The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has conducted the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on September 18. Now according to the latest information, the CTET Exam 2016 result is expected to be declared on the last week of November 2016. Though it is not an official notification, but it is expected to be out soon. But, now the OMR sheet of the candidates and the Answer Key has been released at the official website

The distribution of marks will be done from December 2016. CBSE CTET results 2016 will be valid for seven years from the date of declaration. Candidates need to wait for little more for the CBSE CTET 2016 result announcement.  Candidates who want to challenge any answer given in the key may do so by submitting their challenges online in the prescribed format by clicking the link available on CTET website.  The last date for downloading OMR sheets and answer key and making a representation against answer key/keys is October 19 (midnight).

Steps to download OMR sheet, answer keys and submission of key challenge:
1. Log on to CBSE CTET’s official website
2. Click on the link ‘Download of OMR Sheet, Answer Key and Submission of Key Challenge for CTET SEPT 2016’
3. Enter roll number and date of birth on the login page that opens
4. The OMR sheet and answer keys will be displayed

According to the HT reports, challenges received online with valid documentary proof along with authentic source duly uploaded shall be examined by the board. The decision of the CBSE in the matter shall be final and binding. (ALSO READ: CBSE CTET September 2016 Result to be released soon)

And the CBSE said that around 6,53,156 candidates registered for the CTET exam conducted at 851 centres in 91 cities in India and abroad.

After Announcement of CTET Result, the aspirants will get to know about the CTET Topper’s Name. A merit list will be also prepared and the merit list for CBSE CTET Exam 2016 will be made on basis of obtained marks in the exam. The expected cut-off marks for different categories will be 87 for General category, 85 for OBC category and 80 for ST/SC category. There can be variation in the minimum marks required to pass as it depends on factors like a number of candidates, type of exam and average marks obtained.

CTET scores apply to schools of the central government ( Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Central Tibetan Schools, etc) and those under the administrative control of Union territories of Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and NCT of Delhi.

The certificate of CTET exam score will be valid for seven years from the date of issue of the result. To get CTET Certificate, candidates will have to par Rs 200/- to 400/- rupees. Eligible candidates can also take CTET exam to improve their scores from previous attempts. The CBSE has no restriction on a number of attempts an applicant makes in order to qualify the exam. The CTET certificate will help candidates to get a govt job in which there is a requirement of it.

Every year, CTET is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) twice. CBSE conducts CTET to fill the vacancies for Primary level teachers and Elementary level teachers.

Candidates who have appeared for central teacher eligibility test 2016 should get at least 60 % marks to apply for the teacher’s job. Therefore candidates will need to obtain 90 marks out of 150 marks. Candidates who belong to reserved categories they are relaxation up to 5% in the qualify marks. It means their CTET scores should be 55% or 82.5 marks out of 150 marks. So if the candidate meets these criteria then he/she is eligible for applying for teaching posts.

CTET was introduced by the Government of India in order to improve standards in teaching. The first edition of CTET was conducted in the year 2011. Candidates prepare a lot and put all their efforts to clear this test and to get a job in government schools. This year approx 8 lakh candidates appeared for the CTET exam September 2016. In CTET 2011, 9 percent of candidates who had appeared for the exam were able to qualify the exam. In the year 2012, less than 1 percent of the appeared candidates qualified the exam.