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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    KTET Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline(pen and paper mode)
  • Exam Duration
    150 Minutes
  • Official Website
    https://ktet.kerala.gov.in/index.php
  • Total Marks
    150
  • Total No. of Questions
    150
  • No. of Sections
    5
  • Marking Scheme
    1 mark will be assigned for every right answer. The exam does not have a negative marking scheme.
  • Exam Dates
    May 04-05, 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria of KTET 2022 is divided into four categories, namely, Category I, Category II, Category III and Category IV. The minimum requirements which should be met are as follows:

KTET Eligibility for Category I: Lower Primary Teacher- Classes I to V

  • Secondary/ Higher is Secondary or equivalent with 45% marks with two years of Trained Teacher Certificate TTC by Board of Examination.
  • Candidates should have at least 45% marks with 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education as per NCTE Regulation 2002.
  • Candidates must have at least 50% marks with Diploma in Education.

Note: Relaxation of 5% is allotted to the students belonging to SC/ST and Disabled category and 3% relaxation to OBC and OEC students.

KTET Eligibility for Category II: Upper Primary Teacher Classes VI to VIII

  • BA/B.Com/BSc- 45%marks with 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education/TTC
  • Must have done BA/B.Com/BSc having 45% marks and 1 year of B.Ed.
  • Secondary/ Higher Secondary with 50%marks and 4 years of BEIEd ( Bachelor in Elementary Education)
  • Secondary/ Higher Secondary with 50%marks and 4 years of BA/B.A.Ed./BSc.Ed

Note: Relaxation of 5% is allotted to the students belonging to SC/ST and Disabled category and 3% relaxation to OBC and OEC students.

KTET Eligibility for Category III: High School Teacher Classes VIII to X

  • BA/B.Com/B.Sc with 45% marks and B.Ed. from a recognized university.
  • BA or equivalent with 45%marks and candidates who are passed in LTTC
  • For applying to Zoology, Chemistry, Botany, Mathematics and Physics, the candidate must have 50% marks from the regional institute categorized by NCERT.
  • For Zoology and Botany, candidates must have MSc.Ed qualification in Life Science course with no less than 50%.

Note: Relaxation of 5% is allotted to the students belonging to SC/ST and Disabled category and 3% relaxation to OBC and OEC students.

KTET Eligibility for Category IV

Those who have obtained qualifications for the posts of Arabic, Hindi, Sanskrit, and Urdu Language Teachers (up to Upper Primary level), Specialist teachers, and Physical Education teachers as listed in Chapter XXXI of the Kerala Education Act and Rules are also eligible to apply.

Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern of KTET 2022 are as follows:

  • All the questions will be Multiple choice questions.
  • The examination will be in Offline – pen and paper mode
  • 1 mark will be assigned for every right answer.
  • The exam does not have a negative marking scheme.
  • Total 150 questions are there.
  • The time duration of the examination is two and a half hours.
  • For different categories, different papers are designed.

KTET Exam Pattern for Category I

The Exam Pattern for the Category I of KTET 2022 are as follows:

Subjects Total Question Marks Distribution
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
The language I – Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada 30 30
Language II – English/Arabic* 30 30

Note- For the candidates who wish to become Arabic Teachers.

KTET Exam Pattern – Category II

The Exam Pattern for the second category of KTET 2022 are as follows:

Content MCQs Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I- Malayalam/Tamil/ Kannada/English 30 30
Language II- (Other than LanguageI) Malayalam/English 30 30
  • For Mathematics and Science teachers: Mathematics and Science or
  • For Social Science teachers: Social Science or (c)
  • For any other teachers
60 60
Total 150 150

KTET Exam Pattern – Category III

The Exam Pattern for the third category of KTET 2022 are as follows:

Name of Subject Questions Total marks
Adolescent Psychology, Theories of Learning and Teaching Aptitude 40 40
Language Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada 30 30
Subject-specific areas (Content & Pedagogy) 80 80
Total 150 150

KTET Exam Pattern – Category IV

The Exam Pattern for the fourth category of KTET 2022 are as follows:

Name of Subject Questions Total marks
Child Development, Pedagogy & Teacher Aptitude 30 30
Language Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada 40 40
Subject-specific areas (Content & Pedagogy) 80 80
Total 150 150
Syllabus
  • The syllabus of KTET is decided by Pariksha Bhavan's Office of the Commissioner for Government Examinations.
  • The KTET syllabus covers all of the major areas and subtopics from which questions will be asked.
  • The syllabus will aid candidates in planning their studies. They will also be able to predict which topics will take more time and which will take less time while preparing.

The Detailed Syllabus of KTET 2022 are as follows:

Subjects Topics
Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Child development and learning
  • Learning and pedagogy
  • Concepts of inclusive education and understanding
  • Children with special needs
Adolescent Psychology, Theories of learning and Teaching Aptitude
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Teaching aptitude
  • Theories of learning
Languages (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/English/Arabic/Hindi) Comprehension Prose, Comprehension Poetry, Grammar, Literature (as applicable), Vocabulary, History of language (as applicable), Communicative functions, Elements of language, Pedagogical issues of language.
Environmental Science Water, Agriculture, Soil, Earth, Family, Disease, Food, Energy Solar system, First Aid, Animal world, Plants, Vehicles, Shelters, Pedagogical issues related to EVS.
Mathematics Arithmetic, Numbers, Fractions, Algebra, Trigonometry, Probability, Measurements, Triangle, Geometry, Data handling and Statistics, Pedagogical issues related to Mathematics,
Science
  • Physics - Electricity and Magnetism, Effects of Current and Electromagnetic Induction, Electronics, Wave Motion, Light, Force and Pressure, Heat, Motion, Gravitation, Work and Energy
  • Chemistry – physical and chemical changes, solutions, Colloids, Periodic table, Chemical Bonding, Acids and Alkalis, Mole, Metals and non-metals, Atoms and Molecules
  • Biology – Cell and cell division, Reproductive Health, Plant Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Biological classification, Anatomy of plant, Human Physiology, Morphology and Reproduction in Angiosperms, Growth and Development, Inheritance in Variation, Biotechnology- Principles and Application, Environment issues, Population and Ecosystem, Evolution, Bio-diversity and Conservation
  • Pedagogical issues related to Science
Social Science
  • History- Kerala History, Indian and World History
  • Geography – Atmosphere, Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Continents of World, Map and Map study
  • Economics - Sectors of the Economy-Issues and Challenges-India and Kerala, Economic Growth and Development Globalization, Money and Financial System, Economic Systems and State Finance
  • Political Science – Human Rights, Democracy, Indian Constitution, Indian Government, International Organization
  • Pedagogical issues related to Social Science

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