The investigator taken up a study to know the perception of teachers about mathematics curriculum of present 8th std education of Tamilnadu state board. A sample of 210 teachers was selected with simple random sampling from the schools affiliated to Tamilnadu state board of greater Chennai. Self-made tool was used. This tool consisting of five components of curriculum assessment i.e. Concept; Teaching-Learning Process; Text book; Assessments of learning, School infrastructure and Human Resource. Here the researcher taken up three components to study the teacher’s perception. The perception of the teachers on the 8th std mathematics Curriculum was analysed on the basis of educational qualification and teaching experience. The findings showed that significant difference is found in the perceptions of the Teachers with respect to the concept of mathematics curriculum and no significant difference in the perceptions of the Teachers with respect to the teaching-learning process, assessments of learning on the basis of their educational qualifications and no significant difference in the perception of the Teachers with respect to the concepts of mathematics curriculum, teaching-learning process and assessments on the basis of their teaching experience.
Key words: perception, teachers ,8th std Mathematics Curriculum.