After postponing the CTET exam in 2020, the Central Board of Secondary Education is all set to conduct CTET 2021 tomorrow i.e. on January 31, 2021 (Sunday). The examination is going to be held in two shifts i.e. from 09.30 AM to 12.00 PM for Paper I and from 02.00 PM to 04.30 PM for Paper-II. CTET 2021 admit card is already available at the official website and registered candidates can download it from ctet.nic.in. In order to download the admit card, candidates need to log in by entering the CTET Application Number and Date of Birth. Candidates are advised to read the admit card for important guidelines regarding the conduct of the exam. In addition, CBSE has also issued certain COVID guidelines for candidates to take the test in a safe manner.
CTET 2021 Reporting Time & Instructions For Admit Card
Certain code of conduct and exam day guidelines were already informed by the CBSE to CTET 2021 candidates in the official information brochure. In addition, candidates are also required to go through COVID-19 advisory while downloading the admit card. It is mandatory to produce the printed copy of the CTET 2021 admit card and a valid photo identification at the exam centre. Failing to do so may lead to the candidate not allowed to take the test.
Candidates are required to report to the designated exam centre 90 minutes before the commencement of the exam in each shift. The exam timings are usually indicated in the CTET admit card. Those who report to the exam centre after 09.30 AM in the first shift and after 02.00 PM in the second shift are not allowed to appear in the test.
CTET 2021 Important Exam Day Guidelines
After reporting at the exam centre, candidates are required to find their seat as per the roll number and occupy it to take the test. Any candidate found to be taking the test from a seat/room other than the one allocated to them are liable for disqualification.
The attendance sheet must be signed twice; first after reporting to the centre and then while leaving the centre. No candidate is allowed to leave the exam hall until the entire duration of the exam is over. Candidates must hand over the Answer Sheet to the invigilator before leaving the centre.
Candidates are issued the Test Booklet & Answer Sheet in sealed packages fifteen minutes before the exam. The seal can be broken five minutes before the exam commencement time. Care should be taken to ensure that the code on the Test Booklet matches the one on the Answer Sheet. This code is also required to be written on the Attendance Sheet.
OMR Answer Sheets must be filled up with black or blue ballpoint pen only. It is advised not to make any stray marks on the OMR sheets as they are scanned using computers for evaluation of candidate responses. Candidates must read the instructions related to the use of unfair means in the exam hall which can lead to the cancellation of the candidature immediately. Furthermore, any textual material, pen/pencil boxes, calculators, electronic communication devices, cardboards, eraser, ruler, watches, ornaments, wallets etc. are not allowed inside the exam hall.
COVID-19 Guidelines For CTET 2021
It is in their own interest that candidates are allowed to carry 50ml hand sanitizer (in transparent bottle), face mask, hand gloves, and transparent water bottle to the exam hall. The complete details of COVID related guidelines are available at the official website i.e. ctet.nic.in.
All candidates are required to observe social distancing norms at the exam centre for safe conduct of the exam. Borrowing or lending articles among candidates is strictly prohibited. Candidates are also required to maintain personal hygiene and avoid physical contact with others as much as possible.