Central Teacher Eligibility Test CTET is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education.
Central Teacher Eligibility Test CTET is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education. As per the new guidelines given by National Council of Teacher Education through its notification dated 23rd August, 2010 and 29th July, 2011; to be appointed as teacher for the classes I to VIII a candidate should pass the teacher eligibility test(TET).
CTET and teacher eligibility test of states are conducted according to the NCTE guidelines. The state governments also conduct their own separate teacher eligibility test for recruitment as a teacher.
The objectives of the CTET are to bring a national standard in quality teaching and the recruitments. It also aims at improving the performance standards of the teachers. In addition to this it also gives an indication that government is really concerned about the quality of teachers in the schools.
The candidates who have cleared the CTET examination can use their certificate for seven years as it remains valid for seven years.
There is no limit on the number of attempts in CTET and the candidates who have already cleared the TET often write the examination to better their scores.
Johannesburg, Dec 20 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara struck his sixth Test ton to put India in firm control of the first cricket Test against South Africa at the Wanderers here Friday.
Johannesburg, Dec 20 (IANS) India were 284 for two in the second innings and finished the third day with a massive 320-run lead against South Africa in the first cricket Test at the Wanderers Stadium here Friday.
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Lack of interest from the broadcasters due to England's slump has raised doubts on the future of the inaugural Test World Championships that will be replacing the popular 50-over Champions Trophy in 2017.
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Sydney, Dec 20 (ANI): Australian Ashes star Steve Smith has admitted that he is wary of coming up against his national teammate and explosive opener David Warner in the Big Bash League (BBL).
Sydney, Dec 20 (ANI): England player Ben Stokes has said that his team will have no trouble 'getting up' for the fourth Ashes Test on Boxing Day at Melbourne, despite already having lost the urn.
Sydney, Dec 20 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne has said that he believes the current Ashes hosts have the right combination of exuberance and experience to climb back to the world No.1 position.
Sydney, Dec 20 (ANI): The newly-appointed captain of the Australian women's cricket team has said that her side would be aiming to mirror the aggressive style of their male counterparts in the women's Ashes series, which begins in Perth on January 10.
Sydney, Dec 20 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has said that despite being in their 30s, there are still plenty of 'miles' left in his and other 'old dogs' legs, adding that it is an old-fashioned theory that their days are numbered.
Sydney, Dec 20 (ANI): England bowler Stuart Broad has reportedly remained tight-lipped over the doubt surrounding his participation in the remainder of the Ashes series after he was struck on the foot by a vicious Mitchell Johnson yorker during the third Ashes Test in Perth.
London, Dec 20 (ANI): England cricket great Alec Stewart has said that in surrendering the Ashes to Australia, his nation has been outplayed in all departments of the game.
London, Dec 20 (ANI): England player Ben Stokes has said that he is determined not to be a one-hit wonder and knows he has to prove his brilliant century in the third Test was 'not a fluke' when the action starts again on Boxing Day, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 19 (IANS) India lost their last five wickets for 25 runs to end their first innings at 280 in the first cricket Test against South Africa at the Wanderers here Thursday.
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that winning the Ashes is just the beginning for them as they cannot be simply satisfied with reclaiming the urn from their arch-rivals England.
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has hailed his former deputy Shane Watson's team-first approach in the Perth Test and described him as an example to young players.
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has commended national coach Darren Lehmann for 'turning the ship around' after the disastrous start to the summer Ashes series in England and praised his belief during the country's darkest cricketing hour.
Wellington, Dec 19 (ANI): Denesh Ramdin and Shivnarine Chanderpaul halted a batting collapse with a sixth-wicket partnership of 200 in Hamilton today to give West Indies a shot at a series-tying victory against New Zealand in the third and final Test match, according to reports.
London, Dec 19 (ANI): England team director Andy Flower has said that he is determined to make a turnaround for the team in the Boxing Day Ashes Test as the remaining two Tests are very important even if England has lost the urn.
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): Australia fast bowler Peter Siddle has backed Australia to win all five Ashes Tests against England and 'keep building' from those wins.
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is reportedly facing a fight to keep his spot for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) with team director Andy Flower contemplating replacing Prior with wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow, who has averaged 30.2 from 12 Tests.
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): Shane Watson knows he is a tease, but the star Australian all-rounder hopes he has finally found the key to unlocking his potential, according to reports.
Wellington, Dec 19 (ANI): The New Zealand media has sympathised with West Indies for feeling hard done by after their spinner and best bowler Shane Shillingford was suspended indefinitely for failing a test for a suspect bowling action.
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has commended his successor Michael Clarke and his side for their 3-0 lead in the five-Test winter Ashes series and has termed it as possibly the greatest win in the history of Australian cricket.
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): England spin bowler Graeme Swann has offered an apology on Twitter for his 'crass and offensive' comment comparing the third Ashes Test loss to Australia to being 'a**raped', which prompted outrage on the social media and from rape charities.
Johannesburg, Dec 19 (ANI): Australian paceman Peter Siddle has said that maintaining a 'stranglehold' over England batsman Kevin Pietersen gives him a 'great deal' of personal pleasure.
Johannesburg, Dec 19 (ANI): Former South African fast bowler Allan Donald, who is now the team's bowling coach, has compared Indian batsman Virat Kohli to retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar following Kohli's career-best 119 on the opening day of the first Test between India and South Africa at the Wanderers on Wednesday.
Beijing, Dec 19 (ANI): Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is looking for a bus that can outrun him in the world's most populous country China, raising another challenge against transit vehicles, after he raced a metro bus over 80 meters in Buenos Aires on Saturday, according to reports.
London, Dec 19 (ANI): England coach Andy Flower has blamed senior players who failed to perform in Australia for the recent Ashes disappointment, according to reports.
Following are the salient features of the amended Lokpal bill passed by parliament:
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (IANS) India were 255 for five in the first innings against South Africa at stumps on the opening day of the first Test at the Wanderers here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) A total of 583 cases of corruption were registered till Nov 30 this year under the Prevention of Corruption Act, parliament was informed Wednesday.
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (IANS) India were 164 for four at tea on day one of the first Test against South Africa at the Wanderers here Wednesday.
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) will release Ashes team members George Bailey, Steve Smith and David Warner to play in the opening round of the Twenty20 Big Bash League (T20 BBL).
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara (18) and Virat Kohli (32) survived the onslaught of South African speedsters Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, taking India to 70 for two at lunch on day one of the first Test at the Wanderers here Wednesday.
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (IANS) India were 70 for two at lunch on day one of the first Test against South Africa at the Wanderers here Wednesday.
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Former India captain Kapil Dev has been nominated for the C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Former Australian Test cricketer Michael Hussey has said that he will take the same philosophy that he had when he played for Australia into the Big Bash where he will try to help the Sydney Thunder put up some good performances in the competition.
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Former Australian Test cricketer Michael Hussey has said that current captain Michael Clarke would be refocusing his team quickly as they are still not the number one side despite winning having an unassailable lead in the Ashes.
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Former Australian Test cricketer Michael Hussey has said that the brand of cricket his team played in the current Ashes series has just been phenomenal and very good to watch.
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has said that he never doubted that he and team performance boss Pat Howard had made the right move in sacking Mickey Arthur and bringing in Darren Lehmann, as the national coach.
London, Dec 18 (ANI): The British media has said that the era of England heroes who have brought swagger to the country's cricket has come to an end.
London, Dec 18 (ANI): England are in danger of sliding behind Australia in the world Test rankings if their humiliation continues in the rest of the Ashes series, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke was full of praise for Steve Smith's second century in a 15-Test career, and first on Australian soil, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Bowling braveheart Mitchell Johnson broke down in tears when the moment finally arrived and Australia reclaimed the Ashes and the whole Australian team was ecstatic, according to reports.
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has called on team director Andy Flower to make a quick decision on his future, according to reports.
Wellington, Dec 18 (ANI): West Indies great Richie Richardson believes the tourists will display a fighting spirit as they attempt to bounce back from being 1-0 down in the Test series against New Zealand.
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke defended his embattled English counterpart Alastair Cook after winning the third Test to regain the Ashes at the WACA Ground on Tuesday, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (ANI): South African cricket fans believe Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis must either play regularly in one day internationals, or he must retire.
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (ANI): Leading England out of their Ashes slump will be the biggest challenge of captain Alastair Cook's career, according to former skipper Nasser Hussain, a report said.
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (ANI): Proteas Test captain, Graeme Smith has said it will be important to start well in the first Test against India at the Wanderers on Wednesday, according to reports.
Following are the salient features of the amended Lokpal bill passed Tuesday by the Rajya Sabha:
Johannesburg, Dec 17 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said the team has accepted the fact that they are into an era without cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and has moved on to focus on the Test series against South Africa.
Johannesburg, Dec 17 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith Tuesday said it will be a big test of character for India's batting line-up when the two teams face-off in the first Test here Wednesday.
Perth, Dec 17 (IANS) The WACA ground faces an uncertain future and could never again host a Test match with both Cricket Australia (CA) and International Cricket Council (ICC) believing that the venue is not up to international standards.
Perth, Dec.17 (ANI): Australia has named an unchanged 12-man squad for the Boxing Day Ashes Test against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Perth, Dec 17 (IANS) Ben Stokes' maiden ton only managed to delay the inevitable as Australia regained the Ashes -- which they had lost in 2009 -- with a 150-run win over England on the final day of their third cricket Test here Tuesday.
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): In an otherwise gloomy performance by England in the Ashes series, the only bright spark was seen in Ben Stokes, who proved himself to be a Test match class cricketer.
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): Kevin Pietersen's dismissal on the fourth day of the third Test showed that England has a decision to make on his future, broadcaster Jonathan Agnew said.
Johannesburg, Dec. 17 (ANI): Senior England batsman Ian Bell has said Ben Stokes sterling Ashes performance has shown him up as a possible future star for England.
Johannesburg, Dec. 17 (ANI): All-rounder Shane Watson has said the Australian team had turned the corner since Darren Lehmann was appointed as the national coach.
Sydney, Dec. 17 (ANI): The WACA Ground may never again host a Test match.
Johannesburg, Dec. 17 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoff Boycott has described Kevin Pietersen as 'selfish'.
Perth, Dec 17 (ANI): Australia defeated England in Perth convincingly to regain the Ashes they lost in 2009. The victory gives Australia an insurmountable 3-0 lead in the series with two games left.
Sydney, Dec. 17 (ANI): Former Australian Test star Michael Hussey has shown reluctance from agreeing to former teammate Glenn McGrath in predicting Aussies will produce an Ashes sweep against England, despite their strangehold in Perth.
Sydney, Dec. 17 (ANI): Former Australian Test star Mike Hussey has said Aussies can reclaim the No.1 Test ranking once again following its Ashes dominance over England in the current series.
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Grievance Redressal bill and the Whistleblower Protection bill should be passed in the winter session of parliament along with the Lokpal bill to put in place an accountability regime in the country, an NGO working for measures against corruption said Monday.
Perth, Dec 16 (ANI): England find themselves battling hard to save the Ashes after ending Day 4 of the Perth Test at 249/5 chasing a target of 504 runs, with Ben Stokes doing a good job of maintaining the flow of runs.
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): George Bailey has equalled the world record for most runs in a Test over set by Brian Lara when he took South Africa's Robin Peterson to town at the Wanderers in Johannesburg in 2008 as the Australian made 28 off an over of James Anderson on the fourth day of the Perth Ashes Test.
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has said that his team is not able to stand up to what the New Zealand team is offering in their Test series at the Kiwis' home and that was really disappointing for him.
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): Chris Rogers can understand England sledging David Warner because he is so annoying but has advised them to save their breath, adding that he is completely in awe of the batsman's exciting strokeplay.
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): England paceman Stuart Broad has been cleared of a foot fracture and is expected to bat in the third Ashes Test against Australia at the WACA Ground, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has said that the first warning signs of England's decline came when they failed to beat New Zealand in early 2013.
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): England has gone into Ashes denial as it prepares to hand back the urn, believing it can bat for the best part of two days to save the third Test and keep the series alive heading into Boxing Day as also suggested by Stuart Broad.
Sydney, Dec 15 (ANI): Adam Gilchrist has called for Australia's Big Bash League to replicate the Indian Premier League by having biggest names available for the Twenty20 tournament, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 15 (ANI): Fiery quick Brett Lee is building up steam ahead of the third edition of the Big Bash League and says he is itching to get his cricket fix in, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 15 (ANI): The Australian media has claimed that the current temperatures at the Perth cricket ground during the third Ashes Test are not as brutal as the 50 degree temperatures players have contested in years ago.
London, Dec 15 (ANI): England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has said that Kevin Pietersen 'bottles it' when required to play innings of patience and concentration.
Sydney, Dec 15 (ANI): Black Caps coach Mike Hesson has said that his captain's ongoing back injury means they can no longer risk calling on Brendon McCullum to wear the gloves in any form of the game, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 15 (ANI): Australia's established fast bowlers have been taking care of business in the Ashes but the next rung of quicks have not been forgotten as Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson were flown to Perth to work with the great Dennis Lillee on Monday.
Sydney, Dec 15 (ANI): The time has come for Kevin Pietersen to decide whether he wants to carry on playing Test cricket after he fell victim to Peter Siddle for the 10th time on Saturday, according to UK media reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 15 (ANI): Former Proteas stalwart Paul Harris has told his team to stick with the attacking spin qualities offered by Imran Tahir for the first Test against India at the Wanderers from next Wednesday, according to reports.
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Former England wicketkeeper Alec Stewart has said that yet again this Ashes series his team has got themselves into a decent position but have then been unable to force home the advantage.
Johannesburg, Dec 15 (ANI): Former Formula One driver Mark Webber has called for more sledging in cricket, saying the Australians should go even further in their verbal battle against England during the Ashes, according to reports.
Perth, Dec 14 (ANI): England are still fighting to stay in the Ashes as they managed to post 180/4 at the end of Day 2 of the third Test in Perth after Australia were bowled out for 385.
Wellington, Dec 14 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the failure of his seamers to exploit favourable bowling conditions against New Zealand in the first and second test matches of their current three match series.
Sydney, Dec 14 (ANI): Former Australian keeper Wayne Phillips has said that his one time Australian Cricket Academy student Brad Haddin is turning back the years in incredible fashion - improving by the ball at age 36, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 14 (ANI): Ricky Ponting has said that Michael Clarke has demonstrated in this Ashes series that he is best when his back is to the wall and his character under question, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 14 (ANI): The Indian team's poor record away from home in Test cricket is the fault of the players and not the coach, spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin said recently.
Sydney, Dec 14 (ANI): The Australian media has revealed that their captain Michael Clarke initially batted at No.10 for the Wests against St.George, aged 16 years and 255 days, and made just one run along with taking 2-26 from 10 overs of his bowling.
London, Dec 14 (ANI): England cricket legend Ian Botham has said that the team's bowlers made it too easy for Australian all-rounder Steve Smith on Day 1 of the third Ashes Test in Perth.
Sydney, Dec 14 (ANI): Twice in the space of six overs, umpire Billy Bowden failed to call 'over' at the correct time in the third Ashes Test in Perth on Friday, generating a lot of Twitter attention.
Dubai, Dec 14 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has been announced as the winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and was also named as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year.
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Benoni (South Africa), Dec 13 (IANS) The first day of India's tour match against South African invitational XI Friday at the Willowmoore Park here was washed out due to heavy rain.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) India's Cheteshwar Pujara was adjudged the Emerging Player of the Year while Australian captain Michael Clarke bagged the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year award.
Perth, Dec 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday inducted Adam Gilchrist into the Cricket Hall of Fame at a simple ceremony during the tea interval of the third Ashes Test match between Australia and England at the Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) ground here.
Sydney, Dec 13 (ANI): Australian coach Darren Lehmann has revealed that the first ball he ever faced at the WACA ground in Perth during his Test career is one he can never forget because it knocked him out stone cold.
Sydney, Dec 13 (ANI): Former national coach Mickey Arthur has wished the new Australian team well but will keep a respectful distance in Perth this weekend, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 13 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has dubbed his 100th Test the most challenging of his career, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 13 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Richie Benaud's fellow Nine commentary team member Mark Taylor has said plans for him to return for the Melbourne and Sydney Tests were in significant doubt because of a slow recovery from injuries the 83-year-old suffered in a car accident in late October.