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CTET 2020: Teacher Eligibility Test Postponed Until Further Notice

By Preeti Soodan Devgan -
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  • 25th June 2020,
  • 11:09 PM

CTET 2020: Central teacher eligibility test (CTET) is a national level exam which is conducted by Central board of secondary education. It is conducted twice in a year in order to shortlist teachers for the appointment from grade 1 to 8.

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CTET 2020 Exam Postponed by CBSE

CTET 2020: This year over 30 lakh candidates have applied for CTET July 2020 exam. CBSE has postponed the CTET 2020 exam due to the spike of Coronavirus cases in the country. Anurag Tripathi director (CTET) & Secretary CBSE has informed through a public notice dated 25.06.2020 that the 14th edition of Central teacher eligibility test (CTET) is scheduled to be held on 05/07/2020 is postponed.

The next date for CBSE CTET 2020 exam will be announced when the situation is more conducive for the conduct of the exam. all the candidates registered for CTET July 2028 are hereby informed that for any update they may visit CTET website www.ctet.nic.in regularly. The news has come as a big relief for all CTET 2020 aspirants who were hoping for the exam getting postponed.

Link to download Latest CBSE Exam Notice

Earlier, the board was planning to conduct the exam on July 5 in two shifts for paper-I and -II.

The board was planning to conduct the exam by taking the following safety measures at CTET exam centres:

  • Candidates will have to wear masks
  • Candidates will be allowed to enter the CTET exam centre only after using sanitizer
  • Along with the CTET admit card, candidates will be allowed to carry a pen, pencil, etc. in a transparent bag inside the test centre
  • Social distancing will be following during the exam in which there will be about 12 to 20 students in a class. The distance between the seating of two candidates will be about four to five feet

Note: The exam centre will be sanitized before the conduct of the exam

This exam is conducted to improve the quality of education in schools and meet the goals of free education for children under the education Act effectively. A number of unaided private schools also considered CTET score while appointing teachers. However, CTET is the minimum eligibility to get teaching jobs in Government schools. After getting the certificate, aspirants are eligible to get jobs in different schools. After clearing this students can apply for KVS, NVS, Army teacher, ERDO and for state government jobs.

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CTET 2020 Mode of Exam and Duration

Mode of CTET exam is offline and duration for the same is 150 minutes. Language for the exam is English and Hindi. Aspirants can sit for the exam in 112 cities across India and eligibility to appear for this exam is 10 + 2 with a minimum of 45% marks in order to qualify for appointment as a primary stage teacher and graduation with 45% marks

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