About CTET

CTET 2021: Notification, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern & Exam Date

 
Central Teachers Eligibility Test or CTET  for the year 2021 will be conducted in the month of December. As per the latest CBSE guidelines, the registration process for the exam is expected to begin in the month of August. This is as per the guidelines in order to fulfill the aims and aspirations of the National Education Policy 2020, CTET will be conducted in online mode with few minor changes in the exam pattern. A detailed notification containing eligibility, exam pattern syllabus, and changes will be available soon on the official website of CBSE.

About CTET-

As per the provisions of the Right To Education Act 2009, there was to be the minimum qualification for teachers across the country.  The National Council for Teachers Education via a notification dated 2009, initiated the process of Central Teachers Eligibility. Since 2010 the exam is conducted twice a year by Central Education Board for Secondary Education. The ultimate purpose of the CTET exam is:

  1. To bring national standards and benchmark of teacher quality.
  2. To induce teacher education institutions and students from these institutions to further improve their performance standards.
  3. Send a positive signal to all stakeholders and lay emphasis on teachers' training.

Through the CTET certificate, candidates become eligible to take up teaching roles in Classes 1 to 8. The exams ensure a set benchmark, fair analysis of competency and knowledge for prospective hiring institutions. The exam is conducted into two sessions – Paper 1 and Paper 2.The details are as follows:

Paper 1

For Classes 1 to 5

Paper 2

For Classes 5 to 8

 
Every year, over 20 lakh aspirants appear for the CTET exam. In January 2021, a total of 23,51,725 candidates appeared for the exam, of which, 6,54,299 candidates qualified.
 

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About CTET

CTET, or Central Teacher Eligibility Test, is a national-level exam conducted in India by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers. CTET takes place twice a year and is for teachers who want to teach from classes 1-8. 

The two types of CTET exams include Paper 1, and Paper 2. Paper 1 is given by the candidates who’re planning to teach from classes 1-5. Candidates who’re planning to teach from classes 5-8 appear for paper 2.

CTET 2022 exam is expected to be held in July 2022 in the computer-based test (CBT) mode. 

CTET 2022 Exam Highlights

                                                                                               CTET 2022 Exam Highlights
Exam Particulars Exam Details
Exam Name Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
Conducting Body Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Twice a year 
Mode of Exam Online - CBT (Computer Based Test)
No. of Applicants 35,55,162 (In CTET December 2021-January 2022)
Exam Fees INR 1,000 for the General/ OBC
INR 500 for SC/ ST/ PwD
Exam Duration 150 minutes
Exam Time Shift 1 - 09:30 am to 12:00 noon
Shift 2 - 02:30 pm to 05:00 pm
No. of Papers and Total Marks Paper-1: 150 marks
Paper-2: 150 marks
Total Questions 150 MCQs in each paper
Marking Scheme +1 for each correct answer
No negative marking for incorrect answer
Language/Medium of Exam English and Hindi
Exam Purpose To determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8
No. of Test Cities 218
Official Website https://ctet.nic.in/webinfo/Public/Home.aspx

CTET Result 2022

The CTET result 2022 will be released online after the completion of the assessment process. The result is released in the form of scorecard containing the marks obtained by candidates in the exam. Candidates can check CTET results by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website – ctet.nic.in
  • Click on the 'CTET Result 2022' link
  • Enter the roll number
  • Download the CTET scorecard
  • Take a printout for future use

CTET Qualifying Marks 2022

Have a look at the CTET cut off or minimum qualifying marks below:

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks (Out of 150)

Minimum Qualifying Percentage (in per cent)

General

90

60

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD

82

55

CTET Exam Process 2022

The CTET selection process includes the following steps:
CTET Application

  1. Fill CTET application form
  2. Fill the application form on the official website. Pay the fee online in time. The fee is Rs 1,000 for General and OBC categories and Rs 500 for Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Differently Abled Person. 

 Download CTET admit card
Candidates can download CTET 2021 admit card from the official website of CBSE. The admit card is available in soft copy. Candidates are needed to take a printout of the admit card and carry it with them to the exam center.

CTET exam
The exam is conducted in two and a half hours duration.
There are two papers-

Paper 1              

For Classes 1 to 5           

Paper 2

For Classes 5 to 8

 
CTET Exam Pattern

  1. There will be 150 MCQs in each paper.
  2. For Paper-I, the difficulty level will be of the secondary stage.
  3. Paper-II, the difficulty level will be of senior secondary stage.
  4. CTET Paper-1 is divided into 5 sections: Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I & II, Mathematics, and Environmental Science.
  5. TET Paper-2 is divided into 4 sections: Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I & II, Mathematics/Science or Social Studies. There will be a choice between Maths/Science and Social Studies.
  6. Each Correct answer will be awarded 1 mark. There is no negative marking in the exam.

CTET Exam Date 2022

CTET Exam Date 2022 for CTET 2022 July exam will be announced by the CBSE along with the release of CTET July Notification 2022. Check all the important dates for CTET 2022 July Exam from the below table.

CTET Exam Date 2022  
Events  Dates [tentative]
CTET Notification 2022 May 2022
CTET Online Registration Starts From May 2022
Last Date to fill Online Application --
Last Date for submission of fee through E-Challan  --
Online Correction Schedule --
CTET Admit Card Download --
CTET Exam Date --
Release of CTET Answer Key --
CTET Result Declaration --
CTET Certificates’ Dispatch --

CTET - Exam Pattern

CTET Exam Pattern 2022

Both Paper I & II of CTET contain a total of 150 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) each. 1 mark is awarded to correct answers and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers. The paper is conducted in offline mode as a pen-and-paper-based test. ​Paper 1 consists of 5 sections while Paper 2 consists of 4 sections.

Paper-I will be conducted for candidates who wish to be teachers for Classes I to IV.

Paper-II will be conducted for candidates who wish to be teachers for Classes VI to VIII.

CTET Exam Pattern - Paper I

CTET Paper-I exam is divided into 5 sections. The total number of questions and marks distributions for Paper-1 is given below:

Subjects Total Number of Questions Total Number of Marks Duration
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 2.5 hours
Language I (compulsory)  30 30
Language II (compulsory)  30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

CTET Exam Pattern - Paper II

CTET Paper-I exam is divided into 4 sections. Candidates have to choose between Mathematics & Science and Social Studies in Paper 2. Total number of questions and marks distributions for Paper-2 is given below:

Subjects Total Number of Questions Total Number of Marks Duration
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 2.5 hours
Language I (compulsory)  30 30
Language II (compulsory)  30 30
A. Mathematics & Science 30 + 30 60
B. Social Studies & Social Science 60 60
Total 150 150

There is no penalty for wrong answers in CTET 2022 Exam.

CTET - Eligibility (Paper-1)

Educational Qualification for Classes 1-5

  1. A candidate who has completed their Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with minimum of 50% marks and cleared or appearing in final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration) OR
  2. A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam securing a minimum of 45% marks and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration), according to the NCTE Regulations 2002. OR
  3. A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with minimum of 50% marks and has cleared or appeared in the final year exam of Bachelor of Elementary Education (4 years duration). OR
  4. A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with the minimum of 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in the final year exam of Diploma in Education (2 years duration). OR
  5. A candidate who has a Bachelor’s degree and has cleared or appearing in the final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration).

CTET - Eligibility (Paper-2)

Educational Qualification for Classes 6-8

  1. A candidate who holds a Graduation degree and has passed or is appearing in the final year examination of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration). OR
  2. A candidate who has completed his/her Graduation degree with 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in the final year exam of Bachelor in Education. OR
  3. A candidate who has completed his/her Graduation degree with 40% marks and has cleared or appearing in the final year exam of Bachelor in Education, according to NCTE regulations. OR
  4. A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with the minimum of 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of 4 years duration Bachelor of Elementary Education. OR
  5. A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with 50% marks and cleared or appearing in final year exam of B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed or B.A/B.Sc.Ed. OR
  6. A candidate who has a Graduation degree with 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in B.Ed program of 1-year duration.

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