CTET 2021 Notification PDF Out, Online Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

CTET 2021 Notification Out. CTET Online Application Form 2021: CTET is conducted twice a year by CBSE at the national level for determining the eligibility of candidates for teacher posts for Classes 1 to 8 in Central Government Schools. The Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the official CTET 2021 Notification PDF on Its official website @ctet.nic.in.  CTET Application form link will be available from 20th September to 19th October 2021  Check out the detailed CTET 2021 notification, important dates, eligibility criteria, application fee, and the selection process.

CTET 2021

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) exam will be conducted online mode from this year by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The CTET exam will be conducted between 16 December 2021 to 13 January 2022. The Official Notification PDF link is mentioned below:

CTET 2021 Notification Overview

Exam Name Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) December 2021
Name Of The Organization Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Exam type National
Frequency Twice a year (July & December)
Exam Mode Online
CTET Exam Date 2021 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022
Exam Duration 2.5 hours (for each paper)
Language 20 languages
Official website www.ctet.nic.in

CTET  2021 Notification PDF

Click Here To Download Official CTET  Notification PDF

Click Here to Download CTET Exam Schedule 2021 PDF

CTET Exam Date 2021

For the first time, the CTET exam is going to be conducted in Online Mode from 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022. 

Events  Dates
CTET Notification 2021 20th September 2021
CTET Online Registration Starts From 20th September 2021
Last Date to fill Online Application 19th October 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last Date for submission of fee through E-Challan 20th October 2021 (before 3:30 pm)
Online Correction Schedule 22nd October to 28th October 2021
Admit Card Download December 2021 [1st week]
CTET Exam Date 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022
Release of CTET Answer Key January 2022
CTET Result Declaration 15 February 2022
CTET Certificates’ Dispatch To be notified

CTET 2021 Exam Schedule For Paper 1 & Paper 2

CTET Exam will be held in two shifts. The timings of both the shifts are given below :

Events Paper I Paper-II
CTET Exam Date 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022
Entry in the Examination Centre 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Checking of Admit Cards 09: 00 AM to 09:15 AM 01:30 PM to 01:45 PM
Distribution of Test Booklet 09:15 AM 01:45 PM
Seal of the Test Booklet To be Broken/
Opened it to take out the Answer Sheet
09:25 AM 01:55 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Centre 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Test Commences 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Test Concludes 12:00 Noon 04:30 PM

CTET Eligibility Criteria 2021

(i) Primary Level (Classes 1-5)

  • Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education. OR
  • Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education. OR
  • Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
  • Senior Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Education. OR
  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education. OR

(ii) Upper Primary Level (Classes 6-8)

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education. OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4 years B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed. OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year B.Ed.

Also, Check: CTET Previous Year Question Papers with Answers PDF- Download Free PDF

CTET 2020 – Application Fee

Category Only Paper I or II  Both Paper I & II
General/OBC  Rs.1000/- Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person Rs.500/- Rs.600/-

CTET Exam Pattern

This Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) consists of two papers. Candidates who choose Paper-I will teach Classes I to V whereas Paper-II for Classes VI to VIII. Aspirants can also apply for both papers. The duration of each paper is two hours and thirty minutes. The exam consists of 150 objective-type questions.

Paper-I Primary Stage (Class I to V)

Topics Total Questions Total Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

Paper-II Elementary Stage (Class VI to VIII)

Topics Total Questions Total Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy(Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (Compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics & Science
(For Mathematics and Science Teacher)
60 MCQs 60 Marks
Social Studies/Social Science
(For Social Studies/Social Science Teacher)
60 MCQs 60 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

CTET 2021 Apply Online

The CTET 2021 Online Application Link has been available on the official website i.e @ctet.nic.in. Interested candidates may directly apply for the CTET Online Application form via given below link.

CTET Application Form 2021: Direct Link to Apply Online

Click Here To Download Official CTET  Notification PDF

How To Apply For CTET 2021?

If you are eligible, you can follow the steps as under to fill your CTET application form:

  • – 1st Step: Visit the official website of CTET- ctet.nic.in.
  • – 2nd Step: Click on the link that says “Apply Online”.
  • – 3rd Step: Fill in your “Personal”, “Contact”, and “Residential” details and submit.
  • – 4th Step: Note down your Registration Number and Password that will generated on successful registration.
  • – 5th Step: Now, log in using your Registration number and Password.
  • – 6th Step: Upload scanned images of your Photograph and Signature in the required format.
  • – 7th Step: Proceed to the “Payment” option and pay the CTET application fee.
  • – 8th Step: Download the application form and take its printout for future reference.

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CTET 2021 Notification FAQs

Q. When will the CTET 2021 December Exam be conducted?

Ans: CTET 2021 December PAPER-I & Paper-II exam is expected to be conducted from 16 December 2021 to 13 January 2022

Q. How many times is the CTET exam conducted in a year?

Ans: CTET exam is conducted twice a year, typically in the months of July and December. However, this year due to COVID-19, the exam has been delayed.

Q. How many times can a candidate attempt for CTET Exam?

Ans: There are no minimum or maximum attempts for the exam.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria to apply for CTET?
Ans: The eligibility criteria for the CTET exam has been given in the above article. Please refer.

Q. What is the last date to apply online for CTET 2021?
Ans: The last date to fill CTET Online Application Form 2021 is 20 October 2021.

Q. For how long is the CTET certificate valid?
Ans: CTET certificate is valid for a lifetime as per the latest rules of the CBSE.

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