Bihar TET 2023: Application Form, Exam Date, Age, Qualification

Bihar TET 2023: Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is the authority responsible for conducting and managing the Bihar Teacher’s Eligibility Test (TET). Those candidates who want to work as a teacher in the state of Bihar need to clear this exam. The application process of Bihar TET 2023 is expected to start in the month of September 2023. Aspiring candidates who are looking to apply need to fill and submit the online application form before the last date. Before filling the form, candidates should ensure that they meet up the eligibility criteria. All the necessary details regarding the Bihar TET 2023 exam are provided in this post

Bihar TET 2023 Overview

Name of the exam Bihar TET 2023
Full formBihar Teacher Eligibility Test
Who conducts the exam?Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB)
PurposeIt is an eligibility test to become government teachers in Bihar
Mode of application Online
Mode of exam Offline (Pen and Paper based exam)
Official website

BTET Exam Date 2023

Important EventsTentative Dates
Release of Bihar TET notification1st week of September 2023
Starting date of online application form submission2nd week of September 2023
Closing date of online application form submission3rd week of September 2023
Last date to pay the fees online3rd week of September 2023
Releasing date of Bihar TET Admit Card 2023Last week of October 2023
Bihar TET Examination Date2nd week of November 2023
Declaration of Bihar TETBy December 2023

Bihar TET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates looking to apply for the Bihar TET 2023 exam need to fulfill the eligibility criteria given below.


  • The candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • Aspirants should also possess a domicile of Bihar

Bihar Teacher Age Limit

  • The minimum age for all the categories is 21 years.
  • On the other hand, the maximum age depends upon the category of the applicant as explained below.
    • Male candidates: 37 years
    • Female candidates: 40 years
    • OBC: 40 years
    • SC/ ST candidates: 42 years

Educational Qualification

The candidates should note that there will be two different papers for primary and upper primary level teachers. The educational qualification required depends upon the paper in which the candidate is going to appear.

Paper – 1 Primary level teacher

  • Hindi – Bachelor’s degree in Hindi + B.Ed.
  • Urdu – Bachelor’s degree in Urdu + B.Ed.
  • Sanskrit – Bachelor’s degree in Sanskrit + B.Ed.
  • English – Bachelor’s degree in English + B.Ed.
  • Maths – Bachelor’s degree in Maths, Physics, & chemistry + B.Ed. Or B.Tech with Mathematics + B.Ed.
  • Science – Bachelor’s degree in Zoology, Botany, & Chemistry + B.Ed. or B.Tech with Science + B.Ed.
  • Social Studies – Bachelor’s degree in History, Geography, Economy and Polity + B.Ed.

Paper – 2 Upper Primary level teacher

  • English – Post-graduation with English + B.Ed.
  • Mathematics – Post-graduation with Mathematics + B.Ed.
  • Physics – Post-graduation with Physics + B.Ed.
  • Chemistry – Post-graduation with Chemistry + B.Ed.
  • Zoology – Post-graduation with Zoology + B.Ed.
  • Botany – Post-graduation with Botany + B.Ed.
  • Computer Science
    • ‘A’ level from DOEACC and Post Graduate Degree in any subject
    • BE or B.Tech (Computer Science/IT)
    • BE or B. Tech (Any Stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computers
    • Sc. (Computer Science) / MCA or Equivalent
    • Sc. (Computer Science) / BCA or Equivalent and Post Graduate Degree in any subject
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer and Post Graduate Degree in any subject
    • B’ Level from DOEACC and Postgraduate degree in any subject
    • ‘C’ Level from ‘DOEACC’ Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Graduation.
    • MCA three years course (6 semesters)

Bihar TET 2023 Application Form

The Bihar teacher application process will begin with the release of the official Bihar TET notification. Interested candidates should check the instructions given below in order to apply in a hassle-free manner.

  • First of all, the candidates have to visit the official website of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB).
  • After that, aspirants need to click on the official link to begin the registration.
  • Then, in the main application form, candidates have to provide their details including name, age, date of birth, etc.
  • The details that you will enter in the application form should be accurate otherwise the form might get rejected.
  • Next, the aspirants have to upload the scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature.
  • While filling details in the application form, candidates must choose the paper i.e. Paper – I or Paper – II for which they are going to appear for the exam.
  • The confirmation page will be generated after submitting the form. Candidates should keep a copy of the confirmation page safe for future references.

Application Fee

The application fee depends upon the category of the applicants as explained in the table given below.

CategoryPaper 1 or Paper 2Paper 1 & 2Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability Test
General/ OBCRs. 500/-Rs. 800/-Rs. 500/-
SC/ ST/ PWDRs. 300/-Rs. 500/-Rs. 300/-

Mode of payment: The fees can be paid online using a credit card/ debit card or internet banking. Alternatively, candidates can also pay the fees offline by downloading the bank challan.

Admit Card

  • It is expected that the authorities will release the admit card 10 to 15 days prior to the examination date
  • An admit card comprises information related to timings, date, and address of the examination venue
  • Candidates have to provide their roll number and date of birth in order to download the admit card.
  • It is important to carry a photo ID proof along with an admit card at the time of examination.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for both Paper I and Paper II is explained below.

  • Mode of examination: Offline (Pen and Paper based examination)
  • Type of questions: Objective type MCQ
  • Number of questions: 150
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Marking scheme: Each question will carry 1 mark
  • Maximum Marks: 150
  • Language of questions: Hindi, English, Urdu, Bangla, Maithili and Sanskrit

Bihar TET Paper I

SubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150 questions150 marks

Bihar TET Paper II

SubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Mathematics/ Science/ Social Studies6060
Total150 questions150 marks

Bihar TET 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus of Bihar TET 2023 examination is given below

  • Child development and Pedogogy: Concept of development and its relationship with learning, Principles of the development of children, Influence of Heredity, Socialization processes, Concepts of child-centered and progressive education, Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence, Multi-Dimensional Intelligence, Language & Thought, Gender roles & bias, Learning and Pedagogy, etc.
  • Language I and language II: Reading Comprehensions; Grammar; Pedagogy of Language Development; Learning and acquisition; Principles of language Teaching; Role of listening and speaking; Challenges of teaching language; Language Skills; Evaluating language comprehension; Teaching- learning materials
  • Mathematics: Geometry; Shapes & Spatial Understanding; Number system; Addition and Subtraction; Multiplication; Division; Measurement; Weight; Time; Volume; Data Interpretation; Money; Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; Place of Mathematics in Curriculum; Language of Mathematics; Community Mathematics; Problems of Teaching; Error analysis & Remedial Teaching
  • Environmental Studies: Family and Friends, Food & Shelter, Water, Travel, Concept and scope of EVS; Significance of EVS, Environmental Studies & Environmental Education, Learning Principles; Scope & relation to Science & Social Science; Activities; Experimentation, Discussion, & Problems

Bihar TET 2023 Result

  • It is expected that the board will declare the Bihar TET result 2023 within a month of the exam.
  • Candidates will be able to check their result by entering their roll number and date of birth.
  • Those candidates who will score more than cut off marks will be declared successful.
  • The cut off marks for the candidates of different categories are as follows.
    • General Candidates: 50%
    • OBC/ SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates: 45%

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: Will I get the job of the teacher after clearing the Bihar TET exam?

Answer: Candidates please note that the authorities will provide Bihar TET certificate. This certificate is one of the eligibility criteria for the teacher’s job in Bihar.

Question – 2: Can I get the Bihar TET 2023 application form in offline mode?

Answer: No, the authorities will release the application forms in online mode only.

Question – 3: Will I receive the admit card by post after submitting the application form online?

Answer: No, the board will upload the admit card in online mode only. All the candidates have to download admit cards from the official website only

Question – 4: What photo ID proofs will be required at the time of the examination?

Answer: You should note that the authorities will accept Driving License, Pan Card, Aadhaar Card or any affidavit issued by Bihar Government.

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3 thoughts on “Bihar TET 2023: Application Form, Exam Date, Age, Qualification”

  1. why b. Ed Is requires for class 6 to 8 teacher… If a student completed there PG degree thn ths Qualification isnt enough??? If nt… Thn why…

    • An examination is not for selection it is for rejection actually.

    • Sir appearing 1st year wala eligible hoga


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