Eligibility Criteria for Elementary TET(2013-14):
Classes I to V Teacher
Senior Secondary (Or its equivalent) with atleast 50% marks (As per Govt. of India relaxation)
OR
Senior Secondary (Or its equivalent) with atleast 50% marks with 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)
OR
Senior Secondary (Or its equivalent) with atleast 45% marks with 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 atleast 50% marks with 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.)
OR
Senior Secondary (Or its equivalent) with atleast 50% marks with 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)
OR
Graduation with two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) Reservation Policy: Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks shall be allowed to candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD(Person With Disability) (PH)
 

TET Exam Assam Syllabus :Child Development and Pedagogy : Paper I For L.P. level (Classes I-V)

Child Development and Pedagogy : Paper I
For L.P. level (Classes I-V)
Total Marks : 30

l. Child Development and Pedagogy
(a) Child development (for children 6-11 years group)

o Concept and Nature of Development
o Factors influencing Development - Biological heredity, Psychological and Environmental factors.
o Dimensions of Child Development - Physical. Cognitive, Emotional, Social and Moral.
o Development of language during early childhood and later childhood.
o Individual differences - Intra and Inter individual differences in various areas of Interest,Habit, Aptitudes,Intelligence, Creativity and their assessment.
o Personality- Concept and factors influencing personality.
o Common Behavioral Problems of Children- Causes and Remedies. Adjustment, Concept of Mental Health and Hygiene.


(b) Process of Learning

o Meaning and Nature of Learning.
o Factors affecting Learning.
o Maturation and Readiness for learnings.
o Motivation and Learning.
o Methods of Learning, Major Laws of Learning with their educational implications.
o Theories of Learning- (i) Connectionist( Stimulus- ) Response Theory)

(ii) Conditioning - Classical and operant.
(iii) Gesta Theory and Group Learning
. Transfer of Learning

* Pedagogy
o Teaching-Learning Process
Knowledge of children from Diverse Context - socio-cultural background, children with special needs (Talented, creative, specially abled), inclusive education.
o Understanding children with learning difficulties and Behavioral problems.
o Organizing Teaching - Teaching as Planned activity, Phases of Teaching (preactive, Interactive and Post active Phases). Different methods of teaching -Lecture method, project method.
o Classroom Management- Role of Teacher and the students,Leadership quality of teacher, time and task management.
o Concept of child-centred teaching and competency based teaching.
o Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation.
o Formative and summative evaluation.
o Diagnostic remedial teaching.
o Concept of TLM and its importance.

Assam Elementary TET Question Pattern for Classes I to V Teacher
Paper I (for classes I to V):
No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)  150 (one mark each for one question)
There will be no negative marking for any wrong answers.
Duration of examination: One-and-a-half hours
1. Child Development and Pedagogy: 30 MCQs (30 Marks)
2. Language I- Assamese, Bangla, Bodo, Hindi, Nepali, Garo, Manipuri and Hmar(compulsory-any one):30 MCQs (30 Marks)
3. Language II- English: 30 MCQs (30 Marks)
4. Mathematics: 30 MCQs (30 Marks)
5. Environmental Studies: 30 MCQs (30 Marks)

The Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V and Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. A person who intends to be a teacher both for classes I to V and for classes VI to VIII will have to apply separately�in two separate forms for both papers (Paper I and Paper II). We have only provided the exam structure for LP TET.(2013-14)

Assam Elementary TET Minimum qualifying Marks:
The candidate must score atleast 60% marks, i.e. the candidate must score atleast 90 marks out of total 150 marks. However, 5% relaxation of marks will be considered for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD (Person With Disability) (PH). (The degree of Physical disability should be minimum 40% and it should be certified by the competent authority).
 

Some Points:
* The Upper Age limit is 38 years for unreserved candidates, for reserved category candidates, the relaxation is as per govt. norms.
* The Examination Fees is supposed to be Rs. 350/-
* Examination will be conducted District-wise.
* The Application forms can be collected from Head Post Offices (Each District) tentatively from October 2013

We will update all the procedures and news regarding elementary TET in coming days. Start preparation for the TET. As you can realize that the no. vacancy is reducing day by day and the no. of applicants will be always increasing. THE TENTATIVE EXAM DATE HAS NOT BEEN FIXED YET.