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CTET Eligibility Criteria


Those who wants to be appear in the CTET should have the following eligibility criteria:

Minimum Qualifications for becoming Teacher for Classes I – V

- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (or its equivalent)
Or

- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (or its equivalent), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations 2002
Or

- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
Or

- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*

Note: i). Relaxation of 5% in minimum qualifying marks at BA/B.Sc./Senior Secondary level is admissible for SC/ST/ Differently abled Candidates.

ii). For this year only, a candidate with BA/B.Sc. with at least 50% marks and B.Ed qualification shall also be eligible for test for classes I to V, provided he/she undergoes, after appointment, an NCTE recognized 6 month special program in Elementary Education.

Minimum Qualifications for Classes VI-VIII:

- B.A. /B.Sc and passed or appearing in final 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education* (or its equivalent)
Or

- B.A. /B.Sc. with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)*
Or

- B.A. /B.Sc. with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1 Year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)*, in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.
Or

- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)* Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final 4-year BA/B.Sc. Ed or B.A. (Ed.)/B.Sc. (Ed.)*

- B.A. /B.Sc. with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)*