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Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test

Introduction

Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education conducts Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (HP-TET) for recruitment of primary (class I-V) and upper primary (class VI-VIII) teachers within the state. Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test recruits different teachers under this exam. Different types of teacher’s posts are Trained Graduate Teachers, Language Teachers, Shastri, Junior Basic Training teachers. Other popular TET notifications are Arunachal Pradesh TETASSAM TET Secondary, Chattisgarh TETManipur TETWB Teachers RecruitmentTripura TET, etc.

Positions

S. No. Posts Qualification
1. Trained Graduate Teacher – Arts B.A or B.Com or Bachelor’s degree
2. Trained Graduate Teacher – Non-Medical B.Sc or B.Ed or Bachelor’s degree
3. Trained Graduate Teacher – Medical- B.Sc(medical) or B.Ed or Bachelor’s degree
4. Shastri Must clear Shastri
5. Language teacher B.A. in Hindi
6. Junior Basic Training Must pass class 12th or Diploma or Bachelor’s degree
7. Punjabi language teacher and Urdu language teacher B.A. in Punjabi or Urdu

Relaxations

There are not limitations on age for applying for Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test.

Notifications

Other important government job notifications released in this state are HP Administrative Combined Competitive ExaminationHP ForestHP Police, etc. All the aspirants are recommended to visit Drona for a constant update on notification related to Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (HP-TET). ‘www.hpbose.org’ is an official site of Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, which issues advertisement regarding the commencement of examinations.

  • Current Notifications         click here
  • Upcoming Notifications     click here
  • Previous Notifications       click here

Application Procedure

  • Log on to the official website www.hpbose.org
  • Click on HP-TET application form on the home page.
  • Click on New Registration if you have not registered before.
  • Register with a valid email id and give a valid password.
  • If you have registered earlier then click on ‘Sign up’.
  • Enter your academic and personal details.
  • Upload your scanned signature and photograph.
  • Take the printout of application form for future references.

Application fee –

  • For General Candidates – Rs. 800
  • For SC/ST/OBC/PH Candidates – Rs. 500

Selection Procedure

Online Test

The Online test is the first stage of Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test. It is different for different posts of teachers. The questions are of objective type and there is no negative marking.

Interview

The selected candidates will have to go through the last stage of selection process i.e. Interview.

Exam Pattern

Online Test

The Online test pattern is different for different posts of teachers. It is objective type paper of 150 questions with each question carrying 1 mark. The total time duration is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Based on the post the subjects are divided and marks weightage are divided accordingly.

Interview

Candidates selected in written test are then called for the final stage of selection process i.e Interview

Syllabus

Online Test

Syllabus for different posts is given as

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Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh Economics – Click Here

Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh English – Click Here

Syllabus for Himachal Environmental Science – Click Here

Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh General Teaching & Research Aptitude – Click Here

Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh Geography – Click Here

Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh Hindi – Click Here

Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh History – Click Here

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Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh Sanskrit – Click Here

Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh Sociology – Click Here

Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh Tourism Administration & Management – Click Here

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Syllabus for Himachal Pradesh Head Master Posts – Click Here

For Trained Graduate Teacher (Arts)

  • Child psychology and development, pedagogy teaching-learning processes (30 questions)
  • General awareness & Himachal Pradesh Current affairs & environmental studies (30 questions)
  • English literature & grammar (30 questions)
  • Social Studies (60 questions)

For Trained Graduate Teacher (Non-Medical)

  • Child psychology and development, pedagogy, teaching-learning processes (30 questions)
  • General awareness & Himachal Pradesh Current affairs & environmental studies (30 questions)
  • Mathematics (30 questions)
  • Physics and Chemistry (60 questions)

For Trained Graduate Teacher (Medical)

  • Child psychology and development, pedagogy, teaching-learning processes (30 questions)
  • General awareness & Himachal Pradesh Current affairs & environmental studies (30 questions)
  • Chemistry (30 questions)
  • Botany and Zoology (60 questions)

For Shastri

  • Shashtri degree course (120 questions)
  • General awareness & Himachal Pradesh, current affairs & environmental studies (30 questions)

For Language Teacher

  • Hindi Course of graduation (120 questions)
  • General awareness & Himachal Pradesh, current affairs & environmental studies (30 questions)

For Junior Basic Training

  • Child Development and Pedagogy, teaching-learning processes (30 questions)
  • English literature & grammar (30 questions)
  • Hindi literature & grammar (30 questions)
  • Mathematics (30 questions)
  • Social Sciences, Environmental Studies and General awareness & current affairs of Himachal Pradesh (30 questions)

For Punjabi Teacher

  • Punjabi course of Graduation (120 questions)
  • General awareness & Himachal Pradesh current affairs & Environmental studies (30 questions)

For Urdu Teacher

  • Urdu course of Graduation (120 questions)
  • General awareness & Himachal Pradesh current affairs & Environmental studies (30 questions)

Preparation/Strategy

A thorough subject knowledge is needed for all the subjects. This is the only way to crack this exam. A strict study discipline is needed with devoted time and attention to clear this exam.

Exam Resources

Previous Papers

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Solved Papers

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Reference Books

  • “What Did You Ask in School Today? A Handbook on Child Learning” by “Mukunda, K. V.”
  • “The Development of Children” by “Cole, M., Cole, S. R. and Lightfoot”
  • “Constructing indigenous childhoods” by  “Balagopalan, S.”
  • “Baal Shikshan aur Shikshak” by  “Badheka, G.”
  • “Education and the Significance of Life” by  “Krishnamurti, J.”
  • “My Pedagogic Creed” by “Dewey, J.”
  • “Pedagogical Principles Derived from Piaget’s theory” by “Kamii, C.”