Validity period of TET qualifying certificate extended from 7 years to lifetime
Today on 3rd June, 2021 The Union Education Minster Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced that Government has decided to extend the validity period of Teachers Eligibility Test qualifying certificate from 7 years to lifetime with retrospective effect from 2011. The respective State Govts. /UTs will take necessary action to revalidate/issue fresh TET certificates to those candidates whose period of 7 years has already elapsed, he added.
The Teachers Eligibility Test [TET] is one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in schools. The Guidelines dated 11th February 2011 of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) laid down that TET would be conducted by the State Governments and the validity of the TET Certificate was 7 years from the date of passing TET.
This is tweeted by The Union Education Minster Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) is an eligibility exam conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates as primary and upper-primary teachers in government schools.
The TET exams are conducted at central as well as state levels based on the guidelines issued by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). At the national level, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) and at the state level, various states hold the TETs every year such as UPTET, PSTET, HTET, MAHA TET, OTET, HP TET, KTET, and others.
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