CBSE CTET results – Teaching job ranked as difficult
The results of the CTET exams, which were held on 20.09.2015, were released on October 30. The ninth and tenth editions of the examinations will be held on 21.02.2016 and 18.09.2016 respectively.
According to the Central Government’s Right to Education, in order to be appointed as teachers in government schools, the candidates will have to clear the teachers training qualification exams. Some states, including Tamil Nadu, conduct state-level teacher training qualification exam, TET for the candidates. The Centre, for hiring teachers for CBSE schools, conducts CTET.
Two months ago, CTET examinations were held and the results were announced a few days ago. Of the 6.55 lakh candidates who wrote the exams, only 1.14 lakh candidates, or 17.48 percent, managed to clear it. Of these, only a handful of candidates are from Tamil Nadu. Of these, many are Tamilians residing in other states.
It is mandatory to clear the CTET exams to become a teacher in Kendriya Vidyalaya; all the teachers must be able to handle English and Hindi classes; there will be excess workload. Most graduates from Tamil Nadu do not know Hindi and it is nearly impossible to work in Kendriya Vidyalaya without knowing Hindi. It is very normal for teachers to get suspended in Kendriya Vidyalaya for lack of efficiency, if they don’t know Hindi. As part of the disciplinary proceedings, they could also be transferred to northern states. Due to these reasons, most graduates from Tamil Nadu do not show interest in applying to these jobs. Another reason is that it is not easy to clear Central Government exams, unlike the Tamil Nadu state government selection examinations.