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Child Development and Pedagogy (Compulsory)
Understanding Elementary Shapes
PSTET 2018 (conducted on 19 January 2020) – Result declared on 23-03-2020.
In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 23 of the RTE Act, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for class I to VIII. It had been inter alia provided that one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in Clause (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is that he/she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE. The rationale for including the TET as a minimum qualification for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher is as under:
The exam for the selection is written exam for which was conducted on 19th January 2020, had 2 papers. Paper 1 was for class I to V teachers and paper 2 was for class VI to VIII teachers. Each paper had a total of 150 questions for a duration of 90 minutes, with each question carrying 1 mark. Both papers has the subjects like Child development and pedagogy, Language I, Language II and Mathematics, while an extra subject of Social Studies/science was also there in Paper II. Qualified candidates will proceed to the next round which is interview round.
The minimum expected pass percentage for General category students will be 60% of the total marks, while it is 55% for OBC/ST/SC category candidates. Candidate should get the mentioned percent in order get qualified in the exam, but the merit list/ cut-off score ultimately decides who qualifies for the second round of interview. The cut-off score is decided based on factors like the number of students who attempted the exam, the number of vacancies available, previous years’ cut-off scores, etc… The Certificate which is obtained through PSTET will be eligible or considered valid for 7 years from the date of exam result.
Punjab State Teachers Eligibility Test (PSTET) will be held on 25 February.
Jobs | Edited by Maitree Baral | Friday January 17, 2020