CTET

Kerala
TET 2016

Kerala TET (KTET)

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) is conducted by Pareeksha Bhavan, Kerala in accordance with the guidelines published by State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) Kerala and such other Rules/Regulations/Instructions/Policies laid down by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)/Department of General Education/ Government of Kerala. It is a compulsory exam for candidates aspiring to become teachers in the Primary or Secondary school affiliated to the Kerala State Government. All candidates must be B.ED qualified to be eligible for the KTET exam.

Fee structure for KTET:

  • The Exam fee for each category is Rs. 500/- (Five Hundred only)
  • The fee for SC/ST and differently abled categories is Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only)

Exam format and minimum qualification for KTET:

ELIGIBILITY, SCHEME, STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF THE TEST:

The tests will be for four categories - Category I, Category II , Category III & Category IV. All individuals, who possess minimum educational qualifications as delineated for each category, are eligible to appear the tests.

KTET Category 1: Those who intends to be a teacher for Lower Primary classes and fulfills the minimum educational qualification.

Minimum Qualifications for KTET Category 1:

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or
  • Appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (By Whatever name known). or
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.) or
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or
  • Appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).
Note: A 5% relaxation on qualifying marks is given to SC and ST candidates while OBC candidates are given a relaxation of 3%.

Exam Format for KTET Category 1:

Subject Question Type Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language 1 – Malayalam,
Tamil or Kannada
30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language 2 – English or Arabic 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks

KTET Category 2:Those who intends to be a teacher for Upper Primary classes and fulfills the minimum educational qualification.

Minimum Qualifications for KTET Category 2:

  • B.A/B.Sc./B.Com. and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education/Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC) [by whatever name known] conducted by Board of Examination, Govt. of Kerala or its equivalent. OR
  • B.A/B.Sc/B.Com with at least 45% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.), in accordance with NCTE (Recognition, Norms and Procedure) regulations issued from time to time in this regard. OR
  • Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) OR
  • Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year B.A / B.Sc.Ed or B.A. Ed or B.Sc.Ed
Note: A 5% relaxation on qualifying marks is given to SC and ST candidates while OBC candidates are given a relaxation of 3%.

Exam Format for KTET Category 2:

Subject Question Type Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language 1 – Malayalam,
Tamil or Kannada
30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language 2 – English or Arabic 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics or Social Studies 60 MCQs 60 Marks

KTET Category 3:Those who intends to be a teacher for High School classes and fulfills the minimum educational qualification.

Minimum Qualifications for KTET Category 3:

  • BA/BSc/B.Com with at least 45% marks and a B.Ed. Degree in the subject concerned (from any one of the Universities in Kerala or have acquired these qualifications from any other Universities recognized as equivalent thereto.
  • For Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, those who have MSc.Ed. Degree in the subject concerned with not less than 50% marks from one of the Regional Institutes of Education sponsored by NCERT will be eligible to apply. For Botany and Zoology subjects, those with MSc.Ed. Degree in Life Science with not less than 50% marks from any of the Regional Institutes of Education are eligible to apply.
Note: A 5% relaxation on qualifying marks is given to SC and ST candidates while OBC candidates are given a relaxation of 3%.

Exam Format for KTET Category 3:

Subject Question Type Marks
Adolescent Psychology, Theories of
Learning and Teaching Aptitude
40 MCQs 40 Marks
Language 1 – Malayalam, Tamil, English or Kannada 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Subject specific areas (Content & Pedagogy) 80 MCQs 80 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

KTET Category 4: For Language teachers in Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu (up to Upper Primary level), Specialist teachers and Physical Education teachers (up to High School level)

Minimum Qualifications for KTET Category 4:

Those who have acquired qualifications for the posts of Language Teachers of Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit & Urdu (up to Upper Primary level), Specialist teachers & Physical Education teachers as mentioned in Chapter XXXI of KERALA EDUCATION ACT AND RULES are eligible to apply for K-TET IV.

Note
  • Candidates, who have acquired Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in teaching in any subject, and are approved by Universities /NCTE/ Board of Examinations/ Government of Kerala, are eligible to apply for K-TET-IV.
  • A 5% relaxation on qualifying marks is given to SC and ST candidates while OBC candidates are given a relaxation of 3%.
Subject Question Type Marks
Adolescent Psychology, Theories of
Learning and Teaching Aptitude
40 MCQs 40 Marks
Language 1 – Malayalam, Tamil, English or Kannada 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Subject specific areas (Content & Pedagogy) 80 MCQs 80 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

QUALIFYING MARKS for KTET:

  • A person who scores 60% or more in the K-TET examination will be considered KTET passed’ or ‘K-TET qualified’. This will be the qualifying marks for all categories.
  • Negative Marks: There shall be no negative marks for the test.
  • Relaxation in Qualifying Marks Candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC / PH categories shall be granted a relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum qualifying marks.

HELP DESK for KTET:

A help desk with exclusive phone lines will also be set up in Pareeksha Bhavan in connection with the conduct of K-TET.

Candidates can contact for any information/queries on the following phone numbers at Pareeksha Bhavan.

  • General Information: 0471 2546816, 0471 2546823
  • General Information: 0471 2546816, 0471 2546823

Recent update on Kerala TET:

The Kerala Government successfully conducted the TET exam in the month of October, 2015 and have announce results for the same. To find out your results please visit -http://bpekerala.in/tet-2015/qualified_list/index.php

The 2016 notifications for Kerala TET is yet t be announce.

Official website

http://keralapareekshabhavan.in/