TET Exam 2018, Date, Application, Eligibility, Syllabus Exam pattern

TET Examination 2018

TET full form is Teacher Eligibility Test it is an Indian examination for teachers, and it is known as TET Entrance Examination. The test is compulsory for getting a job in teaching for government schools from Class 1 to 5 (Primary Teacher) Class 6 to 8 (Upper School Teacher) Class 9 to 10 (Secondary School Teacher).  Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by both Central government (CTET) and State governments in India (TET).  

In this web page, we are providing all information about TET Exam 2018, like- Important date, Application form, Eligibility, Qualifying Marks, Certificate validation, State wise list of TET examination.Hence, If any changes will occur by the government we will update here. Or can be found onStaet TET Examination Official website like for CTET exam you will get the details at ctet.nic.in

TET Exam 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  •  The candidates who wish to make a career in teaching fields then candidates should have Bachelor degree in Education/ Elementary Education. Such as B.ED, BSTC, M.Ed & other
  • For TET exam candidates must have completed B.Ed with at least 60 percent marks.

The following persons will be eligible for appearing in the TET Examination 2018:

  • A person who has acquired the education qualifications specified in the NCTE Notification dated 23rd August 2011
  • A person who is pursuing any of the teacher education Diploma/degree courses (recognised by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 23rd August 2013.
  • The eligibility condition for appearing in TET may be relaxed in respect of a  State/UT which has been granted relaxation under sub-section (2) of section 23 of the RTE Act. The relaxation will be specified in the Notification issued by the Central Government under that sub-section.

Age limit

  • Age limit: – Not required.
  • Nationality: – Indian.

TET Exam 2018 Application form

  • Application form will be Available at the official site according to their state.
  • The TET Application form 2018 for all states will be published soon at their official website.
  • TET is a Compulsory Entrance Examination in all states of India. If the Candidates want to be a teacher for Class 1 to 5( Lower Primary Teacher) and Class 6 to 8 (upper Primary teacher) & Class 9 to 10 (Secondary School Teacher).
  • Candidate needs to apply TET Examination 2018 as state wise. Candidate to appear in the TET Examination as in UP its called UP TET, in Uttarakhand its called UTET. NADU its called TN TET, in Rajasthan it’s called R TET etc. But there is another TET exam which is conducted by the Central Government as CBSE is called CTET

TET Exam 2018 Important Dates

  • As per the NCTE, the appropriate State Government conducts a TET at least once in a year.
  • every state has different exam date sheadual as given below link.
  • The Validity Period of TET qualifying certificate for appointment a maximum of seven years for all categories


TET Exam 2018 Syllabus & Examination Pattern

  • All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Every correct answer will carry one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct.
  • There will not negative marking scheme.

Paper I: 1 to 5 (Primary Teacher)

Paper II: Class 6 to 8 (Upper School Teacher) 

The paper I and II: I and II both the papers.

Some state conduct Paper III exam or Category III is for secondary school teacher recruitment.

 Paper I

Total No. of MCQs 150;
Duration of examination: 1+1/2 hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory)

Subjects NO. Questions Marks
(i) Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30


Paper II 

Total No. of MCQs 150;
Duration of examination: 1+1/2

Subjects NO. Questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
For Mathematics and Science teacher: Mathematics and Science or any other subjects teacher 60 MCQs 60
Environmental Studies 30 30


TET Exam Qualifying Marks:

Candidates have to 60% above marks in the TET Exam. they will consider as a TET pass for teaching department. The candidates will be certified by the TET Certificate by the State Government.

TET Exam 2018 Calendar State wise

July – August October

State Wise TET Exam Application date Exam Date
AP TET 2018 JUN 2018  July 2018
Assam TET 2018 Jan 2018  –
Bihar TET 2018 August-
CTET  Nov Feb
Telangana TET 2018 March Updated soon
Goa TET 2018  Updated soon  Updated soon
HTET 2018 16th Dec, 2016 1 st, 2 nd & 3 rd February 2018
HP TET 2018  July  Sept/Oct
Jharkhand TET 2018  8th September  Nov
KTET 2018  July/Aug  Sept/Oct
Lakshadweep TET 2018  July/Aug  Sept/Oct
MP TET 2018  July/Aug  Soon
Manipur TET 2018  July/Aug  September
Meghalaya TET 2018  July/Aug  Sept/Oct
Nagaland TET 2018  July/Aug  Sept/Oct
Orissa TET 2018  July/Aug October
Rajasthan TET 2018  July/Aug  Sept/Oct
Sikkim TET 2018  January February
Tripura TET 2018  July/Aug  Updated soon
UP TET 2018  Oct December
WBTET 2018  July/Aug  30 August 2016
Gujarat TET 2018 Updated Soon  Updated Soon
UK TET 2018  Sept November
Punjab TET 2018 updated soon  updated soon
Karnataka TET 2018 Updated Soon Updated Soon

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