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CTET (June) Examination Notification 2021- Apply Online

Important Notice CTET 2021

Candidates can apply for CTET – JUNE, 2021 ‘ON-LINE’ through CTET
website www.ctet.nic.in

The candidate applying for CTET is required:-

i) To go through the Information Bulletin (to be published soon) carefully with the entire requirement therein. 

ii) To satisfy eligibility to appear in the examination. 

iii) To submit On-line application by giving full particulars by accessing the CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in. 

iv) To write complete mailing address with Postal PIN Code at the time of applying. 

v) Before submission of application form, decide the mode of payment of fee. 

vi) To keep the Confirmation Page along with the original copy of E-Challan (In case fee is paid through E-Challan) of Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank for future reference. 

vii) If a candidate submits on-line more than one application, his/her candidature shall be liable to be cancelled and the candidate may also be debarred for future examination(s). No communication will be sent in this regard.

Method of Submission of Online Application Form

 STEP 1: Log on to CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in.
STEP 2: Go to the link “Apply Online”and open the same.
STEP 3: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down Registration No./Application No.
STEP 4: Upload Scanned Images of latest Photograph and Signature
STEP 5: Pay Examination Fee by e-challan or debit/credit card and net banking
STEP 6: Print Confirmation page for record and future reference

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Registration Procedure CTET 2021

(a) Authentication Form: Fill details like State, Identification type (select any Identity as
applicable), Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth and Gender.

(b) Fill Online Application Form:
Fill complete online Application Form and choose password. After submission, a Registration Number/Application Number gets generated. Note down the Registration No./Application No. For subsequent login, system generated Registration No. /Application No.and chosen Password will be used.

· Password Policy will be as follows:
1. Password must be 8 to 13 characters long.
2. Password must have at least one Upper case, one lower case alphabet and one numeric value and at least one special characters!@#$%^&*-
3. Candidate can change the passwords after login, if desired. New Password cannot be identical to any of the previous three passwords.

· Candidate is advised not to disclose or share the password with anybody. Neither CTET nor NIC will be responsible for violation or misuse of the password of a candidate.
· Candidate should log out at the end of their session so that the contents of the application cannot be tampered by unauthorized persons.

(c) Online Uploading of Scanned Images:
· Uploading of scanned Photo and Signature are mandatory.
· Upload scanned photograph and signature in JPG/JPEG format

· Size of scanned photograph should be between 10 to 100 KB 

· Image Dimension of photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). 

· Size of scanned signature should be between 3 to 30 KB. 

· Image Dimension of signature should be 3.5 cm (length) x 1.5 cm (height). 

The candidates are advised to keep the scanned images of latest photograph and signature of the candidates ready in JPG format and as per the size and dimension specified, before applying online. The scanned image of latest photograph is required to upload to avoid the inconvenience at centre, as this photograph will be matched with the actual candidate appearing in the examination

Pay Examination Fee:-

CATEGORY

Only Paper – I or II

Both Paper – I & II

General/OBC (NCL)

Rs.1000/-

Rs.1200/-

SC/ST/Diff.Abled Person

Rs.500/-

Rs.600/-

GST as applicable will be charged extra by the Bank 

Mode of Payment:
· Remittance through E-Challan by depositing the prescribed fee in CTET Exam Fee Account with Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank.

– Payment by Syndicate Bank e-Challan
– Payment by Canara Bank e-Challan

· By Online-mode (Payment by Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking).

(e) Downloading of Confirmation Page:
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.

The candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before applying and shall be personally responsible in case he/she is not eligible to apply as per the given eligibility criteria. 

Candidate should enter his/her particulars i.e. Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name and Date of Birth as per Class Xth Certificate. Please note that no request for any change in particular will be accepted under any circumstances after the specified date for online correction is over. 

‘ON-LINE’SUBMISSION – www.ctet.nic.in Candidates can apply ‘ON-LINE’through CTET website www.ctet.nic.in.The candidate should supply all details while filling the Online Form and upload their scanned images of latest photograph & signature. After successful submission of data and requisite fee Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page.

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Notice Regarding Correction of Forms

The Board will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of non-acceptance of any correction/addition/deletion in any particular once filled in the Application Form whatsoever the reasons may be.

The candidates shall be permitted to make on-line correction in their following particulars i.e. name, father and mother name, date of birth, category, differently abled category, Paper opted (i.e.Paper I or Paper II), Subject for Paper II, First choice of Centre, language I and/or II opted, Address of correspondence and the name of the Institution/College/University from where he/she has obtained his/her B.Ed Degree/Diploma in Elementary Education etc.

This facility will be provided only once. Fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted for future test under any circumstances.

No change will be accepted through offline mode i.e. through fax/application or by email etc. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Please note that no request for any change in particular will be accepted under any circumstances after the specified date for online correction is over.

The dates for downloading admit card will be available on CTET website for latest updates, please visit CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in

Contact Details

The address for correspondence: 

SMT.POONAM SACHDEVA,DY.SECRETARY
CENTRAL TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST UNIT,
CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION,
PS 1-2,INSTITUTIONAL AREA,I P EXTENSION,PATPARGANJ,
DELHI-110 092
Contact No:011-22240107,22240112
Email:ctet.cbse@nic.in 

Eligibility Criteria CTET 2021:-

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)
OR
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
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
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
“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”.

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

Important Notes

i. Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum Educational Qualification for eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as
SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled. 

ii. Diploma/Degree Course in Teacher Education: For the purposes of this Notification, a
Diploma/Degree course in teacher education recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) only shall be considered. However, in case of Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B.ED (Special Education), a course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered. 

iii. Training to be undergone: A person with D.Ed (Special Education) or qualification shall
undergo, after appointment , an NCTE recognized 6-month Special Programme in
Elementary Education. 

iv. The minimum qualifications referred above apply to teachers of Languages, Social
Studies/Social Science, Mathematics, Science etc. In respect of teachers for Physical
Education, the minimum.qualification norms for Physical Education teachers referred to in NCTE Regulation, dated 3rd November, 2001 (as amended from time to time) shall be
applicable. For teachers of Art Education, Craft Education, Home Science, Work Education, etc. the existing eligibility norms prescribed by the State Governments and other school managements shall be applicable till such time the NCTE lays down the minimum qualifications in respect of such teachers

v. A person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the th NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 29 July, 2011 shall be eligible for appearing in the CTET. 

vi. The candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before applying and shall be personally responsible in case he/she is not eligible to apply as per the given eligibility criteria. It is to be noted that if a candidate has been allowed to appear in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test it does not imply that the candidate’s eligibility has been verified. It does not vest any right with the candidate for appointment. The eligibility shall be finally verified, by the concerned recruiting agency / appointing authority.

Structure and Content of Examination

Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage; Duration of examination-Two-and-a-half hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I) 

(i) Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory) 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 (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)

(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 and Award of CTET Certificate

As per NCTE Notification No.76-4/2010/NCTE/Acad dated 11.02.2011:

A person who scores 60% or more in the TET exam will be considered as TET pass. 

(a) 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. 

(b) Should give weightage to the CTET scores in the recruitment process however, 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.

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 NCT of Delhi. Language Code No. Language Code No. Code No. Code No. Language Language CTET – JANUARY 2021 12 

(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 th 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 of Qualifying Certificate

The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be LIFETIME. 

However, 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.

Syllabus of Paper-I

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. 

b) 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 

c) 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

II. Language I 30 Questions

a) 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)


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


III. Language – II 30 Questions
a) Comprehension 15 Questions
Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on grammar and verbal ability


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

IV Mathematics 30 Questions
a) Content 15 Questions

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


b) 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


V. Environmental Studies 30 Questions
a) Content 15 Questions

i. Family and Friends:
1.1 Relationships
1.2 Work and Play
1.3 Animals
1.4 Plants
ii. Food
iii. Shelter
iv. Water
v. Travel
vi. Things We Make and Do

b) 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 

Syllabus of Paper-II

Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions 

a) 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. 

b) 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  

c) 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 

II. Language I 30 Questions 

a) 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) 

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 

III. Language-II 30 Questions
a) Comprehension 15 Questions

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



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



IV. Mathematics and Science 60 Questions
(i) Mathematics 30 Questions


a) 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

i) Science 30 Questions

a) 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



b) 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

V. Social Studies/Social Sciences 60 Questions
a) 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

b) 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 l-VIII,please refer to NCERT syllabus and textbook

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