CTET Notification 2020 for July session has been released by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on January 23 in PDF at ctet.nic.in. CTET 2020 notifications contain the important date related to application form, exam dates, application fee, exam pattern, exam centres and other important details. As per the notification of CTET 2020, the application form could be filled from January 24. The last date to fill the application form was March 16 and pay the application fee till March 17. Candidates must go through the CTET notification 2020 to know complete steps to fill the application form. Through CTET 2020 notification, the authority has intimated regarding the increase in application fee. Now the application fee to appear in one paper is Rs. 1000 for general and Rs. 500 for the reserved category. For appearing in both papers of CTET, the application fee is Rs. 1200 for general and Rs. 600 for reserved category as earlier. To know more about CTET notification 2020, go through the article below.Latest: Download CTET Admit Card 2020 in online mode from June 17
As per the notification, the CTET 2020 exam (July session) is to be conducted on July 5. CTET exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of the candidates as Teachers in classes 1 to 8. The exam is conducted for two papers - paper I and II wherein paper I is for those who wish to become teachers from classes 1 to 5 while paper II is for those who wish to teach classes 6 to 8. Candidates can appear for either of the papers or can take both.
Name of the exam
Central Teachers Eligibility Test
Commonly known as
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Date of CTET 2020 (July)
July 5, 2020
Date of application
January 24 to March 16, 2020
MOde of Application
Mode of exam
Offline (Pen and paper based)
Paper I (Primary stage)
Paper II (Elementary stage)
Medium of paper
2 hours 30 minutes
150 marks (in each of the two papers)
Validity of CTET
7 years (from the date of result declaration)
Central government schools, schools under the administrative control of UTs, State Government/local bodies and aided schools etc.
Dates (July Session)
CTET Press Release
January 21, 2020
January 23, 2020
CTET 2020 application form
January 24, 2020
Last date to fill CTET application form
March 16, 2020
Last date to fill the application fee
March 17, 2020
Admit card release date
June 17, 2020
Answer key release date
CTET result 2020
Before filling the application form, it is important for the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria of CTET. CBSE has determined CTET Eligibility Criteria for all aspiring candidates on the grounds of age limit, and educational qualification.
There is no upper age limit to apply for CTET.
Candidates holding a B.ed degree with at least 50% marks can apply for both primary level (Class I to IV) and elementary level (Class V to VIII).
Candidates must meet at least one of the following eligibility criteria of CTET to apply for paper I
A candidate must have passed class 12th with at least 50% marks and must have passed or must be appearing in the final year of a 2-year diploma in Elementary Education
Passed class 12th with at least 50% marks and must have passed or appearing in the final year of a 2-year diploma in Elementary Education, in accordance with NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.
At least 50% marks in class 12th and must have passed or be appearing in the last year of a 4-year Bachelor’s in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
50% marks in class 12th and passed or appearing in the final year of a 2-year diploma in education (Special Education)
Graduation with 50% marks or more and a Bachelor’s in Education (B.Ed.) degree.
To appear in CTET 2020 exam, candidates must hold any of the following criteria
Graduation in any discipline and the candidate must have passed or be appearing in the final year of a 2-year diploma in Elementary Education
50% marks in graduation and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. course
At least 45% marks in graduation and passed or appearing in 1 year B.Ed. in accordance with NCTE Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.
At least 50% marks in class 12th and passed or appearing in the final year of a 4-year B.El.Ed.
50% marks or more in class 12th and passed or appearing in the final year of B.A./ B.Sc.Ed. or B.A.Ed./ B.Sc.Ed
At least 50% marks in graduation and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education).
Any candidate who has qualified a B.Ed. programme recognised by NCTE is eligible to appear for the exam. Moreover, anybody who’s pursuing a teachers’ education programme that is NCTE recognised can appear for the exam.
The authorities had released the application form after CTET Notification 2020 was released. Eligible candidates can fill the application form till February 24, 2020. Along with filling the application form, candidates also have to pay the application fee in online mode as per their respective category. Filling the CTET application form 2020, includes registration, filling details, uploading image and signature, and payment of application fee.
Before filling the application form, candidates must have the following documents and details ready:
Valid Email ID and mobile number
Photo ID proof
Scanned images of photograph (10 kb to 100 kb) and signature (3 kb to 30 kb).
10th and 12th class academic details
Debit card/credit card/net banking details
Visit the official website of CTET
Click on the CTET application form link
The link will open into a login window
Enter the required details
The system will generate a registration number and password.
Login using the credentials
Fill the details in application form, upload image and signature
Pay the application fees
Click on submit
Only paper I or II
Both paper I and II
Candidates must select at least three exam centres as per their preferences while filling the application form. CTET exam centres are the venues where the exam will be held. The list of exam centres have been mentioned in the CTET notification 2020. Candidates must go through the centre list in CTET 2020 notification and pick their centre. The intimation regarding the allotment of the exam centre will be intimated to the candidates through the admit card.
Name of State/UT
Name of City
Andaman & Nicobar
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Jammu & Kashmir
151 - Bhopal
152 - Indore
153 - Jabalpur
The examination authority will release the admit card of CTET in online mode tentatively on June 17, 2020. The admit card will be available in online mode and candidates will be able to download the admit card till July 5, 2020. To download CTET 2020 admit card, candidates will have to use their application number and date of birth or application number and password. The admit card will contain details related to the candidates and the exam like name of the candidates, registration, roll number, application number, date of birth, exam date of time, exam centre details etc. Candidates must download the admit card and bring the printed copy of it to the exam centre on the exam day. Along with the admit card, candidates must bring one of the prescribed photo ID proof.
Candidates must go through the CTET exam pattern before they off with their preparation for the test. The exam pattern of CTET includes the section from where the questions are asked in the test, number of questions, marking scheme etc. As per CTET exam pattern, there are two papers - paper I and II for which the test is held. The table below contains the exam pattern for both paper I and II.
The paper I exam is conducted for those who wish to become teachers for the primary stage teaching (Classes 1 to 5).
No. of Questions
Language I (compulsory)
Language II (compulsory)
Child Development and Pedagogy
The paper II of CTET is conducted for those who wish to teach from classes 6 to 8
Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher only)
Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher only)
Candidates must know the syllabus of CTET so that they know what they have to study for the test. CTET syllabus all the topics and chapters from where the expected questions will be asked in the exam. The table below contains the syllabus of CTET for both paper I and II.
Language I and II
Mathematics and Environmental Science
Mathematics and Science
Social Studies/Social Sciences
As per the official CTET Notification, any candidate scoring 60% or more marks in the CTET Exam will be considered as CTET Pass. But at the time of CTET Result, CBSE provides relaxation in the passing marks to various categories so that the candidates belonging to various reserved categories can pass the CTET Exam at lower marks also.
Qualifying marks(out of 150)
To qualify the CTET exam, candidates must start preparing well before time. With a strong determination and strategist preparation can help you crack the CTET exam easily. To prepare for the CTET exam, the foremost thing you must know is the syllabus. You must first know what you have to study, only then you can start off with your studies. Further you can strategies your preparation in the following ways:
Prepare a study plan and maintain it.
Figure out which of the topics need more attention
Divide Topics which must be completed in one day
Solve previous years question papers
Take as many mock test as possible
Ensure to complete the syllabus week before time to start off with the revision
Joint Secretary (CTET),
Central Teacher Eligibility Test Unit,
Central Board Of Secondary Education,
Ps 1-2, Institutional Area, I Extension, Patparganj,
Contact No: 011-22235774, 22247176 Fax: 22235775
There is no limit on the number of attempts that has been determined by the authority for appearing in CTET 2020.
According to the guidelines framed by NCTE, the validity period of CTET certificate is 7 years.
If your confirmation page is not generated, please contact to your concerned Bank Branch for the details and send us a scanned copy of bank challan having stamp of the concerned bank.
Yes, you can appear for CTET again.
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I would suggest you to go through with the given below link to download the previous year papers of CTET.
CTET 2020 registrations closed on March 2nd. It has been extended from February 24th to March 2nd. Unfortunately it is too late for registration now. You may have to wait until next year.
Well if you still have the option of correction then do correct that otherwise if not then I do not think that it will create that much of a problem, your pincode being wrong in the details section. Just talk to the authorities once about this.
I hope my answer helps.
All the best.
Yes, for 2020 you have Deled from nios then you can write Ctet exam for becoming a teacher in bihar.
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There is no upper limits in the number of attempts a person could take for the CTET but yes they do impose validity period for CTET certificate which is seven years from the date of their issuence. So no need arises for you to appear again as your certificate is valid till 2022.
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