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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    CTET Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    2hours 30 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    https://ctet.nic.in
  • No. of Papers
    2
  • Total Marks
    150
  • Total No. of Questions
    150
  • No. of Sections
    5
  • Medium of the exam
    Hindi and English
  • Marking Scheme
    1 mark will be given for each correct answer
Eligibilty Criteria

Only the candidates who have permanent citizenship in India can apply. The subjects of Bhutan and Nepal are also eligible for the exam. To apply for the CTET Exam 2022, candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria which are discussed below:

CTET Eligibility: Age Limit

The candidates must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible for CTET. There is no upper age limit to apply for CTET. A candidate can take the exam as many times as he/she wants.

CTET Educational Qualification

Following are the educational qualifications mentioned in NCTE notice dated October 13, 2021.

  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)

OR

Post-Graduation with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade and three-year integrated B.Ed-M.Ed.

  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)

OR

Post-Graduation with a minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade and three-year integrated B.Ed-M.Ed

The CTET eligibility criteria notice also contains the following clause- “who has acquired the qualification of three-year integrated B.Ed- M.Ed from any National Council for Teacher Education recognised institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classed I to V: Provided that the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six-month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognised by the National Council for Teacher Education, within two years of such appointment as the primary teacher.”

Along with these, the minimum qualifications laid down in the recruitment rules of the teacher by the concerned government where the school is situated or the same on Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan or Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti also need to be fulfilled.

CTET Education Qualification For Class I-V (Primary Stage):

The education qualification for both primary and elementary stages are mentioned in the below points:

  • The candidate must have completed their senior secondary with a minimum of 50% marks and have passed or appeared for the final year of 2-years of Diploma in Elementary Education, or
  • Senior Secondary with at least 45% marks & passed or appearing for the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education in accordance with the NCTE regulations, 2002, or
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing for the final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.), or
  • Senior Secondary with 50% marks & passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education), or
  • Graduation and Passed or appearing for the final year of two years of Diploma in Elementary Education

CTET Educational Qualification For Class VI-VIII (Elementary Stage):

  • Graduation and Passed or Appearing for the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education, or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Passed or appearing for the 1-year Bachelor in Education (B. Ed), or
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and Passed or appearing for the 1-year Bachelor in Education (B. Ed), in accordance with the NCTE regulations, or
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and Passed or appearing for the final year of 4-year B.A./ B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/ B.Sc.Ed, or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)
Exam Pattern

The Central Eligibility Test (CTET) will be held in online mode from this year.

The exam pattern of CTET 2022 will consist of objective-type questions and the duration of the exam will be 2 hours 30 minutes. The details of the exam pattern of CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2 are given below:

CTET Particulars CTET Details
Type of questions Objective type
Number of questions 150
Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Language Hindi and English
Total Marks 150
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be given for each correct answer
Negative Marking No

CTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Paper 1 is given below:

Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language I (Compulsory) 30 30
Language II (Compulsory) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental studies 30 30
Total 150 150

CTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern of CTET 2022 Paper 2 is given in the below table:

Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language I (Compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Mathematics or Science Or, Social Studies/ Social Sciences 30 30
Total 150 150
Syllabus

The Syllabus for CTET 2022 for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 are given below:

CTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2022:

The questions asked in Paper 1 are asked from 4 subjects such as Child Development & Pedagogy, Language, Mathematics, Environmental Studies. Here are the important topics:

Subjects Topics
Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Principles of Children Development
  • Heredity & Environment
  • Language & Thought
  • Addressing Learners from Diverse Backgrounds
  • Motivation & Learning
Language
  • Reading unseen passage
  • Inference
  • Grammar
  • Learning & acquisition
  • Remedial teaching
Mathematics:
  • Geometry
  • Division
  • Data Handling
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Problems of teaching
Environmental Studies
  • Food
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Family and friends
  • Concept, scope, and significance of EVS
  • Learning Principles

CTET Paper 2 Syllabus 2022

The questions asked in Paper 2 are asked from 5 subjects such as Child Development & Pedagogy, Language, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies/ Social Sciences. Here are the important topics:

Child Development & pedagogy
  • Principles of Children development
  • Heredity and environment
  • Language and thought
  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds
  • Motivation and learning
Language
  • Reading unseen passages
  • Inference
  • Grammar
  • Learning & acquisition
  • Remedial teaching
Mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Data Handling
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Problems of teaching
Science
  • Food
  • Materials
  • Natural resources
  • Understanding and appreciating science
  • Innovation
  • Problems
Social Studies/ Social sciences
  • History
  • Geography
  • Social and Political Life
  • Concept and Nature of social science

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