Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted CTET 2018 on 8th December 2019.

The exam is conducted in two shifts, 1st shift for primary level (Paper I) & 2nd shift for upper primary level (Paper-II). Now we are discussing the shift one i.e CTET Primary Level (Paper I) Exam(9:30am to 12:00pm).

In this article, we are sharing the detailed exam analysis, major highlights & good attempts

 CTET Upper Primary Level (Paper II) Exam
(2:00pm to 4:30pm)

Exam Pattern OF CTET Paper II:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Child Development and Methodology and Pedagogy(Compulsory)30302 hour 30 minutes
1st Language (English)3030
2nd Language (Hindi)3030
(a). Mathematics & Science
(b). Social Studies/ Social Science

Overall Analysis of Paper-II:

Subjects Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Child Development & Pedagogy 30  Moderate
Language I (English) 30 Easy-Moderate
Language II(Hindi) 30 Moderate
Mathematics 30 Easy-Moderate
Science 30 Easy-Moderate

Total number of attempts: 114-118

Subject wise analysis OF CTET Paper II

1.Child Pedagogy & Development: 

  • Questions based on Development 
  • Questions on CCE
  • Questions on Inclusive classroom 
  • Questions based on creativity 
  • Questions based on Learning Approaches 
  • Factors affecting Learning 
  • Questions based on domains 
  • Socializations 
  • Concept of childhood 
  • Gender Based Questions 
  • Vygotsky Theory 
  • Kohlberg's Theory 
  • Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligence 
  • Jean Piaget's Theory 


  • Number Systems 
  • Ratio and proportions 
  • Exponents 
  • Simplifications 
  • Geometry 
  • Mensuration: Quadrilateral, Volume 
  • Algebraic expressions 
  • Mean of given data 
  • Theorem based Mathematical Questions 
  • Questions based on Skills 
  • Critical thinking 
  • NCF 2005 Based Questions 
  • Effective Classroom 

3. Science- 

  • Practical based Questions 
  • Questions based on Microorganisms 
  • Questions based on State of matters 
  • Question on Function of Gills 
  • Questions based on Electric current 
  • Questions based on Plane mirror 
  • Questions Based on Motion 
  • Questions Based on Resources 
  • Question on Distance 
  • Question on Classification of Animals 
  • Questions on Acid and Base 
  • Questions based on NCF 2005 
  • Questions based on Curriculum 
  • Objective of Science Education 
  • Questions based on Critical Thinking 
  • Role of Teachers 

4. Language( I & II)- 

I. English

  • Unseen Passage 
  • Unseen Poem 
  • Synonym of 'Motivated, Haphazard' 
  • Parts of Speech 
  • Figure of Speech 
  • Grammar 
  • Opposite meaning of 'Superior' 
  • Questions Based on Foreign Language and Multilingualism 
  • Fullform of CLIL 
  • Intensive Reading 
  • NCF 2005 
  • Question based on Top-Down Process 

II. Hindi

  • गद्यांश -2 
  • Multilingualism 
  • Questions Based on Method Of teaching 
  • Question Based on language Aquisition 

Note: This analysis is based on the feedback shared by our readers who have given the exam.