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AP TET

Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test

Overview

APTET (Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test) is a state-level eligibility test administered by the Andhra Pradesh Commissioner of School Education. This is a required exam to become a primary and upper primary school teacher in the state government. Every year, a considerable number of students take the APTET exam.
 

Highlights:

APTET Application Form / Notification has been issued by the Andhra Pradesh Board. All interested students can visit official website to find out about the AP TET details. Every year, the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is a state-level eligibility test held for the employment of candidates in various private and government schools.

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Eligibility

Candidates must satisfy different APTET qualifying requirements for Paper 1 and Paper 2.

APTET Paper-I (Class 1 to 5)
Should have finished Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or similar) with a minimum of 50% marks. For SC/ST/BC/Differently Abled candidates, the minimum mark is 45 percent. And a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education / a 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (BElEd) / a 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education), OR
Should have finished Intermediate / Senior Secondary School (or similar) with at least 45% marks. For SC/ST/BC/Differently Abled applicants, the minimum marks must be 40%. And a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (BElEd) / 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) course prior to the publication of these guidelines in the case of candidates who have passed or been admitted to a DElEd / DEd course prior to the publication of these guidelines.
APTET Paper- 2A (Class 6 to 8)
Must have passed a BA/BSc/BCom with at least 50% marks. For SC/ST/BC/Differently Abled applicants, minimum marks must be 40%. And a Bachelor of Education (BEd) programme / Bachelor of Education (BEd -Special Education), OR
Should have completed a four-year BA Ed/BSc Ed programme with at least 50% marks; for SC/ST/BC/Differently Abled applicants, the minimum mark is 45%.
APTET Paper – 2B (Class 6 to 8)
Physical Education Teacher Intermediate Certificate issued by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh (or) similar certificate acknowledged by the Board of Intermediate Education, A.P. Govt. and Under Graduate Diploma in Physical Education (U.G.D.P.Ed.) of one- or two-years duration/ Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.) of not less than two years (or equivalent) from any NCTE Recognized Institution are required, OR
Graduation or similar (or) Bachelor's Degree with Physical Education as an elective subject (or) Graduate in Physical Education (BPE) of at least three years duration and Under Graduate Diploma in Physical Education (U.G.D.P.Ed.) of one- or two-years duration/ Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.) of not less than two years (or equivalent) from any NCTE recognised Institution.
Physical Education School Assistant / Teacher Graduation or similar (or) a Bachelor's Degree with Physical Education as an elective topic (or) a Graduate in Physical Education (BPE) of at least three years duration is required, AND
Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) degree programme of at least one year duration from an NCTE-recognized university or institution.

Syllabus

APTET Syllabus for Paper- I

Child Development & Pedagogy
Action Research Factors Affecting Learning
Adjustment Intelligence
Understanding diverse learners Implications and Motivation for Learning
Concept and Meaning of learning and its processes Purposes and Meaning of Assessment
Individual Differences Child Development
The Role of Heredity and environment Teaching-learning process
How Children learn and think Learning Difficulties
Theories of learning and its implication Personality
Language I 
Unseen Prose Passage Teaching Learning Materials
Comprehensive & Continuous Evaluation Principles of Teaching English
Language II
Unseen Prose Passage Unseen Poem
English sounds and their phonetic transcription: a basic understanding   
Mathematics
Shapes & Spatial Understanding Multiplication
Time Numbers
LCM & HCF Decimal Fractions
Pedagogical issue Geometry
Volume Addition and Subtraction
Measurement  
Environmental Science
Disaster management Solar System
First Aid Community Buildings
Natural Resources Our Surroundings
Festivals  Weather & climate
Living and non-living National property
Diseases Habitats, types
Food, resources, and care  

 

APTET Syllabus for Paper- II

Mathematics
Ratio and Proportion Introduction to Algebra; Algebraic identities, polynomials
Symmetry: (reflection) Geometry
Number System Quadrilateral
Whole Numbers Data handling, statistics
Science
The structure of an Atom Cleaning food
Electric current and circuits Water
Acids, base, salt Food; production & management
Change of matter Sound
Compounds Pollution
Light Pedagogical issues
Materials Components of food
Food  
Social Studies
First Farmers and Herders Diversity
Political Developments Pedagogical issues
The Judiciary Unpacking Gender
Rural Life and Society Making a Living
Regional Cultures Local Government
Culture and Science The Early States
Creation of an Empire The Nationalist Movement
Disaster management Solar System
First Aid Community Buildings
Natural Resources Our Surroundings
Festivals  Weather & climate
Living and non-living National property
Diseases Habitats, types
Food, resources, and care  

Exam Pattern

The APTET test schedule requires applicants to complete 150 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in two hours and 30 minutes. AP-TET comprises of three papers: Paper I, Paper II (A), and Paper II (B). Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu, Tamil, and Odiya are the languages provided as the first language in schools under the State Syllabus. A candidate must select one of the six languages listed in Language-I of the TET; those candidates must have studied that language as a medium of instruction or as their first language at least up to Class X. Candidates who completed the CBSE/ICSE curriculum can select the language they studied up to Class X.

For all candidates, Language-II will be English

APTET Paper-I APTET Paper-II
 Child Development and Pedagogy  Child Development and Pedagogy
 Language I   Language I 
 Language II (English)  Language II (English)
 Mathematics  Mathematics / Science / Social Science or any other
 Environmental Studies

Exam Paper

Candidates who are interested to teach in Classes I to V must take APTET Paper-I, while those who want to teach in Classes VI to VIII must take Paper-II. However, Candidates who want to teach students in both categories must take both APTET exams. Aspirants who wish to be hired as Physical Education Teachers, on the other hand, must take APTET Paper II (B). The question paper for the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is bilingual, which means that questions in English will be followed by questions in the language chosen by the candidate (this is true for all Languages except Sanskrit). APTET questions will be in Telugu for applicants who have chosen Sanskrit, followed by Sanskrit.

Exam Prepare

Syllabus
APTET Syllabus for Paper- I

Child Development & Pedagogy
Action Research Factors Affecting Learning
Adjustment Intelligence
Understanding diverse learners Implications and Motivation for Learning
Concept and Meaning of learning and its processes Purposes and Meaning of Assessment
Individual Differences Child Development
The Role of Heredity and environment Teaching-learning process
How Children learn and think Learning Difficulties
Theories of learning and its implication Personality
Language I 
Unseen Prose Passage Teaching Learning Materials
Comprehensive & Continuous Evaluation Principles of Teaching English
Language II
Unseen Prose Passage Unseen Poem
English sounds and their phonetic transcription: a basic understanding   
Mathematics
Shapes & Spatial Understanding Multiplication
Time Numbers
LCM & HCF Decimal Fractions
Pedagogical issue Geometry
Volume Addition and Subtraction
Measurement  
Environmental Science
Disaster management Solar System
First Aid Community Buildings
Natural Resources Our Surroundings
Festivals  Weather & climate
Living and non-living National property
Diseases Habitats, types
Food, resources, and care  

APTET Syllabus for Paper- II

Mathematics
Ratio and Proportion Introduction to Algebra; Algebraic identities, polynomials
Symmetry: (reflection) Geometry
Number System Quadrilateral
Whole Numbers Data handling, statistics
Science
The structure of an Atom Cleaning food
Electric current and circuits Water
Acids, base, salt Food; production & management
Change of matter Sound
Compounds Pollution
Light Pedagogical issues
Materials Components of food
Food  
Social Studies
First Farmers and Herders Diversity
Political Developments Pedagogical issues
The Judiciary Unpacking Gender
Rural Life and Society Making a Living
Regional Cultures Local Government
Culture and Science The Early States
Creation of an Empire The Nationalist Movement

 

Exam Pattern 
The APTET 2021 test schedule requires applicants to complete 150 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in two hours and 30 minutes. AP-TET comprises of three papers: Paper I, Paper II (A), and Paper II (B). Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu, Tamil, and Odiya are the languages provided as the first language in schools under the State Syllabus. A candidate must select one of the six languages listed in Language-I of the TET; those candidates must have studied that language as a medium of instruction or as their first language at least up to Class X. Candidates who completed the CBSE/ICSE curriculum can select the language they studied up to Class X.
For all candidates, Language-II will be English.

APTET Paper-I APTET Paper-II
       Child Development and Pedagogy      Child Development and Pedagogy
       Language I       Language I 
       Language II (English)      Language II (English)
       Mathematics      Mathematics / Science / Social Science or any other
       Environmental Studies

Exam Important Date

Official Notification 1st Week of May, 2022
Application Process begins 1st Week of May, 2022
Admit Card 1st Week of June, 2022
APTET Exam 3rd week of June, 2022
Answer Key 3rd week of June, 2022
Result Announcement 1st Week of July, 2022

Exam Application Process

The following are the steps of APTET Selection Process:

  • APTET Application Form: Candidates must complete out their APTET application form online at the exam's official website. Before filling out their application form, aspirants should properly read the APTET test information bulletin.
  • APTET Admit Card: Candidates must obtain their APTET Hall Ticket from the exam's official website. The admit card is a vital document, and any applicant who does not have a valid hall ticket on the day of the exam will be denied entry to the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test. To download the APTET admission card, applicants must first input their login information, which includes their registration number or roll number, as well as their date of birth or password.
  • APTET Exam: Aspirants must attend for the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test on the date, time, and location specified on their hall ticket. The APTET test lasts 150 minutes for each paper. The APTET consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates applying to teach in grades 1–5 must take Paper 1, whereas those applying to teach in grades 6–8 must take Paper 2.
  • APTET Result: The APTET result is published on the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test's official website. Candidates must pass this test in order to be employed as teachers in state schools for grades 1 through 8. Candidates must acquire the minimum qualifying marks to pass the test.

 

Cut Off:

The APTET Exam Cut off Marks will be posted on the official website, along with the Merit List. Candidates for the Andhra TET Selection & Merit List can visit the official website for further information. Candidates may view their Andhra TET results after entering their login information. Candidates who have passed the APTET are eligible for Teacher Jobs in the state.

  Percentage of Qualifying Marks
OC 60%
BC 55%
SC/ST 45%
Ex-servicemen 45%
Differently-abled (PH) 45%

Exam Center

The AP TET is administered online in 13 districts and centres located in Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Chennai. Candidates must select their preferred district. If a certain district or center's session capacity is reached, the candidate must choose another day and session from among the remaining districts. If an applicant fails to select an examination centre by the deadline, the education department will do so. The allocation of centres is at the discretion of the department, and requests to modify centres or exam sessions are not permitted under any circumstances. Candidates are assigned a test centre based on their top five selections.

FAQ

Q1. Will I get hired if I simply pass the APTET exam?
Ans.
Passing the APTET test does not guarantee the candidate a job. It is merely one of the eligibility requirements for teacher recruitment.

Q2. How many times can one take the APTET exam?
Ans.
There is no restriction to the number of times you may take the APTET exam. This implies that applicants can take the APTET test as many times as they choose.

Q3. Does the APTET test have any negative marking?
Ans.
No, the APTET test does not include negative grading. For each correct answer in the exam, candidates receive one mark.

Q4. How many times does APTET take place in a year?
Ans.
The APTET test is only given once a year, usually in October.

Q5. What is the test pattern for the AP TET ?
Ans.
The AP TET Exam will consist of two papers (Paper - I & Paper-II). Paper I is for applicants who will be hired as Primary Teachers (Class I to V), whereas Paper II is for applicants who will be hired as Elementary Teachers (Class VI to VIII). The written test includes objective questions. Each paper consists of 150 questions, worth 150 marks. The written test lasts for 2 hours and 30 minutes for each paper.

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