TNTET Important Date & Notifications

TNTET Important Date & Notifications
September 6, 2021
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TNTET- Important Dates

Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test is the state-level exam for the recruitment of teachers in the state. The exam of TNTET is conducted by TRB which is known as the Teachers Recruitment Board. An applicant must be clear that this is a state-level exam. The candidate who will clear the exam shall be eligible for the post of teacher in Tami Nadu. The motive of this exam aims to appoint skilled teachers in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Many applicants register themselves for this exam, but few with the required skills and eligibility clear the exam with flying colors. The exam is conducted by TRB once a year. This is the offline exam. Therefore, the candidate shall be given a center on which he or she must appear and give the exam. The exam is a pen-paper-based exam. The applicant shall be allotted the OMR sheet on which he or she will mark the answer out of the four options given for the questions. The candidates who shall clear the exam will be awarded the certificate. As per the Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishak, the certificate will be valid for a lifetime. Previously the certificate was valid for seven years.

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Exam Format

TNTET exam consists of two papers, the details of the exam are mentioned below:

  1. Paper 1 – for classes 1-5 (Primary Stage)
  2. Paper 2- for the classes 6-12 (Elementary Stage)

The exam of TNTET is offline based but the registration process is online only. Once the candidate registers themselves, they will be allotted the admit card before the exam. A candidate must reach the center with the required documents. The offline exam means that it is a pen-paper-based exam. It is advisable that the participants who are studying for this exam must know the details of the updated syllabus and study accordingly.

Abbreviation TNTET
Type Recruitment for Teachers in Tamil Nadu
Purpose Recruitment of teachers
Location Tamil Nadu, India
Chairman Dr. D. Jaganathan I.A.S

The exam of TNTET is conducted by TRB every year. Through the exam of TNTET teachers are appointed in Tamil Nadu at primary and elementary levels.


TNTET- Notification dates

For the year 2021, the exam date has been released recently. Due to the pandemic, the exam has been postponed a little. But the candidates must check the website for the latest updates. The notification for the exam was released in the month of March 2021. The application was released in the month of March and the last month for the submission of the application form was the first week of April 2021. The admit card was released in May 2021. Paper-1 Exam shall be conducted in the month of August. Paper-II shall be in September. After the exams will be conducted successfully the expected month in which the result shall be out is September.

As per the procedure, the candidate first needs to register on the website. The next step is to fill in the details required correctly. After the successful registration, the admit card will be out. The candidate must check the website regularly for notification. The candidate must have a hard copy of admit card and check the details on the admit card. After that, the candidate must check the center location. On the allocated date candidate should reach the center before time. It is advisable that the candidate sits on the allotted seat before time and read the instructions carefully.


TNTET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

TNTET Exam Dates

Event Date
Notification release date March 2021
Application Form release The second week of March 2021
Last date for application date The first week of April 2021
Admit Card release The second week of May
Paper-I date 27 August 2021
Paper-II date September 2021
Result declaration September 2021


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will the official notification for TNTET be released for the year 2021?

The notification for TNTET has already been released in March 2021.


Q. When is the last date for payment of exam fees?

The last date for paying the exam fees has already been released so far. It is the first week of April 2021. The candidate must pay Rs.500 for the application form.


 Q. When will the result be out for the exam conducted in 2021?

The expected date for the result to be put for the year 2021 is September 2021. The candidate should check the website regularly for information.


Q. Is there any relaxation on fees for the application form for the reserved category?

Yes, the applicants from the reserved category shall pay Rs. 250. Whereas the general category applicants must pay Rs. 500. This fee is non-refundable.


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