HPTET 2020- New guidelines for staffs at Test centers

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Aug 24, 2020

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A series of new guidelines have been issued for headmasters/Principles and other staffs for schools which have been chosen as test centers for HPTET 2020. These are preventive measures taken to lower the risks associated with COVID-19. As per the new exam dates, HPTET 2020 is scheduled to be conducted from August 25, 2020 to August 28, 2020. As per the notice, a meeting with all the staffs and invigilators involved in executing the HPTET 2020 will also be conducted regarding the instructions and guidelines. Also read- More about HPTET

Important dates for HPTET 2020



HP TET 2020 admit card for June session

August 21, 2020


August 25 , 2020

Shastri TET

August 25 2020

TGT (Non-Medical) TET

August 26, 2020

Language Teacher (TET)

August 26, 2020

TGT (Arts) TET

August 27 2020

TGT (Medical) TET

August 27 2020

Punjabi TET

August 28 2020

Urdu TET

August 28 2020

New guidelines for HPTET 2020

The following are the new rules which all the exam centers and the staffs should follow to minimize the risks associated with COVID-19 and execute the exam successfully:

  • It is mandatory that the Centre Co-ordinator is present during the exam. Usually the chosen center co-ordinator is the principle of the institute. If he/she is unable to be present for some reason, the next senior-most staff is going to be the appointed Centre Co-ordinator.
  • Wearing a mask is compulsory for everyone including the teachers, staffs and the candidates at the exam-center.
  • Social distancing must be practices within the exam hall and as per the government rules, a minimum of 1meter distance should be maintained between the candidates, in terms of seating arrangements.
  • The school and center authorities will be provided with additional funds for sanitization of the exam centers and also for making arrangements for hand sanitizers.
  • All the arrangements like seating sequence, writing roll number on the desk, classroom doors, and planning the entire seating order must be completed a day before the exam.
  • The question papers for the exam will be handed over to the center coordinator who must ensure that it is kept locked away in a secured room in a dual-lock almirah.
  • The center co-ordinator should reach the exam venue at least 1.5 hours before the commencement of the exam and verify whether all these arrangements have been thoroughly executed.
  • The boxes of question booklets can be opened 30 minutes before the exam to tally whether the exact number of booklets are there.

HPTET exam is conducted to recruit teachers for primary and secondary level education in the government schools and conducted every year to recruit eligible candidates.

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