CTET Exam

Central Teacher Eligibility Test Exam

What is CTET Exam?

Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct 16th Edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), 2022 in December, 2022. Central Eligibility Test will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) online modes across the country at various exam centres.

The Board will announce the exact exam date on the admit card of the candidate. As per the official notice, the test will be conducted in 20 languages throughout the country.

The detailed Information Bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, languages, eligibility criteria, examination fee, examination cities and important dates will be available on CTET website soon and candidates can download it from ctet.nic.in.

The application fee for General / OBC Category for Paper I or II is Rs. 1000/- and for both the Paper I and II is Rs. 1200/-. For SC/ST/Diff. Abled person, the application fees for Paper I or Paper II is Rs. 500/- and for both papers and II is 600/-. For more details candidates can check the official site of CBSE CTET.

Central Teacher Eligibility Test is one of the entrance exams which is conducted by the Central Board Secondary Education (CBSE) for getting teaching jobs in government schools from Class I to Class VIII.

TET was held for the first time in 2011 which was introduced by the Government of India in order to improve standards in teaching. For teachers already working, they are supposed to clear this entrance exam in two years time.

CTET Exam Highlights 

Exam Name  Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
Organised by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Exam type  National 
Frequency  Twice a year (July & December)
Mode of application  Online 
Duration   150 minutes 
Negative marking  No
Exam papers  2
Question type  Objective 
Official website  www.ctet.nic.in 
E-mail  ctet.cbse@nic.in

CTET Dec 2022 Important Dates 

Event Date
CTET Notification & Registration starts 31 October, 2022
Last date to apply CTET 2022 online 24 November, 2022
Online corrections, if any 28 November, 2022
CTET admit card  December, 2022
CTET exam date  December 2022 / January, 2023
CTET result  By the end of February

CTET Exam Date Announced 

Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct 16th edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) in Computer Based Test (CBT) - Online Mode between December, 2022 to January, 2023. The exact date of examination will be mentioned on the admit cards of the candidates.

The official notice reads, "The examination will be conducted in 135 cities. The new examination cities are Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Begusarai, Gopalganj, Purnia, Rohtas, Saharsa, Saran, Bhilai/Durg, Bilaspur, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ludhiana, Ambedkar Nagar, Bijnor, Bulanshahar, Deoria, Gonda, Mainpuri, Pratapgarh, Shahjahanpur, Sitapur and Udham Singh Nagar.

CTET Eligibility 

Aspirants have to meet the eligibility requirements set by the CBSE to apply online. The minimum age to appear for CTET examination is 18 years. The educational qualification is given below.

Qualifications for Classes I-V: Primary Stage (Paper-I)

Candidates should have Senior Secondary or its equivalent with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education
(or) 
Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).

Qualifications for Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage (Paper-II)

Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.
(or) 
Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education). 

Note: The above educational qualification is not detailed ones. Candidates are advised to visit our CTET Eligibility to explore all the details meticulously.

CTET Application Form 

Candidates need to apply online for the CTET examination. Candidates are advised to get ready with the soft copies of the photograph and signature to apply online. The CTET application process includes filling the application form, uploading of necessary documents, application fee payment, and printing the confirmation page. Here are the steps to apply online for CTET examination. 

Step 1: Visit the official website of CTET – www.ctet.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the ''Fill Online Application Form for CTET.'' 

Step 3: If you are a new candidate, start with the online registration. 

Step 4: Fill the online application form.

Step 5: Upload scanned photograph and signature.

Step 6: Pay the prescribed application fee.

Step 7: Submit the details. 

Step 8: The confirmation page will be displayed. 

Step 9: Download the confirmation page and take a printout for future reference. 

Click here to apply online for CTET examination

CTET 2022 Application Fee

Category Only Paper-I or Paper-II Both Paper-I and Paper-II
General/OBC Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1200/-
SC/ST/Differently Abled Person Rs. 500/- Rs. 600/-

*Once the payment is done, it shall not be refunded or adjusted for the future test under any circumstances.

CTET Exam Pattern 

This Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) consists of two papers. Candidates who choose the Paper-I will teach the Classes I to V whereas Paper-II for Classes VI to VIII. Aspirants can also apply for both the papers. The duration of each paper is two hours and thirty minutes. The exam consists of 150 objective-type questions. 

Paper-I Primary Stage (Class I to V)

Topics Total Questions Total Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

Paper-II Elementary Stage (Class VI to VIII)

Topics Total Questions Total Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy(Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics & Science
(For Mathematics and Science Teacher)
60 MCQs 60 Marks
Social Studies/Social Science
(For Social Studies/Social Science Teacher)
60 MCQs 60 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

Note: Candidates will be provided with an option to choose the language. Explore the complete CTET exam pattern here. 

CTET Syllabus

Aspirants can appear for both papers depending upon their desire. However, the syllabus will be different for one to another. 

CTET Syllabus – Paper I 

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child Development (Primary School Child)
  • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  • Learning and Pedagogy 

Language – I

  • Language Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development

Language – II

  • Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development

Mathematics

  • Content
  • Pedagogical issues

Environmental Studies

  • Content
  • Pedagogical issues

CTET Syllabus – Paper II

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child Development (Primary School Child)
  • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  • Learning and Pedagogy 

Language – I

  • Language Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development

Language – II

  • Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development

Mathematics & Science 

  • Content
  • Pedagogical issues

Social Studies/Social Sciences

  • Content
  • Pedagogical issues

Click here for detailed CTET syllabus

CTET Admit Card 2022

The admit card is the most important document required to take the CTET examination. The CBSE has will released the CTET admit card on prior to the examination. The registered candidates are advised to visit the official website regularly to download CTET admit card. 

Candidates need to enter their login credentials such as registration number or application number to download the CTET admit card. After download CTET admit card, candidates should check whether the details are correctly printed or not. In case of any discrepancy, candidates should immediately contact the CTET Unit for necessary corrections.

One should also read all the instructions printed on the CTET admit card. The most important point is candidates should report at the examination centre at least 90 minutes before the commencement of the examination. Candidates should also carry a photo identity card issued by the central or state government along with CTET admit card to the examination centre for verification. 

Click here for CTET December 2022 admit card

Notifications

CTET 2022 Application Correction Window for December exam opens

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) opend the application correction window for Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) December 2022 Examination.

Candidates who have registered for CTET 2022 December examination, and wish to make corrections in their application form can now do the changes online on the official website - ctet.nic.in.

CTET 2022 Correction window will be opened upto 03 December, 2022 till 11:59 PM, after that it will be closed.

28 November 2022
CTET 2022 December Registration Ends on 24 November, 2022

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) December 2022 Examination application registration ends on 24 NOvember, 2022 by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Candidates who are interested, who have not yet applied for CTET December, 2022 can apply  on the officialw website - ctet.nic.in. upto 11:59 PM.

24 November 2022
CTET 2022 Registration starts from 31 October, 2022.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start the online registration for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2022 from 31 October, 2022 and last date for registration will be 24 November, 2022.

Candidates who are interest can register for CTET 2022 on the official website - ctet.nic.in.

26 October 2022
CTET Notification for 2022 has been released.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a notification for CTET - Central Teacher Eligibility Test Examination for 2022 on the official website.

Candidates who are interested can visit the official website - ctet.nic.in and register. CTET 2022 Online registration process will start on 31 October, 2022 for December Phase.

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21 October 2022
CTET 2022 registration start soon

CBSE CTET Exam online registration form will be released on the official website - ctet.nic.in.

CTET Exam  - The online application process for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) exam will start soon. It is expected that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon release the detailed notification for the examination.

Candidates are advised to wait for the official notice regarding CBSE CTET 2022 exam & keep an eye on the official website to know latest update

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