Now, even candidates seeking a teacher’s jobin class I to VII will have to clear the Teacher’s Eligibility Test (TET). The state education department has made this test mandatory for those teaching in primary schools from June 2011.
The education department recently issued a circular stating that all candidates applying for jobs in primary schools to teach in class I-VIII will have to appear for the TET and score minimum 60% marks in the test.
- Minimum 60% marks required in TET
- Test will included Logic, Aptitude, General Knowledge and Teaching attitude.
- Test Score will be valid till 5 years
- Candidate can take as many as tests
- Apart from score in the test, marks scored by candidates in HSC, graduation, post-graduation, BEd courses will also be considered to make the final merit list while recruiting teachers in primary schools.
- Test is compulsory for all kind of schools
Education department officials that the introduction of TET is in lines with the department’s initiative to improve the over-all standard of education. Recently, TET was made compulsory for candidates seeking jobs in secondary and higher secondary schools from June 2011. This exam will be conducted by Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB).