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KTET Question Papers: Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan is going to conduct the Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) soon. Candidates who are preparing for the exam are advised to solve KTET’s previous question papers. This is one of the most important aspects of preparing for the Exam. These sample papers will boost the candidate’s confidence and improve time management skills.

In this article, we have provided the question papers from the previous years, which are available for the applicants to download in PDF format. The KTET Question papers are also available on the official website also. Check out the article to know more about the KTET Question Papers, the benefits of solving the question papers and many more.

KTET Question Papers

The candidates practice the given KTET Model Papers along with the solutions free of cost. Aspirants practice the given KTET Model Papers to gain maximum marks in the KTET. All the KTET exams applied the candidates can gain the maximum marks in the Kerala Teacher Eligibility (KTET) Exams. All the KTET exam applied candidates can download category-wise KTET previous year question papers. Check the various categories as follows:

KTET-IKTET I (Category-I or Paper-I) is conducted for candidates applying for the post of teachers for Lower Primary Classes.
KTET-IIKTET II (Category-II or Paper-II) is conducted for candidates applying for the post of teachers for Upper Primary Classes.
KTET-IIIKTET III (Category-III or Paper-III) is conducted for candidates applying for the post of teachers for High School Classes.
KTET-IVKTET IV (Category-IV or Paper-IV) is conducted for candidates applying for the post of teachers for Language Classes.

The KTET question papers of previous years (2012) for each of these four categories are as under:

KTET CategoriesKTET Question Papers PDF

How To Download KTET Question Paper?

Follow these steps to download KTET question papers:

  • 1st Step: Visit the KTET official website – ktet.kerala.gov.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the “Model Question Paper” tab.
  • 3rd Step: A new page with KTET question papers of all four categories will appear. Click on the category that you want to download.
  • 4th Step: The KTET question paper PDF will open. Download it and use it for your practice.

Benefits Of Solving KTET Question Papers

The advantages of solving the KTET question papers are as under:

  1. Practising the question papers will help you to increase your speed and improve your time management skill.
  2. It will help you identify your weak areas. You can then work on those particular areas and improve.
  3. You will get familiar with the KTET exam pattern, type of questions asked, difficulty level of the exam, etc.

KTET Question Papers: KTET Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through the KTET exam pattern in order to get an idea about the KTET marking scheme, different sections, types of questions, etc. Here is the KTET exam pattern for Category I, II, III and IV. Note that each question KTET carries 1 mark and the total time duration is two and a half hours.

KTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

SubjectsMaximum MarksTotal Number of Questions
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 6-11)3030
Environmental Studies3030
Language I-Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada3030
Language II- English/Arabic*3030

KTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

SubjectsMaximum MarksTotal Number of Questions
Child Development and Pedagogy (relevant to age group 11-14)3030
(a)     For Mathematics and Science teachers: Mathematics and Science
(b)      For Social Science teachers: Social Science
(c)     For any other teachers (a) or (b)
Environmental Studies
Language I-Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/English3030
Language II-(Other than Language I) Malayalam/English3030

KTET Paper 3 Exam Pattern

SubjectsMaximum MarksTotal Number of Questions
Adolescent Psychology, Theories of Learning and Teaching Aptitude4040
Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada6060
Subject-specific areas (Content & Pedagogy)8080

KTET Paper 4 Exam Pattern

SubjectsMaximum MarksTotal Number of Questions
Child Development, Pedagogy & Teacher Aptitude3030
Subjects specific paper (Content & Pedagogy)8080
Language: Malayalam/English/Tamil/Kannada4040

KTET Cut-off

KTET cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must score. Candidates who secure the minimum qualifying marks will only be eligible for further stages of the selection procedure. The KTET minimum qualifying marks for different categories of candidates are as under:

Categories of CandidatesQualifying Marks
Physically Handicapped55%

KTET Question Papers: Frequently Asked Question(FAQs)

Q.1: What is the marking scheme for KTET?
 In the KTET exam, a total of 150 questions are asked in each category paper and each question carries 1 mark. 

Q.2: Where can I get KTET previous question papers?
 KTET Previous years question papers are provided on the official website. You can download it from this article as well.

Q.3: Does the KTET syllabus change every year?
 No, the KTET syllabus does not change every year for now. If there are any changes, it will be updated in this page.

Q.4: Which are the good books that cover the KTET exam syllabus?
 There are many books available in the market for KTET preparation, however, candidates must choose those books that cover the entire syllabus. Candidates can Download KTET Previous Year Question Papers here.

Q.5: Which section carries the maximum marks in the KTET exam?
 In KTET Category I paper, all sections carry an equal weightage of 30 marks each. In the KTET Category II paper, Science and Mathematics or Social Science carry 60 marks weightage and the subject-specific paper carries maximum marks in Category III and IV papers.

So, now you have KTET Question Papers PDF. Practice them once you have finished the whole syllabus.

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