Central Teacher Eligibility Test is one of the entrance exams which is conducted by the Central Board Secondary Education (CBSE) for those who are looking for teaching jobs in government schools. TET was held for the first time in 2011 which was introduced by the Government of India in order to improve standards in teaching. For teachers already working, they are supposed to clear this entrance exam in two years time.

CTET Eligibility

The CTET eligibility criteria is framed by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). CTET Eligibility 2021 is laid down by CBSE for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. The basic requirement is to have passed senior secondary or graduation with a minimum 50% aggregate marks and relevant teacher training program.

  •  Candidates must check and ensure that they fulfill CTET Eligibility Criteria before Applying.
  •  Paper 1 is taken for becoming a teacher of classes I to V while Paper II is for becoming a teacher of classes VI to VIII.
  •  A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to VIII) needs to appear in both the papers.
  •  Candidates scoring 60% or more marks in the exam are considered as TET pass.

CTET Eligibility 2021 for Paper I

  •  Candidates must have passed senior secondary or equivalent with at least 50% marks.
  •  Also, he/she must have passed or appearing in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education

  • OR

  •  Applicants must have passed senior secondary or equivalent with at least 45% marks.
  •  He/she must have passed or appeared in the final year of 2- year Diploma in Elementary Education, in accordance with NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002.

  • OR

  •  Aspirants must have passed senior secondary or equivalent with at least 50% marks.
  •  They must also pass or appear in the final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

  • OR

  •  Candidates must have passed senior secondary or equivalent with at least 50% marks.
  •  Along with it, they must have a pass certificate of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education)*.

  • OR

  •  A graduation degree in the relevant discipline must be acquired.
  •  A certificate of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

CTET Eligibility 2021 for Paper II

  •  A graduate degree in the relevant discipline must be obtained.
  •  Also, the candidate must have passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name is known).

    OR

  •  A bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks must be acquired.
  •  Aspirants must have completed a 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed).

  • OR

  •  Graduation with at least 45% marks must be done in relevant discipline.
  •  He/she must also complete a year in Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.

  • OR

  •  Candidates must pass Senior Secondary or equivalent with at least 50% marks
  •  Also, they must have either passed or appearing in the final year of a 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).

  • OR

  •  Candidates must have passed senior secondary or equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
  •  Along with it, they must have passed or should be appearing in the final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed.

  • OR

  •  Aspirants must have done graduation with at least 50% marks.
  •  Also, they should have passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)*.