In the wake of COVID-19, Centralized Admission Cell (CAC) has decided to postpone the examination of Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test. In its recent notification, CAC has announced that the new dates for KARTET exam will be released after the government orders on the same. The new Karnataka TET exam dates will be conveyed to the candidates in some time. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the official website of KARTET which is schooleducation.kar.nic.in to get the recent updates related to the examination.
Earlier, the Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test was scheduled on March 15, 2020. However, due to some administrative issues, the examination was postponed to April 12, 2020. The KARTET examination date was again revised when the KSET exam 2020dates and KARTET exam dates clashed. The KARET exam was then preponed to April 11, 2020. But the spread of the Coronavirus worsens with each new day, resulting in the further postponement of many recruitment processes and exams. Amidst the 21 days lockdown announcement, CAC announced that the Karnataka TET examination is postponed until further notice. The recent notice also emphasizes on the postponement of the examination until government orders. Candidates have to further wait until the new dates for the KARTET examination are released.
As of now, the application window for KARTET examination was closed recently on June 11, 2020. After the new dates for Karnataka TET are out, candidates can expect the KARTET admit card. Candidates can download their Karnataka TET admit card from the official website, schooleducation.kar.nic.in. Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by Central Admission Cell each year. The Karnataka State Level TET examination is conducted to provide certification to eligible candidates for teaching. The examination is conducted with two papers. Paper 1 is conducted for primary level (Class I to V) and Paper 2 is conducted for elementary level (Class VI to VIII). Both the papers are designed in English, Kannada, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Marathi languages except for language papers. The examination is conducted as an offline examination wherein candidates have to answer objective type questions.
General category/2A/2B/3A/3B have to secure minimum 60% marks and SC/ ST/ C-I/PWD have to secure a minimum 55% marks in the written exam. Candidates who secure the qualifying marks get KARTET certificate. The e-certificate releases only after the declaration of Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test result declaration. Eligible candidates can download their certificate from the official website schooleducation.kar.nic.in whenever it releases. Those who get the KARTET certificate can apply for teaching posts for various schools. The Karnataka TET certificate remains valid for 07 years.