CTET Paper 2 Analysis 2021 - CTET Expected Cut Off, Passing Marks & Detailed Exam Review

By Komal|Updated : January 31st, 2021

CTET Paper 2 Analysis & Expected Cut Off 2021: CBSE has conducted the CTET Paper 2 2020 exam today i.e. 31st January 2021 in the shift of 2.00 PM to 4.30 PM. The CTET Paper - 2 (Evening shift) exam is over. And we are here with the detailed CTET Paper 2 analysis 2021, expected cut off and topic-wise review here. The overall level of Paper 2 was Moderate.

In this post, we are sharing the CTET Qualifying marks 2021, topic-wise review, questions asked difficulty level and overall good attempts. The official answers key of CTET will be declared within 15 days.

The analysis of the CTET Paper 2 includes all the five subjects- English Language, Hindi Language, Science, Social Studies Mathematics and Child Development & Pedagogy.

CTET 2021 Important Points:

  • CTET will be conducted in an Offline Mode.
  • CTET is qualifying in nature.
  • There is no negative marking in this exam.
  • 150 questions will be asked in 150 minutes to complete the test.
  • There is no sectional cut-off in this exam. 

 

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CTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2021

S. N.SectionNumber of QuestionMarksTotal Time
1Child development & Pedagogy3030

150 Minutes


2Language - 13030
3Language - 23030
4Science & Mathematics OR Social Science6060
Total150150

Note: Mathematics and Science for Maths and Science teachers (Science Background students). Social Science is for Social Science teachers (Art Background students).

Do’s and Don’ts during the Exam:

  • Don't devote too much time to a single question.
  • Don't lose your calm.
  • Do not panic during the exam if you encounter a difficult question.
  • Don't be in a hurry while answering a question.
  • Don't leave any question blank in the exam.
  • Don't forget to take Admit card, photo ID proof and 1 blue or black pen with you.
  • Do read all the questions properly.
  • Do relax and stay calm.
  • Do attempt only those questions first which you are sure about.

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CTET Paper 2 Analysis 2021: Important Highlights

  • The overall level of the CTET was Moderate.
  • The Child Development & Pedagogy section was moderate to difficult and many questions were asked from the Teaching learning process & Theories based.
  • Science & Mathematics was also moderate and most of the questions asked from Geometry & physics.
  • Social Studies was easy to moderate and most of the questions asked from History & Geography.
  • English was easy to moderate. The passage was easy to attempt while the poem was a bit difficult.
  • Hindi was moderate as most of the questions were asked from grammar-based. 
  • There is no major change in the Hindi & English language section. 

CTET Paper 2 Analysis 2021: Difficulty level and Good Attempt

Subjects

Good Attempts

Difficult Levels

Child Development & Pedagogy

22 - 24

Moderate to Difficulty

Hindi Language 

20-22

Moderate

English Language 

18 - 22

Easy to Moderate 

Science & Mathematics (For Science Students)

35-44

Moderate

Social Studies (For Art Students)

40 - 48

Moderate to Difficult

Overall

100 - 116

Moderate

CTET Qualifying Marks 2021

Below is the category-wise CTET qualifying marks 2021. Candidates will get the ideas from the following numbers in order to clear the CTET passing marks.

Category% of MarksRequired Marks (Out of 150)
General60%90
OBC/SC/ST55%82

CTET Paper 2 Review 2021 (Section-wise)

1. CTET Paper 2 Review: Child Development Pedagogy

Total Number - 30

Topic

No of questions

Development Theory3
Individual differences & Socialization processes

3

Theories Related questions

8

Inclusive Education & Progressive Education

2

Gender Bias

1

Types of Children & Learning disability 

2

Learning and Pedagogy3
Assessment

1

Other Miscellaneous Questions

7

Note: This year less number of practical & application-based questions were asked and the number of theories-based questions has increased.

2. CTET Paper 2 Review: English Language

Total Number - 30

Topic

No of questions (As a 1st Language)

No of questions (As a 2nd Language)

Passage 9 15
Poem

 6

-

Language Pedagogy

 15

15

3. CTET Paper 2 Review: Hindi Language (2nd Language)

 

Total Number - 30

Topic

No of questions (As a 1st Language)

No of questions (As a 2nd Language)

Passage 9 15
Poem

 6

-

Language Pedagogy

 15

15

4. CTET Paper 2 Review: Social Studies

Total Number - 60

Topic

No of Questions

History

 14

Geography

 08

Political Science

 08

Other Miscellaneous Question

 04

Social Science Pedagogy

 16

Note: In this subject number of History & Geography questions has increased as compared to the previous year.

5. CTET Paper 2 Review: Science & Mathematics

Total Number - 30

Topic

No of questions

Algebra 4
Number System

 6

Mensuration

 3

Simplification

 2

Geometry 

 4

Median & Probability 

 1

Mathematics Pedagogy

10

Physics

6

Chemistry

5

Biology & Earth science

5

Metal & Natural Resource

4

Science Pedagogy

10
 
Note: There is no question asked from probability, C.I and S.I. In science subject, the number of Physics & Chemistry question has increased  & Biology question decreased as compared to the previous year.

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FAQs

  • The level of CTET Paper 2 was moderate.

  • There is no negative marking in the CTET Paper 2.

  • The duration of the CTET Paper 2 is 2.5 Hours

  • The level of questions asked from Mathematics Subject was moderate.

  •  The level of questions asked from Science Subject was difficult.

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