CTET 2020 Application Form, Fees and Process

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Aug 28, 2020

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CTET 2020 online form correction window was available till March 26, 2020. After this date, no candidate will be able to make any corrections in his/her form. All the successfully registered candidates will be issued CTET 2020 Admit Card in the month of June 2020 (tentatively).

The exam is scheduled to be conducted on July 5, 2020. Candidates can download the practice papers to prepare for the exam and also this will help them in getting an idea about the exam pattern, weightage given to questions, type of questions, etc. 

During the time of form correction candidates were allowed to make certain changes only like Name of the candidate, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, Candidate’s Category, Name of your college or university, etc.  Read More

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CTET Application Form 2020 Dates

As per the official notification of CTET 2020 Exam, the schedule of exam is as follows –

Events Dates (July Session)
CTET 2020 Registration began on January 24 –March 9, 2020 (11:59 PM) 
CTET Application Fee can be paid up to March 17, 2020 (3:30PM) (Revised)
Final Verification of payment of fee by Candidates March 18, 2020 (Revised)
CTET Application Form Correction March 19 – 26, 2020 (Revised)
Availability of CTET Admit Card 3rd week of June 2020 (Delayed)
CTET 2020 Exam Date July 5, 2020 

Download CTET July 2020 Notification

How to Fill CTET Application Form 2020?

Candidates must login to ctet.nic.in to fill CTET Application Form for July 2020 session. Click on the link ‘Apply online’ and you will be redirected to an instruction page. Read all the basic instructions explaining the application procedure. After reading the instructions carefully, click on the link ‘Proceed to Apply Online’.

CTET Application Form

Step 1 – Fill CTET 2020 Application Form

  • Applicants must fill in all the details asked carefully.
  • Click on the ‘Next’ button.
  • There is also a ‘Reset’ button if you wish to edit the filled in information.
  • After clicking on the ‘Next’ button, candidates will be directed to a Review Page.
  • Once done, click on the ‘Final Submit’ button.

Candidates will be given a registration number. They must note down this number and keep it safe.

The various details that candidates are needed to fill out in CTET Application Form 2020 are classified into the following categories.

  1. Candidate’s particulars
  2. Examination Center
  3. Languages offered
  4. If Differently Abled
  5. Personal details
  6. College Institution
  7. Address and contact
  8. Security PIN

Step 2: Upload Photo and Signature 

The second step in filling CTET Application Form 2020 is to upload passport size photograph and signature.

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  • Upload high quality scanned images of your latest photograph and signature in specified dimensions.
  • The photograph should be more than 10 kbs and less than 100 kbs in size; dimensions should be 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm.
  • The signature size should range from 3 kbs- 30 kbs; dimensions should be 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm.
  • Both the images should be in jpg/jpeg format.

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Step 3: Pay CTET Application Fee

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  • Upon successfully uploading the scanned images of the photograph and the signature, you are automatically directed to the payment page.
  • Here either make the fee payment online through debit/ credit card/ net banking or download the e-challan to pay the fee offline.
  • E-challan is to be submitted at any branch of Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank.

Step 4: Print the Confirmation Page

  • After making the payment, proceed to the page where you can download the Confirmation Page.
  • One must keep this Confirmation Page along with a copy of the e-challan or the fee receipt safely.

CTET Application Fee 2020

The application fee varies with category and number of papers applied for. The table below summarizes the fee required to apply for CTET 2020.

Category Paper 1 or Paper 2 Both Paper 1 and 2
General/OBC INR 1000 INR 1200
SC/ST/ Differently Abled INR 500 INR 600

Pre-requisites for CTET Application Form 2020

Candidates must have the following documents and information ready at the time of filling and completing the online procedure.

  • High quality scanned image of the candidate’s recent photograph in jpg/jpeg format.
  • The prescribed dimension of the photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height) and the size of the file should be between 10 kbs and 100 kbs.
  • High quality scanned image of the candidate’s signature in jpeg/jpg format.
  • The prescribed dimension of the signature should be 3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height) and the size of the file should be between 3 kbs and 30 kbs.
  • Candidates must have his/her Aadhar number, credit/debit card details (in case of online payment), academic qualification details and valid email id, phone number and mailing address. Download CTET 2020 Sample Papers

CTET Retrive Registration No

Retrieving CTET 2020 Registration Number

Candidates are given a unique registration number after completing the first stage of filling CTET 2020 Application Form. Candidates must use this registration number to log in to the payment portal.

  • In case one misplaces or loses this registration number after noting it down, they can retrieve the registration number by visiting the official site.
  • Click on ‘Forgot Registration Number?’.
  • After filling in essential details such as the candidate’s name, mother’s name, father’s name and date of birth and selecting the category and papers applied (Paper I or Paper II or both), enter the security pin.
  • Candidates will then be able to retrieve his/her registration number.

NOTE: CTET Application fee for issue of Duplicate Mark sheet and Eligibility Certificate Revised. Check here

Also Check CTET 2020 Exam Pattern

CTET Application Form Correction 2020

Central Board of Secondary Education will open the online CTET Application Form Correction facility. This facility was available from March 19 – 26, 2020. Successfully registered candidates can update, add or rectify mistakes, if any, in their application form. Candidates cannot increase the number of papers they had applied to appear for. Candidates have to follow these simple steps for form correction:

Step 1: Visit the official website i.e ctet.nic.in.

Step 2: Click on the link available for CTET application form correction.

Step 3: Enter the application number and date of birth and click on Sign In button.

Step 4: Make the required corrections in the application form.

Step 5: Save and submit the form again.

Candidates can make the following changes: 

  • Name of the candidate
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Date of Birth
  • Candidate’s Category
  • Name of your college or University
  • Paper chosen by candidate ( From Paper I to Paper-II or vice-versa)
  • Paper-II Subject
  • Preferred Centre
  • Language for Paper
  • Communication Address

Read More  What details can be changed?

Candidates can contact the conducting authority in the following ways to get any kind of clarification and assistance regarding Application Form, unsuccessful fee payment and correction window of CTET 2020.

Smt. Poonam Sachdeva, Dy. Secretary Central Teacher eligibility Test Unit, CBSE

PS 1-2, Institutional Area, IP Extension, Patparganj, Delhi-110092

Contact No: 011-22240107, 22240112 Email: ctet.cbse@nic.in

Frequently Asked Questions

CTET Application Form 2020 FAQs

Ques.  What is the official link for CTET application form?

Ans. Application forms can be accessed at the official website of CTET at ctet.nic.in

Ques.  What is the starting date to submit CTET Application Form 2020?

Ans. Online application for CTET will be available from January 24 – March 2, 2020.

Ques.  What is the last date to submit CTET 2020 Online Form?

Ans. The last date to submit CTET 2020 application form will be March 2, 2020.

Ques.  How can I make corrections in my Application form?

Ans. You need to login in the official website of CTET and make corrections in the application form from March 17 – 24, 2020.

Ques.  When is the last date for making corrections in the application form?

Ans. The last date for making corrections in the online application form will be March 24, 2020.

Ques.  When can I download the admit card?

Ans. CTET 2020 admit card can be downloaded from the website in June 2020

Ques.  What is the procedure to apply for CTET 2020?


  1. Go to the official website ctet.nic.in
  2. Click on Apply for CTET Button
  3. If you are already registered in CTET, then use registration number.
  4. If you don’t have registration number then click on Proceed To Apply Online Button.
  5. Now Instruction page will open on screen. Read the instruction carefully or take a printout of it to get help before CTET form filling.
  6. Fill CTET 2020 Online Form. Fill all particulars will correct details carefully.
  7. After filling all details correctly, click on next and Upload passport size Image and signatures.
  8. NOW Deposit CTET application fee through e-challan/ Net banking/ Debit Card or Credit Card.
  9. Now Take print out the confirmation page.

Ques.  What are the details required during filling in the application form?

Ans. You will be asked Candidate particulars like-

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • preferred exam center
  • language medium
  • personal details including Adhaar Card number, gender, caste category, status of qualifying exam, employment status, education details, candidate's address.

Ques.  Do I need to register before filling in application form?

Ans. Yes you need to register with your email id and phone number before online application. You will be given a registration number.

Ques.  What do I do if I forget my registration number?

Ans. Click on the forgot registration number link. You will be asked your email id and other details after which your registration number will be resent to you.

Ques.  How will I get my center city?

Ans. Generally Board makes effort to allot center in the city as per candidate’s first choice of exam city. However, Board reserves the right to allot any center/city.

Ques.  Do I need to pay exam fee at the time of application?

Ans. Yes. You need to pay the application fee at the time of filling in application form.

Ques.  What is the mode of payment for application fee?

Ans. You can pay through e-challan/ Net banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card.

Ques.  Can I apply for CTET again if I had already qualified the CTET before?

Ans. Yes, there is no restriction.

Ques.  Can I appear in Paper-I or Paper-II in different cycles?

Ans. Yes

Ques.  Amount has been debited from my account but confirmation page is not generated?

Ans. Due to congestion on Server, sometimes online transactions are failed, resulting amount is deducted from the candidate’s account but not credited in Board’s account. Candidate has to again pay the fee either through online mode or challans so as to get her/his confirmation page. The failed transaction amount will be refunded within 10-15 working days to the concerned bank account.

Ques.  What is the confirmation page?

Ans. Confirmation page shows that your application form along with fee has been received online to the Board. Confirmation Page shows all the particulars filled by the candidate during Online registration and according to the particulars filled and reflected in Confirmation Page, candidate will get the Admit Card.

Ques.  After qualifying the CTET, am I eligible for getting the Job?

Ans. Qualifying CTET would not confer a right on any person for Recruitment/Employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment.

Ques.  If I qualify CTET, will CTET unit or CBSE provide me a Job?

Ans. CBSE is an Examination conducting body only. Providing job/employment does not fall under its jurisdiction.

Ques.  What is the validity period of CTET certificate?

Ans. As per existing guidelines framed by NCTE, the validity period is 7 years.

Ques.  Suppose I qualified one paper in February and second paper in September then what would be the duration validity of my certificate?

Ans. The Eligibility Certificate of each CTET is valid for 7 years from the date of declaration of the result. However, the result of each CTET is valid for its respective examination.

Ques.  I made a mistake in my Name/Father Name/Mother Name/Correspondence Address/Category/Change in city of exam center/Photo/Sign. What should I do now?

Ans. You can do online correction from March 17  – 24, 2020

Ques.  The Fees have been submitted in Bank but still, it is shown as “Fee Not Received”. What Should I do?

Ans. If your confirmation page is not generated, please contact your concerned Bank Branch for the details and send us a scanned copy of bank challan having stamp of the concerned bank.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


leena raut
Hello Ma'am For some financial issues not able to submit or apply ctet this time? Next Ctet Application form can we get any notification from your side ? Plz help
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Leena, there is no notification on registration dates for next session. Kindly keep visiting the official website for latest updates.
gladwin david
When is next CTET exam registration?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi David, registration dates for next session have not been announced yet. As soon as any official notification is released, it would be updated here.
ankita puranik
In personal details they asked language 1 n language 2 so i select select language 1 as Hindi n language 2 as Marathi. My mother tongue is marathi, thats what i choose it, but i am confused that i should choose English instead. Plea
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Ankita, if you are comfortable in Marathi, then, there is no need to change the chosen language. It is totally up to you.
ursula joy
I want to cancell my application for CTET. what is the procedure?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Ursula, application cannot be cancelled in CTET exam. Candidates can choose not to appear in the exam and thus, their candidature will automatically get cancelled.
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meghna dutta
Sir i have done my b. Com degree with more than 50% marks can i apply for the CTET exam?
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Meghna, along with graduation, candidate needs to have pursued either of B.Ed/B.El.Ed/D.Ed/D.El.Ed course. Thus, you are not eligible for this exam. However, you can check other eligibility criteria for this exam from here: CTET Eligibility Criteria

prativa jain
what type of questions
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Prativa, to get an insight of the type of questions being asked and the pattern of the exam, you can refer to some of the sample papers of the same from here: CTET Practice Papers

shivdat chaudhary
online kyo nahi open ho rha hai
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Shivdat, you can apply for this exam from here: CTET Application Form

basantakumar das
What is the problem I will be face if it don't correct photo or signeture after last correction date?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Basantkumar, if you have not changed the photograph and signature by last date of form correction, your candidature would become liable to be cancelled.
sudarshan kumar
If paper 1 is cleared and not the second then am i eligible to clear CTET
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Sudarshan, no, in order to clear the exam, it is necessary to pass both the exams viz paper 1 as well as paper 2.
sana sayed
I submitted my form than suddenly my father's name got changed And my first name was written there I want to recorrection my father's name plz help me
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Sana, you can correct the details using form-correction window. Refer to this link: CTET Form-Correction Window