CTET Eligibility Criteria 2021: CTET 2021 notification has been released on 20 September The online application link for candidates has been active till 25th October 2021. All the candidates has started to fill CTET 2021 application form through official website. Candidates have many queries regarding the CTET eligibility 2021 and age limit. The candidate should satisfy his/her eligibility before applying for CTET 2021. It is very important to know about the CTET eligibility criteria for both paper i.e. primary and Upper Primary level exam. Here we are providing the CTET detailed eligibility 2021 for Paper 1 and paper 2 which is required to appear in the CTET 2021 Exam.
CTET Eligibility Criteria 2021
CTET 2021 qualification is an essential qualification for all teaching aspirants who want to make their career in the teaching field. As CTET 2021 has come with many changes , the eligibility criteria for applying CTET comes first. CTET 2021 exam going to held in CBT mode on 16th December 2021 to 13th January 2022. As per the recent update by CBSE, National Council for Teacher Education has allowed “Post-Graduation candidate with a minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade and three-year integrated B.Ed.-M.Ed may appear for the CTET Exam. As per National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) vide Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 and 29th JULY, 2011, the minimum qualifications has been mentioned for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for class I to VIII .
In this post, we are providing you with all the information regarding the eligibility criteria for CTET 2021 including the age limit, educational qualifications, subject to choose, changes from the previous years, reserved category requirements, crucial date of eligibility, etc.
CTET Revised Eligibility 2021
- National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Regulations for eligibility criteria will be followed as previously mentioned.
- Post-Graduation candidate with a minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade and three-year integrated B.Ed.-M.Ed.
- Minimum qualifications laid down in the Recruitment Rules for the teachers by the Appropriate Government where the school is situated or the Recruitment Rules for the teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan or Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.
- Central Teacher Eligibility Test(CTET) does not imply that the candidate’s eligibility has been verified for Recruitment.
- Central Teacher Eligibility Test(CTET) does not vest any right with the candidate for appointment.
- The final eligibility for any teaching recruitment by concerned authority shall be finally verified.
CTET Eligibility 2021 For Paper-I
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education/4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).
Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education.
Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*.
Candidates who possessed “Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)” are now eligible for becoming Teachers for Classes I-V: Primary Stage. Such Candidates have to mandatory undergo a six-month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE, within two years of such appointment as a primary teacher.
CTET Eligibility 2021 For Paper-II
senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)/B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.OR
Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education.OR
graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1- year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)/B.Ed. (Special Education).OR
graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure).OR
any candidate having a qualified B.Ed Programme recognized by the NCTE is eligible to appear in TET/CTET.
CTET 2021: Age Limit
There is no age limit required for the CTET examination. You can attempt a number of times as you want to improve your CTET score.
- Candidates should be citizens of India
- There is no age restriction to apply for the CTET exam
CTET Eligibility 2021 For Reserved Category
There is no provision of the seat reservation for reserved category (SC/ ST/ OBC and PwD candidates)candidates. However, they are granted a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying exam of the CTET Exam.
CTET 2021: Reservation Criteria
For the General category, Candidates who score 60% marks in the examination will be considered qualified. A good thing for all the appearing candidates is that there is no negative marking for a wrong attempted question.
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FAQ: CTET Eligibility Criteria 2021
Q1. What are the minimum and maximum age limits of CTET?
Ans. There is no age limit for applying CTET exam.
Q2.What is the minimum CTET eligibility criteria for the primary stage Paper 1 CTET Exam?
Ans. The minimum eligibility criteria for primary stage Paper 1 CTET Exam is passing 12th class and Diploma in Elementary Education.
Q3.Are B.ed candidates are eligible for CTET Paper 1?
Ans. Yes, B.ed candidates can apply for CTET Paper 1.
Q4.What is the minimum passing percentage for applying for the CTET exam?
Ans. The minimum passing percentage for applying in CTET exam is: Graduation with at least 45% marks and professional degree or Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and professional degree
Q5.If my course is recognized by NCTE, can I apply for CTET?
Ans. Any candidate having a qualified B.Ed Programme recognized by the NCTE is eligible to appear in TET/CTET.
Q.6 Who can sit for the CTET exam?
Ans. Candidates who are 10+2 passed with a minimum of 45% Marks are eligible to apply for CTET Paper 1 and those who have completed graduation with a minimum of 50&% aggregate marks are eligible for Paper 2. The candidates who passed B. Ed qualification can now apply for both the papers — Paper-I and Paper-II.
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