Candidates having a B.Ed degree will also have to clear the eligibility test with 60% if they want to be a teacher to teach in a private or government school. It is mandatory for every candidate with B.Ed degree so that they can take up teaching as a career. Besides, teachers who will teach for any standard will have to earn a TET certificate. The Teacher Eligibility test or TET is conducted once a year separately by every state government and the center. There is no bar on the number of attempts made by candidate in order to earn a TET certificate.
Today the scenario for teachers is good and the salary is lucrative as well. This is the reason why many aspirants are interested in taking the TET exam. To employ qualified and knowledgeable candidates, the government has taken the initiative to employ only qualified and skilled people.
TET Exam Eligibility Criteria
Candidate should have an education qualification in B.Ed. the certificate should be earned from a recognized university of the state or union territory of the state of India. The certificate should not be older than 7 years. The eligibility also differs for teachers for classes I to V and VI to VIII. The relaxation if any will be specified in the rules of eligibility by the particular state, center or the Union territory of India.
How to Apply For TET Exam
Candidate should go to the official website of the particular state, union territory or central government to apply for the registration form. After login to the website, the candidate has to fill the form carefully so that there are no mistakes. The registration form should be submitted after filling the form completely.
After successful completion of registration form, you get the admit card that you should download from the website. It is necessary to have an admit card or hall ticket as you are required to produce it when you enter the examination hall.
TET Exam Pattern
TET will have two papers with multiple cho9ice questions. Paper I will be for pre primary teachers or those who want to teach students from standard I to IV. Paper II will be for those who want to teach for standards between VI and VIII. For those who want to teach all the classes should appear for both the exams. It is mandatory that aspirants should pass with 60% marks to teach in any schools.
TET Exam Syllabus
Candidates for paper I will be tested on five topics, namely Child development and pedagogy, language I medium of instructu9on and language II chosen from the list, Mathematics and environment studies. Every subject will comprise of 30 questions of one mark each. The questions are based on child development and focused on psychology of teaching and understanding the needs of students. Language I and II comprise of various aspects of language and communication. Mathematics paper will comprise of MCQs along with environmental studies.
Paper II will be based on three compulsory sections on child development and pedagogy, language. There will be 60 MCQs for teachers who want to teach Math and science. Every question carried one mark.
The duration of each paper in TET is one and half hours.
Candidates will have to work hard to pass the written test.
Important Dates for TET Exam
Every state carried the TET exam at different times. The CTET or the central teacher’s eligibility test is conducted differently than the state TET. All the notifications will be declared on the official websites of the particular state, union territory or the central test. The date as well as the timings will be published as well.