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,

• 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