Panel to monitor first CTET Exam
The state government is going full steam ahead to ensure that
its first Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), post-Right To Education Act (RTE) era,
is a success. The school education ministry has announced the formation of
district level monitoring committee to ensure that there are no glitches during
the test scheduled for December 15.
In a note issued to district level education offices the
ministry has informed that around five lakh candidates will appear for TET,
which is now mandatory for candidates seeking employment as teachers. There will
be eight members in each district committee which will be headed by the
collector. The other members will include zilla parishad CEO, police chief or
his/her representative, civic body's education department head, and remaining
members from within the state's education department.
Mahesh Karajgaonkar, deputy director of education for Nagpur
division said, "We have been conducting awareness meetings with district level
officials of the education department so that they can disseminate information.
This being the first TET, and a major one considering the number of applicants,
the state wants to ensure that there is a perfect coordination among all
Courtesy : Times of India