Central Teachers Eligibility Test or CTET is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Earlier it used to be conducted twice in an year but from this year it will be conducted only once in a year
The main purpose behind conducting the CTET exam is to provide qualified and quality teacher quality teachers in government schools. For those students, who want to serve a teacher in their future, this exam is the first ladder they have to climb.
Now another question that comes in the mind is what is the importance of CTET certificate?
Many aspirant who are preparing for government teaching jobs, don't know how to get the job after CTET certificate and also want to know importance and Validity of CTET certificates. So by keeping this in mind, we are providing Importance of CTET certificate and complete details on validity period.
Importance of CTET Exam
As we have discussed that CTET certificate is the minimum eligibility to get the teaching job in government schools. So, after clearing the CTET exam, a student is eligible to become a government teacher. After getting the certificate, a student can apply for vacancies released by different schools.
According to Central Board of Secondary Education CTET certificate is the minimum eligibility for central government teaching job.
After clearing CTET, students can apply for all Central Government Teaching job as like KVS, NVS Army Teacher, ERDO etc. Without CTET certificate students can not apply for government teaching jobs.
Apart from it, successful students can also apply for all types of state government teaching Jobs.
Many good private schools give preference to CTET qualified students for recruitment.
Many Union territories only prefer CTET qualified Teacher in Regular/Contractual teacher recruitment.
So we can say that after clearing CTET certificates there is a very good chance to getting the government teacher job.
Qualifying Criteria and Validity
The candidates appearing in CTET will be issued Marks Statement. The general candidates securing 60% and more marks will be issued Eligibility Certificate. School Management may consider giving concessions to the person from to SC/ST, OBC, and differently abled category in accordance with their extent reservation policy. A rough estimate of the passing marks is given below for all categories.
General 60% 90 Marks out of 150 Marks
OBC 55% 82 Marks out of 150 Marks
SC/ST 50 % 75 Marks out of 150 Marks
The validity period of CTET qualifying certificate will be seven years from the date of declaration of result. There is no restriction on a number of attempts and also CTET qualified person can appear to the exam for improving his/her score.
So, at final, students are advised to prepare well for CTET. This will open many gates in the teaching world.