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HPTET 2022 Recruitment Exam: Notification, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is a State-Level exam and is popularly known as HPTET. Every year, this exam is organized by the Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (HPBSE). The purpose of this exam is to check the eligibility of applicants for recruitment as TGTs i.e. Trained Graduate Teachers in Arts/ Non-Medical/Shastri/ L.T/Medical/ Punjabi/ Urdu/JBT/ Subjects.

Candidates who want to become a Primary Teacher (for Class I-V) or Upper Primary Teacher (for Class VI-VIII) then they must have to apply for HPTET. It is a mandatory exam for all those students who have completed B.Ed. and want to become a teacher either in a Private school and Government school in the Himachal Pradesh State.

HPTET is conducted twice in a year, once in the month of July and secondly in the month of November. The application form for HPTET is filled in online mode while the examination will be held in offline mode. Very soon, the official notification of HPTET will be released on the official website of HPBSE. i.e. www.hpbose.org.

In this article, we have discussed for Application Form of HPTET, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, etc. of HPTET. So in order to gather the information about HPTET, candidates are instructed to read this article carefully, till the end.


HPTET 2022 Overview

Name of ExaminationHimachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
Popularly Known AsHPTET
Conducting AuthorityH. P. Board of Secondary Education (HPBSE)
Exam LevelState-level exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationOffline i.e. Pen-Paper Based
Medium of ExamEnglish/ Hindi
Passing Percentage60 % for General Candidates
The validity of HPTET CertificateLife-Long
Official Websitehpbose.org

HPTET 2022 Important Dates

EventsDates (July Session)
 Online Application of HPTET starts fromJune 2022
Last day to submit the application formJuly 2022
Issue date of Admit CardAugust 2022
HPTET Exam DatesAugust  2022
Releasing date of HPTET Answer KeysSeptember 2022
Declaration of HPTET ResultsSeptember 2022

Note- All the dates mentioned above are tentative and may be rescheduled further. Here we will update the dates column just after the commencement of the official date. You can also visit the official website for regular updates.


HPTET 2022 Application Form

The application form of HPTET 2022 will be filled in online mode. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for HPTET by visiting the official website of HPTET after the activation of the application form.

Steps to fill the Application Form

Step 1: First of all, go to the official website and then click on the ‘New Candidate Register’ Tab.

Step 2: Here, you have enter some details such as Name, DOB, Category, Nationality, Sex, Mobile Number and Email ID, complete Address details, Exam Center preference, etc. as specified in the given area.

Step 3: After entering the details, upload scanned images in the prescribed format of the following:

Documents Dimension File Type Size
Photograph 4.5 cm X 3.5 cm .jpg upto 20 KB
Signature 3.5 cm X 1.5 cm .jpg up to 15 KB

Step 4: Now to complete the application form, candidates have to pay the application fee.

Step 5: In the last, finally accept the declaration and click on the final submit button. After the complete submission, take a print out of the confirmation page and fee receipt for future use.

HPTET 202 Application Fee

The application fee can be paid in online mode through various options such as Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking.
Category Application Fee
General/ EWS INR 800
OBC/ PHH/ ST/ SC INR 500
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HPTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit Criteria

  • There is no upper or maximum age limit required for HP TET. Candidates from any age group can apply for this exam.
  • The age limit criteria will be decided by the conducting authority during the time of appointment (as per Recruitment and Promotion Rules).
  • There will be given relaxation in age up to 5% for SC/ST/OBC/PHH categories.

Educational Qualification

Exam Eligibility
TGT (Arts)
  • Candidates must have completed graduation in B.A./B.Com. with a minimum of 50% marks along with and 1-year B. Ed. or B. Ed. (Special Education).

OR

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks along with 4-years B. El. Ed. (Bachelor in Elementary Education).
TGT (Medical)
  • Candidates must have completed their B.Sc.(Medical) with a minimum of 50% marks and 1-year B. Ed or B. Ed. (Special Education),

OR

  • Candidates must have completed their Class XII or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks and 4-years B. El. Ed. (Bachelor in Elementary Education) or B. Sc. (Medical Ed.).
TGT (Non-Medical)
  • Candidates must have completed their B.Sc.(NM) with a minimum of 50% marks and 1-year B. Ed or B. Ed. (Special Education),

OR

  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum score of 50% and 4-years B. El. Ed. (Bachelor in Elementary Education) or B.Sc. (NM Ed.)
Shastri
  • Candidates must have completed Shastri with a minimum of 50% score from an awarding body that is duly recognized by the Himachal Pradesh Government.
Junior Basic Training
  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks, and a 2-years JBT certificate from a duly recognized Awarding Body of Himachal Pradesh Government.

OR

  • Candidates having a 1-year Diploma in Elementary Education/ 2-years Diploma in Elementary Education (Special Education).
Language Teacher (Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi)
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation in B. A. with Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi as an elective subject and 1-year B. Ed. or B. Ed. (Special Education)/ 2-years Diploma in Elementary Education.

OR

  • Candidates who have completed their post-graduation in M.A. (Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi) with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized University and 1-year B.Ed.

Notes:

  • Candidates belonging from reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC/PHH will get a relaxation in a minimum score of qualifying examination and in the HP TET qualifying score up to 5%.
  • Candidates who are pursuing in the final year of any of the required teacher training programs (recognized by NCTE/RCI) are also eligible to apply for HP TET.

HPTET 2022 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Highlights:

Mode of Examination Offline (Pen and Paper-based test)
Questions Type Objective Type Questions (MCQ)
Duration of Exam 150 Minutes
Maximum Marks 150
Number of Questions 150
Marking Scheme
  • +1 will be rewarded for every correct answer.
  • No negative marking will be there for an incorrect answer.
Minimum Qualifying Score 60%, i.e. 90 for the General category candidates.

The exam pattern is different for different teaching posts as mentioned below-

For TGT (Arts/Medical/Non-Medical/JBT)

Subjects No. Of questions Marks
Social Studies 60 150
Child Psychology and Development, Pedagogy, Teaching-Learning processes 30
English Literature & Grammar 30
General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environment Studies 30
Total 150 150

For Shastri Teacher

Subjects No. Of questions Marks
General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environment Studies 30 150
Shastri Degree Course 120
Total 150 150

For Language Teacher

Subjects No. Of questions Marks
General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environment Studies 30 150
Hindi Course of Graduation Level 120
Total 150 150

For the Punjabi Language

Subjects No. Of questions Marks
General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environment Studies 30 150
Punjabi Course of Graduation Level 120
Total 150 150

For Urdu Language

Subjects No. Of questions Marks
General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environment Studies 30 150
Urdu Course of Graduation Level 120
Total 150 150

Note: The question paper of HP TET will be available in both the languages Hindi and English, however, for Shastri, it will be partly in Sanskrit and partly in Hindi. Also, the Punjabi/Urdu language teacher exam will be conducted in Punjabi/Urdu/English only.


HPTET 2022 Syllabus

Subject CategoryStructureLevel of Difficulty
TGT Arts

Section I: Child psychology and development, pedagogy, teaching-learning processes.

Section-II: General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environmental Studies.

Section III: English Literature and Grammar

Section IV: Social Studies

For TGT in Arts/ Medical/ Non- Medical the questions could be up to the Class XII standard of HPBSE (H.P. Board of School Education).
TGT Medical

Sections I & II: Similar to TGT Arts Section I & II

Section III: Botany and Zoology

Section IV: Chemistry

TGT Non-Medical

Sections I & II: Similar to TGT Arts Section I & II

Section III: Mathematics

Section IV: Physics & Chemistry

TGT JBT

Section-I: Child Development and Pedagogy, Teaching-learning processes.

Section-II: English Literature & Grammar

Section-III: Hindi Literature & Grammar

Section-IV: Mathematics

Section-V: Social Sciences, General Awareness including HP Current Affairs & EVS.

For TGT JBT posts questions will be asked up to the Class XII standard of HPBSE (H.P. Board of School Education).
TGT Shastri

Section I: Subject-Oriented Questions

Section II: General Awareness including HP Current Affairs & EVS

For TGT in Shastri and L.T., the questions will be asked up to that of Bachelor’s Degree Standard.
TGT L. T (Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi)

HPTET 2022 Admit Card

The Admit Card of HPTET will be released approximately two-three weeks before the exam date. The admit card will be released on the official website and candidates can download from there. Admit card is a very important document and without carrying it, noone can enter the examination hall. Here we have provided below the steps to download the admit card.

How to Download?

  • First of all, go to the official website.
  • Select the link of ‘Admit Card’.
  • Now candidates have to enter their Registration number, Date of Birth/Password, and captcha code for security reasons and then click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • After submitting the details, the admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Now candidates have to download the admit card and take a printout of it for future use.

Note- If the admit card is not accessible on the official website, then the candidates are advised to visit the Board’s Office with a copy of the confirmation page.


HPTET 2022 Exam Center

Centre CodeCityCentre CodeCity
1Bilaspur37Mandi
2Ghumarwin38Padhar
3Bharmour39Sarkaghat
4Chamba40Sunder Nagar
5Chowari41Chopal
6Dalhousie42Dodra-Kewar
7Killar(Pangi)43Rampur Bushehar
8Tissa44Rohru
9Salooni45Shimla (Rural)
10Barsar46Shimla (Urban)
11Bhoranj47Theog
12Hamirpur48Nahan
13Nadaun49Paonta Sahib
14Sujanpur50Rajgarh
15Baijnath51Sangrah
16Dehra52Shillai
17Dharamshala53Arki
18Jaisinghpur54Kandaghat
19Jwalamukhi55Nalagarh
20Jawali56Solan
21Kangra57Amb
22Nurpur58Bangana
23Palampur59Haroli
24Kalpa at Reckong Peo60Una
25Nichar at Bhawanagar61Dharampur
26Pooh (ADM)62Fathepur
27Anni63Shahpur
28Banjar64Indora
29Kullu65Kumarsain
30Manali66Jhandutta
31Kaza67Swarghat
32Keylong68Balh
33Udaipur69Janjheli
34Gohar70Nagrota Bagwan
35Joginder Nagar71Dheera
36Karsaog

HPTET 2022 Result

The result of HPTET will be declared on the official website. After a few days of examination, candidates can download their results or scorecard from the official website after the commencement of the result officially. Candidates can download their results by proceeding with the steps given below.

How to Download the HPTET result?

  • First of all, go to the official website.
  • After visiting the official website, find and click the ‘HPTET Result’ link.
  • After that, candidates have to enter their Roll Number/Application no., DOB/ password to view their result.
  • The scorecard/ result will appear on the monitor screen.
  • Now download the result and take a printout of it for future use.

HPTET 2022 Cut off

The board has set up a minimum score/ passing percentage to crack the HPTET exam. Candidates have to qualify for the test by obtaining the minimum score set up by the authority. The minimum cut off marks for different category candidates are different as given below in the table.

Category Name Cut off Mark
Unreserved 60%
OBC/SC/ST/PwD 50%

HPTET 2022 FAQs

Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (HPBSE) conducts the HP Teacher Eligibility Test.

The official website of HPBSE is hpbose.org

To qualify HP TET 2022 exam, The minimum qualifying marks that candidate have to score in the written exam is as follows-

Category NameCut off Mark
Unreserved60%
OBC/SC/ST/PwD50%

The exam of HPTET conducted twice a year, once in the month of July and secondly in the month of November- December.

The validity of the HPTET certificate was Seven years but now according to the latest announcement, the validity becomes Life-Long.