Important Tips and Strategy to Crack CTET September 2016
The test is conducted twice in a year. CTET is just one of the eligibility criterions for appointment/ recruitment as a teacher.
This exam is conducted for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for Class 1 to 8. The validity period of this CTET qualifying certificate for appointment to a teaching position in a school is seven years from the date of declaration of the CTET result.
There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET certificate. The candidates can attempt the CTET even after qualifying it, in order to improve score. Only candidates who secure 60 percent marks or above will be considered qualified.
The candidates must have acquired a degree or diploma in elementary education with at least 50 per cent from a recognised institute.
CTET Exam Paper pattern and syllabus
The exam consists of two papers namely, Paper I and Paper II. The paper will have multiple choice questions (MCQs), each question worth 1 mark. Negative marking will not be applicable. To teach classes 1 to 5, the candidates should take Paper I (primary stage).To teach classes 6 to 8, the candidates should take should take Paper II (elementary stage). To teach all these classes, the candidates should take should take both papers.
Paper I will consist of 150 questions from the following sections: