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43% candidates become eligible in TET: Ganta

43% candidates become eligible in TET: Ganta
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HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao, releasing the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) 2017 results here on Monday, announced that 43 per cent of candidates became eligible this year as against the 35 percent who had qualified TET held in 2013. 

Vijayawada: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao, releasing the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) 2017 results here on Monday, announced that 43 per cent of candidates became eligible this year as against the 35 percent who had qualified TET held in 2013.

The Minister also announced the password in the presence of Joint Director JD Subba Reddy and other officials. The password is ‘Aurora_17’ to browse the results online through official website. Later, addressing the media, the minister has said that 4,36,829 candidates appeared for the examinations.

He also gave out paper-wise qualified percentage of the candidates. Stating that there is broad equivalency in the nature and quality of questions in each of the set, the Minister said that on an average, 25 per cent of candidates secured 90 and above marks in all the sets of papers.

For Paper-I, a total of 1,73,861 candidates appeared and 1,00,638 of them are qualified making 57.88 pass percentage. About 58.74 per cent of the candidates are qualified in Telugu medium and the least pass percentage of 10.41 was in Hindi medium and the highest 127 marks were secured in Urdu medium.

In Paper II (Mathematics and Science), 97,649 candidates appeared and of them 36,386 were qualified marking the percentage of 37.26. Telugu medium candidates scored 132 marks and qualified percentage is 37.62. The least marks of 71 with 7.89 percentage was secured in Kannada medium.

For Paper II (Social Studies), 84,085 candidates appeared and of them 32,138 were qualified making a percentage of 38.22. The highest marks secured were 117 with qualified percentage of 39.62 in Telugu medium and least was zero in Sanskrit.

For Paper III, a total 58,525 candidates appeared and 24,931 of them were qualified marking 42.60 percentage. The highest mark secured was 122 in English medium and the least mark was 80 in Kannada medium.

He said that results of 84 candidates were withheld on complaints that the questions of Paper I was not visible. Similarly, results of two candidates were withheld who had taken TET in two different centres using two different hall tickets.

Similarly, results of nine candidates were withheld for appearing the examinations with different medium/paper against the option given in their online application. Results of the withheld candidates will be announced in 10 days, said the minister.

Paper I – 57.88 per cent with 1: 6 ratio.
Paper II 37.26 per cent (Mathematics and Science) with 1 : 4 ratio. Paper II 38.22 percentage (Social) with 1: 4 ratio. Paper III 42.60 per cent with 1: 4 ratio.

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