Htet Exam

HTET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

Htet Exam
HTET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 13, 2021
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The Board of Secondary Education, Haryana (BSEH) holds the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test or HTET exam for recruiting Primary Teachers (Level -1), Trained Graduate Teachers (Level 2), and Post Graduate Teachers (Level 3).

The HTET 2021 application form is supposed to be released in November or December this year on the BSEH official website. The application fees for this exam for the candidates of all other states except Haryana are Rs. 1000/- for PGT and Rs.1800/- for TGT. You can pay the fees online.

The pattern of HTET exam is different for the various levels. The question paper will be in both Hindi and English except in the language section. The subjects which are mandatory for each level are Quantitative Aptitude, English, Hindi, Reasoning Ability, General Knowledge, and Child Development and Pedagogy.

The qualified candidates will receive the HTET certificate. As the Education Minister has declared, the certificate will be valid for a lifetime.

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Governing body:

Board of School Education Haryana (BSEH) was previously known as Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) when it was established back in 1969. It recruits teachers in the Middle, Secondary, and Senior Secondary School (Vocational & Academic) levels every year in Haryana through the affiliated schools.

Abbreviation BSEH (HBSE)
Founded in 1969
Type of the organisation Government Board of Education
Official Langauge Hindi, English
Headquarters Bhiwani, Haryana
Address Hansi Road, Bhiwani, Haryana 127021
Chairman Dr. Jagbir Singh
Parent Organisation Department of School Education, Haryana (DSEH) of Government of Haryana
Official Website www.bseh.org.in

 

HTET Exam Notification & News

The official notification of HTET 2021 is not yet out. But don’t worry, we have all the important information from the previous year’s bulletin.

The posts you can apply for through HTET are— Primary Teacher (PGT), Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT), and Post Graduate Teacher (PGT). Of course, it is a State-level exam, as you might have already guessed from the name of the exam. The post of PGT is called Level-1, TGT is Level-2 and PGT is Level-3 during the application and selection procedure.

You have to apply for HTET 2021 online by going to the website of BSEH, which is the conducting body. It is given in the below tab. Yet, the written exam will be in pen and paper mode.

The application fee of HTET is Rs. 1000/- for only one level. If you want to apply for two levels, you will have to pay Rs. 1800/-. Likewise, to apply for all three levels, the fee is Rs. 2400/-. But there are some relaxations in the fee amount for certain reserved categories. We will talk about it later in detail.

Summary of the notification:

Exam name HTET (Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test)
Posts offered PRT, TGT, PGT
Exam level State
Application mode Online
Exam mode Pen and paper
Application fees Level 1: 1000/-

Levels 1+2: 1800/-

Levels 1+2+3: 2400/-

Medium of exam Hindi and English
Website www.bseh.org.in
Helpdesk No. 1800-180-4171

 

HTET Exam Date

As the application for the HTET exam for this year is yet to start and it is expected to happen in the last months of 2021, we are here to show you the important dates of the HTET 2020-21 exam. Hence, you will get an overall idea about the possible timelines, which will, in turn, help you to prepare.

Events HTET 2020-21 Important Dates
Notification released 16th Nov, 2020
Application opened 16th Nov, 2020
Application closed 10th Dec, 2020
Correction in the application form 11th Dec, 2020
Exam dates` 2nd-3rd Jan, 2021
Final merit list published 8th April, 2021

 

HTET Exam Application Fee

The application fee of HTET is Rs. 1000/- for only one level. If you want to apply for two levels, you will have to pay Rs. 1800/-. Likewise, to apply for all the three levels, the fee is Rs. 2400/-.

But there are some relaxations in the fee amount for certain reserved categories. Candidates from Haryana belonging to SC and PH categories need to pay 500/- for one level, 900/- for two levels, and 1200/- for three levels. All other candidates of Haryana have to pay the regular fees as mentioned— so do all candidates, including SC and PH, from outside of Haryana. So, if we say this simply, to enjoy the rebated fee, you have to be a resident of Haryana and also belong to SC or PH category. In all other cases the regular fees will apply to you.

Category Only one level Two levels Three levels
SC and PH applicants living in Haryana 500/- 900/- 1200/-
All applicants, except SC & PH, living in Haryana 1000/- 1800/- 2400/-
All applicants (including SC & PH) living outside Haryana 1000/- 1800/- 2400/-

 

HTET Exam Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

1. Primary Teacher (PRT)

Minimum educational qualifications to apply for HTET PRT are as follows:

  • Higher Secondary (HS) or equivalent with 50% marks in 2 years’ Diploma in Elementary Education (El. Ed.).

Or

  • HS or equivalent with 45% or above marks in 2 years’ Diploma in El. Ed.
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent with 50% or above marks in the final year of the 4 -year B.El.Ed course (both passed and appearing candidates are allowed to apply).
  • HS or equivalent with 50% or above marks, who has already appeared in or completed the final semester of 2 years’ Diploma in Education (Special Education)
  • Passed or appearing in the final year of a 2-years Diploma in El. Ed.
  • Passed Secondary with Hindi/Sanskrit or completed HS/ UG/ PG with Hindi.

2. Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT)

Minimum educational qualifications to apply for HTET (TGT) are as follows:

  • Graduation in the concerning stream and appearing in or passed the final year of 2-year Diploma in El. Ed.
  • UG in the applicable stream with at least 50% and pursuing or completed 1-year B.Ed.
  • Graduation in the particular subject with 45% or above marks and pursuing or completed 1-year B.Ed.
  • HS or equivalent with 50% or above marks and completed or appearing in the final semester of the 4- year B.El.Ed.
  • Higher Secondary or any equivalent with 50% or above marks and completed or appearing in the last year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.
  • Graduation in the applicable subject with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)

3. Post Graduate Teacher (PGT)

Minimum educational qualifications to apply for HTET (TGT) are as follows:

  • PG on the applicable subject with 50% or above marks
  • B. Ed.
  • Secondary with Hindi & Sanskrit or HS/UG/PG in Hindi
  • Impressive and consistent academic record

Nationality:

It is compulsory that the applicant has to be an Indian citizen with a valid, government-issued proof of the same.

Age:

People who are 18 to 38 years old at the time of application are eligible to apply. There might be some relaxation for specific reserved categories. But that may vary from year to year. Refer to the official notification regarding this once it is out. We will also let you know if we come across any information on this.

 

Salary

Being a teacher through the HTET exam is prestigious and rewarding. But the pay scale is different for different posts and levels. The base pay of a PRT is Rs. 35400-112400/- per month and the salary of a TGT (Level 2) is Rs. 47600-151100/-. Also, those recruited for the post of PGT get almost Rs. 44900-142400/- per month.

 

HTET Exam Syllabus

In the official notification of HTET 2020-21, BSEH also specified the syllabus of the exams for each post. Hence, how many subjects the candidates will have to appear for depends on the posts they have applied for. Below is the summarised syllabus of the HTET exam.

The common subjects for all the posts are— Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, GK, English, Hindi, Child Development and Pedagogy. For levels 2 and 3, viz. posts of Trained Graduate Teachers and Post Graduate Teachers, the additional subject will be the subject which the candidate has applied for. For the Primary Teacher candidates, the additional sections will be Mathematics and Environmental Science.

 

Exam Pattern

HTET Exam Pattern depends on the post or the level of the exam. Yet, one thing is common for all the levels— which is the total number of questions will be 150. You have to solve the paper within 2 hours 30 minutes. The major points of the exam pattern are as follows:

  • This is an offline exam, i.e., pen and paper based.
  • The questions will be multiple-choice type, with four options for each question.
  • You will score 1 mark for each right answer.
  • Negative marking does not apply to HTET exam.
  • The paper will be both in Hindi and English mediums.

Check out the detailed exam patterns for all the posts in the below tables:

For PRT (Level 1):

This is the post of a Primary Teacher. The selected candidates will have to teach from class I to class V.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 10 10
Reasoning 10 10
GK 10 10
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Hindi 15 15
English 15 15
Maths 30 30
Environmental Science 30 30
Total 150 150

For TGT (Level 2):

A Trained Graduate Teacher is meant to teach class VI to class VII.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 10 10
Reasoning 10 10
GK 10 10
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Hindi 15 15
English 15 15
Subject applied for 60 60
Total 150 150

For PGT (Level 3):

The Post Graduate Teachers will have the responsibility to teach students of class IX to class XII.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 10 10
Reasoning 10 10
GK 10 10
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Hindi 15 15
English 15 15
Subject applied for 60 60

 

Exam Admit Card

If the speculations based on the previous years go correctly, the admit card for the HTET exam is supposed to be released in January 2022 by BSEH on their official website. Yet, note that BSEH does not send the admit card via posts. Hence, all the candidates are suggested to keep an eye on the official website for the latest notice. But we will also update you as soon as any new information comes up, so no need to worry.

You have to download the admit card by logging in to your profile on the official website. Remember the registration id and password— even better, save it in the browser. You will also require to carry a valid proof such as Aadhaar Card, PAN Card, or Driving License along with the admit card to the exam hall.

These are the steps to download the admit card, once it is released:

  1. Open your browser and go to the official website of BSEH, which is http://www.bseh.org.in
  2. On the Home page, there should be a link to the HTET 2021 Admit Card.
  3. Open the link and log in with your registration id and password.
  4. In your profile, you will see the admit card ready to be downloaded.
  5. Go through the details carefully. Inform the authority right away in case of any discrepancy. Download the hall ticket and take several printouts of it.

 

Exam Result

The result of HTET 2020-21 was declared for all the levels on 8th April, 2021. Candidates can access the results from the official website of the Board of Secondary Education, Haryana: http://www.bseh.org.in

However, we are giving the relevant links here so that you can directly see the results by clicking on them.

Results of HTET 2020-21 Downloading Link
Additional result Click here
Result & shortlisted candidates Click here
Selected candidates for PRT (Level 1) Click here
Selected candidates for TGT (Level 2) Click here
Selected candidates for PGT (Level 3) Click here

Besides, HTET certificates with life-long validity have also been published online. Also, the answer keys of levels 1, 2, and 3 of HTET 2020-21 had come to availability on 4th January, 2021.

How to apply?

The application for HTET 2021 will supposedly start in November or December 2021.

Hereby, the application procedure for HTET exam has been formulated step-by-step:

Application Part-I: Registration

  1. Visit the official website – www.bseh.org.in
  2. On the Home page, click on the link that says “HTET 2021 application form”
  3. It is better to go through all the instructions before you start filling in the information.
  4. After that, fill in the mandatory fields. Also, you will need a valid phone number and email id for applying. So make sure you actually have these.
  5. Save your progress and hit the “Submit” button. A provisional User ID & registration number will be generated and mailed to the email address you have registered with.

Application Part-II: Document upload and payment

  1. In this step, latest passport size colour photograph and scanned images of the signature and thumb impression of the applicant must be uploaded. For detailed specifications, scroll down.
  2. You need to complete the payment before the application closes. Otherwise, your candidature will not be granted.
  3. After payment, take several coloured printouts of the completed application form.

Specific instructions regarding the documents to be submitted:

All the images, viz. the photograph, signature and thumb impression of the applicant must be in white background and in .jpg format. The visibility of these images should be at least 60%.

Dimension of the photograph has to be 3.5cm (width) X 4.5cm (height).

Other specifications of the documents are as follows—

Documents Size (kb)
Passport photograph 20-50
Signature 10-20
Thumb Impression 10-30

 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q.1 What is the probation period for HTET 2021?

A. Usually, the probation period for the teachers recruited through the HTET exam is one year.

Q.2 How many vacancies have been released?

A. The vacancies are yet to be released. We expect that more information on this will be available once the official notification is released by the BSEH, which is expected to happen in November or December 2021.

Q.3 Can a final year graduation student apply for HTET Exam?

A. To apply for HTET, you require a B.Ed or B.El.Ed. degree. However, if you are in the final year of that course, you can apply. Yet, you have to produce the final mark sheet and certificate of completion at the time of joining.

So, you have just completed your graduation, you have to pursue a B.Ed or B.El.Ed. course first. Hence, you can understand that if you are just in your final year of graduation, without any of the degrees mentioned above, you cannot apply.

Q.4 What are the age criteria to apply for HTET 2021?

A. The lower age limit is 18 years and the upper age limit is 38 years to apply for Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test.

Q.5 What is the salary of the HTET 2021?

A. The pay scale is different for different posts and levels. The base pay of a PRT is Rs. 35400-112400/- per month and the salary of a TGT (Level 2) is Rs. 47600-151100/-. Also, those recruited for the post of PGT get almost Rs. 44900-142400/- per month.

Q.6 What is the application fee for HTET 2021?

A. The application fee of HTET is Rs. 1000/- for only one level. If you want to apply for two levels, you will have to pay Rs. 1800/-. Also, to apply for all three levels, the fee is Rs. 2400/-.

But there are some relaxations in the fee amount for certain reserved categories. Candidates from Haryana belonging to SC and PH categories need to pay 500/- for one level, 900/- for two levels, and 1200/- for three levels. All other candidates of Haryana have to pay the regular fees as mentioned— so do all candidates, including SC and PH, from outside of Haryana. So, if we say this simply, to enjoy the rebated fee, you have to be a resident of Haryana and also belong to SC or PH category. In all other cases, the regular fees will apply to you.

Q.7 What is the period of validity of the HTET certificate?

A. Before, the certificate issued on qualifying HTET was valid for 7 years. But in recent years the validity has been extended to the lifetime of the candidate, which is quite good news.

Q.8 How many rounds are there in the selection process of HTET 2021?

A. As it happens, the selection procedure is actually quite simple. There will be a written exam followed by an interview. Yet, note that during the final shortlisting of selected candidates, 80% weightage will be given on your performance in the written exam and 20% on the interview.

Q.9 Is this a descriptive exam?

A. As this is an offline exam, i.e. pen and paper-based exam, many think that you have to write long answers— but actually, that is not the case here, because all the questions will be MCQ with 1 mark for every correct answer and no negative marking for wrong answers.

 

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