MPTET 2021: Selection Process

By Komal|Updated : September 10th, 2021

MPTET 2021 Exam Selection Process

MPTET stands for Madhya Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test. It is conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Education Board (MPPEB).

 It is mandatory to qualify for MPTET to further apply in government teaching exams scheduled to be held in Madhya Pradesh. Basically, MPTET is a qualifying exam, after qualifying it candidates become eligible to apply for the government job, to get selected in MPTET is the biggest victory. A person who scores 60% or more in the exam will be considered an MPTET pass. 


Selection Process of MPTET:

 MPTET Selection Process includes:

1. Form Filling

2. Appearing in the exam on the specified date

3. Qualifying for the exam - In order to qualify for the MPTET, it is essential to know the detail of the exam.

 MPTET Details:-

  • All questions in MPTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be most appropriate.
  • Each question carrying one mark.
  • There will be no negative marking.
  • MPTET will be conducted in an online mode.
  • There will be two papers on MPTET.
  1. Paper 1 will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  2. Paper 2 will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Note: A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both papers (Paper I and Paper II). 

Paper I (for Classes I to V) is for the Primary Stage. The total number of MCQs will be 150, with one mark each consisting of MPTET Paper- I of 150 Marks.

Serial No.SubjectsDuration
1.Child Development and PedagogyTwo-and-a-half hours
2.Language I (Compulsory)
3.Language II (compulsory)
5.Environmental Studies

Paper-II (for Classes VI to VIII)
is for the Elementary Stage. The total number of MCQs will be 150, with one mark each consisting of MPTET Paper-II of 150 Marks.

Serial No.SubjectsMCQMarksDuration
1.Child Development & Pedagogy3030Two-and-a-half hours
2.Language I (compulsory)3030
3.Language II (compulsory)3030
4.Mathematics and Science OR Social Studies/Social Science6060


1. The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on the educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners, and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

2. The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.

3. The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication, and comprehension abilities.

4. Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and another as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same.

Language of the Question Paper

  • The main question paper shall be Bilingual (Hindi/English).



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  • To get selected in MPTET, candidates who need to scores 60% or more in the exam will be considered as an MPTET pass.

  • For the best result candidates should devote 2 months to qualify MPTET with a better score.

  • It is a golden opportunity for the candidates to attempt all the questions as there is no negative marking.

  • The duration of MPTET is two and a half hours.

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