CTET Validity Extended Till Life Time – NCTE’s Update

CTET is a central level teaching qualifying examination for students who want to adapt the teaching profession as their career. Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi has to conduct Central Teacher Eligibility Test(CTET) every year. In the recent official documentation, NCTE has extended the validity period of CTET qualifying certificate from seven-year to lifetime for all categories. This provision would have prospective effect for those who have already passed out.There is no restriction on the number of attempts, a person can take for acquiring a CTET Certificate. A person who has Qualified CTET may also appear again for  improving his/her score.
A candidate can qualify CTET Examination with scoring 60 % or more marks. As CTET Exam date has been postponed , all candidates have more time to prepare for CTET 2020 examination. It demands proper sitting and well-planned strategy to qualify CTET Exam. To become a teacher in Government or Private Sector, All candidates need to clear further teaching exams like KVS, DSSSB with CTET.

CTET Validity Extended Notice

CTET 2020: Highlights

Exam Name CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)
Conducting Body CBSE
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Twice a year
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 150 minutes
Language English and Hindi
Official Website ctet.nic.in

CTET July 2020 Study Plan

CTET Selection Process 2020

Here, some general rules to be eligible for CTET Exam is listed below.

  • Candidates have to qualify CTET written exam.
  • To qualify the written exam, candidates should score a minimum of 60% or above.
  • Candidates must also meet the minimum eligibility criteria on the basis of qualifying the CTET paper.
  • Persons belonging to SC/ST, OBC, differently-abled persons, etc. may get concessions from some schools as per their reservation policy.

Structure of CTET Exam

 There are two papers for CTET i.e Paper 1 and Paper 2.

  • Paper 1 is meant to recruit the teachers for classes 1st to 5th.
  • Paper 2 is meant to recruit the teachers for classes 6th to 8th.
  • All questions asked in the CTET exam are Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ) with four alternatives out of which one answer is most appropriate.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • There is no negative marking in CTET Exam.
  • There are total 150 questions.
  • These 150 questions are divided into 5 sections. (Child pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2, Pedagogy 1, Pedagogy 2)
  • Each section consists of 30 questions.
  • All the sections are mandatory.
  • Time allotted to attempt 150 questions is 2 hr 30 minutes.

Note: A person who intends to be a teacher for both the levels (classes 1st to 5th and classes 6th to 8th) will have to appear for both the papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2).

How to crack CTET: 

Practice: Practice well and as much as you can as this the best way for preparing ctet exam. If you preparing regularly then it will be easy to solve the question paper. There are 150 questions in ctet exams which need to be complete in two and a half hours.
Attempt Mock Test: Try to solve more and more tests using sample ctet exam, as this will help you to identify where you are doing mistake.
Make Short Notes: Try to make short notes of all the important formulas, questions,  etc as it can be helpful during the exam
Read Questions Thoroughly: Go through the questions carefully and answer them only if you are sure. And If you have any doubt, then move on to next question and come back it at the end after completing them.
Final Words:Do not waste time in thinking about the right answer. Move ahead & return at last. As there will be no negative marking in ctet exam. So, you can also guess the answers in the end.

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