CTET 2018 – CENTRAL TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST 

CTET 2018 – CENTRAL TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST FOR CLASS I-V, TEACHER

ABOUT CTET

Throughout the world, teaching is looked at as one of the most respected and noble jobs a person can have and a good teacher not only shows the right path the students should follow but also prepares the human resource for the further development of the nation.  There are various exams for the appointment of the teachers. Recently the as per the norms of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) to the Board of Secondary Education Delhi.  Now it become compulsory for a person who aspires to become a teacher at elementary level (I to VIII class) to qualify the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET).

APPLICABILITY OF CTET

. The CTET shall apply to school of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Tibetan Schools, etc) and schools under the administrative control 1 of UT of Chandigarh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

. 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.

VALIDITY PERIOD OF CTET CERTIFICATE

The CTET is presently being conducted annually.  The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be seven years for all categories.

There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET Certificate. A person who has qualified CTET may also appear again for improving his/her score.

STRUCTURE AND PATTERN OF CTET

All questions in CTET test will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternative out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.

There will be two papers of CTET.

(i)  Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.

(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes

    VI to VIII.

PAPER I  (for Class I to V)

Duration of examination 150 minutes

CTET 2018 Exam Pattern: Paper 1

Exam Pattern

CTET Exam Pattern Paper 1

Sr. No. Subject Number of question Marks
1 Child development & Pedagogy 30 30
2 Mathematics 30 30
3 Language – 1 30 30
4 Language – 2 30 30
5 Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Note A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

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