KARTET – Preparation Tips

Karnataka, like other states, conducts a teacher eligibility test at the state level. Karnataka TET or KARTET is the name of the exam. Karnataka’s Centralized Admission Cell administers the exam. The primary goal of the exam is to verify the eligibility of applicants who wish to work as teachers in various government schools throughout Karnataka. 

The test consists of two papers: Paper I is for individuals seeking eligibility to teach at the lower primary level, and Paper II is for those seeking eligibility to teach at the upper primary level. Candidates who pass the KARTET receive a certificate of eligibility that is valid for up to seven years. One is ought to prepare well and get well versed with the exam pattern of the same.

KATET Exam Pattern For Paper 1:

SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarks Allotted
Mathematics3030
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I3030
Language II3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

KATET Exam Pattern For Paper 2:

SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarks Allotted
Mathematics and Sciences/Social Studies6060
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I3030
Language II3030
Total150150

KARTET Educational Eligibility For Paper 1:

  • Need a Senior Secondary (or equivalent) degree scoring at least 50% marks and passing/appearing in the last year of a 2-year Elementary Education Diploma degree 

OR

  • Need a Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) degree scoring at least 50% marks and passing/appearing in the final year or 4th year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) degree

OR

  • Need a Senior Secondary (or equivalent) degree scoring at least 50% marks and passing/appearing in the last year of a two-year education diploma (Special Education) degree

OR

  • Graduated scoring at least a 50% grade point and passing/appearing in the final year of a 2-year Elementary Education Diploma degree

KARTET Educational Eligibility For Paper 2:

  • Graduated scoring at least a 50% grade point and passing/appearing in the final year of a two-year elementary education diploma program

OR

  • Graduation scoring a minimum of 50% grade point and passing/appearing in the final year of a two-year bachelor’s degree program in education (B.Ed) degree

OR

  • Need a Senior Secondary (or equivalent) degree scoring at least 50% marks and passing/appearing in the last year of a four-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) degree

OR

  • Need a Senior Secondary (or similar) degree scoring at least 50% grade point and passing/appearing in the last year of a four-year BA/B.Sc. program.

OR

  • Passed or appearing in final-year B.Ed. program (Special Education) scoring at least 50% marks

KARTET – Preparation Tips 

  • Maintain a calm demeanor: It is critical to be cool before the exam during preparation. Anxiety or stress can be harmful to your health as well as your general effectiveness. Try meditation and yoga, eat light meals, and stay hydrated. Also, maintain mental calm during the exam, as stress might lead to poor exam performance. 
  • Syllabus: A KARTET aspirant’s first and most important task is to finish the syllabus. Child Development & Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics, and Environmental Science are the five disciplines on the KARTET paper I syllabus. Paper-II, on the other hand, includes Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. All topics in the syllabus must be read by the candidates. Furthermore, candidates must be familiar with the KARTET exam pattern.
  • Make notes for self-study: Make your own study notes to help you prepare for the KARTET. Making self-notes can help you grasp issues and recall them in your own way. You can use them to reinforce your notion and to go through the themes again. Making short notes and one-liners can also help with revision and remembering the themes. Candidates will be able to revise more topics in less time with the help of these notes. 
  • Practice with Mock Exams: It is critical to practice KARTET sample tests and KARTET previous year’s papers as part of your preparation. Mock tests or sample papers assist applicants in becoming familiar with the exam pattern as well as determining their level of preparedness before the exam. Candidates can strengthen their knowledge of the subjects by practicing using books and online resources. Aim to practice at least one mock examination for two weeks prior to the exam; this will undoubtedly help you do better. 

FAQs:

Q. What language are the KARTET question papers written in?

A: English, Kannada, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Marathi are the languages in which KARTET question papers are available.

Q.What is the minimal KARTET qualifying percentage?

A: To be deemed TET qualified, candidates must achieve a score of 60% or higher on the KARTET exam.

Q. How much does it cost to apply for KARTET?

A: The application cost for KARTET is Rs 700 for each paper and Rs. 1,000 for both papers. 

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