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TNTET 2019 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

Updated On - February 7th 2019 by VIVEK BANSAL

Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test 2019 is conducted by Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Tamil Nadu will be held in the month of October 2019. It is a state level examination for the recruitment of candidates into teaching field. There are 2 papers, Paper I for secondary grade teacher and Paper II for graduate teacher.

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  • Application form for TNTET can be purchased from Head Masters of Higher Secondary Schools notified by TRB, Tamil Nadu.
  • Application Form will be available in July 2019.
  • Exam will be pen paper based. 
  • TNTET certificate is valid for 7 years.
TNTET Exam PatternTNTET 2019 Result


Exam nameTamil Nadu teachers Eligibility Test
Commonly calledTNTET 2019
Conducting authorityTeachers Recruitment Board (TRB)
Exam duration3 hours
Exam CategoryState Level Examination
No. Of papers2: Paper I and Paper II
Score validity7 year


Tentative schedule for TNTET 2019 is given below. The official release of dates will be carried out later.

EventsDate (tentative)
Release of Application formSecond week of July 2019
Closing Date to fill Application FormFirst week of August 2019
Last Date for Receipt of Application Formto be announced soon
TNTET 2019 Written Exam Paper-I (D.T.ed)October 6, 2019
TNTET 2019 Written Exam Paper-II (B.ed)October 7, 2019
Result announced onNovember 2019

TNTET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

Candidates applying for TNTET, their age should not be less than 18 years and should not exceed greater than 40 years. There will be age relaxation as per the Govt. rules and regulation.

Education Qualification


  • B.Ed in Nursery Teacher Training of 2 years BTC in Urdu and BTC/ Diploma in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education from a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET if you want to apply for Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V.
  • Candidates who are appearing for D.E.Ed/B.Ed degree is also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are visually impaired are not eligible to write Paper I.


  • B.A. /B.Sc. / B.Lit. degree with Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, History and Geography as major subjects from a Recognized University under 10+2+3 Pattern and B.Ed from a Recognized University if you are applying for Graduate Teacher.
  • Candidates with B.Lit., (Tamil) degree should possess either B.Ed. or D.T.Ed. or TPT.

TNTET 2019 Application Form

The application form notification will be released latest by July 2019 on the official website. Application form is available in offline mode.

Take care while filling the application form. Application form with have shaded responses will be rejected. Follow the given steps for application form.

  • TNTET application forms can be purchased during July 2019 from the Head Masters of Higher Secondary Schools notified by the Chief Educational Officers concerned.
  • The Application forms and Prospectus can be bought on payment of Rs. 50/- in cash.
  • The application sales centres will be notified in the official site
  • The filled-in Application Form and the TRB Copy of the Fees Payment Challan must be kept inside the envelope provided and submitted in person in the Office of the District Educational Officer. Do not send the filled-in Application Form directly to the Teachers Recruitment Board. Such applications shall not be accepted and they will be summarily rejected.
  • Candidates are advised to get an acknowledgement on the photo copy of the application form.
  • The examination fee is given below
  • For General candidates - Rs. 500/-
  • for SC/ST/ PWD Candidates- Rs. 250/

TNTET 2019 Admit card/ Hall Ticket

TNTET 2019 hall ticket can be downloaded on online mode from the official website. The admit card will not be posted or mailed to anyone individually. Follow the given directions to download TNTET 2019 Hall ticket. Without the hall ticket candidate will not be allowed to enter inside the examination hall.

  • Visit the official website
  • Select the link for TNTET 2019.
  • From the drop-down menu select HALL TICKET.
  • Read the instructions provided.
  • Select “Click here to download the Hall-Ticket”
  • Download the copy and take printouts.

TNTET 2019 Exam Pattern

TNTET 2019 question Paper will have 150 Multiple Choice Questions. The duration of the examination is 3 hours. It is an OMR sheet based examination. Each right answer will be awarded one mark. There will not be any negative marking in the exam. Paper I and Paper II will concentrate on different subjects. Refer the following details to know about the pattern of each paper


Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6 – 11)3030
Language I – (Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)3030
Language II – English3030
Environmental Studies3030


Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to 11 – 14 Years)3030
Language I – (Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)3030
a) For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science or b) For Social Science Teacher: Social Science or c) Any Other Teacher [(a) or (b)]6060

Check TNTET 2019 Exam Pattern

TNTET 2019 Answer Keys

  • Tentative answer keys will be published once the exams are over.
  • The candidates who have objections can submit it along with supporting materials within 5 days from date of release of tentative key.
  • Any objections and materials produced beyond the stipulated time will not be accepted.
  • After consideration of such the objections, final key answers would be published by TRB later.

TNTET 2019 Results

  • TNTET 2019 Results will be released in the official website
  • Marks of all the candidates will be released after notifying about the release of results in the Press / Media.
  • The decision of the TRB on the eligibility of the candidate to appear for the examination will be final.
  • Candidates who secure 60% or more in the TET Paper I or Paper II examination will be considered to have passed TNTET 2019 examination.
  • TET certificate will be issued only to the candidates who have passed TNTET Paper I or Paper II.
  • TET Certificate will be valid for 7 years.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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Hai mam last year I completed my pg degree M.Sc(cs) and also now i'm doing B.Ed. Am i eligible to TNTET

20 Feb, 2019 17:59
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ranjani, yes, you are eligible for the exam.

20 Feb, 2019 18:31
ramya m

I completed my Masters in engineering. Am I eligible to do b.ed?

18 Feb, 2019 16:01
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ramya, yes, you are eligible for admission in B.Ed.

18 Feb, 2019 16:12
rekha natarajan

REKHA NATARAJAN I'm rekha, i have done,B.ed(cs).now i'm doing final year (cs). am i eligible to this TET exam 2019?

29 Jan, 2019 15:00
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rekha, yes you are eligible to appear in TET exam.

30 Jan, 2019 16:23
Subathra S

Hai mam I have one arrear in b.ed ... Now I cleared it am l eligible for TET exam

04 Feb, 2019 12:48
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Subathra, yes, you are eligible for the exam.

04 Feb, 2019 12:58
jaya bharathi Bharathi

This is jaya.. I've done Msc in biochemistry and have 4 years of teaching experience from 6 to 10std.. I did not do B.ed.. Planning to apply. Kindly tell me whether am I eligible to apply for atleast 2019 TET paper I ?

22 Jan, 2019 10:11
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Jaya, No you are not eligible for TNTET Paper I. The eligibility criteria for Paper I is given below:

  • B.Ed in Nursery Teacher Training of 2 years BTC in Urdu and BTC/ Diploma in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education from a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET if you want to apply for Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V.
  • Candidates who are appearing for D.E.Ed/B.Ed degree is also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are visually impaired are not eligible to write Paper I.

22 Jan, 2019 15:09

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