CTET 2021 Notification Out: Check CTET Exam Date, Application Date (20th Sept), Eligibility Criteria

By Karishma Singh|Updated : September 18th, 2021

CTET 2021 Notification Out!! Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released CTET 2021 Notification on its official website. The online application for CTET 2021 starts from 20 September 2021 onwards and the last date for the submission of the online application is 19th October 2021 till 11:59 pm. We are sharing the complete detail of CTET official notification 2021 that includes the online application link, important dates, CTET exam pattern, Eligibility criteria, age limit and fee for the CTET 2021. Candidates can check the link provided below to download the CTET notification pdf.

The CTET exam date has also been announced by CBSE which is from 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022. The CBSE will conduct CTET 2021 exam in CBT (Computer Based Test) mode. CBSE has also announced that the CTET 2021 CBT will be conducted in 20 languages. This is a very good opportunity for all candidates who want to apply for CTET 2021. Complete detail of CTET 2021 is given below.

CTET 2021 Official Notification PDF - Download Here

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CTET 2021 Exam Date

The CBSE has released the exam date for the CTET 2021 exam which is, 16th Dec 2021 to 13th January 2022. 

CTET 2021 Exam DetailsImportant Dates
Publishing Date of Notification18th September 2021
CTET 2021 Application begins on  20th September 2021
Last Date to Apply for CTET 2021 19th October 2021 
Last Date to Deposit Fees20th October 2021 till 3:30 pm 
CTET Admit Card to be released on First Week of December 2021 (Tentative)
CTET Exam Date 202116th December 2021 to 13th January 2022
CTET Result date 2021Within 6 weeks from the date of conduct of the examination

CTET December 2021: Exam Schedule

The exam schedule and schedule for CTET 2021 will be something as discussed in the tabular form. Please check all details before applying to this teaching exam.

DetailsExam Schedule
For Paper-IFor Paper-II
Entry in the Examination Centre07:30 AM12:30 PM
Checking of Admit Cards09:00 AM to 09:15 AM02:00 PM to 02:15 PM
Checking of Computer09:15 AM02: 30 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Centre09:30 AM02:30 PM
Test Commences09:30 AM02:30 PM
Test Concludes12:00 Noon05:00 PM

CTET December 2021 Information Bulletin

CTET Registration for CTET December 2021 has begun from 20th September 2021 onwards as depicted in CTET 2021 Notification. The candidates who have been waiting for CTET December 2021 Exam can fill their registration form from the direct link below which is given below. 

CTET 2021 Online Application Form: Apply Here

How to apply for CTET in 2021?

Candidates can apply for the CTET 2021 through the direct link mentioned in this article or else you can follow the given below steps:

  • Candidates will have to register themselves online through the official website https://ctet.nic.in
  • First, click on 'New Registration'.
  • After registering, candidates need to fill in all basic information, upload photo and signature.
  • After uploading, photo & signature candidates need to submit the application fee through online or offline mode
  • Once you are done with fee submission, candidates are required to print the completed online application form.

Check Here the detailed Online Application Form Steps

CTET 2021 Application Fees

The application fee for CTET 2021 exam is given below in the table as per the category of the candidates. 

CategoryOnly paper-I or IIBoth Paper-I & II
General/OBCRs. 1000/-Rs. 1200/-
SC/ST/Differently-abledRs. 500/-Rs. 600/-

CTET Eligibility Criteria 2021

If you want to apply for CTET 2021, then you must make sure that you fulfil the eligibility criteria that are mentioned below for your reference. 

1. Educational Qualifications for Paper - I (Primary Level)

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education.

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), per the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*

OR

Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of two years Diploma in Elementary Education

2. Educational Qualifications for Paper - I (Upper Primary Level)

Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

OR

Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).

OR

Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), per the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.

OR

Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)*.

CTET 2021 Exam Pattern

CTET 2021 Exam will be conducted in two phases:

  1. Paper I
  2. Paper-II

Paper I is conducted for candidates who have been looking forward to becoming teachers for Class 1 to 5 and Paper II is conducted for candidates who aspire to become teachers for Class 6 to 8. Candidates also have the option to apply for both Paper-I and Paper-II.

CTET Paper I Exam Pattern

SubjectNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Language I (compulsory)3030
Language II (compulsory)3030
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Environmental Studies3030
Mathematics3030
Total150150

CTET Paper II Exam Pattern

SubjectNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Language I (compulsory)3030
Language II (compulsory)3030
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Environmental Studies3030
Mathematics3030
Total150150

Nature and standard of questions

• The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on the educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, i

• The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

• The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

• Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.

Opt two languages in which you wish to appear for CTET: The list of languages and code are as follows:

Code NoLanguageCode NoLanguageCode NoLanguageCode NoLanguage
01English06Gujarati11Marathi16Sanskrit
02Hindi07Kannada12Mizo17Tamil
03Assamese08Khasi13Nepali18Telugu
04Bengali09Malayalam14Oriya19Tibetan
05Garo10Manipuri15Punjabi20Urdu

• The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem-solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I-V by the NCERT.

• The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in the syllabus of the NCERT for classes I - V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

CTET 2021 Selection Process

  • Candidates have to qualify CTET written exam, which is held twice a year.
  • To qualify for the written exam, candidates should score a minimum of 60% or above.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum eligibility criteria based on qualifying for the CTET paper.
  • Persons belonging to SC/ST, OBC, differently-abled persons, etc. may get concessions from some schools as per their reservation policy.

CTET 2021 Certificate Validity

The validity of the CTET certificate for the appointment has been revised and now the certificate will remain valid throughout life. The revised validity has been made effective from 2011. The candidates whose certificates are expired can get their new certificate with no expiry.

Important Links for CTET 2021:

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Kamal

KamalSep 19, 2021

निर्मितवाद है??
(अ)अधिगम सिध्दांत  (ब) सम्प्रदाय (स) शिक्षण व्युह रचना (द) सभी
Nidhi Singh

Nidhi SinghSep 19, 2021

Jiska b.ed first year complete ho gya h kya ctet dene k liye eligible hai
Rashi Jain

Rashi JainSep 19, 2021

What to do after clearing CTET both the levels????
Rashi Jain

Rashi JainSep 19, 2021

Suggest books also
Pawan Shaw

Pawan ShawSep 20, 2021

Maine 2year B.ed kiya hai West Bengal se but notification me to 1 year B.ed require kiya hai...
Kya mai eligible hu...
Aditi Rajawat
Mene 12 th mp state gov.  se kiya hai .    Kya 12 th CBSE board se pass hona jaruri hai.                          Paper 1 ki eligibility k liye
Shalupooja

ShalupoojaSep 20, 2021

I have completed BCA B.ED,,Could somebody suggest what teaching exams I could apply for..Thanks in advance
Sareena

SareenaSep 20, 2021

Ctet paper 2 exam pattern includes maths and science or social science as optional subjects. Environmental studies is included in paper 1 only not in paper 2.
Ritika

RitikaSep 21, 2021

hello mam can you plz tell me can i give ctet exam ...
i had complete my graduation in b.com
Manoranjan Bag
Ma'am, please study plan as well.

FAQs

  • As per the official notice, the CTET exam date will now be conducted between 16 December 2021 to 13 January 2022.

  • The official notification of the CTET exam 2021 is expected to be released on 20th September 2021.

  • No, the CTET exam will be conducted online from 2021 onwards. Until now, the exam was conducted offline.

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