Maharashtra Education Minister, Varsha Gaikwad, has announced the tentative schedule of the state teacher eligibility test (MAHATET). The exam is held for the selection of teachers for classes 1-8. The exam will be held after a gap of two years and over 10 lakh candidates are expected to sit to take the exam.
As per the official announcement by the minister, “here’s an opportunity for candidates aspiring to make a career in teaching. We’ve permitted the Maharashtra State Council of Examination to conduct the Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test ( MAHATET, 2021) between Sept 15 & Dec 31. More than 10 lakh aspirants are expected to appear for MAHATET which is being held after a gap of two years. I’m confident that this will lead to an increase in employment opportunities for bright young teaching talents.”