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CTET Exam FAQs

Very Frequently Asked Questions by CTET aspirants about various aspects of the exam. Whether be that of Eligibility, validity, payment, Rechecking, Certificate, Exam Pattern etc. It is to be noted that aspirants must refer to the official information.

What is the eligibility for CTET Exam?

Ans: Here is eligibility criteria for both Class 1-5 Primary Teacher and Class 6-8 Elementary Teacher.

Class 1-5 Primary Teacher

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).

Class 6-8 Elementary Teacher

Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). 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), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard. 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

  • 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. 
  • For further information, please refer to official notification.

Suppose I qualify CTET, am I eligible for getting the Job?

Ans: Qualifying CTET would not confer a right on any person for Recruitment/Employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.

If I qualify CTET, will CTET unit or CBSE provide me a Job?

Ans: No. It is hereby important to note that CBSE/ CTET unit doesn’t have any jurisdiction providing job / employment.

Number of attempts, can I apply for CTET Exam.

Ans: At present, there is no limit with number of attempts for the CTET Exam.

What is the validity period of CTET certificate?

Ans: According to NCTE Guidelines, the validity period is 7 years.

I have passed CTET Exam, can I sit again for the exam?

Ans: Yes. There is no restriction.

Amount has been debited from my account. Yet confirmation page not generated.

Ans: Candidate has to again pay the fee either through online mode or challans so as to get her/his confirmation page. The failed transaction amount will be refunded within 10-15 working days to the concerned bank account.
It happens due to congestion on Server, sometimes online transactions are failed, resulting amount is deducted from the candidate’s account but not credited in Board’s account.

Confirmation Page shows that the application form plus the fee has been received online to the Board. And the candidate will get the Admit Card.

I made a mistake with names/ address/ category/ change city. What should I do now?

Ans: You can do online correction. Please refer : Information Bulletin. No change will be accepted through
offline mode i.e. through fax/application or by email etc.

Is Rechecking/Re-evaluation of the OMR Answer sheet allowed?

Ans: No request for re-checking, re-assessment, re-evaluation or scrutiny of OMR Answer Sheets is entertained. Even correspondence is not entertained.

Best books for CTET Exam

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