CGTET 2023: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

September 18, 2023

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Chhattisgarh Teacher Eligibility Test, commonly known as CGTET, is conducted by Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CPEB). The exam is divided into two parts: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each paper is conducted in two shifts. In addition, Paper 1 is for primary section teachers, and Paper 2 is for higher section teachers.

CGTET 2023: Overview

Conducting body name Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CPEB)
Exam Name Chhattisgarh Teacher Eligibility Test (CGTET)
Exam Level State
Exam Frequency Once a year or as per the vacancies
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Recruitment Stages Paper 1 (Classes 1 to 5 )
Paper 2 (Classes 6 to 8 )
Exam Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Language English and Hindi
Exam purpose Recruitment of teachers in Chhattisgarh government schools for classes 1 to 8.
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CGTET Exam Notification

The notification for 2023 is likely to be released soon. The CGTET notification 2023 will contain key test-related information such as exam dates, events, application details, eligibility, and the selection procedure. Before applying for the exam, candidates must read the announcement attentively. We have attached the previous year’s notification for reference:


CGTET Exam Date

The main part of any exams is the dates the conducting body releases. The exam date for CGTET 2023 will be released by the CPEB. Following are the CGTET events to help the candidates in knowing the further details:

EventsTentative Dates
NotificationTo be notified soon
Application Start DateAugust Last Week
Application Last dateSeptember First Week
Exam DateSeptember 2023 (Tentative)
Admit Card dateTo be notified soon
ResultsTo be notified soon

CGTET Exam Application Form

Interested candidates can apply for the CGTET exam when notification will be released by CPEB. Candidates must fill out an online CGTET application form on the official website by entering basic information, uploading photos, and paying the CGTET application costs are all part of the online application process.

The application form for CGTET is in online mode. The following step the candidates need to follow to fill out the application form for CGTET 2023:

  • The candidates need to go to the official website of the CGTET Exam.
  • To proceed, they must click the “Apply Online” option on the front page.
  • According to the notification, the candidates must properly fill out all the information requested on the application form.
  • The registration number will be emailed to the provided contact information when the registration procedure is completed. For login purposes, the candidates must write down the Registration number.
  • Candidates must upload a scanned copy of their most recent photograph and a scanned copy of their signature in the proper size format and dimensions specified.
  • After that, the candidates must pay the application fees through e-challan, debit/credit card, or net banking online. This is the final step in the application procedure for the CGTET Exam 2023.
  • All the candidates must remember to take a printout of their filled-up application form for future reference if required.

Application fees

Candidates can pay for their application online via the official website. No application will be deemed legitimate until the application fee is paid. Check out the details of the application fees for various categories and papers:

CategoryOnly Paper l and Paper ll Both Paper l and Paper ll
OBC ₹250 ₹400
SC/PWD/ST ₹200 ₹300
General ₹350 ₹600

Important things to remember:

Further are some points given below which will help the candidates in their form-filling process:

  • After the submission of the form, there will be no correction held. So, therefore, the aspirants must be very careful while filling out their forms.
  • Those aspirants who wish to appear for both exams should not apply for the single application form and must pay for both exams if they are interested.
  • After the completion of payment, it is non-refundable.
  • The candidates are humbly requested to keep the registration and application number safe for the further stages of selection.

CGTET Exam Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the CGTET exam contain two or three main things. They are displayed below for a better understanding of the candidates. Further are the requirements to fill out the application form:

Educational qualifications

Exam LevelEducational Qualification
Phase 1 (Class 1 to 5)A candidate who has passed the 12th standard exam with at least 50% marks overall or equivalent from a recognized board can apply for the CGTET 2023 exam.
A candidate who has completed a bachelor’s degree, i.e., B.SC/ BA/ B. Ed. degree with at least 50% marks overall, is eligible to apply for the CGTET 2023 exam.
A candidate who has a graduation degree with a two years diploma in Elementary Education or a 2-year Diploma in Special Education is eligible to apply for the CGTET 2023 exam.
Phase 2 (Class 6 to 8)A candidate should have graduation above 45% marks with at least 50% marks in any graduation or appearing in the 1 year of B.Ed. Or, A candidate must have a bachelor in education according to the NCTE (Recognition norms and procedure) regulation issues from time to time in this regard. Or, The candidates who have completed their higher secondary education with 50% above marks for any kind of graduation such as BSc or B.Ed. Or, It is compulsory to have graduated with at least 50% of marks or has done bachelors in education pedagogy.

Age limit

As there is no Age Limit, Age is not a barrier to applying for the CGTET exam.

Nationality / Citizenship

Any Indian citizen can apply and take the CGTET 2023 exam.

CGTET Exam Admit Card 2023

The CGTET admit card will be released a few days before the exam. As of now, the official notification of the CGTET exam 2023 is not published yet. However, it is expected that the official notification will be released soon. The authority will release the admit card date on their official website.

Admit Card Details

The admit card is an important document that candidates carry with them when they are in the exam room. All the essential details like name, photo, date of birth, father’s name, name of the exam center, date of the exam, time duration of the exam, sex, etc., are mentioned on the admit card. A candidate without an admit card cannot enter the exam room.

Here is a step-by-step guide for the candidates to easily download the admit card CGTET Exam 2023 Admit Card from the official website.  

Downloading Process of Admit Card

The eligible candidates can download their admit cards by following the below process.

  • Step 1: The candidate needs to visit the CPEB official website
  • Step 2: Here, the candidate can see the ‘admit card’ option on the home page, and the candidate has to click on it.
  • Step 3: After that, the candidate has to enter the registration ID/roll number and the password, as mentioned.
  • Step 4: The CGTET Exam 2023 admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Step 5: Now, the candidate can download and save the admit card here. The candidate must take a printout/ hard copy of the admit card to the exam center during the exam.

CGTET Exam Centres

The exam center is the place where the paper 1 and paper 2 exams are conducted. All applicants must provide 4 choices for their examination center from the table below. The exam center of a particular candidate will be mentioned on the admit card. The candidate needs to be present at the mentioned exam center on the exam day before the time mentioned on the admit card. Here are all the exam centers for CGTET 2023 exam.

Ambikapur (Surguja)KondagaonSurajpurBaikunthpur
JagdalpurRaigarhBaloda BazarJanjgir – Champa
Jashpur NagarBijapurNarayanpurKanker
MahasamundBemetaraRajnandgaonGaurela Pendra Marwah
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CGTET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of the Chhattisgarh Teacher Eligibility Test is the same for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. It is conducted by the Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board(CPEB) and the guidelines are provided by the NCTE.

Exam pattern for Paper 1 & Paper 2

CGTET Exam Syllabus

The CG TET exam syllabus contains various subjects. CPEB, which is known as Chhattisgarh professional eligibility board is going to conduct the CG TET test for both lower and upper standards teachers. The candidates need to know the syllabus before applying for the exam. Moreover, the syllabus is different for lower and upper-standard teachers. Therefore, there will be a test in two shifts. Paper 1 includes the teachers who teach from class 1 to class 5. In addition, paper 2 is for class 6 to class 8 teachers.

So, the list of subjects that are coming in each paper will be displayed in the other tables. The candidates are requested to check them out for their preparation knowledge and CG TET syllabus.

CGTET Syllabus Paper 1

SubjectsTopicsNumber of questions
HindiCharacter idea (वर्ण विचार).
Word idea (शब्द विचार). Word form (शब्द रचाना). Post and post–Distinction (पद व पद- बेद). Sentence introduction (वाक्य परिचय). Composition (रचना). Children’s linguistic abilities and their development (बच्चो की भाषाई क्षमता अवं उनका विकास). Evaluation (मूल्यांकन).
Child development and pedagogyDimensions of development.
Learning and cognitive development. Introduction to child development. Children with special needs.
EnglishPedagogy of language. Reading comprehension. Unseen passages. Grammar. Vocabulary.30
Environmental studiesEnvironmental studies and classroom activities. The teaching of social studies. Importance of environmental studies. Understanding own environment. Ecological system. Care of one’s own body. Understanding of children in an environment.30
MathematicsDevelopment nature of mathematics.
Teaching-learning and evaluation of mathematics. Decimal system. Number system. Simplification. Square root. LCM and HCF. Average. Percentage. Profit and loss. Ratio and proportion volume. Time and distance. Unity law. Speed. Simple interest.

CGTET Syllabus Paper 2

SubjectTopicsNumber of questions
Social science (for social science teachers)Pedagogical issues, History, and culture of Chhattisgarh, Chhattisgarh-its geographical condition and resources, Study of India,
Earth and its important components, Regulatory exploratory and judicial system, Indian constitution, British period, Mughal dynasty, Bhakti and Sufi movement, Maurya dynasty and Gupta dynasty, Indian culture, and heritage. Indian society.
Mathematics and Science (for Math and science teachers)Structure of matter and chemical substances, Electricity, Science and technology, Light sound magnetism, Force and motion, Heat, Living things, Data interpretation and statistics, Triangle, Rectangle, Parallelogram, Trapezium, Cube, Cuboids, Right-circular cylinder, Line and angle, Plane shapes, Time and distance, Ratio and Proportion speed, Compound interest, Simple interest, Profit and loss, Percentage, Algebra, BODMAS, Number system, Nature of mathematics.60
EnglishPedagogy of language development, Reading comprehension, Unseen passage, Grammar,
HindiCharacter idea (वर्ण विचार), Word idea (शब्द विचार), Punctuation Marks – Major Types (विराम चिन्ह्), Post and post – Distinction (पद व पद- बेद), Sentence introduction (वाक्य परिचय), Composition (रचना), Unread quote (अपठित गद्दांश)
Teaching linguistic skills (भाषाई कौशलों का अध्यापन)

CGTET Exam Result

The CPEB board will release the results of the CGTET exam when the exam is completed. Candidates are advised to check the official website on a regular basis to get further updates.

Qualifying Marks for the CG TET 2023 Exam

To be hired as a teacher in a government school in Chhattisgarh, candidates must score more than the CGTET qualifying marks. Candidates with a higher position on the merit list would be given precedence throughout the recruiting process. The board has concluded that 60%, or 90 out of 150, is the minimum qualifying score for the general category. The cut-off marks for the OBC/ PwD category are 50%, or 75, while the cut-off marks for the SC/ ST category are 40% or 60. Candidates who get the required minimum score on the test are deemed qualified.

Check your CG TET qualifying marks in the table below:

CategoryMinimum qualifying percentagePassing marks
OBC (non-creamy layer)50%75
People with special needs50%75

Chhattisgarh Teacher Eligibility Test (CG TET) Cutoffs

The CPEB board will release the cut-offs of the CGTET exam 2023 after the exam. As per the cut-offs of the previous year’s exams, an expected cut-off is mentioned in the table below.

General60% (or 90)
OBC55% (or 82.5)
SC/ ST50% (or, 75)

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for the CGTET 2023 exam will be based on the merit of the candidates. To get selected, the candidates must first clear the CGTET exam 2023 (either Paper 1, Paper 2, or both). Then the qualified candidates will have to appear for an interview. Afterward, the candidates will be shortlisted for teaching jobs in government schools based on secured marks in the examination.

CG TET Salary 2023

The Chhattisgarh professional examination board (CPEB) handles the CGTET. However, the salary or the payment is also given by the authority. In addition, it’s divided according to the lower and upper-class teachers. Candidates who are appearing for the Paper 1 exam can be shortlisted in the lower-class posts, and those who are appearing for the Paper 2 exam can be shortlisted in the upper-class posts. The salary for the selected teachers is from 1,18,000 to 4,08,000. The conducting body (CPEB) is on the government’s part.

Name of the postSalary range
Government teachers (upper-class and lower-class) in Chhattisgarh from class 1 to 8.Rs. 1,18,000 – 4,08,000

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What is the CGTET 2023 exam?

The CGTET 2023 is known as the Chhattisgarh teacher eligibility test. Through this CGTET 2023 exam, the Chhattisgarh professional examination board (CPEB) conducts two exams for the recruitment of teachers in the government schools for class 1 to class 8

Which authority conducts the CGTET 2023 exam?

The Chhattisgarh Teacher Eligibility Test exam 2023 is conducted by the government authority. This authority is known as Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board or CPEB.

What is the time duration of the CG TET 2023 exam?

There are two papers in the CGTET exam 2023. Those are Paper 1 and Paper 2. The timing or duration given in each paper is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Therefore, a candidate will get 150 minutes to solve the Paper 1 question paper and another 150 minutes to solve the Paper 2 question paper.

What is the age limit required for the CGTET exam 2023?

There’s no age limit required for the CG TET exam 2023. A candidate of any age can take this CG TET exam 2023. However, to take this exam, a candidate must have the educational qualification mentioned on the official website of the Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CPEB).

What are the application fees for CG TET exam 2023?

The CG TET exam 2023 application fees differ for each category. For general category students, application fees for the Paper 1 exam are Rs. 350, and for Paper 1 and Paper 2 combined is Rs. 600. For OBC category students, application fees for the Paper 1 exam are Rs. 250, and for Paper 1 and Paper 2 combined is Rs. 400. For general category students, application fees for the Paper 1 exam are Rs. 200, and for Paper 1 and Paper 2 combined is Rs. 300.