PGT Full Form, Check the full form of PGT and all other details about the examination here!

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Check the full form of PGT here. Know all the information about the exam such as eligibility criteria, syllabus, salary and so on. 

PGT Full Form: PGT stands for Post Graduate Teacher. These teachers are recruited to teach students of higher secondary. Generally, the candidates are recruited for the posts form various teacher recruitment examinations conducted by the state governments. Each year lakhs of candidates appear for such examinations. The prominent examination for such posts is UP PGT, UK PGT, and DSSSB PGT. The space below has all the information related to the PGT Exams and other recruitment.  The download study material for UP PGT Exam: Click Here

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PGT Application and Eligibility

You can apply to any private or governmental institution. But first, you have to qualify or meet for a state-level exam in order to build your career in teaching. Prior to applying for PGT, the applicant must meet the minimum eligibility criteria.

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This eligibility requirement is dependent on your qualifications. Any applicant who meets the minimum requirements can apply for the position. The requirements for admission to a government school or a private institution are the same. Some private institutions require additional qualifications beyond what is typically required for most jobs. Candidates who graduated in English cannot teach history. You cannot apply for a subject if you do not have a post-graduate degree in. If you have your high school diploma in math, you can apply to be a math teacher. You will be able to help teach mathematics to higher secondary classes.

The followings are the eligibility criteria to build a career in PGT :
  • A candidate must have completed a post-graduate degree in the concerned subject.
  • They should have obtained a Bachelor of Education degree.
  • The candidate must have obtained a grade of at least 50% in their PG from a recognized university
To become a teacher in a government school, you first have to qualify for an entrance exam. These entrance exams may be state or national level. After qualifying for the entrance exam for a government school, you will receive more benefits than in a normal private school. You should meet the age limits to be a candidate. You cannot apply for PGT exams if you are not eligible. There may be different age limits for private institutions, depending on the specific institution. However, it is still similar to most government exams. The minimum age for entry into PGT is 21 years and the maximum age for entry into PGT is 40 years. Anyone not born within the current age limit for PGT exams cannot apply. Another important requirement is that you should be able to speak and understand Hindi and English. You may need to be proficient in the state's native language in order to be successful there. This is very important for communication. If you don't know how to communicate with students, you won't be able to become a good teacher.

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PGT Examination process and Procedure 

Before you apply for a PGT exam, you should know the selection procedure. Every state conducts a qualification test for teachers. When the notification about the exam is released. The information you need to know about the exam is included in the notification. The applicants can read the exam instructions and apply if they meet the eligibility requirements. Candidates need to meet the eligibility requirements before they fill out the application form. After passing the exam. The exam conducting authority announces the examination date and generates you admit card. Applicants can download their admission cards from the official website of the exam conducting authority. The admission cards are the entry pass for the exam for those candidates who have them. Those candidates who have admission cards will be allowed to sit in the exam. The selection process for candidates will be based on two factors, one is a written exam and another is the interview. Both phases are necessary for the success and completion of the examination for PGT.

Which is higher TGT or PGT?

PGT stands for post-graduate teachers who teach students at the senior secondary level. It is also known as higher secondary level i.e. 11th and 12th. Your revenue package, comfort, and popularity may be very good.

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