TNTET 2023 Notification, Exam Date, Application Form

TNTET 2023 Notification: The Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) is a state-level examination conducted by the Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board. It is held once a year to hire qualified candidates for the positions of primary and upper primary school teachers in government schools across the state. The TNTET 2023 Exam will be conducted offline, and the application forms will be available from October 2023. To stay updated with the latest information, aspirants should visit the official website of TNTET at Candidates who wish to take the TNTET Exam 2023 must wait until October 2023 to apply. It is essential that candidates keep track of important dates such as the TNTET notification date and exam date. In this article, we have provided all the necessary details about the Tamil Nadu TET Exam 2023.

TNTET 2023 Notification

The Tamil Nadu Recruitment Board will release the official notification regarding the TN TET 2023 in the month of October 2023. The exam application page will be made available to the aspirants through the official website i.e, The candidates who are going to appear for the exam need to stick to the latest notifications.

TNTET 2023- Exam Overview

The candidates who are going to apply for the TNTET Exam 2023 must know the exam highlights for convenience. The important highlights of the TNTET 2023 Exam has been discussed below-

TNTET 2023 – Exam Overview
ExamTamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test (TNTET) 2023
Exam Conducting BodyTamil Nadu Teachers  Recruitment Board
LevelState Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Registration DatesTo be notified
Levels of Exam
  1. Paper 1 (Primary Teachers)
  2. Paper 2 (Upper Primary Teachers)
Mode of ExamOffline
Exam Duration150 minutes
LanguageEnglish & Tamil

TNTET 2023 Important Dates

The TNTET 2023 Exam is going to be held this year for the recruitment of teachers for various primary and upper primary sections. The important dates will be made available in the table mentioned below-

TNTET 2023 Important Dates
TNTET 2023 EventsDates
TNTET Notification 2023October 2023 (expected)
TNTET 2023 Application starting date
TNTET 2023 Application ending date
Last Date for Making Fee Payment
Release of TNTET 2023 Admit Card
TNTET Exam Date 2023
TNTET Answer Key Release Date
TNTET Result Date 2023

TNTET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria is an important aspect to be checked before applying for the TN TET 2023 Exam. Candidates who are going to apply for Tamil Nadu TET Exam 2023 should check the eligibility criteria before applying to avoid any last-minute rush.

TNTET 2023 Eligibility Criteria: Paper-I

  1. Candidates must have completed their diploma in Teacher education from a reputed institution.
  2. Candidates must have 455 in their graduation with D.EL.ED/BTC or B.Ed.
  3. Candidates who are pursuing the final year D.Ed exam are also eligible to  apply for the TN TET exam 2023.

TNTET 2023 Eligibility Criteria: Paper-II

  1. Candidates must have a degree in Chemistry, Math, English, Geography, Physics, Botany, and History and also have a diploma in B.ED or Elementary Education.
  2. Final year B.ED students can also appear in the examination.
  3. 18- 40 age-old candidates can apply for the TNTET exam. The age limit is decided by the government.

TNTET 2023 Application Process

The candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the TN TET Exam 2023. The TN TET 2023 Exam Application Process shall begin in October 2023. If the candidates qualify for all the criteria mentioned to be eligible then only they should apply further.  To apply for the TN TET 2023 Exam the following steps have to be followed-

Steps to Apply for TNTET 2023 Exam

TNTET Application Form will be filled through 2 stages- Registration & Application Form filling for which steps has been elaborated below-

TNTET 2023 Registration

The candidates need to register themselves before applying for the TNTET 2023 Exam. The following steps could be followed for the registration process:

Step 1: Go to the official website

Step 2: Click on the notification for registration.

Step 3: Fill up all the required information

Step 4: Submit the form and keep a note of the ID and Password.

TNTET 2023 Application Form Filling

After successful registration candidates will be required to fill out the TN TET 2023 Application form. To fill out the TN TET 2023 Application form, following steps could be followed:

Step 1: Log in to the official website with the registered ID and Password.

Step 2: Fill up the application form minutely with the required details.

Step 3: Upload the scanned image of a passport size photograph and signature.

Step 4: Review the application form before final Submission.

Step 5: Pay the registration fee securely via Credit Card/Debit Card/Netbanking/UPI.

Step 6: Download and print out the application form for future reference.

TNTET Application Fee 2023

The applicants applying for the TN TET Exam 2023 need to pay the registration fee as the final registration process. The registration fee amount to be paid is mentioned below-

General – 500/-

ST/SC/Disabled- 250/-

TNTET 2023 Exam Pattern

TNTET Exam will be held for the recruitment of teachers in primary and upper primary sections of various government aided schools across the state. Candidates can refer to the TNTET 2023 Exam pattern given below-

TNTET Exam Pattern- Paper 1

The TNTET 2023 Exam Pattern of Paper 1 consists of questions from sections like Child Development and Pedagogy, English, Mathematics and Environmental Studies. There will be 5 sections each of 30 questions carrying 1 mark each.

Content (All Compulsory)MCQsMarksMedium
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to the age group of 6 – 11 years)3030Tamil/English
Language-I Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu3030
Language II – English3030
Environmental Studies3030Tamil/English

TNTET Exam Pattern- Paper 2

The TNTET 2023 Exam Pattern of Paper 2 will consist of questions from sections like Child Development, Language 1, English, Maths, Science and Sst. 3 sections will carry 30 questions of 30 marks and the last section will carry 60 marks.

Child Development and Pedagogy (Compulsory)3030Tamil/English

Language 1: Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu


Language II – English (Compulsory)3030

a) For Mathematics and Science Teacher: Mathematics and Science or

b) For Social Science Teacher: Social Science or

c) For Any other Subject Teacher


TNTET Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023- Click to Check

TNTET 2023 Admit Card

The candidates need to carry the admit card to appear in the TNTET Exam 2023. The Admit Card will be made available to download from the official website 7 to 10 days before the exam. The Admit Card will contain the following details:

  1. Name
  2. Registration Number
  3. Time of Exam
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Date of Exam
  6. Exam Centre

TNTET 2023 Answer Key

The TNTET Answer key would be made available for the candidates after the commencement of the TNTET 2023 Exam. Candidates would be able to download the Answer key from the main website only.

TNTET 2023 Result

TNTET 2023 Result would be declared by the official Exam Conducting body and will be made available after 40 days of the exam. Candidates would be able to see and download their results from the TNTET Official website only. Candidates need to secure 60% marks to be eligible for the further rounds.

TNTET Cut Off- Check Qualifying Marks

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