TS EdCET 2020: Telangana State Council Of Higher Education Masab Tank, Hyderabad has announced the exam date of the examination. The date of examination is May 23, 2020. They will conduct Telangana State Education Common Entrance Test 2020 in online mode. It is a state level entrance exam for admission to 2-years regular B.Ed courses in the Telangana colleges and universities. Candidates can apply for the test on edcet.tsche.ac.in by paying a fee of Rs 650 using any eligible mode. You can check details regarding the TS EdCET application process, exam pattern counselling etc. from the page below.
TS EdCET 2020
TS EdCET 2020 will be a computer based test that contains 3 parts (part A, B and C) having 150 questions in all. The exam is expected to take place in 2 shifts – morning and afternoon shif. Check the schedule of the important events regarding TS EdCET 2020 in the table below.
|Notification releases||4th week of Feb 2020|
|Release of online application form||4th week of Feb 2020|
|Application last date (without late fee)||3rd week of Apr 2020|
|Application last date (with late fee)||1st week of May 2020|
|Hall ticket releases||4th week of May 2020|
|TS EdCET 2020||23 May 2020|
|Answer Key releases||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Answer key objection last date||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Results||3rd week of Jun 2020|
|Counselling starts||1st week of Aug 2020|
Official Notice for TS EdCET 2020 2020 Date
Candidates can check official notification for TS EdCET 2020 exam dates from below
TS EdCET 2020 Syllabus
The candidates have to know the syllabus before they start preparing for TS EdCET 2020. The syllabus for TS EdCET 2020 is divided into 3 parts : General English, General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude and Maths/ Physical Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ English/ Social studies.
Part A – General English: This section will have questions from the following topics.
- Reading Comprehension
- Correction of Sentences, Articles, Prepositions, Tenses, Spelling, Voice
- Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms.
- Transformation of Sentences – Simple, Compound and Complex. Direct Speech and Indirect Speech
Part B – General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude: This section will have questions from the following areas:
- General knowledge of the environment around
- Current events
- India and its neighbouring countries
- Ability to communicate and deal with Children
Part C – Mathematics / Physical Sciences / Biological Sciences / Social studies / English: Out of the 5 available subjects in Part C, the candidates have to select any one subject to appear for the exam. This section is further divided into sub-sections as follows:
|Physical Sciences||Biological Sciences||Social Studies|
You can check detailed syllabus from here.
TS EdCET 2020 Exam Pattern
After going through the syllabus for TS EdCET 2020, it is a must to know the pattern of the exam. Being familiar with the type and number of questions asked in the exam helps you decide the appropriate strategy for the preparations. You can check the exam pattern for TS EdCET 2020 below. Please note that this pattern is as per previous year information.
- Mode: The test will be conducted in online mode (CBT).
- Language: The questions will be asked in English, Telugu and Urdu.
- Duration: The total duration of the test is 120 minutes (2 hours).
- Total Marks: The test will be for a total of 150 marks.
- Total Questions: A total of 150 questions are there in the exam.
- Sections: The test will be divided into 3 sections/parts.
- Marks/ right answer: 1 marks is added to the total for each right answer.
Check section wise division of number of questions below.
Part A and Part B
TS EdCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates, who are appearing for the TS EdCET 2020, must make sure they fulfill the eligibility criteria set by the University. There are following 3 criteria to be met: Citizenship, minimum educational qualifications and age limit. The requirements specified here are as per last year information.
Nationality: The candidate has to be a citizen of India. Also, he/she should fulfill local/non-local status requirements.
Age Limit: A minimum age of 19 years is required to apply for TS EdCET 2020. However, there is no upper age limit.
Educational Criteria: The candidates must have passed/appearing in final year in any one of the following degree courses to be eligible for TS EdCET 2020:
- Any bachelor/master degree with atleast 50% aggregate marks
- BE/B.Tech with specialization in Maths and Science with atleast 55% aggregate marks
- Any other equivalent qualification
Reserved category candidates need to score minimum 40% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam to be considered eligible.
TS EdCET 2020 Application Form
The application form of TS EdCET 2020 will be released online as per the schedule in the table on this page. The candidates after reading through the eligibility criteria must proceed to fill the application form. Without submitting online application, you cannot take TS EdCET 2020. To fill the application form for the exam, follow the instructions below.
Step 1: Candidates have to go to the exam website and click on direct link for “Application Fee Payment”.
Step 2: Fill your basic details in the registration form and click on “Proceed to payment”.
Step 3: Pay TS EdCET 2020 application fee using eligible payment methods. You can also check your payment status using the direct link on the homepage of the exam website.
Step 4: Click on “Fill Application Form” link. Enter your reference id, qualifying exam hall ticket no, mobile no. and date of birth to proceed to fill application form.
Step 5: Fill your personal, educational, address, category etc details in TS EdCET 2020 application form. Select preferences for the test centres and upload your signature and photo as per the format. Submit the application form.
Step 6: Take a printout of the filled application form and keep it safe.
Application Fee: The applicants have to submit following amount using a debit/ credit card/ net-banking or by submitting cash at TSOnline/APOnline centers. This fee structure is as per previous year data.
|Category||Fee (in Rs)|
The candidates must upload scanned copies of photograph and signature as per following specifications.
|Signature||jpg/jpeg||less than 30 kb|
|Photograph||jpg/jpeg||less than 50 kb|
TS EdCET 2020 Reservation
85% of the seats in TS EdCET 2020 colleges are reserved for local candidates. Only 15% seats are left unreserved for rest of the candidates. This is as per the guidelines of Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations and Admissions) Order 1974. Unreserved seats will be filled as per the following criteria.
TS EdCET 2020 Hall Ticket
The candidates can download their hall ticket from the official website of the exam. You can download the same using the link on this page. TS EdCET 2020 hall ticket may also be referred to as TS EdCET 2020 admit card. It will be published as per the schedule on the exam website. You need your registration number and date of birth to access TS EdCET 2020 hall ticket. The candidates should download the hall ticket and take a print of the same.
This printed hall ticket has to be carried to the exam centre on the date of the test. TS EdCET 2020 hall ticket will have candidate’s name, photograph, signature, date of exam, exam centre and address mentioned on it. Without a printed hall ticket, you cannot enter the exam hall and take the exam.
TS EdCET 2020 Exam Center
The TS EdCET 2020 exam is expected to take place in the following 18 regional test centres. These centers are spread throughout the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Check the list of last year TS EdCET exam centers below.
TS EdCET 2020 Answer Key
The answer key will be published by the Osmania University after the conclusion of the exams on the exam website. An answer key is published so that the candidate can check their answers and find out how much chances they have to secure a seat. There would be preliminary key as well as the final answer key that will have the answers to the questions asked in the examination.
The candidate can also have the opportunity to raise the objection against the preliminary answer key but that can be done within the specified window. A notification will be released regarding the same, if available.
TS EdCET 2020 Result
The result for the entrance exam will be published on the official website of the exam. TS EdCET 2020 result is released in the form of rank card pdfs. Candidates can download the rank card from the direct link on the homepage of the exam website. To download TS EdCET 2020 rank card, you need to enter your date of birth and hall ticket number. Take a printout of the same as it will be required at the time of counselling and admission.
The candidates need to score minimum 25% marks in the entrance exam to be considered eligible for admission. However, this is not applicable to SC/ST candidates. The merit of the candidates is decided on the basis of their exam scores. However, if 2 or more candidates score the same marks in the exam, a tie-breaking criteria is used to decide ranking. It is explained below.
In tie-cases, the candidates are assigned ranks in the order given below:
- Marks in Part C
- Marks in Part A
- Age of the candidates. Older candidate will get preference. Age is taken into consideration for tie-break at the time of admission.
TS EdCET 2020 Counselling
The counselling for TS EdCET 2020 will take place as per the schedule in the table on this page. It is conducted by Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). You have to preserve your hall ticket, rank card and other documents for the verification process. The counselling process will occur in following stages:
- Document verification
- Exercise options for colleges
- Downloading provisional allotment letter
- Reporting at the allotted institute
List of Participating Institutes for TS EdCET 2020
The candidates can check the list of institutes expected to take part in admission process below. This is as per last year information. You can see the seat intake and fee structure as well.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1 In what form will I get the result?
Ans The result for TS EdCET 2020 will be published in the form of rank card pdfs.
Q2 What is the maximum age allowed for the test?
Ans No upper age limit has been specified for the test.
Q3 How many test centers are there in the state of Andhra Pradesh?
Ans There are expected to be 2 test centers in Andhra Pradesh.
Official Website: edcet.tsche.ac.in
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