KTET 2017: The Kerala government has issued an employment notification to apply for the Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET 2017). This year KTET 2017 exam is scheduled to be held on August 12 and 19 and the admit cards will be available from August 1.
Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test is mandatory to ensure that persons recruited as teachers possess the essential aptitude and ability to meet the challenges of teaching at all levels. A person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools approved by the Department of General Education, Government of Kerala, has to qualify the Kerala TET.
KTET Eligibility Conditions:
There is no age limit prescribed for candidates appearing for K-TET.
Educational Qualification: For Category I:
Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and two year Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC) conducted by Board of Examination, Govt. of Kerala or its equivalent.
Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations 2002.
Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2 year Diploma in Education (Special Education).
Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to SC/ST and Differently abled categories.Relaxation of 3% in the minimum qualifying marks is admissible for OBC & OEC candidates.
Kerala TET (KTET)
Kerala Teachers Eligibility Test (KTET) is conducted by the Government of Kerala. The persons recruited as teachers should possess the essential aptitude and ability to meet the challenges of teaching at all levels of schooling. It is the examination to assess the eligibility of teacher candidates for Lower Primary, Upper Primary and High School Classes in Kerala. Separate test are conducted to select teachers for Category I (Lower Primary classes), Category II (Upper Primary classes) and Category III (High School classes).