Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test (JTET)

In India’s Jharkhand state, the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) bears the responsibility of holding the state-level Jharkhand Teacher Eligibility Test (JTET). The JTET is conducted for teacher recruitment of eligible aspirants at positions such as Primary Level and Upper Primary Level ones in various schools across Jharkhand. To apply for JTET, the candidates must apply via the official website,

If an aspirant is vying to teach Primary Level classes, then they have to apply for Jharkhand TET Paper-I; and to be eligible to teach Upper Primary Levels, they are required to apply for Jharkhand Paper-II. The aspiring candidates who want to teach classes from I to VIII have to apply for both Paper-I and Paper-II.

If they successfully clear the Jharkhand TET, the candidates receive the ‘Eligibility Certificate’, following which they can apply for teacher positions in schools in Jharkhand.

Across India, the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) is conducted at both the Central and State Levels. The Indian states hold their own TET for teacher recruitment in schools. In the year 2011, the TET was introduced, having the objective of improving the teaching standards across the country.

JTET: Eligibility Criteria

For Paper-I

The candidate must pass Senior Secondary exams with minimum 45% aggregate marks; also, he/she must have passed or be pursuing the 2nd year of the 2-year Diploma program in Elementary Education


The applicant has to clear the Senior Secondary exams with at least 50% marks. Moreover, he/she is required to pass courses such as the 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) or 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) ones. Even if they are pursuing the final years of the aforesaid programs, then they are invited to apply.


The aspirant has to secure BA/BSc degree while scoring 50% marks and complete the Bachelor in Education program.

For Paper-II

He/she must hold a graduate degree in a relevant discipline and should pass or has to be appearing for the final year of the 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education course.


He/she must be a graduate with minimum 50% aggregate marks. Also, the candidate is required to pass or should be pursuing the 1-year Bachelor in Education course or the 1-year Bachelor in Education (Special Education) program.


He/she should pass Class 12th exams with minimum 50% aggregate marks. And they must have passed or be pursuing the BAEd course or the BScEd course.

JTET: Application Process

The Jharkhand TET aspirants have to visit the official website and submit online applications. On the website, they must click on the ‘Notifications’ tab to study the application process. The next step is to register on the site by entering a few basic details – such as name, email address, among others.

After they register on the website, they receive their login details via their given email address. Thereafter, they can sign in to their accounts for accessing the Application Form. Now, they must download the Application Form and follow by filling in the required particulars.

In addition to filing the Application Form, they must upload scanned copies of their signature specimen and recent photographs as well. Besides, tendering the Application Fee is the norm.

The final stages of the application process include reviewing applications that is followed by selecting the ‘Submit’ tab for submission. The ‘Confirmation Page’ comes up on the screen thereafter and the applicant must take a printout of the same for reference purposes.

Jharkhand TET: Admit Card

The Jharkhand TET authorities process the applications and shortlist the names of the eligible candidates. Then, the candidates’ Admit Cards are made available on the official website and they can download their respective ones upon browsing the website.

To access the Admit Cards, they have to click on the ‘Download Admit Card’ option and follow by entering some basic details. Next, the system shows their Admit Cards that are downloadable.

The applicants have to download and maintain a print copy of their Admit Cards. This is important because the examining authorities check their identity via Admit Cards and they can, then, appear for the exam.

Jharkhand TET: Exam Pattern

Jharkhand Paper-I and Paper-II contain five sections and four sections respectively. And the candidates are given 2 hours and 30 minutes to answer a total of 150 multiple-choice questions. For each question, four options are given and if the candidate selects the right option, they gain 1 mark. Also, if they select incorrect options, no marks are deducted.

The five sections of Paper-I are Mathematics (30 marks), Environmental Studies (30 marks), Child Development (30 marks), Language-I (30 marks), and Language-II (30 marks).

The four sections of Paper-II include Language-I having 30 marks, Language-II having 30 marks, Child Studies having 30 marks, and Maths & Science having 30 marks(for Maths & Science teachers) or Social Science & any other subject (for Social Science teachers).

Jharkhand TET: Exam Result

The candidates can view their results online via the official website after they receive notifications from the authorities. They can check their results by clicking on the ‘Download Exam Result’ option and, then, enter the details as prompted by the system. Thereafter, they can access and download their results.

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