CTET 2018 Exam Details & FAQs

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Finally, the CBSE has released a notice regarding the CTET examination and its registration will be started from today i.e 1st Aug 2018


Q1.When will be the online registration started?

Ans.The registration will be started on 01/08/2018 and the last date for apply is 27/08/2018

 For more details and to fill the application form you can follow the given link below:


CTET detailed notification & apply link

Q2.What is the educational qualification required for different posts in CTET recruitment process?

Ans. Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I-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.

OR

Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education.

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.

OR 

Candidates who possessed “Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)” are now eligible for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V: Primary Stage. Such Candidates has to mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE, within two years of such appointment as primary teacher.

Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII (Elementary Stage):

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 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).

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).

Note: Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum Educationa lQualification for eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled.

Q3.What is the exam pattern?

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

Q4. What is the structure of CTET Exam?

Ans.There will be two papers of CTET:

  • Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.
  • Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Note: A person who intents to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage: (Duration of examination-Two-and-a-half hours)

Structure and Content (All Compulsory):

No. of Questions Marks
1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2 Language I (compulsory) 30 30
3 Language II (compulsory) 30 30
4 Mathematics 30 30
5 Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage: (Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours)

Structure and Content (All Compulsory):

No. of Questions Marks
1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2 Language I (compulsory) 30 30
3 Language II (compulsory) 30 30
4 Mathematics & Science
Or Social Studies/Social Science
60 60
Total 150 150

Note: Mathematics & Science- 30 MCQs each -60 Marks Or Social Studies/Social Science -60 MCQs -60 Marks (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)

Q5. What is the time duration of each Test?
Ans. The duration of each test is 2:30 Hrs.

Q6. After qualifying the CTET, am I eligible for getting the Job?
Ans. Qualifying CTET would not confer a right on any person for Recruitment/Employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.

Q7.When will be the exam conducted?
Ans. The examination will be held on 16 September 2018.

Q8.Will the exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Ans.The exam will be conducted in Offline mode.

Q9.What is the application Fee?
Ans. A candidate belonging to either General or OBC category is required to pay Rs. 700/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 1200/- (if applying for both the papers). The same amount is reduced to Rs. 350/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 600/- (if applying for both the papers) for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

Q10.Is the exam Bilingual?
Ans. Yes, the Examination questions will be bilingual in nature.

Q11.Is there a sectional cut-off in the exam?
Ans.No, there is no sectional cut-off in the exam

Q12. Is there a criterion for negative marking?
Ans.No, there is no negative marking.

Q13.When will be the admit card released?
Ans.The candidates may download Admit Card from CTET official website only w.e.f. 20-08-2018 onwards and appear for the examination at the given Centre.

Q15. What are the number of attempts a candidate can avail for CTET?
Ans. Till now there is no limit on number of attempts for appearing in CTET.

Q16. What is the validity period of CTET certificate?
Ans.. As per existing guidelines framed by NCTE, the validity period is 7 years.

Q17. Can I appear in Paper-I or Paper-II in different cycles.
Ans. Yes, you can apply separately. 

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