TNTET 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

TNTET 2024: The Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board organizes Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) for recruiting candidates as teachers for primary and upper primary schools in Tamil Nadu. The interested applicant gets the application form via online mode. To acquire the online application form Job seekers can log in to Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test is divided into parts by The Teachers’ Recruitment Board. The first exam is divided for the post of primary teacher & the second exam is divided for Upper Primary Teacher Post. In this article, students can get all information about the TNTET 2024, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, dates, etc.

TNTET 2024 Important Dates

Notification will be release 4th week of February 2024
 Start the application Form 2nd week of March 2024
Last date to Apply 1st week of April 2024
Hall Ticket 2nd week of May 2024
Paper-I 2nd week of June 2024
Paper-II 2nd week of June 2024
Announcement of Result 3rd week of August 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applying aspirant should not be less than 18 years and should not exceed 40 years as per the Govt. rules and regulations.

For Paper 1

  • Applicant must qualify the first paper to apply for Secondary Grade Teacher for classes I to V
  • Must have B.Ed in NTT (Nursery Teacher Training) BTC in Urdu of 2 years and BTC/ Diploma in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education from a Recognized Teacher Training Institute / DIET.
  • Those aspirants who are appearing for D.E.Ed/B. Ed degree can also apply.

For Paper 2

  • Applicant must qualify the second paper for a graduate teacher
  • Candidate has a degree in B.Sc. / B.Lit. degree with Zoology, Tamil, and Geography English, Mathematics, Physics, History Chemistry, Botany, as major subjects from a recognized university under 10+2+3 pattern and B.Ed from a recognized university.

TNTET 2024: Application Form

Eligible applicants can apply in this test by filling the Application Form through online mode to get the post of teachers in the schools of Tamil Nadu interested. They visit on the official web page of the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board. In the application form, they can select the paper in which they want to apply such as Paper 1/ Paper 2/ both. Before submitting, from the applicant must fill all the required details such as Academic, Personal, and other details. As per the prescribed format. Before the final submission, they have to upload the required documents such as scanned images and photographs as per the prescribed format.

Application Fee

Category Application Fee (INR)
For the General and others INR 500
For the SC, SCA, ST, and PwD INR 250

Exam Pattern

  • A total of 150 MCQ will be asked in the exam type questions in the exam.
  • To finish the entire paper, the aspirant has 3 hours.
  • There will be an offline mode of the question paper (an OMR sheet-based examination).
  • For each right answer, the candidate gets one mark.
  • There is no negative marking in the entrance exam.


TNTET Paper 1

Subject Questions Marks
Language II – English 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6 – 11) and Child Development 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
The language I – (Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu) 30 30
Total 150 150

TNTET Paper 2

Subject Questions Marks
Language II – English (compulsory) 30 30
The language I – (Tamil/Telugu/ Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu) 30 30
For Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to 11 – 14 Years) 30 30
a) For Science Teacher 0r Mathematics: Mathematics and Science or
b) For Social Science Teacher: Social Science or
c) Other Teacher [(a) or (b)]
60 60
Total 150 150

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