Science teacher):  Or 60 MCQs 60
Social Studies (For Social Studies teacher): 60 MCQs 60
Total 150 MCQs 150

Minimum Marks to Qualify in TET

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

Examination Fee of Assam TET

Candidates have to pay the examination fee through online banking/ credit card/ debit card, etc. The category-wise examination is as under 
 
Paper Category Fee
Paper I General Rs 325/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD
Rs 300/-

 

Paper Category Fee
Paper-II General Rs 325/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD
Rs 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 an Online Application accordingly at one go.
  • Candidates must pay the examination fee through online mode only.
  • The fee once paid will not be refunded.

 

Zones of TET Exam 2021

The districts have been grouped into several zones and a candidate has to select his preferred Zone while applying for the Assam TET. After qualifying in TET, he or she will get a 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:
Zone Districts Zone Code
Zone 1 Dhubri, South Salmara- Mankachar, Goalpara, Barpeta, Bongaigaon Z01
Zone 2 Baksa, Chirang, Kokrajhar, Udalguri Z02
Zone 3 Nalbari, Kamrup, Kamrup Metro, Darrang, Morigaon, Nagaon, Hojai Z03
Zone 4 Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Charaideo Z04
Zone 5 Sonitpur, Biswanath, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur Z05
Zone 6
Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao, West Karbi Anglong
Z06
Zone 7 Cachar, Hailakandi, Karimganj Z07
District/ Centre of Examination
List of Centre Centre Code
Baksa 01
Biswanath 02
Bongaigaon 03
Cachar 04
Charaideo 05
Chirang 06
Darrang 07
Dhemaji 08
Dibrugarh 09
Dima Hasao 10
Golaghat 11
Hojai 12
Jorhat 13
Kamrup Metro 14
Kamrup 15
Karbi Anglong 16
Kokrajhar 17
Lakhimpur 18
Majuli 19
Morigaon 20
Nagaon 21
Nalbari 22
Sivasagar 23
Sonitpur 24
Tinsukia 25
Udalguri 26
West Karbi Anglong 27

Important Web-Links of Assam TET Examination

Online Application
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TET Advertisement Click Here
TET Syllabus Click Here
Official Website
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