|Start Date||End Date||Remark|
|Application Form Date||22-Jun-2018||19-Jul-2018|
|Examination Date||09-Dec-2018||N/A||Exam is coming up|
CTET 2018 includes 2 papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both papers will be organized on the same day in various sessions. Those who acquire more than 60% of CTET will receive Eligibility certificate via speed post. Aspirants can also apply for both the papers. Aspiring teachers for class 1-5 must appear for Paper 1 and candidates for class 6-8 must appear for Paper 2.
|Exam Name||Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)|
|Organizing Body||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
|Exam Type||National Level|
|Exam Durationicity||Biannual (February and September)|
|Purpose||Selection of Primary and Elementary Teachers in Central Government Schools|
|Period of Exam||2 hours 30 minutes (both papers)|
|CTET 2018 Exam Date||February|
|Eligibility Criteria||Passed Senior Secondary with 50% marks|
|Method of Application||Online|
|Number of Attempts||No restriction|
|Language Medium||English and Hindi|
Aspirants must follow the dates given in the table below for CTET to be held in February 2018. The dates are tentative and aspirants should check the official notification to be updated for the exam.
|CTET 2018 application form availability||December 2017|
|Last date for submission of application form||December 2017|
|Last date for submission of application fee||December 2017|
|Application form correction||December 2017|
|Editing of application form ends in||January 2018|
|Application form’s final status||December 2017|
|Hall Ticket availability||January 2018|
|CTET 2018 exam date||February 2018|
|Result declaration||April 2018|
|CTET 2018 certificates’ dispatch||May 2018|
Aspirants applying for the exam are needed to check the CTET Eligibility before applying.Aspirants who secure more than 60% in CTET 2018 for any of the papers will receive a CTET eligibility certificate. The eligibility criteria for Primary stage and Elementary stage are various. They are as follows:
If any of the following criteria is fulfilled, aspirants can apply for becoming a teacher of classes 1-5:
If any of the following criteria is fulfilled, aspirants can apply for becoming a teacher for classes 6-8:
CTET 2018 will be organized by CBSE in the month of February. Aspirants obligatory to clear the online registration procedure which shall begin in December 2017 and will end in the same month. The online application procedure comprises filling the form, uploading of documents, payment of fees and printing the confirmation page.
Things to keep in mind before filling the application form:
Steps to fill the CTET 2018 application form is given below:
Step 1- Filling of Application Form
Step 2- Uploading of Photograph and Signature
Step 3- Paying the Application Fee
Step 4- Printing of Confirmation Page
Aspirants can make the payment by both online and offline methods. Participants can refer to the below mentioned fee according to the category they belong to. If aspirants choose the offline method, they must choose the option of e-challan and submit to any Canara Bank or Syndicate Bank. In the online method, payment can be made via credit card, debit card or net banking.
|Paper 1 or Paper 2||INR 600||INR 300|
|Both Papers||INR 1000||INR 500|
CTET 2018 Hall Ticket will be announced as per the notification published on the website of CTET. It will be announced in the month of August 2018 and can be downloaded from www.ctet.net.in. Aspirants are advised to check all details on the hall ticket for any discrepancies and report to the authority regarding any Corrections. Particulars on the hall ticket should match the details given on the confirmation page.
CTET 2018 Hall Ticket is a necessary document to be brought to the exam hall along with a photo ID proof. ID proof may be any of the following:
During the filling of application form, aspirants will be asked to fill in 3 preferences for exam centers. Therefore, they will have to make a choice as per their convenience. CTET 2018 will offer aspirants with centers possible at every major location in India. Exam center once issued will not be changed under any circumstance. Given below are 92 exam centers that aspirants can opt for:
|CTET Exam Centers|
|Agartala (72)||Chandigarh (08)||Ferozepur (58)||Jodhpur (63)||Mumbai (45)||Saharanpur (89)|
|Agra (77)||Chennai (67)||Gangtok (66)||Kangra (28)||Muzzafarpur (06)||Sambalpur (54)|
|Ahmedabad (18)||Coimbatore (68)||Ghaziabad (81)||Kanpur (83)||Nagpur (46)||Shillong (50)|
|Aizawl (51)||Dadra & Nagar Haveli (10)||Gorakhpur (82)||Karnal (24)||Nashik (47)||Shimla (29)|
|Ajmer (61)||Daman (11)||Gurugram (23)||Kavaratti (40)||Noida (87)||Srinagar (31)|
|Aligarh (78)||Dehradun (73)||Guwahati (05)||Kohima (52)||Panaji (17)||Srinagar Garhwal (76)|
|Allahabad (79)||Delhi Central (12)||Haldwani (74)||Kolkata (92)||Panchkula (26)||Surat (19)|
|Ambala (21)||Delhi East (13)||Hamirpur (27)||Kota (64)||Patna (07)||Tiruchirappalli (70)|
|Amritsar (56)||Delhi North (14)||Hyderabad (71)||Kozhikode (38)||Port Blair (01)||Trivandrum (39)|
|Aurangabad (44)||Delhi South (15)||Imphal (49)||Kurukshetra (25)||Puducherry (55)||Udaipur (65)|
|Bareilly (80)||Delhi West (16)||Indore (42)||Lucknow (84)||Pune (48)||Vadodara (20)|
|Bengaluru (35)||Dhanbad (33)||Itanagar (04)||Madurai (69)||Raebareli (88)||Varanasi (90)|
|Bhatinda (57)||Dubai (93)||Jabalpur (43)||Mangalore (36)||Raipur (09)||Vijayawada (02)|
|Bhopal (41)||Durgapur (91)||Jaipur (61)||Mathura (85)||Ranchi (34)||Visakhapatnam(03)|
|Bhubaneswar (53)||Ernakulam (37)||Jalandhar (59)||Mohali (60)||Riyadh (94)||--|
|Bokaro (32)||Faridabad (22)||Jammu (30)||Moradabad (86)||Roorkee (75)||--|
CTET Format consists of 2 papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is for aspirants who intend to become a teacher for classes 1 to 5. Paper 2 of is for aspirants who wish to teach students from classes 6 to 8. Aspirants can refer to the below table for CTET Exam Format highlights:
Exam period is 150 minutes
Each Accurate Response will be honored 1 mark
No marks deducted for inaccurate response
It will be an offline test
Questions will be of objective type
There are 180 questions in the exam
CTET 2018 Paper 1 is a written test. The period of the examination is 2 hours 30 minutes with 1 mark honored for every accurate response and no mark deducted for any inaccurate response. It is bilingual in nature i.e. both Hindi and English are the media in which the exam paper is represented.
Paper 1 has five sections with 30 questions in each section. There are 150 questions and maximum marks that can be secured are 150. The sections are Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics, Environmental Studies. The questions are of Multiple-Choice-Question (MCQ) type.
CTET 2018 Paper 2 is also a written test. The period is 2 hours 30 minutes with 1 mark honored for every accurate response and no mark deduced for any inaccurate response. It is bilingual in nature, Hindi and English are the two medium of language.
Paper 2 includes 5 sections. There are 150 questions and maximum marks that can be secured are 150. The sections are Child Development and Pedagogy (30 questions), Language I (30 questions), Language II (30 questions), Mathematics and Science (60 questions), Social Studies/Social Science(60 questions). The questions are of objective type.
CTET Paper 1 is for candidates of Primary Stage Teachers and Paper 2 is for candidates of Elementary Stage Teachers. Aspirants can also appear for both the papers. Language section will contain comprehension, language development, and unseen passages. Paper 1 Syllabus includes Child Development and Pedagogy, wherein it focuses on educational psychology and teaching of children aged 6-11.
Paper 2 Syllabus includes 5 sections viz., Child Development and Pedagogy for children aged 11-14 years, Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics and Science and Social Science. Language 1 and Language 2 will contain questions from comprehension and language development.
Some of the preparation tips based on CTET 2018 Syllabus are as follows:
CTET 2018 Result shall be declared on the official website in the month of April 2018. Response Key for both the papers will be announced before the announcement of the result. CTET Mark statement will be sent by ordinary post to other aspirants. CTET certificate is generated and sent by speed post for aspirants securing more than 60% in the test.
Steps to download the result is as follows
CTET certificate is valid for 7 years from the date of result declaration for all category aspirants. In case one loses their Mark Statement or Eligibility Certificate, they can get a duplicate copy by paying an amount of INR 200 in favor of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education payable at Delhi. Aspirants can re-appear for the exam to improve their scores. There is no limitation on the number of times one can apply for CTET.
Cut off is the at least marks need to complete the exam and receive CTET Mark Statement. Aspirants who score more than 60% will receive Eligibility Certificate. The cut off is announced after the declaration of results. The table below states the expected cut off for CTET 2018: