Karnataka TET 2019-20: Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card


Karnataka TET 2019: School Education Board of Karnataka will organize Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test. It is also known as KARTET 2019. The School Education Board of Karnataka is yet to issue the official Karnataka TET notification, and the applicants can expect the same in November 2019. The Government of Karnataka has authorized the Centralized Admission Cell (CAC), Bangalore to conduct the Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test (KARTET). Applicants can get all the full details of Karnataka TET such as application process, eligibility criteria, important dates, syllabus and exam pattern here.

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Karnataka TET 2019 Exam Important Dates

According to the information available on School Education Board of Karnataka, the official notification of Karnataka TET 2019 will be released in the month of November 2019, and the online application process wiil start in the month of November 2019. The exam authority is yet to declare the exact date of Karnataka TET exam. The official dates of KAR TET 2019 will be updated here soon.

Event Date
Official Notification Release Date November 2019
Karnataka TET online application process commencement date November 2019
Closing Date of application form November 2019
Admit Card will be available from One week before exam
Examination Date December 2019
Result Declaration December 2019
Counselling December 2019


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How to Fill Karnataka TET 2019 Application Form?

Applicants can fill the online application form directly by visiting the official website of the School Education Board of Karnataka. Application procedure for Karnataka TET is given below:

  • Firstly, click on the “Karnataka TET 2019” link on the official website.
  • Proceed with the online application.
  • Secondly, fill all the information carefully in the columns prescribed.
  • After filling the above details, also upload the passport size photograph and signature of the applicant.
  • Finally, submit the Karnataka TET 2019 exam fee.
  • In addition, take the printout of application form for future reference.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply for Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test (KARTET 2019) online through official website www.schooleducation.kar.nic.in.

Application Fee:

Depending on the qualification and eligibility criteria of Karnataka TET 2019, Applicant can apply for Paper I/ Paper II/ both. The application fee of Karnataka TET is mentioned below.

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General 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B Groups Paper I or Paper II (Rs.500), Both Papers (Rs. 800)
SC/ ST/CI Only Paper I or Paper II (Rs.250), Both Papers (Rs. 400)

Documents Required to Karnataka TET Application Form 2019

The applicants must have the following documents ready before filling the online application form for Karnataka TET 2019:

S.No Documents Required
1. Scanned Copy of Recent Passport Size Photograph
2. Scanned Copy of Signature
3. Class 10 Certificate/ Date of Birth Certificate
4. Intermediate/ Bachelor’s Degree Certificate

Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka TET Exam 2019

Only eligible applicants from Karnataka state are allowed to apply for Karnataka TET 2019. The detailed Karnataka TET eligibility criteria are mentioned below –

 Age Limit: The lower age limit of the candidate will be 18 years. The upper age limit will be between 35 to 40 years. There is upper age limit relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates.

Karnataka TET 2019 Educational Qualification:

Exam Details
Educational Qualification for Primary Teachers (Class 1 to 5) The minimum qualification needed for the Primary Teachers is Intermediate (Class 12) with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories). Applicants must pass Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI. Ed) or Bachelor of Elementary Education with at least 45 – 50% of marks. Applicants who are in final-year of D.EI.Ed/ Bachelor of Elementary Education is also eligible to apply for Karnataka TET.
Educational Qualification for Upper Primary Teachers (Class 6 to 8) The minimum qualification needed for Upper Primary Teachers is Bachelor’s degree (B. A/ B.Sc./ B. Com/ B. Tech/ BBA etc.,) with minimum 45% – 50% marks. The applicant must pass Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI. Ed)/ Bachelor of Education (B. Ed). Candidates pursuing final-year D.EI. Ed/ B.Ed are also eligible to appear for Karnataka TET.

Admit Card for Karnataka TET 2019

Karnataka TET 2019 admit card will be available for download at least 10 – 15 before the examination date. The applicants can download the admit card from the School Education Board of Karnataka official website. After downloading the admit card, take the printout of it. Karnataka TET 2019 admit card will contain information i.e. personal details of candidates, examination date, exam centre, time of exam and instructions to follow. The applicants must read the instructions carefully printed on the Karnataka TET admit card.

Karnataka TET 2019 Exam

Karnataka TET is held to determine the eligibility of applicants for the appointment of primary and upper primary teachers in government schools across the state. But, Karnataka TET is only an eligibility exam, and the applicants must clear Karnataka TET to appear for teacher recruitment exam conducted by the government of Karnataka. Applicants wishing to appear for Karnataka TET must register on the official website of School Education Board of Karnataka.

Exam Pattern of Karnataka TET 2019

Karnataka TET exam is consisting of Paper I and Paper II. Applicants wishing to become Primary Teachers must appear for Paper I. While, candidates wishing to become upper primary teachers must appear for Paper II. Applicants with relevant educational qualification can apply for Paper I and II. Applicants can check the Karnataka TET Exam Pattern.

Name of the Paper Subject Total Questions Total Marks
Paper I Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150
Paper II Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics and Science (for Maths Science Teacher)/ Social Science (for Social Teacher) 60 60
Total 150 150


Syllabus of Karnataka TET 2019

Karnataka TET 2019 Paper 1 Syllabus

Name of Subject Syllabus
Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on a variety of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc
  • Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky constructs and critical perspectives. Concepts of child-centred and progressive education
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
Language I Language Comprehension:

  • Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Principles of Language Teaching
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Role of listening and speaking; the function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • The critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders Language Skills.
Language II Comprehension

  • Two unseen passages (rambling or literary or narrative or scientific) with a question on the passage, grammar, and verb.

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Same as Language I
  • Geometry
  • Data Handling
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Volume
  • Solids around Us
  • Time
  • Numbers
  • Weight
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Measurement
  • Multiplication
  • Division

Apart from the above, there will be questions on pedagogical issues relating to Mathematics.

Environmental Studies
  • Travel
  • Water
  • Shelter
  • Food
  • Family and Friends

Karnataka TET 2019 Syllabus for Paper II

Name of the Subject Syllabus
Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Same as Paper I
Language I
  • Same as Paper I
Language II
  • Same as Paper I
  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Data Handling

Apart from the above, there will be questions on pedagogical issues.

  • Food
  • Materials
  • The World of Living
  • Moving Things, People, and Ideas
  • How Do Things Work?
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources

Apart from the above, there will be questions about pedagogical issues.

Social Studies
  • History
  • Geography
  • Social and Political Life

Apart from the above, there will be questions on pedagogical issues


Download KARTET Exam syllabus PDF Here.

Karnataka TET 2019 Result

Teacher Eligibility Test 2019 results of Karnataka will be announced at least 30 – 45 days after the examination. The results will be available on the official website of Karnataka School Education Board i.e. www.schooleducation.kar.nic.in. Applicants can check the results with their admit card number/ hall ticket number.

Download KARTET FAQ Here.

Karnataka TET 2019 Cutoff Criteria

Applicants can check Karnataka TET cutoff 2019. It is given below category wise –

Name of the Category Cutoff Percentage Cutoff Marks         
General 60% 90 marks out of 150
Reserved (SC/ST) 55% 82 marks out of 150

Selection Procedure of Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test 2019

Applicants who score the cut off marks as mentioned above in Karnataka TET will be declared qualified. School Education Board of Karnataka will issue Karnataka TET eligibility certificate to the qualified applicants. These applicants are eligible for the state-level teacher recruitment examination.

Karnataka TET Score/ Certificate Validity

The certificate will valid for seven years. There is no limitation on the number of attempts for Karnataka TET exam. Applicants can appear for the exam every year to improve their score.



  1. Hello sir i am cleared karnataka tet 2019 but for apply to 6-8 teacher we must get eligeblity certificate so when will department provide certificate to district ddpi office and when will they provide to candidate

  2. sir actually I have pursued my education from Maharashtra but I am a residential of karnataka state.Can I eligible for KARTET.

  3. Sir am commerce student in b.ed, now am 4th sem b.ed Can I eligible for TET EXAM. If it is in 2nd paper which I will select

    • Sir am commerce student in b.ed, now am 4th sem b.ed Can I eligible for TET EXAM. If it is in 2nd paper which I will select


  4. Sir am commerce student in b.ed, now am 4th sem b.ed Can I eligible for TET EXAM. If it is in 2nd paper which subject I will select

  5. Sir am commerce student in b.ed, now am 4th sem b.ed Can I eligible for TET EXAM. If it is in 2nd paper which I will select



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