CTET Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 2018

CTET Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 2018

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CTET Frequently Asked Questions 2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE, has announced vacancies to recruit teachers in various roles. Every year CBSE conducts Central Teacher Eligibility Test, CTET, to employ teachers in different Government Institutes. This year the exam is scheduled to be held on 16th September 2018. There are two papers included in the written exam of CTET, Paper I & Paper II. Before you apply for the recruitment, You must clear all your questions related to exam, eligibility, pattern & Selection Process. To make the the process more clear, We bring for you CTET Frequently Asked Questions 2018(FAQs).

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Q. When will the Application process start?

⇒ Application process for CTET Recruitment will be available from 1st August 2018 till 27th August 2018. Check Official Notice regarding CTET Application form.

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Q. What are the Educational Qualification for various Posts in CTET Recruitment?

⇒ for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V: Primary Stage

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) or
  • The Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002. or
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). or
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*. or
  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard. OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed. OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year B.Ed. (Special Education)*.

NOTE:- A further relaxation of up to 5% is  allowed to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC & Differently abled category.

Q. What is the CTET Exam Pattern?

⇒ All the questions asked in CTET Examination (Paper I & Paper II) will be MCQs. Each question will carry one mark and there will be no negative Marking. Join India’s finest Institute for CTET Exam.

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Q. What is the structure of CTET Exam?

⇒  This is the most CTET Frequently Asked Questions. CTET Examination will consist of Paper I & Paper II;

Paper I:- The paper I is for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.

Sl. No. Subject No. of Questions Marks
1. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2. Language I (compulsory) 30 30
3. Language II (compulsory) 30 30
4. Mathematics 30 30
5. Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper II:- The Paper II is for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Sl. No. Subject No. of Questions Marks
1. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2. Language I (compulsory) 30 30
3. Language II (compulsory) 30 30
4. Mathematics & Science or Social Studies/Social Science 60 60
Total 150 150

Q.Please let me know the Central Teacher Eligibility Test complete syllabus.

The CTET paper is conducted in two categories that is Paper I and Paper II. This is the most CTET Frequently Asked Questions.

Both paper I and paper II has three basic subjects that are common to all these subjects are Child Development & Pedagogy, language I and Language II and few specific subjects which depends upon the subject opted by the teacher like Mathematics , Science, social and environmental studies.

Q. What is the duration of each test?

⇒ Each test will have a total duration of 2 Hrs. 30 Minutes.

Q. which books are the best for Central Teacher Eligibility Test Preparation?

Some of the famous books for CTET 2016 (February) preparation

  • Disha publications
  • Upkar publications
  • Spark publications
  • Kiran publications
  • Arihant Publications

Q. If I have qualified the CTET Exam, will I get the Job?

⇒ CTET Qualification will not assure the job as it is one one of the various criteria in order to grab a teaching job.

Q. What is the validity period of CTET certificate?

⇒ The Validity period is 7 years as per existing guidelines framed by NCET.

Q. How to fill CTET Application form 2018?

⇒ Steps to fill the application form is given below.

  • Log on to the Official Website of CTET.
  • Look for relevant Apply online link and click on it.
  • Register yourself on the website and save login credentials.
  • If already a registered user, Login using credentials.
  • Now the online application link will appear on the screen, click on it.
  • Fill the application form very carefully and upload all the required documents.
  • Now pay the application form as per your category and click on submit.
  • Download & take print out of the final application for future reference.

Q. Will the examination be conducted in Online or Offline mode(OMR Based) ?

⇒ Examination will be conducted in Offline mode.

Q. What is the Application Fee?

⇒ The application fee for different categories will vary as mentioned in the table below.

Category Paper I or Paper II Paper I & Paper II
General/OBC Rs. 700/- Rs. 1200/-
SC/ST Rs. 350/- Rs. 600/-

Q. Will the exam be bilingual in nature?

⇒ Yes, Questions in CTET Exam will be bilingual in Nature

Q. Will there be any negative marking?

⇒ No, There will be no negative marking in the exam.

Q. What are the opportunities after CTET?

⇒This is the most CTET Frequently Asked Questions. The candidate has a lot of opportunities after getting the CTET certificate. We have listed some of those below.

  • CETE certificate is the minimum eligibility for Central Govt. Teaching job, it is like a added bonus to your profile.
  • Candidates can apply all kind of Central Govt. Teaching job like KVS, NVS Army Teacher, ERDO etc. Without CTET certificate can’t apply for any kind of Govt. Teaching Job.
  • Candidates can apply for all kind of State Govt. Teaching job.
  • Many private institute give preference to only CTET qualified candidates for teacher recruitment.
  • Many union territories only preferred CTET qualified Teacher in regular/ Contractual teacher recruitment.

Q. When will the official Admit Card release?

⇒ Official Admit card will be released on the official website. The date has not been published yet.

Q. What is the maximum no. of attempts to appear in CTET Exam?

⇒ There is no limit on the no. of attempts for CTET Exam.

Q. What is the validity period of CTET Certificate?

⇒ As per the guidelines set by NCTE, It will be valid for 7 Years.

Q. Can I appear in Paper 1 & Paper II in different cycles?

⇒ Yes, You can apply for both the papers separately

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