CTET 2015

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi conducts CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) for granting eligibility for appointment as a teacher for classes I to VIII. The CTET September 2015 Exam would be held in offline mode on 20 September 2015 all over India. There are two types of eligibility criterion granted through the CTET examination – Primary level (Class I to V) and Elementary level (Class VI to VIII).

Eligibility:

Primary Level Teacher (Classes I-V)

  • Pass in Senior Secondary exam (or equivalent) with minimum 50% marks. Passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education.
  • Pass in Senior Secondary exam (or equivalent) with minimum 45% marks. Passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (for reserved category candidates).
  • Pass in Senior Secondary exam (or equivalent) with minimum 50% marks. Passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Special Education.
  • Pass in Senior Secondary exam (or equivalent) with minimum 50% marks. Passed or appearing in final year of 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).
  • Graduate and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education.

Elementary Stage (Class VI-VIII)

  • Graduate and passed or appearing in final year of 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education.
  • Graduate with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year of Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).
  • Graduate with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1 year of Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) (for reserved category candidates).
  • Graduate with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 1 year B.Ed. (Special Education).
  • Pass in Senior Secondary exam (or equivalent) with minimum 50% marks. Passed or appearing in final year of 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).
  • Pass in Senior Secondary exam (or equivalent) with minimum 50% marks. Passed or appearing in final year of 4 years B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.

Tips to prepare:

  • Know the syllabus: Thoroughly study the syllabus. Know about the topics included and start preparing your notes.
  • Focus on Topics: Divide your time according to the topics you need to prepare first. Topics like child development, child psychology,pedagogy and teaching methods are very important.
  • Refer to the past question papers: Always go through the last year question papers so that you have an idea about the kind of questions asked in the exam.
  • Refer to right preparation material: Refer to the Books ,notes and sample papers which give detailed information required for the exam.
  • Practice: Don’t rely on the last year question papers entirely. Always prepare thoroughly and practice as much as you can. This approach helps you to gain confidence in your preparations.
  • Mock tests: Mock tests always prove to be a helping hand in the practice process. Always practice mock tests so that you are able to know your weaknesses and prepare yourself accordingly.

Tips to follow in the examination hall:

  • Be confident: Be confident about yourself and what you have prepared while answering the question
  • Attempt the question in order: Don’t spend too much time on one question .If you find any question difficult leave it with a mark and get back to the same question after you attempt all the questions.
  • Time management CTET exam in total has 150 questions which you are suppose dto attempt in 2.5 hrs. It advisable that you manage your time accordingly and solve all the question before time so that you get time to revise your answers.
  • Do not overload yourself with information: This may lead to grasping too much of information which may result in confusion at the time of exam.
  • Do not panic: Do not panic, stay calm and take proper sleep night before your examination day.
  • Be punctual: Try to reach examination centre before time, so that you have enough time to relax and focus on the exam
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