CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) determines the eligibility criteria of CTET 2019 for all the candidates who will be appearing for exam on July 7, 2019. CTET eligibility criteria 2019 include requirements based on number of attempts and educational qualification. Before filling the CTET application form 2019, candidates must go through the eligibility criteria of CTET 2019 in order to avoid rejection at any later stage.
According to CTET eligibility criteria 2019, the educational criteria differs for both the papers - paper I (I to V) and paper II (V to VIII). Last year, the exam conducting authority has revised the CTET eligibility criteria.
According to revised CTET eligibility criteria, candidates having a B.Ed degree with 50% marks can now apply for the primary level (Class I to IV) and appear in Paper I and II both. Earlier, the eligibility criteria was applicable to the elementary level teachers only.
CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019
To be eligible for CTET, candidates must fulfill the following CTET eligibility criteria 2019
CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Age
As per the eligibility criteria of CTET, there is no upper age limit to apply for the exam. However, the minimum age of apply for CTET 2019 is 17 years of age.
CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Educational Qualification
As the exam is conducted for two papers - paper - I (Class I to V) and Paper - II (Class VI to VIII), the eligibility criteria also differs for both the papers.
CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Paper I (Primary Class)
Paper I - Class I to V
CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Paper II (Elementary Class)
Paper I - Class VI to VIII
CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Number of attempts
All the candidates who are eligible to apply can apply as many times as they wish. Even they have qualified the exam, they can appear for CTET to score better than the previous exam.
CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Qualifying Marks
Apart from educational qualification, candidates are also required to secure the minimum qualifying marks in order to get CTET eligibility certificate.
As per the CTET eligibility criteria 2019, candidates belonging to general category will have to score at least 60 percent marks in order to qualify the exam whereas SC/ST/OBC and PWD candidates will be given reservation as per the government’s policy.
Qualifying marks for CTET
FAQs related to CTET Eligibility Criteria 2019
Question: How many times can I appear for CTET exam?
Answer: You can appear for CTET as many times as you wish to but you must be eligible for the exam. There is no restrictions on the number of attempts.
Question: From when can I apply for CTET 2019?
Answer: You can start applying for CTET from the second week of May 2019 in online mode.
Question: What is the minimum qualifying criteria in order to get CTET Eligibility Certificate?
Answer: The minimum qualifying criteria for general candidates is 60 percent while for SC/ST/OBC category it is as per the government policy.
Question: How many marks will be deducted for wrong answers?
Answer: As per CTET exam pattern, no marks will be deducted for wrong answers.
Question: What is the educational qualification required to apply for CTET paper I?
Answer: The educational qualification required to apply for the paper I are:
Candidates must have a graduation degree and must be passed or appearing in the final year of 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education
Candidates must have secured at least 45% marks in the senior secondary exam and must have passed or appearing in the final year of the two-year diploma course in the Elementary Education (In accordance with NCTE (recognization norms and procedure), Regulation, 2002). To more details, read the article above.
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