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KTET Exam Date 2024 Out, Kerala TET Hall Ticket and Pattern

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan (KPB) uploaded the Kerala TET Notification PDF on the official website https://ktet.kerala.gov.in/. The Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) is a teaching eligibility test that assesses the eligibility of candidates with adequate teaching skills for Lower Primary and Upper Primary schools in Kerala. As per the official notice, the KTET Exam 2024 will be held on 22nd and 23rd June 2024. Candidates can refer to the article for more details regarding the KTET exam.

KTET 2024- Exam Highlights

The Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) is a state-level exam held twice a year for the recruitment of Primary Teachers, Trained Graduate Teachers (TGT), and Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) posts in Kerala state. Have a look at the below table for highlights details regarding the KTET Exam 2024.

Organization Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan (KPB)
Name of the Exam Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET)
KTET Exam Date 2024 22nd and 23rd June 2024
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Level State Level (Kerala)
Medium of Exam Malayalam and English
Official website www.ktet.kerala.gov.in

KTET Exam Date 2024 Out

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan (KPB) has announced the KTET exam date for the April cycle along with the detailed notification pdf. The Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) for Category 1 (Lower Primary classes), and Category 2 (Upper Primary classes) will be held on 22nd June 2024. The KTET exam for 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 will be held on 23rd June 2024. The exam will be in two shifts each day. first shift from 10.00 am -12.30 pm and second shift will be held from 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm.

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 Exam 2024- Important Dates

The complete schedule for KTET Exam 2024 has been released by Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan (KPB) along with the notification pdf. Candidates should keep in mind the important dates to avoid any deadlines. The Kerala TET Exam 2024 for the April cycle will be held on 22nd and 23rd June 2024.

Events Dates
Notification release date 16th April 2024
KTET 2023 Application Form End Date 05th May 2024 (extended)
Last Date for pay application fees 05th May 2024
Application correction Dates 04th to 07th May 2024
KTET Admit Card 2024 03th June 2024
KTET Exam Date 2024 22nd and 23rd June 2024

KTET Notification 2024 Out

The KTET Notification PDF 2024 for the April cycle has been released on the official website of Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan (KPB) along with the complete details including important dates, application fees, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc. Before submitting application forms for KTET 2024 Exam candidates must ensure their eligibility for posts. The direct link to download the Kerala TET Notification PDF is also shared in the article.

Kerala TET 2024 Application Form

The online application portal for accepting the application form for Kerala TET Exam 2024 has been made available on the official website of www.ktet.kerala.gov.in. To avoid last-minute technical glitches candidates have to submit their application forms much before the last registration date. The last date to apply online for Kerala TET 2024 has been extended till 05th May 2024. Candidates are advised to submit their application forms without waiting last minute.

KTET Exam 2024- Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay an application fee to complete the KTET application forms. The online application fee can be paid in the mode of online via Net Banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card. Without an application fee, candidates’ application forms will not be accepted. Check the category-wise application fee from the below table.

Category Application Fees
Unreserved Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 250/-

KTET Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the KTET Exam 2024 candidates must ensure their eligibility in terms of educational qualification and age limit. Check the eligibility from here. If candidates do not fulfill the eligibility parameters their application will be rejected. The eligibility standards as per education qualification are as follows:

For Category 1 (Lower Primary Classes)

Candidates who are appearing for Kerala TET 2024 must be qualified following points:-

  • Must pass Higher Secondary/ Higher Secondary or equivalent at least with 45% and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations 2002 or Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.). or Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).

For Category 2 (Upper Primary Classes)

  • B.A/ B.Sc./ B.Com. and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education/ Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC) [by whatever name known] conducted by the Board of Exam, Govt. of Kerala or its equivalent. or BA/ B.Sc. / B.Com with at least 45% marks and one-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.), 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% marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.). or Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years BA/ B.Sc.Ed or B.A. Ed or B.Sc.Ed.

For Category 3 (High School Classes)

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

  • BA/ BSc/ B.Com with marks of at least 45% and a B.Ed. A degree in the subject concerned (from any of the universities in Kerala or from any other university recognised as equivalent)
  • For those who have MSc. Ed. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, A degree with not less than 50 per cent of the marks of one of the Regional Institutes of Education funded by NCERT will be eligible to apply for the subject matter concerned. For the subjects of Botany and Zoology, those with MSc. Ed., Ed. It is possible to apply for a Degree in Life Science with not less than 50 per cent marks from any of the Regional Institutes of Education.
  • Candidates from SC/ST and differently-abled categories will be provided with a relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum qualifying marks. Candidates from OBC & OEC categories will be given a relaxation of 3% in the qualifying marks to appear for the K-TET III.

For Category 4

For Language teachers in Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu (up to Upper Primary level), Specialist teachers and Physical Education teachers (up to High School level)

  • Those who have acquired qualifications for the posts 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 K-TET IV.
  • Candidates from SC/ST and differently-abled categories will be provided a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying marks prescribed for the eligibility to appear for the K-TET IV.

Steps to Apply Online for Kerala TET 2024

Candidates can apply online for the KTET 2024 Exam through online mode by visiting the official website of www.ktet.kerala.gov.in. For the candidate’s ease here we have provided the step-by-step process to apply online for the KTET exam.

Step 1: Visit the official website of Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan (KPB) www.ktet.kerala.gov.in.

Step 2: Scroll down the homepage Kerala April 2024 – Register Here.

Step 3: Fill out their registration forms by selecting the category for which you want to apply.

Step 4: Submitting the basic details of candidates like candidates’ personal information, email ID, mobile no. etc

Step 5: Upload the photograph in the prescribed format (jpeg/jpg format and must be between 20 and 30kb size).

Step 6: A unique application number will be sent to the candiadtes registered email id and mobile number.

Step 7: Click on Candidates Login and enter your application number and id.

Step 8: Submit the required details and pay an application fee as per category.

Step 9: Download and take a printout of the KTET Application forms for future reference.

KTET Exam Pattern 2024

The first step for the candidates is to know the complete KTET Exam Pattern 2024 to plan a proper exam strategy for the examination.  KTET 2024 exam is divided into four categories- Category 1 (Lower Primary classes), Category 2 (Upper Primary classes), Category 3 (High School classes) and Category 4 (Language Teachers, Specialist Teachers and Physical Education teachers). Candidates can check KTET Exam Pattern 2024 for Category 1, 2,3 4 from here.

  • The KTET exam consists of 150 multiple-choice Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • For each category, 1 mark will be rewarded and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • The time duration will be provided as 2 hours 30 minutes.
KTET-1 Exam Pattern 2024 for Category 1
Part Subject No. of Questions Marks
 1 Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6-11) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
 2 Language I-Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada 30 30
3 Language II- English/Arabic 30 30
Total 150 150
KTET-2 Exam Pattern 2024 for Category 2
Part Subject No. of Questions Marks
 1 Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 11-14) 30 30
(a) For Mathematics and Science teachers: Mathematics and Science or
(b) For Social Science teachers: Social Science or
(c) For any other teachers (a) or (b)
60 60
 2 Language I-Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/English 30 30
 3 Language II-(Other than Language I) Malayalam/English 30 30
Total 150 150

Kerala TET 2024- Exam Qualifying Marks

Candidates are required the below-mentioned minimum qualifying marks to pass the KTET 2024 Exam.

Kerala TET 2024 Minimum Qualifying Marks
Category Minimum Qualifying Percentage Passing Marks (Out of 150)
General 60% 90
OBC/SC/ST/PH 55% 82

KTET 2024- FAQs

Q1. Is KTET 2024 Notification PDF released?

Yes, KTET 2024 Notification PDF has been released on 16th April 2024 at www.ktet.kerala.gov.in.

Q2. What is the KTET 2024 Exam Exam?

The KTET 2024 exam date has been announced for 22nd and 23rd June 2024.

Q3. What is the application fee for Kerala TET Exam 2024?

The candidates from general category have to pay Rs. 500/-, and for the candidates from SC/ST/PWD category are required to pay Rs. 250/-.

Q4. What is the full form of KTET?

The full form of KTET is Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET).

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