CBSE to introduce Principal Eligibility Test for teachers aspiring to be principals

CBSE, however, added that the amendment shall not be applicable to the principals of Government schools.

CBSE to introduce Principal Eligibility Test for teachers aspiring to be principals

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to conduct test for aspiring teachers to become head of school.

According to a circular, the proposal of introducing a Principal Eligibility Test (PET) for teachers aspiring to be principal was ratified by the Governing Body in its meeting held Wednesday, according to an Indian Express report.



A circular issued by the CBSE  said: “The Board has decided to conduct the Principal Eligibility Test (PET) for aspiring teachers to become principal and for existing principals, who fulfill the minimum qualifications of Principal as laid down in rule 53 (I) of Affiliation Bye laws of the Board.”

However, it added that the amendment shall not be applicable to the principals of Government schools.

The eligibility and modalities for introducing the Principal Eligibility Test (PET) will be notified by the Board in due course of time, it added.