CTET Exam

CTET 2022: Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card, Exam Dates, Answer Key, Result

Last Modified on : 20 Jun 2022

The CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) is a national level entrance exam for the teaching job. The Government of India introduced the CTET exam in 2011 to improve the quality of education in schools and meet the goals of free education for children under the Education Act effectively.

Under the NCTE (National Council of Teachers Education) notification sub-section (1) of Section 23 of the RTE, the CTET exam is now mandatory to get the government jobs in the schools for teaching students from class 1st to class 8th. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is entrusted with the responsibility to conduct the exam.

CTET 2022 Latest Notification -

- The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the CTET 2022 exam tentatively in April 2022.

- The official notification will have all the required information related to CTET 2022.

- The CTET exam is conducted twice a year by CBSE.

CTET 2021 Updates -

  • CTET 2021 Result is to be released on 15th February 2022.
  • CTET 2021 answer key was released on the website of CBSE. Candidates can check the answer key on the CBSE website. They can raise the objection against any answer if they have till February 04, 2022.

CTET 2022 परीक्षा हिंदी में पढ़ें - यहां क्लिक करें

CTET Exam- Quick Overview

Name of the Exam

CTET 2022 (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)

Conducting Authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Official Website

ctet.nic.in

Paper Language

Hindi and English

Type of Questions

Objective Type Questions

Mode of Exam

Offline

Exam Type

National Level

Age Limit

Minimum Age- 18 Years

Maximum Age- No Limit

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CTET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

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CTET Exam 2022 Important Dates

The CTET 2022 exam dates will be announced on the official site once CBSE releases the exam notification. Here, is the tentative schedule for other CTET 2022 exam events:

CTET 2022 Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Online application submission starts

January 2022

Last date to submit the form

To be announced

Last date to remit fee online

To be announced

Admit card to be issued

To be announced

CTET 2022 Exam Date

April 2022

Result to be declared

To be announced

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CTET 2021 Important Dates

CTET 2021 Events

Important Dates 

Online application submission starts

20th September 2021

Last date to submit the form

25th October 2021

Last date to remit fee online

26th October 2021

Admit card to be issued

11th December 2021

CTET 2021 Exam Date

16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022

Result to be declared

15th February 2022(Announced)

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CTET 2022 Exam Date & Schedule - To be announced

Date of Exam

Paper

Timing

Duration

To be announced

Paper I

09.30 am to Noon

2:30 hours

To be announced

Paper II

02.00 pm to 04:30 pm

2:30 hours

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CTET Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

The CTET Exam is conducted both in English as well as in the Hindi languages. The score of the CTET Exam remains valid for 7 years from the date of announcement of the result.

Recommended Books for CTET Paper I and Paper II - click here

A candidate can appear for either Paper 1 or Paper 2 or both. The exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the CTET Exam is different. The duration of Paper-1 & Paper-2 is 150 minutes.

Distribution of Marks and questions in Paper-1 (Primary Stage Teacher - For class I-V):

Paper-I Subject

Number of questions

Marks

Language -1 (mandatory)

30

30

Language -2 (mandatory)

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Total

150

150

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Distribution of Marks and questions in Paper-2 (Elementary Stage Teacher - For class VI-VIII):

Paper-II Subject

Number of questions

Marks

Language -1 (compulsory)

30

30

Language -2 (compulsory)

30

30

Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory)

30

30

Science and Mathematics ( for Science & Maths teacher)

Or

Social Studies/ Social Science (for SST teacher)

60

60

Total

150

150

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CBSE CTET 2022 Paper-1 & Paper-2 Official Syllabus – Click here to download

CTET Exam 2022 Eligibility

CTET Age Limit

The minimum age limit to apply for CTET 2022 is 18 years, but there is no maximum age limit.

Educational Qualification

Education qualification for primary stage teacher (class 1st to 5th) is different from the education qualification required for the upper primary stage teacher (5th to 8th).

Minimum Educational Qualification required for becoming a primary teacher for class 1st to 5th

  • A candidate should have passed the Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with at least 50% marks. A candidate with 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education, either passed or appearing is also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • In accordance with the NCTE (Regulation norms and Procedure) Act, the candidate should have passed the Senior Secondary or equivalent with a minimum of 45%marks in aggregate. A Candidate with a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education either passed, or appearing is also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • A candidate with 50% marks in Senior Secondary or equivalent and having 4 years of Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, either passed or appearing is eligible to apply for the exam.
  • A candidate with 50% marks in Senior Secondary or equivalent and having 2 years Diploma in Special Education.
  • A graduate candidate with 2 years Diploma in elementary education is also eligible to apply for the exam.

Minimum Educational Qualification required for becoming an elementary teacher for class 6th to 8th

  • A Graduate candidate with 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education passed or appearing is eligible to apply for the exam.
  • A Graduate candidate with 50 % marks in aggregate and having B.Ed. of 1 year, passed or appearing is eligible to apply for the exam.
  • In accordance with the NCTE (Regulation norms and Procedure) Act, the candidate should be a Graduate with 45% marks and have a B.Ed. of 1 year, passed or appearing is eligible to apply for the exam.
  • A candidate with 50% marks in Senior Secondary or equivalent and having 4 years of Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, either passed or appearing is eligible to apply for the exam.
  • A candidate with 50% marks in Senior Secondary or equivalent and having 2 years Diploma in Special Education.
  • A graduate candidate with 2 years Diploma in elementary education is also eligible to apply for the exam.

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CTET Exam 2022 Application Process

The CTET 2022 application process is being carried out online. CBSE will announce the date to fill in the online application form.

Pre-requisites Documents/Files

  • Scanned images of your recent photograph and signature in JPG format only.
  • A copy of the class 10th certificate.
  • Internet banking, debit/credit card details for fee payment.

Step by Step CTET 2022 Application Process

  • Visit the official website of CTET.
  • Click on the “Online Registration for CTET July 2022 exam” button located at the bottom of the home page.
  • You will be re-directed to the registration page.
  • Click on the ‘PROCEED TO APPLY ONLINE’ button.
  • Read the instructions and click on the ‘PROCEED TO APPLY ONLINE’ button.
  • Complete the authentication form and ‘Submit’ the details. Here you need to enter the details of your identification document.
  • Now enter the details for registration. Once the registration is complete, you will receive a registration ID and password.
  • Use the ID and password to log in through the registration page.
  • Complete the application form, upload the required documents, and make fee payment.
  • Once the fee payment is successful, take a printout of the ‘Confirmation Page’. Candidates are not required to send the confirmation to the CTET unit.

Note:

  1. It is mandatory for candidates to provide their previous CTET roll numbers (for the last 3 attempts) if they have appeared for the CTET exam earlier.
  2. Information filled in the application form for the CTET exam needs to be the same as mentioned in the Class 10 Board exam.

CTET 2022 Application Fee -

No application form will be accepted by CBSE (exam conducting authority) without the application fee. Once paid, the application fee will not be refunded. The last date for application fee submission is still to be announced.

Category of

Candidate

Application fee for

Both Paper 1 and Paper 2

Application fee for

Paper 1 or Paper 2

General/OBC Candidate

₹ 1200/-

₹ 1000/-

SC/ST/Differently abled person

₹ 600/-

₹ 500/-

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Mode of Payment of Application Fee -

  • Application fee can be paid online through Net Banking/ Credit Card or Debit Card.
  • Application fee can also be paid through E-Challan (payable at Syndicate or Canara Bank). Candidates must retain the copy of E-Challan.

CTET Exam 2022 Other Details

CTET 2022 Admit Card

  • Candidates can download the CTET 2022 admit card before the commencement of the exam.
  • The hall ticket dates will be announced by the Board.
  • Visit the official website to download the admit card by entering the log-in details such as Exam Roll Number and Password.
  • Candidates should carry their hall ticket to the examination centre.
  • Please read all the instructions provided on the admit card carefully.
  • Without admit card, a candidate will not be allowed to take up the exam.
  • Along with the admit card, it is necessary for candidates to keep one identity proof like an aadhaar card, pan card, voter card, passport, etc.

CTET Exam 2021 Result

- The CTET exam 2021 result will be uploaded to the official website on 15th February 2022.

- Candidates can download the result by using their roll number.

- The minimum qualifying marks for the CTET Exam is 60%.

CTET Exam Job Opportunities

By qualifying Paper 1 of CTET exam, a candidate becomes eligible for teaching students of class 1st to class 5th and by qualifying Paper 2, a candidate can teach students of class 6th to class 8th. CTET score is applicable to:

  • Schools under the Central Government such as KVs, NVs, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.
  • Schools under the administrative control of Union Territories.
  • Schools under the State Government
  • Schools affiliated to CBSE
  • Unaided private schools have the option of considering CTET score for teacher’s recruitment.

CTET 2022 Frequently Asked Questions

CTET exam is held for determining the eligibility of teachers for government teaching jobs. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam:

Q. When the CTET 2022 Exam will be held?

The exam will tentatively be held in the month of April 2022.

Q. When is the last date to submit the application form for the CTET Exam 2022?

A: You can complete the online registration by visiting the official website. The last date to submit the application form for CTET 2022 is still to be announced.

Q. When to avail the application form for the CTET Exam?

The application form for CTET 2022 is going to be available from January 2022 (tentative).

Q. In how many languages the CTET Exam is conducted?

The Exam is conducted in both Hindi and English languages.

Q. What is the question pattern of CTET Exam?

CTET exam has objective type question pattern.

Q. Is there any maximum age limit for the CTET Exam?

No, there is no maximum age limit for the CTET Exam.

Q: In how many cities the Board will conduct the CTET exam?

Earlier, the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) was scheduled to be conducted in 112 cities across the country. This time, it will be conducted in 135 cities. Visit the official website to check the list.

Q. When will be the CTET Result 2022 announced?

As per the official update, the result will be announced within six weeks from the exam date. 

6 Comments

Raghav pal, February 4, 2020

CTET july 2020 admit card kab aayega.

Exams Planner, March 14, 2020

The dates are not announced yet. Candidates must keep a check on the official website.

Sk Ali, August 8, 2019

If you are preparing for CTET and others state TET Exam. Here you practice subject wise CTET and TET MCQ Question.

Cheshta sindhwani, March 2, 2019

Can a B.ED passed person fill the ctet form for 1st to 5th class? In the information it is given 2 years diploma in elementary education or 4 years elemantary education programme. And if the canfidate is not eligible to fill the form ,but on filing the application whyit is getting accepted. Please rply

Exams Planner, March 5, 2019

Please note that it is only one of the eligibility criteria. Read the eligibility section carefully.

Shivani, February 27, 2019

If i have not completed my BEd exam and appearing in 2 nd year of BEd and if i cleared Ctet ,will it be considered??

Exams Planner, March 5, 2019

Yes, the CTET score remains valid for seven years.

Anitha, February 8, 2019

Any degree with b.ed qualification can apply for the exam

Exams Planner, March 5, 2019

It is only one of the qualifying criteria.

Cheshta sindhwani, March 2, 2019

Then why in the eligibility for 1st to 5th it is showing 2 years diploma in elementary education or 4 years education elementary programme(B.EL.ED)is needed

Exams Planner, February 12, 2019

Yes, just check the minimum qualifying marks.

priyanka, February 8, 2019

only more 50% marks at 12 th exam will make a candidate eligible?

Exams Planner, February 12, 2019

Minimum qualifying marks are different for different categories. Check the official website for information bulletin.