Assam TET Exam Details

Exam NameAssam TET 2021
DepartmentEducation Department
GovernmentGovernment of Assam
Qualification12th Pass
Application ProcessOnline
Application FeeRs.325/-
Start Date15th September 2021
Last Date25th September 2021
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Assam TET Exam 2021

Education Department, Government of Assam has decided to conduct the Assam TET exam for the eligible candidates as per the official notification. The notification regarding the Assam TET exam has been released by the Empowered Committee on Elementary TET. The candidates who are eligible and willing to work as a teacher need to qualify the Assam TET exam to participate in the upcoming TET recruitment. Assam TET Exam, 2021 will be conducted for both Lower Primary and Upper Primary Schools. One of the most awaited Assam TET Exam 2021 process is now underway and eligible candidates will be able to submit their application with the help of this article.

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Assam TET Exam Details

Name of Exam: Assam Teacher’s Eligibility Test, 2021

Name of Authority: Empowered Committee on Elementary TET

Name of Department: Department of Education, Government of Assam

Type of Exam: Written Exam (OMR)

Date of Exam: 24th October 2021

Duration of Exam: 2 Hours 30 Minutes for each Paper. Additional 20 minutes time (per hour) will be there for visually impaired candidates.

No of Paper: Two Papers.

  • Paper-I: Lower Primary (LP)
  • Paper-II: Upper Primary (UP)

Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

No of Questions: 150 MCQs for each Paper.

Negative Marking: There is no negative marking in Assam TET Exam, 2021.

Medium of Exam: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Hindi and English

Validity of TET Certificate: This TET Exam Certificate will be valid for lifetime.

Qualifying Mark: A candidate is required to score 60% i.e. 90 marks out of 150 to qualify the Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET). However, for SC/ST (Hills)/ ST (Plain)/ OBC/MOBC/ PWD (PH), there will be relaxation of 5%. Thus, for these candidates, qualifying marks will be 83 out of 150 i.e. 55%.

Helpline: This information will be updated after the official confirmation.

Eligibility Criteria of Assam TET Exam

Residentship: Candidate must be a permanent resident of Assam.

Relaxation: The following rules will be applicable as relaxation in this TET exam.

  • A. Relaxation up to 5 % in the academic marks in HSSLC or Graduation shall be applicable for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/ MOBC/PWD(PH) to appear in TET (The degree of handicap in case of PH candidates should be minimum 40% and to be certified by the competent authority) both for Paper-I (LP Level) and Paper-II (UP Level).
  • B. For Paper-I (LP Level) relaxation up to 5% in HSSLC marks shall be applicable for candidates who were admitted in 2-Year D.El.Ed before 31/08/2009 as per NCTE Notification No. F.51-1/2009-NCTE (N&S) dated 31st August 2009 and qualified 2-Year D.El.Ed subsequently.
  • C. For Paper-II (UP Level) relaxation up to 5% in Graduation marks shall be applicable for candidates who were admitted in 1-Year B.Ed. before 31/08/2009 as per NCTE Notification No. F.51-1/2009-NCTE (N&S) dated 31st August 2009 and qualified 1-Year B.Ed. subsequently.

Educational Qualification: The educational qualification criteria for Lower Primary and Upper Primary Assam TET exam is different so we have provided that information in the below sections.

Lower Primary TET (Classes I to V)

Criteria 1: To be eligible for the Assam TET exam candidates must fulfill any one of the eligibility criteria listed below.

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).
  • Graduation and two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) obtained from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in class I to V, provided the person so appointed as teacher will have to mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE, within two years of such appointment as primary teacher.

Criteria 2: A candidate who is pursuing and having Admit Card of final year examination of any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Guideline dated 11th February, 2011, may also apply for TET. However he/she can apply for appointment only after acquiring all the required qualification.

Remark: Candidate admitted into 2 year D.El.Ed program before 31st August 2009, please refer to Clause B under subheading Relaxation.

Upper Primary TET (Classes VI to VIII)

Criteria 1: To be eligible for the Assam TET exam candidates must fulfill any one of the eligibility criteria listed below.

  • Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).
  • At least 50% marks either in Graduation or in Post Graduation and B. Ed.
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B. El. Ed).
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year B.A./B. Sc. Ed. Or B.A. Ed/B. Sc. Ed.
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year B. Ed. (Special Education)

Note: Minimum percentage of marks in graduation shall not be applicable to those incumbents who had already taken admission to the Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Elementary Education or equivalent course prior to the 29th July, 2011.

Criteria 2: A person who is pursuing and having Admit Card of final year Examination of any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Guideline dated 11th February, 2011, may also apply for TET. However he/she can apply for appointment only after acquiring all the required qualification.

Remark: Candidate admitted into 1-Year B.Ed. program before 31st August 2009: Please refer to Clause C under subheading Relaxation.

Application Fee of Assam TET Exam

To complete the application process candidates have to pay the below mentioned amount as application fee. Payment will be received through online payment gateway and candidates will be able to make payment through their Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI etc.

CategoryPaper 1Paper 2
GeneralRs.325/-Rs.325/-
Schedule CasteRs.300/-Rs.300/-
Schedule Tribe (Plains)Rs.300/-Rs.300/-
Schedule Tribe (Hills)Rs.300/-Rs.300/-
OBC/MOBCRs.300/-Rs.300/-
PWD (PH)Rs.300/-Rs.300/-

How to Apply for Assam TET Exam?

The candidates who are eligible for this Special Teacher Eligibility Test, 2021 as per the official notification will be able to submit their online application on the official online application portal developed by the Department of Education, Assam. According to official sources the online application for this particular TET exam has been started from 15th September 2021. Also, candidates can follow the steps listed below to complete their online application process.

  • Scroll up, and check Important Link‘s section.
  • Click on Online Application Link.
  • Register, Login & complete all further steps.
  • Upload the required documents in the mentioned format.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • After all the steps, submit the application and keep the acknowledgment copy with you for future use.

Important Dates of Assam TET Exam 2021

  • Starting date of online application: 15th September 2021
  • Last date of online application: 25th September 2021
  • Date of Assam TET Exam: 24th October 2021

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