Exam Detail

CTET Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2018

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: 12th
  • Duration-:2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Offline
  • Total Questions-: 150

CBSE has released the official notification for CTET 2018 on June 12. The online application for CTET 2018 will start from June 22, 2018. The last date to apply online for CTET 2018 is July 19, 2018. CBSE will be conducting the CTET 2018 on September 16, 2018. 

CTET 2018 Highlights

Exam Name

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)

Conducting Body

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Official Website

ctet.nic.in

Exam Type

National Level

Exam Periodicity

Biannual (April and September)

Purpose

Selection of Primary and Elementary Teachers in Central Government Schools

Duration of Exam

2 hours 30 minutes (both papers)

CTET 2018 Exam Date

September 16, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Passed Senior Secondary with 50% marks

Mode of Application

Online

Number of Attempts

No restriction

Language Medium

English and Hindi

E-mail ID

ctet@cbse.gov.in

CTET 2018 Exam Dates

As per the latest notification of CTET 2018, the schedule of exam will be as follows – 

Event

Date 

Online Application Form starts from

June 22,  2018

Application Fee can be paid upto

July 21, 2018 (before 3.30.P.M.)

Availability of CTET Admit Card

August 2018

CTET 2018 Exam Date

September 16,  2018

Result declaration

October 2018

CTET 2018 Certificates’ Dispatch

November 2018

Apply Online

Step 1- Filling Application Form

  • Visit the official website, www.ctet.nic.in
  • Click on “Apply for CTET 2018”
  • Enter personal details in the form, as mentioned in the class 10 certificate.
  • Choose any 3 exam centers, preferred language and paper option
  • Fill academic, communication and other required details and enter security text.

Step 2- Uploading Photograph and Signature

  • Once done, upload the photograph in the prescribed format and in jpeg format.
  • Upload the signature in jpeg format.

Step 3- Paying the Application Fee

  • After the uploading of images, automatically redirected to the fee payment page
  • Choose the payment option; whether online or through challan
  • For online payment, select payment gateway (debit card/credit card/net banking)
  • In case of debit card, enter card number, validity and CVV number
  • For payment by credit card, enter card number and pin and CVV
  • For offline payment, download the e-challan and deposit the fee in Canara Bank or Syndicate Bank

Step 4- Print Confirmation Page

  • A preview of the final page will be displayed on the screen.
  • Print it for a record and future processes.
  • Hard copy must not be sent to CTET office.

Application Fee

  • Candidates can make the payment by both online and offline modes.
  • In online mode, payment can be made through credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • If candidates choose the offline mode, they must choose the option of e-challan and submit in any Canara Bank or Syndicate Bank.
  • Applicants can refer to the below mentioned fee according to the category they belong to.

Paper

General/OBC

SC/ST/PwD

Paper 1 or Paper 2

INR 600

INR 300

Both Papers

INR 1000

INR 500

Apply Online

Eligible Candidate can Apply online through website 

http://ctet.nic.in/CMS/Public/View.aspx?page=39

CTET 2018 Syllabus

CTET Paper 1 is for aspirants of Primary Stage Teachers and Paper 2 is for aspirants of Elementary Stage Teachers. Candidates can also appear for both the papers.

  • Paper 1 Syllabus comprises Child Development and Pedagogy.
  • Wherein it focuses on educational psychology and teaching of children aged 6-11.
  • Language section will contain comprehension, language development and unseen passages.

Check Complete CTET Syllabus

  • Paper 2 Syllabus comprises 5 sections viz., Child Development and Pedagogy for children aged 11-14 years.
  • Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics and Science and Social Science are other four sections.
  • Language 1 and Language 2 will contain questions from comprehension and language development. 
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Books for CTET 2018 Preparation

CTET 2018 is expected to be highly competitive sighting the speculated changes and applicants waiting for CTET 2018 Notification. Here are some of the books listed to assist you in better Preparation for CTET 2018

Important Books for Child Pedagogy and Development section

Book name

Publisher

ISBN

A Complete Resource for CTET: Child Development and Pedagogy

Pearson Education

9332541302

Child Development & Pedagogy: Paper 1 & 2 of CTET

By Shalini Punjabi (Disha Publications)

9385576550

CTET & TETs Child Development & Pedagogy (Paper I & II)

Arihant Publications

9311130737

Child Development & Pedagogy for CTET & STET (Hindi)

Disha publications

9382961224

Important books for Language I and Language II CTET

Book name

Publisher

ISBN

Study Package for CTET

Mcgraw Hill Education

9789339218171

Study Guide for CTET Paper 1 – English

Disha Publication

938584640X

CTET & TETs English Language Paper I & II

ARIHANT

9789311121673

Important books for Mathematics

Book name

Publisher

ISBN

CTET Central Teachers Eligibility Test CBSE Syllabus Teachers from Classes VI to VIII Mathematics & Science

Sura College of Competition

8172544294

Class Notes of Maths

Rakesh Yadav Publication

8193209451

A Complete Resource for CTET: Mathematics and Pedagogy

Pearson Education

9332575150

CTET/STETs: Paper-II

Ramesh Publishing House

9350121662

Important books for CTET environmental studies

Book name

Publisher

ISBN

CTET & TETs Environmental Studies & Pedagogy

Arihant

9311130788

Environmental Studies (EVS)

WILEY

9788126561988

UPTET & CTET ENVIRONMENTAL Studies

Youth Competition Times

B01M613OP9

Teacher Eligibility Test Environmental Studies

Upkar Prakashan

9789350133378

Best books for preparation of science CTET

Book name

Publisher

ISBN

CTET & TETs for Class VI-VIII

Arihant Publications

931113080X

CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test ) Paper II (Mathematics & Science)

Sura College of Competition

 

CTET & TETs Paper-II for Class VI-VIII MATHS & SCIENCE

Arihant Publications

9789385873621

CTET Success Master Paper-II Teacher Selection for Class VI-VIII Social Studies/Science 2017

Arihant publications

9311121525

CTET Success Master Science

Arihant Publications

9312140221

A Complete Resource for CTET: Science and Pedagogy

Pearson

9332575142

Best books for social science

Book name

Publisher

ISBN

CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) Paper II: Social Science Teacher Selection (For Class VI - VIII)

Access Publishing

938345461X

15 Practice Sets CTET Central Teacher Eligibility Test Paper II Social Studies/Science Teacher Selection for Class VI-VIII

Arihant

9311121592

Wiley's CTET Exam Goalpost, Paper II, Social Studies / Social Science, Class VI-VIII, 2017: Solved Papers & Mock Tests with Complete Solutions

Wiley

8126565578

CTET Success Master Paper-II Teacher Selection for Class VI-VIII Social Studies/Science 2017

Arihant

9311121525

CTET 2018 Cut off

Cut off is the minimum marks required to clear the exam and receive CTET Mark Statement. Candidates who score more than 60% will receive Eligibility Certificate. CTET Cut offis released after the declaration of results. The table below states the expected cut off for CTET 2018:

Category

Cut off

General

80-87

OBC

82-85

SC

75-80

ST

75-80

CTET 2018 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket

CTET 2018 Admit Card will be released as per the notification published on the website of CTET. Particulars on the admit card should match the details given on the confirmation page. Candidates are advised to check all details on the admit card for any discrepancies and report to the authority regarding any corrections.

  1. Visit official website of CTET i.e. www.ctet.nic.in
  2. Click on the tab ‘Admit Card’.
  3. Enter Registration Number and Password
  4. Click on submit after verifying the details on it
  5. Download and print CTET 2018 Admit Card.

CTET 2018 Admit Card is a necessary document to be brought to the exam hall along with a photo ID proof. ID proof may be any of the following:

  • PAN Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Voter ID Card

How to Check CTET 2018 Result?

  • CTET 2018 Result will be declared on the official website in the month of October 2018.
  • Answer Key for both the papers will be released before announcement of result.
  • CTET certificate is generated and sent by speed post for candidates securing more than 60% marks in the test.
  • CTET Mark statement will be sent by ordinary post to other candidates.

Steps to Check CTET Result is as follows:

  1. Go to the official page of CTET i.e. ctet.net.in
  2. Search for the tab ‘CTET  Result 2018’ 
  3. Click the link and enter the registration number and password (if required)
  4. The result will appear on the screen
  5. Download and print for future use.

CTET certificate is valid for 7 years from the date of result declaration for all category candidates. There is no limitation on the number of times one can apply for CTET. Candidates can re-appear for the exam to improve their scores. In case one loses their Mark Statement or Eligibility Certificate, they can get a duplicate copy by paying an amount of INR 200 in favor of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education payable at Delhi. 

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