The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Delhi. CBSE is a Board of Education for Public and Private schools, under the Union Government of India. CBSE grants affiliation to schools such as Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, Private schools and most of the schools approved by the Central Government of India up to Higher Secondary Level.
CBSE affiliation is considered prestigious, as it requires the schools to follow rigid quality standards. The board is also responsible for developing a common curriculum for these schools while keeping the educational requirements of the nation in focus.