Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted by CBSE to recruit teaching staff in Government facilitated Central and State schools. These days even private schools refer to CTET scores before hiring teaching staff.
CTET is an important exam for teaching sector which is scheduled for 7th July this year. Candidates preparing for the exam must be worried about their preparation strategy in this crucial time.
Not to worry anymore because you have landed on the right page.
Experts at The Exam Guru offer the best CTET coaching in Rohini, Delhi and also provide important Tips to clear CTET with flying colors. Go through the below mentioned valuable tips provided by our faculty to improve your CTET score and ensure success in the upcoming exam.
Get Familiar with the Exam Pattern
Before making any preparation strategy, it is essential to understand the latest exam pattern. This year there will be 150 questions in total (from different sections), and a candidate would get 150 minutes to solve them. Each question will carry one mark, and there would be no negative marking for the wrong answer. So a candidate must try to attempt the maximum number of questions.
Work on your Speed and Accuracy
Time management in exams like CTET is your key to success. You will get 150 minutes for 150 questions which means only one minute for each question. By allocating time to every section, you can attempt the maximum questions, and attain really good marks. To improve your speed and accuracy, you must thoroughly practice every day.
Important Resources – NCERT and NCF
NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) books are an important source for preparation that is easily available on NCERT’s official website for free. There is a trend that the CTET examination always includes nearly 5 to 7 questions from NCF (National Curriculum Framework).
Practicing Previous Year Papers
Considering previous year question papers enable candidates to understand the examination pattern and also filter out important topics from exam point of view. Candidates must, therefore, practice past years’ question papers (of at least 5 to 10 years) to get an idea of frequently asked topics. Also, this would help in improving speed and accuracy.
Prepare Short Notes
When you start your preparation, you must get into a habit of preparing short notes as that would help you in the long run. CTET covers numerous topics, and short notes prepared at the initial stage of preparation will help you in instant revision during examination time. Highlighting the important points in your short notes would be an additional benefit.
Attempt Mock Tests on a Daily Basis
Instead of attempting too many mock tests at last moment, you must attempt at least one mock test every day. Also, you must track your performance for further improvement.
By religiously following these key points you will get to understand your weak points, and with the help of tutorials, you can improve on them. Regular practice will also boost your speed. Gradually your performance will improve, and you will be able to attempt actual exam confidently.
All the best for CTET 2019!