Karnataka TET 2019: Application, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Selection

KARTETKarnataka TET stands for Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test. It is Conducted by the Karnataka School Education Board, Govt of Karnataka. KAR TET Entrance Exam is mandatory for the teacher’s post in the state government schools and also in private schools. Eligible Students can apply for this exam on the official website by registering themselves through Online Application Form. Here in this post, we will provide all the required details to apply for this exam.

KAR TET 2019 Exam Dates (Tentative)

EventTentative Dates
Official Notification Release DateNovember 2019
Commencing Date for filling Online Registration FormNovember 2019
Closing date for filling Online Registration FormNovember 2019
Admit Card Release DateOne Week before Exam
Examination DateDecember 2019
Result Release DateDecember 2019

 KAR TET Application Form

  • Applicants need to fill the Online Application form, from the official website.
  • Applicants must fill all their personal information carefully & also academic to apply for this exam.
  • Applicants need to upload their documents only a scanned copy.
  • Applicants need to read all the guidelines which are mentioned on the official website.
  • Here in this post, we will provide the link to apply for KAR TET
  • There is no other mode to apply for this exam
  • Reserved category candidates (SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH) must possess the certificate to support their claim at the time of interview.

 KAR TET Application Fee

  • Applicants can pay the Application fee for KAR TET through Online payment gateway
  • Applicants can pay through e-challan from the State Bank of Mysore.
Category Paper-I or IIBoth Paper
General, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B GroupsRs. 500/-Rs. 800/-
SC/ ST/ CI OnlyRs. 250/-Rs. 400/-

KAR TET Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be between 18 to 40 years.
  • Age relaxation is provided to Reserved Applicants as per govt rules & regulation
KAR TET Paper I1.      Contenders should need to be qualified for the intermediate class with minimum 50 % of marks from any authorized board.

2.      Those Contenders should be completed their B.A / B.Sc Graduation and Diploma in Elementary Education from any recognized university/ institution they can also apply for the Kar TET Paper I.

KAR TET Paper IIContenders who are going to apply for the Karnataka TET 2017 Paper II they should possess the B.Ed or Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) degree from any recognized university/ institution.

KAR TET Exam Pattern

Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage: Duration of examination-Two-and-a half hours



30 MCQs30 Marks
2)Language –II (Kannada/English/Urdu/Tamil/Telugu/Marathi/Hindi/Sanskrit)30 MCQs30 Marks
3)Child Development and Pedagogy30 MCQs30 Marks
4)Mathematics30 MCQs30 Marks
5)Environmental Science30 MCQs30 Marks
Total150 MCQs150 Marks

There is no negative marking.

Paper II (for classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage: Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours

1)Child Development & Pedagogy (Compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
2)Language –I30 MCQs30 Marks
3)Language-II30 MCQs30 Marks
4)I)      For Mathematics & Science Teacher: Math & Science

II)   For Social Studies/Social Science teacher:- Social Science


60 MCQs



60 MCQs


30 Marks



60 MCQs

(c) For any other teacher – either (a) or (b)
Total                                                  150 MCQs150 Marks

KAR TET Exam Syllabus

Subject NameSyllabus
Child Development and Pedagogy


Understanding diverse learners, Personality, Adjustment, Action Research, Theories of, earning and its implication, How Children learn and think, Motivation and Implications for, earning, Individual Differences, Teaching learning process, Intelligence, Child Development, etc.
Language – I


Teaching Learning Materials, Principles of Teaching English, Unseen Prose Passage Comprehensive & Continuous Evaluation, Development of Language Skills, Teaching, Learning Materials, Unseen Prose Passage, etc.
Language – II


Basic knowledge of English Sounds and their Phonetic Transcription, Modal Auxiliaries, Phrasal Verbs and Idioms, Literary Terms, Unseen Prose Passage, Unseen Poem, etc.


Division, Volume, Numbers, Addition, and Subtraction, Multiplication, Geometry, Measurement, Weight, Time, Shapes & Spatial Understanding, Pedagogical issue, Data Handling, Money, LCM & HCF, etc.
Environmental Studies


Water, Clothes dresses & their care, Natural Resources, Our Punjab, Solar System, Basic, needs, Food, resources and care, Our Surroundings, Group songs, Health, good habits & personal hygiene, Living and nonliving, Looking at the trees, plants & animals, Parts of plants, etc.

KAR TET Admit Card

  • Students must note that the KAR TET Admit card is an essential document and they should carry to the Exam center.
  • Students can download the KAR TET admit card from the official website.
  • KAR TET Admit card will be available before a week before the Exam.
  • No Physical Admit Card will be sent to students appearing for the exam.
  • Students must not forget their Admit card on the day of the exam, otherwise, he/she shall not be allowed to seat in the exam.

KAR TET Exam Result

  • KAR TET Result will be disclosed soon after the exam.
  • KAR TET Result will be declared on the official website.
  • Students can view their result by providing their registration no on the official portal.
  • Students who clear the Entrance Exam will be eligible for a personal round interview.

KAR TET Selection Procedure

  • Participants selection process will be done based on the performance in the KAR TET Entrance Exam conducted by Karnataka State Government.
  • Participants will be shortlisted by marks scored in the Entrance Exam.
  • Participants also have to go for Final Round Personal Interview

KAR TET Certificate Validity

All qualified Students will have five years of the validity period for KAR TET certificate from the date of result announcement for all category candidates (consisting both reserved & unreserved category).

Number of Attempts

There is no provision or rules prescribed for the number of attempts by all eligible students for appearing in the Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test (KAR TET). KAR TET 2019

KAR TET 2019 Quick Links

Notification N/A
Important Dates Click Here
Application/Registration Click Here
How to Apply Click Here
Admit Card/Hall Ticket Click Here
Answer key         Click Here
Result Click Here
Cut off Click Here
Counseling/ Admission Procedure Click Here
Eligibility Click Here
Exam Pattern Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Preparation Click Here

KAR TET Highlights

Exam NameKAR TET
Full FormKarnataka Teacher Eligibility Test
Exam TypesTeacher Eligibility Test
Exam LevelState Level
Conducting BodyKarnataka School Education Board
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline (PPT)
Exam DateWill be Available
Exam Duration03 Hours
Official websitehttp://www.schooleducation.kar.nic.in/

 If you have any other questions about KAR TET 2019, you can write your questions in the comment box given below.

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  1. Soumya says:

    I’m studying bsc final year ( final sem ) …..am I eligible for the kar tet exam ???? …..exam date ???

  2. Soumya says:

    Last date to apply for exam ….. payment of fees date ???? Fee structure ????

  3. I don't know Kannada language. Completed my b.ed from UP. Can I apply for this exam says:

    I have completed my b.ed this year. I am from Uttar Pradesh staying in bangalore
    I don’t know Kannada language. Can I apply for this exam

  4. Dolly says:

    Can students of other states fill up kAR TET?

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