CTET Notification 2019: Apply Online, Dates, Eligibility & Syllabus

Here, you will able to check CTET Notification 2019, important dates, eligibility criteria, online application form availability, exam pattern and syllabus.

CTET stands for Central Teacher Eligibility Test which is conducted by CBSE every year. The main purpose to conduct CTET is to make candidates eligible for the appointment as a teacher in central schools (KVS, NVS, Union Territory States Schools) for classes I to VIII.

CTET Notification 2019: Apply Online, Dates, Eligibility & Syllabus

It is mandatory for all candidates who are seeking appointment as a teacher in any Govt/Private centre schools should be CTET qualified. Here you can check CTET 2019 Important dates, Process of the online application form, Pattern, Syllabus and Qualifying marks.

Also Check: All-State TET's 2019

CTET Notification 2019

Let's check key points of the notification:

Exam Dates 2019

CTET Exam Dates 2019
Activity Dates
Notification Released on 23/01/2019
Online Application Start 05/02/2019
Last Date to Apply 12/03/2019
Last Date to Submit Fee 15/03/2019
Before 03:30 PM
Admit Card
1 Week Before
the Examination
Exam Date 07 July 2019
Result Date Coming Soon

The official notification has been released on the official website on 23 January. The examination will be held on dated 07 July 2019. The result will be declared in between 2-3 months of examination.

CTET Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Paper 1 (Class I to V)

10+2 (or equivalent) with at least 50% marks and [ 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education/ 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.E.ED)/2 years Diploma in Elementary Education (Special Education)] OR Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).

Eligibility for Paper 2 (Class VI to VIII)

Graduation (B.A/B.sc/B.com etc) and [ 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education/1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)/1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)] OR 10+2 with at least 50% marks and [4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)/ 4 years B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.]

Note: Candidates who are appearing in the final year of respected courses can also apply for CTET.

Online Application Form 2019

CTET online application form 2019 is available now. Candidates can apply through the official website of CTET. Before applying for the exam aspirants can check CTET application form fee structure given below.

Application Fee

Application Fee
Category Paper 1
/Paper 2
Paper 1 & 
Paper 2
Genera/OBC 700/-1200/-
SC/ST/PWD 350/- 600/-

The application fee to apply for CTET 2019 is given above category-wise.

Apply Online

To apply for the CTET exam 2019 just follow the steps given below:
  • 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 the record and future reference.
Note: Before applying candidate should make sure about the eligibility of the exam.

Exam Pattern

CTET Exam Pattern
About Paper 1/ Paper 2
Total Questions 150 MCQ
Maximum Marks 150
Each Question
1 Mark
Duration 2 1/2 hours
Negative Marking No

Central Teacher Eligibility Test contains two types of papers. Paper 1 for the Primary stage (Classes I-V) and Paper 2 for the Elementary stage (Classes V-VIII).

Total questions and marks will be 150. Each question carries 1 mark and there is no negative marking. The duration of the examination is 2 hours 30 minutes.

CTET Syllabus

As you know, there are two kinds of papers under CTET and syllabus of both papers are different. The syllabus of Paper 1 and paper 2 follow as:

CTET Paper 1 & Paper 2 Syllabus
SectionPaper 1 SyllabusPaper 2 Syllabus
AChild Development
and Pedagogy
Child Development
and Pedagogy
BLanguage 1Language 1
CLanguage 2Language 2
and Science
Social Studies/
Social Sciences

You can download the syllabus from given links above.

Qualifying Marks

CTET exam is only qualifying in nature. Candidates who scored the following minimum marks get qualified.

CTET Qualifying Marks
Category Paper 1 Paper 2
General/OBC 90 (60%) 90 (60%)
SC/ST/PWD 90 (60%) 90 (60%)

After securing these following marks candidate becomes eligible for the appointment as a teacher in Central schools.

After Qualifying CTET

After qualifying CTET examination candidate becomes eligible for the teaching posts in primary and elementary classes. Qualified candidate gets 'CTET Certificate" with a validity period of seven years from the date of declaration of its result.

Moreover, there is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET certificate.

Official Notification (Source)

Hope you did not have any difficulty in checking CTET notification 2019, important dates, eligibility criteria. Prepare yourself according to CTET syllabus and pattern of the examination.

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