TNTET 2014: Syllabus/Exam Pattern/Model Papers


TNTET 2014: Syllabus/Exam Pattern/Model Papers : TNTET will consist of Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions. Every question will have four alternatives and carry one mark. There will not be any negative marking. Paper wise syllabus/exam pattern details are as under:

Paper I
Sl. No.
Particulars
No. of Multiple Choice Questions
Marks
1
Child Development and Pedagogy ( 6 to 11 Age Group)
30
30
2
Language I – Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu
30
30
3
Language II – English
30
30
4
Mathematics
30
30
5
Environmental Studies
30
30

Total
150
150

This is to be noted that test item at Sl. No. 1 above will focus on Educational Psychology of Teaching and learning, relevant to age group 6 to 11 years. Language I test item will focus on proficiencies related to medium of instruction. Candidates can choose any language in Language I paper. Language II item will focus on elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities of candidates. Test Item Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of subjects. In paper I, the topics will be from syllabus for class I to V But difficulty standard of questions will be of secondary level.

Paper II
Sl. No.
Particulars/Content
No. of MCQs
Total Marks
1
Child Development and Pedagogy ( Relevant to child in 11 to 14 Age Group)
30
30
2
Language I – Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu (Compulsory)
30
30
3
Language II – English (Compulsory)
30
30
4
1.      For Mathematics & Science Teacher : Mathematics & Science, Or
2.      For Social Studies Teacher : Social Studies, Or
3.      For any other Teacher : 1 or 2 above
60
60

Total
150
150

This is to be noted that test item at sl. No. 1 above will focus on Educational Psychology of Teaching and learning, relevant to age group 11 to 14 years. Language I test item will focus on proficiencies related to medium of instructions. Candidates can choose any language from Tamil/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada/ Urdu. Language II item will focus on elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities of candidates. Test Item Mathematics and Science and Social Studies will focus on concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of subjects. In paper II, the topics will be from syllabus for class VI to VIII But difficulty standard of questions will be of secondary level.

Language of Question Papers & Syllabus : Question papers (Except Language Papers) will be both in English and Tamil Language. Detailed syllabus will be published in the prospectus. The Syllabus will also be published on the TRB Official website.