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Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2018 Notification, Schedule, Online Application

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2018

          The Central Board of Secondary Education has started inviting online application for conduct of the 11th edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2018. The test will be conducted in twenty languages in 92 cities all over the country. The detailed Information Bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, languages eligibility criteria, examination fee, examination cities and important dates will be available on CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in w.e.f. 01-08-2018 and the aspiring candidates are requested to download the Information Bulletin from above mentioned website only and read the same carefully before applying. The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through CTET website www.ctet.nic.in. The online application process will start from 01-08-2018 onwards. The last date for submitting online application is 27-08-2018 and fee can be paid upto 30-08-2018 before 3.30.p.m.
IMPORTANT DATES and SCHEDULE OF EXAMINATION
Examination Schedule for CTET - 2018 
Date of Examination  09-12-2018 (Sunday)
Submission of On-line application through CTET website www.ctet.nic.in
01-08-2018 (Wednesday) – 27-08-2018 (Monday)
Last Date for submission of online application form
27-08-2018 (Monday) upto 17.00 hrs
Last Date for submission of fee through E-challan or Debit/Credit Card
30-08-2018 (Thursday) before 3.30 p.m
Final verification of payment of fee by the candidates.
04-09-2018 (Tuesday)
On-line Corrections if any, in the Particulars uploaded by the candidate 06-09-2018 (Thursday) to 10-09-2018 (Monday)
( No corrections shall be allowed under any circumstances after this date)
Identity proof to be brought by the candidates to the examination centre Downloaded Admit Card and valid ID Proof (any of the following) documents such as “PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Passport, Ration Card, Voter IDCard, Driving License etc.

Time Schedule 
Paper II Paper I
Date of Examination  09-12-2018 (Sunday)  09-12-2018 (Sunday)
Entry in the Examination Centre 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Checking of Admit Cards 09: 00 AM to 09:15 AM 01:30 PM to 01:45PM
Distribution of Test Booklet 09:15 AM 01:45 PM
Seal of the Test Booklet To be Broken/Opened to take out the Answer Sheet 09:25 AM 01:55 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Centre 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Test Commences 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Test Concludes 12:00 PM 04:30 PM



Applicability

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.

The following persons are eligible for appearing in the CTET.

1.1  Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I-V:          
Primary Stage
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)
OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.
OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).
OR
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education).
OR
Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

1.2  Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes VI-VIII:                 Elementary Stage

Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).
ORGraduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year  Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).ORGraduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year  Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.ORSenior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).ORSenior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.ORGraduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)*.

Note:

  1. Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum Educational Qualification for eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled.
  2. Diploma/Degree Course in Teacher Education: For the purposes of this Notification, a Diploma/Degree course in teacher education recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) only shall be considered. However, in case of Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B.ED (Special Education), a course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered.
  3. Training to be undergone: A person with D.Ed (Special Education) or qualification shall undergo, after appointment an NCTE recognized 6-month Special Programme in Elementary Education.
  4. The minimum qualifications referred above apply to teachers of Languages, Social Studies/Social Science, Mathematics, Science etc. In respect of teachers for Physical Education, the minimum qualification norms for Physical Education teachers referred to in NCTE Regulation, dated 3rd November, 2001 (as amended from time to time) shall be applicable.  For teachers of Art Education, Craft Education, Home Science, Work Education, etc. the existing eligibility norms prescribed by the State Governments and other school managements shall be applicable till such time the NCTE lays down the minimum qualifications in respect of such teachers.
  5.  A person who is pursuing any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) specified in the NCTE Notification dated 29th July, 2011 shall be eligible for appearing in the CTET.
  6. The candidate not having any of the above qualification shall not be eligible for appearing in Central Teacher Eligibility Test.
  7. The candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before applying and shall be personally responsible in case he/she is not eligible to apply as per the given eligibility criteria. It is to be noted that if a candidate has been allowed to appear in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test it does not imply that the candidate’s eligibility has been verified.  It does not vest any right with the candidate for appointment.  The eligibility shall be finally verified, by the concerned recruiting agency / appointing authority. 
Method of Submission of Online Application Form:
STEP 1: Log on to CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in.
STEP 2: Go to the link “Apply Online” and open the same.
STEP 3: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down Registration No./Application No.
STEP 4: Upload Scanned Images of latest Photograph and Signature
STEP 5: Pay examination Fee by e-challan or debit/credit card
STEP 6: Print Confirmation page for record and future reference.
3. Registration Procedure:
(a) Authentication Form: Fill details like State, Identification type (select any Identity as applicable), Candidate’s Name, and Date of Birth and Gender.
(b) Fill Online Application Form: Fill complete online Application Form and choose password. After submission, a Registration Number/Application Number gets generated. Note down the Registration No./Application No. For subsequent login, system generated Registration No. /Application No. and chosen Password will be used.
Password Policy will be as follows:
1. Password must be 8 to 13 characters long.
2. Password must have at least one Upper case, one lower case alphabet and one numeric value and at least one special characters!@#$%^&*-
3. Candidate can change the passwords after login, if desired. New Password cannot be identical to any of the previous three passwords.
 Candidate is advised not to disclose or share the password with anybody. Neither CTET nor NIC will be responsible for violation or misuse of the password of a candidate.
 Candidate should log out at the end of their session so that the contents of the application cannot be tampered by unauthorized persons.
(c) Online Uploading of Scanned Images:
o Uploading of scanned Photo and Signature are mandatory.
o Upload scanned photograph and signature in JPG/JPEG format.
o Size of scanned photograph should be between 10 to 100 KB
o Image Dimension of photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).
o Size of scanned signature should be between 3 to 30 KB.
o Image Dimension of signature should be 3.5 cm (length) x 1.5 cm (height).
(d) Pay Examination Fee:
Fee Details for CTET - 2018 are as follows:
 CATEGORY                              Only Paper – I or II               Both Paper – I & II
General/OBC                                  Rs.700/-                                   Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person              Rs.350/-                                   Rs.600/-

GST as applicable will be charged extra by the Bank
Mode of Payment:
 Remittance through E-Challan by depositing the prescribed fee in CTET Exam Fee Account with Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank.
o Payment by Syndicate Bank e-Challan
o Payment by Canara Bank e-Challan
 By Online-mode (Payment by Debit Card / Credit Card).
(e) Downloading of Confirmation Page:
Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page for record and keep it for their reference. The Confirmation Page is not required to be sent to CTET Unit
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