Bihar STET 2024: Check Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

Pratyush Roy

Updated On: May 16, 2024 05:49 pm IST

The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has announced the exam dates for Bihar STET 2024. The Bihar STET online form 2024 was available from February 28 to March 1, 2024. Learn about the latest updates about the Bihar STET 2024 right here.

Bihar STET Examination

The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) released the Bihar STET 2024 admit card 2024 on May 11, 2024. The Bihar STET exam will be conducted from May 18 - May 29, 2024, for Paper 1 while Paper 2 will be conducted from June 11 to June 20, 2024. The Bihar STET 2024 application form was available from February 28 to March 1, 2024, at Previously, the Bihar STET application form 2024 was open from December 14, 2023, to January 10, 2024, on the same website. Additionally, the Bihar STET dummy admit card 2024 was accessible from January 12 to 24, 2024. Candidates were required to download their dummy admit cards and check for any errors, which could be corrected until January 24, 2024.  The Bihar STET notification 2024 was released by the BSEB on December 14, 2023, providing comprehensive details about the exam, including the application process, eligibility criteria, exam dates, syllabus, and pattern, among others.

The Bihar Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (STET), administered by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), assesses candidates' eligibility for teaching positions at the Secondary level (Class 9-10) and Higher Secondary level (Class 11-12). It consists of two papers: Paper 1 for Secondary and Paper 2 for Higher Secondary. Candidates must apply for Bihar STET 2024 Paper 1 to teach Classes 9 and 10, and Paper 2 for teaching Classes 11 and 12. For the latest updates on exam news, dates, application process, eligibility, pattern, and results, check the article below.

Bihar TET Exam Highlights 2024

The table below contains the exam highlights of the Bihar STET 2024.

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

Bihar Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (STET) now Replaced by CTET

Conducting Body

Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB)

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Twice a year as per CTET

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

  • Paper 1 - 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Paper 2 - 2 hours 30 minutes

No. of Paper & Total Marks

  • Paper 1: 150 marks
  • Paper 2: 150 marks

Total Questions

150 MCQs in each paper

Marking Scheme

  • +1 for each correct answer
  • No negative marking

Exam Purpose

To determine the eligibility of teachers for secondary and higher secondary level in the schools of Bihar

Exam Helpdesk No.

011 41733223 

Exam Website

Bihar STET 2024: Important Dates

Candidates can view the table to keep track of all the important Bihar STET dates in 2024 regarding the application process, exam, answer key, and result events.

Events Dates
Bihar STET 2024 NotificationDecember 14, 2023
Bihar STET 2024 Online Application StartsDecember 14, 2023
Last Date to Fill Bihar STET 2024 Application FormMarch 1, 2024
Pay Bihar STET Application Fee Last DateMarch 1, 2024
Bihar STET 2024 Exam Date (Phase 1)May 18 - May 29, 2024
Bihar STET 2024 Admit Card (Phase 1)May 11, 2024
Bihar STET 2024 Answer Key (Phase 1)TBA
Bihar STET 2024 Result (Phase 1)May, 2024
Bihar STET 2024 Phase 2 NotificationJuly 25, 2024
Bihar STET 2024 Phase 2 Exam DateSeptember 10, 2024 to September 30, 2024

How to Apply for Bihar TET Exam 2024 Online?

To start the career of the aspirants as govt. teacher, they need to go through the TET application online process to complete the registration process first. The Application formwill be available on the official website. Candidates must produce their Email address and must have a Personal Phone number, which will be required for registration and sending alert messages throughout the process.

The candidate must follow the steps given below, to fill up the application form:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the TET exam i.e.,
Step 2: Now start filling in the required details
Step 3: Upload the scanned Photographs and Signature
Step 4: Pay the registration fees

Also Read- CTET 2024: Application form, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern and Previous year question papers

Bihar TET Application Fee 2024

Though the official notification for Bihar TET 2024 has not been released yet, we have provided the application fee from the last year below. The Bihar TET application fee is based on the papers for which the candidate is applying. If the candidate is registering for Paper I or Paper II, the fee is expected to be Rs. 500 and if he/she wants to appear for both papers, the fee will be INR 800/-. Below we have provided the allowances for the reserved categories. The category-wise fee for TET 2024 different categories is given below:



General / Unreserved & OBC (Paper I and II Both)


SC/ST (Paper I and II Both)


General / Unreserved & OBC (Paper I or II or Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability Test)

. 500

SC/ST (Paper I or II or Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability Test)

. 300

Bihar TET Eligibility Criteria 2024

The Bihar School Education Board or BSEB has set different eligibility criteria for different subjects and posts.

Age Limit

The basic eligibility criteria are the age of the candidate and 50% marks in the graduation level with (whichever required). The candidate must be of a certain age before applying for the posts. The age criteria for TET 2024 is mentioned below:

  • For General or Unreserved Candidates: Between 22 to 37

  • For OBC & Female (General) Candidates: Between 22 to 40

  • For SC (Scheduled Caste) and ST (Scheduled Tribe) Candidates: Between 22 to 42


  • Candidates who are citizens of India and possess the domicile for Bihar State can only apply for the post.

The detailed eligibility criteria regarding educational qualification for different posts for Bihar STET are as follows:

Bihar TET 2024 Secondary (Paper-I) Eligibility Criteria

For the Secondary Teacher post, the TET 2024 aspirants are entitled to give the test in Paper I. The ‘eligibility criteria for Paper I, Secondary level teacher in TET 2024 are as follows,


Educational Qualification


BA in English with B.Ed


BA in Hindi with B.Ed


BA in Sanskrit with B.Ed


BA in Urdu with B.Ed

Social Studies

BA or B.Sc in History, Geography, Economics And Political Science with B.Ed


B.Sc in Maths, Physics & Chemistry subjects with B.Ed

Or B.Tech with Mathematics subject with B.Ed


B.Sc in Zoology, Botany & Chemistry subjects With B.Ed


B.Tech in Science subject with B.Ed

Also Read:Tamil Nadu Professor Recruitment Announced

CTET 2024 Higher Secondary (Paper-II) Eligibility Criteria

The aspirants who want to be a higher-secondary level teacher in Bihar government schools can apply for the Higher Secondary teacher post for which, they are entitled to sit for Paper-II of the BSTET 2024 examination. The eligibility criteria for Bihar STET 2024 Paper-II subjects are as follows:


Educational Qualification


MA in English With B.Ed


M.Sc in Maths With B.Ed


M.Sc in Physics WithB.Ed


M.Sc in Chemistry With B.Ed


M.Sc in Zoology With B.Ed


M.Sc in Botany With B.Ed

Computer Science

  • 'A' level grade acquired from DOEACC and PG Degree in any subject

  • Or, BE/B.Tech (Computer Science/IT)

  • Or, BE/B.Tech (Any Stream) and PG Diploma in Computers

  • Or, M.Sc. (Computer Science) / MCA or Equivalent

  • Or, B.Sc. (Computer Science) / BCA or Equivalent with PG Degree in any subject

  • Or, PG Diploma in Computer and Post Graduate Degree in any subject

  • Or, 'B' Level grade acquired from DOEACC and PG degree in any subject.

  • Or, 'C' Level grade acquired from 'DOEACC' of Ministry of Information and Communication Technology with Graduation.

  • Or, MCA 3 years course (6 semesters)

Bihar TET Exam Pattern 2024

  • The objective question paper will be included in the CTET.
  • Multiple-choice questions will be included in the question.
  • There will be a total of 150 questions in the exam.
  • To pass the exam, candidates must score at least a passing grade.
  • The exam will include questions from the following subjects:
  • The exam paper is worth 150 points and includes questions about:

1. Maths
2. Social studies
3. Language
4. Pedagogy
5. Environment studies
6. Teaching Ability
7. General Knowledge

Exam Pattern for TET Paper I

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Language 13030
Child development3030
Language II3030
Environmental Studies3030
In Total150150

Exam Pattern for TET 2024 Paper II

SubjectsNo.of QuestionsTotal Marks
Language I3030
Child development and pedagogy3030
Language II3030
Mathematics/Science/ SST6060
In Total150150

How to Check TET Result for Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability test 2024

The students who will appear for the TET for Physical Education & Health Instructor Ability test 2024 can follow the given below steps to check the result:

  1. Visit the official website or click on the direct link provided above.
  2. On the homepage of the official website, click on the link to display or print the Result of the Physical Education and Health Instructor ability test 2024.
  3. A new portal will open. Enter the roll number for Bihar TET and date of birth.
  4. Click on the search after entering all the details.
  5. The Result of Physical Education and Health Instructor ability test for the entered roll number will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Download the pdf or take out the print of the result for future references.

Bihar TET Admit Card 2024

The board will issue the Bihar TET admit card 2-3 weeks before the examination. The admit card for the Bihar STET exam 2024 will be made available soon. The candidates will not be allowed to sit for the exam without a valid Bihar STET admit card 2024. The Bihar TET admit card includes all the information about the candidate including- candidate's Name, Date of Birth, Exam Time, Roll Number, and Exam Centre.

Steps to Download Bihar STET Hall Ticket 2024

  • Visit the official website -
  • Click on “CTET Admit Card 2024”
  • Enter Roll Number & Date of Birth
  • Submit & Download the CTET hall ticket.
  • Take a print out for future reference.

Bihar TET Vacancy Details 2024

The official notification regarding Bihar TET 2024 vacancies has not been released yet. The decision to fill out the vacancy came after the state government announced filling a total of 1.40 lakh vacancies for teachers in Bihar by November. Following are the subject-wise vacancy details for Bihar STET 2024:

Paper-I: Secondary Teacher (For Class IX & X)









Social Science










Paper-II: Higher Secondary Teacher (For Class XI & XII)















Computer Science




Bihar TET Exam Schedule & Marks 2024

Bihar STET 2024 exam dates will be released on the official website of BSEB. The examination will be conducted in 2 halves of a single day. Paper-I will be conducted for aspirants looking for a Secondary Teachership and Paper-II will be conducted for the aspirants who are looking for Senior Secondary Level Teachership. Candidates who are applying for both the posts will have to appear for both the tests. Both of the papers will carry a total of 150 marks which are to be answered in 2:30 hours. The schedule of the Bihar STET 2024 examination is as follows:





Paper-I (Secondary Schools)

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

2:30 hours


Paper-II (Higher Secondary Schools)

2:00 PM to 04:30 PM

2:30 hours


The candidates who pass the Bihar STET 2024 examination will be shortlisted for the interview and document verification rounds. Those who pass the interview session can join Bihar Schools. The detailed selection process for joining Bihar Schools as a teacher will be updated later.

Also Read:West Bengal SET 2024 for Professorship Eligibility Announced

Bihar TET Answer Keys 2024

The Bihar board will publish the Bihar STET Answer key 2024 information on its official website. Aspirants who want to work as teachers in Bihar's numerous educational institutions take the Bihar Teachers Eligibility Test. This will assist candidates in calculating their scores prior to the announcement of the Bihar STET Result and filing objections to the results. If there are any difficulties with their Bihar STET results, candidates can compute their scores and file objections.

In a week or two, the Bihar Board will post the answer keys for Paper I Secondary (Class 9-10) and Paper II Senior Secondary (Class 11-12) on its website.

What is the procedure for downloading the Bihar TET Answer key 2024?

If there are any difficulties with their Bihar STET results, candidates can compute their scores and submit objections. The processes for downloading the Answer key are given below. To avoid any confusion regarding the download of the Bihar STET Answer key, follow these instructions.
Step 1: Go to the official website and scroll down to the section titled "Recent Updates."

Step 2: Download the Bihar STET answer key from the circulars and press releases.

Step 3: Select the desired paper and subject from the drop-down menu and click on the answer key.

Step 4: Each set's answer key will be displayed.

Step 5: Calculate your marks using the BSTET answer key as a PDF.

How to calculate marks using the TET Answer Key 2024?

Candidates can calculate their approximate marks when the BSTET Answer key is released. Candidates should check the Set number before checking their answers, as this could result in incorrect calculations.

Secondary School Paper I (Class 9-10)
There will be 150 questions on the paper-I for Secondary teachers (Class 9-10) post.
You will receive one mark for each right answer.
The Paper-I will take 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete.
The questions will be of the objective variety.
Candidates can calculate their marks by tallying how many questions they correctly answered. The marks earned will be determined by the number of right answers.

Paper II (Secondary School) (Class 11-12)
There will be 150 questions on Paper II for Senior Secondary teachers (Class 11-12).
You will receive one mark for each right answer.
The duration of Paper-II is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
The questions will all be of the objective type.
Candidates can calculate their marks by tallying how many questions they correctly answered. The marks earned will be determined by the number of right answers.

Bihar TET Selection Process 2024

Candidates will be qualified based on their performance in the written exam conducted by the BSEB. Those who will apply for the Teaching post for Class 9-10 have to appear in Paper-I whereas those who will opt to be a teacher for students studying in Class 11-12 have to appear for Paper-II.

Bihar TET Cutoff 2024 (Expected)

The candidates who will be able to secure marks greater than the decided cut-off marks will be considered as successful. The board will release the cut-off marks on the official website after the declaration of Bihar TET result. As of now, we can expect the cutoff based on the previous years’ cutoff. Candidates who will appear in the Bihar STET 2024 must have a look at the following cutoff marks in percentage:

CategoryBihar STET Expected Cutoff
Unreserved (UR)50%

Bihar TET Result 2024

After the final date of the answer key, the result for Bihar TET 2024 will be released. Till now, there is no confirmation on the date of Bihar TET 2024 results. However, students are advised to stay updated with this page as we will update the direct result link for Bihar TET 2024 as soon as notified officially.

Important Bihar TET Books 

Refer to the best books for the Bihar TET that will help you with the best preparation for the Bihar TET Exam 2024:

Book Name



Best 2000 Smart Question Bank for CTET and State TETsChild Development and PedagogyTestbook

Guide to Child Development & Pedagogy (paper 1 & 2)

Child Development & Pedagogy

R. Gupta

CTET: Paper I and II - Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development & Pedagogy

Sandeep Kumar

CTET/TET-Hindi Bhasha Aur Shikshan Shastra


Kamal Dev Varma

UPTET, UGC, UTET, CTET & B.Ed. Urdu Education Book


Sana Fatma Zuberi

MPPEB Prathmik Shikshak Patrata Pariksha Sanskrit Bhasha 2020


Arihant Experts

Success Master CTET Paper-I


Arihant Experts

Mathematics Exam Goalpost for CTET


DT Editorial Services

Environmental Studies & Pedagogy for CTETs & TETs

Environmental Studies

CTET Cracker

Bihar TET Salary and Job profile

The Government norms decide the salary of the Bihar TET teachers. The salary of Bihar TET is based on a few factors, like, the type of school the candidates are selected in, and the class they are going to teach. The general salary of teachers in Bihar in government and private schools are given below.

For the teachers of Secondary and Higher Secondary the basic pay band ranges between INR 5200 - 20200/-. The grade pay for the Secondary teachers (Class 9-10) is remains at INR 2400/-. For the higher secondary teachers (Class 11-12), the grade pay ia set at INR 2800/-. Apart from this, the candidates will also be provided with 

  • House Rent Allowances (HRA)- 8%
  • Dearness Allowance (DA)- 17%
  • Medical Allowance- 1000

The job profile of a Secondary (Class 9-10) or Senior Secondary teacher (Class 11-12) of Bihar Board will include:

  • Preparing and delivering lessons regularly.
  • Providing feedback and maintaining the records of their students’ development and progress.
  • Exploring new topic areas, having an up-to-date subject knowledge and devising new curriculum materials.
  • Preparing their students for other external examinations.

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