Kerala TET 2014 : Date/Notification/Syllabus Paper I & II

Kerala TET 2014: Date/Notification/Syllabus Paper I & II : Passing of Teachers Eligibility Test (Kerala TET) has been made mandatory for appointment of all Lower Primary, Upper Primary and High School Teachers within the state of Kerala. The provisions will become applicable from the Academic Year 2012 – 2013. This provision has been made under the Kerala Right of Children to Fee and Compulsory Education Rules 2011. This is worth noticeable that these rules have been made to implement the provisions of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act . The Kerala Teachers Eligibility Test (Kerala TET) will be conducted by the Academic Authority appointed in this regard. The Academic Authority appointed for this purpose is State Council for Educational Research and Training, Thiruvananthapuram (SCERT). The TET Exam will be compulsory for appointment of teachers from Class I to VIII. The candidate has to pass paper I for teacher from Class I to V and Paper II for teacher from Class VI to VIII.

Since, relevant provisions are in place, the Academic Authority i.e State Council for Educational Research and Training, Thiruvananthapuram (SCERT) will issue a detailed notification regarding date for conducting the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET), Exam syllabus, paper pattern for Paper I & II, Application for the Exam (Online or Offline), how to apply, fees payable, minimum and maximum age, recruitment/appointment of TET pass teachers, issue of TET certificates, validity of certificates. Notification / advertisement in this regard will be issued by the Government in due course.


The Government of Kerala has made it compulsory to pass Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) for all Teachers who are working in various schools within the state. The teaching staff both new and existing should now appear for the Teachers Eligibility Test which will be conducted by SCERT, Kerala. The order has been issued in this regard with the suggestion from the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) to implement the Children’s Right to compulsory and free Education Act.