New Delhi: The Central Teacher Eligibility
Test (CTET) scheduled for January 29, has been deferred to May
5 in the poll-bound states of Manipur, Punjab and Uttarakhand.
The examination was postponed in view of the advice of
the Election Commission, said a statement issued by CBSE here
It said candidates appearing from CTET in these states
are advised to preserve the admit cards to appear for the
postponed examination on May 5.
In the remaining states the test will be held as per
the schedule on January 29.
CTET is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education
for recruitment of teachers for classes I to VIII.
The CTET score and certificate also apply to schools of
the Central Government (KVS, NVS, Tibetan Schools, etc) and
schools under the administrative control of UT of Chandigarh
and Andaman and Nicobar unaided private schools, who may
exercise the option of considering the CTET.