List of Entrance Exams for Teaching Jobs!

The aspirants who want to pursue their career in teaching fields after completing the graduation or postgraduation must be aware of the teaching entrance tests which are conducted in India.

Here in this blog, we are sharing the details of some important teaching tests that could help you to pursue your career in the teaching field.

Read the complete blog to get benefited.


List of Top Teaching Entrance Tests in India

Here you can check the details of tests that can help you to become a teacher of Class 1st to Class 12th or a lecturer in colleges and institutes.

Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)

The Teacher Eligibility Test is also known as TET Exam. Qualifying this test is the minimum requirement for an aspirant to become a teacher of Class 1st to Class 8th. Those who want to teach in government schools must clear this exam. This test is conducted both by central and state governments.


The National Testing Agency conducts the UGC NET Exam to check the eligibility of an aspirant who wants to become a lecturer or researcher.  The exam is conducted for 81 subjects like in Humanities, English, Commerce, Education, etc.

UGC NET Exam is known as India’s top competitive exam in the teaching line.


The CSIR NET (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – National Eligibility Test) is also conducted for selecting the candidates for lectureship and for Junior Research Fellowship.

The exam is only conducted for science stream students. Those who qualify this exam can apply for various reputed colleges and institutes of India.

SLET or SET Exam

The SLET (State Level Eligibility Test) is conducted by the National Testing Agency to determine the eligibility of an aspirant for teaching and research purposes in various colleges and institutes.

There are many states opted to conduct their own State Level Eligibility Test for Asst. professorship.


These three tests conducted for different teaching level as mentioned below

PRT – Teaching at Primary Level i.e. 1st to 5th

TGT – Teaching at secondary level i.e. 6th to 10th

PGT – Teaching at Senior Secondary Level i.e. 11th and 12th


So, we hope that now you are pretty well aware of all teaching entrance tests. If you are interested to appear in any of these tests, then first you should check the required eligibility for that exam.

If you have any queries, then you can drop it in comments’ section below.

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