Updated: December 02, 2023, 06:25 PM IST BSSTET 2023 Registration Opens Today: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is commencing the registration process for the Bihar Special School Teacher Eligibility Test (BSSTET) 2023, starting today, December 2. Aspiring candidates can apply for this prestigious examination by visiting the official website at bsebstet.com. The deadline for submitting online applications is December 22, 2023. Two Papers, Multiple Opportunities BSSTET 2023 will feature two papers – Paper 1 for eligibility to teach Classes 1 to 5 and Paper 2 for Classes 6 to 8. Candidates interested in teaching across both levels can apply for both papers. The question paper will be based on the curriculum from Classes 1 to 8 in state government schools, comprising 150 multiple-choice questions with no negative marking. Each paper's exam duration is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Steps to Register for the BSSTET 2023 To apply for BSSTET 2023, candidates can follow a straightforward application process: Visit the official website at bsebstet.com Locate the Bihar Special School Teacher Eligibility Test application link on the homepage. Log in with your details and submit the application form. Fill out the form online, uploading the necessary documents. Download and print the completed application form for future reference. Vacancies and Teaching Opportunities The BSEB aims to fill a total of 7279 vacancies through BSSTET 2023. Of these, 5,534 positions are designated for trained special teachers for Classes 1 to 5, while 1,745 vacancies cater to Classes 6 to 8. Trained special teachers with expertise in various disabilities will play a pivotal role in educating students with special needs in general schools. Passing Marks and Eligibility Criteria Candidates must meet specific passing marks criteria based on their category: General: 50% Backward Class: 45.5% Extremely Backward Class: 42.5% Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe: 40% Person with Disability: 40% Woman: 40% Eligibility criteria include age restrictions (not exceeding 37 years) and qualification requirements such as ongoing D.El.Ed in Special Education and B.Ed in Special Education. Application Fees Applicants from the General, EWS, Backward Class, and Extremely Backward Class categories must pay Rs 960 for each paper. Candidates belonging to SC, ST, and Divyang categories will pay Rs 760 for each paper; for those applying for both papers, the fee is Rs 1140. Stay Updated with additional information For additional information and details related to the recruitment process, candidates are advised to visit the official website of the Board regularly. Any updates, notifications, or changes will be communicated through the official channels to ensure candidates are well-informed throughout the application and examination process.This registration period for BSSTET 2023 presents an excellent opportunity for individuals aspiring to contribute to special education. Interested candidates are encouraged to complete the application process within the stipulated time frame to secure their chance to become special school teachers in Bihar.