WB Primary TET 2017 Exam Notification, Eligibility, Exam Dates & Application Form

WBTET 2017 Exam Notification: West Bengal Board of Primary Education conducts WB TET in order to shortlist suitable candidates to teach in Government Schools of West Bengal. From this academic year onwards, West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WBTET) will be conducted as per the guidelines of National Council for Teachers Education. Bachelors Degree in education is mandatory to attend WBTET 2017. Candidates who assure about the eligibility criteria and interested to participate in this exam shall submit your applications in online mode. Concluding the overview, we are going to discuss a lot about upcoming WB TET in the below section.

WBTET 2017 – 18 Exam Notification – Highlights
Exam Name West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test Qualification D.Ed/ B.Ed
Authority West Bengal Board of Primary Education Application Online
Selection Type Written Exam Last date 29-10-2017
Exam Date Updated Soon Job Location West Bengal

WBTET 2017 Exam Notification (WBBPE TET – Primary Classes I-V)

West Bengal Board of Primary Education is the state government autonomous authority for overseeing primary education in West Bengal. Also, this board came into force for the purpose of recruiting Teachers in recognized non-Government schools of West Bengal. The task of conducting West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET) is hand over to this board. As per the notification released, Candidates who want to work in Primary Schools can apply for paper-I of TET and to join in Secondary schools, you may apply for TET-II.

It might be a very great opportunity for those who passionate to become a Teacher. Candidates have to secure minimum 40% marks to qualify in this exam. In addition to the above said details, we mention the remaining details here under.

Eligibility Criteria to Apply for WBTET 2017

Educational Qualification: Aspirants those who acquired these academic qualifications with 45% marks are encouraged to register for WB TET 2017. Those candidates should have completed it from any reputed institutions.

  • Paper-I: Higher Secondary with D.Ed/ B.Ed/ D.El.Ed
  • Paper-II: Bachelors Degree with B.Ed/ B.El. Ed

Age Restriction: Candidates who are laid down in the below mentioned age limit, are eligible to attend this eligibility exam.

  • Lower age – 18 years
  • Upper age – 35 years

About West Bengal TET 2017

West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test is an offline based exam, will be coordinated in many centers all over the state of West Bengal. Contenders will be selected to fill up the Teacher vacancies in West Bengal as per the following criteria,

  • 40% marks out of 150 – 60 marks
  • Academic qualification – 30 marks
  • Teaching experience – 5 marks
  • Personality test – 5 marks

WBTET Exam Pattern 2017

WB TET comprises of 150 multiple choice questions, which candidates need to complete the exam in 90 minutes duration.


Sl.No Sections Number of questions Maximum marks
1 Child Psychology and development, pedagogy 30 30
2 Language-I 30 30
3 Language-II 30 30
4 Environmental Studies 30 30
5 Mathematics 30 30
Total 150 150 marks

Paper II:

Sl.No Name of the Subjects No of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Child Psychology and development, pedagogy 30 30
2 Language-I 30 30
3 Language-II 30 30
4 a. Mathematics & Science

b. Social Studies/ Social Science

C. Either a or b

60 60
Total 150 150 marks

Click Here for Download WBTET Syllabus PDF Details

How to Apply for WBTET 2017 (WBBPE TET)

Application Fee: At the time of online registration, select any of the options such as Credit or Debit or internet banking to transact the application fee. Refer the official notification to know about the possibility to remit the application fee in offline mode.

  • General/ OBC category –  Rs.250/-
  • SC/ ST/ PH category –  Rs.80/-

Application Submission Steps: Before applying, read all the information furnished in the notification. If you sure about the eligibility, start to fill the online application form. The step by step procedure for applying is listed below,

  • Visit the official website “www.wbbpe.org”.
  • Click on “WBTET 2017 for Primary Classes I- V” link followed by clicking the Apply Online link.
  • It will open a new application form on the screen.
  • Register your application form and get the new registration number and password.
  • Complete the new application form with necessary details.
  • Then upload the scanned images of passport size photograph and signature in correct dimensions.
  • Make fee payment through the option provided.
  • At the end of the process, submit the application form.
  • Take the hard copy of submitted application form for future correspondence.

Dates to Remember for WB TET Exam 2017

Events Important Dates
Starting date to apply online 10 Oct 2017
Last date to apply online 29 Oct 2017
WB TET will be conducted on Updated Soon
WBBPE TET 2017 Exam – Reference Link
Official WB TET Notification www.wbbpe.org
WB TET Exam Apply Online here wbbpeonline.in

Note: On referring the above details, individuals can get the details about upcoming WBTET 2017, eligibility, applying procedure, fee etc.

Updated: 2017-10-10 — 1:05 pm

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