HP TET 2024: Apply Online, Exam Dates, Eligibility & Syllabus



The Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (HP TET) is your gateway to a teaching career in Himachal Pradesh. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, HP TET provides an opportunity to showcase your teaching skills. Here’s everything you need to know about HP TET 2024. 


HP TET, conducted twice a year by the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE), assesses candidates' eligibility for teaching positions across various subjects in Himachal Pradesh schools. The exam’s comprehensive syllabus and rigorous evaluation process ensure that only the most qualified individuals enter the teaching profession. 

Exam Details: 

Exam Details 


Exame Name 

Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (HP TET) 

Conducting Authority 

Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) 

Exam Level 

State level 

Exam Mode 


Exam Duration 

150 minutes 

No. of Papers 

1 paper per subject, 150 marks each 

Total Questions 

150 MCQs 

Marking Scheme 

+1 mark for correct answer, no negative marking 

Medium of Exam 

English and Hindi 


Determine eligibility for teaching in Himachal Pradesh 

Exam Helpdesk No. 

01892 242217 

Official Website 


HP TET Exam Dates 2024: 

Important Events 


HP TET 2024 Notification PDF Release 

08 May 2024 

HP TET Application Form Start Date 

08 May 2024 

HP TET Application Form End Date 

28 May 2024 

Submission with Late Fees 

31 May 2024 

Application Correction Window 

01 to 03 June 2024 

HP TET Admit Card Release 

07 to 10 days before the exam date 

HP TET Exam Date 2024 (June Cycle) 

22 June to 2 July 2024 

HP TET Exam Date 2024 (November Cycle) 

15 to 26 November 2024 

HP TET Eligibility Criteria: 

Eligibility Criteria 


Educational Qualification 

Graduation with at least 50% marks 


Degree or diploma in teacher training 

Age Limit 

No upper age limit 

To be eligible for HP TET, candidates must possess a graduation degree with at least 50% marks along with a degree or diploma in teacher training. There is no upper age limit for applicants, making the exam accessible to a wide range of candidates. 


HP TET Exam Pattern: 

Exam Pattern Highlights 


Total Papers 

8 papers 


150 minutes 

Total Questions 

150 MCQs 

Total Marks 


The HP TET exam comprises multiple papers, each tailored to specific teaching positions such as TGT (Arts), TGT (Non-Medical), TGT (Medical), Shastri, Language Teacher, JBT, Punjabi, and Urdu. Each paper consists of 150 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and has a duration of 150 minutes. 

HP TET Syllabus: 

To excel in HP TET, it is essential to master the prescribed syllabus, which varies for each paper. The syllabus is designed to evaluate candidates' subject knowledge and teaching aptitude. Subjects covered include: 

  • TGT (Arts): Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I (Hindi), Language II (English), Social Studies, Environmental Studies. 

  • TGT (Non-Medical): Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I (Hindi), Language II (English), Mathematics, Science. 

  • TGT (Medical): Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I (Hindi), Language II (English), Biology, Chemistry, Physics. 

  • Shastri: Proficiency in the Sanskrit language, general awareness. 

  • Language Teacher: Child Development and Pedagogy, Proficiency in the concerned language (Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi). 

  • JBT: Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I (Hindi), Language II (English), Mathematics, Environmental Studies. 

Selection Process: 

Qualifying HP TET is the first step towards a teaching career. The selection process involves shortlisting candidates based on their exam scores. Successful candidates receive the HP TET certificate, opening doors to teaching opportunities in Himachal Pradesh schools. 


Qualifying Marks 

Qualifying Percentage (%) 







Achieving the minimum qualifying marks is crucial to obtaining the HP TET certificate. General/Unreserved category candidates must score at least 90 marks (60%), while Reserved category candidates must score at least 82 marks (55%). 


Contact Details: 

For assistance, contact the HP TET exam authorities: 

Contact Information 



Gyan Alok Parisar, Dharamshala, District Kangra, HP 176213 


01892-242217 / 219 







Embark on your teaching journey with HP TET 2024! Stay updated with the latest announcements and prepare diligently to excel in the exam. Your dedication and passion for teaching will pave the way for a rewarding career in education. Best of luck! 


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