New Delhi: The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) which was postponed due to administrative reasons will be held on January 31, 2021 in 135 cities across the country. Earlier, the 14th edition of the CTET was scheduled to be held on July 5, 2020 in 112 cities.
In a statement, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which conducts the CTET, said the new examination cities are Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Begusarai, Gopalganj, Purnia, Rohtas, Saharsa, Saran, Bhilai/Durg, Bilaspur, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ludhiana, Ambedkar Nagar, Bijnor, Bulanshahar, Deoria, Gonda, Mainpuri, Pratapgarh, Shahjahanpur, Sitapur and Udham Singh Nagar. The details of the examination cities are available on CTET website www.ctet.nic.in.
A large number of requests have been received from the candidates for change of option for their examination city as they have shifted their place due to Covid-19.
The statement further said keeping in view the difficulty faced by candidates due to Covid-19, the CBSE has decided to give one time chance to the candidates for corrections in their option of city from which they want to appear in the CTET examination. The candidates who wish to change their examination city can make online corrections from November 7, 2020 to November 16, 2020 up to 11.59 P.M.
“Every effort will be made to accommodate the candidates in the cities opted by them but if the situation arises, they can be allotted any city other than the four cities opted by the candidates. All the registered candidates may also visit CTET website www.ctet.nic.in for further details, if any.” The statement read.