CTET Exam Notifications 2021 | Latest Updates and New Exam Date (Out)

CTET Exam Notification

CTET Exam Notifications: A national-level teaching eligibility assessment coordinated and administered by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET). It is organized twice a year, offering the maximum number of applicants an opportunity to start their teaching career for grades 1 to 8.

It offers the applicant an opportunity to enter central government schools like NVS/KVS/Tibetan Schools, etc., as an educator. States that do not administer the TET Exam pick applicants through the CTET Test.

In the test, there are two CTET papers, which are Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper-I is required for applicants planning to teach Grades 1 to 5, and Paper-II is required for applicants planning to teach Grades 6 to 8. Both papers have to be taken by applicants who want to teach Grades 1-8.

CBSE has released the CTET 2021 Admit Card on January 13, 2021. Also, the updated CTET 2020-21 examination date has been revealed. The teaching eligibility examination will be administered on January 31, 2021, by the CBSE.

Earlier, CTET was expected to conduct in two paper-I and -II shifts on July 5, 2020, but has been delayed due to COVID-19.

Go through the complete guide on CTET Exam Notifications.

CTET 2021 | Outline

Proceed through the Overview of CTET 2020-2021, as mentioned in the table below to acknowledge all the notable events associated with the CTET Exam.

Exam Name

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)

Conducting Body

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Exam Type

National Level


Selection of Primary and Elementary Teachers in Central Government Schools

Duration of Exam

2 hours 30 minutes (each paper)

Mode of Application


Negative Marking


Language (or) Medium

English and Hindi

Helpdesk Number


Official website


CTET Exam Notification 2021

CBSE has released a notification regarding the CTET 2021 at its official site. It was published on 23 January 2020. Registration for the CTET Exam commenced on 24 January 2020. Twice a year, around the months of January and August, the CTET Notification has been released.

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the CBSE has delayed CTET Exam 2020-2021, but will now organize it on January 31, 2021. The CBSE Board has confirmed the new timetable for the CTET. Before appearing for the test, we suggest that every applicant must go through the notification and read all the necessary details, including the CTET 2020-2021 Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, and much more.

CTET Exam Notification|Registration

Eligible applicants can register for the online CTET Application Form at the official CBSE website. The CBSE will post a CTET Exam Notification detailing the entire examination schedule and procedure to fill. You should keep in mind that the CTET Application Form 2020-2021 was available from January 24 to March 9, 2020.

The online registration process covers,

  • Filling the form,
  • Uploading documents,
  • Payment of fees and printing the confirmation page.

CTET Exam Notification 2020-2021|Application Fee

Aspirants can submit their CTET Application Fee by logging into the official website of CTET. An applicant referring to either the General or OBC category is expected to pay Rs. 1000/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 1200/- (if applying for both the papers). 

The same price is decreased to Rs. 600/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 600/- (if applying for both the papers) for aspirants belonging to SC/ST category.

You can pay the application fee by both online and offline modes. The fee structure is varies based on the category of the Applicants as per the new CTET Exam Notification.


Only Paper I or II

Both Paper I & II


INR 1000/-

INR 1200/-


INR 500/-

INR 600/-

Note: Service Charges & Service Taxes (as applicable) will be charged extra by the Banks.

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CTET Eligibility Notification 2020-2021

You should go through the eligibility criteria as mentioned in CTET Exam before applying for the exam. The reserved categories will get a relaxation of 5% in the qualifying marks in the academic eligibility of CTET.

You can check the complete eligibility criteria for the Primary stage and Elementary stage as the latest CTET Exam Notification from below:

  • Primary Classes (Class 1 to 5)

For primary levels, you must fulfill the criteria as given below:

  • You must pass senior secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
  • You should pass or appear in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education


  • You have to pass senior secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 45% marks.
  • You need to complete or appear in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education, in accordance with NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.


  • You should complete senior secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
  • You have to pass or appear in the final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).


  • You have to pass senior secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
  • Along with it, you should have a pass certificate of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education) *.


  • You should have a graduation degree in the relevant discipline.
  • You must have a certificate of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education.
  • Elementary Classes (Class 6 to 8)

You must fulfill the criteria as given below:

  • You should have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline that must be obtained.
  • Also, you must accomplish or appear in the final year of a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).


  • You should possess a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks that must be acquired.
  • You have to complete a 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.).


  • You have to complete Graduation with at least 45% marks that must be done in relevant discipline.
  • You must accomplish a year in Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.


  • You should pass Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks
  • Also, You have to pass or appear in the final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).


  • You should pass the senior secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
  • Along with it, you should complete or appear in the final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed. or B.A.Ed./B.Sc.Ed.


  • You will have graduation with at least 50% marks.
  • Also, you need to pass or appear in a 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education) *.

CTET Exam Notification 2020-2021 | Admit Card (Out)

CTET Admit Card 2020-2021 has been tentatively published on January 13, 2021, on the official website. You should check the particulars on the admit card. It must match the details given on the confirmation page. It contains all the important information such as exam date, exam time, exam center address, etc.

You should check all the details on the Admit Card properly and if you found any discrepancies and report to the authority regarding any corrections.

  • You should follow the steps given below to download the, Admit Card:
  • You have to visit the official website of CTET, i.e., ctet.nic.in
  • Now, you should click on the tab, “Admit Card.”
  • Here, you need to enter Registration Number and Password
  • Now, you should click on submit after verifying the details on it
  • Finally, download and take a print out.

CTET Admit Card is a necessary document to be brought to the exam hall along with a photo ID proof. ID proof may be any of the following:

  • PAN Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Voter ID Card

CTET Exam Notification 2021 | New Exam Date (Out)

The updated CTET 2020-21 Exam Date has been declared by CBSE as per the latest CTET Exam Notification. The eligibility test for teachers will now be carried out in 135 cities around the nation on January 31, 2021. The examination was previously supposed to take place on July 05, 2020, but CBSE delayed it, bearing in mind the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the country.

Check out the various important dates related to CTET Exam. It will help you to create your study plan for the remaining period before the exam.

Check the Upcoming Events CTET Exam date sheet from below. Here we have provided the list of dates against the events.



CTET July 2020 Notification

23rd January 2020

CTET 2020 Online Registration Starts From

24th January 2020

Last Date to fill Online Application

9th March 2020

(Extended Date)

Last Date for submission of fee through E-Challan or Debit/Credit Card

13th March 2020 before 15.30 hrs

Deadline for the verification of CTET application fee payment by the candidates

16th March 2020

Online Correction Schedule

17 November 2020 to 26 November 2020

Change Exam Centre for CTET 2020

November 7, 2020, to November 16, 2020

Admit Card Download

January 13, 2021

CTET 2020 Exam Date

January 31, 2021

CTET 2020 Result Declaration

To be Released

Release of CTET 2020 Answer Key

To be Released

CTET 2020 Certificates’ Dispatch

To be Released

Attempt CTET Mock Test Series

CTET Exam Notification | Result 2020-2021

CTET Result notification will tentatively be published on the official website a few weeks after the conduct of the exam. You will find the Result for both papers. In Digi-locker, you can download the CTET 2020-2021 Eligibility Certificate.

You need to take the steps as follows:

  • You have to go to the official page of CTET, i.e., ctet.net.in
  • Search for the tab ‘CTET Result 2020-2021.’
  • Here, you should click the link and enter the roll number
  • The result will appear on the screen
  • Now you need to download CTET Score Card and print it for future use.

Important Notes: CTET Eligibility Certificate is valid for seven years from the date of result declaration for all category candidates.

We have covered a detailed guide on CTET Exam Notification 2020-2021. Feel free to ask any queries related to CTET Exam in the comment section below.


2 thoughts on “CTET Exam Notifications 2021 | Latest Updates and New Exam Date (Out)”

  1. Hello.. it is a detailed information about CTET. Thank you for providing such useful information. I have an query .Right now I live in delhi and my permanent address on aadhar card is Uttar pradesh . so can I write my delhi address as a permanent address . Also tell if admit card or result or any notification goes to my permanent address by post ? Waiting for your guidence.


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