CTET- December 2019 Notification |Eligibility| Step by Step Guide to Apply Online

CBSE has published notification for Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) December 2019 Examination.  The Exam is  the minimum qualification required in India for a person to be eligible for the entrance examination for teachers. The test is mandatory for teaching jobs in government schools from Class 1 to Class 8. for appointment as a teacher for class I to VIII. Details of the examination are given below.

Name of the Exam: Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) December 2019

Eligibility:
(A). Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V: Primary Stage:
1. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever  name known) OR
2. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever  name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002. OR
3. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed). OR
4. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education). OR
5. Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
(a) who has acquired the qualification or Bachelor of Education from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classes I
to V provided the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE, within two year of such appointment as primary teacher.

(B). Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII: Elementary Stage:
1. Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). OR
2. Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR
3. Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard. OR
4. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed). OR
5. Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.A/ B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/ B.Sc.Ed. OR
6. Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education). OR
7. Any candidate having qualified B.Ed. Programme recognized by the NCTE is eligible to appear in TET /CTET. Moreover, as per the existing TET guidelines circulated vide NCTE letter dated 11-02-2011, a person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 23rd August 2010 is also qualified to appear in the TET/ CTET.

Structure & Content of CTET:
All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be most appropriate. Each carrying one mark
and there will be no negative marking.
There will be two papers of CTET.
(i) Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.
(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Note: A person who intents to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage :
Duration of examination-Two-and-a-half hours Structure and Content:
(i) Child Development and Pedagogy: 30 MCQs, 30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory): 30 MCQs, 30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory): 30 MCQs, 30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics: 30 MCQs, 30 Marks
(v) Environmental Studies: 30 MCQs, 30 Marks
Total: 150 MCQs, 150 Marks

Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage :
Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours Structure and Content:
(i) Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory): 30 MCQs, 30 Marks
(ii) Language I (compulsory): 30 MCQs, 30 Marks
(iii) Language II (compulsory): 30 MCQs, 30 Marks
(iv) Mathematics and Science: 60 MCQs, 60 Marks (for Mathematics and Science teacher) OR
(v) Social Studies/ Social Science: 60 MCQs, 60 Marks (for Social Studies /Social Science teacher) For any other teacher – either (IV) or (V)
Total: 150 MCQs, 150 Marks

Qualifying Marks:
As per NCTE Notification No. 76-4/2010/NCTE/Acad dated 11.02.2011: A person who scores 60% or more in the TETexam will be considered as TETpass.

Applicability:
(i) The CTET shall apply to schools of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.) and schools under the administrative control of UT’s of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCTof Delhi.
(ii) CTET may also apply to the unaided private schools, who may exercise the option of considering the CTET.
(iii) Schools owned and managed by the State Government/local bodies and aided schools shall consider the TET conducted by the State Government. However, a  State Government can also consider the CTET if it decides not to conduct the State TET.
(iv) According to CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws, prescribing the minimum qualifications for teachers to teach various subjects in Classes I to VIII in the schools Affiliated to CBSE stands amended to that extent and it shall be mandatory that the teachers appointed hereinafter i.e. 6 March 2012 to teach classes I to VIII in the Schools affiliated to the CBSE shall qualify/ pass the Central Teacher Eligibility Test or Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), conducted by the appropriate Central/ State Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE for this purpose.

Validity Period of CTET Certificate:
1. The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be seven years from the date of declaration of its result for all categories,
2. 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

Exam Centre:
List of Examination Cities where the CTET will be conducted is given in Appendix-Ill (refer official notification). Candidates are required to give FOUR DIFFERENT OPTIONS in order of their preference. While every effort will be made to allot a Centre in one of the places opted by the candidate, the Board reserves its discretion to allot a Centre other than that of Candidate’s choice anywhere in India.

Under no circumstances, the Centre once allotted shall be changed by the Board. In case the number of candidates in any of the notified City is very less for running the Examination Centre or any other specific reason, the Board at its discretion may not conduct the Examination in that City and the Candidate who opted that city as 1st Choice may be allotted Examination Centres in other city opted as 2nd or 3rd or 4th choice or any other city.

Admit Card:
The candidates may download Admit Card from CTET official website

In case confirmation page is not generated after depositing the requisite fees, the candidate should approach the Joint Secretary (CTET), CTET Unit, CBSE between
10:00 Hrs. to 17:00 Hrs. from 27-09-2019 (Friday) to 03-10-2019 (Thursday) along with proof of payment of fee i.e. candidate copy of E-Challan, if payment made through E-Challan for considering his/ her candidature for CTET – DECEMBER-2019 examination

How to Apply:
Candidate need to apply online through official website.

Method of Submission of Online Application Form:
STEP1: Log on to CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in.
STEP2: Go to the link “Apply Online” and open the same.
STEP3: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down Registration No./Application No.
STEP4: Upload Scanned Images of latest Photograph and Signature
STEP5: Pay Examination Fee by e-challan or debit/credit card and net banking
STEP6: Print Confirmation page for record and future reference.

Examination Fee:
General/ OBC (NCL): For Paper I or II; Rs.700/- , For both Paper; Rs.1200/-
SC/ ST/ Differently Abled Person: For Paper I or II; Rs.350/-, For both Paper; Rs.600/-

Mode of Payment:
1. Remittance through E-Challan by depositing the prescribed fee in CTET Exam Fee Account with Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank.
a. Payment by Syndicate Bank e-Challan
b. Payment by Canara Bank e-Challan
2. By Online-mode (Payment by Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking).

Note: Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page for record and keep it for their reference. The Confirmation Page is not required to be sent to CTET Unit.

Important Date:
Starting Date of Online Application: 19-08-2019
Closing Date of Online Application: 18-09-2019
Date of Examination: 8 December, 2019 (Sunday)

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