(Central Teachers Eligibility Test) CTET 2016

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(Central Teachers Eligibility Test) CTET will be conducted on:

21st Feb 2016 and 18th Sep 2016. Source is accessible HERE.

  1. STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF CTET

 All questions in CTET test will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.

 There will be two papers of CTET:

Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V. Our post containing information on Paper I can be read HERE.

Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII. Our post containing information on Paper I can be read HERE.

Note:  A person who intents to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

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 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

Nature and standard of questions:

The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.

The Test items in language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available

language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.

The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I– V by the NCERT.

  • The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes I – V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.
  • 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)
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

Nature and standard of questions:

  • The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning, relevant to the age group of 11-14 years.They will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.
  • The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  • The Test items in language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  • Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.
  • The Test items in Mathematics and Science, and Social Studies/Social Science will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects.The test items of Mathematics and Science will of 30 marks each. The test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject as prescribed for classes VI – VIII by the NCERT.
  • The questions in the test for Paper II will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes VI – VIII but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage.

Qualifying Marks and Award of CTET Certificate

The candidates appearing in CTET will be issued Marks Statement. The Candidates securing 60% and above marks will be issued Eligibility Certificate

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:

  • 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.

  • CTET may also apply to the unaided private schools, who may exercise the option of considering the CTET.

  • 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.

  • According to CBSE Affiliation Bye-Law 53, prescribing the minimum qualifications for teachers to teach various subjects in Classes I to VIII in the schools Affiliated to CBSE stands amended to that extant and it shall be mandatory that the teachers appointed hereinafter i.e. 6th March 2012 to teach classes I to VIII in the Schools affiliated to the CBSE shall qualify/pass the Central Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by CBSE on behalf of Central Government or Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), conducted by the appropriate State Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE for this purpose.

Validity Period:

  • The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be seven years from the date of declaration of its result for all categories.

  • 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.

Read More:

FAQs on CTET

Eligibility Criteria of CTET

Structure and Syllabus of CTET (Paper I)

Structure and Syllabus of CTET (Paper II)

Previous Year Question Papers

Invitation to Join in Panel of Writers/Bloggers

Courtesy & Source: http://ctet.nic.in/

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