CTET Dec 2019: Paper-I Exam analysis


CBSE conducted Central Teaching Eligibility Test Paper-I on 8th Dec 2019 across different centers across India, the exam was moderate according to candidates appeared

CTET, the national level examination to certify candidates as teachers to Primary and Upper Primary level, was conducted on 8th Dec 2019. CTET Paper-I for teachers to classes 1 to 5 was conducted from 10:00 PM to 12:30 PM, and Paper-II for teachers to classes 6 to 8 was conducted from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM.

CTET Paper-I was reported as moderate by the attended candidates. CTET exam has four sections, namely Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1 and 2, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, and Science. The exam was conducted Nationally in online mode. Exam duration was of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Direct link to access CTET 2019 Paper-I Question Paper

Read below for section-wise question distribution in the conducted exam.

Child Development Pedagogy

Child Development Pedagogy received mixed opinions from candidates. The exam could rated as Easy-Moderate in its toughness.

Topic No. of Questions Topic No. of Questions
Language, Thinkers & Thought  2 Teaching Method & Individual Difference  1
Development and its relation to thought 2 NCF & Gender-Biased 1
Assessment & CCE 1 Inclusive Education & Progressive Education 3
Conceptual & Practical Question 3 Learning & Pedagogy 3
Different Theories (Piaget, Kohlberg, Vygotsky, Multiple Intelligence etc) 6 RTE & Types of Children  1
Miscellaneous Question 5

Environmental Studies

This section is rated ‘Moderate-Difficult’ considering the collective reviews.

Topic No. of Questions Topic No. of Questions
EVS Pedagogy 15 Natural Resource, shelter 2
General Science (Evaporation, Hydropower, Mass & Density, Scalar Quantity, dissolution etc) 4 Family & Friends 1
Distance & Direction 2 Other Miscellaneous Questions 2
Travel & Static Gk 4    

English Language

English Language section was Moderate-Difficult.

Topic No. of Questions (As 1st Language) No. of Questions (As 2nd Language)
Passage  9 15
Poem 6  
Language Pedagogy 15 15


Mathematics section was in ‘Easy-Moderate’ range.

Topic No. of Questions Topic No. of Questions
Pedagogy of Mathematics 15 Time  2
Numbers & Number System 6 Mensuration 2
Arithmetic 2
Simplification 3

Hindi Language

Hindi Language was in ‘Easy-Moderate’ range.

Topic No. of Questions (As 1st Language) No. of Questions (As 2nd Language)
Passage  9 (One Passage) 15 (Two Passage)
Poem 6  
Language Pedagogy 15 15

CTET 2019 Results and Cut-Off

CTET Result for December 2019 session is expected to get released by CBSE on 15th January, 2019. Once the results are released, candidates can check the result on CTET official website ctet.nic.in or cbseresults.nic.in.

If the candidate have scored 60% or above, then he has passed the exam.


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