APTET Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification, Age Limit, State Quota

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APTET (Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test)
APTET (Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test)

Andhra Pradesh Government conducts Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET) every year to recruit teachers. These teachers will be posted in Andhra Pradesh Government schools. One more important thing, this is an eligibility test. It won’t give you a job surety. To become a teacher you need to clear one more recruitment exam. This exam will have some weightage in the recruitment process.

In this article, you will come to know about the APTET Eligibility Criteria. All important information such as APTET Educational Qualifications, APTET Age limit, APTET Percentage required in qualifying exam, Age Relaxation in Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test will be shared here.

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APTET Eligibility Criteria

The candidate at the time of applying for APTET 2019 should be having the minimum qualifications prescribed for a teacher for category I to V classes (Paper – I) and VI to VIII classes ( Paper-II (A) & (B) ) as given below.

APTET Minimum Qualifications for paper-I (Classes I to V )

For candidates already in possession of Respective Teacher Education Certificates or pursuing a final year of respective Teacher Education Course during 2018-2019 or earlier

Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or it is equivalent) with at least 50% marks. However, in the 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).

OR

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 the issue of these guidelines.

Note: NCTE guidelines were issued in the Month of August 2010. Therefore, the candidates who acquired qualifications prior to August 2010 are eligible with above-said qualifications/Percentage of marks.

Minimum Qualifications for TET Paper II-A (Classes VI-VIII)

Mathematics and Science Teachers / Social Studies Teachers

  1. Any graduation in concerned subject with at least 50% marks. In case 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.)
  2. 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%.

    OR

    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%.

Language Teachers (Classes VI-VIII)

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.

Minimum Qualifications for TET Paper II-B (Classes VI-VIII)

Physical Education Teachers:

Must possess Intermediate Certificate issued by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh (or) Equivalent certificate recognized by Board of Intermediate Education, Govt. of A.P. 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 duration not less than two years (or equivalent) from any NCTE Recognized Institution.

OR

Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent (or) Bachelor’s Degree with Physical Education an elective subject (or) Graduate in Physical Education (BPE) 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 duration not less than two years (or equivalent) from any NCTE recognized Institution.

Physical Education Teachers /School Assistant- Physical Education

Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or it is equivalent (or) Bachelor’s Degree with Physical Education an elective subject (or) Graduate in Physical Education (BPE) at least three years duration

(AND)

Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) of at least one-year duration course from NCTE Recognized University/Institution.

NOTE:

  1. The candidates, who are appearing in the final year of Diploma in Elementary Education (D.Ed.) (or) Undergraduate Diploma in Physical Education (U.G.D.P.Ed). / Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.) (or) Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) (or) Language Pandit Training (or) Bachelor of Physical Education etc., are also eligible to appear for TET exam subject to the condition that the candidates cannot appear for Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) with this TET certificate, unless the candidates acquire requisite qualification.
  2. A Diploma/ Degree course in Teacher Education / Degree Course in Physical Education recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) only shall be considered. However in case of Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B.Ed. (Special Education), a course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered.
  3. Intermediate qualification of Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) of Andhra Pradesh State or its equivalent as recognized by Board of Intermediate Education (BIE), Andhra Pradesh State only shall be considered. So also the Bachelor’s Degree of a University Recognized by UGC only shall be considered.

APTET 2019 Important Links

Important Links for the APTET 2019 appearing/preparing students. From here you will come to know all the important points about Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2019.

Important Pages for Andhra Pradesh TET 2019Links
APTET 2019Click Here
APTET Eligibility Criteria 2019Click Here
Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test Online Application Form 2019Click Here
APTET Paper 1 Syllabus and Exam PatternClick Here
APTET Paper 2 Syllabus and Exam PatternClick Here
APTET PET Syllabus and Exam PatternClick Here
APTET Last year Question PapersClick Here
Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test Physical Education Incentive Marks 2019Click Here

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