CTET Exam Pattern 2019
Shristi Kirti, 09 Jan 2019, #CTET

CTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) releases the exam pattern of CTET exam. Candidates must go through CTET exam pattern 2019 before they start preparing for the examination. By going through the exam pattern of CTET 2019, candidates will be able to know the various sections from where the questions can be asked, duration of the exam, a number of questions asked in the exam, marking scheme etc. As per CTET exam pattern 2019,  the test is conducted for two papers - paper I and II. Candidates who wish to become teachers for classes 1 to 5 must appear for paper 1 whereas all those candidates who wish to become teachers for classes 6 to 8 must appear for paper II. Candidates willing to teach from classes 1 to 8 can appear in both papers I and II. 

CTET exam will be conducted on July 7, 2019, for both the papers - the paper I and II. The exam will be conducted in multiple session in different time slots. To know more about CTET exam pattern 2019, read the article below:

CTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Exam Highlights

Name of the exam

Central Teachers Eligibility Test 2019

Exam Short name

CTET 2019

Conducting authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Mode of Exam

Offline

Papers 

Paper I and Paper II

Post

Teachers

CTET Exam Pattern 2019

The exam of CTET 2019 will be conducted for the following two papers:

  • The paper I (Primary Stage)

  • Paper II (Elementary Stage)

CTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper 1 (Primary Stage)

S.No

Sections

No. of Questions

Marks

1.

Language I (compulsory)

30

30

2.

Language II (compulsory)

30

30

3.

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

4.

Environmental Studies

30

30

5.

Mathematics

30

30


Total

150

150

  • Paper, I will contain questions from five sections - Language I, Language II, Child Development and Pedagogy, Environmental Studies and Mathematics.

  • Candidates will be asked 30 questions from each section which means a total of 150 questions will be asked in the paper I of CTET exam.

  • Each question asked in the exam will carry one marks each.

  • Candidates will be given 2 hours 30 minutes to complete the exam

  • No marks will be deducted for any wrong response given by the candidates.

  • As per CTET exam pattern 2019, the paper I will be conducted in offline mode

CTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper 2 (Elementary Stage)

S.No

Sections

No. of Questions

Marks

1.

Language I (compulsory)

30

30

2.

Language II (compulsory)

30

30

3.

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

4.

Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher only)  

60

60

5.

Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher only)  

60

60


Total

150

150


  • Paper II will contain questions from five sections - Language I, Language II, Child Development and Pedagogy, Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher only) and Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher only).

  • Candidates will be asked 30 questions of 1 mark each from Language I and II, and from Child Development and Pedagogy whereas 60 questions will be asked from Social Studies/Social Science and Mathematics and Science.

  • Candidates will be given 2 hours 30 minutes to complete the exam

  • No marks will be deducted for any wrong response given by the candidates.

  • As per CTET exam pattern 2019, paper II will be conducted in offline mode

CTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Important FAQs

Q. Will I have to appear for both the papers of CTET 2019?

Ans. Not necessarily. You may appear for both the papers - the paper I and II only if you wish to become teachers in classes 1 to 8. If you wish to become a teacher for classes 1 to 5, then you must take only paper I test while you can take the test for only paper II if you want to become a teacher for classes 6 to 8.

Q. Will the exam be conducted in online mode?

Ans. No, the exam of CTET 2019 will be conducted in offline mode for both the papers on July 7, 2019. 

Q. How many marks will be deducted if I answer the questions wrong?

Ans. Since there is no negative marking for CTET 2019 exam, no marks will be deducted for any wrong response you give. 

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