CTET Exam Pattern 2020: Types of Question, Marking Scheme & More!!

CTET Exam Pattern 2020: The Central Teacher Eligibility Test is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi. Every year thousands of aspirants appear for the state level entrance examination of CTET to get elected as a TGT, or PGT in various schools spread all across the state.

Every aspirant who wish to apply for CTET 2020 they want to know about the complete exam pattern of CTET 2020. So, Throughout this article, we will help you to know about the complete syllabus and the complete exam pattern of CTET 2020.

CTET 2019 Exam Pattern

In accordance with the Central Board of Secondary Education Delhi, Recruitment Rules, the Commission holds the supreme authority to conduct a written test for the recruitment of Trained Graduate Teachers in Delhi. On the results of the recruitment test merit list of finally selected candidate will be published on the official website and newspaper. Let have a brief look at CTET Exam Pattern 2020.

Useful Resources

Below we have mentioned the CTET 2020 Useful Resources that will help you defiantly to crack the CTET 2020 (July) exam.

CTET December 2020 Recruitment


Before we go deep with the information let us first have a look at the Major Features of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2020

Brief Description of the Job

Exam NameCentral Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET 2020)
Conducting AuthorityCentral Board of Secondary Education Delhi (CBSE)
Online Application Start Date24 January 2020
Application Last Date09 March 2020 (Revised)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeOffline (Written Exam)
Date of Examination 05 July 2020

CTET 2020 Syllabus


getting a job as a Government primary teacher is a dream of every graduate. Government Primary teacher is the most reputed job in the Education Sector. Primary Teachers are responsible for the perfect teaching and delivery of all subject, with the particular emphasis on the core subjects Like Literacy, numeracy, and science. Let have a brief look at the syllabus which you need to study for CTET 2020.

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy
  2. Language I (compulsory)
  3. Language II (compulsory)
  4. Mathematics
  5. Environmental Studies

Exam Pattern

The Question paper for CTET 2020 Recruitmentwill be divided according to the subject for which a candidate applies.  In offline written Exam, MCQ type questions will be asked. Let’s have a brief look at the complete exam pattern.

Structure and Contents of CTET 2020

All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative marking.

There will be two papers of CTET.
(i) Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V
(ii) Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

Note:
A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

Paper I (for Classes I to V) Primary Stage :
Duration of examination-Two-and-a-half hours

SyllabusQuestion TypeMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy30 MCQs30 Marks
Language I (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
Language II (compulsory)30 MCQs30 Marks
Mathematics30 MCQs30 Marks
Environmental Studies30 MCQs30 Marks
Total150 MCQs150 Marks

Nature and standard of questions:

  1. The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learn 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.
  2. The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  3. The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  4. Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page. Language options would be English, Hindi, and Sanskrit only. A candidate may choose only two languages from English, Hindi, and Sanskrit only.
  5. 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 to V by the NCERT.
  6. The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in the syllabus of the NCERT for classes I to V but their difficulty standard, as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage

Paper-II (for Classes VI to VIII) Elementary Stage:
Duration of examination – Two-and-a-half hours
Structure and Content (All Compulsory): (Appendix I)

SyllabusQuestion Type(MCQs)Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory)3030
Language I (compulsory)3030
Language II (compulsory)3030
Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)6060
Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher) *For any other teacher – either (IV) or (V)6060
Total150150

Note: For any other teacher – either (IV) or (V)

Nature and standard of questions:

  1. 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.
  2. The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.
  3. The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  4. Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page. Language options would be English, Hindi, and Sanskrit only. A candidate may choose only two languages from English, Hindi, and Sanskrit only.
  5. 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 be of 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.
  6. The questions in the test for Paper-II will be based on the topics prescribed in the syllabus of the NCERT for classes VI-VIII but their difficulty standard, as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage.

Contact Details

Name and Designation of the personContact No.
M V V PRASADA RAO
Director(CTET)
Tel. 011-22235774
Fax 011-22235775
Email: directorctet[at]gmail[dot]com
MEENU JOSHI
Assistant Secretary
Tel. 011-22247154 Email: ctetexams[at]gmail[dot]com
RAKESH SHARMA Assistant SecretaryTel. 011-22240107
Official Websitehttps://ctet.nic.in/webinfo/Public/Home.aspx

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