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CTET Exam Pattern 2022 - Paper I & II, Marking Scheme, Weightage for Dec Exam

Updated By Shipra Sharma on 04 Aug, 2022 16:40

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CTET Exam Pattern 2022

As per the official CTET information brochure released by CBSE, there are no major or minor changes in CTET Exam Pattern.CTET Exam Pattern for June 2022 is similar to previous editions of the exam. In order to help the candidates, we have simplified all the details about CTET Exam Pattern 2022 here. Candidates can scroll down to check the CTET exam pattern 2022.

Candidates appearing for the entrance exam should note that CTET comprises of two papers- Paper I (Primary Stage) and Paper-II (Elementary Stage). The entrance examination for CTET 2022 exam will be conducted in online mode (Computer based test) for the candidates and the question paper of CTET 2022 will be in both Hindi and English language. In the entrance exam, objective type of questions will be asked and candidates will be required to answer these questions within the prescribed time duration. Listed below are all details related to the CTET Exam Pattern for the candidates.

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Highlights of CTET Exam Pattern 2022

Some of the major highlights of CTET exam pattern 2022 can be checked below -

Feature

Details

CTET Mode of Exam

Online Exam(Computer Based Exam)

Duration of CTET Exam

2 hours 30 minutes

Type of Questions asked in the CTET exam

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total Number of Papers in CTET exam

Two Papers-Paper 1 and Paper 2

Total Number of Questions 150 Questions
Total Number of Marks150 Questions
CTET Paper 1 Syllabus
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
CTET Paper 2 Syllabus
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies

(Candidates have to choose any four subjects from these subjects)

Medium of Instruction

English and Hindi

CTET Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark given for each correct question
  • No negative marking.

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Languages to Choose in CTET Examination 2022

The following are the different languages offered in CTET 2022 exam. Candidates can choose any of the below languages as one of the options in the CTET exam. 

Language Code No.Language Code No.
English01Marathi11
Hindi02Mizo12
Assamese03Nepali13
Bengali04Oriya14
Garo05Punjabi15
Gujarati06Sanskrit16
Kannada07Tamil17
Khasi08Telugu18
Malayalam09Tibetan19
Manipuri10Urdu20

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CTET Exam Pattern Section Wise

CTET exam pattern is different for Paper I & II. Compared to the previous year's exam pattern of the CTET exam, there are not any major or minor changes in the CTET 2022 exam pattern. CTET June 2020 exam pattern for Paper I & II can be checked below -

CTET Exam Pattern Paper I

The Paper I exam pattern of CTET is as follows -

S. No.

Sections

Total Number of Questions

Marks

1

Language I (Compulsory)

30

30

2

Language II (Compulsory)

30

30

3

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

4

Mathematics

30

30

5

Environmental Studies

30

30

Total

150

150

CTET Exam Pattern Paper II

The Paper II exam pattern of CTET exam can be checked below -

S. No.

Sections

Total Number of Questions

Marks

1

Language I (compulsory)

30

30

2

Language II (compulsory)

30

30

3

Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)

30

30

4

Mathematics and Science
(for Mathematics and Science teachers)

60

60

5

Social Studies/Social Science
(for Social Studies/Social Science teachers)

*For any other teacher – Section 4 or 5 (either of the two) will be relevant

60

60

Total

150

150

CTET Exam Pattern: Nature and Standand of Questions in Paper I

Some of the major details about the nature and standard of questions in the CTET exam 2022 can be checked below -

  • The nature of questions in Language I of Paper I of the CTET exam test the proficiencies of candidates pertaining to the medium of instruction.

  • The nature of questions in Language II of Paper I of CTET exam assess the candidates on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

  • The nature of questions in Child Development and Pedagogy section of CTET 2022 will be based on the educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. The questions in this section will test the understanding the characteristics and needs of the diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

  • CTET aspirants must note that both Language I and Language II are mandatory in the CTET exam.  A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page of the CTET application form.

  • The nature of questions in Mathematics and Environmental Studies of CTET will be based on the concepts, problem-solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. In all these subject areas, the questions in the entrance examination will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject prescribed for classes I-V by the NCERT.

  • For Paper I of CTET exam 2020, the questions will be asked on the basis of the topics prescribed in syllabus of the NCERT for classes I – V. However, their difficulty level, as well as linkages, could be up to the Secondary stage.

  • Candidates will have to opt for two languages in which they wish to appear for CTET: List of languages and code are as follows:

Language

Code No

Language

Code No

Language

Code No

Language

Code No

English

01

Gujarati

06

Marathi

11

Sanskrit

16

Hindi

02

Kannada

07

Mizo

12

Tamil

17

Assamese

03

Khasi

08

Nepali

13

Telugu

18

Bengali

04

Malayalam

09

Oriya

14

Tibetan

19

Garo

05

Manipuri

10

Punjabi

15

Urdu

20

CTET Exam Pattern: Nature and Standand of Questions in Paper II

Some of the major details about the nature and standard of questions in the CTET Paper 2 exam can be checked below -

  • The nature of questions in Language I of Paper-II of the CTET exam will focus on the proficiencies related to the medium of instruction.

  • The nature of questions in Language II will focus on the elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.

  • The nature of questions in the Child Development and Pedagogy section of CTET exam 2022 will focus on the educational psychology of teaching and learning, specifically the age group of 11-14 years. The questions will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

  • CTET Paper II applicants must note that Language I and Language II are mandatory apart from the other major sections of the exam. A candidate may choose any one language as Language I and other as Language II from the available language options and will be required to specify the same in the Confirmation Page.

  • The nature of questions in Mathematics and Science and Social Studies/Social Science of CTET Paper II exam 2022 will be based on the concepts, problem-solving abilities and pedagogical understanding and applications of the subjects. The questions of Mathematics and Science will be 30 marks each. The questions will be evenly distributed over different divisions of the syllabus of that subject as prescribed for classes VI-Vlll by the NCERT.

  • For Paper II, the questions will be asked on the basis of the topics prescribed in the syllabus of the NCERT for classes VI-VIII but their difficulty standard, as well as linkages, could be up to the Senior Secondary stage.

  • Candidates will have to opt for two languages in which they wish to appear for CTET: List of languages and code are as follows:

Language

Code No

Language

Code No

Language

Code No

Language

Code No

English

01

Gujarati

06

Marathi

11

Sanskrit

16

Hindi

02

Kannada

07

Mizo

12

Tamil

17

Assamese

03

Khasi

08

Nepali

13

Telugu

18

Bengali

04

Malayalam

09

Oriya

14

Tibetan

19

Garo

05

Manipuri

10

Punjabi

15

Urdu

20

CTET Exam Pattern 2022 Marking Scheme

Candidates can go through the following CTET 2022 marking scheme that has been mentioned below: 

  • For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 1 mark.

  • There is no negative marking in the entrance exam.

Type of Answer

Marks

For Correct Answer

+ 1 Mark

For Wrong Answer

No Negative Marking

Use of OMR Sheet in CTET 2022

Handling the OMR sheet initially must be done under some supervision to avoid mistakes while providing the basic details of the applicants. Hence, here are the easy guidelines an applicant must follow in order to be user-friendly with the Optical Mark Recognition in CTET 2022. 

  • The candidates of CTET would find an OMR sheet within the sealed test booklet. The sealed booklet must be opened only when the invigilator announces to do so. 

  • There will be 4 options in the OMR answer script which are A, B, C, and D. In the answer booklet the same options will be provided for the candidates to choose. 

  • The OMR sheet will be scanned through an optical scanner, hence there must not be any crease on the answer script. Any such tinge or crease might give wrong result when the OMR sheet is sent for Optical Scanning.

  • Applicants must not write the roll number anywhere in the sheet except the specified space in the OMR sheet. 

OMR Sheet Side 1 

Candidates will have to use blue or black ballpoint pens to mark in the OMR sheet. Usage of the pencil is strictly prohibited. Candidates will have to mark the following details on sheet side 1:

  • Name of the Candidate 

  • Father’s Name

  • Roll Number 

  • Center Number

  • Name of that particular examination centre

  • Subjects offered

OMR Sheet Side 2

Candidates will have to mark the following details on sheet side 2:

  • Main test booklet number 

  • Roll number of the candidate

  • Language supplement booklet code 

  • Language supplement booklet number

  • The medium of Language to attempt questions

  • Signature of candidate

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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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FAQs about CTET Exam Pattern

As per the CTET paper pattern, how many sections are there in CTET 2022?

The CTET exam consists of two papers for the primary and elementary stages, according to the CTET Exam Pattern 2022.

Is language 1 and 2 compulsory in CTET exam pattern 2022?

Yes, both language papers are compulsory. The choice of language for language-I and -II should be different. Candidates can choose from a prescribed set of 20 languages as language-I and -II.

How many questions are asked in each paper as per the CTET exam pattern?

150 questions will be asked in CTET Paper 1 and Paper 2 each.

What is the duration of Paper 1 as per CTET exam pattern?

The total time duration for CTET Paper 1 exam is 2.5 hours.

What will be the difficulty level for each paper in the CTET exam?

The difficulty level of Paper-I will be of the secondary level which will comprise of the topics in NCERT books for class 1 to 5. While the difficulty level of Paper-II will be of Senior Secondary level which will comprise of topics in NCERT book for class 6 to 8.

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