CTET 2016 September | Central Teacher Eligibility Test Notification and Dates

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Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) September 2016

The Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi will be conducting the 8th Edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on 18th September 2016 (Sunday) for a candidate to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for classes I to VIII

Candidates can apply only Online for CTET-Sept- 2016 on CTET website www.ctet.nic.in

Important Dates for CTET September 2016

Submission of Online Application: Month of July 2016(tentative)

Last Date for Online Submission of Application: Month of July 2016(tentative)

Final status of candidates check status & particulars of candidates whose fees received Month of July 2016(tentative)

Period for On-line Corrections in Particulars (No correction will be allowed in any particulars after this date): Month of July 2016(tentative)

Download Admit Card from CTET Website: August 2016

Date of Exam: 18th September 2016

Applicability of CTET September 2016

The CTET shall apply to schools of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Tibetan Schools, etc) and schools under the Administrative Control of UT of Chandigarh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and NCT of Delhi

CTET may also apply to the unaided private schools, who may exercise the option of considering the CTET

Schools owned and managed by the State Govt. /local bodies and aided schools shall consider the TET conducted by the State Govt. However, a State Govt. can also consider the CTET if it decides not to conduct the State TET

According to CBSE Affiliation Bye-Law 53, prescribing the minimum qualifications for teachers to teach various subjects in Classes I to VIII in the schools Affiliated to CBSE stands amended to that extant and it shall be mandatory that the teachers appointed hereinafter i.e. 06th March 2013 to teach classes I to VIII in the Schools affiliated to the CBSE shall qualify/pass the Central Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by CBSE on behalf of Central Govt. or Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), conducted by the appropriate State Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE for this purpose


Eligibility for CTET September 2016

The candidates having the following minimum educational qualification are eligible for appearing in CTET

Minimum Educational Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V (Primary Stage):


Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education or;
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education; or
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed); or
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education); or
Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of two year Diploma in Elementary Education

Minimum educational qualification for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII (Elementary Stage):


Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education; or
Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed); or
Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed); or
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed); or
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.-Ed/B.Sc.Ed; or Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed (Special Education)
Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum educational qualification for eligibility to apply shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/differently abled
Candidates who are appearing in the final year of bachelor degree in education or Diploma in Elementary Education etc are provisionally admitted and their CTET certificate shall be valid only on passing the aforesaid examinations
The candidate not havidng any of the above qualification shall not be eligible for appearing in Central Teacher Eligibility Test
The candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before applying and shall be personally responsible in case he/she is not eligible to apply as per the given eligibility criteria

Exam Pattern of CTET 2016

The CTET examination will be of objective type Multiple Choice Question (MCQ’s); there will be no negative marking; there will be 2 papers of CTET

(i) Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V

(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII

Note: A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II)

For detailed information, please visit CTET website www.ctet.nic.in

Fees for CTET-SEPT- 2016 Exam

For Paper-I or Paper-II (one of these): Rs.600/- (General/OBC)/ Rs.300/- (SC/ST/Diff. Abled)

For Paper-I and Paper-II (both): Rs.1000/- (General/OBC)/ Rs.500/- (SC/ST/Diff. Abled)

The application fee can be submitted through Challan/Debit/Credit Card

Payment Mode for CTET 2016

Affix a passport size photograph and signature in the space provided of the dully complete Application Form/Confirmation Page (also original CBSE copy of Challan, if fees paid through Bank/Post Office Challan)
Send the application in an envelope super scribed in bold letters "APPLICATION FOR CTET-FEB 2016" by Registered/Speed Post to "The Assistant Secretary (CTET), Central Board Secondary Education, PS 1-2, Institutional Area, I P Extension, Patparganj", Delhi-110092

How to Apply for CTET-SEPT- 2016

Online Application has to be submitted by accessing the following CTET website www.ctet.nic.in

The fee can be remitted in the following ways:

Through Challan by deposit of prescribed fees in CBSE Account with Syndicate Bank or HDFC Bank in favour of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi

By Debit/Credit Card -Procedure for submission of Online Application Form of CTET-SEPT- 2016

Please read the Information Bulletin of CTET-SEPT- 2016 carefully before you start filling the Online Application Form

Candidates can apply for CTET-SEPT- 2016 "Online" through website www.ctet.nic.in. Candidates can apply on-line at CTET website ww.ctet.nic.in. The candidate should supply all details while filling the Online Form

The application for CTET-SEPT- 2016 has been made completely online with the facility to upload photograph and signature of the applicant. The particulars will be filled online and the scanned images of latest photograph and signature (in JPG format only) will be uploaded at the time of filling the application form

Further detailed information is available in Information Bulletin on our CTET website www.ctet.nic.in

Also see..

CTET 2016 Exam Syllabus

CTET 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi

Central Teacher Eligibility Test Unit, PS I-2, Institutional Area, I P Extn, Patparganj, Delhi-110092, Tel No.: 011-22235774, Email: [email protected], Website www.ctet.nic.in