This examination is exclusively for the recruitment of Teachers. About TET: Teaching is always a coveted profession and lakhs of aspirants willing teaching jobs take TET exam in Tamil Nadu every year. As according to the new rules laid down on the 23rd August 2010, the minimum qualifications of a teacher have been clearly defined. TET stands for Teacher Eligibility Test. Candidates has to clear at least one TET paper to be able to teach a government recognized school.