CTET 2018: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2018 on Sunday, November 9.
The examination was conducted at 2,144 centres in 92 cities across the nation.
As per reports, this year, in total 16, 91,088 candidates gave the CTET.
Further, out of the total number of candidates, 58 per cent candidates were female applicants, 199 were transgender and 33,107-differently abled students.
Here’s what CBSE secretary and CTET director Anurag Tripathy said:
“For smooth and fair conduct of exam CBSE had set up 2144 examination centres for paper 1 and 1892 examination centres for paper 2 across the country and deployed 100 city coordinators, 2296 centre superintendents, 3208 observers, and 730 officers/ officials,” Anurag Tripathy told NDTV.
The 11th Edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test i.e. CTET 2018 was held in two slots viz Paper II (9.30 am-12 pm) and Paper I (2-4.30 pm) for candidates aspiring to serve as teachers for classes 1-8 in schools that come under the purview of the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc) and schools under the administrative control of UTs of Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCT of Delhi.
CTET 2018 was held in 20 Indian languages which are English, Hindi, Assamese, Bangla, Garo, Gujarati, Kanada, Khasi,Malayalamm, Manipuri, Marathi, Mizo, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan and Urdu.
At least two papers of CTET 2018 were conducted and all the questions in CTET will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with four alternatives.
Each question carried one mark and there was no negative marking
- Paper 1 was for those who want to apply for the post of teacher for classes 1-5
- Paper 2 was for the candidates who intend to be a teacher for classes 6-8
CTET 2018: Answer keys
The answer keys of the CTET 2018 will be released soon on the official website, the link for which is ctet.nic.in
As per the official notification, candidates can also seek a photocopy of their OMR Sheet of CTET by paying fee of Rs 500 per OMR, by way of Demand Draft in favour of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education drawn on any Nationalized Bank and payable at Delhi.
CTET 2018: Results
Furthermore, the CTET results will be declared within six weeks from the date of conduct of the examination.
“Saving of a huge sum of rupees and precious resources such as paper, trees, water and most importantly large scale carbon emissions (sic). This has been CBSE’s commitment towards environment protection through state-of-art IT initiatives in exam related activities,” Triptahi added.
“The marksheets and certificates which will contain encrypted QR code can be downloaded using the login credentials that will be sent by the board,” the CTET director told NDTV.
News credit : indiatoday