Central Teacher Eligibility Test CTET exam conducted twice a year to determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers. The Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting the CTET to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Delhi. Exam process is open, fair and transparent, qualifying Central TET is purely on merit, capability and sincere preparation through authentic Text Books. They are conducting two papers.

Candidates who plan to teach Classes 1-5 need to give Paper-I and candidates who plan to teach Classes 6-8 need to take Paper-II.


CTET Exam Highlights

Exam NameCentral Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducting BodyCBSE
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice a year
Exam ModeOffline
Exam PurposeTo determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8
Official WebsiteOfficial Website

CTET Eligibility Conditions

The candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria to get selected for the selection procedure and this include minimum age 17 years with equivalent secondary or graduate degree (depending on the post applying for) from a recognized institution.

Condidates who have already qualified the test can also give the exam again. Because the certificate is valid only for 7 years. So many students trying to appear after four years to increase the validity of the certificate.

CTET Exam Dates

TET Exam
TET EventDate
TET July 2020 Notification23 January 2020
TET 2020 Online Registration Starts From24 January 2020
Last Date to fill Online Application2 March 2020
Last Date for submission of fee through E-Challan or Debit/Credit Card5th March 2020 before 03.30 P.M.
Online Correction Schedule19 to 24 March 2020
Central TET Admit Card13 January 2021
CTET 2022 Exam Date5 July 2020 31 January 2021
C TET 2022 Result Declaration09/03/2022
  • Central TET 2020 notification was released by CBSE on the official website of the exam on 23 January.
  • CTET Admit Card 2020-21 has been released on the official website on 13 January 2021.
  • Central TET 2020-21 exam will be held on 31 January 2021. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on July 5 in two shifts –
    • 9.30 AM-12:00 Noon for paper-I
    • 2.00-4:30 PM for paper-II.
  • The official C TET answer key will be available in few weeks after the exam.
  • CTET result 2020 will be released by CBSE within six weeks of the conduct of the test. Candidates can access their result online from the official website by logging with their required credentials.

CTET Syllabus Paper Pattern

According to CBSE, Candidates are advised to refer only authentic Text Books and syllabus suggested by NCTE for preparation in area of education. Paper I and Paper II have Objective Multiple Choice Questions. Central TET Syllabus 2020 is very lengthy.

CTET Syllabus Paper I

  • It mainly revolves around Child Development & Pedagogy and concept of education in schools.
  • Language is one section that all candidates need to master to crack Central TET 2020.
  • Moreover, Mathematics & Science/Environmental Science are also major sections that a candidate needs to prepare thoroughly to ace CTET Exam 2020.
1.Child Development and Pedagogy
2.Language – I
3.Language – II
5.Environmental Studies

CTET Syllabus Paper II

  • C TET Syllabus Paper II comprises of five papers. In exam there will be total 30 question from every section.
  • There is maximum 150 minutes to solve 150 questions from all these parts.
1.Child Development and Pedagogy
2.Language – I
3.Language – II
4.Mathematics and Science
5.Social Studies/Social Sciences

CTET Previous Year Paper

CTET Exam Admit Card

Candidates are required to provide following credentials for downloading their Admit Card for CTET January exam-:

  • Application No,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Security Code

After inserting their valid credentials. Candidates, will be able to download their Central TET Admit Card.

Steps to download Admit Card

Follow the mentioned below steps to download the CTET admit card:

Date of Examination31-01-2021
Entry in the Examination Centre8:00 AM
Checking of Admit Cards09: 00 AM to 09:15 AM
Distribution of Test Booklet09:15 AM
Seal of the Test Booklet To be Broken/Opened to take out the Answer Sheet09:25 AM
Last Entry in the Examination Centre09:30 AM
Test Concludes12:00 Noon

CTET Exam Result

CTET result 2020 will be announced by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) about six weeks after the conduct of the exam. Candidates can check their CTET result on the official website of the exam by logging into their registered accounts with the roll number.

CTET Marks Result

Steps to check CTET Exam Result

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to check their result for Central TET 2020 exam:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website – ctet.nic.in.
  • Step 2: Click on the result link present at the bottom of the page.
  • Step 3: Enter roll number.
  • Step 4: Click on Submit.
  • Step 5: Download and take print of result.
CTET Result

CTET Certificate

Candidates who are qualified the exam can download and check their Marksheet & Certificate on DigiLocker platform. The mark sheets and eligibility certificates will be digitally signed and will be legally valid as per the IT Act. This year CBSE will not send a certificate in your mailing address So everyone needs to download from Digilocker Account.

CTET Certificate

The validity period of the Central TET qualifying certificate for appointment will be seven years from the date of declaration of its result for all categories.

Is there any age limit to appear for Central TET exam?

No, there is no age limit to take the exam.

Is there any negative marking in this exam?

There is no negative marking in exam. Candidates are awarded one mark for every correct answer in the exam.

What are the qualifying marks for Central TET exam?

Candidates should score 60 percent or above marks in the exam in order to be considered as C TET pass.

Will I get the job after clearing Central TET exam?

Qualifying Central TET exam does not guarantee job to a candidate. It is only one of the eligibility criteria for employment.

How many times is CBSE conducts this exam?

CBSE conducts this exam twice a year, typically in the months of July and December.


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Sujeet Kumar
Sujeet Kumar
4 months ago

Ctet certificate

Sujeet Kumar
Sujeet Kumar
4 months ago
Reply to  Sujeet Kumar

Ctet certificate

10 months ago

GI sir

Shivani Dixit
Shivani Dixit
1 year ago

Hello sir,
please help me to qualify the CTET Exam.

Deepak Singh
Deepak Singh
1 year ago

Hello sir, Could you help me to teach specialy for this exam.

1 year ago

Hello please help me to check the CTET exam result. I have loosen my all details.

Saurabh Tiwari
Saurabh Tiwari
1 year ago

Hello sir 🙏
How can i download the admit card for CTET Exam.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma
1 year ago
Reply to  Saurabh Tiwari

Steps to download admit card is well discussed in this article.