TSTET 2016 Notification For ONLINE Applications : Online applications are invited from the eligible candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to VIII in schools in Telangana State for appearance in the First Telangana Teacher Eligibility Test (TS-TET, 2016) to be conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Telangana State on 1st May , 2016 in all 10 Districts of the State.
TS-TET 2016 Notification For ONLINE Applications – Exam Dates, Syllabus
In accordance with the provisions of sub – section (1) of section 23 of the Right to Education Act (RTE), 2009, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) had vide it’s Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for classes 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 she/he should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE. Accordingly, Government of Telangana State has issued guidelines for conducting Teacher Eligibility Test in Telangana State vide G.Os cited in the reference above.
All candidates who possess D.Ed.,/ B.Ed., / Language Pandit or equivalent qualifications and candidates pursuing final year of the said courses with requisite percentage of marks obtained as given in the information bulletin of TS-TET and who aspire to become teachers for classes I to VIII in the schools of the State Government, Mandal Parishad, Zilla Parishad, Municipality, Private Aided Schools and Private unaided schools in Telangana State can appear for TS-TET. However, the candidates intending to seek employment as a teacher in private unaided schools shall have the option of appearing at CTET conducted by Central Government through CBSE instead of TS-TET, if they so desire. The candidates who did not qualify in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd , and 4th APTETs can also apply for the first TS-TET. Further, the candidates who got qualified in the earlier TETs can also apply for first TS-TET if they desire improvement over their previous TET score.
The test (TS-TET) will be conducted in 2 papers viz. Paper-I & Paper-II. The candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to V have to appear for Paper-I and the candidates intend to be teachers for classes VI to VIII have to appear for Paper-II. The candidates who intend to be teachers for all classes from I to VIII can appear for both papers, Paper-I and Paper-II.
Date and Timings of 1st TS-TET:
TS-TET will be conducted on 1st May, 2016 (Sunday) in all the Districts of the State. The duration and timings of the test are given below:
- Paper-I: 9.30 am to 12.00 noon (duration 2 ½ hours)
- Paper-II: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm (duration 2 ½ hours)
Fee and submission of Application Online: The fee prescribed for appearing for TS-TET (including examination fee) is Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two hundred only) for only Paper-I or only Paper-II or both. Candidates can pay the fee through TSonline or Payment Gateway centers between 15.03.2016 to 30.03.2016 and submit online application at the TS-TET website http://tstet.cgg.gov.in between 16.03.2016 to 31.03.2016.
Procedure for submission of application online:
Detailed procedure for applying ONLINE is given in the Information Bulletin. Candidates can download the ‘Information Bulletin’ free of cost from the TS-TET website: http://tstet.cgg.gov.in from 15.03.2016 onwards. Candidates can submit their applications online from 16.03.2016 to 31.03.2016.
Important dates of TS TET 2016:
1. Payment of Fees at TS Online or Payment Gateway 15.03.2016 to 30.03.2016
2. Download of TSTET Information Bulletin 15.03.2016 Onwards
3. Online submission of application through http://tstet.cgg.gov.in 16.03.2016 to 31.03.2016
4. Help Desk services on all working days 15.03.2016 to 01.05.2016
5. Receiving of Complaints pertaining to Online applications 15.03.2016 to 31.03.2016
6. Downloading of Hall Tickets 20.04.2016 onwards
Exemption from passing TS-TET: Teachers who were appointed before NCTE notification, dated 23.08.2010 on selection by District Selection Committee or by competent authority in Govt. / Local Authority as per Recruitment rules prevalent at that time are exempted from appearing TET Exam. However, teachers working in private schools whose appointments were not approved by competent authority in Government are not exempted from passing TET. Such teachers of private unaided schools can also appear TET conducted by either state Government or Central Government. Teachers working in private aided schools whose appointment is not approved by the competent authority should invariably pass TS-TET only.
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