12 March 2012

Latest CTET News : New Delhi : Only 6% CTET Candidate Qualify Central Teacher Eligibility (CTET) 2012 Test

94% teachers failed to qualify CTET

Across India, 94% teachers failed in the Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET) held for the second time in the country on January 29, 2012. In the first edition of CTET 86% teachers flunked and this year the figure has increased by 10%.
About 10.58 lakh teachers had applied for CTET exam but only 9 lakh took the test.

Sources from CBSE revealed that only 55422 faculties could manage to score minimum passing marks of 60%. Government introduced CTET exam in 2011 to upgrade the quality of teachers across India.

The CTET exam started by government is a compulsory test for anyone who wants to be appointed as a teacher in a government aided CBSE school and the test is likely to applied to private schools also in near future. This year CTET witnessed active participation of teachers with about 30% more teachers taking the test. Nagpur is reported to receive a tremendous response with 10 times rise in number of registrations.

A government file on CTET states that with the execution of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act of 2009, large number of faculties will be recruited in India. So it becomes essential to filter the teachers with required abilities and right aptitude to face the challenges at primary and upper primary level of teaching.

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