Central Teacher Eligibility Test

The exam is based on National Curriculum Framework. All graduates, including B.A, B.Sc, B.Com etc. are eligible to take the test. All B. Ed. graduates need to pass this exam to work as a teacher. A candidate has to score over 60 per cent to clear the eligibility test. The exam is divided into Paper 1 and Paper 2.The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) maintains the database.

In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 23 of the RTE Act, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) had vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 and 29th July, 2011 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in classes I to VIII.

Examination Pattern for CTET

PAPER-I General Awareness
Logical Ability
Quantitave Aptitude and
Knowledge of the discipline/tarde
English 1.5 hrs
PAPER-II Paragraph Writing
Essay and questions on Science & Technology
ENGLISH 1.5 hrs