CTET 2018: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

The Central board of secondary Education (CBSE) has released the notification for the CTET Application form 2018 in India on its official website. The application form will be started to fill from 22 June onward. Its exam will be organized on 16 September 2018. The CTET exam takes place twice a year. CTET is a national recruitment process to required skill full teachers for primary level and upper primary level. This a golden chance for aspirants. Participants who want to make a successful career in this field they can apply for this job.

According to the notification, CTET Application Form 2018 candidates should be graduated or post graduated for this post. If you are preparing for the CTET exam 2018 then you can apply online for it. You can check the notification details on this site such as check out exam date, exam pattern, syllabus, exam fees, question paper and eligible criteria. Now CTET exam happens only once a year.

The important details of the CTET Application form 2018. The aspirant’s age must have at least 18 years old. You must have done B.ED with 50% marks from a reputed university in India. Students can choose Hindi and English medium paper. You can choose three CTET exam center.

CTET Exam and Application form detail 2018: –

  • Examination Name: – CTET Application form 2018.
  • Organization name:– CBSE.
  • Name of Notification: – CTET Recruitment
  • Job Location: –All
  • Application mode:– online.
  • Exam mode:– offline

Eligibility Criteria of the CTET Recruitment 2018: –

Educational Qualification: –

Aspirants must have a B.ED degree. At least 50% must be in master degree and have any degree from an affiliated institute of India.

Age Limit:-

  • Minimum:- 18-year-old
  • Maximum:- No age limit

 Fees of the Application: –

CategoryOnly Paper 1 and paper 2Both paper 1 or paper 2
SC/ST/Female category and PWD350/-600/-

Selection process:-

  • Written exam

Important Dates: –

  • Notification released date:– 12.06.2018
  • Application start date:– Update soon.
  • Application form last date:-Update soon
  • Admit card released date:-20.08.2018
  • CTET Exam date:– 16.09.2018

CTET Exam Pattern 2018: –

Paper 1 Exam Pattern:-

Sub No.Number of questionMarks
Child development3030
Language 13030
Language 23030
Environment Studies3030

Paper II Exam Pattern:-

Sub No.Number of questionMarks
Child development3030
Science & Mathematics OR Social Science6060

CTET  Syllabus 2018

CTET Paper 1 Syllabus :

1. Child Development and Pedagogy: The subject of  Child Development and Pedagogy have comprised the 30 number of weightage.

Child Development Topic
(15 Question)
Concept of Inclusive education
(05 Question)
Learning and Pedagogy
(10 Question)
1.Development Concepts.

2.Influence of Heredity and Environment.
3.Principles of the development of children.

4.Socialization processes
5.Piaget, Kohlberg and, Vygotsky.
6.Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence.

7.Multidimensional Intelligence.

8.Language & Thought.

9.Gender as a social construct.
10.Concepts of child-centered & progressive education.

10.Distinction B/w Assessment for learning and assessment of  learning.

11.Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners.

1.Addressing the Creative, Talented, Specially abled Learners.

2. Addressing the requirements of children with learning ‘impairment’, difficulties.

3. Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds.

1. Cognition & Emotions.

2. Motivation and learning.

3. How children think and learn.

4.Basic processes of teaching and learning.

5.Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator.

6.Factors contributing to learning – personal and environmental

2. Language I.
Language 1 examination paper contains the 30 Questions and each question has a weightage of 1 Marks.

Language Comprehension: Language comparison has comprises the grammar and verbal ability, passages and this part cover the 15 Marks.

Pedagogy of Language Development: It also have weightage of 15 Marks and it covers several topics such as Principles of Language Teaching, Role of speaking & listening, Acquisition, Language Skills, Remedial Teaching.

3. Language – II:

Comparison: In Language II examination paper questions comes from comprehension, verbal ability and grammar and this part have 15 number of weight in the exam so read this part carefully, before going to appear in the examination.

Pedagogy of Language Development: In this paper questions appear from Principles of Language Teaching, Learning and acquisition, Evaluating language comprehension & proficiency and Remedial Teaching. This paper also has weightage of 15 Marks so also focus on Pedagogy of Language Development.

4. Mathematics

  • Numbers
  • Geometry
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Solids around
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Money
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

5. Environmental Studies

  • Concept and scope of EVS
  • Significance of EVS integrated EVS
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Relationships
  • Work and Play
  • Scope & relation to Science and Social Science
  • Approaches of presenting concepts
  • Activities
  • Experimentation/Practical Work
  • Discussion
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles

CTET Paper 2 Syllabus :

Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development (Elementary School Child)

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

Learning and Pedagogy

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Language I

Language Comprehension

Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching- learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

Language – II


Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form;
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching – learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching

Mathematics and Science


  • Number System
    • Knowing our Numbers
    • Playing with Numbers
    • Whole Numbers
    • Negative Numbers and Integers
    • Fractions
  • Algebra
    • Introduction to Algebra
    • Ratio and Proportion
  • Geometry
    • Basic geometrical ideas (2-D)
    • Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
    • Symmetry: (reflection)
    • Construction (using Straight edge Scale, protractor, compasses)
  • Mensuration
  • Data handling

Pedagogical issues

  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Community Mathematics
  • Evaluation
  • Remedial Teaching
  • Problem of Teaching


  • Food
    • Sources of food
    • Components of food
    • Cleaning food
  • Materials
    • Materials of daily use
  • The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • How things work
    • Electric current and circuits
    • Magnets
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources

Pedagogical issues

  • Nature & Structure of Sciences
  • Natural Science/Aims & objectives
  • Understanding & Appreciating Science
  • Approaches/Integrated Approach
  • Observation/Experiment/Discovery (Method of Science)
  • Innovation
  • Text Material/Aids
  • Evaluation – cognitive/psychomotor/affective
  • Problems
  • Remedial Teaching

Social Studies/Social Sciences

  • History
    • When, Where and How
    • The Earliest Societies
    • The First Farmers and Herders
    • The First Cities
    • Early States
    • New Ideas
    • The First Empire
    • Contacts with Distant lands
    • Political Developments
    • Culture and Science
    • New Kings and Kingdoms
    • Sultans of Delhi
    • Architecture
    • Creation of an Empire
    • Social Change
    • Regional Cultures
    • The Establishment of Company Power
    • Rural Life and Society
    • Colonialism and Tribal Societies
    • The Revolt of 1857-58
    • Women and reform
    • Challenging the Caste System
    • The Nationalist Movement
    • India After Independence
  • Geography
    • Geography as a social study and as a science
    • Planet: Earth in the solar system
    • Globe
    • Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
    • Air
    • Water
    • Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication
    • Resources: Types-Natural and Human
    • Agriculture
  • Social and Political Life
    • Diversity
    • Government
    • Local Government
    • Making a Living
    • Democracy
    • State Government
    • Understanding Media
    • Unpacking Gender
    • The Constitution
    • Parliamentary Government
    • The Judiciary
    • Social Justice and the Marginalised

Pedagogical issues

  • Concept& Nature of Social Science/Social Studies
  • Class Room Processes, activities and discourse
  • Developing Critical thinking
  • Enquiry/Empirical Evidence
  • Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies
  • Sources – Primary& Secondary
  • Projects Work
  • Evaluation

How to apply for CTET Application Form 2018: –

  • Open the official site of the board ctet.nic.in
  • Click on the link.
  • After that can you enter the site central board site.
  • The application form is must requires your aadhar card number.
  • A form will be opened in front of you.
  • You first upload your photo and signature.
  • According to the form you have to fill in your complete details correctly and as well as check your details.
  • If you filling the form as well as us checks your details at once.
  • Before submitting your form, you should check your complete details properly.
  • After checking the form, pay the fees via net banking and debit card etc.
  • Before submitting the form you should save the hard copy of the form.

CETE Admit Card 2018: –

CTET 2018 admit card will release last as soon. We know that very well Admit card is very important for your examination. Admit card will be published on the official site before the two weeks of the exam. Before the go, to the examination center, we should check their admit card. The candidates without admit card don’t enter in the examination center.

CTET Result 2018: –

After the exam candidates wait for the result. The selection depends on the results. The results are part of the exam. CETE is declared the result the result as soon. Candidates who will be clear the exam. After then start candidates selection procedure. After then the board will be issue cut off. Selection procedure depends on the merit list.

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