Dinesh Goyal|May 17, 2021
CTET 2021 Live Updates - Answer Key Paper 1 & 2, Exam Analysis, Question Papers
CTET 2021 Exam Live - CBSE today conducted the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2021 exam for lakhs of students. Candidates were expected to report at the test centre well ahead of the scheduled time for verification of necessary documents and COVID 19 guidelines wee followed.
NEW DELHI : Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted CTET 2021 paper 2 from 2:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Candidates can now check the CTET 2021 answer key for paper 1 and 2 on this page. Earlier CBSE successfully conducted CTET 2021 Paper 1 exam at various exam centres across the country. According to the CTET 2021 exam analysis, there was mixed reaction with regard to Paper 1 of CTET 2021 as some candidates found it moderately difficult while others found It easy. The CTET 2021 exam is conducted to determine the eligibility for teachers from Class I to VIII. All possible steps were taken by the authorities to ensure that the CTET 2021 exam is conducted with all the safety measures in place with regard to COVID 19. All the candidates who appeared for Paper 2 of CBSE CTET 2021, they ensured that they carried with them the CTET 2021 admit card along with valid photo identity proof.
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 2 for Language - II for CODE O
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 2 for Language - I for CODE O
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 2 for Mathematics and Science for CODE O
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 2for Child Development and Pedagogy for CODE O
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 1 for Language - II for CODE K
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 1 for Language - I for CODE K
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 1 for Environmental Studies for CODE K
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 1 for Mathematics for CODE K
CBSE CTET 2021 Answer Key - Paper 1 for Child Development and Pedagogy for CODE K
CTET 2021 Paper 2 without any glitches
One of the candidates who appeared for the CTET 2021 exam was of the view that Paper 2 was easy and there was no problem related to printing of the paper as in everything was very clear and candidates followed all the COVID 19 guidelines.
CTET 2021 Cutoff Marks to Rise- Candidates find Geography questions as easy
According to the candidates the CTET Paper 2 questions were easy. One of the candidates Pinky she found the social science section as easy. She is expecting to score more than 100. Questions on Geography were easy. The candidate was able to complete the questions at least half an hour before the exam time.
CTET 2021 Paper 2 Concludes - Exam Easy
CTET paper 2 has also concluded and candidates did not find the paper difficult except that in the social science section, the questions were mostly statement based.
CTET 2021 Answer Key For Paper 2 will be provided here soon.
CTET 2021 Answer Key Out for Paper 1
Candidates who appeared for the CTET 2021 paper exam , they can check the CTET answer key related to questions asked in the maths section.
CTET 2021 Answer Key- Paper 1 -Maths Section
1. With regard to the four mathematical statements that are given, the candidates have to identify which is open ended and which is not. In this regard option a) What is the area of rectangle whose one side is 5 centimetre and perimeter is 30 centimetere (b) Find a set of numbers whose median is 4 (c) List all prime numbers between 0-8 and the option (D) is Tell me anything mathematical information that you know about the rectangles.
The correct answer to this question is option (a).
CTET 2021 Paper 1 Answer Key- Maths Section
1. With regard to the question of comparison of marks between Maria ad Shehnaaz, the correct answer is 390 which means the first option is correct since after adding the marks of both the candidates the total is same.
2. The answer to the question that the taxi meter shows charges of Rs 50 for the first two kilometres of journey and Rs 16 for every subsequent kilometre travelled, Manju pays Rs 258 as fare to travel from her house to the railway station. How far is the railway station from her home, the correct answer is 15.
CTET 2021 Question Paper - Code K- Download Now
Candidates who appeared for the CTET 2021 exam they can download the Paper 1 question paper, the code of which is K from the link that is given here.
Click Here to download CTET 2021 Question Paper 1 - Code K
CTET 2021 Paper 2 - Update from Lucknow
According to a tweet on the microblogging site, for CTET 2021 paper 2, 1,04,388 are likely to appear for the exam. The CTET 2021 exam centres in Lucknow are divided into 14 zones and 5 super zones and police force is deployed at all the test centres so that the CBSE CTET 2021 exam is conducted in a fair and transparent manner
लखनऊ #CTET2021 परीक्षा का 121 केंद्रों पर आयोजन, लखनऊ में 2 पाली में 121 सेंटर पर परीक्षा,— JOURNALIST GAURAV (@GAURAVKUMAR9935) January 31, 2021
1,04,388 परीक्षार्थी परीक्षा में हो रहे शामिल, सेंटर्स को 14 जोन,5 सुपर जोन में बांटा गया, सभी सेंटर्स पर पुलिस फोर्स तैनात की गई, #CTETExam
CTET 2021 Paper 2 To begin soon
Candidates have already gone inside the exam hall and they all were seen following the COVID 19 guidelines. They had assembled outside the examination hall and were standing in a queue and there temperature was checked again as they entered the CTET 2021 exam hall.
CTET Answer Key 2021 for Paper 1
Candidates who appeared in paper 1 of CTET 2021 exam, they can check the CTET answer key which will be provided soon on this page. Candidates can calculate how many marks they have scored in CTET 2021 with the help of CTET 2021 answer key.
CTET 2021 Paper 1 Analysis
As per the feedback, the CTET 2021 question paper of paper I was easy. Candidates appearing for CTET 2021 paper II can check the CTET exam analysis 2021 for better understanding about the CTET question paper and exam pattern. As per the CTET syllabus 2021, candidates need to answer the 150 questions and for each correct response they will be awarded with 1 mark. As per the students, they are expecting ctet paper II to be easy, same as CTET paper 1.
CTET Cutoff - Previous Years
Candidates who appeared for the CTET 2021 exam that was held today across 135 cities , they can check category wise CTET Cutoff for the past years and get an idea about how much they need to score.
|Category||Marks out of 150||CTET Cutoff Percentage 2019|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Other Backward Class (OBC)||82||55|
CTET 2021 question paper
According to the candidates for CTET 2021, there were 4 codes IJKL and candidates found the questions in the CTET 2021 exam as easy. None of the sections were difficult for them.
CTET 2021 Qualifying Marks
Candidates who appeared for the CTET 2021 exam need to secure marks more than or equal to the CTET cut off marks in order to get qualified in the examination. The CTET cut off marks will be released subject wise as well as category wise. However, the minimum cut off marks of CTET for general category students is 60 % whereas candidates from reserved need to secure a minimum CTET cut off of 55%. The final CTET cut off marks will be released along with the CTET result 2021.
Negative Marking in CTET 2021
Candidates who appeared for the CTET exam expressed their happiness as they were able to attempt all the questions since there is no negative marking in CTET 2021. Without any difficulty, candidates could answer almost all the 150 questions in stipulated time. There were candidates who found the environmental science section as easy.
Check CBSE CTET 2021 Cutoff
The CTET cutoff 2021 is the minimum qualiying marks which the candidates must score to be eligible to qualify the exam and apply for the post of teacher. Going by the past years trends, for the General Category the Cutoff is 60% and for the reserved category it is 55%. However, CBSE reserves the right to change the CTET cutoff depending upon the total number of candidates who appeared for the exam and the overall difficulty level of the entrance test.
CTET 2021 Answer Key
Paper 1 of CTET 2021 is over now and candidates will soon get to know about the correct answers to the questions that were asked in the CTET exam. By going through the CTET 2021 answer key candidates will be able to assess how many marks will they be able to score. Checking the CTET answer ke, candidates will also know which questions they have answered correctly and which of them are wrong.
CTET 2021 passing marks
According to one of the candidate who had qualified the CTET earlier also, the Hindi section was easy, though Maths was slightly tricky and he is of the view that he can easily score 100 plus. There was no problem in the questions that were asked and candidates hold the view that even if someone who has done B.Ed and has studied 15 days before the exam, they can easily score 100 plus.
CTET 2021 Exam Analysis -Paper 1 Easy
Most of the the candidates found the paper easy especially Maths was easy along with English, child pedagogy, Hindi and environmental studies was also easy. Candidates were easily able to complete Paper 1 without any difficulty.
CTET 2021 Paper 1 Concludes
Paper 1 of CTET 2021 exam has just concluded and candidates have started coming out of the exam centre in an orderly manner. There were 150 questions that were asked in CTET paper 1. Speaking about the arrangements related to COVID 19, mot of the candidates expressed their satisfaction. At some of the exam centres of CTET 2021, candidates were provided with gloves also.
CBSE CTET 2021 : 60,000 candidates likely to appear for paper 1
There are reports in the media that at least 60,000 candidates are likely to appear for Paper 1 of CTET 2021 exam which is being held in the capital city of Lucknow. CTET 2021 paper 1 commenced from 9:30 and will conclude shortly. Most of the candidates who had come to give the test were seen following all the COVID 19 guidelines such as wearing of masks, sanitisation of hands and maintenance of social distancing.
Know the CTET result statistics 2019
For CTET December 2019, a total number of 28,32,120 students registered. Out of which 24,05,145 students appeared in the examination. As per the CTET result statistics, out of 24,05,145 students only 5,42,285 students qualified the exam. Check below the table for complete statistics:
- Number of qualified female candidates: 3,12,558
- Number of qualified male candidates : 2,29,718
CTET 2021- Gates at the exam centre closed on time
It was observed at CTET 2021 exam centres that the guards had closed the gates on time and none of the latecomers were allowed.
Guard outside the CTET exam centre
Guard at the CBSE CTET 2021 exam centre
CTET 2021 Exam being conducted in Patna amidst power cut
Reports are floating in the media that the CTET 2021 exam is being held in Patna amidst five hours of power cut as Bhagwat Nagar feeder will not be functioning from 10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. 41,658 candidates will appear for Paper 1 in Patna and 31,338 in paper 2.
CTET 2021 Exam Centres
Earlier the total number of cities where the CBSE CTET 2021 exam was to be conducted was 112, however in order to prevent overcrowding the number was increased to 135.
CTET 2021- Gloves being provided at the test centre
Keeping in mind the safety of the candidates, gloves were also provided to the examinees. All tha candidates at the CTET exam centre were seen maintaining social distancing norms.
CTET 2021- Candidates seen standing in a queue outside the test centre
More candidates making their way to the CTET 2021 exam hall
CBSE CTET 2021 - Candidates at the test center
Candidates are being seen arriving at the CTET 2021 test centre and they are strictly following the social distancing norms.
A candidate making his way to the exam hall
Candidates standing in a queue outside the CTET 2021 Exam Centre
CTET 2021 Exam - Check the qualifying marks
Passing marks: The candidates from general category need to secure 60 per cent marks, while in order to get qualified reserved category candidates need to score 82 marks out of 150 which is 55%. Those who clear the CTET would be able to get the position in CBSE affiliated schools as a teacher. Students who qualified in paper I will get recruited as Class I to V teachers whereas for Class VI to VIII, candidates need to qualify in paper II.
CTET 2021 Exam Timing
Those who will appear for the CTET 2021 exam a shirt while from now , they must all check the reporting time for CTET paper 1 and CTET Paper 2.
CTET 2021 January Exam- Instructions to be followed inside the exam hall
Candidates who will appear for the CBSE CTET 2021 exam in a short while from now, they must ensure that they do not use a whitener on the OMR sheet. Candidates will be allowed to open the CTET question booklet only five minutes before the exam time. Candidates must ascertain that the code published on the OMR sheet and the CTET test booklet sheet is the same. Also, candidates must write the correct code on the attendance sheet.
CTET 2021 Exam - What not to carry to the exam centre
Candidates appearing for the CTET 2021 exam, they must ensure that are not carrying with them any of the following items.
CTET 2021 January Exam- Covid 19 self-declaration form
Students appearing for the CTET 2021 exam need to fill the COVID-19 self-declaration form in order to ensure that they do not have any of the COVID 19 symptoms. The CTET covid 19 self-declaration form includes all the details regarding coronavirus. Candidates need to declare that they are not suffering from any symptoms of covid-19 that is cough, fever, breathing problems or any other. Strict action will be taken if the symptoms prevail and such candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
CTET Admit Card 2021 download link
Those who will be appearing for the CBSE CTET 2021 exam, they can check the direct download link for CBSE CTET 2021. Click here to download the CTET admit card. Candidates can download the CTET 2021 admit card by entering the CTET application number, date of birth and the security pin that is visible on the screen.
CBSE TET 2021 Exam - List of COVID-19 essentials
Those who will appear for the CTET 2021 exam, they must ensure that they carry with them the COVID 19 essentials which are given below:
Hand sanitizer (50 ml)
Transparent water bottle (500 ml)
Blue/Black ball point pen
CTET Exam Time
It is important for candidates to reach the CTET test center as soon as possible before the CTET exam time 2021 to avoid the gathering. The CTET paper timing 2021 for paper I is 9:30 am. It is mandatory to keep CTET exam time 2021 in mind to avoid the hassle at the exam center. Proper sanitization will be done before each CTET paper timing 2021.
CTET 2021- Checking of the admit card
Some of the candidates have started arriving at the CBSE CTET 2021 exam centres and the security personnel are checking the admit card. It is essential to carry the photo identity proof to the CTET 2021 exam centre. . Candidates must ensure that name on the CTET admit card and photo id proof is the same or else they are not being allowed to enter the CTET test centre.
CTET 2021- COVID 19 guidelines
CBSE released a separate notice regarding COVID-19 guidelines on the official website of CTET. As per the CTET 2021 notice, candidates need to follow some important guidelines at the exam centre that are mentioned below:
It is mandatory to cover your nose and mouth with a face mask all the time at the exam centre.
It is compulsory to follow social distancing norms provided by the Government of India.
Do not exchange any stuff in the examination hall.
Safe mode of transportation must be used while coming to the exam centre
Avoid being in touch with strangers.
Throw used face masks and tissue in the closed dustbin.
Maintain toilet hygiene, during and after the use.
Don’t touch eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
Don’t hug or shake hands with anyone.
Don't spit publicly.
Make sure you are not infected or having any symptoms of coronavirus.
Candidates are advised to seek advice from parents about COVID-19 before and after the exam.
CBSE CTET 2021 How to answer the questions
While answering the questions in papaer 1 of CTET 2021 exam, candidates must first try to answer the questions which are less difficult and about which they are confident. Read the questions in the CBSE CTET 2021 Janaury exam carefully and analyze what you can solve easily. Don’t get stuck with the tricky ones in the beginning. Solving easy sections on priority will give you time to revise your answers. Fill the OMR sheet carefully with blue or black ballpoint pens only. One of the best things for candidates is that there will be no negative marking so that they can attempt all the questions. Attempting all the questions may give the chance to score better.
CBSE CTET 2021 - Check total number of questions in Paper 1
In session 1 of the CTET exam, paper I will be conducted. As per the CTET exam pattern, there will be five sections consisting of 30 questions from each section. In total, there will be 150 questions in CBSE CTET 2021 exam and candidates will be awarded with 1 mark for each correct answer. In paper 1 of CTET 2021 exam, questions will be asked from sections such as Language I (compulsory), Language II (compulsory), Child Development and Pedagogy, Environmental Studies and Mathematics.
CBSE CTET 2021 January 2021- What not to carry to the test centre
Candidates who will appear for the CTET exam 2021, they must not carry with them any of the electronic gadgets or any such item which is prohibited. Stationery items like pen, pencil, paper, notebooks, geometry box are not allowed at the CBSE CTET exam centres.
CTET 2021 Admit Card -Download Now
Candidates appearing for the exam need to carry CTET admit card 2021 along with a valid photo identity card. Those who do not have CBSE CTET admit card or photo id card will not be allowed to enter the examination hall under any circumstances. Along with these, candidates must carry the list of COVID-19 essentials provided by the CBSE
List of valid photo identity card:
CTET 2021 - Check the full form
The full form of CTET is Central Teacher Eligibility Test and those candidates who clear the CBSE CTET 2021 exam, they are eligible to apply for the post of teacher that are vacant at various government schools. Hence it is important to meet the minimum qualifying marks in the CTET 2021 exam to be eligible to apply for such posts
CBSE CTET 2021 - Reach the test centre at 7:30 a.m
The CTET 2021 exam time for paper 1 is 9:30 a.m and it will end at 12: 00 p.m Candidates must ensure that they reach the test centre by 7:30 a.m
CTET 2021 - Increase in the total number of exam centres
Keeping in mind the safet of the students, CBSE has increased the total number of CTET 2021 exam centres so that candidates do not face any kin of overcrowding and they are able to appear for the exam close to their residence.
CTET 2021 Paper 1 exam duration
The total exam duration for Paper I will be 2:30 hours. The paper I will start from 9:30 am in the morning and will end at 12 noon. The paper I will be conducting for primary level. Candidates must ensure that the total number of pages in the CTET 2021 question booklet is exact as the number of pages written on the cover. They must count it after opening the seal of the question. If not, candidates must contact the invigilator available in the classroom.
CTET 2021 Exam Time
The CTET 2021 exam will be conducted for two papers. Paper I will be conducted for primary level (Class I to V) and Paper II for elementary level (Class VI to VII).
Date of Exam
January 31, 2021
9:30 am to 12 noon
January 31, 2021
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
CTET 2021 Exam Pattern
As per the CTET exam pattern, there will be two papers conducted for primary level and elementary level.
There will be 150 questions in total and candidates will be awarded with 1 mark for each correct answer. Candidates can check the table below for detailed exam pattern of CTET:
CTET Exam Pattern 2020-21: Paper 1 (Elementary Stage)
No. of Questions
Language I (compulsory)
Language II (compulsory)
Child Development and Pedagogy
CTET Exam Pattern 2020-21: Paper 2 (Elementary Stage)
No. of Questions
Language I (compulsory)
Language II (compulsory)
Child Development and Pedagogy
Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher only)
Social Studies/Social Science (for Social Studies/Social Science teacher only)
Note-In Paper - II, candidates need to solve questions either from mathematics and science or social studies/social science.