The online application process for Himachal Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test 2017 will commence from 1st August, HPBOSE said in a recently released notification. The Elementary Education Department has rendered the responsibility of holding HP TET 2017 to Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) and the Board has decided to conduct the TET exam in the month of September.
HPBOSE has notified that it will conduct TET exams of 6 subjects this year, as per the instructions/ guidelines received from the Directorate. In this regard, an official notification for HP TET 2017 was uploaded online on the official website on 28th July. As per the notification, HP TET 2017 will be conducted for following six subjects: JBT, TGT Arts, TGT Medical, TGT Non-medical, Language Teacher and Shastri TET. These exams will be conducted in separate shifts on September 3, 9 & 10.
HP TET 2017 notification further mentions that the advertisement of TET exam will be published in news papers on July 31, while the online application process will begin from August 1. The aspirants will be allowed to submit the online application till August 20. HPBOSE has decided that the General category candidates will have to pay Rs. 800 as application fee, while the fee for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH category candidates will be Rs. 500.
Since HP TET 2017 will be conducted for six different papers, the basic/ minimum educational qualification required for each paper may remain as follows:
- Junior Basic Training (JBT) – 10+2 and two year JBT certificate course
- Shastri TET – Shastri with minimum 50% marks from an institution/ University recognized by HP Government
- TGT (Non-medical) TET – B.Sc. (NM) and Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)
- Language Teacher TET – B.A. (with Hindi as an elective subject) and D.El.Ed./ B.Ed.
- TGT (Arts) TET – B.A/ B.Com with min 50% marks and B.Ed
- TGT Medical TET – B.Sc (Medical) and B.Ed.
Himachal Pradesh Board will release a common prospectus for all these six papers of HP TET 2017 and more details will be known when the prospectus will be made public. If the TET exam related proceedings are considered, if an applicant intends to appear in HP TET 2017 for more than one subject, he/ she will have to fill separate application for each category.