Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) going to conduct the CTET exam after 1 year. CBSE conducts an examination every 6 months but due to corona in India, CBSE had postponed exam for the Dec/January. The notification has come now and the exam will be held between 16th December to 13th January in different shifts and different days. The Government of India has decided to conduct the CTET exam completely online this year.
Table of Contents
- CTET 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
- Fee Structure for CTET Exam
- Eligibility Criteria for Apply CTET Exam Online
- How to Apply CTET Exam 2021 Online
- Steps to Apply Online for CTET Exam 2021
- Important Dates for CTET 2021
- How to find Mock Test Link for CTET 2021 Exam
- How to Practice the CTET Exam 2021
- Payment Made but not Confirmation for CTET Exam
- CTET Exam 2021 Admit Card Release Dates
- CTET Exam 2021 Result Date
- CTET Result Normalization Method 2022
- CTET Exam 2021 FAQs
CTET 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
There are no big changes in the syllabus but yes pattern has changed for the 2021 CTET exam and in this year Application Based Questions can be asked. Now the exam will be held on completely online which is itself challenging. Earlier the CTET exams were held offline but this year scenario has been changed now. This is a big change itself. If the syllabus will change completely then it will be very difficult to handle this but only small changes have been made in the syllabus. Now the exam will be held on CBT mode. The CBT refers to Computer Based Test which is officially announced on CTET Website (https://ctet.nic.in). This is the 15th edition of the CTET exam and will be held in 20 languages in different shifts for paper 1 and paper 2. The exam time will be 2:30 hrs as it was earlier for the 150 questions. There will be no negative marks, each question will have 1 number so the total marks will be 150 for the 150 questions. There is no age limitation. You can participate in this exam whatever your age.
Syllabus for Paper 1 (1st – 5th Class) (Level 1) – CTET 2021
- CDP (Child Development and Pedagogy) – 30 Marks
- Hindi – 30 Marks
- English – 30 Marks
- EVS (Environmental Studies) – 30 Marks
- Mathematics – 30 Marks
- CDP (Child Development and Pedagogy) – 30 Marks
- Hindi – 30 Marks
- English – 30 Marks
- SST/Science & Math – 60 Marks
*SST – Social Studies
Fee Structure for CTET Exam ( General, OBC, SC/ST Category)
The fees for the General and OBC candidates are INR 1000 and INR 500 for SC/ST/Differently Abled Person. The CBSE has decided to start the application from 20th Sept which is already started and the last date of application is 19th October and you can submit your fees by 20th October 2021.
Eligibility Criteria for Apply CTET Exam Online
To apply for the CTET exam, the candidates should follow certain criteria provided by CBSE. If we talking about the age limit, there is no clear information published yet. However, you can visit the official website https://ctet.nic.in for more info. There is no cast certificate required this time, you will have to submit this certificate at the time when you are applying for the teacher job.
If you are only an intermediate, graduation, or post-graduation holder, then you can not participate in CTET Exam. To participate in CET Exam, you must have a teacher training certificate with those traditional degrees. It could be a diploma or a degree like D.El.ed, B.Ed, BTC etc.
- For paper 1 – Diploma or Degree (D.El.ed, B.Ed, BTC) (Appearing or Passed)
- For Paper 2 – Degree (B.Ed)
How to Apply CTET Exam 2021 Online (Step by Step )
To Apply for CTET December 2021, Please go through the official website of the CTET (https://ctet.nic.in) and you will see there a button which is on the bottom of the page. Click on that button. On the other side again you will see New Registration button click on that. You will see their Instructions and Procedure for online submission of the Application Form. Read carefully these instructions before submitting the form.
Now simply go on the Click on Proceed button and fill the details accordingly. Take a printout of the computer-generated Confirmation Page with the Registration Number after successful submission of data. So please follow the below step to apply online.
Steps to Apply Online for CTET Exam 2021
- Go to the CTET official website https://ctet.nic.in
- Apply for Online Registration
- Fill Online Application Form
- Upload Scanned Photo and Signature
- Pay Examination Fee.
Important Dates for CTET 2021
|Registrations Start Date||September 20, 2021|
|Online form submission closing date||October 25, 2021|
|Deadline to submit application fee||October 26, 2021|
|Corrections Changes Date||October 28, 2021 to November 3, 2021|
|Admit Card Download Link||Download Admit Card|
|Exam Date||December 16, 2021 to January 13, 2022|
|Release of Answer Key & Response Sheet||Within One Week after the Exam|
|Result Date||15th Feb, 2022|
How to find Mock Test Link for CTET 2021 Exam
CBSE has tie-up with TCS company to provide mock tests online for the students. This Mock Test can be done through mobile, laptop and desktop. The students are advised to give the mock test only on the Desktop because the CTET Exam will be held on completely online and could be on the desktop/computer. The candidates can access the mock test link from the official website of CTET(https://ctet.nic.in). The purpose of providing the mock test link is to give students comfortability on the computer. This is the first time CBSE has decided to conduct CTET Exam in Computer Based Test (CBT). Meanwhile, CBSE has also opened up 356 mock test practice centers all over India. Students can directly go to these practice centers and can participate in the mock test. This mock test will help students to feel comfortable with computers.
How to Practice the CTET Exam 2021
- Go to the official website (https://ctet.nic.in)
- Click on the Mock Test button
- On the other side, a new login page will be opened
- Click on the Sign In button without filling any data
- The new popup will be there with the detailed instructions of the ctet exam mock test.
- After reading these instructions carefully click on the Next button.
- Choose the default language, check the box and again click on I am ready to begin button
- Now start the practice test accordingly. After attempting all the questions click on Submit button to see the Mock Test Results.
Payment Made but not Confirmation for CTET Exam
If you have made an online payment for December 2021 CTET exam and have no confirmation then you have to wait for some time. Due to server error or delay payment is debited first and confirmation takes some time. You just do not need to worry about that, the transaction must be reflected in your account. For sure you will get confirmation by the end of the day or your money will get refunded by them. If the still problem persists then you can contact on below details.Email : email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.orgTele Helpline: 011-22240112
CTET Exam 2021 Admit Card Release Dates
Admit Card for the CTET Exam has been released by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). The admit card is available on the official website. The candidates who applied for the CTET Exam 2021 can download their admit card by logging into their registered accounts using their application number and date of birth. Download the admit card from the below link.
CTET Exam 2021 Result Date
CBSE will release the result date after just finishing the CTET Exam. The exam will be completed on 13 Jan 2022. After this Result date could be announced. Probably the result could come on 15th Feb 2022. Students can check their results on the CTET official website.
CTET Result Normalization Method 2022
CBSE is conducting the CTET exam from 16th Dec 2021 to 13th January 2022. So there are possibilities that different sets of question papers could be presented. In these different sets of question papers, the chances are difficulty level could be irrelevant. In this scenario, some students can get harder questions, and some candidates can get simple. To ensure fairness in results, CBSE has announced that the CTET result may be calculated by the normalization method. This is the first time that CBSE is going to calculate the CTET score by the normalization process. In this process, the passing score can be varied for all the students.
CTET Exam 2021 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Question 1: When was CTET application form 2021 released?
Ans: CBSE released the CTET application form in September 2021.
Question 2: When was the last date to apply for CTET application form 2021?
Ans: The last date to apply CTET exam online was 25th October 2021.
Question 3: What is the exam date for CTET 2021?
Ans: The CBSE will conduct the exam in different phases. The exam will be held between 16, 2021 to January 13, 2022.
Question 4: What was the released date for CTET notification 2021?
Ans: The CBSE released the CTET notification on 20th September 2021 on the official website.
Question 5: What is the exam format for CTET 2021?
Ans: CBSE has decided to conduct the CTET exam Online from this year which is CBT (Computer-based test) model.
Question 6: What is the frequency of the CTET exam?
Ans: Generally the CTET Exam is conducted twice every year. But due to the corona pandemic in India, Exam was not held since 2019.
Question 7: Are there any maximum and minimum Age Limit criteria to appear in the CTET Exam?
Ans: No, there are no maximum and minimum Age Limit criteria to participate in the CTET exam.
Question 8: Is there any negative marking in the CTET 2021 exam?
Ans: There is no negative marking in the CTET 2021 examination.
Question 9: What are the passing marks for CTET 2021 exam?
Ans: Students who belong to General Category need to obtain a minimum of 60% and candidates who belong to OBC/SC/ST category need to obtain a minimum of 55% marks for qualifying the CTET Exam 2021.
Question 10: When will be released the Admit Card for CTET Exam 2021?
Ans: CBSE will release the Admit Card very soon. You can download the admit card from the CTET official website.
Question 11: What is the official website of CTET?
Ans: Official website of CTET is https://ctet.nic.in
Question 12: Is CTET certificate valid for a lifetime?
Ans: Yes. The CTET qualifying certificate is valid for a lifetime. Earlier it was valid for 7 years.
Question 13: When CBSE will Announced result for CTET Exam?
Ans: As per official notification, the result will be announced on 15th Feb, 2022.