CTET 2021: Application Form (Till 25th Oct), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

CTET December Session 2021 Application Form has been extended till 25th October 2021. CTET 2021 exam is held in July 2021 to enable candidates to fetch the CTET Eligibility Certificate 2021. According to the notification, this move will result in faster processing & declaration of CTET result along with avoiding paper wastage on account of printing of question papers & OMR sheets.

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET 2021) is a national-level entrance exam for teachers. CTET 2021 is necessary for the teaching jobs in government faculties in India. A candidate needs 60% to become CTET 2021 qualified and the certificate is valid for a period of seven years. The reason behind implementing CTET is it might bring national standards and benchmarks of teacher quality within the recruitment process it might induce teacher education establishments and students from these establishments to further improve their performance standards it might send a positive signal to all stakeholders that the govt. lays special emphasis on teacher quality.

It will be organized for all the candidates who have the interest to join the post of a teacher within the faculty for the class I to VIII. This exam enables the successful candidate to teach at the school of central government just like the KVS, NVS, Tibetan Schools, and also the alternative faculties that accept the CTET 2021 Score.

The application form accessible in online mode. The candidate has got to read the official notification before filling the form. Those candidates who want to apply for this entrance test can check all the main points for CTET 2021 like application form, application fee, eligibility criteria, exam date, admit card, result, etc given below.

CTET 2021 Notification: Application Form Extended till 25th Oct.

CTET December Session 2021 Application Form has been extended till 25th October 2021. Click Here to Check Application Form Details.

CTET Highlights 2021:

Name of Exam CTET 2021
CTET Full Form Central Teachers Eligibility Test
Type of Exam Teachers Eligibility Test
Level of Exam State Level
Organizing Body Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Mode of Application Online Mode
Mode of Exam Offline Mode
Duration of Exam 2 Hours 30 Min (Each Paper)
Date of Exam 16th Dec. 2021 to 13th Jan 2022
Official Website www.ctet.nic.in

CTET 2021 Exam Dates:

Important Dates for December Session 2021:

Event Dates (Announced)
CTET Online Application Form available from 20th September 2021
Last Date to Submit Application Form 25th October 2021 (Extended)
CTET Application Fee can be paid up to 20th October 2021
Last Date for submission of fee through
E-Challan or Debit/Credit Card
21st October 2021
Online corrections if any, in the particulars
uploaded by the candidate
22nd to 28th October 2021
Availability of CTET Admit Card Before 7 days of the Examination
CTET 2021 Exam Date 16th Dec. 2021 to 13th Jan 2022
CTET Result Declaration 15th February 2022
CTET 2021 Certificates’ Dispatch 4th week of February 2022

For July 2021 Session:

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

CTET Exam Registration Stages 2021:

There are several important steps that ought to be followed by the applicants while appearing for the CTET examination to get their seats in the colleges under CTET conducting body.

CTET 2021 Application Form: (Released)

Candidates ought to visit the official website of the CTET to fill the online CTET 2021 Application Form for the test. Before that, they must keep their documents ready together with the scanned photograph and signature in a proper format. The 1st ought to register themselves for the examination using their valid email id and phone number. Once finishing the registration, candidates ought to note the registration number/application number. They then are required to login into their account to fill the form using the credentials asked within the login window.

The application form can bear the key details of the candidates like name, father’s name, DOB, category, religion, gender, education details, etc. Candidates will be given a correction window to create necessary changes in their form. The form ought to be filed on or before the deadline specified by the authority otherwise it’ll end up obtaining rejected. Candidates should conjointly pay the required application fee for the test.

CTET Applying Procedure 2021:

First of all sign on to the official website www.ctet.nic.in. or go for the direct link given above.
Then move to the link ‘Apply Online.
Click the link and fill the application form with all the crucial details includes of personal as well as academic qualification.
After this upload the scanned photograph of 4KB – 100KB size and sign of 1KB- 25KB in JPG file format.
Then make the payment of the application form via credit, debit, or e-challan.
Make sure that you simply take a printout of the application form for additional ease.

CTET OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.ctet.nic.in

CTET 2021 Application Fees:

The candidate needs to submit the requisite amount of fee too:
For UR and OBC candidates if applying for only paper one or two is Rs.1000.
For UR and OBC candidates if applying for each paper 1 and 2 is Rs.1200.
For SC/ST/Differently able persons if applying for anyone is Rs.500.
For SC/ST/Differently able persons if applying for each paper is Rs.600.

CTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

CTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria For Classes I-V (Primary Stage):
12th passed with 50% marks and additionally passed a two-year diploma in teaching.
12th passed with 45% marks and additionally passed a two-year diploma in teaching as per NCTE regulation 2002.
12th passed with the minimum 50% marks and completed the four years of the Bachelor of Teaching (B.EL.ED).
Completed twelfth examination with not less than 50% marks and passed or final year of diploma in Education (two years duration).
Completed Graduation and cleared or pursuing within the final year of diploma in teaching (two years duration).

CTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria For Classes VI-VIII (Elementary Stage):
Passed Graduation and cleared or following within the final year of diploma in teaching (two years).
Completed Graduation with not less than 50% marks and cleared or following in Bachelor in Education (1-year duration).
Completed Graduation with a minimum of 45% marks and cleared or following in bachelor in Education (1-year duration) as per the NCTE rules and rules released from time to time during this regard.
Passed Graduation with 50% marks and cleared or following in B.Ed.
Completed Graduation with 50% marks and passed in last year of bachelor in teaching (4-year duration).
Completed twelfth Examination with 50% marks and also passed the final year of B.Sc/B.A or B.Sc.Ed/B.A.Ed (4-year duration).

CTET 2021 Exam Pattern:

The CTET 2021 exam pattern for each paper is given below:
Duration of Exam: 2:30 hours.
Question Paper Language: 20 different languages.
Type of Questions: MCQ.
Number of Questions: One hundred fifty.
Total Marks: One hundred fifty.
Marking Scheme: +1 mark for every right answer and no negative marking.

CTET 2021 Exam Pattern Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage:

1. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Marks 30 MCQs
2. Language II (compulsory) 30 Marks 30 MCQs
3. Language I (compulsory) 30 Marks 30 MCQs
4. Environmental Studies 30 Marks 30 MCQs
5. Mathematics 30 Marks 30 MCQs

CTET 2021 Exam Pattern Paper II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage:

1. Compulsory- Child Development & Pedagogy 30 Marks 30 MCQs
2. Language II (compulsory) 30 Marks 30 MCQs
3. Language I (compulsory) 30 Marks 30 MCQs
4. Social Studies/Social Science 60 Marks 60 MCQs
5. Mathematics and Science 60 Marks 60 MCQs

Opt two languages in which you wish to appear for CTET: The list of languages and code are as follows:

Language Code No Language Code No
English 01 Marathi 11
Hindi 02 Mizo 12
Assamese 03 Nepali 13
Bengali 04 Oriya 14
Garo 05 Punjabi 15
Gujarati 06 Sanskrit 16
Kannadi 07 Tamil 17
Khasi 08 Telugu 18
Malayalam 09 Tibetan 19
Manipuri 10 Urdu 20

CTET 2021 Syllabus:

Learning and Pedagogy:

How children learn and think; how and why children fail to achieve success in school performance.
Child as a problem solver and a scientific investigator
Cognition and Emotions
The basic process of teaching and learning; children’s strategy of learning; learning as a social activity
Motivation and learning.


Geometry, Shapes and Spatial Understanding, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Solids around us, Numbers, Addition and Subtraction, Data handling, Patterns, Money.

Child Development and Pedagogy:

Concepts of development and its relationship with learning
Principles of development of Children
Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practices
Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of languages, caste, gender and religion
Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: construct and critical perspectives
Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
Critical perspective of the construction of intelligence
Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived.
Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties.
Influence of heredity and Environment
Socialization processes: Social World and Children
Multidimensional intelligence
Language and thought

Formulating appropriate questions assessing the level of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for learner achievement.

The concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs.

Addressing the Talented, creative and specially-abled children.

Environmental Studies (Pedagogy):

Concepts and Scopes of EVS, The significance of EVS and integrated EVS, Learning Principle, Scope and relation to Science and Social Science, Environmental Studies and Environmental Education, Discussion, Teaching material.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s):

1.Question: When and how many times is the CTET exam conducted in a year?

Answer: The CTET exam is conducted twice a year in July and December.

2. Question: Who conducts the CTET exam?

Answer: The CTET exam is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

3. Question: What is the CTET December 2021 exam date announced?

Answer: CTET December session exam date has not been released yet by the officials.

4. Question: What is the date of the CTET 2021 December session admit card to be released?

Answer: No, the CBSE has not yet released the CTET Admit Card 2021 date.

5. Question: How many exam papers are organized in the CTET exam?

Answer: There are two Papers in the CTET examination:

  • Paper 1: For Primary Stage (Class I to V)
  • Paper 2: For Elementary Stage (Class VI to VIII)

6. Question: Any negative markings are there in the CTET exam?

Answer: No, there is no negative marking.

7. Question: How many times can candidates apply for the CTET exam?

Answer: There is no limit on the number of attempts for appearing in the CTET exam.

8. Question: When will be the result of CTET 2021-2022 declared?

Answer: The CTET result will be declared 3-4 weeks after the examination.

9. Question: What if a candidate intends to teach all the classes from 1 to 8 class?

Answer: If a candidate intends to teach all the classes from I-VIII, he/she has to appear in both the Papers.

10. Question: What is the validity period of a CTET qualifying certificate?

Answer: Earlier, the Certificate of CTET exam was valid for up to 7 years. But the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has granted its approval for the extension of validity of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) and Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) Certificate to lifetime.

 CTET 2021 Admit Card:

Candidates will download the E-admit card by visiting the official website of the CTET.
No physical admit cards are going to be sent to the candidates through post or any mode apart from the one specified.
Candidates ought to take multiple printouts of the hall ticket and save them for future reference.
The admit card can bear the main points such as name, category, roll number, registration id, exam venue, reporting time, together with certain directions.
Candidates ought to check these details very rigorously and report the inconsistencies to the authority if any is found.
No candidates shall be permitted to take the test if they don’t possess a valid hall ticket on the date of the examination.

CTET 2021 Exam Centers:

One exam city will have multiple exam centers of CTET.
The center once allotted to the candidates won’t be modified under any circumstances.
All candidates can get to choose three exam centers of their choice at the time of online registration/ form.
CBSE reserves the right to allot, add and cancel the examination centers of CTET 2020.
In case the number of candidates in any of the notified towns is incredibly less, the Board at its discretion might not conduct the examination in that town.
The candidate who opted for that city as the first selection is also assigned an examination center in the different cities opted as a second and third selection.

Ferozepur (58) Agartala (72)
Gangtok (66) Agra (77)
Ghaziabad (81) Ahmedabad (18)
Gorakhpur (82) Aizawl (51)
Mumbai (45) Nagpur (46)
Ajmer (61) Daman (11)
Guwahati (05) Aligarh (78)
Panaji (17) Haldwani (74)
Kolkata (92) Panchkula (26)
Udaipur (65) Varanasi (90)
Jammu (30) Faridabad (22)
Hyderabad (71) Kozhikode (38)
Indore (42) Delhi West (16)
Riyadh (94) Ambala (21)
Shillong (50) Shimla (29)
Madurai (69) Jaipur (61)
Mathura (85) Saharanpur (89)
Jabalpur (43) Dubai (93)
Chandigarh (08) Jodhpur (63)
Chennai (67) Kangra (28)
Coimbatore (68) Kanpur (83)
Muzzafarpur (06) Karnal (24)
Nashik (47) Gurugram (23)
Kavaratti (40) Noida (87)
Dehradun (73) Kohima (52)
Allahabad (79) Delhi Central (12)
Surat (19) Trivandrum (39)
Roorkee (75) Vadodara (20)
Amritsar (56) Delhi North (14)
Port Blair (01) Raipur (09)
Pune (48) Bengaluru (35)
Ernakulam (37) Delhi East (13)
Srinagar (31) Ranchi (34)
Bhopal (41) Kota (64)
Mohali (60) Jalandhar (59)
Patna (07) Raebareli (88)
Aurangabad (44) Imphal (49)
Srinagar Garhwal (76) Tiruchirappalli (70)

To maintain social distance and other safety measures, the said examination will now be conducted in 135 cities. The new examination cities are given below:

Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Begusarai, Gopalganj, Purnia, Rohtas, Saharsa, Saran,
Bhilai/Durg, Bilaspur, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ludhiana, Ambedkar Nagar,
Bijnor, Bulanshahar, Deoria, Gonda, Mainpuri, Pratapgarh, Shahjahanpur, Sitapur
and Udham Singh Nagar.

CTET 2021 Answer Key :

Public notice is going to be issued in all leading newspapers for the answer key.
The Answer Key is going to be displayed, on the official website of CTET.
The answer key may be downloaded within the given stipulated time.
For the photocopy of the OMR Sheet, the candidate ought to pay Rs.500/- per OMR, by way of Demand Draft.
Demand draft is going to be drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favor of Secretary, Central Board of secondary education payable at Delhi.

CTET 2021 Quick Links:

Important Date Click Here
CTET Time Table Click Here
Application / Registration Click Here
Application Form Correction Click Here
How to fill Application Form Click Here
Eligibility Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Ctet Syllabus in Hindi Click Here
Exam Pattern Click Here
Admit Card Click Here
Exam Centers Click Here
OMR Sheet Click Here
Answer Key Paper I Click Here
Answer Key Paper-II Click Here
Result Click Here
Cut Off Click Here
Previous Year Question Paper Click Here
Certificate Verification Click Here
CTET Certificate Download Click Here
Counseling/Admission Procedure Click Here
Preparation Tips Click Here
CTET Study Materials Click Here
CTET Hindi Click Here
CTET Hindi Notes Click Here
CTET Paper In Hindi Click Here
CTET Syllabus in Hindi Click here
CTET Question Paper Click Here
CTET Important Question with Answer Click Here
How to prepare for CTET paper 1 Click Here
How to prepare for CTET paper 2 Click Here
How to Crack CTET Click Here
CTET Previous Paper Click Here
CTET Study Plans Click Here
What to do after the CTET Exam? Click Here
CTET Contact Number Click Here

CTET 2021 Validity Period of Certificate:

National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has granted its approval for the extension of validity of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) and Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) Certificate to lifetime. Earlier, the Certificate of TET or CTET exam was valid for up to 7 years. The decision in this regard was taken during the 50th Meeting of the NCTE’s General Body that was held on September 29, 2020.

Only the eligibility certificate secured candidates are going to be ready to enter a variety of times for the examination to extend their score.
A duplicate copy of the Marks Statement or Eligibility Certificate may be got by the candidate by paying a fee as given below by means of demand draft.
DD is going to be in favor of Secretary, CBSE, drawn on any nationalized bank, payable at Delhi.
On CTET’s official website, the format for applying for duplicate marks statements/certificates is accessible.

Amount (per document) Time for the issue of duplicate document
Rs.200/- + Rs. 35/- (Postal Charges) Within 14 working days

CTET 2021 Result:

The Results of CTET 2021 are going to be announced in online mode.
Candidates who score more than 60% marks on the entrance test are going to be considered qualified.
A certificate is going to be given to the qualified candidates which can be valid for a period of seven years from the date of the result declaration.
The candidates with a valid certificate can apply for the post of academics in primary and elementary classes (as applicable).
The certificate is going to be valid for Central Government schools or State Government/ local bodies and aided colleges (if they want to consider it).

CTET 2021 Cut Off:

The results for February and September are going to be announced via online mode solely. There’ll be no provision for sending scorecards, simply click the official website and check the results. The result can show the name, roll number, marks, examination center, and much more. a piece of advice is to take a printout for future help. 60% Marks is a minimum for qualifying for the CTET examination. This score is going to be valid for seven years.


CTET 2021 Exam Day Instructions:

Immediately after downloading CTET 2021 Admit Card, candidates should verify the particulars mentioned on the admit card.
Candidates wouldn’t be allowed to enter the examination hall after the specified time is over.
Candidates should not forget to carry the admit card of CTET on the photo ID the exam center allotted them
Candidates should not carry anything except the CTET Admit Card and photo ID to the examination center.
Candidates found practicing unfair suggests that during the examination are going to be disqualified.
They can take water bottles to the exam center, however, the bottles ought to be transparent.
No eatables or liquids or electronic things are allowed within the examination hall.
There shouldn’t be items in candidate’s pockets like items of paper, etc, or else they’re going to be disqualified.
Candidates will only take the basic analog watch to the examination hall.
Candidates ought to keep within the examination hall for the complete time duration of the CTET Exam. Even if the exam is oy have completed the test, they’re going to not be allowable to leave the examination center.

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