What is the full form of TGT?
The full form of TGT is Trained Graduate Teacher. TGT is a term for a teacher whose teaching training has been completed. TGT is not known as a course, but it is a graduate trained in teacher education. If an individual is a graduate and has completed his B.Ed, then the person is a TGT (Trained Graduate Teacher) and there is no need for teacher training to become a TGT.
Eligibility criteria for TGT
TGT teachers are eligible to teach the below 10th-grade students, including class 10th students. Necessary criteria are listed below.
- The educational background needed for applying for the TGT entry examination A is a graduate degree from a recognised board.
- The maximum age limit for Trained graduate teachers is 35 years.
- Teachers with a postgraduate degree and TGT are referred to as PGTs (Postgraduate Trained Teachers) and are entitled to teach above 10th classes in school.
Subjects taught by TGT
Few of the topics a Trained Graduate Teacher are cable of handling are
- Local Language
- Geography, etc.