The Teachers’ Recruitment Board, Tripura (TRB Tripura) conducts the Selection Test for Post Graduate Teacher for the purpose of recruiting candidates as Post Graduate Teachers under the Education (School) Department, Government of Tripura. The application process for this test is now over. The TRB Tripura will be releasing the admit cards for STPGT 2019 from 01 – 08 February 2019, on its official website and has set 24 February 2019 (Sunday) as the date for the STPGT 2019 exam. The candidates who applied for the TRB Tripura STPGT Recruitment 2019 can now read this page to know more about the further proceedings at the board, like the admit card, answer key and result of the selection test. This article can also be read for reference purpose by those candidates aspiring to apply for the next years’ STPGT Recruitment.

TRB Tripura STPGT Recruitment 2018

The application process for STPGT Recruitment 2019 is now over, as the TRB had opened its window of accepting applications from 12 December 2018 to 19 December 2018. Interested and eligible candidates were able to fill the application form for TRB  during this time period and now the applicants await the release of the admit card that is next according to the official schedule which is elaborated in the next table.

Events Dates
Starting of Online Application Form Submissions 12 Dec 2018
Last date for submission of Online Application Form 19 Dec 2018
Last date for Payment of Fees 27 Dec 2018
TRBT STPGT 2019 Recruitment Admit Card issued and to be downloaded between 01 Feb – 08 Feb 2019
TRBT STPGT Recruitment 2019 exam 24 Feb 2019 (Sunday)
Answer Key To be Announced.
STPGT Recruitment 2019 To be Announced.

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TRB Tripura STPGT 2019 Admit Card

The Admit Cards for the Selection Test for Post Graduate Teachers 2019 (for teaching posts for classes XI & XII) will be issued shortly by the Teachers’ Recruitment Board, Tripura shortly, as per its official schedule. The STPGT 2019 Admit cards will be issued to each candidate who has deposited and finalized their online application form by uploading his / her photograph and full signature. Candidates are instructed to carefully verify the information noted on the admit card is correct, and report to the TRBT if any error is found. Candidate must carry a hard copy/printout of this document to the exam centre to appear in the Selection Test. Without possession of the STPGT Recruitment 2019 Admit card, no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall.

TRBT STPGT 2019 Exam Pattern

The question paper for STPGT 2019 will have 150 Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) carrying 1 mark each except Mathematics. In mathematics, there will be 75 multiple choice questions carrying 2 marks each. Candidates will have to shade/darken the right choice of answer among the four options for each question given in the Question Booklet. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers. The question paper will be in bilingual ie in English and Bengali only (other than language paper like Arabic, Mizo, Sanskrit)

Test Centre and Venue of the Test

The Teachers’ Recruitment Board, Tripura will conduct the Selection Test for Post Graduate Teacher (STPGT) 2019 at Agartala only. Candidates will be informed of the venue of the test through downloaded Admit Cards. No written communication will be sent to the candidates. No TA and DA will be paid to the candidates by the TRBT for appearing at the Test.

TRB Tripura STPGT 2019 Answer Key

After the STPGT 2019 exam procedure is over, the TRB Tripura will display the Tentative Answer Key on its official website. The candidates who appeared in the Selection test, are required to go through this answer key and in case they have any doubt/confusion/query concerning any answer key, they can report their feedbacks personally with proper documentation about the doubt/confusion/query to the office of the TRB Tripura within the stipulated period (that will be specified by the board in due time). No feedback will be entertained after the stipulated time. After the stipulated time, and having taken appropriate views of experts about the feedbacks received, the Board will be releasing the final answer key, along with the release of the Provisional Results along with the OMR answer sheets

TRB Tripura STPGT 2019 Result

The TRBT will release the results of STPGT 2019 on their official website All candidates who appeared in STPGT 2019 will be able to view and download their results from the website through their candidate login. Right after the release of the Result of STPGT 2019, the Tripura Teachers’ Recruitment Board will release the Merit List which will contain a rank-wise list of candidates who have obtained the minimum cut off marks, that is 35% (52 out of 150) or more for the UR category and 30% (45 out of 150) or more marks for SC / ST / PH category in STPGT 2019. Candidates who have scored less than the cut off mark will not be featured in the Merit List. Selection of candidates for recruitment will be made solely on the basis of the marks obtained in the STPGT 2019.

Resolution of Ties

When two or more candidates will score the same marks, the relative position would be judged in terms of seniority, according to the date of birth of candidates. In case, the date of birth is same, then seniority of the date of obtaining the requisite academic qualification for appearing at the said test would be judged. Senior candidates will be given preference and will be awarded the greater rank in the tiebreaker. In the rarer case of same date-of-birth, the candidate with the higher percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying exam (academic) will be considered and given preference.

Eligibility Criteria

The application process for TRB Tripura STPGT Recruitment 2019 is now over but aspiring candidates wishing to appear in the test in the near future ie for the coming years should go once over the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the Teachers’ Recruitment Board Tripura, for eligibility to be recruited into Post Graduate Teacher (for Classes XI and XII) posts within the State of Tripura. The Board prescribed eligibility criteria is detailed out in the following sections.

Academic Qualification

  • Candidates must hold a Post Graduate degree in the relevant subject with at least 50% marks (or its equivalent) from a recognized university, and
  • Also should hold a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from an NCTE recognized institution.


  • Candidates must hold a Post Graduate degree possessing 45% marks in the relevant subject from a recognized university, and
  • Also, have obtained a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree from an NCTE recognized institution.


  • Post Graduate Degree in the relevant subject with at least 50% marks (or its equivalent) from a recognised university, and
  • A B.A. Ed. /B.Sc. Ed. from any NCTE recognised institution.

Age Limit Eligibility

The age limit is up to 40 years as on the date of the notification, i.e. 07 Dec 2018. Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in case of SC / ST / PH category and government servants provided that Government Employees belonging to SC / ST / PH category will not get relaxation over and above the general relaxation of 5 years available.

Application Form

The online Application Form was made available on the official website of the Teachers’ Recruitment Board Tripura, from 12 December to 19 December 2018, as per the official schedule as released by the TRBT on 07 December 2018. The application process is now over, but this is the usual time, the Board opens its window for accepting applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment process through the Selection Test for Post Graduate Teacher posts. The applicants have to fill and submit the Online Application Form through the online mode only, by logging into the official website

Application Fee

To successfully register their application forms with the official website of the TRB Tripura, candidates are required to pay the requisite amount of application/test fee through the prescribed mode only. Candidates are required to deposit the fee amount in cash at any branch of the State Bank of India through System Generated Challan in favour of the Teacher’s Recruitment Board, Tripura.

Category-wise application fee

  • Candidates belonging to the Unreserved (UR) category are required to pay the amount of Rs. 300/- (Rupees Three Hundred) only as the Application Fee.
  • Candidates belonging to the reserved category(s) (SC / ST / PH / Ex-serviceman) are required to pay the amount of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred) only as the Application Fee.

Vacancy Details

The subject-wise vacancies for STPGT Recruitment 2019 are listed in the table below for candidates belonging to different categories:

Subjects UR SC / ST / PH / Ex-Service Man Total Vacancies
Bengali Nil 59 59
English Nil 43 43
Political Science Nil 04 04
History Nil 21 21
Education Nil 02 02
Philosophy Nil 02 02
Physics Nil 80 80
Chemistry Nil 69 69
Mathematics Nil 38 38
Biological Science Nil 18 18
Mizo 01 Nil 01
Economics Nil 22 22
Sanskrit Nil 14 14
Commerce Nil 18 18
Kak-Barak 10 09 19
Geography Nil 04 04
Arabic 03 03 06
Psychology Nil 08 08
Sociology Nil 01 01
Music 04 06 10

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