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CTET 2023 Exam

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About CTET Exam

Every year, Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted twice at the national level for aspirants who want to secure a teaching job in the government sector. Now CTET Exam is conducted by the CBSE in online mode. CTET 2022 is the 16th Edition of the CTET Exam for examining the candidates for their teaching eligibility. The applicants who are interested to take forward their careers in the teaching sector for primary and upper primary classes have to qualify CTET Exam. Based on their score in CTET Exam, the candidates can apply for various vacancies in various government and government-aided schools. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the CTET 2022 Notification along with all important dates and form-filling details.


CTET Exam Date

CTET notification 2022 has been released on October 20, 2022. All the important dates for CTET exam 2022 will be announced in it.

Events Dates 
Release Short Notice July 14, 2022
Release Official Notification October 20, 2022
Application Forms Start Date October 31, 2022
Application Forms End Date November 24, 2022
Last date to submit application fee November 25, 2022
Admit Cards Release Date To be notified
Exam Date December 2022
Results Date To be notified

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CTET Eligibility

Only the candidates who have permanent citizenship in India can apply. The subjects of Bhutan and Nepal are also eligible for the exam. To apply for the CTET Exam 2022, candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria which are discussed below:

Age Limit

The candidates must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible for CTET. There is no upper age limit to apply for CTET. A candidate can take the exam as many times as he/she wants.

Eligibility Paper 1 and Paper 2

The CTET Eligibility Criteria may vary depending on the papers applied. Check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.
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Education Qualification For Class I-V (Primary Stage):

The education qualification for both primary and elementary stages are mentioned in the below points:

  • The candidate must have completed their senior secondary with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or appeared for the final year of 2-years of Diploma in Elementary Education, or
  • Senior Secondary with at least 45% marks & passed or appearing for the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education in accordance with the NCTE regulations, 2002, or
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing for the final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.), or
  • Senior Secondary with 50% marks & passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education), or
  • Graduation and Passed or appearing for the final year of two years of Diploma in Elementary Education
 

Educational Qualification For Class VI-VIII (Elementary Stage):

  • Graduation and Passed or Appearing for the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education, or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Passed or appearing for the 1-year Bachelor in Education (B. Ed), or
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and Passed or appearing for the 1-year Bachelor in Education (B. Ed), in accordance with the NCTE regulations, or
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and Passed or appearing for the 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)

CTET Admit Card

Admit card is a mandatory document for every candidate to appear for the CTET Exam 2022. The admit card for every candidate will be available on the official website for downloading, just before the exam weeks.

Important Information for CTET 2022 Admit Card:
  • The candidates are urged to check for any discrepancy in the admit card and if found any, they should inform the authorities at CTET
  • The candidates must appear for the exam at the centre assigned on the CTET admit card.
  • The candidates must compulsorily carry the correct admit card at the time of the exam.

CTET Selection

The CTET selection process 2022 includes the following steps:

Step 1: Fill CTET application form

Aspirants need to fill their CTET application forms in the online mode on the official website of the exam. Candidates also need to pay the CTET application fee of INR 1,000 (for one paper) and INR 1,200 (for two papers).

Step 2: Download CTET admit card

Candidates can download CTET admit card from the official website of the exam. The admit card for the CTET exam contains relevant details related to the aspirant and exam. It also mentions the candidate’s test centre details as well as reporting time for the exam.

Step 3: Appear for CTET exam

Aspirants need to report at their CTET exam centres at least 90 minutes before the commencement of the exam. CTET exam is of two and a half hour duration. On exam day, two papers are conducted. Paper 1 needs to be given by aspirants who want to qualify for teaching Classes 1 to 5 (primary wing). Paper 2 is for candidates who want to qualify for teaching classes 6 to 8 (elementary wing).

Step 4: Check CTET result

CBSE announces CTET results on the official website of the exam. Candidates who qualify the exam get a CTET eligibility certificate. The validity of the CTET eligibility certificate has been extended from seven years to a lifetime.


CTET Syllabus

The CTET syllabus 2022 is prescribed by the CBSE. The syllabus includes topics from which questions are asked in the exam. The CTET Paper 1 & 2 syllabus includes topics from the given sections:

Child Development & Pedagogy Syllabus (Paper 1 & 2)
  • Child Development Concept
  • Concept of Inclusive Education
  • Learning & Pedagogy
  • Understanding Children with Special Needs

Environmental Studies Syllabus (Paper 1)
  • Family and Friends
  • Food & Shelter
  • Water & Travel
  • Things We Make and Do
  • EVS Pedagogy
  • UP Related Questions

Mathematics Syllabus (Paper 1 & 2)
  • Number System
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Ratio
  • Time & Work
  • Speed & Distance
  • Algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Pedagogy of Mathematics

Social Studies Syllabus (Paper 2)
  • History
  • Geography
  • Social and Political Life
  • Economics and Static GK
  • UP Related Questions
  • Social Studies Pedagogy

Science Syllabus (Paper 2)
  • Food & Materials
  • How things work
  • Moving things
  • People and Ideas
  • Natural Resources
  • World of the Living
  • Pedagogy of Science

Language Syllabus (Paper 1 & 2)
  • Unseen Passage
  • Grammar
  • Language Pedagogy
 

Though the Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I and Language-II sections are common in both papers, the nature and the standard of questions are different in both. Candidates should go through the syllabus in detail to be familiar with the important topics.


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CTET Exam Pattern

The CTET exam is being conducted online as a computer-based test. The exam comprises 150 MCQs in both papers. CTET exam pattern 2022 is different for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Have a look at the highlights of the exam pattern below.

Particulars CTET Paper I highlights CTET Paper II highlights
Number of subjects 5 4
Subject name

Child Development and Pedagogy

Language-I

Language-II

Mathematics

Environmental Studies

Child Development and Pedagogy

Language-I

Language-II

Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Science

Exam duration 2.5 hours (150 minutes) 2.5 hours (150 minutes)
No. of questions 150 150
Type of questions MCQs MCQs
Total marks 150 150
Marking scheme

+1 for correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

+1 for correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

Language of paper English and Hindi  English and Hindi 

CTET How to Apply

To start the career of the aspirants as govt. teacher, they need to go for the CTET apply online process for completing the registration process first. The application form will be available on the official website. Candidates must produce their own Email address and must have a Personal Phone number, which will be required for registration and sending alert messages throughout the process.

The candidate must follow the steps given below, in order to fill up the application form:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the CTET exam i.e., https://ctet.nic.in
  • Step 2: Now start filling in the required details
  • Step 3: Upload the scanned Photographs and Signature
  • Step 4: Pay the registration fees

Application Fees:

To complete the application process, candidates need to pay the application fee which is given in the below table.

Category Application Fees for Paper 1 or Paper 2 Application Fees for both Paper 1 and Paper 2
General/ OBC candidates Rs. 600 Rs. 1000
SC/ ST/ PH candidates Rs. 300 Rs. 500

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) CTET Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of CTET Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the CTET exam. The syllabus of CTET comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of CTET syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of CTET Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the CTET exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
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Q. How to prepare for the CTET Exam?
A. To prepare for CTET exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
Q. How to Download CTET Exam Syllabus PDF?
A. Candidates can download CTET exam syllabus PDF from our website for free. Candidates need to only register with us to download the exam syllabus.

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