CTET, UPTET: Teacher qualification rules will change, NCTE is preparing to implement TET for 9th to 12th also.

CTET, UPTET: Teacher qualification rules will change, NCTE is preparing to implement TET for 9th to 12th also.

In the coming time, there may be a major change in the rules of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET). National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) may very soon start CTET for the eligibility of teachers at the level of class 9th to 12th. At present, Paper-1 of CTET is for classes 1 to 5 and Paper-2 is for becoming a teacher of class 6 to 8. UPTET also has Paper-1 for teachers of primary classes 1 to 5 and Paper-2 for teachers of upper-primary classes 6 to 8. NCTE Member Secretary IRS Kesang Y Sherpa has said that the National Education Policy 2020 has recommended the implementation of TET at various levels, in such a situation, NCTE is planning to propose and implement TET at the secondary level (from class 9 to class 12). Is working towards. He made this statement during a one-day national conference on Teacher Eligibility Test (TET).

The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), in partnership with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), is conducting a meeting on Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) to discuss and deliberate on the necessary reforms in view of the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP). One day national conference was organised. Speaking at the conference, CBSE Chairperson, IAS Nidhi Chhibber said that the competence of a teacher creates an effective environment in the classroom, hence Teacher Eligibility Test plays a very important role in understanding the competence and efficiency of a teacher. CBSE has been conducting TET exam for a long time and hence has wide experience, we will share TET data with NCTE and implement future plans together.

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Vikram Sahay, IRS and Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, spoke on various aspects of TET and said that the level of challenges also varies at different levels of education, hence standardization for eligibility at each level is also necessary. NCTE Chairman Professor Yogesh Singh emphasized that instead of focusing on marks, the main focus of the education system should also be on inculcating Indian ethos and values ​​in students as envisaged in NEP 2020. Emphasizing the importance of quality education, Professor Yogesh Singh said that education develops understanding in a person.

Abhimanyu Yadav, TET Convenor, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) gave a detailed presentation on TET and highlighted the journey of TET in improving the quality and capability of school teachers across the country since its inception. While giving the presentation, he discussed several points like the examination process, eligibility standards and the importance of ensuring the selection of qualified teaching professionals in schools and extending it to all levels of school education as per the vision of NEP 2020.

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