CTET Exam 2020 – Date and Time Table Schedule for Paper

CTET Exam 2020CTET Exam for the year 2020 is scheduled in the month of July 2020 and the tentative date is declared by the CBSE is 05 Jul 2020. Herein you can find the CTET Exam Date and Time for appearing in the exam.

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If your CTET Application Form is approved then you are eligible to download the CTET Admit Card for appearing in CTET Exam July 2020. Here you can find the CTET Exam Date and Time Table Schedule for the Jul 2020 Papers-I and Paper-II.

CTET Exam Date 2020

The CTET Exam Date is 05 Jul 2020 according to the latest notification by the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education).

CSBE has not issued any amendment notice to the CTET Exam Date 2020 yet. But some rumours are on the internet suggesting the postponement of the CTET Exam for Jul 2020.

CTET Exam Time Schedule 2020

CTET Exam Time Schedule for Paper I and Paper II exam is:

CTET 2020 Exam Day EventsCTET Paper-I Time ScheduleCTET Paper-II Time Schedule
Date of Examination05 Jul 202005 Jul 2020
Entry in Examination Center08:30 am12:30 pm
Checking of Admit Cards9:00-09:15 am1:30-1:45 pm
Distribution of Test Booklet9:15 am1:45 pm
Seal of the Test Booklet To be Broken/Opened to take out the Answer Sheet9:25 am1:55 pm
Last Entry in the Examination Centre9:30 am2:00 pm
Test Commences9:30 am2:00 pm
Test Ends12:00 pm4:30 pm

What is CTET?

The full form of the CTET is Central Teacher Eligibility Test. The CTET Examination is conducted by the Education Committee or Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The main purpose of conducting the CTET Exam is to check eligibility of the candidates to become a Teacher. Further, the CTET examination is conducted to know the Mental and Behavioral knowledge of teachers in the field of education.

What is CTET Exam?

CTET Exam is a competitive exam for the graduate candidates to become a Teacher by passing the exam. CTET Exam is conducted nationwide by the CBSE. The exams test and prove the eligibility of candidates for becoming the Teacher.

Why to Conduct CTET Exam?

This CTET examination shows that the candidate will make the future of children bright after becoming a teacher so that the education system of our country remains in full. There will be two papers conducted for the CTET exam. The first paper is from class 1 to 5th and the second paper is from class 6th to 8th. The candidates who want to teach at both level classes, have to appear and clear both the papers. Both the papers will be conducted on the same date. Each paper will be for 150 marks in which each question will carry 1 mark.

When the CTET Exam is Conducted?

The CTET Exam is conducted every year in the months of February and September. The candidate must score 60% or more for this examination eligibility. This exam is considered to be one of the toughest exams in India. This examination was first conducted in 2011. The aim of CTET is that our students get the best education and for this, teachers have to meet the criteria of education.

CTET Eligibility to Become a Teacher

Candidates can become a Teacher in two levels:

  1. Class 1 to 5
  2. Class 6 to 8

1. CTET Eligibility Criteria to Become a Teacher for Classes 1 to 5th

The eligibility criteria should be passed with 50% marks in senior secondary Or it’s equivalent Or 2 years Diploma in Elementary.


Senior Secondary Examination should be passed with 50% marks ans with should have taken admission in 4 years Bachelor of Elementary (B.EI.Ed) education or should have passed.


Senior Secondary pass with 50% marks and the candidate should have passed 2 years Special Education Diploma Program or it should be admitted.


Candidate should be either Graduation or 2 Years Elementary Education Diploma program Final year 1 or Diploma.

2. CTET Eligibility Criteria to Become a Teacher for Classes 6th to 8th

Whichever candidates is applying for it, must be a graduate and must have passed or completed 2 years Diploma of Elementary Education or 50% marks in graduation and also join or pass in one year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).


Either the candidates should have a minimum of 45% marks in graduation and in this regard, according to NCTE (Recognition Criteria and procedures) regulation, from time to time, join the one years Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) or pass .


Either candidate senior secondary of (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and/or joining in the final years of Bachelor Elementary Education (BEL. Ed) in the fourth year or less in the senior secondary (or its equivalent) of the candidate should have 50% marks and must have joined or passed in the last year of 4 years BA / B.Sc. Ed or B.Ed / B.Sc.Ed.

Candidates Should have at least 50% marks in graduation and join or pass one year B.Ed.

How many times we can attempt CTET Exam?

There are no Minimum or maximum attempts for the exam. The CTET exam is conducted twice in 1 year. There are two CTET test papers in the exam, that is, Paper- I and Paper-II. These exams are conducted at the national level by CBSE.

Is there any interview in CTET?

If you pass the CTET exam then you can apply for PGT and TGT teacher in Central Govt. School. For example, after applying for the Army school, center CBSC school/KVS, you sit in the written exam. When the Written exam pass, the interview is followed. This is the final step when you become a teacher.

What is the different between TET & CTET?

There is not much different between TET & CTET. TET is a Teacher Eligibility Test, while a CTET is the Central Teacher Eligibility Test. The only difference TET is held for state level. Each state conducts a TET exam to recruit teachers for state government funded school.

Is CTET Valid in all State?

Yes, CTET is valid in all states. The CTET holders can apply for teaching jobs under private schools as per the National Council For Teacher Education (NCTE). State exams for teacher eligibility are different from CTET.

What is the best score for CTET Exam?

The score of the CTET is divided category wise like that 60% (90 Out of 150) of minimum qualifying percentage mandatory for General category. It is mandatory for the candidates of the same OBC/SC/ST category to have a minimum qualifying percentage of 55% (82 out of 150).

Note: However, the concessions can be given to different categories such as SC/ST, OBC, etc.

What is the benefit of qualifying CTET?

The level of education can be improved through the CTET exam and it supports the teachers who are proficient in their subject and they can improve the level of studies well. Actually CTET is a very effective and best method because through this we can filter out the teachers who can maintain the standard of education.

What is the validity for CTET Eligibility Certificate?

The CTET eligibility Certificate is valid for a period of 7 years.