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Kerala TET Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications 2016

Kerala TET Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications 2016 Category I (Lower Primary classes) Category II (Upper Primary classes) Category III (High School classes) Category IV (Language Teachers).

There is no age limit prescribed for candidates appearing for K-TET

CATEGORY-I (for Lower Primary classes)  Minimum Qualifications 

Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and two year Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC) [by whatever name known] conducted by Board of Examination, Govt. of Kerala or its equivalent.
OR
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.
OR
Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
OR
Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2 year Diploma in Education (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.

 CATEGORY II: (for Upper Primary classes) Minimum Qualifications

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.
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.
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.

CATEGORY III (for High School classes) Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.
NOTE:

  •  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.

 CATEGORY- IV Minimum Qualifications

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 differently abled 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.

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