The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has prolonged the exam duration for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2013 from 1.30 hours to 2.30 hours.

Last Updated: 2013-05-08T12:54:00+05:30

CBSE Extends CTET July 2013 Duration

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased the time duration for Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) July 2013. Now, CTET July 2013 duration will be 2.30 instead of 1.30 hours. The CBSE board will conduct the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2013 scheduled to be held on July 28, 2013.
The revised scheduled for CTET-JULY 2013 examination is given below:

CTET on 28 July, 2013:
Paper Time
Paper I
9:30 a.m. – 12.00 pm.
Paper II
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, conducts CTET for the selection of eligible candidates for appointment as a school teacher for classes I to VIII. The CTET scores of the candidates are applicable for applying for the post of teacher in the following schools - Schools of the central government (KVS, NVS, Tibetan schools, etc.) and schools under the administrative control of union territories like Chandigarh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and NCT of Delhi.

As per sources, even the unaided private schools can also consider CTET scores for hiring teachers. Besides, sources have added that if a state government does not conduct the state Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), in such cases it can consider the CTET.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), is the highest board of education of India. Presently, CBSE conducts public examination at the end of Class 10th and Class 12th, for its affiliated schools and also publishes the results of the same, at its official website. Additionally, the Board also prescribes syllabus for the same.

The authority of the board has gone beyond the limits of national geographical boundaries. CBSE is a self-financing body which meets the recurring and non-recurring expenses without any financial either from the Central Govt. or from any other source.

For any further queries one can visit the CBSE Board official website:

- By Madiha Wasi
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