Last minute strategies & Tips to crack CTET Exam- 2018

CBSE has released the notification for the upcoming Central teacher eligibility test (CTET) in the month of June 2018, the exam is scheduled to be conducted on 9th December 2016.  This is the crucial time to plan your strategy for the upcoming CTET exam.  With the help of this article, you can plan your strategy which will help you to ensure your success.

First of all, it’s evident to ensure the exam pattern of CTET. The Paper 1 is of 150 questions from 5 parts namely Child Development & Pedagogy, EVS, Math and two sections will be from Language 1 and Language 2.Generally, Language 1 and Language 2 is English and Hindi. Paper 1 is conducted for those who want to teach students from Class I to V while Paper 2 is conducted for those who want to teach students from Class VI to VIII.

Exam Schedule

CTET Exam Date: 9th September 2018

First Session: 09.30 AM TO 12.00 PM (PAPER – II )

Second Session: 02.00 PM TO 04.30 PM (PAPER – I )

Maximum Time Limit: 2½ hours

Qualifying Marks for the Exam: 90 Marks

Exam Pattern: Paper 1

CTET Paper 1

Exam Pattern: Paper 2

CTET Paper 2

Important Instruction of the Exam

CTET is an offline exam (pen and paper) that is conducted over 150 minutes. There is no negative marking but candidates should not attempt the questions in a hurry as they might lose out on marks this way. There are total 5 sections in the exam and each question will get you 1 mark. Try and solve the questions that you know for sure first, so that you increase your confidence and secure some marks easily. If you don’t know an answer, use the elimination method to eliminate the incorrect answers and you will be closer to finding the correct answer.

Which section to start first?

Always take the sections on the basis of your expertise. The candidates should not waste time over the section they are not well prepared for. They should solve the other sections with  good command instead. Generally, it was asked to start with the Child Development and Pedagogy section, as it is all reading part, which won’t take your much time to solve the 30 questions. After CD & P, switch to English Language if you have opted for it. In last, try to solve the questions from Mathematics. As Mathematics involves too much calculation and you need to be perfect to solve the questions.

Last minutes Do’s and Don’ts during the Exam:

(1) Do not devote so much time to a single question.

(2) Do not lose your calm.

(3) Do not be in a hurry while doing a question

(4) Do not guess the answer.

(5) Do attempt the questions left in the remaining time.

(6) Do read all the questions properly.

(7) Do relax and stay calm.

(8) Do attempt only those questions you are sure of.

Remember accuracy & time management is the key to getting through this exam!

All the Best!!!

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