Mumbai: Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test (Maha TET 2018) scheduled to be held on July 08, 2018 has been postponed by a week, the state examination body said in an official statement.
Sukhdev Hire, Commissioner Maharashtra State Council of Examination, in a signed statement said Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test (Maha TET 2018) which was scheduled to be held on May 08 has been postponed to July 15, 2018.
"The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has scheduled UGC NET July 2018 on the same day. Hence to avoid inconvenience to the teachers, who are appearing for UGC NET and Maha TET both, we have re-scheduled the exam", he said.
Accordingly the Maharashtra State Council of Examination has also extended the last date to apply till May 22, 2018.
The official notification released by the Maharashtra State Council of Examination further said that it will release the Admit Card and Hall Ticket of registered candidates on July 02, 2018. "All registered candidates will be able to download the Maha TET 2018 Admit Card from the official website till July 15 before the commencement of the exam", the notification said.
The registered candidates need to appear for two papers based on their chosen option. Maha TET 2018 Paper 1 will be held from 10:30 to 01:00 and Maha TET 2018 Paper 2 will be held 02:00 pm to 04:30 pm. The examination council will release the Maha TET 2018 Answer Keys after the exams.
The Maharashtra TET is held in Marathi, English and Urdu three languages since 2014. Maha TET consists of two papers. Paper I is for candidates aspiring for posts of primary teachers, whereas Paper II is for those wanting to be secondary school teachers.
As per the Right to Education Act, 2009, all states have to mandatorily conduct TET for recruitment of teachers to all types of schools. Only candidates who have qualified the TET will be eligible for teaching jobs henceforth.
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