PSTET Notification 2024, Exam Date, Eligibility, Apply Online

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PSTET Notification 2024

PSEB, Punjab School Education Board, has announced the latest PSTET, Punjab State Teachers eligibility test notification. It brings good opportunities for aspirants who want to post teaching positions in government schools. The PSTET exam allows interested candidates to become qualified and work as teachers in government schools from Class 1st to 8th. This exam is scheduled every year. The PSTET application windows open from 19 December 2023, and the last application date is 26 December 2023. So, this is the time that interested candidates have to apply for the Punjab State Teachers eligibility test.

The aspirants only have one week to complete the PSTET registration process. Ensure that you check your eligibility and qualifications before applying for PSTET. If you already fill the PSTET application form, so you should be prepared for the exam, according to patterns and guidelines of this year. As there are the two papers through which the candidates need to passed to get post of government teacher, so interested candidates must be prepare for it. Keep reading the post to know about the PSTET Notification 2024, and eligibility criteria include age and educational qualification, how to apply, exam date, pattern, and many more.

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PSTET Notification 2024

PSTET, Punjab School Education Board released the announcement on PSTET notification 2024. The Punjab Board conducts the state-level annual exam in pen and paper format at centers. They conduct an exam of 2.5 hours for applicants. The aim of the PSTET exam is to recruit teachers for 1st to 8th classes in Punjab government schools. To stay informed about the latest PSTET updates, visit the official website,, regularly.

PSTET 2024 eligibility criteria

If you are going to apply for PSTET 2024, you should look at the given eligibility criteria and confirm whether you are eligible for this or not.

Educational qualifications

Educational qualifications is one of important eligibility criteria that you should meet to apply for PSTET exam 2024. The educational criteria of candidates depend on the post for which they are applied. There is the recruitment of two-level teachers by PSTET exam. One category is primary teacher (Paper I), and the other category is Upper primary teacher (Paper II). Here are the brief educational criteria of both level papers

Age criteria

The minimum age limit to apply for PSTET 2024 is 18 years. There is no limit on the maximum age to become eligible for the PSTET exam. Keep in mind that the off date to calculate the eligibility criteria is 01 January 2024

Paper I ( Class I to V)

  • Senior secondary with at least 50% marks and pass out in the final year of a 2-year diploma in the elementary education field
  • Senior secondary with minimum 50% marks and pass in the final year of 4 years Bachelor’s degree in elementary education ( B.El.Ed)
  • Secondary with minimum 45% marks and passout or appears in final year of diploma in elementary education, according to NCTE
  • Senior secondary with minimum 50% marks and pass out or appears in the final year of diploma 2 years in special education

Candidates who have a graduation degree with a minimum of 50 % marks and a B.Ed are eligible for government teachers for classes I-V, Primary level teachers. Such candidates must go through the 6-month bridge course in elementary education that is recognized by NCTE within 2 years of their appointment as primary teachers.

Paper II ( Class VI to VIII) 

  • Graduation and passout or appear in the final year of your diploma in elementary education
  • Graduation with minimum 50% marks and passout or appears in B.Ed ( Bachelor of Education)
  • Graduation with minimum 45% marks and passout or appears in B.Ed, according to recognition norms and procedure
  • Senior secondary with minimum 50% marks and passout and appears in final year of B.Sc.Ed/B.A or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed
  • Senior secondary with minimum 50% marks and passout and appears in final year of B.El.Ed (Bachelor in elementary education )
  • Graduation with a minimum of 50% and passout or appear in B.Ed ( special education)
  • The candidates who are qualified in the B.Ed program recognized by NCTE are eligible to apply for the PSTET exam

PSTET Notification 2024 – Application Fees

In the PSTET Notification 2024, candidates can discover particular records about the application fees. For the ones applying from states apart from Punjab, considered under the general category, here are the following application fees for those

General & BC Category

  • Fee for Paper 1: Rs1000/-
  • Fee for Paper 2: Rs 1000/-
  • Fee for Both Papers: Rs2000/-

For applicants in the S.C/S.T/Physical Handicapped category, applicable relaxations might be given. Ex-servicemen (Self Only) are excluded from this application fee.

PSTET Exam Date 2024

Exam Date for the PSTET 2024 for Paper I and II is announced officially by State Council of Educational Research and Training, Punjab. The exam date of PSTET will be on 07 January 2024 across the State at multiple exam centers, and aspirants will need to report with accurate documents to apply.

PSTET 2024 Exam Pattern

Punjab State Eligibility Test 2024 will be administered by the SCERT, Punjab, in the offline mode with an examination time period of 02 hours and 30 minutes in the State offline mode.

Paper I

  • Number of questions- 150
  • Total Marks-150
  • Section details include environmental studies, child development and pedagogy, mathematics, language, and language II.
  • Exam time- 2.5 hours
  • Marking scheme- +1 for a correct answer with no negative marking

Paper II

  • Number of questions- 150
  • Total Marks-150
  • Section details include mathematics, social studies, science, child development and pedagogy, language, and language II.
  • Exam time- 2.5 hours
  • Marking scheme- +1 for a correct answer with no negative marking

How to apply for PSTET 2024 Online

The PSTET 2024 Application form might be filled out by visit the official website, www.Educationrecruitementboard.Com. The applicants who are already registered may skip at once to filling out the application form. However, applicants who are applying for the first time should sign up themselves first. Here is the simple step-by-step guide you should follow to apply for PSTET 2024

  • Visit the official website, www.Educationrecruitementboard.Com.
  • Select “New Registration and Applicant Login” on the homepage.
  • Click on the registration link to check in yourself. The candidate may be redirected to a new page.
  • Candidates need to click on the ‘continue’ option and input the information asked.
  • After clicking at the ‘Register Me’ choice, the candidate might be redirected to a new page with a purpose to have the login details.
  • Enter login credentials on the new web page with a view to see.
  • After login, the candidate needs to enter information like name, phone number, email ID, DOB, etc.
  • Upload your signature and photograph after filling in your accurate information in the application form.
  • Make the application fee payment
  • Tap on the submit button to complete this process


The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has recently released the notification for the Punjab State Teachers Eligibility Test (PSTET). It carries the widespread opportunity for people who aspire to steady teaching positions in government faculties, starting from Class I to VIII. The examination is set to be scheduled in 2024.

The registration window for the PSTET opens on 19 December 2023 and closes on 26 December 2023. Candidates interested in applying have one week to complete their registration process. It is suggested that applicants thoroughly overview the specific PSTET Notification, check their eligibility, and apply for the same before the last application date

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