Teaching as a Career in Assam

The education department of Assam holds Teacher's Eligibility Test (TET) for the recruitment of primary and high school teachers. To be eligible to become a school teacher in Assam, one has to opt for B.Ed or Bachelor of Education degree which can be done from any recognised colleges or institutes in Assam. The completion of  B.Ed degree makes a student eligible to work as a teacher in the different secondary and higher secondary schools in Assam. 

For Nursery and pre school teaching, along with a  graduate degree, a diploma or Certificate in Pre-school teacher education programme of a duration of not less than one year, or B.Ed is required. Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) or Diploma of Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.)  is mandatory for teaching at the primary level.

To become a teacher in the College and university level in Assam, one do not have to undergo any formal teacher training but have to qualify for National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by UGC or Assam State Eligibility Test (SET). The minimum qualification to apply for NET/SET is a post graduate degree or equivalent. Qualifying the NET/SET make a candidates eligible to apply for the Assistant Professor in any college and universities in Assam.

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