Jharkhand Academic Council has released the question papers and answer sheet of Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test held on November 20. The facility for accessing the question paper and answer sheet will open at 5 pm on December 8 (today) as only the candidates who have appeared for JTET 2016 would be able to access them.
Over 2.5 lakh candidates had applied for Jharkhand TET 2016, out of which around 90 thousand applied for JTET Level 1 exam while remaining candidates had applied for Level 2 exam. The Teacher Eligibility Test was coordinated by the Jharkhand Academic Council as per the guidelines laid down by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). The test was administered at 500 test centers spread across the State.
The TET exam, as per the NCTE guidelines, serves as an eligibility test for the appointment of teachers in the government-run schools. The exam is basically categories in two categories – Level 1 for determining the eligibility of a person to teach Classes I to V and Level 2 for Classes VI to VIII. The Jharkhand Government, in the wake of filling the vacant teaching positions in the government schools, had instructed the School Education department to conduct the fresh test as the last date was organized in the year 2012.
Coming back to the JTET 2016, as the exam concluded on November 20, the candidates were waiting for the official answer keys. The Online Complaint Lodging System has been put up in place to entertain the queries related to the answer sheets. The candidates would be able to view the question papers and answer sheet from December 8 (5 pm) to December 20 (5 pm)m while the facility to submit the complaint/objections would remain open from December 12 (5 pm) to December 22 (5 pm). The candidates can check the JTET answer sheet here.
The candidates scoring minimum 60 percent marks in the test will be declared TET qualified and will be eligible for appointment as a teacher subject to the requirement and government policies. The minimum qualifying marks for reserved category candidates is 52 percent.