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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    WB Primary TET Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    150 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • No. of Papers
  • Total Marks
    Paper 1 - 150 Paper 2 - 150
  • Total No. of Questions
    Paper 1 - 150 Paper 2 - 150
  • No. of Sections
    Paper 1 - 5 Paper 2 - 5
  • Medium of the exam
    Hindi, English, and Bengali
  • Marking Scheme
    One marks each question No negative marking
  • Exam Dates
    August 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

The WB Primary TET Eligibility Criteria 2022 has not been released yet. The eligibility criteria have two components: firstly, the educational qualification and secondly the age criteria.

WB Primary TET Educational Qualifications

Candidates aspiring to become teachers upon the qualification of the West Bengal Primary TET. Examination should possess the following educational qualifications.

Exam Level Eligibility Criteria Mandatory Professional Qualification
Primary Classes 1-5 (Paper 1) Class 12th with 50% aggregate Diploma in Education (D.Ed) or Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
Upper-Primary Classes 6-8 (Paper 2) Class 12th with 50% aggregate and Graduation D.Ed or B.Ed
Both Paper 1 & 2 Class 12th with 50% aggregate and Graduation D.Ed or B.Ed

WB Primary TET Overall Age Criteria 2022

Below table shows the maximum and minimum age limits:

Particulars Details
Minimum Age 18 Years
Maximum Age 35 Years
Nationality Indian
Domicile West Bengal
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Exam Pattern

WB Primary TET exam is conducted for two-level i.e. Paper 1 for class 1-5 class and Paper 2 for 6-8 class. The exam pattern for West Bengal TET Recruitment 2022 is mentioned in the table below:

Paper Paper 1 Paper 2
Mode of Exam Online Online
Number of Sections 5 5
Name of Sections
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-I
  • Language-II
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-I
  • Language-II
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
Examination Duration 150 minutes 150 minutes
Questions in each question 30 questions in each section. 30 questions in each section.60 questions in Mathematics and Science or Social Studies.
Maximum number of questions 150 150
Type of Questions Objective-based Objective-based
Marks One marks each question One marks each question
Negative marking There is no negative marking There is no negative marking
Maximum number of marks 150 150
Language of Paper Hindi, English, and Bengali Hindi, English, and Bengali

From the below table, candidates can check out the latest syllabus for the WB Primary TET Recruitment Exam for primary and upper primary classes.

WB Primary TET Child Development & Pedagogy Syllabus 2022

There are a total of 30 questions that will be asked in the Child Development & Pedagogy section. Here is the detailed syllabus for Child Development & Pedagogy:

Section Topic
Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Social world and children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education.
  • Understanding the Learning Process and Learners
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Concept of development
  • The relationship with the learning of development
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Approaches to teaching and learning
  • Influence of Heredity and Environment
  • Socialization processes
  • Children’s strategies of learning
  • Learning as a social activity
  • The social context of education.
  • Concept of Inclusive Education
  • Understanding Children with special needs
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning in the personal and environmental
  • Addressing the requirements of children and learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Understanding the Child Development during Childhood
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
  • Curriculum Teaching: The Learning Approaches and the Teaching Evaluation.
  • Focus on Child Development (Upper Primary School Children)
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning.

WB Primary TET Language 1 Syllabus

There are a total of 30 questions asked in the Language 1 session. Here is the detailed syllabus for the section Language 1:

Section Topic
Language 1
  • Vocabulary Test
  • Word formation from jumbled letters
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • Contribution of literates for the development of the language
  • Teaching Language
  • Assessment of Language
  • Learning a language at Upper Primary Level
  • Elements of the Language
  • Affixes
  • Language Comprehension
  • Learning and acquisition
  • Language items
  • Teaching, Reading, and Writing Skills
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking
  • Assessment of learning the language
  • Learning Language at the elementary level
  • Language Skills
  • Remedial Teaching
  •  Idioms and phrases
  • The formation of short sentences from jumbled words
  • Test of grammatical knowledge on the following
  • Articles
  • Linkers
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Concord
  • Auxiliary Verbs
  •  Interrogatives
  • Tense and time
  • Reflexive pronouns
  • Gerunds & Participle
  • Question Tags
  • Determiners
  • Prepositions

WB Primary TET Language 2 Syllabus 2022

There are a total of 30 questions asked in the Language 2 session. Here is the detailed syllabus for the section Language 2:

Section Topic
Language 2
  • Learning and acquisition
  • Learning a language at Upper Primary Level
  • Pedagogy of Language Development verbally and in written form
  • The Language items
  • Language Learning
  • Skills in learning the language
  • Learning a language at the Elementary Level
  • Assessment of language
  • Assessment of learning the Language
  • Difficulties of Language
  • Errors and disorders
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency
  • Speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • Teaching-learning materials
  • Textbook
  • Multimedia materials
  • Development of Language Skills
  • Multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Language Skills
  • A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas
  • Comprehension
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Remedial Teaching

WB Primary TET Mathematics Syllabus 2022

There are a total of 30 questions asked in the Mathematics session. Here is the detailed syllabus for the section Mathematics for WB Primary TET exam :

Section Topic
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Shapes and Spatial Relationship
  • Knowing our Numbers
  • Algebra
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Basic geometrical ideas
  • Data handling and Patterns
  • Geometry
  • Construction using a Straight edge Scale, and a protractor, compasses
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Fractions
  • Number System
  • Measurement
  • Fractions
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  • Symmetry: Reflection
  • Mensuration
  • Whole Numbers
  • Exponentiation
  • Mathematics – Trends and Developments
  • Learning Materials in the Mathematics concept
  • Pedagogy
  • Mathematics Learning – Evaluation
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Learning of Mathematics – Strategies and Methods
  • Percentage
  •  Average
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Assessment in Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education in Schools
  • Number System and Operation in Numbers
  • Nature of Mathematics
  • Quadrilaterals

WB Primary TET Science Syllabus

There are a total of 30 questions asked in the Science session. Here is the detailed syllabus for the section Science:

Section Topic
  • Evaluation in Science
  • Nature of Science
  • Physical Science
  • Cell
  • Energy
  • Pollution
  • Human nervous system
  • Animal nutrition
  • Biodiversity
  • Basic concepts of force
  • Magnetism
  • Transparent and opaque objects
  • Plant reproduction
  • Ecosystem
  • Agriculture
  • Germination of seed
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Cellular equilibrium
  • Diseases
  • Cleaning food
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources
  • Materials of daily use
  • Materials
  • The World of the Living
  • Electric current and circuits
  • Sources of food
  • Food
  • Magnets
  • Components of food
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • Life Science
  • Methods and Approaches

WB Primary TET Social Studies Syllabus

There are a total of 30 questions asked in the Social Studies session. Here is the detailed syllabus for the section Social Studies:

Subject Topic
Social Science
  • Human Environment
  • Settlement, Transport, Communication
  • Geography
  • Early States
  • Social Justice and the Marginalized
  • History
  • Making a Living
  • When, Where, and How
  • Regional Culture
  • New Kings and Kingdoms
  • Creation of an Empire
  • Understanding Media
  • Diversity
  • The First Farmers and Herders
  • Globe
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • Social and Political Life
  • Political Developments
  • Resources: Types-Natural and Human
  • Local Government
  • Unpacking Gender
  • Air
  • Government
  • Culture and Science
  • Planet: Earth in the solar system
  • The Judiciary
  • Parliamentary Government
  • Water
  • The First Cities
  • Social Change
  • The Constitution
  • Architecture
  •  Democracy
  • State GovernmentAims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies
  • Evaluation in Social Science
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Motions of the Earth
  • Mineral and Power Resources
  • Life in the Temperate Grasslands
  • Social and Political Life
  • Political Science
  • Understanding Media
  • Diversity and Discrimination
  • Understanding Marginalization
  • From Gathering to Growing Food
  • India after Independence
  • Rulers and Buildings

WB Primary TET Environmental Studies Syllabus

There are a total of 30 questions asked in the Environmental Studies section. Here is the detailed syllabus for the section Environmental Studies:

Section Topic
Environmental Studies
  • Evaluation in Environmental Studies
  • Governance
  • History of Freedom Struggle in West Bengal and India
  • Health and Diseases
  • Matter, Force, and Energy
  • Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Internal Systems of Human Body

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