Andhra Pradesh TET Notification APTET Date
ANDHRA PRADESH SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Andhra Pradesh TET Notification – APTET Date is likely to be announced in December 2015. Last time APTET 2013 was held in September 2013 since than Teachers are waiting for APTET 2015. APTET 2014 was canceled due to some technical reasons. Now hopefully APTET 2015 will be notified in December 2015. But according to some of sources APTET will not be held in 2015 rather Andhra Pradesh School Education Department will organize APTET 2016 which will be notified in the month of December 2015.
Online applications will be invited from candidates who are intrested to be teachers for classes I to VIII in schools in Andhra Pradesh for appearance in the Fourth Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET-2015/2016) to be conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh on likely in 1 March 2016. 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 (RTE), 2009, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) had vide it’s Notification dated 23rd September 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 have issued guidelines for conducting Teacher Eligibility Test in A.P.
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 2012-2013 with requisite percentage of marks obtained as given in information bulletin of APTET and who aspire to become teachers 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 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 Central Government through CBSE instead of APTET, if they so desire. The candidates who did not qualify in the 1 st , 2 nd , 3rd and 4th APTETs can also apply for the fourth APTET. Further, the candidates who got qualified in the earlier APTETs can also apply for 5th APTET if they desire improvement over their previous TET score.
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 for Paper-I and the candidates intending to be teachers for classes VI to VIII have to appear for PaperII. The candidates who intend to be teachers for all classes from I to VIII can appear for both papers, Paper-I and Paper-II.
Date and Timings of fifth APTET 2016:
APTET Tentative Date is 1st March, 2016 in all the Districts of the State.
APTET duration and timings of the test are given below:
Paper-I : 9.30 am to 12.00 noon (duration 2 ½ hours)
Paper-II : 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm (duration 2 ½ hours)