Rajasthan PTET Exam 2021 postponed due to Covid-19

NEW DELHI: Due to the surge in the Covid-19 cases in the state, the Rajasthan government has postponed the Pre Teacher Education Test 2021 (PTET 2021).

The entrance exam for admission to B.Ed., B.A-B.Ed and B.Sc.-B.Ed four year courses, was to be held on May 16, 2021.

Candidates, who have applied for the PTET exam 2021, can check the exam postponement notice on the official website –


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According to media reports, four and a half lakh candidates have applied so far. Last year, a total of 4,80,926 candidates applied for this exam. These included 327270 candidates for B.Ed two year course and 153696 candidates for B.Sc / B.Ed four year course.
For admission to B.Ed. Course, session 2021-22 in various Teacher Training institutions in the State of Rajasthan, a competitive test for selection of candidates i.e. Pre-Teacher Education Test (PTET) was to be be conducted by Govt. Dungar College, Bikaner. Under this examination, two year B.Ed course and 4 year B.Ed / B.Sc B.Ed course are conducted.

On the basis of performance in the PTET, merit list showing the marks obtained by each candidate is prepared every year.

Out of the total number of seats available in each Faculty (Arts, Science and Commerce), reservation for Rajasthan domicile is fixed as given below:

S. No. Category Percentage
I For candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes 16%
II For candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 12%
III For candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes 21%
IV For candidates belonging to MBC. As per
Govt. order
V For women (out of which 8% seats are reserved for widow
and 2% for divorced women
VI For physically challenged (blind, deaf and/ or dumb and
orthopedic) with at least 40% disability, on production of
a medical certificate on Form No.4
VII For in-service or an Ex-serviceman defence personnel or
for his/her ward (only Air force, Army and Navy personnel)
VIII Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 10%

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