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Mizoram Teacher Eligibility Test 2021

Eligibility | Dates | Pattern | Syllabus

Last Updated on 14th May, 2021
Mizoram Board of School Education

Mizoram Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by the Mizoram Board of School Education to recruit qualified candidates for the posts of Teacher in Primary and Middle schools within the state of Mizoram.

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 Mizoram also conducts this exam to appoint teachers in government and provincialised schools.

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 the Primary and Middle School.
Conducting Body Mizoram Board of School Education
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Mizoram TET Exam Eligibity Criteria 2021

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

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

    • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). OR
    • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002. OR
    • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
    • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education). OR
    • Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR
    • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) who has acquired the qualification or Bachelor of Education from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classes I to V provided the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE, within two years of such appointment as a primary teacher.

    Middle Stage (VI-VIII)

    • Graduation 50 % marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). OR
    • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed). OR
    • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard. OR
    • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
    • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed. OR
    • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in B.Ed. (special education).

  5. Age Limit
  6. The minimum age to appear in the Mizoram TET examination is 18 years.

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

Mizoram TET Exam Important Dates 2021

Event Date
Starting Date of Application To be notified
Last Date of Application To be notified
Exam To be notified

Mizoram TET Exam Pattern 2021

There will be two paper:

  • Paper-I will be for persons who intend to be a teacher for classes I to V
  • Paper-II will be for persons who intend to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
  • A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers i.e., Paper I and Paper-II.

Pattern for Primary Stage (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 Middle Stage (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 150 Objective (Multiple Choice) 150 mins 150

Mizoram TET Exam Syllabus 2021

Syllabus for Primary Stage (Classes I-V)

1 Paper I

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child development: Perspective in development, Physical-Motor Development, Social and Emotional Development, Childhood, Context of socialization.
  • Concept of inclusive education & understanding children with special needs: Inclusive Education, Children with special needs and Gender, School and Society.
  • Teaching and Learning Process: Behaviourism & Constructivism and their educational implications, Factors affecting learning, Motivation and learning, Evaluation.
  • Teaching Aptitude: Factors affecting teaching, Methods & Techniques of teaching; Learner-centred teaching strategies, Classroom management skills: Planning and implementation, Qualities of a good facilitator, Inculcating democratic ideals and moral values.

Mizo: Lehkha chhiar hriat thiam leh hriat thiam loh enna tur thuziak (unseen passages), Pedagogy of Mizo language learning including Mother tongue/First language, Primary school, prose, nursery rhyme & poem, Grammar, writing composition, vocabulary and drama, Lesson Plan, Learner assessment, Content analysis, Classroom activities.

Alternative English: Language Comprehension, Pedagogy of Language Learning, Mother Tongue and Language Development, Teaching Strategies, Class Room Activities, Assessment.

English

  • Language Comprehension: Reading unseen passages- two passages, comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability.
  • Pedagogy of Language Development: Issues on teaching English, Approaches and methods of teaching English, Planning, Teaching Strategies, Developing and Assessing.

Mathematics: Geometry, Shapes & Spatial Understanding, Solids around us, Numbers, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Data Handling, Patterns, Money.

Pedagogical issues: Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking, Aims and objectives of teaching mathematics in primary schools, Place of Mathematics in Curriculum, Language of Mathematics, Assessment in mathematics, Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching, Planning for teaching mathematics, Mathematical reasoning, Communication mathematics.

Environmental Studies: Family and Friends, Food, Shelter, Water, Travel, Things we do and make.

Pedagogical issues: Concept and scope of EVS, Curriculum organization, Perspective in EVS learning, Classroom transaction, Evaluation in EVS.

Syllabus for Middle Stage (Classes VI-VIII)

1 Paper II

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child development: Perspective in development, Physical-Motor Development, Social and Emotional Development, Childhood, Context of socialization.
  • Concept of inclusive education & understanding children with special needs: Inclusive Education, Children with special needs and Gender, School and Society.
  • Teaching and Learning Process: Behaviourism & Constructivism and their educational implications, Factors affecting learning, Motivation for learning, Evaluation.
  • Teaching Aptitude: Factors affecting teaching, Methods & Techniques of teaching; Learner-centred teaching strategies, Classroom management skills: Planning and implementation, Qualities of a good facilitator, Inculcating democratic ideals and moral values.

Mizo: Lehkha chhiar hriat thiam leh hriat thiam loh enna tur thuziak (unseen passages), A chunga mite atang khian heng ang zawhnate hi buatsaih tur a ni.

Pedagogy of Mizo language learning: Mother tongue/First language, Middle school, Lesson Plan, Learner assessment, Content analysis, Classroom activities.

Alternative English

  • Language Comprehension:  Reading unseen passages – two passages, comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability.
  • Pedagogy of Language Learning: Mother Tongue and Language Development, Teaching Strategies, Class Room Activities,  Assessment.

English

  • Language Comprehension: Reading unseen passages  two passages (one prose or drama and one poem) with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive).
  • Pedagogy of Language Development: Issues on teaching English, Approaches and methods of teaching English, Planning, Teaching Strategies, Developing and Assessing.

Mathematics: Number System, Algebra including Ratio and Proportion, Geometry, Mensuration, Data handling.

Pedagogical issues: Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking, Aims and objectives of teaching mathematics in middle schools, Place of Mathematics in Curriculum, Language of Mathematics, Assessment in mathematics, Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching, Planning for teaching mathematics, Mathematical reasoning, Communication mathematics.

Science: Food (Sources of food, Components of food, Cleaning food), Materials (Materials of daily use), The World of the Living, Moving Things People and Ideas, How things work (Electric current and circuits, Magnets), Natural Phenomena, Natural Resources.

Pedagogical Issues: Aims and Objectives of teaching science in Elementary School, Problems and remedies of teaching Science, Correlation and interdependence of science with other subjects, Educational values of teaching science, Qualities of good science teacher, Development of scientific attitude, Methods of teaching science in Elementary School, Science museum, field trip, projects and exhibition, Different types of assessment, Teaching learning materials (Teaching Aids) in Science, Science curriculum in elementary school.

Social Studies

  • Our pasts: What, Where, How and When? On the Trail of the Earliest People, From Gathering to Growing Food, In the Earliest Cities, What Books and Burials Tell Us, New Questions and Ideas, New Kings and Kingdoms, The Delhi Sultans, The Mughal Empire, Towns, Traders and Craftspersons, Tribes, Nomads and Settled Communities, Devotional Paths to the Divine, From Trade to Territory, Ruling the Countryside, Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age, When People Rebel – 1857 and After, Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners, Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation, Women, Caste and Reform, The Making of the National Movement: 1870s – 1947, India After Independence.
  • Geography: The Earth in the Solar System, Globe, Motions of the Earth, Environment, Inside Our Earth, Air, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife, Human Environment – Settlement, Transport and Communication, Resources, Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources, Agriculture, Human Resources.
  • Social and Political Life: Diversity and Discrimination, Key Element of a Democratic Government, Panchayati Raj, Rural Administration, Urban Administration, Rural Livelihood, Urban Livelihood, Equality in Indian Democracy, State Government, Gender, Markets.
  • Pedagogical issues: Concept and Nature of Social Science/Social Studies, Important themes in Social Sciences, Classroom transaction/processes, Evaluation in Social Science/Social Studies.

Points Related to the Middle Stage (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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