CTET 2018: Over 23 lakh candidates registered and 16 lakh appeared for the exam

CTET 2018: Over 23 lakh candidates registered and 16 lakh appeared for the exam
Supriya Kumari | Dec 10, 2018 - 7:21 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, DECEMBER 10, 2018: Around 16,91,088 candidates appeared for CTET 2018 which was conducted on December 9 in offline mode across 92 cities in India. As reported by newspapers, a total 12,56,098 candidates had registered for CTET Paper I whereas 10,66,728 had registered for CTET Paper II. Among the total applicants, approximately  6,31,738 candidates did not appeared in the exam.

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As per the India Today, 58 percent of the candidates were female, 199 were transgender and 33,107 candidates were of PWD category, who appeared for the exam. The examination authority, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), had appointed a total of  2,296 centre superintendents, 730 officials/officers and 3,208 observers to conduct the fair exam.

CTET official answer key 2018 is expected to be released anytime soon. After the publication answer key, result of CTET will be declared in December in online mode. Based on the CTET result, candidates will be awarded teachers eligibility certificate which will be valid for 7 years from the date of the result announcement.

CTET examination for Paper I was held from 9:30 am to 12 pm whereas Paper II was conducted from 2 pm to 4:30 pm. The exam was conducted for those candidates who had successfully filled up the CTET application form in online mode.

Earlier, the examination was conducted in the year 2016 wherein the official data reflects that as many as 799753 candidates had registered for CTET paper I and II. Among the total registered, 5,79,090 candidates appeared and 69,566 passed the exam in the both papers.

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