- G.O. Ms. No. 91, School Education (Exams) Department, dated 11/12/2017
- G.O. Ms. No 1, School Education (Exams) Department, 9/1/2018
- From the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, letter Rc. No. 200/TRC
State Teacher Eligibility Test (AP-TET) under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory EducationAct (RTE), 2009 were issued for conducting Teachers Eligibility Test.
In the circumstances stated by the Commissioner of School Education, AP, in the letter 3rd read above, and after careful examination of the matter, Government hereby issue the following amendments to the aforesaid guidelines issued in G.O. Ms. No. 91, School Education (Exams) Department, Dated 11/12/2017 as amended in the G.O. 2nd read above.
In Para 7 (3) (a)
The existing para shall be substituted with the following para; “Any Graduation 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).”
In Para 7 (3) (b)
The words “B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com.,” shall be substituted with the words “Any Graduation,”
Para 7 (3) (d) shall be omitted.
Thefollowing shall be inserted as Para 7 (3.1) after Note 3. Under Para 7 (3) (c);
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR AP-TET PAPER-III (LANGUAGE TEACHERS)
Graduation with Language concerned as one of the Optional Subjects (OR) Bachelor of OrientalLanguage (or its equivalent) (OR) Graduation in Literature (OR) Post Graduation in Languageconcerned AND Language Pandit Training Certificate/ B.Ed with Language concernedas one of the Methodologies, in respect of Language Teachers.
In Para 7 (4), 2nd para shall be substituted as follows:
Existing Para Substituted with There will be Two Papers for the TET Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for
Classes I to V, Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to
A person who intends to be a Teacher either for Classes I to V or for Classes VI
to VIII shall have to appear in both Papers (Paper I and Paper II).
- There will be three papers for the TET. Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V;
- Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII;
- Paper-III will befor a person who intends to be a LanguageTeacher. A person who intends to be a Teacher either for Classes I to V or for Classes VI to VIII shall have to appear in Paper-I & PaperII
Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes Structure and Content
- Child Development and Pedagogy & 30 MCQs 30 Marks
- Teacher Aptitute
- ii) Language – I 30 MCQs 30 Marks
- iii) Language – II 30 MCQs 30 Marks
- iv) Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, English, Kann ada 60 MCQs 60 Marks ,Tamil Oriya, Marathi & Sanskrit
- TOTAL 150 MCQs 150 Marks
Note: (1) The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the Elementary level.
Note: (2) How to choose Language –I of AP – TET Paper-III: The following Languages are
offered under First Language in Secondary Schools under the State Syllabus viz.,Telugu,
Hindi Urdu, English, Kannada, Tamil, Oriya, Marathi & Sanskrit. A Candidate has to choose one of these 8 Languages except English under Language I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or First Language at least up to Class- X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X. Language Teachers have to choose the Language
of their study in Pandit Training concerned under Language-I of TET Paper –III.
Note (3): A candidate has to choose the English subject for TET examination, has to
compulsorily choose the Telugu Language under Language I of TET.
Note (4): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.
Note (5): For Paper –III Language Subject questions will be as:- ConcernedLanguage Subject 60 MCQs (Content 48, Pedagogy 12)
Note (6): For Paper III, the syllabi for TET of Concerned Language Teachers and are Special based on topics of Classes VI to VIII. The difficulty standard of questions as well as their linkages could be up to Senior Secondary Level (12 th Class). The SCERT will be providing the syllabi for Language Teachers.
Note (7): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elementsof Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Senior Secondary Level (12 th Class)
These orders shall come into force with effect from the date of issue of G.O. Ms. No.
91, School Education (Exams) Department, dated 11/12/2017.