CTET 2022 Notification Out: Every year, Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted twice at the national level for aspirants who want to secure a teaching job in the government sector. Now CTET Exam is conducted by the CBSE in online mode. CTET 2022 is the 16th Edition of the CTET Exam for examining the candidates for their teaching eligibility. The applicants who are interested to take forward their careers in the teaching sector for primary and upper primary classes have to qualify CTET Exam. Based on their score in CTET Exam, the candidates can apply for various vacancies in various government and government-aided schools. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the CTET 2022 Notification along with all important dates and form-filling details. 

CTET 2022 Exam

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted for determining the eligibility of candidates for teacher posts for Classes 1 to 8 in Central Government Schools such as NVS/KVS and other Schools etc. Earlier, CTET was conducted in offline mode, but since last year, CBSE has started conducting the exam in online mode CBSE has scheduled CTET 2022 for online mode (CBT test) to be held between December 2022 to January 2023. The validity of CTET has been extended for a lifetime period. States that do not conduct TET Exams select candidates through CTET Examination.

CTET 2022 Notification

The official CTET 2022 Notification PDF has been released by CBSE at the official website www.ctet.nic.in. The detailed CTET 2022 Notification including the application process, eligibility criteria, dates, exam structure, syllabus, results and more has been released in PDF format. The CTET Notification 2022 has been released with the complete process for CTET 2022 December exam and the same can be downloaded from the below link. 

CTET Notification 2022 PDF- Click to Download

CTET 2022 Exam Summary

An overview of CTET has been provided in the below table. The candidates interested and looking for an opportunity to begin their career as a teacher in government & government-aided schools must know every detail about CTET December 2022.

CTET 2022 Exam Summary
Exam NameCTET December 2022 (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)
Exam Conducting BodyCentral Board of Secondary Education
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice in a year
Exam ModeOnline
CTET Registration Dates31st October to 24th November 2022
Exam Duration150 minutes
Language of PaperEnglish and Hindi
Exam PurposeFor accessing the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8
No. of Test Cities135 cities across India
Exam Helpdesk No.011-22235774
Official Websitectet.nic.in

CTET 2022 Important Dates

Along with CTET Notification 2022, CBSE has announced, to begin with, the registration process for CTET 2022 December exam from 31st October 2022 to 24th November 2022. Check all the important dates for CTET 2022 December Exam from the below table.

CTET 2022- Important Dates
EventsDates [tentative]
CTET Notification 202231st October 2022
CTET Application Form 2022 Starts From31st October 2022
Last Date to fill Online Application24th November 2022 (11:59 pm)
Last Date for submission of fee through E-Challan 25th November 2022 (3:30 pm)
Online Correction Schedule--
CTET Admit Card Download--
CTET Exam Date 2022December 2022 to January 2023
Release of CTET Answer Key--
CTET Result Declaration--
CTET Certificates’ Dispatch--

CTET Exam Date 2022

The tentative exam date for CTET 2022 December exam has been released on 31st October along with the CTET notification 2022 pdf. As per the notification, CTET 2022 exam is expected to be held between December 2022 to January 2023

CTET Exam Date 2022- Click to Check Schedule

CTET 2022 Registration Starts

CTET 2022 Registration for CTET 2022 has begun on 31st October 2022 as mentioned in the CTET Notification 2022. Candidates who have been waiting for CTET December 2022 Exam can fill out their registration form from the direct link which is given below. Now, no need to visit CTET's official website www.ctet.nic.in to apply online for CTET 2022 exam which will remain active till 24th November 2022. You can directly apply online for the CTET 2022 exam and can read the all instructions by visiting the link given below.

Link to Apply Online for CTET 2022 Exam

CTET 2022 Application Fee

A candidate belonging to either the General or OBC category is required to pay Rs. 1000/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 1200/- (if applying for both papers). The same amount is reduced to Rs. 600/- (if applying for either Paper I or Paper II) and Rs. 600/- (if applying for both papers) for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

Fee Details for CTET Exam are as follows:

CategoryOnly Paper I or II Both Paper I & II
General/OBCRs.1000/- Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person Rs.500/- Rs.600/-

Note- GST as applicable will be charged extra by the Bank.

CTET 2022 Selection Process

Candidates appearing for Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will be shortlisted on the basis of their score in the CTET Online Exam. CTET is an eligibility test only which means, qualifying CTET does not guarantee jobs to the aspirants. They have to apply for recruitment at different schools based on the available vacancies which require CTET Certification for which the candidates must score more or equal to 60% marks in order to get selected.

CTET 2022 Exam Pattern

CTET 2022 Exam will be conducted in two phases:

  1. Paper I
  2. Paper-II

Paper I is conducted for candidates who have been looking forward to becoming teachers for Class 1 to 5 and Paper II is conducted for candidates who aspire to become teachers for Class 6 to 8. Candidates also have the option to apply for both Paper-I and Paper-II. Questions asked in both Paper I and Paper II are Objective Multiple Choice Questions. A candidate is required to score a minimum of 60% to qualify CTET 2022 Exam. One major thing to note is that the CTET score is now valid for a lifetime as announced by CBSE.

Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Pattern for CTET 2022 December Exam:

CTET Paper I Exam Pattern

SubjectNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Language I (compulsory)3030
Language II (compulsory)3030
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Environmental Studies3030
Mathematics3030
Total150150

Nature and standard of questions

• The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy will focus on the educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

• The Test items in Language I will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.

• The Test items in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

• Language II will be a language other than Language I. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.

Opt two languages in which you wish to appear for CTET. The List of languages and code are as follows:

Code NoLanguage Code NoLanguageCode NoLanguageCode NoLanguage
01English06Gujarati11Marathi16Sanskrit
02Hindi07Kannada12Mizo17Tamil
03Assamese08Khasi13Nepali18Telugu
04Bengali09Malayalam14Oriya19Tibetan
05Garo10Manipuri15Punjabi20Urdu

• The Test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will focus on the concepts, problem-solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the test items will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I-V by the NCERT.

• The questions in the test for Paper I will be based on the topics prescribed in the syllabus of the NCERT for classes I - V but their difficulty standard as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

Check CTET 2022 Paper I & II Exam Pattern

CTET 2022 Syllabus 

The revised CTET Syllabus has been released along with the CTET 2022 Notification. When preparing to attempt for upcoming CTET, the detailed Syllabus is the first and foremost step for a candidate, to begin with. CTET Syllabus 2022 is lengthy and revolves around Child Development and Pedagogy which is one of the most important parts of the CTET exam. Other sections asked in CTET 2022 includes Mathematics, Science/Environmental Science, and Languages. Besides these, the candidate has to be prepared with any 2 languages (from the list mentioned in the notification)

Syllabus For CTET Paper-I: This covers topics of Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I & II, Mathematics, and Environmental Science.

Syllabus For CTET Paper-II: This covers topics of Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I & II, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies. The candidate has to choose anyone from Maths/Science or Social Studies as per their respective subjects.

Read the Complete CTET Syllabus 2022 (Paper I + Paper-II)

CTET Certificate Validity

The validity of the CTET certificate for an appointment has been revised and now the certificate will remain valid throughout life. The revised validity has been made effective from 2011 as announced by the Education Minister and the candidates whose certificates are expired can get their new certificate with no expiry. It has been declared that the States and UTs will be responsible for revalidating or re-issue TET certificates to the candidates whose period of 7 years has already expired (after 2011). Earlier, the validity of the CTET certificate was for 7 years (from the date of issue).

CTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria are different for selecting candidates for the post of teacher for Classes 1 to 5 and for Classes 6 to 8. Let’s have a look at the Educational Qualification required by the candidates for both these sections:

Educational Qualification for Classes 1-5

A candidate who has completed their Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with a minimum of 50% marks and cleared or appeared in final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration) OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam securing a minimum of 45% marks and has cleared or appeared in the final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration), according to the NCTE Regulations 2002. OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with a minimum of 50% marks and has cleared or appeared in the final year exam of Bachelor of Elementary Education (4 years duration). OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with a minimum of 50% marks and has cleared or appeared in the final year exam of Diploma in Education (2 years duration). OR

A candidate who has a Bachelor’s degree and has cleared or appeared in the final year exam of Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration).

Educational Qualification for Classes 6-8

A candidate who holds a Graduation degree and has passed or is appearing in the final year examination of a Diploma in Elementary Education (2 years duration). OR

A candidate who has completed his/her Graduation degree with 50% marks and has cleared or appeared in the final year exam of Bachelor in Education. OR

A candidate who has completed his/her Graduation degree with 40% marks and has cleared or appeared in the final year exam of Bachelor in Education, according to NCTE regulations. OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent test with a minimum of 50% marks and has cleared or appeared in the final year exam of 4 years duration Bachelor of Elementary Education. OR

A candidate who has completed Senior Secondary or its equivalent exam with 50% marks and cleared or appearing in the final year exam of B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed or B.A/B.Sc.Ed. OR

A candidate who has a Graduation degree with 50% marks and has cleared or appeared in a B.Ed program of 1-year duration.

Click to Check Detailed CTET Eligibility Criteria 2022

Download CTET Previous Year Question Paper

CTET Teacher Salary

Candidates after qualifying CTET 2022 Exam will be eligible to apply for teaching jobs for Classes 1 to 8 in Central Government Schools such as NVS/KVS and other Schools etc. The basic salary of teachers CTET qualified teachers is between Rs. 9300 to Rs. 34800 as the basic pay. The net in-hand salary of a CTET-qualified teacher ranges from Rs. 35000 to Rs. 50000 per month.

ComponentsPrimary TeacherTGTPGT
Pay Scale9300- 348009300- 348009300- 34800
Grade Pay420046004800
Basic Pay after 7th CPC354004490047600
HRA324034004350
TA160016001600
Gross Salary402404990053550
Net Salary35000-3700043000-4600048000-50000

CTET 2022 Key Points

In the press release, it is also notified that "within the existing syllabus of CTET and structure of the question paper, the question papers will be developed to assess less of factual knowledge and more of conceptual understanding, application, problem-solving, reasoning, and critical thinking focusing on the following aspects:

  1. To assess the teacher's understanding of teaching their respective subject.
  2. To assess the futuristic teacher's pedagogic content knowledge.
  3. To understand their knowledge for the relevance of the subject in the school curriculum.
  4. Some questions will be added for assessing the planning of teaching-learning experiences.
  5. The question paper will be focused on the assessment methodologies specific to the concept.
  6. A sample blueprint or sample question papers will be released by CBSE for making it easy for the candidates to understand the revised format

CTET 2022 Exam Centre 

Common Teacher Eligibility Test will be conducted in the following cities and the candidates have to make a choice for 4 exam centres at the time of registration from the below list. The first preference will be given to the chosen exam centre, in case of unavailability the CBSE can allot any exam center.

Sno.States & UTCities
1Andaman & Nicobar IslandPort Blair
2Andhra PradeshAnantapur, Bhimavaran, Chirala, Eluru, Guntur,Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nandyala, Narsaraopeta, 
Nellore, Proddatur, Rajamundry, Srikulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam, Viziannagaram
3AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
4BiharBhagalpur, Bhojpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, 
5ChhattisgarhBhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur
6ChandigarhChandigarh
7Dadar & Nagar HaveliDadar & Nagar Haveli
8Daman & DiuDaman
9DelhiNew Delhi
10Goa Panaji 
11GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Bardoli, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi 
12HaryanaAmbala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Karnal, Hisar, Kurukshetra 
13Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una 
14JammuJammu, Samba, Srinagar
15JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
16KarnatakaBelagavi, Bengaluru, Hubballi, Kalaburagi, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udupi 
17Kerala Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, 
Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur 
18LakshadweepKavaratti
19Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain 
20MaharashtraAhmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Baramati, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kashti, Kolhapur, 
Kopragaon, Latur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pandharpur, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangmner, 
Sangoli, Satara, Sindurpur, Solapur 
21ManipurImphal
22Meghalaya Shillong 
23Mizoram Aizwal 
24NagalandDimapur, Kohima 
25OdishaBalasore, Berhampur- Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
26Puducherry  Puducherry
27PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur 
28RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
29SikkimGangtok
30Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Erode, Kanchipuram, Karur, Mahurai, Kanyakumari, 
Nammakal, Salem, Thanjavar, Thoothukhudi, Tiruchirappali, Tirupur, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
31TripuraAgartala
32Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Basti, Bijnor, Bilaspur, Faizabad, Firozabad, Ghaziabad, Ghazipur, Gorakhpur, 
Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Mathura, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Pryagraj, Sitapur, 
Varanasi
33UttarakhandAlmora, Dehradun, Haldwani, Pauri Garhwal, Roorkee, Rudrapur
34West BengalAsansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkatta, Siliguri, Siuri

 CTET 2022 Admit Card 

CBSE releases Admit Card for the CTET exam 15-20 days before the date of conduct of the Examination. The admit card link for CTET 2022 2022 exam will be added here once it has been released. All candidates can download their admit card/hall ticket by clicking on the link given below:

CTET 2022 Admit Card Link- Check Details

CTET 2022 Answer Key 

CBSE will release provisional CTET Answer Key 2022 on the official website ctet.nic.in providing an opportunity to the candidates to challenge or raise objections to the Provisional Answer Key. The subject experts will assess all the challenges received by the candidates and then the final answer keys will be displayed on ctet.nic.in. The CTET Result will be declared according to the final answer keys.

CTET 2022 Answer Key- Check Details

CTET 2022 Results

The declaration of results will be done by CBSE after the examination of CTET is conducted. The CTET result will be declared within 04 (Four) weeks from the date of conduct of the examination. So the CTET 2022 Result will be declared tentatively after a month. 

Click Here to Check CTET 2022 Result

CTET Cut-Off

The candidates appearing in CTET will be issued with a mark sheet. The Candidates securing 60% (General) and above marks will be issued an Eligibility Certificate for which the validity has been extended from 7 years to a lifetime period.

School Management (Government, Local bodies, Government aided and unaided) may consider giving concessions to the person belonging to SC/ST, OBC, differently-abled persons, etc., in accordance with their extant reservation policy.

CTET 2022: FAQs

Yes, CTET 2022 notification for CTET December exam has been released at the official website of CTET on 31st October 2022.

CTET 2022 Paper-I & Paper-II exam is to be held in between December 2022 to January 2023.

CTET 2022 will be conducted in online mode through Computer Based Test.

No, there is no age limit to take the CTET exam.

There are no minimum or maximum attempts for the exam. This means that candidates can appear for the CTET exam as many times as they want.

The CTET eligibility certificate's validity has been extended to lifetime period.

https://ctet.nic.in is the official website for CTET 2022 December exam.

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