CBSE has released the schedule for Papers 1 and 2, along with the CTET Exam Date 2024, on its official website, with the CTET July 2024 exam scheduled for July 7, 2024.

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The Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, officially released the CTET in July on March 7, 2024. Candidates who want to sit in the Teacher Eligibility Test for the July 2024 Session can apply by visiting the official website at https://ctet.nic.in/

CTET Notification 2024

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in India administers the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), a nationwide test. The project seeks to provide consistent requirements for applicants hoping to work as teachers at central government establishments that accept the CTET credential, such as Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas. Many governments and private institutions use CTET as a standard requirement for hiring teachers.

The CBSE released a CTET July Notification on 07 March 2024. Aspirants can submit their applications for the examination through the official website of CTET at ctet.nic.in from 07 March onwards. The deadline for submitting online applications is April 2, 2024.

CTET Exam Date 2024 Overview

The CTET 2024 notification for the July session was released on March 5th, 2024, along with the commencement of the CTET application process.  The CTET exam for Paper 1 is scheduled for July 7th, 2024. The answer key will be published after the exam, and results are expected tentatively by the end of August 2024. Candidates should stay updated with official announcements and prepare accordingly for the exam.

Exam AuthorityCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Exam NameCentral Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
MonthJuly 2024
Type of ExamEligibility Test
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Last Date to Apply02 April 2024
Official Websitectet.nic.in

CTET Exam Date 2024 Important Dates

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will be conducted on 7th July 2024, in two shifts. The first shift will be from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM and the second shift will be from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. The exam will consist of two papers, each with 150 questions.

Notification Release7 March 2024
Application Period7 March to 15 April 2024
Exam Date7 July 2024
Exam TimePaper I: 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Paper II: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon
Exam Duration2 hours and 30 minutes
CTET Exam Schedule 2024 for Paper 1
CTET Exam Date 20247th July 2024
CTET 2024 Admit cards will be checked.1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Test booklets will be distributed1:45 PM
Candidates can break the seal of the test booklet and remove the answer sheet.1:55 PM
Last Entry into the CTET 2024 Exam Center2:00 PM
CTET 2024 Test begins2:00 PM
CTET 2024 Test ends4:30 PM

CTET Exam Date 2024 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria vary slightly depending on whether the candidate wishes to teach classes I-V (Paper I) or VI-VIII (Paper II). Here’s a detailed look at the eligibility requirements for both stages:

For Classes I-V (Paper I):

  • Candidates must have passed Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and completed or be in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed).
  • Or candidates with at least 50% in Senior Secondary and the final year of a 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) or a 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).

For Classes VI-VIII (Paper II):

  • Graduates who have completed or are in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) are eligible.
  • Or, Graduates with at least 50% marks and in the first year of Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) or candidates with 50% in Senior Secondary and the final year of a 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) or 4-year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.

CTET Certificate Validity

As of the latest update from the CBSE, The validity of the CTET certificate has been extended to a lifetime. Before this update, the certificate had a validity period of 7 years from the date of declaration of its result for all categories.

CTET Qualifying Marks

  • General Category: Candidates belonging to the general category must score at least 60% marks or more, which translates to 90 out of 150 marks.
  • SC/ST/OBC/Other Reserved Categories: The qualifying marks for candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, and other reserved categories are relaxed per the government’s reservation policy. Typically, these candidates must score 55% marks, equivalent to 82.5 out of 150 marks, to qualify for the CTET.

CTET Exam Date 2024 Registration 

Registration for CTET for the July 2024 Session commences at https://ctet.nic.in/ and lasts for approximately four weeks. Eligible candidates can visit the official website during this period to complete the registration process by providing the necessary details, uploading documents, and making the required fee payment. Stay tuned to get more details about this upcoming examination.

CTET Exam Pattern 2024

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will consist of two papers. Paper I will be for those who wish to teach classes I to V, while Paper II will be for those who wish to teach classes VI to VIII. All questions in the CTET will be multiple choice questions (MCQs) with four options, with one answer being the most appropriate. Each question will carry one mark, and there will be no negative marking. Here is an overview of the CTET Exam Pattern 2024.

AspectsCTET 2024 Paper 1CTET 2024 Paper 2
Number of questions150150
Total Marks150150
Negative MarkingNoNo
Time duration2 hours 30 minutes2 hours 30 minutes
Type of questionsObjective multiple-choice type questionsObjective multiple-choice type questions

CTET Exam Centers

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the list of CTET Exam Centres 2024. Candidates will be able to know their allotted CTET Exam Centre 2024 through their admit cards. Candidates need to choose their exam center city in their CTET 2024 Application Form.

State/UTCTET Exam Centers
Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
Andhra PradeshVijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal PradeshItanagar
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
BiharBhagalpur, Bhojpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Patna, Madhubani, Muzaffarabad, Nalanda, Vaishali
Dadra & Nagar HaveliDadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & DiuDaman
DelhiDelhi Central, Delhi East, Delhi North, Delhi South, Delhi West
GujaratAhmedabad, Surat, Vadodara
HaryanaAmbala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Karnal, Kurukshetra
Himachal PradeshHamirpur, Kangra, Shimla
Jammu & KashmirJammu, Srinagar
JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Ranchi
KarnatakaBangalore, Mangalore
KeralaErnakulam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Indore, Jabalpur
MaharashtraAurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune
OdishaBhubaneshwar, Sambalpur
PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Ferozepur, Jalandhar
RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee, Srinagar Garhwal
Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Ayodhya, Bareilly, Etawah, Ghaziabad, Ghazipur, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Mau, Meerut, Moradabad, Noida, Prayagraj
West BengalDurgapur, Kolkata

CTET 2024 Selection Process

  • Written Exam
  • 60% Marks Obtained in Tet Exam 2024 who qualify

CTET Syllabus 2024 Paper -1

  • Child Development and Pedagogy(compulsory) – 30 Question – 30 Marks
  • Mathematics (compulsory) – 30 Questions – 30 Marks
  • Environmental Studies (compulsory) – 30 Questions – 30 Marks
  • Language 1st – 30 Questions – 30 Marks
  • Language 2nd – 30 Questions – 30 Marks
  • Total 150 Questions – 150 Marks

CTET Syllabus 2024 Paper -2

  • Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory) – 30 Question – 30 Marks
  • Mathematics and Science – 60 Questions – 60 Marks
  • for Mathematics and Science teachers) – 60 Question – 60 Marks
  • For Social Studies/Social Science – 60 Question – 60 Marks
  • Language 1st – 30 Questions – 30 Marks
  • Language 2nd – 30 Questions – 30 Marks

CTET Previous Year History

CTET Notification 202327th April 2023
CTET Application Form Starts From27th April 2023
Last Date to fill Online Application26th May 2023
The last Date for submission of the fee26th May 2023
Final verification of payment of fee by bank29th May 2023
Online Correction Schedule29th May to 02nd June 2023
CTET Admit Card 2023The last Date for submission of fee
CTET Exam Date 202320th August 2023

CTET Solved Papers

Here are the CTET Previous Year Solved Papers listed in the table below:

PaperExam DateSolved Papers Link
CTET Paper 1 (1-5)20-Aug-2023View Paper
CTET Paper 2 (Math & science) (6-8)20-Aug-2023View Paper
CTET Paper 2 (SST) (6-8)20-Aug-2023View Paper
CTET Paper 1 (1-5)21-Jan-24View Paper
CTET Paper 2 (SST) (6-8)21-Jan-24View Paper
CTET Paper 2 (Math & Science) (6-8)21-Jan-24View Paper

CTET Previous Year Question Paper

Pervious Year Question PaperLinks
CTET Paper 1 2019Download Here
CTET Paper 2 2019Download Here

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CTET Exam Date 2024 FAQs

What is the last date to apply for the CTET 2024 July session?

The last date to apply for the CTET 2024 July session is April 2, 2024.

When is the CTET Exam Date for July 2024?

The CTET Exam for July 2024 is scheduled for 7th July 2024.

When will the CTET Result for 2024 be announced?

The CTET Result for 2024 is expected to be announced by the end of August 2024 (Tentative).

What are the timings for CTET Paper 1?

CTET Paper 1 will be held from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Is there a negative marking in CTET 2024?

No, there is no negative marking in CTET 2024.