|TNTET PAPER 2 ANSWER KEY 2013|
Tamilnadu Teacher Recruitment Board, Chennai, Conduct Teacher Eligibility Test on August 17th and 18th, 2013. August 17th, Saturday 2.6 lakh aspiring candidates who attempted the first paper of the qualifying examination this year. Paper I is meant for those intending to teach classes I to V. Passing the Teacher Eligibility Test has been made mandatory for appointment as a teacher in State-run schools under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. In Tamil Nadu, it is conducted by the Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) and candidates have to secure 60 per cent and above to be eligible for recruitment.
In paper I, 150 multiple-choice questions test knowledge on child development and pedagogy, language, mathematics and environmental science. On August 18th, Sunday, over 4 lakh candidates including 2,92,754 women candidates, 5,497 differently-abled candidates and 2,477 candidates with visual impairment are set to attempt paper II, meant for those intending to teach classes VI to VIII.
According to the TRB, of the 2,68,429 allotted candidates for paper I, 5,854 candidates, accounting for 2.18 per cent, were absent. Chennai also recorded the maximum number of absentees with 4.47 per cent of the candidates giving paper I a miss.