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Sample Test Paper-1

  • 100 Questions
  • 100 Marks

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test is organized by the Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan, that is the Kerala state government examining authority. It is a state level exam and is held every year. The aim of this exam is to hire eligible and aspiring applicants for the posts of Teachers for lower primary and upper primary levels in the schools of Kerala. Eligible and desiring aspirants who want to make their careers as teacher in the schools of Kerala have a good opportunity by this exam.

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test Conducting Body:

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan is the Kerala state government's examining authority for Kerala  Teachers Eligibility Test. Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan managed the exam on behalf of the Government of Kerala for desiring applicants twice in a year

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Mode

Link

Registration Date

09/02/2022

Offline

Click Here

Application Date

09/02/2022 to 16/02/2022

Admit Card Date

25/04/2022

Exam Date

04/05/2022 and 05/05/2022

Result Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test Selection Procedure:-

The Kerala Teachers Eligibility Test is held in one stage:

  • Written test

Written Test:- It is an Online as well as Offline test. The total questions are 150 and the total marks are 150. The duration is 2 hours 30minutes for each part to complete the exam. The exam is Objective and Multiple Choice Type. There is no Negative Marking.

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Pattern:

Category I (Lower Primary):

Part No

Content

MCQs

Marks

1

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

2

Mathematics

30

30

3

Language I- Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada

30

30

4

Environmental Studies

30

30

5

Language II-English/Arabic*

30

30

Total

150

150

Category II (Upper Primary):

Part No

Content

MCQs

Marks

1

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

2

Language I - Malayalam/Tamil/ Kannada/English

30

30

3

Language II- (Other than Language I) Malayalam/English

30

30

4

a) For Science & Mathematics teachers: Science & Mathematics 

(b) For Social Science teachers: Social Science

(c) For any other teachers a or b

(d) Environmental Studies

60

60

Total

150

150

Category III (High School):

Part No

Content

MCQs

Marks

1

Theories of Learning and Teaching Aptitude, Adolescent Psychology

40

40

2

Subject-specific Areas (Content & Pedagogy)

80

80

3

Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/ Kannada

30

30

Total

150

150


Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limit: Maximum 33 years

Educational Qualification:

Senior Secondary examination with at least 50% marks. (45% for Reserved Category)

  • 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.ED)  Or

  • 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.ED). Or

  • Diploma in Special Education, recognised by the Rehabilitation Council of India(RCI). Or

  • Graduation with 2-years Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.ED).

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test Syllabus:

Child Development and Pedagogy:

  • Concept of Development

  • Principles of the Development of Children

  • Influence of Heredity & Environment

  • Socialisation processes

  • Concepts of Progressive Education

  • Critical perspective of the Construct of Intelligence

  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence

  • Language & Thought

  • Gender as a social construct

  • Individual differences among learners

  • Assessment of learning capability

  • Assessing readiness levels of learners

Language-I:

  • Communication

  • Comprehension abilities.

  • Vocabulary

  • Comprehension

  • Grammar

  • Verbal Ability

Language-II:

  • Communication

  • Comprehension abilities.

  • Vocabulary

  • Comprehension

  • Grammar

  • Verbal Ability

Social Studies:

  • History

  • Civics

  • Geography.

Environmental Studies & Mathematics:

  • Concepts

  • Problem solving techniques

  • General understanding regarding subject.

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test FAQs:

Ques 1. Does I edit my application form after the submission?

Ans. Yes, there is a provision of application correction.

Ques 2. I want to apply for Kerala TET. and I know about the age limit for applying?

Ans: Age limit to apply for Kerala TET:

  • General male and female- 35 years.

  • OBC male and female-38 years.

  • SC / ST male and female-42 years.

However, relaxation of 3 years is given to OBC applicants and 5 years to SC/ ST applicants.

Ques 3. Is a B.Com B.Ed applicants eligible for the Kerala TET?

Ans: If you have 4 years of Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.ED) degree than you are eligible for the exam.

Ques 4. I have complete a diploma in elementary education may I eligible for secondary teacher exam?

Ans: Yes you are eligible. The applicants who has Senior Secondary / Higher Secondary (or it's equivalent 10+2) with a minimum of 50% marks and has finished a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.ED) can apply.

Ques 5. Is there any relaxation in the qualifying marks for SC/ST?

Ans: Sc/ST/OBC/Differently Abled Category applicants have the advantage of 5% relaxation in marks.

Ques 6. If I clear the exam and still in my final year of Bachelor's Degree, am I eligible to apply?

Ans: Candidates who are appearing in the final year of Bachelor's Degree in Education or Diploma in Elementary Education etc. are temporarily admitted and their Kerala TET Certificate shall be confirmed only on passing the aforesaid Examinations.

Ques 7. I am from Goa, am I eligible to apply for the exam? 

Ans. No, only permanent residents from Kerala are eligible. 

Ques 8. Does a BCA student apply for Kerala TET?

Ans. No, besides graduation, the candidates must also have done B.Ed/B.El.Ed from a recognized university.

Ques 9. What are the minimum marks to qualify?

Ans. The criteria for considering pass in the exam as follows:

a) OC 60% Marks and above

b) BC 50% Marks and above

c) SC 40% Marks and above

d) ST 40% Marks and above

e) Differently-abled (PH) 40% Marks and above

Ques 10. What type of question can I expect in the Paper-II of the exam? 

Ans: The questions in the tests for Paper II will be based on the subjects of the prescribed syllabus of the Kerala State for classes VI to VIII but the difficulty standard could be up  to the senior secondary stage.

CONCLUSION: This exam offers such a great opportunity for the interested and eligible aspirants to accomplish their goal. It is a good occasion for interested aspirants to join the Teaching Department.We the team of estudentbook wishes you all the best for your upcoming future. For more information regarding this you can visit our official website estudentbook.com.

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