Central Teacher Eligibility Test [CTET]

CTET 2018

Exam Date : 22nd June 2018 To 22nd June 2018
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Application Form, Dates, Syllabus and Pattern of CTET 2018:

Teacher Eligibility Test known as CTET is an Indian entrance examination for teachers.The test is mandatory for getting teaching jobs in government schools from Class 1 to Class 8.Paper 1 is meant for teachers opting for Class 1 to Class 5 and Paper 2 is meant for teachers opting for Class 6 to Class 8.It is conducted by both Central government and State governments in India.Most states conduct their own CTET. The test is conducted in orde fulfil and achieve the goals of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. CTET was introduced by the Government of India in order to improve standards in teaching. The exam is based on National Curriculum Framework. All graduates, including B.A, B.Sc, B.Com etc. are eligible to take the test. All B. Ed. graduates need to pass this exam to work as a teacher. A candidate has to score over 60 per cent to clear the eligibility test. The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) maintains the database. CBSE conducts CTET twice in a year. 

Objectives of CTET

  • It would bring national standards and benchmark of teacher quality in the recruitment process;
  • It would induce teacher education institutions and students from these institutions to further improve their performance standards;
  • It would send a positive signal to all stakeholders that the Government lays special emphasis on teacher quality

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