After postponing the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) exam this year, CBSE has finally broken the silence regarding the conduct of the exam. The Central Board of Secondary Education has announced the rescheduled exam date of the 14th CTET exam. The examination is now scheduled to be conducted on January 31, 2021. In addition, the Board has also decided to allow candidates to make changes to the city from which, candidates wish to appear for the test. The last date to make changes has been extended. Candidates will be able to make changes to the preferred city from November 17 to 26, 2020 at the official website ctet.nic.in. Moreover, the Board has also added 23 more cities to the list of exam centres. The examination is now scheduled to be conducted across 135 cities across India.
Check out the official public notice released by CBSE below.
As per official public notices released by CBSE at the website, the Board has acknowledged that the exam was postponed due to administrative reasons back in July 2020. However, CBSE has also announced the new exam date on which, CTET 2020 will now be conducted. Keeping in view the ongoing COVID-19 situations, the Board has decided to allow candidates to edit their preferred exam centres. As per the public notice, the Board has received such requests from candidates who changed their location during the COVID-19 pandemic situation. As such, the registered candidates will now be able to edit their preferred city of exam as per schedule at the website ctet.nic.in.
Keeping in view the prevailing conditions of COVID-19 in the country, CBSE has decided to abide with the social distancing norms & other safety measures while conducting the CTET exam on rescheduled dates. The Board has officially announced that the exam will be conducted in 135 centres across the country instead of the previously indicated 112 centres. The complete list of the exam cities, along with the newly added 23 cities is published at the CTET official website along with the respective centre codes.
Candidates will be able to make changes to the preferred exam city online at the official website during the indicated schedule. The option will be available at the website ctet.nic.in till 11.59 PM of the last date. Candidates will be able to choose four cities as their preferred CTET exam centre. The Board has indicated that all efforts will be made to ensure that candidates are accommodated in a centre of their choice. However, such a situation can arise, where the Board can allot a centre to a candidate other than their preferred choices. Candidates are advised to visit the official website for further details and latest updates.