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

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PTET is the acronym for the Punjab Teacher eligibility test conducted by the Punjab School Education Board. The examination is conducted every year to determine the eligibility of the candidates applying for the teacher’s post in the state of Punjab. 

Punjab TET

The PTET examination in a nutshell

The details of the examination shared in the “at a glance” mode here should ideally make it the best option to find all the details of the exam in one place.

Particulars Relevant Details
Examination Punjab TET or PSTET 2023
Full Form Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test 
Exam Category Teacher Eligibility Test
Exam Level State Level Exam
Exam Conducting Body State Council of educational research, Punjab
Minimum Age 18 Years 
Minimum Qualification 12th Pass out
Number of Attempts No Limit
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Examination Offline
Application Deadline 2nd March 2023 ( To be Extended )
Date of Examination To be Notified
Result Declaration To be Notified
Official Website https://pstet.net/


Punjab TET 2023 Exam Dates

Please note that the dates that we have specified here are tentative in nature. You are requested to check the official gadget for more relevant information. 

Particulars Relevant Details
Release of Application 18 February 2023
Application Deadline 28 February 2023

Extended: 02 March 2023

(To be Extended Further)

Release of Admit Card To be Notified
Exam Date To be Notified
Re-Exam Date To be Notified
Exam Result Offline
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Result Announcement To be Notified
Number of Seats To be Notified


PTET Examinations – Application fees 

The application fees for the Punjab TET examinations would be on the following lines

Categories One Paper Both Paper I and Paper II
General/BC INR. 900 INR. 1800
S.C/S.T/Physical Handicapped INR. 600 INR. 1200
EX-Servicemen NIL NIL


PSTET Eligibility Criteria 2023

The educational qualification and age limit for the PTET examinations would be on the following lines. 

Age limit – You should be above 18  years of age to apply for the Punjab TET examinations. The upper age limit is 38 years. There would be relaxation for the reserved categories as per the prevailing rules at the time 

Educational qualifications – 

For Paper 1 – Class 12 passed with at least 50 percent marks along with a Diploma in Elementary Education (DElEd)/ Diploma in Education (Special Education)/ Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEIEd)

For paper 2 – BA/ BSc pass with DElEd/ BEd/ BEIEd/ BA/BSc-Ed

PSTET 2023 Application Fee

The application fees payable would be in tune with the category to which the candidate belongs and the number of papers you would want to apply for 

PSTET 2023 Application Fee
Category Paper – I Paper-II  Papers I and II 
General/OBC Rs. 600 Rs. 600 Rs. 1,200
SC/ST/Physically Handicapped Rs. 300 Rs. 300 Rs. 600


The PTET examination pattern

Paper 1 consists of the subjects Child Development & Pedagogy, which is compulsory, Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies. The Paper 2 consists of Child Development & Pedagogy, Language 1 and Language 2, and option on subject papers for the teachers willing to teach a specific paper.

Total number of questions – 150 each on each paper 

Total marks – 150 marks 

No negative marking for the wrong answers 


What are the cutoff marks for the Punjab TET examinations?

The cut-off would be 60% for the candidates from the unreserved category and 55% for the case of reserved category candidates. 

Is PSTET 2023 a national-level online examination?

No, PTET is a state-level examination. You should be a resident of Punjab state to be eligible for appearing for the Punjab TET examination. 

How many times is the PSTET exam conducted in a year?

The PTET examination is conducted once every year. However, the frequency can be decided by the government in certain cases. 

Updated: May 31, 2023 — 1:21 am

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