KTET 2024 Registration, Kerala TET Exam Dates Announced, Check Eligibility Criteria and Apply Online

The Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) is a certification for aspiring teachers who wish to work in primary and high schools across Kerala. It is conducted by the Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan. This year’s test notification was released on April 16th, 2024, and the application process started the next day, April 17th.

The KTET 2024 is scheduled for June 22nd and 23rd, conducted over two consecutive days in offline mode. This state-level examination is structured into four categories. The registration window is open for a short period, closing on April 26th, 2024.

To avoid being disqualified, it’s important for applicants to make sure they meet the specific educational qualifications and eligibility criteria mentioned in the notification.

KTET Exam 2024

KTET 2024

State Concerned Kerala
Exam Conducting Body Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan (KPB)
Exam Post Name Primary Teachers, Trained Graduate Teachers (TGT), and Post Graduate Teachers (PGT)
Application Procedure Online
Last Date to Apply 26th April 2024
Official Website ktet.kerala.gov.in

Educational Qualifications for Kerala TET 2024

Category 1 (Lower Primary Classes)

  • Candidates must have passed Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and possess a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed), as recognized by NCTE Regulations 2002.
  • Alternatively, they must have a Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks along with a 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.).
  • Another qualification is the Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary with 50% marks combined with a 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).

Category 2 (Upper Primary Classes)

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in B.A/ B.Sc./ B.Com and a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.
  • Candidates with BA/ B.Sc./ B.Com with at least 45% marks and a 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) recognized by the NCTE are also eligible.
  • Those who have completed Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary with a minimum of 50% marks and a 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) or a 4-year BA/B.Sc.Ed. or B.A.Ed./B.Sc.Ed. are eligible.

Category 3 (High School Classes)

  • Applicants must hold a BA/BSc/B.Com degree with a minimum of 45% marks and a B.Ed. Degree in the subject concerned from any recognized university.
  • Candidates with M.Sc. Ed. in specific subjects from the Regional Institutes of Education with at least 50% marks are also eligible.
  • Special consideration is given to candidates teaching languages (Malayalam, English, Hindi, etc.) and Social Science, with specific degrees relevant to their teaching subjects.

Category 4 (Language Teachers, Specialist Teachers, and Physical Education teachers)

  • Qualifications are specified under Chapter XXXI of the Kerala Education Act and Rules for language teachers up to the Upper Primary level and Specialist teachers and Physical Education teachers up to the High School level.
  • Eligible qualifications include degrees or diplomas in teaching specific languages or physical education as specified by the Kerala Government.

Note- SC/ST candidates, differently-abled persons, and other eligible categories enjoy a relaxation of 5% in the qualifying marks required. OBC and OEC candidates have a 3% relaxation.

KTET 2024 Exam Dates

Category Exam Date Exam Timing
Category 1 22nd June 2024 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Category 2 22nd June 2024 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Category 3 23rd June 2024 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Category 4 23rd June 2024 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

KTET 2024 Important Dates

Notification Release Date 16th April 2024
Application Start Date 17th April 2024
Application End Date 26th April 2024
Last Date for Fee Payment 26th April 2024
Admit Card Release 3rd June 2024
KTET Exam Dates 22nd and 23rd June 2024

Kerala TET 2024 Application Fee

The application fee for the Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) 2024 varies based on the category of the applicants:

  • Unreserved Category: ₹500
  • SC/ST/PWD Categories: ₹250

The fees can be paid online through Net Banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card. It’s important for candidates to ensure that the payment is completed by the last day of registration (26th April 2024) to avoid any issues with the acceptance of their application.

How to Apply for KTET 2024?

To apply for the Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test 2024, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan’s official website at ktet.kerala.gov.in.
  2. On the homepage, find the section or link for ‘KTET April 2024 – Register Here’ and click on it.
  3. Select the category for which you wish to apply (Category I, II, III, or IV).
  4. Enter your personal information, such as name, email ID, and mobile number.
  5. Upload your photo.
  6. After submitting the registration form, you will receive a unique application number via email and SMS.
  7. Go back to the homepage and click on ‘Candidates Login.’
  8. Enter the application number you received and other required details to access the application form.
  9. Fill in the remaining details of the application form and pay the fee.
  10. Review all the information entered and submit the form.

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