CTET Exam date 2022: Notification, Admit card, Eligibility, Syllabus, Books

Robin Singh | Updated On - January, 14 2023

CTET 2022 Admit Card Out

Latest Update: 28 January 2023

CTET has released the admit card for the candidates whose exam was cancelled due to technical issues. Now they can download their admit card for CET 2022.

CTET Admit Card Notice for cancelled paper

Here is the direct link to download- Click Here 

Duration of On-line Application: 31-10-2022 to 24-11-2022
Last date for submission of fee: 25-11-2022 (Before 15:30 Hrs.)
Dates of Examination December 2022 to January 2023 in CBT mode

Download CTET 2022 Information Bulletin Official Notification PDF Apply Now for CTET 2022 (Direct Link)

CTET  2022 Notification has been officially released on 20 October 2022. Candidates who carries  a dream in their heart to become govt. teacher, can now finally give exam for Paper 1 and Paper 2. CTET Exam Date 2022, CTET Online Application will be released soon. 

Aspiring candidates have to apply online only through the CTET website i.e. https://ctet.nic.in. The online application process will be starting on the following dates:

  • CTET Online Application Start DATE: 31 October 2022 (Monday)
  • CTET Online Application End DATE: 24 November 2022 (Thursday) till 23:59 hrs. 

The fee can be paid up to 25-11-2022 (Friday) before 15:30 hrs. You can download CTET notification here

What is the CTET Exam?

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the CTET, or Central Teacher Eligibility Test, as a national examination.The purpose of this exam is to see if applicants are qualified to be appointed as teachers in government schools. CTET is held twice a year and is for educators who wish to teach students in grades 1 to 8.

There are two different CTET exam types: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates who want to teach grades 1-5 are required to take Paper 1. Candidates who want to teach grades 5-8 show up for paper 2. And if you apply for both paper 1 & paper 2, then you are eligible to teach classes 1 - 8.

In this blog, we will cover all details related to CTET exam such as CTET exam date, CTET notification 2022, CTET admit card 2022, CTET online form date, syllabus, mock test, passing marks, certificate, eligibility, previous year questions, books and more.

CTET Certificate Validity

To apply for a teacher in government school, it's important for candidates to have a valid CTET certificate.  The validity of CTET certificate has now been increased to lifetime instead of 7 years. Now CTET certificate will be valid for lifetime from the date of result declaration.

Following table gives you the basic overview of passing marks, qualifying marks and CTET certificate validity:

Category Passing Marks Qualifying percentage CTET Certificate Validity
General 90 out of 150 60% Lifetime
SC/ST/OBC 82 out of 150 55%

CTET 2022 Exam date & Important dates

Let's take a quick overview of the important dates for CTET 2022.

Event DATE
CTET Exam Date December 2022 (Tentative)
CTET Application Process Notification Date

20 October 2022

CTET 2022 Application Form Start Date

31 October 2022

CTET 2022 Application Form Last Date

24 November 2022

Admit Card Release  Available Now
CTET Result Date To be notified

Main Highlights: CTET 2022

Particular CTET Details
CTET Full Form Central Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducting Authority CBSE
Exam Level Central
Frequency 2 times a year
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Computer Based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Language English & Hindi
Official Website https://ctet.nic.in
Examination Fee
  • General/ OBC -  Rs. 1000 for one paper and Rs. 1200 for both papers.
  • SC/ ST/Diff. Abled -  Rs. 500 for one paper & Rs. 600 for both papers

Eligibility Criteria for CTET 2022

Only candidates with permanent Indian citizenship are eligible to apply for this exam. Students from Nepal and Bhutan can also apply. 

Candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements, to apply for the CTET Exam 2022 :

Age Limit for CTET 2022

To be eligible for CTET, candidates must be at least 17 years old. There is no upper age limit for CTET applicants. A candidate may retake the CTET exam as many times as he or she would like.

Educational Qualification for CTET 2022:

The Educational Qualification Eligibility for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 is given below:

CTET 2022 Primary Teacher Paper 1 Eligibility:

If you want to become a government primary teacher in CBSE schools through CTET Exam 2022 then before submitting the CTET 2022 December Online Form, carefully review the eligibility requirements.

  • Code 01 - Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education as per NCTE 2002 Norms OR
  • Code 02 - Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education as per NCTE 2002 Norms OR
  • Code 03 - 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
  • Code 04 - Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR
  • Code 05 - Graduation with 50% marks and 1-year B.Ed Examination.

More eligibility criteria related information will be updated here once the official notification is released.

CTET 2022 Upper Primary Teacher Paper 2 Eligibility

Those candidates who want to become a government upper primary teacher in CBSE schools through CTET Exam 2022, read the eligibility carefully before applying CTET 2022 December Online Form:

  • Code 01 - Bachelor's Degree and passing or appearing in final year of 2-year Elementary Education Diploma (by whatever name known). OR
  • Code 02 - Graduation with at least 50% and passing or enrolling in a 1-year Bachelor of Education programme (B.Ed). OR 
  • Code 03 - Graduation with at least 45% marks and passing or enrolling in a 1-year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) programme in accordance with NCTE standards. OR
  • Code 04 - Senior Secondary (or equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of four-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR 
  • Code 05 - Senior 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 OR Code 06 - Bachelor Degree with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed (B.Ed Special Education)
  • Code 06 – Bachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. / (B.Ed Special Education)
  • Code 07 - Any candidate who has completed a B.Ed. programme recognized by the NCTE is eligible to take TET/CTET.

CTET Exam Pattern  - Paper 1 & Paper 2

All question types will be MCQs. Paper 1 will be for candidates applying for primary teacher while paper 2 will be for upper primary teacher. The time duration is of two hours and thirty minutes in which the candidate has to solve 150 multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Exam- Pattern Paper 1

Subjects Questions Marks Duration
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30 2.5 Hours (150 Minutes)
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Exam- Pattern Paper 2

Subjects Questions Marks Duration
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30 2.5 Hours (150 Minutes)
Language I 30 30
Language II 30 30
Mathematics & Science OR Social Science 60 60
Total 150 150

CTET 2022: Steps to Apply Online

To kickstart your career as government teachers, aspirants must first complete the CTET application online process. 

On the official website, the application form will be available. Candidates must have their own email address and a personal phone number, both of which will be required for registration and sending alert messages throughout the process.

Check Video on how to apply for ctet 2022

To fill out the application form, the candidate must follow the steps outlined below:

  • Step 1: Visit CTET exam's official website.
  • Step 2: Enter all the necessary details as required.
  • Step 3: Submit the scanned photos and signature.
  • Step 4: Pay the registration fees.
A direct link to CTET online application form will be available here when it is available.  

CTET 2022 Application FEE:

  • General/ OBC -  Rs. 1000 for one paper and Rs. 1200 for both papers.
  • SC/ ST/Diff. Abled -  Rs. 500 for one paper & Rs. 600 for both papers

CTET Admit Card 2022

The CTET admit card is not released yet. Once the official notification stating the exam date is released, it will be available for download, few days before the exam. 

As soon as it happens we will update it here.

How to download CTET admit card

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of CTET.
  • Step 2: Tap on “Download CTET Admit Card 2022 (Server 1)” or ” Download Central TET Admit Card 2022 (Server 2)”.
  • Step 3: Enter your details :
    • Application Number.
    • Date of Birth (in Day-Month-Year format).
    • Security Pin.
  • Step 4: Click on the “Download CTET Admit Card 2022” button.
  • Step 5: Take a printout of the (admit card) hall ticket for the CTET 2022 exam.

The admit card for each registered candidate will be available for download on the official website of CTET,  few days before the exam.

Note: It is mandatory for the students to carry self-declaration form along with the admit card to the examination center.

Here's the direct link to download self declaration form.

Detailed Syllabus of CTET 2022 - Paper 1 & Paper 2

According to the official announcement, the curriculum includes Child Development & Pedagogy, Language, Mathematics and Science, Environment Science, and Social Sciences. 

The CTET syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 is different. Candidates must ensure that they follow the syllabus of the paper they are appearing.

The official notification describes the intended syllabus but does not go into detail about topics and sections. We have divided the syllabus into topics based on last year's question papers for the candidate's benefit.

Paper 1 Syllabus

Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Child Development 
    • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
    • Influence of Heredity & Environment
    • Socialization processes
    • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
    • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
    • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
    • Language & Thought
    • Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  • Pedagogy
    • How children think and learn; why children ‘fail’ to achieve academic success.
    • Children’s learning strategies; social context of learning
    • Cognition & Emotions
    • Motivation and learning
    • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
Language I
  • Language Comprehension
    • Reading unseen passages – 1 prose or drama and 1 poem with questions on comprehension
    • Inference
    • Grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development
    • Language Skills
    • Learning and acquisition
    • Principles of Language Teaching
    • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
    • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency:
      • speaking
      • listening
      • reading 
      • writing
    • Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
Language II
  • Comprehension 
    Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability
  • Pedagogy of Language Development
    • Principles of language Teaching
    • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
    • A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
    • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors, and disorders
    • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resources of the classroom
    • Remedial Teaching
Mathematics
  • Mathematical operations:
    • Numbers, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Data Handling, Patterns, Money
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Valuation through formal and informal methods
  • Problems of Teaching
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching
Environmental Studies
  • Family and Friends
  • Relationships
  • Work and Play
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Water
  • Travel
  • Things We Make and Do
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education

Paper 2 Syllabus ​

Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Child Development
    • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
    • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
    • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
  • Pedagogy
    • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’.
    • Alternative conceptions of learning in children,
    • understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
    • Cognition & Emotions,
    • Motivation, and learning,
    • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental’
Language I
  • Language Comprehension
    • Reading unseen passages – 1 prose or drama and 1 poem with questions on comprehension
    • Inference
    • Grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development
    • Language Skills
    • Learning and acquisition
    • Principles of Language Teaching
    • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
    • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency:
      • speaking
      • listening
      • reading 
      • writing
Language II
  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of Language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom;
  • language difficulties,
  • errors, and disorders
Mathematics
  • Number System,
  • Playing with Numbers,
  • Whole Numbers,
  • Negative Numbers
  • Integers & Fractions,
  • Algebra,
  • Introduction to Algebra,
  • Ratio, and Proportion,
  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking,
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum,
  • Language of Mathematics,
  • Community Mathematics,
  • Evaluation,
  • Remedial Teaching,
  • Problem of Teaching.
Science
  • Food, Sources of food, Components of food, Cleaning food,
  • Materials, Materials of daily use,
  • The World of the Living,
  • Natural Phenomena, Natural Resources,
  • Approach/Integrated Approach,
  • Observation/Experiment/Discovery (Method of Science),
  • Innovation,
  • Text Material/Aids,
  • Evaluation – cognitive/psychomotor/affective, Problems,
  • Remedial Teaching.
Social Science
  • History
    • Contacts with Distant lands,
    • Political Developments, Culture and Science,
    • New Kings and Kingdoms,
    • Sultans of Delhi,
    • Architecture,
    • Creation of an Empire,
    • Social Change,
    • Regional Cultures,
    • The Establishment of Company Power,
    • Rural Life and Society.
  • Geography
    • Globe
    • Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
    • Air
    • Water
    • Human Environment: settlement, transport, and communication
    • Resources: Types-Natural and Human
    • Agriculture
  • Polity
    • Government
    • Making a Living,
    • Democracy,
    • State Government,
    • Understanding Media,
    • Unpacking Gender,
    • The Constitution,
    • Parliamentary Government,
    • Judiciary

Analytical Charts for Previous Year Papers

The analytical chart for CTET provides you with an analysis of the previous year's questions for CTET exam.

You get to know in which year, from which topic, and how many marks of questions were asked. You do not need to analyze it on your own, we have already done it for you. 

So here is the analytical chart for both CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2  below:

Paper 1 (Class 1 - 5): Previous Year Analytical Chart

Download Analytical Chart PDF (Paper-1 Class 1-5)
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Paper 2 (Class 6 - 8): CTET Previous Year Analytical Chart (For Math & Science)

Download Analytical Chart PDF (Paper-2 Class 6-8)
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Paper 2 (Class 6 - 8): CTET Previous Year Analytical Chart (For Social Science)

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Best Mock Test for CTET 2022

Attempt CTET 2022 Mock Test series and examine your CTET exam readiness. If you will solve them then, you will be able to estimate your readiness by up to 90%. This will help you turn your dream into reality.

Best Books for CTET 2022

CTET Paper Book Name Link
Paper 1 and Paper 2 CTET Bal Vikas Evam Shikshashastra View Book
Paper 1 CTET Paper-1 (Class 1 To 5) Ganit (Maths)
Paper 1 CTET Paper-1 (Class 1 To 5) Paryavaran Adhyayan (Environmental Studies EVS) TextBook
Paper 1 CTET Adhyaywar (Chapter Wise) Solved Paper For Class 1 To 5 2022
Paper 1 Complete Guidebook + Previous Years Solved Paper 1 (Class 1 To 5) In Hindi For 2022
Paper 2 CTET Paper 2 Class 6 To 8 Complete Guide Book For Maths And Science Exam 2022
Paper 2 CTET Paper 2 Class 6 To 8 Samajik Adhyayan Textbook For 2022 Exam
Paper 2 CTET Paper 2 Class 6 To 8 Science Textbook For 2022 Exam
Paper 2 CTET Paper 2 Class 6 To 8 Complete Guide Book For Social Science Exam

FAQs

What is the next date of CTET exam 2022?

 

The official notification for the CTET 2022 exam will be released soon. It is expected to be conducted in December, 2022.

As soon as it is released, we will update you. 

Is B.Ed necessary for CTET exam?

 

Yes. As per the NCTE, the minimum qualification for a person to be eligible for CTET is to have graduated with at least 45-50 percent marks and teach professional courses like B.El.Ed/ D.Ed/ B.Ed/ B.Ed (Special Education).

How many attempts are there for CTET exam?

 

No restriction on number of attempts. A person can attempt as many times as necessary to acquire the CTET Certificate; there is no cap on this. A candidate who has already passed the CTET may retake it to increase their score.

Bhartipur Wishes you Best of Luck for your Future