Bihar TET – Notification, Exam Date, Online Form, Syllabus & News

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In case you are desirous of applying for the school teacher’s post in Bihar, it is mandatory to apply for the Bihar Teacher eligibility test. The examination is conducted by  The Bihar School Examination Board. Here in this post, we will let you know more about the test and its eligibility criteria. 

The Bihar TET examinations -An overview

The complete details of the Bihar TET examination can be found in the table here below –


Exam Name Bihar Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (STET)
Conducting Body Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB)
Exam Level State-level
Exam Frequency Vacancy based
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration Paper I – 2:30 Hrs.

Paper II – 2:30 Hrs.

Language Hindi
Exam Fees Paper I: Rs 500

Paper I+ Paper II: Rs 800

Exam Purpose To recruit teachers for secondary and higher secondary levels
Exam Helpdesk No. 011 41733223
Exam Website


Bihar TET examination – Eligibility criteria

If you want to apply for the Bihar TET examination, you must ensure that you have satisfied the following eligibility conditions. 

For primary school level teachers 

  • You must have passed the class 10 examination with an aggregate of 45% marks or equivalent.
  • You should have passed a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks with a B.Ed. Degree.
  • You may also apply if you are appearing in the final year of a Diploma in Special Elementary or Diploma in Education or Bachelor in Elementary Education

For upper primary-level teachers 

  • You must have passed or appeared for bachelor’s courses with a minimum of 45% marks are eligible.
  • You can also apply if you have appeared or passed senior secondary or B. Ed. with a minimum of 50% marks
  • You can also apply if you have a 4-year bachelor’s degree with 50% marks
  • Candidates with a graduate with 50% marks and one-year D.El. Ed is also eligible to appear. 
  • You may also appear for the examination if you are appearing for B. Ed. or the 2nd year diploma in Elementary Education or the second year diploma in Education in Special Education

Bihar TET examination – age limit

The age limit for the different categories of candidates at the Bihar TET examination can include 

Category Age Limit
OBC (male/female) 42 year
SC/ST (male/female) 40 year
General (male) 37 year
General (female) 40 year


Bihar TET 2023 Application Fees

The actual fees have been notified by the Bihar board for education. The details can be found in the following table –

Category Paper I or II Both Paper I & II Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability test
Reserved Category Rs.300 Rs.500 Rs.300
General /OBC Rs.500 Rs.800 Rs.500


Bihar TET examination – The exam pattern 

The examination pattern for the Bihar TET examination is on the same lines as the other TET examinations conducted by the different states 

  • You will need to answer two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Those wishing to be the teachers for the primary level can appear for paper 1 only. 
  • Each paper will have 150 marks and need to be answered in 150 minutes
  • The examination will be of multiple choice type 
  • There are no negative marks for the wrong answers 
  • The exam is held in the offline mode


What are the cut-off marks for the Bihar TET exam? 

The cut-off marks for the candidates belonging to the General category would be 50%, and that for the reserved categories is 45%

What is the minimum age limit for the Bihar TET examination?

The minimum age for the Bihar TET examination is 21 years. 

Who conducts the BTET examination?

The Bihar TET examination is conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board or BSEB

Updated: May 30, 2023 — 11:33 pm

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