About CTET 2019

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct Central Teacher Eligibility Test or CTET 2019 in offline mode for accessing candidates’ aptitude and eligibility for appointment as a teacher for class 1 to 8 in central government as well as in private schools. CTET is conducted for two papers – Paper – I for the primary stage (class- I to V) and Paper – II for the elementary stage (class- VI to VIII). The application form of CTET 2019 is expected to be available in the second week of May 2019. Registered candidates have to download their admit cards to be available in online mode only. Each of the two papers will have 150 questions for 150 marks. Candidates who qualify the CTET exam 2019 will be given TET Eligibility Certificate and they will be eligible to apply in schools under Central Government, unaided private schools, and schools under the administrative control of Union Territories. 

Languages Assamese, Bengali +16 More
Conducting Body: Central Board of Secondary Education
Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes

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CTET 2019 Important Dates

25 Mar, 2019 - 01 Apr, 2019 (Target Jul 2019) - Application Correction | Mode: Online
07 Jul, 2019 (Target Jul 2019) - Exam | Mode: Offline
05 Aug, 2019 (Target Jul 2019) - Result | Mode: Online

CTET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to fill the application form must meet the eligibility criteria of CTET 2019. Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria prescribed by CBSE before filling the application form. As the test 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. The CTET eligibility criteria deal mainly about educational qualification that is needed to appear for paper - I and paper - II. 

CTET Paper I

CTET Eligibility Criteria            

Educational Qualification

            

Exam level            

        
            

Educational Qualification

        
            

CTET(Primary level – class – I To V)            

        
a) Candidates must have acquired 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)

Or           

b) 50% marks in the senior secondary examination and must have passed or appearing in the final year of Diploma in Education (Special Education)

Or           

c)Candidates must be Graduate and must have passed or appearing in the final year of 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education   

Or                         

d) Candidates must have passed senior secondary or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks and they should have passed or appearing in the final year of 4  years bachelor's in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)

or

e) Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks and are appearing or passed the final year of 2-year diploma in Elementary Education.

f) Also, candidates who have scored 50% marks in graduation and have B.Ed degree can apply for paper - I.


Number of attempts

There is no limit on exam attempts. Even if the candidates have qualified the exam, they can still appear for the next exam to improve their marks. 

CTET Paper II

CTET Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification                                          

            

Exam level

        
            

Educational Qualification            

        
            

CTET (Elementary – class VI to VIII)

        
a)Candidates must have graduation degree with not less than 45% marks and must have passed or appearing in the 1st year of B.Ed (Bachelors in Education) in accordance with NCTE.           

Or

b) Must have passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education and must be Graduate

Or      
    

c)Candidate must have obtained 50% marks in Graduation and must have passed 1-year B.Ed.

Or           

d)Candidates must have passed Senior Secondary or its equivalent with not less than 50% marks and should have passed or must be appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

Or

e)Candidates must be Graduate and must have passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.    

or

f) Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks in senior secondary or its equivalent and appearing or passed final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.  


Number of attempts

Candidates can apply as many times as they wish. Even they have qualified the exam, they can appear for CTET to improve their previous score. 

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Credit Card | Debit Card | Bank Challan

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, General Online Female, Male ₹ 700
ST, SC PWD Online Female, Male ₹ 350

CTET Application Form

Interested candidates can fill the online application of CTET 2019 in online mode. Candidates must be careful while entering the basic details because any misleading information would lead to cancellation of candidature. Before candidates start filling the CTET application form 2019, they had to keep the following documents ready with themselves -  a valid email ID and phone number, certificate/marksheet of class 10th, scanned signature and photograph to upload and bank account details to pay the online fee. The application procedure includes the following steps – registration, entering of personal details, uploading of scanned photograph and signature, payment of fee and finally taking a printout of CTET application form 2019. The application fee for CTET application is given below:

Application fee                                                                                                                                  

CategoryPaper -  I Paper – II    Paper – I and II  
General/OBCRs. 700

Rs. 700

Rs. 1200
Differently abled person/SC/ST/ Rs. 350Rs. 350  Rs. 600

CTET 2019 Syllabus

CTET Paper I

Child development and pedagogy
Child development Concept of development and its relationship with learning
Principles of the development of children
Influence of heredity & environment
Socialization processes: social world & children (teacher, parents, peers)
Piaget, kohlberg and vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
Critical perspective of the construct of intelligence
Multi-dimensional intelligence
Language & thought
Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
Distinction between assessment for learning and assessment of learning; school-based assessment, continuous & comprehensive evaluation: perspective and practice
Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.
Concept of inclusive education and understanding children with special needs Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
Addressing the talented, creative, specially abled learners
Learning and pedagogy How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance
Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
Cognition & emotions
Motivation and learning
Factors contributing to learning - personal & environmental
Language i
Language comprehension Reading unseen passages - two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)
Pedagogy of language development Learning and acquisition
Principles of language teaching
Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
Language skills
Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
Teaching- learning materials: textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
Remedial teaching
Language - ii
Comprehension Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability
Pedagogy of language development Learning and acquisition
Principles of language teaching
Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
Language skills
Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
Teaching - learning materials: textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
Remedial teaching
Mathematics
Content Geometry
Shapes & spatial understanding
Solids around us
Numbers
Addition and subtraction
Multiplication
Division
Measurement
Weight
Time
Volume
Data handling
Patterns
Money
Pedagogical issues Nature of mathematics/logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning
Place of mathematics in curriculum
Language of mathematics
Community mathematics
Evaluation through formal and informal methods
Problems of teaching
Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
Diagnostic and remedial teaching
Environmental studies
Content Family and friends
Relationships
Work and play
Animals
Plants
Food
Shelter
Water
Travel
Things we make and do
Pedagogical issues Concept and scope of evs
Significance of evs, integrated evs
Environmental studies & environmental education
Learning principles
Scope & relation to science & social science
Approaches of presenting concepts
Activities
Experimentation/practical work
Discussion
Cce
Teaching material/aids
Problems

CTET Paper II

Child development and pedagogy
Child development Concept of development and its relationship with learning
Principles of the development of children
Influence of heredity & environment
Socialization processes: social world & children (teacher, parents, peers)
Piaget, kohlberg and vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
Critical perspective of the construct of intelligence
Multi-dimensional intelligence
Language & thought
Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
Distinction between assessment for learning and assessment of learning; school-based assessment, continuous & comprehensive evaluation: perspective and practice
Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.
Concept of inclusive education and understanding children with special needs Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
Addressing the talented, creative, specially abled learners
Learning and pedagogy How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
Cognition & emotions
Motivation and learning
Factors contributing to learning - personal & environmental
Language i
Language comprehension Reading unseen passages - two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)
Pedagogy of language development Learning and acquisition
principles of language teaching
Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
Language skills
Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
Teaching- learning materials: textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
Remedial teaching
Language - ii
Comprehension Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability
Pedagogy of language development Learning and acquisition
Principles of language teaching
Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
Language skills
Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
Teaching - learning materials: textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
Remedial teaching
Mathematics
Number system Knowing our number
Playing with numbers
Whole numbers
Negative numbers and integers
Fractions
ALGEBRA Introduction to algebra
Ratio and proportion
Geometry Basic geometrical ideas (2-d)
Understanding elementary shapes (2-d and 3-d)
Symmetry: (reflection)
Construction (using straight edge scale, protractor, compasses)
Mensuration
Data handling
Pedagogical issues Nature of mathematics/logical thinking
Place of mathematics in curriculum
Language of mathematics
Community mathematics
evaluation
Remedial teaching
Problem of teaching
Science
Food Sources of food
Components of food
Cleaning food
Materials Materials of daily use
The world of the living
Moving things people and ideas
How things work Electric current and circuits
Magnets
Pedagogical issues Nature & structure of sciences
Natural science/aims & objectives
Understanding & appreciating science
Approaches/integrated approach
Observation/experiment/discovery (method of science)
Innovation
Text material/aids
Evaluation - cognitive/psychomotor/affective
Problems
Remedial teaching
Social studies/social sciences
History When, where and how
The earliest societies
The first farmers and herders
The first cities
Early states
New ideas
The first empire
Contacts with distant lands
Political developments
Culture and science
New kings and kingdom
Sultans of delhi
Architecture
Creation of an empire
Social change
Regional cultures
The establishment of company power
Rural life and society
Colonialism and tribal societies
The revolt of 1857-58
Women and reform
Challenging the caste system
The nationalist movement
India after independence
Geography Geography as a social study and as a science
Planet: earth in the solar system
Globe
Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
Air
Water
Human environment: settlement, transport and communication
Resources: types-natural and human
Agriculture
Social and political life Diversity
Government
Local government
Making a living
Democracy
State government
Understanding media
Unpacking gender
The constitution
Parliamentary government
The judiciary
Social justice and the marginalised
Pedagogical issues Concept & nature of social science/social studies
Class room processes, activities and discourse
Developing critical thinking
Enquiry/empirical evidence
Problems of teaching social science/social studies
Sources - primary & secondary
Projects work
Evaluation

CTET 2019 Preparation Tips

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CTET Preparation Tips

All the candidates who wish to appear for CTET must go through the exam pattern and syllabus for better preparation. This competition exam is quite tough so candidates have to prepare in advance so to develop good command over the fundamentals of paper selected. Some important tips for preparation of CTET are :

  • Candidates must solve previous years' question papers. This will help them in knowing the exam well and also help them to finish the exam in the given time.
  • They must start preparation with the easiest portion. Also, they should divide their time equally between all the sections. 
  • Do not start any new topic at the last moment. That will only create confusion.
  • Make a proper routine and follow that strictly. 
  • In the end, stay confident and positive. 

CTET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of CTET 2019 will help candidates in knowing the mode of the exam, sectional division, time duration and marking scheme. It is important for the candidates to know about the CTET exam pattern 2019 for better understanding. There are two papers for CTET – paper – I and paper – II.  Both the papers carry 150 marks and have multiple choice questions. The CTET exam is conducted in offline mode and there is no negative marking for incorrect responses. The exam duration of each paper of CTET exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

CTET Paper I

 CTET Exam Pattern - Paper - I (Primary Stage)                                                                                                                         

            

S No.

        
            

Sections

        
            

Number of Questions

        
            

Number  of 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

        

CTET Paper II

  CTET Exam Pattern - Paper - II (Elementary Stage)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

S No.        Sections        Number            of Questions        Number            of Marks        
1.        Language I (compulsory)        30        30        
2.        Language II (compulsory)        30        30        
3.        Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory)        30        30        
4.        Social Studies/Social Science 60 MCQs, 60 Marks             (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher only)        60        60        
5.        Mathematics and Science 60 MCQs, 60 Marks (for             Mathematics and Science teacher only)        60        60        
           Total      150        150                     

CTET Admit Card 

The admit card of CTET will be released online for paper – I and paper – II on the official website. In order to download the admit card, candidates had to enter their registration number and date of birth/password in the login window. The admit card was not sent via post.  CTET Admit card 2019 will contain information such as name, the timing of the exam, the address of the exam centre, category and exam related guidelines. Candidates are advised to check the CTET admit card details and if any mistakes are found then they can contact the authority for necessary modification. 

CTET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Muzaffarpur
Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu Daman
Delhi Central Delhi
East Delhi
North Delhi
South Delhi
West Delhi
Goa Panaji
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Surat
Vadodara
Haryana Ambala
Faridabad
Gurugram
Karnal
Kurukshetra
Panchkula
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur
Kangra
Shimla
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Srinagar
Jharkhand Bokaro
Dhanbad
Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Mangalore
Kerala Ernakulam
Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Indore
Jabalpur
Maharashtra Aurangabad
Mumbai
Nagpur
Nashik
Pune
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar
Bathinda
Ferozepur
Jalandhar
Mohali
Rajasthan Ajmer
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Udaipur
Bikaner
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Tiruchirapalli
Telangana Hyderabad
Tripura Agartala
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Haldwani
Roorkee
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Aligarh
Allahabad
Bareilly
Ghaziabad
Gorakhpur
Kanpur
Lucknow
Mathura
Moradabad
Noida
Raebareli
Saharanpur
Varanasi
Mirzapur
Faizabad
Jhansi
Meerut
West Bengal Durgapur
Kolkata

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Pan card
  • Passport
  • Voter ID card
  • Ration card
  • Driving licence

CTET Answer Key

The provisional answer key of CTET will be released a few days after the exam is conducted. Answer key helps the candidates to know how many correct answers they have answered in the exam. CTET final answer key 2019 will be released for both paper I and II. They can also get an idea about the marks that they can secure based on the correct and incorrect responses. Not only the official website but some of the coaching institutes will also release the answer key for CTET. Candidates can download the answer key by using their login credentials. 


CTET Result

The result of CTET 2019 will be announced in online mode. Candidates can check their result by entering their roll number in the login window. The CTET result 2019 will have details such as name, roll number, and marks. Candidates have to qualify both the papers if they want to become a teacher for both the levels (Class - I to V and VI to VIII). Candidates qualifying the exam will be eligible to apply in private schools, Central Government schools, or schools under control of government/local bodies. The result of CTET is valid for 7 years from the date of issuance. 

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22 Days ago

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