Seven lakh aspirants participated in the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET), which was held by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) to fill approximately 11,000 openings for primary teaching positions in government-sponsored schools in West Bengal.
After a five-year break, the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) held the TET exam at 1,460 testing locations around the State under strict security measures, according to officials. Bratya Basu, the minister of education for West Bengal, denied that any question papers from the TET exam had been leaked, but she claimed that some individuals were attempting to undermine the exam by posting fake question papers on WhatsApp to damage the reputation of the Mamata Banerjee govt.
The Minister claimed that there was no question paper leak during the examinations and that the presumed question uploaded on social media was a fake that had nothing to do with the actual questions.
He said that the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) had raised concerns about the spread of false information on WhatsApp with the Cybercrime cell.
Mr. Basu claimed that the tests were conducted peacefully and urged everyone to work together to ensure that the deserving TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) applicants find jobs.