Punjab TET 2019: PSTET Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

Published: | June 19, 2019
Punjab TET 2019: PSTET Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

Punjab TET 2019 is an exam that determines whether a candidate is qualified to be a teacher in any school of Punjab or not. The important information regarding Punjab TET 2019 is given in detail here.

The Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test, which is commonly known as Punjab TET or PSTET, is a state-level test that is conducted for those candidates who want to become a teacher in the schools of the state of Punjab. Punjab TET is carried out under the supervision of the State Council of Educational Research and Training, Punjab (SCERT). Aspirants can pursue their dream of becoming a teacher after qualifying the Punjab TET 2019 exam.

Like the other Teacher Eligibility Tests that are conducted in other states, Punjab TET also comprises two exams, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates will be recruited as teachers only if they clear the Punjab TET 2019. However, qualifying the examination does not ascertain the recruitment of the individual as several other factors are also considered. Those individuals who wish to start their career as a teacher in the schools of Punjab can find the eligibility criteria, examination pattern, important dates, and application process of Punjab TET 2019 in this article.

Punjab TET 2019 Important Dates

The State Council of Educational Research and Training of Punjab is yet to announce the details and dates of Punjab TET 2019 officially. The tentative important dates of Punjab TET 2019 are given below. Looking at the pattern of every year's exam, a fair idea can be deduced for Punjab TET 2019 as well. The aspirants who are looking forward to applying for the position of a teacher in the schools of Punjab must always keep a track of all important dates of Punjab TET 2019. This will help the candidates to stay updated with all the relevant information so that they don't miss out on the deadlines. The important dates of Punjab TET 2019 are given here:

Events

Dates

Beginning of the application process of Punjab TET 2019

The first week of July 2019

Last day for submitting the application forms of Punjab TET 2019

The last week of July 2019

Release of admit card for Punjab TET 2019

A few days before the Punjab TET 2019 exam

Punjab TET 2019 Exam

To Be Announced

Release of Answer Key

A week after the Punjab TET 2019

Announcement of Punjab TET 2019 Results

To Be Announced

Also Read: UTET 2019 and All Its Details

Punjab TET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The State Council of Educational Research and Training, (SCERT) Punjab decides upon a specific set of eligibility criteria for Punjab TET 2019. The candidates who apply for Punjab TET 2019 have to qualify the eligibility criteria to be considered proficient enough for giving the exam. The eligibility conditions for Punjab TET 2019 are quite similar to those of the Teachers Eligibility Tests of the other states. Candidates who are unable to clear the Punjab TET 2019 eligibility criteria will not be permitted to sit for the exam even if they have completed the application process and paid the application fee. The forms of those candidates will be considered cancelled and they will not be allowed to go forth with the exam or the recruitment process. Therefore, it is extremely important for all aspirants to go through the eligibility criteria of Punjab TET 2019 and ensure that they qualify it before proceeding with the Punjab TET 2019 application process. The eligibility criteria of Punjab TET 2019 (PSTET 2019) is given below:

Punjab TET 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Primary Teachers (Classes 1st to 5th)

Candidates who are looking forward to the profession of a primary teacher in the lower primary classes of the schools of Punjab have to fulfill the eligibility criteria given below so as to be allowed to sit for the Paper 2 of Punjab TET 2019.

  • All the applicants need to abide by all the rules and regulations that are prescribed by the NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education) strictly.
  • The aspirants must have cleared their Higher Secondary (class 12th) final exams with no less than 50 percent marks along with a Diploma in Education which is of a duration of two years.

Punjab TET 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Secondary Teachers (Classes 6th to 8th)

The aspirants who wish to appear for Paper 2 of Punjab TET 2019 and become teachers in the upper primary classes of the schools of Punjab have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria.

  • All the candidates have to strictly follow all the rules and regulations which are prescribed by the NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education).
  • The candidates must have completed their Higher Secondary education with a minimum of 50 percent marks which must be accompanied by a Bachelors degree of the duration of four years.

Punjab TET 2019 Examination Pattern

The Punjab TET 2019 examination is conducted in the offline mode by pen and paper method. Paper 1 of Punjab TET 2019 is for candidates who wish to apply for becoming a teacher in the lower primary classes (1st to 5th). Meanwhile, Punjab TET 2019 Paper 2 will be for those applicants who want to become teachers in the upper primary classes (6th to 8th). An applicant who wishes to be considered for being hired in both the categories, which is from classes 1 to 8, will be required to appear for Punjab TET 2019 Paper 1 and Paper 2 both. The questions will have multiple choices for answers and it will be an objective exam. The details of the Punjab TET 2019 examination and its pattern are provided below.

Punjab TET 2019 Pattern for Paper 1

Subjects (All Compulsory)

Total Questions

Marks

Environmental Studies

30

30

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Language - 1 (Punjabi)

30

30

Language - 2 (English)

30

30

Total

150

150

Punjab TET 2019 Pattern for Paper 2

Subject

Total Questions

Marks

Language - 1 (Punjabi)

30

30

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language - 2 (English)

30

30

Social Science for teachers of Social Science

Mathematics or Science for teachers of Mathematics or Science

60

60

Total

150

150

Also Read: Assam TET 2019 and Its Details

How to Apply for Punjab TET 2019?

The steps to apply for Punjab TET 2019 are explained in detail below. The Punjab TET 2019 application process is entirely online and candidates can complete the application process of Punjab TET 2019 quite easily. Follow these steps to apply for Punjab TET 2019 exam.

  • Log on to the official website of the State Council of Educational Research and Training, (SCERT) Punjab
  • Find the link of the Punjab TET 2019 application form in the ‘Notifications’ bar
  • Read all the instructions very carefully before applying for the Punjab TET 2019 so as not to make any mistake while filling the form
  • Fill in your personal details at the beginning of the form
  • Post that, you will be required to fill in your academic details and the academic record
  • Upload the copies of your academic documents that are mentioned in the form
  • Upload a copy of a passport-sized photograph of yourself in the prescribed format and size
  • Upload a copy of your signature in the prescribed format and size
  • Submit all the details
  • Make the payment for Punjab TET 2019 application form online via net banking or a credit/debit card
  • Take a print out of the application form and keep it with yourself for future reference

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