NCET 2023: Dates, Schedule, Exam Pattern, and Syllabus Released by NTA

NCET 2023 registration has begun on the official website, The last date to register is July 19.


The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the schedule for the National Common Entrance Test (NCET) 2023, which is a gateway for admission to the 4-year Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP) in educational institutions across India. The registration process has begun and eligible candidates can apply online on the NTA’s website. The last date to apply is July 19.

The NCET 2023 will be conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode in 178 cities and in 13 languages. The question paper will include a total of 160 multiple choice questions and four sections: languages, domain-specific subjects, general test, and teaching aptitude. The exam will be conducted in two shifts on multiple days.

The NTA has also released the syllabus for the NCET 2023, which can be found on the NTA’s website. Candidates are advised to start preparing for the exam early.

NCET 2023 Schedule



Online submission of application form

June 26 to July 19

Last date of successful transaction of fee through credit, debit card, net-banking, UPI

July 19 up to 11:50 pm

Correction in particulars

July 20 to July 21

Downloading of admit cards

3 days before the exam

Date of examination

To be announced


NCET 2023 Syllabus

  • Language: Language to be tested through reading comprehension, literary aptitude, and vocabulary
  • Domain Subject: As per Class 12 syllabus only.
  • General Test: General Knowledge, current affairs, general mental ability, numerical ability, quantitative reasoning, logical and analytical reasoning

NCET 2023 Exam Pattern

Section in exam


Number of questions

Section 1 (33 languages)

Language 1


Language 2


Section 2 (26 subjects)

Domain specific subject 1


Domain specific subject 2


Domain specific subject 3


General test



Teaching aptitude



NTA further provided the list of languages, subjects, and general test along with the list of central universities, state universities, IITs, NITs, RIEs, and government colleges.

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