Tamil Nadu announces special TET for differently-abled BEd Teachers

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Tamil Nadu announces special TET for differently-abled BEd Teachers

Tamil Nadu government on 30th September, 2013 said it would conduct a special Teachers Eligibility Test ( TET ) for differently-abled unemployed candidates with BEd degrees.

The state teachers Recruitment Board would conduct the test.

“Those differently-abled candidates with BEd, who clear TET would be employed in the backlog vacancies and in vacancies, which would arise in the future,” chief minister Jayalalithaa said in a statement.

The school education department would take steps to train visually-challenged candidates and their scribes to clear the special TET through District Institute of Education and Training ( DIETs ) across the state.

Post graduate candidates ( a total of 200 visually challenged candidates ) would be employed in the backlog vacancies, once they clear the TRB test for PG candidates, she said.

As for colleges, government would take steps to employ 100 visually-challenged candidates who have cleared National Eligibility Test ( NET ) and State Level Eligibility Test in backlog vacancies and vacancies which would arise in future, she said.

Earlier, she chaired a meeting at the secretariat, following continuous protests by visually-challenged candidates since last week.