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CTET 2020: Latest News, Test Centers, Syllabus, Eligibility, FAQs

CTET 2020: Latest News, Test Centers, Syllabus, Eligibility, FAQs

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is a national-level exam taken by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)  twice in a year to decide the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8. There are two CTET papers in the exam, which is, Paper-I and Paper-II. Applicants who want to teach Classes 1-5 have to give Paper-I and applicants who want to teach Classes 6-8 have to give Paper-II. Applicants interested in teaching Classes 1-8 need to give both the papers.

CTET Exam Highlights 2020

Exam Name

CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test)

Conducting Body

CBSE

Exam Level

National

Exam Frequency

Twice a year

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Duration

150 minutes

Language

English and Hindi

Exam Purpose

To determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1-8

No. of Test Cities

112 cities across India

Exam Helpdesk No.

011-22235774

Official Website

https://ctet.nic.in/webinfo/Public/Home.aspx

CTET 2020: Eligibility Criteria

  • Aspirants must pass 10+2 with a minimum of 45 percent aggregate marks to be qualified for appointment as a primary stage teacher.
  • Aspirants must graduate with a minimum of 45 percent aggregate marks or 10+2 with at least 50 percent aggregate marks to be qualified for appointment as an elementary stage teacher.
  • Aspirants must have completed the prescribed teacher training programs/teacher education courses.

CTET 2020: Exam Date

CTET Events

CTET Exam Dates

Salient Features 

Notification

23-Jan-2020

CTET 2020 notifications were released by CBSE on the official website of the exam on January 23.  

Application forms

24-Jan-2020 to 09-Mar-2020

On 24 january CTET 2020 application form was released. Previously, the last date to apply online was February 24. After that, the application date was extended till March 2. Later, the deadline was extended again to March 9.

Application fee

24-Jan-2020 to 17-Mar-2020

Last date for the Application fee was 17 March 2020.

Final verification of payment

24-Jan-2020 to 18-Mar-2020

Applicants can check the status of their application fee submission by March 18. 

Application form correction window

19-Mar-2020 to 26-Mar-2020

Last date for application correction was 26 march 2020.

Admit card

to be announced

Postponed

 

CTET exam

Postponed

CTET 2020 exam has been postponed by CBSE till further information.

Official provisional answer key

to be announced

Few weeks after the exam.

Final answer key

to be announced

A few weeks after the release of the tentative answer key. 

Result

to be announced

Within six weeks of the conduct of the test. Applicants can access their result online from the official website by logging with their required credentials.

Recent Updates

Due to the increasing numbers in coronavirus cases in the country CBSE has postponed the CTET 2020 exam. The next date will be announced for the CTET 2020 exam when the situation will be favorable to conduct the exam. The news gave big relief for all CTET 2020 candidates who were believing for the exam getting postponed. 

Earlier, the board had planned to conduct the exam on July 5 2020 in two shifts for paper-I and -II. The board had planning for  conducting the exam by taking the following safety measures at CTET exam center:

  • Sanitization of the exam centre before conducting the exam.
  • Applicants have to wear masks.
  • Only after using sanitizer the candidates will be allowed to enter the CTET exam center
  • With the CTET admit card, candidates will be allowed to carry only pen, pencil, etc. in a transparent bag.
  • Social distancing will be followed during the exam, so only 12 to 20 students in a class will be allowed. The distance between the seating arrangement for two Applicants will be about four to five feet.

CTET 2020: Admit Card (postponed)

CBSE has delayed the release of the CTET admit card 2020 till further notice. Earlier CTET admits cards were about to be released in the third week of June. However, CBSE was delaying the release of the admit card as it was deciding on whether to postpone the exam.  

From the official website of the exam - ctet.nic.in, applicants can download the CTET admit card 2020 once released. Applicants can download the admit card by using details such as registration/application number and date of birth/password. 

CTET admit card 2020 is a mandatory document to be carried to the allotted test center. The admit card contains all the important information such as exam date, exam time, exam center address, etc.  

The CTET application process ended on March 9. Also, the CTET application fee submission ended on March 17 at 3:30 PM. 

The CTET selection process includes the following steps:

Step 1: Fill CTET application form

Aspirants need to fill their CTET 2020 application form in online mode on the official website of the exam. Candidates also need to pay the CTET application fee of Rs 1,000 (for one paper) and Rs 1,200 (for two papers).

Step 2: Download CTET admit card

Candidates can download the CTET 2020 admit card from the official website of the exam. The admit card for the CTET exam contains relevant details related to the aspirant and exam. It also mentions the candidate’s test center details as well as reporting time for the exam.

Step 3: Appear for CTET exam

Aspirants need to report at their CTET exam center at least 90 minutes before the commencement of the exam. CTET exam is of two and a half hours duration. On the exam day, two papers are conducted. Paper-I needs to be given by aspirants who want to qualify for the teaching of classes I-V (primary wing). Paper-II is for candidates who want to qualify for the teaching of classes VI-VIII (elementary wing).

Step 4: Check CTET result

CBSE will announce the CTET result on the official website of the exam. Candidates who qualify the exam get a CTET eligibility certificate. CTET certificate will be eligible for seven years from the date of declaration of result.

CTET 2020: FAQs

When will the CTET 2020 exam be conducted by CBSE?

CBSE has not yet released any update on the revised CTET exam date 2020. However, the exam is expected to be held after the COVID-19 situation improves across the country.

Is there any age limit to appear for the CTET exam?

There is no age limit to appear for the CTET exam.

Is there any negative marking in the CTET exam?

No negative marking is there in the CTET exam. Applicants will be awarded one mark for every correct answer in the exam.

What are the qualifying marks for CTET?

Applicant must score 60 percent or above marks in the exam to be considered as CTET pass

 

 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.