More than 7.76 lakh candidates had appeared in CTET July 2103 Exam and only 77,364 candidates have passed. However, as per the sources, this is the highest pass percentage among the four CTET’s held so far by CBSE across the country.
In the November 2012 test, the pass percentage was just about one per cent. Over 5,000 candidates from Chennai had registered for the test.
Out of 7.76 lakh candidates only 77,364 clears CTET. Passing CTET, a qualifying examination has been made mandatory for appointment as a teacher in classes I to VIII in Central government schools such as the Kendriya Vidyalayas, after the RTE Act, 2009 came into effect.
Candidates, who cleared the examination, attributed their performance to the extension in time from 1.3 to 2.3 hours. Paper II, which has 150 multiple choice questions, broadly tests candidates on child development and pedagogy, mathematics, science, social science and languages.
Sources: The Hindu