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CTET 2017 – Central Teacher Eligibility Test

Central Teacher Eligibility Test commonly known as the CTET 2017 is an entrance test that aids in the shortlisting of candidates to appoint for the post of a school teacher for classes I to VIII. The CTET will be applicable in the following list of school: Schools of the central government that includes the KVS, NVS and Tibetian schools and also the schools that are under the administrative control of the Union territories like Chandigarh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and NCT of Delhi. All the schools that are unaided and private can also consider the CTET scores for hiring teachers. You should know that clearing and qualifying the CTET exam is just one of the criteria for the appointment as a teacher.

CBSE CTET 2017 Exam Summary

Exam NameThe Central Teacher Eligibility Test
Commonly known asCTET
Conducting AuthorityCBSE
LevelNational
StreamEducation

CTET 2017 Eligibility criteria

You should meet the following criteria to be eligible for the CTET Exam

Minimum qualifications for Paper I:

The candidate should have passed the senior secondary exam (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the final year of the 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

OR

The candidate should have passed the senior secondary exam (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the final year of the 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.

OR

The candidate should have passed the senior secondary exam (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the final year of the 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

OR

The candidate should have passed the senior secondary exam (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the final year of the 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education*).

OR

The candidate should have completed graduation and should have passed or be appearing in final year of the 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

Minimum qualifications for Paper II:

The candidate should have completed graduation and should have passed or be appearing in the final year of the 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

OR

The candidate should have completed graduation with at least 50% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).

OR

The candidate should have completed graduation with at least 45% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the 1-year B.Ed, in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.

OR

The candidate should have passed the senior secondary exam (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the final year of the 4-year B.El.Ed.

OR

The candidate should have passed the senior secondary exam (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the final year of the 4-year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed./B.Sc.Ed.

OR

The candidate should have completed graduation with at least 50% marks and should have passed or be appearing in the 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education*).

CTET 2017 certificate

All those candidates who sign up for the CTET examination will receive a mark statement but only those candidates who do secure a minimum of 60% marks and above will be deemed qualified to be issued an eligibility certificate.

The CTET qualifying certificate stands valid for 7 years from the date of declaration of the CTET result for all the categories. Do note that there isn’t any restriction on the number of attempts a candidate can make for acquiring the CTET Certificate. If you wish you can attempt the CTET exam even post qualifying if you wish to improve your CTET score.

You can also avail of a duplicate copy of their CTET marks statement or the eligibility certificate by paying the given fees by way of Demand Draft in favour of “Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education” drawn on any nationalized bank and payable at Delhi:

If you want the duplicate copy within 2 weeks:     Rs.200

If you want the duplicate copy within 2 working days:     Rs.400

CTET 2017 Exam pattern & syllabus

The CTET exam will be consisting of multiple choice questions (MCQs), each question carrying 1 mark. There won’t be any negative marking on the CTET. The exam has two papers – Paper I and Paper II.

  1. a) Candidates who want to teach classes I to V should take Paper I (primary stage).
  2. b) Candidates who want to teach classes VI to VIII should take Paper II (elementary stage).
  3. c) Candidates who want to teach at both levels – for classes I to V and VI to VIII should take both papers.

Paper I consists of 150 questions and would test candidates in five sections (30 questions in each section):

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy
  2. Language I
  3. Language – II
  4. Mathematics
  5. Environmental Studies

Paper II consists of 150 questions and would test candidates in four sections:

Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 questions

Language I – 30 questions

Language – II – 30 questions

Mathematics and Science – 60 questions

or

Social Studies/Social Sciences – 60 questions

Those who want to apply as a Mathematics and Science teacher should opt for Mathematics and Science section, candidates who want to apply as a Social Studies/Social Sciences teacher should opt for the second section. If you want to apply for any other subject, can choose from either of the two sections.

You should also refer to the NCERT textbooks and syllabi of classes I – VIII.

CTET 2017 Application Form

The application for CTET has been made completely online through the CTET official website.

Step 1: Visit the official website and register

Step 2: complete the form and upload the scanned images.

Step 3: Submit

Step 4: Print out the confirmation page and keep ur safe for future reference.

The exam fees for CTET are as follows for Other Backward Classes (OBC), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and other categories:

CategoryPaper I or Paper IIPaper I and Paper II
General/OBCRs. 600Rs. 1000
SC/ST/Differently AbledRs. 300Rs. 500

The payment of the Fees can be made in one of two ways:

  1. You can deposit fees in the CBSE bank account with Syndicate Bank/ HDFC Bank in favour of “Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi.” The challan form for this can be downloaded from www.cbse.nic.in or www.ctet.nic.in.
  2. Through debit/credit card using online payment gateway facility.

CTET Contact

The Assistant Secretary (CTET), Central Board of Secondary Education,

PS 1-2, Institutional Area,

I P Extension, Patparganj,

Delhi-110 092

011-22235774/ 22240104

Fax: 011-22240103

email: ctet@cbse.gov.in

CTET 2017 Exam Dates

The schedule of CTET conducted in 2017 is as under:

EventsDates
Submission of online applicationFirst week of December 2016
Last date for submission of fee through E-challan or debit/credit card2nd week of December 2016
Final status of candidates – check status & particulars of candidatesLast week of December 2016
Period of online corrections in particulars (No correction will be allowed in any particulars after this date)Last week of December 2016
Download admit cardFirst week of January, 2017
Date of examination (Paper 2)3rd week of February, 2017
Date of examination (Paper 1)3rd week of February, 2017

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