Teacher Eligibility Test

Teacher Eligibility Test

BSEH releases HTET exam 2019

PUBLISH DATE 27th August 2019

The Board of School Education Haryana has released the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) examination dates for the year 2019.According to a press release, the HTET 2019 examination will be conducted on November 16 & 17, 2019.

Candidates, who possess requisite degrees like DEE or BEd or B.El.Ed. or as specified in the notification are eligible to apply for HTET Examination.


All individuals who posses minimum educational qualifications etc. as prescribed by the Department of School Education, Government of Haryana are eligible to take this eligibility test. This will be for three categories:-

1) Who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V and fulfills the minimum qualification.
2) Who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII and fulfills the minimum qualification.
3) Who intends to be a lecturer for classes IX to XII and fulfills the minimum qualification.

This test is conducted by this Board for all the three categories of school teachers i.e. Primary, TGT and PGT in accordance with the guidelines and such other Rules/Regulations/Instructions/Policies laid down by the National Council for Teacher Education/Department of School Education, Haryana.

After qualifying HTET the candidates will acquire the eligibility in respect of having qualified HTET. However, such HTET qualified candidates will need to satisfy all eligibility requirements as per State Recruitment Rules in order to become qualified for getting recruited as teacher of respective category in any of the school as per the qualifying condition laid down by prospective employers.


The duration of examination will be two and a half hours. There shall be only one paper having 150 " Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)" each carrying one mark with four alternative out of which one answer will be correct. The question paper for each category will be based on the content & structure as prescribed by the Department of School Education, Government of Haryana.

Qualifying Criteria

(i) For scheduled caste candidates: 55% (83 out of 150)

(ii) For all other categories candidates: 60% (90 out of 150)


A person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher or Lecturer in any of the schools recognized by the Department of School Education, Haryana and affiliated by the Board of School Education, Haryana has to qualify the Haryana Teachers Eligibility Test. Qualifying in the Teacher Eligibility Test is made mandatory to ensure that persons recruited as teachers possess the essential aptitude and ability to meet the challenges of teaching at Elementary, Secondary and Senior Secondary levels.