CTET 2021 Notification Out, Online Application, Exam Date, Eligibility, Selection Process, Syllabus, Pattern

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) exam will be conducted in online mode from this year as announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). CTET December 2021 exam will be the 15th Edition of the CTET Exam for examining the candidates for their teaching eligibility. CTET Exam was previously conducted in offline mode, this will be the first time when CBSE has scheduled CTET 2021 for online mode (CBT test).

CTET Exam Highlights 2021

Exam Name

CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)

Conducting Body CBSE
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Twice a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 150 minutes
Language English and Hindi
Exam Purpose To determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8
No. of Test Takers 23,51,725 (In CTET January 2021)
No. of Test Cities 135 cities across India
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-22235774
Official Website https://ctet.nic.in/webinfo/Public/Home.aspx

CTET 2021 Exam Date

CTET Exam Date for CTET 2021 December exam has already been announced by the CBSE along with CTET official notification. As per the latest notification of CTET, the CTET online examination will be conducted from 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022. Check all the important dates for CTET 2021 December Exam from the below table.

Events

 Dates

CTET Notification 2021 20th September 2021
CTET Online Registration Starts From 20th September 2021
Last Date to fill Online Application 19th October 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last Date for submission of fee through E-Challan 20th October 2021 (before 3:30 pm)
Online Correction Schedule 22nd October to 28th October 2021
Admit Card Download December 2021 [1st week]
CTET Exam Date 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022
Release of CTET Answer Key Jan-22
CTET Result Declaration 15th February 2022
CTET Certificates’ Dispatch Mar-22

(The Paper-I will be held in the morning session and Paper-II in the evening session)

 

Paper Timings  Duration
PAPER-I  09.30 am to 12.00 pm  2.30 hours
PAPER -II  02.50 pm to 05.00 pm  2.30 hours

CTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

CTET Eligibility 2021 For Paper-I

The following one of eligibility criteria should be followed by candidates to be apply for CTET Notification 2021 Paper 1

  • 12th (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education(D.El.ED)/4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)/Diploma in Education (Special Education). OR
  • 12th (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education(D.El.ED). OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

CTET Eligibility 2021 For Paper-II

The following one eligibility criteria should be followed by candidates to apply for CTET Notification 2021 Paper 2

 

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education. OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1- year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)/B.Ed. (Special Education). OR
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) OR
  • 12th (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)/B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed. OR
  • Any candidate having a qualified B.Ed Programme recognized by the NCTE is eligible to appear in TET/CTET.

CTET Exam Pattern

CTET Exam Pattern – Paper I

CTET Paper-I exam is divided into 5 sections. Total number of questions and marks distributions for Paper-1 is given below:

Subject Total Number of Questions Total Number of Marks Duration
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 2.5 hours
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

 

CTET Exam Pattern – Paper II

CTET Paper-I exam is divided into 4 sections. Candidates have to choose between Mathematics & Science and Social Studies in Paper 2. Total number of questions and marks distributions for Paper-2 is given below:

Subject Total Number of Questions Total Number of Marks Duration
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 2.5 hours
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
A. Mathematics & Science 30 Each 60
B. Social Studies & Social Science 60 60
Total 150 150

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