TNTET Hall Ticket 2017 Special Instructions

Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) has issued the hall tickets for TNTET 2017 scheduled to be held on April 29 & 30. The Teachers Eligibility Test (TET exam) will be conducted as Paper 1 on April 29 and Paper 2 on April 30 at multiple test centers across 67 cities/ zones. The candidates can get to know about their written test venue through TNTET hall ticket 2017 which is now available at

TRB has issued TNTET 2017 hall ticket for Paper 1 and 2

TET exam is conducted on national-level (Central TET) as well as state-level for determining the eligibility of a person to be appointed as a teacher. The Tamil Nadu government had appointed TRB as the designated authority to hold the TET exam in the State and hence the Board notified the TNTET 2017 in February this year. The applications for Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test were filled from March 6 to 23, while the exam will be held on April 29 & 30.

TET exam is divided among two papers: Paper 1 for determining eligibility to be appointed as a Secondary Grade Teacher for Classes I to V and Paper 2 for appointment as Graduate Teacher for Classes VI to VIII. Both the papers will have 150 multiple choice questions and the total marks will be 150. Paper 1 will be held on April 29, followed by Paper 2 on April 30. Both Paper 1 & 2 will be conducted in the morning shift from 10 am to 1 pm.

TN TET Paper 1 will have five sections, each section consisting of 30 questions. The sections will be:

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy – relevant to the age group 6-11
  2. Language I (Tamil/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada/ Urdu)
  3. Language II (English)
  4. Mathematics
  5. Environmental Studies

Paper 2 will have four sections wherein first three sections (each having 30 questions) will be compulsory and fourth section (60 questions) will be based on the subject.

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy – relevant to the age group 11-14
  2. Language I (Tamil/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada/ Urdu)
  3. Language II (English)
  4. (a) For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science
    (b) For Social Science Teacher: Social Science
    (c) For other subjects; any of (a) or (b)

TNTET 2017 will be conducted as OMR based test and there will be no negative marking. The candidates are advised to go through the instructions printed on the TNTET hall ticket before appearing for the exam.

TRB has uploaded TNTET hall ticket 2017 for Paper 1 & 2 separately, the candidates can download the same from the official website of TRB i.e. The exam will commence at 10 am and the reporting time is 8.30 am for all the candidates. TRB has already said that the candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination center after 9 am except with specific approval of the chief superintendent, hence the candidates should reach their respective exam center well in time.

Some of the candidates found that there was no photograph on their TNTET hall ticket, hence TRB has provided a form for them. Such candidates are required to get the printout of the form and paste a passport size photograph on it. They are then required to get it attested from a gazetted officer. The candidates are also required to bring a stamp size photograph to the exam center and submit it to the hall invigilator. Get the form from here.

To clarify the doubts about the location of examination centers, TRB has also released the phone numbers of District Education Office (DEO) and Chief Educational Office (CEO). Check the list from here.

The candidates obtaining 60% or more marks in the TET exam will be considered to have passed TET. The relaxation of 5% marks will be applicable for BC, BCM, MBC/DNC, SC, SCA, ST and PwD candidates in minimum qualifying marks. TET certificate will be issued to all the qualified candidates which will be valid for 7 years from the date of issue of TET certificate.

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