CTET Exam Dates 2022: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the revised date for the postponed CBSE CTET Exam 2021. The Board has announced new dates for December 16 (Shift 2) and December 17 (both shifts) on the official website of CTET. The new CTET Exam Dates for other centres that were earlier scheduled for December 16 (Shift 2) and December 17, 2021, will now take place on January 17 and 21, 2022, respectively.
Some of the candidates whose exams were planned for December 16, 17, 2021 in Purnea (Purnia) have been allocated a revised date of January 12, 2022. However, CBSE has activated the revised CTET Admit Card link on January 12, 2022. Candidates appearing for the exam must go through this article to get complete details on CTET Exam Dates 2022.
CTET Exam Dates Overview
CTET is a national level eligibility test conducted by CBSE to determine the eligibility of candidates for the teaching profession. The candidates who qualify for the CTET exam can apply for teaching jobs in schools affiliated with CBSE across the country. Check the overview of CTET from the table below:
Candidates willing to take CTET must check the important dates. Knowing the important dates well in advance will certainly help candidates prepare for the upcoming events. Candidates can check the important dates of CTET 2022 from the table below:
CTET December 2021 Important Dates
Start of Application form
September 20, 2021
Online Application Form Deadline
October 25, 2021
Final verification of payment of fee by the candidates
October 26, 2021
Application form correction window
October 28 to November 03, 2021
Release of Admit card
December 11, 2021
Date of CTET December 2021 for Paper 1 & 2
December 16, 2021, to January 13, 2022 January 17, 2022, & January 21, 2022 (Rescheduled Exam)
Release of Provisional Answer Key
To Be Announced Later
Final Answer Key Release Date
To Be Announced Later
CTET Result Date
February 15, 2022
Note: The exact date and shift of the CTET examination will be specified on the admit card of the candidate.
Candidates could fill the application form between September 20 to October 25, 2021. Candidates who submit their application form on or before the deadline receive their admit cards for the exam. Every year, the eligibility test is held to select suitable candidates for the post of teachers in government schools for Classes I to VIII. The candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs 1000/- for the General and OBC candidates and Rs 500/- for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates if they appear for Paper I or II.
If any candidate is appearing for both CTET Paper I and CTET Paper II, the application fee for General/ OBC category candidates is Rs. 1200/-, and Rs. 600 for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates. Before filling the application form, candidates should check CTET Notification carefully and decide whether they are eligible or not.
CTET Admit Card Date
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the revised CTET Admit Cardon January 12, 2022. Candidates who completed the application process can download the CTET admit card. CBSE releases the admit card online on the official website only, and no communication will be sent to the candidate’s residential address. As it is compulsory to carry the CTET Hall Ticket and a valid photo ID proof on the exam day, candidates are requested to keep an eye on the official website at ctet.nic.in for the latest information.
CTET Answer Key Date
After the completion of the exam, CBSE will release the CTET Answer Key. Candidates who appear for the exam can download the answer key and check the CTET OMR sheet on the official website. CBSE provides an option to challenge the answer key. Candidates must pay a nominal fee and challenge the answer key with supporting documents on the official website only. The challenge will be scrutinized by the officials, and if required, the changes will be made in the final answer key. CBSE will release the final answer key along with the result.
The CTET result is expected to be released on February 15, 2022. As per theCTET Result status, the candidates will receive an eligibility certificate. Earlier the CTET certificate was valid for seven years, but now as per the notification released on June 21, 2021, the CTET certificate for teachers is valid for a lifetime. The candidates who receive the CTET Certificate will be eligible for a getting a teaching job in any government authorized school throughout the country.
FAQs on CTET Exam Dates
The frequently asked questions related to CTET exam dates are given below:
Q1. Why is CTET conducted? Ans:The CTET exam is an eligibility test that CBSE conducts for selecting teachers for Classes I to VIII in government, aided or private schools.
Q2. When will the CTET Dec 16 Paper 2 exam be conducted? Ans: The CTET December 16, 2021 exam for Paper 2 will be conducted on January 17, 2022.
Q3. 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/ January.
Q4. What are the timings for CTET Paper I and Paper II? Ans: CTET Paper I will be from 9:30 am to 12 noon, and CTET Paper II will be from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm.
Q5. Will the CTET Exam be conducted on different days? Ans:Yes, CBSE conducts the online CTET exam on different days. For more details, check this article.
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