CTET 2017 – Central Teacher Eligibility Test


CTET 2017CTET 2017:  Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET) is the most coveted examination in Teaching sector. Teaching aspirants around the country every year appear for the exam which is conducted twice in a year. For the February session of CTET 2017, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will release the notification on June 2, 2017, tentatively. The exam of Paper I and II will be conducted on July 23, 2017. The application form of CTET 2017 will begin in June 2017. Candidates are required to apply online for the exam. The Paper I is for those aspirants who intends to be a teacher in Classes I to V. However, the Paper II is for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. Aspirants who scores 60 % or more in the CTET 2017 exam will be considered as TET pass. Qualifying candidates will be issued certificate which will be valid for seven years from the date of declaration of Result. Check details of Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Admit Card, Selection Procedure, Answer Key, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Cutoff.


Salint Features of CTET Exam

  • Exam Name: Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET)
  • Conducted by – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • Stages of Exam – Elementary stage and Primary Stage
  • Mode of Exam – Offline
  • No of Papers – Paper I and Paper II
  • Level of Papers 

(a) Paper I is for the candidates who intends to be a teacher in Class I to V

(b) Paper II is for those who aspires to teach in Classes VI to VIII

  • Number of Attempts – There is no restriction on the number of attempts
  • Qualifying Marks – 60 % and above
  • Validity of the certificate – Valid for seven years from the date of publication of result.
  • Applicability of CTET scores 

(a) Central Government Schools
(b) Schools under the administrative control of Union Territories
(c) Schools owned and managed by the State Government/local bodies
(d) Aided schools

Important Dates of CTET 2017 Exam

Events Date
Release of CTET 2016 Notification June 2, 2017
Start date of online application June 2, 2017
Submission of On-line application To be notified later
Last Date for submission of fee through E-challan or Debit/Credit Card To be notified later
Final status of Candidates-Check Status & Particulars of candidates whose fees received To be notified later
Period for On-line Corrections in Particulars (No correction will be allowed in any particulars after this date) To be notified later
Download Admit Card from CTET First week of July 2017
Date of CTET 2017 Exam July 23, 2017
Declaration of Result  October 2017
Dispatch of CTET Marks Statements/Certificate  To be notified later

CTET Eligibility Criteria 2017

Candidates interested in applying for CTET exam should fulfil the necessary eligibility conditions. The CTET Eligibility Criteria 2017 as per age and educational qualification has been explained below.

Age Limit – There is no age limit for CTET exam.

Educational Qualification –

For Primary level (I to V) :
50% in senior secondary and passed or appearing in the last year of 2-year diploma/ 4-year bachelor degree
45% in senior secondary and appearing or passed in 2-year diploma as according to the NCTE Regulations.

For Elementary level (VI to VIII)
The aspirant must be graduated with at least 50% and appeared or passed in B.Ed./ 2-year diploma/ 2-year diploma as prescribed by NCTE regulations.

CTET Application Form 2017

Candidates for CTET 2017 exam will have to apply online. The Board will accept only online application. A candidate can apply for the CTET exam through the direct link that will be hosted on this page. Candidates before applying should keep their scanned image f latest photograph and signature in JPG format only, for uplodaing and a copy of Class 10 certificate. The Application fees can be paid either through debit/credit card or through e-challan. To avoid last minute rush, the candidates should apply before the last date.

CTET Admit Card 2017

The Admit Card for CTET 2017 Paper I and II exam will be available for downloading in the first week of July 2017. We will host the direct link to download the CTET Admit Card 2017. To access the Admit Card, the candidates will have to enter their Registration No and Date of Birth. Candidates after downloading the Admit Card should take a print out of the same.

CTET Exam Pattern 2017

The exam of CTET 2017 will be conducted in Pen and Paper mode. All questions asked in CTET exam will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with four alternatives. Each question will carry one mark and there will be no negative marking. There will be five section in the exam both in Paper-I and II. The total number of questions will be 150 and the marks allotted for both the papers is 150. Those who want to teach in classes I to V will have to appear in Paper I and for Classes VI to VIII teachers, candidates will have to appear in Paper II. However, a candidate who intends to be a teacher for both the levels will have to appear in both the papers.

CTET Syllabus 2017

The Syllabus of CTET is framed and designed by CBSE. The Syllabus for Primary Stage and Elementary Stage is framed separately. The topics for both the levels are different. The CTET Syllabus 2017 will be available along with the notification. The same will be provided here on this page. The Syllabus of CTET basically focus on the educational psychology of teaching and learning, understanding the need of diverse learners, qualities of a good faciliator.

CTET Sample Paper 2017

Sample Papers always proves beneficial for the candidates. Regular practice of the sample papers will enhance the knowledge of the candidates. Aspirants after completing the Syllabus should solve the CTET Sample Paper 2017 on daily basis. The Sample Papers of Paper I and II of the previous years has been provided here. The candidates can even download the Sample Papers of CTET.

CTET Answer Key 2017

The Answer Key contains the correct answer of the questions asked in the exam. This helps the candidates to calculate the estimated score of the exam. CTET Answer Key 2017 will be released both by official and unofficial source. The Unofficial Answer Key will be released by some private coaching institutes just after the exam gets over. However, the Official Answer Key will be released by CBSE few days after the exam. The candidates can even challenge the official Answer Key and Response Sheet. Due weightage will be given to the official Answer Key for preparing the result.

CTET Result 2017

CTET 2017 exam result will be declared by CBSE. The CTET Result 2017 held on July 23, 2017will be declared in October 2017.  The candidates can check their result by entering their Roll No. Candidates who will secure 60 % and above marks will be declared CTET qualified. Qualified candidates will be issued certificate of eligibility.

CTET Cutoff 2017

CTET Cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks which the candidates should secure to qualify the exam. The CTET Cutoff 2017 will be released as per the papers – Paper-I and II. Depending on the requirement, CBSE fix the Cutoff of CTET exam.

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Anangsha Patra

Anangsha Patra

A Communication Grad having nearly 4 years of experience in the field of Journalism, I am working as Senior Content Writer at Entrance Corner. I cover the events and updates of various job notifications. Follow me for all job updates.
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