AP TET Exam 2023: The Department of School Education, Government of AP has circulated a notification regarding Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET). This is a state-level exam, which is conducted for the selection of eligible candidates as Classes 1 to 8 teachers in government schools. Those who want to become a state government teacher at the Primary & Upper Primary levels must have the required eligibility as per the notification. Interested candidates can apply for the same on or before the last date. Check below the complete AP TET 2023 exam details including the exam dates, schedule, application process, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, passing marks and others. The AP TET 2022 exam dates will be out once the AP TET notification is released.

AP TET Exam

Department of School Education, Government of AP conducts Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET) to determine the eligibility of candidates as teachers of Classes 1 to 8 in all schools of Andhra Pradesh (Government/ ZP/ MP/ Municipal/ Recognized Private Aided & Private Unaided etc.). The APTET 2023 will be conducted by the Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh in several exam centres in various districts in Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Chennai and Odisha. AP TET 2023 will be held online as a Computer Based Test (CBT). “The objective is to ensure National Standards and benchmark of Teacher quality in the recruitment process in accordance with the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)”, informs the official notification of APTET.

APTET 2023 Notification PDF

Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh has released a detailed AP TET 2023 Notification PDF for the examination which is to be held to determine the eligibility of candidates as teachers of Classes 1 to 8 in all schools of Andhra Pradesh. Interested candidates can go through the detailed AP TET Notification from last year from the direct link below. AP TET Candidates are advised to read carefully this information brochure, check their eligibility and applicable reservation category etc. before filling out and submitting the application.

APTET Notification PDF(Last Year)- Click to Download

AP TET 2022 Exam Summary

Have a look at the APTET 2023 exam highlights below.

Particulars  Details
Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (AP TET)
Conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh
Exam Level   State
Frequency of Exam Once a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 150 minutes
Exam Purpose  To determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers of Classes 1-8
No. of Test Districts 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh
Official Website  https://aptet.apcfss.in

AP TET 2023 Exam Date

Important dates related to AP TET 2022 Notification, Apply Online, Exam Dates, Hall Ticket, Answer Key, Result, and more will be tabulated below after the AP TET notification is released. 

AP TET 2022 Exam Dates
AP TET Events AP TET 2022 Dates
Release of Notification
APTET Application Process Commencement
Last Date of Submission of APTET Application Form
Payment Gateway Window Open
Help Desk Service
Online Mock Test Availability
AP TET Hall Ticket 2022
AP TET 2022 Exam Date
AP TET Answer Key
Objection Window for Answer Key
Final Answer Key Release
AP TET Results 2022

AP TET 2023 Application Form 

Candidates interested in APTET 2023 Exam can click on the below direct APTET 2023 Apply Link to submit their application forms for registration which will be active once it is updated on the official website. The candidates can access to the APTET Application Form 2023 and submit their details from the link given below

AP TET 2023 Online Application Form 2022 Link (Click Here)

AP TET 2023 Application Fee

The fee for submission of an online application and for the conduct of a computer-based examination is Rs 500, for each paper. 

Paper Application Fees
Paper-I Rs. 500/-
Paper-II Rs. 500/-
Paper-I & Paper-II Rs. 1000/-

How to Apply for APTET 2023?

  1. Open the website APTET, www.aptet.apcfss.in
  2. Click on the online application for the posts of the APTET Examination 2023
  3. Fill all the particulars in the online application carefully at appropriate places.
  4. Upload a recent passport size photograph and signature
  5. Pay the requisite amount of the application fee, if required
  6. Check all the details and submit the application form
  7. Take a printout of the APTET 2023 application form and keep it for future reference.

AP TET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

In this module, candidates can check the eligibility criteria for AP TET 2023.

Age Limit: 18 Years to 40 Years

Nationality: He/she must be a citizen of India.

Educational Qualification: The educational qualification for teacher posts is based on AP TET Notification is mentioned below.

Primary Teachers

1. Intermediate /Senior Secondary with minimum 45% marks and pass in or pursuing the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education. 

2. 5% relaxation or such percentage as permitted by the Andhra Pradesh Government at the time of teacher education course admission regarded in minimum qualifying marks at intermediate/ Senior secondary level is suitable for SC/ ST/ Differently abled aspirants.

3. Intermediate /Senior Secondary with minimum 50% marks and pass in or pursuing the final year of 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B. E/. Ed).

4. Intermediate /Senior Secondary with minimum 45% marks and pass in or pursuing the final year of 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education).

5. NCTE guidelines of August 2010 quote’s aspirants who qualified prior to August 2010 are eligible with the above-said qualification or percentage of marks.

6. B.Sc./ B.A. /B. Com pass or pursue the final year of a 2-year diploma in elementary education.

Upper Primary Teachers

1. B.Sc./ B.A./ B.Com. Pass with a minimum of 45% marks and pass in or pursue the 1-year bachelor in education. 

2. 5% Relaxation in minimum qualifying marks in 12th Class/ Senior Secondary level is allowed for ST/ SC /Differently abled candidates.

3. The quantum relaxation in terms of Andhra Pradesh state government orders provided at the time of respective teacher education course admission with qualifying marks in B.A/ B.com / B.Sc degree is allowed for ST/ SC/ BC/ Differently abled candidates.

4. If the aspirants have not secured the requisite amount of percentage in bachelor’s degree but secured post-graduation in relevant school subjects, she/he will be eligible for applying for paper 2 (a) (b).

5. B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Pass with at least 50% marks and pass in or pursue 1 year B. Ed Special Education Course.

AP TET Certificate Validity

The AP TET-qualified candidates will be awarded the eligibility certificates. The APTET certificates would remain valid for life. The AP TET certificate contains the following details:

1. Name and address of the candidate

2. Registration number

3. Year/ Month of award of a certificate

4. Marks obtained in each paper

5. Class level of its validity (Class 1 to 5/, 6 to 8 or Both)

Weightage to APTET 2023 scores for Teacher Recruitment in AP

The APTET Marks & Scores will be added in the DSC Exam Final Results. The Andhra Pradesh State Government giving the 20% Marks. Weightage for AP TET Exam in AP DSC 2023. This APTET 20% Marks Weightage will be given for all the APTET candidates in DSC 2023 Recruitment of all the Posts.

AP TET 2023 Exam Pattern

In the below section the applicants will be able to get the complete information about the AP TET 2023 Exam Pattern for the entrance exam such as the exam mode, exam duration, exam language, total questions, total marks, marking scheme, negative markings, and many more.

  1. Mode of Exam: The entrance exam will be organized in online.
  2. Duration of Exam: The entrance exam will be organized for 2 hrs. 30 minutes duration only.
  3. Language of Exam: The applicant will have to appear for the entrance exam in the English language.
  4. Total Number of Questions: The question paper of the entrance exam will contain a total of 150 questions for the applicants to answer.
  5. Total Marks: The question paper of the entrance exam will contain a maximum of 150 marks.
  6. Type of Questions: The applicants will have to appear objective-type multiple-choice questions in the entrance exam.
  7. Marking Scheme: The applicant will be awarded with 1 mark for each correct answer given
  8. Negative Marking: No provision of negative markings in the entrance exam.
  9. Several papers: The question paper of the entrance exam will contain two papers (Paper I and Paper II).

APTET Exam New Pattern Paper-I (A)

Subject Questions Marks
Child Development and pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (Tel/Urdu/Hindi/Kannada/Tamil/ Odiya 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (English) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

APTET Exam Pattern Paper-I (B)

Subject Questions Marks
Child Development and pedagogy (in Special Education) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (Tel/Urdu/Hindi/Kannada/Tamil/ Odiya 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (English) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

APTET Exam Pattern Paper-II (A)

Subject Questions Marks
Child Development and pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (Tel/Urdu/Hindi/Kannada/Tamil/ Odiya 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (English) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Mathematics 60 MCQs 60 Marks
Social Studies
Languages (Telugu/Urdu/Hindi/English/Kannada/Odiya/ Tamil and Sanskrit)
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

APTET Exam Pattern Paper-II (B)

Subject Questions Marks
Child Development and pedagogy 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language I (Tel/Urdu/Hindi/Kannada/Tamil/ Odiya 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Language II (English) 30 MCQs 30 Marks
Category of Disability Specialization and pedagogy 60 MCQs 60 Marks
Total 150 MCQs 150 Marks

AP TET 2023 Syllabus 

AP TET 2023 Paper-I Syllabus

  1. The test portions on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on the Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the primary level.
  2. Language–I of AP TET Paper-I: Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, and Odiya are offered as First languages in the schools under the state’s syllabus. Candidates have to choose among these 6 languages and he/she must have studied that language as a study medium or first language up to class X.
  3. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X.
  4. The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.
  5. The syllabus for Language-I & II shall be based on Proficiency in the Language, Elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities.
  6. The syllabus for Mathematics & Environmental Studies is designed on the basis of topics of Classes I to V.

AP TET 2023 Paper-II(A) and Paper-II(B) Syllabus

  1. The test portions on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the Elementary level for Paper-II (A) Physical Education Pedagogy for Paper-II (B) will focus on the Elementary level.
  2. As Language-I other than Language teachers have to choose between Telugu, Urdu, Kannada, English, Hindi, Tamil, Odiya, and Sanskrit, Candidate must have studied the chosen language as a study medium or first language up to class X.
  3. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X.
  4. Language Teachers have to choose the Language of their study in Pandit Training concerned under Language-I of TET Paper II-(A).
  5. For Physical Education Teacher a candidate has to choose one among five Languages Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, Odiya, and Kannada as Language I of TET Paper-II (B).
  6. The syllabus for Language-I & II for Paper-II(A) shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities.
  7. For Physical Education Teachers the syllabus for Language-I & II shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities.

AP TET Syllabus 2023 & Exam Pattern- Click Here

AP TET 2023 Qualifying Marks

The candidates have to score more than APTET 2023 Qualifying marks to pass the examination which has been tabulated below for each category. 

Category Cut-Off Marks
General 60% Marks and above
BC 50% Marks and above
SC/ ST/ Differently abled (PH) & Ex-servicemen 40% Marks and above

APTET 2023 Exam Centers

The AP TET is conducted online in 13 districts and centres at Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai and Odisha. Candidates need to choose the district of their choice. If a session capacity of a particular district or centre is exhausted, then the candidate needs to select another date and session at the available districts. If a candidate fails to opt examination centre on the prescribed date, the education department will allot the centre. The allotment of centres is at the discretion of the department and a request for a change of centres or exam sessions is not allowed under any circumstances. Candidates are allotted the exam centre from among the 5 preferences given by them. 

APTET 2023 Answer Key 2023

The AP TET answer key 2023 will be released soon after the conduct of the exam. Initially, the Department of School Education, the government of AP will release the provisional answer key to invite objections from candidates. The final APTET answer key 2023 will be released after the examination of challenges received from candidates.

AP TET Result 2023- Check Details

APTET 2023 Result

APTET 2023 Result will be released for the candidates who qualify in APTET 2023 Exam. 

To download the AP TET 2023 Result, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Official Website.
  2. Click on Results.
  3. Enter Admit Card number and Date of Birth.
  4. Click on Get Result.
  5. AP TET Results 2022 will be announced on their official website.
  6. Candidates shall check their results and take a print out of the result sheet for further reference.

AP Teacher Eligibility Test 2023 Merit List

1. After the written exam is completed the board authorities plan to announce the TET merit list. The board authorities issue the Andhra Pradesh TET 2023 merit list on their web portal. After the exam is completed for 15 days the board authorities declare the eligibility test merit list. The AP state board authorities may issue the exam merit list on the official website. Once the board issue the exam merit list in the candidate visit the official site and check the test merit list. After a few days, the board prepares the AP TET Merit list 2023. The board authorities prepare the merit list by using the cutoff marks. The state board authorities issue the selected list file on their portal.

2. The candidates who satisfy the board declared cutoff marks all qualified in the TET 2023. If the aspirants want to get any details regarding the AP TET 2023 please comment below we updated our portal. For the latest updates, the aspirants visit our portal frequently.

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