Punjab Teacher Recruitment 2021, Punjab TET 2021

Punjab Teacher Recruitment 2021, Punjab TET 2021

ByNeha Joshi  |  Updated on: Apr 28, 2021Punjab TET 2021, PSTET 2021
Punjab TET 2021, PSTET 2021
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Punjab TET 2021

The Punjab State Education Board (PSEB) releases notification for Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET) every year. The exam is qualifying in nature. Those candidates who are interested in a teaching job in government and private schoold of Punjab State. It is compulsory to qualify the PSTET exam to get a teaching job in Panjab Government schools. There are two papers in the Punjab TET exam. Paper I is for class I to V teaching jobs and Paper II is for class VI to VIII teaching jobs. Candidates can appear for anyone or both papers. 

Punjab TET 2021 Highlights

The following details will be helpful for the candidates to keep in mind while preparing for the Punjab TET 2021 exam.



Name of the Board

Punjab School Education Board (PSEB)

Exam name

Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET)

Exam Frequency


Exam Level

State Level

Application Mode


Exam Mode

Offline (Pen & Paper)


English & Hindi

Official Website


Punjab TET Notification 2020 PDF [Previous Year]

Punjab TET 2021 Exam Date

Check all the important dates for PSTET 2021 exam in the table. All the important dates will update in the table with the release of the notification

EventsDate (Tentative)
Notification DateNovember 2021
Registration Start DateDecember 2021
Last Date to ApplyDecember 2021
Application Correction DateDecember 2021
Admit Card DateJanuary 2022
PSTET Exam DateJanuary 2022
PSTET Answer KeyJanuary 2022
PSTET resultTo be updated


PSTET Eligibility Criteria 2021

To obtain a seat in the government-run schools as a teacher, it is mandatory to clear the PSTET 2021 exam. Check the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the official notification. The changes will be updated here:

Education Qualification

The education qualification for both papers is given below

Qualification for Paper 1: Class I to V (Primary Stage)

  • Passed 12th standard or equivalent examination with at least 50 % marks
  • Candidates with graduation or diploma in elementary education can also apply.

Qualification for Paper 2: Class VI to VIII (Upper Primary) 

  • Candidates having graduation degree from a recognized university and also a B.ED degree, a D.El.Ed or B.El.Ed degree.

Age Criteria

There is no age limit in the PSTET exam. Candidates having the educational qualification can apply for the exam.

Punjab TET Selection Process 2021

The candidates will be screened through different processes to obtain a place in a Punjab Government school. The candidates are required to clear each round to finally land a job in hand. The following rounds will be taking place in the selection process:

  • Written Exam
  • Document Verification

Written Test

Candidates have to clear the written exam to get the PSTET 2021 exam certificate. There are two different papers for the Primary and upper primary level. The time duration of the paper will be 2 hours and 30 minutes. Check the exam pattern below. 

Paper 1 Exam Pattern: Class I to V

Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language 13030
Language 23030
Environmental Science3030

Paper 2 Exam Pattern: Class VI to VIII

Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language 13030
Language 23030
Mathematics and Science (For Maths and Science teachers)6060
Social Science (For Social Studies/Social Science Teacher)6060

Document Verification

The selected candidates will undergo the document verification process before finally appointing as a teacher under Punjab Teachers Recruitment 2020.

PSTET 2021 Vacancy

The candidates need to score the minimum qualifying marks to clear the exam. After clearing the written exam, candidates will be called for document verification. Candidates will get a PSTET qualifying certificate. The qualified candidates will get a job in the Punjab Government schools based on the merit and number of vacancies. Candidates can attach the certificate to any teaching job application form. The certificate is valid for 7 years. Candidates can reattempt the exam to improve the score.

How to Apply for Punjab TET 2021

The candidates will be required to apply for PSTET 2021 through online mode only. There will be no provision for the offline applications. The candidates are required to visit the official website of the education board educationrecruitmentboard.com for official updates. Once the application process starts officially, the candidates can keep the following steps in mind:

Step 1
Visit the official website of the Punjab Teachers Recruitment Board

Step 2
Click on the link for Punjab TET 2021

Step 3
Candidates are required to fill in personal details like name, date of birth, address, etc. The details filled should be carefully monitored by the candidates as no changes will be done after the submission.

Step 4
Candidates are required to upload scanned documents for verification.

Step 5
Once the above steps are done successfully the candidates are directed to make the payment for the final submission of the application form.

PSTET 2021 Online Application Fee

Check the application form for the PSTET 2021 exam.

CategoryPaper I/ Paper IIBoth papers
General/ OBCRs. 600/-Rs. 1200/-
SC/ STRs. 300/-Rs. 600/-

Punjab TET Admit Card 2021

The candidates will not be allowed to sit for the examination without the admit card. The admit card will be released a week or two before the PSTET examination. The candidates need to follow the steps given below for downloading the admit card:

Punjab TET Admit Card 2021 [To be out soon]

  • Visit the official website and click on the admit card link for Punjab TET 2021.
  • Enter the registration number, name, and personal details that will be asked to log in.
  • Once the above details have been entered correctly, the candidate will be able to see the generated admit card
  • Candidates are advised to take a printout of the same

PSTET Result 2021

To check the results, candidates will be required to visit the official website for the following and download their results. The result will be out after the exam in February 2021.  More detailed information will be given in the official notification. Stay tuned to get the latest news & updates on Punjab TET 2021.

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  • The Punjab TET 2021 notification will release in November 2021.

  • The PSTET 2021 exam is going to be held in January 2022 tentatively.

  • The number of questions in the Punjab TET exam for Paper-1 and Paper-2 is 150.

  • The candidates will get 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the PSTET 2021 exam.

  • The Admit Card for the Punjab TET 2021 exam will release in January 2022.

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