Rajasthan REET 2021 application process begins from Jan 11; exam on April 25 – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan has released full schedule for Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET) exam 2021 on its official website – http://rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in/.

This year the Rajasthan government has announced major changes in the REET exam for teachers’ recruitment scheduled to be held on April 25, 2021. The REET application registration will begin from January 11, 2021.

According to the new rules, only Basic School Teaching Certificate (BSTC) holders are allowed to appear in REET Level-1 examination.

“In a bid to give preference to state students, questions related to Rajasthan will be more in the exam. It was also decided that REET score will constitute 90% of the weightage against 70% in the old scheme. The rest 10% would be evaluated on the basis of scores at graduate and board scores,” state education minister Govind Singh Dotasra said.

The exam is being held after 2018. It will pave the way for recruitment of 31,000 teachers in the education department.

REET 2021: Main Highlights

* Application Opens from January 11, 2021
* Application process ends on February 8, 2021
* REET Exam on April 25, 2021
* Only BSTC holders allowed in REET Level-1
* REET score will constitute 90% of the weightage
* Cut-off for general category is 60%
* Cut-off for STs in non-tribal reduced to 55%
* Cut-off for Divyang reduced to 40%

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