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CTET Eligibility 2019-Age, Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

Updated On - February 12th 2019 by LOKESH GUPTA

CTET Eligibility 2019 is laid down by CBSE both for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The basic requirement is to have passed senior secondary or graduation with minimum 50% aggregate marks and relevant teacher training program. Read CTET Syllabus

  • CTET 2019 will be conducted on July 7, 2019 in offline mode. Candidates must check CTET Eligibility before applying for CTET 2019 Exam.
  • There are two papers of CTET- Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • Paper I is to become teacher for classes I to V while Paper II is to become teacher for classes VI to VIII.  Check CTET Exam Pattern
  • A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).
  • Candidates scoring 60% or more marks in the exam will be considered as TET pass. Check CTET Cut off

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CTET Eligibility: Age & Qualification

  • Applicants must be a citizen of India to be eligible for CTET.
  • There is no age restriction, however, candidate must be minimum 17 years of age.
  • Candidates will have to fulfil different eligibility according to their wish to be a Primary or Elementary Teacher.
  • The basic eligibility for the exam is a graduation or a 2-year diploma in elementary education with minimum 45-50% marks.

CTET Eligibility: Educational Qualification

CTET Eligibility 2019 requirements are stated below for Primary and Elementary Stage:

Academic Qualification for Primary Stage (Class 1 to 5)

Individuals should have any one of the following qualifications in order to fulfill CTET Eligibility. They are given below:

  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education OR
  • Senior Secondary with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002 OR
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed) OR
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

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Academic Qualification for Elementary Stage (Class 6 to 8)

The educational qualification required for appearing in CTET 2019 elementary stage is given below. Candidates having any one of these qualifications will be eligible for the exam.

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) OR
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) OR
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.EI.Ed) OR
  • Senior Secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed OR
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education).

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CTET 2019 Eligibility: Other Parameters

The organizing body will look at some other factors too for the purpose of recruitment of teachers. These qualifications will not be essential requirements but will give applicants a better chance to secure a job in a good school. They are listed below:

  • A degree or diploma in teacher education which must be recognized by NCTE.
  • For a diploma in Education, the programs recognized by RCI will be considered.

Eligibility Based on Physical Education, Art and Craft Education, Work Education and Home Science

  • Teachers for Physical Education will be chosen according to the regulations laid down by NCTE.
  • Norms prescribed by the state governments and other school management will be applicable till the time NCTE lays down the minimum qualifications with respect to such teachers.

Eligibility Based on Relaxation for Reserved Category

Seats will not be reserved for individuals belonging to the reserved category (SC/ ST/ OBC and PwD candidates). However, they will be granted a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying exam of the minimum educational requirement.

Other than that, no reservation policy is adapted as far as job placement is concerned as per CBSE’s rules.


CTET Eligibility 2019 FAQs

Ques. What is the maximum number of attempts an individual can avail for CTET 2019?

Ans: CBSE has not laid down any restrictions regarding the number of times an aspirant can appear for CTET.

Ques. What are the minimum qualifying criteria for obtaining a CTET Certificate?

Ans: Candidates who secure more than 60% in CTET 2019 will be issued a CTET certificate by the organizing body. This certificate will be valid for a time period of 7 years. CBSE may offer certain concessions to the reserved category participants.

Ques. If a candidate qualifies CTET; will CTET unit or CBSE provide him a job?

Ans: NO. CBSE is responsible for only conducting CTET 2019 and provision of employment does not fall under its jurisdiction.

Ques. What is the Applicability of CTET 2019?

Ans: The certificate that will be issued to all qualifying candidates will be applicable to the following:

  • Central Government Schools like KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.
  • Schools administered by UT’s of Chandigarh, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and NCT of Delhi.
  • Schools owned and managed by the State Government or local bodies as also unaided private schools may exercise the option of considering CTET.

*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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186 Comments
Rits Talks

Hello i am in final year of b.ed can i fill the ctet paper 1 form ??

15 Feb, 2019 15:40
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rits, kindly check the eligibility criteria from the article above.

15 Feb, 2019 16:23
Aarushi

Is B.Ed necessary for computer science student to appear for CTET exam?

11 Feb, 2019 20:54
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Aarushi, No it is not compulsory to have B.Ed. degree to appear for CTET Exam.

13 Feb, 2019 16:01
subashree murugesan

Hi I have done B.E ECE and B.Ed. Am I eligible for CTET?

11 Feb, 2019 16:23
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Subashree, yes, you are eligible for the exam.

11 Feb, 2019 16:59
Nirupama Maity

I am doing d eled from nios.Am I eligible for ctet?

11 Feb, 2019 12:41
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nirupama, yes, you may apply for the exam.

11 Feb, 2019 12:54
Ashaq Hussain Dar

My educational qualification is BSc, B.Ed.but i don't know any Hindi at all...Because i am from Kashmir and unfortunately we don't study Hindi instead we study Urdu and English...am i eligible for CTET 2019...plzz plzzz can anybody reply me...

08 Feb, 2019 17:47
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ashaq, yes, you are eligible for the exam.

08 Feb, 2019 18:04
banikanta pegu

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08 Feb, 2019 14:58
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Banikanta, how may I help you with this?

08 Feb, 2019 15:02
Umesh chandrakan malpure

hi, B.A,D.ed can apply ?

08 Feb, 2019 13:47
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Umesh, yes, you may apply.

08 Feb, 2019 15:48
Jyoti grover

b.sc graduate can apply?

07 Feb, 2019 17:58
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Jyoti, yes, graduates may apply.

07 Feb, 2019 18:07
Divya Asthana

myself qualifies CTET 2018 and completed BTC, what is next step for job?

05 Jan, 2019 15:55
Aman kumar

My 12th class marks are 58 percent And my maths score 40 also i have done graduation am i eligible for ctet also please guide what extra course i can do ? Thx

05 Jan, 2019 01:37
Akansha Expert

Hi Aman, The basic requirement to sit for the exam is to obtain a bachelor’s degree or diploma in education with minimum 50% aggregate marks. You need to Appearing B Ed Course as 2 Year Duration.

05 Jan, 2019 13:26

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