C-TET NOTIFICATION -2020

C-TET notification complete details:-

These notifications includes Syllabus & exam time table details & all other details.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Candidates can apply for CTET – July, 2020 ‘ON-LINE’ through CTET
website www.ctet.nic.in w.e.f. 24-01-2020 to 24-02-2020

  1. The candidate applying for CTET is required:-
    i) To go through the Information Bulletin carefully with the entire requirement therein.
    ii) To satisfy eligibility to appear in the examination.
    iii) To submit On-line application by giving full particulars by accessing the CTET official website
    www.ctet.nic.in.
    iv) To write complete mailing address with Postal PIN Code at the time of applying.
    v) Before submission of application form, decide the mode of payment of fee.
    vi) To keep the Confirmation Page along with the original copy of E-Challan (In case fee is paid
    through E-Challan) of Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank for future reference.
    vii) If a candidate submits on-line more than one application, his/her candidature shall be liable
    to be cancelled and the candidate may also be debarred for future examination(s). No
    communication will be sent in this regard.
  2. Method of Submission of Online Application Form:
    STEP1: Log on to CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in.
    STEP2: Go to the link “Apply Online” and open the same.
    STEP3: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down Registration No./Application No.
    STEP4: Upload Scanned Images of latest Photograph and Signature
    STEP5: Pay Examination Fee by e-challan or debit/credit card and net banking
    STEP6: Print Confirmation page for record and future reference.
  3. Registration Procedure:
    (a) Authentication Form: Fill details like State, Identification type (select any Identity as applicable),
    Candidate’s Name, and Date of Birth and Gender.
    (b) Fill Online Application Form: Fill complete online Application Form and choose password. After
    submission, a Registration Number/Application Number gets generated. Note down the
    Registration No./Application No. For subsequent login, system generated Registration No.
    /Application No. and chosen Password will be used. •Password Policy will be as follows:
  4. Password must be 8 to 13 characters long.
  5. Password must have at least one Upper case, one lower case alphabet and one numeric
    value and at least one special characters!@#$%^&*-
  6. Candidate can change the passwords after login, if desired. New Password cannot be
    identical to any of the previous three passwords. •Candidate is advised not to disclose or share the password with anybody. Neither CTETnor NIC
    will be responsible for violation or misuse of the password of a candidate. •Candidate should log out at the end of their session so that the contents of the application
    cannot be tampered by unauthorized persons.
    (c) Online Uploading of Scanned Images: •Uploading of scanned Photo and Signature are mandatory. •Upload scanned photograph and signature in JPG/JPEG format. •Size of scanned photograph should be between 10 to 100 KB

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•Image Dimension of photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). •Size of scanned signature should be between 3 to 30 KB. •Image Dimension of signature should be 3.5 cm (length) x 1.5 cm (height).
The candidates are advised to keep the scanned images of latest photograph and signature of the
candidates ready in JPG format and as per the size and dimension specified, before applying
online.
The scanned image of latest photograph is required to upload to avoid the inconvenience at
centre, as this photograph will be matched with the actual candidate appearing in the examination.
(d) Pay Examination Fee:
Fee Details for CTET – July, 2020 are as follows:
CATEGORY Only Paper – I or II Both Paper – I & II
General/OBC (NCL) Rs.1000/- Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person Rs.500/- Rs.600/-
GST as applicable will be charged extra by the Bank
Mode of Payment: •Remittance through E-Challan by depositing the prescribed fee in CTET Exam Fee Account
with Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank.
– Payment by Syndicate Bank e-Challan
– Payment by Canara Bank e-Challan •By Online-mode (Payment by Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking).
(e) Downloading of Confirmation Page:
Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page for record and keep it for their
reference. The Confirmation Page is not required to be sent to CTET Unit.

  1. The candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before applying and shall be personally
    responsible in case he/she is not eligible to apply as per the given eligibility criteria.
  2. Candidate should enter his/her particulars i.e. Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name and Date
    of Birth as per Class Xth Certificate. Please note that no request for any change in particular will
    be accepted under any circumstances after the specified date for online correction is over.
  3. ‘ON-LINE’SUBMISSION – www.ctet.nic.in
    Candidates can apply ‘ON-LINE’ through CTET website www.ctet.nic.in. The candidate should supply
    all details while filling the Online Form and upload their scanned images of latest photograph &
    signature. After successful submission of data and requisite fee Candidates are required to take
    printout of Confirmation Page.
  4. Correction/Updation in Details:
    The candidate’s particulars can not be changes/edited once the examination fee has been
    submitted. Thereafter corrections in the particulars can be made online w.e.f. 17-03-2020 (Tuesday) to
    24-03-2020 (Tuesday) only and no further request for change in particulars will be entertained under
    any circumstances.
    The Board will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of non-acceptance of any
    correction/addition/deletion in any particular once filled in the Application Form whatsoever
    the reasons may be.
    The candidates shall be permitted to make on-line correction in their following particulars i.e. name,
    father and mother name, date of birth, category, differently abled category, Paper opted (i.e. Paper I or

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EXAMINATION FEE FOR CENTRAL TEACHER ELEGIBILITY TEST:
CATEGORY Only Paper – I or II Both Paper – I & II
General/OBC (NCL) Rs.1000/- Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/Differently Abled Person Rs.500/- Rs.600/-
GST as applicable will be charged extra by the Banks
Fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted for future test under any circumstances.

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Paper II), Subject for Paper II, First choice of Centre, language I and/or II opted, Address of
correspondence and the name of the Institution/College/University from where he/she has obtained
his/her B.Ed Degree/Diploma in Elementary Education etc.
This facility will be provided only once. Fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted for future
test under any circumstances.
No change will be accepted through offline mode i.e. through fax/application or by email etc. No
correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Please note that no request for any change in
particular will be accepted under any circumstances after the specified date for online
correction is over.

  1. The dates for downloading admit card will be available on CTET website for latest updates,
    please visit CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in
  2. The address for correspondence:
    SMT. POONAM SACHDEVA, DY. SECRETARY
    CENTRALTEACHER ELIGIBILITYTEST UNIT,
    CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARYEDUCATION,
    PS 1-2, INSTITUTIONALAREA, I PEXTENSION, PATPARGANJ,
    DELHI-110 092
    Contact No: 011-22240107, 22240112
    Email: ctet.cbse@nic.in
    The candidate must retain Confirmation Page and Candidate Copy of E-Challan (if fee paid
    through Syndicate or Canara E-Challan) for record and future reference.
    Qualifying the CTET would not confer a right on any person for Recruitment/ Employment as
    it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.
    For latest updates, please visit CTET official Website : www.ctet.nic.in For any query, mail
    to Email: ctet.cbse@nic.in mentioning your Registration/ Application No. in the mail
    The candidate should mention their own mobile number and E-Mail ID while submitting their
    on-line application as the CTET alerts/information will be sent to the candidates on their
    registered mobile number and E-Mail ID.

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CONTENTS

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  1. BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE 07
  2. SHORT TITLE 07
  3. DEFINITIONS 07
  4. SCHEDULE OF EXAMINATION 08
  5. MODE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION 08
  6. ELIGIBILITY 09
  7. STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF CTET 10
  8. LANGUAGE OF THE QUESTION PAPER 12
  9. QUALIFYING MARKS AND AWARD OF CTET CERTIFICATE 12
  10. APPLICABILITY 12
  11. VALIDITY PERIOD OF CTET CERTIFICATE 13
  12. EXAMINATION CENTRES 13
  13. ADMIT CARD 13
  14. PROCEDURE FOR CONDUCT OF EXAMINATION AND USE OF
    OMR ANSWER SHEET 14
  15. EXAMINATION FEE FOR CENTRAL TEACHER ELEGIBILITY TEST 14
  16. VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY 14
  17. FURNISHING OF FALSE, WRONG OR INACCURATE INFORMATION 14
  18. RE-CHECKING/ RE-EVALUATION 14
  19. AMANUENSIS 14
  20. DISPATCH OF CERTIFICATE AND MARK STATEMENT 15
  21. WEEDING OUT RULES 15
  22. COPY OF OMR SHEET/ANSWER KEY 15
  23. LEGAL JURISDICTION 15
  24. APPENDIX I – V 16-38

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  1. BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE
    In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 23 of the RTE Act, the National
    rd th Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) vide Notification dated 23 August, 2010 and 29
    DECEMBER, 2011 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment
    as a teacher for class I to VIII. It had been inter alia provided that one of the essential qualifications
    for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in Clause
    (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is that he/she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which
    will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the
    NCTE.
    The rationale for including the TET as a minimum qualification for a person to be eligible for
    appointment as a teacher is as under:
    i. It would bring national standards and benchmark of teacher quality in the recruitment process;
    ii. It would induce teacher education institutions and students from these institutions to further
    improve their performance standards;
    iii. It would send a positive signal to all stakeholders that the Government lays special emphasis
    on teacher quality
    The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt, of India has entrusted the
    responsibility of conducting the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) to the Central Board
    of Secondary Education, Delhi.
  2. SHORT TITLE
    These rules will be called as “Central Teacher Eligibility Test Rules, 2011” (CTET).
  3. DEFINITIONS
    i. “Government” means “Government of India”.
    ii. “Ministry” means “Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi”.
    iii. “Board” means “Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi”.
    iv. “School” for this purpose means any school where CTET is applicable as per RTE ACT 2009.
    v. “CTET” means “Central Teacher Eligibility Test”.
    vi. “Qualifying Examination” means “Examination on the result of which the candidate becomes
    eligible to apply for Central Teacher Eligibility Test.
    vii. “Rules” mean “The rules specified by the Central Board of Secondary Education for the
    conduct of CTET under the directive of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt, of
    India, New Delhi”.
    viii. “Schedule Castes” means “Scheduled Castes as specified and laid down by the Government
    of India”.
    ix. “Scheduled Tribes” means “Scheduled Tribes as specified and laid down by the Government
    of India”.
    x. “Other Backward Classes (OBCs)” means “Other Backward Classes as specified and laid
    down by the Government of India or by the respective States/UTs, where CTET is
    applicable/adopted, as the case may be”.

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xi. “Differently abled persons” means “Differently abled persons as specified and laid down by the
Government of India or the respective States/UTs, where CTET is applicable/adopted, as the case
may be”.
xii. “Examining Body” means “Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi for conducting the
Central Teacher Eligibility Test on behalf of the Central Government”.

  1. SCHEDULE OF EXAMINATION
    THE SCHEDULE OF CTET- JULY, 2020 IS GIVEN BELOW:
    (The Paper-l will be held in the morning session and Paper-II in the evening session)
    Date of Examination PAPER TIMING DURATION
    05-07-2020 (Sunday) PAPER-I 09.30 AM TO 12.00 NOON 2.30 HOURS
    05-07-2020 (Sunday) PAPER -II 02.00 PM TO 04.30 PM 2.30 HOURS
  2. MODE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
    A candidate can apply for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test On-line by logging on CTET official
    website www.ctet.nic.in only. Ø
    Before applying online please ensure to have following documents / files:
    Ø
    Scanned image of latest photograph in JPG/JPEG format only, for uploading.
    Decide the mode of payment of fee:
    vThrough Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking using on-line gateway payment facility, v

or

Fee remitted through e-challan by downloading e-challan form from CTETofficial website.
a) If decided to pay fee through Debit/Credit Card, check the validity of the Card and keep it
ready with you while logging on to website for submitting application form.
b) If decided to pay through e-challan, download e-challan after completing Part-II of
Registration and deposit the Fee in CTET Exam Fee A/c with Syndicate Bank or Canara
Bank.
c) Once the payment has been confirmed by the Bank/CTET, a confirmation page will be
generated.
d) In case, the fee payment status is not ‘OK’the candidates are advised as following:- •If the fee is paid through e-challan be depositing cash in above mentioned bank, the
candidate should contact immediately the concerned bank to update his/her fee status
on the website. •If the fee is paid through credit/debit card and status is not OK, it means the transaction
is cancelled and the amount will be refunded to concerned credit/debit card within a
week. Such candidates have to pay the fee once again. •If the fee is paid through net banking and status is not successful, it means the
transaction is not completed. Such candidates have to pay the fee.
e) Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft,
IPO etc. will be rejected. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any
circumstances.
f) The candidates are NOT required to send hard copy of confirmation page to CTET
Unit. However, the candidates are advised to retain the hard copy of the application i.e.
confirmation page, challan if fee is paid by e-challan, for future reference.
Scanned image of signature in JPG/JPEG format only, for uploading.

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  1. ELIGIBILITY
    The following persons are eligible for appearing in the CTET.
    6.1 Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V: Primary Stage
    Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year
    of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year
of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the
NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year
of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed).
OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year
of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*.
OR

“Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)”
“(a) who has acquired the qualification or Bachelor of Education from any NCTE recognized
institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classes I to V provided the person so
appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary
Education recognized by the NCTE, within two year of such appointment as primary teacher”.
6.2 Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage
Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by
whatever name known).

OR

Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education
(B.Ed).

OR

Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education
(B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from
time to time in this regard.

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year
of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed).
OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 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)*.

OR

Any candidate having qualified B.Ed. Programme recognized by the NCTE is eligible to
appear in TET/CTET. Moreover, as per the existing TET guidelines circulated vide NCTE
letter dated 11-02-2011, a person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses
(recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification
dated 23rd August 2010 is also qualified to appear in the TET/CTET.

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Note :
i. Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum Educational Qualification for
eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as
SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled.
ii. Diploma/Degree Course in Teacher Education: For the purposes of this Notification, a
Diploma/Degree course in teacher education recognized by the National Council for Teacher
Education (NCTE) only shall be considered. However, in case of Diploma in Education
(Special Education) and B.ED (Special Education), a course recognized by the Rehabilitation
Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered.
iii. Training to be undergone: A person with D.Ed (Special Education) or qualification shall
undergo, after appointment , an NCTE recognized 6-month Special Programme in Elementary
Education.
iv. The minimum qualifications referred above apply to teachers of Languages, Social
Studies/Social Science, Mathematics, Science etc. In respect of teachers for Physical
Education, the minimum.qualification norms for Physical Education teachers referred to in
rd NCTE Regulation, dated 3 November, 2001 (as amended from time to time) shall be
applicable. For teachers of Art Education, Craft Education, Home Science, Work Education,
etc. the existing eligibility norms prescribed by the State Governments and other school
managements shall be applicable till such time the NCTE lays down the minimum
qualifications in respect of such teachers.
v. A person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the
th NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 29 July,
2011 shall be eligible for appearing in the CTET.
vi. The candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before applying and shall be personally
responsible in case he/she is not eligible to apply as per the given eligibility criteria. It is
to be noted that if a candidate has been allowed to appear in the Central Teacher
Eligibility Test it does not imply that the candidate’s eligibility has been verified. It does
not vest any right with the candidate for appointment. The eligibility shall be finally
verified, by the concerned recruiting agency / appointing authority.

  1. STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF CTET
    All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which
    one answer will be most appropriate. Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative
    marking.
    There will be two papers of CTET.
    (i) Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.
    (ii) Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
    Note: A person who intents to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will
    have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).
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7.1 Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage; Duration of examination-Two-and-a-half hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)
(i) Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(v) Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks
Nature and standard of questions: •The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of
teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on
understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and
•the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of
•instruction.
The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and
•comprehension abilities.
Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one
language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will
•be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.
Opt two languages in which you wish to appear for CTET : List of languages and code are as
follows:

(compulsory)

• The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem
solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. In all these
subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that
subject prescribed for classes I-V by the NCERT.
• The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the
NCERT for classes I – V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the
Secondary stage.
7.2 Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage :
Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)
(i) Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics and Science 60 MCQs 60 Marks
(for Mathematics and Science teacher)
OR
(v) Social Studies/Social Science 60 MCQs 60 Marks
(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)
*For any other teacher – either (IV) or (V)
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

Nature and standard of questions: •The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of
teaching and learning, relevant to the age group of 11-14 years. They will focus on
understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with
learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning. •The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of
instruction. •The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and
comprehension abilities. •Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one
language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will
be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page. •Opt two languages in which you wish to appear for CTET : List of languages and code are as
follows:

•The Test items in Mathematics and Science, and Social Studies/Social Science will focus
on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of
the subjects. The test items of Mathematics and Science will be of 30 marks each. The test
items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject as
prescribed for classes VI-Vlll by the NCERT. •The questions in the test for Paper II will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the
NCERT for classes VI – VIII but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the
Senior Secondary stage.

  1. LANGUAGE OF THE QUESTION PAPER;
    Main question paper shall be Bilingual (Hindi/English).
  2. QUALIFYING MARKS AND AWARD OF CTET CERTIFICATE
    As per NCTE Notification No. 76-4/2010/NCTE/Acad dated 11.02.2011: A person who scores 60% or
    more in the TETexam will be considered as TETpass.
    (a) School managements (Government, local bodies, government aided and unaided) may consider
    giving concessions to person belonging to SC/ST,OBC, differently abled persons, etc., in
    accordance with their extant reservation policy.
    (b) Should give weightage to the CTET scores in the recruitment process however, qualifying the
    CTET would not confer a right on any person for recruitment/employment as it is only one of the
    eligibility criteria for appointment.
  3. APPLICABILITY
    (i) The CTET shall apply to schools of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools,
    etc.) and schools under the administrative control of UT’s of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli,
    Daman & Diu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCTof Delhi.

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