CTET 2024 exam today; timing, guidelines, passing marks

CTET Exam 2024: Timing for Paper 1 is from 2 PM to 4:30 PM while Paper 2 will be from 9:30 AM to 12 PM.

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2024 exam today i.e. on July 7. The CTET 2024 exam will be conducted in two sessions. The CTET 2024 exam will be conducted in offline mode. CTET 2024 will be conducted for two papers- Paper 1 is for teachers of classes 1 to 5 and Paper 2 is for teachers of classes 6 to 8. The duration of each paper is 2 hours 30 minutes.

For General Category candidates, CTET The passing marks are 90 out of 150, which is equivalent to 60%. On the other hand, for Other Backward Classes (OBC), Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates, the passing marks are 82 out of 150, which is equivalent to 55%.

CTET 2024 Exam Timings

Candidates can check the CTET 2024 exam timings below.


CTET Paper 2 Timings

CTET Paper 1 Timings

Exam Date

7 July

7 July

Entry Time

7:30 am

12:00 PM

Checking of Admit Card


1:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Computer check

9:15 am

1:45 PM

last entry time

9:25 AM

1:50 PM

Exam start

9:30 am

2:00 pm

Exam is over

12:00 noon

4:30 pm

CTET 2024 Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates can check the CTET 2024 exam day guidelines below.

  • Make sure that your latest passport size colour photograph is securely affixed on the admit card.
  • Bring your CTET 2024 admit card and a valid original photo identity proof to the exam centre. Acceptable identity proofs include passport, driving license, voter ID, PAN card, Aadhaar card.
  • Candidates reaching the examination centre late, whatever the reason, will not be allowed entry after closure of the entrance gate.
  • Prohibited items include cell phones, calculators, watch calculators, alarm clocks, digital watches with built-in calculators, memory, or any electronic or smart devices.
  • Candidates are required to remain seated until the examination is over. Re-entry into the examination hall is not permitted after submitting the examination form.
  • If any attempt at impersonation or malpractice is detected at any stage, the candidate will be disqualified and appropriate legal action can also be taken against him.

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