(News) Less than one per cent of the candidates could manage to clear the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) held last year

Less than one per cent of the candidates could manage to clear the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) held last year.

In a reflection of the quality of teachers passing out of teacher training institutes, less than one per cent of the candidates could manage to clear the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) held last year.

The CTET was introduced in 2011 by the HRD ministry to improve the quality of teaching in schools after enactment of the Right to Education Act.

According to sources, the results of the examination held in November last year were worse than that of the previous test when the pass percentage stood at about seven per cent.

The results of the test held in November and conducted by CBSE, was declared on December 27, 2012.

About 7.95 lakh candidates sat for the test, of whom less than one per cent cleared it. Those who managed to pass could barely score the passing marks.

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Courtesy: The Financial Express