TSTET Syllabus TET Paper-1 Structure

TSTET Syllabus TET Paper-1 Structure

TSTET Syllabus TET Paper-1 Structure and content are issued online wide Guidelines for conducting Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test (TS-TET) GO MS NO 36 dated 23.12.2015. The details are as follows:

TSTET Syllabus TET Paper-1 Structure:-The structure and content of the TET is given in the following paragraphs. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying One Mark, with Four alternatives out of which One Answer will be correct. There will be no Negative Marking.

There will be Two Papers of the TET, Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes 1 stto 5 th Paper-II will be for a person who  intends to be a teacher for Classes 6 thto 8 th . A person who intends to be a  Teacher either for Classes 1stto 5 thor for Classes 6thto 8 th shall have to  appear in both Papers (Paper I and Paper II) (if eligible).

TSTET Syllabus TET Paper-1 Structure :

  • No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) – 150
  • Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes:
  • Structure and Content OF Paper-1  (All Compulsory)
    (i) Child Development and Pedagogy         30 MCQs              30 Marks
    (ii) Language I                                                30 MCQs              30 Marks
    (iii) Language II (English)                           30 MCQs              30 Marks
    (iv) Mathematics                                           30 MCQs              30 Marks
    (v) Environmental Studies                          30 MCQs              30 Marks

TOTAL                                                             150 MCQs           150 Marks

The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the  primary level.

How to choose language – I of TS-TET Paper-I: The following languages are offered under First Language in the Schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Gujarathi. A Candidate has to choose one of these 8 Languages under Language-I of TET, those candidates should have
compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or as First Language at least up to Class X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X.

The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

The syllabi for Mathematics & Environmental Studies are designed on  the basis of topics of Classes I to V. The difficulty standard as well  as linkages of content/topics could be up to Secondary Stage (up to  Class X) for testing. The test items in Mathematics and  Environmental Studies will contain Multiple Choice Questions  (MCQs) not only on Content but also on Pedagogy. In Mathematics,  24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy. Similarly, in  Environmental Studies 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on  Pedagogy.

The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on Proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and  Comprehension abilities (standard up to Class Xth level).

In 30 MCQs under Language I & II, each shall include 6 questions on  Pedagogy of a Language.

The detailed syllabus for all subjects shall be designed by the SCERT  and the same shall be issued along with Notification.


The TS TET Guidelines GOMsNo 36 gives full details of the structure and content of the Paper-1 of TET, medium of question papers,.For full details download TS TET Guidelines GOMsNo 36 here which is also available at http://goir.telangana.gov.in/reports.aspx

Telangana TET Guidelines GOMsNo 36