The hall ticket for Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) or Kerala TET 2016 has been released. Board of Public Examinations – Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan issued the hall tickets to all the registered candidates on the scheduled date 20th October. The hall tickets for the TET exam can be accessed from the online application portal by using application ID and application number. The candidates are also required to mention the category that they have applied for while downloading KTET hall ticket.
Kerala TET 2016 is scheduled to be held in total four shifts over 2 days. The Category-I & II candidates will have to take TET exam on November 5 in first shift (10 am to 12.30 pm) and second shift (2 pm to 4.30 pm) respectively, while Category-III & IV exam will be held on November 11 in the same manner. The TET exam was notified by the Pareeksha Bhavan in August and at the same time, the details of the exam like syllabus, test structure and marking pattern were also made available.
The TET exam is administered in the State as per the NCTE guidelines which mandate TET qualification as the minimum criteria for the appointment of teachers in government schools. KTET aims to assess the quality of candidates for selection under Lower Primary (Category I), Upper Primary (Category II), High School (Category III) and Category IV – for language teachers – Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu (up to Upper Primary Classes); Specialist Teachers (Art & Craft) & Physical Education teachers.
All the four papers under KTET 2016 would have 150 multiple choice questions and the candidates would be given 150 minutes to solve the question paper. The authority has also made available model question papers for each category exam that may be considered a good facility for all TET aspirants. The availability of previous year question papers simply solves all the doubts that the candidates have regarding the difficulty level of question paper and the type of questions that are asked in the TET exam.
The minimum qualifying marks for KTET are 60 percent. The candidates belonging to OBC, SC & ST categories are liable for 5 percent relaxation in the qualifying marks. The state government also distributes cash awards to top 3 ranked candidates, given condition that they score above 80 percent marks in the TET exam. As the hall tickets have been finally released, the candidates are advised to download their respective hall tickets quickly and not wait for the lst day. The test starts in 2 weeks.