HP TET 2020 Notification – Exam Pattern, Date, Eligibility Criteria

HP TET 2020 Notification – Exam Pattern, Date, Eligibility Criteria

HP TET 2020 Notification for June 2020 session has been released officially. The HP TET 2020 examination schedule has also been declared teacher recruitment at the official website of HP Bose. The online HP TET application form link is active now. 

Himachal Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test (HP TET) or Himachal Pradesh TET is being organized by the Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Board (HPSSSB).

It is conducted for the teaching aspirants to become a Primary Teacher for Class I-V and Upper Primary Teacher for Class VI-VII in Himachal Pradesh. HP TET exam is a mandatory examination for B.Ed qualified students to be considered for teaching jobs in Private and Government schools in the state of Himachal Pradesh (HP).

Latest Updates:

  • 16th June 2020: HP TET application form link is active.

HP TET 2020 Notification for June 2020 Short Details

HP Board of School Education (HP BOSE)

Application Fee

  • For General & their Sub categories: Rs.800/-
  • For OBC/ ST/ SC/ PHH: Rs. 500/- 
  • Payment Mode (Online): Through Payment Gateway by Net Banking or Debit/ Credit Card

Important Dates

  • Starting Date to apply Online: 16-06-2020
  • Last Date to Apply Online & Payment of Fee: 06-07-2020 (till 11:59 PM)
  • Period for online corrections in Particulars: 07-07-2020 to 09-07-2020 (till 11:59 PM)
  • Download admit card from Board Website: 4 days before exam.
  • Date for JBT TET: 26-07-2020
  • Date for Shastri TET: 26-07-2020
  • Date for TGT (Non Medical) TET: 02-08-2020
  • Date for Language Teacher TET: 02-08-2020
  • Date for (Arts) TET: 08-08-2020
  • Date for Punjabi TET: 09-08-2020
  • Date for Urdu TET: 09-08-2020

HP TET Apply Online 2020

HP TET application form 2020 link has been activated at the official website fo HP Bose. Interested and eligible candidates can fill the application form at the official site- www.hpbose.org latest by 06th July 2020. Make sure you apply before the last date to fill online HP TET application form.

How to Apply Online for HP TET 2020?

  • Visit the official website of HP Bose.
  • Click on the link to fill “HP TET application form”.
  • Select the subject as per your desire.
  • Fill up the details as per the official documents.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Now, pay the application fee as per the category.
  • Lastly, print the application receipt for reference.

HP TET 2020 Selection Process

The HP TET selection process includes only a single stage i.e. the written test. Candidates will be selected for HP TET 2020 recruitment based on marks scored in the written examination. No further criteria is mentioned in the HP TET 2020 official notification.

Vacancy Details
Sl NoExam NameQualification
1TGT (Arts) TETSr Secondary, B.A, B.Com, B.Ed, B.El.Ed
2TGT (Non Medical) TETB.Sc (NM), B.Ed, B.El.Ed, B.Sc (NM).Ed
3TGT (Medical) TETSr Secondary, B.Sc (Medical), B.Ed, B.El.Ed, B.Sc (Medical).Ed
4Shastri TETShastri from an institution/ University recognised by HP Govt.
5Language Teacher TETD.El.Ed, B.A, B.Ed, M.A
6Junior Basic Training TET10+2, Sr Secondary, D.El.Ed, B.El.Ed, Any Degree
7Punjab Language TeacherB.A (Punjabi), D.El.Ed, B.Ed, M.A (Punjabi)
8Urdu Language TeacherB.A (Urdu), D.El.Ed, B.Ed, M.A (Urdu)
Candidates Can Read the Full Notification Before Apply Online
Important Links
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 Exam PatternClick Here
 NotificationClick Here
  Official WebsiteClick Here

HP TET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

HP TET Eligibility Criteria: Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Board conducts Himachal Pradeesh Teacher Eligibility Test’s  (HP TET) eligibility details are given below…

Minimum eligibility conditions for the Teacher Eligibility Test ( TET):

I. Age

There is no upper age limit to apply for Teacher Eligibility Test (TET).

II. Educational Qualification:

1. For Trained Graduate Teachers (Arts): 

a. B.A./B.Com. with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)
OR
b. B.A./B.Com. with at least 45% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) in accordance with NCTE (Recognition norms and Procedure) regulations issued from time to time in this regard.
OR
c. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
OR
d. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year B.A.Ed.
OR
e. B.A./B.Com. with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) Special Education.

2. For Trained Graduate Teachers (Non-Medical): 

a. B.Sc.(NM) with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).
OR
b. B.Sc. (NM) with at least 45% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) in accordance with NCTE (Recognition norms and Procedure) regulations issued from time to time in this regard.
OR
c. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
OR
d. Senior Secondary ( or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year B.Sc. (NM)/Ed
OR
e. B.Sc.(NM) with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) Special Education.

3. For Trained Graduate Teachers (Medical): 

a. B.Sc.(Medical) with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)
OR
b. B.Sc. (Medical) with at least 45% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) in accordance with NCTE (Recognition norms and Procedure) regulations issued from time to time in this regard.
OR
c. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
OR
d. Senior Secondary ( or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year B.Sc. (Medical)/Ed
OR
e. B.Sc.(Medical) with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) Special Education.

4. For Shastri:

Shastri with 50% marks from an institution/University recognized by H.P. Government.

5. For Language Teacher: 

BA with Hindi as an elective subject from a recognized University with 50% marks in Hindi or its equivalent.
OR
The candidates who have passed Prabhakar (Honours in Hindi) followed by BA Examination in English and one additional subject may be treated as equivalent to BA with Hindi for appointment to the post of Language Teacher provided the candidates have secured 50% marks in Prabhakar examination.
OR
M.A. (Hindi) with 50% marks from a recognized University.

6. For Punjabi Language Teacher:

B.A. with Punjabi as an elective subject and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education ( by whatever name known)
OR
B.A. with atleast 50% marks with Punjabi as an elective subject and 1 year bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)
OR
B.A. with atleast 45% marks with Punjabi as an elective subject and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms & Procedure)Regulation issued from time to time in this regard.
OR
Giani with 50% marks followed by B.A. Examination (English & one additional subject) with 50% marks from a recognized University and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.).
OR
M.A. (Punjabi) with atleast 50% marks from a recognized University and 1 year Bachelor in Education(B.Ed.).

7. For Urdu Language Teacher:

B.A. with Urdu as an elective subject and 2 year Diploma in Elementry Education (by whatever name known)
OR
B.A. with atleast 50% marks with Urdu as an elective subject and 1 year bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)
OR
B.A. with atleast 45% marks with Urdu as an elective subject and 1year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms & Procedure) Regulation issued from time to time in this regard.
OR
B.T. with 50% marks followed by B.A. Examination (English & one additional subject with 50% marks from a recognized University and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.).
M.A.(Urdu) with atleast 50% marks from a recognized Universities and 1 year Bachelor in Education(B.Ed.).

Relaxations in minimum eligibility

Relaxation upto 5% in the minimum eligibility criteria of marks shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes & Physically handicapped candidates.
Candidates appearing in final professional examination can also apply but they shall have to full-fill minimum eligibility conditions on the date of TET examination falling which they will not be allowed to take the test. Minimum qualifying marks:- The minimum qualifying marks in Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) is 60%. 

HP TET 2020 Exam Pattern

Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Board’s Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (HP TET) Exam Pattern details are given below….

HP TET Examination Pattern

I. Structure of the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT):

Number of questions and
weightage
150 questions carrying one mark each
Duration2 hour 30 minutes
Type of questionsMultiple choice variety with four alternatives out of which only
one is correct
Negative markingNo
Sections of the question
papers for TGTs
Section I and II common for TGT (Arts), TGT (NM) and TGT (Medical)

Section-I Q. 1-30 Child psychology and development, pedagogy, teaching learning processes.
Section-II Q. 31-60 General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environmental Studies.
Section-III and IV for TGT(Arts)
Section-III Q. 61-90 English Literature & Grammar.
Section-IV Q.91-150 Social Studies
Section-III and IV for TGT(NM)
Section-III Q. 61-90 Mathematics
Section-IV Q. 91-150 Physics and Chemistry
Section-III and IV for TGT(Medical)
Section-III Q.61-120 Botany and Zoology
Section-IV Q. 121-150 Chemistry

Standard of TETThe test items on child psychology, development, pedagogy and
teaching learning processes will focus on educational psychologyof teaching and learning relevant to the age group 11 to 14 years.
They will focus on understanding the characteristics needs and
psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the
attributes and qualities of good facilitator of learning.
The questions in the other sections will be based on the topics of
the prescribed syllabus of the State for classes VI to VIII, but their
ability standard as well as linkages could be up-to 10+2 level of
HP Board of School Education.

II. Structure of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for Shastri:

Number of questions and
weightage
150 questions carrying one mark each
Duration2 hour 30 minutes
Type of questionsMultiple choice variety with four alternatives out of which only
one is correct
Negative markingNo
Sections of the question
papers for Shastri
120 questions of Shashtri degree course
30 questions of General awareness including Himachal Pradesh,
current affairs & environmental studies.
Standard of TETShastri degree course of HP University

III. Structure of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for Language Teacher:

Number of questions and
weightage
150 questions carrying one mark each
Duration2 hour 30 minutes
Type of questionsMultiple choice variety with four alternatives out of which only
one is correct.
Negative markingNo
Sections of the question
papers for Language Teacher
120 questions of Hindi Course of graduation.
30 questions of General awareness including Himachal Pradesh,
current affairs & environmental studies.
Standard of TETHindi course of graduation level of HP University.

IV. Structure of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for JBT:

Number of questions and
weightage
150 questions carrying one mark each
Duration2 hour 30 minutes
Type of questionsMultiple choice with four alternatives out of which only
one is correct.
Negative markingNo
Sections of the question
papers for Language Teacher
30 questions of Child Development and Pedagogy, teaching learning processes.
30 questions of English literature & grammar
30 questions of Hindi literature & grammar
30 questions of Mathematics
30 questions of Social Sciences, Environmental Studies and
General awareness & current affairs including Himachal Pradesh.

V. Structure of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for Punjabi Language Teacher:

Number of questions and
weightage
150 questions carrying one mark each
Duration2 hour 30 minutes
Type of questionsMultiple choice with four alternatives out of which only
one is correct.
Negative markingNo
Sections of the question
papers for Language Teacher
120 questions based on Punjabi course of
Graduation
30 questions of General awareness including
Himachal Pradesh current affairs & Environmental studies.
Standard of TETPunjabi Course of Graduation level of H.P. University

VI. Structure of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for Urdu Language Teacher:

Number of questions and
weightage
150 questions carrying one mark each
Duration2 hour 30 minutes
Type of questionsMultiple choice with four alternatives out of which only
one is correct.
Negative markingNo
Sections of the question
papers for Language Teacher
120 questions based on Urdu course of Graduation
30 questions of General awareness including
Himachal Pradesh current affairs & Environmental studies.
Standard of TETUrdu Course of Graduation level of H.P. University

Validity: The TET qualifying certificate would remain valid for appointment for 7 years from the date of issuance of TET certificate. There will be no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a TET certificate. A person who has qualified TET may also appear again for improving his/ her score.

How to Prepare for HP TET 2020?

Qualifying Teacher Eligibility Test takes a lot of efforts. Candidates only require the right guidance to crack the examination in the first attempt. Candidates can begin their preparation with preparing the examination strategy. Manage the limited time equally between different subjects to ensure each subject is prepared.

To create a foolproof strategy, candidates can refer to the previous year toppers. We know not all students are the same, so aspirants can customize planning as per their needs. They can also take reference from HP TET syllabus to create a new and reliable exam strategy.

HP TET Admit Card 2020

The Himachal Pradesh TET candidates can download HP TET 2020 JBT and Shastri exam admit card or the HP TET Hall Ticket from the official website of HPTET (www.hpbose.org), 15 days prior to the exam date. We will update the direct link to download the HP TET 2020 Admit Card as soon as it is out.

HP TET 2020 Answer Key

After the examination the unofficial and official answer keys releases. Candidates can calculate the estimated score with HP TET answer key 2020. Know more about HP TET answer key here.

  • Answer key of HP TET 2020 indicates correct answers to all questions asked in the exam.
  • They are released separately for each teaching category and series.
  • Candidates can download HP TET 2020 answer key from hpbose.org for TGT Arts, TGT Non Medical, JBT, Shastri, TGT Medical, LT, Punjabi, and Urdu, for all series/paper codes namely A, B, C, and D.
  • Unofficial answer key in video format is released just after the exam.
  • Official answer keys are released a few days after exam.
  • Objections can also be submitted against the official answer key.

How to challenge answer key: Candidates can submit challenges by email or fax, as mentioned in notice for answer key. These should be submitted by the deadline.

HP TET Result 2020

 HP TET result 2020 will be declared after the successful conduction of the HP TET 2020 exam. The list of selected candidates will be shared separately at the official website of HP Bose. Make sure you have your registration number and password to login the result page. Moreover, for your convenience, we will update the direct link to check to the HP TET result 2020 as soon as it is available officially.

HP TET Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates should keep the below-mentioned points in mind on the day of HP TET 2020 exam:

  • Candidates should not forget to carry their admit card to the allotted exam centre
  • Along with admit card, candidates are advised to carry a photo ID prof with themselves to the exam centre
  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories should carry their caste/ category certificate to the exam centre
  • Candidates should reach the allotted exam centre at least two hours before the commencement of the exam
  • Since HP TET is a pen-and-paper-based test, candidates should carry at least two ball point pens of black and blue colour and a pencil to the test centre
  • Candidates should not carry any textual material inside the exam centre
  • Mobile phones and any other electronic gadget such as watches and calculators are banned inside the examination centre

Important FAQs Regarding HP TET Exam

  1. What is the exam date for HP TET 2020 exam?

    As per the official HP TET 2020 notification, the HP TET 2020 exam will be conducted from 26th July to 09th August 2020.

  2. What is the age limit to apply for HP TET 2020 exam?

    There is no upper age limit criteria to apply for HP TET recruitment 2020.

  3. What is the selection process in HP TET 2020 recruitment?

    Candidates will be selected based on the scores obtained in the HP TET written exam.

  4. What is the minimum qualifying marks in HP TET 2020 exam?

    To qualify HP TET 2020 exam, a candidate have to score minimum 60% marks in the written exam.

  5. Will there be any negative marking in HP TET 2020 exam?

    No, there is no negative marking in HP TET 2020 exam. Therefore, attempt all the questions in the exam.

  6. I have already appeared for HP TET exam, can I apply this time as well?

    Since, there is no minimum number of attempts therefore, you can attempt for HP TET 2020 exam this time as well.

  7. What is validity period of HP TET certificate?

    HP TET certificate is valid for a period of seven years in the schools of Himachal Pradesh only.

  8. Can the HP TET application form be filled in offline mode?

    No, candidates can fill the HP TET application form in online mode only on the official website of HPBOSE.

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