BPSC Teacher Eligibility 2023: Qualification & Age Limit

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

BPSC Teacher Eligibility 2023 has been released by the Bihar Public Service Commission. Candidates who want to apply must check the eligibility criteria first. Bihar BPSC teacher eligibility has been released for three levels i.e. Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary. Candidates not meeting the eligibility are ineligible for appearing in the exam.

BPSC Teacher Eligibility is the first condition that every candidate has to fulfill in order to appear for the exam. The commission has prescribed eligibility criteria based on the nature of vacancies. More details related to BPSC Teacher Eligibility Criteria are presented below.

BPSC Teacher Eligibility 2023

It is important to check the BPSC Teacher 2023 eligibility before applying for vacancies released by Bihar Public Service Commission. Aspirants who wish to apply for the BPSC Teacher Vacancy must check and confirm their eligibility before applying for the exam. BPSC Teacher qualification is the basic requirement that aspirants must meet to take the exam.

Only those aspirants who meet the eligibility criteria are eligible to exercise BPSC teacher apply online process. In order to be considered for primary, secondary, and higher secondary teaching positions, candidates must meet BPSC teacher eligibility 2023 like qualification, the age limit for BPSC teachers, nationality, the maximum number of attempts, and other criteria. The prerequisites for Bihar BPSC Teacher Eligibility are as follows, which each applicant must meet:

  • Educational Qualification
  • Age Limit
  • Nationality

BPSC Teacher Eligibility Criteria PDF

Candidates can check the specifics of the required qualifications by referring to the BPSC Teacher Eligibility Criteria 2023 PDF published by the commission. This will give them a clear idea of who is eligible for the BPSC Teacher position.

Also, candidates are advised to keep ready the documents that are mentioned in the BPSC Teacher Eligibility PDF so that they do not get disqualified at any stage of the recruitment process.

DownloadBPSC Teacher Eligibility Criteria 2023 PDF

BPSC Primary Teacher Eligibility 2023

Aspirants can review the BPSC teacher qualification 2023 for Primary level, which was released along with the official notification. The following is the minimum educational requirement for the position

  • Minimum 50% marks in Higher Secondary School(or its equivalent) and a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name it is given) OR
  • Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with 45% marks and two-year Diploma in Elementary Education obtained by the Council of Teacher Education (Recognition, Norms, and Procedure) Regulations 2002 OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and a two-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR
  • Graduation and Two Year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name it is given) OR
  • Graduation with 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) OR
  • Post graduation with minimum 55% mark or its equivalent grade and 3-year integrated B.Ed.-M.Ed.

2. CTET Paper 1 or BTET Paper 1 Qualified.

BPSC Teacher Eligibility for Secondary Teacher

The minimum educational qualification prescribed in BPSC teacher vacancy eligibility for the Secondary Teacher Post are as follows. Candidates fulfilling any of the mentioned criteria shall be considered eligible for the vacant positions. 

Post Name Subjects
(Maths and Science) School Teacher Any two subjects from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology at the graduation level
Social Science School Teacher Any two of the graduate level History, Geography, Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, Commerce, Psychology, Sociology, Home Science, have been studied at the graduation level. 
Language School Teacher Hindi or English as a subject of honor (Hons.) / subsidiary subject at the graduate level
Physical Education Teacher

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education with 50 % marks with Physical education as an Elective Subject. OR

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical education with 45 % marks with Physical education as an Elective Subject and Participation in National or State or Inter-University Games or Sports Competition or Athletics recognized by the Association of Indian Universities OR

Graduation with 45 % marks and Participation in National or State or Inter-University Games or Sports Competition or Athletics OR

Deputation Service Candidates- Graduation with 45 % marks and 3 tr teaching experience OR

Graduation in Physical education with 45 % marks OR

Graduation with 40 % marks with Physical education as an Elective Subject OR

Graduate who has participated in school, inter-college sports or passed NCC and

– BPED Course
– STET paper 1 Qualified

Music Teacher

Graduation with 50% marks in Music from a recognized university

Fine Arts Teacher

Graduation with 50%marks in Fine Arts from a recognized university

Dance Teacher

Graduation with 50%marks in Dance from a recognized university

Special Education Teacher

Graduation/Post Graduation degree with 50% marks and a B.Ed degree/ B.Ed Special Education from a recognized university/institute is a must. OR

Four-year BA.Ed/BSc.Ed degree from a recognized university/institute

– 6-month teacher training in Differential Disability
– STET paper 1 Qualified

DownloadBPSC Teacher Syllabus

BPSC Teacher Eligibility 2023 for Higher Secondary 

Aspirants who wish to apply for post-graduate teacher vacancies must meet BPSC Bihar teacher eligibility criteria for Higher Secondary as mentioned in the official notification. The BPSC teacher eligibility for Higher Secondary in Bihar are:
  • Master’s degree in the concerned subject with 50 % marks from a recognized university
  • B.Ed/ BA.Ed/BSc.Ed degree from a recognized university/institute OR
  • Master’s degree in concerned subject with 55 % marks 3 yr B.Ed-M.Ed.

2. STET Qualified

The subject group for appointment to the post of a school teacher from class 11 to 12 will be as follows:

Post (Subjects) Subjects at Post Graduate Level
Physics Physics/Electronics/Applied Physics/Nuclear Physics
Chemistry Chemistry/Biochemistry
Economics Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics
Commerce Master’s Degree in Commerce. However, holders of a Degree of M.Com in applied/Business Economics shall not be eligible
Botany/Zoology Botany/Zoology/Life Science/Bio Science/Genetics/Micro Biology/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Plant Physiology provided they have studied Botany and Zoology at graduation.
Maths Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
Computer Science

At least 50% marks in aggregate in any of the following:
B.E or B.Tech (Computer Science/IT) from a recognized University or equivalent Degree or Diploma from an institution/university recognized by the Govt. of India. OR

B.E or B.Tech (Any stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer from a recognized university OR

M.Sc (CS) or MCA or equivalent from a recognized university OR
B.Sc (CS)/BCA or Equivalent and Post Graduate Degree in subjects from a recognized university OR

‘B’ Level from DOEACC and Post Graduate degree in any subjects OR

‘C’ Level from DOEACC Ministry of Information and Communication Technology & Graduation

Agriculture Graduation with minimum 50 % marks and Post graduation from any one of the subjects i.e. Agronomy/Plant Breeding & Genetics/ Entomology/Plant Pathology/ Seed Science & Technology/Soil Science/Horticulture
Music Teacher Post Graduation with minimum of 50 % marks in Music from a recognized university.
Read MoreBPSC Teacher Syllabus in Hindi

BPSC Computer Teacher Eligibility

Candidates who want to apply for the Computer Science Teacher should fulfill BPSC Computer Teacher Eligibility. It is important as candidates who do not meet the required BPSC Teacher qualification shall be debarred from the recruitment process.

BPSC Computer Teacher Eligibility



Educational Qualification

Should have BE/BTech degree in Computer Science or Information Technology, or an equivalent degree or diploma from a recognized university OR

Hold a BE/BTech degree in Computer Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer from a recognized university OR

Possess BSc in Computer Science or BCA or equivalent from a recognized institute OR

Have passed MSc in Computer Science or MCA from a recognized university OR

Should be ‘B’ Level Certified from the Department of Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Courses (DOEACC) OR

‘C’ Level Certified from DOEACC and hold a Graduation degree

Age Limit

40 Years

BPSC Teacher Age Limit

Before applying for a vacancy, make sure to check the maximum and minimum Bihar BPSC Teacher age limit for that position. Candidates are advised to check the below table to know more about the Bihar Teacher Recruitment Age limit post-wise as of 1 August 2023. The Bihar Teacher age criteria are listed below.

Post Minimum Age Limit
Primary Teacher 18 Years
Secondary Teacher 21 Years
Higher Secondary Teacher 21 Years

Category-wise Maximum BPSC Teacher Age Limit

Post Maximum Age Limit
General (Men) 37 Years
BC/OBC/Women 40 Years
SC/ST 42 Years
CheckBPSC Teacher Salary

Bihar BPSC Teacher Eligibility 2023: Nationality

According to the official notification, applicants must be citizens of India and possess a birth certificate attesting to their legal residence in Bihar. Any candidate with Indian nationality, the desired level of education, and Bihar state nationality may apply for the position of Bihar Teacher. However, when making a final decision, nationality might be taken into account.

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