Bihar TET 2022: Latest Updates, Exam Dates, Syllabus

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Bihar TET, also known as Bihar Teachers Eligibility Test, is a state-level recruitment exam held annually by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB). Candidates who wish to pursue careers in the academic field, particularly teaching (grades 9-12) in the state of Bihar, must clear this exam. The mentioned exam is primarily segregated into two papers- Paper I and paper II. 

Candidates desiring to work as secondary-level teachers need to appear for Paper I, while those who want to pursue their careers as higher secondary teachers, will be required to qualify the paper II. Candidates must pass this exam to be deemed eligible for the teacher position in Bihar.

Name of the Exam Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test (Bihar TET)
Exam Conducting Body Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB)
Level of Exam State Level (Bihar)
Category Govt. Job
Registration Dates To be announced
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Offline (Pen & Paper Mode)
Official Website

Bihar TET Notification 2022

As of 2022, the BSEB hasn’t released any notification regarding the Bihar TET 2022 examination yet. Candidates are requested to keep an eye on the official website of BSEB to get notified about the mentioned exam. Just like the previous years, the notification for the Bihar TET recruitment exam (2022) will include crucial details regarding the important dates, application guidelines, exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, application fees, age limit, exam schedule, and so on. 

Bihar TET Exam 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The Bihar TET, like other state and national-level examinations, has a set of eligibility criteria that must be met by the applicants. The data given below will help you go through the eligibility details. 

Bihar TET Educational Qualification 2022

It is imperative for candidates applying for the ‘Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (STET)’ to hold a Graduation degree. Even if the applicant has studied the relevant subject throughout all years of graduation and holds a B.Ed degree, he or she will be considered eligible.  If an applicant prospects to work as a Physical Education & Health instructor in Bihar, then he/she must be holding a ‘Post Graduation Degree’. If not, then the candidate at least should have studied the relevant subject during all years of post-graduation. The applicant must hold a B.Ed. degree.

Examine the following data to get a good idea of the subject-specific education qualifications required.

Educational Qualification criteria for Paper 1

Bihar STET Paper 1 Subjects Educational Qualification Criteria
Sanskrit Bachelor’s degree in Sanskrit and B.Ed
English Bachelor’s degree in English and B.Ed
Mathematics Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, physics, or chemistry and B.Ed. 
Science Bachelor’s degree in botany, zoology or chemistry and B.Ed, BTech. with Science and B.Ed are eligible. 
Social Science Must be a graduate in  History/ Geography/Economics or Political Science, B.Ed
Hindi Bachelor’s degree in Hindi and B.Ed
Urdu Bachelor’s degree in Urdu and B.Ed

Educational Qualification criteria for Paper 2

Bihar STET Paper 2 Subjects Educational Qualification Criteria
Chemistry Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and B.Ed
Zoology Bachelor’s degree in Zoology and B.Ed
Botany Bachelor’s degree in Botany and B.Ed
English Bachelor’s degree in English and B.Ed
Mathematics Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and B.Ed
Physics Bachelor’s degree in Physics and B.Ed
Computer Science A’ level from DOEACC and Post Graduate Degree in a relevant subject.BE /B. Tech (Computer Science/IT) BE / B. Tech (Any Stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computers from a revered institution ( University). B.Sc. (Computer Science) / BCA + Post Graduate Degree in any subject from a recognized University. Post Graduate Diploma (Computers) + Post Graduate Degree in any subject from a recognized University. M.Sc. (Computer Science) / MCA B’ Level from DOEACC + Post Graduation in any subject. ‘C’ Level from ‘DOEACC’ Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Graduation. MCA three years course (6 semesters)

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Bihar TET Age Limit 2022

Applicants must fall under the following age limits to be deemed eligible to apply for the mentioned exam. Look at the table below to get an idea of the age limits for different demographic groups.

Category Age limit
OBC (Male/Female)  42 year
SC/ST (male/female)  40 year
General (male)  37 year
General (female)  40 year

Bihar TET 2022 Online Form

Once the notification for the Bihar TET 2022 is released, the online application process will commence. Applicants must access the application forms virtually, fill them out, and then submit them online. 

Bihar TET 2022 Application Fees 

Although the online application fee for Bihar TET 2022 has not yet been released, those planning to apply for Paper I or Paper II must pay Rs. 500. Candidates preparing for both papers will need to pay Rs. 800.

Category Paper I or II Both Paper I and II Physical education and health instructor 
Reserved Category Rs. 300 Rs. 500 Rs.300
General/OBC Rs. 500 Rs. 800 Rs. 500

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How to Fill Bihar TET 2022 Exam Application Form?

Refer to the steps below to help you fill out your Bihar TET 2022 application forms.

  1. First, go to the official website of BSEB. 
  2. Then, click on the option of ‘New Registration’. 
  3. Doing so will redirect you to a new page. On the new page, you will see the ‘Bihar TET Online Application’. 
  4. Fill in the requisite credentials. 
  5. Once done with that, simply upload the scanned passport-size photographs and signatures.
  6. After that, start uploading the necessary documents in the application form.
  7. Pay the application fees. 
  8. Once you’ve evaluated your form, simply press the ‘submit’ button. 

Bihar TET 2022 Exam Pattern

It is imperative for applicants aspiring to work as teachers in Bihar to qualify for the Bihar TET exams. A great way for candidates to streamline and strategize their preparation is by going through the set exam pattern. Not only that, knowing the ins and outs of an exam pattern can help candidates save a lot of their crucial time and energy. Things to keep in mind: 

  1. Candidates will not be marked negatively for each incorrect answer. 
  2. The Bihar TET exam will be held in offline mode.

Have a look at the following table to get an idea about the Bihar TET 2022 exam pattern: 

Subjects No. of questions Marks
General Knowledge/ teaching eligibility
/other eligibility for computer science
50 50
Specified subject 100 100
Total  150 150

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Bihar TET Syllabus 2022

To ace any examination, one needs to be acquainted with the set syllabus. Familiarity with the syllabus is imperative to streamline and strategize the study preparation.   Candidates preparing for the Bihar TET 2022 exam can visit the official website of BSEB to have a look at the syllabus. The exam will be fractionated into two major papers- Paper I ( class 9th & 10th) and Paper II ( class 11th to 12th). 

Bihar TET Syllabus 2022 for Paper 1

Subject  Topics
Child Development
and Pedagogy
Concept of child-centred teaching and competency-based teaching, Evaluation, Individual differences, Personality
Urdu Basic language (Reading, Writing and Verbal Ability), Grammatical skills
Sanskrit Basic language (Reading, Writing and Verbal Ability), Grammatical skills
English ConjunctionsTensesPhrasal VerbsIdioms and phrases
Hindi कहावतें व लोकोक्तियां, लिंग, वचन ,मुहावरा
Mathematics Average, Frequency, Polygon, Histogram, Fractions
Science Physics, Anthropology, Chemistry, Biology
Social Science Economics, Civics, Geography, History
Environmental Studies Care and protection of the environment, Pedagogy, Integration of ICT in teaching, environmental science, Children’s environment

Bihar TET Syllabus 2022 for Paper 2

Subject Topics
Computers and information technology Input and Output Devices, Components of Computer, Computer Storage Devices, Internet, OSI Model
General Knowledge Solar System, Indian states and capitals, Countries and Currencies.Sports Terminology

Bihar TET 2022 Preparation Tips

  • Being acquainted with the exam pattern and syllabus can be beneficial for applicants to streamline and strategize their examination preparation. Keeping abreast of the prescribed pattern can help candidates create a feasible blueprint to adhere to and prepare themselves for their exams. 
  • Partaking in mock exams can give the candidates an idea about the exam pattern and syllabus structure of the said exam. Doing so will help applicants be better prepared for the examination. 
  • Going through the relevant books can be beneficial for candidates to prepare themselves for the exams. 
  • Creating notes can be a great way to retain relevant and important information. 
  • Candidates must ensure that they revise their topics frequently. With enough practice and revision, one can ace their speed and accuracy as well. 
Is there any negative marking in the Bihar TET exam?

No, candidates taking the exam can rest assured that there will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.

What is the difference between BTET and Bihar STET?

 Although both terms appear to be synonymous, they are fundamentally distinct. The BSTET exam is held every year to recruit applicants who want to work as secondary and higher secondary teachers, whereas the BTET exam is primarily used to recruit primary/upper primary level teachers.

What stages does the BTET recruitment exam (2022)  encapsulate?

Candidates preparing for the BTET exam will be selected on the basis of their performance in the BTET exam. After the exam is conducted,  applicants will be required to go through interview rounds conducted by school officials to complete the selection process.

The Bihar TET recruitment exam can be a great learning curve for those who want to gauge their skills/knowledge and prove their mettle as primary and higher secondary teachers across the state of Bihar. For more such updates keep an eye on upcoming Indian Exams at Leverage Edu.

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