HTET Eligibility Criteria 2022 - Education Qualifications & Age limit Criteria

HTET Eligibility Criteria 2022 - Education Qualifications & Age limit Criteria

ByNeha Joshi  |  Updated on: Sep 25, 2022
Check HTET eligibility 2022 here. Eligibility criteria include Age Limit, Education Qualification and number of attempts. Also check, HTET PGT, PRT, TGT eligibility criteria here for the upcoming exam
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HTET Eligibility is a basic requirement a candidate must meet to apply for the exam. It is important to check the complete eligibility criteria to appear in the exam. The eligibility is prescribed by the Haryana Education Board, Haryana. The HTET Eligibility criteria include age limit and minimum education qualification required for the exam.

HTET is Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test that is conducted to recruit deserving candidates on various teaching positions in Haryana. Candidates can check the complete eligibility detail before applying for the exam. Check all the HTET eligibility criteria details here including the basic educational requirements and age criteria.

HTET Eligibility Criteria 2022

There are three papers conducted under this exam and it is important to check HTET eligibility for these papers before applying for the HTET exam. The criteria for Level1, Level 2 and Level 3 may vary. The minimum requirement to apply for the exam is specified by the Board of School Education, Haryana and candidates can check the complete HTET Eligibility 2022 on the official website with notification. 

Candidates who wish to apply for Haryana Teaching Eligibility Test must confirm their HTET eligibility. This includes various parameters such as educational qualification and age limit. It is important to meet these criteria before applying for the exam. Check the basic HTET eligibility criteria for PRT, PGT, and TGT here.

HTET Eligibility Latest Updates

Check all the latest updates for HTET eligibility here:

HTET Revised Eligibility Notice PDF

As per the latest notification released by Haryana Government School Education Department, candidates will have to appear and qualify HTET exam to apply as teachers in government schools of Haryana. Prior to this, only a valid CTET certificate was sufficient to apply as a teacher in Haryana. 

The notice PDF is released by Haryana Government School Education Department for the welfare of HTET candidates. Download and check the revised HTET eligibility notice PDF here:
Revised HTET Eligibility Latest Notice PDF : Download Here

Revised HTET Eligibility

As per previous CTET eligibility, candidates with valid CTET certificates were allowed to apply as teachers in government schools of Haryana. The Haryana Government School Education Department has recently revised the eligibility and has released a notice for this. 

According to this, candidates must now have a valid HTET certificate to apply in Haryana’s government schools for teacher vacancies. The CTET certificate is no more a valid document for such vacancies. Check the complete notice here:

Revised CTET Eligibility for HTET Latest Notice PDF: Download Here 

HTET Educational Qualification 2022

Candidates who wish to appear in the upcoming exam must meet the HTET education qualification criteria to apply for the exam. It is essential for candidates to have a graduation degree in the field of education. Educational qualification changes as per the post for which any candidate has applied. Candidates can check the education eligibility for each level and then use HTET apply online link to apply for respective post. The HTET eligibility for PRT, PGT, and TGT is mentioned here.

HTET PRT Eligibility Criteria for Level 1

Candidates applying for level 1 examination must check well the complete HTET PRT Eligibility 2022. Level 1 exam is for teachers who wish to teach classes from 1st to 5th. The primary teacher must check the HTET Eligibilty for PRT here.

HTET Paper 1 Eligibility Criteria for Level 1 Primary Teacher (Classes 1st to 5th)

  • Senior Secondary (or it's equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- a year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- a year Diploma in Education (Special education) OR
  • Graduation and passing or appearing in the final year of a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) (ii) Matric with Hindi/Sanskrit or Sr. Secondary/Graduation/Post Graduation with Hindi as one of the subjects.

HTET TGT Eligibility Criteria for Level 2

Candidates who wish to apply as a teacher for trained graduate teachers must check the complete HTET eligibility. The level 2 paper is for classes 6th to 8th. Check the detailed HTET Eligibility for level 2 here:

HTET Level 2 Eligibility Criteria for Trained Graduate Teacher (Classes 6th to 8th)

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) OR
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 2- year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), under the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard OR
  • Senior Secondary (or it's equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed. OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passing or appearing in B.Ed(Special Education).(ii) Matric with Hindi/Sanskrit or Sr. Secondary/Graduation/Post Graduation with Hindi as one of the subjects.

HTET PGT Eligibility Criteria for Level 3

Level 3 is for candidates who wish to apply as teachers for post graduate teacher positions. Candidates can check the detailed HTET PGT eligibility before applying for this exam. The paper is for teaching the classes from 9th to 12th. Check the detailed HTET eligibility criteria for level 3 here:

HTET Level 3 Eligibility Criteria for Post Graduate Teacher (Classes 9th to 12th)

  • Postgraduate degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks from a recognised university and B.Ed. from a recognised university
  • (ii) Matric with Hindi/Sanskrit or Sr.Secondary/Graduation/Post-graduation with Hindi as one of the subjects
  • Must own a consistently good academic record.

HTET Age Limit

As per the guidelines from the concerned board, the minimum HTET age limit is 18 years. The official board has not specified the maximum age limit to appear in the exam. Candidates between the age of 18 years to any upper age limit can apply for the exam. It is im[ortant to check other eligibility criteria with the age limit criteria for the exam. Check the essential HTET age limit requirement here: 

HTET Age Limit Criteria 

Minimum Age Limit

Maximum Age Limit

18 years

No Age Limit

HTET No. of Attempts

There is no limit on the number of attempts, a candidate can apply for the exam. Candidates can apply for the exam any number of times. This gives a major advantage to appear for the exam without any pressure of limited attempts in mind to improve the overall scores. It is advised to check other HTET exam eligibility criteria 2022 to apply for the exam.

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HTET Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • It is important to check the complete HTET eligibility before applying in this exam. Candidates need to have passed class 12th and must have a graduation degree in the field of Education (Bachelor in Education B.Ed or Diploma in Education).

  • Prior candidates with valid CTET certificates were allowed to apply as teachers in Harayana’s government schools but as per the new eligibility guidelines, candidates will have to have a valid HTET certificate to apply as teachers in government schools of Harayana.

  • The HTET age limit criteria have not been specified by the concerned board. It is essential for a candidate to be above 18 years to appear in the exam. Check the complete age limit criteria before applying for this exam.

  • The level 1 exam is for candidates who wish to apply for a primary teacher post. The candidates must have completed graduation or appear in the final year of a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education to apply as a teacher for classes 1st to 5th.

  • The level 3 exam is for candidates who wish to apply for postgraduate teacher vacancies. A candidate must have a postgraduate degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks to apply as a teacher for classes 9th to 12th.

  • The level 2 exam is for candidates who wish to apply as a trained graduate teacher. It is important to check complete HTET TGT eligibility to apply for the level 2 exam. Candidates must have a Graduation degree or appear in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education to become teachers in classes 6th to 8th.

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