In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 23 of the RTE Act, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 and 29th JULY, 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 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.
To know the eligibility conditions for teachers to appear in CTET, click here.
To know the structure and content of syllabus for CTET, click here.
To know the structure and content of CTET, click here.
Eligible candidates can apply online at https://ctet.nic.in/CMS/Public/View.aspx?page=46 once the notification for CTET is released every year.
Only Paper – I or II
Both Paper – I & II
SC/ST/Differently Abled Person
GST as applicable will be charged extra by the Banks
Qualifying Marks And Award Of CTET Certificate
The candidates appearing in CTET will be issued Marks Statement. The Candidates securing 60% and above marks will be issued Eligibility Certificate.
The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be seven years from the date of declaration of its result for all categories.
There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET Certificate. A person who has qualified CTET may also appear again for improving his/her score.
To know the process for online verification of CTET certificates, click here.