HP TET 2021 Cut Off, Certificates Importance & Validity

By Komal|Updated : June 18th, 2020

HP TET 2021 Certificates Importance, Validity & Cut Off: Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala released the notification for HPTET on 5th April 2021. HPTET notification is released for eight different subjects (JBT TET, Shastri TET, TGT (non-medical& medical) TET, Language Teacher TET, TGT Arts, Punjabi & Urdu TET). 

The main aim of conducting the HP TET is to bring quality and standard to the teaching selection process. Many students who are preparing for government teaching jobs, don't know how to get the job after the HP TET certificate and also want to know the Importance, Validity & Cut off of HPTET. We will be discussing the process in the article.


Importance of HP TET Certificates:

As you all know, the HP TET certificate is the minimum eligibility to get a teaching job. So, after you have cleared the HP TET exam, you are eligible to become a government teacher. After getting the certificate, you can apply for vacancies released by schools of H.P./State Government/Local Authority. Some main importance of the HP TET certificate is given below:-

  • According to the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, the HP TET certificate is the minimum eligibility for getting a government teaching job.
  • Many Privates Institute also prefer or give preference to HP TET qualified candidates in recruitment.
  • HP TET qualified teacher becomes eligible to apply in both regular/contractual teacher recruitment.
  • After clearing HP TET there is an excellent chance of getting the government teacher job.

HP TET Certificates Qualifying Criteria: 

  • The candidates who appeared in HP TET will be issued a certificate.
  • The Candidates securing 60% and above marks will be issued an eligibility certificate.
  • There shall be no negative marking.
  • There will be one question paper in four different series.
  • Questions in the question paper will be in MCQ(Multiple Choice) form/Objective Type.

HP TET Certificate Validity Period & CutOff:

CategoryQualifying Percentage HP TET Passing MarksHP TET Validity 
General60% 90 7 Years 
  • The validity period of HP TET qualifying certificates will be of seven years from the date of declaration of result. 
  • There is no restriction on the number of attempts and an HP TET qualified person also can appear again and again in the exam for improving his/her score.
  • There is no upper age limit to apply for HP TET. 


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  •  The qualifying marks for HPTET 2021 is 60% for the general category. For more details read the above article carefully.

  • The HP TET certificate will be valid for a period of HPTET 2021 is 7 years.

  • HPTET is conducted for 150 marks. Candidates needs to score 90 or more to qualify the exam.

  • HPTET will be conducted for seven subjects which are - JBT TET, Shastri TET, TGT (non-medical& medical) TET, Language Teacher TET, TGT Arts, Punjabi & Urdu TET

  • There shall be no negative marking.

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