Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test

Form Date: 01 Sep - 08 Oct 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 01 Sep - 08 Oct 2021

JTET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 500
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode

JTET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Updated On - June 04 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

JTET 2021 is also known as Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test. Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) will conduct the JTET2021 in the 3rd week of November 2021 tentatively for the applicants who are seeking their career in Teaching. The exam will be conducted in two stages. It is conducted annually at the state level. The Applicants must ensure eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidate can fill the application form in online mode only. Candidates can read the below-given article to know more about JTET 2021.

JTET 2021 Status

Candidates can check the JTET 2021 status from the below table:


Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 Status

Official notification is yet to release

JTET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the JTET 2021 form the below-given table:

Events and dates for JTET 2021
TET EventsImportant Dates (Tentative)
Online Application Starts1st week of September 2021
Last date of Online Application1st week of October 2021
Last date of fee payment1st week of October 2021
Releasing of the Admit card 2nd week of November 2021
Exam Date3rd week of November 2021
Releasing of Final Corrected Answer KeyDecember 2021
Final Result DateDecember 2021

JTET 2021 Application form

JTET 2021 Application form will be released on the official website. Candidates can read the below-given section to know more about the registration form.

  • JAC will release the application form on the official website. 
  • Candidates will also be provided with the form correction facility.
  • The details filled by the candidate in the application form will be verified by the authority at the time of selection. 
  • In case of any wrong or false information will be found, then the candidature of the intended applicants will be cancelled immediately. 
  • Applicants also have to pay the application fee to confirm the submission of the form.
  • Candidates must take a print of the application form for future references.

JTET 2021 Application Fee

Candidates have to pay the application fee to confirm the submission of the form. Given below is the category-wise application fee:

JTET 2021 Application Fee
CategoryFee in Rs(For  individual
For both
GeneralRs 500/-Rs 1000/-
SC/STRs 250/-RS 500/-

JTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their eligibility before applying for the Jharkhand TET exam 2021. Given below is the JTET 2021 Eligibility in detail.:

For class I-V (Paper I)
  • Applicants must have passed in Senior Secondary or it's equivalent with a minimum of 45 % marks and passed or appearing in the final 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education from any recognized board or university.
  • Candidates must have passed in Senior Secondary (or it's equivalent) with a minimum of 50 % marks and passed or appearing in the final 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) from any recognised board or university. 
  • Applicants must have passed in Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50 % marks and passed or appearing in final 2 – year Diploma in Education in Special Education are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with BA / B.Sc. degree with at least 50% marks and B.Ed qualification can also apply for JTET.
For Classes VI-VIII (Paper-II) 
  • Applicants must have a Graduation Degree and appear in the final 2 years D.Ed can apply.
  • Candidates having Graduation Degree with a minimum of 50% per cent marks and must have passed/appearing in B.Ed.
  • Senior Secondary with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or appearing in final 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) / 4-year BA/ B.Sc.Ed can apply for JTET.
  • A. (Ed.)/B.Sc. (Ed.) / B.Ed. (Special Education) with a minimum of 40% in BA or B.Sc are eligible for JAC TET 2021.

JTET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidate must be aware of the JTET 2021 exam pattern to get an idea regarding the exam. Given below is the exam pattern for Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test.

JTET Question Pattern

Hindi and English

Duration2 Hours 30 minutes
Types of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Number of questions150 in each paper
Sections05 Sections in Paper-1
04 Sections in Paper-2

Given below is the subject wise distribution of marks.

For Paper I
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMax Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I3030
Language II3030
Environmental Studies3030
For paper II
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMax Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I3030
Language II3030
(a) For Science and Mathematics teacher: Mathematics and Science6060
(b) For Social Science/Social Studies teacher: Social Science6060
For any other teacher: either (a) or (b) 

JTET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates must know the JTET 2021 syllabus for the preparation of the entrance exam and to score well in the exam. Given below is the detailed syllabus along with the topics:

Syllabus for JTET 2021 Paper I

Candidates can check the subjects and topics from the below-given section:

1. Child Development and Pedagogy
2. Language I
3. Language II
4. Mathematics
5. Environmental Studies.

1. Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Understanding diverse learners
  • Adjustment
  • Learning Difficulties
  • The Role of Heredity and environment
  • Child Development
  • Meaning and Concept of learning and its processes
  • Action Research
  • How Children learn and think
  • Individual Differences
  • Meaning and purposes of Assessment
  • Theories of learning and its implication
  • Motivation and Implications for Learning
  • Teaching-learning process
  • Right to Education Act 2009
  • Personality
  • Intelligence
  • Factors Affecting Learning
2. Language I
  • Teaching Learning Materials
  • Principles of Teaching English
  • Unseen Prose Passage
  • Framing Questions Including Wh-questions
  • Comprehensive & Continuous Evaluation
  • Unseen Prose Passage
  • Development of Language Skills
  • Teaching Learning Materials
3. Language II
  • Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
  • Literary Terms
  • Unseen Poem Principles of Teaching English
  • Basic knowledge of English Sounds and there Phonetic Transcription
  • Modal Auxiliaries
  • Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching
  • Challenges of Teaching English
  • Unseen Prose Passage
4. Mathematics
  • Data Handling
  • LCM & HCF
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Volume
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Geometry
  • Weight
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Division
  • Numbers
  • Multiplication
  • Measurement
  • Time
  • Pedagogical issue
  • Money
  • Patterns
5. Environmental Studies
  • Basic needs
  • Our Surroundings
  • Habitats, types
  • Food, resources and care
  • Air
  • Parts of Body (internal & external)
  • Group songs
  • Living and nonliving
  • Parts of plants
  • Days and Nights
  • Transportation, communication and its development
  • Pollution
  • Water
  • Disposal of solid waste
  • Geographical features and changes
  • Local Bodies (Rural & Urban)
  • Natural Resources
  • Solar System
  • Weather & climate
  • Disaster management
  • Diseases
  • Clothes dresses & their care
  • Our Punjab
  • Festivals (school, family & national)
  • Health, good habits & personal hygiene
  • Looking at the trees, plants & animals
  • Community Buildings
  • National property
  • First Aid

Syllabus for JTET 2021 Paper II

Given below is the subjects for JTET Paper II:

1. Mathematics
  • Compound Interest Discount
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Geometry
  • Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • cube root Profit & Loss
  • Knowing our Numbers
  • Algebra
  • Whole Numbers
  • Fractions Exponents; surds, squares, cube, square root
  • Number System
  • Introduction to Algebra; Algebraic identities, polynomials
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  • Symmetry: (reflection)
  • Constructions (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  • Quadrilateral
  • Data handling, statistics
  • Mensurations; circle, sphere, cone, cylinder, triangles
2. Science
  • Air
  • Sources of energy
  • Molecule
  • Cleaning food
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • Water
  • Carbon
  • Sources of food
  • Components of food
  • Soil
  • The World of the Living organisms, microorganism and diseases
  • Materials of daily use
  • Motion
  • Force
  • Work & Energy
  • Magnets & magnetism
  • Pedagogical issues
  • Natural Resources
  • The Universe
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Electric current and circuits
  • Light
  • Pollution
  • Sources of energy
  • Molecule
  • Cleaning food
  • The structure of Atom
  • Metals & Nonmetals
  • Materials
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • Water
  • Food
  • Compounds
  • Change of matter
  • Food; production & management.
  • Acids, base, salt
  • Effect of population growth and human activities in the environment
  • Environmental concerns; regional & national
  • Soun
3. History
  • The Nationalist Movement
  • Colonialism and Tribal Societies
  • Women and reform
  • The Establishment of Company Power
  • Architecture
  • Culture and Science
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • India After Independence
  • The Earliest Societies
  • The Revolt of 1857-58
  • Rural Life and Society
  • Challenging the Caste System
  • Political Developments
  • New Kings and Kingdoms
  • Regional Cultures
  • The First Cities
  • New Ideas
  • Contacts with Distant lands
  • Social Change
  • The First Farmers and Herders
  • Creation of an Empire
  • The Early States
  • The First Empire
4. Geography
  • Geography (social study and science)
  • Water
  • Planet: Earth in the solar system
  • The environment in its totality: natural and human environment
  • Globe
  • Air
  • Human Environment: settlement, transport, and communication
  • Agriculture
  • Resources: Types- Natural and Human
5. Social and Political Life (Civics)
  • Diversity
  • Parliamentary Government
  • Government
  • Unpacking Gender
  • Local Government
  • Pedagogical issues
  • The Judiciary
  • The Constitution
  • Social Justice and the Marginalised
  • Democracy
  • Understanding Media
  • Making a Living
  • State Government

JTET 2021 Preparation Tips

We have provided some useful preparation tips here to study for JTET 2021 to compete the aspirants to qualify for the exam:

#1: The fundamental concepts. should be cleared. Focus on pedagogy related topics as these are very important.
#2: For Maths & Science teachers, chalk out a separate study plan with included hours to study every day. Practice more and more numerical in as lesser time.
#3: For Social Science teachers, it is important to take down short notes in subjects such as history and geography. Make a proper note. These notes can also be utilized later during the last few days as learning resources to revise whatever one has studied.
#4: Do take care to acquire some good learning materials. Ensure that the learning resources must be aligned well with the syllabus of the JTET 2021 exam.
#5: Practice previous year question papers. Solve mock tests and refer to question banks. This increases the chances to get repeated questions from previous year exams.

JTET 2021 Admit Card

JTET 2021 Admit Card will be released on the official website of JAC. Read the below section to know more about hall ticket:

  • Candidates without admit card will not be allowed to enter in the exam hall.
  • In case of any discrepancy found on the admit card, contact the authority immediately. 
  • The Hall ticket/Admit card will contain all the information regarding the exam. 
  • Candidates have to bring the valid ID proof along with the admit card.
  • Candidates must read all the instruction given on the admit card.
  • Take a print of the hall ticket for further process.

JTET 2021 Answer Key

The Commission will publish the official answer keys of the JTET 2021 after the exam has been conducted. In terms of the official answer keys, the provisional keys are released first following which, the final answer keys are released after the objection schedule. Know about the JTET answer key 2021 release process at a glance from below.

  • Conventionally, the Commission releases the provisional answer keys first.
  • Candidates must download the answer key and thoroughly compare it with their answers. Also, with the help of it, they can calculate the expected marks of the exam.
  • There are provisions to raise an objection against answers that the candidates don’t find satisfactory. It is however mandatory to provide supporting academic evidence to justify the objections raised.
  • The JAC releases the final answer keys after evaluating the objections and making any necessary changes to the provisional answer keys.
  • The authority will not accept the objections against the final answer keys.

JTET 2021 Result

JTET 2021 Result will be declared soon after the exam will be over. Candidates can read the below-given points to know more about the result:

  • JAC (Jharkhand Academic Council) will declare the result on the official website.
  • The result will contain the marks secured in the exam.
  • The qualified candidate will be called for the selection process.
  • Candidates must take a print of the result for future references.

JTET 2021 Selection Process

JTET 2021 Selection Process will conduct after then declaration of the result based on the Jharkhand TET score and the eligibility criteria.

  • Jharkhand TET exam will consist of two papers, the first one is for primary class (from class I-V) and the second paper is conducted for Upper Primary class (From class VI-VIII).
  • Applicants who will score a minimum of 60% will be considered as selected and for SC/ST candidates the cut-off score is 52%.

JTET 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the vital information regarding the JTET 2021:

JTET Basic Details 2021
Exam NameJTET 2021 (Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test)
Conducting BodyJharkhand Academic Council (JAC)
JTET Official Websitehttps://jac.jharkhand.gov.in/jac/
Mode of examOffline
PurposeTo recruit candidates in teaching

Jharkhand Academic Council

The Jharkhand state came into existence on the 15th of November,2000. An Act to establish the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), the Jharkhand State Legislature was established and assented to by honourable Governor of the State on 26.02.2003 and notified by the government on 04.03.2003, which is known also as Jharkhand Academic Council Act 2002. The  JAC (Jharkhand Academic Council) was constituted by HRD Department Government of Jharkhand Vide Notification No. 6/V0-101/012491 dated 02-09-2003.

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JTET Important Dates

Admit card08 Nov - 15 Nov 2021 (Tentative)
Form Date01 Sep - 08 Oct 2021 (Tentative)
Result01 Dec - 31 Dec 2021 (Tentative)

Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

01 Sep 2021

Form End Date:

08 Oct 2021

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