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CTET Cutoff 2018 - Expected & Previous Year Cut Off Marks

Updated On - December 29th 2018 by SONAL ROHATGI

CTET Cut off: CBSE will release the cutoff of CTET 2018 along with the announcement of results (on or before January 20, 2019). Visit the official portal ( to check your scores in the exam. Know about CTET Result

  • CTET official answer keys has been released on the official website.
  • CBSE conducted CTET 2018 on December 9 at 2144 center across the country for nearly 17 lakh candidates. 
  • The next stage is the release of answer keys, which is expected anytime soon. CheckCTET Answer Keys and Paper Analysis
  • As per the reports and initial responses by the cnadidates, the difficulty level of the exam was moderate.
  • As per CBSE, candidates securing a minimum 60% and above marks in CTET will be issued eligibility certificate. Know more about Eligibility Certificate

CTET Cut Off 2018

CTET cut off for 2018 is not available yet. It will be updated here once it’s officially released with the result. Given below is the expected cut off for this session:

Category% of Marks RequiredMarks (out of 150)

Meanwhile, candidates can check CTET previous years cutoff to know how much they need to score in the exam to be qualified.

CTET Cut off 2017


Check CTET Previous Year Cutoff

CTET Cut off 2016 (September)


CTET Eligibility Certificate Validity

  • CTET qualifying certificate is valid for seven years from the date of result declaration for all categories.
  • This means that candidates can apply for the posts of teachers till 7 years from the date of declaration of the result of CTET.

Number of Attempts in CTET

  • Candidates can take CTET as many times as they want to obtain a CTET Certificate, as there is no restriction on the number of attempts in the test.
  • Not only this, candidates who have qualified the exam may also appear again for improving their score.

CTET Cutoff - Qualifying Marks and Qualifying Certificate

  • Candidates qualifying CTET will be given Marks Statement post the result declaration.
  • Only those candidates will be issued Eligibility Certificate/Qualifying Certificate/Marks Statement who secure at least 60% marks in CTET exam.
  • This statement is also called CTET qualifying certificate which is the document to prove the validity of any candidate whether they has qualified the exam or not.
  • Qualifying CTET does not mean that a person has qualified to be recruited/employed.
  • Qualifying CTET means that the candidate has just met one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.
  • School Management (Government, Local bodies, Government aided and unaided) may give concessions to SC/ST, OBC, differently abled persons, etc., in accordance with their extant reservation policy.

Pass Percentage in CTET (Previous years)

Pass Percentage in CTET Exam
CTETCandidates AppearedQualified candidatesPass Percentage
February 20156,77,55480,18711.95% (Paper - 1), 9.16 % (Paper-2)
February 20147,50,00013,4251.7%
July 20137,76,00077,0009.96%
November 20127,95,0004,8500.61%
January 20129,00,00055,4226.1%
June 20117,60,00097,9199.0%

CTET Cut Off 2015


CTET Cut Off 2014


CTET Cut Off (Statistics 2015)

The tables below reflect CTET statistics and the number of registered, appeared and qualified candidates for the year 2015. CTET in 2015 was held across 988 exam centres in 96 cities. Check the stats of the exam below.

CTET 2015 Paper I Statistics – Primary Classes (I-V)


CTET 2015 Paper I Stats

  • Number of registered candidates – 239961
  • Number of appeared candidates – 207522
  • Number of qualified candidates – 37153
  • Percentage – 17.90% (11.95% last year)

CTET 2015 Paper II Statistics – Elementary Classes (VI-VIII)


CTET 2015 Paper II Stats

  • Number of registered candidates – 561706
  • Number of appeared candidates – 470032
  • Number of qualified candidates – 43034
  • Percentage – 9.16% (2.80% last year)

Where can CTET Qualified candidates apply?

CTET qualified candidates can apply at

  • 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.
  • at unaided private schools which may consider teachers on the basis of CTET scores.
  • A State Government can also consider CTET scores for the recruitment of teachers if it decides not to conduct the State TET.
  • According to CBSE Affiliation Bye-Law 53, prescribing the minimum qualifications for teachers to teach various subjects in Classes I to VIII in the schools Affiliated to CBSE stands amended to that extent and it shall be mandatory that the teachers appointed hereinafter i.e. March 6, 2012 to teach classes I to VIII in the Schools affiliated to the CBSE shall qualify/pass the Central Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by CBSE on behalf of Central Government or Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), conducted by the appropriate State Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE for this purpose.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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Birendra Xalxo

what is cut off and where it is given . Cut off f is not given in official website so where do we get this from ?

14 Jan, 2019 09:33
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Birendra, You may please check the link to get the information about CTET Cutoff 2018.

16 Jan, 2019 14:49
Preethi Panday

I'm Preethi I got 94 in paper1 and I belong to general caste can i apply for kv's

07 Jan, 2019 17:05
Akansha Expert

Hi Preethi, You may please check the Exam Eligibility for KVS Exam.

07 Jan, 2019 18:45
Anteema Singh

Can i go for recorrection

05 Jan, 2019 13:50
Akansha Expert

Hi Anteema, Yes you can make a correction within the correction time-period i.e.

05 Jan, 2019 14:39
Rohitashwa kanwar verma

SC candidate KO pass line me leye Kayne number

05 Jan, 2019 11:14
Satya Gopal Debnath

I M OBC category

04 Jan, 2019 22:43
Akansha Expert

Hi Satya, How can I help with this Information?

05 Jan, 2019 16:24
Vipseyana Yadav

I want to see my 2015 ctet result what can I do.

04 Jan, 2019 16:07
Akansha Expert

Hi Vipseyana, To get information regarding to your query please contact to exam authority.

04 Jan, 2019 17:54
Kiran dhadwad

I am from S.T. category. If I secure 75 marks. Am I qualified the CTET Exam as per the cut off.

24 Dec, 2018 23:56
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Kiran, The cut off for ST category is expected in between 75-80 marks.

16 Jan, 2019 11:13

Sir I have appeared C TET exam on 30-10-2015 and scored 89 marks.But now it is shown on the official website of CBSE that the cut off mark for the above mentioned exam is 87.Am I qualified? Should I get an eligibility certificate? If it is so,hoe can I follow up?

13 Dec, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Thomas, To get information regarding to your query please contact to exam authority.

13 Dec, 2018 12:09
naveen solanki

i m from JAT community. i have my OBC certificate, thats why i fill my CTET exam in OBC category in 2015, i got 82 marks with qualified certificate. now i filled the form in DSSSB from OBC category as JAT community is not considered OBC in centre and CTET is a centre exam. am i not considered to get result in DSSSB regarding OBC quota?

22 Sep, 2018 11:49
Garima Bansal

Hi Naveen, To get information regarding to your query please contact to exam authority.

24 Sep, 2018 15:31

i secured 85 marks in ctet paper2 in sept oc .am i qualified ?

26 Aug, 2018 18:07
Garima Bansal

Hi Kamlesh, Its depends upon the merit list whether you will get admission or not according to your rank.

15 Sep, 2018 17:30

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