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Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 ( KTET )

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Dewesh Nandan PrasadAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Feb 1, 2023 12:27 IST

KTET 2023 exam final result has been announced by Pareekshabhavan on February 1, 2023. The candidates can check the results on the official website by logging into their registered accounts. Earlier, the rectified answer key was released for the KTET exam on January 18, 2023.  The provisional answer key was released on December 17, 2022. The exam for the KTET October session was taken on December 4, 2022, and the application process was closed on December 24, 2022. 

What is KTET?  

Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) exam is conducted by Pareeksha Bhavan, Kerala twice a year in order to determine the eligibility of aspirants possessing adequate skills to teach in Lower Primary, Upper Primary as well as High School classes in the state of Kerala. KTET exam is conducted as per the guidelines laid down by the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Kerala along with regulations put forth by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)/ Department of General Education/Government of Kerala.

The official website of KTET exam states: “Separate test will be conducted to select teachers for Category 1 (Lower Primary classes), Category 2 (Upper Primary classes), Category 3 (High School classes) and Category 4 [for Language Teachers - Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu (up to UP classes), Specialist Teachers (Art & Craft) and Physical Education teachers]”.

KTET 2022 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of KTET 2022 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

1 Feb '23

KTET Scorecard

18 Jan '23

KTET Rectified Answer Key

17 Dec '22 -

24 Dec '22

Objection Window

KTET Exam Highlights 2023

Check below the highlights of the KTET 2023 exam.

Exam Name

KTET (Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test)

Conducting Body

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan

Exam Level

State

Exam Frequency

Twice a year

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Fees

  • INR 500 for General
  • INR 250 for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Physically Handicapped (PH)/Blind

Exam Duration

150 minutes for each paper

No. of Paper & Total Marks

  • Category 1: 150 marks
  • Category 2: 150 marks
  • Category 3: 150 marks
  • Category 4: 150 marks

Exam Purpose

To determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of teachers 

Marking Scheme

  • +1 for correct answer
  • 0 for incorrect answer

Medium of Exam

Malayalam and English

Exam Helpdesk No.

0471-2546832

Official Website

https://ktet.kerala.gov.in/index.php

Latest Updates:

February 1:  KTET Final Result Released For October Session; Check Details Here

KTET Result 2023

KTET result 2023 has been released by the Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan on the basis of the final answer key. Candidates can check their results by visiting the official website. Have a look at the steps to check the KTET result:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click the result link
  • Login using the category of the exam, registration number and date of birth
  • Go through the result and download the scorecard

Direct Link for the results: https://ktet.kerala.gov.in/result_october_2022/

KTET Rectified Answer Key 2023

The KTET October session rectified the answer key was released after the scrutiny of the objection raised by the candidates against the released provisional answer key on January 18, 2023. The candidates can download the rectified answer key in PDF format by following the steps below:

  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the KTET 2022 rectified answer key link 
  • PDF will appear on the screen 
  • Download the answer key and save it for later use

Direct PDF link for KTET Rectified Answer Key: Click Here  

KTET Answer Key 2023

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan was released the  KTET provisional answer key for Category 1, 2, 3 and 4. Candidates can download the Kerala TET provisional answer key PDF by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website – https://ktet.kerala.gov.in.
  • Click on the link stating ‘Rectified Answer Key Feb 2022’.
  • View the answers carefully.
  • Download the KTET provisional answer key in PDF format.

Direct link to download the KTET provisional answer key: https://ktet.kerala.gov.in/

KTET Provisional Answer Key PDF: KTET_Answer_Key_Category_1 KTET_Answer_Key_Category_2 KTET_Answer_Key_Category_3 KTET_Answer_Key_Category_4

KTET 2023 Admit Card

The KTET 2023 admit card was released on the official website. The candidates can download their admit card by following the steps given below:

  • Click on the direct link given on the page  
  • Click on the KTET  admit card link  
  • Fill out the application number or roll number and date of birth  
  • KTET admit card will appear on the screen 
  • Download the admit card and future reference  

KTET Application Form 2023

The KTET application form was made available on the official website. Candidates can apply online for the exam by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website - https://ktet.kerala.gov.in/
  • Click on the registration link
  • Go through the instructions and click on ‘New Registration’
  • Enter the required details
  • Fill the application form
  • Upload scanned pictures of photo and signature
  • Pay the application fee (General - INR 500 and SC/ST/PH - INR 250)
  • Submit and save the confirmation page

Also Read: TET 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility & Results

KTET Eligibility Criteria 2023

In order to be eligible for KTET Category 1, Category 2, Category 3 and Category 4, aspirants need to possess the minimum educational qualifications.

KTET Eligibility Criteria for Category 1 (Lower Primary Classes)

Aspirants meet KTET eligibility criteria if they possess any of the below mentioned educational qualifications:

  • Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary or (or its equivalent) with at least 45 per cent marks and two years Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC) [by whatever name known] conducted by Board of Examination, Govt. of Kerala or its equivalent.

OR

  • Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45 per cent marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations 2002.

OR

  • Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50 per cent marks and 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (BElEd).

OR

  • Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50 per cent marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).

Note: Relaxation of 5 per cent in qualifying marks is admissible for candidates belonging to SC/ST and Differently abled categories. Also, relaxation of 3 per cent in qualifying marks is given to OBC & OEC candidates.

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KTET Eligibility Criteria for Category 2 (Upper Primary Classes)

Aspirants meet KTET eligibility criteria if they possess any of the below mentioned educational qualifications:

  • BA/BSc/BCom 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.

OR

  • BA/BSc/BCom with at least 45 per cent marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education (BEd), in accordance with NCTE (Recognition, Norms and Procedure) regulations issued from time to time in this regard.

OR

  • Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50 per cent marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (BElEd)

OR

  • Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50 per cent marks and 4 year BA/B.Sc.Ed or BA Ed or B.Sc.Ed.

Note: Relaxation up to 5 per cent in the qualifying marks shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to SC/ST and Differently abled categories. Also, 3 per cent relaxation in the minimum qualifying marks is admissible for OBC & OEC candidates.

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KTET Eligibility Criteria for Category 3 (High School Classes)

Aspirants meet KTET eligibility criteria if they possess any of the below mentioned educational qualifications:

  • BA/BSc/BCom with at least 45 per cent 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 recognised as equivalent thereto)
  • For Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, those who have MScEd Degree in the subject concerned with not less than 50 per cent marks from one of the Regional Institutes of Education sponsored by NCERT will be eligible to apply. For Botany and Zoology subjects, those with MScEd Degree in Life Science with not less than 50 per cent marks from any of the Regional Institutes of Education are eligible to apply.
  • BA or equivalent with at least 45 per cent marks and who passed in LTTC are eligible to apply.

Additional eligibility criteria for KTET 2022 Category II aspirants is as follows:

  • Candidates, who have acquired a Diploma/Degree in teaching in any subject and are approved by Universities/NCTE/Board of Examinations/Govt. of Kerala, are eligible to apply for K-TET III. They will have to produce the equivalency certificate as recognized by any of the Universities in Kerala/the Government of Kerala.
  • Candidates who have acquired their qualifications through recognised correspondence courses/ Open universities should obtain and furnish certificates of recognition and equivalency from any one of the Universities in Kerala.
  • For considering the minimum qualifications, the marks for main and subsidiary papers only will be considered.

Note: Candidates belonging to SC/ST and differently-abled categories shall be granted a relaxation of 5 per cent marks in the minimum qualifying marks. Relaxation of 3 per cent in the qualifying marks is admissible to OBC & OEC candidates to appear for the K-TET- III.

KTET Eligibility Criteria for Category 4 (Language Teachers, Specialist Teachers and Physical Education teachers)

Candidates who possess the required qualifications for the post of Language Teachers of Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit & Urdu (up to Upper Primary level), Specialist teachers & Physical Education teachers as mentioned in Chapter XXXI of KERALA EDUCATION ACT AND RULES are eligible to apply for KTET 4.

KTET Exam Process 2023

KTET exam process 2023 includes the following steps:

Step 1: Fill KTET application form

Candidates need to submit their KTET application form online on the official website of Pareeksha Bhavan. Along with the application, form aspirants need to submit the receipt of online payment or Chalan and a copy of the certificates at Pareeksha Bhavan. Candidates can select the district of their test centre while filling the application form for the KTET exam.

Aspirants can pay KTET examination fee by Credit Card/Debit Card, Net Banking or by submitting Challan in cash in Account Number- 67371493960 Kerala 16 TET such that it is drawn in favour of the Director, SCERT, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram at any branch of State Bank of Travancore.

Step 2: Download KTET admit card

Candidates need to download their KTET admit card from the official website of Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan. No separate admit card will be sent to aspirants by post. KTET admit card contains the candidate’s name and test centre details.

Step 3: Appear for KTET exam

KTET Category 1, 2, 3 and 4 papers are of two and a half hour duration each. Candidates need to reach their KTET test centre at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the exam. Aspirants need to attempt the KTET exam offline on the OMR sheet.

Step 4: Check KTET result

The result for KTET is declared on the official website of Pareeksha Bhavan. Candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the exam are declared pass and awarded the KTET certificate.

Also Read: KTET admit card 2023

KTET Syllabus 2023

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan prescribes the KTET syllabus 2023 for Category 1, 2, 3 and 4 papers. It is important for candidates to know the KTET syllabus 2022 to be familiar with the total number of subjects, the number of questions, important topics and marks distribution. The KTET syllabus differs for all the categories such as Category 1 for Lower Primary classes, Category 2 for Upper Primary classes, Category 3 for High School classes and Category 4 for Language Teachers, Specialist Teachers and Physical Education teachers. 

KTET Exam Pattern 2023

KTET exam pattern highlights the overall structure of the exam including the total marks, section-wise marking scheme, number of subjects, total number of questions and time duration. We have explained the details of the KTET exam pattern 2023 for all four categories below. The exam pattern of all the four category papers is different. However, all the categories share the same number of questions and marking scheme. Each paper is of 2 hours thirty minutes duration and comprises 150 questions of one mark each.

Also Read: KTET preparation tips 2023

KTET Question Paper 2023

KTET question papers are one of the best sources for candidates to prepare for the exam. Candidates can undertake the practice of KTET previous years' question papers as well as sample papers to boost the level of their exam preparations. By practising the papers, candidates get to know weak and strong areas. This helps them in focussing more to sharpen their weak areas.

KTET Qualifying Marks 2023

Have a look at the KTET minimum qualifying marks below.

Category

Minimum Qualifying Percentage (in %)

General

60

Reserved

55

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KTET 2023 Exam FAQs

Q: Is the final results announced for the KTET October session?

A: Yes, the final results have been announced for the KTET October session on February 1, 2023 on the official website. The results have been announced on the basis of the final answer key that was released on January 18, 2023. The candidates can check their final results by logging into their registered accounts on the KTET official website.

Q: Is the rectified answer key released for KTET October session?

A: Yes, the rectified answer key has been released on January 18, 2022. The candidates can download the rectified answer key by following the steps below:
  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the rectified answer key link 
  • Rectified answer key PDF will appear on the screen
  • Download the answer key and save it for later use

Q: Is the provisional answer key released for KTET October session?

A: Yes, the provisional answer key has been released on December 17, 2022 for all categories on the official website. The candidates can download the provisional answer key from the official website. The provisional answer key has been released in the form of PDF. The objection window has been activated for the candidates. The candidates can raise the objections till December 24, 2022.

Q: Is KTET 2022 admit card released?

A: Yes, the admit card for KTET 2022 has been released on November 28, 2022. The candidates can download the admit card by entering application number, application id and category

Q: Is the KTET notification 2022 out?

A: No, KTET notification 2022 has been released for October session. The registration has been started from October 25 and will continue till November 11 

Q: What is the KTET exam date 2022?

A: The KTET 2022 exam will be held on December 3 and 4, 2022. 

Q. What is the use of the KTET exam?

A. The KTET is an exam conducted to determine the eligibility of aspirants possessing adequate skills to teach in Lower Primary, Upper Primary as well as High School classes in the state of Kerala.

Q. Who conducts the KTET exam?

A. Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan conducts the KTET exam.

Q. How can I prepare for KTET?

A. You need to prepare for the KTET Category 1, Category 2, Category 3 and Category 4 papers well in advance to pass the exam with high scores. The exam preparation should begin by going through the KTET syllabus.

Q. Is there a negative marking in KTET 2022 exam?

A. No, there is no negative marking in the KTET 2022 exam.

Q. What is the pass mark of KTET exam?

A. Candidates need to obtain qualifying marks to pass the KTET exam. The KTET passing marks are 60 per cent for general category candidates and 55 per cent for reserved category candidates.

Q. What is the validity of the KTET Certificate?

A. The KTET Certificate validity has been extended to lifetime. Earlier, the KTET certificate was valid for 7 years.

Q. What is the time duration for the KTET exam?

A. Candidates are allotted 2 hours 30 minutes to attempt the KTET exam. The exam duration is the same for Category 1, 2 3 and 4 papers.

Q. What is the qualification for KTET?

A. In order to be eligible for KTET Category 1, Category 2, Category 3 and Category 4 papers, aspirants need to possess the minimum educational qualifications. The qualifications vary for each paper. 

Q. What is the age limit for KTET 2022 exam?

A. There is no age limit for KTET 2022 exam. Candidates of any age can appear for the Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test. 

KTET 2022 Contact Information

Address: Office of the Commissioner of Government Examinations, Pareeksha Bhavan, Poojapura, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695012


Phone- IT Cell: 0471-2546833 (Between 10 am & 5 pm on working days)


Email: ktet.helpdesk@gmail.com

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