GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD
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GOVERNMENT OF TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD
Applications are invited upto 5.30 p.m. on 04.04.2012 for Teacher Eligibility Tests for the year 2012 from the candidates in Tamil Nadu.
In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 23 of the RTE Act, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) had vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in classes I to VIII. It had been inter alia provided th one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in clause (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is th he/she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE.
Teachers Recruitment Board is designated as the Nodal Agency for conducting of Teacher Eligibility Test and recruitment of Teachers as per G.O. (Ms) No. 181, School Education (C2) Department, Dated 15.11.2011.
Important Dates :
D Date of Written Examination-Paper I 03.06.2012 F.N.
Date of Written Examination-Paper-II 03.06.2012 A.N.
Eligibility to Write TET :
Candidates should possess the following prescribed qualifications to write the Teacher Eligibility Test:
- Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Course (10+2 Pattern) and Diploma in Teacher Education in a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET and seeking an appointment as Teacher for classes I to V (except Visually Impaired Candidates) can write Paper I.
- 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 or a Degree with any one of the equivalent subjects from a Recognized University under 10+2+3 Pattern and a Degree in Teacher Education (B.Ed.) from a Recognized University and seeking an appointment as Teacher for classes VI to VIII can write Paper II.
- Candidates appearing for the Final Year Examination of D.T.Ed. / B.Ed. during the current Academic Year are also eligible to appear for the Teacher Eligibility Test.
Application Examination Fee :
Applications can be received from the District Educational Officers on payment of Rs. 50/- in cash towards the cost of Application Form and Prospectus. The Examination Fee is Rs. 500/- (Rupees 250/- for SC/ST /Differently Abled Candidates only). The fee should be paid by the candidate in any Branch of the State Bank of India only using the Prescribed Challan attached with the Prospectus. Payment of Fees in any other method will not be accepted. While making payment of fees through the Challan the candidate should take care to write all the necessary details without fail. The TRB Copy of the Challan Should be sent along with the Application Form without stapling or tying with the Application form.
a. The Teacher Eligibility Test is merely as a pre-requisite eligibility test for those who are seeking appointment as a teacher.
b. For appointment of teachers the Teachers Recruitment Board will follow separate selection procedures.
c. The Teachers Recruitment Board conducts this test as a Nodal Agency for the Government of Tamil Nadu.
d. Candidates securing 60% and above in the tests will be issued a TET Eligibility Certificate mentioning the language opted under Language I, which will be valid for 7 years from the date of issue of the certificate.
e. The TET Certificate will be mandatory for anybody willing to work as a Teacher in the State of Tamil Nadu for Classes I to VIII.
f. Recruitment of Teachers will be conducted separately as and when there is need following the guidelines of the Government of Tamil Nadu and the Communal Roster in vogue.
g. Nobody can claim it as a right to be appointed as a teacher by merely getting a TET Eligibility Certificate. Question Papers will have 150 Multiple Choice Questions in the subjects under the relevant papers as mentioned above. Candidates have to mark the right choice of answers among the four options. Each right answer will be awarded one mark. There will not be any negative marking.
h. The questions for all the subjects (except languages) will be both in Tamil and English. The syllabi for the subjects covered are already published in the Government Gazettes. However they will be issued along with the Application Form and Prospectus.
i, The Candidates may refer to the Prospectus published in the Teachers Recruitment Board Website or Teachers Recruitment Board’s Notice Board DPI Compound, Chennai – 6 for further details. Candidates should appear for the examination their own expenses. The board reserves the right to increase the number of examination centres and to re-allot the candidates.
j. Applications can be received from the District Educational Officers on payment of Rs. 50/- in cash towards the cost of Application Form and Prospectus. The Examination Fee is Rs. 500/- (Rupees 250/- for SC/ST /Differently Abled Candidates only). The fee should be paid by the candidate in any Branch of the State Bank of India only using the Prescribed Challan attached with the Prospectus.
k. Applications can be received from 22.03.2012 to 04.04.2012 from the Office of the District Educational Officers, on payment of Rs. 50/- in cash towards the cost of Application Form and Prospectus. Candidates should use only the OMR Application Form.
l. Examination Fee will be Rs. 500/- (or 250/- for SC/ST/Differently Abled) even if the candidate opts for a single paper (Paper I or Paper II) or for both Paper I and Paper II. The filled-in Application Form and the TRB Copy of the Fees Payment Challan must be put inside the envelope provided and submitted in person in the Office where the candidate received the Application Form. The Application and the Challan should NOT be stapled/pasted/tied together. The envelope also need not to be closed or pasted.
m. Submission of Application Forms online or by post or fax is NOT accepted by the Teachers Recruitment Board. DON’T send the filled-in Application Form directly to the Teachers Recruitment Board.
Tentative Last Date:04-04-2012
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GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD
4th Floor, EVK Sampath Maaligai, DPI Compound, College Road,
Chennai – 600 006.
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