Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (HPTET)

Updated: Nov 13, 2019

Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test acronym as HPTET is conducted by HP Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary education to check the eligibility of candidates for appointment as a teacher.

On TGT, PGT, PRT and other posts. The test should be conducted for trainee graduate teacher for art, medical, Shastri, language, Punjabi, and Urdu subjects.

Eligibility

For TGT (Arts) the aspiring candidate must have

B.A./B.Com. with at least 50% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) OR

B.A./B.Com. with at least 45% marks(only for those who have passed B.Ed. up to 30.08.2009) and 50% marks (for those who have passed B.Ed. after 30.08.2009) 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

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years B.A.Ed. OR

B.A./B.Com. with at least 50% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education(B.Ed.) (Special Education).

For TGT (Non-Medical) the aspiring candidate must have

B.Sc.(NM) with at least 50% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) OR

B.Sc.(NM) with at least 45% marks(only for those who have passed B.Ed. up to 30.08.2009) and 50% marks (for those who have passed B.Ed. after 30.08.2009)

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

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years B.Sc.(NM)Ed. OR

B.Sc (NM) with at least 50% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) (Special Education).

For TGT (Medical) the aspiring candidate must have

B.Sc.(Medical) with at least 50% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education(B.Ed.) OR

B.Sc.(Medical) with at least 45% marks(only for those who have passed B.Ed. up to 30.08.2009) and 50% marks (for those who have passed B.Ed. after 30.08.2009 ) 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

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years B.Sc.(Medical)Ed. OR

B.Sc(Medical) with at least 50% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education(B.Ed.) Special Education

For Shastri the candidate must have

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

For Language Teacher the candidate must have

B.A. with Hindi as an elective subject and 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education (by whichever name known) OR

BA with at least 50% marks with Hindi as an elective subject and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) OR

BA with at least 45% marks with Hindi as an elective subject and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms & Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard. OR

BA with at least 50% marks with Hindi as an elective subject and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) Special Education OR

Prabhakar (Honours in Hindi) with 50% marks followed by B.A. Examination (English and one additional subject) with 50% marks from recognized University and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) OR

M.A. (Hindi) with at least 50% marks from a recognized University and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)

For Junior Basic Training (JBT) the candidate should have

10+2 with 50% marks from a recognized Board/University and should possess two years JBT certificate course from an institute duly recognized by the Central State Govt. OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and two years Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and two years Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002. OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-years Diploma in Elementary Education (Special Education)  OR

Graduation and two years Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

Validity

The TET qualifying certificate would remain valid for the 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.