This comprehensive examination is divided into two main components: Part I encompasses the written examination, while Part II entails the interview phase.
This examination takes place annually, offering candidates the opportunity to apply multiple times in order to enhance their results. The validity of an HTET qualifying certificate extends for a duration of five years, commencing from the date of successfully clearing the Haryana TET Exam.
Keeping in view the objective of continuously improving the education quality of the state, this department was established around 1872 under the name of Registrar Departmental Examinations, Uttar Pradesh. Before the formation of the Board of Secondary Education in the year 1921, this department was responsible for all the educational examinations of the state. In order to train teachers to provide quality education, the government has established many institutions and training colleges from time to time and the task of examination and evaluation of trainee teachers receiving training was given to this department. Which is still operating today.After the establishment of the State Council of Educational Research and Training, Uttar Pradesh in the year 1981, this department was authorized for all the work of examination of selected teachers.
In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 23 of the RTE Act, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 and 29th JULY, 2011 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for class I to VIII. It had been inter alia provided that one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in Clause (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is that he/she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE.
The rationale for including the TET as a minimum qualification for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher is as under:
1) It would bring national standards and benchmark of teacher quality in the recruitment process;
2) It would induce teacher education institutions and students from these institutions to further improve their performance standards;
3) It would send a positive signal to all stakeholders that the Government lays special emphasis on teacher quality.
The Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) to the Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi.
Does it Guarantee a Job?
-No, It is just a Qualifying Exam for eligibility of Teaching Job.
Any Age Criteria for Eligibility?
- No, Only one should fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria
as mentioned above.
Validity Period Of CTET Certificate
-The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be for life time for all categories.
-There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET Certificate.
– A person who has qualified CTET may also appear again for improving his/her score.
Structure & Content of Exam
Exam are conducted Online or Offline?
- CTET exams are conducted in OFFLINE mode via OMR Sheet.
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) is first University established in 1998 by Govt. of NCT of Delhi under the provisions of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Act, 1998 read with its Amendment in 1999 The University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), India under section 12B of UGC Act.
The Department of Education, University of Delhi, earlier known as CIE, is perhaps the first major institution of professional learning and research in Education that was established since independence. The first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and his first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad took considerable interest in its establishment in 1947 and activities and progress in those early years. Maulana Azad visualized the function of it not merely to “turn out teachers who will be ‘model teachers’, but to evolve into a research centre for solving new educational problems of the country”. Maulana prophesized that it would grow into “a beacon light for training institutions of the country”. Over these past decades, the Department has indeed grown into a pace-setting institution in Teacher Education and Educational Research. Recognized as the Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) and having launched the Maulana Azad Centre for Elementary and Social Education (MACESE), the Department has shaped its unique philosophy, which finds reflection in its all the programmes through inculcating core values of democracy, freedom, dedication, creativity, social responsibility, diversity, inclusion, collaborative and experiential learning, innovation, sincerity and excellence.