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CTET 2018 Notification - Eligibility, Dates, Application

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) September 2018

CBSE CTET 2018 -  The Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi will be conducting the 11th Edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on 16th September 2018 (Sunday) for a candidate to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for classes I to VIII

 

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Candidates can apply only Online for CTET-Sept- 2018 on CTET website www.ctet.nic.in


Applicability of CTET September 2018

  • 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 extent 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 Criteria for CTET September 2018

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 having 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

 

Note:

Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum Educational Qualification for eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled.

Diploma/Degree Course in Teacher Education: For the purposes of this Notification, a Diploma/Degree course in teacher education recognized by the NCTEonly shall be considered. However, in case of Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B.ED. (Special Education), a course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered

Training to be Undergone: A person with D.Ed. (Special Education) or qualification shall undergo, after appointment an NCTE recognized 6-month Special Programin Elementary Education

A person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 29th July 2011 shall be eligible for appearing in the CTET

 

 

Exam Pattern of CTET 2018

All questions in CTET test will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.

There will be two papers of CTET
(i) Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V
(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII

Note: A person who intents 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)

Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage:
Duration of Exam-Two-and-a-half hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)
(i) Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs and 30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs and 30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs and 30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 and Marks
(v) Environmental Studies 30 MCQs and 30 Marks
Total - 150 MCQs 150 and Marks

Nature & Standard of Questions
The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning
The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction
The Test items in language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities
Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the availablelanguage options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page

Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage:
Duration of Examination - Two-and-a-half hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)
(i) Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory) 30 MCQs and 30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs and 30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs and 30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics and Science 60 MCQs and 60 Marks
(for Mathematics and Science teacher)
(v) Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)60 MCQs and 60 Marks
*For any other teacher - either (IV) or (V)
Total 150 MCQs and 150 Marks

The test items of Mathematics and Science will of30 marks each. The test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject as prescribed for classes VI - VIII by the NCERT

The questions in the test for Paper II will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes VI - VIII but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage

Exam Centres

List of Examination cities where the CTET will be conducted is given in Appendix-III. Candidates are required to give three different options in order of their preference. For detailed information, please visit CTET website www.ctet.nic.in
While every effort will be made to allot a Centre in one of the places opted by the candidate, the Board reserves its discretion to allot a Centre other than that of Candidate’s choice anywhere in India

Admit Card

The candidates may download Admit Card from CTET official website only w.e.f. 20th August 2018 onwards and appear for the exam at the given Centre
In case of any discrepancy noticed in admit card regarding particulars of candidate, photograph and signature or any other information vary from confirmation page, he/she may immediately contact CTET unit for necessary corrections
In case confirmation page is not generated after depositing the requisite fees, the candidate should approach the Assistant Secretary (Exam.), CTET Unit, CBSE between 10:00 A.M. to 05:00 P.M. from 23rd August 2018 to 27th August 2018 along with proof of payment of fee i.e. candidate copy of E-Challan, if payment made through E-Challan or copy of bank statement, if payment made through Credit/Debit Card for considering his/her candidature for CTET - 2018 exam
Candidates shall report at the Exam Centre 90 minutes before the commencement of the exam. Candidate report at the exam centre after 9:30 AM shall not be allowed to sit in Paper II and candidate report after 2:00 PM shall not be allowed to sit in Paper I


 

 

Important Dates for CTET September 2018

Date of Examination 16th September 2018 (Sunday)
Submission of Online Application through CTET Website 22nd June 2018 (Friday) to 19th July 2018 (Thursday)
Last Date for submission of online application form 19th July 2018 (Thursday) upto 17.00 hrs
Last Date for submission of fee through E-challan or Debit/Credit Card 21st July 2018 (Saturday) before 3.30 pm
Final status of Candidates-Check Status & Particulars of candidates whose fees received 24th July 2018 (Tuesday)
Period for On-line Corrections in Particulars (No correction will be allowed in any particulars after this date) 26th July 2018 (Thursday) to 31st July 2018 (Tuesday)
Download Admit Card from CTET Website 20th August 2018 (Monday)
Schedule of Exam
Paper-I: 16th September 2018 [Timing 09:30 to 12:00 Hours; Duration 2:30 Hours]
Paper-II: 16th September 2018 [Timing 14:00 to 16:30 Hours; Duration 2:30 Hours]

 

 

Application Process for CTET-SEPT- 2018

  • Online Application has to be submitted by accessing the following CTET website www.ctet.nic.in
  • The detailed Information Bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria, examination fee,examcities and important dates will be available on CTET official websitewww.ctet.nic.in w.e.f. 12th June 2018

  • Please read the Information Bulletin of CTET-SEPT- 2018 carefully before you start filling the Online Application Form
  • Candidates can apply for CTET-SEPT- 2018 "Online" through website www.ctet.nic.in. Candidates can The candidate should supply all details while filling the Online Form
  • The application for CTET-SEPT- 2018 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

Exam Fees for CTET 2018

For Only Paper-I or Paper-II: Rs.700/- (General/OBC) / Rs.350/- (SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person)
For Paper-I and Paper-II (both): Rs.1200/- (General/OBC)/ Rs.600/- (SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person)
The Banks will charge Service Charges and Service Taxes (if applicable) extra. The application fee can be submitted through Challan/Debit/Credit Card

Payment of Fees by Challan
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

 

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

 

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: ctet@cbse.gov.in, Website www.ctet.nic.in