The WBTET 2017 is scheduled to be held soon, A five per cent relaxation on the Higher Secondary examination marks - qualification criteria - will be given to the reserved category candidates.
The West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WBTET) notification was expected to be released for filling up around 30,000 vacancies in primary schools across West Bengal state. The West Bengal Primary Education Board will allow candidates who have completed two year teachers' training programme and secured at least 50 per cent marks in Higher Secondary examination for WB TET in state-aided primary schools in West Bengal.
According to Press Trust of India, the Primary Education Board today announced a five per cent relaxation on the Higher Secondary examination cut-off marks for reserved category candidates of West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test (WB TET).
WBTET 2017: Know Eligibility Criteria, Marks Relaxation Details:
To apply for the WBTET 2017 examination, general category candidates would have to score at least 50 per cent and the reserved category aspirants - SC, ST and OBC- 45 per cent in the Higher Secondary examination to be eligible to appear in the WB-TET, Primary Education Board president Anik Bhattacharya told reporters at Kolkata today.
The WB TET 2017 is mandatory for getting teaching jobs in West Bengal state-aided primary schools.
Apart from the reserved category candidates, this relaxation of 5 per cent marks will also be applicable for family members of a state government employee, who died in harness, board president said.
According to Mr. Bhattacharya, there will not be any relaxation regarding the completion of a two-year teachers' training programme.
The WBTET 2017 candidates may logon to the official website of the exam to know more details about the exam and other details.