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Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test


MAHA TET, also called Maharashtra TET, is an examination to establish candidates' eligibility to teach in Maharashtra schools. It is administered by the Maharashtra State Council of Examination (MSCE) and is a state-level teacher eligibility test (TET). The MAHA TET test is divided into two levels: primary (paper 1) and upper primary (paper 2). (paper 2). Candidates who want to teach in grades 1-5 should take the MAHA TET exam 1. Candidates who want to teach in Classes 6-8, on the other hand, should take MAHA TET paper 2. Candidates who want to be teachers in grades 1-8 must take both examinations.


On November, the Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test (MAHA TET) test was held. Candidates who applied for the MAHA TET exam took the test. The test was divided into two sessions for Papers 1 and 2. The first session lasted from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the second from 14:00 p.m. to 16:30 p.m.

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To take the test, candidates must meet the basic MAHA TET eligibility criterion. The MAHA TET eligibility requirements include the following:

Educational requirements: Candidates attempting to take the MAHA TET test should have the following qualifications. It should be noted that the educational qualification necessary differs between primary and higher primary levels.

Primary (Paper 1) Classes 1-5 10+2 and Diploma in Education (D.Ed.)/Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
Upper-Primary (Paper 2) Classes 6-8 Graduation and D.ED. or B.Ed.
Both Paper 1 and 2   10+2 and Graduation and D.ED. or B.Ed.


The Maharashtra State Council of Examination (MSCE) has released the MAHA TET syllabus along with the announcement. The MAHA TET syllabus is the initial stage in preparing for the test. It is critical for applicants to understand the paper-specific subjects and topics, as well as the number of questions offered in the test. Once applicants are familiar with the MAHA TET test syllabus, they may create a solid study plan and begin their preparations.

Exam Pattern

The MAHA TET test is divided into two sections: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each paper has 150 questions. Candidates have 150 minutes to complete each paper. Here is an outline of the MAHA TET test pattern  to assist you in better comprehending the syllabus.

Objective type questions in all sections with 2 hours and 30 minutes of duration.

 Child Development and Pedagogy  Child Development and Pedagogy
 Language I   Language I 
 Language II   Language II 
 Mathematics  Mathematics / Science 
 Campus Study  Social Science
 +1 for Correct Answers & 0 for incorrect  +1 for Correct Answers & 0 for incorrect
 Question will be based on the topics prescribed in the syllabus for Classes 1-5  Question will be based on the topics prescribed in the syllabus for Classes 6-8

Exam Paper

The questions paper for MAHA TET are divided into five sections for paper-1 and four sections for paper-2.

Pedagogy and Child Development: The Child Development and Pedagogy section's questions are focused on educational psychology and the teaching-learning process of children aged 6 to 11 years for Paper-1 and the age group of 11 to 14 years for paper-2. The section covers concerns about special needs children as well as teaching methodologies for various courses.

The language I and II - The questions in this part are designed to assess applicants' linguistic and grammar skills. The difficulty level of the questions is determined by the curriculum for Classes 1–5 for paper-1 and Classes 6 to 8 for paper-2.

  • Language-I    
    • Marathi    
    • English    
    • Urdu    
    • Gujarati/ Bengali / Sindhi / Telugu / Hindi / Kannada 
  • Language-II    
    • English    
    • Marathi    
    • English or Marathi    



For paper-1: The questions in the Mathematics area are based on the subject's fundamental concepts, logic, problem solving, and pedagogical expertise. The difficulty level of the questions is determined by the curriculum for Classes 1–5.

For Paper-2: The Mathematics and Science part is worth 60 points. Mathematics receives 30 points and Science receives 30 points out of a total of 60 points. The questions concern the fundamentals of Science and Mathematics, problem-solving skills, mathematics and science instruction, and scientific understanding.  The questions in the Social Science part are based on Social Science concepts, material, and pedagogical expertise. The difficulty level of the questions is determined by the curriculum for Classes 6–8.

Campus Study: The Campus Study questions will be based on the subject's history, civics, geography, general science, environment, and pedagogical knowledge. The difficulty level of the questions in this area is based on the curriculum for Classes 1–5 for Paper-1.

Exam Important Date

Notification to be declared/announced
Deadline for Online application process          to be declared/announced
Admit card to be declared/announced
MAHA TET exam to be declared/announced
Answer Key to be declared/announced
Result to be declared/announced

Exam Application Process

The following phases are included in the MAHA TET selection process:

  • MAHA TET Application Form Filling: Candidates must first fill out the MAHA TET application form online at the exam's official website. 
  • Admit card distribution: Candidates may obtain their MAHA TET admit card at the exam's official website. The admission card provides all vital exam information such as the date, time, and location of the testing center.
  • MAHA TET Examination: Candidates must present for the MAHA TET test according to the information on their admit card. Both papers 1 and 2 of the MAHA TET test are 2 hours and 30 minutes long.
  • MAHA TET Answer Key: MAHA TET answer key is available on the exam's official website and contains correct answers to all questions answered in the exam.
  • MAHA TET Result Announcement: The MAHA TET result is given shortly after the answer key is released. Candidates with a minimum aggregate score of 60% are declared MAHA TET pass.
  • Certificate issuance: A few weeks after the results are announced, all qualified applicants are given MAHA TET passing certificates. Following that, individuals can apply for teaching positions in Maharashtra schools.


Cut Off:

The MSCE will publish the MAHA TET cut-off online. Students must follow the below-mentioned steps to check the cut-off list:

  • Visit the Maharashtra TET official website.
  • On the homepage, click the MAHA TET cut-off link.
  • The aspirant must next select either the Primary or Secondary TET.
  • Click on the MAHA TET cut off PDF for the position you are applying for.
  • For future reference, download and save the MAHA TET cut off

Exam Center

The MAHATET test is given in a paper-and-pencil format at several exam centers around the state. When applying online for the Maharashtra TET test, candidates will be asked to select an exam center from a list. Candidates will be required to pick more than one test center of their choice. After submitting the application form, candidates will not be able to seek a change in exam location, however, the exam conducting body maintains the right to assign a different exam location regardless of the exam location indicated by the candidate in the application form. The admission card will provide information about the assigned exam center and exam times.


Q1. How long is the MAHA TET certificate valid?
The MAHA TET certificate is now permanent. The NCTE has extended the TET eligibility certificate's validity to indefinite.

Q2. What is the minimum age to take the MAHA TET exam?
There is no upper age limit for taking the Maharashtra TET test. Candidates of any age may apply for and take the MAHA TET test.

Q3. How many marks are needed to pass the MAHA TET exam?
To be considered for the position of teacher through the MAHA TET exam, candidates must obtain at least a 60% aggregate.

Q4. Will the MAHA TET cut-off be provided individually for the elementary and secondary levels?
Yes, the test authority will provide a different MAHA TET cut off for both levels.

Q5. How many MAHA TET tries are there?
. There is no restriction to the number of times you can take the MAHA TET exam. Candidates may retake the test as many times as necessary to get the required results.