The Maharashtra State Council of Examinations, Pune has been entrusted to act as the Nodal Agency and conduct TET for selection of competent candidates for Teaching Jobs in schools at two basic standards of education (i.e. Class-I to Class-V and Class-VI to Class-VIII). The details of the criteria for the Application for MahaTET-2015 (महाटीईटी २०१५) are as follows:
Most Important Dates:
Date of publication of advertisement: 14-October-2015
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 14-October-2015
Final Date for Submission of Online Application: 04-November-2015
Date for payment of Application Fees: 14-October-2015 till 05-November-2015
Last Date for Receipt of Confirmation Page at District Education Office: 06-November-2015
Availability of Admit Card: 14-December-2015 till 27-December-2015
Date of Examination: 27-December-2015
Structure of Examination: There will be two papers of the MahaTET.
Paper I: For aspirants who intend to be a teacher for Class-I to Class-V
Paper II: For aspirants who intend to be a teacher for Class-VI to Class-VIII
Note: Any aspirant who intends to be a teacher either for Class-I to V or for Class-VI to VIII will have to appear in both papers (Paper I and Paper II).
Validity Of TET: The Validity Period of MahaTET qualifying certificate will be for seven years for all categories form the date of award of certificate. There will be no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a MahaTET Certificate. A person who has qualified MahaTET may also appear again for improving his/her score.
For would be Teachers of Class-I to Class-V: The applicants must have secured at least 50% marks in Higher Secondary Education (10+2) along with 2 years DTED program / OR / Should have completed Higher Secondary education with 45% marks as per NCERT norms along with completion of 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education / OR / should have completed Higher Secondary education with at least 50% marks along with completion of 4 years course in Bachelor of Elementary Education / OR / should have completed any equivalent education.
For would be Teachers of Class-VI to Class-VIII: Candidates should have secured a University Degree along with 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education / OR / Should have completed Degree education with 45% marks along with completion of one year Bachelor of Education / OR / should have completed Higher Secondary education with at least 50% marks along with completion of 4 years course in Bachelor of Elementary Education / OR / should have completed Higher Secondary education with at least 50% marks along with completion of 4 years course in BA/BScEd Or, BAEd/ BScEd / OR / should have completed any equivalent education.
NOTE: A person who has acquired the academic and professional qualifications specified in the Government of Maharashtra Resolution dated 13 February 2014 is eligible to apply for the MahaTET-2015. A person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses can also apply provided he/she is eligible as per the Government of Maharashtra Resolution dated 13 February 2014.
Age Limit: No upper age limit
Number of Attempts: Candidates are free to apply as many times as they want. No such restrictions imposed.
Award of Certificate: A person who secures 60% or above marks in MahaTET examination will be considered TET pass and will be awarded a certificate in this effect. A person belonging to SC, ST, VJ, NT, OBC, differently-abled persons, who scores 55% or more in the TET exam will be considered as TET pass.
For Open, OBC, SBC and VJ/NT Category: Rs.500 (for any one paper) and Rs.800 (for both papers)
For SC/ST/PH/VH Category: Rs.250 (for any one paper) and Rs.400 (for both papers)
The application fees can only be paid in shape of a Bank Challan, in any branch of State Bank of India, which can be downloaded from the website www.mahatet.in. For complete detail please go through official advertisement.
How to Apply:
Before applying online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available at the above website at http://mahatet.in. The candidates need to fill all relevant columns and upload his photo and signature at appropriate spaces on Online Application. After completion of Online Application, the candidates need to take hard copies of the Online Application and send that along with fee payment receipts and relevant certificates to the address of The Commissioner(MSCE) and should reach before the last date specified. The Application Form and other documents should be enclosed in an envelope and should be super-scribed with the post applying for before sending.
With the implementation of New Educational Policy, right of a child for compulsory and free Primary Education has been fortified through various programs under the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. In this connection, maintaining uniform standard of teaching has been greatly emphasized in the country. It is further rationalized that the persons, who will be joining as teachers, should possess minimum academic qualifications and must obtain required distinction through a common comprehensive eligibility test for appointment of teachers.
Accordingly NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education), New Delhi has laid down norms for Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) at the center and which is followed by each state individually for conduction of Teacher Eligibility Test for Primary, Upper-Primary and High-School levels. The Maharashtra State Council of Examinations, Pune has been entrusted to act as the Nodal Agency and conduct TET for selection of competent candidates for Teaching Jobs in schools at two basic standards of education (i.e. Class-I to Class-V and Class-VI to Class-VIII).