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CTET: Everything about Central Teacher Eligibility Test

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The full form of CTET is Central Teacher Eligibility Test, this exam is conducted for those students who are interested in becoming a student-teacher. This exam certifies that the student is eligible to become a teacher.

This exam is held at the national level and is conducted by CBSE twice every year. This test is proof of the eligibility of teachers from 1 to 8 that they are capable of teaching the students of these classes.

In this article, we will know in detail what is CTET? Eligibility, Fee, Syllabus and CTET Notification 2022 etc.

What is CTET?

CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) is a certified examination after passing which the student becomes eligible to be a teacher. Once you pass the CTET examination, you will get proof in the form of a certificate.

With this certificate, you will become eligible for the upcoming teacher recruitment. This exam works to decide the eligibility of teachers in schools like KVS and NVS.

This exam is conducted in two levels. If you want to become a teacher of students from 1 to 5, you have to appear in its first exam CTET 1 and if you want to teach students from 6 to 8 then you have to participate in its second exam CTET 2.

If you want to teach students from 1 to 8, then it is mandatory to pass both examinations.

The CTET exam is conducted in two levels. CTET 1 decides the eligibility of teachers from 1 to 5 and CTET 2 decides the eligibility of teachers from 6 to 8.

Exam Pattern

The CTET exam is conducted in two parts –

  • CTET 1 – for students interested in becoming a teacher for classes 1 to 5.
  • CTET 2 – for students interested in becoming a teacher in class 6 to 8.

Details of Paper 1

Subject NameQuestionMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
First language3030
Second language3030
Maths3030
Environment3030
Total150150

If a student is interested in becoming a teacher from 1 to 8, then it is mandatory for him to appear in both these exams.

Details of Paper 2

Subject NameQuestionMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
First language3030
Second language3030
Mathematics/Science/Social Science, Social Studies
(according to the selected subject)
6060
Total150150

Both the question papers are of 150-150 marks. To pass, it is mandatory to get 60% marks for the general category and 55% marks for scheduled castes and tribes.

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Syllabus

CTET 1 Exam Syllabus – 30 questions from Child Development and Pedagogy in CTET 1st Exam Language 1 to 30 questions (Language for which you have applied at the time of admission) and 30 questions from Language 2 (Language for which you have applied at the time of admission).

Apart from this 30-30 questions from Mathematics and Environment consists of a total of 150 questions. For which you are given 2 hours 30 minutes.

Detailed Syllabus of Paper 1

Child Development and PedagogyPrinciples of child development
Heredity and Environment
Language and Thoughts
Motivation and learning
LanguageInference and grammar
learn
Remedial Teaching
Reading Unseen Passage
MathematicsGeometry and segmentation
language of mathematics
Teaching problems
Environmental educationWater and food
Family
Learning Principles
Concept of EVS

CTET 2 Exam Syllabus – The second exam of CTET consists of 150 marks. In which 30 questions from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1 and 30 questions from Language 2 (the language for which you have applied at the time of admission) and 60 questions according to your selected subject. Such as – Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics, Science teachers), Social Science or Social Studies (for S.St teachers).

(The language of questions in Language 1 and Language 2 are in their own language and the language of the rest of the questions are in both Hindi and English.)

Detailed Syllabus of Paper 2

Child Development and PedagogyPrinciples of Child Development
Motivation and learning
Heredity
Environment
LanguageReading Unseen Passage
Grammar and inference
Remedial Teaching
MathematicsAlgebra and Geometry
Community Mathematics
Teaching Problems
Data retention
ScienceNatural resources
Concept of Science
Innovations and Problems
Social Science/Social StudiesGeography and History
Political Science
Concept of Social Science

Theories under Child Development and Pedagogy are asked in large quantities in the CTET exams. Such as –

  • S-R Theory
  • Vygotsky Theory
  • Kohlberg Theory
  • Piaget Theory
  • Chomsky Theory and
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy etc.

Form Fees

General and Other Backward Classes (OBC)One Exam – 600

both the exams – 1000
Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST)One Exam – 300

both the exams – 500
Application Fees

Educational Qualification

It is mandatory for the students to appear in the CTET exam to fulfill the following criteria. which are as follows:

Educational Qualification for C.T.E.T First Exam

If you want to participate in the first examination of CTET, then you must have passed a Diploma in Elementary Education from a recognized university with at least 50% marks. (If you belong to SC/ST then it is mandatory to have 45% marks.)

You have Passed the final year of B.EI.Ed from a recognized university. (If you wish, you can also fill in earlier while Appearing.)

You must have completed 2 years course in any special education.

Educational Qualification for C.T.E.T II Exam

If you have passed the final examination of 2 years of Diploma in Elementary Education from a recognized university or institute then you can participate in this examination.

You must have passed Graduation with 50% marks or Masters with 50% marks and passed first-year B.Ed exam. (If you belong to SC/ST then it is mandatory to have 45% marks.)

Validity of C.T.E.T Certificate

The validity of the CTET certificate is for 7 years. But soon its validity is expected to be done for Life Time.

You can continuously increase these years by re-passing these exams after or before the validity of CTET expires.

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How to Apply for CTET 2022 Exam

  • After going to the homepage of the official website, click on “application”.
  • Fill application form carefully.
  • After filling all the information carefully, click on the submit option.
  • Now Save and download the Application Form.

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C.T.E.T Exam Notification 2022

Exam NameCentral Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application dateMay or June 2022 (expected)
Exam DateNA
Admit CardNA
ResultNA

How to prepare for C.T.E.T Exam 2022

  • To crack the CTET exam, it is necessary that you do smart learning. Here Smart Learning meant prepare according to the syllabus.
  • Whenever you read a topic, make it a habit to read it in detail. Gain knowledge of all aspects of that topic.
  • Completely revise what you have studied 1 week before the exam.
  • Take a break in a day and study for 3 hours. Go through the exam pattern and go through the previous question papers.
  • Recognize your weaknesses and work on them. Practice in mock test before the exam. Read such books which are according to the syllabus of CTET.
  • To pass the CTET exam, it is also necessary to make a time-table according to your time and follow it.

What to do after doing C.T.E.T

After clearing the CTET exam you keep filling the form again to get more good marks and also apply for various teacher recruitments in schools like KVS and NVS.

Along with this, you can also apply for teachers in good private schools, because you will gain experiance in the field. With this experience you are likely to be preferred for placement in a government school.

If you are CTET Qualified then you will get more benefits in the following areas. Like – NVS, KVS, Army Public School, DSSSB, HTET, and all private schools.

Conclusion

It is a certificate declaring the students eligible to become a teacher. Which allows you to become a teacher. Under this, NCERT based questions are given.

In this article you knew about CTET, its Qualification, Syllabus, Validity, Notification 2022 etc.

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