CTET Exam Dates 2020
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 - 9:39 a.m. IST by Aayushi madavi

CTET Exam Dates 2020 - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the exam dates of CTET 2020 July session through a CTET official notification on January 23 (Thursday). According to the CTET 2020 exam date mentioned in the brochure, the exam will be conducted on July 5. CTET 2020 application form has been released on January 24 and the last date to apply is February 24. Candidates can pay the application fee until February 27 (before 03:30 pm). It is essential that candidates check CTET 2020 exam dates to keep track of all the events of the exam. CTET exam dates 2020 include application dates, admit card release dates, release dates for the answer key, result declaration dates, and more. CTET is conducted twice a year - July and December.
Latest: CTET Application Form 2020 has been released on January 24.
CTET Notification 2020 released on January 23, 2020.

CTET 2020 will be conducted to test the eligibility of candidates as teachers of classes I to VIII. There are two papers of the exam - paper-I and paper-II. Candidates who wish to teach classes I to V will have to take paper-I while those who want to teach classes VI to VIII will have to take paper-II. Candidates can also take both papers if they wish to. CTET eligibility certificates are valid for a period of seven years.

CTET Exam Dates 2020

Candidates can check the tentative dates of CTET 2020 July and December session in the table below. The exact dates will be updated here as and when CTET notification is released.

CTET 2020 Important Dates


Dates (July Session)

Dates (December Session)

CTET notification

January 23, 2020 (Released)

August 2020

CTET 2020 application form

January 24, 2020 (Released)

August 2020

Last date to fill CTET application form

February 24, 2020

September 2020

Last date to pay feeFebruary 27, 2020

September 2020

Application correction window

To be Announced

October 2020

Admit card release date

June 2020

November 2020

CTET 2020

July 5, 2020

December 2020

Answer key release date

July/August 2020

December 2020/ January 2021

CTET result 2020

July/ August 2020

December 2020/ January 2021

CTET Notification in Englishnotification-ctetTime Schedule for CTET 2020

As per past cycles, CTET exam time is scheduled back to back for the two papers on the same day. Candidates can check the schedule of the exam day in the table below.

CTET 2020 Time Schedule




Exam centre entry begins

8:00 am

12:30 pm

Admit card checking

9:00 to 9:15 am

1:30 to 1:45 pm

Test booklet distribution

9:15 am

1:45 pm

Candidates can break test booklet seal at

9:25 am

1:55 pm

Last entry

9:30 am

2:00 pm

Test begins

9:30 am

2:00 pm

Time up

12:00 noon

4:30 pm

CTET Application Date 2020

As per CTET important dates, the application form has been released on January 24. candidates can fill application form till February 24, 2020. Aspiring candidates can fill CTET application form 2020 on the official website - ctet.nic.in. Aspirants will have to first register themselves on the official website then they can proceed to fill the application form. Candidates have to enter their name and contact details while registering for the exam. A registration ID and password will be generated and sent to the candidates on the email addresses that they have provided. Candidates can then log in and fill educational specifications, exam centre choices, etc. in the application form. The next step is to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature. Candidates can submit the application form after paying the requisite fee (Rs. 700 for one paper and Rs. 1200 for both papers).

CTET 2020 Admit Card Date

Candidates who have registered for the exam will be issued admit cards in mid-June as mentioned in CTET important dates 2020. Candidates will have to enter their application number and date of birth to download CTET admit card 2020. Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the release date to the date of the exam. Candidates must check that there are no discrepancies in the admit card. Candidates must carry their CTET admit card to the exam centres along with a valid photo ID like Aadhaar Card, voter ID, driving license, etc.

CTET Exam Dates 2020

According to CTET important dates, CTET 2020 will be conducted in the July 5. CTET 2020 December session will be conducted in the second week of December. Candidates must carry their admit cards to the exam centres along with a valid photo ID on the day of the exam. Candidates must note that both papers of the exam will be conducted on the same day.

CTET Answer Key Dates 2020

The exam authorities will release the provisional answer key of CTET 2020 before the result has been declared. Candidates will be able to raise objections against the provisional key by paying a fee of Rs. 1000 per question. A final answer key will be released after all the objections raised by the candidates have been taken into consideration. Candidates can check the answer key release dates in CTET important dates 2020 as and when it is announced.

CTET Result Date 2020

As per the exam dates of CTET 2020, the result is likely to be declared anytime in between July and August. Candidates can access their CTET results using their roll numbers. Candidates shortlisted in CTET result will be issued eligibility certificates which they can download from the official website.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CTET Exam Dates 2020

Question: What is the date for filling the CTET 2020 application form?


You can fill the CTET application form from January 24 to February 24, 2020.

Question: When can I download my admit card?


The admit card of CTET is expected to be issued on June 17, 2020. You can 

Question: When can I expect the result of CTET 2020 to be out?


Going by the last trend of CTET (December 2019), you can expect the result to be out within 20-30 days after the exam is conducted. 

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What is the validity period of CTET certificate?

Mayank Raj 23rd Jan, 2020

Dear aspirant,

There are two criteria under which a CTET certificate is valid:

  • Candidates must score a minimum of 60% score.
  • The certificate is utmost valid for seven years from the date of declaration of examination.

P.S. : There is no restriction on a number of attempts and also CTET qualified person can appear to the exam for improving his/her score.

All the best..!!1


I made a mistake in ctet application form by choosing wrong exam city. How to change?

Shruti Patwal 23rd Jan, 2020

Dear Anchal,

Once the application form is submitted, no further changes are permissible unless authorized by the exam conducting authority i.e. CBSE. For complete clarification, candidates can refer to the Information Bulletin which will be released by CBSE January 24, 2020. This Information Bulletin will contain all the details of examination, languages, syllabus,  eligibility criteria, important dates, examination fee and examination cities etc. Candidates can fill the application form of CTET 2020 from January 24, 2020.


The fees have been submitted in Bank for CTET, but still showing Fee not received. What to do

MOHIT DHYANI 23rd Jan, 2020

Hello, if the amount is deducted from your account and confirmation page is not generated the you should contact the exam conducting authorities. However, if the amount is not deducted from your account then candidates can login again to pay fee of CTET application form 2020 .


How to correct error in my CTET application form?

MOHIT DHYANI 23rd Jan, 2020


CBSE provides correction window for CTET Application Form on its official website. Candidates are allowed to make corrections in some particular details like name, father and mother name, date of birth, category, differently abled category, Paper opted (i.e. Paper I or CTET - DECEMBER-2019 4 Paper II), Subject for Paper II, First choice of Centre, language I and/or II opted, Address of correspondence and the name of the Institution/College/University from where he/she has obtained his/her B.Ed Degree/Diploma in Elementary Education etc. Candidates also need to pay online correction fee in online mode. After this conducting authorities will release CTET admit card for all candidates who successfully filled the application form.


How can I retrieve my CTET registration no.?

Shruti Patwal 23rd Jan, 2020

In case you have forgotten your registration number, you can retrieve your registration ID by clicking on the “Forgot Registration Number” link and entering the particulars like father’s name, mother’s name and date of birth. Click on CTET Application Form to know more about recovering CTET Application Number, password, registration number etc.

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