TS TET 2017

TS TET 2017

TS TET Cell o/o the Director, SCERT, Opp.E.Gate , LB Stadium Basheerbagh,Hyderabad-500004.
TS-TET Office Telephone: 040-65888831         040-65888832                   


1.  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.

2.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 23
rd 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.

3.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  2 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.

4.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.

5. 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)

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. Examination Centers for TS-TET 2016:
TS-TET  shall  be  conducted  in  all  the  10  Districts  of  the  State.    Candidate  can  choose any Examination Centre (District) of his choice.  However, when the capacity of any particular Examination Centre (District) gets exhausted, that particular Examination Centre  (District)  will  not  be  displayed  in  the  list  of  examination  centers  given  in  the  online  application  form.    In  such  case the  candidate  has  to  choose  the  Examination  Centre (District) of his/her choice from the remaining list available.

9.        Eligibility        Criteria:       
The candidates at the time of applying for TS-TET 2016 should be in possession of the minimum qualifications prescribed for a teacher for I to V classes (Paper-I) and VI to VIII classes (Paper-II) as
given in Information Bulletin. The  candidates  who  are  pursuing  final  year  of  any  of  the  Teacher  Education  Courses  recognized  by  the  NCTE  or  the  RCI,  as  the  case  may  be,  and  /  or  the Language Pandit Training Courses can also appear for the First TS-TET 2016.
However , it is clarified that appearance or a pass in TS-TET by itself will not vest any  right  in  a  candidate  to  be  considered  for  appointment  to  the  post  of  Teacher  in  Government / Zilla Parishad / Mandal Parishad / Municipal and Private Aided Schools, unless he is in possession of the qualifications prescribed for appointment to such post in  the  relevant  statutory  recruitment  rules  framed  by  State  Government  from  time  to  time as on the date prescribed  there in for possession of such qualifications. Details of qualifications prescribed for TS-TET are provided in the Information Bulletin.

10.      Structure,      Content  and Syllabus of TS-TET:
a)  The structure and content of each part of Paper-I and Paper-II of the first TS-TET,  and  the  breakup  of  the  total  150  marks  among  various  parts  of  the  paper  are  given in the Information Bulletin.
b)  Syllabus for TS-TET can be downloaded from http://tstet.cgg.gov.in.
11. Pass Criteria in TET: The criteria for considering pass in TS-TET are as follows:  Community     Pass       Marks                                                    
i)   General  60%  and above
ii)  BC 50%  and above iii)  SC/ST/ Differently abled (PH)** 40%  and above

Physically  disabled  with  at  least  40%  disability  only  will  be  considered  in  respect  of  visually  and  orthopedically  disabled.    With  regard  to  Hearing  Impaired, minimum 75% disability will
be considered under PH category.
12. Validity period of TET Certificate / Marks Memo: TS-TET Certificate / Marks Memo shall be valid for a period of 7 years from the date of TET examination in accordance with NCTE Guidelines.

13.  Weightage  for  TS-TET  Scores  in  selection  in  District  Selection  Committee  (DSC) Recruitments: 20%   weightage   will   be   given   to   TS-TET   scores   in   the   ensuing   Teacher   Recruitment  of  the  State  Government  i.e.,    20%  weightage  is  for  TS-TET  score  and  80% weightage for written test in Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT). 

14. Storage of examination material: The  examination  related  material  will  be  preserved  for  six  months  from  the  date  of  examination and no application in this regard will be entertained beyond this period.

15.      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
7.    Date of Examination :   01.05.2016  Sunday 9.30 AM to 12.00 Noon 2.30 PM to 05.00 PM (Paper-I Paper-II )

16. 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  Gove
rnment.  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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