CTET 2017

CTET 2017CTET 2017 – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) for accessing candidates’ aptitude and eligibility for appointment as a teacher for class 1 to 8 in central government schools. CTET Primary exam is for those candidates who wish to become teacher for Class 1 to 5 and CTET Elementary exam for class 6 to 8. CTET qualification is mandatory for candidates who wish to join as teacher in central government schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), Tibetan School etc. Many states and private schools have also started considering CTET as a major eligibility criterion in the teacher recruitment process. CTET 2017 aims to ensure minimum standards of qualification and aptitude required for the entrants in teaching professions for class 1 to 8. CTET 2017 will be conducted two times in a year - February and September. The application procedure for CTET 2017 February exam will begin in January and exam will be held in February. Get here the complete details on CTET 2017 such as eligibility, application form, exam pattern, admit card, results, cut off, important dates, etc.

 

CTET Overview

Events

Overview

Exam Name

Central Teacher Eligibility Test

Conducting Authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Exam Category

Graduation level

Purpose of Test

Teacher's eligibility test for class 1 to 8 in central govt schools

Periodicity

Twice in Year (February and September)

Pattern of Test

MCQs

No. of Questions

150

Test Duration

2.30 hrs

Negative Marking

No

Syllabus

Questions are asked from Child Development & Pedagogy, Mathematics, Science, Environmental Studies, Social Studies/Social Science, Language Comprehension

Mode of Conduct

Pen paper based test (Offline mode )

Application Fees

  • For Paper I & II - Rs. 600 for General/OBC and Rs. 300 for SC/ST/PWD

  • For both Paper I & II - Rs. 1000 for General/OBC and Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PWD

 

CTET Important Dates 2017

 

Candidates can check important dates of CTET 2017 February and September session from the table below. The given dates are tentative as it is based on last year admission brochure. The new dates will be updated as and when CTET 2017 notification will be available.  

 

CTET 2017 Important Dates – February

CTET 2017 February Exam Events

Important Dates

CTET 2017 registration starts from

January, 2017

Application process ends on

January 2017

Correction in Application form

End of January 2017

Date for issue admit card

February 2017

Examination date

February 2017

CTET 2017 Result Date for February

May/June, 2017

CTET 2017 Important Dates – September

CTET 2017 September Exam Events

Important Dates

CTET 2017 registration starts from

June 2017

Application process ends on

July 2017

Correction in Application form

July 2017

Date for issue admit card

August 2017

Examination date

September 2017

CTET 2017 Result Date for September

November/December, 2017

 

CTET Eligibility 2017

 

The eligibility for appearing in CTET 2017 is given below.

 

Minimum Qualifications for appearing in CTET 2017 Primary for Classes 1 to 5:

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure)

  • 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)

  • 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)

Minimum Qualifications for CTET 2017 Elementary for Classes 6 to 8

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)

CTET Application Form 2017

 

The online registration of CTET 2017 February exam will begin tentatively in January. Candidates can fill the CTET 2017 application form in online mode as no any other mode of application form filling will be accepted.  Candidates are advised to read the prospectus carefully to ascertain their eligibility, application procedure before beginning the online registration of CTET 2017. Candidates can complete application form of CTET 2017 in four stages. The stepwise procedure on How to fill CTET 2017 application form is given below.

 

Step 1: Fill the CTET 2017 application form Part-I for obtaining registration number. After completing this step candidates are advised to down the registration number. Candidates have to re-login with the generated CTET 2017 registration number to fill the application form

 

Step 2: Upload Scanned Images of latest photograph and signature in the CTET 2017 application form Part-II

 

Step 3: Make payment of CTET 2017 examination fee through Debit/Credit Card or download e-challan for payment in the designated accounts of Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank

 

Step 4: Take print out of CTET 2017 Confirmation page for completing Part-IV and keep it for future reference along with copy of e-challan, (if fee paid through e- challan). The candidates are advised not to send the hard copy of the application/confirmation page to CBSE/CTET

 

CTET 2017 application fee: The application fee of CTET 2017 is given below.

 

CTET 2017 application fee

Category

Only Paper – I or II

Both Paper – I & II

General/OBC

Rs.600

Rs.1000

SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person

Rs.300

Rs.500

 

CTET Exam Pattern 2017

 

The CTET 2017 exam to be conducted in paper based mode based on the pattern prescribed by the examination authority. Candidates can check detail of CTET 2017 exam pattern given below.

  • Exam Mode: CTET 2017 to be held in pen and paper based mode

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs): All questions in CTET 2017 will be multiple choice questions having four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct

  • Marking Scheme: Each question will be of one mark

  • Exam Duration: 2:30 hrs
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking in CTET 2017

  • CTET Papers: There will be two papers of CTET 2017

  • CTET 2017 Primary Paper - CTET 2017 Paper I will be for a person who wants to be a teacher for classes 1 to 5

  • CTET 2017 Elementary Paper - CTET 2017 Paper II will be for a person who wants to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII

Candidates who wants to be a teacher for both levels Primary & Elementary (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II)

 

Exam Pattern of CTET 2017 Primary

Topics

No. of Questions

Marking Scheme

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 of CTET 2017 Elementary

Topics

No. of Questions

Marking Scheme

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

 

CTET Admit Card 2017

 

The admit card of CTET 2017 will be available to download tentatively one month before the scheduled date of examination. To download CTET admit card 2017 candidates have to enter their exam registration number and password. CTET 2017 admit card is an important documents which will have candidate’s detail  like their exam roll number, category, photograph, signature, name and address of the allotted exam centre, etc. Candidates are advised check all the entries in the admit card. In case of any discrepancy, candidate should immediately inform the exam conducting authority.

 

CTET 2017 FAQs

 

 

Q. What is Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)?

Ans. CTET is a teacher eligibility test for candidates whom wish to become teachers for class 1 to 8 in Central Government and Central Government aided schools. CBSE  CTET 2017 is to bring uniformity in teachers’ appointment process in order to provide quality education to students in school.

 

Q. Who conducts CTET?

Ans. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the CTET exam.

 

Q. When was CTET started?

Ans. CTET was first conducted in 2011.

 

Q. Is CTET conducted two times in year?

Ans. Yes. CTET is conducted two times in a year in February and September.

 

Q. Is there any age limit or restriction on the number of attempts of CTET exam?

Ans. There is no age limit for candidates appearing CTET. Also, there is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take CTET. A person who has qualified CTET may also appear again for improving their score.

 

8. What is validity of CTET certificate?

Ans. The validity period of CTET certificate for appointment will be 7 years from the date of declaration of its result for all categories.

 

Q. What is the role of CTET in recruitment of a teacher?

Ans. CTET is mandatory for candidates who wish to teach in Central schools of India. However, clearing the exam doesn't guarantee a teaching job as recruitment depends many other factors.

 

Q. What are the career opportunities after clearing CTET?

Ans. CTET qualified candidates can apply to various government schools for teacher’s jobs. CTET is applicable for teachers’ jobs in Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.) and schools under the administrative control of UT’s of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and NCT of Delhi. Many states and private schools also consider CTET for recruitment of teachers in their respective schools under their control.

 

CTET Answer Key 2017: Candidates can download CTET answer key 2017 after the conclusion test. CTET 2047 answer key will be released by various coaching institutes. With the help of CTET 2017 answer key candidates can know their marks based on the marked response. CBSE will also release CTET 2017 official and candidate’s OMR sheet before the declaration of result. If candidates have any doubt related to CTET 2017 answer key then they can challenge the same in online mode with the prescribed dates. Candidates can also get a photocopy of their OMR Sheet of CTET by paying fee of Rs.500 per OMR, by way of Demand Draft in favour of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education drawn on any Nationalized Bank and payable at Delhi.

 

CTET Result 2017

 

The result of CTET 2017 will be declared by CBSE within two months to three from the conduct of test. CTET result 2017 for February session will be declared by May while the result for CTET 2017 September session will be declared by December. The CTET result 2017 will be declared for only those candidates who will score qualifying marks in the test.

 

CTET 2017 Result Dates

Sessions

Months

CTET 2017 February

May/June

CTET 2017 September

September/October

 

CTET Cut off 2017

 

Cut off score is the qualifying marks which must be secured by candidates to qualify the entrance test. The CTET cut off score 2017 is 60% and above. The result of only those candidates will be declared who will secure CTET 2017 cut off score.

 

Highlights of CTET:  The detail of CTET such as number of candidates registered, appeared and qualified in previous year is given below.

 

Qualified Candidates in CTET (Previous Year)

CTET

Candidates Appeared

Qualified candidates

Pass Percentage

February 2015

6,77,554

80,187

11.95% (Paper – 1), 9.16 % (Paper-2)

February 2014

7,50,000

13,425

1.7%

July 2013

7,76,000

77,000

9.96%

November 2012

7,95,000

4,850

0.61%

January 2012

9,00,000

55,422

6.1%

June 2011

7,60,000

97,919

9.0%

*Based media reports

 

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