PSTET 2021 Admit Card, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility & Latest News

PSTET, State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT), Punjab has announced notification for the Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET) 2021. Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online.

PSTET Exam Dates 2021

Application process starts25-Nov-2021Registration for PS TET 2021 began on November 25. The online registration link was activated on the official website.
Application process ends08-Dec-2021Online registration and application concluded on December 8. 2021.
Application correction window10-Dec-2021 to 15-Dec-2021Candidates can make corrections to the already submitted PS TET application form.
Admit card release date16-Dec-2021 17-Dec-2021PS TET admit card will be released online for download purpose.
PS TET exam date24-Dec-2021The PS TET exam will be held offline in pen and paper mode. Candidates need to mark answers on the OMR sheet.
PS TET Answer keyJanuary 2022 (Tentative)PS TET answer key will be released by PSEB after the exam process is over. Candidates will be able to send grievances on the official website of the exam, ps
PS TET resultJanuary 2022 (Tentative)PS TET result 2021 will be declared by PSEB on the official website.

PSTET Admit Card 2021

The PSTET admit card 2021 will be released on December 16 on the official website. The admit card contains important information related to the exam as mentioned below:

  1. Candidate’s name
  2. Candidate’s roll number
  3. Exam date and time
  4. Name and address of exam center
  5. Exam day instructions
PSTET Admit Card

What is PSTET Exam?

Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET) is a state-level exam conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) to determine the eligibility of candidates for Primary (Classes 1 to 5) and Upper Primary (Classes 6-8) level teachers in the schools of Punjab. The PS TET exam is conducted in two shifts for two papers – Paper 1 and 2. PS TET Paper 1 is conducted for candidates who want to become Classes 1-5 teachers and Paper 2 is for candidates who want to become teachers of Classes 6-8. Candidates who want to become Classes 1-8 teachers need to appear for both papers.

PSTET Eligibility 2021

Candidates should check the PSTET eligibility criteria 2021 before filling the application form. The candidature of the candidates will be cancelled if they fail to meet the eligibility criteria. Have a look at the eligibility conditions in terms of age limit and educational qualification below:

Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to apply for the PS TET exam.

Educational Qualification:

Paper 1: Candidates must be Class 12 passed with at least 50 per cent marks along with Diploma in Elementary Education (DElEd)/ Diploma in Education (Special Education)/ Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEIEd)

Paper 2: BA/ BSc pass with DElEd/ BEd/ BEIEd/ BA/BSc-Ed

PSTET Selection Process 2021

The PS TET selection process involves the following stages:

Release of PSTET notification: The PS TET examination or selection process begins with the release of official notification. The PS TET notification is available as a PDF file containing important details such as eligibility criteria, the application process, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus and others.

PSTET application form: The PS TET application form is released after the notification. Candidates need to fill the form online. For successful submission of the application form, candidates need to pay the application fee of INR 900 for each paper (INR 600 for SC/ST/PH).

PS TET admit card: The admit card is released around ten days prior to the exam. Candidates need to download the admit card by visiting the official website and carry it to the exam centre on the day of the examination.

Conduct of exam: PS TET exam consists of two papers- Paper 1 and 2. In both papers, a total of 150 MCQs are asked of one mark each. The paper is of total 150 marks. There is no negative marking in the exam.

PS TET result: PS TET result is announced by the PSEB on the official website of the exam. Candidates scoring a minimum of 60 per cent marks in the written exam are declared as qualified.

PSTET Syllabus 2021

The PSTET Syllabus is prescribed by the PSEB. The PS TET syllabus carries for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The PS TET Paper 1 syllabus includes topics from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Environmental Studies and Paper 2 syllabus contains questions from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Sciences.

PSTET Exam Highlights 2021

Exam NamePunjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PS TET)
Conducting BodyPunjab School Education Board (PSEB)
Exam LevelState-level
Exam FrequencyOnce in a year
Exam ModeOffline (pen and paper)
Exam DurationTwo hours thirty minutes
LanguageBilingual ( Punjabi & English)
Exam FeesGeneral & BC category: INR 900 for each paper
SC/ST/PH category: INR 600 for each paper
Exam PurposeTo determine the eligibility of primary teachers (Classes 1 to 5) and elementary teachers (Classes 6 to 8)
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PSTET Exam 2021 FAQs

Q: Who conducts the PSTET exam?

A: The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) is the conducting authority of PSTET exam.

Q: How many times is the PSTET exam conducted in a year?
A: The PS TET exam is conducted once a year as per the decision of the Punjab Government.

Q: When will the PSTET application form 2021 release?
A: The PS TET application form 2021 was released on November 25 and the process concluded on December 8.

Q: What is PSTET 2021 exam date?
A: The PSTET 2021 exam will be held on December 24 for Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Q: Is there any age limit to appear for the PSTET exam?
A: No, there is no age limit to appear for the PS TET exam.

Q: Is there a negative marking in the PSTET exam?
A: No, there is no negative marking in PS TET for incorrect answers.

Q: What are the qualifying marks for PSTET?
A: General category candidates should score 60 per cent or above marks to qualify the PS TET exam and reserved category candidates need to score 55 per cent marks.

Q: How many attempts are there in the PSTET exam?
A: There is no limit in the number of attempts for the PS TET exam, candidates can appear as many times as they want.

Q: Will I get the job after clearing the PSTET exam?
A: Qualifying PS TET exam does not guarantee job to the candidates. The exam is merely an eligibility test.

Q: Can I appear for PS TET Paper 1 and Paper 2 both?

A: Yes, you can appear for the PSTET Paper 1 and 2 both, if you meet the eligibility criteria.

Q: What is the validity of PS TET certificate?

A: PS TET certificate is now valid for lifetime as the NCTE extended the validity of TET certificate.

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