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CTET December Exam Analysis 2021 - Paper 1 & 2, Question Paper Analysis

Updated By Diksha Sharma on 21 Jan, 2022 18:05

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CTET 2021 December Paper Analysis

CTET December 2021 exam was conducted from December 16 to January 21, 2022. The day-wise Paper 1 & 2 analysis of CTET December 2021 can be checked on this page. This analysis is prepared on the basis of feedback received from students who appeared for the exam.

Date & PaperHighlights of AnalysisDetailed Analysis Link
16th December 2021 - Paper 1

The overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate. Mathematics was logical and tricky. Some questions from previous years' question papers were repeated. 

CTET 16th Dec 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
20th December 2021 - Paper 1The overall difficulty level of the paper was easy to moderate. EVS was moderate to toughCTET 20th Dec 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
20th December 2021 - Paper 2The difficulty level of Paper 2 was moderate to tough. Mathematics was toughest in Paper 2 while Science & Social were moderate to difficultCTET 20th Dec 2021 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
21st December 2021 Paper 1The difficulty level of Paper 1 was easy to moderate. All of the sections were easy and the questions were concept-based.CTET 21st Dec 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
21st December 2021 Paper 2The overall difficulty level of Paper 2 was easy to moderate. Students found Maths & Science section very easy as compared to previous papers.CTET 21st Dec 2021 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
22nd December 2021 Paper 1The paper was easy to moderate. There were 1-2 questions in EVS that were repeated from yesterday's paper.CTET 22nd Dec 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
22nd December 2021 Paper 2Paper 2 was of moderate level. However, the Maths & Science section was a bit tough.CTET 22nd Dec 2021 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
23rd December 2021 Paper 1The overall paper was easy to moderate. Students found the language paper to be a bit tough and time consuming.CTET 23rd Dec 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
23rd December 2021 Paper 2The overall paper was easy to moderate. The language section in the paper was a bit tricky. The paper was not time consuming.CTET 23rd Dec 2021 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
24th December Paper 1The paper was of easy to moderate difficulty level. The Mathematics section had a few tricky questions.CTET 24th Dec 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
24th December Paper 2The overall difficulty level of the paper was easy to moderate. There were grammar-based questions in Language.CTET 24th Dec 2021 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
27th December Paper 1The paper was moderate to tough. There were tricky questions and the paper was time consuming.CTET 27th Dec 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
27th December Paper 2The overall difficulty level of the paper was easy to moderate. The CDP section was very easy.CTET 27th Dec 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
28th December Paper 1Paper 1 was easy as per the students. Pedagogy had the highest weightage in Maths and EVS.CTET 28th December 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
29th December Paper 1The paper was overall easy. NEP acquired the highest weightage in CDP. All of the questions were concept-based.CTET 29th December 2021 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
29th December Paper 2The paper was easy to moderate. All the questions were logical based. There were not many tough questions.CTET 29th December 2021 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
3rd January Paper 1The overall paper was easy to moderate. Jean Piaget had the most questions in CDP. There were grammar-based questions in Language.CTET 3rd January 2022 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
3rd January Paper 2The overall paper was easy to moderate. The paper was not time-consuming. All the sections were easy.CTET 3rd January 2022 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
4th January Paper 1The paper was moderate. There were mostly application-based questions. There were a few tricky questions in EVS.CTET 4th January 2022 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
4th January Paper 2The overall difficulty level of Paper 2 was easy to moderate. There were more questions from Algebra in Mathematics.CTET 4th January 2022 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
17th January Paper 2The overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate. The Mathematics & Science paper was a bit tough.CTET 17th January 2022 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis
21st January Paper 1The overall difficulty level of the paper was very easy. There were easy questions in all the sections.CTET 21st January 2022 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis
21st January Paper 2The overall difficulty level of the paper was very easy. The Social Studies paper was a bit tricky.CTET 21st January 2022 Paper 2 Question Paper Analysis

CTET 2021 January Exam Analysis

According to the feedback received, Paper 1 was easy, and there were no difficult questions. On the other hand, Social Studies from Paper 2 turned to be a difficult section this year. Mathematics and Science in Paper 2 was moderately difficult.  You can click on the links below to check the detailed analysis and answer key here. 

CTET January 2021 Paper 1 Answer Key and Exam Analysis  (Available)CTET January 2021 Paper 2 Answer Key & Exam Analysis (Available)

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CTET 2019 (December) Paper Analysis

CTET December 2019 has been conducted on December 08, 2019, and the Paper I as well as Paper II exam analysis of CTET has been updated here. The candidates can check CTET exam analysis 2019, question paper review and video exam analysis here. 

CTET 2019 (December) Paper Analysis 2019 (Paper I)

The CTET 2019 live exam analysis for Paper I can be checked below. The below table indicates the section-wise difficulty level. 

Name of the SectionExpected No. of Good AttemptsDifficulty Level
Environmental Studies45Moderate
Mathematics/ Science42Difficult
Language II (English)24Easy
Language I20Easy
Child Development & Pedagogy23Moderate
Total127Moderate

CTET (Dec 2019) Child Development & Pedagogy Analysis (Paper I)

The Child Development & Pedagogy section of CTET Paper I was moderate. The topic-wise total number of questions can be checked below -

Name of the TopicTotal No. of Questions
Theories05
NCF & Gender-Based02
Learning & Pedagogy03
Conceptual & Practical Questions04
RTE & Types of Children03
Others 05-08

CTET (Dec 2019) Mathematics Paper I Analysis

The difficulty level of the Mathematics section of CTET Paper I is moderate. The topic wise analysis can be checked below -

Name of the TopicTotal No. of Questions
Pedagogy of Mathematics15
Mixture-Ratio03
Number & Numbers System03
Mensuration03
Time 2
Income & Expenditure2
Simplification02

CTET 2019 (December) Paper Analysis 2019 (Paper II)

The CTET 2019 paper-II was conducted from 2:00-4:30 PM on 8th December 2019. In this section, candidates had to answer 150 questions. There are four sections in the paper, which had to be solved within the duration of 150 minutes. The total marks allocated to the exam was 150.

The first three sections in Paper II were compulsory whereas the fourth section gave test takers the choice to attempt questions from either Maths and Science, Social Studies/Social Science or all the questions from Maths, Science and Social Studies/Social Science. 

Sections

No. of Questions

Marks

Child Development & Pedagogy 

30

30

Language I 

30

30

Language II 

30

30

Maths & Science

OR Social Studies/Social Science

OR Any one of the above

60

60

Total

150

150

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CTET 2019 (June) Paper Analysis (Paper I & II)

CTET 2019 exam was successfully conducted on July 07, 2019. Paper I of the CTET exam was conducted in the morning session and the Paper-II of CTET exam 2019 was conducted in the afternoon session. After the exam, many candidates who appeared for the exam gave their analysis on Paper I and II of the CTET exam 2019.

CTET Paper I (June) Analysis 2019

CTET Paper I was conducted for candidates aspiring for a teaching job at the primary level. The Paper I exam of CTET was conducted from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. According to the analysis or opinion of students, CTET Paper I exam 2019 can be analyzed as follows -

  • According to some candidates, CTET Paper I 2019 was moderately difficult. Some aspirants felt that the paper was easier than the December 2018 CTET Paper I exam.

  • This year, the number of questions in the Child Development and Pedagogy section was more than the expected number of questions. However, all the questions in this section were easy.
  • The Hindi language paper of CTET Paper I was easy than the December exam.

Difficulty Level of CTET Paper I Question Paper 2019

Based on the candidates' response on CTET Paper I exam 2019, the section wise difficulty level of CTET Paper I exam 2019 can be checked below -

Name of the SectionDifficulty Level
Child Development & PedagogyModerate
Language I (English)Easy
Language II (Hindi)Easy
MathematicsModerate
Environmental SciencesDifficult

CTET Paper II Analysis 2019

CTET Paper II exam 2019 was conducted on July 07, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM. This year, the overall difficulty level of the CTET Paper II was moderate to difficult. Based on the opinions and responses of students, the CTET Paper II question paper can be analyzed as follows -

  • The overall difficulty level of the CTET paper 2 exam was moderate to difficult.
  • The Child Development section of CTET Paper II exam 2019 was moderate, and many questions were asked from Child Development & Learning Theories.
  • Science & Mathematics section of the CTET Paper 2 exam was almost difficult, as most of the questions were asked from Geometry & Biology.
  • As far as Social Studies concerned, the difficulty level of the questions was moderate, and most of the questions were asked from Geography & History.
  • The Hindi & English section of CTET Paper 2 question paper was moderate.

CTET 2018 Paper Analysis

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 LevelNumber of Good Attempts

Child Development & Pedagogy

Moderate22-24

English Language

Moderate22-24

Hindi Language

Easy to Moderate23-26

Science and Mathematics

Moderate43-48

Social Science

Easy to Moderate46-52

Overall

Moderate112-120

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

With inputs from Times of India

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