CTET 2020- CBSE to increase Test centres- Social Distancing norms to be followed

CTET 2020- CBSE to increase Test centres- Social Distancing norms to be followed
Richa Kapoor | Jun 9, 2020 - 2:04 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI - The Chairman of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Manoj Ahuja has confirmed that there will be an increase in the total number of test centres where the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) would be conducted. He added, "all the guidelines related to social distancing will be followed while conducting the exam and we will ensure that the candidates adhere to it." On being asked if the exam will be postponed, the CBSE chairman stated that as of now no decision has been taken in this regard.

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Important Dates for CTET 2020


Date (tentative)

Issuance of CTET Admit Card 2020

June 17, 2020

CTET 2020

July 5, 2020

Guidelines to be followed at the test centre of CTET 2020

Mandatory to wear masks

The chairman of CBSE Manoj Ahuja confirmed over the telephone that it will be mandatory for the students to wear the mask at the test centre or else they would not be allowed to appear for the exam.

Sanitisation of the test centres

CBSE has also issued a directive in which it has stated that the sanitisation drive will be undertaken at least a few days before the exam at the CTET test centres. Also those institutions which were used as quarantine centres, steps are being taken to sanitize them completely at the earliest.

Reporting time at the test centre

Candidates will have to reach the test centre at least two hours before the commencement of the exam and they will have to carry the admit card of CTET 2020 in a transparent poly bag along with valid photo identity proof.

Use of sanitiser and total number of candidates to be allowed at each exam hall

The authorities will keep sanitizer available for the candidates and they will have to use it before they enter the test centre. Moreover, in order to ensure that the social distancing norms are strictly followed at CTET test centre, it is likely that there will be 12 to 20 candidates that will be allowed to appear for the exam in each hall.

About CTET 2020

The CTET exam is conducted twice every year in offline mode. The exam is of two hours and 30 minutes and as per December 2019 statistics, 24,05,145 candidates appeared for the exam and 5,42,285 qualified.

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