TNTET Result 2019

TNTET Result 2019 will be announced at some time after exam. Last time when exam was held on 29 and 30 April, result was announced on 30 June. Candidates who appear in Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test can check TNTET result in online mode only. Those who obtain 60% (55% for BC, BC(M), MBC/DNC, SC, SC(A), ST, PWD) or above marks are declared as qualified. Qualified candidates can download TNTET Certificate that shall remain valid for 7 years. Get here complete details of TNTET Result 2019 including date, answer key, how to check, certificate, and other details.

TNTET Result 2019

Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board is responsible for conduct of TNTET and declaration of its results. Last time 2,41,555 candidates appeared in Paper 1, and 5,12,260 appeared in Paper 2. Passing percentage was 4.64%. Candidates may note important dates related to TNTET 2019 Result from table below.

TNTET 2019 Important Dates
TNTET Paper I Date
TNTET Paper II Date
08 Jun 2019
09 Jun 2019
Declaration of TNTET Result 2019 (expected) Within 2 months of exam

Check here: Candidates can check result of TNTET 2019 as per schedule at

All test takers are requested to keep their registered email ID and mobile number functional until declaration of results.

best of luck for TNTET Result 2019

Validity of certificate: Qualified candidates are issued TNTET Certificate that remains valid for 7 years.

Certificate of Marks: Last time TN TRB had issued certificate of marks separately for Paper I and Paper II. For Paper I, it was released on 21 July, and for Paper II it was issued on 25 June. Candidates got one months time to download them. They had to login to download certificate of marks. It is expected that TNTET 2019 Certificate of Marks will also be published separately, after declaration of result.

Details Mentioned In TNTET 2019 Result: As candidates open the result of Tamilnadu Teachers Eligibility Test, they can see following details in it:

  1. Name
  2. Roll number
  3. Paper
  4. Subjects
  5. Marks in each subject
  6. Overall marks
  7. Whether qualified or not

TNTET Pass Percentage

As mentioned above, pass percentage was 4.64% in 2017. Out of 7.53 lakh aspirants who appeared, 34979 obtained qualifying marks.

Prior to TNTET 2019, the exam was held in 2017, and before that it was conducted in 2013. Passing percentage was 4.55% in 2013.

Paper I was qualified by 6.61% candidates, whereas Paper II was cleared by 3.66%. Mathematics and Science (Paper II) had passing rate of 2.72%, and Social Sciences (Paper II) passing rate was 4.68%.

TNTET is taken by similar set of aspirants who go for CTET. The difference is that former is a state level teacher eligibility test whereas latter is of national level. In last conducted CTET exam, 17% qualified Paper 1 and 15% qualified Paper 2. 10,73,545 appeared for Paper 1 and 1,78,273 qualified. 8,78,425 took Paper 2 and 1,26,968 qualified.

TNTET Cut Off 2019

Cut Off or qualifying marks to be obtained in TNTET is as per norms laid down by NCTE. Candidates must secure marks equal to or more than the same in order to qualify the exam. TNTET Cut Off 2019 is as follows:

Category Qualifying Marks
General 60%
BC, BC(M), MBC/DNC, SC, SC(A), ST, PwD 55%

There is no subject wise cut off. Candidates must score this marks overall in paper.

There is no upper limit to the number of times candidates can attempt TNTET exam. Therefore if one does not clear the exam in one go, they can try again next time.

Key highlights of TNTET Result 2019

  • Conduct of Teacher Eligibility Test 2019 for Paper I and Paper II is as per the Notification No. 8 /2019.
  • TN TRB shall announce number of candidates who appeared in TNTET 2019 Paper I and Paper II at the time of result.
  • After exam, tentative answer keys will have been published a few days after exam which would have been open to representation from candidates. Usually 5 days time is given to submit objections.
  • Subject experts then thoroughly look into objections that candidates send. Then after a complete check, TN TRB releases a final answer key.
  • On basis of final answer key, OMR sheets of all candidates who take TNTET 2019 are checked. This counts as the performance of candidates and provisional mark list of written examination for TNTET 2019 are published as results.

TNTET Result 2019 Cases Of OMR Rejection

  • During computerized scanning of OMR sheets, it is often found that candidates make mistakes in marking or shading some important compulsory details. Without them, OMR cannot be evaluated. Therefore such OMRs are rejected.
  • For example, candidates who do not mark question paper serial code in OMR answer sheets, their answer sheets are rejected. Also those who write question paper code and do not shade or multiple shade the codes, may also be rejected, or written serial code alone is considered for valuation.
  • Such candidates who do not shade language options in OMR sheets, then their evaluation is done as per option opted by them in application form. If there is no option in application form also, then their answer sheets cannot be evaluated and hence they are rejected.
  • By the same token, candidates who do not shade optional subject, then their papers are checked on basis of subject they chose in application form. If subject option is missing even in application form, then also TN TRB cannot check their answer sheets and therefore they are rejected.

How to check TNTET Result 2019?

The mode of checking result of TNTET 2019 is online. Candidates can check it on any device such as computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet. All one needs is a web browser and internet.

Steps to check TNTET Result 2019 shall be updated here as soon as result is out. In the meantime you can check steps below that are expected to be followed as per last time to check Teacher Eligibility Test result.

  1. Go to
  2. Click on Tamilnadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET) – 2019.
  3. Then click result link.

Or, you can skip above steps and directly click link to check result given on this page as per its availability.

  1. Now enter roll number (same as mentioned in hall ticket of TNTET 2019).
  2. Then click on result button.
  3. After that TNTET Result 2019 shall display on screen.

TNTET Result 2019 Certificate Verification

As per the Notification No. 8 /2019 published on 28.02.2019, Teachers Recruitment Board shall conduct Teacher Eligibility Test 2019 for Paper I and Paper II. Its provisional result with final answer key shall be published in the TRB website.

Teachers Recruitment Board is expected to conduct Certificate Verification for the candidates who secure minimum eligible marks in Paper I and Paper II.

Last time it was done for Paper II from 24 July to 28 July.  701 candidates were absent during document verification process and 535 candidates did not submit their B.Ed. mark sheets and B.Ed. Degree certificates due to the non release of B.Ed. result and non issuance of the certificates by their University.   TRB gave another chance to absent candidates and those who could not submit documents first, to do it again.

In order to attend TNTET Result 2019 Certificate Verification, it is expected that qualified candidates will be issued Certificate Verification call letters. They must then bring it and all necessary documents as per schedule to centre assigned. Candidates are advised to ensure that they take all documents in first go only.

TN TRB shall take careful measures to ensure error free certificate verification list publication. In the event of any errors, they will correct them. An incorrect list shall not be enforced.

TNTET Answer Key 2019

Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board first issues preliminary answer keys and then final answer key. They contain correct answers of all questions asked in Paper 1, and Paper 2.

Preliminary answer key is issued a few days after exam. After checking them, candidates may raise queries to TRB. On basis of queries received and perusal of them by experts, final answer key is issued. Final answer key of TNTET 2019 shall be published along with result. If any question is deleted, then one mark is awarded against it to all candidates.

In the meantime you can check last year’s answer keys to get an idea of how to read them.

Calculation of marks for TNTET Result

In order to understand how marks are calculated, one should know the exam pattern. Exam pattern of TNTET is as per norms mentioned in the notification and they are as follows.

Exam pattern of Paper 1

Number of questions: 150
Exam duration: 3 hours

S.No. Test MCQs Marks
1 CDP relevant to age group 6-11 30 30
2 Language I
Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Urdu
30 30
3 Language II
30 30
4 Mathematics 30 30
5 EVS 30 30
Total 150 150

Exam pattern of Paper 2

Number of questions: 150
Exam duration: 3 hours

S.No. Test MCQs Marks
1 CDP relevant to age group 11-14 30 30
2 Language I
Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Urdu
30 30
3 Language II
30 30
4 For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science or
Social Science Teacher : Social Science or
Any other Teacher: Either of the 2
60 60
Total 150 150

Marking scheme of Paper 1 and Paper 2

In both papers, candidates get +1 for correct answer. There is no negative marking.

Therefore, marks obtained in exam equals number of correct answers.

Marks in TNTET 2019 = Number of correct answers x 1

Both papers of 150 marks in total. Each had to be attempted in 3 hours. All questions in exam were multiple choice questions with single correct answers.

TNTET Result Re-Checking and Re-Evaluation

Sometimes candidates wish to submit their result for re-checking or re-evaluation. However there is no scope for them in TNTET exam. It is important to point out here that the Teachers Recruitment Board takes careful steps to ensure that all copies are correctly checked and there is no error.

Candidates mark their answers in OMR sheet, that are scanned by computer. Marked options are checked against final answer key. If candidate has marked correct option, then he/she gets marks. If question is left unattempted or incorrect answer is marked, then no mark is either given or deducted.

Job After TNTET Result 2019

Teachers Recruitment Board conducts TNTET as well as recruitment of teachers in the state. Those who qualify TNTET must keep an eye on employment news,, Other than that, candidates can keep a lookout on hiring board of various schools.

Clearing TNTET does not guarantee a job directly, it is only a pre-requisite and merit factor for selection. However selection depends on first of all there being a vacancy, and next other factors like past academic records.

In Tamil Nadu, there is a single board for Senior Secondary/ Secondary Education. Number of schools, as per an old MHRD school statistics are as follows:

  • Intermediate / Senior Secondary Schools: 3660
  • High/ Secondary Schools: 3112
  • Upper Primary Schools: 9810
  • Primary Schools: 28218
  • Total: 44800

As per the same document, number of teachers in various types of schools are as follows

Upper Primary School

  • Men: 20819
  • Women: 44387
  • Total: 65206

Primary School

  • Men: 22279
  • Women: 63123
  • Total: 85402

Candidates may note that TRB is only responsible for preparation of merit lists. Matters related to appointments and postings must be taken up with concerned user departments.

TNTET Result 2019 FAQs

Q. How to claim TET Certificate to be genuine?

Ans. Candidates who qualify TNTET can go to office of district chief educational officers in his/her district in order to obtain genuineness certificate.

Q. Is TNTET equal to CTET?

Ans. There is no set parameter to compare TNTET and CTET. Both are teacher eligibility tests. However as per FAQs given by TRB, both are not equal. Syllabus are different. CTET is not considered.

Q. For Teacher Recruitment, do candidates who have qualified TNTET in prior years get any advantage?

Ans. In TN Teacher Recruitment, candidates qualifying TNTET of all years get same weightage. General merit list is prepared by giving weightage to other parameters for all applicants.

Q. On what basis is weightage mark calculated?

Ans. 1.   Weightage is calculated as per the G.O.M.S.No.71 (TRB) dated 30.05.2014. For Secondary Grade :-

15% of the total marks scored in Higher Secondary Examination.
25% of the marks scored in ( D.TED).
60% of the marks scored in TNTET.

  1. U.G. Graduates :-

10% of the total marks scored in Higher Secondary Examination.
15% of the total marks scored in U.G. Degree examination.
15% of the marks scored in B. Ed degree examination.
60% of the marks scored in TNTET.

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