CTET, TET validity extend to lifetime
New Delhi: National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has decided to extend the validity of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) and various state TETs to lifetime. Earlier the validity of various TET certificates was 7 years from the date of issue.
The decision to extend the validity was taken during the 50th meeting of the NCTE's general body held on September 29. It was mentioned in the minutes of the meeting published on October 13.
The decision will come into force for the future exams. A final decision on candidates already possessing TET certificates will be taken after consulting legal experts.
For validity extension, permission from state-central boards are required. After NCTE officially announces the decision, various boards will issue notification in this regard.