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WB TET

West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test

Form Date: 16 Oct - 16 Nov 2021 (Tentative)

Form Date: 16 Oct - 16 Nov 2021

WB TET 2021: Answer Key 2017(Released), Result, Counselling

Updated On - September 16 2021 by Akriti Maurya

WB TET 2021 is the teacher eligibility exam conducted by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE). The West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test is a state-level exam conducted to provide eligibility for teaching in the lower and upper primary levels in the schools. There are two papers in WB TET, Paper I (for Classes 1 to 6) and Paper-II (for classes 6 to 8). Therefore, the interested candidates can check the WB TET notification, application form, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, WB TET answer key, result, etc from this article.

WB TET Exam Status 2021

The latest updates of all the events of  the WB TET 2021 recruitment exam are given in the table below:
Important Events
Status
WB TET answer key for 2017 exam session

To be released soon

Latest Updates

WB TET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates who are interested in applying for the Teacher Eligibility Test in West Bengal must check the WB TET exam date from the official website. However, for the ease of the candidates, we have also mentioned the important dates of WB TET 2021 in the table given below:
Events
Important Dates
WB TET Application Form Starts
To be announced
Last Date to apply for WB TET 2021
To be announced
WB TET Admit card
22-Jan-2021
WB TET 2017 exam
31-Jan-2021
Answer Key
To be announced
Result
To be announced

WB TET 2021 Application Form

The West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET) application form will be released in online mode. Candidates who are aspiring to pursue a career in teaching must fill the online application form of WB TET from the official website. Before filling the WB TET application, the candidates must check the eligibility criteria and instructions. The process of the application form will be completed only after the successful payment of the application fees. All the details in the form like personal information, educational qualification, contact details, etc have to be correct. Once the application form is submitted, the candidates must save a copy of it for any future references. 

How to Apply for WB TET 2021?

The candidates who are looking for the application form of West Bengal TET must check the WB TET Primary Teacher Recruitment latest news from the official website of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education. The application form will be available online mode. Candidates can check the steps given below to apply online for the WB TET exam:
  • Initially, the candidates must visit the official website of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education, wbbpe.org
  • In the Notifications section, you can check the link for New User registration. Complete the registration process by entering all the details.
  • Now, log in using the user ID and password. Click on the submit button and the application form portal will open on the screen.
  • In the next step, candidates can start filling in all the mandatory details in the application form.
  • Further, the applicants have to attach the photo and signature. Also, you have to upload the scanned copies of the certificates/ documents, in case if required.
  • After entering all the details, preview the application form.
  • Then, the candidates must click on the link to pay the application fees. The mode of the payment of fees is through online Debit/ Credit/ Net Banking or other UPI methods.
  • Finally, click on the Submit application form button. Your application form gets submitted. 
  • Candidates must take one or two copies of the application form for any future references.

WB TET 2021 Application Fees

The candidates must pay the application fees of the West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test form through online mode. The fees for various social categories are different. Therefore, the applicants must check the application fees of WB TET from the brochure. However, you can also check the fee for various categories from the table given below:
Category
Application Fee
General or Open Category
Rs. 250
Reserved Category (OBC, ST, SC)
Rs. 80

WB TET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are applying for WB TET must fulfill the eligibility criteria to take part in the exam. The eligibility criteria include age limit, minimum education qualification, etc. Applicants who are applying for Lower and Upper Primary level teachers have different eligibility requirements. The criteria is decided by the NCTE and it may change over time. Check the basic criteria required for WB TET from the table given below:

WB TET Eligibility Criteria for Lower Primary level (Class 1 to 5)

The minimum qualification requirements to apply for the TET exam for lower primary teachers are given below:
  • Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) and a 2-year diploma in Elementary Education(D.El.Ed).
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 50% marks in Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) and 4 years Bachelor in Elementary Education(B.El.Ed).
  • Candidate must have 50% marks or higher in Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) and having Diploma in Education (Special Education), recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).
  • Candidate must have completed Graduation and a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

WB TET Eligibility Criteria for Upper Primary level (Class 6 to 8)

Candidates who are applying for the upper primary level teacher eligibility exam must fulfill the educational qualification as given below:
  • The candidate must have completed his/her graduation and a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (which is by whatever name known).
  • The candidate must have done graduation with a minimum of 50 percent marks and a year-long Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).
  • The candidate must be a graduate with at least 45 percent marks and a year-long Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) that is in accordance with the National Council for Teacher Education (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations that are issued from time to time in this particular regard.
  • The candidate must have completed Senior Secondary (or any equivalent) with no less than 50 percent marks and a Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) which is of a duration of four years.
  • The candidate must have completed Senior Secondary (or an equivalent) with a minimum of 50 percent marks and four years long B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed or B.A/B.Sc.Ed.
  • The applicant must have completed graduation with no less than 50 percent marks and a year-long B.Ed. in Special Education.
  • The candidate must have completed his/her graduation with a minimum of 50 percent marks as per the relaxation given by the Ministry of Human Resource Development 
(MHRD) of the Department of School Education and Literacy (see notification number S.O. 918(E) that is dated 1st April 2015, and which has been published in the Gazette of India on the 1st of April in 2015).

WB TET 2021 Exam Pattern

The WB Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET) will be in offline (pen and paper) mode.  There are two papers in the exam, Paper I (class 1 to 5) and Paper II (class 6 to 8). However, the candidates who are aspiring for the teaching posts in both lower and upper primary classes must apply for both papers. The details about the exam pattern of WB TET are mentioned in details below:

Exam Pattern for Paper I 

The duration of the exam, the number of questions, and exam pattern for lower primary West Bengal teacher eligibility test are given below:
Subjects (All Compulsory)
Number of Questions
Marks
Environmental Studies
30
30
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
Mathematics
30
30
Language - 1
30
30
Language - 2
30
30
Total
150
150

Exam Pattern for Paper II

The paper pattern and marking scheme for upper primary WB teacher eligibility test are given below:
Subject
Number of Questions
Marks
Language - 1
30
30
Language - 2
30
30
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
Mathematics or Science for teachers of Mathematics or Science
Social Science for teachers of Social Science
60
60
Total
150
150

WB TET 2021 Syllabus

A syllabus is an important resource for any exam preparation. So the candidates who are planning to appear in the WB TET exam must check the details of the WB TET 2021 Syllabus from the official website. However, we have also given the important topics for the West Bengal TET exam in the table given below:
Child Development and Pedagogy
English
Meaning, need and area of child development, stages of child development; physical, mental, emotional and language development, development of expression and creativity.
Sentences- Topics and predictions, types of sentences.
Child development and factors affecting them.
Parts of speech.
The meaning and principles of learning: Factors affecting the meaning of learning, effective methods of learning and rules of learning.
Tenses.
Principles of learning and their practical usefulness in education, Thorndike’s theory of error, Kohler’s theory of insight, Vygotsky’s theory of learning curve, Pathan’s meaning in learning and reason.
Content.
Teaching and teaching methods: The purpose of teaching, communication, principles, formulas, techniques, new methods of teaching and microteaching.
Punctuation.
Focus on children at the primary level.
Word formation.
Concept, principles, and stages of child development.
Active & Passive voice.
Physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and moral development in childhood and their characteristics.
Singular/ Plural.
Heredity and environment influence in understanding the child.
Gender.

 

Mathematics
Environmental Science
Numbers and addition, subtraction, multiplication & division.
Family.
Minimum & Maximum.
Food, health & hygiene.
Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division of factors.
Housing.
Decimal- addition, subtraction, multiplication & division.
Plants & Animals.
Unitary rule.
Individuals and businesses associated with local professions.
Percentages.
Traffic & Communication.
Profit & Loss.
India- Rivers, plateaus, forests, continents and oceans.
Simple Interest.
Constitution.
Geometry and different shapes.
Game & Game spirit.
Money.
Governance.
Scales.
Environment- Requirement and protection.
Parameters.
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Calendar.
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Statistics.
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Volume - cube, sphere & Area of various shapes.
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WB TET 2021 Admit Card

The official authority will release the admit card for WB TET on its official website. The important information regarding the hall ticket are given below:
  • The hall ticket of WB TET will be available in online mode only.
  • No admit card shall be sent through email or post.
  • Admit card contains the exam date, day, centre of the exam, important instructions. Verify all the details after downloading the admit card.
  • No candidates will be allowed to enter the exam hall without a printed copy of the hall ticket.
  • Download and save the PDF of the admit card of WB TET for any future references.

WB TET 2021 Answer Key

After the examination gets over, the officials will release the WB TET answer key paper I and II on its website. Check the details regarding the answer key of WB TET given below:
  • The provisional answer key of WB TET will be released within a week after the exam.
  • Candidates can match their own responses from the answers given by the examination authority.
  • The students can raise objections and challenge the provisional answer key of WB TET.
  • The final answer key of WB TET will be released after rectifying all the challenged answers.
  • No changes will be entertained once the final answer key is released.
  • The result and cut off will be based on the WB TET final answer key.

WB TET 2021 Merit List

Once the answer key is released, the official authority will soon announce the merit list. The details about the WB TET Merit List are given below:
  • The merit list will be prepared after the answer key has been announced.
  • This list is based on the cut off marks. Candidates who score above the cut off marks will be listed in the merit list.
  • The rank list for various categories will be separate.
  • The candidates who score maximum marks in the exam will be listed at the top.
  • On the basis of the merit list, candidates can take part in the counselling process.

WB TET 2021 Result

After the completion of the examination process, the official authority will issue the result of WB TET on its website. The result of West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test contains following details:
  • WB TET Result will be available on the official website of West Bengal Board of Primary Education.
  • The result will be available in pdf format which could be easily downloaded by the candidates.
  • Students can check their result by entering their WB TET registration/ roll number and captcha code.
  • The score card contains details like name of the papers, marks scored in each paper, aggregate marks, qualifying status, final remarks.
  • Candidates save a copy of the result for future references.

WB TET 2021 Counselling

Counselling is the final process in which the official authorities will verify the documents. Check the details about WB TET counselling given below:
  • The counselling of the TET qualified teachers will take place in offline mode.
  • Candidates will be intimidated  about the counselling venue and timing via email.
  • Carry all the original documents and a photocopy of the same on the prescribed date and venue.
  • After the successful completion of the counselling, the eligible candidates will be offered the joining letter.

WB TET 2021 Highlights

Name of the Exam
West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET)
Conducting Authority
West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE)
Type of Exam
Eligibility exam
Exam Mode
Offline only
Exam Duration
150 minutes
Purpose
To determine the eligibility of candidates as lower and upper primary school teachers in the state of West Bengal
Exam Helpdesk No.
91-33-2334-8983
Official Website

http://www.wbbpe.org/

About West Bengal Board of Primary Education

The West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) is the conducting authority of all the academic activities of Primary level education in the state. The authority conducts the examination and awards WB TET certificates to the qualified candidates. It also designs the course and curriculum of primary classes in the government schools of West Bengal.

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WB TET Important Dates

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Form Date16 Oct - 16 Nov 2021 (Tentative)

West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

16 Oct 2021

Form End Date:

16 Nov 2021

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