TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020: Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) has released the answer key of of Block Educational Officer (BEO). The online computer-based examination for recruitment into the TN Elementary Educational Subordinate Service was conducted on February 14, 15 and 16, 2020. Qualifying candidates are scheduled to be recruited into 97 tentative vacancies in the State of Tamil Nadu. Candidates must possess a B. Ed degree to be eligible for appearing in the TN TRB BEO 2020 examination. Applicants who are eligible as per the required criteria will be selected on a merit basis based on exam scores and certificate verification. Read on to know more about important events and dates, selection procedure and syllabus.
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TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020
Candidates appearing in the online computer-based examination will be shortlisted for certificate verification and interview. Qualifying candidates will be directly recruited as Block Educational Officers into the Elementary Education department for the current session of 2020. Scroll down for examination date and important events.
Important event and dates
|Important event||Tentative date|
|End date of submitting online application||09 Jan 2020|
|Issuance of admit card||1st/2nd week Feb 2020|
|Online computer based examination||14, 15 and 16 Feb 2020|
|Releases of answer key||20 Feb 2020|
Answer Key for TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
TN TRB releases answer key of Block Education Office 2020 examination after the completion of the online computer-based examination. Candidates can download answer key by visiting the online portal of TN TRB at trb.tn.nic.in upon availability. Answer key can be availed for all objective type questions. Candidates can refer to answer key to speculate online examination score in advance and know correct answers.
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Syllabus of TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
Syllabus of the TN TRB BEO 2020 examination releases at the official website, trb.tn.nic.in. Syllabus covers different topics of the examination including the general paper, general knowledge and education methodology. Check out below the detailed syllabus of TN TRB BEO 2020 examination.
PART I (Core subjects)
- History of Tamil and English literature
- Mathematical aptitude & mental ability
- General science
- Physical and economic commercial geography of India
- General knowledge and current affairs
PART II (Child psychology and pedagogy)
- Human growth and development
- Cognitive development
- Social, emotional and moral development
- Intelligence and creativity
- Motivation and group dynamics
- Personality and assesment
- Mental health and hygiene
- Guidance and counseling
- History of educational development in Tamil Nadu
Exam Pattern of TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
Language: Questionnaire for the TN TRB BEO 2020 exam is documented in the English language
Exam mode: The examination is online and computer-based
Sections: Question paper is structured into a single section consisting of all questions
Number of questions: The questionnaire consists of 150 questions in total
Type of questions: All questions of the TN TRB BEO 2020 examination is in the MCQ format
Check out below the questionnaire details of the TN TRB Block Educational Officer 2020 exam
|Marks per question||Total question||Exam duration|
TN TRB Block Educational Officer 2020 exam distribution of marks
Minimum Qualifying Marks for TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
Candidates must secure a minimum percentage of marks in the online computer-based examination to be considered for certificate verification and subsequent recruitment. The minimum qualifying marks as per the norms of the G.O.Ms.No.33, School Education (EE1(1) Department is 50%. The minimum qualifying mark for SC candidates is 45% and for ST candidates is 45%.
Eligibility Criteria for TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
The upper age limit for candidates of the General category is 35 years as on July 01, 2019. Upper age limit is 57 years as on July 01, 2019 for all backward class, backward class (Muslims), most backward class/denotified communities, scheduled castes, scheduled caste Arundathiyars and scheduled tribe candidates.
All candidates must possess B.A/B.Sc. degree either Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biology, History and Geography as the subject of Major. Candidates must also possess a B.Ed degree. Candidates claiming to possess equivalent qualifications must provide TN state government issued equivalence order for certiface verification.
Application Procedure for TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
The application fee is Rs 500 (excluding service charges) for all candidates except reserved candidates belonging from SC, SC (Arundathiyar), ST and physically disabled candidates. Reserved candidates must pay the application fee of Rs 250 (excluding service charges). Application fee can only be paid through online payment gateway using net banking and credit or debit card.
How to apply
Only online applications are acccepted for the the TN TRB Block Educational Officer 2020 recruitment examination. Candidates can apply by visiting the portal at trb.tn.nic.in. Candidates are required to provide a valid mobile number and email id for registration and subsequent correspondence. TN TRB does not allow correction into submitted application forms.
Candidates must possess original documents supporting the information furnished at the application form. Qualifying candidates must produce the following documents in original for certificate verification stage.
- 10th mark sheet/SSLC
- 12th/H.S.C or equivalent certificate
- Undergraduate degree in original
- B. Ed/B.A. Ed. /B. Sc. Ed. or equivalent certificate
Eligible candidates applying to the TN TRB Block Educational Officer 2020 examination are required to upload scanned copies of their recent passport size photograph in color and signature. Check out below the detailed image specification of these documents.
|Passport size photo||20 – 60Kb||JPG/JPEG/PNG|
|Signature||10 – 30Kb||JPG/JPEG/PNG|
Reservations for TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
Communal reservations consist of 69% seats while 18% are reserved by Scheduled Castes. Scheduled Caste (Arunathiyars) include 3% reservation among total SC reserved seats. 1% seats are reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates, 26.5% for backward classes (except backward class muslims who have 3.5% reservation). 20% seats are reserved for most backward classes and 31% are reserved for denotified communities.
Female candidates are entitled to 30% horizontal reservation. Candidates who studied their undergraduate and B. Ed. degree in Tamil are entitled to 20% reservation. Candidates with physical disabilities are entitled to 4% reservation.
Details of the distribution of reservation for physically disabled candidates
Vacancies for TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
There are altogether 97 vacancies in the Elementary Education department of the TRB to be filled by the recruitment of Block Educational Officers through the TN TRB Block Educational Officer 2020 examination. The number of vacancies announced is tentative and can be modified by the conducting body as and when needed.
Hall Ticket for TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 examination
Hall tickets issued by the TN Teachers Recruitment Board can be downloaded from the official portal of the TN TRB by visiting trb.tn.nic.in. The TRB uploads hall tickets after the closure of the application window and before the date of examination. No communication to the candidates will be made regarding the release of hall tickets. Candidates must regularly visit the portal to check out and download hall tickets when available. Candidates must carry their hall ticket along with a valid photo identity to the examination center. The details of the examination center, date and time of examination can be found printed on the hall ticket.
TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 Results
TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 results are released post the completion of the online examination and the selection procedure. Qualifying candidates in the online computer-based exam must access certificate verification shortlist through the online portal at trb.tn.nic.in. TRB releases roll number wise shortlist of qualifying candidates on the website along with a press release through print and/or visual media. Certificate verification shortlist can be accessed from the web portal by visiting trb.tn.nic.in only. TRB releases a fresh merit list of candidates selected through certificate verification based on the score of online computer examination only. Fresh merit list after certificate verification can be availed online at trb.tn.nic.in.
About TN Teachers Recruitment Board
Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board, located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is the apex authority of the recruitment of academic staff in the State. The TN TRB Block Educational Officer 2020 examination is conducted by the governing body for direct recruitment into the Elementary Education department.
TN TRB Block Education Officer 2020 Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Yes. It is a mandatory eligibility criterion to have a B. Ed degree.
Ans : The exam duration is 3 hours.
Ans : The passing mark is 50% for unreserved candidates. For SC/ST candidates, the passing mark is 45%.
Ans : The application fee is Rs 500. SC/SCA/ST and PwD candidates must pay the application fee of Rs 250.
Ans : The total marks is 150.
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