CTET

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About CTET /STET Exam:

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test or the State Level TET exams are conducted to test the eligibility of the qualified candidates for the appointment as Teachers in the schools.

Pattern of Exam:

  • Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.

Duration of examination: 2hr 30min

Exam Pattern:

S. No. Subject Qns Marks
1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2 Language I (compulsory) 30 30
3 Language II (compulsory) 30 30
4 Mathematics 30 30
5 Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150
  • A Student needs 90 Marks out of the maximum of 150 marks.
  • Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Duration of examination Duration of examination: 2hr 30min

Exam Pattern:

S. No. Subject Qns Marks
1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2 Language I (compulsory) 30 30
3 Language II (compulsory) 30 30
4 Mathematics & Science or 60 60
5 Social Studies/Social Science 60 60
Total 150 150

The student has to opt for either 4 or 5 ie Mathematics /Science or Social Studies/Social Sciences.

  • A Student needs 90 Marks out of the maximum of 150 marks.

CTET Notification 2018

Central teacher’s eligibility test: – The official notification is expected to be released on 12 June 2018 as per the Advertisement in Employment newspaper. TET (central teacher eligibility test) is conducted by the central board of secondary education to recruit candidates for teaching in any part of country. These teachers are recruited in the central schools like NVS/KVS/Tibetan Schools etc. Every detail regarding CTET 2018 examination will be available in the official notification released by CBSE. Candidates will get to know about CTET 2018 Exam Dates, CTET Syllabus, and CTET Eligibility Criteria etc. through CTET 2018 Official Notification. Candidates are requested to visit this site constantly to remain updated about CTET 2018. As this time the mode of CTET 2018 will be online and therefore many changes are expected.

A: CTET 2018 Vacancies:

Though no official notification has been released yet, thus there is not any accurate number of vacancies, but the number of vacancies is expected to be same as the previous year.

B: CTET Exam 2018 Important Dates:-

Events                                                                                                                               Exam Dates (Tentative)

On-line registration of Application by candidates 22 June 2018
Payment of Application Fees 21st July 2018                                   
End of Online Registrations 21st July 2018
Issuance of CTET 2018 Admit Cards August 2018
CTET 2018 Exam Date 16th September 2018
Declaration of CTET 2018 Results NA
Issue of Certificate and Marks Statement NA

(Note: The mentioned dates are tentative as per the revealed news and updates. No Official dates have been released yet by the CBSE for CTET 2018 Exam.)

C: Eligibility Criteria for CTET 2018:

There are two types of eligibility criteria for CTET. One for teachers of class I – V and the other is for class VI – VIII. Below is the criteria for both of the teachers.

 

Qualification: Minimum Eligibility in qualifications for teachers of Classes I to V is as following:-

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

Passed Senior Secondary exam (or its equivalent) with minimum 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

Cleared Senior Secondary exams (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)

OR

Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks. A candidate must be either appearing or passed in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).

OR

Candidates who are Graduate and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) are also eligible for CTET 2018.

 

For Classes VI – VIII

Applicants who are graduated and passed/appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) are eligible.

OR

Graduated with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).

OR

Graduation in any discipline with 45% or more 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

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).

OR

Cleared 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

Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education).

Candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled, can avail relaxation up to 5% in the minimum qualifying marks.

D: HOW TO APPLY for CTET:

Candidates can register themselves online only on the official website https://ctet.nic.in.

E: CTET EXAM FEE:

Rs 600 (For SC/ST/PWD: Rs 300 only) for applicants choosing for paper- I or paper -II only. However, candidates choosing to appear for both the papers shall pay Rs 1000 (Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PH).

F: Selection process and Exam pattern: –

CTET 2018 will be conducted in two phases:

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.

(i) Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.

(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII. Note: A person who intends 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).

 

CTET Paper I Exam Pattern (Time duration: 2:30 Hours)

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Total 150 150

 

CTET Paper II Exam Pattern (Time duration: 2:30 Hours)

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Social Science/Mathematics & Science 60 60
Total 150 150
  • There will be no negative marking.

Note: – Paper I is conducted for candidates who aspire to become teacher for Class I to V and Paper II is conducted for candidates who aspire to become teacher for Class VI to VIII. Candidates also have the option to apply for both Paper I and Paper II. Questions asked in both Paper I and Paper II are Objective Multiple Choice Questions. Paper is bilingual, i.e. in both English and Hindi. A candidate is required to score minimum 60% to qualify CTET 2018 Exam. One major thing to note is that the score of CTET is valid for 7 years after the result has been declared for the same by CBSE.

 

G: Qualifying Marks and Award of CTET Certificate

The candidates appearing in CTET will be issued Marks Statement. The Candidates securing 60% and above marks will be issued Eligibility Certificate.

School Managements (Government, Local bodies, Government aided and unaided) may consider giving concessions to person belonging to SC/ST, OBC, differently abled persons, etc., in accordance with their extant reservation policy.

Qualifying the CTET would not confer a right on any person for recruitment/employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.

 

H: Syllabus and Examination pattern (Paper I and Paper II):

 

Paper I (for classes I to V) Primary Stage

Child Development and Pedagogy (30 Questions)

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

III. 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
  1. b) 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:
  • 1 Relationships
  • 2 Work and Play
  • 3 Animals
  • 4 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.
  1. 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

III. 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

b) 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 Marginalized

 

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

Note: For Detailed syllabus of classes I-VIII, please refer to NCERT syllabus and textbooks

I: CTET 2018 Application Fee

Candidates can apply for CTET 2018 Exam by logging in to the official website of CTET after the notification for the same has been released. A candidate belonging to either General or OBC category is required to pay Rs. 600/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 1000/- (if applying for both the papers). The same amount is reduced to Rs. 300/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 500/- (if applying for both the papers) for candidates belonging to SC/ST category. Application fee can be paid via: e-challan or Credit card/debit card.

 

J: CTET 2018 Admit Card

CTET 2018 admit card will be available in July/ August 2018, 30 days before the actual exam date. The admit cards can be downloaded from the official website. The admit card is mandatory for appearing in the examination and strictly not transferable. Admit Card will be released separately for candidates applying for Paper I, Paper II, Both Paper I and Paper II.

 

K: CTET 2018 Results

The declaration of results will be done by CBSE after the examination of CTET is conducted.

L: CTET 2018 Cut-Off

The candidates appearing in CTET will be issued Marks Statement. The Candidates securing 60% (General) and above marks will be issued Eligibility Certificate.