Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Examination Board (GSEB), Gujarat, will conduct the Head Teachers' Eligibility Test 2012, also known as HTET, on February 25, 2012. HTET is a common written teacher eligibility test, conducted for Head Teacher positions in government primary schools.
The position of head teacher is akin to principal in primary schools from class I to VIII. The exam will consist of multiple choice questions. The examination will include two papers comprising of 150 questions and the duration of the test will be two hours.
In addition, the first paper will consist of general knowledge, administrative management, school leadership, methodology and education psychology. However, the second paper will comprise of questions from syllabus of classes I-VIII and will test the knowledge of the candidates about primary syllabus.
As per sources, in order to qualify for the position of head teacher, candidates will have to score a mandatory 60 percent marks, whereas only 50 per cent marks will be required to pass the test. Moreover, as per officials, the score obtained in the aforementioned test will be considered valid for five years.