CTET Eligibility Criteria 2018

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 16 Oct, 2018 09:46 IST

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CTET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

There has been a slight change in the CTET 2018 eligibility criteria. As per the revised eligibility criteria of CTET, candidates who've obtained a B.Ed degree with 50% marks can now apply to become a teacher at the primary level (Class I to IV). Earlier, such candidates were eligible to become elementary level teachers' only. The new change introduced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which is also the conducting body of the exam, means that candidates with a B.Ed degree and 50% marks can now apply for both Paper I and Paper II.

Candidates who want to participate in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2018 must be aware of the parameters required for enrolling in the examination. CBSE has prescribed the CTET 2018 Eligibility Criteria for the aspirants of CTET. Candidates can read the details related to the eligibility criteria on the official website of CTET.

The eligibility criteria of CTET 2018 defines factors like age, educational qualification, nationality, minimum marks scored, reserved category proof, caste, etc. In order to be able to sit for the CTET 2018 examination, candidates must fulfill the following factors.

The CTET eligibility criteria 2018 for the Paper I (which is the Primary stage) is different from Paper II (which is the Elementary stage). 

Paper 1 to 5 (Primary Level):

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure), Regulations, 2002. OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR

  • Candidates who've obtained a B.Ed degree with 50% marks are also eligible to apply.

Paper 6 to 8 (Elementary Level):

  • Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) OR

  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed). OR

  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and passed or appearing in 1- year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard. OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) OR

  • Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 4- year B.A/B.Sc.Ed or B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed. OR

  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education)*

Note: Relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks in the minimum educational qualification for eligibility shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to reserved categories, such as SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled.

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