CTET December 2019 applications begin, no change in eligibility : Check how to apply

CTET December 2019: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) invited applications for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET). Interested candidates can start applying from August 19. According to CBSE, the exams will be conducted in the month of December, dates for which will be announced soon on the official website ctet.nic.in
The application process is scheduled to conclude on September 18, however, the fee payment window will be closed by September 23.

There will be two parts of the exam. Those who clear the part 1 will be eligible to teach class 1 to 5 while those who clear paper 2 will be eligible to teach in class 6 and 7. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on December 8 across 110 cities in the country.

CTET December 2019: Passing marks

Candidates get one mark for every answer that you get right. There is no negative marking. Both papers are of 2.5 hours duration. To clear the exam candidates need to score at least 60 percent marks, however, for reserved category candidates, the minimum marks are lower.

CTET December 2019: How to Apply

Applicants can follow these steps to register – 

  1. Visit the official website – ctet.nic.in
  2. On the homepage, click the link ‘Apply online for CTET December 2019’
  3. Click on new registration.
  4. Fill the application form and note down the registration number.
  5. Upload images.
  6. Make a payment.

The official link will be activated shortly. Candidates must note, that due to heavy traffic, the website might be unresponsive. They are requested to refresh the page or try again later in such a case.

CTET December 2019: Fee

  • Candidates must pay Rs 700 for one and Rs 1,200 for appearing in both papers.
  • For reserved category candidates, the fee is Rs 350 and Rs 600 respectively.

The Central Teaching Eligibility Test, commonly known as CTET, is a national level examination, conducted to certify the eligibility of applicants to be teachers at the CBSE level for classes 1 to 8. It is conducted twice a year in July and December. It is conducted in over 20 languages and in over 110 centers across India.

The CTET exam pattern consists of two papers — Paper I for teachers of primary classes (1 to 5), and Paper II for elementary classes (6 to 8). Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria for both the papers can take both the exams.

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