Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the CTET (Central Teachers Eligibility Test) 2020 on July 5. Meanwhile, CBSE has uploaded previous year’s question papers for the last three CTETs on its official website. Candidates can download the previous year’s question papers of December 2018, July 2019, and December 2019. Both, paper 1 (main) and paper 2 of all sets are available on the website.
Over 30 lakh candidates had registered to appear for the CTET 2020. This is a rise from 28.32 lakh in December 2019. Those who clear CTET are considered eligible to seek a job as a teacher. Those who clear paper 1 will be eligible to teach in classes 1 to 5 while those who clear paper 2 can teach in classes 6 to 7.
In the paper I for classes 1 to 5, candidates will have to clear a two-and-a-half-hour exam which will have 150 MCQs. Each question will be for one mark and hence the exam will be of 150 marks. It will consist of topics — child development and pedagogy, a language I and II, mathematics and environmental studies. Each section will consist of 30 MCQs or 30 marks.
In paper II as well there will be 150 questions for 150 marks to be solved in two-and-a-half-hour, however, it will have different sub-topics. While child development and pedagogy, language I and language II will be there for 30 marks each. The fourth section will be of either mathematics or science of social science, as per the choice of candidate. The section four will be of 60 marks.
To clear the exam, the candidates need to secure 60 percent marks out of 150 marks. For reserved category candidates, the cut-off is 55 percent which comes to around 82 marks out of 150. In CTET December 2019, a total of 5.42 lakh candidates had qualified the examination.
The CTET Previous Years Question Papers have been released for the last 3 editions of the CTET exams and are available for Paper 1 & Paper 2 All Sets A/B/C/D and all languages Hindi, English, Bengali, Assamese, Garo, Gujarati, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Urdu and others. We have shared below the direct links on which candidates can download all the questions papers of all the papers and languages.
Earlier, the CTET July Information Bulletin 2020 was removed from the official website. It was expected that CBSE might release a new schedule of the CTET July 2020 exam. However, there is no change in the exam schedule. The CTET 2020 exam will be held on 5th July as scheduled. CBSE will soon notify the candidates about the release of CTET Admit Card 2020. to clear your doubts about the CTET Admit Card release date or CTET Exam date, visit the link mentioned below:
CBSE CTET 2020: How to download
Step 1: Visit ctet.nic.in
Step 2: Click on ‘previous year paper’ at bottom right
Step 3: A PDF will open, download
More for information, visit the official website@ ‘ctet.nic.in‘