GUWAHATI, June 8 � The schedule for the Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET) to fill the post of teachers in High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools will be announced within a week.
This was stated by State Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma while talking to mediapersons today.
Sarma informed that the eligibility for the posts would be as per the norms laid by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), which makes it mandatory to have B Ed and M Ed.
"However, there will be an exemption till January 1, 2015 before which candidates without B Ed and M Ed can also apply. In any case, TET degree will be mandatory," the Minister pointed out.
Sarma also informed that there will be no viva and special marking will be given to those presently working on contractual terms.
Meanwhile, the Government has also decided to extend services of award-winning teachers of the State.
"While the tenure of national award winning teachers will be extended by two years, the State award winning teachers will get an extension of one year," the Minister said.