filter your search allcollegesexamnews

CTET 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS

NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST

CTET Exam Pattern, Syllabus for Paper 1 & 2, Question Papers

Updated On - December 10th 2018 by KRITIKA GUPTA

CTET Exam Pattern: The national level exam is conducted at two levels, Paper 1 (Primary Stage) and Paper 2 (Elementary Stage). Both the papers are conducted on a single day in different shifts. 

  • Paper 1: for candidates who wish to teach classes 1 to class 5
  • Paper 2: for candidates who wish to teach class 6 to class 8
  • In case candidates wish to qualify for recruitment at both levels, they can appear for both the papers in CTET exam. Download Free CTET Sample Papers

The exam was successfully conducted on December 9. Both papers had Multiple Choice Questions to be solved within 180 minutes. Each question carried one mark and there was no negative marking. As per CBSE, candidates securing a minimum 60% and above marks in CTET will be issued eligibility certificate. CheckCTET Cut offs

  • Both the papers in the examination consisted of 5 sections.
  • Candidates can choose between Mathematics & Science and Social Science in Paper 2.
  • Total 150 question asked in both of the papers.
  • A separate question paper will be provided for visually impaired candidates.
  • A person with more than 40% disability will be allowed to keep a scribe.

CTET Exam Pattern in Detail

As per the official notification, CTET exam comprises 2 papers for Primary and Elementary Stage teacher eligibility test. The exam pattern has been given below for both the papers:

CTET 2018 Exam Pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2

All questions in paper 1 are compulsory. Marks are equally distributed among each section and all questions in Paper 2 is also compulsory but candidates get to choose between section 4 and 5 as per the subject one chooses to teach. Check CTET Syllabus

 Paper IPaper II
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Duration of Exam2.5 hours (180 minutes)2.5 hours (180 minutes)
SectionsChild Development and Pedagogy
Language I (compulsory)
Language II (compulsory)
Mathematics
Environmental Studies
Child Development and Pedagogy
Language I (compulsory)
Language II (compulsory)
Mathematics & Science
Social Studies/Social Sciences
Total marks150 marks150 marks
Marking scheme

1 mark for the correct response

1 mark for the correct response
Negative MarkingNo deductionNo deduction

ReadCTET Syllabus in Hindi


CTET 2018 Marking Scheme

CTET Paper 1 comprises 150 questions to be asked from five sections. Paper 2 covers five sections from which, 150 questions are asked. Details pertaining to subjects covered and number of questions asked have been tabulated below:

Paper 1: Teacher for Class I to Class V

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy30 MCQs30 Marks
Language I (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
Language II (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
Mathematics30 MCQs30 Marks
Environmental Studies30 MCQs30 Marks
Total150 Questions150 Marks

Paper 2: Teachers for Class V to VIII

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
Language I (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
Language II (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)60 MCQs60 Marks
Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)60 MCQs60 Marks

Check Speculations Related to CTET 2018


CTET Syllabus 2018

The CTET Syllabus 2018 is as defined by CBSE. Paper 1 comprises 5 sections namely, Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics and Environmental Studies. 

Paper 2 has four sections viz. Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics and Science/ Social Studies.

  • Questions asked in both the papers are compulsory.
  • Paper 1 is for primary school teaching, therefore; the level of questions will be related to class 1- 5.
  • Similarly, paper 2 is conducted for elementary school teaching, hence, questions will be of class 6- 8 level.

Find below the syllabus for CTET 2018 Paper 1 and Paper 2:

CTET Syllabus Paper 1

SectionTopicNo. of questions
Child Development and PedagogyDevelopment of a Primary School Child15
Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs5
Learning and Pedagogy 10
Language 1 and Language 2 (30 questions each)Language Comprehension 15
Pedagogy of Language Development 15
MathematicsContent (numbers, solving simple equations, algebra, geometry patterns, time, measurement, data handling, solids, data handling, etc.)15
Pedagogical issues 15
Environmental StudiesContent (environment, food, shelter, water, family and friends, etc.)15
Pedagogical Issues15

Check  Complete CTET Syllabus 2018

CTET Syllabus Paper 2

SectionTopicNo. of Questions
Child Development and PedagogyDevelopment of an Elementary School Child15
Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs5
Learning and Pedagogy10
Language 1 and Language 2 (30 questions each)Language Comprehension 15
Pedagogy of Language Development 15
Mathematics and ScienceMathematics Number system, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Data Handling Pedagogical issues20
Pedagogical issues10
Science Food, Materials, The world of the living, Moving things, people and ideas, How things work, Natural phenomena and resources20
Pedagogical issues10
Social StudiesHistory, Geography, Social and Political Life40
Pedagogical issues20

Use of Optical Response Sheet

There are a certain set of instructions which must be followed while handling the Optical Response Sheet. Candidates must abide by the instructions given and follow the rules stated regarding Optical Response Sheet at while attempting CTET 2018. Given below are few facts and guidelines related to it.

  • Candidates will find OMR Sheet placed inside the sealed test booklet. The seal must be opened only after the announcement by the invigilator.
  • Code like A, B, C or D printed on OMR sheet will be same as mentioned in the test booklet.
  • OMR Sheet will be scanned on an optical scanner. Candidates should ensure that OMR Sheet is not folded.
  • Do not write your Roll number anywhere except in a specified space in OMR sheet.

Side 1 of OMR sheet contains following columns which are to be filled clearly and accurately with ball point pen (blue/black). Use of pencil is strictly prohibited.

  1. Roll Number
  2. Name of the candidate
  3. Father’s Name
  4. Centre Number
  5. Name of the Examination Centre
  6. Subject offered for Paper-II (Only in case of Paper-II)

Side 2 of OMR Sheet contains the following columns:

  1. Roll Number
  2. Main Test Booklet Number
  3. Language Supplement Booklet Number
  4. Language Supplement Booklet Code
  5. Subject offered for Paper-II(Only in case of Paper-II)
  6. Language in which you have attempted the questions
  7. Signature of the candidate

CTET 2018 Exam Day Instructions

Instructions for candidates prior to examination are listed below. Candidates must carefully go through them before sitting for CTET 2018:

  • The test will start exactly at the time mentioned on CTET Admit Card.
  • Candidate will be asked to open the seal of the Test Booklet five minutes before the commencement of paper.
  • Check carefully that Test Booklet Code printed on Side 2 of OMR Sheet is same as printed on Test Booklet.
  • Immediately report the matter to invigilator for replacement of both the Test Booklet and OMR Sheet in the case of any discrepancy.
  • During the examination, invigilator will check the admit card to verify the identity of a candidate.
  • Candidates must use ballpoint pen (Blue/Black) only. Use of pencil is strictly prohibited and will be rejected.
  • Candidates will mark the answers on the OMR sheet only after the announcement of the invigilator.

Upcoming Events

  • The answer keys for CTET will be released shortly.CheckCTET Answer Keys & Paper Analysis
  • CBSE will annouce the results on or before January 20, 2019. Know more
  • The lastest notification stats that the validity period of CTET certificate is seven years from the date of declaration of the result. 

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

GET MORE INFO FREE Counselling SAMPLE PAPERS

CTETNews

SEE MORE NEWS
December 10, 2018CTET 2018

CTET 2018 Answer Keys and Que ..

CTET 2018 Answer Keys and Question Papers

March 26, 2018CTET 2018

CTET 2018 Answer Key, Questio ..

CBSE will be displayed CTET Answer Key 2018 from O ...

March 23, 2018CTET 2018

Speculations related to CTET ..

CTET or Central Teacher Eligibility Test organized ...

×

Comments

Comments


11 Comments
Rasna Jain

Hello, CTET k 1 paper Mai child development,hindi english, math, paryavaran ka alava g.s( history geography, polity) to nhi aygi na?

26 Oct, 2018 20:12
Akansha Expert

Hi Rasna, As above mentioned the Exam pattern, you will get the information.

29 Oct, 2018 12:36
Uzair Zakir

I have choose question paper medium english in ctet registration form then ,will i get my question paper in english or both the languages (English and Hindi).

11 Sep, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Uzair, They Provide Exam as Hindi or English Both the Medium, you can go with your Prefer suitable Language.

11 Sep, 2018 13:17
vijayaramaiah obbu

Ctet examination conducted in English and Hindi medium only? Tell me please

28 Aug, 2018 10:27
Akansha Expert

Hi Vijaya, They Provide Exam as Hindi or English Both the Medium, you can go with the suitable Language.

28 Aug, 2018 16:25
Tax India

at the time of online aplly, I have choosen for History and Social Science, Now I want to take Math and Science how can it be done ?

25 Aug, 2018 20:49
Garima Bansal

Hi Sir/Mam, You can wait for the correction date to change the courses.

27 Aug, 2018 17:30
Saurabh Kumar

Hello, Now Graduate with B. Ed. (1 Year Degree course) also eligible for both paper, so which option choose for paper 1 for eligibility criteria

21 Aug, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Saurabh, Please check this link for getting the Eligibility for CTET Paper 1 OR 2.

21 Aug, 2018 11:01
Saurabh Kumar

Now Graduate With B. Ed. (1 Year degree course) also eligible for paper 1????? If yes then which option choose for paper 1 in eligibility criteria

20 Aug, 2018 20:18
Garima Bansal

Hi Saurabh, To get eligibility details for the CTET exam you may check this link:- CTET Exam Eligibility.

21 Aug, 2018 11:36
vaidehi paithankar

I took addimission in b. Ed this year. Can I apply for the ctet primary stage exam? Please reply

19 Aug, 2018 22:54
Garima Bansal

Hi Vaidehi,

Individuals should have any one of the following qualifications in order to fulfill CTET Eligibility 2018. They are given below:

  • Applicants must have passed senior secondary exam or its equivalent with at least 50% marks.
  • They must secure at least 45% marks in higher secondary exam and should have passed the final exam of 2- year diploma in Elementary Education in accordance with NCTE regulations, 2002.
  • An aggregate of at least 50% in higher secondary exam must be obtained.
  • They must be appearing for or have passed the final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).
  • Minimum score of at least 50% marks in senior secondary must be obtained.
  • Individuals who have done their graduation and have passed or are appearing in the final year of 2 year Diploma in education will also be eligible.

20 Aug, 2018 17:03
Jawed wahab

Sir nios se deeled krra ho tu kya mai ctet apply krskta ho

19 Aug, 2018 16:06
Garima Bansal

Hi Jawed,The candidate must secure at least 45% marks in higher secondary exam and should have passed the final exam of 2- year diploma in Elementary Education in accordance with NCTE regulations, 2002.

20 Aug, 2018 15:00
Divya Bharti

My name is duvya bharti. I did my b. Ed recently and i am graduate from delhi university. I live in delhi.

18 Aug, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Divya, Please let me know How Can I Help You regarding this Information.

18 Aug, 2018 11:33
nabi ullah

please suggest which publication books are better foe CTET Exams

08 Aug, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Nabi, Please check this link for getting the information about the Preparation Tips for the CTET Entrance exam.

08 Aug, 2018 10:39

Show More comments