CTET 2022 - Central Teacher Eligibility Test

Aspirants have to clear CTET exam or Central Teacher Eligibility Test for employment in any government school at the state or central level. This exam is a highly competitive exam for aspiring teachers in this country.

Given the popularity of this exam and its noble profession, many candidates choose to give it along with the UPSC exam. Hence, let’s take a look at some of the details of CTET.

Aspirants looking forward to appearing for the state and central level exams in the country can get details of the Government exams in India at the linked article.

Dates of CTET 2022 and 2023

CBSE had scheduled the CTET 2021 Exam from December 16 to 17, 2021. However, CBSE had postponed the CTET exam date 2021 to January 17 and 21, 2022.

The next recruitment shall be conducted by CBSE  in December 2022 or January 2023. No official notification for the 2022 CTET exam has been released as of now.

CTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Every exam comes with some eligibility criteria, and CTET is no exception. The eligibility criteria for this exam is as follows:

  1. The eligibility criteria for the CTET exam is that nationals of India, Bhutan, and Nepal become eligible for the test.
  2. Candidates must be aged at least 17 years.
  3. CTET educational qualification for classes I-V teaching stage requires meeting any one of the following parameters:
    • An applicant should have finished their Senior Secondary attaining minimum 50% marks and should have passed a Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years) or appeared in its final year.
    • One should have cleared Senior Secondary attaining a minimum of 45% marks and passed or appeared for the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education as per the NCTE Regulations, 2002.
    • Any applicant should have cleared Senior Secondary attaining a minimum of 50% marks and meets any one of the following criteria:
      • Passed or is appearing for the final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.)
      • Passed or is appearing in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)
    • One should have graduated and passed or is appearing for the final year of two years of Diploma in Elementary Education.
  4. CTET educational qualification for classes VI-VIII teaching stage requires meeting any of the following eligibility requirements:
    • An applicant should have cleared Senior Secondary acquiring a minimum of 50% marks and should appear for or pass the final year of 4-year B.A./ B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/ B.Sc.Ed.
    • One should have graduated with a minimum of 50% marks and appeared or passed in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education).
    • An individual should have completed Graduation and Passed or is Appearing for the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.
    • Any applicant should have graduated with a minimum of 45% marks and Passed or is appearing for the 1-year Bachelor in Education (B. Ed), as per NCTE regulations.
    • The applicant should have completed graduation with a minimum of 50% marks and is appearing for or passed the 1-year Bachelor in Education (B. Ed) degree.

CTET Syllabus

The syllabus for the CTET exam is as follows:

There are 2 papers a candidate has to appear for, and they are Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Some of the essential topics for Paper 1 are as follows:

Subject

Topics

Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Principles of Children Development
  • Heredity & Environment
  • Language & Thought
  • Addressing Learners from Diverse Backgrounds
  • Motivation & Learning
Language
  • Reading Unseen Passage
  • Inference
  • Grammar
  • Learning & Acquisition
  • Remedial Teaching
Mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Division
  • Data Handling
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Problems of Teaching
Environmental Studies
  • Food
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Family and Friends
  • Concept, Scope, and Significance of EVS
  • Learning Principles

The syllabus for Paper 2 is as follows.

Child Development & pedagogy
  • Principles of Children development
  • Heredity and Environment
  • Language and Thought
  • Addressing Learners from Diverse Backgrounds
  • Motivation and Learning
Language
  • Reading Unseen Passages
  • Inference
  • Grammar
  • Learning & Acquisition
  • Remedial Teaching
Mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Data Handling
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Problems of teaching
Science
  • Food
  • Materials
  • Natural Resources
  • Understanding and Appreciating Science
  • Innovation
  • Problems
Social Studies/ Social sciences
  • History
  • Geography
  • Social and Political Life
  • Concept and Nature of Social Science

Those were the more critical details of the CTET exam. As the CBSE uploads further details of this exam, we will update you. An aspirant for the CTET exam can prepare for the exam and the IAS Exams since the syllabi overlap to a considerable extent.

Candidates preparing for other government exams can get the Best Preparation Strategy for Competitive Exams at the linked article. For any further details, exam updates, study material or preparation tips, turn to BYJU’S for assistance.

Candidates can check the syllabus for other competitive exams at the links given below:

Frequently Asked Questions on CTET

Where can I get the official result of the CTET exam?

You can get the result of this exam from the official website of CTET.

When will the results for the CTET exam date 2021 be declared?

The results for the CTET exam will be declared approximately six weeks after CBSE holds the exam.

Which candidates are considered eligible?

Candidates who score above 60% are considered eligible.

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