WB TET Eligibility Criteria 2022, Age Limit, Educational Qualification and other detailsther details

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Sun, 09 Oct 2022 10:27 PM IST


Check WB TET eligibility criteria. Know the age limit, required educational qualification and other details here.

WB TET Eligibility Criteria 2022: West Bengal Board of Primary Education has set WB TET eligibility criteria which must be fulfilled by all the candidates applying for WB TET Exam. It is important for all the candidates to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The eligibility criteria has been set under the parameters of WB TET age limit, educational qualification and others. Read this article to know complete WB TET eligibility criteria and other details. 

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Those who are looking to become teachers must also know about the CTET exam.

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WB TET Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for WB TET are set under the following parameters:
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

The details regarding each of these parameters are as given below.
Nationality and Domicile Indian and West Bengal
Age Limit 18 to 40 years
Educational Qualification
  • For Primary Teacher: The candidate should be a class 12th pass with a diploma in Elementary Education.
  • For Secondary Teacher: The candidate must have passed Graduation in any Honors subject from a recognized private or public board.

WB TET Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for WB TET Exam. Additionally, they should be residents of West Bengal to be eligible for this exam.

WB TET Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Candidates between 18 to 40 years of age are eligible to apply for WB TET Exam. Candidates who belong to reserved categories are given relaxation in age limit as per government rules.

Also read:
 WB TET Syllabus WB TET Cut Off

WB TET Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification

The requirements of educational qualifications for the post of primary and secondary teachers are different. They are as follows:
Primary Teacher (Class 1 to 5)
  • The candidate must have passed Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and a 2-year diploma in Elementary Education (D.Ei.Ed.)
  • The candidate should have cleared Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and 4 years of Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed.)
  • The aspirant must hold a Higher Secondary/ Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and have Diploma in Education (Special Education), recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)
  • Graduation and a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.Ei.Ed.) are also applicable for the candidates who are applying.
Secondary Teacher (Class 6 to 8)
  • The candidate must have cleared their B.Sc./ B.A.

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    or equivalent education from a recognized university or college.
  • The candidate should be having passed the B.Ed/ Secondary education exam with a minimum of 50% marks
  • The applicant must have qualified for the final four years of Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed)
  • The candidates who are appearing in the final two years B.Sc./ B.A./ Diploma in Education and clear the exam with at least 45% marks are also eligible to apply for the Paper-II of the WB TET examinations 2022.


What is the minimum age limit to apply for WB TET Exam?

The minimum age limit to apply for WB TET Exam is 18 years.

What is the maximum age limit to apply for WB TET Exam?

The maximum age limit to apply for WB TET Exam is 40 years.

How many attempts are allowed for WB TET Exam?

There is no restriction on the number of attempts for WB TET Exam.

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