WB TET 2022: Exam Date, Notification, Registration, Eligibility, & Latest News

West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 ( WB TET )

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Rupali Pruthi

Rupali PruthiAssistant Manager - Editorial

Updated on Mar 13, 2022 04:07 IST

WB TET 2022 notification will be released soon by the WBBPE. The WB TET exam process will begin with the release of an official notification containing important information such as the application process, eligibility criteria, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and other details. The WB TET application 2022 will begin along with the release of notification.

What is WBTET?

West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) conducts the WBTET in order to determine the eligibility of candidates to teach in schools of West Bengal. The West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET) is a state-level exam is conducted as per National Council for Teachers’ Education (NCTE) guidelines. WB TET exam is conducted in two sessions for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both papers comprise 150 multiple choice questions which candidates need to attempt in 2 hours 30 minutes duration. Paper 1 is to be given by candidates who want to teach Classes 1 to 5 and Paper 2 is for Upper Primary Teachers who want to teach Classes 6 to 8. Candidates who qualify the WB TET exam get selected to fill vacancies of teaching posts in West Bengal as per the below mentioned criteria:

WB TET Exam Highlights 2022

Have a look at the WB TET exam highlights below.

Exam Name

West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET)

Conducting Body

West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE)

Exam Level

State

Exam Mode

Offline only

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Mode of Exam

Offline

Exam Fees

  • INR 250 for General, OBC- A & OBC-B
  • INR 80 for SC/ST/PH-VH/PH-HI/PH-OH

Exam Duration

150 minutes

No. of Papers & Total Marks
  • Primary TET: 150 Marks
  • Upper-Primary TET: 150 Marks
 Total Questions 150 MCQs in each paper 
Marking Scheme
  • +1 for each correct answer
  • No negative marking for wrong answers
Language of Exam Bengali & English

Exam Purpose 

To determine the eligibility of candidates as teachers in the schools of West Bengal

Exam Helpdesk No.

91-33-2334-8983

Official Website

http://www.wbbpe.org

WB TET Exam Dates 2022

Check important WB TET exam dates below.

WBTET Exam Events WB TET Exam Dates Salient Features
Release of WB TET notification To be announced The WB TET notification 2022 will be released soon.
WB TET application process To be announced The WB TET registration and application is held online.
Admit card To be announced WB TET admit card releases on the official website. 
WB TET exam To be announced WB TET exam is conducted offline in the pen and paper mode
Provisional answer key To be announced The WB TET provisional answer key is released soon after the conduct of exam on the official website.
Final answer key To be announced The WB TET final answer key is released on the official website.
Result To be announced The WB TET result 2022 will be released based on the final answer key

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WB TET Eligibility 2022

The eligibility criteria for WB TET is as mentioned below:

WBTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria for Primary Teachers (Class I to V)

The applicants must fulfil the following minimum eligibility conditions as prescribed by NCTE from time to time to be eligible to appear for the WB TET exam:

  • Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) with at least 50% marks and 2-year diploma in Elementary Education (DEIEd)

Or

  • Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) with at least 50% marks and 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEIEd)

Or

  • Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) with at least 50% marks and having Diploma in Education (Special Education), recognised by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)

Or

  • Graduation and two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (DEIEd)

Note: 5% relaxation of marks in Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary or its equivalent examination 10+2 (ie 45%) will be allowed for the SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PH, Exempted Category, ex-serviceman and DH (Death-in-harness) category candidates. 

WBTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria for Upper Primary Teachers (Class VI to VIII)

Candidates are eligible to appear for WB TET exam if they have:

  • Cleared their BSc/BA or equivalent education
  • Cleared their BEd/Secondary education exam with minimum 50% marks
  • Qualified the final four years Bachelor in Elementary Education (BEIEd)
  • Appearing in final two years BSc/ BA/ Diploma in Education and clear the exam with atleast 45% marks

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WB TET Selection Process 2022

Step 1: Fill WB TET Application Form

Candidates need to fill WB TET application form on the official website of the teacher eligibility test. After duly filling the application form WB TET exam, aspirants need to save the confirmation page.

Step 2: Download WBTET Admit Card

Candidates need to download their WB TET admit card from the official website of WBBPE. WB TET admit card contains the aspirant’s name, photograph, signature, roll number and test centre details. Candidates need to take a printout of the admit card and carry it to the exam centre on the day of examination. 

Step 3: Appear for WB TET Exam

On the exam day aspirants need to reach their test centre well in advance. WB TET exam comprises 150 multiple choice objective type questions which aspirants need to attempt in the allotted time duration of 2 hours 30 minutes.

Step 4: WB TET Result

Candidates can view their results for WB TET exam on the official website of the test. To check their WBTET result aspirants need to fill their roll number and date of the birth on the exam’s official website.

WB TET Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates should keep in mind the below-mentioned points on the day of the exam.

  • Candidates should not forget to carry their admit card to the exam centre along with a photo ID proof
  • Candidates should reach the allotted exam centre as per the reporting time mentioned on the admit card
  • Since WB TET is a pen-and-paper-based test, aspirants should carry a minimum of two ballpoint pens of black and blue colour to the test centre
  • Candidates should not carry any textual material or paper to the exam centre
  • Electronic devices such as mobile phones, watches and calculators are banned inside the examination centre

WB TET Answer Key 2022

The WB TET answer key 2022 is released by the WBBPE as a PDF file. Candidates can download the answer key by following the steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the official website- wbbpe.org
  • Click the ‘Notification of Publication of TET Answer Key...’ link
  • Scroll below to get the WB TET answer key
  • Download the answer key PDF

WB TET Result 2022

The WB TET result 2022 will be declared by the WBBPE based on the final answer key. Candidates can check the WB TET result by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website - http://www.wbbpe.org or https://wbbprimaryeducation.org
  • Click on the result link
  • Enter the date of birth and roll number
  • Check the result status
  • Download the scorecard for future reference

WB TET Qualifying Marks 2022

Candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks are declared pass in the WB TET exam. Such candidates too get selected to fill vacancies of teaching posts in West Bengal as per the below-mentioned criteria.

Criteria

Marks Allotted

40% marks obtained from WB TET out of a total of 150 marks

60 marks

Academic qualification including professional qualification as on the last date of Application

30 marks

Teaching experience

5 marks

Personality test

5 marks

WB TET Exam FAQs 2022

Q.What is WB TET?

A. The WB TET stands for West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET). It is an exam conducted to enable candidates to gain eligibility for teaching in state schools.

Q. Who conducts the WB TET exam?

A. The WB TET exam is conducted by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE).

Q. Is the WB TET 2022 notification out?

A. No, the WB TET 2022 notification has not been released yet.

Q. When will WB TET application form 2022 release?

A. The WB TET 2022 application form is released following the release of notification. Candidates need to fill the form by visiting the official website.

Q. Can the WB TET application form be filled offline?

A. No, candidates need to fill the WB TET application form online itself as there is no facility for offline submission of the form. 

Q. When will the WB TET 2022 exam be held?

A. The WB TET 2022 exam date has not been announced yet.

Q. Is WB TET exam held every year?

A. Yes, the WB TET exam is generally conducted every year. However, the frequency of the exam is decided by the WBBPE.

Q. What is the WB TET syllabus 2022?

A. The WB TET syllabus 2022 includes topics from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Science, and Social Studies/Social Sciences subjects.

Q: In which mode is the WB TET conducted?

A: The WB TET exam is conducted in the offline mode as a pen-and-paper test.

Q. Who is declared as pass in the WB TET exam?

A. Candidates who are able to obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the WB TET exam are declared pass in the exam.

Q. What is the validity period of the WB TET certificate?

A. WB TET certificate is now valid for life following the TET certificate validity extension by the NCTE to lifetime.

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