CTET Exam Pattern 2021, Paper Pattern – Check Marking Scheme Here

ctetThe Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi has managed the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) as per the rules created through the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. 

There are two CTET test papers in the exam, that is, Paper-I and Paper-II. Those applicants who want to teach Classes I-V need to give Paper-I whereas Paper-II needs to be given by those who want to be eligible to teach Classes VI to VIII. 

Based on Eligibility Criteria, candidates can apply for the CTET Examination online mode by visiting the official website of CBSE. Here, through this content, candidates will get detailed information on the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) in which includes the CTET Exam Pattern.

CTET 2021 Exam Pattern

The aspiring candidates must have to prefer the Exam Pattern for the better Preparation of Examination and it is necessary for the candidates to with the Exam Pattern and syllabus before appearing in the Examination.

The Exam Pattern depicts the mode of Examination, type of questions, number of questions, marks allotted to each question, total marks, time duration and negative marking in the exam, etc. Applicants will get an overall idea of the examination by preferring the Exam Pattern.

  • CTET is going to be conducted in the offline (Pen & Paper based) mode.
  • There are two papers in the entrance exam (Paper I & Paper-II).
  • Paper, I is conducted for candidates who wish to become teachers for class I to V.
  • Paper-II is organized for candidates who aspire to become teachers for classes VI to VIII.
  • Aspirants interested in both are required to appear for both papers.
  • Each Paper will consist of 150 questions and will carry 150 marks.
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are asked in the Entrance Examination.
  • Language mode of the question paper in English and Hindi.
  • The total time duration of CTET 2021 is 2 hours 30 minutes.
Feature Details
Mode of Exam Offline mode
Duration of Exam 2 hours 30 minutes
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Papers Two Papers
Medium English and Hindi
Marking Scheme 1 mark given for each correct question. There is no negative marking.

CTET 2021 Marking Scheme

  • For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 1 mark.
  • There is no negative marking in the Entrance Exam.

CTET Paper I:

S. No. Sections Total Number of Questions Marks
1 Language I (Compulsory) 30 30
2 Language II (Compulsory) 30 30
3 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
4 Mathematics 30 30
5 Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

CTET Paper II:

S. No. Sections Total Number of Questions Marks
1 Language I (compulsory) 30 30
2 Language II (compulsory) 30 30
3 Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory) 30 30
4 Mathematics and Science
(for Mathematics and Science teachers)
60 60
5 Social Studies/Social Science
(for Social Studies/Social Science teachers)*For any other teacher – Section 4 or 5 (either of the two) will be relevant
60 60
Total 150 150

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  1. Jakaria Mondal says:

    Respected sir,madam
    Your question language is hindi and english.Hence english and hindi is touff for many students.in this why mentioned another language Bangla or Assamese Language in question paper.

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