CBSE CTET 2020: The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2020 new exam dates have been released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). According to the schedule, the CTET 2020 will be conducted on January 31, 2021 at various test centres in the country.
The official notice released by CBSE says, to maintain social distance and other safety measures, the said examination will now be held in 135 cities.
CBSE CTET 2020: New exam centres
The new exam cities are Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Begusarai, Gopalganj, Purnia, Rohtas, Saharsa, Saran, Bhilai/Durg, Bilaspur, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ludhiana, Ambedkar Nagar, Bijnor, Bulanshahar, Deoria, Gonda, Mainpuri, Pratapgarh, Shahjahanpur, Sitapur and Udham Singh Nagar.
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A large number of requests have been received from the candidates for change of option for their exam city as they have shifted their place amid Covid-19, read the official notice.
CBSE CTET 2020: Examination scheme
All questions in CTET would be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). Each carrying one mark and there will be no negative marking.
There will be two papers of CBSE CTET:
Paper I will be for those who want to be a teacher for classes I to V
Paper II will be for those who want to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
Also, keeping in mind the problems faced by candidates due to Covid-19, the Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to give one-time chance to the candidates for corrections in their option of city from which they want to appear in the CTET examination.
“The candidates who wish to change their examination city can make online corrections from 07.11.2020 to 16.11.2020 upto 11.59 P.M. Every effort will be made to accommodate the candidates in the cities opted by them but if the situation arises, they can be allotted any city other than the four cities opted by the candidates,” the official notice added.
For further details, all the candidates can check the official website of CBSE CTET 2020.