CTET 2018 – Notification, Syllabus, Apply Online, Online Application Form

CTET 2018 Application Form & Apply OnlineCTET 2018 notification has been released. CTET 2018 exam will be conducted on December 09, 2018 in 92 cities throughout the nation. Good news for government teaching job aspirants out there. As per the latest news, the Central Board of Secondary Education (popular as CBSE) is going to conduct 11th edition of CTET on December 09, 2018. CTET 2018 preparations are in final stage now.

Before appearing for CTET 2018, aspirants are required to know few things about such as date of release of official notification, eligibility conditions, online registration date, process, fee & mode of payment, exam dates, centre, pattern & syllabus, admit cards, results etc.

CTET 2018 Official Notification

CTET 2018 notification has been released by CBSE on August 01, 2018. CTET 2018 notification is available on the official website of CTET. To download / view it now, please click here

CTET notification

About CTET

CTET is a national level examination being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education to recruit candidates for teaching profile all across the country. After qualifying CTET, candidates can join central Government Schools such as Tibetan Schools, Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kendriya Vidyalaya etc. as a teacher. States that do not hold TET use CTET scores to select candidates. CTET qualified candidates get a qualifying certificate having seven years’ validity.

Overview

Examination nameCentral Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2018
Conducted byCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
CTET 2018 Notification no.CBSE / CTET / 2018
CTET 2018 Notification released onAugust 01, 2018
CTET 2018 Apply modeOnline
CTET 2018 Dates for applying onlineAug 01 to 27, 2018
Last date to submit application feeAug 30, 2018 up to 3:30 PM
Admit cards will be available to download fromBefore 7 days of the exam
CTET 2018 will be onDecember 09, 2018 (Sunday)
CTET 2018 Official website / Apply online @www.ctet.nic.in

CTET 2018 Eligibility Conditions

Minimum Qualifications

If you are applying for becoming a teacher for

Classes I-V: Primary StageClasses VI-VIII: Elementary Stage
Graduation degree and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 year D.El.Ed (dip. in elementary education)
OR
10+2/intermediate (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education)
OR
10+2/intermediate (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.El.Ed (Bachelor of Elementary Education)
OR
10+2/intermediate (or its equivalent) with minimum 45% marks & passed or appearing in final year of 2-year D.El.Ed (dip. in elementary education) in accordance with the NCTE Regulations, 2002
OR
10+2/intermediate (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in final year of 2-year D.El.Ed (dip. in elementary education)
Graduation with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)
OR
10+2/intermediate (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed or B.A/B.Sc.Ed
OR
10+2/intermediate (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.El.Ed
OR
Graduation with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE regulations
OR
Graduation with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed
OR
Graduation & passed or appearing in final year of 2-year D.El.Ed.

Note: – relaxation up to 5% will be given to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled categories

CTET 2018 Application Fee & Mode Of Payment

CategoryFee for appearing in only 1 Paper either I or II
Fee for appearing in Both Paper – I & II
SC/ST/Differently abledRs. 350/-Rs. 600/-
General/OBCRs. 700/-Rs. 1200/-
Note: GST / taxes as applicable will be charged extra by the Bank

All the candidates can deposit the prescribed fee either online or offline. To pay fee online, a candidate has to use a credit or debit card or internet banking service. To pay fee offline, candidates have to submit an E-challan with cash in any Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank.

CTET 2018 Application Form & Process

CTET 2018 online application process scheduled from August 01 to 27, 2018. Online application process is explained below:

  • Open CTET official website in your browser 
  • On homepage, you will important information and links
  • Find and click on ‘Apply Online’ tab
  • Before clicking on ‘Proceed to Apply Online’ tab, read all the instructions carefully
  • Now, fill & submit Part-I of online application form
  • Instantly, you will see a registration number; note it down carefully to use in future
  • Upload digital copies of your latest passport size photo & signature
  • Submit fee online or download e-challan for offline payment of fee
  • Print confirmation page along with e-receipt or challan

CTET 2018 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

CTET 2018 will be on December 09, 2018. CTET 2018 will be a ‘Pen & Paper’ based examination. There will be two papers Paper I & II. Paper I will be for a candidate who wants to be a teacher for classes I to V and Paper II will be for a candidate who wants to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII. Both papers will have Multiple Choice Questions (each of 1 mark) and there will no provision of negative marking. Time duration of both papers will be two-and-a-half hours i.e. (150 minutes).

Paper I Primary Stage

SubjectsNo. of MCQsSyllabus / topics
Child development & Pedagogy
30
Concept of development & its relationship with learning, influence of Heredity & Environment, principles of the development of children, Multi dimensional intelligence, language & thought, Vygotsky, Kohlberg and Piaget: constructs & critical perspectives, Motivation and learning, Cognition & Emotions etc
Environmental Studies
30
Family & friends, food, shelter, water travel, things we make & do, concept & score of EVS, learning principles, significance of EVS, integrated EVS, approaches of presenting concepts, Scope & relation to Science & Social Science, Environmental Studies & Environmental Education etc
Mathematics
30
Geometry, Multiplication, Division, Money, Patterns, Data Handling, Volume, Time, Weight, Measurement, Addition & Subtraction, Numbers etc
Language I (compulsory)
30
Reading unseen passages, Principles of language teaching, Learning & acquisition, language skills, remedial teaching etc
Language II (compulsory)
30
Two unseen prose passages with question on grammar & verbal ability, Principles of language Teaching, remedial teaching, language skills etc
Total150

Paper II Elementary Stage

S. No.SubjectsNo. of MCQsSyllabus / topics

i

Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)

30
Influence of Heredity & Environment, Principles of the development of children, Concept of development & its relationship with learning, Language & Thought, Multi-Dimensional Intelligence, Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence, Motivation & learning, Cognition & Emotions etc
ii
Social Science/Social Studies
(for Social Science/Social Studies teacher)
60
History, geography, social & political life, Pedagogical issues such as concept & nature of Social Science/Social Studies, Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies etc

iii
Science & Mathematics
(for Science & Mathematics teacher)

60
Number system, algebra, geometry, mensuration, data handling, Pedagogical issues such as nature of Mathematics/logical thinking, place of Mathematics/Logical thinking, community Mathematics, etc
Food, materials, the world of the living, moving things people & ideas, electric current & circuits, magnets, natural phenomena/resources, Pedagogical issues such as Understanding & Appreciating Science, Natural Science/Aims & objectives, nature & structure of Sciences
iv
Language I (compulsory)
30
Reading unseen passages, Principles of language teaching, Learning & acquisition, language skills, remedial teaching etc
v
Language II (compulsory)

30
Two unseen prose passages with question on grammar & verbal ability, Principles of language Teaching, remedial teaching, language skills etc

Note: – for any other teacher – either (ii) or (iii); for detailed syllabus of classes I-VIII, please refer to NCERT syllabus and textbooks.

CTET 2018 Admit Card

Reports say, admit cards will be available to download before 7 days of the exam. Successfully registered candidates need to download admit card from CTET official website.

CTET 2018 Examination Date & Centres

CTET 2018 will be held on December 09, 2018 (Sunday) in 20 languages in 92 cities all across the nation. Names of few cities in which CTET 2018 will be held are – Port Blair, Pune, Vijayawada, Imphal, Visakhapatnam, Shillong, Itanagar, Aizawl, Guwahati, Raipur, Amritsar, Bhatinda, Ferozepur, Ambala, Udaipur, Panaji, Kota, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Shimla, Jammu, Agra, Noida, Indore, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Aligarh, Varanasi etc.

CTET 2018 also will be conducted in abroad in 2 cities i.e. Riyadh & Dubai.

CTET 2018 Result

CTET 2018 results will be declared by the CBSE after few days from the date of examination. However, exact date of result declaration is yet to be announced.

CTET 2018 Copy of OMR sheet / Answer key

After CTET 2018 result announcement, candidates can check OMR sheet and the answer key of CTET examination to be displayed on CTET official website.

CTET 2018 Validity

Candidates who qualify CTET 2018 will get a CTET qualifying certificate / document with validity of 7 years from the date of declaration of CTET 2018 results.

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