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Meghalaya TET 2021

Eligibility | Dates | Pattern | Syllabus

Last Updated on 13th August, 2021
UPSC

Meghalaya Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by the Directorate of Educational Research and Training to recruit qualified candidates for the posts of teacher in lower primary and upper primary schools within the state of Meghalaya.

The Teacher Eligibility Test, known as TET, is the minimum qualification required in India for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for Classes I to VIII. The test is mandatory for teaching jobs in Indian government schools. With the introduction of TET, the Government of Meghalaya is conducting the exam to appoint teachers in government and provincialised schools within the state.

Exam Highlights

Level of Exam Under Graduate, Graduate, State Level
Exam Medium English
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Purpose of the Exam To recruit qualified candidates for the posts of teacher in government school within the state of Meghalaya.
Conducting Body Directorate of Educational Research and Training
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MTET Exam Eligibity Criteria 2021

  1. Nationality
  2. The candidate must be a citizen of India and a permanent resident of India.

  3. Educational Qualification
  4. Primary Teachers (Classes I-V)

    • Candidates HSSLC / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or showing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor of elementary education (B.El.Ed). OR
    • HSSLC (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or showing in the final year of 2- year diploma in Education (Special Education). OR
    • B.A / B.Sc Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year diploma in instruction (by whatever name known)

    Higher Primary Teachers (VI-VIII)

    • Candidates should have B. A / B.Sc / Any Graduation and passed or showing in the final year of a 2-year diploma in elementary education. OR
    • B. A / B.Sc Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or showing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR
    • HSSLC/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or showing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in instruction (B.El.Ed). OR
    • HSSLC / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or showing in the final year of 4- year B. A /B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed /B.Sc.Ed. OR
    • B. A / B.Sc Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or showing in 1- year B.Ed. (Special Education)

  5. Age Limit
  6. The age of the candidate to appear in the MTET examination should be minimum of 18 years and maximum of 27 years.
    However, there are age relaxations for candidates belonging to the reserved categories. They are given below in the table:
    Category Upper Age Limit
    SC/ST 32 years
    OBC 30 years

  7. Restrictions on Attempts
  8. There is no restriction on the number of attempts.

MTET Exam Important Dates 2021

Event Date
Starting Date of Application August 13, 2021
Last Date of Application August 19, 2021
Exam August 28, 2021

MTET Exam Pattern 2021

There will be two papers:

  • Paper-I will be for persons who intend to be a teacher for Lower Primary level (classes I to V)
  • Paper-II will be for persons who intend to be a teacher for the Upper Primary level (classes VI to
    VIII).
  • Out of two language papers one is compulsory and the other has to be selected by the candidates themselves.

Pattern for Primary (Classes I-V)

Sl. No. Name of the Paper/Section Nature Nos. of Questions Question Type Duration Negative Marking Marks
1 Paper I
Qualifying Nature 150 Objective (Multiple Choice) 150 mins 150

Pattern for Upper Primary (Classes VI-VIII)

Sl. No. Name of the Paper/Section Nature Nos. of Questions Question Type Duration Negative Marking Marks
1 Paper II
Qualifying Nature Objective (Multiple Choice) 150 mins 150

MTET Exam Syllabus 2021

Syllabus for Primary (Classes I-V)

1 Paper I

  • Child Development and Pedagogy: Educational Psychology, Stages of Development, Methods of Child study, Infancy and Childhood, Meaning and types of Exceptional Children, Teaching- Learning, Strategies & Skills for Classes I – V, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation.
  • Khasi: Unseen Passage, Unseen Poem,  Language skills, Methodology, Phonetics, Grammar
  • Garo: Listening Skills, Speaking Skills, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Application of Skills in a Classroom situation, How to develop listening skills, How to develop speaking skills, How to develop reading skills, How to develop writing skills.
  • Hindi: Vinati, Chal Mardane Sina Tane, Budhiman Hansh (Kahani), Mera Vidyarthi Jivan (Nibandh), Vayakaran and Rachana.
  • Nepali:Adhayan Kausal, Jeewoni RA Bayaktitto, Kavita Ra Katha, Vibandha Ra Prabandha.
  • Assamese: Asomia bhasar utpotti, Vikash Aru upo-bhasar samyak dharona, Asomia sahityar sahityk (jene-Madhab kondoli, Ram saraswati, Sankardev, Madhabdev, Lakhinath Bezbaruah, Padmanath Gohain Boruah, Chandra Kumar Agarwala, Hem Boruah, Homen Borgohain, Nabakanta Boruah, Bhabendra Nath Saikia, Jyoti Prasad Agarwala r sadharan porisoi, Grammar.
  • Bengali: Borno, Sandhi, Pad, Biporit shobdo, Lingo Poribortan O bochon poribortan, Somarthok shobda, Sahityik Porichiti, Onucched Rochona.
  • English: Needs and Importance of Teaching English, Aims and Objectives of Teaching English, the four language skills, Grammar, Sentence construction, Word meaning.
  • Mathematics: Objectives of Teaching Mathematics at the Primary Level, Educational Values of Mathematics, Numbers, Fractions, Decimal Fraction, Percentage, Geometry including Mensuration.
  • EVS: Nature, Scope and Importance of EVS, Aims and objectives of Teaching EVS, Methods of Teaching EVS, Evaluation in EVS, Our Living World , Conservation of Natural Resources.

Syllabus for Upper Primary (Classes VI-VIII)

1 Paper II

  • Child Development and Pedagogy: Educational Psychology, Stages of Development, childhood and Adolescent, Methods of Child study, Common Behavioral problems, Inclusive Education, Children with Special Needs, Meaning and types of Exceptional Children, Learning, Personality, Teaching, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation.
  • Khasi: Unseen Passage, Unseen Poem, Language Skills, Methodology, Phonetics, Grammar.
  • Garo: Teaching Grammar, How to teach prose and poetry using different methods and strategies, How to develop creative writing and composition.
  • Hindi: Kavita- Pushp ki Abhilasha, Rana Pratap ki talwar, Adam ka Lahu, Kahani, Nibandh, Natak- Anushasan, Swatwa Raksha, Purusharth aur Sanlagnata, Andher Nagri, (Grammar & Composition)
  • Mizo: Prose- Engkawng nge I zawh dawn, Kei Leh Ka Chenna Lalawia, Mizo Thufing, Thawhrim hlutna Lalzuia Colney, Zuk Leh Hmuam. Poetry- Duhaisam, Thawk lo chuan ei suh se, Ka nu hmangaihna Lettu Kaphlira, Beila bei nawn rawh, Grammar- Mizo tawng hman dan dik lehk dik lo, Gender, Thumal tihdanglam ngaite, Rapid Reader- Mauruangi.
  • Nepali: Adhayan Kausal, Jeewani Ra Vayaktitlayo, Katha Ra Kavita, Nibandha Ra Gadhya Akhayan, Vayakaran Ra Rachana.
  • Urdu: Language Comprehension, Pedagogy of Language Development
  • Assamese: Asomia bhasar jonma, vikash samporke dharona, Adhunik asomiya sahityar prakhyat lekhok, Grammar- Bibhokti, Sandhi aru Somakhr Parthaikya, Joti sinor prayugor su-sposta dharona.
  • Bengali: Udahoron soho sangya, Kal, Karak O bibhokti, Somas, Ekkothay prokash, Bagdhara, Sahityik porichiti, Anucched Rochona.
  • English: Needs and importance of Teaching English, Aims and Objectives of Teaching English, Grammar, Comprehension, Sentence construction, Idioms & phrases, Word Meaning, Synonyms & Antonyms, The teaching of Prose & Poetry, Language skills.
  • Mathematics: Educational Values of Mathematics, Methods of Teaching Mathematics, Objectives of Teaching Mathematics at the Upper primary Level, Number system, Direct & Inverse Variation, Algebra, Geometry & Mensuration, Logical & Analytical Reasoning.
  • Science: Physics- Motion, Force and Energy, Heat and Temperature, Light, Chemistry- Three States of non-living matter, Atoms, Chemical Formula and Chemical equation and valency, Botany- Nutrition in plants, Respiration in plants, Transport in plants, Movement in plants, Zoology- Nutrition in animals, Respiration in animals, Circulation in animals, Locomotion in animals with reference to birds and fishes.
  • History, Civics, Geography and Economics: Meaning of Social Science, Sources of History, Harappan Civilization, Mughal Empire, Foundation of British Rule in India, Government, Democracy, National Symbols, Maps, Food security in India, Sectors of the Indian Economy, Consumer rights.

Points Related to the Upper Primary (Classes VI-VIII)

In paper II, candidates will have to select any of the subjects between Mathematics/Science and Social Studies. Other subjects are compulsory for all.

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