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Assam HS TET 2020: Govt. of Assam is going to conduct TET for Higher Secondary level on 10th January 2021. So, SSA Assam has invited online application from the eligible candidates who are a permanent resident of Assam. In addition, the aspirants who possess the required eligibility can apply and sit for this HS Teacher Eligibility Test in Assam. Here, the page has the details of this latest notification & application. This will be very helpful for the aspirants. Hence, scroll down for more information on Assam HS TET 2020 in the sections below.

Assam HS Teacher Eligibility Test 2020 Notification

Exam AuthoritySSA, Assam
Advertisement NoRMSA/ HSTET/ 1149/ 2019/ pt/145
Release Date of Notice18/11/2020
Opening of Online Application Form20/11/2020
Last date of Submission of Online Application form30/11/2020
Last date of fees Payment3/12/2020
Date of examination10/1/2021

As per Assam Higher Secondary TET 2020 Notification, all of such candidates who pass the Assam HS TET will be awarded a certificate. This certificate shall be valid for a maximum period of 7 (Seven) years from the date of issue. Moreover, as per NCTE Guidelines, the aspirants who want to apply for a post-graduate school teacher at HS level in Assam must have qualified the TET and holds an Assam HS TET Certificate. Thus, every time on the announcement of Assam Higher Secondary TET, a large number of aspirants apply to sit for this test.

Zones for Assam HS TET examination

For administrative reasons, SSA Assam will conduct the Assam HS TET 2020 through the following zones. Moreover, during the application, the applicant has to select one of the zone for appearing in the test.


Eligibility for Assam Higher Secondary TET Application

The applicants possessing the following eligibility criteria as under can apply for appearing in Assam HS TET 2020 –

  • Must be a citizen of India and permanent resident of Assam.
  • He/she must have completed Post-Graduation with at least 50 % marks (or its equivalent) from recognized University and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from NCTE recognized institutions.
  • He/she must not be less than 21 years of age.

Exam Overview of Assam HS TET 2020

The Assam HS TET shall be for 200 marks with two papers (Paper-I & Paper-II) of 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs), each one of them carrying equal marks. The subject areas broadly are as follows –

Sl. NoSubjectMCQMarksTime
Paper I (Common to all candidates)Pedagogy, General English, Basic Numerical and Assam and It’s People100

2 hours

Paper II
Option- A – Exclusively commerce-related
Option- B – Exclusively Science related
Option C –General Studies and Current Affairs
100 in each Option


2 hours

Total Marks

For Paper II: Candidate has to choose the option carefully by studying the prescribed syllabus.

Qualifying marks in Assam HS TET

To qualify in Assam Higher Secondary TET Examination, the candidate must score at least 60% marks in each paper. However, 5% relaxation in marks will be given for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PH candidates.

How to Apply for Assam Higher Secondary TET 2020?

The eligible and interested candidates should submit the applications in online mode only at the official website of To submit the application, the willing candidates should apply much before the closing date and not wait till the last date. As this will help the applicants to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ server load on the website during the closing days. The step by step to apply for Assam HS TET 2020 is as follows –

  1. At first, visit the website at
  2. Now, on the home page, click on ” Teacher Eligibility Test”.
  3. A new web page will open.
  4. Now click on the Online Application of Assam HS TET 2020.
  5. A web page will be available on the screen.
  6. Now, create the Registration ID & Password initially.
  7. For this upload the necessary documents.
  8. On receiving the Registration / Login ID and Password, re-login to the page.
  9. Now, enter the educational details, experience etc.
  10. Remit the application fees.
  11. Finally, re-check & submit the application.
  12. To conclude, take a hard copy of it for the record.

Application fees

The applicants needs to pay the applicable fees in online mode only through debit card, credit card, net banking & others acceptable modes.

Fee payableApplicant’s category
Rs 500/- (Rs. Five hundred) onlyFor General candidates
Rs. 300/ (Three hundred) onlyFor SC/ ST/ OBC/MOBC and PWD candidate.

Assam Higher Secondary TET 2020 – Links

The direct link to Assam Higher Secondary TET 2020 Notification, Application and other necessary updates are available below for the aspirants. Hopefully this will be helpful for them.

Official NotificationDownload
Apply OnlineClick Here
Exam Pattern & SyllabusClick Here
Admit Card / Exam DateClick Here
Result ReleaseClick Here


From when can I apply for Assam Higher Secondary TET 2020?

The applicants can apply from 20th November 2020.

What is the qualifying score in Assam HS TET?

60% marks in case of General category candidates and a minimum of 55% marks in
case of SC/ ST /OBC /MOBC /PH candidates.

What is the validity period of Assam HS Teacher Eligibility Certificate?

The Certificate will be valid for 7 years from the date of issue.

Which is the official website to apply? is the official website to apply.

How may papers are there in Assam HS TET?

Assam HS TET consists of two papers – Paper I & II. Each of the paper is of 100 marks.

Final Word: For more information on Assam Higher Secondary TET 2020, applicants may please contact all Inspector of Schools offices in Districts, Office of the Director of Secondary Education, Assam, Kahilipara, Guwahati-19 & Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) Bamunimaidam, Guwahati-21 during office hours on all working days.