The registration for the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET) 2017 has started from today. Interested candidates may apply online on the website cse.ap.gov.in. The last date to submit application form is January 1, 2018. They can also download hall tickets from January 9 onwards. Those willing to apply for APTET are also required to pay application fee, for which last date is December 31.
Candidates must have degree in DEd/BEd/Language Pandit or equivalent qualifications. Those appearing in final year of the said programmes during academic year 2016-2017, with requisite percentage of marks obtained are also eligible to apply. Those who failed to qualify in previous TETs may also apply.
Those who intend to teach classes I to V will have to appear for Paper-I and those who wish to teach classes VI to VIII are required to appear for Paper-II. However, those who want to be teachers for all classes from I to VIII have to appear for for both Paper-I and Paper-II.
Please note that all candidates also have to scan their signature with their photograph and upload it in the application form. The scanned photo must be in .jpeg format and should not be more than 50KB in size. Those forms with no photo, unclear image or inadequate size photo will be rejected and no hall ticket will be issued to them. Therefore, they must double check the quality of the photograph and signature uploaded in application.
Mock tests would be conducted from January 1, 2018. Paper I and II will be conducted between January 17 to 27. Exams will be held in two sessions-9.30 am to 12 noon and 2.30 pm to 5 pm. Candidates who want to know more on the test can go through the information bulletin which is available on the official website.
What is APTET
IT is a computer based exam which is conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh in all districts. The test is held for all those who wish to be teachers in state government, mandal parishad, zilla parishad, municipality, private aided schools and private un-aided schools in the state for classes I to VIII.