TET has two papers. Paper 1 & Paper 2
Paper I is for teachers for classes I to V.
Paper II is for classes VI to VIII.
A person who intends to be a teacher either for classes I to V or for classes VI to VIII will have to appear in both papers (Paper I and Paper II).
Eligibility for Paper 1 (Class 1 to V)
Academic Qualification: Minimum Senior Secondary (Class XII) with 50% marks
Has passed or appearing in final year of a teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) such as DEE (two years course only) or B.El.Ed (4 years)
Eligibility for Paper II (Class VI to VII)
Academic Qualification: Minimum Graduation
Passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (OR) 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) (50% marks in graduation if one year B.Ed)