Structure and Pattern of CTET February 2014 test paper I

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Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, is set to conduct Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) for the session February 2014 will be on 16 February.

Click here to apply for CTET Feb 2014.


All questions in CTET test will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.


There will be two papers of CTET:

  • Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes 1 to 5.
  • Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes 6 to 8.

CTET Feb 2014 test structure & pattern


A person who intents to be a teacher for both levels (classes 1 to 5 and classes 6 to 8) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).


Duration of examination is one and a half hours.

Structure and Content:

1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs

30 Marks


Language I

30 MCQs

30 Marks


Language II

30 MCQs

30 Marks



30 MCQs

30 Marks


Environmental Studies

30 MCQs

30 Marks


150 MCQs

150 Marks

Nature and standard of questions:

  • The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
  • The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  • The Test items in language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  • Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.
  • The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes 1 - 5 by the NCERT/CBSE.
  • The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT/CBSE for classes 1 - 5 but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

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