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Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test September 2013 Notification

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Pareeksha Bhavan, Kerala to conduct Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) in September 2013.

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.

TET is an examination to assess the quality of teacher candidates for Lower Primary, Upper Primary and High School Classes in Kerala.

Separate test will be conducted to select teachers for Category I (Lower Primary classes), Category II (Upper Primary classes) Category III (High School classes) and Category IV ( for Language Teachers - Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu ( up to UP classes), Specialist Teachers (Art & Craft) and Physical Education teachers.

Go through the below slides for application procedure:

Availability of KTET:

In accordance with the provisions made in the Service Rules of various categories of teaching staff in the State of Kerala, RTE Act 2009 and guidelines framed by the NCTE, K-TET shall apply to -
i) Schools of the State Government/ Local authority referred to in the Service Rules and also sub-clause (i) of clause (n) of Section 2 of the RTE Act 2009.
ii) Schools referred to in sub clause (ii) of clause (n) of the RTE Act in Kerala.
iii) A school belonging to specified category and Provided a school referred to in sub-clause (iv) of clause (n) of Section 2 of the RTE Act may, for the purpose of Elementary levels, exercise the option of considering either this K-TET or the TET conducted by the Central Government. In Kerala, K- TET is applicable up to HS level.


Syllabus of the K-TET for Category I, II, III & IV will be published by SCERT Kerala in the website and the Pareeksha Bhavan, Kerala .

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have:
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.
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.

Scheme of the test:

There will be only one paper in this category. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with four distractors.
Each question carries one mark. There will be four alternatives out of which one will
be the correct answer. The total number of MCQs shall be 150.

Time Table:

Category Wise scheduled time table

How to apply:

A prospectus for the examination is made available in the website of Pareeksha Bhavan ( and SCERT ( .
Candidates are strictly advised to go through the same before submitting the application form. Qualifications for applying for each category are given in detail in the Prospectus.
The exam fee is Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) for each category. Fee for SC/ST and differently abled categories is Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only).
Applications should be submitted to Pareeksha Bhavan only through online.
Print out of the application and copy of the certificates need not be sent to Pareeksha Bhavan. Exam fee may be remitted in cash to any of the selected branch of State Bank of Travancore inside and outside Kerala.

Important Dates:

Last date for submission of application form: Aug 24, 2013.
Downloading admit card: Sept 09 to 27, 2013.
Date of examinations: Sept 28 to Oct 05, 2013.

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