(Alert) CTET Exam will be conducted only once per year
Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will henceforth be
conducted only once a year. Contrary to the old practice of conducting the
examination twice a year, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has
decided to conduct the same only once. "When all major competitive exams are
conducted once a year, why CTET or NET should be conducted twice? They are
massive-scale exercises which require massive resources and in a way reduce
seriousness of candidates since the fear of wasting a year isn't there," a
senior official told PTI.
"The arrangement of the CBSE conducting NET and CTET is
likely to continue till the proposed National Testing Service (NTS) is set up by
the government for the conduct of all exams," he further added.
The examination is an eligibility test for teachers (Class
The Board has been mentioning about the burden with
conducting multiple examinations in a year. Recently the Board has proposed of
conducting the eligibility test for assistant professors, National Eligibility
Test (NET), only once a year.