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 Call Letter Tamil Nadu TET Entrance Examination for the year 2012–2013 Teachers Recruitment Board
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Hall Ticket TAMIL NADU TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST (TNTET) 2013 Entrance exam Paper 1 & Paper 2


The Teacher Eligibility Test Paper II will be conducted on 18.08.2013
following the time schedule mentioned below:
Date Time Schedule Paper
18.08.2013 10.00A.M – 1.00 P.M. Paper – II

Candidate can download Answer key/ Admit card / Call letter of TNTET 2013 Exam from official website of Teachers Recruitment Board

The Venue for the Examination will be intimated in the Hall Ticket.
The Hall Tickets for all the eligible candidates will be uploaded by the
Teachers Recruitment Board in its official Website. Candidates are
advised to refer the TRB Website ( and
download their Hall Ticket. No written communication will be
sent to the candidates.

The decision of the Teachers Recruitment Board on the eligibility of
the candidate to appear for the examination will be final.

TN TET  Written Examination-Paper I Date  : 17.08.2013 10A.M – 1 P.M

Date of Written Examination-Paper II : 18.08.2013 10 A.M – 1 P.M

Structure and Content of TET Paper II :
Number of questions : 150 Multiple Choice Questions
Duration of Examination : 3 Hours
Sl.No. Content MCQs Marks
i Child Development and
Pedagogy – relevant to the age
Group 11 – 14 Years (Compulsory)
30 30
ii Language I –
Urdu (Compulsory)
30 30
iii Language II – English (Compulsory) 30 30
iv a) For Mathematics and Science
Teacher: Mathematics and Science
b) For Social Science Teacher:
Social Science
c) Any Other Teacher [(a) or (b)]
60 60
Total 150 150

TNTET Structure and Content of TET Paper I :
Number of questions : 150 Multiple Choice Questions
Duration of Examination : 3 Hours
Sl.No. Content (All Compulsory) MCQs Marks
i Child Development and Pedagogy
(relevant to age group 6 – 11)
30 30
ii Language I –
30 30
iii Language II – English 30 30
iv Mathematics 30 30
v Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150.



Download TAMIL NADU TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST (TNTET) – 2013 from official website


i. Child Development and Pedagogy
(Relevant to Age Group 11 – 14)
UNIT I: Nature of Educational Psychology
Definition of Psychology – Methods of Psychology – Branches of Psychology – Educational Psychology – Definition, Nature and Scope of Educational Psychology: The Learner, Learning Process, Learning Experience, Learning environment, Teacher and teaching – Significance of Educational Psychology to the teacher.
Unit II: Human Growth and Development
Interaction of Nurture and Nature. Concept, Distinction among Growth, Development and Maturation. General Principles of Growth and Development – Characteristics, Dimensions of Development – Physical, Cognitive, Emotional, Social and Moral – Phases of Development and Development tasks – Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence.
UNIT III: Cognitive Development
Cognitive Process, Attention –Factors relating to attention, Kinds of attention – Inattention, distraction and division of attention – Span of Attention. Sensation and Perception – Factors relating to Perception, Perceptual errors – Concept formation – Nature and Types of Concepts – Piaget’s stages of cognitive development – Bruner’s theory – Concept maps – Imagery – Language and Thinking – Reasoning and Problem Solving – Implications to the teacher.
UNIT IV: Social, Emotional and Moral Development
Social development – Factors of Social development – Social Maturity – Erikson’s stages of Social development – Emotional development – meaning – Positive and Negative emotions – Emotional control and maturity – Place of emotions in life –
Significance of Emotional Intelligence – Moral development – Kohlberg’s stages of Moral development.
UNIT V: Learning
Nature and importance of learning –Individual differences in learning – Learning Curves – Factors influencing the learning – theories of learning – Conditioning : Classical and Operant (Pavlov, Skinner), Trial and Error (Thorndike), Learning by Insight (Kohler) – Transfer of Learning – Learning by Imitation – Levels of Learning: Gagne – Remembering and Forgetting : Curve of forgetting.
UNIT VI: Intelligence and Creativity
Nature of Intelligence – Distribution of Intelligence – Theories of Intelligence: Single, Two factor and Multifactor theories, Guilford’s structure of the Intellect, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence Theory – Constancy of IQ – Assessment of Intelligence – Users of Intelligence tests.
The Process of Creativity- Creativity and Intelligence – Identification and promotion of Creativity – Thinking: Convergent and Divergent thinking.
UNIT VII: Motivation and Group Dynamics
Motivation and Learning – Kinds of Motives – Theories of Motivation: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs – Role of Rewards and Punishments – Level of Aspiration – Achievement Motivation: Techniques of Developing Achievement motivation – Motivation in the classroom context
Competition and Co-operation – Leadership Traits – Leadership Styles and Classroom Climate.
UNIT VIII: Personality and Assessment
Meaning and Definitions of Personality – Major Determinants of Personality – Theories of Personality – Type, Trait, Type and Trait, Psychoanalytic – Assessment of Personality: Projective and Non projective Techniques – Aptitude – concept, types and
measurement. Attitude and interest – concept and measurement – Integrated Personality.
UNIT IX: Mental Health and Hygiene
Concept of Mental health and Hygiene – Conflict and Frustration – Unrest – Adjustment and Mal adjustment – Causes of Maladjustment – Defence Mechanisms – Mental Illness. Juvenile Delinquency. Promotion of Mental health of students and teachers.
UNIT X: Guidance and Counselling
Nature, Types and Need of Guidance and Counselling – Educational, Vocational and Personal. Identification of Children with Counselling Needs – Counselling Techniques: Individual and Group Techniques – Guidance for the children with Learning Difficulties, Under Achievers and Gifted.