CTET Apply Last Date For July 2024 Session

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has officially opened the application window for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) July 2024 session. Interested candidate can apply as the 2nd April is the last date online submission so hurry portal will remain open till midnight.

Eligibility Criteria for CTET 2024 July Session

To apply for the CTET, candidates must meet certain eligibility criteria, which vary slightly depending on whether they wish to teach at the primary (Classes 1-5) or elementary (Classes 6-8) level. Generally, a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field is necessary, with specific requirements detailed on the CTET official website.

Note: You can check out the official details on the pdf given below in the end of the post or you can also visit official website of CTET

CTET Paper I & Paper II Syllabus

  • Child Development and Pedagogy

Central to the CTET Paper I syllabus is the segment on Child Development and Pedagogy, encompassing 30 questions dedicated to understanding the primary school child’s developmental stages. This section assesses candidates’ grasp of the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical aspects of child development, along with pedagogical methods tailored for this age group.

  • Languages I & II

Language proficiency and the ability to foster language development among young learners are crucial for primary educators. The syllabus includes two distinct language sections, each comprising 30 questions. Candidates are evaluated on their pedagogical understanding and the application of language skills, aimed at promoting communication and comprehension abilities among students.

  • Mathematics

Mathematics in CTET Paper I is designed to test candidates’ content knowledge and their pedagogical approach to teaching math. This involves not just the understanding of numerical concepts but also the ability to convey these concepts in a manner that is accessible and engaging for young learners. The focus is on developing logical thinking and problem-solving skills among students.

  • Environmental Studies

The Environmental Studies section aims to gauge the candidates’ awareness of their immediate environment, general science, and social studies, and their competency in integrating these themes into engaging lessons for children. This part of the syllabus encourages prospective teachers to foster curiosity, observation, and exploration among their students, equipping them with the knowledge to understand and respond to the world around them.

Paper II Syllabus:

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy (30 Questions): This section delves into the psychological aspects of child development within the elementary school context. It assesses the candidate’s understanding of the learning processes and pedagogical practices suitable for this age group.
  2. Language I and Language II (30 Questions Each): These sections test the applicant’s proficiency in language teaching, focusing on the pedagogy of language development. Candidates are required to choose two languages, one of which has to be the medium of instruction.
  3. Mathematics & Science or Social Studies/Social Science (60 Questions): This segment offers candidates the flexibility to opt for either Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Science, depending on their area of interest or expertise. This part aims to evaluate the candidate’s content knowledge and their ability to apply pedagogical concepts in teaching these subjects.

CTET Exam Pattern Guide

Paper I is for candidates wants to apply for 1 to 5th class, this paper is divided in 5 parts, covering subjects like Child Development and Pedagogy, Languages, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies.

CTET Exam Pattern for Paper I
SubjectsTotal Number of QuestionsTotal Number of MarksDuration
Child Development and Pedagogy30302.5 hours
Language I (compulsory) 3030
Language II (compulsory) 3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

CTET Exam Pattern – Paper II

CTET Paper-2 is divided into 4 parts. From last two options interested candidate have to choose between Mathematics & Science or Social Studies & Social Science in Paper 2.

CTET Exam Pattern for Paper II
SubjectsTotal Number of QuestionsTotal Number of MarksDuration
Child Development and Pedagogy30302.5 hours
Language I (compulsory) 3030
Language II (compulsory) 3030
A. Mathematics & Science30 + 3060
B. Social Studies & Social Science6060
Total150150

How to Apply for CTET

Interested candidates can kickstart their journey toward becoming certified teachers by applying for the CTET July 2024 exam online through the official CTET website (https://ctet.nic.in/). The application process is straightforward but requires attention to detail:

  1. Registration: Candidates must first create an account on the CTET portal.
  2. Application Form: After logging in, applicants need to fill out the application form, ensuring all entered information is accurate.
  3. Document Upload: The next step involves uploading necessary documents, including passport-size photographs, signatures, and academic certificates.
  4. Fee Payment: The application process concludes with the payment of the application fee, the amount of which varies based on the category of the applicant.
Important Dates to Remember
  • Notification Release Date: March 7, 2024
  • Registration Start Date: March 7, 2024
  • Registration End Date: April 2, 2024 (Today)
  • Admit Card Release Date: Yet to be released
  • Exam Date: July 7, 2024
About CTET

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), is a prestigious national-level examination in India. The examination is about to assess candidates on their teaching skills and subject proficiency, so they can justify with the future of budding students. It serves as a gateway for candidates aspiring to establish a career in teaching at the primary and elementary classes, specifically for Classes I to VIII in central government schools.

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