CTET Exam Pattern 2017 - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET) in February 2017. Candidates will require CTET Exam Pattern 2017 to prepare for the exam. Therefore, we have provided here the detailed CTET Exam Pattern 2017 for the aspirants. Getting familiar with the Exam Pattern of CTET will help the candidates to know the number of sections, papers, total marks, time duration, marks distribution per sections etc. Candidates to qualify the CTET Exam will have to secure 60% and above marks. As per the CTET Exam Pattern 2017, there are two papers in CTET Exam – Paper-I and Paper-II. The Paper-I is for those candidates who intends to be a teacher for Classes I to V. However, the Paper-II is for the aspirants who wants to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. All questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). There is no negative marking in the scheme of examination. Read below for more details on CTET Exam Pattern 2017.
|CTET Exam Pattern 2017|
|Total Number of Papers||
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Total Number of MCQs in both papers||150|
|Total Marks for both papers||150|
|Minimum qualifying percentage||60% and above|
The exam pattern provides the candidates an overview of the structure of the final examination. It is quite compulsory and important for the candidate to know and understand the design so as to prepare accordingly. The candidates are advised to go through the CTET Exam Pattern 2017 explained here.
Language of the Papers
This paper is for the candidates who intends to be a teacher for Class I to V (Primary Stage). All questions in this paper will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). There will be no negative marking. The Structure and Content are given below:
|Sections||No of Questions||Total Marks||Total Duration|
|Child Development & Pedagogy||30||30||2 1/2 hrs.|
|Language I (compulsory)||30||30|
|Language II (compulsory)||30||30|
|Total||150 MCQs||150 Marks|
Standard of Questions
The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes I – V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage
This paper is for the candidates who intends to teach at the elementary stage i.e Classes VI to VIII. There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in this paper and there is no negative marking for any wrong answer.
|Sections||Total Number of Questions||Total Marks||Time allotted|
|Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)||30||30||2 1/2 hrs.|
|Language I (Compulsory)||30||30|
|Language II (Compulsory)||30||30|
|Mathematics & Science (For mathematics & Science Teacher)||60||60|
|Social Studies/Social Science (For Social Studies/Social Science teacher)||60||60|
|Note: For any other Teacher-either Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Science|
The standard of questions in Paper-II of CTET exam will be based on the topics prescibed in the syllabus of NCERT for Classes VI-VIII. However, the difficulty standard as well as linkages could be upto the Senior Secondary Level.
Paper-I and II : Aspirants who intends to be teacher for both the levels (Primary and Elementary level) will have to appear in both the papers -I and II.
Qualifying marks in CTET 2017 exam
Candidates will have to score 60 % and above marks to be considered as TET qualified.
Weightage of CTET Score
|Date of Examination||Papers||Time||Duration|
|February 2017||I||9.30 AM to 12.00 PM||2.30 hrs|
|February 2017||II||2.00 PM to 4.30 PM||2.30 hrs|