Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University is a state university established by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu for promoting the excellence in teacher’s education. It is the only one of its kind in the country. The main object of the university is to provide good training and a proper degree of the teachers; so that they can build up better students. There are 657 TNTEU Affiliated Colleges that are offering Bachelor of Education degree Course. The courses offered by TNTEU include B.Ed, M.Ed, and research programs in the field of education. The university provides the Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scholarship for SC/ ST Candidates. Admission to the university is both merit and entrance-based. Students are shortlisted on the basis of mask obtained either in the previous qualifying examination or in the entrance exam conducted by the university.

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  • The TNTEU admission 2020 for Ph.D. and M.Phil degree in Education is still going on. The interested candidates can still fill the application forms rill November 20, 2020 The admission for M.Ed. 2020 at Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University. The last date to apply has been extended till November 15, 2020.

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TNTEU Admission 2020

Events Dates
Last date to apply for Ph.D. and M.Phil Education November 20, 2020
Opening of application forms for M.Ed 2020 August 27, 2020
Last date to apply for M.Ed 2020 admission November 15, 2020

TNTEU Highlights

Established | Type 2008 | State
Approved By UGC and NCTE
Accreditation NAAC
Courses offered PG and Doctoral
Admission criteria Merit and Entrance-based
Application mode Offline mode
Location Gangaiamman Koil Street, Karapakkam Chennai Tamil Nadu, India

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TNTEU Courses

The university offers different courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The list of courses consists of B.Ed (Bachelor of Education), M.Ed. (Master of Education) and research programs in the field of education. The duration of each program is varied.  


  • Pedagogical Sciences Department
  • Value Education Department
  • Educational Psychology Department
  • Curriculum Planning and Evaluation Department
  • Educational Planning and Administration Department

Also, Check TNTEU Fee Structure

TNTEU Admission

Admission at Tamil Nadu Teachers University is both merit and entrance-based. Admission to B.Ed, M.Phil, and Part-time Ph.D. program is based on merits obtained by the students in the previous qualifying examination. Whereas, Admission to M.Ed and Full-time Ph.D. is entrance-based. The entrance test is conducted by the university itself.

  • The registration process of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University is done through offline mode.
  • The application procedure is carried out through offline centers located at 13 different colleges affiliated to TNTEU, Chennai.
  • Selection is done on the basis of merit of the last qualifying exam. Listed candidates on the basis of their marks are considered for the admission process.
  • For M.Phil program, candidates will be selected purely on the basis of their merit obtained in the qualifying examination.

TNTEU Ph.D. Admission

  • Ph.D. admissions will be conducted on the basis of the entrance examination which is conducted by the university.
  • Qualified applicants in the entrance test will be considered for the admission process.
  • Qualified students are required to go for the document verification process.

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TNTEU Facilities

  • Hostel: Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University provides sufficient hostel accommodation for the students taking admission in the teachers’ education course at this university. Here are the details of the hostels:
  • Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University provides hostel facilities for a large scale of students.
  • There are different hostels for both boys and girls.
  • The rooms are very much comfortable for the students.
  • The environment of the hostel is perfect for studying.

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Ques. Can any non-Tamil Nadu student get admission to Anna University?

Ans. Yes, you may get admission to Anna University despite being a non-Tamil student. If you have studied for 5 years in Tamil Nadu you can get admission to Anna University or its affiliated colleges.

Ques. How can I check my TNTEU result in 2020?

Ans. Follow the given steps to check you TNTEU result 2020:

  1. Log on to the official website of TNTEU.
  2. Click on “Results” under the Notification section on the home page.
  3. Click on the desired result link among the links available on the carousel.
  4. Enter the Registration Number and click “Show Result”.
  5. Download and Save the Result for future use.

Ques. Does TNTEU offer part-time courses?

Ans. Yes, TNTEU offers part-time M.Phil and Ph.D. courses. A brief about the same is mentioned below:

Courses Details

Specialization: Pedagogical Science, Value Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Curriculum Planning and Evaluation, Educational Planning, and Administration.

Eligibility: Candidates working in affiliated colleges or in Departments of the University or in Polytechnic or in approved Higher Secondary Schools and High Schools under State Board or Central Board as a teacher or Education Instructors of Indian Armed Force who possess the M.Ed. Degree with at least 55% marks


Specialization: Pedagogical Science, Value Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Curriculum Planning and Evaluation, Educational Planning, and Administration.

Eligibility: M.Ed. degree under 10+2+3+2/ 11+1+3+2 pattern + 2 years’ teaching experience in one of the colleges affiliated to TNTEU. Passed required qualifying examinations and teaching experience in any National or State level institute will be required.

Ques. What is the application fee of TNTEU?

Ans. The application fee of TNTEU is as follows:

  • OC/ BC/ MBC: INR 750
  • SC/ ST: INR 350

Ques. What are the specializations offered under the B.Ed program?

Ans. The following specializations are offered under the B.Ed program:

Tamil/ Urdu Physical Science (Chemistry, Physics) Philosophy Geography
Mathematics Biological Science (Botany, Zoology) Sociology History
English Political Science Economics Commerce
Home Science Computer Science Indian Culture -

Ques. How can I check my TNTEU Supplementary Result 2020?

Ans. The university conducts supplementary examinations for the failed students. University conducts supplementary examinations for B.Ed, M.Ed, and special education degree courses. The TNTEU Supplementary Examination Result is declared in the month of December on the university website. The Result will be announced separately for the different courses. To read more, click here

Ques. Where can I get the previous year’s question paper of TNTEU?

Ans. You can get the previous years question papers from the official website of the university. Go to the ‘Examination’ tab and click on ‘Previous Years Questions’. Choose the year of your choice and download the question paper.

Ques. What other fees are required to be paid apart from exam fees?

Ans. The candidates are required to pay INR 500 for Genuineness Certificate. The candidates are required to pay the following amount of money for corrections in certificates:

Type of Rectification Mark Sheet Provisional Degree Certificate
Duplicate Certificate INR 150 (each) INR 150 INR 1,500
Damage Certificate INR 150 (each) INR 150 INR 150
Name / Photo / Initial Correction INR 150 (each) INR 150 INR 150

Ques. How is the faculty of TNTEU?

Ans. The university has a well qualified and highly experienced faculty. The prominent members of the faculty team a Master’s, M.Ed, and Doctoral degrees in their specialized fields. The strength of prominent faculty members include:

  • Professors: 2
  • Associate Professors: 2
  • Assistant Professors: 6

Check: TNTEU Chennai Faculty

Ques. How is the RVS College of Education? Is it affiliated under TNTEU?

Ans. RVS College of Education was founded by the RVS Educational Trust under the Chairmanship of Dr.K.V.Kupusamy. The institute offers an undergraduate and postgraduate program in Education. RVS College of Education is affiliated to TNTEU. The college is awarded an ISO 9001: 2008 status in the year 2008. It has also been accredited by NAAC Regional Office, Bangalore a grade of ‘B’, for the year 2003-2017.