CTET Answer Key 2018 – Steps to Calculate Score and Download Answer Keys

Published on : 13th June 2018
CTET Exam

CTET answer key 2018 will be released on the official website of CTET along with the candidate’s filled-in OMR sheet. As per the official notification, a public notice will be issued in all the leading newspapers regarding the availability of the CTET 2018 answer key and OMR sheets. Candidates must keep a check on the newspapers for updates. Here are the details related to the answer key. Let’s have a quick overview on CTET exam first.

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted for determining the eligibility of B.Ed. degree holders for teaching jobs in government schools such as KVs, NVs, etc. Private schools also have the option to consider the CTET score for their recruitment process. Two separate papers are conducted for teaching at primary (classes I to V) and elementary (classes VI to VIII) levels. Candidates also have the option of appearing in both the papers. The CTET 2018 exam date is yet to be announced.

How to download the CTET Answer Key 2018?

Candidates would be able to download the CTET answer key within the stipulated time as mentioned in the public notice. Here are the steps to be followed:

  • Go to the official website – https://ctet.nic.in/
  • Find the link for downloading the CTET 2018 Answer Key and OMR Sheet on the home-page.
  • Click on the link.
  • Separate links will appear for downloading the answer keys for Paper-I and Paper-II. Click on the link of the paper for which you have appeared.
  • The answer key will appear on the screen.
  • Answer key file will include answers for all the sets, so check the answers accordingly.

Steps to calculate CTET 2018 Scores

Candidates can calculate their scores with the help of OMR sheets and answer keys released on the official website. OMR sheet can be downloaded using your roll number and login details. Here are the steps to be followed:

Each correct answer carries 1 mark, and there is no negative marking for incorrect answer. Thus,

Correct Answer – 1 mark

Negative marking – NIL

  • Match the answers in your OMR sheet with the official answer key.
  • Award 1 mark for every correct (matching) answer.
  • In the end, add all the marks, and you will get your expected CTET score.

As per the official notification, the minimum qualifying marks for CTET is 60%. Thus, candidates securing 60% and above in the exam will be declared qualified.

The official notification also states, “No request for re-checking, re-assessment, re-evaluation or scrutiny of OMR Answer Sheets will be entertained. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained.”

CTET 2018 - Unofficial Answer key

The unofficial answer key for CTET 2018 exam will be released soon after the exam, i.e. within one or two days. Various coaching centres will release CTET unofficial answer key for both paper 1 and 2. Experts prepare the unofficial answer key, and hence it helps the candidates in estimating their scores to a large extent.

CTET Result 2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will declare the result of CTET exam within six weeks after the exam. The result will be prepared from the official answer key. Candidates will be able to check the result using their log-in id and password only through the official website.


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