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GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Office of the Director, Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test(APTET

) in the premises of Commissioner & Director of School Education, A.P, Saifabad, Hyderabad-500004. APTET Office Telephone 040-23232152, 23232153. APTET, JULY 2011, NOTIFICATION FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS
Lr.No.2011/B1/TE/TET/2011 Dated:19.05.2011

Online applications are invited from the candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to VIII in schools in Andhra Pradesh for appearance at first Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET) to be conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh on July 31, 2011 in all 23 Districts of the State. In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 23 of the Right To Education Act, 2009 the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) had vide it’s Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for classes I to VIII. It had been inter alia provided that one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in clause (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is that she/he should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE. Accordingly, Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued guidelines for conducting Teacher Eligibility Test in A.P. vide G.O.Ms. No. 51, School Education (SE.GENL-II) Dept., Dated 16 – 04 – 2011. APTET is applicable to all candidates who aspire to become teachers of 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. However, the candidates intending to seek employment as a teacher in private unaided schools shall have the option of appearing at CTET conducted by CBSE instead of APTET if they so desire. The test (APTET) will be conducted in 2 papers viz. Paper-I & Paper-II. The candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to V have to appear at 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 & Paper-II. TET will be conducted in identified examinations centres on July 31, 2011 in all the Districts of State as per timings given below: Paper-I : 9.30 am to 12.00 noon. 1

cgg.gov.cgg.e. On receipt of fee at APONLINE the candidate shall be issued a ‘Journal Number’ on the receipt of the fee with which she/he can proceed with submission of application online.in from 20.05. It is only a confirmation of the fee received). Candidates can pay the fee through APONLINE between 20. iv.2011 before applying on-line.5cms before filling in on-line application. Name of the candidate. whether the candidate belongs to A.05.in/. Paste the photograph on a white paper and sign below (sign in Black Ink only). (Issue of Journal Number does not mean that the candidate has completed submission of application online. go through it carefully and satisfy their eligibility for appearing for APTET.2011. July 2011.00 pm Candidates can download the ‘Information Bulletin’ giving details of the test free of cost from the APTET website http://aptet.Paper-II : 2.00.2011 and17. and mobile phone number).in between 20. Look for the sample in the Information Bulletin(Page No. 1. no. How to apply and when? (a)Fee for submission of application online: The fee for application for APTET online including examination fee is Rs.06. iii. Scan the required size containing the photograph and signature. . The entire image consisting of photo along with signature is required to be scanned and stored in *.30 pm to 5.00 through APONLINE towards submission of application online and for the conduct of examination.gov. The candidates shall follow the procedure of submission of online application as given in the ‘Information Bulletin’ and also as per the instructions provided online while filling up the online application form.300.300.05. of colors during the process of scanning. the candidate has to give the required preliminary data (i.2011 and submit online application at the APTET website http://aptet.cgg. Gender.5X3. v. The candidates shall at first download the ‘Information Bulletin’ and ‘User Guide’ free of cost from the APTET website http://aptet. (b)PROCEDURE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION ONLINE i. The Candidate should be ready with photograph of size 3. Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. Please do not scan the complete page. Steps to be followed in filling online application form 2 ii. Date of birth. then adjust the settings of the scanner such as dpi resolutions. Ensure that the signature is within the box. The candidate after satisfying herself/himself about the eligibility criteria for APTET shall pay a fee of Rs.9). If the size of the image is more than 50 kb.gov.jpeg format on local machine.06. At the APONLINE Centres.P.2011 and 16.

the candidates should contact the Director. Candidates should not post the printout of the application to APTET office.e. x.2011.2011 to 10. the date of payment of fees and Date of birth. APTET-July 2011.2011 and 29. and 5. Enter your Journal Number issued by Aponline. viii. WELCOME TO ONLINE APPLICATION) 4. Click on the dialogue box(i. 1. On submission of application form online the candidate shall be given reference ID number which should be kept carefully for any kind of future correspondence. Fields marked with ‘*’ are compulsory) 5. Go to //http:// aptet. At the field ‘ Attach your latest photograph’ Click on Browse button and attach candidates photograph and signature stored on the local machine.If you find all the details correct press SUBMIT other wise press EDIT and resubmit the information.2011. On completion of submission.. 7702922004 between 10.cgg.07. Press Upload 9. A.gov. 6.07. 8.05.m. The candidates can also post their complaints pertaining to their application at http://aptet. .07. O/o the Commissioner and Director of School Education..in between 20. 10. Click on application form 3.07.e.00 PM on all working days giving details of the journal number of the fee paid. Hyderabad – 04 between 10.P. reference number of the application submitted.07.m on all working days from 20-05-2011 to 30-07-2011. Confirm the next dialogue box(i. This will display the details submitted by you 12.gov. 3 vii.cgg. 11. The application will be opened.cgg.00 AM to 5.2011. Saifabad. In case the Hall ticket is not received by 18. a copy of the printout of the Application form and one photograph (as pasted on the application form) between19. In any case applications will not be received in any kind of manual form.Now fill in the application form as per the instructions given in the User Guide and Information Bulletin and those offered while filling the online application form. In case of any clarifications before.gov. Candidates can download their Hall Tickets from the website at http://aptet.After filling all the details press PREVIEW button. Submission of application can be considered to have been completed only on receiving reference ID number.vi. during or after submission of application online the candidates may contact the help desk at Telephone Numbers CGG:7702922003. ix. 7.2011. xi.30 a.in from 16..00 p.in 2. the candidates shall take a printout of the application and store it for future use. Tick the declaration and enter the verification code.

Ed). / B.Com with at least 50% marks and passed in 1 . (Special Education)* OR Intermediate /Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.year Diploma in Education (Special Education)* OR B./B.Sc/B.year Diploma in Education OR B.year B.Ed. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: The candidate at the time of applying for APTET-July 2011 should be in possession of the minimum qualifications prescribed for a teacher for category I to V classes (Paper – I) and VI to VIII classes (Paper-II) as given below. Relaxation of 5% in minimum qualifying marks at BA/B.year Diploma in Education OR Intermediate /Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed in 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.Sc.Ed. /B./B. Note: Relaxation of 5% in minimum qualifying marks at Intermediate / Senior Secondary level is admissible for SC/ST/ Differently abled Candidates. OR B.A.) OR Intermediate /Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed in 2 .Ed. a) Minimum Qualifications for Classes I-V: Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and passed in 2 .year Bachelor in Education (B. (these B.A.El. candidates will be eligible for appointment for classes I to V only upto 1st January. 2012). / B.A.Com is admissible for SC/ST/BC/Differently abled candidates.Sc.Ed.Sc. /B.Com and passed in 2 .Ed./B. b) i) Minimum Qualifications for Classes VI-VIII: B.2.Com with at least 45% marks and B.Sc./B.El.Com with at least 45% marks and passed in 1 .) 4 .A.

Ed or B. ii) Telugu Pandit In addition to above. each carrying one mark.Ed. or M.Com is admissible for SC/ST/BC/Differently abled candidates. BA (Urdu Literature) or BA (Oriental Language Urdu) or Bachelor of Oriental Language Urdu or Graduate Degree with optional subject Urdu or M. candidates with Language Pandit Training are also eligible. Marathi. Ed. with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF APTET: a) All questions in APTET – July 2011 will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). 5 . in case of Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B. (Urdu) and Urdu Pandit Training Certificate. Sanskrit. the Language concerned (or Its equivalent) Oriya.. Tamil) * A diploma/degree course in teacher education recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) only shall be considered. There will be no negative marking. Note: Relaxation of 5% in minimum qualifying marks at Intermediate / Senior Secondary level is admissible for SC/ST/ Differently abled Candidates. Hindi pandit Urdu pandit Other Languages A Graduate Degree in the Language concerned and Pandit Training in (Kannada. a course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered. Hyderabad or any other equivalent recognized qualification in Hindi (BA standard) by the Government of A.OR Intermediate /Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed 4-year B.Sc.Sc/B.A. A Graduate Degree with optional subject Hindi or Bachelor of Oriental Language Hindi or Praveen of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha or Vidwan of Hindi Prachar Sabha. (Special Education).P. (Telugu Literature) or BA (Oriental Language-Telugu) or Bachelor of Oriental Language Telugu or a Graduate Degree with optional subject Telugu or MA (Telugu) and Telugu Pandit Training Certificate.A. However.A. Relaxation of 5% in minimum qualifying marks at BA/B. The qualifications are as follows: B.A. Hindi and Hindi Pandit Training Certificate. 3.

gov.b) There will be two papers of APTET-July 2011. 1 2 3 4 5 Subject Child Development and Pedagogy Language I Language II (English) Mathematics Environmental Studies TOTAL No.cgg. of MCQs – 150. of MCQs 30 30 30 30 30 150 Marks 30 30 30 30 30 150 2½ The syllabi and level of the test for various subject – sections have been notified on website address //http:// aptet.in 6 . (i) Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V. Duration of examination: hours Structure and Content (All Compulsory) S. (ii)Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII. c) A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).No. d) Paper I (for Classes I to V). No.

of MCQs 30 MCQs 14 MCQs 16 MCQs 60 Note(ii): For Paper II Social Studies portion the syllabus will cover the section namely. Duration of examination: 2 ½ hours. Structure and Content S.gov.Paper II (for classes VI to VIII). History. Candidates who secure the following minimum marks will be declared pass in APTET Community i) OC Pass Marks Remarks 60% Marks and Physically Handicapped with atleast 40% 7 . No of MCQs – 150. of MCQs Marks 30 30 30 60 4 The syllabi and level of the test for various subject – sections have been notified on website address //http:// aptet. Civics and Economics.No . Subject History and Civics Geography Economics TOTAL No. Geography. of MCQs 30 MCQs and 30 MCQs 60 4.cgg. PASS MARKS IN TET: APTET JULY.in Note(i): For Paper II Mathematics & Science section questions will be as follows: Subject Mathematics Physical Science Biological Science TOTAL No. 2011 Results will be declared within 30 days from the date of conduct of test. 1 2 3 Language I Language II (English) Mathematics and Science OR Social Studies TOTAL 150 150 Subject Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 30 60 No.

07.2011 20.in Help Desk Services Receiving of Grievance Pertaining to Online Application Issue of Hall Ticket Request for Hall Ticket from APTET office in case of non receipt of Hall Ticket online Schedule of Examination Paper-I Paper-II Release of initial Key Release of Final Key Declaration of Results Dispatch of Marks Memo/TET Certificate 20.2011 12.2011 (Sunday) (9.2011 to 17. 7.above handicap only will be considered in respect of ii) BC 50% marks and Visually Handicapped and Orthopedically Handicapped. Payment of Fees at AP online Download of APTET Information Bulletin Online submission of applications through http://aptet.2011 31. 9. 8. / Local Authority as per Recruitment rules prevalent at that time are exempted from appearing at TET Exam.07. 20% weightage is for APTET and 80% weightage for written test in Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT).05.05.08. With regard to Hearing Impaired. 6.09.2011 20.2011 to 16.30 PM to 5.cgg.gov. 4.00 Noon) (2.2011 20.2011 to 10-07-2011 16.2011 to 17. 10. Validity period of TET certificate / Marks Memo: APTET certificate / Marks Memo shall be valid for a period of 7 years from the date of issue in accordance with NCTE Guidelines.07.2011 30. 12.07.07.2011 onwards 18.2011 20.30 AM to 12.00PM) 05.06.06.. However.2011 20.2011 to 30. EXEMPTION FROM PASSING TEST: Teachers who were appointed before NCTE notification. differently above abled (PH) 5. 2. 6.05. IMPORTANT DATES OF APTET -2011 1.2011 8.06.2011 to 29.08. 11.e. above iii) SC/ST and 40% Marks and minimum 75% handicap will be considered under PH category.05. 3. dated 23-08-2010 on selection by District Selection Committee or by competent authority in Govt.08. 7. WEIGHTAGE FOR APTET SCORES IN TRT: 20% weightage will be given to APTET scores in the ensuing Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) of the State Government i.05. 8 . 5.

In respect of non approved teachers working in private aided school.teachers working in private schools whose appointment were not approved by competent authority in Government are not exempted from passing TET. Such teachers of private unaided school can appear at TET conducted by either state Government or Central Government. they should invariably appear at TET conducted by State Government Only. DIRECTOR APTET 9 .