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CTET Exam 2014

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CBSE will be conducting the next CTET Exam on:

16th February, 2014

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Exam Details

Exam will have following five sections, consisting of 150 Objective Type Questions, each carrying 1 mark :

  • Part I : Child Development and Pedagogy (30 questions)
  • Part II : Mathematics (30 questions)
  • Part III : Environmental Studies (30 questions)
  • Part IV : Language I-(English/Hindi) (30 questions)*
  • Part V : Language II -(English/Hindi) (30 questions)*

Note: you can opt for Engish or Hindi as one of the language. You also have an option to opt for your local language as second language. The options are TIBETAN, TAMIL, SANSKRIT, ODIA, NEPALI, MIZO, MARATHI, MANIPURI, MALAYALAM, KHASI, KANNADA, GUJARATI, GARO, BENGALI, ASSAMESE, PUNJABI, URDU


CTET vs. Other TETs

In July 2011, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in classes I to VIII. As per the guidelines, if an individual is looking for an appointments a teacher, he or she should appear in Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), which will be conducted by respective state and central government bodies as per the guidelines provided by NCTE.
CTET is the exam conducted by CBSE for all the CBSE affiliated schools appointments. It has more acceptance than TETs conducted by respective states.


Where can you apply once you clear the CTET Exam?

  • 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, Daman & Diu and 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 Government/local bodies and aided schools shall consider the TET conducted by the State Government. However, a State Government can also consider the CTET if it decides not to conduct the State TET.

Is CTET Exam Difficult?

The exam is relatively easy but do not take chances. Last CTET Exam happened on 28th July, 2013 and only 11% aspirants were able to qualify out of 9+ lakhs applications. This year the CTET will happen on 16th February, 2014. While CBSE has yet to release further details including the application process but the guidelines for the exam are expected to remain the same. We recommend that you start with FREE Diagnostic Test by filling up the form on this page.


Eligible 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 (by whatever name known).
  • 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 (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.
  • 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 (by whatever name known).