CTET 2019 – CBSE has conducted Central Teacher Eligibility Test on July 7, 2019. The 12th edition of CTET exam has been held at 97 cities in India. Paper 1 for class I to V teaching aspirants has been held from 9:30 AM to 12 noon, and Paper 2 for classes VI to VIII teaching aspirants took place from 2 PM to 4:30 PM. After exam, answer keys are published online. Get here complete details of CTET 2019 including previous year papers admit card, answer key, result.

Latest: Answer key of CTET 2019 are available now after exam. Check here.

CTET 2019

CTET 2019 is a qualifying exam. Candidates who clear paper 1, paper 2 respectively become eligible to be teachers of classes I to V, and classes VI to VIII respectively. Check all important dates of CTET July 2019 from table below.

CTET 2019Important Dates
CTET Notification released on04 Feb 2019
The online application window start date05 Feb 2019
Last date to apply online05 Mar 2019 12 Mar 2019 14 Mar 2019
Last date to pay the fee08 Mar 2019 15 Mar 2019 before 03:30 pm
Final verification of payment of fee by the candidates19 Mar 2019
The correction in application form can be made during14 to 20 Mar 2019 25 Mar to 07 Apr 2019
Issuance of CTET 2019 admit card21 Jun 2019
CTET 2019 exam date07 Jul 2019 (Sunday)
Declaration of ResultWithin 06 weeks

CTET Previous Year Question Papers with Answers

With exam around the corner, the most useful preparation resource is previous year question papers of CTET. While you can get them all, with some prep tips here, direct links for year wise papers are also given below.

CTET ExamQuestion Paper With Answer
2018Get here
2016Get here
2015Get here
2014Get here
2013Paper 1Paper 2
Nov 2012Paper 1Paper 2
May 2012Paper 1Paper 2
Jan 2012Paper 1Paper 2
2011Paper 1Paper 2

CTET 2019 Admit Card

Candidates who submitted application form by deadline, have been issued admit card for CTET 2019. The admit card for the examination has been issued on ctet.nic.in.

Candidates need to login with application number and password in order to download admit card. After downloading it, it is advisable to check once if admit card possesses any discrepancy then get it corrected by communicating CTET unit of CBSE.

CTET 2019 Exam Pattern

The candidates have to undergo the objective type of examination. The entire scheme of examination has been explained here.

Mode of examination: Offline
The language of question paper: Main question paper will be in Hindi and English
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes for normal candidates, 50 more minutes for a Differently abled person.
Marking Scheme: +1 for correct and 0 for wrong and unattempted.

CTET will be held for 20 languages.

Languages in CTET 2019

Exam Pattern of CTET 2019 Paper 1

SubjectNumber of questionsMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I (compulsory)3030
Language II (compulsory)3030
Environmental Studies3030

Exam Pattern of CTET 2019 Paper 2

SubjectNumber of questionsMarks
Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory)3030
Language I (compulsory)3030
Language II (compulsory)3030
Mathematics and Science
(for Mathematics and Science teacher)
Social Studies/Social Science
(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)

CTET 2019 Syllabus

The candidates who want to appear in CTET 2019 examination can chcek the syllabus of examination.

Subjects Topics Number of Questions
CTET 2019 Syllabus for Paper I
Child Development and Pedagogy Child Development (Primary School Child) 15
The econcept of Inclusive education and understanding
children with special needs
Learning and Pedagogy 10
Language I Language Comprehension 15
Pedagogy of Language Development 15
Language – II Comprehension 15
Pedagogy of Language Development 15
Mathematics Geometry, Shapes & Spatial Understanding,
Solids around Us, Numbers, Addition and
Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Data Handling, Patterns, Money
Pedagogical issues 15
Environmental Studies Family and Friends, Food III. Shelter, Water,
Travel, Things We Make and Do
Pedagogical Issue 15
CTET 2019 Syllabus for Paper II
Child Development and Pedagogy Child Development (Elementary School Child) 15
Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children
with special needs children with special needs
Learning and Pedagogy 10
Language I Language Comprehension 15
Pedagogy of Language Development 15
Language – II Comprehension 15
Pedagogy of Language Development 15
Mathematics and Science Mathematics 30
Science 30
Social Studies/Social Sciences History, Geography, Social and Political Life, 40
Pedagogical issues 20

CTET 2019 Examination Center

CBSE is conducting CTET 2019 examination at 97 cities all across the country. The candidates have to choose the examination city in the preference order of 1, 2, 3. Board allocates center as per the candidate’s choice and availability. The candidates will not be allowed to change their examination center. Any request to change the examination center will not be allowed.

Notice on addition of centres

In Bihar the name of cities which have been added for center allocation

  • Bhagalpur
  • Darbhanga
  • Gaya
  • Vaishali

The name of cities in Assam which have been added in the center list.

  • Dibrugarh
  • Jorhat
  • Sichar

CTET 2019 Answer Key

As soon as the examination gets over, CTET answer key is published. Initially, subject matter experts publish them in various formats such as as question paper – answers, or Youtube videos. Later, CBSE publishes official answer key around 02 weeks of examination on ctet.nic.in. Along with the answer key the OMR sheet are displayed as well. The candidates who appear in the examination can check the answer key by entering the login credentials. CBSE releases answer key for each paper and sets which are asked in the examination.

Along with the answer key and OMR sheet, the objection window will be open. The candidates will have to pay the objection fee Rs. 500/. The fee will be refunded if the objection raised by candidates found correct.

CTET 2019 Result

As per the official notification of the CTET, the result is declared within the 06 weeks of examination. But in the last CTET examination, the result was announced within a month of examination. The CBSE will declare the result on ctet.nic.in. The result will be accessible through vital parameters in CTET case that will be the roll number of the candidate.

The candidates who will obtain the more than or equal to minimum qualifying marks will be declared as CTET qualified and will be issued the Eligibility Certificate of that level in which he/she will appear. After a few days of result declaration, the marks statement will be shown through login.

CTET 2019 Minimum Qualifying Marks

The CBSE has specified the minimum qualifying marks for CTET. The candidates who secure the marks beyond the line are treated as qualified in the examination.

As per NCTE notification No. 76-4/2010/NCTE/Acad. A person who scores 60% or more in the TET exam will be considered as TET pass, i.e. they need to score more than 90 marks. However, there is no relaxation for the special category in qualifying marks.

CTET 2019 Eligibility Certificate

From the last exam of CTET onwards, CBSE issues Eligibility Certificate online through Digilocker. All the candidates who appear in the exam are assigned their marks statement in Digilocker. And all the qualifiers of CTET will be issued the TET certificate.

CBSE itself creates the account of all appeared candidates in the exam and communicate then to candidates on their registered mobile number and email address. All you need to download the DigiLocker app and login with help of communicated credentials.

The validity of the CTET Result

  • The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be Seven (7) years from the date of declaration of its CTET Result 2018 for all categories
  • There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET Certificate. A person who will qualify CTET may also appear again for improving his/her score.

Eligibility Criteria of CTET 2019

The candidates who meet the eligibility criteria laid by the CBSE can apply for the CTET 2019.

Nationality: Only Indian nationals can apply.

Age Limit: There is no restriction on the age limit. The candidates who fulfill the educational qualification can apply.

Educational Qualification for a paper I: The candidates who have completed or appearing in latest qualification (D.El.Ed / B.El.Ed / D.Ed Special Education).

  • 50% minimum marks in class 12 and 2-year D.El.Ed.
  • 45% minimum marks in class 12 and 2-year D.El.Ed.
  • 50% minimum in class 12 and 4-year B.El.Ed.
  • 50% minimum in class 12 and 2-year D.Ed (Special Education).
  • Graduation and then 2-year D.El.Ed.

Educational Qualification for a paper II: The candidates who possess these qualifications are eligible to apply for Paper II.

  • Graduation + 2-year D.El.Ed.
  • 50% minimum marks in graduation and then 1-year B.Ed.
  • 45% minimum marks in graduation and then 1-year B.Ed in accordance with NCTE.
  • 50% minimum marks in class 12 and then 4-year B.El.Ed.
  • 50% minimum marks in class 12 and then 4-year BA / BSc Ed or BAEd / BScEd.
  • Graduation with minimum marks 50% and then 1-year B.Ed (Special Education).

Educational Qualification For Paper I and II: The B.Ed qualified candidates can apply for Both papers.

CTET 2019 Application Form

The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the CTET 2019 once the online application window opens. CBSE activated the application window on the official website of CTET, ctet.nic.in. The candidates can access the application form in the provided time frame. In order to complete the application form, the candidates have to submit the application fee.

Application Fee of CTET 2019

CTET PaperAmount in Rupees
UR and OBCSC/ST/Differently Abled Person
Paper I or Paper IIRs. 700/-Rs. 350/-
Paper I and Paper IIRs. 1200/-Rs. 600/-

Mode of Payment

  • Online via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.
  • Offline via E- Challan of Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank


  • It is mandatory to download the confirmation page after filling the entire application form.
  • The CBSE is providing the chance to correct the mistakes in the application form, but still ensure that your application form should be submitted once without any error. This is to skip unnecessary problems. At last the candidates should download the confirmation letter of CTET application form.

CTET 2019 Application Form Correction

The CTET candidates who have filled the form can edit their application form in case they have made any mistake in their form. While editing the application form the candidates are not allowed to edit all the fields in the application form. Hence the candidates have to provide all the details correctly in one go. This facility has been made available on the official website of CTET, ctet.nic.in. The candidates have to provide the login credentials such as registration number and password for making changes in the form. Only the online window will be available to edit the application form. Apart from this, no fax, no emails will be entertained regarding the correction in form.

To download the last year’s CTET 2019 information brochure – Click Here

Official Website : www.ctet.nic.in.

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