Assam TET 2020: Official notification of Assam TET 2020 is releasing soon at the website of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Assam. Candidates who wish to become teachers of LP (lower primary) or UP (upper primary) need to appear and qualify the Assam TET 2020 exam. It is conducted by the Department of Elementary Education, Assam. Qualifiers are awarded the TET certificate after the release of results. Get complete details of Assam TET 2020 including exam date, notification, application form, admit card, exam pattern and result here.
Latest: Official Notification of Assam TET 2020 exam is releasing soon.
Assam TET 2020
Assam TET 2020 is being held by the Department of Elementary Education, Assam. The exam aims to certify eligible candidates for recruitment as lower primary and upper primary teachers in the state of Assam. The exam is held for Paper I and Paper II in accordance with NCTE guidelines. The complete schedule of the exam is provided below.
|Official notification||To be announced|
|Start Date of Application||To be announced|
|End Date of Application||To be announced|
|Release of Admit Card||To be announced|
|Date of Exam||To be announced|
|Date of Result||To be announced|
Overview of Assam TET 2020
The Assam TET exam is conducted once a year by the Department of Elementary Education, Assam. Every candidate in Assam, who wish to become a teacher in the elementary level must appear and qualify in the Assam TET exam. There are two papers and each one is to determine the eligibility of the candidates to teach in the corresponding level. Before going through the details of the Assam TET exam, candidates can get a quick overview of the exam below.
|Exam Name||Assam Teachers Eligibility Test|
|Conducting Body||Department of Elementary Education, Assam|
|Last conducted in||2019|
|Post details||Lower Primary (LP) and Upper Primary (UP) level teachers|
|Centres||In Assam, including 6 scheduled districts|
|Medium||Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Hindi, English|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Application fees||Rs 325/- per paper|
Assam TET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates must refer to the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. If the candidate is ineligible and has applied for the post, his application will be canceled and no application fee be refunded to him. Essentially, the candidate must be an Indian citizen. Read on to know the minimum educational qualifications to apply for the Assam TET 2020 exam.
Educational Qualification for Lower Primary
There are two conditions that the candidate must clear to be educationally qualified for the post of Lower Primary Teacher.
Condition-1: The candidates must have passed 12th class and have either of the following qualifications:
- 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name is known)
- 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
- 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)
- Graduation and a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education
- Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
Condition-2: Pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Guideline.
Educational qualification for Upper Primary
The candidate must clear both the conditions as specified under to be eligible for upper primary.
Condition 1: The candidate must have any one of the following qualifications:
- Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)
- Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (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)
Condition 2: Pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Guideline.
The candidates must have 50% marks in their minimum qualifications. However, the following are the cases where relaxation of 5% marks is applicable:
- Candidates of SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD (PH) categories
- For Paper-1, candidates who were admitted in 2nd Year D.El.Ed. before August 31, 2009, and qualified it.
- For paper-2, candidates who were admitted in 1-Year B.Ed. before August 31, 2009, and qualified it.
Assam TET 2020 Application Form
Department of Elementary Education releases the online application form for Assam TET 2020 on the official website i.e. ssa.assam.gov.in. The candidate must refer to the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. If a candidate wishes to apply for both the papers must pay the application fee for both the paper separately. No request for form correction will be entertained by the authorities. Therefore, candidates are advised to fill the application form correctly and cross-check all the information. The candidates can select only one exam district for appearing in the exam.
How to Apply
Applications for the Assam TET 2020 can be made online at the official website as per schedule. Follow the steps given below to go to the website and apply online.
#1: Firstly, go to the website of the Department of Elementary Education at ssa.assam.gov.in.
#2: Click on the link to apply for the exam. It is released under the “Teachers Eligibility Test” option.
#3: Complete the registration process by entering personal details including mobile number and email id.
#4: Use the login credentials generate to log in to the portal and fill in the application form.
#5: Make the payment of application fee
#6: Finally submit the application form and generate a print out of the same
The application fee can be paid online only through debit card, credit card or net banking. Below is the application fee for submitting the application form.
|Category||For Paper-1 or 2|
|General Category||Rs. 325/-|
Assam TET 2020 Syllabus
The exam syllabus for Assam TET is indicated by the Department of Elementary Education. Candidates can refer to the syllabus for both the papers from below:
Section-1: Child Development and Pedagogy
- Factors influencing child development
- Dimensions of child development
- Individual differences
- Common Behavioural problems of Childern
- Process of learning
- Theories of learning
- Process of Children form diverse context
- Organising Teaching
- classroom Management
- concept of child-centred teaching and competency-based teaching
Section-2: Language I
The candidate has to select one language that he has proficiency in, for section 2. The languages in which he can select are:
Section-3: Language-2 (English)
- Pedagogy of language teaching
- Goemetry and Mensuration
- Data handling
- integration of ICT in teaching Mathematics
- Number System
- Socially applicable Mathematics
- Goemetry and Mensuration
- Introduction to graph and Data handling
- Integration of ICT in teaching Mathematics
- Children Environment
- Environment and Child’s Need
- Care and Protection of environment
- Integration of ICT in teaching Environmental Science
- Use of ICT in teaching environment science
(iii) Paper-2: Social Science (60 marks)
- Political Science
Candidates can check the full syllabus from here.
Preparation Tips For Assam TET 2020
Assam TET 2020 exam preparations need time and dedication. The syllabus is by no means narrow in scope while candidates often do not have enough time to cover every aspect of it before the exam date. However, with a little strategy and study plan, it is possible to prepare well for the exam and score higher marks. Follow the tips given below to ace the Assam TET 2020 exam.
Refer to mock tests and solved papers. It is not necessary that you have to prepare from Assam TET papers only. Candidates can also refer to TET papers from other states as well.
Make a study plan. Divide subjects across the study plan and allocate study hours to each subject. Make sure that the study plan also includes time for last minute revisions.
Make short notes for last minute revisions. Often, there is a lack of time during the last few days before the exam. Short notes taken before can help in quick revisions before the exam.
Practice solving mathematics and reasoning questions. These take time and the syllabus is huge. Therefore, devote time to this area from the beginning of the study plan.
Solve mock tests to understand the question pattern properly. Thereafter, prioritize the sections that you are strong in to answer first. Work on your weak areas. You can also enhance your time management skills by solving mock tests.
Exam Pattern of Assam TET 2020
Assam TET 2020 exam consists of two papers. The Paper I will be for those who intend to be a teacher of Lower Primary level (classes I to V) and Paper-II will be for those who intend to be a teacher of Upper Primary level (classes VI to VIII). Refer below for more details about the exam pattern.
- Language: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Hindi, and English.
- Duration: 150 minutes for each paper.
- No. of questions: Each paper has 150 questions.
- Type of Questions: MCQ type only.
- Marking Scheme: Every question will have 1 mark each. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattended questions.
Check out section-wise marks distribution below
|Subject|| No. of |
|Child Development |
& Pedagogy (compulsory)
|Language II – English|
|Subject||No. of Qs||Marks|
|Child Development &|
| Language I –|
| Language II –English |
|Mathematics & Science:|
(For Maths/Science Teacher)
(For Social Studies Teacher)
Note: Teachers of other subjects
can choose any one among
Maths & Science
Assam TET 2020 Admit Card
The admit card of Assam TET 2020 releases on the official website of Elementary Education, Government of Assam. The admit card is available in the login section. The candidate needs registration details and a password to download the admit card. Candidates must take photo ID proof along with the admit card to the exam center. No candidate is allowed to the exam hall if they do not produce the admit card for verification. The admit card must clearly show a passport photo and signature of the candidate to consider it valid. Candidate must read the instructions given in the admit card and abide by the same in the exam centre.
Important instruction related to Assam TET Admit Card 2020
- The admit card is mandatory to be produced at the exam hall. Do not forget to carry it on the day of the exam. ‘
- Department of Elementary Education, Assam does not send the admit card to the individual candidates by post.
- While printing the admit card, prefer an A4 size paper and do not reduce the original size of the admit card.
- Do not forget to carry another valid photo identity proof to the exam center along with the admit card.
Assam TET 2020 Exam Center
The candidate has to select the exam center at the time of submission of an online application for appearing in Assam TET 2020. The candidate can select one Centre only. The exam centres are as follows:
|CHARAIDEO||KAMRUP(M)||SOUTH SALMARA MANKACHAR|
|DHEMAJI||KARIMGANJ||WEST KARBI ANGLONG|
Answer Key of Assam TET 2020
The Department of Elementary Education, Assam releases answer key shortly after conducting the exam. The answer key is available in PDF format for all the sets. Key for Paper-1& 2 is released separately. Candidates can find the answer key of Assam TET 2020 on the official website under the tab of Teaching Eligibility Test.
The answer key is the list of all the correct answers of the question paper. The response sheets of all the candidates are evaluated on the basis of the answer key. Every correct answer is given 1 mark each and there is no negative marking for wrong answers or unattended questions. You can also object the answer key uploaded by the officials by paying the prescribed fees for the same.
Result of Assam TET 2020
Assam TET 2020 Result is the merit of all the candidates who qualify in the Assam TET 2020 exam. The candidate must score the minimum marks specified by the authorities to qualify in the exam. The result consists of name, roll number, registration number. and category of the candidates as well as the overall score of the candidate.
Assam TET 2020 Cut Off Marks
NCTE has fixed cut off for overall paper. All in all, candidates who obtain marks equal to or more than cut off overall will be declared as qualified.
|General||60% (90 marks)|
|SC / ST / OBC / MOBC / PWD||55% (83 marks)|
Assam TET 2020 Certificate
The candidate who qualifies is given a certificate of Teaching Eligibility issued by the Department of Elementary Education, Assam. This certificate and the result of the candidate is valid for 7 years from the date of release of the result.
Disclaimer: Information provided on this page is according to the previous iteration of the Assam TET exam. Follow this page to get the latest updates of the exam as per the Department of Elementary Education, Assam.
About Assam TET
Assam TET is the state level Teachers Eligibility Test of Assam. It is mandatory for any candidate willing for recruitment as a teacher in Assam. The exam is conducted by the Department of Elementary Education, Assam once a year. Assam TET consists of two papers for the lower primary and upper primary levels. Candidates must take the test for the first paper if they aspire to qualify as a teacher of primary level (Class I to V) while those who aspire to be teachers of the upper primary level (Class VI to VIII) must take the test for upper primary level. Qualifying candidates are awarded the TET certificate which is valid for a period of 07 years.