CTET 2021 Application Form & Apply Online : CTET 2021 notification will be released by CBSE in the 4th week of Jan 2021. CTET exam will be conducted on 5th July 2021. The Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct the 14th edition of CTET and the registration process commences from 24 Jan 2021 and the last date to apply online will be 24 Feb 2021.
Read further to know about the CTET notification, eligibility conditions, registration, fee, exam dates, center, pattern & syllabus, admit cards, results, etc.
CTET 2021 Notification
CTET Notification 2021 will be released by CBSE in the 4th week of Jan 2021. CTET 2021 notification will be available on the official website. CTET is a national level examination being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education to recruit candidates for teaching profiles 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.
Download CTET 2021 Notification Pdf
|Examination Name||Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2021|
|Conducted by||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
|CTET 2021 Notification no.||To be notified|
|CTET 2021 Notification released on||4th week of Jan 2021|
|CTET 2021 Apply mode||Online|
|Application start date||24 Jan 2021|
|Application last date||24 Feb 2021|
|Last date to submit application fee||24 Feb 2021|
|Admit cards||Before 7 days of the exam|
|CTET Exam||5 July 2021|
|Official website / Apply online @||www.ctet.nic.in|
CTET 2021 Eligibility Conditions
To become a teacher by qualifying in CTET, the candidate must possess following eligibility conditions to apply for the CTET exam.
|Classes I-V: Primary Stage||Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage|
|Graduation degree and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 year D.El.Ed (dip. in elementary education)|
10+2/intermediate (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education)
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)
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
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)|
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
10+2/intermediate (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.El.Ed
Graduation with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE regulations
Graduation with minimum 50% marks & passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed
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 Application Fee
|Category||Fee for appearing in only 1 Paper either I or II ||Fee for appearing in Both Paper – I & II|
|SC/ST/Differently abled||Rs. 350/-||Rs. 600/-|
|General/OBC||Rs. 700/-||Rs. 1200/-|
|Note: GST / taxes as applicable will be charged extra by the Bank|
All the candidates can deposit the prescribed CTET application fee either online or offline. To pay fees online, a candidate has to use a credit or debit card or internet banking service. To pay fees offline, candidates have to submit an E-challan with cash in any Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank.
CTET 2021 Application Form
CTET Application Process 2021 will commence from 24 Jan 2021 and the last date of registration is 24th Feb 2021. The online application process is explained below:
- Open CTET official website in your browser
- On the homepage, you will important information and links
- Find and click on the ‘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 a fee
- Print confirmation page along with e-receipt or challan
CTET 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus
- CTET 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.
- The time duration of both papers will be two-and-a-half hours i.e. (150 minutes).
Paper I Primary Stage
|Subjects||No. of MCQs||Syllabus / 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|
Paper-II Elementary Stage
|S. No.||Subjects||No. of MCQs||Syllabus / topics|
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)
|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|
|Science & Mathematics|
(for Science & Mathematics teacher)
|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)|
|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 the NCERT syllabus and textbooks.
CTET Admit Card 2021
CTET admit card 2021 are available to download as it has been released. Successfully registered candidates need to download admit cards from CTET official website.
Direct link to download CTET Admit card 2021
- Visit the official website of CTET
- Click on admit card link
- Enter registration number and date of birth and submit to get admit card
- Take printout
In case, a candidate is unable to download the admit card, he/she can contact relevant authorities by November 30 to get an alternate admit card by submitting proof of application fee submission.
CTET Exam Date & Centres
CTET 2021 will be held on 5th July 2021 in 20 languages in 92 cities all across the nation. Names of few cities in which CTET 2021 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 2021 also will be conducted abroad in 2 cities i.e. Riyadh & Dubai.
CTET 2021 Result
CTET Result 2021 will be declared by the CBSE after few days from the date of examination. However, the exact date of the result declaration is yet to be announced.
CTET Copy of OMR sheet / Answer key
After the CTET result announcement, candidates can check the OMR sheet and the answer key of the CTET examination to be displayed on the CTET official website.
Candidates who qualify CTET will get a CTET qualifying certificate/document with validity of 7 years from the date of declaration of CTET result.