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RTET Exam 2024: Exam Date Released

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RTET Exam 2024: Rajasthan Teacher Eligibility Test (RTET) is an evaluation test to recruit teachers for primary and upper primary classes. The examination is conducted annually by the Rajasthan Board of secondary education at two levels. Candidates qualifying for level I can teach primary classes while those qualifying for level II can teach upper primary classes. Aspirants can appear for either paper I and paper II or both.

This article covers important dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus, examination pattern, and application fee for the RTET exam 2024. The candidates can check the highlights for an overview of the RTET exam 2023:

Name of the ExamRajasthan Teacher Eligibility Test (RTET)
or
Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET)
Examination Conducting BodyBoard of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER)
Level of ExamState Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationOffline (Pen and Paper)
Number of Papers2 (Paper I and II)
Official Websitewww.rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in 

RTET Exam Dates 2024

While some of the important dates for the RTET exam 2023 have been published, few of the details and dates are yet to be released by the official authority. Notwithstanding this, we have prepared the below tentative schedule of the examination based on the previous years’ schedule. 

EventsTentative Schedule for Papers I and II
Commencement of registration1st week of May 2024
Closing of registration3rd week of May 2024
Late Fee Payment3rd week of May 2024
Release of admit cardMid of July 2024
Date of ExaminationEnd of July 2024
Date of resultOctober 2024

RTET 2024 Exam Pattern

The RTET exam will include two papers, i.e., Paper-I and Paper-II for the post of teachers in Primary and Upper Primary classes. The exam will be conducted online with MCQs only. 

ParticularsDescription
Mode of the ExaminationOffline (Pen and Paper)
Duration of the Examination150 minutes (for each paper)
Language of the ExaminationBilingual- English and Hindi
Question TypeMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total number of subjectsPaper I-05Paper II-04
Total number of questions 150 (for each paper)
Total marks150 (for each paper)
Negative markingNo negative marking

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RTET Exam Paper I Pattern

The RTET Exam Paper I is for candidates aspiring to be a teacher in primary classes. The duration of the exam will be 150 minutes. Details are given in the table below:

TopicsTotal Number of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy (Mandatory)3030
Mathematics3030
Language I (Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi)3030
Language II (Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi)3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

RTET Exam Paper II Pattern

The RTET Exam Paper II is for candidates aspiring to be a teacher in the upper primary classes. Much like Paper-I, the candidates will get 150 minutes for Paper II. Aspirants can choose to attempt either the Mathematics & Science section or the Social Sciences section of the paper based on their preference. The questions from the remaining sections are mandatory for the candidates to qualify for the exam.

TopicsTotal Number of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy (Mandatory)3030
Language I (Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi)3030
Language II (Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi)3030
Mathematics and science Social Sciences6060
Total150150

RTET Exam Syllabus 2024

To clear the examination, aspirants must cover the entire syllabus to score well and clear the cut-off. The syllabus of RTET Exam 2024 is different for both the papers and is discussed below:

SubjectTopics
Child Development and PedagogyConcept of development and growth
Action research
Right to education
Motivation and implications for learning
Role of heredity and environment 
The language I and IIUnseen passage and language comprehension
Active and passive voice
figures of speech and tenses
Phrasal verbs and idioms
Phonetic symbols and transcription
Language teaching methods and approaches
Language skills development
MathematicsWhole numbers and fractions
Algebra and ratio proportions
Lines, angles, and plane figures
Graphs and statistics
Currency and geometrical figures
Average, profit, loss, and measurement
Remedial teaching and evaluation
Nature of mathematics and Teaching problems 
ScienceIndian civilisation and culture
Component of Earth and Development of Resources
Geography and historical significance of Rajasthan
History and geography of India
The Indian constitution, political issues, and Government
Elements of the mediaeval and modern period
Environmental StudiesNuclear and joint Families and personal relationships
Social abuses and effects of addiction
Personal hygiene and general information about the human body
Culture and civilisation (special focus on Rajasthan)
Concept, significance, and scope of EVS
Social ScienceIndian civilisation and culture
Component of Earth and Development of Resources
Geography and historical significance of Rajasthan
History and Geography of India
The Indian constitution, political issues, and Government
Elements of the mediaeval and modern period

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RTET Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

There is a set eligibility criterion that the candidates must meet to be eligible for RTET  Paper I and Paper II. There are three essential eligibility criteria that a candidate must meet which are discussed below:

ParticularsPaper IPaper II
Age LimitMinimum age – 18 years maximum age – 40 years (with relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories)Minimum age – 18 years maximum age – 40 years (with relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories)
NationalityIndianIndian
Educational QualificationThe candidate should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in senior secondary or its equivalent and should have qualified or should be appearing in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education
Or
The candidate should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in senior secondary or its correspondent and should have qualified or should be appearing in the final year of a two-year diploma in Special Education
Or
The candidate should have qualified senior secondary or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks and should be appearing in or have qualified in the final year of a 4-year bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
Or
The candidate must have completed graduation and should be appearing in or have passed the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education
Or
The candidate must have completed graduation and passed or appeared in the final year of a two-year diploma in elementary education
The candidate should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in senior secondary or its equivalent and should have qualified or should be appearing in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education
Or
The candidate should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in senior secondary or its correspondent and should have qualified or should be appearing in the final year of a two-year diploma in Special Education
Or
The candidate should have qualified senior secondary or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks and should be appearing in or have qualified in the final year of a 4-year bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
Or
The candidate must have completed graduation and should be appearing in or have passed the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education
Or
The candidate must have completed graduation and passed or appeared in the final year of a two-year diploma in elementary education
Restriction on the total Number of attemptsNoneNone

RTET Exam 2024- Apply Online

The registration process for RTET Exam 2024 will begin soon and the link for registration will be available soon. To avoid a last-minute rush, candidates are advised to register at the earliest. To apply for the RTET Exam 2024, eligible candidates have to visit the official website of RTET or you can simply visit the official website. https://rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in/

How to Apply for the RTET 2024 Examination?

The entire process of registration is online and it comprises two stages:

  • Stage I– Registration Process

Step 1: The candidates are required to visit the above-mentioned link.

Step 2: Enter the basic details such as name, date of birth, gender, phone number and Email ID.  

Step 3: After successful completion, the candidates will receive a provisional registration number and a password on their registered Email ID and phone number.  

  • Stage II– Login to fill up the Application Form

Step 1: Log in with the registered number and password and complete the application process.

Step 2: Fill up the personal details, academic qualifications, and communication and permanent address details carefully.

Step 3: Choose the examination centre nearest to you.

Step 4: Upload a scanned copy of your recent passport-size photograph, signature, and left-hand thumb impression.

Step 5: Read carefully and then accept the terms and conditions.

Step 6: Verify the details entered by you carefully once more before proceeding further with the application fees.

Step 7: After verification, pay the required application fee.

Step 8: After successful payment of the application fee you will receive a copy of a receipt, download it and keep it for later reference. 

RTET 2024 Application Fee

The application fee for the RTET Examination 2024 is mandatory. Without successful payment, the application form will be cancelled. The application fee payment can be submitted online through the payment gateway using Debit Card, Credit Card, and Net Banking. The application fee is non-refundable. Further, offline fees shall not be accepted.

CategoryApplication Fee for Single Paper
(Either Paper I or II)
Application Fee for Both Papers
General/Unreserved/OpenINR 500INR 800
Other Backward Class (OBC)INR 500INR 800
Scheduled CasteINR 250INR 400
Scheduled TribeINR 250INR 400

RTET 2024 Reservation Criteria 

Candidates belonging to SC/ST/Non-creamy layer of OBC/Non-Creamy layer of OBC/PWD, female candidates, widows, divorcees, marriage distortions, and Sharia candidates from Bara District will be given the reservation.

  • The application fee for the General / OBC creamy layer is RS.100/-, for the Non-Creamy layer OBC- 70 and for SC/ST – Rs. 60/-.
  • Candidates from Rajasthan who belong to the SC/ST/OBC category (male) or who belong to the general category will receive a maximum of 05 years of relaxation.
  • There is a maximum of 10 years of relaxation for female candidates with Rajasthan natives who are members of the SC/ST/OBC category.
  • The relaxation for ex-servicemen increases up to 10 years, and the number of vacancies reserved for ex-servicemen is 12.5%.
  • Candidates who are currently working in the Panchayat of Rajasthan will get age relaxation up to 03 years.
  • 2% vacancies are reserved for Sports Quota 2018. If any candidate has participated in Indian Olympics or national level sports or a certificate for any sports awarded by the Indian Olympic Association or an affiliated national sports federation.
  • Any member of the Indian team that represents India in an international tournament.
  • Any reserved seat for BC/MBC (non-creamy) will be vacant and given to the General candidate.
  • If any vacant seat was reserved for the female candidate that would be offered to the male candidate.
  • Caste certificates for married women before marriage would not be accepted. They would have to make a new one.
  • There is an 8% reserved seat for widowed women and a 2% reserved seat for divorced women.

Best Books for Preparation

The RTET exam covers Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I (Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi), Language-II (Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi), Science and Mathematics or Social Science.

SUBJECTS  BOOKS 
RTET General Knowledge BookThe Hindu or Indian Express NewspaperPratiyogita Darpan or Yojana or Kurukshetra MagazineStatic Knowledge by Lucent
RTET Social Science BookSikhwal Ujjwal Reet Social Studies for Level 2 by N.M SharmaGuide REET Social Studies Exam Points (Samajik Adhyan) by Guider Publications
RTET Science and Maths bookRTET Level 2 Maths and Science guide book by Kishore SinghJyoti Margdarshika by Dr. Hari OM Sharan Sharma 
RTET Language BookCompiled book for language paper by Lakshya Publication
RTET Book for Child Development and PedagogyREET Child Development Book by AnupamaBook on Child Development by Herald PublicationPedagogy and Child Development by Prateek Shivalik

RTET Result

To check the RTET TET Result 2024, candidates can access the official website. A link to the official website of Raj TET will be provided below when the RTET Results are announced. The RTET Results will be posted on the official website of the Rajasthan Teacher Eligibility Test (RTET).

Candidates who have appeared for the RTET can check their scores by entering their roll number and other required details. They will also be able to download and print a copy of their results for future reference.

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FAQs

Who conducts the RTET exam and when?

The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, also known as the Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER) conducts the REET exam. This test is conducted every year to filter candidates for various teaching posts.

What is the marking scheme for the RTET exam?

The total number of marks for each paper is 150. For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded. There is no negative marking applicable in the RTET Exam 2023.

Is the RTET exam available in Hindi?

Yes. The exam is made available in both Hindi and English.

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