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CTET Result and Exam Pattern  Eligibility

CTET Result and Exam Pattern Eligibility

A total of 3.52 lakh candidates qualified the examination. The result is available at the official website Candidates can check the CTET Result directly here by clicking on the following link: 

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Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi conducts Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) twice in a year.

What is the need of CTET?

According to official website of CTET :-

In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 23 of the RTE Act, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 and 29th JULY, 2011 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for class I to VIII.  

It had been inter alia provided that one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in Clause (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is that he/she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE.

Pattern of Exam

According to CTET JULY 2019 information brochure :-

  • There are two CTET test papers in the exam, that is, Paper-I and Paper-II.
    • Candidates who want to teach Classes I-V need to give Paper-I
    • Whereas Paper-II needs to be given by aspirants who want to be eligible to teach Classes VI to VIII.

All questions in CTET are of  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives. Each carrying one mark and there is no negative marking.

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

Structure and Content (All Compulsory):

1Child Development and Pedagogy(Compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
2Language I (Compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
3Language II (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
4Mathematics30 MCQs30 Marks
5Environmental Studies30 MCQs30 Marks

Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage :

Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours

Structure and Content (All Compulsory):

1Child Development and Pedagogy(Compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
2Language I (Compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
3Language II (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
4

Mathematics and Science

(for Mathematics and Science teacher)

60 MCQs60 Marks
5

Social Studies/Social Science

(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)

60 MCQs60 Marks

*For any other teacher – either (4) or (5)

Eligibility for CTET

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 (by whatever name known)

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.

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.EI.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 with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)”

Note: “who has acquired the qualification or Bachelor of Education from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classes I to V provided the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE, within two year 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 (by whatever name known).

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) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.

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.EI.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)*.

OR

Any candidate having qualified B.Ed. Programme recognized by the NCTE is eligible to appear in TET/CTET. Moreover, as per the existing TET guidelines circulated vide NCTE letter dated 11-02-2011, a person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 23rd August 2010 is also qualified to appear in the TET/CTET.

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