Karnataka TET 2020: Karnataka TET 2020 is postponed due to countrywide lockdown announced in India. The official notice is released on the website. Candidates can check the KARTET 2020 postponement notice here. Centralized Admission Cell (CAC) was all set to conduct the exam on April 11, 2020. However, KARTET 2020 new dates are releasing soon at schooleducation.kar.nic.in. Therefore, candidates must be well prepared and download the KARTET admit card 2020 when released. Read this article to know more about the current status of KARTET 2020 and other related details.
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Karnataka TET 2020
Candidates who aspire to be a teacher in the state of Karnataka must have the Karnataka TET certificate. It can be obtained by appearing and qualifying in the Karnataka TET exam. CAC is conducting the KARTET 2020 exam as per the official notification released on the website. The complete schedule of KARTET 2020 is available through the website. Know about the important dates below.
|Karnataka TET 2020||Important Dates|
|Start date of application form||25 Jan 2020|
|Last date to apply||25 Feb 2020|
|Last Date for Registration and|
pay application fee
|11 Jun 2020|
|Release of admit card|
|Exam date of Karnataka TET 2020|
|Release of answer key||To be announced|
|Declaration of result||To be announced|
Karnataka TET 2020 Postponed
CAC has postponed the Karnataka TET 2020 exam date indefinitely. New dates of KARTET 2020 are releasing soon at the official website. The notice of postponement comes amidst the COVID-19 outbreak in India. Candidates can check the official notice of KARTET 2020 postponement from below.
Click here to get the notice for Karnataka TET 2020 Exam Postponement
Overview of Karnataka TET 2020
As evident, most states in India have their own Teachers Eligibility Test conducted by relevant authorities. Karnataka too has its very own TET exam in the form of the Karnataka TET. In this page, the complete details of the most recent iteration of the exam are provided. However, before going into more intricate details of the KARTET 2020 exam, go through the brief overview of the main aspects of the exam below.
|Exam Name||Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test |
|Conducting Body||Centralized Admission Cell|
|Last conducted in||2019|
|Post details||Class I to VIII Teachers|
|Centres||In major cities of Karnataka|
|Medium||English, Kannada, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, |
Telugu & Marathi
|Mode of application||Online|
|Application fees||Rs 700/- per paper; |
Rs 1000/- for both papers
Karnataka TET Admit card 2020
Admit card of the KARTET 2020 exam is released at the official website as per schedule. Candidates can download the admit card of Karnataka TET 2020 by logging in to the website. Having the admit card is mandatory to appear in the KARTET 2020 exam. KARTET Admit Card 2020 contains important information about the candidature of applicants and without the possession of the admit card, candidates are not allowed to appear in the exam. Check out some important points to remember about the KARTET Admit Card.
- The admit card is issued through the official website schooleducation.kar.nic.in only. Candidates must download the same on their own as it is not sent through post or any other medium.
- Before downloading the admit card, make sure that the information present is correct.
- After downloading the admit card, generate a print out of the admit card in A4 size paper.
- Do not forget to carry a photo identity along with the admit card on the day of the exam.
- It is advisable to preserve the admit card until at least the results are declared.
Note: There no provisions for correction of discrepancies in KARTET Admit Card 2020. Candidates must contact at the official helpline numbers for further queries.
KARTET 2020 Helpline Numbers:
080-22228805, 080-22483140, 080-22483145
Karnataka TET 2020 Exam Pattern
Candidates are selected for final certification through a combined exam for Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper-I is for certification to teach in primary level (Class I to V). On the other hand, Paper-II is for certification to teach in elementary level (Class VI to VIII). Check out the detailed features of the examination pattern below.
- Language of the paper: English, Kannada, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Marathi except for language papers.
- Mode of examination: Offline examination
- Type of questions: Multiple choice questions
- Duration of examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes
- Number of questions: 150 questions
- Maximum Marks: 150 marks
Check out marks distribution in Paper-I below
|Subject||Maximum marks||Number of questions|
|Child Development and Pedagogy||30||30|
|Social studies (For visually impaired|
candidates instead of mathematics
Check out marks distribution in Paper-iI below
|Number of |
|Child Development & |
|Language I (compulsory)||30||30|
|Language II (compulsory)||30||30|
|(a)For Mathematics and Science teacher:- |
Mathematics and Science
|(b)For Social Studies teacher:- |
Karnataka TET 2020 Syllabus
Detailed syllabus of the Karnataka TET 2020 exam is available at the official website i.e. schooleducation.kar.nic.in. Candidates must download the syllabus to prepare for the exam. It contains topics as per the syllabus of NCERT/State for class I to VIII. However, the level of difficulty of Karnataka TET 2020 exam is up to the level of Class X.
Check out the indicative syllabus of Paper-I below
- Child development and pedagogy
- Language I
- Language II
- Pedagogical issues
- Environmental science
- Pedagogy of environmental science
- Social studies (for visually impaired instead of mathematics and EVS)
Check out the indicative syllabus of Paper-II below
- Child development and pedagogy
- Language I
- Language II
- Pedagogical issues
- Social studies/social science
Karnataka TET 2020 Cut Off
Candidates must secure the specified minimum qualifying marks in the KARTET 2020 exam to be awarded the eligibility certificate. The minimum marks are relaxable by 5% for candidates who belong to categories that come under reservation (SC/ST/PWD). Check out the details below.
|SC/ ST/ C-I/PWD||55%|
Preparation Tips for Karnataka TET 2020
Evidently, the syllabus of Karnataka TET 2020 exam is by no means easy. It consist of elaborate topics from child development and pedagogy, language, history, geography, mathematics, science etc. Therefore, a strategically planned approach to preparations is recommended to achieve higher marks in the exam. Here we are providing some of the best preparation tips and tricks to take your Karnataka TET 2020 preparations to the next level and do better on the exam day.
Preparation Tip 1
At first, check the syllabus and start your preparations according to it. There might be some subjects where you have to work hard while in others, you can get away with a little slack. Prioritize subjects study as per the syllabus. Know about the marks distribution and accordingly prioritize the subjects to study.
Preparation Tip 2
Check out the exam pattern given here. Learn about the marks distribution and weightage of marks in each paper. Refer to previous year papers for this. When you solve previous year papers, do not just solve them but analyze the exam pattern. This way, you will be better able to identify in which sections you can score higher.
Preparation Tip 3
Solve mock tests extensively. Mock tests are great learning tools that mimic the actual exam very closely. Use a timer to set the time for the exam and attempt to solve the mock test paper within the specified time. You will also enhance your time management skills by doing this.
Preparation Tip 4
Make short notes for last minute revisions. This is particularly recommended for social science, language and pedagogy subjects. There are a lot of information and it is easy to lose track amidst such enormous data. Instead, make short notes of important points such as dates, names etc and use these for last minute revisions.
Preparation Tip 5
Practice solving arithmetic numerical in shortcut methods. Look up for methods on the internet. You can also enhance your problem solving skills just by practicing on a rough paper rather than trying to memorize answers from solved papers.
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Karnataka TET 2020 Answer Key
CAC releases the answer keys for Karnataka TET 2020 after the exam. It can be downloaded from the official website i.e. schooleducation.kar.nic.in. Centralized Admission Cell (CAC) releases provisional answer keys at first. Subsequently, the final answer keys are published online. Applicants can raise an objection against the provisional KARTET answer keys. As per previous year notification, candidates have to pay a requisite amount of fee for raising an objection.
Candidates can download the answer key from the official website by following the simple steps given below.
#1: Visit the website at schooleducation.kar.nic.in.
#2: Click on the CA- Cell tab.
#3: Look for the answer key link in the new window that opens.
#4: Click on the link to open and download the answer keys.
Karnataka TET 2020 Result
Karnataka TET 2020 results are released at the official website after the exam. Candidates can visit the website at schooleducation.kar.nic.in to check Karnataka TET 2020 result. Karnataka TET qualifiers are awarded the eligibility certificate for recruitment as teachers in various schools of the state. Candidates who are able to qualify and get selected in the final result, are awarded the KARTET certificate.
Follow the simple steps given below to check KARTET Result 2020
#1: At the official website i.e. schooleducation.kar.nic.in, click on the CA Cell tab.
#2: Click on the relevant link to check result available as per schedule.
#3: Now one can check if selected in the merit list by searching using the CTRL + F option.
Karnataka TET 2020 Certificate
Candidates qualifying in the Karnataka TET 2020 exam are awarded certificate of eligibility. However, the CAC does not send out hard copies of the KARTET certificate. Candidates must download the certificate from the official website, schooleducation.kar.nic.in. when released. KARTET 2020 e-certificate is provided through the website after the declaration of result. The certificate is valid for a period of 07 years.
Karnataka TET Application Form 2020
***KARTET Application Form 2020 is closed***
KARTET Application Form 2020 is released at the official website. Eligible applicants can apply online within the scheduled dates by following simple online procedure. Candidates have to visit the website at schooleducation.kar.nic.in to apply for the examination easily. They must pay the application fee through online modes to complete the process. Furthermore, candidates are also required to upload scanned images of the photograph and signature to complete the online application process.
CAC is charging an application fee of Rs 700 for individual papers. There are two papers in KARTET 2020 exam and those taking the test for both papers have to pay RS 1000. However, the application fee is discounted for candidates of reserved categories. Check out the details below.
|Category||Paper I / |
|General, 2A, 2B, |
3A and 3B
|PwD||Rs 0/-||Rs 0/-|
KARTET 2020 application fee can be paid online. Different payment modes are accepted for this purpose. Check out the details below.
Karnataka TET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Complete eligibility criteria for applicants to appear in KARTET 2020 exam are indicated in the official notice. Applicants can download the notice from the direct links provided at the end of this article. However, we have summarised the minimum conditions of eligibility for KARTET 2020 below.
There is no age restrictions to apply for KARTET 2020. Candidates of any age are eligible to take the test. This is because KARTET is a certification exam. It does not promise any recruitment.
Applicants must have the requisite minimum educational qualifications to appear in KARTET 2020 exam. Check out minimum educational qualifications required for each paper below.
Minimum Qualifications for Paper I (Class I to V)
- PUC/12th class with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or is appearing in the final year of a 2-year diploma in elementary education.
- PUC/12th with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or is appearing in final year of 4 years B.El.Ed.
- 12th with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or is appearing in final year of 2 years diploma in education (special education).
- B.A./B.Sc and is appearing or passed in final year of 2-year diploma in elementary education.
Minimum Qualifications for Paper II (Class VI to VIII)
- B.A/B.Sc with 50% marks and have passed or is appearing in the final year of 2-year diploma in elementary education.
- B.A/B.Sc with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or is appearing in the final year of 2-year B.Ed.
- PUC/12th with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or is appearing in the final year of 4 years B.El.Ed.
- PUC/12th with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or is appearing in the final year of 4 years B.A.Ed or B.S.Ed.
- B.A/B.Sc with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or is appearing in the final year of B.Ed(special education).
Note: Candidates belonging to SC/ST/CI/PWD categories are allowed 5% relaxation in the minimum qualifying marks.
Official Website: schooleducation.kar.nic.in
About Karnataka TET
The Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test (KARTET) is an examination conducted by the Centralized Admission Cell, Karnataka. The exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates to apply for various recruitment of elementary teachers in the state of Karnataka. There are two papers in the exam where the first papers is for those who aspire for eligibility to teach at lower primary levels while the second paper is for those who aspire for eligibility to teach at upper primary levels. Those who qualify the KARTET exam are awarded the certificate of eligibility which remains valid for up to 7 years.
Karnataka TET 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The official website to get all the updates related to Karnataka TET is schooleducation.kar.nic.in.
Ans : Candidates who are applying for both paper 1 and paper 2 have to pay Rs.1000/- as application fee.
Ans : Candidates have to secure minimum 60% marks to qualify KarnatakaTET.
Ans : KARTET eligibility certificate remains valid for 07 years from the date of declaration of result.