Sikkim TET 2023: Eligibility, Dates, Syllabus

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Sikkim TET

Sikkim TET: Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test or Sikkim TET 2023 notification has been released the the exam will be conducted soon by the Human Resource Development Department (HRDD). The exam is conducted 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.

Exam NameSikkim TET
Exam Full NameSikkim Teacher Eligibility Test
Organizing Authority HRDD (Human Resource Development Department)
NotificationClick here
Exam ModeOnline
Application FeeINR 400
Official Website

Sikkim TET 2023 Exam Dates

The Human Resource Development Department (HRDD) has released the notification 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.

EventsSikkim TET Dates (Tentative)
Notification Release1st week of July
Online Application available1st week of July
Last date of application form2nd week of August
Correction of Application form3rd week of August
Admit Card1 week before the exam date
Exam Date1st week of October
ResultLast week of October

Sikkim TET 2023 Exam Pattern

The Sikkim TET exam Pattern will give a clear idea to the candidates about the exam and 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:

SubjectsTotal MarksTotal No. of questions
Environmental Studies3030
Language I3030
Language II (English)3030
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Total Marks150150

Paper II

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

SubjectsTotal MarksTotal no. of questions
Language I3030
Language II (English)3030
Mathematics and Science or Social Studies6060
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Total Marks150150

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 Eligibility Criteria 2023

Sikkim TET is one of the Teacher Eligibility Tests and is the minimum required qualification in the country to become a professional teacher. Appearing for Sikkim TET or any other equivalent exam is mandatory to become a qualified teacher in any government-sponsored school in India. 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 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 a 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 have a 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 Admit Card

The admit card will be released by the official exam conducting authority. Students need to download their admit cards before appearing for the examination. The admit card includes all the important details like name, exam date, venue, etc.

How to Download Sikkim TET 2023 Admit Card

Students can download the Sikkim TET Admit Card 2023 by following the easy steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the official website of the Sikkim Human Resouce Development Department (SHRDD) 
  • Students need to click on the link available to download STET Paper I/Paper II Admit Card by clicking on the latest notifications link under the Careers tab.
  • Students need to log in using their credentials received at the time of application submission and then click on submit button after entering the credentials. 
  • The admit card for the Sikkim TET exam will appear on the screen. 
  • Download the admit card and take printouts for future reference. 

Details Mentioned Admit Card

The Sikkim TET admit card entails the below-mentioned details on it. 

  1. Candidate Name
  2. Father’s Name
  3. Roll Number
  4. Gender
  5. Date of Birth
  6. Examination Time and Venue
  7. Photograph of the Candidate
  8. Signature of the Candidate
  9. Other Important Instructions

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.

Sikkim TET 2023 Answer Key

The answer key will be released on the official website shortly after the completion of the examination. The answer key will entail all the answers to the questions asked in the examination. Students can cross-check their answers and evaluate their results. Students can also raise objections in any case of discrepancy in the answers.

Sikkim TET 2023 Results

The results for the Sikkim TET will be uploaded on the website after the answer key is released. The results will include the names of the students who qualified for the examination with their respective rankings. The scorecard will also include the student’s name, section-wise marks and marks secured in the Sikkim TET 2023. 

Sikkim TET 2023 Cut Off

Candidates must have secured a minimum cut-off score to clear the Sikkim TET. The cut-off marks for different category candidates are different. Candidates can refer to both previous years’ cut-off marks for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. The table below shows the cut-off marks for previous years. 

Category Cut Off 
General 60%
SC/ST/OBC/Others 55% 


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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