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Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2019

Central Board of Secondary Education invites applications from eligible candidates for Central Teacher Eligibility Test ( CTET ) 2019.

CTET Eligibility 2019

The following persons are eligible for appearing in the CTET.

Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I – V : Primary Stage

  • 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 )
  • Otherwise, 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.
  • Otherwise,  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.El.Ed ).
  • Otherwise,  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 ).
  • Otherwise, Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of two year Diploma in Elementary Education ( by whatever name known ).

Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes VI – VIII : Elementary Stage

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education ( by whatever name known ).
  • Otherwise, Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education ( B.Ed ).
  • Otherwise, 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.
  • Otherwise,  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.El.Ed ).
  • Otherwise,  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.
  • Otherwise,  Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. ( Special Education ).

CTET Exam Pattern 2019

  • All questions in CTET test will be Multiple Choice Questions ( MCQs ), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.
  • There will be two papers of CTET.
    • Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.
    • Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Paper I ( for classes I to V ) Primary Stage : Duration of examination – Two – and – a – half hours : Structure and Content ( All Compulsory )

SubjectMulti Choice QuestionMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy30 30
Language I (compulsory)30 30
Language II (compulsory)30 30
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies30 30
Total150 150

Nature and standard of questions

  • The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
  • The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  • The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  • Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.
  • Opt two languages in which candidate wish to appear for CTET : List of languages and code are as follows

LanguageCode No.LanguageCode NoLanguageCode No.LanguageCode No.
English01Gujarati06Marathi11Sanskrit16
Hindi02Kannada07Mizo12Tamil17
Assamese03Khasi08Nepali13Telugu18
Bengali04Malayalam09Oriya14Tibetan19
Garo05Manipuri10Punjabi15Urdu20

  • The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I – V by the NCERT.
  • The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes I – V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

Paper II ( for classes VI to VIII ) Elementary Stage : Duration of examination – Two – and – a – half hours Structure and Content ( All Compulsory )

SubjectMulti Choice QuestionMarks
Child Development & Pedagogy  ( compulsory  )3030
Language I  ( compulsory )30 30
Language II  ( compulsory )30 30
Mathematics and Science  ( for Mathematics and Science teacher )60 60
Social Studies / Social Science  ( for Social Studies / Social Science teacher )  For any other teacher – either  ( IV )  or  ( V )60 60
Total150 150

Nature and standard of questions

  • The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning, relevant to the age group of 11-14 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
  • The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  • The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  • Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.
  • Opt two languages in which candidate wish to appear for CTET : List of languages and code are as follows:

LanguageCode No.LanguageCode NoLanguageCode No.LanguageCode No.
English01Gujarati06Marathi11Sanskrit16
Hindi02Kannada07Mizo12Tamil17
Assamese03Khasi08Nepali13Telugu18
Bengali04Malayalam09Oriya14Tibetan19
Garo05Manipuri10Punjabi15Urdu20

  • The Test items in Mathematics and Science, and Social Studies / Social Science will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. The test items of Mathematics and Science will be of 30 marks each. The test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject as prescribed for classes VI – VIII by the NCERT.
  • The questions in the test for Paper II will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes VI – VIII but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage.

Language of the Question Paper

  • Main question paper shall be Bilingual ( English / Hindi ).

CTET Application Form 2019

  • A candidate can apply for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test On-line by logging on CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in only.

Before applying online ensure to have following documents / files

  • Scanned image of latest photograph and signature in JPG format only, for uploading.
  • A copy of Class Xth Certificate.

Application Fee

CategoryOnly Paper – I or IIBoth Paper – I  &  II
General/OBC₹700/-₹1200/-
SC / ST / Diff. Abled Person₹350/-₹600/-

Decide the mode of payment of fee

  • Through Debit / Credit Card using online gateway payment facility, or
  • Fee remitted through e-challan by downloading e-challan form from CTET official website.
    • If decided to pay fee through Debit / Credit Card, check the validity of the Card and keep it ready with candidate while logging on to website for
      submitting application form.
    • If decided to pay through e-challan, download e-challan after completing Part-II of Registration and deposit the Fee in CTET Exam Fee A/c with Syndicate Bank or HDFC Bank.
    • Once the payment has been confirmed by the Bank / CTET, a confirmation page will be generated.
    • The candidates are NOT required to send hard copy of confirmation page to CTET unit. However, the candidates are advised to retain the hard copy of the application i.e. confirmation page, challan if fee is paid by e-challan, for future reference.

CTET  Admit Card 2019

  • The candidates may download Admit Card from CTET official website and appear for the examination at the given Centre. In case of any discrepancy noticed in admit card regarding particulars of candidate, photograph and signature or any other information vary from confirmation page, he / she may immediately contact CTET unit for necessary corrections.
  • In case confirmation page is not generated after depositing the requisite fees, the candidate should approach the Assistant Secretary ( Exam ),
  • The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre 90 minutes before the commencement of the examination. Candidate report at the examination centre after 9:30 AM shall not be allowed to sit in Paper II and candidate report after 2:00 PM shall not be allowed to sit in Paper I.
  • The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

CTET  Selection Procedure 2019

  • Candidate must get valid score in Central Teacher Eligibility Test. selections will be done by merit.

CTET Exam Centres 2019

City codeName of stateName of cityCity codeName of stateName of city
1ANDMAN & NICOBARPORT BLAIR49MANIPURIMPHAL
2 

ANDHRA PRADESH
VIJAYAWADA50MEGHALYASHILONG
3 VISAKHAPATNAM51MIZORAMAIZAWL
4ARUNACHAL PRADESHITANAGAR52NAGALANDKOHIMA
5ASSAMGUWAHATI53ORISSABHUBNANESHWAR
6BIHARMUZAFFARPUR54SAMBALPUR
7 PATNA55PUDUCHERRYPUDUCHERRY
8CHANDIGARHCHANDIGARH56PUNJABAMRITSAR
9CHHATTISGARHRAIPUR57BHATINDA
10DADAR & NAGAR HAVELIDADAR & NAGAR58FEROZPUR
11DAMAN & DIUDAMAN59JALANDHAR
12DELHI / NCRDELHI CENTRAL60MOHALI
13DELHI EAST61RAJASTHANAJMER
14DELHI NORTH62JAIPUR
15DELHI SOUTH63JODHPUR
16DELHI WEST64KOTA
17GOAPANAJI65UDAIPUR
18GUJRATAHMEDABAD66SIKKIMGANGTOK
19SURAT67TAMILNADUCHENNAI
20VADODARA68COIMBATORE
21HARYANAAMBALA69MADURAI
22FARIDABAD70TIRUCHIRAPALLI
23GURUGRAM71TELANGANAHYDERABAD
24KARNAL72TRIPURAAGARTALA
25KURUKSHETYRA73UTTRAKHANDDEHRADUN
26PANCHKULA74HALDWANI
27HIMACHAL PRADESHHAMIRPUR75ROORKEE
28KANGRA76SRINAGAR GARWAL
29SHIMLA77UTTAR PRADESHAGRA
30JAMMU & KASHMIRJAMMU78ALIGARH
31SRINAGAR79ALLAHABAD
32JHARKHANDBOKARO80BAREILLY
33DHANBAD81GHAZIABAD
34RANCHI82GORAKHPUR
35KARNATAKABENGALURU83KANPUR
36MANGALORE84LUCKNOW
37KERALAERNAKULAM85MATHURA
38KOZHIKODE86MORADABAD
39TRIVENDRUM87NOIDA
40LAKSHYADWEPKAVARATI88RAEBARELI
41MADHYA PRADESHBHOPAL89SAHARANPUR
42INDORE90VARANASI
43JABALPUR91WEST BENGALDURGAPUR
44MAHARASHTRAAURANGABAD92KOLKATA
45MUMBAI
46NAGPUR
47NASIK
48PUNE

CTET Syllabus 2019

Paper I ( for classes I to V ) Primary Stage Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 Questions.

a) Child Development ( Primary School Child ) – 15 Questions.

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning.
  • Principles of the development of children.
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment.
  • Socialization processes : Social world & children ( Teacher, Parents, Peers ).
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky : constructs and critical perspectives.
  • Concepts of child – centered and progressive education.
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence.
  • Multi Dimensional Intelligence.
  • Language & Thought.
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender – bias and educational practice.
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School – Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : perspective and practice.
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs – 5 Questions.

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived.
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners.

Learning and Pedagogy – 10 Questions.

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’.
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions.
  • Motivation and learning.
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental.

Language I – 30 Questions.

Language Comprehension – 15 Questions.

  • Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability ( Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive )

Pedagogy of Language Development – 15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition.
  • Principles of language Teaching.
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool.
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form.
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders.
  • Language Skills.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi – media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom.
  • Remedial Teaching.

Language II – 30 Questions

Comprehension – 15 Questions

  • Two unseen prose passages ( discursive or literary or narrative or scientific ) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability.

Pedagogy of Language Development – 15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition.
  • Principles of language Teaching.
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool.
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form.
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders.
  • Language Skills.
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi – media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom.
  • Remedial Teaching.

Mathematics 30 Questions

Content – 15 Questions

  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money

Pedagogical issues – 15 Questions

  • Nature of Mathematics / Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum.
  • Language of Mathematics.
  • Community Mathematics.
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of Teaching.
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

Environmental Studies – 30 Questions

Content 15 Questions

  • Family and Friends:
    • Relationships
    • Work and Play
    • Animals
    • Plants
  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Things We Make and Do

Pedagogical issues – 15 Questions.

  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Significance of EVS, integrated EVS
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
  • Approaches of presenting concepts
  • Activities
  • Experimentation/Practical Work
  • Discussion
  • CCE
  • Teaching material / Aids
  • Problems

Paper II ( for classes VI to VIII ) Elementary Stage

Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 Questions

Child Development ( Elementary School Child ) – 15 Questions

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs – 5 Questions

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

Learning and Pedagogy – 10 Questions

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Language I – 30 Questions

Language Comprehension – 15 Questions

  • Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability ( Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive )

Pedagogy of Language Development – 15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

Language – II – 30 Questions

Comprehension – 15 Questions

  • Two unseen prose passages ( discursive or literary or narrative or scientific ) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

Pedagogy of Language Development – 15 Questions

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

Mathematics and Science – 60 Questions

Mathematics – 30 Questions

Content – 20 Questions

  • Number System
    • Knowing our Numbers
    • Playing with Numbers
    • Whole Numbers
    • Negative Numbers and Integers
    • Fractions
  • Algebra
    • Introduction to Algebra
    • Ratio and Proportion
  • Geometry
    • Basic geometrical ideas ( 2-D )
    • Understanding Elementary Shapes ( 2-D and 3-D )
    • Symmetry: ( reflection )
    • Construction ( using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses )
  • Mensuration
  • Data handling

Pedagogical issues – 10 Questions

  • Nature of Mathematics / Logical thinking
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Problem of Teaching

Science – 30 Questions

Content – 20 Questions

  • Food
    • Sources of food
    • Components of food
    • Cleaning food
  • Materials
    • Materials of daily use
  • The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • How things work
    • Electric current and circuits
    • Magnets
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources

Pedagogical issues – 10 Questions

  • Nature & Structure of Sciences
  • Natural Science / Aims & objectives
  • Understanding & Appreciating Science
  • Approaches / Integrated Approach
  • Observation / Experiment / Discovery ( Method of Science )
  • Innovation
  • Text Material / Aids
  • Evaluation – cognitive / psychomotor / affective
  • Problems
  • Remedial Teaching

Social Studies / Social Sciences – 60 Questions

Content – 40 Questions

  • History
    • When, Where and How
    • The Earliest Societies
    • The First Farmers and Herders
    • The First Cities
    • Early States
    • New Ideas
    • The First Empire
    • Contacts with Distant lands
    • Political Developments
    • Culture and Science
    • New Kings and Kingdoms
    • Sultans of Delhi
    • Architecture
    • Creation of an Empire
    • Social Change
    • Regional Cultures
    • The Establishment of Company Power
    • Rural Life and Society
    • Colonialism and Tribal Societies
    • The Revolt of 1857-58
    • Women and reform
    • Challenging the Caste System
    • The Nationalist Movement
    • India After Independence
  • Geography
    • Geography as a social study and as a science
    • Planet: Earth in the solar system
    • Globe
    • Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
    • Air
    • Water
    • Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication
    • Resources: Types-Natural and Human
    • Agriculture
  • Social and Political Life
    • Diversity
    • Government
    • Local Government
    • Making a Living
    • Democracy
    • State Government
    • Understanding Media
    • Unpacking Gender
    • The Constitution
    • Parliamentary Government
    • The Judiciary
    • Social Justice and the Marginalised

Pedagogical issues – 20 Questions

  • Concept & Nature of Social Science / Social Studies
  • Class Room Processes, activities and discourse
  • Developing Critical thinking
  • Enquiry / Empirical Evidence
  • Problems of teaching Social Science / Social Studies
  • Sources – Primary & Secondary
  • Projects Work
  • Evaluation

CTET Results 2019

  • The CTET result will be declared within six weeks of the date of examination through the official website. Candidates can check the same through their log-in ID and password. The minimum qualifying marks for CTET is 60%. A CTET eligibility certificate is awarded to those who secure 60% or above. The score remains valid for seven years; however, candidates can appear for the exam before seven years in order to improve their CTET score.

CTET Important Dates 2019

S NoEventDate
1Information Bulletin Release DateJune, 2019
2Online Application Process begins1st week of August, 2019
3Closing date of online application form submissionLast week of August, 2019
4Correction date of application formFirst week of September, 2019
5Exam dateOctober, 2019

Contact Details

Central Teacher Eligibility Test Unit,
PS 1-2, Institutional Area, I P Extension,
Patparganj, Delhi – 110092.
Phone No. : 011-22235774, 22240104,
Fax : 011-22235775,
Email : ctet@cbse.gov.in,
Website : www.ctet.nic.in.

 

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.