CTET 2019 Answer Key Released, Know How to Raise Objections?

Published on : 24th December 2019    Author : Om Prakash
CTET Exam

The answer key of CTET December 2019 examination along with candidates OMR answer sheet has been published by CBSE.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the provisional answer key for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2019 on 23rd December 2019. The board has also released the scanned images of candidates’ OMR sheets on its official website i.e. ctet.nic.in. The CBSE Board had conducted the CTET 2019 December Paper I and Paper II examinations on 8th December 2019 at the various exam centres of India. CTET Paper 1 exam was held from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon and CTET Paper 2 was conducted 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm. Candidates can download their uploaded CTET December 2019 answer keys and scanned copy of their OMR sheets by accessing the official CTET website. Through this article, candidates get to know about the downloading steps of CTET answer key 2019 and understand how to raise objection against the released answer key.

Steps to check the CTET Answer Key and OMR Sheets

Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the answer key on the official website using the following steps:

  • Go to the official CTET website.
  • Click on the ‘VIEW ANSWER KEYS AND SCANNED IMAGES OF OMR SHEETS’ button.
  • Enter your roll number and date of birth to log-in.
  • The answer key and scanned images of OMR sheets will appear.
  • Download and take a print out.

Steps to calculate CTET 2019 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.”

Challenging the CTET 2019 Answer Key

As per the released CTET December 2019 notification, candidates can raise the objections against the released answer keys till 25th December 2019. To do the same, candidates need to pay a fee of ₹ 1000 per question which is non-refundable. The fee of ₹ 1000 per question will be required to be submitted through online mode i.e. Credit/ Debit Card.

If the challenge raised by the candidates is accepted by the Board, the fee will be refunded to the same credit/debit card account through which payment is made. The revised/final answer key will be uploaded on the official website.

How to challenge CBSE CTET December 2019 answer keys?

In order to raise an objection towards the CTET December 2019 answer keys, one should need to follow the below mentioned steps, as under:

  • Explore the official CTET website and click on the link, which says “Download OMR Sheet and Answer Key for CTET December 2019”.
  • After this, tab the “Submission of Key Challenge for CTET December 2019” link and make sure to complete the login steps by entering the “Roll Number: and “Date of Birth” in DD/MM/YYYY format.
  • Now, select the question against you want to submit challenge and also make sure to provide the valid proof that validate your challenge.
  • Once you select the question and upload necessary document, tap the icon “Make payment”.
  • In the next step, pay the answer key amount of ₹ 1000 per question and note down the payment reference number for future reference.

CTET Result 2019

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will declare the result of CTET exam tentatively in February 2020. The result is prepared on the basis of the official answer key which will likely to be announced on January 2020. Candidates can check their result on the official website using their roll number.

About CTET

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.


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