Bihar B.Ed CET 2021: Syllabus, Exam Date, Nodal Agency

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021

Bihar CET B.Ed 2021

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 is expected to be held in March or July 2021. First the official bodies will announce the nodal agency in December 2020 or January 2021. Last year LNMU conducted CET-B.Ed. And before that NOU was the conducting body. Get here latest news on Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 including syllabus, exam date, application form, exam pattern, and more.

The Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 will be the single entrance exam for admission to B.Ed admissions in 15 universities of Bihar and their affiliated colleges. Teaching aspirants who wish to study 2-year B.Ed in regular mode, distance mode, or shiksha shastri will have to appear in this exam. The mode of CET is offline (pen paper-based).

Important Dates

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021Dates (Expected)
Announcement of nodal agencyDec 2020 / Jan 2021
Publication of notificationJan 2021 / Feb 2021
Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 application form releasing date1st week of Feb 2021
Last date to apply online1st week of Mar 2021
Issuance of admit card4th week of Mar 2021
Bihar B.Ed Combined Entrance Test 2021 exam date4th week of Mar 2021
Releasing of Answer keyWithin 1 week of examination
Declaration of the result1st week of Apr 2021
Commencement of Counseling2nd week of Apr 2021 
Session Starts fromJuly 2021

Who will conduct Bihar B.Ed CET 2021?

The honbl Chancellor will appoint one nodal agency to conduct the entrance exam. Since its introduction, the following universities have been the nodal agencies of the B.Ed CET.

YearNodal Agency for Bihar B.Ed CET
2018Nalanda Open University (NOU)
2019Nalanda Open University (NOU)
2020Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU)

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 Exam Date, Application Form Dates

The nodal agency will announce the Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 dates. Let us take a look at the exam dates of last years to see what to expect this year.

YearBihar B.Ed CET Exam DatesBihar B.Ed CET Notification Releasing DatesBihar B.Ed CET Application Form Releasing DatesNo. of Candidates Who AppliedNo. Of Candidates Who AppearedNo. of Candidates Who Qualified
201815 July26 May30 May(Not available)90,30561,682
201910 March22 January22 January1,26,46481,18765,445
202022 September
(initially scheduled on 19 July but postponed due to pandemic)
01 February02 March~ 1 lakh(Not available)(Not available)

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 Syllabus

(Following is the expected syllabus. Changes will be updated when CET B.Ed 2021 notification is out)

The syllabus of Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 will include General Hindi, English Comprehension/ Sanskrit Comprehension, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Teaching Learning environment in schools.  Here is the detailed syllabus of Bihar B.Ed CET 2021.

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 Syllabus

Exam Pattern

(Following is the expected exam pattern. Changes will be updated when CET B.Ed 2021 notification is out)

All registered candidates will have to go through the Combined Entrance Test. The pattern of examination is thoroughly described here. 

  • Mode of examination: Offline Pen Paper based
  • Nature if examination: Objective type
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Total number of question: 120
  • Total marks: 120
  • Marking Scheme: 01 marks for the correct answer, 0 for incorrect and unanswered question

The paper contains 5 sections, each of which contains a different number of questions.

1General English Comprehension – (For Regular & Distance mode)
General Sanskrit Comprehension – (for Shiksha Shastri)
2General Hindi1515
3Logical & Analytical Reasoning2525
4General awareness4040
5Teaching-Learning Environment in Schools2525

Bihar B.Ed. CET 2021 Application Form

Nodal agency releases the online application form on its official website. In the last 3 years the official websites wre,, and The process of registration is explained here, along with the details of the application fee.

How To Apply?

(Following are the expected steps to apply. Changes will be updated when CET B.Ed 2021 notification is out)

There are three parts to the application submission process: Registration, Online Application form Filling, Fee Submission.

Registration: In this part, the candidate has to register himself using a valid email address and phone number.

Online Application Form Filling: After registration, the candidates have to enter the personal details, qualification, exam center. Along with this, they have to upload their scanned photograph, signature, and left thumb impression.

Application fee submission: The third and last part is fee submission. The candidates have to submit the application fee through a payment gateway, using Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking. 

Once all three-parts complete, the candidates will be able to download the print of the duly filled application form. 

Application Fee

The application fee is as per the last year’s admission process, this may be the same for 2021 as well.

Differently Abled/EBC/BC/Women/EWSRs. 750/-
SC/ST categoryRs. 500/-

Mode: The mode of application fee submission is online, the fee can be paid using Debit Card, Credit Card, or internet banking. 

Eligibility Criteria for Bihar CET B.Ed 2021

(Following are the expected eligibility criteria. Changes will be updated when CET B.Ed 2021 notification is out)

Universities in Bihar provide B.Ed program in three modes: Regular mode, Distance mode, Shiksha Shastri. The eligibility criteria for B.Ed CET 2021 is distinct for each mode. Check out the eligibility criteria below.

Eligibility ParametersRegular Mode
Distance Mode Shiksha Shastri
Minimum Qualification50% marks in Bachelor’s degree/55% marks in graduation (in case of B.E. B.Tech) /55% marks in MastersSame as regular modeGraduated as Shastri or completed B.A. with Sanskrit as the main subject with at least 50% marks
Other Essential CriteriaEx-Untrained TeacherOrEx-Primary TeacherOr Candidates who are trained as Teacher from  in regular mode

List of Participating Universities in Bihar B.Ed CET 2021

Here is the list of universities that have participated in the past year’s CET. The same might participate in Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 as well. 

  1. Aryabhatta Gyan University, Patna
  2. Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University, Madhapur
  3. Bhimrao Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur
  4. Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU), Darbhanga 
  5. Jai Prakash University, Chhapra
  6. Munger University, Munger
  7. Nalanda Open University, Patna
  8. Magadha University, Bodhgaya
  9. Patliputra University, Patna
  10. Purnea University, Purnea
  11. Veer Kunwer Singh University, Aara
  12. Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University, Darbhanga
  13. Molana Majhrul Arbi & Farsi University
  14. Patna University
  15. Tilka Majhi Bhagalpur University

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 Admit Card

  • After the accepting application forms, nodal agency will issue the admit card for Bihar B.Ed CET to all eligible and registered candidates.
  • The admit card will be issued online only at official website. No admit card will be sent through the post.
  • The candidates will be able to fetch their admit card using credentials such as username and password.
  • It will be mandatory to carry the admit card at the examination center along with 2 passport size photographs and one valid photo identity proof.

Apart from the general instructions, the candidates will have to follow the COVID-related instructions given on the admit card on the day of examination. 

Important Books for Bihar B.Ed CET 2021

  • General Knowledge 2020 by Arihant
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R.S. Aggarwal
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by Dr. RS Aggarwal
  • Word Power made easy by Norman Lewis
  • Popular Hindi Vyakaran by Brij Kishore Prasad Singh

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 Exam Center

Nodal agency conducts B.Ed CET in selected cities in Bihar. Here are the cities where LNMU conducted CET in the year 2020. The same may be the centers for 2021 CET.

City CodeCity

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 Answer Key

  • The nodal agency will release the provisional answer key after the CET at official website.
  • The candidates who will appear in the examination will be able to raise objections.
  • After considering the objection raised by the candidates, University will then publish the final answer key.
  • Using the Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 answer key the candidates will be able to calculate marks in advance.
  • Both provisional and final answer keys will be in pdf form, the candidates can directly download it, and match it with the OMR sheet.

Bihar B.Ed CET  2021 Result

  • After releasing the answer key, the University will declare the result.
  • The candidates who will appear in the exam will be able to check their results using the registration number and date of birth.
  • The result shall be checked from the official website of Bihar B.Ed. at official website.
  • The university shall declare the result of CET within 07 days of the entrance examination.

Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 Counseling

All the selected candidates will have to attend the counseling if they want to take admission into the desired college. There will be a counseling fee that has to be submitted while doing registration for counseling. The registration lines will open after the declaration of the result.

During registration, the college preference will be submitted. If the candidate gets the same college during allotment then he/she has to submit the admission fee. Online. The college allotment will be done based on a first come first serve basis. 

Seat Reservation

There is a provision of category-wise seat reservation in Bihar b.Ed CET. Candidates can check seat reservation from below.

Reserved category women candidates and RCG and WBC3%

FAQs on Bihar B.Ed CET 2021

Q. Do I need to register for the counseling process separately in Bihar B.Ed CET?

Ans. Yes, all the selected candidates have to register again for the counseling process and submit the counseling fee too. 

Q. If I clear Bihar B.Ed CET, In how many universities can I apply for B.Ed?

Ans. The total number of participating universities in Bihar B.Ed CET is 15. So if a candidate qualifies for the CET he/she can choose any of the universities depending on his/her score.

Q. How many modes of studies are available in Bihar B.Ed CET?

Ans. University conducts CET to grant admission into B.Ed through three modes: Regular, Distance, & Shiksha Shastri.

So far, all the information on this page is taken from the previous year’s official brochure. As soon as the university releases any notice about Bihar B.Ed. CET 2021, the information will be updated here.