CTET July 2024 Online Form

Name of the Post: CTET July 2024 Online Form

Post Date: 12-03-2024

Brief Information: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has given a notification for Conducting the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) July 2024. Those Candidates who are interested in the Exam details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online.

CTET July Examination 2024: Overview

Aspirants of the CTET July 2024 Examination can check important dates and key highlights of the same from the table given below.

CTET December 2023: Important Details
Name of ExaminationCTET
CTET Full FormCentral Teachers Eligibility Test
Exam Conducting BodyCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
CycleCTET July 2024
CTET Notification Release Date07th March 2024
Application ModeOnline
CTET Online Application Last Date2nd April 2024
CTET Exam Date7th July 2024

CTET Notification July 2024

The CTET Notification is released by the Central Board of Secondary Education. Candidates who wish to apply for the CTET Exam must go through the notification to check important details such as application dates, exam dates, eligibility criteria, etc. The CTET Notification 2024 PDF has been given below for your reference.

What is the CTET Exam?

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) also known as the CTET is a nationwide test conducted to determine the eligibility of prospective teachers. The Exam is conducted twice every year for eligible applicants.

  • The CTET Selection Process is based on an offline examination. A candidate is required to obtain a minimum of 60% to qualify for the exam.
  • Candidates qualified in the CTET exam can apply for teaching posts in government schools. They will have to undergo the selection process as specified by the respective school, before being shortlisted for the appointment.
  • There are two papers in the offline examination and each paper will be 150 marks. Candidates can attempt either Paper I (for teaching classes 1-5) or Paper II (for classes 6-8) or both papers.

CTET Application Form – Apply Online

You can only apply for the exam by filling in the CTET Application Form online. The steps to complete the CTET application process are given below.

Step 1: Visit the CTET official website.

Step 2: Under the ‘Candidate Activity’ section, click on the link to apply for CTET July 2024.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.Enter the required details and complete the registration.

Step 4: Login and fill out the CTET Online Application Form.

Step 5: Upload scanned images of the latest Photograph and Signature. If you are facing any trouble while uploading these documents, use Testbook’s CTET Photo & Signature Tool.

Step 6: Pay the Examination Fee by e-challan or debit/credit card/net banking. Submit the Application Form.

Step 7: Print the Confirmation page for record and future reference.

CTET Application Fee

Candidates should be well aware of the CTET Application Fee for their respective category. The details of the same are listed below. The CTET Application Fee can be paid online through a Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking. The last date for the payment of the CTET application form fee will be announced by the governing body.

CategoryFee for the only paper I or IIBoth Paper – I & II
General/OBC (NCL)Rs.1000/-Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/Diff. Abled PersonRs.500/-Rs.600/-

Also Read :CTET July 2024 Online Form

CTET Selection Process

The CTET is a qualifying examination. Candidates who qualify the exam can apply for teaching posts at Government Schools across the country. However, candidates must note that they can appear for either Paper I, Paper II, or both depending on the teaching posts they wish to apply for. Details of the same are as follows:

  • Paper I: Teachers for classes 1-5
  • Paper II: Teachers for classes 6-8
  • Both Papers I & II- Teachers for classes 1-8

After qualifying for the exam, candidates can apply for teaching posts for the respective classes in various Government schools. The selection process for final appointment will depend upon the school the candidate has applied to.

Number of CTET Applicants and Qualified Candidates

The Central Teachers Eligibility Test is a national-level exam, and teaching job aspirants across the country apply for the same. Knowing the number of applicants and qualified candidates in previous years will help you estimate the level of competition for this examination. Below are the details of a number of CTET applicants and qualified candidates for the past few years.

YearNo. of Candidates AppliedNo. of candidates appearedNo. of Qualified Candidates
December 2022Paper I: 17,04,282 Paper II: 15,39,464Paper I: 14,22,959 Paper II: 12,76,071Paper I: 5,79,844 Paper II: 3,76,025
December 201928,32,12024,05,1455,42,285
July 201929,22,22723,77,0313,51,830
December 201819,51,970NANA

CTET Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for the exam candidates must fulfil the CTET eligibility criteria as specified by the authorities The eligibility criteria consist of educational qualifications, age, etc. Any candidate that does not match up with the set criteria will be disqualified.

There are no age-limit criteria mentioned in the Official CTET Notification. The candidates should have passed the senior secondary (or its equivalent) exam with at least 50% marks and have passed or appearing in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education for paper 1.The applicants must have graduated and should have passed or appeared in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) for paper 2. For complete details candidates can refer CTET eligibility Criteria link mentioned above.

CTET Applicability

  • The CTET shall apply to schools of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.) and schools under the administrative control of UTs of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, and NCT of Delhi.
  • A candidate aspiring to clear the KVS TGT and the KVS PRT examinations must meet the eligibility criteria defined by Sangathan. The specifications mentioned for Trained Graduate Teacher or TGT is Graduate + B.Ed + CTET, i.e. a candidate who has cleared their graduation in a specific field along with their Bachelor in Education with the qualifying marks from the CTET examinations. Whereas for KVS Primary Teachers, the qualification is 12th pass in any stream with their D.Ed/ JBT/ B.Ed (Diploma In Elementary Education/Junior Basic Training/ Bachelor in Education) clearance degree and the qualifying marks from the CTET examinations.
  • Aspirants wishing to clear the NVS TGT and the NVS TGT in Third Language exams must have all the minimum qualifications defined by the selection committee. For both NVS exams the qualifications are graduation in any discipline along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and CTET qualified.
  • CTET may also apply to unaided private schools, which may exercise the option of considering the CTET.
  • 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.
  • According to CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws, 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. 6 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.

CTET Salary

The candidates who have passed the exam and are working as Primary Teachers (PRT), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGT), or Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) can get a handsome salary. As CTET is a qualifying exam in nature, the candidates can approximately get a salary as illustrated below:

DetailsPrimary TeacherTGTPGT
Pay Scale9300- 348009300- 348009300- 34800
Grade Pay420046004800
Basic Pay after 7th CPC354004490047600
Gross Salary402404990053550
Net Salary35000-3700043000-4600048000-50000

CTET Certificate Validity Period

  • The validity period of the CTET Certificate is for lifetime.
  • There is no restriction on the number of attempts one can give on the CTET. A person who has appeared for the exam is also eligible to apply for the next time in order to improve his or her scores.

CTET Exam Pattern For Primary Stage(Paper 1): Classes 1 to 5

CTET Examination for Primary Stage which will be conducted for the teachers applying for Classes 1 to 5. It includes five subjects viz. Child Development & Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies. This paper has to be attempted by all the candidates applying for the primary level. The time duration allotted for the test will be 2 and a half hours and will constitute 150 questions carrying one mark each. Detailed CTET Paper 1 exam pattern and nature of questions have been explained below:

SectionTotal No. of QuestionsTotal No. of MarksDuration
Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory)30302.5 hours
Language I (compulsory)3030
Language II (compulsory)3030
Environmental Studies3030

CTET Exam Pattern For Elementary Stage(Paper 2): Classes 6 to 8

CTET Examination for Elementary Stage which will be conducted for the teachers applying for Classes 6 to 8 includes five subjects Child Development & Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teachers), or Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/ Social Science teacher). It will be conducted for 2 and a half hours and will consist of 150 questions carrying one mark each. This paper is subject-specific and candidates have to attempt only one of the selected subjects along with other sections. Detailed CTET exam pattern for Paper 2 and the nature of questions have been explained below:

SectionTotal No. of QuestionsTotal No. of MarksDuration
Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)30302.5 hours
Language I (compulsory)3030
Language II (compulsory)3030
Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher) OR Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)6060

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