Kerala TET October 2023

Post Name:- Kerala TET October Online Form 2023

Post Date:- 04 November 2023

Short Description:- Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan has given a notification for the recruitment of Teachers (Kerala TET October 2023) vacancy. Those Candidates who are interested in the Exam details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply online.

KTET Important Details
Official Website KTET Official Website
Download Notification Click Here
Exam Conducting Body Office of the Commissioner for Government Examinations
Exam Name KTET
KTET Full Form Kerala Teachers Eligibility Test
Starting for Online Applications 6th November 2023
Deadline for Online Application & Fee Payment 17th November 2023
Exam Date 29th December & 30th December 2023
Result Date Yet to be announced
Qualification 12th Pass Government Jobs
Graduates Government Jobs

KTET Apply Online 2023:-

The KTET 2023 applications are accepted from  6th November to 17th November 2023. Follow the steps which are mentioned below.

Step 1: The candidates need to click on the above given direct application link.

Step 2: Click on “New Registration October 2023.”

Step 3: Submit basic details like exam preferred exam center, name, date of birth, gender, religion, email ID, etc.

Step 4: Upload your photograph (jpeg / jpg format,150 X 200 pixel). The size should be 20-30kb and the name of the candidate along with the date of the photo taken must be printed at the bottom of the photo.

Step 5: The candidates can later proceed to fee payment. The fee payment must be as per the category.

Step 6: The candidates must take a printout of the submitted application form.

KTET Eligibility Criteria 2023

The eligibility for the KTET exam has been defined as per the required educational qualification. The candidates need to possess the following qualification as per each KTET paper. The candidates must refer to the official notification thoroughly for more information and a better understanding of eligibility.

Eligibility Criteria
Sr. No. Category Education
1 Category I (Lower Primary Classes) The candidate must have cleared Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary with at least 45% with either:

  • 2-year Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC)
  • 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education

The candidate must have cleared Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary with at least 50% with either

  • 4 year Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)

Candidates from the SC/ST and differently abled groups are eligible for a 5% qualifying mark relaxation. OBC and OEC candidates are also given a 3% reduction in qualifying marks.

2 Category II (Upper Primary Classes) The applicant must be a holder of BA/BSc/BCom with either:

  • 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education/Trained Teachers’ Certificate (TTC)
  • 1 year Bachelor in Education

Candidate should have passed Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (at least 50% ) with either:

  • 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (BElEd)
  • 4-year BA/B.Sc.Ed or BA Ed or B.Sc.Ed.

Candidates from the SC/ST and differently abled categories will be given a 5-percentage-point reduction in their qualifying marks. Additionally, OBC and OEC candidates are eligible for a 3% reduction in the minimum qualifying marks.

3 Category III (High School Classes) Either of the following:

  • BA/BSc/BCom (45% marks) + B.Ed. Degree in the concerned subject For Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology: MScEd Degree (50% marks) in the concerned subject.
  • For Botany and Zoology: MScEd Degree in Life Science (50%)
  • BA (45% marks) + passed in LTTC
  • Candidates who earned their degrees through accredited correspondence courses or open universities should obtain and present certificates of recognition and equivalency from any of Kerala’s institutions.
  • Only the grades from the main and subsidiary papers will be taken into account when determining the required criteria.
  • Candidates from the SC/ST and differently abled groups will be given a 5% mark reduction in the minimum qualifying marks. OBC and OEC candidates can get a 3% reduction in their qualifying scores if they take the K-TET- III.
4 Category IV
  • Required qualification as mentioned in chapter XXXI, Kerala Education Act & Rules for the post of Language Teachers of Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit & Urdu (up to Upper Primary level), Specialist teachers & Physical Education

KTET Exam Pattern 2023:-

As stated before, the Kerala TET examination is conducted for 4 different categories as per the school classes. The exam pattern for each of these papers has been discussed further.

  • Each paper consists of multiple choice-type questions.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • The duration of each paper is 2.5 hours.


The candidates who wish to teach Lower Primary Classes must appear for this paper. The following subjects are asked in the exam.

Exam Pattern I
Part Subject Questions / Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Mathematics 30
Environmental Studies 30
2 Language I-Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada 30
3 Language II- English/Arabic 30
Total 150


On clearing this paper, the candidates can apply for teaching jobs for upper primary classes. This paper also consists of 150 questions.

Exam Pattern II
Part Subject Questions/Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30
(a) Mathematics and Science (For Mathematics and Science teachers)
(b) Social Science (For Social Science teachers)
(c) For any other teachers (a) or (b)
2 Language I-Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/English 30
3 Language II-(Other than Language I) Malayalam/English 30
Total 150


The weightage for the KTET category III exam will be 150 marks. The candidates can have a look at the subjects which they need to study.

Exam Pattern III
Part Subject Questions/ Marks
1 Adolescent Psychology, Theories of Learning and Teaching Aptitude 40
2 Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada 30
3 Subject-specific areas (Content & Pedagogy) 80
Total 150


The Kerala TET exam pattern for the category IV paper is as given below.

Exam Pattern IV
Part Subject Questions/ Marks
1 Child Development, Pedagogy & Teacher Aptitude 30
2 Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada 40
3 Subjects specific paper (Content & Pedagogy) 80
Total 150

Age Limit Criteria For Kerala TET October 2023:

  • There is no age limit to apply for KTET 2023 Exam.
  • Refer notification for more details.

Application Fee For Kerala TET October 2023:-

Application Fee Structure
For Each Category: Rs. 500/-
For SC/ ST/ Differently Abled Candidates: Rs. 250/-
Payment Mode: Through Net Banking, Credit/Debit Card

We hope this article on Kerala TET October 2023 was informative & helpful.

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