TNTET Syllabus 2017 Exam Pattern and Syllabus PDF for Tamil Nadu TET Exam

TNTET Syllabus 2017: Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) is designated as a nodal agency for conducting Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for the recruitment of Teachers in Government Schools. Candidates who have done Diploma or Bachelors Degree are eligible to participate in this examination. Also, the Citizens of Tamil Nadu, who have participated in this examination on previous years and not get the chance of employment, shall take it as an opportunity. Now, it’s the right time to prepare for TET examination, because the exam is coming sooner. Such competitors are in need of TNTET Syllabus 2017 for making their exam preparation. Especially for those candidates, we came with syllabus with each and every sub topics. Herein, we had discussed more about TET Exam and syllabus for this respective examination.

Authority Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB)
Exam name Teacher Eligibility Test (TET 2017)
Exam Category TRB exam
Material Exam Syllabus
Exam Type Objective OMR based
Exam Date
Website www.trb.tn.nic.in

TNTET Syllabus 2017

Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) is a competitive exam conducted by Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB), in every year. It is an Indian Entrance examination, mandatory for getting as Teachers into Government Schools. Since the exam is being nearer for this current year recruitment, applied candidates are advised to get ready for the exam. Before preparing for the examination, you need to get the syllabus. In this regard, Preparing without syllabus, you cannot able to achieve your goal in easy way.

So, we offer details regarding TNTET Syllabus 2017 for the benefit of candidates to write the exam with more confidence. It is the only examination conducted for the recruitment of Teachers in Tamil Nadu, so obviously the competition for the exam is too high. The selection for this examination will be in single phases, but scheduled in separate days for Secondary Grade Teachers and Graduate Teachers. Some of the eligibility required to attend the TET examination is listed below,

  • Qualification: Diploma/ Bachelors Degree
  • Age Limit: Below Superannuation
  • Selection Process: Written examination

Subjects for TET Syllabus: Applicants have to clear either Paper-I or Paper-II depending on their choice (Secondary Teacher or Graduate Teacher) in single tier.  Surely, these two papers are conducted in offline mode i.e. written type. Topics that are familiar to write the examination is as follows,

  • Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Language-I
  • Language-II
  • Mathematics & Science/ Social Science
  • Environmental Studies

TNTET Exam Pattern 2017

In TET examination, questions would be of objective type multiple choices. It is conducted for a composite duration of three hours. In between this meantime, contestants have to answer 150 questions. These questions will cover in various sections. In each of the sections, about 30 questions took part in the question paper.

TNTET Exam Pattern Paper-I:

Sections No of Questions Maximum marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 marks
Language-I (Tamil/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada/ Urdu) 30 30 marks
Language-II (English) 30 30 marks
Mathematics 30 30 marks
Environmental Studies 30 30 marks
Total 150 150 marks
  • TET examination is of objective type.
  • It is an OMR based examination conducted for 2 hours.
  • Totally 150 questions are asked in each section, carries one mark for each question.

TNTET Exam Pattern Paper-II:

Sections No of Questions Maximum marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language-I (Tamil/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada/ Urdu) 30 30
Language-II (English) 30 30
Mathematics & Science/ Social Science/ Other 60 60
Total 150 150 marks

Subject Wise TET 2017 Syllabus: Here in paper-I the questions will be in the standard of 1 to 5 classes. And in paper-II, the questions will be drafted from 6th to 8th standard classes.

Syllabus for Child Development & Pedagogy:

  • The Children’s Profile at the Beginning of Primary Education
  • Physical & Intellectual Development during Primary School Years
  • Social and Emotional Development during Primary School Years
  • Moral Development during Primary School Years
  • Learning
  • Types, levels and approaches to Learning
  • Concepts and constructs
  • Factors Contributing to Learning
  • Constructivist Approach to Learning
  • Learning and Knowledge

Syllabus for Tamil (தமிழ்) :

  • பார்த்தறிதல்
  • கேட்டல்
  • பேசுதல்
  • எழுதுதல்
  • படைப்பாற்றல்
  • நடைமுறை இலக்கணம்
  • சொல்லாட்சி திறன்
  • செய்யுள்
  • இலக்கணம்
  • உரைநடை
  • மொழிப்பயிற்சி


Syllabus for English:

  • Nursery rhymes
  • Familiar Stories
  • Relating sound and letter
  • Speaking (Rhymes/ combination of grammatical forms)
  • Reading (Naming letters, Reading words/ sentences)
  • Write with spacing words, upper & lower case
  • Vocabulary
  • Language functions

Syllabus for Mathematics:

  • Shapes and Figures
  • Numbers
  • Measurements
  • Patterns
  • Study Data
  • Fractional Numbers

Syllabus for Social science:

  • Pre-historic Period
  • Indus Valley Civilization
  • Ancient Land of Thamizhagam
  • Vedic Period
  • Jainism and Buddhism
  • Rise of Empires
  • Kushana Empire
  • Earth and Solar System
  • Earth – Day and Night
  • Weather and Climate
  • Earth-Its Structure and Tectonic movements
  • Changing the face of the lithosphere, Weathering Process
  • Disaster and Disaster Management Natural Disasters
  • An Introduction to Oceanography
  • Family and Society
  • Community and School
  • The Local Government
  • Our Nation
  • INDIAN CONSTITUTION
  • POLTICALPARTIES
  • Money, savings and investment

Syllabus for Environmental Studies: For this part, candidates must prepare the relevant topics in the standard of 1 to 5 classes.

Official Syllabus for Paper I Click here
Official Syllabus for Paper II Click here

Upcoming TET Exam: In accordance with the guidelines framed by National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), this exam is conducted very soon by the board of State Government. This examination is planned with an intention to satisfy the needs of Secondary Graduate Teachers and Graduate Teachers in various Government Schools of Tamil Nadu. The vacancies should be more; the exact number of vacancies is not indicated in the notification. Some of the list of details for the upcoming TET examination is as follows,

  • Designation: Secondary Graduate/ Graduate Teacher
  • Date of Notification: 06 March 2017
  • Date of Exam: 29th, 30th April 2017

Note: The above all details sections cover the details about TNTET Syllabus 2017 and about the examination.

Updated: 25-05-2017 — 10:39 am

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