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CTET 2020: Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). This test is conducted in order to determine one’s ability for the candidates who aspire to teach in schools of Central Government. CTET is conducted twice a year. The official notification for the session 2020 will get released tentatively in the month of December 2019. This test is conducted in two parts, i.e, the first part for the ones who wish to teach the classes of 1st-5th, and the second part are for those candidates who wish to become the teacher for the classes of 5th-8th.

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Candidates, who wish to make their career in the teaching profession by taking the CTET 2020 must know that the authority releases an application form for the same which has to be submitted the aspirant. After the successful submission of the application form, the application fee has to be paid. It is to be noted that while one is filling the application form, he/ she will have to be utmost careful as all the details, being filled in the online form, are correct. However, the authority will be opening the application correction for the applicants who have, by mistake, entered any wrong information in the application form. In order to grab the complete information about CTET 2020, one must read the whole article below.

All About CTET 2020 in a Snippet

ParticularsOverview
Name of the ExaminationCentral Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
Conducting AuthorityCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Status of the Application FormWill be Available Soon
Mode of CTET 2020Offline (Pen and Paper) Mode
Contact Details of the Conducting AuthorityShiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre,
Preet Vihar, Delhi – 110092
Tel: 011-22467263, 23230154
Fax: 011-22515826
Email: chmn-cbse[at]nic[dot]in

CTET 2020 Dates

The applicant, who wishes to take the examination of CTET 2020 must be completely updated about the important dates. The official dates for the 2020 session have not been declared by the authority. The below-tabulated are the expected dates:

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EventsExpected Dates
Release of CTET 2020 NotificationDecember 2019
Release of CTET Online Form 2020December 2019
CTET Form Last Date 2020December 2019
Last Date to Submit CTET Application Fee 2020December 2019
Checking of the status of the fee payment and the form submissionDecember 2019
Closing of Application Form Correction DateDecember 2019
Release of CTET Admit Card 2020January 2020
CTET 2020 ExaminationFebruary 2020
Release of CTET 2020 ResultApril 2020
Dispatch of CTET Marks Statements/CertificateWill be Updated Soon

CTET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants, who wish to take the examination of CTET 2020 must make sure to run an eye upon the eligibility criteria as any ineligible candidate will not be allowed to fill the CTET 2020 Application Form. The CTET 2020 Eligibility Criteria have been laid down below:

For Primary level (Classes I to IV):

The applicant must have secured a minimum of % in his/ her 10th standard as well as he/ she must have a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education.

OR

One must have secured at least 45% in his/ her 10th standard as well as he/ she must have a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education approved by NCTE Norms 2002.

OR

The aspirant must have cleared his/ her graduation along with a 2-Year Diploma in Elementary Education.

Note-The appearing candidates are also eligible to apply for CTET 220

For Elementary Level (Classes VI to VIII):

One must be a graduate with an aggregate of 50% along with a Diploma in Elementary Education.

OR

The candidate must have a degree in Bachelors in Education (B.Ed).

CTET Online Form 2020

The applicant, who wants to attempt the CTET 2020 will have to submit an application form which will be released in an online mode. The CTET Application Form will be released on the official website of the examination conducting authority. The application form has to be filled with correct details. After the candidate has filled the application form, he/ she will be redirected to the window where he/ she will have to pay the mandatory fee. After the successful payment, the candidates will have to upload the required documents. The documents being uploaded must be of the specified size as per prescribed by the concerned authority. The candidate is advised to download and print the CTET Online Form 2020 for future purposes.

CTET Application Fee 2020

After all the procedures of the submission of the application form have been completed, the applicant will have to pay the mandatory fee. The fee can be paid either in an online or offline mode. The online fee can be paid through Credit Card/ Debit Card and the offline fee can be paid through E-Challan in Canara and Syndicate Bank. The CTET Application Fee Criteria 2020 have been tabulated below:

Paper-1Paper-2Both the Papers
General Category-Rs. 600/-General Category-Rs. 600/-General Category-Rs. 1000/-
SC/ ST Category-Rs. 300/-SC/ ST Category-Rs. 300/-SC/ ST Category-Rs. 500/-

CTET Admit Card 2020

The admit card of CTET will get released in an online manner. One, who has successfully submitted the application form will be able to download the CTET Admit Card 2020. The hall ticket can be downloaded after providing certain details in the login section. The candidates will have to be brought to the examination centres. If the authority finds any candidate without the admit card, then it will not allow the one to take the examination. There will be many important details in the admit card of CET. The candidate, post downloading the admit card, must make sure that the details in the hall ticket are correct. In case of any discrepancy, the applicants must contact the examination authorities.

CTET Entrance Syllabus 2020

Paper-1:

I. Child Development and Pedagogy – 30 Questions

(a) Child Development (Primary School Child) – 15 Questions

• Concept of development and its relationship with learning

• Principles of the development of children

• Influence of Heredity & Environment

• Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)

• Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives

• Concepts of child-centred and progressive education

• Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence

• Multi-Dimensional Intelligence

• Language & Thought

• Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice

• Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.

• The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning;

• School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice

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

(b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs – 5 Questions

•Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived

• Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.

• Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

(c) Learning and Pedagogy – 5 Questions

• How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.

• Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.

• Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’

• Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.

• Cognition & Emotions

• Motivation and learning

• Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

II. The language I – 30 Questions

(a) Language Comprehension – 15 Questions

Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive).

(b) Pedagogy of Language Development – 15 Questions

• Learning and acquisition

• Principles of Language Teaching

• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

• A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form

• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders

• Language Skills

• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

III. Language – II – 30 Questions

(a) Comprehension – 15 Questions

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with the question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability.

(b) Pedagogy of Language Development -15 Questions

• Learning and acquisition

• Principles of Language Teaching

• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

• A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;

• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders

• Language Skills

• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

IV. Mathematics – 30 Questions

(a) Content – 15 Questions

• Geometry

• Shapes & Spatial Understanding

• Solids around Us

• Numbers

• Addition and Subtraction

• Multiplication

• Division

• Measurement

• Weight

• Time

• Volume

• Data Handling

• Patterns

• Money

(b) Pedagogical issues – 15 Questions

• Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking

and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning

• Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

• Language of Mathematics

• Community Mathematics

• Evaluation through formal and informal methods

• Problems of Teaching

• Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching

• Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

V. Environmental Studies – 30 Questions

(a) Content – 15 Questions

i. Family and Friends:

1.1 Relationships

1.2 Work and Play

1.3 Animals

1.4 Plants

ii. Food

iii. Shelter

iv. Water

v. Travel

vi. Things We Make and Do

(b) Pedagogical Issues – 15 Questions

• Concept and scope of EVS

• Significance of EVS integrated EVS

• Environmental Studies & Environmental Education

• Learning Principles

• Scope & relation to Science & Social Science

• Approaches to presenting concepts

• Activities

• Experimentation/Practical Work

• Discussion

• CCE

• Teaching material/Aids

• Problems

Paper-2:

I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions

(a) Child Development (Elementary School Child) – 15 Questions

• Concept of development and its relationship with learning

• Principles of the development of children

• Influence of Heredity & Environment

• Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)

• Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives

• Concepts of child-centred and progressive education

• Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence

• Multi-Dimensional Intelligence

• Language & Thought

• Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice

• Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.

• The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning;

School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation:

perspective and practice

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

(b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs – 5 Questions

• Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived

• Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.

• Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

(c) Learning and Pedagogy 10 Questions

• How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.

• Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.

• Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’

• Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.

• Cognition & Emotions

• Motivation and learning

• Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

II. The language I – 30 Questions

(a) Language Comprehension – 15 Questions

Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

(b) Pedagogy of Language Development – 15 Questions

• Learning and acquisition

• Principles of Language Teaching

• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

• A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;

• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders

• Language Skills

• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

IV. Mathematics and Science – 60 Questions

(i) Mathematics – 30 Questions

(a) Content 20 Questions

• Number System

• Knowing our Numbers

• Playing with Numbers

• Whole Numbers

• Negative Numbers and Integers

• Fractions

• Algebra

• Introduction to Algebra

• Ratio and Proportion

• Geometry

• Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)

• Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)

• Symmetry: (reflection)

• Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)

• Mensuration

• Data handling

(b) Pedagogical issues – 10 Questions

• Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking

• Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

• Language of Mathematics

• Community Mathematics

• Evaluation

• Remedial Teaching

• Problem of Teaching

(ii) Science – 30 Questions

(a) Content – 20 Questions

• Food

• Sources of food

• Components of food

• Cleaning food

• Materials

• Materials of daily use

• The World of the Living

• Moving Things People and Ideas

• How things work

• Electric current and circuits

• Magnets

• Natural Phenomena

• Natural Resources

(b) Pedagogical issues – 10 Questions

• Nature & Structure of Sciences

• Natural Science/Aims & objectives

• Understanding & Appreciating Science

• Approaches/Integrated Approach

• Observation/Experiment/Discovery (Method of Science)

• Innovation

• Text Material/Aids

• Evaluation – cognitive/psychomotor/effective

• Problems

• Remedial Teaching

(ii) Science – 30 Questions

(a) Content 20 Questions

• Food

• Sources of food

• Components of food

• Cleaning food

• Materials

• Materials of daily use

• The World of the Living

• Moving Things People and Ideas

• How things work

• Electric current and circuits

• Magnets

• Natural Phenomena

• Natural Resources

V. Social Studies/Social Sciences – 60 Questions

(a) Content 40 Questions

History

• When, Where and How

• The Earliest Societies

• The First Farmers and Herders

• The First Cities

• Early States

• New Ideas

• The First Empire

• Contacts with Distant Lands

• Political Developments

• Culture and Science

• New Kings and Kingdoms

• Sultans of Delhi

• Architecture

• Creation of an Empire

• Social Change

• Regional Cultures

• The Establishment of Company Power

• Rural Life and Society

• Colonialism and Tribal Societies

• The Revolt of 1857-58

• Women and reform

• Challenging the Caste System

• The Nationalist Movement

• India After Independence

Geography

• Geography as a social study and as a science

• Planet: Earth in the solar system

• Globe

• Environment in its totality: natural and human environment

• Air

• Water

• Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication

• Resources: Types-Natural and Human

• Agriculture

Social and Political Life

• Diversity

• Government

• Local Government

• Making a Living

• Democracy

• State Government

• Understanding Media

• Unpacking Gender

• The Constitution

• Parliamentary Government

• The Judiciary

• Social Justice and the Marginalised

(b) Pedagogical issues – 20 Questions

• Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies

• Class Room Processes, activities and discourse

• Developing Critical thinking

• Enquiry/Empirical Evidence

• Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies

• Sources – Primary & Secondary

• Projects Work

• Evaluation

CTET Exam Pattern 2020

While one takes the examination, the applicant must make utmost careful as the checking of the same will be as per the prescribed exam pattern. The exam pattern has been tabulated below:

Paper-1:

ParticularsOverview
Duration of the examination2 1/2 hours
Marking Scheme
  • 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer.
  • There will be no negative marking.
Subject Wise Marks Allotment
  • The subject will be Child Development and Pedagogy with 30 MCQs for 30 marks each
  • The language I (mandatory), with 30 MCQs for 30 marks each
  • Language II (mandatory), with 30 MCQs for 30 marks each
  • Mathematics with 30 MCQs for 30 marks each
  • Environmental Studies30 MCQs for 30 marks each

 

Paper-2:

ParticularsOverview
Duration of the examination2 1/2 hours
Marking Scheme
  • 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer.
  • There will be no negative marking.
Subject Wise Marks Allotment
  • The subject will be Child Development and Pedagogy (mandatory), with 30 MCQs for 30 marks each
  • The language I (mandatory), with 30 MCQs for 30 marks each
  • Language II (mandatory), with 30 MCQs for 30 marks each
  • Mathematics and Science with 60 MCQs for 60 Marks each
  • Social Studies/Social Science with 60 MCQs for 60 Marks each
  • Note: If a candidate is intended to become the teacher for both levels need to appear in both the papers

Exam Centers of CTET 2020

STATE/UTCITY
ANDAMAN & NICOBARPORT BLAIR
ANDHRA PRADESH
  • GUNTUR
  • HYDERABAD
  • TIRUPATI
  • VIJAYAWADA
  • VISHAKAPATNAM
  • WARANGAL
ARUNACHAL PRADESHITANAGAR
ASSAM
  • GUWAHATI
  • SILCHAR
BIHAR
  • GAYA
  • MUZZAFARPUR
  • PATNA
CHANDIGARH
  • CHANDIGARH
  • PANCHKULA
  • MOHALI
CHATTISGARHRAIPUR
DADAR & NAGAR HAVELIDADAR & NAGAR HAVELI
DAMAN & DIUDAMAN & DIU
DELHIDELHI
GOAPANAJI
GUJARAT
  • AHMEDABAD
  • SURAT
  • VADODARA
 Haryana
  • FARIDABAD
  • HISSAR
  • KURUKSHETRA
HIMACHAL PRADESH
  • HAMIRPUR
  • SHIMLA
JAMMU & KASHMIR
  • JAMMU
  • SRINAGAR
JHARKHAND
  • BOKARO
  • DHANBAD
  • JAMSHEDPUR
  • RANCHI
KARNATAKA
  • BANGALORE
  • HUBLI
  • MANGALORE
LAKSHWADEEP
  • ERNAKULAM
  • KOZHIKODE
  • KAVARATTI
 Madhya Pradesh
  • BHOPAL
  • GWALIOR
  • JABALPUR
  • INDORE
MAHARASHTRA
  • AMRAVATI
  • AURANGABAD
  • MUMBAI
  • NAGPUR
  • NASHIK
  • THANE
MANIPURIMPHAL
MEGHALAYASHILLONG
MIZORAMAIZWAL
NAGALANDKOHIMA
ORISSA
  • BHUBANESHWAR
  • ROURKELA
PUDUCHERRYPUDUCHERRY
PUNJAB
  • BHATINDA
  • JALANDHAR
RAJASTHAN
  • AJMER
  • JAIPUR
  • JODHPUR
UDAIPUR
SIKKIMGANGTOK
TAMIL NADU
  • CHENNAI
  • COIMBATORE
  • MADURAI
 TRIPURAAGARTALA
UTTARAKHAND
  • DEHRADUN
  • HALDWANI
  • PANTNAGAR
UTTAR PRADESH
  • AGRA
  • ALLAHABAD
  • BAREILLY
  • KANPUR
  • LUCKNOW
  • NOIDA
  • VARANASI
WEST BENGAL
  • DURGAPUR
  • KOLKATA
  • SILIGURI
ABROAD
  • DUBAI
  • RIYADH

CTET Answer Key 2020

The answer key of CTET will get released on the official website of the examination conducting authority. The applicants, who have taken the examination will be able to access the answer key. Through the answer key, the candidates will be able to evaluate his/ her marks secured in the examination. The answer key can be accessed after providing certain credentials in the login section.

CTET Result 2020

The result of CTET will get released after the release of the answer key. The CTET Result 2020 will get released in an online manner only. The result can be accessed after providing certain credentials in the login section. The result shall be holding many crucial details inside it. The candidates must make sure to check that all the details mentioned in the result are correct. One is advised to get the result printed for future purposes. This result shall be valid for a span of 7 years.

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