The Government of India on Thursday decided to extend the validity period of the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) qualifying certificate from 7 years to lifetime, the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced.
The Ministry of Education stated that the validity period of the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) qualifying certificate has been extended from 7 years to lifetime with retrospective effect from 2011.
Pokhriyal said that this will be a positive step in increasing the employment opportunities for candidates aspiring to make a career in the teaching field."
The Education Ministry also stated that the respective States/UTs will take necessary action to revalidate and issue the fresh TET certificates to candidates whose period of 7 years has already elapsed.
"Option of CBSE re-exam available"
CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said that "If students would not satisfied with the evaluation process then an option of re-exam is available for them after COVID-19."
Tripathi added that "We are making sure that students do not face any issues when it comes to results. Want to assure students that they will have their results before admissions to higher universities begin."
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