CG TET 2016 Notification – Apply Online for CGTET 2016

CG TET 2016 Notification – Apply Online for CGTET 2016

State Council of Educational Research & Training Chhattisgarh has issued a notification of Teacher Eligibility Test in the form of CGTET 2016. The aspirants from the Chhattisgarh state, who want to build their career in the teaching profession, can check all the details like application form, educational qualification, exam dates, age limit, and how to apply online here.

State Council of Educational Research & Training Chhattisgarh is the government agency in the state of Chhattisgarh, who is responsible for conducting various recruitment examination and Teacher Eligibility Test is one of them.

The SCERT, Chhattisgarh will conduct teacher eligibility test on the 27 District examination centers. The candidates should fill proper exam center code at the time of online application. The candidates can get the test center code and other details from the official notification which can be downloaded from the link given below.

CGTET 2016 Notification

Chhattisgarh Teacher Eligibility Test is popularly known as Chhattisgarh TET or CGTET. The CG TET is conducted by the state government for those aspirants, who want to get the teacher job in lower primary (Class 1 to 5) and upper primary (Class 6 to 8) in the government schools as well as privately managed schools in the Chhattisgarh State.

The candidates have to pass the CGTET along with academic and professional qualifications to be eligible for appointment as a teacher. The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has declared it as one of the essential qualifications.

Provisions for Chhattisgarh TET 2016

The aspirants should keep in mind that this exam will only be an essential criterion to qualify for the appointment as a teacher in class 1 to 8. It should not be considered as an appointment order in the schools for the post of teachers.

TET will be a mandatory qualification or criterion for recruitment of teacher in all those schools which are mentioned in the clause 2 (n) of Right to Education Act, 2009.

The state board or agency will conduct separate exams for Primary (Paper 1) and Upper Primary (Paper 2) Level.

In order to get qualify, candidates should secure at least 60% marks in the written exam.

The candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), and Physically Handicapped will require at least 50% marks in the written exam to qualify the exam.

The candidates should keep in mind that the marks obtained in the written exam may be used as weightage at the time of recruitment. The recruiting authority will take the final decision regarding the weightage.

The validity of the CG TET certificate will be seven years from the date of exam.

To improve the CGTET Score, the qualified candidates may appear again in the next examination.

Those candidates, who will obtain minimum or qualifying marks for eligibility, will be awarded a TET Certificate. The candidates have to produce the CGTET Certificate at the time of recruitment.

CGTET 2016 Details (Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, etc.)

The candidates, who want to get eligible for the teaching profession, should have to appear in two different or both examinations. The minimum qualifications for the Paper 1 and Paper 2 examinations are as follows.

Educational Qualification:

Minimum Qualifications for CG-TET Paper 1: The candidates who want to appear for teaching in Classes 1 to 5 should have passed Senior Secondary or its equivalent with at least 50% marks (for SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled candidates minimum marks shall be 45%) and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary education/4 year bachelor of elementary education (B.El.Ed.)/2 year diploma in education.

Minimum Qualifications for CG-TET Paper 2: The candidates who want to appear for teaching in Classes 6 to 8 should have Graduation degree with at least 50% marks (for SC/ST/BC/Differently abled candidates minimum marks shall be 45%) and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education/Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course/Bachelor of Education (B.Ed. – Special Education).

The candidates should check the official notification carefully for detailed information regarding minimum qualifications for both the papers.

Examination Fee: The candidates have to pay following fee through online mode (Credit Card/ Debit Card/Internet Banking) or offline mode by generating Challan and should be deposited in the State Bank of India.

Category Fee for One Paper Fee for Both Paper
General Rs.350/- Rs.600/-
OBC Rs.250/- Rs.400/-
SC/ST/PH. Rs.200/- Rs.300/-


Important Dates for Chhattisgarh TET 2016:

  • Online Application Starts from: 11-06-2016
  • Last Date to Submit Online Application Form: 22-06-2016
  • Last Date to Pay Examination Fees: 24-06-2016
  • Admit Card Download will Starts from: 10-07-2016 (Expected)
  • Date of Examination: 17-07-2016

How to Apply Online for CG TET 2016?

Interested candidates from the Chhattisgarh State may submit an online application against CG TET 2016 notification by following simple steps given here. Before applying online, candidates should keep ready their resized scan images like the photograph, thumb impression, and signature as given in the official notification to submit online application hassle free.

  • Visit the official website of the CGSCERT i.e.
  • Navigate to Chhattisgarh TET 2016 link and click it.
  • Now, look for Online Application Form-TET16 link and click it.
  • Fill all the required information carefully, upload required photos and submit the application form.
  • Pay required examination fees.
  • Submit the final application form and take a printout of it for future reference.

Apply Online for Chhattisgarh TET 2016 Exam

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