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KARTET- Important Updates

Like other states, Karnataka too holds a teacher eligibility test known as KARTET or Karnataka TET. Here take a glance at important updates and highlights related to the Karnataka TET.

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What is KARTET?

Conducted by Karnataka’s Centralized Admission Cell, the main purpose of Karnataka TET is to decide on the eligibility related to those candidates who aspire to become teachers in government schools in Karnataka state. Candidates who qualify for KARTET are awarded an eligibility certificate that remains valid for up to 7 years.

KARTET Highlights

Exam NameKarnataka Teacher Eligibility Test (KARTET)
Exam Conducting BodyCentralized Admission Cell, Karnataka
Post DetailsClass I to VIII Teachers
Exam CentresIn major cities of Karnataka
Exam LevelState
Exam Duration150 Minutes
Exam Frequency(years)Once a year
Medium of Papers Kannada, English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Marathi and Telugu.
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of the Exam Offline

Important Updates

Before the exam, Karnataka Public Education Department releases the notification related to the Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test on its official website In 2021, KARTET was conducted on August 22. The KARTET result was released after the release of the final answer key. Candidates who attempted the KARTET exam on August 22, 2021, can now download their results from its official website. 

KARTET Selection Process

Karnataka TET is conducted every year. Here get hold of the KARTET selection stages below:

KARTET Application Form: Application forms of Karnataka TET are made available online via the board’s official website. After providing all details in the online application, candidates require paying the application fees online. 

KARTET Admit Card: Karnataka TET admit card is released online before the scheduled examination date. Karnataka TET admit card can be downloaded easily from the official website a week before the examination. It is mandatory to carry a printed admit card copy to get entry inside the examination hall.

KARTET Exam: Karnataka TET exam is conducted for the recruitment of a primary teacher (paper I) and also an upper primary teacher (paper II). Level I is meant to recruit teachers for classes 1-5, and Level II is meant to recruit teachers for classes 6-8.

KARTET Result: Karnataka TET result is declared based on a merit list post the release of the final answer key on the official website. Candidates are required to score 60% or above in Karnataka to be considered TET qualified. In accordance with the guidelines of NCTE, KARTET Certificate shall be valid up to 7 years from the date of the Karnataka TET examination.

Recent Updates KARTET

Sep 8, 2021The final answer key of KARTET 2021 was released after all the relevant objections were being taken into consideration by the authorities that were submitted on or prior to Aug 31, 2021. 
Sep 13, 2021The result of the KARTET 2021 exam was released on Sep 13 based on a Merit List. The cut off marks were decided based on the following factors:Previous year cutoffNo. of vacancies availableCategory of the candidates as SC, UR, ST, OBC, and moreNumber of aspirants who appeared for the written exam.Exam level

KARTET 2021 exam paper analysis

The overall difficulty level related to Karnataka TET exam papers 1 and 2 was moderate. Candidates with clear basic concepts of subjects like Math and Social Studies do have the edge over those who struggle with getting the basics right. 

Steps To Check KARTET Result 2021

Candidates need to follow a step-by-step procedure to download the result without any hassle:

·  Visit which is the official website. 

·  Look for the ‘Latest Information’ section on the home page and thereafter click on the link KARTET-2021 – Result.’

·  A new window will appear where you will require filling your ‘Application Number’ and ‘Date of Birth.’

·  Click on ‘Submit’ to view your result.

·  Download the Eligibility Certificate and thereafter take the printout of the same for further reference.

Steps to apply for the upcoming KARTET 2022

  1. Log on to the official website
  2. Click on “Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test for Online Application – 2022.”
  3. Register and log in to fill up the application form. 
  4. Upload essential documents, pay the application fee and submit.
  5. Take a printout for future reference.

What after the KARTET Exam?

Karnataka TET is an outstanding opportunity for those aspirants who desire to build their careers in the field of teaching. Every year lakhs of aspirants attempt Karnataka TET to fulfill their desire related to securing a stable government job. Those who prepare sincerely can secure a position in a merit list prepared on the basis of cut-off. After the KARTET result declaration, a candidate needs to download a qualifying certificate if the name has appeared in a merit list. Thereafter, a candidate requires fulfilling a set of formalities related to the appointment as a teacher in a government school. 

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