Kerala TET 2013
Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) 2013 Examination Notification and Exam Dates.
The Government of Kerala will conduct Kerala Teachers Eligibility Test (K-TET) on September 2013. K-TET is an examination to assess the quality of teacher candidates for Lower Primary, Upper Primary and High School Classes in Kerala. TET is a compulsory examination for all the qualified candidates to be considered for teacher jobs in schools run by the government and private managements.
Separate test will be conducted to select teachers for Category I (Lower Primary classes), Category II (Upper Primary classes) Category III (High School classes) and Category IV ( for Language Teachers - Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu ( up to UP classes), Specialist Teachers (Art & Craft) and Physical Education teachers.
The conduct of the examination is entrusted with Pareeksha Bhavan, Kerala. A prospectus for the examination is made available in the website of Pareeksha Bhavan (www.keralapareekshabhavan.in) and SCERT (www.scert.kerala.gov.in) Candidates are strictly advised to go through the same before submitting the application form. Qualifications for applying for each category are given in detail in the Prospectus.
The exam fee is Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) for each category. Fee for SC/ST and differently abled categories is Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only).
Applications should be submitted to Pareeksha Bhavan only through online. Print out of the application and copy of the certificates need not be sent to Pareeksha Bhavan. Exam fee may be remitted in cash to any of the selected branch of State Bank of Travancore inside and outside Kerala. The procedure for sending application and remitting fee is given in detail in the Prospectus (Page 14 & 15). Candidates can choose the district for the examination while filling the application. The centre of examination will be allotted by Pareeksha Bhavan in the admit card.
Submission of Application (online): 8/08/2013 to 24/08/2013.
Downloading Admit Card through Website: 09/09/2013 to 27/09/2013.
Date of Examinations: 28/09/2013 and 05/10/2013.
Eligibility and Qualifications for Kerala TET:
Candidates should have following qualifications as prescribed by the NCTE.
1. Kerala TET (KTET) Qualification Teachers of Classes I-V (Paper I) 2013: Candidates should have passed in Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45 percent marks. Those appearing in final 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) / 2 – year Diploma in Education in Special Education are also eligible. OR Candidates with BA / B.Sc. with at least 50 percent marks and B.Ed qualification can also apply.
2. Kerala TET (KTET) Qualification Teachers of Classes VI-VIII (Paper II) 2013: Applicants having B.A. / B.Sc and those appearing in final 2 year D.Ed. / B.A. /B.Sc. with at least 45 percent marks and passed / appearing in B.Ed / Senior Secondary with at least 50 percent marks and passed or appearing in final 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) / 4-year BA/ B.Sc.Ed. or B.A. (Ed.)/B.Sc. (Ed.) / B.Ed. (Special Education) with 50 percent in BA or B.Sc are eligible for KTET.