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CTET Exam


Key Points

  • Under National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • For Classes I to VIII
  • Duration of one exam: 2.30 Hours
  • Passing Percentage: 60%
  • Validity of the Certificate: 7 years
  • CTET shall apply to schools of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.) and schools under the administrative control of UT's of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and NCT of Delhi
  • No Restriction on the number of attempts
  • Frequency: Twice in an year

Objectives

1. Bring national standards and benchmark of teacher quality in the recruitment process

2. Induce teacher education institutions and students from these institutions to further improve their performance standards

3. Send a positive signal to all stakeholders that the Government lays special emphasis on teacher quality


CTET Fees

Paper Class Cost for One (INR) Cost for both (INR)
Paper 1 I to V 600 1000
paper 2 VI to VIII 600 1000

For SC/ST/Differently Abled People, Cost for one paper is Rs. 300 and for both Rs. 500


Eligibility

Class I to V (Primary Stage)
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)
  • OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002
  • OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
  • OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)
  • OR

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)

Class VI to VIII (Elementary Stage)
  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)
  • OR

  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)
  • OR

  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1- year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard
  • OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
  • OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed
  • OR

  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)*

CTET Exam Structure

Paper

Topic

MCQ’s

Marks

Paper 1

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language I

30

30

Language II

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

Paper 2

Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)

30

30

Language I (compulsory)

30

30

Language II (compulsory)

30

30

(a) For Mathematics and Science teacher: Mathematics and Science

60

60

(b) For Social Studies / Social Science teacher: Social Science

60

60

(c) For any other teacher – either (a) or (b)

 

 

Total

150

150

 

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