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CTET 2019 online form registration open till March 5

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the 12th edition of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on July 7, 2019. The CTET online application process will be conducted until March 5 on the official website of the exam. The CTET 2019 July edition registration can be done on the website, www.ctet.nic.in. The online application process will start from February 5, 2019.

The candidates who are preparing for the examination are requested to download the Information Bulletin from the above-mentioned website only and read the same carefully before applying. The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through CTET website www.ctet.nic.in.

The last date for submitting online application is March 5, 2019, and fee can be paid up to March 8, 2019, till 3.30 pm.

For the convenience of the students, we have mentioned the steps through which the candidates can apply for CTET 2019 July edition:

Step 1: Log on to CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in.

Step 2: Go to the link “Apply Online” and open the same.

Step 3: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down Registration No./Application No.

Step 4: Upload Scanned Images of latest Photograph and Signature

Step 5: Pay Examination Fee by e-challan or debit/credit card

Step 6: Print Confirmation page for the record and future reference.

The detailed CTET Information Bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, languages, eligibility criteria, examination fee, examination cities, and important dates is available on CTET official website www.ctet.nic.in.

The CTET test will be conducted in twenty languages in 97 cities all over India.

CTET 2019: Structure and Content of Syllabus for Paper I


CTET Paper I is for Classes 1 to 5 or Primary Stage. The paper would consist of 30 questions from child development and pedagogy, 30 questions from Language 1 and 30 for language 2. Mathematics and EVS would have 30 questions each. The further breakup and content for Paper I sections is provided below.

Child Development and Pedagogy would have three sections. 15 questions would be from Child Development (Primary School Child), 5 questions from ‘Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs’ and 10 questions from learning and pedagogy.

Child Development

  • The concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement
  • The concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

Learning and Pedagogy

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Language I and II

Section 2 and 3 would be language I and II. There would be a total of 30 questions of which 15 questions would be on language comprehension with unseen passages. The passages would have one prose or drama. 15 questions would be from pedagogy of language development. Pedagogy includes topics like principles of language teaching, learning and acquisition, Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders, language skills, etc.

Mathematics and EVS

These two sections would have 30 questions each out of which, 15 questions would be based on content and 15 from pedagogy. The content for Mathematics would include the syllabus/ curriculum till secondary school level including Geometry, Shapes & Spatial Understanding, Solids around Us, Numbers, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Data Handling, Patterns and Money. For EVS, the content would include Family and Friends, Food, Shelter, Water, Travel and Things We Make and Do.

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