CTET Preparation 2022: Tips, Strategy & Guide

Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 ( CTET )

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Updated on Mar 23, 2022 12:02 IST

CTET Preparation 2022: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) twice every year in the online mode as Computer Based Test (CBT) to determine the eligibility of candidates as Classes 1 to 8 teachers. Candidates who want to obtain eligibility to apply for teacher recruitment in various government and non-government schools in India need to appear for the exam and qualify the same by obtaining the CTET qualifying marks. To crack for the CTET 2022 exam with high scores, candidates need to build a concrete preparation strategy.

The best CTET preparation tips 2022 are shared below that will help candidates in clearing the exam with flying colours. Have a look at some of the essential tips to prepare for CTET 2022 exam below.

Best CTET Preparation Tips 2022

For effective CTET exam preparation, candidates must take care of the best tips and strategies mentioned below:

CTET exam pattern & syllabus

The first and foremost step towards CTET preparation is being fully aware of the exam pattern and syllabus. The CTET paper for the primary level contains questions from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Environmental Studies. On the other hand, the CTET paper for the upper-primary level contains questions from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics & Science or Social Studies/Social Science.  

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Prepare well for CTET Child Development and Pedagogy section

The Child Development and Pedagogy section of CTET is one of the most scoring sections of the exam. The Child Development and Pedagogy section forms a part of both Paper 1 and Paper 2 and carries a weightage of 30 marks in both papers. Additionally, the subject is fundamental to becoming a good teacher by profession. Therefore, candidates are advised to prepare well for this section.

Also Read: CTET Child Development and Pedagogy Preparation Tips: Know How to Prepare

Refer best CTET books

NCERT textbooks are one of the best resources for preparing for the CTET exam. However, to give CTET preparation an edge, it is also important to go through books by renowned authors and publishers such as Arihant, Wiley, etc. Nevertheless, with a variety of preparation books by various publishers, it often gets difficult to choose the right ones. The section-wise CTET books are available in the market for all the subjects- Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Mathematics and Science and Social Studies/Social Sciences. Have a look at the some of the best CTET books below.

Book Name

Publisher

Child Development and Pedagogy for CTET & TETs (Paper I & II)

Arihant Publication

CTET & TETs Bhasha Hindi Paper I & II

Arihant Publication

CTET and TETs English Language and Pedagogy (Paper I & II)

Arihant Publication

A Complete Resource for CTET (Language I): English and Pedagogy

Geeta Sahni (Author), Pearson Publication

Environmental Studies (EVS) Exam Goalpost for CTET & TETs, Class I-V

Wiley Publication

Success Master CTET (Social Science /Studies) Paper 2 for Class VI-VIII

Arihant Publication

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Practice CTET question papers & mock tests

After having a thorough understanding of the CTET syllabus and exam pattern, candidates should solve the question papers and mock tests to test their preparation level. Practising CTET previous years question papers and attempting CTET mock tests are one of the best ways for CTET exam preparation. Regular practice does not only help in improving time management skills but also makes the candidate aware of his/her weak areas for the exam.

CTET Mock Test for Paper 1

CTET mock test for Paper 1 will help you get an idea about the type and difficulty of questions asked in exam. After taking the test you can also check your score and correct answers for all questions in the test.

Attempt CTET Paper 1 mock test for free below.

CTET Paper 1 Mock Test

CTET Mock Test for Paper 2

CTET mock test for Paper 2 will help you get an idea about the type and difficulty of questions asked in exam. After taking the test you can also check your score and correct answers for all questions in the test.

Attempt CTET Paper 2 mock test for free below.

CTET Paper 2 Mock Test

How to Prepare for CTET in 3 months?

Three months before the CTET 2022 exam are very crucial. Aspirants can easily crack the exam if they prepare well. Follow the given tips and tricks to prepare for the CTET exam in three months:

  • Understand CTET exam pattern and CTET syllabus
  • Find the best CTET books and start with preparations
  • Solve CTET previous year’s papers 
  • Attempt at least one CTET mock test daily
  • Keep revising the short notes

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CTET Last Minute Preparations 2022

The last few days before the exam are meant for quick revision. It is the right time that candidates should focus on CTET last-minute preparations. Revision and practice will enable candidates in clearing the CTET 2022 exam with high scores. Have a look at some of the important last-minute CTET preparation tips below:

  • Analyse the solved CTET question papers & mock tests
  • Devise a proper strategy to attempt the paper
  • Time management & accuracy
  • Arrange CTET admit card & necessary documents
  • Stay calm and confident
  • Keep track of time while solving the paper

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CTET Preparation 2022 FAQs

Q: How can I start preparation for the CTET exam?

A: You can start CTET preparation by thoroughly going through the CTET exam pattern and CTET syllabus. Thereafter, candidates should ensure of studying each topic prescribed CBSE in the CTET syllabus.

Q: What is the ideal time to start preparing for CTET?

A: The ideal time to start preparing for the CTET exam is one year. However, the time can vary from person to person depending on their speed and the number of hours they want to devote in a day for preparation.

Q: Is it easy to crack the CTET exam?

A: The difficulty level of the CTET exam is usually easy to moderate, therefore, it is not very tough to crack the exam. However, every year lakhs of candidates appear for the CTET exam.

Q: Which is the best book for CTET preparation?

A: With so many options available in the market, it is difficult to name the best book for CTET preparation. However, candidates are recommended to go through books by renowned authors and publishers such as Wiley and Arihant.

Q: Is coaching necessary for the CTET exam?

A: No, coaching is not necessary for cracking the CTET exam. Candidates can have their own well-thought-out CTET preparation strategy to crack the exam. Also, solving previous year CTET question papers and attempting mock tests is always a plus in preparation.   

Q: Can I score good marks in CTET without coaching?

A: If you have been preparing well for the exam and are dedicated towards getting a teaching job in a reputed school then scoring good marks in the CTET exam is not a big task.   

Q: What are the passing marks for the CTET exam?

A: Candidates need to score 60 per cent or more marks in the written test to qualify for the CTET exam.

Q: How can I crack CTET in one month?

A: You can crack the CTET exam in one month by creating a time-table in a way that you study each and every topic prescribed in CTET syllabus and devoting the last 10-12 days of your time to solve the CTET question papers and sample papers. Analyse the question papers that you solve, identify your weak areas and study them again. Keep repeating the process.

Q: How can I prepare for the CTET exam in 10 days?

A: Understand the CTET exam pattern and syllabus well. Spend more time on topics that you are less confident with. Attempt at least two CTET question papers daily in the last one week of the exam.

Q: Can I prepare for CTET by practising question papers and sample papers only?

A: No, candidates must study every topic prescribed in the CTET syllabus through various books. Once done, candidates start attempting CTET question papers, sample papers and mock tests.

Q: Which subject holds maximum weightage in CTET exam?

A: In CTET Paper 1, all subjects hold equal weightage. However, in CTET Paper 2, the Mathematics & Science and Social Studies/Social Science section holds maximum weightage of 60 marks.

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When can I apply for CTET exam in 2022?

Reply to Guriya kumari

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Piyush Tripathi

Guide-Level 12

a month ago

The online Submission of the application starts in 1st week of February 2022 so you can fill from the official website of CBSE.

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Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 15

2 months ago

Online Submission of application starts from
1st week of February 2022
Online Submission of application ends on
1st week of March 2022.

Will you tell me if I can give CTET after B.Com?

Reply to Am madhu

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Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 15

2 months ago

To apply for CTET if you apply for primary stage teacher then you must have passed 12th with 45% marks. If you want to apply for Elementary Teacher, then you should have graduation with 45% marks and 12th pass with 50% marks.

I have forgotten my CTET roll no. Please help me? What can I do?

Reply to Isha sharma

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Vinty Tanwar

Guide-Level 13

2 months ago

-To get your forgotten registration or application no. You have to visit the official website.-Here on the homepage you will see a link stating forgot your application number, just click on it. -Now after clicking on it you will be redirected to a new Find Application Number page. -Here you have ...-To get your forgotten registration or application no. You have to visit the official website.
-Here on the homepage you will see a link stating forgot your application number, just click on it. -Now after clicking on it you will be redirected to a new Find Application Number page. -Here you have to enter your details like Candidate name, father name, mother name, date of birth, and security pin. -Now in the end click on the Get Application Number button, and you will have your registration number which you have forgotten.

I would like to know CTET exam dates for year 2022- 23.

Reply to Lalita Chakranarayan

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KUSHAGRA VERMA

Contributor-Level 10

2 months ago

Last date to apply online for CTET is 19 October 2022
To pay application fee is 20 October 2022
CTET exam date between 16 Dec 2022 to 13 January 2023.

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