HTET 2020 Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus

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Board of School Education, Haryana announces Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) 2020

HTET 2020 – Board of School Education (BSE), Haryana has released the notification for  Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) 2020  for the recruitment of Teachers for Class I-V (Primary Teacher), Class VI-VIII (TGT) and PGT Posts.
Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) 2020 will be conducted on January 02 and 03, 2021. Eligible candidates can apply online at the Board’s official website for HTET till December 4 (12 pm).


Also see : HTET 2020 Answer key released


HTET 2020 Details

The Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) is going to conduct the Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) in Haryana. It organizes this test to recruit various teacher vacancies in multiple govt schools

Name of Test

Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET)

Conducting Authority

Board of School Education Haryana (BSEH)

HTET 2020 Level

HTET-2020 conducts this test in the following 3 levels:

Level / Paper I

who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V (Primary Teachers)

Level / Paper II

who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII (TGT – Trained Graduate Teachers)

Level / Paper III

who intends to be a PGT (Post Graduate Teachers)

All the Qualified candidates of this test are issued the Certificate which is valid for 5 years

Languages – English, Hindi, Punjabi, Sanskrit & Urdu

HTET 2020 Important Dates



Starting Date for Apply Online

16th November 2020

Closing Date to Apply Online

04th December 2020

Starting Date for Online Corrections

05th December 2020

Closing Date for Online Corrections

08th December 2020

Date for Examination

02nd & 03rd January 2021

Eligibility Criteria for HTET 2020

All individuals who possess minimum educational qualifications etc. as delineated in the service rules relating to the teachers of all the three levels (available on the website of the School Education Department, Haryana ( and also in these guidelines are eligible to take the test (HTET) which will be conducted for the following three levels:


who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V (Primary Teacher) and fulfills the minimum qualification


who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII (TGT-Trained Graduate Teacher) and fulfills the minimum qualification


who intends to be a PGT (Post Graduate Teacher) and fulfills the minimum qualification

However a person who intends to be a teacher for levels (i) and (ii) mentioned here above (i.e. Teacher for classes I to V and VI to VIII) and fulfils minimum qualifications for both levels will have to apply Online for both separately

Minimum Educational Qualification

For Teachers of Classes I-V (Paper I)

  • Candidates for this category should have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with 45% marks with 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4 year B.El.Ed /2 year Diploma in Education in Special Education are also eligible (or);
  • Candidates with Bachelor Degree (50 % marks) and B.Ed qualification can also apply; or Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of two years Diploma in Elementary Education

For Teachers of Classes VI-VIII (Paper II)

  • Candidates for this category should have Bachelor Degree (B.Sc./B.A./B.Com etc.) candidates with 2 year D.Ed./ B.Ed (OR) 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) / 4-year BA/ B.Sc.Ed or B.A. (Ed.)/B.Sc. (Ed.) / B.Ed (Special Education) with 50% in BA or B.Sc. both Appearing & passed candidates are eligible

For Lecturers of Class XI-XII

  • Candidates for this category should possess the Post Graduate (PG) Degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks from a recognized university. Matric with Hindi/Sanskrit or Sr. Secondary/Graduation/Post Graduation with Hindi as one of the Subjects
  • 83 marks for SC/ PwD candidates and 90 marks for all other including other State candidates


  • Read the notification for equivalent Eligibility Criteria/qualification. Relaxation will be provided to reserved categories in for percentage of minimum qualification marks

How to Apply for HTET 2020 – Application Process

  • The eligible candidates who fulfill eligibility criteria can apply for Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) 2020 through online mode from 16th November 2020 through website /
  • Carefully go through the Information Bulletin "Guidelines/Instructions-Scheme of Examination" available on the website of the board
  • Submitting Aadhar Card Number is desirable while applying for Online Application
  • Proceed for remittance of examination fee through e-challan as per instructions given on the aforesaid website of the Board
  • Access/Login the website of the Board ( or and follow the instructions as mentioned in the column "How to Apply – On-line Application Form"
  • It is also essential that the candidates should mention their name, father’s name, mother’s name and date of birth as mentioned on their certificate of secondary exam; mentioning Roll No. of Secondary Exam, year of qualifying Secondary Exam and Name of the Board are also essential
  • Candidates are advised to keep one copy of Computer Generated Application Form (Confirmation Page) with them for future reference; there is no requirement to send any hard copy of any document including Computer Generated Application Form (Confirmation Page) to the Board
  • Online submission of multiple applications for a particular Level to the Board will be viewed seriously; candidature of such candidates shall be liable to be cancelled and the candidate may be debarred for future exam(s) without making any correspondence in this regard
  • Candidates shall be allowed to make online corrections in their particulars and subjects (Except Level & Category/Physically Challenged Option) and afterwards no request will be entertained

Application Fee


For one level only

Two levels

For three levels

SC & PH Candidates of Haryana Domicile

Rs. 500/-

Rs. 900/-

Rs. 1200/-

For all candidates except SC & PH of Haryana Domicile and

Rs. 1000/-

Rs. 1800/-

Rs. 2400/-

All Candidates outside Haryana (Including SC & PH)

Rs. 1000/-

Rs. 1800/-

Rs. 2400/-

Selection Process

A detailed explanation of the selection procedure and exam pattern of the Haryana TET examination is given below


Marks Distribution


Written Test



Personal Interview



Experience in the field of Teaching



HTET 2020 Exam Pattern

Below is the HTET Exam Pattern for Primary Teacher (Level  1)

Subject Detail

Number of Question

Total Marks

Child Development & Pedagogy






Environmental Studies




Hindi Language



English Language



General Studies

Quantitative Aptitude



Reasoning Ability



Haryana G.K.






HTET 2020 Syllabus

  • Candidates can download the syllabus of HTET 2020-21 through the official portal (after the release of official notification)
  • The adequate HTET 2020 syllabus will help candidates to achieve good marks in both the papers and also aids candidates to crack this entrance exam easily.

HTET 2020 Admit Card

  • Admit Cards will not be sent by Post. The admit card will be available on the Board’s website; every eligible candidate may download his/her admit card from the website with effect from November 2020 onwards and appear in the exam at the allotted exam centre
  • After taking print out of "Roll No./Admit Card", go through the particulars etc. and if any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures is noticed, the candidates should immediately contact the Special Exam Branch of the Board and get the same corrected


  • Candidates who successfully appeared in the HTET 2020 exam will be able to check their result online through the official website. Candidates who achieved minimum qualifying marks will further invited to appear in the interview round

Exam Centre

  • The Board of School Education Haryana reserves the right to create examination centre anywhere in the State of Haryana as well as outside Haryana
  • However, efforts will be made by the Board to allocate examination centre except Home District

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

Also see : HTET 2020 Admit Card released