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Sr No. Query Solution
1. What is/are the Qualification(s) for applying for CTET? Please go through the following link and read the Information
Bulletin carefully.
2. Am I eligible for CTET as per my acquired qualifications? 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.
3. After qualifying the CTET, am I eligible for getting the Job? Qualifying CTET would not confer a right on any person for Recruitment/Employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.
4. If I qualify CTET, will CTET unit or CBSE provide me a Job? CBSE is an Examination conducting body only. Providing job/employment does not fall under its jurisdiction
5. What are the number of attempts a candidate can avail for CTET? Till now there is no limit on number of attempts for appearing in CTET.
6. What is the validity period of CTET certificate? As per existing guidelines framed by NCTE, the validity period is 7 years.
7. Can I apply for CTET again if I had already qualified the CTET before? Yes. There is no restriction.
8. Can I appear in Paper-I or Paper-II in different cycles. Yes
9. Suppose I qualified one paper in February [or the month of the Test] and
second paper in September [or the month of test] then what would be the duration validity of my certificate.
The Eligibility Certificate of each CTET is valid for 7 years from the date of declaration of the result. However, the result of each CTET is valid for its respective examination.
10. Amount has been debited from my account but confirmation page is not generated? Due to congestion on Server, sometimes online transactions are failed, resulting amount is deducted from the candidate’s account but not credited in Board’s account. Candidate has to again pay the fee either through online mode or challans so as to get her/his confirmation page. The failed transaction amount will be refunded within 10-15 working days to the concerned bank account.
11. What is the confirmation page? Confirmation page shows that your application form along with fee has been received online to the Board. Confirmation Page shows all the particulars filled by the candidate during Online registration and according to the particulars filled and reflected in Confirmation Page, candidate will get the Admit Card.
12. I made a mistake in my Name/Father Name/Mother Name/Correspondence Address/Category/Change in city of exam centre/Photo/Sign. What should I do now? You can do online correction. The time period for online correction is announced alongwith s c h e d u l e o f e x a m i n a t i o n . Therefore, candidate s h o u l d r e a d t h e Information Bulletin carefully. During Online correction period, a candidate by login on our Website can make corrections. Line for online corrections remain functional and closes as per schedule mentioned in Information Bulletin. No change will be accepted through offline mode i.e. through fax/application or by email etc. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Please note that no request for any change in particulars is to be accepted under any circumstances after the specified date for online correction is over. After making correction, candidate should ensure that he/she has downloaded the revised Confirmation Page. Previously generated Confirmation Page will be no longer valid once the corrections are made during specified period.
13. The Fees has been submitted in Bank but still it is shown as “Fee Not Received”. What Should I do? If your confirmation page is not generated, please contact to your concerned Bank Branch for the details and send us a scanned copy of bank challan having stamp of the concerned bank.
14. Is there any provision for Rechecking/Re-evaluation of the OMR Answer sheet? The machine - gradable Answer Sheets are evaluated with extreme care and are repeatedly scrutinized. No request for re-checking, re-assessment, re-evaluation or scrutiny of OMR Answer Sheets will be entertained. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
15. What is the provision for issuance of duplicate documents? Send the duly filled duplicate application form along with required documents. Please go through the following link for downloading the form:-
16. When the Eligibility Certificates and Mark Sheets of CTET-SEPT 2016 dispatched. The Eligibility Certificates and Mark Sheets of CTET-SEPT 2016 have already been dispatched in the first week of December, 2016.
17. When do you dispatch Marks Sheet/Eligibility Certificate? It is dispatched after one month from the declaration of result. See the Information Bulletin.
18. Who will get the Marks Sheet? All the candidates who appear in CTET get the Marks Statement.
19. Who will get the Eligibility Certificate? As per NCTE Notification No.76-4/2010/NCTE/Acad Dated 11.02.2011 : A person who scores 60% or more in the TET exam will be considered as TET Pass. School Managements [Governments, local bodies, government aided and unaided]
  • may consider giving concessions to person belonging to SC/ST,OBC, differently able persons, etc. in accordance with their extant reservation policy.
  • should give weightage to the CTET scores in the recruitment process
20. How can I obtain a copy of OMR Answer sheet? A candidate can obtain copy of OMR Answer sheet(s) by two modes:-
  1. During the Answer Key challenge period (before result declaration) under specified time period. To maintain the transparency Board gives opportunity to the candidates to download their OMR Answer Sheet(s) along with individualized Answer key of each candidate, and give them chance to submit their challenges, if any, through online Window. This information is provided on the CTET website alongwith a public notice published in all the leading newspapers.
  2. After result declaration Candidates can apply for photo copy of OMR Answer Sheet(s) by sending an application along with Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of Secretary, CBSE payable at Delhi subject to Weeding Out Rule(s).
21. What is/are Weeding Out rules(s)? The records of Central Teacher Eligibility Test including OMR Answer sheet are preserved upto Two months from the date of declaration of result in accordance with CBSE Examination Weeding out rules. Thereafter it will be disposed of as per Weeding Out rules.
22. What is the mode of sending documents? The CTET Marks Statements will be sent to the candidates by Ordinary Post and Eligibility Certificate through Speed Post. CTET Unit will not be responsible for non- receipt of documents due to transit/postal loss.
23. What is the procedure of document verification? The document's should be forwarded by concerning recruitment authority only. The confidential Verification Report will be sent to the Department concerned.
24. Can a candidate/applicant get the copy of verification report by himself/herself? No. This Verification Report is strictly confidential and it is sent to the concerning Department only.
25. What is Information Bulletin? Information Bulletin is an official document published by CBSE on CTET website, having all the important information relating to CTET.
26. How the city for exam centre is allotted? Generally Board makes effort to allot exam centre in the city as per candidate’s first choice of exam city. However, Board reserves the right to allot any centre/city.
27. How many Papers are there in one CTET? There are two Papers in each CTET
  • Paper I:- For Class I to V
  • Paper II:- For Class VI to VIII

If a candidate intends to teach Classes from I-VIII, he/she has to appear in both the Papers.

28 What is the time duration of each Test? The duration of each test is 2:30 Hrs.
29. Is there any special provision for Differently Abled candidates? In accordance with the Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Department of Disability guidelines vide OM F. No. 16- 110/2003- DD.III dated 26.02.2013 and subsequent CBSE OM No. CBSE/F61/2013 dated 15.04.2013. The following instructions are applicable regarding differently abled candidates during the conduct of CTET Examination:-
  1. The differently abled candidates may be given compensatory time of 50 minutes in each paper of CTET Examination for differently abled candidates who are making use of scribe/amanuensis. All the candidates
    with disability not availing the facility of scribe may also be allowed compensatory time of 50 minutes.
  2. The facility of scribe/amanuensis may be allowed to any person who has disability of 40% or more, if so desired by the person.
  3. The candidate may be permitted for opting of his/her own scribe/amanuensis or may be provided by the Centre Superintendent on his/her request. Such candidates are advised to request the centre superintendent for amanuensis one day before the examination in between 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  4. There will be no criteria for educational qualification, age etc. for the scribe/amanuensis.
  5. Proper seating arrangement preferably at ground floor, should be made prior to the commencement of Examination to avoid confusion.
  6. The time of giving the question paper, should be marked accurately and timely supply of question paper meant for visually impaired candidates, should be ensured.
  7. There should also be flexibility in accommodating any change in scribe/reader/lab assistant in case of emergency. The candidates should also be allowed to take more than one scribe/reader for writing different papers especially for language

Note : FAQ is subject to revision and only for the general information. It cannot be treated as a legal document.

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