Assam Secondary TET, 2012 Syllabus

The Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) examination for Secondary Education in Assam is an opportunity for eligible candidates to join as a Graduate Teacher in the state of Assam, India. The first secondary TET examination will be conducted in the month of February, 2013. For details on the eligibility criteria, you can read our previous article on Secondary TET Examination, Assam. Applications will be available from October 1, 2012 to October 10, 2012. The Secondary Education Department, Government of Assam has provided the Syllabus for Secondary TET, 2012. Look below for the full syllabus.

Secondary TET Syllabus

Syllabus For Secondary TET, 2012

Part 1: General Studies and Current Affairs (100 marks)


  • Unit 1: History and Culture of India with Special Emphasis on Assam History
  • Unit 2: Indian Political System and Constitution of India
  • Unit 3: General Science and Technology
  • Unit 4: Geography of India with Special emphasis on Assam
  • Unit 5: Economy of India with Special emphasis on Assam
  • Unit 6: Mental Ability and Reasoning
  • Unit 7: Environment
  • Unit 8: Secondary Education in India and Management of Schools


  • Matters of State, National and International importance
  • Political and Economic developments
  • Culture, Art, Literature, Games, Sports, Scientific and Technological advancements, etc.

Part 2: Pedagogy and General English (100 marks)

A. PEDAGOGY (75 marks)

Unit 1: Teaching –Learning Process and Pedagogy

  • General Principles of Teaching, Maxims of Teaching
  • Significant trends in Modern Teaching Learning Process
  • Process of Learning-Major Laws of Learning, Role of Motivation in Learning
  • Teaching Methods and Techniques
  • Teaching Skills
  • Teaching Devices
  • Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: Cognitive, Affective & Psychomotor
  • Lesson Plan: Essentials of a good Unit
  • Teaching Aids

Unit 2: Educational Psychology

  • Educational Psychology- Its Meaning and Nature: Application of Educational Psychology in the classroom.
  • Attention and Interest – Its Educational Implication
  • Personality- Its Concept- role of family and school in personality development
  • Education of Children with Special Needs
  • Mental Health and Hygiene, Adjustment and Mechanism
  • Intelligence- concept and nature: Individual differences in intelligence, creativity.

Unit 3: Psychology of Adolescence

  • Significance of Adolescence Period
  • Dimensions of Development during Adolescence- physical, intellectual, social, emotional and moral.
  • Emotional problems in the classroom.
  • Understanding the adolescent learner- role of family and school
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Understanding Developmental Hazards during adolescence.

B. GENERAL ENGLISH (Maximum 25 marks)

Unit 1: Remedial Grammar

  • Determiners
  • Tense Forms
  • Auxiliaries- primary and modals
  • Direct and indirect narration
  • Active and passive voice
  • Appropriate prepositions
  • Vocabulary-antonyms, Synonyms
  • Pairs of Words

Unit 2: Composition

  • Letter Writing- Personal and Formal
  • Report Writing
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Punctuation
  • Sentence structure – word order
  • Paragraph writing
  • Precis writing
  • Miscellaneous Corrections

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One comment in “Assam Secondary TET, 2012 Syllabus

  • pranjal Hazarika on

    Thank’s for helping us in TET Syllabus. Sir, kindly help me difucult topics.

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