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CTET Exam Date 2024 (Out): July Paper 1, 2 Schedule, Shift Timing


CTET Exam Dates 2024: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has now released the CTET-July 2024 exam dates on its official website. As per the official notice, CTET 2024 will be conducted on July 7, 2024. The CBSE CTET will be held offline, i.e., it will be a pen-paper (OMR) based exam. The eligibility test will be conducted in various cities across the country. The exam date has been mentioned in the official notification added below. Furthermore, the CTET admit card also comprises the exam schedule.

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The CBSE released the official notification for the CTET exam. The notification has all the important dates related to the exam. Also, candidates can find the dates related to the CTET Paper 1 and 2 dates in this article. To know more, continue to read this article.

Latest Updates:
— The CTET 2024 application form for CTET-July 2024 was released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on March 5, 2024. Download CTET 2024 Notification PDF to learn more. Also, take the CTET Paper 1 mock test to boost your exam preparation.

Both CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be conducted on the same date, i.e., July 7, 2024; however, the timing differs. See below.

CTET Exam Dates 2024

The CBSE administers the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) to determine candidates’ eligibility as primary (Class 1 to 5) and upper primary (Class 6 to 8) teachers. The Paper 1 and Paper 2 exam date will be released soon. Check the important dates from the table below:

CTET Notification 2024March 7, 2024
CTET Application Form 2024 Starts FromMarch 7, 2024
Last Date to Fill Out Online CTET ApplicationApril 2, 2024 (up to 11:59 p.m.)
Last Date for Submission of CTET FeeApril 2, 2024 (up to 11:59 p.m.)
CTET Admit Card 2024July 2024
CTET Exam Dates 2024July 7, 2024 (Paper 1 and Paper 2)
Release of CTET Answer KeyTo be Announced
CTET Result DeclarationTo be Announced

CTET Exam Schedule 2024 — CTET-July 2024 Exam Timings

The first shift, i.e., Paper 2 is from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, while the second shift or Paper 1 is from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Candidates can check the complete schedule of CTET 2024 from the table below:

CTET Exam Schedule 2024
EventsPaper 2Paper 1
CTET Exam Date 2024Entry into the Examination Centre
Entry in the Examination Centre07:30 am12:00 pm
Checking of Admit Cards09: 00 am to 09:15 am01:30 pm to 01:45 pm
Distribution of Test Booklet09:15 am01:45 pm
Seal of the Test Booklet to be opened to take out the Answer Sheet09:25 am01:55 pm
Last Entry in the Examination Centre09:30 am02:00 pm
Test Commences09:30 am02:00 pm
Test Concludes12:00 noon04:30 pm

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  • 5th Step: Search and Select “CTET Paper 1 or 2” on the search bar and click “Next”.
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CTET Application Date 2024

The CTET application form process started on March 7, 2024. Candidates must pay an application fee of Rs 1000/- for the General and OBC candidates and INR 500/- for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates if they appear for Paper 1 or Paper 2. If any applicant appears for CTET Paper 1 and CTET Paper 2, the application fee for General/ OBC category candidates was INR 1200/-, and INR 600 for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.

CTET Admit Card Date 2024

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the CTET Admit Card 2024 in the first week of July 2024, i.e., two days before July 7, 2024. Candidates who completed the application process successfully can only download the Paper 1 or 2 admit card till the exam day. Moreover, CBSE released the admit card online on the official website, viz. ctet.nic.in only, and no communication will be sent to the candidate’s residential address.

CTET Answer Key Date 2024

After completing the exam, CBSE will release the CTET Answer Key 2024. Candidates who will appear for the exam can download the key and check the CTET OMR sheet on the official website. CBSE provides an option to challenge the answer key. Applicants must pay a nominal fee and challenge the answer key with supporting documents on the official website. 

If required, the officials will scrutinize the challenge; the changes will be made in the final answer key. CBSE will release the final answer key along with the result.

CTET Result Date 2024

The CTET result date says that the CTET-July result will be announced by the end of August 2024 by the conducting body. As per the result status, the candidates will receive an eligibility certificate. Earlier, the CTET certificate for teachers was valid for seven years, but now, it is valid for a lifetime.

The candidates who receive the CTET Certificate will be eligible for a teaching job in any government-authorised school throughout the country.

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FAQs on CTET Exam Dates 2024

The frequently asked questions related to CTET 2024 exam dates are given below:

Q: What is CTET 2024 Exam Date?

Ans: According to the latest notification, the CBSE CTET July exam will be conducted on July 7, 2024.

Q: What are the timings for CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2?

Ans: The CTET 2024 Paper 2 will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and Paper 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Q: When will the application process for CTET 2024 start?

Ans: The CTET 2024 application process started on March 7, 2024.

Q: How many times does the CBSE conduct the CTET exam?

Ans: The CBSE conducts the CTET exam twice a year. The first cycle is in July, and the second cycle is in December.

Q: Is CTET to be conducted online this year?

Ans: No, the CTET 2024 exam will be administered as an offline pen-paper (OMR) based test this year.

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