CTET Exam Date 2020 Latest Update: Test likely in October: Sources

CTET July 2020 Examination date is expected to out shortly. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has postponed the CTET 2020 examination from July 5, 2020 to the further notice. It is expected that CTET exam likely to be held in the month of October 2020, however official statement on same is awaited.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Sep 14, 2020 16:10 IST
CTET Exam Date 2020 Latest Update: Test likely in October: Sources
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Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) July 2020 exam which has been postponed from July 5, seems likely to be held in the month of October 2020. According to the sources, CBSE board may conduct CTET exam in the month of October 2020, after Board reviews situation and response from NTA conducted JEE Main and NEET 2020 exams. However, the final decision on CTET 2020 exam date, is yet to be taken by the CBSE.

The Central Teachers’ Eligibility Test (CTET) was to be conducted on 5 July, 2020 but later postponed due to unfavourable situation caused due to Coronavirus. Sources have hinted that the Central eligibility examination for Teachers may be held in the month of October 2020. The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) examination Paper 1 & Paper 2 will be conducted on revised dates, following the social-distancing norms.

The official confirmation on CTET new exam date is expected to be announced soon. Earlier CBSE Board due to Coronavirus pandemic postponed the CTET examination. The Minister of Human Resource Development, Dr Ramesh Nishank Pokhriyal taking to his social media handle intimated on postponement of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET). Citing the un-conducive situation to hold examination HRD Minister tweeted to postpone the July 5, 2020 scheduled CTET Examination & notice released at cbse.nic.in official website.

CTET examination consisting of two papers Paper 1 for Class 1- 5 & Paper 2 for Class 6 - 8 is being conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates to become Teachers. The CBSE board has defined the CTET exam structure, which consists Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives. The duration of Paper 1 and Paper 2 is 150 minutes (2.30 hours) and CTET question consists both Hindi and English languages.

CTET New Exam Date 2020 awaited:

The Central Board of Secondary Education is yet to made official announcement on CTET new exam dates. Only anticipation are made on CTET expected dates from sources. However, it is expected that CBSE Board or HRD Ministry are likely to stance on new exam date shortly. In its recent notice, CBSE board states that exam will only be conducted if situation turns more conducive for Central level Teacher Eligibility Test.

Should Read- CBSE Latest Notice on CTET Exam 2020

CTET Admit Card:

The candidates may download Admit Card from CTET official website ctet.nic.in and appear for the examination at the given Centre. In case of any discrepancy noticed in admit card regarding particulars of candidate, photograph and signature or any other information vary from confirmation page, he/she may immediately contact CTET Unit for necessary correction. CTET applicants are suggested to visit the website of ctet.nic.in for updates on latest exam date/ ctet admit card & other developments.