Bihar TET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Selection Process, Salary

Exam Date

Nov 17, 2021

Result Date

Dec 5, 2021

Jun 24, 2021 | Education


Candidates who aspire to work as primary school teachers in the government schools for Bihar can appear for the Bihar TET examination which will be conducted on Nov 17, 2021. The Bihar TET exam is conducted by the Bihar School Examination board. It is essential for the candidates to have the domicile certificate of the Bihar state since it is a state-level entrance test. The candidates who have a B.Ed certificate and want to pursue a career as the teaching profession can also apply for the Bihar TET. Want to get more information about Bihar TET 2021? Read the full article below.

What is Bihar TET?

Bihar TET is a state-level examination which is conducted for the candidates to be appointed as a teacher in the government schools of Bihar. Through this examination, the candidates are shortlisted for the teaching jobs at Primary Levels. The Bihar TET exam is conducted for two different levels. Paper I is for classes I to V and Paper-II is for classes VI to VII.

  • Bihar TET Full Form: BIHAR TET Stands for Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test which will be conducted by Bihar School Examination Board. The examination is conducted for the candidates who wish to make their career in Teaching.
  • About Bihar TET: Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test (BTET) is conducted to select qualified candidates for the position of teachers in Government schools. Every year Department of School Education Bihar issues the notification to recruit eligible candidates through Bihar TET.
  • Mode: BTET is an MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) based examination. There will be a total of 150 questions according to the paper format.
  • Exam Duration: The time allotted for the Bihar TET exam is 2.5 hours.
  • Slots: The examination will be conducted offline in two slots namely morning and evening.
  • Headquarters: The conducting authority is headquartered at Sinha Library Road, Patna - 800017, Bihar.
  • Scope: Bihar TET Exam is conducted to hire skilled graduates for the post of Elementary level teacher.
  • Bihar TET Certificate: The candidates will be provided with a certificate as per the marks obtained in the examination. The Bihar TET Certificate will be valid for a period of seven years from the date of declaration of Bihar TET Result.

Bihar TET 2021 Summary:

Bihar TET 2021 Summary
Exam Name Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 (बिहार तेत २०२०)
Acronym Bihar TET / BTET
Level of exam State-level exam
Mode of Test Online
Frequency Once a year
Eligibility Higher Secondary pass with minimum 50% marks and Bachelor's training in elementary education ( Final year candidates are also eligible)
Conducting Authority Bihar School Examination Board
Post Primary and Upper Primary Teacher
Registration Mode Online
Mode of Examination Offline
Frequency Once a year
Marking Pattern (Up to Class-4) Language I, Language II, Mathematics, Environmental Studies
Marking Pattern (Up to Class-8) Child development and Pedagogy, Language -I, Language- II, For Mathematics and Science Teacher (Mathematics+ Science), For Social Studies and Social Science (Social Studies), For other teaching Positions ( Either a or b)
Negative Marking No negative marking
Age Limit 21-35 Years

Bihar TET 2021 Exam Date

Important Events regarding Bihar TET 2020 Dates
Bihar TET 2021 Application Form Start Sep 9, 2021
Bihar TET 2021 Application form End Sep 18, 2021
Bihar TET 2021 Admit card Nov 2, 2021 (tentative)
Bihar TET 2021 Preliminary exam Nov 17, 2021
Bihar Tet 2021 Result Dec 5, 2021

Bihar TET 2021 Vacancy

  • Job Posts: Bihar TET 2021 Exam is conducted for the recruitment of skilled graduates to the posts of primary (1 to 5) and upper primary teachers from classes (6 to 8).
  • Vacancies: The total number of expected vacancies to be filled through Bihar Teacher exam 2021 is 3000.
  • Reservations provided for SC/ST and OBC candidates.

Bihar TET 2021 Notification

  • The Bihar TET 2021 notifications will be released by the competent authority.
  • The Bihar TET 2021 registration process will begin in the month of September, 2021.

Notifications regarding Bihar TET 2021 will be declared by the Department of School Education Bihar (DSEB). Candidates are advised to keep a track on the official website for updates regarding the exam.

We also advise the candidates to not wait till the last date to post the application as a precaution.

Bihar TET 2021 Recruitment:

  • Payscale: The candidates applying for Bihar TET 2021 will be offered a pay scale of INR 9,400 - INR 34,000 per month( as per the post)
  • Notifications: Bihar TET 2021 official notification will be released soon.

Bihar TET 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

The candidates are expected to fulfill specific eligibility criteria to appear for the Bihar TET 2021 exam.

  • Educational Qualification: Aspirants must have completed their Intermediate/12th from a recognized board and must have Bachelors' training in elementary education.
  • Age Limit: The candidates must be generally between 21-35 years of age.
  • Read more about Bihar TET 2021 eligibility.

Bihar TET 2021 Syllabus:

  • Subjects: The syllabus for the following teaching posts are as follows:
    • Classes (1-4)- Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics, Environmental Studies
    • Classes (5-8) - Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory), Language I, Language II, Compulsory Subject
  • Read more about the Bihar TET 2021 syllabus.

Bihar TET 2021 Application Form

The board will release the Bihar TET 2021 Application Form on September 9, 2020. The registration link will be valid. Candidates can start filling the application form from Sep 9, 2021, and the last date to submit the application form is Sep 18, 2021.

  • Mode: Candidate needs to visit the official website of Bihar TET 2021 for filling the online application form. Candidates can pay the application fee either online or offline.
  • Application payment process: The Applicants have to make a payment of the necessary application fee. The fees can be paid through modes of payment like a credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ SBI -eChallan. The application fee for candidates belonging to different categories is given below.
Category Paper I Paper-II Paper I & II
General/OBC/Ext.BC INR 400 INR 400 INR 600
SC/ST/PH INR 200 INR 200 INR 300

Read the step-wise procedure to complete the Bihar TET 2021 application form.

Bihar TET 2021 Exam Pattern:

The Bihar TET 2021 exam consists of two papers. Paper 1 is for the candidates who are willing to teach classes 1 to 5, whereas Paper 2 is for the candidates aspiring to teach classes 6 to 8. Candidates aspiring to teach both the primary (1 to 5) and upper primary classes (6 to 8) are supposed to write both the papers.

Duration 2 hrs 30 mins
Paper 1 Classes 1 to 5
Paper 2 Classes 6 to 8
Exam Mode Online
Question type MCQ

Bihar TET 2021 Admit Card:

The Bihar TET 2021 Admit Card will be issued to only those candidates who have completed their application process and registered successfully. The admit card has been released on the official website on Nov 2, 2021 (tentative). Candidates can visit the official link given below to download the admit card.

  • Availability: Candidates need to visit the official website of Bihar TET 2021 i.e. to download Bihar TET 2021, Admit Card.
  • Download: The candidates will have to submit their application number, date of birth and security pin to access and download the Bihar TET 2021 admit card.
  • Read more about the release, download, and details contained in the Bihar TET 2021 Admit card.

Bihar TET 2021 Result:

  • Official website: The results will be updated on the official website of Bihar TET.
  • Date: Bihar TET 2021 Results will be announced on Dec 5, 2021.
  • Read more about the Bihar TET 2021 result.

Bihar Teacher 2021 Selection Process

The selection process for the Bihar Tet 2021 exam consists of a merit list that is generated based on the performance of the candidates in the examination. The PDF document that will be made available online will contain details of the candidate such as the name, marks obtained, and the rank of the candidate. Candidates who have made it to the merit list are considered as selected.

The Bihar TET 2021 merit list is prepared based on a few factors which are given below:

  • Marks obtained by the candidate
  • Total number of vacancies available
  • Total number of candidates that have appeared for the examination

Bihar TET 2021 Salary

The salary for the candidates who have secured a rank in the Bihar TET 2021 exam is dependant on the type of school the candidate is selected to teach in and the classes offered to the candidate. The salary for a teacher in a private school in Bihar ranges between INR 12,000 to INR 35,000 and the salary for a government school teacher in Bihar ranges between INR 5,000 to INR 20,000

Note: The Bihar TET 2021 salary figures are just an average estimate. These figures are subjected to changes based on the institution and the state government of Bihar.


Who conducts the Bihar TET?

The Bihar TET is conducted by the Bihar School Education Board.

What are the eligibility criteria for the examination?

The candidate must have cleared his/her HSC with a minimum of 50% marks and must have a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Candidates who are in their final year are also allowed to apply for the examination.

Is there a negative marking scheme in Bihar TET?

No, there is no negative marking scheme used in the Bihar TET.

What is the duration of the examination?

The Bihar TET exam will be conducted for 2.5 hours.

How many papers are there in the Bihar TET exam?

There are two papers in the Bihar TET examination. Paper-1 is for candidates applying to teach students until Class 4 and Paper-2 is for candidates applying to teach students until Class-8.

What are the selected exam centres for the Bihar TET exam?

The exam centres for the examination can be found in the Bihar TET Exam Centre Section.



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