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1 What is/are the Qualification (s) for applying for CTET?  

Please go through and read the CTET Information Bulletin carefully available on CTET website i.e. https://ctet.nic.in

2 Am I eligible for CTET as per my acquired qualification?

Please go through and read the CTET information Bulletin carefully. 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.

3 After qualifying the CTET am I eligible for getting the Job Qualifying

CTET would not confer a right on any person for Recruitment/Employment as it is only of the eligibility criteria for appointment.

4 If I qualify CTET, will CTET unit or CBSE provide me a Job?

CBSE is an Examination conducting body only. Providing job/employment does not fall under its jurisdiction

5 What are the number of attempts a candidate can avail for CTET Till

now there is no limit on number of attempts for appearing in CTET

6 What is the validity period of CTET certificate?

Earlier as per guidelines framed by NCTE, the validity period was 7 years but now “The Validity period of TET qualifying certificate for appointment, unless otherwise notified by the appropriate Government, would remain valid for life. A public notice dated 21.06.2021 is also available on CTET website i.e. https://ctet.nic.in

7 Can I apply for CTET again if I had already qualified the CTET before?

Yes There is no restriction

8 Can I appear in Paper- I or Paper-II in different cycles.


9 I made a mistake in my Name/Father Name/Mother Name/Correspondence Address/Category/Change in city of exam centre/Photo /Sign. What should I do now?

You can do online correction. The time period for online correction is announced along with schedule of examination. Therefore, candidates should read the Information Bulletin carefully, During Online correction period, a candidate by login on our Website can make corrections. Line for online corrections remain functional and closes as per schedule mentioned in information Bulletin. 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 particulars is to be accepted under any circumstances after the specified date for online correction is over. After making correction, candidate should ensure that he/she has downloaded the revised Confirmation Page. Previously generated Confirmation Page will be no longer valid once the corrections are made during specified Date for online required credentials

10 How can we get the Eligibility Certificate and Mark Sheets of CTET?

The Eligibility Certificate and Mark Sheets of CTET will be available on Digilocker (https://www.digilocker.gov.in ) and candidate can get the same by filling required credentials.

11 Who will get the Eligibility Certificate?
As per NCTE Notification No. 76- 4/2010/NCTE/Acad Dated 11.02.2011: A person who scores 60% or more in the TET exam will be considered as TET Pass. School Managements (Governments ,local bodies government aided and unaided) may consider giving concessions to person belonging to SC/ST OBC differently able persons, etc. in accordance with their extant reservation policy. Should give weightage to the CTET scores in the recruitment process.

12 What is/are Weeding Out rules(s)?

The record of Central Teacher Eligibility Test is preserved up to Two months from the date of declaration of result in accordance with CBSE Examination Weeding out rules. Thereafter it will be disposed of as per Weeding Out rules.

13 What is the Procedure of document verification

The document(s) should be forwarded by concerning recruitment authority only. The confidential Verification Report will be sent to the Department concerned.

14 Can a candidate/applicant get the copy of verification report by himself/herself?

No. This Verification Report is strictly confidential and it is sent to the concerning Department only.

15 What is Information Bulletin? Information Bulletin is an official document published by CBSE on CTET website, having all the important information relating to CTET.

16 How the city for exam centre is allotted?

 Generally Board makes effort to allot exam centre in the city as per candidate’s first choice of exam city. However, Board reserves the right to allot any centre/city.

17 How many Papers are there in one CTET?

There are two Papers in each CTET Paper 1: For Class I to V Paper II: For Class VI to VIII If a candidate intends to teach Classes from I-VIII, he/she has to appear in both the Papers.

18 What is the time duration of each Test?

 The duration of each test is 2:30 Hrs.

19 Is there any special provision for Differently Abled candidates?

The provision of scribe and compensatory time in CTET examination is in accordance with the Office Memorandum dated 26th February 2013 issued by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and revised from time to time vide RPwD Act, 2016 and Office Memorandum dated 29.08.2018

20 Any aspirant pursuing B.Ed. 1st year can apply for CTET ? OR Can Candidates whose final year result is yet to be declared apply for CTET ? OR Whose exam/result date is after CTET exam/result date can also apply for CTET ?

Can B Ed 1st year student apply for CTET 2021?

Candidates who are 10+2 passed with a minimum of 45% Marks are eligible to apply for CTET Paper 1 and those who have completed graduation with a minimum of 50&% aggregate marks are eligible for Paper 2. The candidates who passed B.Ed qualification can now apply for both the papers — Paper-I and Paper-II

CBSE is an examination conducting body only which conducts the CTET exam as per the guidelines laid down by the NCTE, Delhi. Such issues do not fall under the jurisdiction of CBSE/CTET being an examination conducting body only. Further you are requested to see Eligibility Criteria in CTET Information Bulletin which is available on our website. For Eligibility Criteria you may refer to NCTE website (https://ncte.gov.in) under the heading “Act & Regulations” and sub heading “Minimum Qualifications of Teachers” and “TET Guidelines” 21 If a candidate passed D.EL.ED, B.Ed. or any other teaching education. Will the CTET certificate is valid for government jobs or have to reappear in CTET exam again. The eligibility shall be finally verified, by the concerned recruiting agency / appointing authority.

22 How many days CBSE will take to complete the verification of above document and if CBSE is not doing offline verification please provide the valid reason for this. Since 2015 verification were only done through a QR Code and a Public Notice has also been published regarding this matter sent to department. However for offline Verification kindly send a letter through a concerned department in CTET Unit.

23 Whether such candidate are eligible to appear in CTET who has completed their graduation from IGNOU that is through open mode and teacher training course such as Diploma in Elementary Education from regular mode simultaneously in the same academic sessions or year but in different modes graduation from open and D.EL.ED from regular mode CBSE is an examination conducting body only which conducts the CTET exam as per the guidelines laid down by the NCTE, Delhi. Such issues do not fall under the jurisdiction of CBSE/CTET being an examination conducting body only. Further you are requested to see Eligibility Criteria in CTET Information Bulletin which is available on our website. Note: FAQ is subject to revis

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