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WB TET 2018: Official notification Declared at wbbpe.org

Candidates need to keep in mind that in order to appear for WB TET 2018, they must complete a two-year teacher training programme or secure at least 50 per cent in their Higher Secondary Examinations

Sagar Mavani 

The Test (WB TET) official notification has been announced at org. Official sources mention that the exam will be organized by the to fill thirty thousand posts in the state. Candidates need to keep in mind that in order to appear for 2018, they must complete a two-year teacher training programme or secure at least 50 per cent in their Higher Secondary Examinations. Minister of Kolkata Partha Chatterjee underlined the changes in the criteria for 2018, adding that candidates who have met the criteria can apply for the exam online. He urged the Primary Board to issue a notification after the Board office opens on October 9 stipulating the two conditions as per the guidelines mentioned by the Department of School Education, Government of West Bengal. The WB government in April had issued a notification stating that the Teachers Test (TET) for primary school teachers will be organized in line with the National Council for Teachers' guidelines.

Parameters:

The candidate applying for the exam must have: Higher secondary/Senior secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) with at least 50% marks and 2 year Diploma in Elementary (D.EI.Ed) OR Higher secondary/Senior secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) with at least 50% marks and 4year Diploma in Elementary (D.EI.Ed) OR Higher secondary/Senior secondary (or its equivalent 10+2) with at least 50% marks and having Diploma in Special recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) OR Graduation and Two Year Diploma in Elementary (D.EI.Ed)

How to Apply:

  • Visit the official site www.wbbpe.org or www.wbsed.gov.in
  • Click on ‘Online Application For Test (TET) 2017 (Primary) For Classes I-V’
  • Provide your details to generate Login ID and Password and use them as directed on the link.
  • Fill in the details as they appear on the screen with the documents Photograph, Signature, ID-Card, Caste Certificate issued by the Govt. of West Bengal etc.
  • Print out the application before final submission
  • Pay the fees as directed in the required mode (Rs 100 For General Candidates and Rs 25 for SC, ST and PH)
  • Download the Application form with e-paid stamp
There were only 15 government teachers' training college across West Bengal state prior to 2011 but now there are as many as 631 such institutes. There are legal hurdles in the path of examinations in the past. The (WBBPE) president Manik Bhattacharya said that the will be organized in strict compliance with guidelines. The state government has issued a notification in this regard. Those who have completed D.El.Ed (Diploma in Elementary Education) courses, and those who have appeared in the final year examination and awaiting their results, can appear for 2017


First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 12:00 IST