Diploma in Teacher Education Examination

CONTENTS

1. Conduct of Examination
2. Pattern of Examination
3. Award of Certificate
4. Syllabus:
5. School Students

a) Eligibility
b) Age
c) Fees, Mode of Payment
d) Procedure for admission

6. Private Candidates

a) Eligibility
b) Fees, Mode of Payment
c) Procedure for Admission
d) Enclosures to application:
e) Submission of application:

7. Distribution of Hall Tickets and Time Table
8. Release of Results
9. Distribution of Mark Certificates


1. Conduct of Examination

Diploma in Teacher Education Examination is held once a year in the month of June / July for First year and Second year Regular pupil students and also for Private candidates.

2. Pattern of Examination

The pattern of examination and the marks allotted for each subject is as follows

External Assessment

Subject.

Internal Assessment Marks.

External Examination Marks.

FIRST YEAR

Challenges in Indian Education

50

100

Educational Psychology

50

100

Educational Management

50

100

Total

150

300

SECOND YEAR

Tamil Language Education

50

100

English Language Education

50

100

Mathematics Education

50

100

Science Education

50

100

Social Science Education

50

100

Grand Total (for I and II Year)

400

800

Internal Assessment

The following subjects will be assessed internally only as per following distribution.

Subjects.

I year

II year

Total

Reduced to

IX. Educational Technology

50

50

100

50

X-A. Health Education

50

50

100

50

X-B. Physical Education & Yoga

100

100

200

100

XI. Art Education & Work Experience

50

50

100

50

XII. Internship (for each subject) (5X50 = 250)

250

250

500

250

Total

500

500

1000

500

(This is in existence from the new syllabus introduced from 2001 – 2002)

Practical Examination:

A Board of practical Examiners will be constituted by the DTERT for each DIET/TTI separately. Each board comprises one chairperson and two members (Two from DIET and one from TTI). Members of the Board will be nominated based on years of experience in teaching pre-service course. The senior most among them will be the chairperson.

This Board is responsible for verifying the internal assessment marks in Subjects IX, X and XI, with reference to the records maintained. The Board will also observe the teaching of 20% of the examinees and verify the relevant records of teaching practice of all the trainees and finalize the marks of papers IX, X, XI and XII. The Board will directly forward these marks to the Director of Government Examinations.

External Examination Question Paper Pattern for each subject:

 

 

 

Total Marks.

  1. Objective Type questions
  1. Multiple choice items 20
  2. Fill-in the blanks 15
  3. Matching items 5

40X1

40

  1. Short Answer Type (10 out of 15)
  2. (50 word answers)

10X2

20

  • Paragraph Type (4 out of 6)
  • (200 word answers)

4X5

20

  • Essay Type (Internal Choice)
  • (500 word answers)

2X10

20

Total

100

3. Award of Certificate

Marks list show both internal assessment marks and external examinations marks separately without totaling them in the above subjects. Internal assessment for papers IX to XII will be shown in grades only in the final marks sheet.

 

Grade

Percentage of Marks

Outstanding

O

90 and above

Excellent

E

80-89

Very Good

V

70-79

Good

G

60-69

Satisfactory

S

50-59

Fail

F

49 and below.

Minimum for a pass is 50% in external examination as well as in internal assessment in respects of papers I to VIII listed and for internal examination of subjects IX to XII will be shown in a separate Grade certificate. This includes passing under the compartmental system also.

Those who fail in the external examination will have to re-appear for the examination in the subsequent year/s in the month of April. Students who fail in the internal assessment will have to appear before the Practical Board of Examiners in the subsequent years.

4. Syllabus:

The Syllabus is as formulated by the D.T.E.R.T., and approved by the Government and currently followed in Teacher Training Institutes for the regular students. However, whenever the syllabus is modified or revised, for the residual private candidates, who had failed in D.T.E. examination under the Old syllabus, two or three sessions of examinations under the old syllabus as approved by the Government will be permitted. For current syllabus, subjects and marks distribution as specified in Chapter IX.

5. School Students

a) Eligibility

Students undergoing training for two years in the District Institute of Education & Training / Government Teacher Training Institutes / Private Teacher Training Institutes recognised by the Southern Regional Committee of N.C.T.E., Bangalore, having passed their Higher Secondary Examination are eligible to sit for the D.T.E. Examination for the first year subjects at the end of their first year of study and for the second year subjects and also for the first year subjects if any (which they might have failed in their first attempt) at the end of the Second year of study.

b) Age

As prescribed at date the time of admission by the Director of Teacher Education Research and Training, Chennai – 6 (DTERT)

c) Fees, Mode of Payment

First Year : For each subject Rs.50/-
Second Year : For each subject Rs.50/-
Mark sheet for First Year : Rs.50/-
Diploma Certificate : Rs.100/-
Grade Certificate : Rs.50/-
Service Charges : Rs.5/-

For regular candidates fee will be remitted by the respective TTIs.

d) Procedure for admission

As admissions in Teacher Training Institutes of regular pupil candidates are approved and regulated by the D.T.E.R.T. and only those approved by the D.T.E.R.T. are admitted for the Diploma in Teacher Education Examination. Nominal Roll will be submitted by DIETs / Government TTIs and Private TTIs. But the Principal of the DIET concerned will countersign the Nominal Rolls of Government TTIs and Private TTIs before submission to the Directorate of Government Examinations.

6. Private Candidates

a) Eligibility

a) Candidates who have appeared earlier and failed

b) Teacher Private candidates

 
  1. Junior / Elementary Grade Teachers and Teachers holding Pre-School Teacher Training Course Certificate (now in service), who have completed 3 years of service in a recognized school and satisfy other conditions regarding the marks in the General Educational Qualification under rule 138 of Tamil Nadu Educational Rules.
 
  • Holders of Technical Teachers Certificates, Language Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, who have put in the prescribed years of service in a recognized school and also satisfy the conditions regarding the General Educational Qualification.
  The Secondary Grade Teacher Training candidates (S.G.T.T.) who have studied in the Higher Secondary Vocational Course previously and have not yet passed. For candidates I to III supra – No age limit is prescribed.

Note: Candidates holding Pre School Teacher Mark Certificate of Higher Secondary Vocational Stream are not eligible to appear under this category

b) Fees, Mode of Payment

First Year : For each subject Rs.50/-
Second Year : For each subject Rs.50/-
Mark sheet for First Year : Rs.50/-
Diploma Certificate : Rs.100/-
Grade Certificate : Rs.50/-
Service Charges : Rs.5/-
Registration Fees : Rs. 10/-

For private candidates, excepting those residing in Chennai City, have to remit the examination fees only by Chelan in Government Treasuries.

Chennai City candidates have to remit the examination fees by means of Demand Drafts or Banker’s Cheques obtained from any nationalized bank drawn in favour of "The Joint Director (Personnel), of Government Examinations, Chennai – 600 006

c) Procedure for Admission

Application forms can be had only from the Directorate of Government Examinations, Chennai – 600 006 by submitting a requisition letter, enclosing a Xerox copy of the first appearance mark certificate (which contains the name of Teacher Training Institute) along with a self addressed oblong envelope (10 x 23cms) affixed with postage stamps for Rs.15/- Rupees Fifteen only), addressed to the Joint Director (Personnel) of Government Examinations, Chennai – 600 006. The application forms will only be issued by post from the Directorate and will not be issued in person.

d) Enclosures to application:

Private Candidates should submit the following along with the filled in Application:

    1. Fee Receipt

    2. Xerox copies of mark certificates of earlier appearances.

    3. Two self-addressed envelops of the size 10 x 23cms.  

    4. Teacher Private candidates should enclose a Service Certificate obtained from Inspecting officer under whose jurisdiction the teacher is currently employed.

e) Submission of application:

Completed applications with all enclosures should be submitted direct to this office by registered post to the Joint Director (Personnel) of Government Examinations, Chennai – 600 006. The last date for the submission of application will be notified through the media and all TTIs will also be informed of the same.

7. Distribution of Hall Tickets and Time Table

Hall Tickets and Time Table will be sent by post in the Self-addressed envelope enclosed along with the candidate’s application.

8. Release of Results

For Regular candidates Tabulated Mark list containing the marks (both internal & external) will be sent to the respective TTIs. Arrangements are being made to release the result on the Website also.

9. Distribution of Mark Certificates

Mark/Diploma Certificates will be sent to the respective TTIs in the case of regular pupil candidates and to the examination centres where they had taken the examination in respect of private candidates. The date of distribution will be notified through the media.