CTET Passing Certificate validity changed; Check Full details Here

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Oct 21, 2020

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The National Council of Teacher Education announced a modification in the validity of the CTET passing certificate. From now onwards, the certificate will be applicable for a lifetime.

The NCTE confirmed the news at its 50th General Assembly meeting set on September 29. This came as a relaxation to the candidates. Also, it will attract more candidates to apply for the CTET exam. Previously, the validity of the passing certificate was only 7 years. 

CTET 2020: Highlights

Exam Name

Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2020

Conducting Body

CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)

Purpose of the exam

Recruit Teachers for class 1 to 8

Level of the exam



Objective-type questions

Mode of Exam



Child Development and Pedagogy

Language I (compulsory)

Language II (compulsory)

Mathematics (or Social Science in Paper 2)

Environmental Studies (Excluded in paper 2)

Maximum Marks


Total Number of Questions


Official Website

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CTET 2020: Important Dates (July)



CTET 2020 Registration began on

January 24 to March 9, 2020 (Till 11:59 PM) 

CTET last date to Apply

March 13, 2020 (3:30 PM) 

Verification of payment of fees

March 18, 2020 

CTET Application Form Correction Window

March 19 – 26, 2020 

CTET Admit Card

3rd week of June 2020 (Delayed)

CTET 2020 Exam 

July 5, 2020 (Delayed)

Release of CTET Answer Keys

To be announced 

CTET Result Announcement

Within 6 weeks from the date of conduct of the examination

Dispatch of CTET certificates

To be announced

About CTET

CTET is a national level exam conducted for recruiting teachers for the class 1 to 8. The exam is conducted in 2 phases, paper 1 and paper 2. Both the papers are of 2.5 hours each and candidates are required to clear the exam to qualify for further process of recruitment.

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