KTET 2012 : ELIGIBILITY/EXAM PATTEN/SYLLABUS/RESULT : Acquiring of Teachers Eligibility Certificate is essential for becoming a primary teacher in Karnataka. Notifications are issued from time to time by Department of School Education Karnataka for conducting of Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test (KTET). TET Certificate with requisite passed % is compulsory in addition to B.Ed degree for appointment as teacher. Salient features of Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) – 2012 are as under:
Eligibility : As per rules framed by National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE), eligibility requirements are as under :
1.       Teachers from Class 1st to Class 5th : Applicants should have passed  Senior Secondary (10+2)  (or equivalent thereto) with at least 45 percent marks. Those appearing in final 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) / 2 – year Diploma in Education in Special Education are also eligible. OR Candidates with BA / B.Sc. with at least 50 percent marks and B.Ed qualification can also apply. The state Government may at its discretion change eligibility conditions / Requirements.
2.       Teachers from Class 6th to VIIIth : candidates having B.A. / B.Sc and those appearing in final 2 year Diploma in Education / B.A. /B.Sc. with minimum 45%  marks and passed / appearing in B.Ed / Senior Secondary (10+2) with at least 50 percent marks and passed or appearing in final 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) / 4-year BA/ B.Sc.Ed. or B.A. (Ed.)/B.Sc. (Ed.) / B.Ed. (Special Education) with 50 percent in BA or B.Sc are eligible for KTET 2012.
Exam Pattern and Scheme of Exam : KTET 2012 shall have two objective type  papers. Each paper shall consist of 150 Multiple Choice Questions and each question shall be of 1 marks each for 150 marks. Details of papers are as under :
1.       Paper I/1: This paper is for class I-V/1-5
2.        Paper II:  This paper is for class VI – VIII/6-8
Those willing to be teachers for class 1 to  8 have to appear in paper 1 & 2. Syllabus/Model Question Answer Papers for paper I/1 and Paper 2/II shall remain as per this exam pattern.
Exam for KTET 2012 : Department of School Education is the authority concerned for Teacher Eligibility Test within the state of Karnataka. The department may delegate the authority for conducting the exam to Karnataka Education Board or any other authority as it deems fit. Detailed notification for KTET 2012 shall be issue at official website of Karnataka Education Department www.schooleducation.kar.nic.in / http://karnatakaeducation.gov.in/ . Admit Card/ Admission Certificate / Hall Tickets / Result for KTET 2012 can also be downloaded from these websites.