KTET Exam is a kind of compulsory exam in Kerala, if you want to become a teacher for Class I to
V (Lower Primary Teacher) Class VI to VIII (Upper Primary Teacher) Class IX to X (Secondary School
Teacher), even in KVS Schools then you have appear in Kerala Teacher’s Eligibility Test (KTET) exam,
all rules / guideline like eligibility, syllabus etc has been set by NCTE.
Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET 2021) notification is out:
|Submission of Online Application from :||28/04/2021 to 06/05/2021|
|Downloading Admit Card through website:||Announced Later|
|Date of Examinations:||Announced Later|
Who are eligible to apply for KTET 2021 ?
Category I (Lower Primary)
Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and two
year Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC) [by whatever name known] conducted by Board
of Examination, Govt. of Kerala or its equivalent. / 2-year Diploma in Elementary
Education/4 year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)/2 year Diploma in
Education (Special Education).
Category II (Upper Primary)
B.A/B.Sc./B.Com. and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education/Trained Teachers’
Certificate (TTC) [by whatever name known] conducted by Board of Examination, Govt.
of Kerala or its equivalent. / 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)/4 year Bachelor in
Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)/4 year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A. Ed or B.Sc.Ed.
Category III (High School)
1. Those who possess minimum educational qualifications as delineated here under are
eligible to appear for K-TET III. The test is for HSAs in: (i) Malayalam (ii) English (iii) Hindi
(iv) Sanskrit (v) Tamil (vi) Kannada (vii) Arabic (viii) Urdu (ix) Social Science (x) Physical
Science (xi) Natural Science and (xii) Mathematics
2. BA/BSc/B.Com with at least 45% marks and a B.Ed. Degree in the subject concerned
(from any one of the Universities in Kerala or have acquired these qualifications from
any other Universities recognized as equivalent thereto.)
3. For Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, those who have MSc.Ed.
Degree in the subject concerned with not less than 50% marks from one of the Regional
Institutes of Education sponsored by NCERT will be eligible to apply.
4. For Botany and Zoology subjects, those with MSc.Ed. Degree in Life Science with not
less than 50% marks from any of the Regional Institutes of Education are eligible to
Category IV (Specialist teachers and Physical Education teachers)
Those who intends to be a language teacher up to Upper Primary classes and fulfils the
minimum qualification. For Specialist teachers and Physical Education teachers, K-TET is
applicable up to High School level.