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CTET Exam Dates 2023: Check Paper 1, 2 Schedule, Shift Timing


CTET Exam Dates 2023: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has now released the CTET exam date on its official website. As per the official notice, CTET 2023 will be conducted on August 20, 2023. The 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:
— CBSE uploaded the CTET 2023 August admit card on August 18, 2023. Get the direct link to download your hall ticket below.
— An official notice confirms that CTET 2023 is scheduled for August 20, 2023. It will be conducted as an offline — pen-paper-based (OMR) test.

CTET Exam Dates 2023

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 2023April 27, 2023
CTET Application Form 2023 Starts FromApril 27, 2023
Last Date to Fill Out Online ApplicationMay 26, 2023
Last Date for Submission of Fee Through E-Challan May 26, 2023
CTET Admit Card 2023August 10, 2023
CTET Exam Dates 2023August 20, 2023
Release of CTET Answer KeyTo be Announced
CTET Result DeclarationTo be Announced

CTET Exam Schedule 2023 — Event Timings

The first shift conducts Paper 1 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, while the second shift conducts Paper 2 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Candidates can check the complete schedule of CTET 2023 from the table below:

EventsPaper 1Paper 2
CTET Exam Date 2023August 20, 2023August 20, 2023
Entry Into the Examination Centre7:30 AM12:30 PM
Checking of Admit Cards9:00 to 09:15 AM2:00 to 2:15 PM
Distribution of Computer9:15 AM2:15 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Centre9:30 AM2:30 PM
Test Commences9:30 AM2:30 PM
Test Concludes12:00 Noon5:00 PM

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CTET Application Date 2023

The CTET application form process started on April 27, 2023. 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 2023

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the CTET Admit Card 2023 on August 10, 2023. 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 – ctet.nic.in only, and no communication will be sent to the candidate’s residential address.

CTET Answer Key Date 2023

After completing the exam, CBSE will release the CTET Answer Key 2023. 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 2023

The CTET result date is yet to be announced 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 getting teaching job in any government-authorised school throughout the country.

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FAQs on CTET Exam Dates 2023

The frequently asked questions related to CTET 2023 exam dates are given below:

Q: What is CTET 2023 Exam Date?

Ans: According to the latest notification, the exam will be conducted on August 20, 2023.

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

Ans: The CTET 2023 Paper 1 is usually held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and Paper 2 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

Ans: The CTET 2024 application process will start once the notification for the exam is released.

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 be conducted online this year?

Ans: No, the CTET 2023 exam will be administered as an offline pen-paper (OMR) based test this year.

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