Andhra Pradesh State Government will conduct conducts Teachers eligibility test 2014(APTET) for candidates who wish to teach in state government run schools, Zilla Parishad schools, Mandal Parishad schools, Private schools that are aided by the government or private schools that are not aided by the government. Andhra Pradesh Teacher eligibility test is conducted by Department of school, Andhra Pradesh. This is a yearly examination. Andhra Pradesh Teachers’ eligibility Test 2013 is conducted as per the norms laid down by National Council for Teachers education.
What is APTET?
Any individual who wants to practice teaching as his or her profession should clear Teachers eligibility Test. It is important to note that TET does not confirm the employment or guarantee the employment of candidates who have passed Teachers eligibility Test. It merely qualifies them to be a teacher. Clearing TET is one of the most vital parameters for applying for teacher’s position in any school or educational institution. A person who wants to work in schools run under the governance of Andhra Pradesh State government or school that are run privately and are aided by state government should compulsorily clear APTET. Any individual who wants to work in a private unaided school in Andhra Pradesh can opt for appearing for central Teachers eligibility Test instead of APTET.
Who Can appear For APTET 2014?
Following category of persons can appear for Andhra Pradesh Teachers eligibility Test 2014:
- Candidates who want to apply for position of a teacher for classes one to five.
- Candidates who want to apply for position of a teacher for classes Six to eight.
- Individuals who were unable to clear APTET earlier in (Year 2012, 2013) can reappear of APTET 2014
- Individuals who have cleared previous APTET however, who want to improve their score can also appear for Andhra Pradesh teachers’ eligibility test to be held in 2014.
Academic Qualifications for APTET 2014
Individuals who want to work as educational instructors for students studying in first standard to fifth standard will need to appear for APTET Paper one. APTET Exam paper one is designed for primary level teachers. Applicants who want to appear for APTET paper one should have cleared their higher secondary certificate examination with a minimum aggregate score of 50%. Applicant should also hold a two year diploma in special education (D.Ed) or a four year diploma in elementary education (D.el.Ed).
Candidates who want to work as educational instructors for students studying in sixth standard to eighth standard will need to appear for APTET Paper Two. APTET paper Two is designed for secondary level teachers. Applicants who want to appear for APTET paper two should be a graduate in any stream. They should have scored a minimum aggregate score of 50%. Applicant should also hold an one year degree in special education( B.Ed) or a two year degree in elementary education( B.El.Ed).
Applicants who wish to be language teachers should have achieved a qualification of language pundit or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the government.
Candidates who successfully clear the APTET Exam 2014 will be awarded a certificate confirming the same. Passing threshold for general candidates is 60% and for backward classes is 50%. ST/SC/PH categories need to obtain 40% marks to clear the APTET.