BTET Exam

BTET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

BTET Exam
BTET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 13, 2021
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BTET exam is a recruitment exam for primary teachers. It is conducted for the government schools of Bihar. Also, Bihar Education Board is going to release its notification for 2021.  Applicants must submit the application form before the last date. Generally, BTET stands for Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test. The candidate who wants to be a teacher can apply for this exam. This is a state-level exam. Also, it’s mandatory for the applicants who want to be a teacher. This exam consists of two papers. Firstly, Paper 1 is for class 1st to 5th. Secondly, paper 2 is for class 6th to 8th. Candidates passing this exam can apply for teaching. Moreover, they can apply at the state level.

Below are some highlights for BTET Exam:

Table of Contents

 

Name of Exam BTET (Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test)
Conducting Body Bihar School Education Board

(BSEB)

Post Primary Level Teachers (Class I-V and Class VI-Vll)
Level of Exam State
Exam Frequency Once a year or as per vacancy
Stages of Exam Paper 1 and Paper 2
Mode of Exam Offline
Duration of Exam 2 and a half hours
Language Hindi
Helpline number 91- 78 7835049876 / 7835049880/ 7835049877/ 7835049879
Website of Exam biharboardonline.gov.in

These are some highlights of the BTET exam. Moreover, in this article, you will get detailed information about the BTET exam.

 

BTET Exam Notification & News

Bihar education board is going to release the notification soon for BTET. The exam will be conducted in few days. Generally, the notification contains the application form and other exam details. The aspirants are waiting for the updates. Also, you can check the updates on the official website. The exam pattern and the syllabus are also mentioned there. Generally, a large number of candidates apply for BTET. Moreover, the successful candidate can become a teacher for lower primary or upper primary.

Below are important dates for the notification of the BTET exam:

Name of Event Date
Release of Notification September 2021 (Tentative Date)
Release of Application Form September 2021 (Tentative Date)
Closing of BTET Online Registration October 2021 (Tentative Date)
Application Form Payment through SBI e-challan October 2021 (Tentative Date)
Exam Date of BTET November 2021 (Tentative Date)

Hence, these are the important dates of the BTET exam. However, these are the tentative dates. All the details will be updated on the official website. Also, the official website is biharboardonline.gov.in. You can also get the eligibility criteria in the notification. Moreover, the candidates have to fill application form for applying. The application form will be updated on the website.

 

BTET Exam Date

All the important dates will be updated on the website. Generally, the exam dates are few days after the application process. Also, the exam dates are likely to be released in September. Therefore, get prepared for the exam. Moreover, below are the tentative dates for the exam:

Event Dates
BTET Admit Card October or November (tentative date)
BTET Exam November (tentative date)
BTET Result To be released
BTET document verification To be released

Hence with the tentative dates, you can get an idea. So, start your preparation according to that. You can make your strategy. Also, the real date will be released soon.

 

BTET Exam Application Fees

Application fees can be paid online or offline. The online way is to pay by debit/ card. Also, in offline mode download the SBI e- Challan receipt. Then, pay the fees at the designated SBI branch. Take the e-slip printout on the A-4 size paper. Moreover, the bank copy has to be submitted to the bank. Also, keep another copy for future reference. Below is the fees structure for the BTET exam:

Category Paper 1 Paper 2 Both Paper
General/ BC/ OBC Rs. 500 Rs. 500 Rs. 800
SC/ST/OBC Rs. 300 Rs. 300 Rs. 500

Hence, this is the fees structure of the BTET Exam.

 

BTET Exam Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

For I-V classes (Paper 1):

  • The candidate must be 10th pass. Also, with 45% marks.
  • B.ED/2 year Diploma in Elementry Education/2 year Diploma in Education in Special Education.
  • B.SC/BA with 50% marks and B.ED

For VI-VIII Classes (Paper 2):

  • Students having B.SC/BA degree. Also, those appearing in final year in B.SC/D.ED/BA with minimum 45% marks. And having B.ED with a minimum of 50% marks. B.EI.ED/ 4 years BA/B.SC, B.ED or BA(ED)/BSC. (ED)/B.ED.

Nationality

The candidate should be a citizen of India. Also, should be the domicile of Bihar state.

Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit is 21 years.
  • The maximum age limit is 35 years.
  • There is age relaxation for female/SC/ST/OBC candidates. They can get 5% relaxation depending on the reservation criteria.
  • Only one rule will be applied for reserved category female candidates.

 

Vacancies

The total expected vacancy is 30000 for the 2021 exam. Therefore, it’s a great opportunity for the aspirants. One who wants to make his career in teaching can apply. The exact number of vacancies can be released on the official website. Therefore, the candidates have to check the website regularly.

Bihar TET Syllabus 2021

Hence, the syllabus of BTET contains many subjects. Below is the syllabus structure of the BTET Exam:

Paper-1  Primary Teacher (Class 1-5)
Paper-2  Upper Primary Teacher (Class 6-8)

Bihar TET Syllabus 2021

Child Development And Pedagogy Syllabus
  1. Principles of Child Development. Also, and Stages (6-11 years)
  2. The concept of Development. Also, its relationship with learning
  3. Process of socialization
  4. Child-centered. Also, progressive education
  5. Creativity
  6. Influence of Genetics. Also, the Environment
  7. Multidimensional Intelligence
  8. Language and Thought
  9. Individual variation

Language- I Syllabus

  1. Grammar – practical grammatical terms for nouns. Also, nouns, pronouns.
  2. Language skills understanding language. Also, understanding of listening, speaking, reading, writing, language skills
  3. Dimensions Principles. Also, methods of language learning
  4. Development of communication skills
  5. Understanding of practical grammar
  6. Teaching material
  7. Remedial Teaching
  8. Understanding of listening. Also, speaking, reading, writing, language skills

Language II Syllabus

  1. Pedagogy of Language Development 15 Questions
  2. Comprehension
  3. Principles of language Teaching
  4. disorders
  5. Remedial Teaching
  6. Learning and acquisition
  7. Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and
  8. verbally and in written form;
  9. Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials
  10. Language Skills
  11. Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

Mathematics Syllabus

  1. Numbers – Numbers and Operations
  2. Geometry – Shapes and their local understanding
  3. Measurement – Length, Mass. Also, Weight, Volume Time
  4. Mental Math Pattern
  5. Importance of maths teaching. Also, Methods of Mathematics Teaching
  6. Math teaching problems
  7. Currency – Money Resolve Problem
  8. Nature and Nature of Mathematics
  9. Learning-related dimensions
  10. Game of statistics
  11. Math’s language
  12. Mathematical location in the curriculum
  13. Analysis of errors

Environmental Studies Syllabus

  1. Food – Foods obtained from plants and animals, animal feeding, cooking meals. Also, eating in the family, eating animals
  2. Family and Friends – Relationships. Also, Bears, Plants, Work, and Sports
  3. Travel – Destination Location (Location, Water, Space). Also, Communication-Communication, Letter Communication
  4. Moreover, your family and domestic animals
  5. Importance of Environmental Studies
  6. Education for the conservation. Also, of the environment
  7. Relation from science to science. Also, social sciences
  8. Education about the environment
  9. Nature of environmental studies
  10. Activities / practical work
  11. Education through the environment
  12. Ways to learn. Also, Teaching-ingredient Problems

Science Syllabus

  1. Cleaning food
  2. Food
  3. Components of food
  4. Sources of food
  5. Moving Things People and Ideas
  6. Electric current and circuits
  7. Materials
  8. Materials of daily use
  9. The World of the Living
  10. Natural Phenomena
  11. Natural Resource
  12. Magnets

Social Science Syllabus

  1. Architecture
  2. New Kings. Also, their Kingdoms
  3. Creation of an Empire
  4. Culture and Science
  5. Regional Cultures
  6. Sultans of Delhi. Also, Political Developments
  7. Geography
  8. Social Change
  9. The environment in its totality. Also, the natural and human environment
  10. Planet: Earth in the solar system
  11. Globe
  12. Human Environment: settlement. Also, transport, and communication
  13. Social and Political Life
  14. Resources: Types-Natural and Human. Also air and water
  15. Democracy, Government. Also Diversity.
  16. Making a Living
  17. Local Government. Also, State Government

 

BTET Exam Pattern

BTET Exam patterns consist of subject-wise marks. So, you will get an idea of the marking scheme. Hence below are the exam pattern of the BTET Exam:

Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Child development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Child development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Science & Mathematics OR Social Studies & Social Science 60 60
Total 150 150

Exam Preparation Tips

  • Firstly, read the complete syllabus. The syllabus will help you to make a plan. Also, it gives an idea about the subject topics. Therefore, go through the syllabus first.
  • Secondly, choose good books. As good books are key to success. Also, a good book covers the complete syllabus. So, choosing a book is also important.
  • Thirdly, Practice as much as you can. Hence, practice makes a man perfect. Therefore, It will give an idea about exam structure. Also, you will feel more confidant.
  • Also, make flow charts and tables. Hence, these will help you to learn more easily. Also, It will create a visual effect on your mind. Moreover, it’s a creative way of learning.
  • Practice the Mock tests. Hence daily practicing will make you perfect. Also, it will give an idea of paper structure. You should practice 1 mock test daily.
  • Prepare notes for studying. Hence, notes will help the candidates. Also, it will help at the time of revision.
  • Time management is important. Also, the time allotted for the exam is 150 minutes. Hence, time management is important. Also, make divide your time for all the subjects.
  • Make a timetable. Hence, the timetable is important for your preparation. Also, it will make you study daily.
  • Lastly, always be positive. Hence, it will give a positive result.

 

BTET Exam Admit Card

BTET Exam will release the Admit Card on the official website. Generally, it is released one week before the exam. Admit cards can be downloaded from the website. Also, the candidates have to carry admit cards to the exam center. Otherwise, they will not be allowed for the exam. It can be easily downloaded. If there is any error you can contact the board. You can download the admit card with the help of the Registration number and Roll number. The registration number and roll number are generated during form submission. Generally, the admit card is not sent through the mail. So, you have to download it online before the last date. Also, it should be printed in colored form. The candidate also has to take a photo ID proof with them. BTET exam is held once a year. Also, it’s a state-wise exam.

How to download BTET Exam admit card?

Candidates can download the admit card from the official website. Below are the steps to download the BTET Exam admit cards:

  • Visit the official website of BTET that is bsebonline.net.
  • Then, click on the career section of the website
  • Click the link for downloading the BTET admit card.
  • Enter all the details like registration number and date of birth, roll number, etc.
  • Then, click on submit button.
  • Admit card will appear on the screen of your PC.
  • Now you have to download it on your PC.
  • Also, take a printout of the admit card, take more than two copies.

Documents to carry along with the BTET Exam admit card:

The candidates have to take few documents with them in the BTET exam. Carrying these documents is mandatory for the candidates. Otherwise, they will not be allowed for exams. So below are the documents they have to take for the BTET exam:

  • Passport
  • Pan Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Voter’s Card
  • Bank passbook with a photograph
  • Identity Card issued by a recognized university or college.
  • Employee ID
  • Aadhar card with a photograph
  • A photo identity proof is to be issued by a People’s Representative or Gazetted Officer. Also, it should have the latest photograph.

Important things to remember for the BTET Exam Admit card:

There are some further guidelines for the candidates. So, it’s important to go through the following guidelines.

  • The candidate must not use a whitener on the OMR sheet in the BTET Exam. Because this may lead to the cancellation of the paper.
  • Also, electronic gadgets and mobile phones are not allowed during the BTET exam.
  • Candidates should not carry things other than paper, ruler, notes, watch, handbag, calculator.
  • If there is any cheating in the exam by any candidate, he or she will be debarred. Also, their candidature will also be canceled.

 

BTET Exam Result

BTET Exam result is announced after the completion of Paper 1 and 2. Also, both the paper result is released at the same time. Generally, the result is released on the official website of BTET. Moreover, the successful candidate will be called for the interview. The BTET result is announced by Bihar School Education Board. Also, the result is released in the month of December. Therefore, you can upload the result from the website. With the help of the Roll number and date of birth, you can access your result.

How to check the exam result?

Generally, the result is released few days after the exams. It’s very easy to access the scorecard. Below are the steps you can follow to check your result:

  • Visit the official website ie www.bsebonline.net.
  • Then click on the BTET Exam result link. Generally, it’s located in the sidebar.
  • Also, enter your roll number and date of birth. Then click the search option.
  • Then you can access your scorecard. Check the scorecard carefully.
  • Now, download the scorecard for future references.
  • Also, take the printout of the scorecards. Always take more than two printouts. This will be helpful in the future.

 

Interview Call Letter

After the written test of the BTET Exam, the successful candidates will be called for a personal interview. The candidates should also pass the personal interview. Moreover, the candidates qualifying both the written and interview will get the job. After the interview, the board will decide the final result. Also, they will provide the list of the selected candidates. Therefore, all those candidates will be appointed for the government teacher post. Also, those candidates will get the BTET 2021 joining letter. Generally, the joining letter is sent to the candidate through the post. It will be sent by the exam board after higher officials of the TET board approval.

As mentioned in the joining letter, the candidates can join the respective school. So, the candidate should be ready to go anywhere in his or her state for this job.

Merit list is declared after few days of the exam. Generally, the merit list is prepared on the basis of the score obtained by the candidate. Also, it depends on the number of vacancies as well. Moreover, the number of candidates who applied for the exam also affects the merit list. A second merit list is created after the interview. This is the merit list of the final selected candidates.

However, if there is any issue regarding the admit card, joining letter, or any doubts, you can contact the board. Following are the helpline numbers:

91-7835049880/ 7835049877/7835049876 /7835049879

So, candidates should start their preparation. As the exam can be conducted in the month of November. However, the exact date will be updated on the website. Also, they can download the admit card one week before the BTET exam.

 

Exam Cut off Marks

Bihar education Board will release the Cut Off Marks of the BTET Exam. Also, the candidates have to get the minimum cut-off marks. Only then they will be able to qualify. Generally, the cut-off marks are released on the official website. Also, it is allocated category-wise. The candidate should have an idea about the cut-off marks. Moreover, according to that, they should prepare for the exam. Generally, the cut-off marks are released in December month. The candidates can check it on the official website. Also, the cut-off is based on the marks of the candidates.

Category-wise cut-off marks

Usually, the cut-off mark for BTET is 60% for General Candidates. Also, for women, it’s 55%, and for Backward class I and II it’s 50%. The candidates getting the minimum cut-off marks or more than that will qualify for the next round. The qualified candidates will get a degree or certificate of TET.  Moreover, they will be able to apply for Bihar Teachers Recruitment. The vacancies of third-grade teachers will be filled by the board. These are Level-I which is Primary Teachers and Level II which is Elementary Teachers. However, there is a separate cut-off marks list for the Physical Handicapped Category.

How to check Cut-off marks?

For checking the cut-off marks, simply click on the link updated on the website. The link is updated few days before the BTET Exam result. Below are the steps to check the BTET Exam Cut-off marks:

  • Visit the official website of the Bihar School Examination Board.
  • Click on the result section of the website.
  • Then you will get the merit list of the selected candidates
  • You can also get the cut-off marks
  • Also, this list contains category-wise cut-off marks. You can download it on your PC.
  • Also, take a printout of it for future reference.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q1. What are the minimum qualifying marks for BTET Exam?

A. The minimum qualifying marks for the BTET Exam are different for different categories. Usually, the cut-off mark for BTET is 60% for General Candidates. Also, for women, it’s 55%, and for Backward class I and II it’s 50%.

Q2. What is the official website of BTET?

A. The official Website is www.biharboard.ac.in.

Q3. Is there any negative marking in the BTET Exam?

A. No, there is no negative marking in the BTET Exam.

Q4. Is the BTET exam is online or offline?

A. The BTET exam is conducted offline. Also, you will get the OMR sheet for answering with a pen.

Q5. How many subjects are there in Paper 2?

A. There are four subjects in paper 2.

Q6. How many subjects are there on paper 1?

A. There are five subjects in paper 1.

Q7. What is the educational Qualification for BTET Exam 2021?

A. The educational qualification is a bachelor’s degree with a B.Ed degree.

Q8. Who is the conducting body of the BTET Exam?

A. The BTET exam is conducted by Bihar School Examination Board.

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