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WB TET 2019 – Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Dates, How to Prepare

WB TET, or the West Bengal Primary Teachers Eligibility Test, is a state-level examination conducted by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education under the guidelines of the Department of School Education, West Bengal. The test is designed for the recruitment of primary teachers for Class I – V and upper primary teachers for Class VI-VIII.

WB TET – Key Highlights

  • WB TET must be taken by all the candidates aspiring to become a primary teacher in any government-aided or non-aided schools in West Bengal.
  • The candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying for the examination.
  • The West Bengal Primary Teachers Eligibility Test is conducted in January/February every year.
  • The application submission and payment mode is online; exam mode is offline.
  • Exam duration is 3 hours.
  • The official website is http://www.wbbpe.org/

WB Primary TET – Important Dates  

  • Online Application Starting Date: 2nd week, October 2019
  • Last Date of Application Submission: 4th week, October 2019
  • Announcement of Admit Card: 10 – 15 days prior to the Exam Date
  • Exam Date: January or February 2020
  • Announcement of Results: March 2020
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Number of Vacancies for WB TET 2019

There are 1500+ job vacancies for candidates appearing for WB TET 2019.

Average Pay Scale

The candidates who qualify the West Bengal Teachers Eligibility Test 2019 will get the salary as per the official WBBPE TET Recruitment notification. The average pay scale is INR 2, 19, 651. Please check WB TET official website to know the pay scale in details.

Eligibility Criteria for West Bengal Primary TET 2019

  • The candidate must have qualified Higher Secondary Education (HSC) or equivalent with a minimum 50% marks & 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education program.
  • The candidate must have qualified HSC examination or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks & 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education program.
  • The candidate must have qualified HSC examination or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks and a Diploma in Education approved by RCI.
  • The candidate must be a graduate with 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education.

WB TET 2019 Application Form

  • Interested and eligible aspirants can apply for WB TET 2019 online at their official website.
  • WB TET online application form will be available from 2nd to 4th week of October 2019.
  • All information must be duly filled up and complete before you submit the application form.
  • It is advised to read the guidelines carefully before filling up the form.
  • All necessary documents need to be scanned and uploaded in the format mentioned.

WBTET 2019 Application Fee

  • For General/OBC – Rs. 100/-
  • SC/ST – Rs. 25/-

WB Primary TET 2019 application fee must be paid only through online mode and before the last date as mentioned in official WB TET 2019 notification.

TET  West Bengal 2019 Selection Procedure

  • The selection process will be conducted on the basis of scores gained in the entrance examination.
  • Shortlisted candidates have to appear for a final round of Personal Interview.

WB TET Exam Pattern 2019

Paper I (Class I – V)

  • Child Development & Pedagogy – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks
  • Language – I – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks
  • Language – II – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks
  • Mathematics – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks
  • Environmental Science – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks

Paper II (Class VI – VII)

  • Child Development & Pedagogy – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks
  • Language – I – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks
  • Language – II – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks
  • Mathematics – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks
  • Environmental Science – 30 MCQs – 30 Marks

WB Primary TET 2019 Syllabus

Paper-I

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-I (Bengali)
  • Language-II (English)
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Science

Paper-II

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-I (Bengali)
  • Language-II (English)
  • Mathematics
  • Social Science

TET West Bengal Exam Preparation Plan

  1. Gain in-depth knowledge of the subjects based on Madhyamik and HSC syllabus.
  2. Practice answering multiple-choice questions from any WB TET practice book or employment newspapers like Jibika Dishari, Karmasangasthan, Karmakhetra, etc.
  3. Follow NCERT’s syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy; solve questions from any NCERT Child Ability book
  4. Rigorously practice mathematical problems from Madhyamik Mathematics books
  5. Develop basic knowledge in English Literature; learn synonyms and antonyms, phrasal verbs, articles, and propositions, etc.
  6. Solve previous years’ TET question papers for comprehensive knowledge and time management
  7. Practice books are a must to ensure success in WB primary TET

Download WB TET Previous Year Question Papers

You can download West Bengal primary TET question paper in Bengali PDF from the official website of West Bengal Board of Primary Education. You can also download WB TET question bank online or buy from a reputable publisher. We are also providing the last year question papers along with answers.

Recommended Books to Prepare for West Bengal TET 2019

  • West Bengal Teachers’ Eligibility Test for Class I-V Primary Section by author Sumana Chakraborti; Diamond Power Learning Publisher.
  • West Bengal Teachers’ Eligibility Test for Class VI-VII (Science & Maths) by author Sumana Chakraborti; Diamond Power Learning Publisher.
  • WBTET Primary School Teacher Examination; Arihant Publisher.

In addition to these, you can also download WB TET suggestion books online in PDF Bengali language

WBTET 2019 Admit Card

  • WB TET 2019 admit card will be available 10-15 days prior to the competitive examination.
  • Candidates can download their admit cards from WBBPE’s official website. No admit card will be mailed physically to the applicants Check regularly for latest WBTET news.
  • Candidates have to provide their Date of Birth and the correct Registration ID to download the admit card.
  • It is compulsory to carry and produce the admit card at the exam centre

West Bengal TET 2019 Cut Off Marks

WBTET written examination is conducted for a total of 150 marks. The cut-off mark is determined by WBBPE based on different categories and is published on their official website in the recruitment circular for WB Primary TET. Candidates must score the minimum cut-off mark as specified to make it to the merit list. WB TET 2019 cut-off mark is based as per the guideline 9A of NCTE – 60% is the minimum score that candidates must secure. There is a relaxation of 5% for SC, ST, OBC, EC, PH, DH candidates and Ex-servicemen.

WB TET Answer Key

The WB Primary TET answer key is uploaded on WBBPE’s official website 6-7 days after the examination is conducted. The answer key is provided set-wise and gives an idea to the candidates regarding how much they can score in the test. It displays the correct answers for all the questions asked in the TET examination. Appearing candidates can estimate their score based on the answers they have given and the correct answers. The answer key is available online.

West Bengal TET Results

  • WB Primary TET exam result 2019 will be declared in March 2020 (tentative). Check the official website for the exact dates.
  • The result will be available online on WBTET’s official website.
  • Candidates can see their result on the official portal by providing their registration number/application ID and Date of Birth.

WB TET Merit List  @ WBBPE

The merit list of WBBPE is published after the result of WB primary TET is declared. Only the candidates who have secured high marks in the examination can make it to the EB TET 2019 merit list. For more details and WB TET latest news, we update our page on a continuous basis.

TET WB 2019 Certificate Validity

For all candidates who have successfully qualified the West Bengal Primary Teachers’ Eligibility Test, the certificate will be valid for 7 years from the date of announcing the result. The certificate validity period is the same for candidates belonging to both reserved and unreserved categories.

WB TET 2019 Contact Details

Candidates can get all information related to WB Primary TET 2019 at the official website of West Bengal Board of Primary Education.

  • Website: http://www.wbbpe.org
    Address: DK 7/1, Sector II, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091

N.B: All communications regarding WB TET will be available online.

WB TET 2019 Important FAQs

Q1. What is WB TET?

WB TET, or West Bengal Teachers’ Eligibility Test, is a state-level examination conducted for the recruitment of Primary (Class I-V) and Upper Primary (Class VI-VII) teachers in Government-aided and non-aided schools in West Bengal. The test is conducted by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education under the guidelines of the Department of Education, Government of West Bengal.

Q2. How to prepare for West Bengal TET exam?

  • Chalk out a learning strategy. That includes how much time should you give to prepare for each subject, time management, etc.
  • Gain knowledge in all the subjects covered under the exam syllabus (refer above). Most questions come from the syllabus of WB Madhyamik and Higher Secondary education level. Practice more from the books that cover the syllabus.
  • There are numerous TET practice books available nowadays. These are a good choice to prepare for the exam thoroughly.
  • Solve WB TET previous year question papers to have an idea of what type of questions may come in the exam. It is also a good way to manage your time while answering.

How to Crack WB TET 2019

  • Regularly read General Knowledge books and newspapers
  • Practice book and previous year question paper solving is a must
  • Start answering the easier questions first, i.e. in which you have a sure-shot answer
  • Read all the questions carefully and stay calm when answering
  • Since there is no negative marking in WB TET, make sure you attend all questions even if you have hesitations
  • Refer to WB TET suggestion books or take exam preparation classes where you can learn simple and quick tips to answer right and crack the exam

How to Check and Download WB TET 2019 Result

  • Visit WB TET official website at www.wbbpe.org
  • Find the link for WB TET 2019 result and click on it
  • You will need to provide details like Registration Number and Date of Birth
  • Click ‘Submit’ to view your hall ticket; the WB Primary TET result will appear on your computer screen
  • Click on the ‘Download’ option and save it for future reference

Conclusion

We hope the above details will help you with all aspects of West Bengal Teachers’ Eligibility Test 2019. For WB TET 2019 notification regarding application form, admit card, exam date and results, check out regularly as we continuously update our data to provide the latest WB TET news. We wish you luck and hope for success in the upcoming examination. For moore details you can also refer official website of West Bengal TET by click on the link we attached below.