CTET Result 2021: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has conducted the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on January 31, 2021. The CBSE will release the official answer key of CTET 2021 in two weeks and result by the end of February month. CBSE has not provided the exact date for the release of CTET answer key 2021 and for declaration of CTET result 2021. However, the unofficial answer key of CTET 2021 along with question paper will be available on the same day courtesy of many of the coaching institutions and test preparation portals. The resources for CTET 2021 question paper and answer key PDF download are given below.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) each year for granting eligibility to the candidates aspiring to become teachers. Under normal circumstances, the eligibility test is conducted twice a year, however, owing to the pandemic, the CTET scheduled in July 2020 was continuously postponed and is conducted now on January 31, 2021.
CTET paper 1 is conducted for class 1-5 teacher aspirants and paper 2 is held for class 6-8 teacher aspirants. Each year, around 25-30 lakh aspirants appear for the CTET, out of which only 3.5-6 lakh qualify.
CTET Result 2021
It is expected that CTET result 2021 will be announced in the February third or fourth week. CBSE usually declares the CTET result within 3-4 weeks along with the statistics about how many qualified the test.
The candidates have to obtain the minimum qualifying marks in order to pass the CTET and earn the eligibility certificate. The CTET certificate validity is 7 years from the year of exam.
CTET Qualifying marks
- General category- 60% (90 out of 150 marks)
- OBC/ST/SC category- 55% (82 out of 150 marks)
How to check result:
- Go to the official website www.ctet.nic.in
- Click on the notice titled “Result of CTET held on 31 January 2021”
- Login using your application number, date of birth etc. details
- Your result containing the total marks, subject-wise marks, as well as qualifying status will bne displayed online.
The candidates who fail to pass the CTET 2021 may appear again for the test in order to gain the eligibility certificate.
CTET Answer Key 2021
CBSE releases the official CTET question paper and answer key after 1-2 weeks of the conduct of the exam. The CTET answer key 2021 with question paper PDF will be released in the first or second week of February.
The board will upload the scanned images of candidate’s OMR sheet along with answer key and question paper at its official website www.ctet.nic.in. The candidates can view the official CTET 2021 answer key PDF by login at CTET website with their Application number, date of birth and Security PIN.
The unofficial answer key of CTET 2021 will be available on the evening of January 31, 2021. Many prominent coaching institutions release the CTET answer key at their websites. We will update the same here as available.
How to calculate marks using answer key
Both CTET paper 1 and paper 2 exams were of 2.5 hours. A total of 150 objective type questions for a total of 150 marks were asked in the each paper. Each correct answer carries 1 mark and there is no negative marking.
So, to calculate their marks in CTET, the candidates just need to tally their attempts with the correct answers provided in the answer key. The total number of correct answers will be your total marks in CTET.