CTET Admit Card 2020 Deferred: CTET July Exam Postponed, Check Details Here

CTET Admit Card 2020: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has postponed the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), which was scheduled to be conducted on July 5. The new examination dates for CBSE CTET 2020 will be announced after the situation becomes more conducive for the examination to be held. The decision has been taken by the CBSE in view of the increasing coronavirus cases in the country.


CBSE Exam Date Postponed: Check Notice

Each year, the CBSE conducts the CTET Exam twice in a year (July and December) to shortlist candidates for appointment as teachers in classes I-VIII. The CTET Exam comprises of two papers: Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper I is for the candidates who plan to teach classes I-V and candidates who plan to teach classes VI-VIII need to take Paper-II. Candidates who plan to teach classes I-VIII need to take both the papers. CTET Qualification is essential for the aspirants to secure a teaching job in any Government or private school.

Check CTET Syllabus 2020: Click Here

CTET Admit Card

The CTET Hall Ticket is usually released 15 days before the CTET Exam Date. The CTET July Exam was to be held on 5th July 2020. Due to the rising cases of COVID 19 in the country and to ensure the safety of the citizens, the exam date for CTET July is postponed till further notice.

The Admit card is released 15 days before the exam date.

CTET 2020 Exam: Highlights

Exam Name Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
Conducting Body Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Twice a year
July and December
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 150 minutes
Language English and Hindi
Exam Purpose To shortlist candidates for
appointment as teachers in classes I to VIII
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-22235774
Official Website https://ctet.nic.in/webinfo/Public/Home.aspx

CTET Admit Card 2020 Postponed

Events Dates
CTET July 2020 Notification 23rd January 2020
CTET 2020 Online Registration Date 24th January to 2nd March 2020
Correction of CTET Online Form 19 Mar- 2020 to 26-Mar-2020
CTET 2020 July Admit Card Delayed
CTET 2020 Tentative Exam Date 5thth July, 2020 (Sunday)
CTET 2020 Result Declaration To be notified
Release of CTET 2020 Answer Key To be notified
CTET 2020 Certificates’ Dispatch To be notified


CTET Hall Ticket

The CTET Admit Card is an important document that lets the candidate appear for the exam. As the call letter is released, candidates should check the presence of accurate information for the exam.

The CTET Admit Card for July 2020 will be released in the 3rd week of June 2020. The exam will be held on 5th July 2020 in two shifts. The direct link to download the CTET Admit Card will be made available on this site as soon as it is released officially.

Steps To Download CTET Admit Card 2020

To download CTET Admit Card, candidates must login to their account created while filling in the application form for CTET 2020. Mentioned below are the pre-requisites that a candidate will require while downloading CTET Admit Card 2020:

Link to Download CTET Admit Card 2020

The link to download CTET Admit Card 2020 will be released on the website- @ctet.nic.in. We will make the link available as soon as it is released by the CBSE.

Click here to download CTET Admit Card (Postponed_


CTET 2020 Exam Pattern

CTET Exam is conducted in two phases – Paper I and Paper II. Paper I is for candidates who aspire to become teacher for Class I to V and Paper II is conducted for candidates who aspire to become a teacher for Class VI to VIII.

Paper I and Paper II have Objective Multiple Choice Questions. CTET Syllabus 2020 is very lengthy. It mainly revolves around Child Development & Pedagogy and concept of education in schools. Language is one section that all candidates need to master to crack CTET 2020. Moreover, Mathematics & Science/Environmental Science are also major sections that a candidate needs to prepare thoroughly to ace CTET 2020 Exam.

CTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Total 150 150

CTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Language I (compulsory) 30 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 30
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Social Science/Social Studies {For Social Science & Social Studies Teacher Only} 60 60
Mathematics & Science {For Mathematics & Science Teacher Only} 60 60
Total 150 150

Click Here For CTET Syllabus 2020: Hindi & English

Marking Scheme For CTET Exam 2020

  • All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with four alternatives provided. One correct answer is to be chosen.
  • Each correct answer carries one mark and there will be no negative marking in CTET.
  • This marking scheme will be helpful to calculate/predict scores while the CTET Answer Key is available

CTET Exam Schedule

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will be held in two shifts. The timings of both the shifts are given below:

CTET Exam Schedule provides the details from the start of the exam throughout the day of the exam. Candidates are requested to adhere to the given schedule. This is as per the norms of CBSE, which must be followed. Also, this will be helpful for the candidates to be aware of the know-how during the exam.

Events Paper I Paper-II
CTET Exam Date 05-07-2020 05-07-2020
Entry in the Examination Centre 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Checking of Admit Cards 09: 00 AM to 09:15 AM 01:30 PM to 01:45 PM
Distribution of Test Booklet 09:15 AM 01:45 PM
Seal of the Test Booklet To be Broken/
Opened to take out the Answer Sheet
09:25 AM 01:55 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Centre 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Test Commences 09:30 AM 02:00 PM
Test Concludes 12:00 Noon 04:30 PM

CTET Registration

Every year, more than 20 lakh candidates appear for the CTET exam. For CTET December 2019, close to 24 lakh candidates appeared for CTET out of which 5.42 lakh qualified, as per media reports. In July 2019, total 23.77 lakh aspirants took the CTET exam out of which 3.52 lakh candidates qualified. Let us have a look at the given image below:

CTET 2020 Qualifying Marks

Candidates appearing for CTET are considered CTET qualified only when they clear the paper 1
Both paper 1 and 2. A minimum score is needed for CTET Qualification.

  • The qualifying score is 60% for General category candidates, while it is relaxed for the reserved category.
  • CTET Qualifying Marks for SC/ ST category is 55%.

The official notification clearly mentions:

“Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum Educational Qualification for eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled”

Note: Candidates who qualify Paper 1 despite appearing for both paper 1 and paper 2 will also be considered CTET qualified.

Also, as per CTET Rules,

      • School managements (Government, local bodies, government-aided and unaided) may consider giving concessions to person belonging to SC/ST, OBC, differently-abled persons, etc., in accordance with their extant reservation policy.
      • Should give weightage to the CTET scores in the recruitment process, however, qualifying the CTET would not confer a right on any person for recruitment/employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment

Validity Of CTET Marks

The Validity Period of CTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be seven years from the date of declaration of its result for all categories

How many attempts are there in CTET Exam?

A candidate may appear for a number of times for CTET Exam. There is no limit to the number of attempts. A candidate may keep appearing in the exam to improve their score/ performance.

Documents To Carry For CTET 2020 Exam

  1. Candidates need to carry One Photo Identity Card with having the same Date of Birth as printed on Admit Card.
  2. If the Photo Identity Card does not have the Date of Birth then the candidate must carry an additional certificate, in original, as proof of Date of Birth.
  3. Carry your Educational Qualification Certificate
  4. In case of mismatch in the Date of Birth mentioned in the Admission Certificate and the photo ID/the certificate brought in support of the Date of Birth, the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination.
  5. Passport size photographs.

CTET 2020: FAQ’s

  1. When will the CTET 2020 Admit Card For July be released?
    The Admit Card for CTET 2020 Exam will be released in  June 2020.
  2. What is the CTET 2020 Exam Date?
    The CTET Exam Date is postponed till further notice.
  3. How many papers are there for the CTET 2020 Exam?
    There will be two papers for the CTET 2020 Exam: Paper I and Paper II. Read CTET Exam Pattern.
  4. Will there be negative marking for the CTET 2020 Exam?
    No, there will not be any negative marking for the CTET Exam 2020 For July.
  5. What is the qualifying marks for CTET Exam 2020?
    The Qualifying Marks for the General Candidates is 60% while for the Reserved Category is 55%.
  6. What will be the language of the CTET Question Paper?
    The CTET Exam will be conducted in Eglish and Hindi.
  7. I am unable to download my admit card. What should I do?
    A network/internet connection, that is slow might lead to a delay in display of the admit card.
    If you have forgotten your login credentials, you may click on the link, “I can’t access my account” present in the admit card download window and regenerate the login details

All the very best to the candidates who are appearing for the CTET Examination 2020. Do not forget to carry your Admit card.
Candidates are requested to stay updated with the websites and their registered email to check for notifications related to CTET and other Teaching jobs!

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