Central Teacher Eligibility Test January 2024

Post Name:-     Central Teacher Eligibility Test January 2024

Post Date:- 04 November 2023

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

Important Details
Official Website Click Here
Download Notification Click Here
Application Date 03/11/ 2023
Closing Date 23/11/ 2023 till 18:00 Hrs
Final verification of payment of fee by the bank 28/11/2023
Online Correction 28/11/2023 to 02/12/2023
Date of Exam 21/01/2024
Date for admit card Two days before exam
Date of Declaration result End of Feb 2024(TENTATIVELY)

Vacancy Details:

Post Name Qualification
Teacher (for Classes I-V) B. Ed. Degree/Diploma in Education/ Elementary Education
Teacher (for Classes VI-VIII)

Examination Fee Details:

CATEGORY Only Paper- I or II Both Paper-I & II
General/OBC(NCL) Rs.1000/- Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person Rs.500/- Rs.600/-

GST as applicable will be charged extra by the Bank
Mode of Payment : By Online-mode(Payment by Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking).

Downloading of Confirmation Page:

Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page for record and keep it for their reference. The Confirmation Page is not required to be sent to CTET Unit.



Exam timing
PAPER-II 09:30 AM TO 12:00 NOON 2:30 HOURS
PAPER-I 02:00 PM TO 04:30 PM 2:30 HOURS


The minimum qualifications for appearing in the CTET are as notified by NCTE. The candidates are advised to visit the website of NCTE https://ncte.gov.into ascertain their eligibility.

The minimum qualifications for the teaching staff should be in accordance with the following:

  • National Council for Teacher Education (Determination of Minimum Qualifications for Persons to berecruited as Education Teachers and Physical Education Teachers in Pre-Primary, Primary, Upper Primary, Secondary, Senior Secondary or Intermediate Schools or Colleges) Regulations as amended and notified from time to time.
  • Minimum qualifications laid down in the Recruitment Rules for the teachers by the Appropriate Government where the school is situated or the Recruitment Rules for the teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sang than or Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.
  • The candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before applying and shall be personally responsible in case he/she is not eligible to apply as per the given eligibility criteria. It is to be noted that if a candidate has been allowed to appear in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test it does not imply that the candidate’s eligibility has been verified. It does not vest any right with the candidate for appointment. The eligibility shall be finally verified, by the concerned recruiting agency / appointing authority.

Note: As notified by NCTE, relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum Educational Qualification for eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as SC/ST/ OBC/Differently-abled.


Main question paper shall be Bilingual 



List of Examination Cities where the CTET will be conducted is given in Appendix-Ill. Candidates are required to give FOUR DIFFERENT OPTIONS in order of their preference. While every effort will bemade to allot a Centre in one of the places opted by the candidate, the Board reserves its discretion to allot a Centre other than that of Candidate’s choice anywhere in India. In case the number of candidates in any of the notified City is very less for running the Examination Centre or any other specific reason, the Board at its discretion may not conduct the Examination in that City and the Candidate who opted that city as 1st Choice may be allotted Examination Centre in other city opted as 2nd or 3rd or 4th choice or any other city.


All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be most appropriate. Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative marking. There will be two papers of CTET.
(i) Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
Note: A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II). Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage; Duration of examination-Two-and-a-half hours Structure and Content (All Compulsory):

Exam Pattern
Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

How to Apply:

  1. Visit Official Website: Open your web browser and go to the official website of CTET, which is ctet.nic.in.
  2. Access Application Link: On the CTET website, look for and click on the link that says “Apply for CTET Jan 2024.” This link will likely be prominently displayed on the homepage.
  3. New Registration: Once you click on the application link, you will be directed to a page where you can choose “New Registration.” Click on this option to start the registration process.
  4. Registration: Fill in the required information for registration, which may include your personal details, contact information, and other relevant data. Ensure that you provide accurate and complete information.
  5. Application Form: After successfully registering, you can proceed to fill out the application form. Complete the form with details such as your educational qualifications, preferred exam center, and other necessary information.
  6. Pay Exam Fee: Following the completion of the application form, you’ll be required to make the payment of the CTET exam fee. Ensure that you pay the prescribed fee using the provided payment methods, which may be online.
  7. Upload Documents: Additionally, you will need to upload the required documents, which may include your photograph and signature. Make sure these documents adhere to the specified format and size guidelines.
  8. Review and Submit: Before final submission, carefully review all the information you’ve provided and the documents you’ve uploaded to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  9. Confirmation: After submitting the application, you should receive a confirmation of your successful application. This may include a registration number or acknowledgment slip, which you should retain for future reference.

By following these steps, you can complete your application for the CTET Jan 2024 examination efficiently and accurately. Make sure to adhere to all guidelines and deadlines set by the exam authorities for a successful application process.


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