On Saturday, The State Department of Public Instruction announced the results for the TET 2019 (Teacher Eligibility Test). The TET was only cleared by 12 percent of 2.39 lakh candidates. The total number of candidates who took the TET 2019 was 2.39 lakh. 3 years ago, in 2016, 5.62 percent of candidates passed the TET.
The Teacher Eligibility Test was held in February 2018. The TET is a requirement for those people who want to teach in primary schools that are being run by the Indian Government.
If you are in the General Category, you are required to score at least 60 percent in the Teacher Eligibility Test. If you belong to the SC/ST and are disabled, you are required to score at least 55 percent in the Teacher Eligibility Test.
Candidates who took the Paper II have better scores than those candidates who took the Paper I Teacher Eligibility Test in 2019.
Candidates are required to pass the Paper I so that they can teach in Classes 1 to Classes 5, candidates are also required to pass the Paper II to teach in classes 6 to classes 8.