How to become a Government teacher? Selection Procedure

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Teaching is a very good profession in India and has a good growth chance. In this article, we are providing a complete Selection Procedure to become a Government teacher. only graduate candidates cannot apply for the position of Teacher. It is compulsory for the candidate to have a B.Ed. BTC, NTT etc degree, in order to apply for the Teacher positions.


Government Teacher Posts




What is the difference between TGT, PGT & PRT teachers?

There is much difference in TGT, PGT and PRT teacher. PRT teacher can teach up to 5th level and TGT teacher can teach up to 10th level. PGT teacher can teach 11 & 12th Only. The main difference of all teacher is given in the Table.

Eligibility Criteria BTC or NTT or B.L.Ed. B.Ed.  Post Graduation
Level of Teaching  1 to 5th Level 6 to 10th Level 11 & 12th Level
Necessary Certificates  CTET or State TET CTET or State TET  Not Required
Salary Structure 

Pay Band 9,300-34,800

Plus  4200 Grade Pay

Pay Band 9,300-34,800

Plus  4600 Grade Pay

Pay Band 9,300-34,800

Plus  4800 Grade Pay

What after Graduation/ Post-graduation?

After graduation teacher training certificates, you have to start your preparation for CTET & TET. These days, CTET has become a compulsory certificate for the selection as a teacher. Many of Private/Public School has also made CTET certificate compulsory eligibility criteria for the selection as a teacher.

There are many vacancies for the Teachers post in various government schools. The candidates have to look in for the various notifications which are available for the post of government teachers.

What is the Teacher Eligibility Test?

Teacher eligibility test is the 1st step to becoming a teacher without TET certificates candidates cannot become a teacher in the government school. To know about the complete detail of teacher training certificates in all state read the given below article.


State TET

Know Detail of Teacher Training Certificates


Teaching job opportunities after CTET & TET Certificate: –  Many opportunities after CTET & TET certificates some as follows.

1. Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti,  

2. Kendriya Vidyalaya Samiti,

3. Army Public school,

4. State Government College

5. Private College



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