What is PSTET Exam?

Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET) is a state-level examination carried out by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) to decide the eligibility of applicants for Primary (Classes 1 to 5) and Upper Primary (Classes 6 to 8) level teachers in the schools of Punjab. The PSTET examination is carried out in shifts for 2 papers – papers 1 and 2. PSTET Paper 1 is carried out for applicants who need to become Classes 1-5 teachers and Paper 2 is for applicants who need to become instructors of Classes 6-8. Candidates who need to become Classes 1-8 teachers want to appear for each paper.

The belief for adding TET as a minimum qualification for a candidate to be eligible as a teacher under, School Analytics

TET will carry country-wide standards and benchmarks of teacher quality in the whole recruitment procedure

TET could enhance the overall performance of teacher and student standards.

TET indicates that the authorities indicate unique importance in bringing certified teachers.

Name of the ExamPSTET
Full-Form of the examPunjab State Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducted authorityPSEB, Punjab School Education Board
Supervised authoritySCERT, State Council of Educational Research & Training, Punjab
Level of ExamState-level Conducted in Conventional Mode (Pen and Paper)
    Duration2.5 hours
Exam conductedOnce a year
Official Websitepstet.net