If you wish to become a Central government teacher for Class 1 to 5 or Class 6 to 8 or want to join KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools as at teacher then you need to clear Central Teacher Eligibility Test(CTET) exam as it is, besides the other educational qualification, the minimum eligibility criterion for the same.
Schools under the administrative control of Union Territories of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCT of Delhi also accept CTET for absorbing teachers into their respective schools.
The last CTET exam was conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) in September 2016. Since then the CBSE has not conducted the exam.
CTET may also apply to the unaided private schools, who may exercise the option of considering the CTET.
A State Government can also consider the CTET if it decides not to conduct the State TET.
National Council For Teacher Education (NCTE) is the governing body for TET exams and all rules/guidelines like eligibility, the syllabus is set by NCTE.
Here, we are providing the detail about CTET 2018 notification, eligibility criteria and exam date.
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This year, the CBSE is likely to issue a notification in February 2018 for organizing the test.
Important dates (tentative)
Notification: February 2018
Application Date: February 2018
Date of Exam: May 2018
The Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted in two levels
Paper 1: Primary Level (Class 1 to 5) for the primary teacher (PRT)
Paper 2: Upper Primary Level (Class 5 to 8)
Note: If a candidate wants to apply from Class 1 to 8 s/he will have to qualify both the papers.
CTET 2018: Marks and validity
Minimum 60% marks are required to qualify the TET and the TET qualifying certificate is valid for seven years for appointment in schools. There is no restriction for appearing for the CTET exams, you can take the CTET Exam for improving your scores every year.
Schedule of the examination
Generally, the CBSE conducts the exam for Paper-II in the morning session (9.30 am to 12.00 noon) and Paper-I exam in the evening session (2.00 pm to 4.30 pm). The duration of the exam is 2.30 hours.
CTET 2018 eligibility criteria for Paper 1
Senior Secondary or its equivalent) with at least 45 percent marks and two-year Diploma in Elementary education/Four-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)/Special Education
CTET 2018 eligibility criteria for Paper 2
Graduate in any discipline (B.A./B.Com/B.Sc) and a Two-year diploma in Elementary Education/Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)/Four-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)/Four-year B.Sc. Education or B.A.
CTET 2018: Structure of Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage
CTET 2018: Structure of Paper I I (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage
* For Mathematics and Science teacher
**For Social Studies/Social Science teacher
Either 4 or 5, as applicable
CTET 2018: ADMIT CARD
The candidates can download admit card from CTET official website — http://ctet.nic.in
EXAMINATION FEE FOR CENTRAL TEACHER ELEGIBILITY TEST 2018