TET Eligibility 2019 (Minimum Qualification Criteria to Apply for TET Exam)

 First of all, the TET exam eligibility is very simple, candidates make it more complex. The Teacher Eligibility Test(TET)  Minimum Eligibility Criteria is divided into two categories. One is the eligibility criteria for Paper 1(Lower Primary Teacher) another one Paper 2(Upper Primary Teacher). The Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V: Primary Stage and Teacher for Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage is described below.

TET Eligibility 2019

The following persons shall be eligible for appearing in the TET:

  • i. A person who has acquired the academic and professional qualifications specified in the NCTE Notification dated 23rd August 2010.
  • ii. A person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 29th July 2011 and 28th June 2018.
  • iii. The eligibility condition for appearing in TET may be relaxed in respect of a 3 State/UT which has been granted relaxation under sub-section (2) of section 23 of the RTE Act. The relaxation will be specified in the Notification issued by the Central Government under that sub-section.
Paper 1 Vs. Paper 2

TET Minimum Qualifications 2019

 Paper 1 Vs Paper 2

 

 Paper-I (I-V)

  • 10+2 and passed or appearing (final year) of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

OR

  • 10+2 and passed or appearing (final year) of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.).

OR

  • 10+2  and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special
    Education).

OR

  • 10+2+3 and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education

OR

  • 10+2+3 and passed or appearing in final year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.).
TET Paper-II ( VI-VIII)

  • 10+2+3 and passed or appearing (final year) 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

OR

  • 10+2+3 and passed or appearing in final year of Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.).

OR

  • 10+2+3 and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education
    (B.El.Ed.)

OR

  • 10+2 and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year B.A/B.Sc. Ed or B.A. Ed./B.Sc. Ed.

OR

  • 10+2+3 and passed or appearing in final year of B.Ed. (Special Education).
Note
  • 10+2= Higher Secondary or it is equivalent and 10+2+3= Graduation or it is equivalent.
  • A person with D.Ed., (Special Education) or B.Ed or B.Ed (Special Education) from any NCTE recognized institution mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education after the appointment.
  • For more details information go through the external link PDFs.

External Link

Gazette Notification dated 23rd August 2010.
Gazette Notification dated 29th July 2011.
Gazette Notification dated 12th November 2014.
Amended Gazette Notification dated 28th June 2018.

 

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