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CTET Salary Structure, Pay Scale, Allowances & Benefits 2021

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Dec 5, 2020

The CTET examination is conducted two times a year by the Central Board of School Education (CBSE). This examination allows prospective teachers to apply to the teacher recruitment process. The KVS, NVS, PSSB, DSSB, central schools, and Army Public School carry out this recruitment process. The aspiring teachers interested in teaching Class 1 to 5 are required to appear for CTET Paper 1, and the aspiring teachers who are interested in teaching Class 6 to 8 are required to appear for CTET Paper 2. The aspirants who pass the CTET exam get the certificate. With the help of this certificate, the candidates can apply for teaching jobs. The CTET Certificate stands as entirely valid for a teaching job for seven years.

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After applying for the KVS/NVS/MISC teacher recruitment process, aspiring teachers must undergo the respective selection process like written examination and interview. On passing the complete selection process, the aspirants are recruited as TGT/PRT/PGT teachers at a specific pay scale. It is essential even to check the salary structure of teachers.

CTET Salary

CTET Salary Structure 2021

Teachers who pass the CTET (Central Teachers Eligibility Test) and get a job as Post-Graduate Teacher (PGT), Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT), or Primary Teacher (PRT) get an excellent salary along with allowances and perks. The pay scale of CTET qualified teachers is between Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800 as the basic pay. It is essential to note that net in-hand salary can go up to Rs. 48,000 per month.

CTET In-Hand Salary Structure and Pay Scale after 7th Pay Commission

One can create a dummy salary structure slip of a CTET-passed PRT, TGT, PGT teacher. It includes the basic pay, pay scale, grade pay allowances, and finally, the in-hand salary. It is essential to note the salaries provided to KVS and NVS teachers. The salary structure depends on the post, teacher’s eligibility, school administration, and job experience.

CTET Allowances

Benefits and Allowances

CTET passed teachers at all levels get several allowances like

  • TA (Transport Allowance)
  • HRA (House Rent Allowance)
  • Increment (once a year)
  • Others

The following table contains the details of allowances, increased salary, and benefits.

CTET Pay Scale, Benefits and Allowances for Primary Teacher

Components CTET Salary Structure (in Rs)
Pay Scale 9,300-34,800
Grade Pay 4,200
Basic Pay after 7th Pay Commission 35,400
HRA 3,240
TA 1,600
Gross Salary (Basic Pay+HRA+TA) 40,240
Net Salary 35,000-37,000

CTET Pay Scale, Benefits and Allowances for Trained Graduate Teacher

Components CTET Salary Structure (in Rs)
Pay Scale 9,300-34,800
Grade Pay 4,600
Basic Pay after 7th Pay Commission 44,900
HRA 3,400
TA 1,600
Gross Salary (Basic Pay+HRA+TA) 49,900
Net Salary 43,000-46,000

CTET Pay Scale, Benefits, and Allowances for Post Graduate Teacher

Components CTET Salary Structure (in Rs)
Pay Scale 9,300-34,800
Grade Pay 4,800
Basic Pay after 7th Pay Commission 47,600
HRA 4,350
TA 1,600
Gross Salary (Basic Pay+HRA+TA) 53,550
Net Salary 48,000-50,000
CTET Job Profile

CTET-Qualified Teacher Job Profile

The following roles and responsibilities are to be met by the CTET-Qualified Teacher:

  • Must know about pedagogy and child development
  • Must have expertise in the teaching subject
  • Boost the intellectual, physical, and social growth of students
  • Increase the learning abilities, and also develop sound habits in students.
  • Should have good oral and written communication skills
  • Educate children on the ground of the school curriculum
  • To prepare and plan the projects and activities for students.
  • To encourage students to participate in co-curricular activities.
  • To maintain essential classroom records.
  • To promote a safe and secure classroom learning space for children.
CTET Career

Career growth for CTET-qualified tutors

CTET-qualified tutors are at the beginning appointed as primary, elementary, and upper secondary teachers. However, when they get selected as a teacher, several opportunities result in their career growth. The CTET-qualified teacher can get the positions of the following staff members as promotion:

  • Headmaster of the primary school
  • Senior Teacher of the primary school
  • Assistant Teacher of the primary school
  • Senior Teacher teacher of the upper-primary school
  • Principal of the upper-primary school
CTET FAQs

FAQs

Ques. What salary does a CTET-passed teacher get in hand?

Ans. A CTET passed teacher working at the primary level gets about Rs 35,000 to 37,000. A teacher working at the upper-primary level receives a salary of Rs 43,000 to 46,000. A CTET-qualified PGT teacher mostly gets a pay of Rs 48,000-50,000. One needs to remember that CTET qualified teachers’ salaries vary due to the skill, post, and experience level.

Ques. Do aspiring teachers surely get a teaching job after passing the CTET exam?

Ans. No, after passing the CTET exam, the aspiring teacher has to pass the selection criteria of the school for which they want to work. If they pass the complete selection process, then only they get the post.

Ques. What are the details included in the payslip of a CTET-passed teacher?

Ans. The payslip of a CTET passed teacher mostly has the following components – CTET pay scale, basic pay, grade pay, TA, HRA, net salary, and gross salary.

Ques. What is the basic pay of a CTET-passed PRT teacher?

Ans. The basic pay of a CTET-passed PRT teacher is anywhere between Rs 9300-35,400.

Ques. What is the basic pay of a CTET-passed TGT teacher?

Ans. The basic pay of a CTET-passed TGT teacher is anywhere between Rs 9300-44,900.

Ques. What is the basic pay of a CTET-passed PGT teacher?

Ans. The basic pay of a CTET-passed PRT teacher is something between Rs 9300-47,600.

Ques. Has the salary of CTET passed teachers increased after the seventh pay commission?

Ans. Yes, the salary of CTET passed teachers has significantly increased after the 7th Pay Commission 2016.

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

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