Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test

PSTET

Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test

Form Date: 01 Jul - 31 Jul 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 01 Jul - 31 Jul 2021

PSTET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 600
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode

PSTET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card

Updated On - February 23 2021 by Sakshi Sharma

PSTET 2021 official notice will be released soon by PSEB. The exam is conducted by the Punjab School Examination Board (PSEB). This is a state-level entrance exam. Only Indian Nationals fulfilling eligibility criteria can apply for Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test. This exam is Officially being called PSTET 2018 Exam by the authority. Candidate can read the below-given article to know more details about PSTET 2021 like the application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, syllabus, etc.

PSTET 2021 Important Dates

Important dates for PSTET 2021 can be checked from the table below.

PSTET 2021Date
PSTET registration start dateTo be announced
Last date to applyTo be announced
Application Form CorrectionTo be announced
Last Date to ApplyTo be announced
Release of Admit CardTo be announced
Date of ExamTo be announced
Release of answer keyTo be announced
Result dateTo be announced

PSTET 2021 Application Form

Punjab Board will release the PSTET 2021 registration form online on the official website. The candidate can refer to the below-given points to know more details. Candidates who want to become a part of this test all should submit their PSTET 20201Application Form before passing out the last date of submission of registration forms.

  • An applicant is advised to read the instruction carefully before filling the application form.
  • The candidate has to register himself as a new user.
  • The candidate has to provide the basic information to get registered
  • Then the applicant has to upload the scanned copy of photographs and signature as prescribed by the authority.
  • Then they have to pay the PSTET 2021 application fee as per the category to confirm the submission of the application form.
  • The candidate can verify all the details and then can submit the application form.
  • An aspirant is advised to take the printout of the confirmation page or download a PDF softcopy for further process.

PSTET 2021 Application Fee

Candidates must note that they have to pay the application fee for PSTET 2020 exam. Candidate can refer to the below-given table to know the PSTET 2021 Application fee category wise:

Punjab State TET Application Fee
CategoryFee in Rs for the paper IFee in Rs for the paper I and II
General600/-1200/-
SC/ST/PH300/-600/-

PSTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must check the PSTET 2021 Eligibility before filling the application form.

Education Qualification for PSTET

For class 1-V:
  • Candidate must have cleared Senior Secondary 10+2 (or it's equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education.    OR
  • Applicant must have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 45% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), by the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.    OR
  • An aspirant must have passed Senior Secondary 10+2 (or it's equivalent) with a minimum of  50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).    OR 
  • They have passed Senior Secondary 10+2 (or it's equivalent) with a minimum of  50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*.  OR
  • Candidate must have cleared graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).
 For Classes VI-VIII (Elementary Stage):
  • Candidate must have cleared graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).   OR
  • They must have graduated with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).      OR
  • They have graduated with a minimum of 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), by the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.    OR
  • They have cleared senior Secondary (or it's equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).   OR
  • Senior Secondary 10+2 (or it's equivalent) with a minimum of  50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year B.A/ B.Sc.Ed or B.A. Ed/ B.Sc.Ed.      OR
  • Passed the graduation with a minimum of  50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education).

PSTET 2021 Exam Pattern

The candidate must be aware of the exam pattern of the PSTET 2021 exam which is given below:

There will be two papers of PSTET 2021.

  1. Paper-I will be for a teacher for classes I to V.
  2. Paper-II will be for a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
Note: A candidate who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).
Exam Pattern for PSTET 2021 Exam
Duration 1hr 30 mins (90 minutes)
Type of Question MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)
Number of Question150
Marking Scheme

(+1)for every right answer

There will be no negative marking.

Check out the paper-wise distribution of marks from the tables below
(i) Paper-1:
SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal
Marks
Child Development
and Pedagogy
3030
Language I (Punjabi)3030
Language II (English)3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150
(ii) Paper-2:
SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal
Marks
Child Development
and Pedagogy
3030
Language I (Punjabi)3030
Language II (English)3030
Mathematics & Science
or Social Science
6060
Total150150

PSTET 2021 Syllabus

PSTET 2021 syllabus is as per the indicative topic mentioned in the official notification. The papers are set as per the syllabus prescribed by the PSEB. Below is a brief overview of the main topics included in the syllabus of PSTET 2021.

Syllabus of Paper-1
  • Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Language (I & II)
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
Syllabus of Paper-2
  • Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Language (I & II)
  • Mathematics & Science
  • Social Studies/Social Science

PSTET 2021 Admit Card

Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test 2020 Admit Card will be released on the official website.

  • The candidate is advised to read the instruction given on the hall ticket carefully.
  • The applicant has to download the admit card and bring it to the respective exam centre.
  • PSTET Hall Ticket 2021 will not be sent by post.
  • Do not forget to carry a government-issued photo identity along with the admit card.

PSTET 2021 Preparation Tips

PSTET entrance exam 2021 Preparation Tips are mentioned below for all the students who will be appearing for PAU CET 2021 Examination and are looking for guidance on how to go on preparing for the same:

  • Students must prepare how to go on with each subject which includes the time distribution, management of resources and various other important factors.
  • Daily revision is an important aspect.
  • An ample amount of sleep must.
  • Write down the important points from every subject you study. Make short notes in two to three lines in your own words.
  • Solving questions will give an idea of the exam pattern.

PSTET 2021 Exam Schedule

PSTET 2021 exam timings can check below in the given table:

DescriptionMorning SessionEvening Session
Entry in Examination Hall9:15 AM1:45 PM
Opening of sealed question booklet 9:30 AM2:00 PM
Admit Card verification 9:30 AM to 9:45 AM2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Distribution of OMR Answer Sheets9:45 AM2:15 PM
Distribution of Question Booklet9:50 AM2:20 PM
Test Commences, break the seal of the question booklet 10:00 AM2:30 AM
A late entry into the examination hall10:30 AM3:00 PM
Return of unused Question Booklets by the invigilators and sealing by the Centre Superintendent11:00 AM3:30 PM
Test Concludes12:30 PM5:00 PM

PSTET 2021 Answer Key

The answer key is the list of all the right answers for the exam that will be considered while evaluating the answer sheets of the candidates.

  • Candidates will be able to download the PDF of PSTET Answer Key 2021 from the official website only. It can be used to estimate the marks scored in a particular exam.
  • To know the score, candidates must follow the marking scheme. For every right answer, allot 1 mark each & then add all to get the estimated score.
  • Candidates can also raise objections against the provisional answer key along with the submission of academic proof in support of it.
  • The final answer key is published after considering all the objections received by the board. No candidate is communicated about the acceptance or rejection of their objections.

PSTET 2021 Cut Off Marks

Minimum qualifying marks are prescribed by the PSEB as the selection criteria in the PSTET 2021 exam. Candidates have to secure the prescribed minimum marks to qualify in the exam. Only those who secure the minimum marks as provided below are qualified to receive the PSTET 2021 Certificate.

CategoryMinimum Marks
General60%
SC/ST/OBC55%

PSTET 2021 Result

PSTET 2020 result will be prepared after the Punjab State TET 2021 exam is held successfully.

  • A candidate who has appeared in the exam can check their Punjab TET exam result on the official website online.
  • To check the result applicant just have to enter their registration number and date of birth details and then click on the “submit button”.
  • Candidate can download the PSTET Scorecard 2021 for further process. 

PSTET 2021 Highlight

Candidate can check the major points of the PSTET 2021 Entrance exam from the below-given table:

Exam NamePunjab State Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducting BodyPunjab School Examination Board (PSEB)
PSET Official Websitehttps://www.pseb.ac.in/
LevelState

Stay connected for more updates about PSTET 2020 at Punjab School Examination Board (PSEB).

Punjab School Examination Board

The Punjab School Education Board came into existence through a legislative enactment in November 1969 for the development and promotion of school education in the state of Punjab. In 1987, the Vidhan Sabha amended the Board’s Act to grant it autonomy. The scope of the Board’s functions is very wide and covers almost every aspect/stage of school education. However, a brief account of functions, structure and activities of the Board is enumerated as below:

Functions of the Board
  1. To make necessary arrangements for smooth conduct of public examination at the school level. At present, the Board conducts public examinations at Middle, Matriculation and Senior Secondary Level.
  2. To prescribe the curriculum, courses of studies and textbooks for school education. The Board has a full-fledged academic wing, having subject experts in all the major subjects. The main responsibility of this wing is to prepare and revise the syllabuses regularly and then prepare textbooks accordingly.

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PSTET Important Dates

TitleDates
Form Date01 Jul - 31 Jul 2021 (Tentative)
Exam Date21 Aug 2021 (Tentative)

Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:

150

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1---1501150

Instructions:Paper, I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.

Paper 2
Exam Duration:

---

Total Marks:

---

Question Paper Type :

---

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1------------

Instructions: Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

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Form Start Date:

01 Jul 2021

Form End Date:

31 Jul 2021

The forms will open on 01 Jul 2021

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