Hyderabad: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced on December 27 that as many as 5.42 lakh candidates had passed the Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET). CBSE had conducted the exam on December 8, 2019, in 110 cities across the country.

The examination consists of two papers. Paper 1 is meant for candidates who wish to be teachers for class I to V and Paper 2 is intended for those who wish to be teachers for class VI to VIII.

Around 2,832,120 people registered for the exam, while 2,405,145 candidates appeared for the exam. Paper 1 saw 1,646,620 registrations, while 1,413,390 appeared for the test. In the case of Paper 2, it was 1,185,500 registration and 991,755 appearances. However, only 542,285 candidates passed the examination that is 22.5% of the total appearances. Of this, around 3.12 lakh are female, and 2.29 lakh are male.

Secretary and Director CTET Anurag Tripathi declared the results on Friday. The same can be found on their official website — https://ctet.nic.in or cbse.nic.in.

The declaration comes in a record time of 19 days from the day of examination. CBSE held the CTET in 2,935 centres in the presence of 4,125 observers, 789 board officials, and 118 city coordinators.

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