CTET 2019: Exam dates, Syllabus, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Application Process & Result

Published on : 6th March 2019    Author : Om Prakash
CTET Exam

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted for determining the eligibility of candidates, with a degree or diploma in Education, for teaching jobs in schools, under the administrative control of the Centre, State, or Union Territories. The exam covers Primary and Elementary level teaching jobs. The selection is done strictly on merit basis, and the certificate of eligibility issues to the qualified candidates remains valid for seven years from the date of result declaration. Here are the complete details about CTET 2019 exam.

CTET 2019 Exam Dates -

CTET 2019 Exam Events

Important Dates

Information Bulletin Release Date

5th February 2019

Online Application Process begins

5th February 2019

Closing date of online application form submission

5th March 2019 12th March 2019 (extended)

Last date for payment of application fee

15th March 2019

Correction in application form

25th March to 1st April 2019

Admit card availability

Two or three weeks before the exam

Exam date

7th July 2019 (Sunday)

Result declaration date

Within six weeks from the date of the exam

CTET 2019 Application form

The application form will be made available to the candidates through the official CTET website. CTET Application form can be submitted only through the online mode. Candidates need to visit the official website and go through the instructions before filling the form. It is very important for them to fill the required information correctly else their candidature will be cancelled.

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CTET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should meet with any one of the following eligibility criteria:

For primary level aspirants (I to V)

  • Must have scored at least 50% marks in Senior Secondary and passed/pursuing the final year of two-year Diploma course in Elementary Education.
  • Must have passed class 12th with minimum 50% marks and passed/appearing in the final year of 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
  • Must have passed class 12th with minimum 50% marks and passed/appearing in the final year of Diploma in Education (Special Education).
  • Must have passed 12th class with 45% marks and passed/appearing in the final year of Elementary Education Diploma, in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.
  • Must have done graduation and passed/appearing in the final year of Diploma in Elementary Education

For elementary level aspirants (VI to VIII)

  • Candidates who have passed graduation and passed/pursuing the final year of two-year diploma in elementary education are eligible for this exam.
  • Passed graduation with a minimum of 50% marks and passed/appearing in a one-year Bachelor of Education course.
  • Passed graduation with at least 45% marks and passed/pursuing one-year Bachelor of Education in accordance with NCTE Regulations.
  • Obtained a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks and passed/appearing in one-year B.Ed. course (Special Education).
  • Have passed the 12th exam with a minimum of 50% marks and passed/appearing in the last year of a four-year Bachelor in Elementary Education programme.
  • Have passed the 12th exam with at least 50% marks and passed/pursuing last year of four-year B.A./B.Sc.Ed.

You can check out the official website for detailed information.

CTET 2019 Application Fee Details

For successful submission of application form, candidates will have to pay the prescribed application fee amount. The application fee can be paid through both offline and online modes. Category-wise application fee details are:

For Paper I or Paper II (Any One)

General/OBC – ₹ 700/-

SC/ST/Differently Abled Persons – ₹ 350/-

For Paper I and Paper II (Both)

General/OBC – ₹ 1200/-

SC/ST/Differently Abled Persons – ₹ 600/-

Online fee payment can be made through Debit/Credit Card while offline fee payment can be done through e-challan by depositing cash at Syndicate or Canara Bank.

CTET 2019 Exam Pattern

The CTET exam will be conducted for two papers – Paper I and Paper II. Each paper will be conducted in different sessions of two-and-a-half hours each. Here is the structure of both the papers:

Exam Pattern for Paper I (for classes I to V)

150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are asked from the following sections (30 questions from each section). Each question carries 1 mark.

  • Child Development & Pedagogy - 30 Marks
  • Language I - 30 Marks
  • Language II - 30 Marks
  • Mathematics - 30 Marks
  • Environmental Studies - 30 Marks

Exam Pattern for Paper II (for classes VI to VIII)

Subjects

Number of Questions (each carrying 1 mark)

Child Development & Pedagogy

30

Language I

30

Language II

30

Mathematics and Science

OR

Social Studies/Social Science

(other subjects’ teachers can choose from any one of the subjects)

60

Total

150

Check out the complete syllabus for CTET Paper I and Paper II - Click Here

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CTET Admit Card 2019 -

CTET 2019 Admit card is an essential document for CTET 2019 examination. Without it, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. Candidate can get this admit card from the official website through their registered ID and password. Don’t forget to carry it to the examination venue along with a valid ID proof such as Aadhaar card, PAN card, Passport, Voter Id, etc.

CTET 2019 Answer Key -

The CTET answer key will be displayed on the official website along with the scanned images of the OMR sheet. Candidates can tally their answers with the official answer key and get an idea about their expected scores. Separate answer keys will be released for both the papers. Scanned images of the OMR sheets can be accessed through the registered user ID and password.

CTET Result & Cut Off 2019 -

The CTET result will be declared within six weeks of the date of examination through the official website. Candidates can check the same through their log-in ID and password. The minimum qualifying marks for CTET is 60%. A CTET eligibility certificate is awarded to those who secure 60% or above. The score remains valid for seven years; however, candidates can appear for the exam before seven years in order to improve their CTET score.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For what purpose CTET exam is held?

This exam is held for determining the eligibility of primary and elementary level teachers. However, qualifying the exam doesn’t guarantee a government job. It just helps in meeting one of the criteria of recruitment.

What is the date for filling 2019 online application form?

The dates for filling the CTET 2019 application form are 5th February to 12th March 2019.

When will the entrance exam 2019 be held?

The CTET 2019 exam will be held on 7th July 2019 (Sunday).

What is the required educational qualification for a primary level teacher?

Candidates must have passed the 12th examination in any stream from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks and passed/appearing in a degree/diploma course in Elementary Education.

What is the required educational qualification for the elementary level teacher?

Candidates must have passed graduation with at least 50% marks in any stream from a recognised university or college and passed/appearing in degree/diploma in Elementary Education.

What is the fee structure for general category candidates applying for both papers—paper I and paper II?

₹ 1200/- for both papers.

Is there any fee concession for OBC and other reserved categories?

OBC candidates are required to pay the same fee amount as General category candidates. Fee for other reserved category is mentioned above under the application fee details section.

What is the duration of the exam?

It is two hours and thirty minutes for each paper.

What action is taken if any candidate is found using unfair means during the examination?

Using unfair means in the examination hall will be considered a criminal offence. If any candidate is found indulged in copying from other candidate’s copy or caught in doing any activity mentioned under ‘Unfair Means’ section of the official notification, his/her candidature will be cancelled, and he/she will be liable for criminal action.

When will the result of CTET 2019 be declared?

The CTET 2019 result will be declared within six weeks of exam date.


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13 Comments

kkkkkk - May 30, 2019REPLY

sir,I passed B.SC(it),MCA I can Apply for CTET Exam

Exams Planner - May 31, 2019REPLY

No, bachelor in education is a must for CTET.

Tins - March 4, 2019REPLY

Sir. I passed B. P. E (physical education 3 year )with 59%, in which category i can apply.

Tins - March 5, 2019REPLY

In which category?

Exams Planner - March 5, 2019REPLY

Yes.

Babita saha - March 3, 2019REPLY

Sir,I hv passed H.S with 58%,B.A 61% nd M.A 58% bt i hv no dplma d.el.ed or b.ed,,Cn i appear in CTET exm?

Exams Planner - March 5, 2019REPLY

No. Degree or diploma in education is necessary for CTET exam.

Narayan - February 14, 2019REPLY

Sir my 12th is 34% and b.com is 47% can i appear in ctet exam

Exams Planner - February 25, 2019REPLY

No. Candidates must have a minimum of 50% in class 12th.

Manu - February 13, 2019REPLY

Sir,i hv passed BA with 49% and MA 58% with 2 yr diploma Deled.Am I eligible for Ctet of elementary level ?

Exams Planner - February 25, 2019REPLY

Yes

Narayan - February 4, 2019REPLY

Sir i want to know that i passed B.com 47% can i appear in ctet 6to8

Exams Planner - February 13, 2019REPLY

Degree/Diploma in Education is required for appearing in the CTET exam. So, you cannot appear in the exam.