CTET Admit Card – Dates, How to Download, Exam Centre List, Guidelines

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) releases CTET admit card for Paper I & II on its website (ctet.nic.in). Candidates can download their CTET hall ticket one to two weeks before the examination date. CTET exam is organized twice a year in July and December. 

Earlier, the CTET 2020 July exam was scheduled on July 5, 2020 and the admit card was supposed to be issued from the third week of June 2020. However, the CTET July exam date got postponed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the further schedule is yet to be announced officially.

CTET 2020 admit card is only available online and candidates need their registration/application number and date or birth/password (generated during CTET registration) to download the same. CBSE issues the hall tickets to only those applicants who successfully register for the Central Teaching Eligibility Test (CTET). 

The admit card contains some crucial information like examination date, timing, test centre address, important guidelines, etc. that applicants must not overlook. CTET admit card is a mandatory document that the test-takers must bring at the exam centres along with one photo identity proof (PAN Card/Passport/Adhaar Card/Voter ID etc). Read this article to collect insightful information about the CTET 2020 admit card.

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CTET Admit Card – Key Highlights 

Candidates must know about certain important points regarding CTET 2020 admit card, as mentioned below:

  1. CTET admit card is made available online only. Hence, candidates cannot expect receiving their admit cards via post or any other medium.
  2. Candidates who successfully submit their CTET application form can access their admit cards once CBSE releases the same.
  3. Candidates must download their admit cards online and retain the printouts for further use.
  4. The invigilators at CTET exam centres permit entry inside the hall only after verifying the admit cards of applicants along with two passport size photographs and one photo ID proof. 
  5. Any discrepancy in admit card detail(s) should be reported by examiness to concerned officials at CBSE with immediate effect. 
  6. The test takers must report at the test centre one hour before the exam timing to avoid any last minute chaos.
  7. Candidates must read the exam-related guidelines given on the admit card and follow the same religiously.

CTET Admit Card – Important Dates

CBSE will release the official notification for the revised examination schedule of CTET 2020. Meanwhile, candidates can refer to the table below that contains the tentative schedule of CTET admit card for July session:

Schedule for CTET 2020 July session

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Events Key Dates 
CTET 2020 application form submission window January 24 to March 9, 2020 (11:59 PM) 
Late date to pay the application fee March 17, 2020 (3:30PM) 
Availability of application correction window March 19 to March 26, 2020 
Release of admit card To be notified 
CTET 2020 exam date To be notified

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How to Download CTET Admit Card 2020?

Candidates can get online access of the CTET 2020 admit card after it is released officially on ctet.nic.in. The steps to download the hall ticket are mentioned below:

Step 1: Browse the official web portal of CTET (ctet.nic.in.)

Step 2: Tap on the ‘CTET July 2020’ link 

Step 3: Now, click on the link for ‘CTET Admit Card’ 

Step 4: A new screen will display on the screen 

Step 5: Enter your application/registration number and password/date of birth in the specified boxes

Step 6: Check the details on your admit card on the screen and download it

Step 7: Take at least 2-3 printouts of your admit card for further use

CTET Admit Card – Information Provided 

The CTET admit card contains some crucial information and the registrants must check the same on priority. In case of any error, they must reach the concerned authority at CBSE office to get it corrected. Apart from this, the signature and photograph must be as clear and visible. The invigilator takes a look at the admit card at the time of examination and checks the identity of the candidates before allowing them to enter the hall. 

CTET admit card contains below given details:

  1. Name of the applicant
  2. Roll Number
  3. Registration Number
  4. Father’s name
  5. Category
  6. Date of Birth
  7. Communication address
  8. Medium of test
  9. Exam date and timing
  10. Exam centre name and complete address
  11. Chosen languages (for Language I & II sections) 
  12. Photograph and Signature of the candidate

CTET Admit Card – Exam Centres

Go through the complete list of CTET test centres in the table given below:

List of CTET Test Cities 

States/UTs Exam Cities  Codes
Andman & Nicobar Port Blair 101
Andhra Pradesh


Vijayawada 102
Visakhapatnam 103
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar 104





Dibrugarh 105
Guwahati 106
Jorhat 107
Silchar 108
Tezpur 109










Bhagalpur 110
Bhojpur (Ara) 111
Darbhanga 112
Gaya 113
Madhubani 114
Muzaffarpur 115
Nalanda 116
Patna 117
Samastipur 118
Vaishali (Hajipur) 119
Chandigarh Chandigarh 120
Chhattisgarh Raipur 121
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Dadra & Nagar Haveli 122
Daman & Diu Daman 123





Delhi Central 124
Delhi East 125
Delhi North 126
Delhi South 127
Delhi West 128
Goa Panaji 129



Ahmedabad 130
Surat 131
Vadodara 132





Ambala 133
Faridabad 134
Gurugram 135
Karnal 136
Kurukshetra 137
Himachal Pradesh



Hamirpur 138
Kangra 139
Shimla 140
Jammu & Kashmir


Jammu 141
Srinagar 142



Bokaro 143
Dhanbad 144
Ranchi 145


Bengaluru 146
Mangalore 147



Ernakulam 148
Kozhikode 149
Thiruvananthapuram 150
Lakshadweep Kavarati 151
Madhya Pradesh



Bhopal 152
Indore 153
Jabalpur 154





Aurangabad 155
Mumbai 156
Nagpur 157
Nashik 158
Pune 159
Manipur Imphal 160
Meghalaya Shillong 161
Mizoram Aizawl 162
Nagaland Kohima 163


Bhubaneswar 164
Sambalpur 165
Puducherry Puducherry 166




Amritsar 167
Bhatinda 168
Ferozepur 169
Jalandhar 170







Ajmer 171
Alwar 172
Bikaner 173
Jaipur 174
Jodhpur 175
Kota 176
Udaipur 177
Sikkim Gangtok 178




Chennai 179
Coimbatore 180
Madurai 181
Tiruchirapalli 182
Telangana Hyderabad 183
Tripura Agartala 184




Dehradun 185
Haldwani 186
Roorkee 187
Srinagar Garhwal 188
Uttar Pradesh






















Agra 189
Aligarh 190
Ayodhya (Faizabad) 191
Bareilly 192
Etawah 193
Ghaziabad 194
Ghazipur 195
Gorakhpur 196
Jaunpur 197
Jhansi 198
Kanpur 199
Lucknow 200
Mathura 201
Mau 202
Meerut 203
Moradabad 204
Noida 205
Prayagraj (Allahabad) 206
Raebareli 207
Saharanpur 208
Sultanpur 209
Varanasi 210
West Bengal


Durgapur 211
Kolkata 212

CTET Admit Card – Retrieving Registration Number/Password

It is quite probable that you forget your registration number or password (generated at the time of CTET registration). To retrieve the same, candidates must remember below given steps:

Step 1: Go to the official website of CTET (ctet.nic.in)

Step 2: Tap on the login tab 

Step 3: Select the relevant link – ‘Forgot Password?’ or ‘Forgot Application Number?’

Step 4: Provide your registered email ID and hit the submit tab

Step 5: The system will regenerate the registration number/password and send the same to your registered email ID  

CTET Admit Card – Documents to Carry on the Exam Day

As per CBSE recommendations, candidates must carry certain documents along with the CTET 2020 admit card to the test centre, failing which they will get disqualified. The authority has given strict instructions to the candidates to bring a valid photo identity proof and two passport size photographs along with the CTET admit card

Candidates can carry any of the below mentioned ID proofs:

  1. PAN Card
  2. Voter Identity Card
  3. Aadhar Card
  4. Driving License
  5. Passport
  6. Any government issued photo ID card

How to resolve a discrepancy in CTET admit card 2020?

Candidates are advised to examine their details given on CTET 2020 admit card and ensure that the given information is correct. In case of any error or discrepancy in applicant’s name, signature, photograph, date of birth, category etc, candidates must report the same to the concerned authority via email on – directorctet@gmail.com or ctetjuly20@gmail.com. They can also reach out to certain designated persons in CTET with the help of below given communication details:

  1. Mr. Anurag Tripathi, Director (CTET) on numbers 011-22232774 011-22235775
  2. Mr. Anil Kapoor, Deputy Secretary on number 011-22240108
  3. Mr. Rajbir Singh, Consultant (CTET) on number 011-22240142
  4. Mrs. Poonam Sachdeva, Deputy Secretary on number 011-22247154

What if I fail to download CTET Admit Card 2020?

Candidates can download CTET 2020 admit card through online mode only. Some common glitches that may arise anytime while downloading the admit card are: 

  • Connection error 
  • Incomplete application process 
  • Non submission of CTET application fee 

In case of incomplete CTET registration, candidates shall be disqualified from taking the exam. The connection error can be fixed easily. Moreover, in case of any other issue, CBSE recommends the registrants to take instant support from the concerned authorities through email at directorctet@gmail.com or ctetjuly20@gmail.com.  The authority resolves the issue within a few hours of lodging the complaint.

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CTET Admit Card – Acceptable & Non-Acceptable Items in Exam Hall

 Candidates have to carry their CTET admit cards along with one photo ID proof (original and photocopy) and two latest passport size photographs at the test centre. Entry inside the examination hall is barred for the candidates who fail to bring these documents. Further, the details of some mandatory and restricted items inside the exam centre are mentioned below:

Documents that are allowed inside the CTET exam hall

  1. Hard copy of CTET admit card 
  2. Pointed ball pen (blue or black ink only)
  3. Original photo ID proof along with its photocopy
  4. Two latest passport size photographs

Documents that are allowed inside the CTET exam hall

  1. Electronic or communication items such as cell phones, earphones, bluetooth, microphone, pager, digital watch etc
  2. Stationery stuff like study material, paper sheets, pencil or geometry box, calculator, log table, plastic pouch, scale, electronic pen, writing pad, pen drives, cardboard etc
  3. Other accessories like purse, wallet, camera, goggles, handbags etc.
  4. All such items that could be utilized for illicit activities inside the examination hall

CTET Admit Card – Exam Day Guidelines

There are certain exam-related instructions framed by the authority for the test takers. Candidates must go through the below-given guidelines, as mentioned in the CTET admit card, and stick to them while appearing for exam: 

  1. Ensure to reach the test centre 60 minutes before the actual time of examination
  2. Applicants must carry their CTET admit cards along with two passport size photographs and one valid identity proof
  3. The invigilator will not permit the candidates to take the exam if they fail to bring any of the necessary documents to the test centre 
  4. It is mandatory to sign the attendance sheet before and after the exam
  5. Candidates must also carry black or blue pointed ball pen/s to fill the OMR sheet
  6. Candidates are not allowed to do rough work on the answer sheet as there is a separate space for the same in test booklet 
  7. Any illicit activity inside the examination hall is not allowed and may lead to candidates’ disqualification from the exam
  8. Candidates must follow the laid down guidelines at the test centre for a smooth examination process 

CTET Admit Card – FAQs

✔️ How can I get access to the CTET 2020 admit card?

CTET admit card is available online on the official website (ctet.nic.in) and applicants need to enter their registration/application number and date of birth/password to login and then download their CTET hall ticket.

✔️ What are the mandatory documents required while appearing for the CTET exam?

Candidates must carry their CTET admit cards along with two passport size photographs and one photo identity proof (original and photocopy). The examination authority considers PAN card/ Voter ID/Adhaar Card/Passport or any other government-issued photo ID as valid.

✔️ What if I forget my registration ID while downloading my CTET admit card?

Candidates can regenerate their registration/application number by visiting the website of CTET and clicking on the link ‘Forgot Registration Number?’. After clicking the link, they need to provide their registered email ID to receive their registration number.

✔️ How can I rectify the error/s in my CTET 2020 admit card?

To fix error/s or discrepancy in CTET 2020 admit card, candidates must connect with the concerned authority on email (directorctet@gmail.com or ctetjuly20@gmail.com) or phone number (stated above) before the exam day.

✔️ What are the restricted items inside the CTET examination hall?

Candidates must not carry electronic or communication devices like cell phones, electronic gadgets, calculators, wallets and stationery items like paper, geometry box, log tables, bluetooth, pen drives, camera, cards, electronic pen, digital watch etc. inside the CTET exam hall.

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