CTET Preparation Tips and Study Plan

Reena Saini Updated On: 02 Apr, 2019 12:59 IST

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How to Prepare for CTET 2019

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) organises the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) every year for the candidates interested in the teaching sector. It is a national level examination that must be prepared well for a good score. For this, it is important for the candidates to know the technique of how to prepare for CTET 2019.

Preparation of CTET 2019 will be considered successful only if the candidates are aware of the syllabus and exam pattern of CTET 2019. Knowing the syllabus will help candidates to understand the topics and sections that must be covered for CTET 2019 examination. Mentioned below are few tips and tricks that will help candidates to conquer this examination with flying colours.

Set a Goal:

Candidates must identify their strong areas and also plan the amount of time that should spend on each of the sections/topics in order to complete the exam syllabus on time.

Go Through the Syllabus:

The candidates should go through all the important topics in the syllabus, divide the time according to the topics and note down the topics that need to be prepared first. Try to go through the previous year exam papers. Make a list of the topics according to their importance and previous year question papers.

Time Management:

 Time managed is half the job done. Students' success in the exam is directly attached to how well they manage their time. Aspirants should solve the exam paper before time and stay one step ahead. If the candidate finds any question difficult then leave that question or mark that question, and move on other questions. Try to finish the exam before time so that you can again attempt the entire marked question at the end and revise your answers.

Practice Makes a Man Perfect:

Regular practice not only raises the speed level but raises the accuracy level also. These two are the key to success as the questions attempted by the candidates must be accurate.

Be Confident:

Confidence is a must as it can boost your exam preparation. However, aspirants should know the difference between confidence and over confidence. Maintaining a gap between the two is crucial.

Joining a Crash Course:

Joining a reputed crash course is another CTET Preparation Tips in order to deal with the doubts. The crash course offers the competitive atmosphere which is extremely beneficial to qualify the exam.

Remain Stress-Free:

Do not overload yourself with information before the exam. You cannot study all the things before the exam. Do not panic, just relax and take complete sleep. Becoming anxious just before the exam is certainly not good for your exam grades. Try to reach the examination center before time, so that you can relax and focus well on the question paper. 

CTET 2019 Important Instructions

  • The examination rooms/hall will be opened 90 minutes before the commencement of the test. Candidates should occupy their allocated seats immediately after the opening of the examination hall. If the candidates do not report in time due to any reason i.e. traffic jam, train/bus delay etc, they are likely to miss some of the general instructions to be announced in the Examination Hall.

  • The candidate must show, the Admit Card downloaded from CTET official website for admission in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be permitted in the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.

  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen drives, Eraser, Log Table, Electronic Pen/scanner, Cardboard etc inside the centres.

  • Any communication devices like Mobile phones, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health band etc.

  • Any Watch/Wristwatch, Camera, wallet, goggles, handbags etc.

  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means and for hiding communication devices like Camera, Bluetooth device etc.

  • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his/her seat or Examination Room until the full duration of the paper is over. Candidates should not leave the room/hall without handing over their Answer Sheets to the Invigilator on duty and sign the attendance sheet the second time. Cases, where a candidate has not signed the Attendance Sheet second time, will be deemed not to have handed over the OMR Sheet and dealt with as an unfair means case.

  • Smoking, chewing gutka, spitting etc. in the Examination Hall/Room is strictly prohibited.

  • Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are not allowed to be taken into the examination rooms during examination hours.

  • The candidates should bring their own ballpoint pen (Blue/Black) of good quality.

  • The test will start exactly at the time mentioned in the Admit Card and an announcement to this effect will be made by the invigilator.

  • During the examination, invigilator will check CTET Admit Card of all the candidates to verify the identity of the candidate. The invigilator will also put his/her signatures on OMR Sheet.

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