AP TET 2017-18 Notification: Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao has announced Andhra Pradesh State Teacher Eligibility Test
(AP-TET) Notification December 2017, Important Exam Dates, Syllabus, Apply Online procedure, Eligibility, minimum Qualifications, question paper structure details.
AP TET 2017-18 Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form Apply Online at aptet.apcfss.in
The Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET-December, 2017) is being conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh in all 13 Districts of the State through a Computer Based Test. The objective is to ensure National Standards and benchmark of Teacher quality in the recruitment process in accordance with the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
Online applications are invited for the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET-December, 2017) from candidates for all those aspiring to be Teachers in State Government, Mandal Parishad, ZillaParishad, Municipality, Private Aided Schools and Private un-aided schools in Andhra Pradesh State for classes I to VIII
AP TET Exam Postponed & New Dates are Announced
AP TET 2017 -2018 Important Dates:
Date Publishing of Issuing of TET Notification & of Information Bulletin: 14-12-2017
Payment of Fees through Payment Gateway: 18.12.2017 to 13.01.2018
Online through submission of application: 18.12.2017 to 17.01.2018
Help desk services during working hours: 19.12.2017 to 14.02.2018
Receiving of Complaints Online pertaining to application and other issues: 19.12.2017 to 17.02.2018
Online Mock Test availability: 23.01.2018 (Monday) onwards
Download Hall Tickets: 24.01.2018
Schedule of Examination Paper-I & Paper-II: New Dates
Initial Key published: 16.12.2018
Objections on initial key published: 16.02.2018 to 21.02.2018
Final key published: 24.02.2018
Final result declaration: 26.02.2018
Government after careful examination of the proposals of the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati hereby issue the following Guidelines/ Instructions for conduct of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) as Computer Based Test(CBT) in supersession of the guidelines issued earlier in this regard.
The following guidelines shall be followed for conduct of APTET:-
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES FOR APPEARING AP-TET:
The candidates at the time of applying for AP-TET should be in possession of the following minimum qualifications prescribed for category of I to V classes (Paper- I) and VI to VIII classes (Paper – II) separately.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR AP – TET PAPER – I (CLASSES I TO V):
Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks. However in case of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%. AND pass in 2 – year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) / 2 – year Diploma in Education (Special Education).
Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks. In respect of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 40%. AND pass in 2 – year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education.
(B.El.Ed.) / 2 – year Diploma in Education (Special Education) in case of the candidates, who have passed or admitted to D.El.Ed / D.Ed., course prior to issue of these guidelines.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR AP-TET PAPER – II (CLASSES VI TO VIII):
B.A./B.Sc./B.Com., with at least 50% marks. In case of SC/ST/BC/Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%. AND pass in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course / Bachelor of Education (B.Ed -Special Education).
B.A./B.Sc./B.Com., with at least 50% marks. In respect of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 40%. AND pass in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course / Bachelor of Education (B.Ed -Special Education) in case of the candidates, who have passed or admitted to B.Ed., course prior to issue of these guidelines.
4-year B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed., with at least 50% marks, in case of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%.
Graduation with Language concerned as one of the Optional Subjects (OR) Bachelor of Oriental Language (or its equivalent) (OR) Graduation in Literature (OR) Post Graduation in Language concerned AND Language Pandit Training Certificate/ B.Ed with Language concerned as one of the Methodologies, in respect of Language Teachers.
STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF AP TET:-
The structure and content of the TET is given in the following paragraphs. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying One Mark, with four alternatives out of which One Answer will be correct. There will be no Negative Marking.
There will be Two Papers for the TET Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes I to V, Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. A person who intends to be a Teacher either for Classes I to V or for Classes VI to VIII shall have to appear in both Papers (Paper I and Paper II).
(a) Paper- I : No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) – 150 b)
Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes:
(b) Paper II: No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)– 150
Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes
MEDIUM OF QUESTION PAPER:
The Question Paper shall be bilingual (i.e). English followed by the Language-I chosen by the candidates for all Languages except Sanskrit. For the candidates choosing Sanskrit, the questions shall be in Telugu followed by Sanskrit (Devanagari Script).
QUALIFYING MARKS IN TET, ISSUE OF MEMOs/ CERTIFICATES AND THEIR VALIDITY:
(b) The Director SCERT, Andhra Pradesh shall issue Memos/Pass Certificates to the candidates.
c) The validity of Certificates shall be for a period of 7 years from the date of TET concerned as per CTET. A person who has qualified in TET examination may appear again for improving his/her scores in subsequent years. The said certificates will be given in digital format.
WEIGHTAGE OF TET SCORES IN THE TEACHER RECRUITMENT OF THE STATE:
A 20% Weightage to TET scores shall be provided in the Teacher Recruitment of the State Government, balance 80% weightage will be for Written Test in Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) based on which selection lists shall be prepared.
However, mere qualifying the TET would not confer a right on any person for recruitment/ employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for Teacher appointment.
Apply Online (Application Starts From December 18 @ 3 PM)