CTET January 2024 Application Check Eligibility and Exam Date!

The Central Board of Secondary Education has released the notification for CTET January 2024 on 3 November 2023. As you know, every year the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted twice a year at the national level for the aspirants who are eager to secure a teaching job in the government sector. The exam will be conducted in offline mode.

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Candidates who want to take their career forward in the teaching sector for primary, as well as upper primary classes, must qualify for the CTET exam. According to the CTET score of the candidate, they can apply for the vacancies in different government schools.

Read the article to learn about the latest CTET January 2024 Notification and other related information.

CTET January 2024 Notification

The National Testing Agency and the Central Board of Secondary Education conduct various important exams, in which the Central Teacher Eligibility Test is one of the important exams. The candidates who are planning to write the exam can start applying, as the CTET January 2024 Application Form Date is from 3 November 2023 to 23 November 2023, and the exam will be held on 21st January 2024.

About the CTET 18th Edition Exam

Central Board of Education will conduct the 18th edition of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) in offline mode in 20 languages and 135 cities. All interested candidates must check the complete CTET January 2024 Notification before applying for the exam. The exam is eligible for teaching jobs in classes 1 to 8 in government schools all over India. This exam is also an important requirement for teaching in certain private schools.

CTET January 2024 Exam Summary

Exam Conducting BodyCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Exam NameCTET January 2024 (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice a year
Exam ModeOffline (OMR Based)
Registration Dates03rd November to 23rd November 2023
Exam Duration150 minutes
Language of PaperEnglish and Hindi
Exam PurposeVerifying the eligibility of candidates before appointing them as teachers in Classes 1-8
No. of Test Cities135 cities across India
Exam Helpdesk No.011-22235774
Official Websitewww.ctet.nic.in

Important Dates of CTET January 2024

Here are the important dates for the CTET Exam 2024. Candidates should review the following table for all important CTET 2024 dates: Candidates can view all CTET January 2024 Exam Date in the table below, from notification to Central Teacher Eligibility Test Result.

CTET January 2024- Important Dates
CTET Notification 2024 Release03rd November 2023
CTET Application Form 2024 Starts From03rd November 2023
Last Date to fill Online Application23rd November 2023
Last Date for fee – submission23rd November 2023
Final verification of fee payment by bank28th November 2023
Online Correction Schedule28th November to 2nd December 2023
CTET January 2024 Exam Date21st January 2024
CTET Answer KeyTo be Notified
CTET ResultTo be Notified
CTET Certificate DownloadTo be Notified

CTET January 2024 Exam Schedule Paper 1 & 2

The exam of CTET is conducted in two shifts. In the table below, the timing of both shifts are given below. In the table below, candidates can get all the CTET exam details.

CTET January 2024 Exam DateCTET January Exam Schedule 2024
Entrance to the Exam Centre7:30 AM12:30 PM
Check CTET Center 202409: 00 AM to 09:15 AM02:00 PM to 02:15 PM
Last Entry in Examination Center09:15 AM02:15 PM
CTET Exam Start09:30 AM02:30 PM
CTET Test Concludes12:00 Noon05:00 PM

CTET January 2024 Application

The CTET January 2024 application link is activated on the official website. The candidates need to fill up and submit their application carefully way before the last date of submission to avoid the rush. To avoid disqualification, candidates must ensure that their Central Teacher Eligibility Test December online application 2024 is correct and complete.

Application Fee for CTET January 2024

Interested candidates can apply for CTET 2024 by logging in to the official website of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test. A candidate belonging to either the General or OBC category needs to pay Rs. 1000/- if applying for any one of the papers between Paper 1 and Paper 2. On the other hand, if applying for both papers then the fees will be Rs. 1200/-.

Whereas for the SC, ST, and differently-abled person’s fees for the exam will be Rs. 500 /- if applying for any one of the exams between Paper 1 and Paper 2. On the other hand, if applying for both papers, then the fees will be Rs. 600/-.

CategoryOnly Paper 1 or 2Both Paper 1 and 2
General/ OBCRs. 1000Rs. 1200
SC/ST/Differently abled Rs. 500Rs. 600

Eligibility Criteria for CTET 2024

The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has issued an announcement outlining the revised CTET eligibility criteria for candidates pursuing a Teacher Training Course (TTC). Candidates pursuing Teacher Training courses will be eligible to apply for the CTET Exam, according to the NCTE notification.

Before completing the CTET Online application form, the candidate must review the Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2024 Eligibility Criteria. The CTET 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Primary and Upper Primary Level CTET Exams are available here.

  • Candidates Must pass 10+2 with minimum of 50% aggregate marks to be qualified as a primary school teacher
  • Candidates must have completed graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized university.

Syllabus CTET 2024

The Central Board of Secondary Education has published the new CTET 2024 Syllabus on their official website. The CTET curriculum is based on the 2005 National Curriculum Framework (NCF) and the 2009 Right to Education Act (RTE). To pass the CTET 2024 Exam, students must be well-versed in the CTET 2024 Syllabus and New Exam Pattern. Consider the following key points:

  • CTET Paper 1: Child Development and Pedagogy (CDP), Language I (compulsory), Language II (compulsory), Subject Concerned Pedagogy, Mathematics and Subject Concerned Pedagogy, Environmental Studies, and Subject Concerned Pedagogy are the subjects covered in CTET Paper 1.
  • CTET Paper 2: Child Development and Pedagogy (CDP), Language I (compulsory), Language II (compulsory), Subject Concerned Pedagogy, Mathematics and Science and Subject Concerned Pedagogy OR Social Science and Subject Concerned Pedagogy.

Exam Center for CTET January 2024

S. No.StatesCities
1Andaman Nicobar IslandPort Blair
2Andhra PradeshKurnool, Nandyala, Anantapur, Bhimavaran, Chirala, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Narsaraopeta, Nellore, Proddatur, Rajamundry, Srikulam, Visakhapatnam, Viziannagaram
3AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
4BiharBhagalpur, Bhojpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, NarsaraopetaPurnea
5ChhattisgarhBhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur
7Dadar & Nagar HaveliDadar & Nagar Haveli
8Daman & DiuDaman
9DelhiNew Delhi
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
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