CTET Exam Analysis 2019

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

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CTET 2018 Paper Analysis (December)

The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET December 2018) was successfully conducted on Sunday, 9th December 2018 in two slots. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted Paper 1 and Paper 2 for screening candidates to be eligible for taking up teaching posts in the schools across the country. You can find the detailed CTET December 2018 Paper Analysis here. Applicants who wish to take up Primary level teaching posts (classes 1st to 5th) appeared for CTET Paper 1 which was scheduled between 9:30 am to 12:00 pm while those who wish to apply for Elementary level teaching posts (classes 6th to 8th) took the CTET Paper 2 exam that was conducted between 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

Let's do a detailed exam analysis of CTET 2018 here below.

As far as the overall difficulty level of CTET Paper 1 is concerned, the question paper was of a moderate level and can be termed as easier than the previous time. CTET 2018 consisted of a total of 150 questions across different sections such as Child Development and Pedagogy, English Language, Hindi Language, Science and Mathematics (for the Science students) and Social Science (for the Arts students). 

In a nutshell, candidates felt that:

  • The volume of questions in the Child Development and Pedagogy sections was high and were also a little more difficult than expected.
  • The Hindi language paper was easier as compared to the previous year.
  • The English language section was longer than usual.
  • The Science and Mathematics section comprised of questions mainly from topics such as Biology and Arithmetic respectively. This section was of moderate difficulty level.
  • The Social Science section was of easy to moderate difficulty level and questions in this section were mainly from Geography and Political Science.

Difficulty Level & Good Attempts for CTET 2018

Section Name

Difficulty Level Number of Good Attempts

Child Development & Pedagogy

Moderate 22-24

English Language

Moderate 22-24

Hindi Language

Easy to Moderate 23-26

Science and Mathematics

Moderate 43-48

Social Science

Easy to Moderate 46-52


Moderate 112-120


More details regarding the CTET 2018 Paper Analysis will be updated soon.

With inputs from Times of India

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