What is the CTET Examination?

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CTET Examination
CTET Examination

Central Teacher Eligibility Test also known as CTET. It is a national-level examination that is held twice every year. It is an examination that is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to determine the eligibility of teachers who will be teaching from Classes 1st to 8th. This exam is for Central Government Schools like KVS, NVS, and so on. The CBSE organizes or conducts the exam in a CBT form i.e. Computer Based Test.

The CTET examination is held in two shifts. They are Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is for the teachers who want to teach students from classes 1st to 5th. Similarly, paper 2 is for the teachers who want to teach students from classes 6th to 8th. Basically, Paper 1 is for primary teachers and Paper 2 is for Elementary teachers. To date, CBSE has conducted around 15 editions of the CTET examination.

What are the Eligibility Criteria for CTET examination 2022?

The CTET examination is conducted by the CBSE to determine the eligibility of teachers for the Central Government School for Primary and Elementary classes. Hence, the main criteria are the education qualification. The following points mentioned below analyze the education qualification for the CTET examination.

  • Education Qualification for the Primary Teachers: Those teachers who want to teach from classes 1st to 5th are referred to as Primary Teachers. Candidates appearing for the CTET examination must be passed from Class 12th with a minimum percentage of 45 per cent. This will help them to qualify for the examination. Along with this, candidates or aspirants aspiring to appear for this examination must have a Bachelor’s degree or BEd degree.
  • Education Qualification for the Secondary Teachers: Those teachers who want to teach from classes 6th to 8th are referred to as elementary or secondary teachers. Candidates appearing for the CTET examination must have passed class 12th with a minimum aggregate of 50 per cent. This will help them to qualify for this examination. Moreover, the candidate must have a B.Ed degree or must be appearing for the final examination of the B.ed Paper.

What is the UPTET examination?

The UPTET examination is also known as Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test. It is very similar to that of the CTET (Central Teachers Eligibility Test) examination. The UPTET exam is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority on behalf of the UPBEB (Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board). However, this is a state-level examination that is conducted once a year by the Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority to determine the eligibility for the Primary (for classes 1st to 5th) and Elementary or Secondary (for classes 6th to 8th). The UPTET examination is conducted in two shifts namely, Paper 1 and Paper 2. The candidates who wish to teach students from classes 1st to 5th must appear for Paper 1. On the other hand, the candidates who wish to teach students from classes 6th to 8th must appear for Paper 2. Candidates who wish to teach both primary and secondary classes must appear for both examinations.

How to Apply the Online Application form for the UPTET examination?

The following points mentioned below help to analyze the process of applying for the online application form for the UPTET examination.

  • Visit the official website of the UPTET examination. Then, click on UPTET.
  • Click on the registration button. Further, click on the candidate registration button.
  • Now, you may read the instructions and guidelines carefully. After that, click on the ‘apply here’ button.
  • Now, fill in all the details asked in the registration form carefully. Lastly, click on the declaration or submit button.
  • You may now pay the applicable fees. Do not forget to print or take a hard copy of the form.

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