CTET 2021: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus


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ctetThe CTET 2021 is commonly known as the Central Teacher Eligibility Test. It is an entrance exam which is organized every year by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The applicants who will apply for the CTET 2021 entrance exam must ensure to meet the eligibility criteria set by the official authorities of the CBSE. The official authorities of the CBSE will appoint the eligible applicants in different teacher government schools based on the applicant’s performance in the entrance exam.

The applicants who will be appointed as a teacher in various government schools will be able to teach various students of class 1st to 8th in the central government schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya, NavodayaVidyalaya and other prestigious schools. The applicants will be able to apply for the CTET 2021 entrance exam twice a year is in July 2021 or December 2021. The CTET 2021 entrance exam will be conducted at the national level.

In the below-given article the applicants will be able to get complete information about the CTET 2021 entrance exam such as application form and application fee, important events and tentative dates, eligibility criteria, exam paper pattern, and exam syllabus, admit card, and exam results, cut off marks and many other important details.

CTET 2021 Important events and tentative dates

In the below table the applicants will be able to get complete information about the CTET 2021 Important events and tentative dates for the entrance exam.

For July 2021 Session

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Important Event Tentative Dates
Date of release of the notification about the entrance exam January 2021
Date of beginning of the Online application form January 2021
Date of submission of the Online application form February 2021
Date of payment of the online application fee February 2021
Date of correction of the application forms February 2021
Date of Change of Exam Centre for the CTET 2021 February 2021
Date of availability of the entrance exam admit card June 2021
Date of CTET 2021 entrance exam July 2021
Date of release of the answer key July 2021
Date of announcement of the entrance exam results August 2021

For December 2021 Session

Important Event Tentative Dates
Date of beginning of the Online application form August 2021
Date of submission of the Online application form September 2021
Date of payment of the online application fee September 2021
Date of correction of the application forms October 2021
Date of Change of Exam Centre for the CTET 2021 November 2021
Date of availability of the entrance exam admit card November 2021
Date of CTET 2021 entrance exam December 2021
Date of release of the answer key December 2021
Date of announcement of the entrance exam results January 2022

CTET 2021 Application Form

The applicants will get complete information about the process of filling the CTET 2021 Application Form in the below section. The applicants can also go through the official website of the university to get more information about the CTET 2021 Application Form.  

  • The applicants who want to apply for the CTET 2021 will have to fill the CTET 2021 Application Form that will be made available in online mode.
  • The official authorities will not provide the CTET 2021 Application Form in any other mode like offline mode other than the online mode.
  • The applicants who want to apply for the CTET 2021 entrance exam will have to visit the official website of the university and get the CTET 2021 Application Form.
  • The applicants will first have to log in to the official website of the university to get the CTET 2021 Application Form.
  • On the official website of the university, the applicants will have to click on “apply online” to get the CTET 2021 Application Form.
  • The applicants will then have to register themselves by providing all the necessary details.
  • At the time of registration, the applicants will have to enter some basic personal details such as the applicant’s name, date of birth, gender, email id, contact number, and many more.
  • The applicants are requested to enter correct information at the time of registration as it will be verified by the official authorities in the final admission process.
  • The applicants who will complete the registration process will get a Registration ID and password from the official authorities.
  • The official authorities will send the Registration ID and password to the applicants on their registered email id and phone number.
  • With the help of the registration Id and password, the applicants are instructed to log in to the official website of the university.
  • The applicants must keep the registration Id and password safe along with them as they will be used in the further admission process.
  • After logging into the official website of the university the applicants will have to move ahead with the process of filling the CTET 2021 Application Form.
  • At the time of filling the CTET 2021 Application Form, the applicants can use their educational qualification documents.
  • The applicants will have to fill in all important details in the CTET 2021 Application Form
  • The CTET 2021 Application Form will have required certain personal details, educational details, academic details, residential details, contact details, and many others.
  • The details required in the CTET 2021 Application Form must be filled in correctly and accurately.
  • The applicants must also then upload their passport size photograph and signature in the required size and format as mentioned on the official website of the university.
  • The applicants must also upload other scanned images and documents on the official website of the university.
  • The applicants who are done with the process of filling the CTET 2021 Application Form and uploading the document will then have to make the payment of the CTET 2021 Application Fee.
  • The applicants will get the complete details about the payment of the CTET 2021 Application Fee from the official website of the university.
  • After that, the applicants will have to submit the duly filled CTET 2021 Application Form on the official website of the university.
  • The CTET 2021 Application Form should be submitted by the applicants before the due date.
  • The applicants who have submitted the filled CTET 2021 Application Form must then take some copies of the submitted CTET 2021 Application Form and should keep it safe for future usage.

CTET 2021 Application fee

In the below section, the applicants will be able to gather all the information about the CTET 2021 Application fee for the entrance exam as decided by the official authorities.

Paper Description / Category of the Applicants Amount
Paper 1 Application fee for the Reserved category applicants such as SC / ST and Disabled Rs 350 / –
Paper 2 Application fee for the Reserved category applicants such as SC / ST and Disabled Rs 600 / –
Paper 1 Application fee for the General and OBC category applicants Rs 700 / –
Paper 2 Application fee for the General and OBC category applicants Rs 1200 / –
  • The applicants will have to make the payment of the CTET 2021 Application fee in online mode.
  • Different payment gateway methods such as debit cards; credit cards or net banking facilities can be used by the applicants to make the payment of the CTET 2021 Application fee.
  • The applicants can also make the payment of the CTET 2021 Application fee via E – challan of Syndicate bank or Canara bank.
  • The CTET 2021 Application fee is non – refundable.

CTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants who want to apply for the entrance exam are requested to go through the details that we have provided below in this section regarding the CTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria.

  • Nationality: Only the citizen of India is eligible to apply for the entrance exam organized by the CBSE.

Eligibility Criteria for Primary Class level (1 to 5) 

  • Educational Qualification:
  • The applicants must have completed HSC exams with a 10 + 2 system of education from a recognized institution to get admission.
  • The applicants who are pursuing a 2 – years diploma course in elementary education from an NCTE recognized institution are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
  • Those applicants who have completed a four-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B. EL. ED) course from a recognized institution are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
  • Minimum Marks: One must have secured not less than 50 % marks or more in the qualifying exam to get admission to the institution.
  • Appearing Applicants: The applicants who are appearing for the final year of the Diploma of Education (2 – years duration) are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam.

Eligibility Criteria for Elementary Level Class (6 to 8) 

  • Educational Qualification:
  • The applicants must have completed a Graduation or Bachelor’s degree with a 10 + 2 + 3 system of education from a recognized institution to get admission in the institution.
  • One must have completed a one – year, B. Ed. Course from a recognized institution.
  • Those applicants who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Education (B. Ed.) of One – year duration from a recognized institution as per the NCTE rules and regulations are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
  • The applicants who have completed the last year of Bachelor in Elementary Education of four-year duration are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
  • One must have passed the final year of B. Sc. / B. A. or B. Sc. Ed / B. A. Ed of four – year duration from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum Marks: One must have secured not less than 50 % marks or more in the qualifying exam to get admission in the institution (45 % marks for reserved category applicants).
  • Appearing Applicants: The applicants who are appearing for the final year of the bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam.

CTET 2021 Exam Pattern

In the below section, the applicants will be able to get the complete details of the CTET 2021 Exam Pattern of the entrance exam such as the exam mode, exam duration, exam language, total questions, total marks, type of questions, marking scheme, and many more.

  • Mode of Exam: The official authorities will organize the entrance exam in offline mode.
  • Duration of Exam: The applicants will get a maximum of 2 hrs 30 minutes duration to solve the entire question paper of the entrance exam.
  • Language of Exam: The question paper of the entrance exam will be published in the English language.
  • Total Number of Questions: In the entrance exam the applicants will get a total of 150 questions asked.
  • Total Marks: The question paper of the entrance exam will contain a maximum of 150 marks in the entrance exam.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type multiple choice questions will be asked in the question paper of the entrance exam.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer given by the applicants in the entrance exam will be awarded 1 mark by the official authorities.
  • Negative Marking: There are no negative markings for incorrect answers in the entrance exam.

Paper I (Class I to V) Primary Stage

Subjects Number of questions Maximum marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 questions 30 marks
Language II (Compulsory) 30 questions 30 marks
Language I (Compulsory) 30 questions 30 marks
Environmental Studies 30 questions 30 marks
Mathematics 30 questions 30 marks
Total 150 questions 150 marks

Paper-II (Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage

Subjects Number of questions Maximum marks
Compulsory – Child Development and Pedagogy 30 questions 30 marks
Language II (Compulsory) 30 questions 30 marks
Language I (Compulsory) 30 questions 30 marks
Social Studies / Social Science (For Social Studies / Social Science Teacher) 30 questions 30 marks
Mathematics and Science (For Mathematics and Science Teacher) 30 questions 30 marks
Total 150 questions 150 marks

CTET 2021 Exam Syllabus

In the below section the applicants will be able to get the complete information about the CTET 2021 Exam Syllabus. The below information will help the applicants in better preparation for the entrance exam.

Syllabus for Paper – I (Primary Stage for Classes I to V) 

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
    • Concept and Principles of development
    • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
    • Concept of Inclusive Education
    • Basic Processes of teaching and Learning
  • Language I
    • Reading Unseen Passages
    • Language skills
    • Principles of Language Teaching
    • Evaluating Language comprehension
    • Grammar and verbal ability
  • Language II
    • Comprehension
    • Remedial teaching
    • Role of Listening and speaking
    • Challenges of Teaching language in a diverse classroom
  • Mathematics
    • Addition
    • Subtraction
    • Multiplication
    • Division
    • Data handling
    • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
    • Error analysis
    • Remedial teaching
  • Environment Studies
    • Food
    • Shelter
    • Water
    • Family and friends
    • Learning principles
    • Environment education
    • Significance of EVS
    • Scope and Relation to Science and Social Science.

Paper-II (Elementary Stage for Classes VI to VIII)

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
    • Basic Processes of Teaching and Learning
    • Motivation and learning
    • Factors Contributing to Learning
    • Child-Centered and Progressive education
    • Influence of heredity and environment
  • Language I
    • Reading Unseen passages
    • Language skills
    • Principles of language teaching
    • Evaluating language comprehension
    • Grammar and verbal ability
  • Language II
    • Comprehension
    • Remedial Teaching
    • Role of listening and speaking
    • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom
  • Mathematics and Science
    • Number system
    • Algebra
    • Geometry
    • Food
    • Materials
    • Natural Resources
    • Nature of Mathematics and Science
    • Community mathematics
    • Methods of science
  • Social Studies / Social Science
    • History
    • Geography
    • Social and Political life
    • Concept and nature of social Science
    • Concept and nature of social studies
    • Projects work
    • Problems in teaching social Science
    • Problems in Teaching Social Studies

CTET 2021 Preparation Tips

In the below section the applicants will get the complete details of the CTET 2021 Preparation Tips for better preparation for the entrance exam.

  • Prepare a suitable study strategy and timetable keeping in mind all the topics and subjects.
  • Make short notes, flow charts, mind maps, and creative diagrams at the time of studying.
  • Solve past question papers and mock tests as much as possible.
  • Watch online videos for a better understanding of hard topics.
  • Clear your doubts before the entrance exam.
  • Do proper revision weekly and monthly basis.
  • Eat healthily and stay fit.
  • Do not neglect your health under any circumstances.

CTET 2021 Admit Card

The details about the CTET 2021 Admit Card are provided below in this section for the reference of the applicants who have appeared for the CTET 2021 entrance exam.

The applicants will be able to get the CTET 2021 Admit Card online mode from the official website of the university. The applicants are instructed to check all the information as mentioned in the CTET 2021 Admit Card.

The applicants are instructed to use their registration number and date of birth to download the CTET 2021 Admit Card from the official website of the university.

If the applicants will find any mistakes in the CTET 2021 Admit Card provided by the official authorities, then the applicants must contact the CTET unit as soon as possible.

The applicants are instructed to use their CTET 2021 Admit Card and carry the same at the time of the entrance exam. The CTET 2021 Admit Card will contain all the details of the entrance exam such as exam date, time, venue, and some other exam instructions.

The applicants who will appear for the entrance exam without the CTET 2021 Admit Card will not be able to enter the examination hall.

CTET 2021 Results

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For the reference of the applicants, in the below section we have provided the complete information about the CTET 2021 Results of the entrance exam.

The CTET 2021 Results will be made available by the official authorities after six weeks of the date of commencement of the entrance exam. The applicants will have to use their roll number and date of birth to check the CTET 2021 Results.

The CTET 2021 Results will be made available online mode on the official website of the university. Based on the CTET 2021 Results, the official authorities will prepare a qualifying certificate.

Those applicants who have qualified for the entrance exam and have cleared the test will be eligible to get the qualifying certificate from the official authorities.

With the help of the qualifying certificates, the applicants will be able to apply for different teaching jobs that are available in different private and government schools.

Below mentioned is the list of the documents required for the verification.

Qualifying Mark sheet Transfer Certificate
Qualifying Passing Certificate Category Certificate
Domicile certificate Admit card Certificate
Entrance Exam Scorecard Character Certificate
Medical fitness certificate Migration Certificate

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