Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad has announced the tentative schedule for the State Teacher Eligibility Test (MAHATET). The exam is done for the selection of teachers for classes 1-8. The exam will take place after an interval of two years and it is expected that more than 10 lakh of candidates will appear on the exam.
In a series of tweets, the Minister of Education has said: “This is an opportunity for candidates aspiring to a career in teaching. We have given permission to the Maharashtra State Examination Board to take the Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test (MAHATET, 2021) between September 15th and December 31st. More than 10 lakh candidates are expected to appear for MAHATET, which takes place after a two-year gap. I am sure this will increase the employment opportunities for bright young teaching talents. “
In the last two years MAHATET was not carried out for different reasons. This exam is done in two phases. Phase I will be for candidates applying for classes 1 to 5 and Phase II will be for candidates applying for classes 6 to 8. Admission cards will also be assigned for this exam, details of which will be available later.
For the complete MAHATET 2021 process between September and December. This will include the issuance of the application form, the admission card, the written test and the final result. More details about the exam will be available later.
The SSC result was recently released in the state where 99.95 percent of students passed. This is a record percentage of passes according to board officials. This year, the result has been 4.65% higher compared to 2020. A total of 15.74 lakh students from Maharashtra had registered for the Class 10 exam for 2020-21. However, due to the increase in the number of COVID cases, the board was forced to cancel the offline exam to be held in April and evaluate the students based on an internal evaluation. The criteria for evaluating the result was to include grades in class 9 and internal evaluation of students in class 10.