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CTET Certificate 2022: Validity, Steps to Obtain, Documents Required

Deepansh SharmaUpdated On: June 27, 2022 11:10 am IST | CTET

The validity of the CTET certificate has been extended from 7 years to lifetime. This signifies that the CTET Certicate, once issued, will be valid for lifetime. Read the article to check the steps to download the CTET 2022 Certificate and other relevant details related to CTET 2022.

CTET Certificate 2022: Validity, Steps to Obtain, Documents Required

CTET Certificate Validity 2022: CentralTeacher Eligibilty Test (CTET), as the name suggests, is an eligibilty test to recruit teachers for the government schools at the central level. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been given the authority to conduct the CTET 2022 examination. Generally, CTET is conducted twice in a year, once in July and the second in December, across various exam centres in India. The number of estimated students who appear for the CTET exam can range upto 12-14 lakhs, making it one of the emerging competitive exams.

CTET 2022 is divided in two papers: Paper I and Paper II. CTET Paper I is conducted to induct teachers for the primary level classes i.e. Classes I to V while the CTET Paper II is conducted to induct teacher for the upper primary or Junior level classes i.e Classes VI to VIII. The CTET 2022 exam pattern is almost to the last year and is accessible on the link. CTET 2022 eligibilty criteria for both the papers is quite similar. 

CTET 2022 selection process is an important subject which the aspirants should know. They should note that mere passing the CTET examination does not entitle them the job. The candiates who clear the exam will be issued the CTET certificate. This CTET certificate will be used for the actual recruitment process. CTET certificate is an important aspect in the whole process. The CTET 2022 aspirants are advised to read the article given below to get a proper idea about the CTET 2022 certificate, its validity, steps to obtain CTET 2022 certificate and other important details.

Importance of CTET Certificate

CTET Certificate, as already mentioned, plays a very important role post qualifying the CTET 2022 exam. After the CTET result is declared, all the selected candidates will be issued the CTET certificate. Students should know that just qualifying the CTET examination will not gurantee them a job. The qualified candidates can further apply for the vacancies in different government schools, with the help of CTET certificate. The certificate is released within 14 days of the CTET result declaration. The validity of a CTET certificate, once issued, remains till lifetime. CTET 2022 certificate will be available for download on Digi Locker app. Read the article to learn the steps to download the CTET 2022 certificate using Digi Locker app.

CTET 2021-2022 exam was conducted from December 16, 2021 to January 23, 2022. The result for CTET 2021 was declared on March 9, 2022 and the CTET 2021 Validity certificate was also issue to the qualified candidates within 14 days of the result declaration.

Also Read: CTET 2022 Important dates

CTET Certificate Validity 2022

As mentioned above, CTET Certificate once issued will be valid for lifetime. This means that a candidate who once qualifies the CTET exam will be ever eligible to apply for the teacher recruitment exmas opened up by the government for various government schools in India. Earlier, the CTET certificate had a validity of 7 years, but the recent ammendments made by the Ministry of Education of India, extended the CTET certificate validity from 7 years to lifetime. Thats quite a good news among the aspirants who wish to become government teachers. 

Moreover, if a qualified candidate feels that he/she improve the CTET score, he can reappear in the next CTET exam. If the candidate secures more marks than the previou attempt, he/she would be issued a new CTET 2022 certificate.

Read here: CTET 2022 Cut off

Steps to Download CTET Certificate

The candidates who successfully qualify the CTET 2022 exam can follow these simple steps to download the CTET 2022 validity certificate using the Digi Locker application.

  • The first step is to download the Digi Locker app from the Google Play store. 

CTET Certificate Validity

  • After downloading the Digi Locker application, candidates will be required to log in to the account. For the candidates, who do not have their account on Digi Locker can sign up using a mail id and an acctive mobile number.


  • Fill in all the details and sign up
  • After logging in, Next Step is to register the Aadhar Card by entering the Aadhar number

CTET 2022

  • Having registered their Aadhar Card, Candidates are advised to click on the "Issue Documents" option available.

CTET scores

  • An option indicating CBSE Delhi will be available in the given list. Click on it.
  • After selecting the CBSE Delhi option, search for the particulars indicating Teacher Eligibilty test Certificate.
  • The candidates will then have to enter the 6 digit security pin, which is the DOB in DDMMYY format.
  • CTET certificate will open up on the screen and can be downloaded in the vault.

Also Read: How to Prepare for CTET?


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Related Questions

Am I eligible for CTET 2021 Exam after completing M.Com

-saba perweenUpdated on July 04, 2022 07:58 PM
  • 5 Answers
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

No, you are not eligible for CTET 2021 Exam with an M.Com degree, in order to be eligible, you must have a degree in teacher education. For more details, we advised you to visit our CTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria page.

Please fill out our Common application form for more information about the CTET 2021 Exam. Our admissions counsellor will then contact you and provide you with all of the relevant information regarding the CTET exam. You can also call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 for FREE counselling if you have any other questions.

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