Relaxation of 5% marks to the candidates belonging to Differently abled persons, Scheduled Caste, Schedule Tribes, Backward Classes, Backward Classes(Muslim), Most Backward Classes and De-notified Communities
Tamil Nadu Government Order :
In the G.O 1st read above, the Government have issued orders, designation the Teachers Recruitment Board as the nodal agency for conduction the Tamil Nadu Teacher Eligibility Test. In the Government Letter Second read above, Criteria for conducting the Teacher Eligibility Test has been prescribed. In has been fixed at 150 Multiple Choice Questions of 1 Mark each for a total of 150 marks for Paper I and Paper II respectively. The pass percentage for clearing the Teacher Eligibility Test was fixed at 60% fo the 150 marks ( 90 marks out of 150 marks ).
2. The Hon’ble Chief Minister in her reply to the Governor’s Address on 03.02.2014 announced on the Floor of the assembly that a 5% relaxation will be given from the present 60% marks for passing the Teacher Eligibility Test. She further added that the candidates belonging to Differently abled persons, Scheduled Caste, Schedule Tribes, Backward Classes, Backward Classes(Muslim), Most Backward Classes and De-notified Communities will be declared as pass in the Teacher Eligibility Test on obtaining 55% marks instead of the present 60% marks. This relaxation of marks will also be applicable to the Teacher Eligibility Test conducted in August, 2013.
|Category||Maximum Marks||Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained in TNTET|
|Paper I||Paper II|
|General||150||60% or 90 Marks||60% or 90 Marks|
|SC, ST, BC, BC(M), MBC, DNC and Persons with disabilities (differently abled persons)||150||55% or 82.5 marks rounded off to 82 marks||55% or 82.5 marks rounded off to 82 marks|