About Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is a common entrance examination for teachers conducted by Central Government for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Government of India first conducted this test in 2011. All the B.Ed graduates including B.A, B.Sc., B.Com etc graduates have to pass this examination to work as a teacher. You are supposed to complete this examination in two years, if you are already working as teacher.
This test is compulsory for getting teaching jobs in Central government schools such as Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Tibetan Schools, etc. The test is important for teaching position in schools under administrative control of Union Territory. CTET is also applicable to private schools, who exercise the option of consideration of the CTET exam.
CTET examination will be of objective type MCQ’s (Multiple Choice Questions). There is no negative marking in CTET exam. It comprises of two papers:
- Paper I- One who aims to be a teacher for classes I to V
- Paper II- One who aims to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII
If, one aims to be teacher for both the levels can appear for both the papers.
In our previous article “Best Books to Prepare for CTET Examination” we have mentioned the reference books to prepare for the papers.
As 04.08.2014 is the last date for submitting the forms, hope all the interested candidates have submitted their duly filled applications. Other Important dates are as follows:
Last date for submission of fees: 06.08.2014
Final List of Candidates-Check Status & Particulars: 12-08-2014
Period for On-line Corrections in Particulars: 12.08.2014 to 19.08.2014
Download Admit Card from Board’s website: 22.08.2014
CTET Examination: 21.09.2014
For further details you can visit the website (www.ctet.nic.in). If there is any query, feel free to share it with us through your comments.