The Board of School Education, Haryana has released the official notification for Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test or ‘HTET’ in short and the test would be conducted on 29 & 30 August. Every state has to conduct the teacher eligibility test in accordance with the NCERT rules and guidelines. The candidates who will qualify the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test will be eligible to apply for the government school teacher vacancies. They become eligible for Elementary, Secondary and Senior Secondary classes depending on their qualification and the paper that they appear in HTET 2014-15.
Large number of eligible candidates fill up the HTET application form every time as it is a mandatory test to be qualified to be selected as Teachers in Schools. Haryana TET is an important examination for all those who aspire to take teaching as their career. Every candidate who applies for this examination aims at obtaining a certificate which would prove their capability in terms of aptitude and ability. After obtaining a valid TET certificate candidates can apply for various vacancies that are issued in a number of educational institutions of Haryana.
The exam has been divided into three levels, namely, Level I – Primary Teacher (PRT for classes I-V), Level II – Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT for Classes VI – VIII) and Level III – Post Graduate Teacher (PGT for Lecturer). TGTs would be further divided into subjects as Social Studies, Science, Mathemtics, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Punjabi, Urdu, Physical Education, Home Science, Art & Music while PGTs into subjects as English, Hindi, Geography, Sanskrit, Home Science, Sociology, Psychology, Punjabi, Urdu, History, Political Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Commerce, economics, Music, Fine Arts, Computer Science & Physical Education. These subjects are basically the areas of specialization and corresponds to the domain knowledge of the teacher.
The HTET-2015 would be conducted on two dates, applicants for Level-III would have to take the test on 29 August and the timings would be from 11.00 am to 1.30 pm while applicants for Level-I on 30 August from 11 am to 1.30 pm and applicants for Level II from 2.30 to 5 pm. The question paper would consist of 150 multiple choice questions based on the prescribed syllabus. There would be no negative marking in the test.
Since HTET is a qualifying examination, candidates would have to score minimum percentage of marks to be called themselves ‘Qualified’ and get the Certificate. Qualifying marks for Schedule Castes and Differently abled / Physically Challenged candidates of Haryana State has been set as 55% (83 marks) while for rest of the candidates, it would be 60% (90 marks).
The Haryana Board of School Education has published all the related information in the official web portal, ww.htet.nic.in and hence candidates are required to apply for HTET 2014-15 using the online portal.