CTET 2018 result analysis: 17 percent candidates qualify in paper 1; 15 percent in paper 2

CTET 2018 result analysis: 17 percent candidates qualify in paper 1; 15 percent in paper 2
Anangsha Patra | Jan 5, 2019 - 6:18 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, JANUARY 5: After the result announcement of CTET on January 4, 2019, the official data reflects that the pass percentage of Paper 1 is better than paper 2. According to the official data of CTET, 17 percent candidates have qualified paper 1, while only 15 percent candidates could make it to the cut off of paper 2. This means that in comparison to paper 2 of ctet, 2 percent more candidates have passed the paper 1. The result data further reflects that a total of 10,73,545 candidates have taken paper 1, out of which 1,78,273 have qualified for Primary School Teacher while 8,78,425 candidates have taken paper 2, out of which 1,26,968 have qualified for Middle School Teacher. This reflects that Paper 1 candidates fared better than Paper 2 candidates.

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In CTET February 2016, the pass percentage for primary school category was 29.51 percent while it was 13.4 percent for Middle School category. Out of 20,0100 candidates, 59054 have qualified Paper 1. While, out of 450976 candidates, 60411 have cleared the Paper 2. After comparing the pass percentage of both the years, it is seen that the pass percentage in Paper 1 and 2 dipped this year by 10.91 percent.

Further, the result data also highlights that as many as 1951970 had appeared for CTET 2018, out of which 305241 have qualified the exam.

According to CTET official data, from 2011 to February 2014, the number of candidates qualifying CTET has been reflecting inconsistency in terms of pass percentage fluctuating backward and forward. The pass percentage ranged between 0.91 to 11.58 percent for both the papers. However, Since 2014 there has been improvement in the pass percentage.

CTET examination was conducted after a gap of two years. This is for the first time that CBSE has declared CTET result in record 25 days after the examination.

CTET is held twice a year for determining the eligibility of teachers to teach in Classes 1 to 5 and 6 to 8.  The exam is conducted for Paper I and II. Paper I is held for candidates who want to become teachers of Classes I to V, while Paper II is for those candidates who aspire to be teachers of class VI to VIII. Qualified candidates are eligible to apply as teachers in schools under Central Government schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), Tibetan School etc and schools under the administrative control of UTs and unaided private schools. Qualified candidates will be issued CTET certificate which will be valid for a period of seven years from the date of declaration of result.

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