Central Teachers Eligibility Test postponed to January 31, 2021: Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’


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Union Education minister announces January 31, 2021 to be the new date for the 14th edition of the Central Teachers Eligibility Test. The test was earlier postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic.

By: PTI Edited by: Nishtha Narayan

The 14 th edition of  Central Teachers Eligibility Test which was supposed to be conducted on 5th July this year was postponed due to the pandemic declared because of the Covid-19. The new date of the test is 31st January, 2021. The date was announced by the Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Wednesday.

“The 14th edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) which was scheduled to be held in July in 112 cities all over the country and postponed due to administrative reasons, the said examination will now be held on January 31,” Nishank said.

As per the officials of Central Board of Secondary Education, a vast number of requests had been received from the candidates for change of the examination centre to their cities as they have shifted due to the Covid-19.

According to a senior official of the CBSE, the candidates had been a given a chance to correct the option of the city chosen for the examination in their respective applications.

Source for the story – Business-standard.com