Maha TET – Notification, Exam Date, Online Form, Syllabus & News

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If you are in Maharashtra and join the noble profession of teaching, nothing can be as great as applying for the Maharashtra TET examination. The official notification for the exam is just around the corner. Shift 1 will be for the applicants desirous of becoming the teachers for classes 1 to 5, and shift 2 will be for those looking to be part of the teaching profession for classes 6 to 8. 


Maharashtra TET 2023 Highlights

The complete details of the Maharashtra TET 2023, in a nutshell, can be explained through the table here below 

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test (MAHA TET)
Conducting Body Maharashtra State Council of Examination (MSCE)
Exam Level State
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Levels Paper 1 (Class 1-5) Paper 2 (Class 6-8)
Mode of Examination Offline
Exam Duration 150 Minutes
Language English, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu, Sindhi, Kannada
Post Name For recruitment of candidates as teachers in schools in Maharashtra
Exam Helpdesk No. 8956438464/65/66/67/68/69/70/71/72/73
Official Website


Maharashtra TET examination – Tentative details

The tentative details of the Maharashtra TET examination would include 

  • Notification for the examination – First week of August 2023
  • Online application – till the fourth week of August 2023
  • Admit card issuance – 4th week of September 
  • The Maha TET  exam – second week of October 2023
  • Result – The date to be announced 

Eligibility criteria for Maharashtra TET 2023

The eligibility criteria for the Maharashtra TET 2023 is in tune with the rest of the examinations of similar genre in other states

The typical eligibility criteria would be 

Exam Level Eligibility Criteria Mandatory Professional Qualification
Primary Classes 1-5 (Paper 1) Class 12th Diploma in Education (D.Ed) or Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
Upper-Primary Classes 6-8 (Paper 2) Class 12th and Graduation D.Ed or B.Ed
Both Paper 1 & 2 Class 12th and Graduation D.Ed or B.Ed


Other eligibility criteria and details of Maha TET 2023

A few more details that you need to have proper knowledge of when applying for the Maha TET include 

  • Age limit – 17 to 38 years 
  • Number of attempts – no limit until you reach the higher age limit
  • Residence status – Maharashtra 

The application fees for the Maharashtra TET would be 

  • General category – Rs. 500 for one paper and Rs 800 for both papers
  • SC, ST, and disabled categories – Rs 250 for one paper and Rs 400 for two papers 

The Maharashtra TET exam pattern

The examination pattern will have two papers of 150 marks each. The questions will be of multiple choice genre. 

Paper 1 – 

Number of sections – 5

Subjects – Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies

Paper 2 – 

Number of sections – 4

Subjects – Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, and Mathematics and Science or Social Studies

You can answer the two papers in multiple languages. The language used for the examination would include Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Kannada, Telugu, English, Gujarati etc.

Maharashtra TET cut-off marks 

To qualify for the certificate, you need to satisfy the following cut-off marks requirement –

Category Cut Off Marks
General 50 %
EWS 45 %
OBC 45 %
SC 45 %
ST 45 %



What are the required marks in the qualifying examination to be able to apply for the Maha TET examination?

You need to get at least 60% aggregate marks to get shortlisted for MAHA TET.

Is MAHA TET compulsory in Maharashtra for a teacher?

Yes, you need to clear Maharashtra TET to be eligible for the teacher’s post in Maharashtra. 

How many attempts are valid for MAHA TET?

There is no limit on the number of attempts that you can put in. You can also attempt even after you have succeeded in improving your score if you feel. 

Updated: May 31, 2023 — 12:59 am

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