CBSE CTET 2021 registration process to begin from Sept 20; exam in online mode

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On September 18, the Central Board of secondary education, CBSE has released the notification for CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility test) 2021. The notification has been released on the official website of CTET

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will take the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2021 in computer-based format due to the coronavirus pandemic. The exam, which was formerly held in offline medium, has now been moved to an online format, according to CBSE. The CBSE CTET 2021 exam will be held from December 16 to January 13, according to CBSE. The test will be conducted in 20 languages including Hindi and English. Conducting exams in regional languages is in line with the new National Education Policy (NEP) which advocates for teaching in the mother tongue.

According to the NEP, people who pass TET will be required to provide a demonstration or participate in an interview, to demonstrate their skill of the local language. The validity of CTET certificates has been extended as of this year. Previously, CTET certificates were only valid for seven years; however, they are now valid for a lifetime.

CBSE CTET 2021 examination online application process will start from September 20 onwards and the last date to apply will be October 19. Candidates can pay the fee till October 20. The detailed information bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, languages, eligibility criteria, examination fee, examination cities, and important dates will be available on CTET official website,

CTET is necessary to be an eligible teacher for all central schools like NVS, KVS, JNV, and other CBSE Schools, etc. The test is conducted for appointment as a teacher in classes I to VIII. There will be two levels of the Exam, Level I-Primary Level Teachers (Class 1st to 5th) and Level II- Junior Level Teachers (Class 6 to 8). To apply, open the CTET or CBSE official website i.e. or, and read the instructions, eligibility criteria, fee, and examination centers before applying.

Seema Jain

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