Sikkim TET 2023: Eligibility, Dates, Syllabus

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Sikkim TET

Sikkim TET is known as Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by Human Resource Development Department (HRDD). Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test or Sikkim TET is for those candidates who want to become Primary Teachers (I to V class), Upper Primary Teachers ( VI to VIII), and schools in the state of Sikkim. Sikkim TET is an essential exam for all the B.Ed and D.Ed qualified candidates to be considered for teacher jobs in schools run by Private or Government Management.

In this article, the candidates will get to know all the essential details about the Sikkim TET exam like the syllabus, exam pattern, age limit, eligibility criteria, the application process, Important dates, preparation tips etc.

Features Details
Exam Name Sikkim TET
Exam Full Name Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test
Organizing Authority  HRDD
Official Website Official Website

Sikkim TET 2023 Exam Dates

HRDD has released the exam dates for the Sikkim TET exam 2023. In the below-mentioned table, there are the important dates regarding the Sikkim TET Exams 2023 which will help the candidates to prepare for the exams accordingly.

Events Sikkim TET Dates (2023)
Notification Release 1st week of July
Online Application available 1st week of July
Last date of application form 2nd week of August
Correction of Application form 3rd week of August
Admit Card 1 week before the exam date
Exam Date 1st week of October
Result Last week of October

Sikkim TET Eligibility Criteria 2023

The candidates who want to apply for the Sikkim TET exams and want to make their career in the teaching sector have to go through certain eligibility criteria. The candidates who are applying for the Sikkim TET exam can check the eligibility criteria for 2023 mentioned below:

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Primary Teachers ( I-V Class)

Candidates must have to complete senior 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks or appear in the final year of 4-year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)/Two-year diploma in education (D.El.Ed)/2-year diploma in Education (Special Education)

Bachelor’s Degree in BA /B.Sc passed with minimum 50% marks and B.Ed qualified candidates can also apply for the examination.

Upper Primary Classes ( VI-VIII Class)

Candidates must have a Graduation degree in B.A/ B.Sc with minimum of 50% marks and also must have B.Ed from a recognized university.

Candidates appearing in the final 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) / B.A.(Ed)/ B.Ed B.Sc (Ed.), (Special Education) with minimum 50% marks in BA/ B.Sc those candidates are eligible for Sikkim TET.

Age Limit

  • The candidate’s minimum age limit should be 21 years and the maximum age limit should be 35 years.
  • The reserved category SC/ST/PH candidates 5% age relaxation as per the board norms.

Sikkim TET 2023 Application Process

The HRDD has released tentative dates for the application form. The eligible candidates applying for the exam must fill out the forms when it will be released. The steps to fill out the application form for Sikkim TET are as follows:

  • The candidates must visit the official website of Sikkim TET
  • Then the next step is to “Apply Online”
  • After that, a screen will appear and on that the candidates have to fill the form at the required area like personal details, educational qualification, contact details, email Id etc.
  • After that, the candidate has to upload the scanned photographs and signature which has to be in JPG format.
  • After successfully uploading the documents the candidates have to choose test centres.  The candidates can choose two test centres one of which is primary and secondary.
  • After choosing the centres, press on the next button then the payment option will appear and then the candidates can make the application payment through debit card/ credit card or through net banking.
  • Then after that candidates can click on the submit button.
  • Take the printout of the application form.

Application Fee

The fee for all the categories will be INR 400/-. The candidates can make the payment through a debit card/ credit card or through net banking.

Sikkim TET 2023 Syllabus

The HRDD has released the exam syllabus for the candidates who are applying for the Sikkim TET exam. The syllabus of Sikkim TET 2023 gives a clear idea of the sections and the topics that are required to be covered for the preparation of the exam. The syllabus of Sikkim TET 2023 is mentioned in the below table:

Primary Class and Upper Primary Class Syllabus

Below, we have explained the Primary and upper primary class syllabus in the table. Candidates can have a look on subject-wise important topics.



Language 1

  • Framing Questions Including Wh-questions
  • Teaching Learning Materials
  • Unseen Prose Passage
  • Teaching Learning Materials
  • Comprehensive & Continuous Evaluation
  • Development of Language Skills, Teaching Learning Materials
  • Principles of Teaching English

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Adjustment
  • Meaning and purposes of Assessment
  • Intelligence
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Teaching-learning process
  • Action Research
  • Right to Education Act 2009
  • Child Development
  • The Role of Heredity and environment
  • Meaning and Concept of learning and its processes
  • Theories of learning and its implication
  • Motivation and Implications for Learning
  • Factors Affecting Learning
  • How children learn and think
  • Individual Differences
  • Personality
  • Understanding diverse learners


  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Time
  • Division
  • Data Handling
  • Money
  • Volume
  • Patterns
  • LCM & HCF
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Pedagogical issue
  • Numbers
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Geometry
  • Multiplication

Language II

  • Modal Auxiliaries, Literary Terms, Phrasal Verbs, and Idioms
  • Basic knowledge of English Sounds and their Phonetic Transcription
  • Unseen Prose Passage
  • Unseen Poem
  • Principles of Teaching English
  •  Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching
  •  Challenges of Teaching English

Social Studies/ Social Sciences


  • Planet: Earth in the solar system
  • Air
  • Globe
  • Agriculture
  • Human Environment: settlement, transport, and communication
  • Water
  • Resources: Types- Natural and Human
  • Geography as a social study and as a science
  • The environment in its totality: natural and human environment


  • When, Where and How
  • First Farmers and Herders
  • Earliest Societies
  • Regional Cultures
  • Colonialism and Tribal Societies
  • Rural Life and Society
  • Women and reform
  • The Revolt of 1857-58
  • The Nationalist Movement
  • Challenging the Caste System
  • India After Independence
  • The First Cities
  • The First Empire
  • New Ideas
  • Political Developments
  • Contacts with Distant Lands
  • New Kings and Kingdoms
  • Culture and Science
  • Architecture
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • Social Change
  • Creation of an Empire
  • The Establishment of Company Power

Social and Political Life (Civics)

  • State Government
  • Diversity
  • The Constitution
  • Parliamentary Government
  • Pedagogical issues
  • Local Government
  • Government
  • Making a Living
  • Understanding Media
  • Democracy
  • The Judiciary
  • Unpacking Gender
  • Social Justice and the Marginalized

Environmental Studies

  • Basic needs
  • Transportation, communication and its development
  • Water
  • Our Punjab
  • Food, resources, and care
  • Air
  • Natural Resources
  • Pollution
  • Weather & climate
  • Diseases
  • Community Buildings
  • National Property
  • Parts of Body
  • Disaster management
  • First Aid
  • Our Surroundings
  • Clothes dresses & their care
  • Habitats, types
  • Festivals (school, family & national)
  • Group songs
  • Looking after the trees, plants & animals
  • Living and nonliving
  • Days and Nights
  • Health, good habits & personal hygiene
  • Disposal of solid waste
  • Parts of plants
  • Geographical features and changes
  • Local Bodies (Rural & Urban)
  • Solar System

Sikkim TET 2023 Exam Pattern

The Sikkim TET exam Pattern will give the clear idea to the candidates about the exam that how they have to prepare. Exam Pattern will help the students to know about the marks number of questions etc. The exam pattern for Super TET 2023 is mentioned below:

Paper 1

The exam pattern of paper 1 is mentioned below in the given table:

Subjects Total Marks Total No. of questions
Environmental Studies 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II (English) 30 30
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Total Marks 150 150

Paper II

The exam pattern for the paper II is mentioned below in the given table:

Subjects Total Marks Total no. of questions
Language I 30 30
Language II (English) 30 30
Mathematics and Science or Social Studies 60 60
Child development and Pedagogy 30 30
Total Marks 150 150

Sikkim TET Preparation Tips

The preparation tips will help the students to stay focused for the exam so that they can easily prepare for the exam. The basic preparation tips for the candidates for Sikkim TET are as follows:

  • The candidates should make a timetable
  • The candidates should go through the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly
  • Students should solve the previous year’s sample papers and last year’s question papers
  • Students should know the weightage of the exam.


Is there any negative marking in the Sikkim TET exam?

No, there is no negative marking for the wrong answers in the Sikkim TET exam.

Does the Sikkim TET exam conducted in Online mode or offline mode?

The Sikkim TET exam is conducted in offline mode in an OMR sheet.

Can someone apply again if he/she has qualified for the Sikkim TET exam?

Yes, if someone has qualified for the exam of Sikkim TET he/ she can appear again to improve the scorecard.

The above article has covered the details of the Sikkim Teaching Eligibility Test (TET). In this article the candidates will get to know the details like the syllabus, exam pattern, how to apply for the exam, eligibility criteria, age limit and the application fee structure and the result. The article will help the candidates to know each and every detail about the exam and the result. 

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