CBSE CTET 2020: The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2020 new exam dates have been announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). As per the schedule, the CTET 2020 will be held on January 31, 2021 at various test centres across the country.
As per the official notice released by CBSE, to maintain social distance and other safety measures, the said examination will now be conducted in 135 cities.
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CBSE CTET 2020: New exam centres
The new examination 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.
Here’s why CBSE added new test centres:
A large number of requests have been received from the candidates for change of option for their examination city as they have shifted their place due to Covid-19, read the official notice.
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CBSE CTET 2020: Examination scheme
All questions in CTET will 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 a person who wants to be a teacher for classes I to V
Paper II will be for a person who wants to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.
CTET students to get another chance to change their exam city
Further, keeping in view the difficulty 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 more details, all the candidates can check the official website of CBSE CTET 2020.
Courtesy: India Today
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