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Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 ( CTET )

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CTET 2023: The CTET 2022-2023 exam was held on February 7, 2023, by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and it was the last CTET exam. The CTET 2022-23 exam analysis section-wise is provided below. Check out all the latest updates and other information about the CTET 2023 exam below.

CTET 2023

CTET 2023

CTET 2023: The CBSE conducted the CTET 2022-23 Exam in several centres across the country in an online mode. The CTET exam 2022-23 was schedlued from December 28, 2022 to February 7, 2023. CTET 2022-23 exam analysis section-wise in detail is provided below. This year, around 32.45 lakh candidates have registered for the CTET 2022–23 exam. 

CBSE will soon release the CTET Answer Key PDF 2022-23 on the official website - ctet.nic.in. Candidates can download the CTET provisional answer key a few days after the conduct of the exams. 

CBSE conducts CTET exam in an online mode. CTET 2022-23 is the 16th edition exam for examining candidates for their teaching eligibility. Candidates who want to take forward their careers in the teaching sector for primary and upper primary qualifies CTET exam. Candidates based on the scores obtained in the CTET exam can apply for several vacancies in government and government-aided schools. Check below in detail about CTET 2022-23 admit card release date, exam date, how to download it, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

What is CTET 2023 Exam?

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test is abbreviated as CTET. It is an eligibility test conducted by the CBSE every year to determine the eligibility of Classes 1–8 teachers. We can say that CTET determines the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers for Classes 1 to 8 in the Central Government School, including KVS, NVS, etc. CTET 2022-23 is the 16th edition exam, which began on December 28, 2022, in computer-based test (CBT) mode. The CTET 2022-23 exam will be held in several shifts for Paper 1 and Paper 2 on different dates. The CTET's validity has been extended for a lifetime period.

What is CTET 2023 Paper 1 and Paper 2?

Candidates who want to teach from Classes 1-5 (Primary Teachers) appear for CTET Paper 1 and those who want to teach Classes 6-8 (Elementary Teachers) appear for CTET Paper 2. Candidates who wish to teach Classes 1-8 need to take both papers. 

CTET 2022-23 Detailed Exam Analysis for Shift 1 and 2

The detailed CTET Exam Analysis 2022 is shared here after the conduct of the exam. The CTET exam analysis and review is provided here separately for Shift 1 and Shift 2.

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 CTET Exam Analysis Video

The candidates can see here the video for CTET 2022 Exam Analysis.

CTET 2023 Answer Key

The CBSE will release the provisional CTET 2023 Answer Key on the official website at ctet.nic.in. Therefore, it provides an opportunity for the candidates to challenge or raise objections to the provisional answer key. The subject experts will assess all the challenges received by the candidates and then finally release the CTET 2023 answer key. The CTET 2023 result will be announced on the basis of the final answer keys.

CTET 2023 Answer Key Download Link - to be updated

CTET 2023 Result

After the CTET examination, the CBSE announces the results. The CTET result will be declared around four weeks from the date of the examination.

CTET 2023 Cut Off

CTET cut off 2023 is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to obtain in order to clear the exam. The CBSE does not fix the CTET cut off marks; candidates need to obtain the minimum qualifying marks to pass the exam. According to the CTET qualifying marks 2023 fixed by the CBSE, the General category candidates need to obtain a minimum of 60 per cent marks and reserved category candidates need to obtain 55 per cent marks to clear the exam. 

CTET 2022-23 Admit Card

The CBSE released the CTET 2022-23 admit card two days before the CTET exam. CBSE released the CTET 2022-23 admit card on the official website at ctet.nic.in on December 26, 2022. Candidates can download the CTET admit card by using their application number and date of birth. The CTET 2022 admit card can also be downloaded directly from here. 

Download here CTET admit card 2022 - https://examinationservices.nic.in/ctet2022/downloadadmitcard/AuthCandCTET.aspx

CTET 2022-23 Exam Date

The CBSE released the CTET 2022–2023 admit card on December 26, 2022 and pre-admit card on December 20, 2022. The CTET 2022–2023 exam was started from December 28, 2022. A direct link to check the CTET 2022–23 exam schedule is provided below.

CTET 2022-23 Pre-Admit Card Out

The CTET 2022–23 pre-admit card was released on December 20, 2022, on the official website ctet.nic.in. Candidates who have filled out the application for the CTET exam online can download their hall ticket from the direct link provided below.

Direct link to download the CTET 2022 Admit Card-

https://examinationservices.nic.in/ctet2022/downloadadmitcard/frmAuthforCity.aspx?enc=Ei4cajBkK1gZSfgr53ImFfEytN2I3LFrLvNrMJcZJNmvOmo19UVefJ33W3y6Mh V

CTET 2023 Certificate and Marksheet

CBSE will provide CTET mark-sheets to all candidates and eligibility certificates to successful candidates in Digital Format in their DigiLocker account. The mark sheets and eligibility certificates will be digitally signed and will be legally valid as per the IT Act. The mark sheets and eligibility certificates will also contain an encrypted QR Code to enhance security. The QR code can be scanned and verified using the DigiLocker mobile app. The DigiLocker accounts of the all present candidates will be created and the account credentials will be conveyed to the candidates on their mobile numbers registered with CBSE. The candidates will be able to download their digital marksheet and eligibility certificates using the communicated credentials. The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be for life time for all categories.

CTET 2023 Notification

The CTET notification will be announced by the CBSE on its official website. The CTET 2022–23 notification was issued on October 20, 2022. The detailed notification in the form of an information bulletin will be uploaded after a few days of the release of the notification. Following the official release of the notification, the CBSE CTET application form 2023 online link will be activated. The information bulletin consists of the following details:

  • Application process
  • Exam dates and schedule
  • CTET eligibility criteria
  • CTET exam pattern and syllabus
  • CTET qualifying marks and the award of a certificate
  • Validity of the CTET certificate
  • CTET exam centres list
  • Admit card
  • Verification of eligibility
  • Certificate and marksheet

CTET 2023 Exam: Summary

Check below for the summary or highlights of the CTET 2023 exam.

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)

Conducting Body

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Exam Level

National

Mode of Exam

Online - CBT (Computer Based Test)

Exam Fees

·       INR 1,000 for the General/ OBC

·       INR 500 for SC/ ST/ PwD

Exam Duration

150 minutes

Exam Time

Shift 1 - 09:30 am to 12:00 noon
Shift 2 - 02:30 pm to 05:00 pm

No. of Papers and Total Marks

·       Paper-1: 150 marks

·       Paper-2: 150 marks

Total Questions

150 MCQs in each paper

Marking Scheme

·       1 for each correct answer

·       No negative marking for incorrect answer

Language/Medium of Exam

English and Hindi

Exam Purpose

To determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8

Official Website

https://ctet.nic.in/webinfo/Public/Home.aspx

Helpline No.

011-22235774

CTET 2023: Important Dates

CBSE begins the registration process following the release of the CTET notification. Check all the CTET 2023 Exam dates below:

CTET 2023 Events

CTET 2023 Tentative Dates

Notification

to be announced

Application form

to be announced

Last Date to fill Online Application

 

to be announced

Last date to pay the application fee

to be announced

Final verification of payment of fee

to be announced

Application form correction window

to be announced

Admit card phase 1

to be announced

Admit card phase 2

to be announced

CTET exam

to be announced

CTET marked responses

to be announced

Question papers

to be announced

Provisional answer key

to be announced

Challenge of answer key

to be announced

Final answer key

to be announced

Result

to be announced

The dates and the schedule are released by the CBSE for the CTET exam along with the official notification. The dates consist of the important events of the CTET 2023 exam, like the application process, admit card, exam date, answer key, result, certificate, etc.

CTET 2022-23: Important Dates

Check below the important date related to the CTET 2022-23 exam below.

CTET 2022-23 Events

CTET 2022-23 Tentative Dates

Notification

20-Oct-2022

Application form

31-Oct-2022

Last Date to fill Online Application

 

24-Nov-2022

Last date to pay the application fee

25-Nov-2022

Final verification of payment of fee

25-Nov-2022

Application form correction window

28-Nov-2022 to 03-Dec-2022

Admit card phase 1

20-Dec-2022

Admit card phase 2

26-Dec-2022

CTET Exam

28-Dec-2022 to 07-Feb-2023

Challenge of answer key

to be announced

Final answer key

to be announced

Result

to be announced

CTET 2022 December Session: Exam Schedule

Check below the complete CTET 2022 exam schedule till February 7, 2023.

CTET 2022 Exam

Dates

December 2022

28-Dec-2022

29-Dec-2022

January 2022

09-Jan-2023

10-Jan-2023

11-Jan-2023

12-Jan-2023

13-Jan2023

17-Jan-2023

18-Jan-2023

19-Jan-2023

20-Jan2023

23-Jan-2023

24-Jan-2023

25-Jan2023

27-Jan2023

28-Jan-2023

29-Jan-2023

30-Jan-2023

February 2023

01-Feb-2023

02-Feb-2023

03-Feb-2023

04-Feb-2023

06-Feb-2023

07-Feb-2023

CTET 2023 Registration

The CTET 2023 registration will begin as per the release of the notification for the CTET 2023. Candidates then have to fill out the CTET 2023 registration form. Candidates have to visit the official website to fill out the CTET 2023 registration form. A direct link is also provided below.

Direct application link for the CTET 2023 Exam: (Inactive) 

Which of the following steps does the CTET application form 2023 include? 

The CTET application form 2023 will be released along with the notification on the official website at ctet.nic.in. It consists of the following steps:

  • CTET Registration 2023
  • Filling out the application form
  • Uploading of scanned images
  • Payment of application fee
  • Download the confirmation page

The CTET 2023 registration will be accepted online on the official website of the exam.

CTET 2023 Application Fee

A candidate who belongs to the General or OBC category is required to pay Rs. 1000 (if applying for either Paper 1 or Paper 2) and Rs. 1200 (if applying for both papers). The candidates belonging to the SC/ST category are required to pay Rs 600 (if applying for Paper 1 and Paper 2) and Rs 600 (if applying for both papers).

Category

CTET Application Fee for One Paper (in INR)

CTET Application Fee for Two Papers (in INR)

General/OBC

1,000

1,200

SC/ST/Differently Abled Person

500

600

CTET 2023 Selection Process

Those candidates who will appear for CTET 2023 will be shortlisted on the basis of their score in the CTET 2023 Online Exam. It should be noted that the CTET is an eligibility test, which means that it is only qualifying and does not guarantee the aspirants a job. They need to apply for recruitment at several schools based on the available vacancies, which require CTET certification, for which aspirants must score more than or equal to 60% in order to get selected.

Steps to the CTET 2023 selection process are listed below:

  • Fill out the CTET 2023 application form.
  • CTET 2023 Admit Card Download
  • Take the CTET 2023 exam.
  • Then, check the CTET 2023 result.

CTET 2023 Exam Pattern

The CTET 2023 exam will be held in two phases, namely;

Phase 1 

Phase 2

Paper 1 is for those candidates who want to become teachers for classes 1 to 5, and Paper 2 is conducted for candidates who want to become teachers for classes 6 to 8. Candidates have the option to choose one or apply for both papers. The questions in both papers will be objective Multiple Choice Questions. A minimum of 60% is required for a candidate to score and qualify for the CTET 2023 exam. Now, the CTET 2023 score is valid for life time as per the CBSE announcement. Check below major CTET exam pattern highlights for Paper 1 and Paper 2

Particulars

CTET Paper 1 Highlights

CTET Paper 2 Highlights

Number of subjects

5

4

Subject name

Child Development and Pedagogy

Language-I

Language-II

Mathematics

Environmental Studies

Child Development and Pedagogy

Language-I

Language-II

Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Science

Exam duration

2.5 hours (150 minutes)

2.5 hours (150 minutes)

No. of questions

150

150

Type of questions

MCQs

MCQs

Total marks

150

150

Marking scheme

1 for correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

1 for correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

Language of paper

English and Hindi 

English and Hindi

CTET 2023 Exam Pattern for Paper 1

consists of a total of 150 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) that candidates need to attempt in two and a half hours duration. The paper is conducted in online mode as a computer-based test. The CTET question paper contains questions from the five sections as mentioned below:

CTET Subjects

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language-I (compulsory)

30

30

Language-II (compulsory)

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

What types of questions are asked, and what is the nature of the questions in CTET Paper 1?

Language I focuses on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.

Language II focuses on the elements of language, communication, and comprehension abilities. 

What is important to note is that Language II will be a language other than Language I. An aspirant can choose any one language as Language I and another as Language II from the available language options. This is required to be specified on the confirmation page as well.

In Mathematics and Environmental Studies focus will be on the concepts, problem-solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. 

The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes I - V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

CTET 2023 Exam Pattern for Paper 2

CTET Paper 2 comprises four subjects Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Sciences. Paper 2 contains a total of 150 objective-type questions of 150 marks. The exam is conducted in online mode and candidates need to complete the paper in a duration of 150 minutes. CTET Question paper for Paper 2 contains questions from four sections as mentioned below: 

CTET Subjects

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)

30

30

Language-I (compulsory)

30

30

Language-II (compulsory)

30

30

Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)

OR

Social Studies/ Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)

OR

Any one of the above (iv)/(v) - for teacher of any other subject

60

60

Total

150

150

CTET 2023 Syllabus

CTET syllabus 2023 is prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) as per the NCTE guidelines. The CTET 2023 exam consist of two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. The CTET syllabus for Paper 1 includes topics from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Environmental Studies and CTET Paper 2 syllabus comprises topics from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Sciences. Candidates need to appear for CTET 2022 Paper 1 if they want to become Classes 1 to 5 teachers and for Paper 2 if they want to teach Classes 6 to 8. Those who want to teach Classes 1 to 8 need to give both papers.

CTET 2023 Syllabus: Paper 1 Section-Wise

Candidates can go through the detailed subject-wise CTET Paper 1 syllabus below:

CTET Syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy

In Child Development and Pedagogy section, a total of 30 MCQs are asked from the given topics:

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Child Development (Primary School Child)

 

• Concept of development and its relationship with learning

• Principles of the development of children

• Influence of Heredity & Environment

• Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)

• Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives

• Concepts of child-centred and progressive education

• Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence

• Multi-Dimensional Intelligence

• Language & Thought

• Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice

• Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.

• Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning;

• School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice

• Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with Special Needs

 

• 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

Learning and Pedagogy

 

• How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.

• Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.

• 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

CTET Syllabus for Language-I Section

The Language-I section tests candidates' knowledge related to the medium of instructions. The topics from which questions are asked are:

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Language Comprehension

 

Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem 

Questions will be from comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability 

(Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

Pedagogy of Language Development

 

• Learning and acquisition

• Principles of language Teaching

• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

• 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

• Language Skills

• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

• Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

CTET Syllabus for Language-II Section

The Language-II will be different from Language-I. The syllabus is as follows:

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Language Comprehension

 

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific)

Questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

Pedagogy of Language Development

 

• Learning and acquisition

• Principles of language Teaching

• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

• 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

• Language Skills

• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

• Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

CTET Syllabus for Mathematics Section

Take a look at the syllabus:

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Content

 

• Geometry

• Shapes & Spatial Understanding

• Solids around Us

• Numbers

• Addition and Subtraction

• Multiplication

• Division

• Measurement

• Weight

• Time

• Volume

• Data Handling

• Patterns

• Money

Pedagogical Issues

 

• Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning

• Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

• Language of Mathematics

• Community Mathematics

• Evaluation through formal and informal methods

• Problems of Teaching

• Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching

• Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

CTET Syllabus for Environmental Studies Section

Check below the detailed syllabus for the Environmental Studies (EVS):

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Content

 

• Family and Friends: Relationships, Work and Play, Animals, Plants

• Food

• Shelter

• Water

• Travel

• Things We Make and Do

Pedagogical Issues

 

• Concept and scope of EVS

• Significance of EVS, integrated EVS

• Environmental Studies & Environmental Education

• Learning Principles

• Scope & relation to Science & Social Science

• Approaches of presenting concepts

• Activities

• Experimentation/Practical Work

• Discussion

• CCE

• Teaching material/Aids

• Problems

CTET Syllabus 2022 of Paper 2: Section-Wise

Candidates can go through the detailed subject-wise CTET Paper 2 syllabus below:

CTET Syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy Section

Scroll down to know the CTET 2023 syllabus below in detail.

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Child Development (Elementary School Child)

 

• Concept of development and its relationship with learning

• Principles of the development of children

• Influence of Heredity & Environment

• Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)

• Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives

• Concepts of child-centred and progressive education

• Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence

• Multi-Dimensional Intelligence

• Language & Thought

• Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice

• Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.

• Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning;

• School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation;

• Assessing readiness levels of learners; enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with Special Needs

 

• 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

Learning and Pedagogy

 

• How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.

• Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.

• 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

CTET Syllabus for Language-I Section

The Language-I section tests candidates' knowledge related to the medium of instructions. The topics from which questions are asked are:

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Language Comprehension

 

Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem 

Questions will be from comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability 

(Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

Pedagogy of Language Development

 

• Learning and acquisition

• Principles of language Teaching

• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

• 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

• Language Skills

• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

• Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

CTET Syllabus for Language-II Section

The topics of Language-II section from which questions are asked are:

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Language Comprehension

 

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific)

Questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

Pedagogy of Language Development

 

• Learning and acquisition

• Principles of language Teaching

• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

• 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

• Language Skills

• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

• Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

• Remedial Teaching

CTET Syllabus for Mathematics Section

The topics of Mathematics section from which questions are asked are:

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Content

 

• Number System

• Knowing our Numbers

• Playing with Numbers

• Whole Numbers

• Negative Numbers and Integers

• Fractions

• Algebra

• Introduction to Algebra

• Ratio and Proportion

• Geometry

• Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)

• Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)

• Symmetry: (reflection)

• Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)

• Mensuration

• Data handling

Pedagogical Issues

 

• Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking

• Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

• Language of Mathematics

• Community Mathematics

• Evaluation

• Remedial Teaching

• Problem of Teaching

CTET Syllabus for Science Section

Check below the CtET syllabus for science section:

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Content

 

• Food

• Sources of food

• Components of food

• Cleaning food

• Materials

• Materials of daily use

• The World of the Living

• Moving Things People and Ideas

• How things work

• Electric current and circuits

• Magnets

• Natural Phenomena

• Natural Resources

Pedagogical issues

 

• Nature & Structure of Sciences

• Natural Science/Aims & objectives

• Understanding & Appreciating Science

• Approaches/Integrated Approach

• Observation/Experiment/Discovery (Method of Science)

• Innovation

• Text Material/Aids

• Evaluation – cognitive/psychomotor/affective

• Problems

• Remedial Teaching

CTET Syllabus for Social Studies/ Social Sciences Section

Check below the syllabus in detail.

CTET Subjects/Units

Topics

Content

 

History

• When, Where and How

• The Earliest Societies

• The First Farmers and Herders

• The First Cities

• Early States

• New Ideas

• The First Empire

• 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

• Colonialism and Tribal Societies

• The Revolt of 1857-58

• Women and reform

• Challenging the Caste System

• The Nationalist Movement

• India After Independence

Geography

• Geography as a social study and as a science

• Planet: Earth in the solar system

• Globe

• Environment in its totality: natural and human environment

• Air

• Water

• Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication

• Resources: Types-Natural and Human

• Agriculture

Social and Political Life

• Diversity

• Government

• Local Government

• Making a Living

• Democracy

• State Government

• Understanding Media

• Unpacking Gender

• The Constitution

• Parliamentary Government

• The Judiciary

• Social Justice and the Marginalised

Pedagogical issues

 

• Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies

• Class Room Processes, activities and discourse

• Developing Critical thinking

• Enquiry/Empirical Evidence

• Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies

• Sources – Primary & Secondary

• Projects Work

• Evaluation

CTET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

CTET 2023 eligibility criteria are different for selecting candidates for the post of teacher for Classes 1 to 5 and for Classes 6 to 8. Scroll down to know the educational qualification required by the candidates for both these sections.

Educational Qualification for Classes 1-5 Teachers (Paper 1)

  • Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with a minimum of 50 per cent marks and cleared or appearing in final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration). OR
  • Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam securing a minimum of 45 per cent marks and cleared or appearing in final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration). OR
  • Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with a minimum of 50 per cent marks and cleared or appearing in the final year exam of Bachelor of Elementary Education (4 years duration). OR
  • Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with the minimum of 50 per cent marks and cleared or appearing in the final year exam of Diploma in Education (2 years duration). OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with a BEd degree.

Educational Qualification for Classes 6-8 Teachers (Paper 2)

  • Graduation degree and has passed or is appearing in the final year examination of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration). OR
  • Graduation degree with 50 per cent marks and has cleared or appearing in the final year exam of BEd. OR
  • Graduation degree with 40 per cent marks and has cleared or appearing in the final year exam of BEd, according to NCTE regulations. OR
  • Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with the minimum of 50 per cent marks and has cleared or appearing in final year exam of 4 years duration Bachelor of Elementary Education. OR
  • Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with 50 per cent marks and cleared or appearing in final year exam of B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed or B.A/B.Sc.Ed. OR
  • Graduation degree with 50 per cent marks and has cleared or appearing in BEd program of 1-year duration.

CTET 2023 Exam Centre

The exam centres for CTET 2023 will be allotted by the CBSE on the basis of preferences chosen by the candidates. Along with the official notification, the CBSE publishes the list of CTET exam centre cities. Candidates will be required to choose four exam centres in order of their preferences while submitting the CTET application form for 2023. Candidates need to make their choice of exam centres carefully, as the CBSE does not entertain any request for a change of centre later under any circumstances. 

Read in detail about CTET Exam centres

CTET 2023 MockTest

CTET 2023 Mock Test is one of the best ways to prepare for the CTET exam. In order to make candidates familiar with the process of attempting the paper online, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the online CTET mock test link. Practising CTET mock tests helps candidates learn from their mistakes and formulate strategies accordingly. Attempting CTET question papers and mock tests will give candidates a real-exam experience of the exam and help in improving their weak areas and enhancing time management skills. Candidates can take the mock test by visiting the official website. Candidates can even visit the Test Practice Centres (TPC) set up by the CBSE to attempt the CTET 2023 mock test. 

CTET 2023 Exam Analysis

The exam analysis for CTET 2023 will be available after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates who are appearing in the exam will be able to check the detailed CTET 2023 exam analysis for both papers 1 and 2. The CBSE will conduct the exam in two shifts each day in more than 200 CTET exam centres across India.

CTET 2023 FAQs

Q. What is the full form of CTET?

A. CTET stands for Central Teacher Eligibility Test. It is an eligibility test conducted by the CBSE every year to determine the eligibility of Classes 1 to 8 teachers. The CBSE will organise the CTET 2023 exam online in the computer-based test (CBT) mode. The exam will be held in several shifts for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The CTET Paper 1 is for candidates who want to teach Classes 1-5 (Primary Teachers) and Paper 2 is for candidates who want to teach Classes 6-8 (Elementary Teachers). Candidates who wish to teach Classes 1-8 need to take both papers.

Q. Is CTET 2023 notification released?

A. No, CTET 2023 notification has not released. On the other hand, CTET 2022-23 notification for CTET December exam was released at the official website of CTET. The last date for submission of the online application form for CTET 2022-23 was November 24, 2022.

Q. What is the exact CTET exam date 2023?

A. The CTET exam date 2023 will be announced the CBSE on the official website at ctet.nic.in. CBSE is scheduled to begin CTET 2022-23 exam from December 28, 2022 onwards. The notification for the CTET exam was released as an "Information Bulletin" in the form of a PDF on October 31, 2022 The CBSE released an official notice mentioning the CTET 2022 application dates, the tentative CTET 2022 exam date, and the application fee. 

Q. Is CTET 2023 admit card released?

A. The CTET 2023 admit card will be accessible via the official website, ctet.nic.in. The CTET 23 exam will be conducted online. Candidates who will apply for the CTET 2023 exam can download their CTET admit card from the official website. There will also be a direct link to the CTET 2023 admit card provided here. 

Q. How can a candidate get a CTET mock test?

A. The CBSE will release the official mock test for the CTET exam on the official website- ctet.nic.in. Moreover, the Shiksha-curated mock tests are also available for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates can practice these mock tests without any difficulty.

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What's the CTET eligibility criteria for EX Service Man?

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BARVATH KUMAR

Contributor-Level 8

4 days ago

Candidates who have passed 12th with minimum 45% marks or graduation with 50% marks or post-graduation with 55% marks are eligible for CTET 2023. Passed or pursuing the final year of a two-year Diploma in teaching as per NCTE regulations.

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Dr Uma Sinha

Scholar-Level 17

2 weeks ago

Hi. The minimum qualifying percentage for CTET is 60% for the general category and 55 % for other categories. For more information you can SEE below link
https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ctet-exam-cutoff
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If I have cleared the CTET exam, can I apply for a government Teaching job in Rajasthan or not?

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Surbhi Mishra

Beginner-Level 4

3 weeks ago

Yes, if you are qualified in CTET then you can apply for teaching job in Rajasthan.

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Nikhil Rajak

Contributor-Level 6

3 weeks ago

Yes, CTET is applicable in all states. After CTET certificates, candidates can apply for all Central Government Teaching jobs like KVS, NVS Army Teacher, ERDO, etc. Without a CTET Certificate candidates cannot apply for Central government teaching jobs. The CTET shall apply to schools of the Cent...Yes, CTET is applicable in all states. After CTET certificates, candidates can apply for all Central Government Teaching jobs like KVS, NVS Army Teacher, ERDO, etc. Without a CTET Certificate candidates cannot apply for Central government teaching jobs. The CTET shall apply to schools of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc. ). And schools under the administrative control of UT's of Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCT of Delhi.

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I have filled form of both papers, but I want to appear for only paper 2 and if I pass that, am I considered qualified?

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Abdullah Hussain

Contributor-Level 6

4 weeks ago

No, You need to pass both the papers of the respective examination to be considered Pass. If you are unable to appear for the first paper, You can attempt both the papers in next attempt. However, passing single paper does not qualify you for the examination.

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I heard a news about the cancellation of CTET exam which was going to be held on 9th jan. Is the news true?

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Srilekha Gittha

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

No, CTET exam 2023 isn't postponed rather it is said that it would be conducted from 9th January - 7th February of 2023. Don't trust fake news like this.

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Priyanshi das

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

No, the CTET Exam 2022-23 is not postponed. CTET Director J. k. Yadav has confirmed that the CTET Exam 2022-23 is not postponed rather it will be held from 9th January to 7th February 2023.

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I've applied for both the papers in CTET. Should I write two separate exams?

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Nikhil Rajak

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

YesCentral Teaching Eligibility Test CTET is divided into 2 levels or papers. Paper I is for candidates who wish to teach classes 1 to 5 and Paper II is for candidates who wish to teach classes 6 to 8. In case candidates wish to qualify to teach classes 1to 8, they can appear for both papers in C...Yes
Central Teaching Eligibility Test CTET is divided into 2 levels or papers. Paper I is for candidates who wish to teach classes 1 to 5 and Paper II is for candidates who wish to teach classes 6 to 8. In case candidates wish to qualify to teach classes 1to 8, they can appear for both papers in CTET.

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I want to crack CTET so that I can teach 1st to 5th class. Is it compulsory to give both TET and CTET?

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Nikhil Rajak

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

If you need to secure a job in KVS or any central government school like DSSSB then you need to qualify CTET Exam. However, the TET exams are conducted by the state government of the particular state. Through TET, candidates can secure teaching jobs in government schools run by state governments ...If you need to secure a job in KVS or any central government school like DSSSB then you need to qualify CTET Exam. However, the TET exams are conducted by the state government of the particular state. Through TET, candidates can secure teaching jobs in government schools run by state governments only.

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I want to become a teacher for junior classes. Do I have to give both the exams of CTET?

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Nikhil Rajak

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

Yes
Candidates who want to teach classes 1 to 8 need to appear for both papers. The CTET Paper 1 eligibility is different from CTET Paper 2 eligibility criteria.

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I can't download my CTET pre admit card and admit card. It says exam center is not allotted. Is my application rejected?

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Gurumukh Lamba

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

You have to check your application status or check your admit card after few hours otherwise, your form is rejected.

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I want to apply for CTET exam next year, i.e. in 2023. How do I proceed?

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Gurumukh Lamba

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

What is CTET 2023 ExamThe Central Teacher Eligibility Test is abbreviated as CTET. It is an eligibility test conducted by the CBSE every year to determine the eligibility of Classes 1to 8 teachers. We can say that CTET determines the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers for Class...What is CTET 2023 Exam
The Central Teacher Eligibility Test is abbreviated as CTET. It is an eligibility test conducted by the CBSE every year to determine the eligibility of Classes 1to 8 teachers. We can say that CTET determines the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers for Classes 1 to 8 in the Central Government School, including KVS, NVS, etc. CTET 2022 23 is the 16th edition exam, which will be held either in December 2022 or January 2023 in computer-based test (CBT) mode. The CTET 2022-23 exam will be held in several shifts for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The CTET validity has been extended for a lifetime period. What is CTET 2023 Paper 1 and Paper 2
Candidates who want to teach from Classes 1-5 (Primary Teachers) appear for CTET Paper 1 and those who want to teach Classes 6-8 (Elementary Teachers) appear for CTET Paper 2. Candidates who wish to teach Classes 1-8 need to take both papers. CTET 2023 Notification
The CTET notification will be announced by the CBSE on its official website. The CTET 2022 23 notification was issued on October 20, 2022. The detailed notification in the form of an information bulletin will be uploaded after a few days of the release of the notification. Following the official release of the notification, the CBSE CTET application form 2023 online link will be activated. The information bulletin consists of the following details:
Application process
Exam dates and schedule
CTET eligibility criteria
CTET exam pattern and syllabus
CTET qualifying marks and the award of a certificate
Validity of the CTET certificate
CTET exam centres list
Admit card
Verification of eligibility
Certificate and marksheet
CTET 2023 Exam Pattern
The CTET 2023 exam will be held in two phases, namely;
Paper 1 is for those candidates who want to become teachers for classes 1 to 5, and
Paper 2 is conducted for candidates who want to become teachers for classes 6 to 8. Candidates have the option to choose one or apply for both papers. The questions in both papers will be objective Multiple Choice Questions. A minimum of 60 percent required for a candidate to score and qualify for the CTET 2023 exam. Best wishes.

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