Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (K-TET) Exam Notification

Kerala TET notification

KERALA-TET EXAM NOTIFICATION

Pareeksha Bhavan, Kerala organizes Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (K-TET) conducted by the Office of the Commissioner for Government Examinations as per the guidelines of State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Kerala along with regulations laid by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)/Department of General Education/Government of Kerala to assess the quality of teacher candidates in Kerala according to the RTE Act 2009 which direct the State to ensure the quality requirement for recruitment of teachers.

K-TET will be conducted separately to select teachers for:
• Category I (Lower Primary classes),
• Category II (Upper Primary classes)
• Category III (High School classes)
• Category IV [for Language Teachers – Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu (up to UP classes),Specialist Teachers (Art & Craft) and Physical Education teachers]

IMPORATANT DATES

Submission of Online Application Form : 22/12/2018 to 02/01/2019
Downloading Admit Card through website : 22/01/2019
Date of Examinations : 02/02/2019, 05/02/2019, 06/02/2019

CategoryDate of ExaminationDurationTime
K-TET I02/02/2019 - Saturday10.00 am - 12.30 pm2 ½ hrs
K-TET II02/02/2019 - Saturday2.00 pm -4.30 pm2 ½ hrs
K-TET III05/02/2019 - Monday2.30 pm - 5.00 pm2 ½ hrs
K-TET IV06/02/2019 - Wednesday2.30 pm - 5.00 pm2 ½ hrs

SYLLABUS

The syllabus for K-TET Exam 2019 can be downloaded from Pareeksha Bhavan’s official website https://ktet.kerala.gov.in/.

SubjectTopics to Study
KTET-I Syllabus
Child Development and Pedagogy (age group 6-11)Focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning
Mathematics & Environmental StudiesFocus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects.
Language I-Malayalam/ Tamil/ KannadaFocus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction as chosen by the candidate at the time of submitting the application.
Language II- English/ArabicFocus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities
The questions in the tests for Paper I will be based on the topics of the syllabus prescribed for classes I - V of SCERT.
KTET-II Syllabus
Child Development and Pedagogy (age group 11-14)Focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
For Mathematics and Science teachers: Mathematics and Science or For Social Science teachers: Social Science or For any other teachers (a) or (b)Focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of these subjects.
Language I-Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/EnglishFocus on the proficiency related to the medium of instruction as chosen from the list of prescribed options in the application form.
Language II-(Other than Language I) Malayalam/English Focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
The questions in the tests for Paper II shall be based on the topics of the prescribed in the syllabus by SCERT, Kerala for classes V to VIII.
KTET-III Syllabus
Adolescent Psychology, Theories of Learning and Teaching AptitudeFocus on the educational psychology, principles and approaches of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 13-17. They will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with the learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/KannadaFocus on the proficiency related to the medium of instruction.
Subject specific areas (Content & Pedagogy)Focus on the pedagogical understanding, concepts and ideas of the subjects concerned.
The questions in the test will be based on the topics of the prescribed syllabus published by SCERT; Kerala for classes VIII.
KTET-IV Syllabus
Child Development, Pedagogy & Teacher AptitudeFocus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with the learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/KannadaFocus on the proficiency related to the medium of instruction.
Subjects specific paper (Content & Pedagogy)Focus on the pedagogical understanding, concepts and problem solving abilities in these subjects.
The questions in the test will be based on the topics of the prescribed syllabus published by SCERT Kerala for class I-VIII .

ELIGIBILITY

CategoryQualification
Category 1Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary or (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and two year Trained Teachers’ Certificate TTC / DEd [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).

OR

Other Equivalent qualification.
Category 2B.A/B.Sc./B.Com. and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education/Trained Teachers’ Certificate TTC / DEd [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.

OR

Other Equivalent qualification.
Category 3BA/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).

OR
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.

OR

BA or equivalent with at least 45% marks and who passed in LTTC are eligible to apply.

OR

Other Equivalent qualification.
Category 4Those 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

OR
Other Equivalent qualification.

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.

EXAM PATTERN

Category I
Part No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
 1Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6-11)3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
 2Language I-Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada3030
 3Language II- English/Arabic*3030
*for those who intends to become Arabic Teachers
Total150150
Category II
Part No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
 1Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 11-14)3030
(a)    For Mathematics and Science teachers: Mathematics and Science6060
or
(b)   For Social Science teachers: Social Science
or
(c) For any other teachers (a) or (b)
Environmental Studies
 2Language I-Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/English3030
 3Language II-(Other than Language I) Malayalam/English3030
Total150150
Category III
Part No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
 1Adolescent Psychology, Theories of Learning and Teaching Aptitude4040
 2Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada3030
 3Subject specific areas (Content & Pedagogy)8080
Total150150
Category IV
Part No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
 1Child Development, Pedagogy & Teacher Aptitude3030
 2Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada4040
 3Subjects specific paper (Content & Pedagogy)8080
Total150150

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Payment of application fee

Payment of  K-TET 2019 examination fee can be done by Credit Card/Debit Card, Net banking or by submitting Challan in cash towards Account Number- 67371493960 Kerala TET  in favour of the Director, SCERT, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram at selected branches of State Bank of Travancore. Reference No. which is printed in the Chalan can be used as the reference to enter the second step of online application.

    2.Filling the application form

Candidates have to enter your Transaction ID/SB collect reference No., Date of Birth and mobile number in the KTET login screen. Thereafter, fill personal and education details and select the district of their test centre.

    3. Upload photograph

Upload recent photograph of size 20-30kb, dimensions 200 pixels height & 150 pixels width in jpeg format. Name and DOB need not be given in the photo.

   4. Final Submission

After saving all the details entered, candidates have to click on the ‘Preview Page’ option on the screen, verify the details provided by them in K-TET application form and after editing the changes if any, submit the application

SELECTION PROCESS

Based on the performqnce in the K-TET examinations, candidate selection process will be done. According to the marks received in the exam, participants will be shortlisted depending on the cut off marks. There will be a final round of personal interviews and the candidates who clear the round will be selected.

HOW TO PREPARE USING ENTRI?

The Entri app provides a platform for the candidates to prepare for K-TET examination. Use Entri to refer the examination and question paper patterns to develop effective study schemes with clear conceptual knowledge. Refer all previous year question papers of K-TET examination to derive a general idea about the pattern of questions. A few questions are usually found to be repetitions. Attend mock exams to improve the time management tactics. To increase the chance of qualifying good marks in the examination, applicants should have to prepare with the good strategy.

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