Central Teacher Eligibility Test
Admit card: 14 Jun - 05 Jul 2020 (Tentative)
Pen & Paper Mode
CTET Basic Information
Updated On - May 28 2020 by Akriti Maurya
CTET 2020 Examination will be conducted by CBSE on 05 July 2020. Applicants awaiting the admit card can tentatively download the same during the third week of June. We will update the date here, as soon as it is announced. CTET is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, (CBSE), Delhi at the national level. CTET takes place twice a year. The candidates who want to make their career in the field of teaching in Government Sector for class I to V (primary stage) and VI to VIII (elementary stage) need to score 60% and hence qualify Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET). Interested candidates must be senior secondary passed or should hold a graduation degree in B.Ed for primary level; whereas, for elementary level, the candidate must be B.Ed passed to be eligible to appear in the pen-paper based examination. Scroll through the complete article to know more about CTET 2020.
Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding CTET 2020 from the below-given table:
|CTET 2020 Events||Important Dates|
|CTET 2020 Notification Date||22 January 2020|
|Release date for CTET 2020 Information Bulletin||23 January 2020|
|CTET 2020 Registration starting date||24 January 2020|
|CTET 2020 Application Form Last Date||09 March 2020|
|Last date to pay the application fee||17 March 2020|
|Approach Deputy Secretary if confirmation page not generated||17 to 24 March 2020|
|Correction window for CTET 2020 begins from||19-16 March 2020|
|Issuance of CTET 2020 admit card starts from||Third week of June 2020|
|CTET 2020 exam date||05 July 2020|
|CTET Result date 2020||within 6 weeks of conducting CTET exam|
CTET 2020 Admit Card will be available by the third week of June 2020 on the CTET official website. The candidates need to download the admit card from the official website and enter their registration number, date of birth to download their admit card. Please read the below-given points regarding details
CBSE is conducting the CTET 2020 exam as per schedule. Tentative exam date is available at the official website. Candidates must follow strict timing on exam day. CTET 2020 exam schedule is provided below.
|Exam Activities||Paper 1||Paper 2|
|Entry to exam centre||08:00 AM||12:30 PM|
|Admit card checking||09:00 AM to 09:15 AM||01:30 PM to 01:45 PM|
|Question paper distribution||09:15 AM||01:45 PM|
|Break the seal of question paper to
take out the answer sheet
|09:25 AM||01:55 PM|
|Last entry in the center||09:30 AM||02:00 PM|
|Test start||09:30 AM||02:00 PM|
|Test end||12:00 Noon||04:30 PM|
The whole CTET 2020 syllabus for both papers comprises of almost similar topics. The various broad topics in CTET consists of:
|Paper 1 Broad Topics||Paper 2 Broad topics|
|Child development and Pedagogy||Child development and Pedagogy|
|Language 1||Language 1|
|Language 2||Language 2|
|Social Studies or Social Science|
Candidates can Download the CTET 2020 Syllabus PDF to know the further classification of topics in detail.
Candidates should go through the detailed information on CTET 2020 Exam pattern. Paper wise, section-wise questions and marks distribution are mentioned below in tables:
Paper-1: Class I to V Section-wise questions and marks distribution
|Child Development and Pedagogy(Compulsory)||30||30|
|Language II (Compulsory)||30||30|
Paper-2: Class 6 to 8 Section-wise questions and marks distribution:
|Child Development & Pedagogy(Compulsory)||30||30|
|Language I (Compulsory)||30||30|
|Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)||60||60|
|Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)||60||60|
First and foremost candidates must be well thorough with the concepts and logic from NCERT (class 5 to 10) and basic teacher training books. Once the candidate is well versed with these books then they can follow with the books mentioned below for better preparation:
|Name of the Book||Author Name / Publisher|
|Crack CTET Paper 1 Guide & Practice Workbook (Class 1 – 5 teachers)||Disha Experts|
|A Complete Resource for CTET: English and Pedagogy Language 1||Geeta Sahni|
|CTET & TETs Child Development & Pedagogy (Paper I & II)||Arihant Experts|
|English Language Pedagogy||Dr. N.Devanki|
|CTET Practice Workbook Paper 1 (10 Solved + 10 Mock papers) 5th Edition||Disha Experts|
|10 year-wise CTET Paper 1 Solved Papers (2011 – 2018) – English Edition||Disha Experts|
|10 year-wise CTET Paper 2 (Social Science/Studies) Solved Papers (2011 – 2018) – English Edition||Disha Experts|
|10 year-wise CTET Paper 2 (Mathematics & Science) Solved Papers (2011 – 2018)||Disha Experts|
CBSE will open the online correction window for CTET Application Form on 19 March 2020. This facility will last until the third week of May 2020(tentatively). Successfully registered candidates can make some changes in their application form such as they can update, add, or rectify mistakes if done during CTET registration. In correction, candidates cannot increase the number of papers they had applied for. Applicants can make corrections in fields such as their name, Guardian’s Name, Date of Birth and their Category, etc.
CTET 2020 Application Form date has been extended until 09 March 2020. The application form was released on 24 January 2020. Interested candidates are advised to apply before the last date to avoid the last-minute rush. The candidates need to follow the below-given steps to fill the CTET application form:
CTET 2020 application fee details category-wise is as follows:
|Category||Only Paper I or II||Both Paper I & II|
Mode of Payment
NOTE: In case, the confirmation page is not generated after depositing the requisite fees, the candidate should approach the Joint Secretary (CTET) of CBSE. Candidates have to come along with proof of payment of fee i.e. candidate copy of EChallan if payment made through e-Challan.
Candidate must check CTET 2020 Eligibility Criteria before applying for CTET 2020.
Age: There is no age limit set for this exam.
For Classes I to V: Primary Stage
For Classes VI to VII: Elementary Stage
Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum educational qualification for eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled.
Candidates can download the CTET 2020 Information Brochure Pdf
A person who scores 60% or more in the TET exam will be considered as TET pass.
The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate will be seven (07) years from the date of result announcement. There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET Certificate. A person can again sit for the CTET exam for improvement in scores, even if he/she is qualified the same before.
Importance of CTET Certificate
Qualifying in CTET means that the candidate is eligible for teaching jobs all over India. States which don't conduct their own Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) consider CTET certification. Check out various recruitment scope after acquiring CTET certificate below.
Candidates can check the basic information of CTET 2020 entrance exam given below:
Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi
CTET Official website
Candidates those who want to make their career in the field of teaching in Government Sector must qualify CTET 2020 exam.
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level board of education in India for public and private schools, controlled and managed by Union Government of India. CBSE is all set to conduct the 14th Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET) on 05 June June 2020. CBSE has asked all schools affiliated to follow only NCERT curriculum. There are approximately 20,299 schools in India and 220 schools in 28 foreign countries affiliated to the CBSE.
Stay connected for more updates regarding CTET 2020.
|CTET 2020 Form Date||24 Jan - 09 Mar 2020|
|Application Correction||19 Mar - 26 Mar 2020|
|Admit Card Downloading Date||14 Jun - 05 Jul 2020 (Tentative)|
|Result Date||01 Aug - 31 Aug 2020 (Tentative)|
|CTET 2020 Exam Date||05 Jul 2020|
2 hours 30 minutes
Multiple Choice Questions
Instructions:Paper 1 for Primary Stage (Classes I to V). It consists of Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics.
2 hours 30 minutes
Multiple Choice Questions
Instructions:Paper 2 for Elementary Stage (Classes VI to VIII). It consists of Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics/science, social studies
24 Jan 2020
09 Mar 2020
05 Jul 2020