74.2% of the candidates failed in Teachers’ Aptitude Test-Secondary Mains examination. The Gujarat state examination board has announced the results.
The TAT-S examination underwent changes, with the minimum qualification score raised from 50% to 60% in the new two-part examination.
The test was conducted in Ahmedabad city, Ahmedabad rural, Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara on June 25. The candidates who cleared TAT-S Prelims had taken the exam.
TAT-S is conducted for candidates who want to get a teacher’s job in secondary schools. The TAT-S prelims was conducted on June 4 and its results showed that of the 1.45 lakh candidates, 41% or 60,567 qualified by scoring 70 marks or more.
Results showed that 39.57% or 23,497 candidates scored between 120 -129 marks, 25.24% or 15,005 candidates scored between 130-139 marks and 9.48% or 5,639 9.48% of the total candidates scored 140 marks. The candidates who want to recheck their answer sheets will have to apply between August 8 and 22.
The state government recently changed rules for the qualifications needed to get a teacher’s job in Classes 9 to 12. The candidates will now have to clear two tests to qualify for the job.