CTET 2023 or Central TET 2023 notification would be released by the Central Board of Secondary Education on its official website https://ctet.nic.in. Eligible and interested candidates can apply through online mode only for Central TET exam with required details as per the schedule.
CBSE would be conducting the Central Teacher Eligibility Test for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for classes I to VIII. CBSE invites online applications from the eligible candidates, who intend to be teachers to appear for the Central TET.
CTET director and secretary, CBSE, informed that the 15th edition of Central Teachers Eligibility Test 2023 scheduled to be held in December 2022/January 2023. CTET is a Central TET which would be conducted by the CBSE. CTET means Central Teacher Eligibility Test.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting the Central Teacher Eligibility Test to the Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi.
|Name of the exam||Central TET 2022|
|Title||Apply for CTET 2022|
|Subject||CBSE will released CTET notification .|
|Category||Teacher Eligibility Test|
|Last Date to apply||November 25, 2022|
|Exam Date||will be held in December, 2022 / January, 2023|
|Validity||The CTET certificates will be valid for a lifetime|
CTET Eligibility Criteria
CTET Eligibility Criteria has been modified by the CBSE upon receiving clarification from the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). A Corrigendum has been released on the official website of Central Teacher Eligibility Test – ctet.nic.in, stating the modified Point 6.1 of the Information Bulletin of CTET. As per the amendment, candidates who are B.Ed qualified and have applied for Paper-II can now apply for Paper-I as well. – Know more details from here
A. Minimum Educational Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V (Primary Stage): The candidates having the following minimum educational qualification are eligible for appearing in CTET. Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). (OR)
Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002. (OR)
Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). (OR) Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education). (OR) Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).
B. Minimum Educational Qualification for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII (Elementary Stage): The candidates having the following minimum educational qualification are eligible for appearing in CTET. Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). (OR)
Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). (OR) Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard. (OR)
Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). (OR) Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A. Ed/B.Sc.Ed. (OR) Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education).
CTET Exam Pattern
- The CTET examination will be of objective type Multiple Choice Question (MCQ’s).
- There will be no negative marking. There will be 2 papers of CTET.
- Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
- Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
- A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).
CTET Application Fee:
- Application fees for General and OBC category: For Paper-I or Paper-II: Rs.1000/- and for both paper -I and Paper -II: Rs.1200/-
- Application fees for SC/ST/Diff. Abled: For Paper-I or Paper-II: Rs.500/- and for both Paper -I and Paper -II: Rs.600/-
|Category||The only paper I or II||Both Paper I & II|
|For General/OBC candidates||Rs. 1000/-||1200/-|
|For SC/ST/Diff. Abled candidates||Rs. 500/-||Rs. 600/-|
The CTET Online Application Can be filled in 4 Easy Steps:
- Step 1: Fill in your personal details in the Application Form and note down your Registration No./Application No.
- Step 2: Upload Scanned Images of latest Photograph and Signature
- Step 3: Pay Examination Fee by debit card/credit card
- Step 4: Print Confirmation Page for your record and future reference
How to apply for CTET 2023 Exam:
Candidates can apply online only. Candidates are required to take a print out of the Computer-generated Confirmation Page after successful submission of data, which has to be sent to CBSE, CTET Unit after affixing a passport size photograph and signature in the space provided, and also with original CBSE copy of challan (if fees paid through Challan)
- Visit the official website
- On the home page, click on the link that reads, ‘CTET application form’
- A new page will appear on the display screen
- If you are a new user, register yourself and go back to the login page
- Key in your credentials and log in
- The application form will appear on the display screen
- Fill in the Online Application Form and note down Registration No./Application No
- Upload Scanned Images of latest Photograph and Signature
- Pay Examination Fee by e-challan or debit/credit card and net banking
- Download the application form and take its print out for future reference.
CBSE, the exam conducting body, will allow once chance to candidates to rectify errors in their application if there’s any. The online correction window will open soon as per the schedule. CTET, as per the RTE Act, is a mandatory qualification for candidates interested in taking by teaching jobs in the centrally funded schools. TET is mandatory for classes I to VIII across the country. – Apply For CTET From Here
CTET Exam Details
CTET Exam in two slots viz Paper-II 9:30 am to 12:00 pm and Paper I – 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm, for candidates aspiring to serve as teachers for Class I to VIII in schools that come under the purview of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.,) and schools under the administrative control of UTs of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCT of Delhi.
All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be most appropriate. Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative marking.ADVERTISEMENT
|Date Of Examination||Paper||Timing||Duration|
|January 2023||PAPER-I||09.30 AM TO 12.00 NOON||2.30 HOURS|
|January 2023||PAPER-II||02.00 PM TO 04.30 PM||2.30 HOURS|
CBSE will announce the CTET result within 6 weeks from the date of the exam. The eligibility test determines a candidate’s eligibility for appointment as teachers to primary and upper primary classes. CTET is conducted on a national level and its scores are accepted for shortlisting candidates for recruitment exams.
FAQs on Central TET
When will be the CTET Exam held?
CTET 2023 will be held in December 2022/January 2023.
Where is CTET score Applicable?
The score is applicable at schools run by the central government such as KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, and also those run by the UTs of Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, and the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Candidates can also apply at unaided private schools.
What are the timings for Paper I and II?
The CTET Paper I will be held from 9.30 am to 12.00 noon and Paper II will be held from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm.
What is the language of the CTET question paper?
The main question paper of CTET will be bilingual (Hindi/English).
What is the qualifying mark for CTET?
A candidate must score 60 per cent or more in the CTET exam to be considered a CTET pass or CTET Qualified. Candidates belonging to SC, and ST categories are required to score 55 per cent to qualify for CTET 2023.
What is CTET?
CTET is Central Teacher Eligibility Test which is conducted to hire candidates for teaching posts across all Central elementary schools. CTET is held for teaching positions at the primary and elementary levels. Paper 1 is for the primary level, which inculcates classes 1 to 5, whereas paper 2 is for the elementary level which consists of classes 6 and 7.
What is the mode of exam?
This year too the CTET will be held online. In the first-ever online CTET, a large number of candidates had to face tech glitches and exams had to be canceled during one of the many shifts, however, CBSE is likely to go ahead with the online mode as it said that the “online mode is likely to motivate futuristic teachers to become computer literates and also prevent the wastage of paper on account of printing of question papers and OMR sheets.”
What is the certificate validity?
Certificate Validity: After clearing the CTET once, candidates can seek a job as a teacher at any point in their life. The CTET will now be eligible for the entire lifetime. CTET certification, however, is provided only to those who crack the exam, and about 50% of aspirants, on average, make it through. Earlier, the validity was seven years and after completing seven years of obtaining a certificate, candidates had to retake the exam.
Which documents are required for CTET registration?
Candidates should have valid email address and phone number, Identity proof details – Passport/Aadhaar card/voter ID/ration card, etc. Scanned images of the candidate’s photograph and signature in the format specified. Certificates for classes 10 and 12 and Details of debit or credit card/net banking are required for CTET Registration.
What is the exam pattern of CTET paper 1?
The CTET first one or paper I consists of 30 MCQs each from child development and pedagogy, language I and II, mathematics, and environmental studies.
What is the exam pattern of CTET paper 2?
The CTET second on or Paper 2 features of 30 MCQs each from child development and pedagogy, language I and II, and 60 MCQs from either mathematics and science or social studies/sciences. The total of number of MCQs is 150 for each paper.
What is the syllabus for CTET?
CBSE had changed the syllabus last year and it is likely to follow this year too. The exact syllabus will be released along with the notification. This has been done with a view to inculcate better test material in terms of content and pedagogy. A revised syllabus thus will help to assess candidates’ understanding of teaching the subject, understand candidate’s pedagogic content knowledge, the knowledge relevance of the subject in the school curriculum, questions assessing planning of teaching-learning experiences, and assessment methodologies specific to the concept.