CTET Admit Card

CTET Admit Card- CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) issues CTET Admit Card to the eligible candidates who have filled their registration form on time.

  • Admit Card will be available at ctet.nic.in in the month of July, 2017. Though the notification hasn’t released yet but the exam is expected to be conducted on July 23, 2017.
  • Candidates can download their CTET Admit Card through Registration Number and Date of Birth.
  • It should be noted that CBSE will not send any hard copy of the Hall Ticket by post. 
  • The print copy of CTET admit card along with one photo ID proof in original should be brought to the exam center on the exam day.

CBSE organizes the CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) twice a year. Candidates interested in serving as a teacher in Government schools and KVs across India have to appear for CTET. Aspirants can check below the process of getting CTET Admit Card and its related instructions and important dates.

CTET Admit Card Highlights

Candidates can check the following table for important dates and highlights related to the release of CTET hall ticket.

Exam Name Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
Exam Authority Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Official Website www.ctet.nic.in
Admit Card Release Date First Week of July 2017
Validity of CTET Admit Card Current Session (2017-18)
Report for Discrepancy ctet@cbse.gov.in

How to Download CTET Admit Card?

CTET Admit Card is an entrance ticket for a candidate to enter the examination hall. It will be available at ctet.nic.in in the month of July, 2017. No hard copy will be provided by post. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to generate their CTET Admit Card:

CTET Admit Card

Step 1: Visit the Official Website of CTET- www.ctet.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the link provided on the website to ‘Download CTET Admit card’

Step 3: Enter the Registration No. and Password. Also, enter the DOB in the other block in DD/MM/YY format only.

CTET Admit Card

Step 4: Next, click on the ‘Submit’ button

Step 5: After submitting, CTET Admit Card 2017 is generated and appears on the screen

Step 6: Click on ‘Download’ button to save and download the CBSE CTET Admit Card.

Step 7: Now, take a print of the Admit Card for the future references.

Note: Candidates are informed that they need to carry the CTET Admit Card with a Photo ID proof to their Exam Center. 

Availability of CTET Admit Card

CTET Admit Card 2017 will be issued by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). It will be issued at least 10 to 15 days prior the conduct of exam. The direct link will be updated here once the CTET hall ticket is released.

Documents to carried along with the CTET Admit Card

It is highly recommended to the candidates to bring CTET Admit Card 2017 along with a valid photo id proof. It can be PAN card, Aadhaar Card, Voter Identity Card, Passport, Driving License. Those who fail to produce the Admit Card and Valid ID proof will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

Problems while Downloading CTET Admit Card

CTET Admit Card is available for download via online mode only (visit ctet.nic.in). Hence, there is a possibility that some problem might occur while doing the same. The possible reasons for a problem to occur are as follows:

  • Speed of the Internet OR
  • A number of applicants trying to download CTET Admit Card at the same time.

Therefore, if a candidate is not able to download their CTET Admit Card, immediately they should retry after a gap of 5 or 10 minutes. OR, one can try downloading it during the off-peak hours. While filling the details to download the CTET admit card, a candidate must ensure that the DOB is same as they have entered at the time of registration.

Candidates can refer their CTET Application Form for the Date of Birth entered by them. The Date of Birth should be in DD/MM/YY format only.

Contact Details

In case, a confirmation page is not generated, a candidate can approach the Assistant Secretary, CTET Unit, CBSE between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. They must produce the proof of the payment of CTET 2017 Fees either through Bank Challan or through Credit/ Debit Card for considering their candidature for CTET. For any query related to CTET Admit Card, candidate should contact the exam authority through E-mail only. The other contact details are mentioned in the following table:

CTET Admit Card 2017, CTET Contact Details

How to Retrieve CTET Registration Number?

Registration number of a candidate is generated at the time of CTET 2017 Registration. After successful registration, it is automatically sent to the candidate’s email id as mentioned on the CTET Application Form. But in case, a candidate forgets their registration no., one can follow the given steps to retrieve the registration no.

CTET Registration No. Recover

Step 1: Visit the Official Website of CTET- www.ctet.nic.in.

Step 2: Click ‘Forgot Registration No.?’

Step 3: Fill in the information asked- Candidate’s Name, Mother’s name, Father’s name, DOB, Category, Name of the paper they have applied for and security pin

Step 4: To enter the security pin, one has to correctly re-write the numbers given in the box of security pin

Step 5: Click on the ‘Submit’ button

Step 6: Registration No. is retrieved after submitting all the correct details. Now, save the same for future references. 

Details on CTET Admit Card

CTET Admit Card consists of all the important information about the candidate and the exam schedule. A candidate should check the details mentioned on it carefully. In the case of any discrepancy is found in the particulars of the hall ticket, it should be reported immediately to the concerned authority.

Given below are the details that are mentioned on the admit card:


  • Candidate’s Name
  • Enrollment Number
  • Application Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Photograph and Signature
  • Gender and Category
  • Allotted CTET Exam Center and Exam Center Code
  • Date and Time of the exam
  • Reporting time for the exam
  • Important instructions related to the exam

Important Instructions for CTET Admit Card

The following instructions will be printed on the CTET Admit Card. Candidates should read the following guidelines carefully:

  • The reporting time of reaching exam center is 90 minutes prior the conduct of exam.
  • The photograph on the hall ticket must be the latest one and clear.
  • Any mark made on the CTET Admit Card/ Hall Ticket is not acceptable.
  • It is prohibited to carry any textual material, calculators, pen, slide rules, log tables, and electronic watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other electronic device, except the hall ticket and blue/ black ball point pen inside the exam center.
  • Test takers coming late will not be allowed to enter the exam center.
  • Any candidate who fails to produce a valid CBSE CTET Admit Card is prohibited from entering the exam center. Carry a valid photo id proof to the center, along with the CTET Admit Card.
  • Test takers will be asked to open the seal of the CTET test booklet 05 minutes before the commencement of exam. The question booklets will be distributed 10 minutes before the test is scheduled.
  • Any kind of unfair practice or misconduct at the exam center will lead to the rejection of the candidature.
  • The exam will start as per the time mentioned in the CTET hall ticket.
  • Frisking of candidates will be done at the entry gate of the exam.
  • Exam takers will not be allowed to leave the exam hall before the exam gets over.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Que: What is the confirmation page?

Ans: A confirmation page shows that the CTET application form along with the fees has been received online to the Board. It shows all the particulars filled by the candidate during online registration. According to the particulars filled and reflected in confirmation page, candidate will get the CTET Admit Card

Que: How the city for exam center is allotted?

Ans: Generally, Board makes effort to allot the exam center in the city as per the candidate’s first choice of exam city. However, Board also reserves the right to allot any exam center/city.

Que: How many Papers are there in CTET?

Ans: There are 2 Papers in the exam:

Paper 1: For Class 1 to 5

Paper 2: For Class 6 to 8

If a candidate intends to teach Classes from 1-8, they have to appear in both the Papers.

Que: What is the time duration of each CTET test?

Ans: The duration of each CTET test is 2:30 Hrs (2 Hours 30 Minutes).

Que: What to do, if I am not able to download CTET Admit Card 2017?

Ans: Due to the rush of candidates, the official website of CBSE might crash. You don’t have to panic if you cannot access your CTET Admit Card. This kind of issue will be resolved soon. Try reloading the website after some time or in off peak hours.

Que: What should I do if there is a lot of delay in accessing the web page of Admit Card?

Ans: There may be some technical glitches such as internet speed or a high number of candidates may be trying loading the same web page at the same time etc. Therefore, if you are not able to download your CTET Admit Card, please retry accessing after a gap of 5 min or during the off-peak hours.

Que: Where can I get the registration number & password?

Ans: Registration number & Password are generated at the time of CTET Registration and displayed on the screen. They are also sent to the registered email id.

Que: My Date of Birth is rejected on the login screen. What should I do?

Ans: This cannot be a machine error. You should ensure that the DoB should be same as that entered at the time of registration. The format of entering DoB should be in DD-MM-YY only. You can also refer the confirmation page. Candidates can refer the Application Print for the Date of Birth entered by them.

Que: What should I do after downloading my CTET Admit Card?

Ans: A printout of the admit card has to be taken and a photograph has to be pasted over it. The hard copy of the admit card should be brought along with a photo id card to the exam center on the exam day.

Que: Where should I report in case of discrepancy?

Ans: In case of any discrepancy noticed in CTET admit card regarding particulars of the candidate, photograph, and signature or any other information which vary from confirmation page, then they should immediately contact CTET exam authority for the necessary corrections.