CTET Exams: CTET stands for Central Teacher Eligibility Test. CTET is a national level exam which is conducted by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) twice a year for the aspirants who want to secure their teaching job in govt. schools. Undoubtedly, being a teacher requires a lot of dedication and effort as well. If you want to teach in government schools then CTET is for you. Central Teaching Eligibility Test is conducted in two shifts for CTET Paper I and Paper II. CTET Paper 1 is for candidates who want to become a teacher of Classes I-V and CTET Paper 2 is for Classes VI-VIII teachers. CTET Eligibility Certificate is essential for the aspirants to secure a teaching job in any Government or private school.
What is CTET?
Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is a national-level exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) twice a year to determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8. There are two CTET papers in the exam, that is, Paper-I and Paper-II. Candidates who plan to teach Classes 1-5 need to give Paper-I and candidates who plan to teach Classes 6-8 need to take Paper-II. Candidates who plan to teach Classes 1-8 need to take both the papers.
|Exam Name||CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)|
|Exam Frequency||Twice a year|
|Exam Duration||150 minutes|
|Language||English and Hindi|
CTET Selection Procedure
- Candidates are selected based on their performance in the written exam
- Candidates must score 60 per cent or more marks CTET 2020 exam in order to get shortlisted
- Candidates must also meet the CTET eligibility criteria prescribed by CBSE
- Qualifying CTET does not guarantee job to candidates. They have to apply for recruitment at different schools based on the available vacancies
- Candidates have to go through the complete selection procedure of the school in which they are applying for job
- Candidates can show the respective school their CTET eligibility certificate issued to them after qualifying the exam
- CTET eligibility certificate is valid for a period of seven years from the date of declaration of result
- Candidates who do not qualify the CTET exam can appear for it again as many times as they want
Steps To Apply For CTET
- Click on the CTET Online Form link to get redirected to the official website of CTET (@ctet.nic.in) to fill out the Online Application Form for CTET 2020 July Exam.
- If your are new user, Click on “New Registration” button to register yourself on the ctet website i.e @ctet.nic.in. Otherwise, fill your required details and click on “SIGN IN” button.
- Fill all the required credentials: Candidate Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name, DOB etc on the ctet online form.
- Now choose the Exam Centre and the medium of instruction for CTET 2020 exam in which you want to attempt the paper (English/Hindi).
- Enter your aadhar card number/PAN, chose your gender, category and finally select the status of Employment and also fill the status of the Qualifying Exam.
- Now fill in your Educational Details: the most recent qualification you hold, your percentage marks etc.
- Fill your communication address, phone number and email ID.
- Upload your photo and signature. Both the images must be jpg, png, or jpeg format and must have a white background.
- After that, you will be directed to the payment page. The payment can be made for CTET 2020 Exam through Credit Card/Debit Card/E-Challan.
- Click on the SUBMIT button. Your CTET 2020 Application Form will be successfully submitted.
Steps to Download CTET Admit Card 2020
- Visit official website of CTET exam i.e @ctet.nic.in.
- Click on ‘Admit Card’ tab. Click on either of the links:
- Download Admit Card (Server 1)
- Download Admit Card (Server 2)
- Enter the following details:
- Registration/application number
- Password/date of birth (in Day-Month-Year format)
- Click on Submit.
- View, download and print CTET hall ticket/admit card.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the full form of CTET
Ans. CTET stands for Central Teacher Eligibility Test.
Q. Is there any age limit to appear for the CTET exam?
Ans. No, there is no age limit to take the CTET exam.
Q. How many times is CTET conducted in a year?
Ans. CTET exam is conducted twice a year, typically in the months of July and December.
Q. Is there any negative marking in the CTET exam?
Ans. There is no negative marking in CTET exam.