CTET cut off marks 2018: Check Out The Cut Off To Confirm Your Sselection

Published on:13th June 2018

CTET cut off marks 2018 is the least marks that candidates need to score to order to become eligible for the post of primary teacher. Candidates, who have taken a written test of CTET conducted by CBSE in the last month, need to check their marks to ensure whether they are selected as a teacher or not. The cut off marks are different for different categories of candidates.

CTET cut off marks for different categories of candidates

Category

Cut off marks

General

90

OBC

85

SC

80

ST

80

How to download the CTET Cutoff Marks 2018?

There are a few steps that candidates need to follow one by one:

  • Go to the official website—www.ctet.nic.in.
  • Look for the cut off marks in the search button, which is provided at the top
  • Now, click on the link ‘CBSE Common Teacher Eligibility Test Cut Off’
  • Finally, download the cutoff details and check the cut off marks to know where you stand

What do candidates need to do?

They need to verify their marks and download the cutoff marks sheets through a link provided. After checking their results, they have to wait till the official announcement is made. Having done this, they should again check their marks with the official answer key and do a comparison of the score with the cutoff marks. The qualified candidates will be allotted ranks, depending on their cutoff marks.

Cut off marks for the previous years

Cut off marks do not remain fixed. It keeps changing with respect to the availability of qualified candidates and vacancies. For instance, cut off marks for 2014 and 2015 are tabulated below:

Category

CTET Cut Off 2015

CTET Cut Off 2014

General

87

80

OBC

85

78

SC

80

72

ST

80

72

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Importance of cut off marks

Cut off marks are the core of selection of candidates. Since there is no certain figure of it, candidates need to score as much as they can. For this, they will have to prepare thoroughly for the CTET exam. There are two papers, each of 2 hours and 30 minutes duration. Questions are of MCQ type, so candidates need have to a thorough study of their subjects. There is no negative marking in the exam. This gives an advantage to candidates to make guesses in case they do not know the right answers. They should not leave question unattempted.

How to have a thorough preparation for the CTET exam?

Any graduate with 50% marks from any recognized university or college is eligible for this exam. If candidates are capable enough to prepare for their exam on their own, there is no need to seek guidance from any coaching centre. They should start preparing for the exam six months prior to the commencement of the exam. In order to cover the GK portion of the paper, they should read the newspaper daily. Questions of mathematics are of an elementary type. For this, they should have ample practice of class 10th standard. Apart from this, they should solve papers of the last five years to have dexterity in questions, which are often asked in the exam.


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