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Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test (KARTET)

Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test (KARTET) on August 22, 2021

The Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) to get eligibility to teach classes 1 to 8 (KARTET-2021) will be conducted on 22nd August 2021.

The exam is called Karnataka TET or KARTET. The exam is conducted by the Centralized Admission Cell, Karnataka. The main purpose of the exam is to determine the eligibility of the candidates who want to join as teachers (for grade 1 to 8) in various government schools in the state of Karnataka.

Eligibility for KARTET, Candidates must have passed Diploma in Elementary Education (D. EI. Ed) or Bachelor of Elementary Education with at least 45 – 50% of marks. Candidates pursuing final-year EIEd/ Bachelor of Elementary Education also eligible to apply for Karnataka TET 2021.

Karnataka TET will be held on 22nd August 2021 this year As per the Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar, said this in a Press statement

The Last Date for Applying for KARTET 2021 is 16th July 2021

The following documents are crucial for filling KARTET application:

  1. Educational certificates.
  2. Scanned recent passport size photograph.
  3. Scanned signature.
  4. Debit Card/Credit card for payment.
  5. Address proof.
  6. Government ID.

Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said this in a press statement. Those, who have completed PUC, DEd can apply for grades 1 to 5 and for grade 8, one should have completed any degree with DEd or BEd.

Candidates who wish to appear for KAAR TET (Karnataka Teachers Eligibility Test 2021) can submit their applications up to July 20, 2021

Candidates can apply online for KARTET-2021 through the department website on or before 20/07/2021.

KARTET Application Procedure

  • Visit School-education Website i.e.
  • Fill in the Online Application Form with complete details through REGISTRATION and LOGIN.
  • Upload Scanned Images of Photograph (size less than 5OKB) and Signature (size less than 40 KB).
  • Select any one payment mode for paying the Examination Fee – Internet banking/Debit cards/ Credit cards/ UPI.
  • Fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted in future tests under any circumstances.
  • The candidates may download his/her application through department website once the payment is successful by using candidates User Name and Password. In case the payment status is shown as pending even after two days of payment, the candidate shall approach CAC for clarification.
  • Candidates should preserve their downloaded Final online application form for any future official correspondence.

The Candidate particulars can be edited only before submitting the application.
The particulars once filled by the candidate in Online Application is considered as final and will not be changed in future.
Request for change/correction in any particulars of the Online Application is not considered under any circumstance once declare option in the application is chosen.
Any discrepancy in information after the submission of application, the candidates is solely responsible for any consequences.

The CAC will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of non-acceptance of any correction/addition/deletion in any of the particulars once filled in the Final Online Application Page whatever may be the reason.

KARTET is an eligibility test only and has no claim for recruitment.

KARTET 2021 Eligibility


Age Limit: There is not age limit for KARTET

KARTET Fees structure

Category Paper – I or II only I & II
General, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B Rs.700/- Rs.1000/-
SC/ST/C1 only Rs.350/- Rs.500/-

Differently Abled Candidates are exempted from payment of examination fees.

Admission Card

The candidates may download their KARTET-2021 admission card from the department website from 12/08/2021 onwards and appear for the examination at the given Centre. The admission card contains the details of the candidate as filled in the online application. In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the admission card and downloaded Final online application, there is no provision for correction. CAC will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of non-acceptance of correction/addition/deletion of any particulars once filled in the online application.

KARTET 2021 Time Table

KARTET 2021 Time Table

Date of examination: 22-08-2021
Paper -I
09.30 a.m. to 12.00 Noon

2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Kartet 2021 Last date

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