CTET Exam Pattern 2022: Check Paper 1 & Paper 2 Pattern, Marking Scheme

CTET Exam Pattern 2022: Check Paper 1 & Paper 2 Pattern, Marking Scheme

ByNeha Joshi  |  Updated on: Feb 24, 2022Check CTET exam pattern for the upcoming CTET 2022 exam along with important dates, marking scheme, steps to fill the OMR sheet, and other important details of CTET 2022 exam.
Check CTET exam pattern for the upcoming CTET 2022 exam along with important dates, marking scheme, steps to fill the OMR sheet, and other important details of CTET 2022 exam.
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The CTET exam pattern 2022 should be understood before beginning the exam preparation. The CTET exam consists of two papers for the primary and elementary stages, according to the most recent CTET exam pattern. For the first time, the CTET 2022 exam will be administered online, and the questions will be conceptual. As per the CTET exam pattern, candidates who want to teach classes from 1st to 5th should take Paper 1, whereas candidates who want to teach classes from 6th to 8th should take Paper 2. Candidates who want to be certified to teach classes 1st through 8th can take both CTET papers. For both papers, the CTET exam pattern is listed below.

CTET Exam Pattern 2022

Central Teacher Eligibility Test, also known as CTET 2022 is the examination conducted by CBSE which provides the CTET exam pattern to the candidates who want to become a teacher in the future. As per the CTET exam pattern, there is no limitation to choosing any one of the papers, you can appear for both papers. Before starting the preparation one should be aware of the CTET exam pattern. Recently, it has been confirmed that the CTET 2022 exam will take place in an online mode.

What's New?

  • CTET includes two examinations, different for paper 1 and paper 2.
  • The mode of examination will be online i.e, CBT (Computer Based Test) mode.
  • The examination type will be multiple choice questions and will include 4 options with only 1 correct option.
  • The language of the paper will be in Hindi and English and candidates can choose any language.
  • Paper 1 includes 5 subjects which have a total of 150 questions of one mark each.
  • Paper 2 also includes 5 subjects and a choice between science & maths and social science. A total of 150 questions will be asked and one mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking in CTET.
  • The examination will be for 150 minutes.

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Along with the CTET exam pattern, you should also have a good knowledge of the CTET syllabus and the marking scheme of both paper 1 and paper 2.

CTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

CTET Paper 1 has 150 questions and 150 marks, according to the CTET exam pattern 2022. The CTET exam pattern contains information on the topics covered and the number of questions asked. The CTET exam pattern for paper 1 is listed in the table below.

Section

Number of question

Marks

Total Time

Child development & Pedagogy

30

30

150 Minutes

Mathematics

30

30

Language - 1

30

30

Language - 2

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

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CTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

The CTET paper 2 also consists of 150 questions and 150 marks, as per the most recent CTET exam pattern. The following table contains information on the CTET exam pattern including topics covered and the number of questions asked. Check out the complete CTET exam pattern for Paper 2 below.

Section

Number of Question

Marks

Total Time

Child development & Pedagogy

30

30



150 Minutes



Language - 1

30

30

Language - 2

30

30

Science & Mathematics OR Social Science

60

60

Total

150

150

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

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CTET Marking Scheme

Along with the CTET exam pattern, understanding the marking scheme for the upcoming exam is critical. The marking scheme for the CTET comprises the distribution of marks for correct and wrong answers.

  • According to the CTET exam pattern, paper 1 includes 5 subjects which have a total of 150 questions of one mark each.
  • Paper 2 also includes 5 subjects and a choice between science & maths and social science. A total of 150 questions will be asked and one mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking in CTET 2022.
Types of AnswerMarks Allotted
Correct Answer1
Incorrect Answer0 (No negative marking)

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Nature and Standard of CTET 2022 Questions

Candidates should be familiar with the CTET exam pattern 2022 as well as the nature and standard of CTET 2022 questions. Aspirants should use this information to help them prepare for the CTET exam.

  • The questions of Child Development and Pedagogy will be focused on the educational psychology of teaching and learning. It will be relevant to the children of 6 to 11 years. They will concentrate on learning the characters and requirements of various learners.
  • The questions in Language I will be direct proficiencies related to the medium of education, communication with learners, and the characteristics and features of a good facilitator of learning.
  • The questions in Language II will direct to the elements of language, conversation, and comprehension skills.
  • Language II and Language I cannot be the same. 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 define the same on the confirmation page.
  • The questions in Mathematics and Environmental Studies section will be based on the concepts, problem-solving abilities, and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects.
  • The questions of the following area will be evenly divided over several sections of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes 1st to 5th by the NCERT.
  • The questions in Paper 1 will cover the syllabus of the NCERT for classes 1st to 5th but their difficulty level, as well as linkages, can go up to the Secondary stage.

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CTET Pattern FAQs

  • Understanding the CTET paper pattern 2022 is very important to crack the exam. Exam pattern refers to the overall framework of the exam, which encompasses a variety of factors such as the number of questions, the number of marks awarded, and so on. Read the above post to know the detailed CTET exam pattern for the upcoming exam.

  • The CTET exam consists of two papers for the primary and elementary stages, according to the most recent CTET exam pattern.

  • According to the CTET exam pattern, the main question paper shall be Bilingual (Hindi/English) only. Language II and Language I cannot be the same. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and another as Language II from the available language options.

  • The exam will be conducted in online mode (CBT). For the first time, the CTET 2022 exam will be administered online, and the questions will be conceptual.

  • Yes, a candidate can appear in both CTET papers 1 & 2. Candidates who want to be certified to teach classes 1st through 8th can take both CTET papers.

  • As per the latest CTET paper pattern, the mode of examination will be online i.e, CBT (Computer Based Test) mode. The examination type will be multiple choice questions and will include 4 options with only 1 correct option. Earlier, CTET was conducted in offline mode as a pen-paper test.

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