Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) issued a public notice on Monday, April 12, 2021 clearing the air on the postponement of Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET) 2021. According to the notice, REET 2021 shall be conducted as per the schedule i.e., June 20, 2021. This year, 16.40 lakh students have registered for the state-level entrance exam. Authorities have asked students to not pay attention to any rumors or speculations as the exam shall be conducted as per the decided schedule.
REET 2021 was previously scheduled on April 25, 2021. However, RBSE issued a public notice on March 27, 2021 that the exam has been postponed to June 20, 2021.
Recently, there were speculations floating around about REET 2021 getting postponed due to the rising COVID-19 cases in the state. Class 12 practical exams have been cancelled in districts which are COVID-19 hotspots. However, for other districts, the examination schedule remains the same. These events worsened the speculations about REET 2021 being postponed again.
Chairman of RBSE, Dr.DP Jaroli announced today, April 13, 2021 that the class 10 and 12 board exams as well as REET 2021 shall be conducted as per schedule. According to reports, he further requested students and parents to not fall for any rumors regarding the examination. Candidates appearing for REET 2021 are to check the official website rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in for any official notifications.
Candidates can apply for the REET 2021 examination on the official website by clicking on the exam link present on the homepage. A new page shall open in which candidates have to register by filling-in the required information. Successfully registered candidates have to fill the application form and pay the application fee to apply for the exam. After submitting the application form, candidates must download or print a copy of the conformation page for future reference.
REET 2021 is scheduled to be conducted in levels 1 and 2 from June 20, 2021. Level 1 examination shall be for teachers of Classes 1 to 5 whereas level 2 examination shall be for TGT or teachers of class 6 to 8. Level 1 shall be conducted from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm while level 2 shall be conducted from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.
REET 2021 shall comprise of increased number of questions related to Rajasthan. For the recruitment process, 90 percent weightage be given to the exam score whereas 10 percent to the graduate or board exam scores. Along with REET 2021, the Rajasthan Board Class 10 and 12 Board exams are scheduled from May 6 2021, as per the schedule decided.