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Kerala Teachers Eligibility Test Exam

Introduction

Kerala (K-TET) is an eligibility test conducted by the government of Kerala for filling the vacant teacher posts across the State. The candidates are required to qualify the exam in order to get eligible for a primary or upper primary teaching position in government schools across the State. Regular notifications pertaining to the vacancies and exam dates are released by the government on need basis. Similar notifications for TET are popular in states like Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, etc. In order to stay updated about the notifications, candidates are advised to visit ‘Drona’ website.

Positions

S.No. Posts Qualification
1. Primary Level (class I-V) Higher Secondary or Senior Secondary or its equivalent and two year Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC).
2. Upper Primary Level (class VI-VIII) B.A or B.Sc. or B.Com. and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education or Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC).

Relaxations

Age relaxations and reservations will be as per the rules and regulations of government.

Notifications

The important notifications released by the state government notifications are Kerala ForestKerala LDC, Kerala Police, etc.

  • Current Notifications           click here
  • Upcoming Notifications       click here
  • Previous Notifications         click here

Application Procedure

  • Visit the official website keralapareekshabhavan.in
  • Then download the required advertisement file from latest announcement section
  • Fill the form very carefully and add your details precisely
  • Upload scanned copies of the supporting documents
  • Pay the application fee
  • Click on submit
  • Save your registration number for future use.

Selection Procedure

Kerala (K-TET) Exam consists of two Papers viz. Paper-I & Paper-II. Both papers contain 150 Objective type questions respectively with 1 mark each. Total marks are 150 for each.

Kerala TET Paper-I

Candidates who aspire for teaching positions for Class I to V in Kerala Primary School have to qualify this exam.

Kerala TET Paper-II

Candidates who aspire for teaching positions for Class VI to VIII in Kerala Upper Primary School have to qualify this exam.

Exam Pattern

Paper-I Primary Level (Class I-V)

S. No Subject No of Questions

(MCQs)

Marks Duration
1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 2 hours and 30 mins
2 Language I 30 30
   3 Language II 30 30
   4 Mathematics 30 30
   5 Environmental Studies 30 30
  Total 150 150  

Paper-II Upper Primary Level (Class VI-VIII)

S. No Subject No of Questions

(MCQs)

Marks Duration
1 Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory) 30 30        2  hours and 30 mins
2 Language-I (compulsory) 30 30
   3 Language-II (compulsory) 30 30
   4 (a) For Mathematics and Science teacher : Mathematics and Science

(b) For Social Studies/Social Science Teacher: Social Science
(c) For any other teacher – either (a) or (b)

60 60
  Total 150 150  

Syllabus

Paper-I

  • Kerala (K-TET) Exam consists of the following subjects for paper-I:
    Child Development and Pedagogy.
    The language I (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada).
    Language II (English/ Arabic).
    Mathematics.
    Environmental Studies

Paper-II

  • Kerala (K-TET) Exam consists of the following subjects for paper-II:
    Child Development & Pedagogy.
    The language I (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/English).
    Language II (Other than Language I Malayalam/English).
    Mathematics and Science (or) Social Studies.

Preparation Strategy

Exam Resources

  • Previous papers
  • Solved papers
  • Books