Assam SM/ASM TET 2014: Applications availableAugust 25, 2014
The Department of Elementary Education, Government of Assam has announced that applications for the Teacher Eligibility Test for Siksha Mitras (SM) and Additional Siksha Mitras (ASM) 2014 will begin from September 1, 2014. The Assam SM/ASM TET 2014 is to be conducted for current Siksha Mitras and Additional Siksha Mitras to qualify them to teach Lower Primary classes i.e. Class I-V within the state of Assam. Only candidates having served as SM/ASM in any of the 5,015 EGS centres are eligible for SM/ASM TET 2014. The examination is to be held on October 19, 2014.
The candidate should be a permanent resident of Assam and have completed Class 12 or equivalent with minimum 50 per cent marks and have a 2 year Diploma in Education or 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education or a 4 year Bachelor degree in Elementary Education.
Note: Candidates having completed graduation from any UGC recognized university are exempted from the percentage requirement at Class 12 level.
The SM/ASM TET 2014 exam consists of multiple choice questions worth 1 mark each, divided into 5 sections. No negative marking is applicable. The various sections are:
1. Child Development and Pedagogy
2. Language I (Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Hindi, Hmar, Karbi, Nepali, Manipuri, Garo or Alternative English)
3. Language II - English
5. Environmental Studies
How to apply
Interested candidates are to apply online after which a fee payment challan will be generated. After submitting the application fee (Rs 500) at any branch of State Bank of India, the transaction ID is to be used to complete the online application procedure.
Online application form for generation of e-challan: from September 1, 2014 to September 10, 2014
Submission of examination fee: from September 18, 2014 to September 20, 2014
Admit Card available: from September 27 onwards
SM/ASM TET 2014 exam date: October 19, 2014