Published On : Wed, Aug 6th, 2014

CBSE’s CTET exam on September 21


Nagpur News

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be held on September 21, 2014. Multiple choice question paper pattern will be followed for CTET. For every correct answer, the candidates will be awarded with one mark and for a wrong answer, no negative marking is applicable.

Paper-I will have 150 questions carrying 150 marks to be solved in a duration of two hours and 30 minutes.

The nature and standard of questions for Paper-I:
The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

The test items in Language-I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction. The Test items in Language-II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.


The test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I-V by the NCERT/CBSE.

The questions in the test for Paper-I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT/CBSE for classes I-V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

Paper-II will have 150 questions carrying 150 marks to be solved in a duration of two hours and 30 minutes.

The nature and standard of questions for Paper-II:

The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning, relevant to the age group of 11-14 years.

They will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

The Test items in Language-I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction. The Test items in Language-II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

The Test items in Mathematics and Science, and Social Studies/ Social Science will focus on the concepts, problem solving abilities and pedagogical understanding of the subjects. The test items of Mathematics and Science will carry 30 marks each. The test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject as prescribed for classes VI-VIII by the NCERT/ CBSE.
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