Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has released the Central Teacher Eligibility Test, CTET Answer key 2021 on its official website. CTET 2021 examination was conducted by CBSE on 31-01-2021 across the country.
The board has released the answer keys and OMR sheet in this week. Candidates who have appeared in the examination to download the answer key from the official website.
Once Answer key is released, candidates would get an opportunity to raise objections, if any, online on ctet.nic.in against the provisional answer keys. All the challenges would then be considered and the final answer keys would be released.
CTET results would be released basis on the final answer keys. As per the official notification, CBSE would release the CTET 2021 Results in February 2nd week.
The CTET administering body, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), has also allowed the aspirants to raise objections against the CTET Answer Key 2021. To raise objections, aspirants have to pay Rs.1,000/- per question and submit their queries by February 21 (5 pm).
To access the CTET answer key 2021, candidates have to key in their roll number and date of birth and select the eligibility test question booklet number from the drop-down menu.
How to download the Answer key of CTET 2021:
- Go to the official website: ctet.nic.in
- Search for “CTET Answer key” on the home page
- Click on the Answer key link
- A new web page will be displayed
- Download the Answer key of Paper I or Paper II
- Check your marks with these answer keys
CTET OMR sheet: Candidates can download it when released for which they have to pay Rs.1000 per OMR sheet through Demand Draft in favor of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education drawn on any Nationalized Bank and payable at Delhi.
There is no cut off for CTET. In order to be TET qualified, candidates are required to achieve 60% or above. As for candidates belonging to the reserved category, the qualifying criteria is 55%. Also, CTET is valid for a period of 7 years. Candidates who have qualified CTET previously can, however, appear for the examination again to improve their scores.
CTET 2021 examination comprised of two papers – Paper I and Paper II. Paper I was conducted from 2 pm to 4.30 pm and Paper II was conducted from 9.30 am to 12 noon. The examination is the benchmark to acquire a Teacher job in any central government school across the country.
All those who have appeared the CTET to keep a check on the official website for latest updates regarding the examination.
Candidates to get Mark sheet in Digital Locker: The CBSE had informed that the CTET 2021 mark sheet and Eligibility Certificate to be sent directly in candidates’ digital locker. These documents would be digitally signed and would be valid as per the IT Act.
The successful candidates, who had participated in Paper I, would be eligible for any test/recruitment for Classes from 1 to 5th however, the candidates who would qualify Paper II, would be eligible to teach the students of classes from 6 to 8.
CTET Qualifying Marks and Awards of CTET Certificate: The candidates, who had appeared in CTET 2021 examination, will be issued Marks Statement. The Candidates securing minimum 90 marks out of total 150 (i.e., 60 per cent) would be issued Eligibility Certificate. This Eligibility Certificate would be valid for a period of seven years from the date of declaration of the result.
How to Get Duplicate CTET Certificate: A candidate can get a duplicate copy of Marks Statement or Eligibility Certificate by paying the prescribed fees by way of Demand Draft in favour of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education drawn on any nationalized bank, payable at Delhi.
Time for issue of duplicate document: Amount (per document)
Within 14 working days: Rs.200/- + Rs. 35/- (Postal Charges)
Application form for Duplicate Marks Statement/Certificate
CTET Score Applicability: As the name suggests, its a test conducted all over India and all govt and govt-aided schools in Union territories and KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools accept the CTET scores. CTET may also apply to the unaided private schools, who may exercise the option of considering the CTET.
CTET OMR Answer Sheets: The candidates who appeared in CTET 2021 may download the scanned images of OMR answer sheets and the CTET answer key from the official website, ctet.nic.in. The CTET answer key and the OMR sheets will be available.