Central Teacher Eligibility (CTET) is one of the eligibility tests for teacher’s recruitment in Government schools or schools being run by Government Bodies/Institutions.in the present scenario, even the private schools are looking for CTET qualified teachers. CTET exam was started in 2011 and its certificate is valid for a period of 7 years. The main aim of CTET is to standardize the teacher’s recruitment process across India. So, if you have qualified with good percentage marks then you have good chances of getting selection in government as well as private schools.
Where you can apply for the job:
Once you qualify the CTET exam, you are eligible to apply for primary teachers, TGT and PGT posts in Central Government Schools such as Kendriya Vidyalaya School, DSSSB & Navodaya Samiti Schools.
A number of students aspire to start their career with the teaching by qualifying different exams but only few prominent are scrutinized by the organizing body. There is a written test for the post of PRT, TGT & PGT posts. It is mandatory to clear the test to be eligible for the next round/final selection as specified in the official notification. According to the officials, KVS 2020 & DSSSB 2020 recruitment notice is expected to be announced shortly on the official site which will be a great opportunity for the job seekers. Students can expect the notification to be out in the coming months.
CTET Certificate applicability:
CTET is a national level entrance examination that encounters huge number of applications It is conducted to recruit the best skilled teachers for the primary and upper primary level. This exam is conducted twice in a year with good scope of promotion. The main benefit of CTET certificate is that it is valid for a period of seven years.
Recently, the Delhi government has decided to adopt CTET as basic eligibility criteria for teacher recruitment and will recruit only certified teachers as per the requirements of the Right of children to free and compulsory Education Act 2009.
CTET certificate holders are also eligible to teach in Government school under State Government. Although, most of the states conduct their own State TET, but CTET certificate is also valid in many State schools as well.
In the recent result announced, out of 24.05 lakh aspirants approx. 5.42 lakhs candidates have qualified the CTET examination (passing percentage is 22.55%). Among all qualified candidates, as many as 2.47 lakh candidates have qualified in CTET paper I while 2.94 lakh candidates have made it in CTET paper II.
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