How can one become a TGT teacher?

28th April, 2021 Published by: Saloni Bhatia Updated Wed, 28 Apr 2021 09:38 PM IST

Trained graduate teachers, also known as TGTs, are eligible to teach at the secondary school level in any Kendriya Vidyalaya or in central government schools such as Navodya Vidyalaya and Army Public Schools, among others. If you want to work as a TGT, you must meet the following requirements.

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Details on the TGT Eligibility Criteria
The aspirant must pass paper II of the CTET examination in their specific subject. The NCTE conducts this exam as an entrance exam for all TGT teachers.
They must be fluent in both Hindi and English and be able to teach in both languages.
They should have a bachelor's degree in education from a recognized university. Before submitting the TGT application, the degree must be completed.
 Mathematics, history, science, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, social studies, work experience, art education, physical and health education all fall under the KVS TGT eligibility criteria.
Teachers must hold a valid physical education degree as well as five years of art education for their related subject from an MHRD-affiliated college.
 To be eligible for TGT work experience, you must have a three-year diploma after high school or a degree in electronics from any government-approved institution.
Candidates with one year of experience working in a factory are preferred.
Those interested in teaching social science should have a bachelor's degree in history or geography with a minimum of 50% in other subjects such as geography, history, economics, or political science, as well as a minimum of 50% in aggregate. Those with an honors degree in history or geography must have received a 50 percent grade in the honors degree and must have studied a subject such as political science, economics, history, or geography in their first or second year of graduation.
Those who wish to teach TGT Mathematics must have a 50 percent aggregate mark in a subject such as physics, chemistry, electronics, or computer science and have completed honors or general degree in Mathematics. Candidates must have a BA or B.Sc. in mathematics to be considered.
The TGT prerequisite for the science position is an honors degree in Botany, Zoology, or Chemistry with 50% in the main subject and 50% in subjects such as chemistry, Botany, Zoology, or Chemistry in graduation.
To be considered for a TGT position in English, Hindi, or Sanskrit, you must have 50 percent in the relevant subject and 50 percent in the aggregate in the other two related subjects.
During the submission of the form, the CTET certificate should be issued.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on How can one become a TGT teacher?

What are the requirements for TGT?

Candidates applying for TGT positions in all subjects must have a Bachelor's degree in the relevant subject with a minimum of 50% marks overall and a BEd in the relevant subject. Candidates for PRTs must have a 50 percent passing grade in class 12 or equivalent, as well as a JBT of at least two years/ BEIEd/ BEd.

Is B Ed needed for TGT?

TGT is for applicants who have a B. Ed, BTC, or other training credential and have completed their graduation with at least 50% points. PGT, or postgraduate teacher, refers to applicants who have completed their master's degree and related teacher training, such as a master's degree in education.

What is the maximum age for TGT?

NCERT Regional College of Education in the concerned subject for 35 years. A master's degree from a reputable institution with an overall grade point average of at least 50%.

What is the TGT procedure?

Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) requirements:
 Trained Graduate Teachers are those who have earned a graduate and a bachelor's degree in education (B. Ed.) degree after graduation. In addition, to be considered for a TGT role, one must pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET).

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