CBSE CTET September 2016 Important Tips & Tricks
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to conduct the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2016 in two days i.e. September 18.
The examination is conducted for those who are appointed as a teacher for class 1 to class 8.
Meanwhile, all the candidates who haven’t downloaded the admit cards till now, can do the same by following the below mentioned steps:
- Log on to the official website, ctet.nic.in
- Click on the link ‘Download CTET September 2016 admit card’
- Enter all the required details such as registration number and date of birth
- The admit card will be displayed
- Download the same and take a printout.
CTET September 2016 Paper Pattern:
This paper will have 150 multiple choice questions based on the following subjects:
- Child Development and Pedagogy
- Language 1 (compulsory)
- Language 2 (compulsory)
- Environmental Studies
The exam will consist of 150 multiple choice questions based on Child Development and Pedagigy (compulsory), Language 2 (compulsory), mathematics and science (for mathematics and science teacher) and social studies/social science (for social studies/social science teacher).
Here are a few last minute tips and tricks to help the students prepare well:
- Read the important topics. Do not try to learn new topics at the moment as that will only waste your time
- Prepare a full-fledged schedule and revise it thoroughly
- Look at the previous years’ answer key, it will give you a sense of writing for the exam
- Read the instructions carefully before writing an exam. Strategise the time accordingly, try to complete the exam within the specified time
- Even if the last-minute revision seems too last minute, do not skip breaks. Try to take breaks. It will help you to remember everything
- Go through the guidelines and reach the examination centre before time
- Stay calm: No matter what, stay positive. Do not take stress. Just stay calm and believe that it is just an exam.
Wishing the students good luck.
About the CBSE CTET Exam:
- Paper 1: This is for those intending to teach classes 1 to 5.
- Paper 2: This is for those intending to teach classes 6 to 8.
The candidates must note that if a person who intents to be a teacher for both levels (classes 1 to 5 and classes 6 to 8) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2).
Important note for Jammu and Kashmir candidates:
There are a total of five examination centres in Jammu and one in Srinagar for the 10th edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test.
But taking the present situation prevailing in the state into consideration, an alternative arrangement has been provided by fixing exam centre at Jammu for the candidates of Srinagar (J&K) only.
Candidates can appear from any one of the city, Srinagar or Jammu.
The CTET shall apply to schools of the central government (KVS, NVS, Central Tibetan Schools, etc.) and schools under the administrative control of UT’s of Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCT of Delhi.
CTET may also apply to the unaided private schools, who may use the option of considering the CTET.
Schools owned and managed by the state government/local bodies and aided schools shall consider the TET, conducted by the state government. However, a state government can also consider the CTET if it decides not to conduct the state TET.
For more information, the candidates can visit the official website.