KERALA TEACHER ELIGIBLITY TEST DECEMBER 2017 NOTIFICATION PUBLISHED ktet.kerala.gov.in
KTET 2017: Official Notification Out, Check Details
Candidates can apply for KTET 2017 till 3 December 2017.
Kerala teacher Eligibility test (KTET) 2017 will be held in December 2017. Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan has published an official notice for the exam. The online application for KTET 2017 scheduled for December 28th and 30th will be open until December 3, 2017. The second official web site ktet.kerala.gov.in is in progress; candidates can be called later. The result for KTET 2017 held in August was announced in September. Official notice for Kerala TET was published in July and the exam was held on August 12 and August 19. Recognized cards were released on August 1st.
Typically, the choice of KTET will consist of four categories. While the first three categories will be for teachers from lower primary, higher grades of primary and secondary schools, respectively; The last category will be for language teachers in Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu (to a higher level), teachers of specialists and teachers of physical education (to high school).
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. There shall be no negative marks for the test. There is no age limit prescribed for candidates appearing for K-TET.’
Kerala TET (KTET) 2017
Kerala teacher Eligibility test (KTET) 2017 is conducted by the Government of Kerala. Persons recruited as teachers should have the essential ability and ability to face the challenges of teaching at all levels of education. It is a survey to assess the suitability of teacher candidates for lower primary, higher and elementary schools in Kerala. A separate test is conducted for the selection of teachers for category I (lower primary school), category II (upper elementary school) and category III (secondary school grades).
The test is divided into four categories-Category I, Category II , Category III & Category IV.
The test is for:
those who intend to be a teacher for Lower Primary classes and fulfills the minimum educational qualification (Category I) those who intend to be a teacher for Upper Primary classes and fulfills the minimum qualification (Category II) those who intend to be a teacher for High School classes and fulfils the minimum qualification (Category III) those who intend to be a language teacher up to Upper Primary classes and fulfill the minimum qualification. For Specialist teachers and Physical Education teachers, K-TET is applicable up to High School level (Category IV).
Eligibility for KTET 2017:
A. CATEGORY-I (for Lower Primary classes)
Minimum Qualifications to apply
Higher Secondary / Secondary Secondary (or equivalent) with at least 45% of marks and two-year trained Teacher Expertise (TTC) [by any name known] led by the Experiment Committee, Govt. Kerala or its equivalent.
Higher Secondary / Secondary Secondary (or equivalent) with at least 45% of Marks and 2 years of Primary Education (by any other name), in accordance with the NCTE 2002 Rules and Procedures for Recognition.
Higher middle / senior secondary (or equivalent) with at least 50% of marks and 4 years of elementary education (B.El.Ed.)
Senior middle / senior secondary (or equivalent) with at least 50% of marks and 2 years of education diploma (special education).
Relaxation of qualifying marks to apply for K-TET – I
Relaxation of 5% in qualifying marks is admissible for candidates belonging to SC/ST and Differently abled categories. (as per the norms or as desired by the Govt. of Kerala) and relaxation of 3% in qualifying marks is admissible for OBC & OEC candidates. Candidate also are awaiting the result of the final semester of exam like DEd, Bed etc also can apply for the K-TET.
B. CATEGORY II: (for Upper Primary classes)
Minimum Qualifications to apply
i) 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.
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.
Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
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.
Relaxation of qualifying marks to apply for K-TET – II
Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to SC/ST and Differently abled categories. A relaxation of 3% in the minimum qualifying marks is admissible for OBC & OEC candidates.
C. CATEGORY III (for High School classes)
Those who possess minimum educational qualifications as delineated here under are eligible to appear for K-TET III. The test is for HSAs in: (i) Malayalam (ii) English (iii) Hindi (iv) Sanskrit (v) Tamil (vi) Kannada (vii) Arabic (viii) Urdu (ix) Social Science (x) Physical Science (xi) Natural Science and (xii) Mathematics
Minimum qualification to apply
(i) 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.)
(ii) 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.
Candidates, who have acquired Diploma/Degree in teaching in any subject and are approved by Universities/NCTE/Board of Examinations/Govt. of Kerala, are eligible to apply for K-TET III. They will have to produce the equivalency certificate as recognized by any of the Universities in Kerala/ Government of Kerala.
Candidates who have acquired their qualifications through recognized correspondence courses/ Open universities should obtain and furnish certificates of recognition and equivalency from any one of the Universities in Kerala.
For considering the minimum qualifications, the marks for main and subsidiary papers only will be considered.
Relaxation of qualifying marks to apply for K-TET – III
Candidates belonging to SC/ST and differently abled categories shall be granted a relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum qualifying marks. Relaxation of 3% in the qualifying marks is admissible to OBC & OEC candidates to appear for the K-TET III.
D. CATEGORY- IV
For Language teachers in Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu (up to Upper Primary level), Specialist teachers and Physical Education teachers (up to High School level).
For teachers of Art Education and Craft Education, the existing, eligibility norms prescribed by the State Government shall be applicable till the time when NCTE lays down the minimum qualification.
This test will be for the category of candidates who intends to be a language teacher up to Upper Primary classes and fulfills the minimum qualifications (For specialist teachers & Physical Education teachers, the Eligibility Test is applicable up to High School level).
Minimum Qualifications to apply
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.
Relaxation of qualifying marks to apply for K-TET – IV
Candidates belonging to SC/ST and disabled categories will be granted a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying marks prescribed for the eligibility to appear for the K-TET-IV. The minimum requirement of a pass in second class for the qualifying examination shall not be applicable in such cases.
Candidates belonging to OBC & OEC categories will be granted a relaxation of 3% marks in the qualifying marks prescribed for the eligibility to appear for K-TET-IV.
Kerala TET (KTET) Registration / Application Form
Kerala TET 2017 Application Form / Registration:-
The Prospectus, Notification, facility for on-line submission of application will be available at the websites of Pareeksha Bhavan www.keralapareekshabhavan.in and http://www.bpekerala.in
There are two steps for submitting the application –
First step (fee payment):Log on to the official website of Pareeksha Bhavan. Click on ‘K-TET 2017’. And select K-TET online application step-1(Follow the process as mentioned in the instructions and screen shot of fee payment which is published in the website along with the notification) The candidates have to fill the required details as in the instructions here and click Submit button. Click the confirm button only after verifying the submitted details.
The candidates will have the option to select the mode of payment of examination fee either by credit/debit card,Net banking or other mode of payment by chalan.
If the fee is paid through Net Banking,Credit/Debit cards,the payer will gets a transaction ID which can be used for the reference to enter the second step of online application.
If the fee is paid through Challan i.e,by taking the print out of the Chalan form the website and remit the amount to any of the branches of SBI. The SB collect reference No. which is printed in the Chalan can be used for the reference to enter the second step of online application.
Second step: Only the fee paid candidates can give the details in the second step. From the official website of Pareeksha Bhavan, Click on ‘K-TET-2017’ , and select K-TET online application step-2.You have to enter the Transaction Id/SB collect reference No., Date of Birth and mobile number in the login screen. The application form will appear with certain details you had entered earlier Fill in the vacant windows.
The photo should be 200 pixels high and 150 pixels wide and 20 to 30 kb in JPEG format, Name and date of birth should not be given in the photo. Save the page after transferring a photo. After that, the Preview page will appear on the screen to confirm the data provided in the application. Updates, if necessary, click the Edit button before you finish sending the application. No corrections will be possible in the name, category, and subject / language selected after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT button. The application will be invalid if the FINAL SUBMIT button is not clicked. Remove the printout from the application after FINAL SUBMIT.
A copy of the printout of the uploaded application should be kept by the candidate for future
Print out of the Chalan, application form and copy of the certificates need not be sent to Pareeksha Bhavan.
The Exam fee for each category is Rs. 500/- (Five Hundred only).
The fee for SC/ST and differently able categories is Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only). Candidates have to remit the Exam Fee in cash in the Account No. 67186142559 Kerala TET, in favour of the Director, SCERT, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram at the select branches of State Bank of Travancore.
Fees once remitted will not be refunded or adjusted for any other examination in future.