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Bihar State Teacher Eligibility Test 2019 Notification

Bihar STET 2019 Notification - Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) invites application for the Bihar State Teacher Eligibility Test (BSTET) 2019.

Bihar STET Application Form 2019 is available on the official website bsebstet2019.in till 18 September 2019. Bihar State Teacher Eligibility Test and Physical Education and Health Instructor Examination 2019 (PEHIE) will be conducted on the same day, 07th November 2019.

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the Bihar STET now.. Check Bihar STET Eligibility, application process and exam schedule.


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Exam Details

  1. Name of the Exam: Bihar TET (Teacher Eligibility Test)
  2. Conducting Authority: Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB)
  3. Mode of Exam: Pen & Paper-Based (Offline)


Post of Vacancy

  1. Total No. of Vacancies: 35337 Posts
  2. This year, a total of 35,337 vacancies have been announced. The vacancies for Secondary Teachers and Higher Secondary Teachers are as under:


Vacancies for Secondary Teacher (Paper 1 – Class 9 & 10)

  1. Maths - 5054
  2. English - 5054
  3. Science - 5054
  4. Social Science - 5054
  5. Hindi - 3000
  6. Urdu - 1000
  7. Sanskrit - 1054
  8. Total - 25270


Vacancies for Higher Secondary teacher (Paper 2 – Class 11 & 12)

  1. Maths - 2104
  2. English - 2125
  3. Physics - 2384
  4. Chemistry - 2221
  5. Botany - 835
  6. Zoology - 723
  7. Computer Science - 1673
  8. Total - 12065


See: Entrance Exam Dates


Eligibility Criteria for Bihar STET 2019

  1. The eligibility criterion to apply for the Bihar TET is mentioned below. Have a look:
  2. Nationality: Citizens of India who possess the Bihar domicile can apply for the exam.


Educational Qualification for Primary & Upper-Primary level teachers

  1. Paper I - Subjects
  2. Hindi - Graduation in Hindi + B.Ed
  3. Urdu - Graduation in Urdu + B.Ed
  4. Sanskrit - Graduation in Sanskrit + B.Ed
  5. English - Graduation in English + B.Ed
  6. Maths - Graduation with Maths, Physics & Chemistry subjects + B.Ed Or; B.Tech with Mathematics subject + B.Ed
  7. Science - Graduation with Zoology, Botany & Chemistry subjects + B.Ed Or; B.Tech with Science subject + B.Ed
  8. Social Studies - Graduation with History, Geography, Economy and Polity + B.Ed


Educational Qualifications for Paper-II Subjects

  1. English - Post Graduation in English + B.Ed
  2. Maths - Post Graduation in Maths + B.Ed
  3. Physics - Post Graduation in Physics + B.Ed
  4. Chemistry - Post Graduation in Chemistry + B.Ed
  5. Zoology - Post Graduation in Zoology + B.Ed
  6. Botany - Post Graduation in Botany + B.Ed


Computer Science

  1. A' level from DOEACC and Post Graduate Degree in any subject OR
  2. BE or B.Tech (Computer Science/IT) OR
  3. BE or B. Tech (Any Stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computers OR
  4. M.Sc. (Computer Science) / MCA or Equivalent OR
  5. B.Sc. (Computer Science) / BCA or Equivalent and Post Graduate Degree in any subject OR
  6. Post Graduate Diploma in Computer and Post Graduate Degree in any subject OR
  7. 'B' Level from DOEACC and Postgraduate degree in any subject. OR
  8. 'C' Level from 'DOEACC' Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Graduation. OR MCA three years course (6 semesters)


Age Limit

  1. The Minimum age limit is 21 years and the upper age limit is different for different categories.
  2. Male - 37 years
  3. Female - 40 years
  4. OBC - 40 years
  5. SC/ST - 42 years


Bihar TET Exam Schedule 2019

  1. Paper-I (Secondary Schools) - 07th November 2019 [10:00 AM to 12.30 PM] - Duration 02.30 hours & 150 Marks
  2. Paper-II (Higher Secondary Schools) - 07th November 2019 [02.00 PM to 04.30 PM] - Duration 02.30 hours & 150 Marks


See: Teacher Eligibility Test 2019 Notification


Bihar TET Exam Pattern

  1. In both Paper I & Paper II, a total of 150 questions will be asked in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format from sections such as Child Development and Pedagogy, Language, Maths, Science and from the subject chosen by the candidates. Check the detailed exam pattern here for Paper 1 & 2. Candidates can choose the language from Hindi, English, Urdu, Bangla, Maithili and Sanskrit.


Bihar TET Paper I Exam Pattern

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy - 30 No. of Questions & 30 Marks
  2. Language-I - 30 No. of Questions & 30 Marks
  3. Language-II - 30 No. of Questions & 30 Marks
  4. Mathematics - 30 No. of Questions & 30 Marks
  5. Environmental Studies - 30 No. of Questions & 30 Marks
  6. Total – 150 No. of Questions & 150 Marks
  7. Duration - 2.5 hours


Bihar TET Paper II Exam Pattern

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy - 30 No. of Questions & 30 Marks
  2. Language-I - 30 No. of Questions & 30 Marks
  3. Language-II - 30 No. of Questions & 30 Marks
  4. Mathematics/Science/Social Studies - 60 No. of Questions & 60 Marks
  5. Total – 150 No. of Questions & 150 Marks
  6. Duration - 2.5 hours


Bihar TET Syllabus

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy: Concept of development and its relationship with learning; Principles of the development of children; Influence of Heredity; Socialization processes; Concepts of child-centered and progressive education; Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence; Multi-Dimensional Intelligence; Language & Thought; Gender roles & bias; Learning and Pedagogy; How children think and learn; Children’s strategies of learning; Child as a problem solver and Motivation and learning
  2. Language I & Language II: Reading Comprehensions; Grammar; Pedagogy of Language Development; Learning and acquisition; Principles of language Teaching; Role of listening and speaking; Challenges of teaching language; Language Skills; Evaluating language comprehension; Teaching- learning materials
  3. Mathematics: Geometry; Shapes & Spatial Understanding; Number system; Addition and Subtraction; Multiplication; Division; Measurement; Weight; Time; Volume; Data Interpretation; Money; Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; Place of Mathematics in Curriculum; Language of Mathematics; Community Mathematics; Problems of Teaching; Error analysis & Remedial Teaching
  4. Environmental Studies: Family and Friends; Food & Shelter; Water; Travel; Concept and scope of EVS; Significance of EVS; Environmental Studies & Environmental Education; Learning Principles; Scope & relation to Science & Social Science; Activities; Experimentation; Discussion; & Problems

Social Studies/Social Sciences: Have a look at section-wise syllabus:

  1. History - When, Where and How, The Earliest Societies, First Farmers and Herders, First Cities, Early States, New Ideas, First Empire, Contacts with Distant lands, Political Developments, Culture and Science, New Kings and Kingdoms, Sultans of Delhi, Architecture, Creation of an Empire, Social Change, Regional Cultures, Establishment of Company Power Rural Life and Society, Colonialism and Tribal Societies, Revolt of 1857-58, Women and reform, Caste System, Nationalist Movement, India After Independence
  2. Geography - Geography as a social study and as a science, Planet: Earth in the solar system, Globe, Environment in its totality: natural and human environment, Air, Water, Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication, Resources: Types-Natural and Human, Agriculture
  3. Social and Political Life – Diversity, Government, Local Government, Making a Living, Democracy, State Government, Understanding Media, Unpacking Gender, Constitution, Parliamentary Government, Judiciary, Social Justice and the Marginalised
  4. Pedagogical issues - Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies, Class Room Processes, activities and discourse, Developing Critical thinking, Enquiry/Empirical Evidence, Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies, Sources – Primary & Secondary, Projects Work, Evaluation


Admit Card

  1. The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) releases the Bihar STET Admit Card 10 or 15 days prior to the examination on its official website biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in. The BSTET Admit Card contains candidates’ details – Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Roll Number, Exam Date, Exam Time and Exam Centre. Once released, candidates can download the admit card easily by following the given steps:
  2. Step 1: Visit official website biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in
  3. Step 2: Click on “BTET Admit Card 2019”
  4. Step 3: Enter Roll Number & Date of Birth
  5. Step 4: Submit & Save the Admit Card


Documents to be carried to Exam Centre

  1. Candidates need to carry their Admit Cards and a Photo ID proof to the exam centre. The photo ID proof can be Driving License, Pan Card, Aadhaar Card or any affidavit issued by Bihar Government.



  1. BSTET Result 2019 is announced within a month of the State Teacher Eligibility Test. Candidates get to know on their results on the official website of the BSEB. Have a look at the process to check Bihar TET result:
  2. Step 1: Visit official website biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in
  3. Step 2: Click on “BTET Result 2019”
  4. Step 3: Enter Roll Number & Date of Birth
  5. Step 4: Submit & Download the Result


Cut Off Marks

  1. Bihar STET cut off marks are declared by the BSEB along with the declaration of result. The Bihar TET Cutoff is released category-wise for General/OBC/SC/ST/PwD candidates. Have a look at the Bihar TET Cut off marks for each category:
  2. General - 50%
  3. OBC/SC/ST/PwD - 45%


Merit List/Selection Process

  1. The qualification of candidates in the Bihar TET exam is based on the Merit List prepared by the Bihar board. The merit list is prepared after considering:
  2. Candidate’s scores + Total vacancies + Number of Candidates appearing for BTET


Bihar STET 2019 Application Process

  1. The Bihar TET online application process begins with the release of official notification by Bihar Board. Candidates can apply online @ bsebstet2019.in or on the direct link given here by following the given steps:
  2. Direct Application Link: Bihar STET Online Application Form
  3. Step 1: Visit bsebstet2019.in
  4. Step 2: Click on “Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (STET) & Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability Test 2019”
  5. Step 3: Register by entering details such as Name, age, date of birth and all the other credentials
  6. Step 4: Upload Photo
  7. Step 5: Make fee payment
  8. Step 6: Submit & Save the confirmation page for future use


Details to be filled in the Bihar TET Application Form:

  1. Candidate’s Name
  2. Father’s name & Mother’s name
  3. Phone Number
  4. Permanent Residence Address
  5. Correspondence Address
  6. Candidate’s date & place of birth
  7. Category details (Gen/SC/ST/OBC/PwD)
  8. Gender (Male/Female)
  9. Educational Qualification - Class 10th & 12th passing year & marks, Graduation/Post Graduation details
  10. Candidates need to select Bihar TET Paper from - Paper 1/Paper 2/Both Papers 1 & 2


Application Fee

  1. Paper 1 or Paper 2 = General/ OBC Rs.500/-
  2. Paper 1 & Paper 2 = General/ OBC Rs.800/-
  3. Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability Test - Rs.500/-
  4. Paper 1 or Paper 2 = SC/ST PwD - Rs.500/-
  5. Paper 1 & Paper 2 = SC/ST PwD - Rs.500/-
  6. Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability Test - Rs.300/-


Application Fee Payment

  1. Candidates can pay the Bihar TET Application fee online as well as offline. The online fee can be paid by Debit or Credit card; while the offline fee can be paid by downloading the SBI e- challan receipt and paying the application fee at the designated branch of the State Bank of India (SBI).
  2. For candidates who pay the fee online, it is advisable that you take a print out of the e-invoice of the fee receipt for future purpose. There will be two fee slips – Bank & Personal. Bank Slip needs to be submitted to the bank and the personal slip has to be kept with the candidate. The fee receipt is generally generated within 48 hours or 72 hours of the fee payment.


Bihar STET 2019 Important Dates

  • Start Date of Online Registration: 09th September 2019
  • End Date of Online Registration: 25th September 2019 - 11:59 PM
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee: 25th September 2019 - 11:59 PM
  • Correction in Online Application: 15th to 25th September 2019 - 11:59 PM
  • Downloading Admit Card through Website from Last week of October 2019
  • Date of Examinations: 07th November 2019