TS TET 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

TS TET 2020 (Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test) exam is organized by Department of School Education, Government of Telangana. This exam is conducted once in a year in the month of June 2020.

TSTET Exam is conducted for those candidates who want to get appointed for the post of teacher in the state of Telangana.

TSTET Exam is divided into two papers, Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper-I is for the Primary Teacher (I-V) and Paper-II is for the Upper Primary Teacher (V-VIII). Candidates may apply for both the papers as per their choice.

Here we are providing all the important information about TS TET exam like application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus & books etc.

TS TET 2020 Exam Dates

Check important dates of TSTET 2020 Paper-I & Paper-II given in the table below. The dates are tentative in nature:

Events Tentative Dates
 Start date of TSTET online application 2nd week – 4th week of June 2020
Application Fee start Date 2nd week of June 2020
Last date for TS TET application form Last week of June 2020
Admit card Available 1st – 2nd week of July 2020
TS TET I & II Exam Date 4th week of July 2020
Result Declaration In the month of August 2020

Exam Summary

Check the exam summary for TS TET 2020 exam.

Name of the Exam Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducting Body Department of school Education, Government of Telangana
Exam Type Teacher Eligibility Test
Exam Mode Pen and Paper (Offline)
Exam Level State Level

TSTET 2020 Application Form

The application form of TSTET Exam will be available from 2nd week of June 2020. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying.

  • TSTET 2020 application form will be available through online mode.
  • Candidates need to fill the online application form, from the official website.
  • Candidates must fill all the required details in the application carefully.
  • Upload the scanned photograph and signature.
  • Candidate must take printout of application form.
  • TSTET 2020 application form ends in the 4th week of June 2020.

Application Fee:

Candidates can check the TSTET 2020 application form fees from the below table:

Category Application Fees
General / OBC SC/ST/Differently Abled Category Rs.200

TSTET Previous Year Question Papers

To crack the TS TET exam, Previous year question papers plays a very important role. Previous year question papers help us to know the exam format, topics & type of questions asked.

Here we are providing you the previous year question papers of TS TET Exam you can now download by clicking on the given link (Click here).

TS TET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Carefully read the eligibility criteria below before applying:


  • The candidates must be a citizen of India.

Age Limit

  • Minimum age to appear for the TSTET is 21 years and should not more than 35 years.

Educational Qualification

For Paper-I

  • Candidates should have secured minimum 50% in Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with-
  • qualified or appearing for the last year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.


  • qualified or appearing for the final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed).


  • qualified or appearing in the last year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).


  • HSC qualified (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 45% marks and qualified or appearing for the last years of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education, as per the rules and regulations of NCTE.


  • Graduate and also passed or appearing for the last year of their Diploma in Elementary Education and course duration should be 2 years.

For Paper-II

  • Candidates should have secured minimum 50% in Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with-
  • qualified or appearing in last year of Bachelor in elementary Education (B.EI.Ed).


  • qualified or appearing in last year of 4-year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.


  • Complete graduation with at least 45% marks and also passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) as per the rules of NCTE(National Council for Teacher Education).


  • Complete graduate and also should be appearing in the final year or qualified 2-year Diploma in Elementary education.


  • Complete graduate with at least 50% marks and also qualified or appearing in 1 year B.Ed (Bachelor in Education) course.


  • Graduate with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed (Special Education).

TS TET 2020 Exam Pattern

Check TSTET 2020 Exam pattern below for applying in primary and upper primary schools.

  • Exam mode: The exam will be in Offline mode (Pen and Paper).
  • Paper Language: Paper will be bilingual – English & Hindi.
  • Marks: PAPER- I or PAPER- II will be of 150 marks.
  • Time Duration:2½ hours will be given for PAPER-I OR PAPER-II.
  • Marking: No negative marking.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type (MCQ).
  • Each question in the paper will be of 1 mark.

Paper – I Exam pattern

Paper-I (Primary I to V) will be held for 150 marks and will contain 150 objective type  questions.

Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper – II Exam Pattern

Paper-II (Upper Primary VI to VIII) will be held for 150 marks and will contain 150 objective type questions.

Subjects  Number of Questions Total Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Maths and Science or Social Studies 60 60
Total 150 150

TS TET 2020 Syllabus

Before starting the preparation, candidates must read the complete syllabus carefully.

We are providing the topic wise syllabus of TSTET and you can also download the whole syllabus by clicking on the link (Click here).

TS TET Syllabus Topics:

Child Development & Pedagogy

  • Development of Child
  • Pedagogical Concerns
  • Understanding Learning
  • Language I (Telugu) Syllabus for TSTET
  • Basics in Telugu


  • Parts of speech
  • Use of Phrases
  • Tenses
  • Correction of Sentences
  • Types of Sentences
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
  • Prepositions
  • Vocabulary
  • Degree of Comparison
  • Composition
  • Question & Question Tags
  • Articles
  • Active & Passive Voice
  • Comprehension
  • Error Identification within a sentence
  • Meaning of Idiomatic Expressions
  • Sequencing of Sentences in the given paragraph


  • Number System
  • Measurements
  • Fractions
  • Geometry
  • Data Applications
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra

Environmental Studies

  • My Family
  • Our Body – Health – Cleanliness
  • Work & Play
  • Our State (Telangana)
  • Air
  • Plants & Animals
  • Mapping
  • Our Food
  • Indian Constitution
  • Shelter
  • Energy
  • History & Culture of India
  • Water
  • Our Country (India)
  • Security – Earth Quakes, Floods, Fire, First aid, 108, 104 Vehicles


  • Living World
  • Natural Resources – Air, Water
  • Our Universe
  • Matter Around Us
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Periodic Classification & Chemical Bonding
  • Mechanics
  • Our Environment
  • Magnetism & Electricity
  • Biology
  • Laws of Chemical Combinations & Chemical Calculations
  • Atomic Structure
  • Animal World
  • Metallurgy
  • Plant World
  • Microbes
  • Recent Trends in Biology

Social Studies

  • Social Organization & In equities
  • Diversity on the Earth
  • Political System & Governance
  • Religion & Society
  • Production – Exchange & Livelihoods
  • Culture & Communication

TSTET 2020 Selection Process

To get appointed as a teacher in Primary School / Upper Primary School you must have to participate in these stages:-

  1. Written Exam
  2. I(Personal Interview)

TSTET 2020 Preparation Tips & Strategy

The following are the general guidelines to help you prepare for exams:

  • Give yourself enough time to study.
  • Practice previous years question papers.
  • Take regular breaks.
  • Snacking on healthy food is good for the brain.
  • Drink plenty of water to remain hydrated.

TS TET Books & Study Material

To prepare well in the examination, candidates must need a good study material. We have recommended some list of books will help you to crack the TS TET 2020 Exam.

  • TS-TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) Paper-II Social Studies Set of 2 Books [Telugu Medium] by Sri Padmavathi Publications.
  • TS-TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) Top 16 Model Paper-I [TELUGU MEDIUM] by Sri Padmavathi Publications.
  • TS Tet Paper-II Social Top 20 Model Paper by Sri Padmavathi Publications.

TS TET 2020 Admit Card

TS TET Exam admit card will provide essential information about exam, date, and time. Admit card can easily download from official website. You may check more details about the admit card below:

  • Candidates can download their TS TET 2020 Admit Card from official website on 1st – 2nd week of July 2020.
  • No Physical Admit Card will be available.
  • Candidates should carry Admit Card to the Exam Center.
  • Candidates must not forget their Admit Card on the day of the exam, otherwise he/ she will not be allowed to sit in the exam.
  • Once the admit card is downloaded, candidates need to check for discrepancy of information, if any, and report it to the exam authorities immediately for correction.

TS TET 2020 Cut Off

Candidates must gain minimum cut off marks for TS TET. The cut off marks for the previous year is mentioned in the table below:

Categories Minimum cut off %
General category 60%
SC/ST 40%
OBC/PwD/dependents of freedom fighters/ex-servicemen categories 50%

TS TET 2020 Result

Candidates can check and download TS TET 2020 Exam result from the official link.

  • TS TET Result will be declared on the official website.
  • TSTET Exam 2020 will be declared in the month of August 2020.
  • Candidates can check their result by providing their registration number.
  • Candidates who clear the Entrance Exam will be eligible for a personal interview.

We hope the information regarding TS TET 2020 Notification helps you in your preparation. For any query related to TS TET 2020, you may drop a comment below and we will get back to you.

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