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Know all about KTET Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test, here. Get Latest updates on KTET Exam in a jiffy from this page. Every year, KTET Exam is conducted to select teachers for Lower Primary, Upper Primary and High School Classes in Kerala. Explore more about KTET Job Details, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result immediately from this page.

KTET Admit Card:

KTET Admit Card for all categories is available from August 1, 2017. Candidates need to download and print KTET Exam admit card from the below given link. Candidates have to bring a printed copy of the admit card to the KTET Exam centre along with any one of the original identification card such as Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar UID, Valid College ID, Employee identification card or Driving License.
 
Download your KTET Admit Card

KTET - Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) is conducted on behalf of the Government of Kerala to appoint eligible Teachers in Government Schools of Kerala. Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) is conducted separately as
  • Category I (Lower Primary classes - From Class I to V),
  • Category II (Upper Primary classes - From Class VI to VIII),
  • Category III (High School classes - From Class IX to XII) and
  • Category IV (for Language Teachers - Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu - up to UP classes, Specialist Teachers (Art & Craft) and Physical Education teachers).
State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) and Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan released the official notification on Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) 2017 on July 1. Kerala TET exam will be held on August 12 and August 19.
 
Check the official KTET Notification

KTET Important Dates:

Important dates for various events on KTET along with Exam dates are mentioned in the following table.
 
Events of KTET Important Dates
KTET Notification released on July 1, 2017
Commencement of on-line registration of KTET application July 3, 2017
Closure of Online Application Step I July 20, 2017
Closure of Online Application Step II July 22, 2017
KTET Online Hall Ticket Available from August 1, 2017
K-TET Category I Exam Date August 12, 2017
K-TET Category II Exam Date August 12, 2017
K-TET Category III Exam Date August 19, 2017
K-TET Category IV Exam Date August 19, 2017
 
The exact timetable for the KTET examination is as follows:
 
Category Date of Examination Duration Time
K-TET I August 12, 2017 (Saturday) 10.00 am -12.30 am 2 ½ hrs
K-TET II August 12, 2017 (Saturday) 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm 2 ½ hrs
K-TET III August 19, 2017 (Saturday) 11.00 am - 01.30 pm 2 ½ hrs
K-TET IV August 19, 2017 (Saturday) 2.30 pm - 5.00 pm 2 ½ hrs
 

Eligibility Criteria for KTET:

Age Limit:

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

Minimum Educational Qualification:

For CATEGORY-I (for Lower Primary classes):
Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks.
 
For CATEGORY-II (for Upper Primary classes):
B.A/B.Sc/B.Com with at least 45% marks (or) Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
 
For CATEGORY III (for High School classes):
BA/BSc/B.Com with at least 45% marks and a B.Ed. Degree in the subject concerned.
MSc.Ed. Degree in the subject concerned with not less than 50% marks.

KTET Application Procedure:

KTET Application should be submitted only through online mode. There are two steps for submitting the application as follows:

Step 1 (fee payment):- Apply for KTET examination by filling all essential details. Then application fee can be paid by  credit/ debit card, Net banking or other mode of payment by chalan.

Application Fees for KTET Examination
CATEGORY Fee Amount
General/ OBC Rs. 500/-
SC/ ST/ Diff. Abled Rs. 250/-
 
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.
 
Step 2:- After paying fee, candidates are allowed to provide  details in the second step. During this step, candidates have to upload their recent photograph. That photograph should be of 200 pixels height & 150 pixels width and having the size of 20
to 30 kb in jpeg format.
 
Get your KTET Application Printout

KTET Exam Structure

There will be only one paper for all four KTET categories. There will be 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with four choices. Each question carries one mark. There will be four alternatives out of which one will be the correct answer. Total time allotted is 150 minutes.
 
Exam Pattern For CATEGORY-I (for Lower Primary classes):
 
Part.no Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time
1 Child Development and Pedagogy
(relevant to age group 6-11)
30 MCQs 30 Two-and-a-half hours
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30
2 Language I - Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada 30 MCQs 30
3 Language II - English/ Arabic 30 MCQs 30
  Total 150 MCQs 150 marks

Exam Pattern For CATEGORY-II (for Upper Primary classes):
 
Part.no Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time
1 Child Development and Pedagogy
(relevant to age group 6-11)
30 MCQs 30 Two-and-a-half hours
(a) For Mathematics and Science teachers:-
Mathematics and Science
or
(b) For Social Science teachers:- Social Science
or
(c) For any other teachers (a) or (b)
30 MCQs 30
60 MCQs 60
2 Language I - -Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada/ English 30 MCQs 30
3 Language II-(Other than Language I)
Malayalam/ English
30 MCQs 30
  Total 150 MCQs 150 marks

Exam Pattern For CATEGORY-III (for High School classes):
 
Part.no Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time
1 Adolescent Psychology, Theories of Learning
and Teaching Aptitude
40 MCQs 40 Two-and-a-half hours
2 Language: Malayalam/ English/ Tamil/ Kannada 30 MCQs 30
3 Subject specific areas (Content & Pedagogy) 80 MCQs 80
  Total 150 MCQs 150 marks
 
Exam Pattern For CATEGORY-IV
 
Part.no Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time
1 Child Development, Pedagogy &
Teacher Aptitude
30 MCQs 30 Two-and-a-half hours
2 Language: Malayalam/ English/ Tamil/ Kannada 40 MCQs 40
3 Subject specific paper (Content & Pedagogy) 80 MCQs 80
  Total 150 MCQs 150 marks
 

KTET Syllabus:

The detailed KTET Syllabus for the current year examination is granted subject wise as well as Topic wise in the official pdf given below:
Get the Detailed KTET Category I Syllabus
Know the exact KTET Category II Syllabus
Grab the latest KTET Category III Syllabus
Check the entire KTET Category IV Syllabus

Qualifying Marks for KTET:

A person who scores 60% or more (ie., 90 marks) 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 will be no negative marks for KTET.
 
The qualifying marks for candidates belonging to various categories are as follows:
  • for general candidates 60% or more marks i.e., 90 marks.
  • for SC/ ST/ OBC/ OEC candidates requires 55% ie 82 marks.
  • for PH and visually impaired candidates 50% ie 75 marks.

Cash Award for the KTET Toppers:

For all category i.e, KTET I, II, III, and IV, the candidates who secure top most marks in KTET (above 80%) will get
  • Rs.20,000/- for 1st Rank,
  • Rs.15,000/- for IInd Rank and
  • Rs.10,000/- for IIIrd Rank.
If there is no candidate with marks of 80% or above, then the candidate who have high marks in the range of 75% to 79% will get Rs.1000/- for each category.
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