The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) January 2021 is now over. The examination was conducted today, January 31, 2021. Paper 1 took place from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM followed by Paper 2 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM. Now that the exam is over, the memory-based CTET answer key is available online. Moreover, we are discussing the CTET exam analysis, detailed topic wise review, difficulty level and good number of attempts.
CTET 2021 Paper 2 Exam Analysis
As per the experts’ review, CTET 2021 Paper 2 exam was of moderate level. Similar to Paper 1, there were no changes in the exam pattern for the examinations. The questions were asked from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2 and Mathematics and Science or Social Studies/Social Science. An overall good number of attempts is between 100 to 116 questions.
Discussing the Child Development section first, the questions were of easy to moderate to difficult level. Many questions were asked from the Teaching-Learning Process and Theories section. This year, less practical an application-based questions were asked. There is a noticeable increase in the questions which are theory-based. A good number of attempts in this section is around 22 to 24 questions.
Next is the Mathematics & Science Section. Similar to Paper 1, questions from the Maths and Science section was of moderate level. Most of the questions were asked from the Geometry and Physics Topics. Moreover, it is noticed the number of Chemistry and Physics questions has increased. A good number of attempts in the Mathematics and Science Section is between 35 to 44 questions.
Those who have applied for Social Science/ Social Studies, the examination was also of a moderate level. It covered questions from the History and Geography topics. In this section, the number of questions about History and Geography has increased. A good number of attempts in Social Studies is 40 to 47 questions.
English and Hindi language like Paper 1 was of moderate level. The English passage was easy to attempt – shared a CTET candidate. Discussing the Hindi section, questions were mainly from the grammar topics. According to the experts, a good number of attempt in the Hindi section is 20 to 22 questions. In the English section, candidates must have attempted 18 to 22 questions.
The Central Board of Secondary Education has already announced the CTET cut-off marks. Candidates have to obtain minimum 60% marks (55% marks for reserved category) to qualify the examination. CTET 2021 result is expected to release in the month on February/ March 2021.