WB TET 2023 Recruitment: Basic Details, Vacancies, Important Dates

West Bengal Board of Primary Education conducts the WB-TET means West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test. It is a state-level examination conducted by West Bengal State. The WB TET is the recruitment of teachers for both primary classes and the upper class. WB TET notification will be released shortly. The candidates have to fill out the eligibility criteria and can fill out the application form on the starting date of the application releasing date and should apply for the post before the last date. The test is conducted at variable centers all over the state of West Bengal. Before going to apply, candidates must know the instructions carefully by visiting the official website provided by the Government of West Bengal. Check here all the details regarding WB TET 2023 such as notification, application form, eligibility criteria, exam date, etc.

WB TET Basic Details

Name of the examWB TET 2023
Full FormWest Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducted byWest Bengal Board of Primary Education
Mode of Application Online
Type of QuestionsObjective type
Official websitehttps://www.wbbpe.org/

WB TET 2023 Recruitment: Important Updates

Starting Date of Application Form

2nd week of October

Deadline Date To The Submission Application Form

Last week of October 2023

Admit Card Release Date

15 days before exam 2023

WB TET Exam Date 2023

January 2024

Results Declaration Date

March 2024

WB TET Eligibility Criteria

For the West Bengal TET exam, you must:

  • Have completed a Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) from an institution accredited by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and affiliated with a board of education designated by the NCTE.
  • Have passed the Higher Secondary Exam/Senior Secondary Exam (or its equivalent 10+2) with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for Reserved Category Candidates) and 4yr Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.).
  • The candidates must successfully complete the Higher Secondary Exam/Senior Secondary Exam (or it’s equivalent 10+2) with at least 50% marks (45% for students from the Reserved Category), as well as a Rehabilitation Council of India-recognized Diploma in Education (Special Education) (RCI).
  • There is no mention of qualifying marks in the case of graduation applicants.
  • There is a 5% leniency if the candidate is in the reserved category, so earning 5% of the points is all that is required to meet the eligibility criteria.

For Primary Teacher

  • A candidate should have studied in Class XII with 50% marks and must have passed the TET exam.
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent exam scoring at least 45% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education, following the NCTE
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with not less than 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • A candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks in the Senior Secondary (10+2) examination with a minimum of two years experience as a teacher.(Special Education)
  • Graduation degree scoring minimum 50% marks and B.Ed degree

Paper 1

SubjectsNo. of questionsTotal Marks
Child development and pedagogy3030
Language 13030
Language 23030
Environmental Studies3030

Paper 2

SubjectsNo. of questionsTotal Marks
Child development and pedagogy3030
Language 13030
Language 23030
Mathematics and Science or Social Studies6060

For Primary Class Teacher 

  • Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education
  • Graduate with at least 50% grade and 1 year Bachelor of Education degree 
  • Graduate with at least 5% grade and 1 year Bachelor of Education degree per NCTE regulations 
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent exam scoring at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with 50% marks in minimum and 4-year B.A/ B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/ B.Sc.Ed

West Bengal TET Official Website


WB TET Application Form

The application form will be visible online at its official website in the month of October 2023. Candidates must complete an application form online. Enter all the correct details in the application form and upload the required scanned documents such as photos and signatures. Eligible candidates must apply online only and have no other application method. The application is done online after paying the fee and generating a reference ID. Once you have completed your online application, you will need to make a hard copy. Please pay the registration fee and click the submit button. Take a hard copy of your application form for future purposes.

WB TET Important Dates

  • Candidates have to download the admit card by online process from the official website sanctioned by the Government of West Bengal.
  • To download the registration card, enter the applicant’s registration number and date of birth which will be used as the login and password credentials of the candidate.
  •  Electronic Admission/Hall Tickets are available on the Web Portal
  • The examination authority will not send the Admit card by any means of transport.
  • The examination authority will not send the scorecard or the result individually.
  • Results display the Candidate’s Name, Grade/Result Number, Test Center, and other information about the candidate. Please check whether the details about the candidate are true or not.
  • By entering the hall ticket number on the official website, the candidate may get the result in a single step.
  • The candidate must take the print of the result for future reference which will be useful.

WB TET Application Fee

  • Applicators have to pay a fee of Rs.100/- for an application..
  • For Reserved Categories like SC/ST, the candidates need to pay a fee of Rs.25/- application fee.

WB TET Syllabus

  • Paper 1 contains the topics of child development, language I, language II, mathematics, and environmental science. 
  • Paper 2 introduces subjects such as Child Development and Education, Language I, Language II, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. 
  • All topics should be studied in detail.

WB TET Exam Pattern

  • Exam duration: 150 minutes
  • Number of questions: 150
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 150
  • Marking scheme: Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • Negative marking: Not applicable

WB TET Result

  • The results of the aptitude test will be announced online and can be confirmed on the official website. 
  • The candidates who are found eligible on the test receive certificates of eligibility. 
  • However, before the certificate is issued, the Executive Board checks the applicant’s documents and qualifications. 
  • Persons awarded the certificate are eligible to apply for positions as primary and secondary school teachers in West Bengal State Schools.

WB TET 2023 Recruitment- FAQs

Q1. Is BEd compulsory for WB TET?

Yes, it is compulsory to have a diploma in Education. The Candidate must have completed the B.Ed course with 50% marks in graduation.

Q2. Is Bengali compulsory for WB TET?

No. It is not mandatory to have knowledge of the Bengali language for the West Bengal TET application.

Q3. What is the salary of a WB primary teacher?

The annual WB primary teacher salary package on average is Rs.3.46 lakhs as per the official notification.

Q4. Does WB TET have a negative marking?

No, there is no provision for negative marking in the examination.

Q5. Is the WB TET exam tough?

Candidates can ace the exam with ease if they follow the right preparation strategy.

Q6. When will West Bengal conduct the TET exam?

As per the official notification, the exam will be on January 2024.

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