CTET 2023 Answer Key: Deadline to Raise Objections
The window to raise objections against the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2023 provisional answer key will close today, September 18, at 11.59 pm.
Candidates who took the exam and wish to challenge the answer key may do so on the official website at ctet.nic.in.
Candidates can challenge the answer keys by paying a fee of Rs 1000 per question through a credit or debit card.
In an official notice, the Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE, stated, “All the candidates who appeared in CTET held on 20th August, 2023, are informed that the scanned images of OMR Answer Sheet of the candidates and Answer Keys are uploaded on the website https://ctet.nic.in/ from 15/09/2023 to 18/09/2023 (up to 11.59 PM).”
Based on the objections raised by the candidates, CBSE will release the CTET 2023 final answer key and result. The result is expected to be released at the end of September as per media reports.
How to Raise Objection for CTET 2023 Answer Key
Follow these steps to raise an objection:
- Go to CBSE CTET official website — ctet.nic.in
- Click on the answer key link on the homepage
- View the answer key, click on the question you want to raise an objection to
- Submit substantial documents
- Pay the fees
- Save and submit
- Download the page for further use
According to the CTET marking scheme, one mark is awarded for every correct answer, and there is no negative marking.
To clear the exam, candidates belonging to the unreserved category must score at least 60 per cent, which is 90 out of 150 marks. Meanwhile, candidates from the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Class (OBC), and People with Disabilities (PWD) categories must receive 55 per cent, equivalent to 82 out of 150, to pass the exam.
CBSE conducted CTET 2023 on August 20, with more than 29 lakh candidates registered for the exam. Out of the 29,03,903 candidates who registered, 15,01,719 applied for paper 1, and 14,02,184 for paper 2. The 17th edition of CTET was held in 3,121 examination centres throughout India in 136 cities, with 80 per cent of the registered candidates appearing for the examination.