CTET is conducted by CBSE twice in a year, generally in February and in September, for selection of teachers in government as well as private institutions in Union Territories, including Delhi, Chandigarh, and Lakshadweep. Delhi Government has also made CTET mandatory for recruitment of teachers at Primary and Elementary stage in Government schools.
TET has been introduced as a minimum prescribed qualification for aspirants to be qualified for recruitment as a teacher as it ensures national standards and benchmark of tutors in the selection process. Also, it will induce education institutions, teachers, and students from institutions to continuously improve their performance standards and send a positive signal to all associates to the Government of India which especially concentrate on the quality of teaching and teachers. (more…)