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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    SLET Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    Paper 1 - 60 minutes Paper 2 - 120 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • No. of Papers
  • Total Marks
    Paper 1 - 100 Paper 2 - 200
  • Total No. of Questions
    Paper 1 - 50 Paper 2 - 120 minutes
  • Medium of the exam
    Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Kannada, Telugu, English, Gujarati etc.
  • Marking Scheme
    2 mark each for the correct answer 0 mark for incorrect answer marked
Eligibilty Criteria

The SLET Eligibility Criteria 2022 for each and every state has not been released yet. Till the release of the official notification, candidates can follow the eligibility criteria of the last year i.e. 2021. Not many changes are expected in the eligibility criteria so candidates can follow last year's data for the same.

Candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria for SLET to appear for the exam. The eligibility criteria have two components:

SLET Educational Qualifications

Candidates aspiring to become teachers upon the qualification of the SLET Examination should possess the following educational qualifications.

Required Marks in Master’s Degree: Other Educational Aspected
  • General: Minimum 55%
  • OBC, SC, ST, PWD- at least 50% marks.
  • Candidates who are appearing (Final year) in their Master's Degree examination can also apply for SET.
  • Those postgraduate students who have passed the postgraduate examination in more than one subject can appear for the SLET examination only in one subject at a time.

Note: There is no age limit.

SLET Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Prior to applying for the post, candidates must thoroughly understand the SLET eligibility criteria. Various SLET notifications are to be released for a number of posts this year. Candidates can check other important eligibility information from the table below:

Particulars Details
Age Limit No age limit is prescribed by the recruitment board.
Nationality Indian
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Important Points
  • Additionally, the applicants must meet all the requirements of the State Level Entrance Test Commission to be considered for selection.
  • Transgender candidates are also eligible to take the exam.
Exam Pattern

SLET consists of two levels - Paper 1 & Paper 2. To prepare effectively for the exam, candidates should be familiar with Exam Patterns. Please refer to the following table for the SLET 2022 exam pattern.

Paper Paper 1 Paper 2
Mode of Exam Offline Offline
Duration of the Examination 60 minutes 120 minutes
Maximum number of questions 50 100
Type of Questions Objective-based Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 100 200
Marking Scheme 2 mark each for the correct answer 0 mark for incorrect answer marked 2 mark each for a correct answer 0 mark for incorrect answer marked
Language of Paper Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Kannada, Telugu, English, Gujarati etc. Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Kannada, Telugu, English, Gujarati etc.

Candidates who are preparing for the State Level Eligibility Test (SLET), 2022 must familiarize themselves with the current syllabus. This syllabus will provide you with a complete understanding of the subject and topics which will enable you to prepare for the SLET exam.

SLET Paper 1 Syllabus 2022

Paper 1 is compulsory for all candidates. Candidates are assessed primarily on their teaching and research capabilities. The test also measures teaching and research skills. Candidates are expected to exhibit cognitive skills, such as comprehension, analysis, evaluation, knowledge of argument structure, as well as inductive and deductive reasoning. Candidates are also expected to have a general understanding of higher education.

Subject Syllabus
Teaching Aptitude
  • Teaching: Nature, objectives, characteristics, and basic requirements;
  • Learner’s characteristics;
  • Factors affecting teaching;
  • Methods of teaching;
  • Teaching aids;
  • Evaluation systems.
Research Aptitude
  • Research: Meaning, Types, and Characteristics, Positivism and Postpositivistic approach to research.
  • Methods of Research: Experimental, Descriptive, Historical, Qualitative, and Quantitative methods.
  • Steps of Research.
  • Thesis and Article writing: Format and styles of referencing. Application of ICT in research.
  • Research ethics.
Comprehension You will be given a passage of text. Questions are asked from the passage
  • Communication: Meaning, types, and characteristics of communication.
  • Effective communication: Verbal and Non-verbal, Inter-Cultural and group communications, Classroom communication.
  • Barriers to effective communication.
  • Mass-Media and Society.
Data Interpretation
  • Sources, acquisition and interpretation of data
  • Quantitative and qualitative data;
  • Graphical representation and mapping of data.
Information and Communication Technology (lCT)
  • ICT: meaning, advantages, disadvantages and uses;
  • General abbreviations and terminology;
  • Basics of internet and e-mailing.
People and Environment
  • People and environment interaction;
  • Sources of pollution;
  • Pollutants and their impact on human life, exploitation of natural and energy resources;
  • Natural hazards and mitigation
Higher Education System: Governance, Polity And Administration
  • Structure of the institutions for higher learning and research in India; formal and distance education; professional/technical and general education; value education: governance, polity and administration; concept, institutions and their interactions.

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