CTET 2023: Results, Answer Key, and Other Details
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the 17th edition of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on August 20, 2023. The results of CTET 2023, along with the answer key, are expected to be released tentatively by the end of September. This year, the exam was divided into two papers – paper 1 and paper 2.
CTET 2023 Exam Details
The CTET 2023 was conducted in 3,121 examination centers across 136 cities in India. A total of 29,03,903 candidates registered for the exam, out of which 15,01,719 applied for paper 1 and 14,02,184 for paper 2. As per the official press release, approximately 80% of the registered candidates appeared for the examination.
CTET 2023 Results on DigiLocker
Similar to last year, CBSE will provide digital mark sheets and eligibility certificates through DigiLocker as part of its ‘Green initiative’. Candidates’ DigiLocker accounts will be created, and the credentials will be communicated to them on their registered mobile numbers. They can download their digital mark sheet and eligibility certificate using the provided credentials. The mark sheet and certificate will have an encrypted QR code for verification using the DigiLocker mobile app.
CTET 2023 Answer Key
The CBSE will release the provisional answer keys for CTET 2023 before the publication of results. Candidates will have a set period of time to contest the answer keys. After considering the challenges raised, the final CTET answer key for the July 2023 exam will be published on the official website, ctet.nic.in.
CTET 2023 Marking Scheme
According to the CTET grading structure, every right answer carries one mark, and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers. The mark sheets and eligibility certificates for the CTET 2023 July exam will be available on DigiLocker soon after the results are announced.
CTET 2023 Cut-off Scores
The CBSE will also publish the CTET cut-off scores along with the results. The qualifying standards and cut-offs are established based on the category. Candidates in the Unreserved category must score a minimum of 60% (90 out of 150), while candidates in the SC, ST, OBC, and PWD categories must score 55% (82 out of 150) to qualify.
CTET 2023 Certificate Validity
The CTET 2023 qualifying certificate for appointment will be valid for a lifetime for candidates from all categories. According to CBSE, there is no limit on the number of attempts a person can make to receive the CTET certificate. Those who have passed the exam can retake it to improve their score.
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