Sikkim TET 2020 – The Education Department has postponed the Sikkim TET 2020 exam. The offline examination for Sikkim TET was scheduled to be held on April 11, 2020 has been postponed due to the lockdown of all states for preventing the spread of COVID -19. The official notice regarding the same has been released at the official website, sikkimhrdd.org. Get here complete information related to Sikkim TET 2020 including application form, admit card, syllabus, and other information
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Sikkim TET 2020
Education Department of Sikkim is carrying out Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test as per the following schedule. Note all the important dates of Sikkim TET 2020 from here so as to not miss any event.
|Sikkim TET 2020||Important Dates|
|Release of notification||29 Feb 2020|
|Start date of application form||04 Mar 2020|
|Last date to submit application form||11 Mar 2020|
|Submit of the form along with payment fee||12 Mar 2020 to 19 Mar 2020|
|Email of admit cards||25 Mar 2020 onwards|
|Date of examination|
|Answer key publication|
Sikkim TET 2020 Exam Postponed!
Sikkim TET 2020 exam has been postponed by Sikkim Education Department due to the spread of COVID-19, all states/UT’s have been lockdown for preventing the spread of coronavirus. The exam was scheduled to take place on April 11, 2020 stands potponed till futher orders and official notice.
Sikkim TET 2020: The Story So Far
Sikkim TET announced in the year 2019 got cancelled due to some reasons. At that time, many candidates applied for the exam but was unable to appear in it, due to the cancellation. Now again Sikkim Education Department is inviting the applications for Sikkim TET 2020. The candidates who applied previously, in the year 2019, will also get their admit cards. New date of the Sikkim TET 2020 is given above in the dates table.
Overview of Sikkim TET
|Name of The exam||Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test|
|Conducting Body||The Education Department, Sikkim|
|Mode of the exam||STET is an OMR sheet basd test which is conducted offline|
|Duration of exam||02 hours and 30 minutes|
|Marking Scheme||For correct answer = +1 mark|
For incorrect answer = No penalty
|Qualifying marks||Candidates have to secure minimum 60% marks in |
STET exam (90 marks out of 150 marks to qualify the exam)
|Validity for the certificate||TET certificate remains valid as per the employable age |
according to state government norms
Sikkim TET Admit Card 2020
After the process of the application process is over, candidates can download their Sikkim TET admit card 2020. Those candidates who submitted application form in the year 2019 can also download their admit card this time. As per the official notification, candidates are sent an email related to the release of admit card. Candidates get their admit card through the registered email address. Once the official notification of admit card is released, candidates are advised to visit their respective email address.
Sikkim TET Exam Pattern 2020
An applicant who intends to participate in both the categories (Primary and Graduate) will have to apply and sit in both the papers separately and pay the fee for both the tests. Both Level I and Level II (i.e. for Primary and Graduate teacher) are conducted on the same day.
- Exam Mode- Offline (OMR Based)
- Exam Type- Objective type (Multiple Choice Questions)
- Total no. of Questions- 150
- Marking Scheme- 1 mark for each correct answer
- Negative Marking- There will be no negative marking.
- Exam Duration- 2.30 hours.
- Exam Time: 10.00 am to 03:30 PM
Paper I ( Primary Teacher for class I to V)
|Structure||Type of Questions||Total no. of Marks|
|Child Development and Pedagogy||30 MCQs||30 Marks|
|Language I||30 MCQs||30 Marks|
|Language II||30 MCQs||30 Marks|
|Mathematics||30 MCQs||30 Marks|
|Environmental Studies||30 MCQs||30 Marks|
Paper II (for the Graduate teacher for classes VI to VIII)
|Structure||Type of Question||Total No. of Marks|
|Child Development and pedagogy||30 MCQs||30 Marks|
|Language I||30 MCQs||30 Marks|
|Language II||30 MCQs||30 Marks|
|Mathematics and Science||60 MCQs||60 Marks|
|Social Studies ( for social studies Teacher)||60 MCQs||60 Marks|
Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020
Sikkim TET syllabus 2020 is provided below, the candidates should prepare according to the syllabus to qualify for Sikkim TET exam. Detailed knowledge of Syllabus is mandatory for each candidate to prepare for STET Sikkim 2020 Exam.
Sikkim TET Syllabus for Primary Teacher (Class I to V)
|STET Sikkim Syllabus 2020||Topics|
|Child Development and Pedagogy||Concept of development and its relationship with learning, Principles of the development of children, Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teachers, parents, peers.)Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives, Gross and fine motor development skills in infancy & preschool children. Development of speech and language.Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender- bias and educational practice, Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.|
|Language-I||Reading unseen passages- two passages one prose (maybe from literary, scientific, narrative or discursive ) or drama and poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability|
|Language-II||Learning and Acquisition, Teaching Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form; Principles of language, Remedial Teachin, Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders language, Skills Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom|
|Mathematics||Decimals and Fractions, Algebraic Expressions and Identities, Factorizations, Rational Numbers, Exponents and Powers, Addition and Subtraction, Operation on Numbers, Ratio and proportion, Measurement, Comparing Quantities, Direct and Inverse Variations, Geometry|
|Environmental Studies||Refer NCERT Textbooks of class I to V|
Sikkim TET Syllabus for Graduate Teacher (Class VI to VIII)
|STET Sikkim Syllabus 2020||Topics|
|Mathematics||Algebra.Compound Interest Discount.Ratio and Proportion.Introduction to Algebra; Algebraic identities, polynomials. Basic geometrical ideas, Knowing our Numbers, Negative Numbers and Integers, Geometry. Number System, Playing with Numbers, Whole Numbers. Cube root Profit & Loss, Fractions Exponents; surds, squares, cube, square root, Symmetry: (reflection), Understanding Elementary Shapes, Quadrilateral, Constructions (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses).Data handling, statistics, Mensurations; circle, sphere, cone, cylinder, triangles|
|Science||Food: Sources and ComponentsNutrition in Plants and AnimalsLight, Shadows and ReflectionElectric Current and its effectsSoundMicroorganism : Friend and FoePollution of Air and WaterPhysical and Chemical changesFibre to Fabric|
|History||From Gathering to Growing Food, Rulers, Buildings, Monuments, India after Independence|
|Geography||Motions of the Earth, Life in the Temperate Grassland, Mineral and Power Resources.|
|Civics||Diversity and Discrimination, Understanding Media, Understanding Marginalisation|
Click here to download Sikkim TET Syllabus 2020
How to prepare for Sikkim TET 2020?
Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test is one of the prestigious teaching examination of the state Sikkim. Each year, several candidates appear for this exam, and only a few candidates are able to qualify the exam. It will be helpful for those candidates who are appearing for the exam to refer to the preparation strategies of TET qualified candidates. Customize their strategies as per the requirement and start the preparation of the exam.
Time management during the preparation of STET exam is crucial. It is necessary to manage time between studying and revision. Each section of syllabus must get enough time to practise. Also, it becomes vital to revise topics with previous year papers to keep them fresh in mind.
Along with hard work, smart work is also crucial for the STET preparation. It becomes necessary to identify the important topics for the exam. Practise STET previous year question papers and note down the important topics and frequently asked questions of the exam. Candidates can also start their preparation with these important section and questions.
Here is the video by Tut2learn to help candidates for the preparation of Sikkim TET exam.
Sikkim TET Application Form 2020
The application window for Sikkim TET 2020 has been re-open from March 04, 2020. To fill the application form, candidates have to submit the application form by visiting the official website, sikkimhrdd.org.in. Before filling the application form, candidates must keep the following things ready.
- Bank receipt of payment
- Scanned or digital photograph
- Scanned signature of the candidate
- Working e-mail and mobile number
- Candidates have to pay Rs.400/- as application fee.
- Application fee can only be submitted offline.
- Fee should be submitted in favour of Joint Directors Examination, HRDD from any bank or branches of IDBI Bank (IDBI Account Number:0108102000006767 branch: Gangtok)
STET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who are fulfilling the Eligibility Criteria set by officials will be able to sit for the Exam, others will be rejected at the time of scrutiny of documents. Here we have mentioned the eligibility criteria for STET Sikkim Exam 2020.
Minimum Educational Qualification for Primary Teacher (Classes I- V: Primary Stage)
- 12th or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate for unreserved candidates and 45 % in case of SC, ST, OBC (Central), OBC (State) and passed the final year of 2 years of D. El. Ed . OR
- 12th or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate for unreserved candidates and 45 % in case of SC, ST, OBC(Central), OBC(State) and passed in the final year of 4 years B. Ed. OR
- 12th or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 45 % in case of SC, ST, OBC (Central), OBC(State) and passed in final year of 2 years Diploma in Education ( Special Education).
Minimum Educational qualification for Graduate Teacher for (Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage)
- B.A./B.Sc. with 50% in aggregate marks for unreserved candidates and 45 % in case of SC, ST, OBC(Central), OBC (State). With this, candidates must have passed the final year of 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed.). OR
- B.A./B.Sc. with 50 % marks in aggregate for unreserved candidates and 45 % in case of SC, ST, OBC(Central),OBC(State) and passed in final year of 1/ 2 year Bachelor in Education (B. Ed.). OR
- 12th or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate for unreserved candidates and 45 % for SC, ST, OBC (Central), OBC (State) and have passed in the final year of 2 years in Diploma in Elementary Education ( D. El. Ed), OR
- 12th or its equivalent with a minimum 0f 50% marks for unreserved category and 45% marks in case of Sc, ST, OBC (Central), OBc (State) and passed or appearing in final year of 04 years B. A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed or B.A/B.Sc.Ed
A person who intends to appear in both the categories (Primary and Graduate) have to apply and take both the papers separately.
A Diploma/Degree course in teacher education recognised by NCTE shall be considered. In case, candidates have Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B. Ed. (Special Education), a course recognised by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) is prefered.
Sikkim TET Answer Key 2020
After the commencement of the examination, candidates can download Sikkim TET answer key online. To download the Sikkim TET answer key, candidates have to visit the official website sikkimhrdd.org.in. With the help of this answer key, candidates can calculate the estimated scored for the examination. It is important for a candidate to score a minimum of 60% marks in Sikkim TET exam. A separate answer key is released for each paper and for each set. Also, the conducting body provides an opportunity to raise objections against the answer key.
Sikkim TET Result 2020
After the examination, the Sikkim Education Department declares the result online. Candidates can check their result at sikkimhrdd.org.in. In the final merit list of Sikkim TET, roll number of only those candidates is mentioned who are shortlisted. Sikkim TET result releases in PDF format. Those candidates who secure the minimum qualifying marks are awarded with STET certificate. The validity of the certificate remains as per the employable age as per state government norms.
Official website: sikkimhrdd.org
- Click here to download the new notification for Sikkim TET 2020
- Click here to download the STET Sikkim 2019 Information Bulletin for more information.
Archive: STET Sikkim 2018.
Sikkim TET 2020 FAQs
Q1- Is there any Negative Marking in STET Sikkim 2020 Exam?
Ans 1- There will be no penalty for wrong answers in Sikkim TET.
Q2- Does STET Sikkim 2020 Exam will be conducted Online or Offline?
Ans 2- STET Sikkim 2020 Exam will be conducted offline i.e. OMR Based
Q3- Will I be able to take any breaks during the STET Sikkim 2020 exam?
Ans 3- No, you will not be given any break during the STET Sikkim 2020 exam.
Q4- How can I pay the Application Fee for STET Sikkim Exam 2020?
Ans 4- Candidates have to pay Rs.400/-on account of Exam fee and it should be deposited in favour of Joint Director/ Examinations, HRDD from any bank or branches of IDBI Bank (IDBI Account Number:0108102000006767 branch: Gangtok).
Q5- Is there any Sectional Cut-off in STET Sikkim 2020 Examination?
Ans 5- No, there is not any Sectional Cut-off in STET Sikkim 2020 Examination.