WBTET 2021 Notification & Application Form : West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 is expected to be conducted in December 2021. WB TET notification 2021 will be released most probably in September 2021 and the application form will become available soon after the release of notification. Candidates who successfully apply for WB TET 2021 will be issued admit card to appear for the WB TET 2021 Exam.
Candidates who qualify the exam will be issued a certificate which they can use to get a job in government-aided and Non-aided schools of the West Bengal State. Qualifying candidates will also be appointed on the post of Primary Teachers on the basis of marks they score in exams and their performance in the interview.
WBBPE will conduct two papers. Paper I will be conducted for classes 1 to 5 and Paper-II will be conducted for classes 6 to 8. Candidates who are interested to apply for the West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 should go through the information provided below about the application process, application fee, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.
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WB TET 2021 Overview
|Exam Name||West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET)|
|Conducted by||West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE)|
|Notification||To be released|
Important Dates for WB TET 2021
Candidates interested in applying for West Bengal TET 2021 should know about the following important dates.
|Notification Release||Sep 2021|
|Application Form Release||Sep 2021|
|Last Date To Apply||Oct 2021|
|Admit Card Release||Dec 2021|
WB TET Notification Release 2021
West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test notification is expected to be released in September 2021. Candidates who are interested in WB TET 2021 should go through the official notification as it will contain detailed information about eligibility, reservation policy, important instructions to be followed, and other necessary things that will be helpful for the aspirants. WB TET Notification 2021 will be released on the official website of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education.
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WB TET Eligibility Criteria 2021
Candidates applying for West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 should fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria as per the paper they are applying for.
There will be no upper age limit to apply for WB TET 2021. Candidates who fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria will be able to apply for the West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test 2021.
Candidate must have the minimum educational qualification as per the paper they are applying for
Paper I – For classes 1 to 5
- Passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks and have a diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed), OR
- Bachelor’s Degree and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed.), OR
- Passed Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks and 4 years Bachelors of Elementary Education (D. El. Ed.), OR
- 10+2 with at least 50% marks and Diploma in Education (Special Education) which is recognized by RCI (Rehabilitation Council of India)
Paper II – For classes 6 to 8
- Sc. / BA or equivalent degree, OR
- 10+2 with at least 50% marks and B.Ed. degree, OR
- 4 year B. El. Ed. (Bachelor of Elementary Education), OR
- Sc. / BA and Diploma in Education with minimum 45% marks
Note: Candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC / PwD / Ex-Servicemen will get 5% relaxation in the minimum marks required in educational qualification.
WB TET Application Form 2021
WB TET 2021 Application form will be released most probably in September 2021 on the official website of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education. Candidates will have to fill the online application form in order to apply for WB TET 2021 as there will be no alternative way to apply for the WB TET.
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How To Apply For WB TET 2021?
Candidates will need to follow the below-mentioned steps in order to successfully apply for West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test 2021
- Visit the official website of WBBPE @ http://www.wbbpe.org/
- Click on WB TET 2021 Application Form
- An application form will appear
- Enter the required details, such as name, father’s name, mobile number, email id, etc.
- Upload the required documents like photograph, signature, etc.
- Preview the application form
- Make changes if necessary
- Proceed to pay the application fee
- Select the method of payment and pay the fee
- Finally submit the application form
- Take a printout of the submitted application form for future use
WB TET Application Fee 2021
Candidates will have to make a payment of Rs. 100/- as WB TET Application Fee 2021. Candidates who belong to SC / ST category will only have to pay Rs. 25/- as Application Fee for WB TET 2021. Candidates will only be able to make payment of WB TET Application Fee in online mode using Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, etc.
|General / OBC||SC / ST|
|Rs. 100/-||Rs. 25/-|
Documents Needed for WB TET 2021
Candidates will need the following documents at the time of filling the WB TET Online Application form
- Scanned copy of the photograph
- Scanned copy of the signature
Following documents will be needed at the later stages of WB TET 2021
- Educational certificate
- Valid photo id proof
- Category certificate (if applicable)
- Medical certificate (for PwD), etc.
WB TET Exam Pattern 2021
West Bengal Board of Primary Education will be conducting two papers for WB TET 2021. Paper I will be conducted for the candidates who are applying to become eligible for classes 1 to 5 and Paper-II will be conducted for candidates willing to teach classes 6 to 8. Both the papers will have objective type MCQs and there will be no negative marking. Candidates will get 90 minutes to answer all the questions in each paper.
Paper I – For classes 1 to 5
|Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Child Development and Pedagogy||30||30|
- Paper I will be divided into 5 sections
- Each section will have 30 questions of 30 marks for a total of 150 questions for 150 marks
- All the questions will be objective type MCQs
- The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes
- For each correct answer, one mark will be awarded
- No marks will be deducted for any incorrect answer
Paper-II – For classes 6 to 8
|Category||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|For all Teachers||Child Development||30||30|
|Math and Science Teacher||Mathematics & Science||60||60|
|Social Studies Teacher||Social Studies||60||60|
|Other Subject Teacher||Mathematics & Science OR Social Studies||60||60|
- Paper II will be divided into 4 Sections
- Sections 1 – 3 will contain 30 questions for 30 marks
- Section 4 will have 60 questions for 60 marks
- Child Development, Language I & II will be compulsory for all the candidates to attempt
- For section 4, candidates applying for science or math teacher have to answer math and science questions
- Social studies teacher have to answer social studies questions
- Candidates applying for teaching other subjects can answer either science & math or social studies questions
- There will be no penalty for incorrect answers
- Candidates will get 90 minutes to answer all the questions in WB TET Paper-II
WB TET Syllabus 2021
Candidates appearing for WB TET 2021 should prepare for the exam as per the WB TET Syllabus provided below.
|Language I||Language II||Child Development and Pedagogy||Mathematics||Science||Social Studies||Environmental Studies||Social Studies|
|Remedial Teaching||Comprehension||Relationship with the learning of development||Average||Sources of food||State Government||Methods and Approaches||India after Independence|
|Principles of language Teaching||Textbook||Approaches to teaching and learning||Understanding Elementary Shapes||Magnets||Creation of an Empire||Matter||Methods and Approaches|
|Reflexive pronouns||Pedagogy of Language Development verbally and in written form||Understanding the Learning Process and Learners||Shapes and Spatial Relationship||Agriculture||History||Natural and human environment||Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies|
|Language Skills||Errors and disorders||Factors contributing to learning||Whole Numbers||Diseases||The Judiciary||Force||Understanding Media|
|Learning and acquisition||Assessment of language||Concept of development||Pedagogy||Human nervous system||The First Cities||Physical Features of West Bengal and India||Rulers and Buildings|
|Vocabulary Test||Principles of language Teaching||Language & Thought||Arithmetic||Biodiversity||Architecture||Energy||Mineral and Power Resources|
|Question Tags||Learning and acquisition||Child as a problem solver and a scientific investigator||Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics||Moving Things People and Ideas||Regional Cultures||Evaluation in Environmental Studies||From Gathering to Growing Food|
|Affixes||Multi-media materials||Understanding the Child Development during Childhood||Knowing our Numbers||Cellular equilibrium||Settlement, Transport and Communication||Health and Diseases||Geography|
|Interrogatives||Learning a language at the Elementary Level||Understanding Children with special needs||Symmetry: Reflection||Cleaning food||Globe||Internal Systems of Human Body||Evaluation in Social Science|
|Idioms and phrases||Teaching-learning materials||Cognition & Emotions||Assessment in Mathematics||Ecosystem||Geography||History of Freedom Struggle in West Bengal and India||History|
|Elements of the Language||Multilingual resource of the classroom||Learning Approaches and Curriculum Teaching Evaluation||Ratio and Proportion||Methods and Approaches||Understanding Media||Governance||Diversity and Discrimination|
|Tense and time||Language Skills||Principles of the development of children||Nature of Mathematics||Natural Resources||Diversity||Motions of the Earth|
|Language Comprehension||Skills in learning the language||Influence of Heredity and Environment||Mathematics Learning||Evaluation in Science||The Earliest Societies||Life in the Temperate Grasslands|
|Prepositions||Speaking, listening, reading and writing||Basic processes of teaching and learning||Geometry||Food||Social and Political Life||Political Science|
|Gerunds & Participle||The Language items||Concepts of child-cantered and progressive education||Fractions||Magnetism||Social Justice and the Marginalised||Understanding Marginalisation|
|Assessment of learning language||Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency||Multi-Dimensional Intelligence||Basic geometrical ideas||Basic concepts of force||The Constitution||Social and Political Life|
|Antonyms and synonyms||Difficulties of Language||Social context of education||Fractions||Natural Phenomena||Political Developments|
|Jumbled words||Development of Language Skills||Learning as a social activity||Exponentiation||Life Science||Early States|
|Auxiliary Verbs||Challenges of teaching a language in a diverse classroom||Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners||Geometry||Physical Science||Air|
|Assessment of Language||Language Learning||Socialization processes||Data handling and Patterns||Pollution||Democracy|
|Articles||Children’s strategies of learning||Place of Mathematics in Curriculum||Materials||Human Environment|
|Teaching Language||Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence||Playing with Numbers||Nature of Science||Water|
|Language items||Concept of Inclusive Education||Mensuration||Cardiovascular system||Resources: Types-Natural and Human|
|Pedagogy of Language Development||Motivation and learning||Trends and Developments||Germination of seed||Making a Living|
WB TET Selection Process
Selection for the post of West Bengal primary school teacher will be made on the basis of the performance of candidates in the WB TET and Personal Interview. Candidates who qualify the West Bengal TET will be shortlisted to appear for a personal interview. Those who qualify the personal interview will become eligible for the final selection for the post of the primary school teacher.
WBBPE will prepare and publish the final merit list on its website and those who get placed on the merit list will be appointed as West Bengal Primary School Teachers.
WB TET Admit Card 2021
WB TET Admit Card 2021 is expected to be released in December 2021 on the official website of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education. Candidates will be able to download their admit cards by entering their registration numbers on the website.
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How To Download Admit Card?
Candidates have to follow the below-mentioned steps to download their WB TET 2021 Admit Card
- Visit WBBPE website
- Click on WB TET Admit Card link
- A new page will open
- Enter your registration number
- Click on the “Submit” button
- Your admit card will be displayed
- Download and take a printout of your admit card
WB TET Result 2021
WB TET 2021 result will be published on the official website of WBBPE. Candidates can check their results by entering their registration numbers on the website. Candidates who qualify for WB TET will be shortlisted for the Interview and the interview merit list can also be checked on the WBBPE website.
WB TET Minimum Qualifying Marks
Candidates have to score a minimum of 60% marks in order to qualify WB TET 2021 and those belonging to reserved categories like SC, ST, BC, PwD will get 5% relaxation in the minimum qualifying marks. The cut off marks will be decided by WBBPE and those who qualify the more or equal marks to the cut off will be shortlisted for interview.
- General – 60%
- SC / ST / OBC / PwD – 55%
WB TET Qualifying Certificate Validity
West Bengal TET Qualifying Certificate will remain valid for 7 years from the date of issue. Candidates will be able to use their WB TET qualifying certificate to apply for a teaching position in government-aided and Non-aided schools of West Bengal State.
West Bengal TET 2021 FAQs
Q. When WB TET 2021 Application Form Will Release?
A. WB TET 2021 Application Form is expected to be released in September 2021.
Q. How Much Will Be The WB TET 2021 Application Fee?
A. WB TET 2021 Application Fee will be Rs. 100/- for Unreserved candidates and Rs.25/- for reserved candidates.
Q. Will, There Be Negative Marking In WB TET 2021?
A. No, there will not be any negative marking in WB TET 2021.
Q. For How Long The WB TET Qualifying Certificate Will Remain Valid?
A. WB TET Qualifying Certificate will remain valid for 7 years from the date of result announcement.
Q. How Many Marks Are Required To Qualify For The WB TET 2021?
A. 60% marks are required to qualify WB TET 2021 but the candidates who belong to SC / ST / OBC / PwD will only have to score 55% marks in order to qualify WB TET 2021.