BPSC TRE 4.0 Notification 2024: Vacancy, Eligibility, Selection Process, and Application Fee

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has announced the much-awaited Teacher Recruitment Examination (TRE) 4.0 Notification for 2024. This notification is a significant opportunity for aspiring teachers aiming to secure a prestigious position in Bihar’s educational sector. This comprehensive article provides detailed insights into the BPSC TRE 4.0 Notification 2024, including vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, and application fee.

Overview of BPSC TRE 4.0 Notification 2024

The BPSC TRE 4.0 aims to recruit qualified teachers for various subjects and educational levels across the state. This initiative is part of the Bihar government’s ongoing efforts to improve the quality of education and address the shortage of teachers in government schools.

Vacancy Details

The BPSC TRE 4.0 Notification 2024 outlines the number of vacancies available for different teaching positions. The vacancies are distributed across primary, secondary, and higher secondary levels. Here is a detailed breakdown:

  • Primary School Teachers (Class I-V): 5,000 positions
  • Secondary School Teachers (Class VI-X): 8,000 positions
  • Higher Secondary School Teachers (Class XI-XII): 7,000 positions

These vacancies are further categorized by subject and reservation criteria, ensuring opportunities for candidates from various backgrounds.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates aspiring to apply for the BPSC TRE 4.0 must meet specific eligibility criteria, including educational qualifications, age limits, and other requirements. Below are the detailed eligibility criteria:

Educational Qualifications

  1. Primary School Teachers (Class I-V):

    • Must have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
    • Must have completed a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) or a 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).
  2. Secondary School Teachers (Class VI-X):

    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant subject with at least 50% marks.
    • Must have completed a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) program recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
  3. Higher Secondary School Teachers (Class XI-XII):

    • Must have a Master’s degree in the relevant subject with at least 50% marks.
    • Must have completed a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) program recognized by the NCTE.

Age Limit

  • Primary School Teachers: 21 to 37 years
  • Secondary School Teachers: 21 to 40 years
  • Higher Secondary School Teachers: 21 to 42 years

Age relaxation is applicable as per government norms for candidates belonging to reserved categories.

Additional Requirements

  • Candidates must be citizens of India.
  • Proficiency in Hindi and knowledge of the local language and culture are preferred.

Selection Process

The selection process for BPSC TRE 4.0 involves multiple stages to ensure the recruitment of competent and qualified teachers. The stages include:

1. Written Examination

The written examination is the first stage of the selection process. It is designed to test the candidates’ knowledge in their respective subjects, general awareness, and teaching aptitude. The examination pattern varies based on the teaching level:

  • Primary School Teachers: Objective-type questions on Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I (Hindi), Language II (English), Mathematics, and Environmental Studies.
  • Secondary and Higher Secondary School Teachers: Objective-type questions on the relevant subject, General Studies, and Teaching Methodology.

2. Interview

Candidates who qualify in the written examination will be called for an interview. The interview assesses the candidates’ teaching skills, subject knowledge, communication abilities, and overall suitability for the teaching position.

3. Document Verification

Candidates who clear the interview stage will undergo document verification. They must present original documents and certificates to verify their educational qualifications, age, domicile, and other eligibility criteria.

4. Final Merit List

The final merit list is prepared based on the candidates’ performance in the written examination and interview. The list is published on the official BPSC website, and selected candidates are notified for further joining formalities.

Application Fee

Candidates applying for the BPSC TRE 4.0 must pay an application fee as part of the registration process. The fee structure is as follows:

  • General/OBC/EWS Candidates: ₹600
  • SC/ST/PwD Candidates: ₹150
  • Female Candidates (Bihar Domicile): ₹150

The application fee can be paid online through net banking, credit card, or debit card. Candidates must ensure the payment is completed before the deadline to avoid any discrepancies in their application.

How to Apply

The application process for BPSC TRE 4.0 is conducted online through the official BPSC website. Candidates must follow these steps to complete their application:

  1. Registration:

    • Visit the official BPSC website (http://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in).
    • Click on the “BPSC TRE 4.0 Registration” link.
    • Fill in the required details to generate a registration ID and password.
  2. Filling the Application Form:

    • Log in using the registration ID and password.
    • Complete the application form with personal, educational, and other relevant details.
    • Upload scanned copies of your photograph, signature, and required documents.
  3. Payment of Application Fee:

    • Pay the application fee online using net banking, credit card, or debit card.
    • Ensure the transaction is successful and take a printout of the payment receipt.
  4. Submission:

    • Review the application form and make corrections if necessary.
    • Submit the form and take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

Important Dates

Candidates must keep track of the important dates related to the BPSC TRE 4.0 application process:

  • Notification Release Date: June 2024 (tentative)
  • Online Registration Start Date: June  2024 
  • (tentative)
  • Last Date for Online Registration: July, 2024 (tentative)
  • Last Date for Fee Payment: July, 2024(tentative)
  • Admit Card Release Date: August, 2024 (tentative)
  • Written Examination Date: September 10, 2024 (tentative)
  • Interview Dates: October  – November , 2024 (tentative)
  • Result Announcement: December 2024 (tentative)


The BPSC TRE 4.0 Notification 2024 is a golden opportunity for aspiring teachers in Bihar. With a clear understanding of the vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, and application fee, candidates can strategically prepare and apply for the examination. Staying updated with the official announcements and adhering to the guidelines will ensure a smooth application process. Aspiring candidates should start their preparation early and aim to excel in every stage of the selection process to secure a fulfilling career in the teaching profession.

For further updates and detailed information, candidates are advised to regularly visit the official BPSC website. Best of luck to all the aspiring teachers! (