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BIHAR TET – Best Books

Bihar TET or Teacher Eligibility Test is a part of the Bihar School Education Board (BSEB). Passing this test will get you the honor of teaching in one of Bihar’s government schools. However, to reach that stage, you need to prepare well for the examination. 

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We may be living in the age of the internet, but you cannot deny the usefulness of books and notes to prepare for an exam. Similarly, when you want to prepare for this exam, you must have access to some of the Bihar TET best books. 

In this article, we will list out the books you need for preparation and some basic information. Read how to become a teacher.

Before getting to the list of books, let’s understand the exam pattern and syllabus. The Bihar TET exam has two papers (I & II). 

Paper I 

  1. Child Development & Pedagogy
  2. Language-I (You can choose from Hindi or English)
  3. Language-II (English, Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit)
  4. Mathematics
  5. Environmental Studies

Paper II

  1. Child Development & Pedagogy
  2. Language-I (You can choose from Hindi or English)
  3. Language-II (English, Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit)
  4. Mathematics or Science or Social Studies
  5. Environmental Studies

Paper I is conducted for candidates who want to teach up to class IV, and Paper II is for those who want to teach classes V to VIII. The subjects may be the same, but the pattern for both the exams is different. 

The eligibility conditions for both papers are different. If a candidate fulfills all the conditions, they can sit for both exams. 

Eligibility Conditions for Paper I

  • Anyone appearing for the exam must have passed class 10 with 45% aggregate marks. 
  • The candidates must have passed their bachelor’s degree (B.Sc or B.A.) with a total score of 50%. Or candidates who have qualified B.Ed can also appear for the exam. 
  • Candidates appearing in a Diploma in Education or Diploma in Special Elementary are also eligible. 

Eligibility Conditions Paper II

  • Candidates who have passed a bachelor’s degree and those who are appearing in their final year exam can apply. Passed candidates must have obtained at least 45%. 
  • Those who have passed their B.Ed exam must have obtained at least 50% marks in the exam. 
  • Graduates with 50% marks and completion certificate of D.Ed.El can appear. 
  • Students appearing in the final year of B.Ed or a 2-year Diploma in Special Education or Elementary Education can sit for Bihar TET Paper II. 
  • Candidates who have passed their 12th exam and B.A.Ed or B.Sc.Ed can also sit for this exam. 

Now that you know the eligibility criteria to attempt the Bihar TET exam, let’s move on to knowing about Bihar TET best books. 

Which are the Bihar TET Best Books for Paper I & II?

SubjectBook NameAuthor/Publisher
Child Pedagogy and Development Guide to Child Development & Pedagogy
Guide to Child Development and Pedagogy for CTET and STET
R. Gupta – RPH

HindiCTET & TET Hindi Bhasha 
CTET/TET-Hindi Bhasha Aur Shikshan Shastra
CTET and TETs Paper-II (Solved Papers and Practice Tests)
Kamal Dev Varma

UrduCTET and TET Exam Urdu Complete Notebook
UPTET, CTET, UTET, UGC and B.Ed. Urdu Education Book
ABD Publications

Sana Fatma Zuberi
SanskritCTET 2019 Sanskrit Text Book 
MPPEB Prathmik Shikshak Patrata Pariksha

English Success Master CTET Paper-I
CTET & TET Previous Years Solved Papers class I-V
Mathematics & SciencesMathematics for CTET and TETs Exams – Paper I
Wiley’s Mathematics Exam Goalpost for CTET and TET’s Exams, Paper – I
CTET Comprehensive Guide Exam (Solved Papers and Practice Tests)
CTET Success Master Maths and Science Paper-II

Exam Goalpost


Environmental StudiesEnvironmental Studies for CTET & TETs – Previous Years Papers (Paper I and II)
Environmental Studies(EVS) for CTET and TETs Exams (Paper-I)
Environmental Studies & Pedagogy for CTETs & TETs (Paper I & II)
CTET Preparation and Practice: Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies Third Edition (For Paper I and Paper II)



Kalyan AkalamkamBandiate Balaram MohantyOxford

R. RajagopalanOxford
Social Sciences12 Year-wise CTET Paper 2 Social Science Solved Papers
Social Science and Pedagogy for CTET and TETs Class VI-VIII


These are the Bihar TET best books you need to have by your side to prepare well for the exam. If you have noticed, we have also mentioned the names of some books with solved papers and practice exams. While these are recommended, you can also take the aid of other similar books with previous years’ papers and practice tests. 

Remember, the more you practice your skills and improve your knowledge, the better chance you have at cracking the exam. 


The Bihar TET exam is conducted to hire teachers for the state’s schools. While studying for the exam, make sure to manage your time well and learn everything about the exam before attempting the same. You will have 2.5 hours to complete 150 questions in the exam. All the best!

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