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CTET 2020 Test Pattern and Exam Structure

CTET 2020 Exam Pattern

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marking Scheme

Each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.

Number of Paper

There will be two papers of CTET

Paper I

for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.

Paper II

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 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)

Child Development and Pedagogy

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Language I (compulsory)

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Language II (compulsory)

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Mathematics

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Environmental Studies

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Total

150 MCQs

150 Marks


Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

Duration of Exam

Two-and-a-half hours

Structure and Content (All Compulsory)

(Appendix I)

Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory)

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Language I (compulsory)

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Language II (compulsory)

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Mathematics and Science

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Environmental Studies

30 MCQs

30 Marks

Total

150 MCQs

150 Marks


Qualifying Marks & Award of CTET Certificate

A person who scores 60% or more in the TET exam will be considered as TET pass.

School managements (Govt., local bodies, government aided and unaided) may consider giving concessions to persons belonging to SC/ST, OBC, differently abled persons, etc.in accordance with their extant reservation policy.

Qualifying the CTET would not confer a right on any person for recruitment/employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.


Validity Period of CTET Certificate

The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be seven years from the date of declaration of the result for all categories. There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET Certificate.

A person who has qualified CTET may also appear again for improving his/her Score.


CTET 2020 Exam Centres

List of Examination Cities where the CTET will be conducted is given in Appendix-Ill. Candidates are required to give Four Different Options in order of their preference.

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.

In case the number of candidates in any of the notified City is very less for running the Exam Centre or any other specific reason, the Board at its discretion may not conduct the Exam in that City and the Candidate who opted that city as 1st Choice may be allotted Exam Centres in other city opted as 2nd or 3rd or 4thchoice or any other city.


CTET 2020 Admit Card

The candidates may download Admit Card from CTET official website only 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 the confirmation page is not generated after depositing the requisite fees, the candidate should approach the Joint Secretary (CTET), CTET Unit.

The 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-I and candidate report after 2:00 PM shall not be allowed to sit in Paper-II

 

Also See : CTET 2020 July Notification