(News) only 1 % Result of West Bengal TET Exam


Primary TET

Primary TET results were published on Friday with only 1.07% candidates making the cut. of the 17,51,000 candidates, who appeared for the test, only 18,793 qualified.

Since there is a shortfall of around 15766 candidates as seats remained vacant, TET will be held for a second time by March 31, 2014. The fee will be waived for those who will reappear in the exam. The minuscule number of candidates who have qualified in the test shows the poor quality of examinees.

Primary board chairman Manik Bhattacharyya, however, said even in CBSE TET exam around .42% could qualify in upper primary while less than 1% qualified for primary. "This is the figure even nationally. Hence, there is no reason to get worried," Bhattacharyya said.

The primary board chairman said two panels will be set up, one for trained and another for untrained examinees. The personal interview session dates will be announced shortly as January 2 is the target for giving joining dates.

Total vacancies in the state is 34,559. Education minister Bratya Basu, however, said, "If we compare the percentage of candidates qualifying in the examination against the available number of vacancies, then more than 50% candidates have qualified in TET."

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Courtesy : The Times of India