A total 7,47,477 candidates registered for this examination.
With the ongoing JAAT reservation stir, CTET exam was postponed in the cities like Ambala, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Karnal, Kurushetra and Panchkula. Unfortunately, due to the curfew in the above cities, a total of 71, 471 students were not able to appear for the exam on 21 feb.
In order to ensure a smooth conduction of CTET, total of 1,596 independent observers were deployed by the board at the examination centre all over the country. The exam was held in the two following sessions:
Paper I: From 9:30 am to 12 pm
Paper II: From 2 pm to 4:30 pm
Paper I comprises 150 objective type questions based on Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I (compulsory), Language II (compulsory), Maths and Environmental Studies.
Paper II consists of 150 objective type questions based on Child Development and Pedagogy (compulsory), Language I (compulsory), Language II (compulsory), Maths and Science (for Maths and Science Teacher), Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science Teacher).