Karnataka TET 2019 Notification & Applications for Teachers | Last Date: 25 February 2020

Karnataka TET 2019 – Karnataka announced Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for Teacher vacancies for Classes I to VIII. The detailed eligibility criteria and application process of KAR TET 2019 are given below.

Karnataka TETKarnataka TET 2019 Exam:

Job Role Teachers
Qualification B.Ed/B.El.Ed/Diploma/Others
Total Vacancies Not Disclosed
Experience Freshers
Job Location Karnataka
Application Start Date 25 January 2020
Last Date 25 February 2020
Exam date 05 March 2020

Karnataka TET 2019 – Detailed Eligibility:

For Teaching Class I to   (Paper -I): 

  • PUC / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education. OR
  • PUC / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year or 4th year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education). OR
  • Graduation with atleast 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)

For Teaching Class VI to VII  (Paper -II): 

  • Graduation with atleast 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR
  • PUC / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
  • PUC / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.A.Ed /B.Sc.Ed. OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in Final-year B.Ed. (Special Education).

Note: Candidates who are appearing in the final year of Bachelor Degree in Education or Diploma in Elementary Education etc. are provisionally admitted and their KARTET Certificate shall be valid only on passing the aforesaid Examinations.

Karnataka TET 2019 – Selection Process:

The selection process for KAR TET 2019 will be given below.

  • All questions in KARTET test will be 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct.
  • There will be no negative marking.

There will be two papers of KARTET:

  • Paper -I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  • Paper- II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Note: A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear for both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

Scheme of Examination:

Paper-I (for teaching classes I to V): (Duration – 2.30 hours)

Subject  No of Questions & Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Language I 30
Language II 30
Mathematics 30
Environmental Studies 30
Social studies (For visually impaired
candidates instead of mathematics
and EVS)
60
Total 150 

Paper-II (for teaching classes VI to VIII): (Duration – 2.30 hours)

Subject  No of Questions & Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Language I 30
Language II 30
Mathematics & Science (For Maths & Science Teacher) 60
Social Studies/Social Science (For Social Science Teacher) 60
Total 150 

Minimum Qualifying Marks:



  • For General /2A/2B/3A/3B – 60%
  • For SC / ST / C-I, differently-abled persons – 55%
Karnataka TET 2019 – Fee details:
Category Paper – I or II (only) Paper – I & II
General, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B Rs.700/- Rs.1000/-
SC/ST/CI only Rs.350/- Rs.500/-
Differently Abled Candidates No fee No fee

Mode of Payment: Online mode through Internet Banking, Debit card/Credit Card or Cash payment Mode.



How to Apply for Karnataka TET 2019 Exam?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this TET Exam through online from 25 January to 25 February 2020.

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Important dates:

  • Online Submission of application through online: 25/01/2020 to 25/02/2020
  • Last date for the payment of fee: 25/02/2020
  • Downloading Admission card: 07/03/2020 onwards till the date of examination
  • Date of Examination: 15/03/2020 (Sunday)
  • Centre of Examination: As indicated in the Admission Card

Time Schedule:

Date of Examination                       15/03/2020
Paper I Paper II
Entry in the Examination Hall 9 AM 1:30 PM
Checking of Admission Cards 9 AM to 9:15 AM 1:30 to 1:45 PM
Distribution of Test Booklets 9:15 AM 1:45 PM
Seal of the Test Booklet to be opened to take out the OMR sheet 9:25 AM 1:55 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Hall 9:30 AM 2 PM
Test Commences 9:30 AM 2 PM
Test Concludes 12:00 Noon 4:30 PM