CTET 2016: Apply by Dec 28
Kochi: The Central Board of Secondary Education has invited online application for 9th Edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET). The CBSE is conducting the exam on 21-02-2016 (Sunday) for a candidate to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for class I to VIII. Candidates can apply only On-Line for CTET-FEB 2016 on CTET website http://www.ctet.nic.in.
(i) 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.
(ii) CTET may also apply to the unaided private schools, who may exercise the option of considering the CTET.
(iii) 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.
(iv) 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 extent 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 or Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), conducted by the appropriate Central/ State Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE for this purpose.
Structure and content of CTET
All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative marking. There will be two papers of CTET.
(i) Paper I will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes I to V.
(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intents to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
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).
For eligibility, fees structure, examination pattern, procedure for filling up application and other information regarding CTET-FEB 2016, candidates can visit the website http://www.ctet.nic.in
Schedule of examination
Date of examination Paper timing duration
21-02-2016 Paper-II 09:30 to 12:00 Hours 2:30 Hours
21-02-2016 Paper-I 14:00 to 16:30 Hours 2:30 Hours
Submission of On-line application: 04-12-2015 to 28-12-2015
Last Date for submission of fee through E-challan or Debit/Credit Card: 29-12-2015 (till 3:30 PM)
Final status of Candidates-Check Status & Particulars of candidates whose fees received: 30-12-2015
Period for On-line Corrections in Particulars (No correction will be allowed in any particulars after this date): 30-12-2015 to 04-01-2016
Download Admit Card from CTET website: 25-01-2016
For further details, visit http://www.ctet.nic.in