How Many Times CTET Exam Held in a Year?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

How many times are CTET Exam Held in a Year?

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted twice every year to test the conceptual understanding rather than the factual knowledge of the aspirants for teaching recruitment. CTET has considered one of the toughest examinations as lakhs of candidates apply for this every year. As CTET 2023 notification will be released soon, all the aspirants have started to prepare for the exam. The competition level has increased and every year lakhs of aspirants will appear for the CTET Exam. Now, aspirants must want to know how many times the CTET examination is conducted in a year. To this, we are here to give you the answer to your question.

The answer to the question “How often the CTET exam is held?” is that CBSE conducted organized twice every year till 2019 and the objective behind this exam is to find deserving candidates who are eligible to teach students at primary and secondary education levels till Class 8th. After the Pandemic the CBSE changed the CTET Examination criteria and pattern. Now, The CTET exam is held once a year in online mode. Read the article for more details.

How Many Times CTET Exam Been Held in Past Years?

Here is the detailed information regarding the Previous CTET Exam scheduled in a tabular form. Check here:

Year-wise CTET Exam Schedule
CTET December 2023 (Online)
CTET December 2021 (Online)
CTET December 2019
CTET July 2019
 CTET September 2018
CTET September 2016
CTET February 2016
CTET September 2015
CTET February 2015
CTET September 2014
CTET February 2014
CTET July 2013
CTET May 2012
CTET January 2011

How Many Times CTET Exam Held in a Year?

Number Of Attempts In CTET Exam 2023

As of now, there is no maximum number of attempts for the CTET Exam 2023. The candidates can take part in the examination as many times as they want. The candidates can appear for the exam more than once to improve their final score in the examination.

Benefits Of Appearing in the CTET 2023 Exam

The candidates can check out the major benefits that they get while appearing for the CTET examinations in the space below:

  • The candidates who possess the CTET examination are eligible to apply for the teacher’s post in Government schools like KVS, NVS Army Teacher, DSSSB, etc.
  • The candidates who have a CTET certificate are eligible to apply for the teacher’s post in state government as well as private institutes.
  • The CTET-qualified candidates are given priority over the rest, whether it be regular or contractual.

Tips To Crack the CTET 2023 Exam

Candidates must follow a perfect strategy to get through the exam on the first attempt. Some of the best CTET preparation tips are mentioned below: 

1. Follow the Strategy that you have prepared for yourself. Now, this is the time when you executed and performed in the best possible way in the exam hall.

2. Time management plays a very important role in your exam. Always keep a track of your time and no. questions attempted. Managing time will be important for the exam, so do not waste your time on any particular questions. For checking your preparation and manage your time during an exam you have to practice more & more.

3. Speed and Accuracy– Keep these two words in mind. For any Competitive exam, Speed and Accuracy play a very important role. You’ve to maintain both if any of them is not followed you might be caught in a blunder. You can’t afford to do a blunder of such magnitude. If you feel that a particular question is taking more time than required, you better leave it and move to the next question.

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