What is HTET?

HTET 2020: Application Form (Started), Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card & Selection Process – HTET or Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test, conducted by the Board of Secondary Education Haryana (BSEH), is an eligibility test for teachers. HTET is held for different levels of teacher recruitment such as Primary Teacher (PRT), Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT), and Post Graduate Teacher (PGT) in schools run by Haryana State Government. After qualifying the written test, candidates will receive a TET certificate which will remain valid for a period of seven years, earlier it was five years. The change has been made after a recent amendment by the state government. Candidates can apply for the vacancies released by BSEH after obtaining HTET certificate. In this article, we have tried a provide a detailed overview of HTET 2020 and other exam related events.

HTET 2020 Exam Highlights

Exam Name
HTET (Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test)
Conducting Body
Board of Secondary Education – Haryana (BSEH)
Exam Level
Exam Frequency
Exam Mode
Pen and paper mode
Exam Duration
Two and a half hours
Bilingual (English and Hindi)
Exam Fees
Level 1: Rs 1000

Level 1+ Level 2: Rs 1800

Level1+ Level 2+ Level 3: Rs 2400

Exam Purpose
To recruit Primary teachers, Trained Graduate Teachers and Post Graduate Teachers
Exam Helpdesk No.
Exam Website

HTET 2020 Eligibility

To become eligible to apply for HTET 2020 Application Form, candidates must possess the following eligibility criteria:

Educational qualification:

  • Primary Teacher (Level 1 – Class 1 to 5): 12th pass along with Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.Ed)
  • Trained Graduate Teacher (Level 2 – Class 6 to 8): Bachelor’s Degree along with B.Ed
  • Post Graduate Teacher (Level 3 – Above Class 8): Master’s Degree along with B.Ed

Age: Candidates from 18 years to 38 years of age can apply for HTET 2020.

HTET 2020 Application Form and Exam Dates

Candidates can find all the important HTET dates 2020 below:

HTET 2020 Exam Events
HTET Exam Dates 2020
Salient Features
HTET Online registration begins
Candidates can start applying online for HTET 2020 tentatively from November 16, 2020.
Last date of registration
Candidates have to apply for HTET 2020 before this date, HTET online application window will be closed on December 4, 2020.
Last of application fee payment
Candidates have to pay the application fee for HTET 2020 before  December 4, 2020, the online application window will be closed after this date.
Application form window correction
5-Dec-2020 to 8-Dec-2020
Candidates can make corrections in their application form in case any error was made during for filling-up.
Admit card release date
3rd week of December 2020
Admit cards or hall tickets will be released on the official website, candidates can download their respective admit cards from the 3rd week of December 2020.
Date of HTET 2020 exam


HTET 2020 is going to be conducted in January 2021. Two days have been finalized for the exams, January 2 and January 3.
Answer key release
January 2020
Answer key for Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 will be  released by BSEH on its official website.
Result of HTET 2020
To be notified
HTET 2020 result for all the three levels will be made available on the official website.

HTET 2020 Selection Process

HTET selection process involves the stages mentioned below:

HTET online application: candidates willing to apply for HTET need to apply for the exam online. Candidates can select the levels as per their preference and eligibility.

HTET admit card: HTET admit card will be released one week before the exam. Admit card for level 1, 2 and 3 will be released separately on the official website of HTET exam.

HTET written test: HTET written exam will have three papers, Paper – I, Paper- II and Paper – III. Paper – I is for Primary Teachers (Classes I – V), Paper – II is for Trained Graduate Teachers – TGT (Class VI -VIII) and Paper – III is for Post Graduate Teacher (class IX – XII). Find the highlights of HTET written test below:

  • Number of questions: 150
  • Total marks: 150
  • Total duration: Two and a half hours
  • Type of questions: Objective MCQs
  • Mode of exam: Offline (OMR based)
  • Negative marking: No
  • Sectional timing/cutoffs: No

HTET result: Candidates securing HTET cutoffs will be declared qualified in the HTET exam, they will be given an HTET qualifying certificate. The certificate will remain valid for seven years.

FAQs Related to HTET 2020 Application Form

Q: When HTET 2020 is going to be held?

A: HTET 2020 is going to be conducted on January 2 and 3 tentatively, official notification is yet to be released.

Q: Can I appear for all three papers in HTET ?

A: Yes, you can if you meet the eligibility criteria. Fill the application form for level 1, 2 and 3 and pay application fees accordingly.

Q: Shall I be recruited as a teacher after qualifying HTET?

A: Passing HTET 2020 is the primary criteria to be eligible for the posts of teachers in different government schools; it will not entitle you a job. Candidates have to go through forthcoming events to get the final call.

Q: Is there any chance of cancellation of HTET 2020?

A: No, HTET 2020 will be conducted. The notification is going to be released soon.

Q: What is the application form correction window for HTET ?

A: This will be notified by the board during the time of HET notification 2020 release.

Q: When HTET notification 2020 will be released? 

A: There is no official news released by BSEH on HTET notification 2020 date, it may tentatively release in October.

Q: How many marks required to qualify the HTET exam?

A: A candidate belongs to SC/ST/PH category of Haryana has to score at least 82 marks, and for other candidates, it is 90 marks.

Q: What is HTET certificate? 

A: After qualifying for the HTET written exam, candidates will receive a TET certificate which will remain valid for a period of seven years. This is known as HTET certificate.

Q: For how long HTET score will remain valid? 

A: HTET score will be valid for seven years from the date of the declaration. The certificate given to the HTET qualified candidates will remain valid for seven years instead of five years after a new amendment.

Q: Who can apply for HTET?

A: Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for HTET. Read HTET notification to know more about HTET eligibility criteria.

Q: What is the mode of exam in HTET ?

A: HTET 2020 is going to be conducted offline, in pen and paper mode. Candidates have to fill the OMR sheet to mark their responses.

HTET Notification

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