CTET-2020-Aglasem

CTET 2020 – The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2020 is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Delhi. It is a national level test conducted to shortlist candidates for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V: Primary Stage and for Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage. For recruitment for at the primary stage, the candidates should have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent exam) or completed graduation in B.Ed. Whereas, for Elementary Stage, the aspirants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in BEd. It is a pen-paper based conducted in twenty languages in 97 cities all over the country. Check more details on CTET 2020 from this page. 

CTET 2020

It is compulsory for a candidate to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools is that he/she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET).

CTET 2019 CTET 2018

CTET 2020 Dates: Candidates can check the expected schedule for CTET 2020 prepared on the basis of last year’s information from the table below:

CTET 2020 Important Dates
Release date for CTET 2020 Notification 01st week of Aug 2020
CTET 2020 Registration starts from 1st week of Aug 2020
Last date to submit CTET 2020 Application Form Last week of Aug 2020
Last date to pay the application fee Last week of Aug 2020
Final verification of payment of fee by the candidates 01st week of Sep 2020
Correction window for CTET 2020 begins from 1st week of Sep 2020
Issuance of CTET 2020 admit card starts from 1st week of Nov 2020
CTET 2020 exam date 01st week of Dec 2020
Declaration of CTET Result 2020 06 weeks after conducting CTET exam

Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for the Teacher Eligibility Test, the aspirants must fulfil the following eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V: Primary Stage

  1. Should have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) exam with at least 50% mark. Those who are appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) are eligible to apply. OR
  2. Passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks. Those candidates who are appearing/ passed in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) can register for CTET 2020. OR
  3. Should have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and should have passed/ appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR
  4. Should possess a graduation degree with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).

Note: Candidates who have acquired the qualification or Bachelor of Education from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classes I to V provided that he/she so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a 06-month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE, within two years of such appointment as primary teacher.

Eligibility Criteria for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage

  1. Should have completed graduation and should have passed in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education. Those who are appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education are eligible to apply for CTET 2020. OR
  2. Should hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks and should have passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR
  3. Candidates must have completed graduation with at least 45% marks and should have passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR
  4. Should have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and should have passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed). OR
  5. Candidates who have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed are also eligible for CTET. OR
  6. An aspirant should have completed Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education). OR
  7. Candidates who have qualified B.Ed. Programme recognized by the NCTE is eligible to appear in TET/CTET. Moreover, as per the existing TET guidelines, an aspirant who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the are also qualified to appear in the TET/CTET.

Exam Pattern

Questions asked in the CTET are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), in which the candidates are given four (04) alternatives out of which one (01) answer will be correct. The test is conducted in offline mode, which means it is a pen-paper based test. The CTET exam is divided into two papers – Paper 1 for Primary Stage (Classes I to V) and Paper 2 for Elementary Stage (Classes VI to VIII). The exam will be of a duration of 2½ hours. Candidates can check the distribution of questions in each of these papers from the table below.

Exam Pattern for Paper-1

Name of the Subject Number of questions Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Exam Pattern for Paper-2

Name of the Subject Number of questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory) 30 30
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Mathematics and Science
(for Mathematics and Science teacher)
60 60
Social Studies/Social Science
(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)
60 60
Total 150 150

Qualifying Marks

In order to qualify CTET, the candidates need to obtain minimum qualifying marks as set by the CBSE. To be declared as qualified, the candidates need to obtain 60% or more in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET). As per the information provided on the official website, the School managements (Government, local bodies, government aided and unaided) may consider giving concessions in the minimum qualifying marks to SC/ST, OBC, differently abled persons, etc. category candidates.

How to Prepare for CTET in First Attempt Without Coaching?

It is not always necessary that you can achieve success only by joining a coaching institute. There are many good examples of the students who do not only pass the exam but excel in it. Coaching Institute is just like a boost in a car race. However, if you have a plan in your head on how you are going to prepare for the exam, and most importantly if you are self-motivated, you can excel in the CTET exam easily. These are some of the points and preparation strategies which can help you prepare for the Teacher Eligibility Test.

Tip #1. NCERT Books are Important

One of the candidates who appeared for the CTET exam said that she solved the NCERT books as sometimes questions are directly asked from there. If you are preparing for Paper 1, it is important that you should solve questions and study from NCERT books of class 4th and 5th especially for Environmental Studies, and Mathematics

Tip #2. Solve Previous Year Question Papers

This is one of the most important preparation tips which every candidate should follow. This has been suggested by experts and toppers as well. By solving the previous year question papers for CTET, the candidates get an idea of the difficulty level of the test and this also helps them to crystal clear up their basic.

If you follow these two preparation tips diligently, half of the exam syllabus will be covered. The basic preparation tips for CTET are:

  1. The Child Development & Pedagogy subject is common for both Paper-1 and Paper-2. It has been observed that every year, generally, 5-8 questions are asked from thinkers and thoughts. Hence, you should revise the important topic development stages of the child, the special needs of a child and the most important are to revise the thinker and thoughts.
  2. In the Hindi section, there will be one Reading Comprehension, and one Poem passage. The best way to prepare for this section is to read NCERT from Class 1st to 10th.
  3. In the English language section, there shall be at least 15 questions will be from one Reading Comprehension, one Poem passage, and other questions shall be from English language and grammar. The best way to prepare for this section is to read novels, books, etc to increase your vocabulary.
  4. One of the most important information is that CDP and required pedagogy of various subjects together comprises of 60% of questions for Paper- 1 and 53% of the questions for Paper 2. Hence, if you prepare the pedagogy part well, and answer the questions with around 80% accuracy, then you can easily corner a good number of questions in both papers.

Best Books for CTET 2020 Preparation

Two of the most important book for CTET 2020 Preparation are NCERT (Class 5th – 10th) and books available to you at the time of Teacher training. Once your basic concepts are crystal clear from these two books, then you can proceed to the other resources for CTET preparation.

Name of the Book Author Name / Publisher Buy Here
Crack CTET Paper 1 Guide & Practice Workbook (Class 1 – 5 teachers) Disha Experts Click here to buy
A Complete Resource for CTET: English and Pedagogy Language 1 Geeta Sahni Click here to buy
CTET & TETs Child Development & Pedagogy (Paper I & II) Arihant Experts Click here to buy
English Language Pedagogy Dr. N.Devanki Click here to buy
CTET Practice Workbook Paper 1 (10 Solved + 10 Mock papers) 5th Edition Disha Experts Click here to buy
10 year-wise CTET Paper 1 Solved Papers (2011 – 2018) – English Edition Disha Experts Click here to buy
10 year-wise CTET Paper 2 (Social Science/Studies) Solved Papers (2011 – 2018) – English Edition Disha Experts Click here to buy
10 year-wise CTET Paper 2 (Mathematics & Science) Solved Papers (2011 – 2018) Disha Experts Click here to buy

Official Website: www.ctet.nic.in.

To know more about CTET 2020 candidates can check the 2019’s – Information Brochure

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29 COMMENTS

  1. Hello,
    You are not eligible for this exam. In order to appear in CTET 2018, you should have any one of these qualifications. You can be passed or appearing in latest qualification (D.El.Ed / B.El.Ed / D.Ed Special Education).

  2. I did my.com with b.ed, and I have qualified in ctet. According to govn norm commerce student can also eligible for ctet. But I can’t apply for kvs under TGT. kindly tell me what do I do ?

  3. Sir , I fall mu application form last date so I retry again .pls inform me that when next ctet exam date 2019. I wait for that.

  4. Hello Soniya,
    This year ctet exam will be held on 09 December 2018. And there is no any official date is announced for 2019 ctet exam. As there any notification is released regarding 2019 exam will upload here.

  5. sir,i am uploades the incorrect marks .i didnt observe thelast date for correction .what should i do

  6. SIR, FATHER NAME FILLED IN application form is incorrect & in admit card father name print incorrect ( raj to ral ) please give me advice to correct my father name ral to raj dt.22/11/2018

  7. Sir, in admit card my offered language is incorrect. I am science group student but by mistake it’s social science .please give me advice what can I do.
    Priya singh
    Email. I’d. [email protected] Com

  8. SIR I Sand mail in ctet office for request to correct name ral to raj but till dt there are no responce given by office today i again mail for ctet office please give me advice .untill (no futhure fail in student)

  9. Sir My name is monalisha i get my admit card but my language offered option is incorrect..Language-2English ana chahiye tha..but Hindi -2 aya
    So please help me.my registration no:80401594

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