The CTET (Common Teacher Eligibility Test) Day 7 Paper 1 was conducted on December 23, 2021. The exam commenced at 9.30 a.m. and concluded by 12.00 p.m. Candidates who appeared for the exam said that the overall difficulty of the paper was moderate. The questions of Maths included time, speed, and number system and were quite easy to solve. Candidates even found the EVS section to be easy. The language section of English was more time-consuming and the two passages were on socio-cultural issues and analyzed factual understanding of it. Those who appeared for the exam also said that the pedagogy in Sanskrit was quite difficult to solve.
Examinees expressed that the questions were relatively easier than expected. Certain candidates encountered difficulty in the English Language paper, particularly from ‘reading the passage’, and the pedagogy sections from the Sanskrit paper. In comparison to yesterday’s slot, no major change in the difficulty level was observed. All in all, the exam could be kept on a moderate scale.
Some educators and teachers have also released answer keys. The candidates who appeared for the exam can match their answers with these and get an estimate of their expected scores.
The official answer key will be uploaded on the official website ctet.nic.in by January and the final result will be announced on February 15, 2022. So far the question paper is concerned, it consisted of five sections for 30 marks each. Each correct answer will gain the candidate a mark. There is no provision for negative marking for a wrong answer.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been conducting the CTET exams from December 16. 2021 and these will continue till January 13, 2022. It is a common eligibility test that people have to pass in order to get a certification. Those who qualify the exam can apply to various schools and get recruited. The exam consists of two papers. Paper 1 is for those who want to teach Classes 1-5. Those who want to teach classes 6-8 have to appear for Paper 2. Any candidate that wished to teach Classes 1-8 should appear and qualify for both the papers.