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 extended the last date to fill online application form of CTET 2020. Previously conducting authorities 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 March 2. Previously candidates can pay the application fee until February 27 (before 03:30 pm). However, candidates now can fill online application fee of CTET 2020 till March 5. 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 last date extended from February 24 to March 02.

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

March 2, 2020 (Extended)

September 2020

Last date to pay feeMarch 5, 2020 (Extended)

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 March 2, 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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please send me CTET question paper 2020 and resent

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 23rd Feb, 2020

You can get CTET question paper by visiting the following link which will help you be acquainted with exam pattern,question trends and help you evaluate your progress as well.

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i done hindi pandit couse can i eligible for ctet exam

Shiksha 22nd Feb, 2020

You're eligible for CTET exam paper-2 but not eligible fro paper-1 exam. (If you've 50% marks in bachelors)

The eligibility criteria fro paper-2 is given below:

  • A graduate degree in the relevant discipline must be obtained.
  • Also, the candidate must have passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).


  • A bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks must be acquired.
  • Aspirants must have completed 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).


  • Graduation with at least 45% marks must be done in relevant discipline.
  • He/she must also complete a year in Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.


  • Candidates must pass Senior Secondary or equivalent with at least 50% marks
  • Also, they must have either passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).


  • Candidates must have passed senior secondary or equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
  • Along with it, they must have passed or should be appearing in the final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.


  • Aspirants must have done graduation with at least 50% marks.
  • Also, they should have passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education).

Sir, I had done B.Ed since 2012,this year I am trying to fill CTET but college name not shown in list.Please guide me.Can B.Ed stream are close in to this college.(studied in National PG College,Barhalganj)

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 21st Feb, 2020


from the information of the official website of national post graduate college barhalganj , it is not showing b.ed course on its curriculum section. as for the website, there is no b.ed course right now, you have passed the course almost 8 years back. however you can mention about your affiliated university name, since the college does not offer b.ed course any more.


I am past student of prakash college. I am filling up the application form for CTET exam online. I am trying since many days but college name is not available in the list. What should i do?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 20th Feb, 2020


It might be that the college in which you have studied in not recognised by NCTE.Once check the recognition of your college by using the link below


Select the state and after a new page will appear select your course and check.

Or you may contact the CTET helpline.They may help you.The details are given below

Email - directorctet@gmail.com
Phone - 011-22240112

The last date to apply for CTET in February 24, 2020.you need to be quick.


how to contact ctet exam authority regaring payment issue?

Awanya Dabas 19th Feb, 2020


The option to contact the CTET Exam Authority is available on its official website itself.

You can visit the official website where you will find an option called "contact us" in the top left corner. On clicking it, you will get all the required contact details including the mobile numbers, telephone numbers and the E-mail ID.

Or you can directly use this link:


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