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What Are The Benefits Of CTET?

Central Teachers Eligibility Test or CTET is one of the most essential and crucial Certificates for the Teaching aspirants who wish to become teachers in government schools. It is a national-level eligibility test conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) twice a year. The main purpose of CTET is to determine the eligibility of the candidates who wish to become teachers. CTET certificate is an essential criterion for various government and private schools in their recruitment process. CTET certificate is valid for a lifetime and there is no age restriction on attempting the CTET exam for the candidates.

What are the benefits of CTET?

Many candidates often wonder what is the benefit of CTET. There are various benefits of the CTET and some of them are mentioned below in detail. Read till the end to understand the benefits of CTET.

  • CTET is the minimum eligibility criteria for various government teaching jobs. Without the CTET Certificate, candidates won’t be allowed to apply for government teaching jobs.
  • Candidates with valid CTET certificates can apply for all the Central Government Teaching jobs like KVS, DSSSB, NVS, APS, and many more.
  • CTET Certificate is valid in all states as well. That means a CTET qualified candidate is eligible to apply for State Government Recruitment Exams as well.
  • Nowadays, many high paying Private Schools have also made CTET a mandatory eligibility criteria. Thus, a CTET qualified candidate can apply for Teaching jobs in these schools.
  • In many private schools, candidates with CTET certificates are given a better salary, scope for promotion, and other benefits in comparison to non-CTET qualified candidates.
  • Candidates who are pursuing B.Ed can also apply for the CTET exam. If candidates simultaneously prepare for the CTET Exam along with their B.Ed course then it will be beneficial for them.  A crucial portion of the CTET syllabus is based on child development and pedagogy, which is also taught in B.Ed courses. An added benefit is that candidates will have a CTET certificate along with B.Ed degree without wasting precious academic time.

Scope of CTET

Here is the list of vacancies that has been announced in 2022. Candidates who have qualified CTET will be able to apply for these recruitment exams. Moreover, based on last years vacancies, there are various expected vacancies like 9000+ for KVS, 10000+ for DSSSB, 2000+ for NVS and many more.

Organization Release of Notification Date Notification Vacancies
Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) 28 February 2022 Click Here 8700
Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan 22 February 2022 Click Here 1749
BPSC 5th March 2022 Click Here 6421
REET Rajasthan Grade 3 Recruitment Exam To be Notified Soon Click Here 46500
DSE Odisha 3rd  January 2022 Click Here 11403
Punjab Master Cadre 8th January 2022 Click Here 4161
BPSC Head Master 5th March 2022 Click Here 6421
BPSC Head Teacher 24th March 2022 Click Here 40506
RPSC 2nd Grade Teacher 5th April 2022 Click Here 9760


Q: Do we get a job after clearing CTET?

A: CTET is a mandatory eligibility criterion for Government Teaching Jobs. after qualifying for CTET, candidates get a CTET certificate and they become eligible to apply for Government Jobs. The candidates will have to clear the recruitment process for government or private jobs to get hired. Hence, No, CTET does not guarantee you a job.

Q: Can I get a government job after qualifying CTET? 

A: CTET qualified candidates become eligible to apply for various government jobs like KVS, NVS, DSSSB, APS and others.

Q: Do CTET marks matter in KVS?

A: As mentioned above, a CTET certificate is required to appear in the KVS TGT & PRT Exam. And candidates are required to secure minimum cut-off marks to get the certificates. However, the final marks obtained by candidates in CTET do not matter in the KVS exam. Hence, the answer is NO!

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