CTET 2018 Exam Pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 – Check Marks Distribution and Marking Scheme

Published on : 4th June 2018    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
CTET Exam

The exam pattern of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), an eligibility exam for government teaching jobs, comprises of 2 paper viz. Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper-I is for those candidates who are interested in teaching classes from I to V while Paper-II is for teaching classes VI to VIII. If a candidate is interested in teaching classes from I to VIII, he/she has to appear for both the papers.

There is no official announcement on the CTET 2018 exam date; however, the application process has started. The exam will tentatively be conducted in the month of September/October. The exam will be conducted through online mode across 92 cities across the country. Let’s have a look on the CTET 2018 exam pattern to get a clear understanding about the exam.

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CTET Exam Pattern 2018

CTET exam consists of 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) per paper carrying 1 mark each. There is no provision of negative marking in the exam.

The exam is conducted for two papers:

  • Paper 1 for Primary stage teaching from class I to class V
  • Paper 2 for Elementary stage teaching from class VI to class VIII

Candidates interested in teaching at both the levels can appear for both the papers.

CTET Exam Pattern for Paper 1

Section-wise distribution of questions and marks in Paper 1 is as follows:

Subjects

Total Questions

Total Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Language - 1

30

30

Language - 2

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

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The total time given for completing the paper is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

CTET Exam Pattern for Paper 2

Questions and marks are distributed as under among the different sections of the paper.

Subjects

Total Questions

Total Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language - 1

30

30

Language - 2

30

30

Science & Mathematics/Social Science*

60

60

Total

150

150

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* Candidates are required to choose between Science & Mathematics and Social Science subjects. The maximum time allotted for the papers is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Now that you have understood the exam pattern well, start your preparation in accordance with the exam pattern and CTET syllabus. Check out the official syllabus for all sections of Paper –I and Paper-II.


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