Sikkim TET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

Sikkim TET 2023: Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test is a regional-level entrance test organized in the state of Sikkim. Sikkim Human Resource Development Department (HRDD) is responsible for conducting this test once a year. Through this test, eligible candidates are appointed as teachers in Government Primary Schools and Higher Primary Schools of Sikkim state. Interested candidates can apply for the Primary level that includes I to V class or the Upper primary level i.e. VI to VIII class. Consequently, candidates who want to make their career in the teaching field must apply for this test online. Meanwhile, application forms for the same will be made available on the official website of Sikkim HRDD.

Sikkim TET 2023 Highlights

Exam Name STET (Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test)
Conducting body Sikkim Human Resource Development Department (HRDD)
Exam Type Teacher Eligibility Test
Level of the Exam State Level
Application Mode Online
Exam mode Offline
Official website

Sikkim TET 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates
Official Notification release July 2023
Application process starts July 2023
Last date to apply August 2023
The application correction window opens August 2023
Admit card download date One week  before the exam
Entrance exam date October 2023
Result declaration October 2023

Eligibility Requirements

  • Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for STET 2023.
  • The applicant’s age must fall in the age group of 21 years to 35 years.
  • A 5% of age relaxation will be provided for reserved category candidates in the Sikkim TET exam.

Educational Qualification

For primary level (Class Ist to Vth)

  • Candidates must have passed class 12th with minimum of 45% marks aggregate marks. In addition, the candidate must also hold a 2 years Diploma in Education/Special Education.
  • Applicants with bachelors or B.Ed. degree are also eligible to apply for STET 2023.

For upper primary level (Class VIth to VIIIth)

  • The candidate must have completed graduation with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Apart from this, the applicant must also hold a B.Ed. degree.
  • Students appearing in the final year of B.Ed. degree are also eligible to apply for the same.

Sikkim TET Application Form

  • Applicants can obtain the form through the official web portal of the conducting body-
  • After that, fill in all your accurate details in the application form. The details may include the candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, contact details, email id, etc. The process will also ask to complete some other steps like uploading documents.
  • Moreover, attaching a passport photograph and scanned signature in JPG format is also mandatory.
  • Meanwhile, if necessary then attest to all the other documents in the application form.
  • After uploading the documents, candidates need to choose the exam center as per their choice. You will be given options to choose two centers, one from primary and the other from secondary.
  • Once all the form filling and document uploading is completed, pay the application fee.
  • You can pay the fee through TS Online/ Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.
  • Take out a print copy of the application form for future references.

Application Fee

Category Application fee
For all the categories Rs. 400/-

Exam Pattern

  • Duration of Exam: The STET exam’s duration is 3 hours (180 minutes).
  • Type of Questions: There will be Objective Based Questions in STET Exam 2021.
  • Total Questions: A total of 150 questions will be there (each in Paper 1 and Paper 2).
  • Negative Marking- Not Applicable in STET 2023.

Get a detailed exam pattern of Paper 1 and Paper 2 from the table below:

Paper- I

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Child development and pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II (English) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150


Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Child development and pedagogy 30 30
Language I 30 30
Language II (English) 30 30
Mathematics/ Science/ Social studies 60 60
Total 150 150

Sikkim TET 2023 Result

The Sikkim HRDD will declare the result of the candidates on its official website. Only those candidates who appear in the exam will be able to view the result. You will have to download the result from the official website of the exam conducting authority only. This implies that results will not be given offline or through another mode other than online mode.

Candidates must keep their admit card number, registration number, date of birth, etc. and other details safe as these credentials will be required to download the result.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question: When will the STET 2023 Registration start?

Ans. The registration will start in the month of July 2023 and candidates have to submit the form before August 2023 Tentatively.

Question: What is the official web page to apply for Sikkim Teacher Eligibility Test?

Ans. The official website to apply for Sikkim TET is

Question: Who will be organizing Sikkim TET?

Ans. Sikkim Human Resource Development Department (HRDD) is responsible for organizing STET.

Question: What is the application fee for STET 2023?

Ans. To apply for STET, all the candidates need to pay Rs. 400/-.

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