APTET 2021 notification: Steps to Apply for AP Teacher Eligibility Test at ‘aptet.apcfss.in’

APTET 2021 notification will be released very soon on its official website by the AP School Education Department in March. Candidates who are interested in can check details and apply online mode at the official website. Detailed instructions provided for AP Teacher Eligibility Test at ‘aptet.apcfss.in’.

AP Teacher Eligibility Test for Recruitment as a teacher for classes I to VIII in the Schools of the State Government, Mandal Parishad, Zilla Parishad, Municipality, Private Aided Schools and Private unaided schools in Andhra Pradesh state. Department of School Education would invite Online applications from the eligible candidates who intend to be teachers to appear for APTET.

The candidates intending to seek employment as a teacher shall have the option of appearing at CTET conducted by the Central Government through CBSE instead of APTET if they so desire. The candidates who did not qualify in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th APTETs can also apply for the fourth APTET. Also, the qualified candidates can also apply for 5th APTET if they desire improvement over their previous APTET score.

The AP Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET) will now be conducted once a year. Amended the provision to conduct two times so far in a year. The school education department has already released the guidelines on this. Computer-based test will be conducted.

This time, special education teachers will also have a TET‌. Physical education teachers are an exception for TET. Paper-1 will be conducted for SGT (Class 1 to 5 in Primary Education) and Paper-2 will be conducted for School Assistants (Class 6 to 8). Special education teachers are tested separately for primary and secondary education.

APTET, Steps to Apply for AP Teacher Eligibility Test
Name of the NotificationAP TET Notification 2021
TitleDownload APTET Notification 2021
SubjectC and DSE AP will release APTET notification 2021 at official website
CategoryEligibility Test
websitehttps://aptet.apcfss.in/
APTET Notification 2021 Details

According to the directives of the National Council of Teacher Education, those who have completed DED before 2010 will be allowed to appear for the examination with 45% marks in Inter. 50% marks are mandatory for those years after 2010. Those who got admissions in BED before July 29, 2011 do not need any qualifying marks in the degree. DED, BED final year students are eligible for TET. If SC, ST, BC and Divyangs have passed DED before 2010, they should have 40% marks in Inter and 45% marks thereafter.

All questions are in multiple choice format. There will be 150 marks for 150 questions. No negative marks. Paper-1 has 30 marks in Mathematics, 30 marks in Environmental Education, 30 marks in Language-1, 30 marks in English and 30 marks for Student Progress-Pedagogy. The test time is two and a half hours.

They are eligible for both TET‌ papers as BED has qualified them for SGT posts. There will be 60 marks for the respective subjects in the School-Assistants examination. They do not have an environmental education subject. The English language test is for all candidates. Questions are asked at the inter‌ level.

Qualifying Marks: TET qualifying marks as follows. 60% marks for General‌ candidates, 50% marks for BCs and 40% marks for SC, ST, Divyangs, ex-servicemen. Tet‌ validity is up to seven years. TET is given 20% weightage in teacher recruitments. According to NCTE guidelines, teachers working in private schools are also required to qualify for TET.

Authorities are arranging for the TET to be held in July. If there is no election code, a notification will be issued within the next month and applications will be accepted. The curriculum is about to change. The State Board of Education Research and Training is developing a new curriculum.

How to Apply APTET 2021, The AP Teacher Eligibility Test will be conducted 2 papers. The candidates who intend to be teachers I to V have to appear for Paper I and The candidates who intend to be teachers VI to VIII have to appear for Paper II-A and Paper-II B.  The candidates who intend to be teachers I to VIII have to appear both papers, Paper I & Paper-II.

Govt Of AP, SE Department:: O/o CSE: APTET December 2017 Notification for Online Application and Computer Based Test. Ref : 1.G.O.Ms.No.91 School Education(Exams)Department , Dt :11-12-2017

How to Apply APTET 2021: 1. The Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET 2020) is being conducted by the 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 the National Standards and benchmark of Teacher quality in the recruitment process in accordance with the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).

2. Online applications are invited for the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET 2020) from candidates for all those aspiring to be Teachers in State Government, Mandal Parishad, Zilla Parishad, Municipality, Private Aided Schools and Private un-aided schools in Andhra Pradesh State for classes I to VIII. Govt. of India has enacted RTE Act, 2009 on 27.08.2009 titled “The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education”. Sub-Section (1) of section 23 of the RTE Act, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), New Delhi has laid down minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a Teacher for Classes I to VIII in its Principal Notification dated 23rd August 2010 and amendments issued thereon.

The minimum qualifications include a Pass in Teacher Eligibility Test (TET). Pursuant to the said Guidelines, it has been decided to conduct Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) twice every year for all persons, who aspire to become Teachers for Classes I to VIII in all Schools (Govt. / ZP / MP / Municipal /Recognized Pvt. Aided & Pvt. Un-Aided, etc.,) in the State of Andhra Pradesh in the references read above.

3. All candidates who possess D.Ed.,/ B. Ed., / Language Pandit or equivalent qualifications and candidates pursuing final year of the said courses during the academic year 2016-2017 with requisite percentage of marks obtained as given in information bulletin of APTET can appear for APTET.

However, the candidates intending to seek employment as a teacher in private unaided schools shall have the option of appearing at CTET conducted by the Central Government through CBSE instead of APTET, if they so desire. The candidates who did not qualify in previous TETs can also apply. Further, the candidates who got qualified in the earlier APTETs can also apply for 6th APTET, if they desire improvement over their previous TET score.

4. To bring in utmost transparency and accuracy in the conduct of examinations APTET will be conducted through Computer Based Test in 2 papers viz. Paper-I & Paper-II. The candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to V have to appear for Paper-I and the candidates intending to be teachers for classes VI to VIII have to appear for Paper-II. The candidates who intend to be teachers for all classes from I to VIII can appear for both papers, Paper-I and Paper-II.

Application Fee: The fee towards submission of application online and for the conduct of computer-based examination is Rs.500/- for each Paper-I & Paper-II. Candidates shall pay the fee through payment Gateway and submit an online application at the APTET website. If the candidate desires to apply for both papers he/she has to pay Rs.500/- for each paper.

Procedure for submission of application online: The detailed procedure for applying ONLINE is given in the Information Bulletin. Candidates can download the ‘Information Bulletin’ free of cost from the APTET website. Candidates can submit their applications online on or before deadline.

EXAMINATION CENTERS: The APTET 2020 shall be conducted ‘ONLINE’ in the 13 districts on the above-mentioned dates. Candidates may give the preferential order of the centers. However, allotment of centers shall be the discretion of the department and request for change of test centers or sessions is not allowed under any circumstances.

Eligibility Criteria: The candidates at the time of applying for APTET 2021 should be in possession of the minimum qualifications prescribed for a teacher for I to V classes (Paper-I) and VI to VIII classes (Paper-II) as given in Information Bulletin. The candidates who are pursuing final year of any of the Teacher Education Courses recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be, during the academic year can also appear for the APTET 2020.

However, it is clarified that appearance or a pass in APTET by itself will not vest any right on the candidate to be considered for appointment to the post of Teacher in Government / Zilla Parishad / Mandal Parishad / Municipal and Private Aided Schools unless he is in possession of the qualifications prescribed for appointment to such post in the relevant statutory recruitment rules framed by State Government from time to time or by the said management as on the date prescribed therein. Details of qualifications prescribed for APTET are provided in the Information Bulletin.

Structure, Content, and Syllabus of APTET: The structure and content of each part of Paper-I and Paper-II of the fourth APTET and the breakup of the total 150 marks among various parts of the paper are given in the Information Bulletin. Syllabus for APTET can be downloaded from website.

Pass Criteria in TET: APTET 2021 Results will be declared in the 1st week of June. The criteria for considering pass in APTET is as follows:
Community Pass marks.
i) OC 60% Marks and above
ii) BC 50% Marks and above
iii) SC 40% Marks and above
iv) ST 40% Marks and above
v) Differently abled (PH) ** 40% Marks and above
vi) Ex-servicemen 40% Marks and above

Note 1: Differently abled candidates with at least 40% of handicap only shall be considered in respect of Visually and Orthopedically Handicapped. With regard to Hearing Impaired candidates, a minimum of 75% handicap shall be considered.

The validity period of the TET Certificate / Marks Memo: APTET Certificate / Marks Memo shall be valid for a period of 7 years from the date of TET examination in accordance with NCTE Guidelines.

Weightage for APTET Scores in selection in District Selection Committee (DSC) Recruitments: 20% weightage will be given to APTET scores in the ensuing Teacher Recruitment of the State Government. In other words, 20% weightage is for APTET score and 80% weightage for written test in Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) for drawing up the selection list.

Fee and submission of Application Online: The fee prescribed for appearing for APTET is Rs.500/- for only Paper -I or Paper -II or both. Candidates can pay the fee through AP ONLINE or e-Seva centers and submit an online application at the APTET website

Eligibility Criteria for APTET: The candidates should have an Inter /Senior Secondary /  Degree with Teacher Education Courses by the NCTE or RCI / Language Pandit Training Courses.  Candidates who are pursuing the final year any Teacher Education Course or Language Pandit Training Courses can also appear for the APTET 2021.

Important dates of APTET  2021 or APTET Schedule:

1. Date of Issuing of TET Notification & Publishing of Information Bulletin: To be announced
2. Online submission of application: To be announced
3. Download Hall Tickets: To be announced
4. Schedule of Examination: To be announced
5. Release of Initial Key: To be announced
6. Final result declaration: To be announced

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