The TET is set to be made mandatory for aspirants to be able to teach in private and government school.
For Paper- I of the test, candidates will be tested on five subjects — child development and pedagogy, language I ( medium of instructi
on) and language II ( chosen from a list other than language I), mathematics and environmental studies. Each section will have 30 questions of one mark each. Questions on child development and pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching.
Emphasis will be laid on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners. Questions on language I and II will focus on proficiency, elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities. MCQs on mathematics and environmental studies will focus on concepts and problem solving abilities.
Paper- II will have three compulsory sections on child development and pedagogy, language I and II. For mathematics and science teachers, there will be 60 MCQs of one mark each. For social studies teachers, there will be 60 MCQs of one mark each.