New Delhi: Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has released the result for Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test (BTET) 2017, commonly known as Bihar TET. The result was released by BSEB Chairman Anand Kishore around 3:30 pm this afternoon. Replicating the dismal performance of 10th and 12th board exams, only 18 per cent of the candidates who appeared for BTET qualified the exam. As per reports, almost 2.43 lakh candidates had applied for the BTET exam. More than 11 thousand candidates in the exam had been declared invalid. The Bihar TET result 2017 can be accessed from the official website: www.biharboard.ac.in. The candidates will have to enter the details like application number and registration password to access their Bihar TET result 2017.
The exam was conducted on July 23 at 348 exam centres across the state. Almost 50,950 candidates had appeared for paper one which is conducted for class 1 to 5 and more than 1 lakh candidates had appeared for paper two which is conducted for class 6 to 8.
Meanwhile, some candidates who have appeared for the test from High School, Araria centre from Araria district complained that their results have been declared as invalid 'due to use of whitener'.
One such candidate told NDTV that, several aspirants including her were allowed to correct OMR sheets during Exam.
'The candidates were given blades to correct the wrong answers and it happened in the presence of the invigilator,' the candidate said.
Now results are declared invalid.
Sir, btet ka result me kafi candidates ko invalid kr diya gya. sir,board ka nirdesh me kaha likha tha ki whitener ka use ni karna hai.- Rajeev poddar (@rajeev261089) September 21, 2017
The BTET 2017 exam was first scheduled to be held on June 11, but, later it was postponed to July 23.
BTET 2017 Result: How to check
The candidates who are searching for Bihar TET 2017 or BTET 2017 results may follow these steps:
BTET 2017: BSEB Releases BTET 2017 Result; Check At Biharboard.ac.in
Step One: Go to official BSEB website: www.biharboard.ac.in
Step Two: Click on the BTET 2017 Result link.
Step Three: Login using your application number and password.
Step Four: Submit the details you have entered
Step Five: View and download your result.
The cut off for unreserved categories was 60 per cent while for candidates belonging to SC or ST category the cut off was 50 per cent. For candidates in BC1 and BC2 categories, the cut off was 55 per cent.
BTET 2017 registration started on April 6 and concluded on April 25.
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(This article was first published on September 21, 2017 and was updated several times thereafter)