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CTET Notification 2022 (Out): Check Exam Date & Application Form

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CTET Notification 2022: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released CTET Notification 2022 along with all important dates on October 31, 2022. The notification includes all the details pertaining to the application process, eligibility criteria, dates, exam structure, syllabus, results and more. We have provided the direct to download the CTET Notification 2022 below.

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The CBSE will conduct the CTET Exam (CBT test) between December 2022 to January 2023. The CTET Registration started on October 31, 2022 as mentioned in the Notification. The application form will remain active till November 24, 2022. Check out the article to know about the CTET notification, important dates, eligibility criteria, registration, exam pattern, syllabus and more.

Latest: The CTET Official Notification PDF has been released on October 31, 2022 by CBSE on the official website. Check CTET Notification 2022 PDF.

CTET Notification 2022: Exam Overview

Every year, CBSE conducts the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) twice to assess teachers’ eligibility for primary and upper primary classes, i.e., Classes 1 to 8, in Central Government Schools such as NVS/KVS and other schools, etc. Before getting into the details of the CTET 2022 notification, let’s have an overview of the exam:

ParticularsDetails
Exam NameCTET December 2022 (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)
Exam Conducting BodyCentral Board of Secondary Education
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice in a year
Exam ModeOnline
CTET Online Registration 2022October 31, 2022 to November 24, 2022
Exam Duration150 minutes
Language of PaperEnglish and Hindi
No. of Test Cities135 cities across India

CTET Exam Date 2022

Candidates can check out the important dates related to the CTET Exam 2022 from the table below:

EventsTentative Dates
CTET Notification 2022October 31, 2022
CTET Online Registration Starts FromOctober 31, 2022
Last Date to fill Online ApplicationNovember 24, 2022 (11:59 pm)
Last Date for submission of fee through E-Challan November 25, 2022 (3:30 pm)
Online Correction ScheduleTo be Released
CTET Admit Card DownloadTo be Released
CTET Exam Date 2022December 2022 to January 2023
Release of CTET Answer KeyTo be Released
CTET Result DeclarationTo be Released
CTET Certificates’ DispatchTo be Released

CTET Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates must know that CTET has two papers – Paper I and Paper II. Paper I is for candidates aspiring to become teachers for Class 1 to V (Primary Stage). And Paper II is for those aspiring to become teachers for Class VI-VIII (Upper Primary Stage). The CTET Eligibility Criteria are different for Primary and Upper Primary teachers,

Minimum Qualifications Required for Becoming Class I-V Teacher (Paper I):

  • Candidates should have passed the Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with at least 50% marks. They should have also passed or should be currently appearing for the final year of the 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (OR)
  • They must have passed the Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with at least 45% marks. Also, they must have passed or currently appearing for the final year of a 2-year diploma in Elementary Education, in accordance with the NCTE Regulations, 2002 (OR)
  • They must have passed Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with at least 50% marks along with passing or currently appearing for the final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed) (OR)
  • They must have passed Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with a minimum of 50% marks along with passing or currently appearing for the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)* (OR)
  • They must have done graduation with at least 50% marks and a Bachelor of Education (B. Ed)*.

Minimum Qualifications Required for Becoming Class VI-VIII Teacher (Paper-II):

  • Applicants applying for this position should be a graduate and must have passed or currently be in the final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (OR)
  • They should have completed their graduation and obtained at least 50% marks along with passing or currently appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) (OR)
  • They must have completed their graduation and secured at least 45% marks and should have passed or currently appearing for 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) in accordance with the NCTE regulations issued from time to time (OR)
  • Candidates must have passed Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and should have passed or currently appearing in the final year of 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) (OR)
  • Aspirants must have passed Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with at least 50% marks and should have passed or currently appearing in the final year of 4 years BA/BSc. Ed or BA. Ed/B.Sc. Ed (OR)
  • They should have completed their graduation and obtained a minimum of 50% marks and must have passed or currently appearing for 1 year B.Ed (Special Education)*.

Note: * Refers to candidates who have obtained the certificate of Bachelor of Education from any NCTE-recognized institution. Such candidates will be considered for appointment as a teacher for Classes 1 to 5. The person appointed as the teacher is required to go through a six-month bridge course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE within two years of his appointment as the primary teacher.

CTET 2022 Registration

If you are eligible, you can follow the steps as under to fill out your CTET application form:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of CTET
  • 2nd Step: Click on the link that says “Apply Online”.
  • 3rd Step: Fill in your “Personal”, “Contact”, and “Residential” details and submit.
  • 4th Step: Note down your Registration Number and Password that will be generated on successful registration.
  • 5th Step: Now, log in using your Registration number and Password.
  • 6th Step: Upload scanned images of your Photograph and Signature in the required format.
  • 7th Step: Proceed to the “Payment” option and pay the CTET application fee.
  • 8th Step: Download the application form and take its printout for future reference.

CTET Application Fees

Candidates can pay the application fee online or offline mode. Offline fees can be paid through e-Challan by depositing the application fee in the CTET exam fee account with Syndicate or Canara Bank. For online payment of fees, applicants can pay it through their Debit card or Credit card.

Category Only Paper I or II Both Paper I & II
GeneralRs 1000/-Rs 1200/-
OBCRs 1000/-Rs 1200/-
SC/STRs 500/-Rs 600/-
Diff. Abled PersonRs 500/-Rs 600/-

CTET Syllabus 2022

The exam is conducted based on the syllabus prescribed by the CBSE. The CTET syllabus carries important topics from Paper-I (Classes I to V) and Paper-II (Class VI to VIII).

The CTET Paper I syllabus includes topics from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Environmental Studies. Paper II syllabus comprises topics from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Sciences.

CTET Exam Pattern for Paper I

Paper I comprises five sections. The total marks for this paper are 150. Each question carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers. Candidates must secure at least 60% marks to qualify for this paper. The paper has a time duration of 2.5 hours.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I3030
Language II3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

CTET Exam Pattern for Paper II

Paper-II also comprises five sections. Each question carries 1 mark. The total marks for this paper are 150. There is no negative marking for Paper-II, and the qualifying marks for Paper II is 60%. The exam comprises a composite time duration of 2.5 hours.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 3030
Language I 3030
Language II3030
Mathematics and Science 6060
Social Studies/Social Science 6060
Total150150

Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 have two Language sections – Language I and Language II. Applicants can choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the language options and are required to specify the same on the confirmation page. Candidates can opt for two languages from the following options:

Code Language
01English
02Hindi
03Assamese
04Bengali
05Garo
06Gujarati
07Kannada
08Khasi
09Malayalam
10Manipuri
11Marathi
12Mizo
13Nepali
14Oriya
15Punjabi
16Sanskrit
17Tamil
18Telugu
19Tibetan
20Urdu

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CTET Admit Card

The CTET Admit Card will be released on the CTET official website. Candidates should know that the hard copy of the CTET hall ticket will not be sent to them. CTET 2022 call letter should be downloaded within the stipulated time.

Applicants should immediately contact the official authorities in case of any discrepancy or error in the admit card. Errors regarding particulars of the applicant’s photograph, signature, or other information that varies from the application form shouldn’t be avoided.

CTET Exam Centres

CBSE has increased the number of exam centres for the upcoming CTET exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. The exam cities have been increased from 112 cities to 135 cities. The list of new exam cities added to the existing list of exam centres is given below:

LakhimpurLudhiana
NagaonAmbedkar Nagar
BegusaraiBijnor
GopalganjBulandshahr
PurniaDeoria
RohtasGonda
SaharsaMainpuri,
SaranPratapgarh
Bhilai/DurgShahjahanpur
BilaspurSitapur
HazaribaghUdham Singh Nagar
Jamshedpur
  • Candidates will be given the opportunity to make changes in the exam city preference.
  • Every effort will be taken by officials to accommodate candidates in the preferred cities. However, if not possible, the officials have all rights to allocate any other suitable exam centre.

CTET Qualifying Process

Check out the detailed CTET 2022 Qualifying process below:

  • Candidates must score 60 per cent or more marks CTET 2022 exam to get qualify.
  • Candidates must also meet the CTET eligibility criteria prescribed by CBSE.
  • Qualifying CTET does not guarantee a job to candidates. They have to apply for recruitment at different schools based on the available vacancies.

CTET Result

CTET results will be declared on the official website – ctet.nic.in. Candidates can check their results by using their roll number for the exam. Candidates who score 60 per cent or above marks are declared CTET qualified.

FAQs on CTET 2022 Notification

Following are the frequently asked question and their answers related to CTET 2022 Notification.

Q.1: Is CTET Notification 2022 out?

Ans: The Central Board of Secondary Education released the CTET Notification 2022 on October 31, 2022.

Q.2: What is the official website for applying to the CTET exam 2022?

Ans: The official website of the CTET is www.ctet.nic.in. Candidates can visit this website to submit their online application form.

Q.3: When will the CTET 2022 exam be held?

Ans: CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2 exam is scheduled to be held between December 2022 to January 2023.

Q.4: How many attempts can be taken in the CTET exam?

Ans: There are no minimum or maximum attempts for the exam. This means that candidates can appear for the CTET exam as many times as they want.

Q.5: Is CTET valid in all states?

Ans: Yes, CTET is valid in all states. In that way, CTET holders can apply for teaching jobs under private schools as per the National Council For Teacher Education (NCTE).

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