3,40,082 candidates appear for state TET in Telangana

The overall percentage of candidates who appeared for paper I stood at 87.10, while for paper II, percentage was 91.83.

Published: 23rd May 2016 06:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd May 2016 06:38 AM   |  A+A-


HYDERABAD: The Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test (TS TET) was held after a gap of three years across the state.

The overall percentage of candidates who appeared for paper I stood at 87.10, while for paper II, the percentage was 91.83.


A total of 88,158 candidates appeared for paper I, while 13,055 candidates remained absent.

Similarly, 2,51,924 candidates took the paper II, while 22,415 remained absent.

TET is mandatory for securing a teacher’s job for Classes I to VIII in government schools.

Paper I is meant for candidates opting for classes I to V and paper II is for teaching aspirants for classes VI to VIII.

The cut-off for general category is 60 per cent, 50 per cent for Other Backward Classes candidates and 40 per cent for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and differently-abled candidates. Police spruced up the security at centres and no untoward incidents were reported at any of the centres across the state.

State takes its first TET after bifurcation

Hyderabad: This is for the first time that the government of Telangana is conducting the Teachers’ Eligibility Test which would make successful candidates eligible to become government teachers for classes I to VIII. The Telangana state government on Sunday successfully conducted it first TET across all the ten districts . Except for a few cases of malpractice reported at the district centres nothing major was reported.

Woman takes TET an hour after delivery

Mahbubnagar: In an act that showcases the ambition to become a teacher, a woman who delivered a baby early morning on Sunday, appeared for the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) exam at 9:30 am in the district headquarters. The woman, Kavitha, delivered a baby girl at around 8:30 am, and within a span of one hour, reached the examination centre and took the test After a 16-year gap, man appears for TET along with daughter

Nizamabad: His is a story of grit. Meet K Mohana Chary who appeared for the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) along with her daughter K Abhigna on Sunday.  More than a decade ago, Chary completed his B.Ed, but could not secure a government teacher job. Mohana Chary took up the profession of a goldsmith but did not give up on his dream. Chary’s daughter completed her DIET course in 2015 and this year, she appeared for the TET along with her father. “I wanted to give a moral support to my daughter,” Mohana Chary told reporters.


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