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CBSE CTET 2021 Notification CBSE CTET December 2021 Exam Notification TET Exam date and Online form link available here. The Central Board of secondary education Officially released the Exam Schedule and Notice pdf for the recruitment of primary teachers, TGT and PGT posts in Central Government Schools such as KVs School, DSSSB & Navodaya Samiti Schools.

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All the Asparients in India who are eagerly waiting to fill online application form for December CTET 2021 Exam can now do online registration from the link mentioned below and also check the Selection Process, Exam calendar, new eligibility criteria like Educational Qualification, Age Limit, Exam fees here. We will also provide you direct official notification pdf and an Application form link. So read this article completely till the end if you are serious about CTET Exam 2021.

CBSE CTET 2021 Details

CTET is a Central Teacher Eligibility Test that conducts by the Central Board of Secondary Education that is now going to invites the online application form. As per the official announcement CTET Application Form 2021 is commenced from 20th September 2021 on the website All the candidates who want to apply for the application form should collect the available updates from here and then utilize them to fill in the application form.

Now you have to wait sometime for the application form. This is December terms of CTET that is organized soon in the coming dates. If you have excited to submit the application form then need to collect the required CTET Eligibility from the below section and then complete the application form in the given duration.

CBSE CTET 2021 Overview

An overview of CTET has been provided in the below table. The candidates interested and looking for an opportunity to begin their career as a teacher in government & government-aided schools must know every detail about CTET December 2021.

Exam Name CTET December 2021 (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)
Exam Conducting Body Central Board of Secondary Education
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Twice in a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Date 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022
Exam Duration 150 minutes
Language English and Hindi
Exam Purpose For accessing the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8
No. of Test Cities 135 cities across India
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-22235774
Official Website

CBSE CTET 2021 Exam Dates

CTET Exam Date for CTET 2021 December exam has already been announced by the CBSE along with CTET official notification. As per the latest notification of CTET, the CTET online examination will be conducted from 16 December 2021 to 13 January 2022. Check all the important dates for CTET 2021 December Exam from the below table.

Events  Dates
CTET Notification 2021 20th September 2021
CTET Online Registration Starts From 20th September 2021
Last Date to fill Online Application 19th October 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last Date for submission of fee through E-Challan 20th October 2021 (before 3:30 pm)
Online Correction Schedule 22nd October to 28th October 2021
Admit Card Download December 2021 [1st week]
CTET Exam Date 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022
Release of CTET Answer Key January 2022
CTET Result Declaration 15 February 2022
CTET Certificates’ Dispatch To be notified

(The Paper-I will be held in the morning session and Paper-II in the evening session)

Paper Timings  Duration
PAPER-I  09.30 am to 12.00 pm  2.30 hours
PAPER -II  02.50 pm to 05.00 pm  2.30 hours

The exact date and shift of examination for CTET 2021 December exam will be mentioned on the admit card of the candidate.

CBSE CTET 2021 Registration

CTET Registration for CTET December 2021 has begun from 20th September 2021 onwards as depicted in CTET 2021 Notification. The candidates who have been waiting for CTET December 2021 Exam can fill their registration form from the direct link below which is given below. Now, no need to visit CTET’s official website to apply online for CTET 2021 exam which will be held from 16 December 2021 to 13 January 2022. You can direct apply online for CTET exam and can read the all instructions by visting the link given below.


CBSE CTET 2021 Application Fees

Candidates can apply for CTET 2021 Exam by logging in to the official website of CTET after the notification for the same has been released. A candidate belonging to either the General or OBC category is required to pay Rs. 1000/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 1200/- (if applying for both the papers). The same amount is reduced to Rs. 600/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 600/- (if applying for both the papers) for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

Fee Details for CTET Exam are as follows:

Category Only Paper I or II  Both Paper I & II
General/OBC  Rs.1000/- Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person Rs.500/- Rs.600/-

CBSE CTET 2021 Exam Pattern

CTET 2021 Exam will be conducted in two phases:

  1. Paper I
  2. Paper-II

Paper I is conducted for candidates who have been looking forward to becoming teachers for Class 1 to 5 and Paper II is conducted for candidates who aspire to become teachers for Class 6 to 8. Candidates also have the option to apply for both Paper-I and Paper-II. Questions asked in both Paper I and Paper II are Objective Multiple Choice Questions. A candidate is required to score a minimum 60% to qualify CTET 2021 Exam. One major thing to note is that the CTET score is now valid for a lifetime as announced by CBSE.

CTET Paper I Exam Pattern

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Total 150 150

Nature and standard of questions

• The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on the 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.

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

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

• The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications 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 the syllabus of the NCERT for classes I – V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

CBSE CTET 2021 Syllabus

The revised CTET Syllabus has been released along with the CTET 2021 Notification. When preparing to attempt for upcoming CTET, the detailed Syllabus is the first and foremost step for a candidate, to begin with. CTET Syllabus 2021 is lengthy and revolves around Child Development and Pedagogy which is one of the most important parts of the CTET exam. Other sections asked in CTET 2021 includes Mathematics, Science/Environmental Science, and Languages. Besides these, the candidate has to be prepared with any 2 languages (from the list mentioned in the notification)

Syllabus For CTET Paper-I: This covers topics of Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I & II, Mathematics, and Environmental Science.

Syllabus For CTET Paper-II: This covers topics of Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I & II, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies. The candidate has to choose anyone from Maths/Science or Social Studies as per their respective subjects.

CBSE CTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria is different for selecting candidates to the post of teacher for Classes 1-5 and for Classes 6-8. Let’s have a look at the Educational Qualification required by the candidates for both these sections:

Educational Qualification for Classes 1-5

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with minimum 50% marks and cleared or appearing in final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration) OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam securing minimum 45% marks and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration), according to the NCTE Regulations 2002. OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with minimum 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of Bachelor of Elementary Education (4 years duration).OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with minimum 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of Diploma in Education (2 years duration). OR

A candidate who has Bachelor’s degree and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration).

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Educational Qualification for Classes 6-8

A candidate who holds a Graduation degree and has passed or is appearing in final year examination of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration). OR

A candidate who has completed his/her Graduation degree with 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of Bachelor in Education. OR

A candidate who has completed his/her Graduation degree with 40% marks and has cleared or appearing in the final year exam of Bachelor in Education, according to NCTE regulations. OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with the minimum of 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of 4 years duration Bachelor of Elementary Education. OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with 50% marks and cleared or appearing in final year exam of B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed or B.A/B.Sc.Ed. OR

A candidate who has a Graduation degree with 50% marks and has cleared or appearing in B.Ed program of 1-year duration.

CBSE CTET 2021 Exam Center

Common Teacher Eligibility Test will be conducted in the following cities and the candidates have to make a choice for 4 exam centres from the below list.

States Cities
Andaman & Nicobar Island Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Anantapur, Bhimavaran, Chirala, Eluru, Guntur,Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nandyala, Narsaraopeta, Nellore, Proddatur, Rajamundry, Srikulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam, Viziannagaram
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Bihar Bhagalpur, Bhojpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea,
Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Dadar & Nagar Haveli Dadar & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu Daman
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Panaji
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bardoli, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Karnal, Hisar, Kurukshetra
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una
Jammu Jammu, Samba, Srinagar
Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Belagavi, Bengaluru, Hubballi, Kalaburagi, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
Lakshadweep Kavaratti
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Baramati, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kashti, Kolhapur, Kopragaon, Latur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pandharpur, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangmner, Sangoli, Satara, Sindurpur, Solapur
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizwal
Nagaland Dimapur, Kohima
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur- Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry  Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Erode, Kanchipuram, Karur, Mahurai, Kanyakumari, Nammakal, Salem, Thanjavar, Thoothukhudi, Tiruchirappali, Tirupur, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Basti, Bijnor, Bilaspur, Faizabad, Firozabad, Ghaziabad, Ghazipur, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Mathura, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Pryagraj, Sitapur, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Almora, Dehradun, Haldwani, Pauri Garhwal, Roorkee, Rudrapur
West Bengal Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkatta, Siliguri, Siuri

CBSE CTET 2021 Important Dates:

  • Commencement of submission of the online application process: 20 September 2021
  • Last date for submission of the online application process: 19 October 2021
  • Last date for application fee: 20 October 2021
  • Correction Date: 22 October to 28 October 2021
  • Exam Date: December 16, 2021 and January 13, 2022

CBSE CTET 2021 Important Links :

CTET 2021 Notification

Apply For CTET 2021


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