NCET 2024 – National Common Entrance Test, Online Apply

Last Date: 15/05/2024. National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the official notification of National Common Entrance Test [NCET] 2024. This year NCET 2024 will be conducted on 12th June 2024 (Wednesday). This article will guide all aspirants to know all details of NCET. 

National Common Entrance Test (NCET) is a national-level examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), on behalf of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). Qualifying in NCET is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission to the 4-Year Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP) in selected Central/ State Universities/ Institutions including IITs, NITs, RIEs, and Government Colleges for the Academic Session 2024-25.

As per National Education Policy (NEP), 2020, “The 4-year integrated B.Ed. will be a dual-major holistic bachelor’s degree, in Education as well as a specialized subject (such as language, history, music, mathematics, computer science, chemistry, economics, art, physical-education, etc.). Beyond the teaching of cutting-edge pedagogy, the teacher education will include a grounding in sociology, history, science, psychology, early childhood care and education, foundational literacy and numeracy, knowledge of India and its values/ethos/art/traditions, and more.”

Name of examNational Common Entrance Test [NCET] 2024
Name of organizationNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Type of examEntrance exam
Date of exam12/06/2024 (Wednesday)
Mode of examOnline Mode (Computer-Based Test)
Type of questionsObjective type with Multiple Choice Questions
Medium of exam13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu )
Type of course4-Year Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP)
Academic Session2024-2025
Mode of applicationOnline
Age Limit:For appearing in the NCET 2024, there is no age limit for the candidates. However, the candidates will be required to fulfill the age criteria (if any) of the University / Institution / Government College to which they are desirous of taking admission.
Educational QualificationThe candidates who have passed the class 12 /equivalent examination or are appearing in 2024 irrespective of their age can appear in the NCET 2024 examination. 
Helpline:Email ID:
Contact Number: 011 40759000

Examination Fee of NCET 2024

The following fee structure is applicable for National Common Entrance Test – 2024. The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI, or Paytm Services.

General (UR)₹ 1200/-
OBC)- (NCL)/ EWS₹ 1000/-
SC/ST/PwBD/ Third gender₹ 650/-

Important Dates of NCET 2024 Exam

Starting date of submission of online application13/04/2024
Last date of submission of online application15/05/2024 (Up to 11:30 P.M.)
Issue of admit cards online03 days before the actual date of the Examination
Date for NCET 2024 examination12/06/2024
Declaration of Result on the NTA websiteTo be announced later

Important Web-Links of National Common Entrance Test

Online Application FormApply Here
Last Date ExtensionClick Here
Information BrochureClick Here
Official NotificationClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

How to Apply for NCET Exam ?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for NCET Exam by visiting at official online portal of NTA NCET. They may follow below mentioned steps .

# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .

# Click on Online Application Form link .

# A new webpage will be opened.

# Enter all your personal and educational details as required .

# Upload your passport sized photograph and signature and other required documents.

# Pay the application fee as per your category and at the end click on submit button .

# Don’t forget to take a print of submitted application form . 

Important Details of NCET 2024

Name of exam: National Common Entrance Test

Date of exam: 12th June 2024 (Wednesday)

Timing of exam:
 To be announced later

Duration of exam:
 The examination will be conducted on multiple days in two (02) shifts per day. Each shift will be of 180 minutes.

Mode of exam:
 Computer Based Test (CBT)

Type of questions:
 Multiple Choice Questions

Medium of Question Paper:
 13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu )

Total questions: 181 MCQs

Total questions to be attempted: 160

Scheme of Examination

Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper, and mode of examination are given in the table below:

SectionSubjects/ TestsQuestions to be Attempted
Section 1There are 38 different languages.
Any two languages need to be
Language 1 and Language 2.
# 02 different Language papers are to be chosen.
# Each language paper will have 23 questions out of which 20 questions
need to be attempted.
Section 2 –
Domain Specific
26 Domain-specific subjects are
being offered under this section. A candidate may choose any three
subjects as desired by the
applicable University/
Universities/ Institution.
# 03 Domain Specific subjects are to be chosen.
# Each domain-specific subject will
have 28 questions out of which 25
questions need to be attempted.
Section 3 –
General Test
This is a mandatory section.
The General Test will have 28 questions.
Out of which 25 questions need to be attempted.
Section 4 –
This is a mandatory section.
Teaching Aptitude will have 23 questions.
Out of which 20 questions need to be attempted.

Syllabus of NCET 2024

NCET 2024 will be conducted by NTA in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode to evaluate the candidates’ ability across various segments like Language, Domain Subject and Teaching Aptitude, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, etc. The detail syllabus is as follows.

LanguageLanguage to be tested through Reading Comprehension, Literary
Aptitude, and Vocabulary.
Domain Subject and Teaching AptitudePl check NTA website
General TestGeneral Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/stat), Logical and Analytical Reasoning
Teaching AptitudeTopics related to the teaching of science, Arts, Mathematics, Performing Arts, Languages, etc.

Name of Institutions in Assam

Here is the list of Institutions in Assam offering Integrated B.Sc.- B.Ed. or B.A. – B.Ed. courses.

Name & AddressCourseNo of seats
Tyagbir Hem Baruah College,
Karchantola, Naduar, Jamugurihat,
Sonitpur, Assam -784189
B.Sc.- B.Ed.
B.A. – B.Ed.
50 nos.
50 nos.
North Lakhimpur College
(Autonomous), Khelmati, North
Lakhimpur, Assam-787031
B.Sc.- B.Ed.
B.A. – B.Ed.
50 nos.
50 nos.
Chaiduar College Gohpur, Nh15,
Chaiduar, Gohpur, Biswanath,
B.Sc.- B.Ed.
B.A. – B.Ed.
50 nos.
50 nos.
Bahona College, Mout Gaon
Nimati Road Charigoan Mouza,
Jorhat, Assam- 785101
B.Sc.- B.Ed.
B.A. – B.Ed.
100 nos.
100 nos.

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