CTET Eligibility Criteria 2022, Qualification, Age Limit and More!

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CTET Eligibility Criteria 2022:  The CTET Examination will soon be held in the month of January. The candidates can now check the eligibility criteria for the examination. The details on the eligibility are essential before the candidates make an application for the examination. The application process for CTET Examination closes tomorrow the candidates must hurry and check out the eligibility for the examination. The eligibility for the examination is based on a number of factors like - educational qualification, age limit etc. The space below has the detailed CTET Eligibility for the examination.  If you are preparing for CTET 2022, then join our CTET Online Batch now!


 
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  3. CTET Certificate 2022: How to download CTET Certificate
  4. CTET Selection Process 2022: Written Exam, Passing Marks, Certificate
 

CTET Revised Eligibility 2022

Before the candidates make an application following points smuts be known to all the candidates. The important point related to CTET eligibility are as per the notification by CBSE. These points are meant to highlight the most important information related to the CTET Eligibility.

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  • National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has released revised eligibility criteria for candidates who are pursuing Teacher Training Courses (TTC)
  • As per NCTE, Candidates who have been admitted and undergoing any Teacher Training Course(TTC) can be referred to as “Pursuing” and they can be eligible to apply for TET Examination.
  • Candidates whose appointments are challenged were eligible to appear in the TET exam when they are pursuing Teacher Training Course(TTC).
  • National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Regulations for eligibility criteria will be followed as previously mentioned.
  • Post-Graduation candidate with a minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade and three-year integrated B.Ed.-M.Ed.
  • Minimum qualifications laid down in the Recruitment Rules for the teachers by the Appropriate Government where the school is situated or the Recruitment Rules for the teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan or Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.
  • Central Teacher Eligibility Test(CTET) does not imply that the candidate’s eligibility has been verified for Recruitment.
  • Central Teacher Eligibility Test(CTET) does not vest any right with the candidate for appointment.
  • The final eligibility for any teaching recruitment by concerned authority shall be finally verified.

CTET Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria are based on a number of factors, the most important criteria are the minimum score in class 12th and the necessary course related to teacher training. The candidates who wish to teach students from Class 1 to 5 must appear for the CTET Paper I, and the other candidates must appear in the CTET Paper II. The eligibility for these two papers is based on factors like age limit, educational qualifications, and subject to choose. The CTET Eligibility Criteria paper-wise in crux are as follows 
Post Eligibility
Primary Teacher
  1. Should have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45 percent aggregate marks
  2. Should complete the prescribed teacher training programs/teacher education course
Upper Primary
  1. Should have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45 percent aggregate marks.
  2. Should complete the prescribed teacher training programmes/teacher education course
The detailed educational qualifications as prescribed by CBSE are discussed below.

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CTET Eligibility: Nationality Criteria

Prior to proceeding to the next level in CTET Eligibility 2022, higher authorities will first examine a candidate's nationality. The candidate must meet one of the stated CTET Nationality Criteria 2022 or be an Indian citizen.

Candidates are urged to carefully review the following advice in order to meet the nationality requirements for CTET eligibility:

  • A Nepalese subject.
  • A Bhutanese subject.
  • A Tibetian who arrived In India before the 1st of January 1962 to settle permanently in India.
  • Candidates who have migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and Burma permanently reside in India.

CTET Eligibility: Age Limit

As per the official notification and web page of CTET. A candidate must have attained 17 years of age in order to apply for the exam. Candidates must note that there is no upper age limit in this exam.

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CTET Eligibility: Educational Qualification In Detail

To be a Primary or Elementary Teacher, candidates should meet any of the following criteria. The educational qualifications cover various relevant degrees and teacher training diplomas. The details are as follows:

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CTET Educational Qualification for Primary Teachers

The  candidates  must meet any one of the following criteria given below to fulfil the CTET eligibility:
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 board examinations from a recognized institute with minimum 50 per cent marks must have passed or should be  appearing in the final year of the two-year teacher training diploma course in Elementary Education
  • Candidates must have Passed 10+2 board examinations from a recognized institute with minimum 45 per cent marks and passed or appear in the final year of the two-year teachers' training diploma in Elementary Education in accordance with rules mentioned in NCTE, 2002
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 board examinations from a recognized institute with minimum 50 per cent marks and passed or appearing in the final year of a four-year bachelor’s course in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 board examinations with minimum 50 per cent marks and passed or appeared in the final year of a two-year Diploma in Special Education
  • Graduation in any stream with minimum 50 per cent marks and a B.Ed  degree

CTET Educational Qualification for Elementary Teachers

In order to be qualified to get  appointed  as an elementary stage teacher the applicants must fulfill any one of the criteria :
  • Candidates must have passed Graduation in any stream and passed or appearing in the final year of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.Ed)
  • Graduation in any stream with minimum 50 per cent marks and passed or appearing in one-year B.Ed course
  • Candidates must have done their graduation with minimum 45 per cent marks and passed or appearing in one-year B.Ed in accordance with the rules and norms of NCTE
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 board exams from a recognised institute with minimum 50 per cent marks and passed or appearing in the final year of four-year B.El.Ed
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 board exams from a recognised institute with minimum 50 per cent marks and passed or appearing in the final year of four-year BA/BSc.Ed or BA.Ed/BSc.Ed
  • Candidates must have passed graduation with minimum 50 per cent marks and passed or appearing in one-year B.Ed in Special Education

CTET Reservation Criteria

There is no reservation of seats for candidates belonging to reserved categories. Candidates belonging to reserved categories such as Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Class (OBC) and Differently Abled will receive relaxation of five percent out of the qualifying marks.

Candidates will be deemed qualified for the General category if they receive 60 percent of the possible points on the examination. The fact that there is no negative grading for answering a question incorrectly is a plus for all applicants who are showing up.
S.No Category Cut-Off
1. General 90 marks
2. Other Reserved Category 82 marks

CTET Eligibility: Number of Attempts

There is no limit on the number of attempts for the CTET Exam. Candidates can appear for the exam as many times as they want to be provided they fulfil the eligibility criteria mentioned above.

CTET Eligibility: Points to Remember

  • The NCTE must recognise the candidate's degree or diploma in teacher education.
  • The Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)-recognized programmes will only be taken into consideration for candidates who already hold a diploma or degree in special education.
  • The chosen applicant, who holds a D.Ed. in special education, is required to complete a 6-month Special Elementary Education Program approved by NCTE.
  • Teachers of languages, social studies/social science, mathematics, science, etc. must meet the basic educational requirements outlined above.
  • Teachers of physical education must adhere to the standards outlined in the NCTE regulations.
  • Teachers of subjects like art education, home science, work education, craft education, etc. must adhere to the standards set by state governments and other school administrations.
  • Candidates must determine if they meet the requirements in order to apply or not.
  • It should be emphasised that granting an applicant entrance to the test does not formally confirm their eligibility. Before the appointment, the authorities will conduct one last verification.

CTET Exam Highlights 2022

Exam Name

Central Teacher Eligibility Test- CTET

Conducting Body

Central Board of Secondary Education- CBSE

Frequency of Exam 

Twice a year

Exam Mode

Earlier Pen and Paper Mode is now Online

Exam Duration

150 minutes

Language

Bilingual-English and Hindi

Exam Purpose

To set uniform eligibility criteria for teachers and ensure standards in the teaching profession

Age Limit Minimum 17 years

Educational Qualification

50% in Senior Secondary with a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education

Official Website

ctet.nic.in


 

How many times is CTET Exam conducted in a year?

The CTET exam is conducted twice a year.

What is the age limit for CTET Exam?

The candidate must be 17 years of age in order to apply for CTET Exam.

What is the upper age limit for the CTET Exam?

There is no upper age limit for the CTET Exam.

What is the purpose of CTET Exam?

The CTET exam is conducted to bring uniformity in teacher standards.

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