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The Government of Goa generally releases the notification for the Goa TET examination in the month of July. The Directorate of Education Government of Goa conducts the examinations for the eligibility of the candidates for the recruitment of teachers in different government and private schools across the state.
Goa TET examination – In a nutshell
If you are a resident of Goa and looking to appear for the Goa TET reexamination, the details shared here should ideally be helpful for your needs.
|Exam Name||Goa Teacher Eligibility Test|
|Exam Conducting Body||Directorate of Education, Government of Goa|
|Frequency of Exam||Once a year|
|Number of questions||150 questions (both Paper 1 and Paper 2 contain 150 questions each)|
|Duration of Exam||2 hours 30 minutes|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Exam Level||State-level Exam|
Goa TET Exam Pattern 2023:
The candidates who are desirous of becoming teachers in various schools across the state will need to answer two papers – paper 1 and paper 2. If you are looking to become a teacher for classes 1 to 5, you will need to clear paper 1 alone. If you want to be a teacher for classes 6 to 8, you will need to appear for both papers 1 and 2.
Each paper comes with 150 questions and needs to be answered in 150 minutes. There are five sections that cover five subjects. Each subject carries 30 marks worth of the questions. The questions are of multiple choice type. There is no negative marking for the wrong answers.
Subjects for the Paper 1 would include Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, and Language II, along with mathematics and environmental studies. The subjects for paper 2 are Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, and Language II, and Science and social science.
Goa TET examinations – important dates to remember
The tentative dates that you need to remember for the Goa TET examination would include
|Goa TET Online Application Start from||July 2023|
|Last Date of Online Application Submission||August 2023|
|Admit Card Availability||September 2023|
|Goa TET Exam Date||October 2023|
|Results Publishing Date||November 2023|
|Counseling Dates||December 2023|
Goa TET application form fees
The fees to be paid for the Goa TET application form would be on the following lines
|CATEGORY||Only Paper – I or II||Both Paper – I and II|
|General/OBC||Rs. 1500/-||Rs. 2500/-|
|SC/ST/Differently Abled person||Rs. 750/-||Rs. 1250/|
Goa TET examination eligibility criteria
For Primary Level 1 Class 1-5 Goa TET Qualification
- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with 50% marks and 2-year D.El.Ed/BTC &
- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with 45 % Marks and 2-year D.El.Ed/ BTC by NCTE &
- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with 50% Marks with 4 Year 2 Year D.El.Ed
For Level Class 6-8 Goa TET Qualification
- Should have completed BA/ BSc and 2 Year D.El.Ed
- Must have Qualified BA/ BSc with a minimum of 50% marks and 1 Year B.Ed
Age limit – Minimum age limit for appearing in the exam is 18 years. The maximum age limit is 38 years.
When will the official notification of the Goa TET exam 2023 be released?
The notification for the conduct of the Goa TET examination in the month of September 2023 (tentatively
What is the validity period of the Goa TET certificate?
Just like in all other states, the validity of the TET examination certificate now stands at the lifetime.
How many attempts are allowed at the Goa TET examination?
There is no limit on the number of times you can attempt the Goa TET examination. You can repeat until you reach your upper age limit.