HPTET 2021 Application, Registration, and Eligibility

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Mar 19, 2021

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Megha Rohilla

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HPTET 2020 Application Form has been released on June 16, 2020. Candidates can fill the application form in online mode only at the official website – Last day to register for HPTET 2020 is July 6, 2020. The HPTET 2020 application Process has commenced and the last date to apply is November 5, 2020.

  • HPTET application date has been further extended till July 16, 2020. Candidates can make correction in the application on July 17 and 18, 2020. Click here to make corrections to the form.
  • The last date to submit the HPTET application form has been further extended till july 11, 2020. candidates can make corrections till July 12, 2020.
  • A graduation degree and relevant teaching course from a recognized university is a pre-requisite to register for HP TET 2020.
  • HPTET 2020 Application process primarily involves 4 main steps- online registration, filling application form, uploading scanned documents and fee payment.
  • HPTET Application fee for General category is INR 800 whereas OBC/ SC/ ST/ PHH candidates need to pay INR 500 only.

HP TET 2020 is a state-level recruitment test organized by the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education every year. The test is designed to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of primary teachers in various state government-run schools of Himachal Pradesh.

HPTET 2020 Application Form Highlights

The key points about HPTET 2020 are highlighted below:

Name of the Exam HPTET 2020 (Himachal Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test)
Conducting Authority Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education
Official website
Mode of registration Online
Minimum eligibility to fill HP TET 2020 Application form Qualified 10+2 exam and a graduate degree in relevant discipline
Documents required for HPTET 2020 Registration Scanned copies recent photograph and signature
HP TET 2020 Application Fee General: INR 800; OBC/ SC/ ST: INR 500

HPTET 2020 Registration Dates

Candidates can check the schedule for HPTET 2020 Registration tabulated below:

Events Dates
HPTET 2020 Online Registration began on June 16, 2020
Last Date to submit HPTET 2020 Application Form without late fees July 16, 2020
HPTET Form Correction Window July 17-18, 2020
Issue of HPTET 2020 Admit Card August 21, 2020
HPTET 2020 Exam Date August 25-28, 2020

Check HPTET 2020 Exam Pattern 

Check details about HPTET 2020 Admit card

HPTET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

HPTET Eligibility Criteria 2020 varies slightly according to the stream and subject opted by candidates for the test. Given below is the table containing the eligibility criteria for various disciplines:

Exam Eligibility Exam Date
TGT (Arts) B.A./B.Com. with a minimum score of 50% and 1-year B. Ed. or B. Ed. (Special Education), OR 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum score of 50% and 4-years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.) August 8, 2020
TGT (Non-Medical) B.Sc.(NM) with a minimum score of 50% and 1-year B. Ed or B. Ed. (Special Education), OR 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum score of 50% and 4-years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.) or B.Sc. (NM Ed.) August 2, 2020
TGT (Medical) B.Sc.(Medical) with a minimum score of 50% and 1-year B. Ed or B. Ed. (Special Education), OR 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum score of 50% and 4-years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.) or B. Sc. (Medical Ed.) August 8, 2020
Shastri Shastri with a minimum score of 50% from an awarding body that is duly recognized by H.P. Government. July 26, 2020
Language Teacher (Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi) B. A. with Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi as an elective subject and 2-years Diploma in Elementary Education/1-year B. Ed. or B. Ed. (Special Education), OR M.A. (Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi) with a minimum of 50% score from a recognized University and 1-year B.Ed. August 9, 2020
Junior Basic Training 10+2 with a minimum score of 50% marks, and 2-years JBT certificate from a duly recognized Awarding Body, OR 1-year Diploma in Elementary Education, OR 2-years Diploma in Elementary Education (Special Education). July 26, 2020

HPTET 2020 Eligibility: Important Points

HPTET 2020 eligibility norms are notified by the organizing board. Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria before they proceed to registration and fill the online application form.

HPTET Age Limit

The minimum age limit that the individuals must attain is 21 years as of the examination year. There is no upper age limit applicable in the exam.

HPTET Educational Qualifications Requirement

The educational requirements for various TGT posts are given below-

  • TGT (Arts):- Candidates must have a BA/ B.Com degree and a minimum aggregate of 50% marks with 1 year B.Ed or should have qualified 10+2 exam with at least 50% marks and 4 years Bachelor in B.EI.Ed.
  • TGT (Non-Medical):- Participants must possess a B.Sc (NM) with 50% marks and B.Ed or should have passed 10+2 exam and 4 years bachelor in B.EI.Ed/ Special education.
  • TGT (Medical):- A B.Sc (Medical) degree is required with 50% marks and 1 years B.Ed/ B.EI.Ed or individuals should have passed 10+2 exam and 4 years B.EI.Ed/ B.Ed in special education.
  • Shastri:- Aspirants need a Shastri with at least 50% marks from a university/ institute recognized by HP govt.
  • Language Teacher:- They must possess a BA in the respective language (Hindi/ Urdu/ Punjabi) or should be appearing for the final exam of 2 years diploma course.
  • JBT:- Applicants should have passed 10+2 exam with 50% marks and 2 years JBT certificate course.

Steps to fill HPTET 2020 Application Form

HPTET 2020 Application Forms are available on the official website – HPTET Application Process comprises 4 main steps- Online Registration, Filling of Application Form and Uploading documents and Application Fee payment,.

Pre-requisites for HPTET 2020 Application Form

  • A valid mobile number
  • An active Email ID
  • Candidate’s scanned passport size photograph
  • Scanned image of candidate’s signature
  • Marksheets of class 10, 12 and graduation
  • Identity proof- Aadhaar card/ Driving License/ Passport/ Voter ID or any other proof
  • Category certificate, if any
  • Banking details for online fee payment

The steps to complete HP TET 2020 Application Process are mentioned below:

Step 1: HPTET Online Registration

  • Log on to the official website and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
  • Tick the declaration box after reading all the instructions.
  • Next, click on ‘Register’ to proceed with the application process.

Step 2: Fill up HPTET Application Form 2020

  • Aspirants will see an application form on the computer screen.
  • Fill up Personal details, Qualification details, and Contact details.
  • Go through all the details carefully and click on ‘Save’.
  • Application Number would be displayed on new window.
  • Note down this number to use it as login credentials for for future logins.
  • Login using the Application Number, and Date of Birth by clicking on the ‘Sign In’ option. Enter also the security code given in the window.

Step 3: Upload Photograph and Signature

  • Participants must then upload scanned images of their recent passport sized photograph, and signature.
  • Click on ‘Preview’ to view the uploaded photograph and signature, and confirm it once they are satisfied with quality of images.
  • Specifications of the files are mentioned below-
Images Format Dimensions (length x  height) Maximum size
Photograph .jpg 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm 20 KBs
Signature .jpg 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm 15 KBs

Step 4: Pay HPTET Application Fees

  •  Fees can be remitted via Debit/ Credit card, or Net Banking only.
  • The application fee for HPTET 2020 is completely non-refundable.
  • Enter the required payment details on the bank page, save a soft copy of the receipt of transaction and print it out.

HPTET 2020 Registration Fee 

The registration fee varies as per candidate’s category:

Category Application Fee
General/ EWS INR 800
Note: Candidates must save the filled-in application form and fee receipt for future reference.

Read How to Check HP TET 2020 Result?

Details Required in HPTET Application Form 2020

Some of the particulars required in HPTET 2020 Application Form are indicated below. These details must match with information mentioned in official records for verification purpose.

Candidate’s Name As on educational documents
Parents’ Name In not more than 50 characters
Gender Choose whether Male/ Female
Date of Birth In DD/MM/YYYY format
District Choose nationality from drop down list
Category Choose from drop down list
Nationality Select nationality
Aadhaar Number Enter 12 digit UID number
Address Mailing and permanent address of applicants
Mobile and telephone number Telephone number with STD code and 10 digit mobile number
Bonafide status District of bonafide
Exam center District and sub-division of preferred exam center

How to retrieve HPTET 2020 Application Number?

Students will be assigned an HPTET 2020 Application Number during the registration. However, in case an individual forgets his application number, then he can follow the steps stated below to retrieve it:

  • Visit to the registered individual’s login page.
  • Select the option of ‘Forgot Application Number? Click here to track’.
  • Participants should then enter their name, subject, date of birth and mobile number.
  • Application number will be displayed on the screen.

HPTET Registration 2020 FAQs

Q. What do I need to do for online HP TET 2020 application process?

A. Students should have an active e-mail id, mobile number, and 12- digit Aadhaar number for online registration process of CLAT 2020.In addition to this aspirants also need a scanned copy of their photograph and signature.

Q. After submission of HP TET application form, am I permitted to make any alterations in the information provided in the application form?

A. NO. The application forms will not be open for correction. Participants must carefully fill the details in the application form before submitting it

Q. Will the candidates be required to send the hard copy of the HP TET application form and necessary documents by post to the organizing body?

A. YES. Aspirants are required to send a hard copy of the application form and a photograph affixed with it to the organizing body by post

Q. How can I remit the application fee for HP TET 2020?

A. Candidates can pay HP TET 2020 application form fee in online mode only by using debit, credit card, and net banking.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


vaishali nahar
I'm studing in M.A 2nd year,am i eligible for TET exam? Plz text me

Hi Vasihali

Greeting of the day

You can visit on our official website of HPTET Eligibility to check the whole eligibility criteria of the exam. YOu will find all the relevant details of the exam.

komal sharma
I am doing B.ed from punjab . Am I eligible for HPTET?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Komal, yes, you are eligible for this exam.