Central Board of Secondary Education has made very crucial decision regarding the CBSE CTET Exam. Central Teacher Eligibility Test, which was conducted twice every year will now be held once in a year. CBSE has changed the practice of conducting CBSE CTET Twice a year. The senior official from CBSE communicated that generally all the major competitive exam held one time in a year. He also added that organising any exam is not a simpler task and require a lot of resources and also it let to reduce the seriousness of the aspirants as they will get another chance.

All the arrangement of organizing CTET confined with CBSE until or unless proposed National Testing Service (NTS) would be established by the government for the conduct of all exams. CBSE will soon issue the notification for CBSE CTET 2017 soon at the official website. CBSE gets overburdened by conducting multiple exams in a year.  Recently the Board has proposed of conducting the eligibility test for assistant professors, National Eligibility Test (NET), only once a year. (ALSO READ: CTET 2017 Expected to be held on July 23: Notification will release on June 2 at ctet.nic.in, says sources)

The actual date of the commencement of CBSE CTET 2017 has not been officially declared but it can come by the end of May 2017.  Currently the exam is held twice a year in the months of February and September. Near about 9 lakh candidates register for the exam every year. Regarding NET exam, the official stated that, “The proposal of conducting NET once is in a very nascent stage. No decision has been reached on it yet.”.